HT Punjab news digest: Panchkula boy tops JEE, 8 JEE toppers from tricity, and Capt asks Centre to ensure security of Indians in US

Been away? Need the news in one go? Here’s a wrap-up from Punjab, the neighbourhood and the diaspora for June 11.

punjab Updated: Jun 11, 2017 21:38 IST
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Chandigarh students in jubilant mood after JEE result on Sunday.(Keshav Singh/HT Photo)

JEE Advanced results: Panchkula boy Sarvesh Mehtani is the topper

Sarvesh Mehtani from Haryana’s Panchkula secured the All India Rank (AIR) 1 in Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Advanced 2017, the results of which were declared on Sunday. Read full story here

JEE Advanced 2017: Super Sunday for Chandigarh, eight students make it to top 100 All India Ranks

From only two students securing positions in top 100 last year, eight tricity students have made it to top 100 All India Ranks (AIR) ofJEE (Advanced) this year, including a national topper with AIR 1. Read full story here

Punjab farm debt waiver: Haque panel to submit interim report this week

As pressure is mounting on the Captain Amarinder Singh-led Congress government to announce a loan waiver for the state farmers, the expert group assessing the quantum of agriculture debt said it would submit an “interim” report this week. Read full story here

Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh asks Centre to take up security of Indians with US

Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh on Sunday expressed concern over the alleged racial assaults and abuse of Sikhs in the US and urged the Centre to take up the issue of security of Indians with the Donald Trump administration on priority basis. Read full story here

Punjab Police giving opportunity to gangsters to join mainstream, says ADGP

Additional director general of police (ADGP-law and order) Rohit Choudhary on Saturday said the police are providing an opportunity to gangsters, who were misled into the world of crime, to abandon criminal activities and join the mainstream. Read full story here

Burail jail inmates-stitched clothes to find their way to khadi outlets

As part of prison reforms, inmates of the Burail jail these days are busy stitching clothes that will be supplied to various khadi outlets. Read full story here

Pet attack: 8-year-old boy gets 150 stitches, dog owner booked

An 8-year-old with 150 stitches and a pet dog owner booked in case that could land him in six months in jail. This is the when your pet dog — a Pit Bull Terrier that is named Panther — goes out of control and attacks children. Read full story here

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First Published: Jun 11, 2017 21:37 IST