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HT Punjab news digest: Crackdown on illegal buses, UK poll results, financier’s murder and ride on baxis

Been away? Need the news in one go? Here’s a wrap-up from Punjab, the neighbourhood and the diaspora for June 9.

punjab Updated: Jun 09, 2017 21:46 IST
HT Correspondents
Vigilance officials checking documents of buses at PAP Chowk in Jalandhar on Friday.
Vigilance officials checking documents of buses at PAP Chowk in Jalandhar on Friday. (Pardeep Pandit/HT Photo)

Badal family buses among 454 vehicles challaned

In a statewide crackdown, the vigilance bureau (VB) has challaned 454 buses plying without valid route permits, registration certificates, driving licences and road tax documents, with some of them even having fake number plates. Read more

Jalandhar village celebrates Dhesi’s becoming first turbaned Sikh MP in UK

With Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi, 38, becoming the first turbaned Sikh MP in the UK on Friday, the mood at his native Raipur village, 17 km from Jalandhar cantonment, was festive and upbeat. Read more

You can soon take a ride through Chandigarh on baxis

Chandigarh residents will no longer have to shell out heavy amounts to reach office or college daily, with the idea of bike taxis, popularly known as baxis, coming to the city soon. Read more

Financier, wife shot dead in a daring robbery in Ludhiana

In an incident of daring robbery and murder, two persons entered the house of a financier in Dugri area of Ludhiana on Friday and shot him and his wife dead. While one of the accused fled, the other was nabbed by neighbours. Read more

142 have close shave as four tyres of Jammu-bound flight burst on landing

Passengers on board a Jammu-bound Air India flight from Delhi had a narrow escape after a major tragedy was averted when four tyres of their flight burst while landing in Jammu, on Friday. Read more

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