HT Punjab news digest: Razia Sultana’s VIP chopper ride, Rampura Phul bus fire tragedy and Aadhaar
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HT Punjab news digest: Razia Sultana’s VIP chopper ride, Rampura Phul bus fire tragedy and Aadhaar

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 14.

punjab Updated: May 14, 2017 21:39 IST
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Hindustan Times
Razia Sultana,Rampura Phul bus fire,Aadhaar info
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No chopper for Punjab ministers? Razia Sultana, son flaunt it on Facebook

As part of doing away with VIP culture, the Congress manifesto and then the cabinet had announced to shun red beacons and chopper rides for ministers at the expense of taxpayers’ money. Read full story here

Rampura Phul bus fire: Owner, driver booked for causing death due to negligence

The accused were identified as Charanjit Singh, who was driving the bus, and Gurmail Singh, a resident of Barnala who owns the transport firm Rayia Transport Company, to which the bus belonged. Read full story here

Power tariff order after Punjab budget in June: Rana Gurjit Singh

Punjab power minister Rana Gurjit Singh on Sunday said that power tariff for the current fiscal will be declared after the state budget is released in June. Read full story here

Punjab government directs its officers not to share Aadhaar info

The Punjab government has warned its officers and departments against sharing or publishing Aadhaar number and demographic details of people either online or in offline mode.Read full story here

Five members of a family killed in road accident in Phagwara

In a tragic incident, five persons of a family including two children were killed when the car they were travelling in collided with a truck on Phagwara-Hoshiarpur highway near Khurmpura village on Sunday morning.Read full story here

Financial issues no deterrent for these 3 Ludhiana girls

When you are working with full dedication to achieve your dreams, the financial barrier could not put the full stop on your way. It was believed by the students of class 12 of Punjab School Education Board who fought with the financial constraints in their family and achieved merit positions. Read full story here

In pics | On Mother’s Day 101-year-old Mann Kaur leads the way for women in Punjab. For pics click here

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First Published: May 14, 2017 21:39 IST