HindustanTimes Fri,28 Nov 2014


Day 2 of district volleyball championship concludes

Young girls and boys displayed their sporting talent on day two of the 58th Punjab State Senior Open Volleyball Games at Sri Guru Granth Sahib World University that began on November 27 and will conclude on November 29.

Bhai Veer Singh birthday to observed as Punjabi Language Day

To commemorate the birth anniversary of the great Punjab poet and scholar of Punjabi literature Bhai Veer Singh on December 5, Giani Ditt Singh academic organisation and Bhai Veer Singh chair of Punjabi University have decided to celebrate this day as "Punjabi language day" at Sunny Oberoi Auditorium at the university.

Nine injured as bus overturns in Sangrur

As many as nine passengers were injured, with one being critical, when a PRTC bus they were travelling in overturned near Changal village on the Sangrur-Barnala road on Wednesday.

 Before civic body elections, BJP to intensify membership drive

In a move to expand its wings before the civic body elections in the coming year and the 2017 assembly elections, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is going to intensify its membership drive across the state from December 5.

Illegal hoardings continue to deface royal city

Turning a deaf ear to orders of the Punjab and Haryana high court, those who have installed illegal hoardings and banners across the district are having a field day.

BJP won’t target any individual on drug issue: Sharma

Even though Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders are reluctant to comment on the Enforcement Directorate (ED) being ready to summon revenue minister and Akali leader Bikram Singh Majithia in the multi-crore drug racket, the state unit of the saffron party has reiterated its commitment to make Punjab a “drug-free” state.

SAD, BJP to contest MC polls together: Kamal  Sharma

"There are no differences in the combine, even then if some leaders have differences, we will sort them out before the elections," said Kamal Sharma, while talking to mediapersons here on the sidelines of the party workers' meeting here.

Patch work by PWD ahead of Shaheedi Jor Mela mere eyewash

The patch work done by the Public Works Department (PWD) on the road from Jyoti Sarup Chowk to Chungi number 4 in Sirhind could not survive even a single night.

Bhattal flays Badal govt's proposal to impose professional tax

Former chief minister and senior Congress leader Rajinder Kaur Bhattal has condemned the SAD-BJP government in Punjab for its reported proposal to impose professional tax on self-employed and salaried professionals for generating additional revenue.

AAP demands CBI inquiry into infant deaths in Ludhiana

Marking their protest against the investigation officer appointed by the state government to look into the deaths of six infants at the Ludhiana civil hospital, the district unit of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) forwarded a memorandum to Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal and demanded a CBI inquiry.

Bhadson residents set to protest on Dec 8

After the municipal corporation failed to redress their grievances, the residents of ward number 2, Bhadson Road, have decided to launch a protest from December 8 against poor sanitation system, ill-maintained roads and unhygienic conditions.

6 get life for killing Dirba panchayat president's husband

The district court here awarded life imprisonment to six people for murdering Harpal Singh Chatha, husband of Dirba panchayat president Parminder Kaur.

With 15 rape, 4 molestation cases so far, women's safety a major concern in Sangrur

Having already faced severe criticism for having the lowest sex ratio of 843 girls per 1,000 boys in the state, it seems that the agricultural district of Sangrur is also unsafe for women, especially for minor girls.

Police books 3 in two separate cases of murder

The police on Sunday registered two separate murder cases against three persons. Among the accused, one was booked for the alleged murder of his wife and the other two booked for allegedly murdering a relative over a land dispute.

Hunger strike by Pbi varsity students enters Day 3

The hunger strike by students’ union under the banners of All India Students Federation (AISF), Students Federation of India (SFI), Punjabi University Research Scholars’ Association (PURSA) on Sunday entered its third day.
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