Repairs underway on a road in Vein Poin village in Tarn Taran district on Saturday, May 6.(Sameer Sehagl/HT)
Repairs underway on a road in Vein Poin village in Tarn Taran district on Saturday, May 6.(Sameer Sehagl/HT)

HT Punjab news digest: Fall of malls, Khaira’s ambition, hate crime, and the road to a martyr’s village

Here’s a wrap-up of the day’s top news and features from Hindustan Times from the northern region and the diaspora for May 6.
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondents
UPDATED ON MAY 06, 2017 09:21 PM IST

Fall of the malls in Chandigarh and why Elante still stands tall
The Rs 700-crore acquisition of North Country Mall by Virtuous Retail South Asia Ltd (VRSA) recently has put the spotlight on the state of malls in the tricity of Chandigarh, Panchkula and Mohali. Read more here

Amritsar medical college principal caught doing private practice
A Vigilance Bureau team caught Government Medical College, Amritsar, principal Dr BS Bal doing private practice at his house here on Saturday. Read more here

If AAP makes me Punjab chief, will not run away: Khaira
Ahead of a possible shake-up of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in Punjab, its MLA, Sukhpal Khaira, on Saturday sought a “free hand” to the state unit chief in restructuring and fixing its own agenda to perform better in the upcoming polls. Read more here

Punjabi man murdered in US over cigarettes, family in shock
In a suspected incident of hate crime, a 32-year-old Nadala resident was stabbed to death by unidentified persons outside a grocery store at Modesto city in California, United States, on Friday. Read more here

Ahead of CM’s visit to martyr’s village, road repaired for a smooth ride
As Punjab chief minister Capt Amarinder Singh is all set to visit martyr Paramjit Singh’s village Vein Poin in Tarn Taran on Sunday, the district administration was all out to ensure a non-bumpy ride. Read more here

152 WW-1 soldiers from Hoshiarpur village remain unsung heroes
The soldiers who fought the war and laid down their lives were immortalised by outsiders when a memorial was installed but for their own people, they remain unsung heroes. Read more here

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