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HindustanTimes Mon,24 Nov 2014

Patiala

Plagued by rats, Patiala may need a pied piper soon

The royal city of Punjab, Patiala, may soon need a squad of cats or eagles or a pied piper from Hamelin to deal with the alarming increase in rodent population in some areas of the old city.

Top schools served notices for not paying property tax

Tightening its noose over educational institutes for not paying property tax, the municipal corporation authorities have sent notices to renowned schools, including Yadvindra Public School (YPS) and Lady Fatima School, to immediately pay tax arrears.

State Bank of Patiala organises blood donation camp

As part of the celebrations of the 98th Foundation Day of State Bank of Patiala (SBoP), a blood donation camp was organised by Infotech Academy of the bank here on Wednesday.

Eyeing on top slot, Patiala admn to go strict on anti-tobacco drive

With the aim of achieving top position in the state for the implementation of the tobacco control programme, the district administration has decided to launch the anti-tobacco campaign strictly from Thursday.

BJP misleading people by criticising Akalis: Bhattal

Former Punjab chief minister and senior Congress leader Rajinder Kaur Bhattal has said that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was trying to mislead the people of the state by criticising its alliance partner, the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD).

 Police launches special drive against pressure horns

In a special drive against pressure horns in vehicles, the district police have challaned 777 vehicles and removed pressure horns from them in the district in the past two days.

Man booked for 'raping' minor daughter

A 12-year-old girl has accused her father of sexually exploiting her in Moonak sub-division of the district. The police have started investigation to arrest the accused.

Fertiliser scam: BJP leader, Cong MLA among 39 acquitted

Deciding a 26-year-old case, the Patiala district court has acquitted BJP leader and former chief parliamentary secretary Raj Khurana and Congress MLA Amrik Singh Dhillon besides 37 other accused in a fertiliser scam.

Sidhu motivated by petty publicity: SAD ministers

A day after former Amritsar MP Navjot Singh Sidhu fired fresh salvos against Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal and deputy chief minister Sukhbir Singh Badal, SAD cabinet ministers Sikander Singh Maluka and Sharanjit Singh Dhillon on Monday dubbed his remarks as “cheap stunt motivated by petty political publicity”.

'95 fertiliser scam: BJP leader,Cong MLA acquitted

Deciding a 26-year-old case, the Patiala district court has acquitted BJP leader and former chief parliamentary secretary Raj Khurana and Congress MLA Amrik Singh Dhillon besides 37 other accused in a fertiliser scam. Three men, however, including two nephews of Dhillon, have been held guilty in the 1995 case involving embezzlement of farm subsidies of `49 lakh through a bogus firm, and will be sentenced on November 21.

Seven of family among eight killed in mishap

Eight persons — including seven of a family and the driver of the Innova car they were travelling in — were killed when their vehicle collided head-on with a canter coming from the opposite direction on the Delhi-Ludhiana national highway early on Monday morning.

Unemployment biggest challenge: Dhuri MLA

Calling unemployment as the biggest challenge in Punjab, Congress MLA from Dhuri assembly segment Arvind Khanna on Monday slammed the state government for its failure to generate jobs for the youths.

Cong accuses Akalis of misleading by laying foundation stones

Accusing Punjab deputy chief minister Sukhbir Singh Badal of misleading the people by making false claims of development, the district unit of the Congress on Monday held a protest in the city.

Sarpanch killed in road accident at Sangrur

Sarpanch of Chandon village of Moonak sub-division of the district Mewa Ram died in a road accident near Moonak on Monday.

8 dies in road accident near Sangrur

Seven members of the family and the driver of the taxi died in road accident on Delhi-Sangrur road, early Monday morning here. Malerkotla based Nand Lal, alog with his wife; two sisters, two brothers-in-law and nephew were going to Delhi.
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