HT Punjab news digest: SYL talks, dera murder, Bhagwant’s concern, and adopting zoo animals
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HT Punjab news digest: SYL talks, dera murder, Bhagwant’s concern, and adopting zoo animals

Here’s a wrap-up of the day’s top news and features from Hindustan Times from Punjab, the neighbouring northern region and the diaspora for May 12.

punjab Updated: May 13, 2017 00:27 IST
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CMs Amarinder Singh and Manohar Lal Khattar at a zonal meeting in Chandigarh.(HT Photo)

Punjab and Haryana agree on SYL water dispute dialogue?
Punjab CM Capt Amarinder Singh suggested that the Union water resources ministry convene such a meeting at the earliest to take the issue forward. Read full report here

2 shot dead in clash over dera control in Barnala district, SHO suspended
Lachhmi Narayan and Gulab Ram were part of a group within a family that has been in a dispute over control of the dera. The fatal clash was triggered during prayers. Read full report here

Govt replaces Amritsar medical college principal who was caught doing private practice
Dr Sohan Singh has been appointed as the new principal. Dr Bal’s private practice was busted by the vigilance bureau that sent a detailed report to the head office, following which the action was taken by the authorities concerned. Read full report here

‘Nothing has changed for farmers in Punjab’: AAP demands debt waiver by May 31
AAP state president and MP Bhagwant Mann claimed that more than 40 farmers have committed suicide in last 56 days of the Congress government’s rule. Read full report here

Love animals? Adopt one at Chhatbir zoo | Click for pics

In shock, Balachaur woman’s family awaits post-mortem report from New Zealand
Family members of Gurpreet Kaur, 26, in Balachaur town of Punjab’s SBS Nagar (Nawanshahr) district are in a state of shock ever since they were told about her being found dead under mysterious circumstances at her workplace in Manurewa, South Auckland, on May 10. Read full report here

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First Published: May 12, 2017 21:04 IST