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HT Punjab news digest: Youth Cong protesters photo op, Chandigarh’s love for momo, and Domino’s delivery boys unite child with family

Been away? Need the news in one go? Here’s a wrap-up from Punjab, the neighbourhood and the diaspora for June 8.

punjab Updated: Jun 22, 2017 17:38 IST
HT Correspondents
he Punjab Youth Congress on Thursday had decided to block Udaipur-Jammu Tawi Garib Rath Special at the Sangrur railway station to protest police firing on farmers in MP
he Punjab Youth Congress on Thursday had decided to block Udaipur-Jammu Tawi Garib Rath Special at the Sangrur railway station to protest police firing on farmers in MP(HT Photo)

Ludhiana businessman ‘shoots’ self, family; was to migrate to Canada soon

An iron merchant, Jagmeet Pal Khurana, 40, his wife Jasmeet Kaur, 38, son Jashandeep Singh, 18, and daughter Bisman Kaur, 15, were shot at their house in Ludhiana’s posh Model Town locality on Wednesday night. Read full story here

Punjab Youth Congress protesters miss the train in Sangrur, follow it up with photo op

The Garib Rath was on time. But the ‘poor’ protesters weren’t. The Punjab Youth Congress on Thursday had decided to block Udaipur-Jammu Tawi Garib Rath Special at the Sangrur railway station to protest police firing on farmers in MP. Read full story here

To ban Chandigarh’s love for momos is a big no no!

The humble momo from the north-east has won many a Punjabi heart through the stomach. So, it’s unlikely that Jammu BJP legislator Ramesh Arora’s call to ban the dumplingsfor containing carcinogenic taste enhancer Ajinomoto will curry favour with momo lovers in Chandigarh, Panchkula and Mohali.Read full story here

How Domino’s delivery boys helped 5-year-old kidnapped child reunite with family

It was the sheer presence of mind of delivery boys employed with the Dominos outlet on VIP Road, Zirakpur, that helped the five-year-old boy ‘kidnapped’ by a carjacker reunite with his parents.Read full story here

HT Clean My Chandigarh Campaign | The dark spots on City Beautiful

They are called the black spots on City Beautiful. A few years ago, the city had a smattering of them. Today, most of them have been rehabilitated, but the three settlements of leftover shanties with their open drains and filth belie the city’s claims of cleanliness. The UT administration had set a deadline of March 2017 for the resettlement of all its slum-dwellers but their ever increasing number is making it an uphill task.Read full story here

Punjab and Haryana high court’s intervention unites two Pak juveniles with their families

At a time of heightened tension between India and Pakistan, two Pakistani juveniles, who had strayed into Indian territory in July 2016, were quietly sent back to their homes on Monday after the Centre’s directive to the Punjab government. Read full story here

Narcotics bureau arrest Nigerian national with 415 gram Heroin in Chandigarh

A Nigerian national was arrested by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB), Chandigarh Zonal Unit for drug trafficking. Read full story here

In pics | Take a look inside copperware industry of Kashmir. For photos click here

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