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WATCH: In Punjab's Ferozepur, a biomass plant generates electricity with stubble

The Punjab Pollution Control Board (PPCB) has also asked the state’s three thermal power plants to use paddy stubble as fuel to the extent of 10 per cent of total annual coal use. Two of these plants are with the state government.
Tying the stubble in bundles and supplying it as fuel in biomass-based power generation plants is one of the most common forms of ex-situ management. (ANI)
Tying the stubble in bundles and supplying it as fuel in biomass-based power generation plants is one of the most common forms of ex-situ management. (ANI)
Updated on Oct 20, 2021 09:29 AM IST
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Written by Joydeep Bose | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Punjab farmers' protest: Railway to refund 53 lakh to over 12,000 passengers

According to railway officials, a total of 89 trains were cancelled because of the protest. Those travelling for the festival of Raksha Bandhan bore the brunt of the blockade.
Farmers block railway tracks during their protest demanding higher sugarcane state advisory price (SAP), in Jalandhar on Monday.(ANI Photo)
Farmers block railway tracks during their protest demanding higher sugarcane state advisory price (SAP), in Jalandhar on Monday.(ANI Photo)
Published on Aug 23, 2021 04:58 PM IST
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Covid patient dies by suicide in Faridkot hospital

Admitted on September 12 with breathing problems, he tested positive on Monday. His family’s consent was being sought to put him on ventilator, officials said
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Updated on Sep 15, 2020 05:26 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Faridkot | ByHT Correspondent, Faridkot

BSF finds cache of arms near Indo-Pak border in Punjab’s Ferozepur district

During the operation, the BSF personnel found the arms and ammunition from a bag which was lying abandoned on a field close to the border around 7:00 am, a BSF official said.
Six magazines of AK-47 and 91 rounds, four magazines of M-16 rifles and 57 rounds, two pistols with four magazines and 20 rounds were also recovered along with the weapons from a field in Ferozepur district.(HT PHOTO.)
Six magazines of AK-47 and 91 rounds, four magazines of M-16 rifles and 57 rounds, two pistols with four magazines and 20 rounds were also recovered along with the weapons from a field in Ferozepur district.(HT PHOTO.)
Updated on Sep 12, 2020 04:18 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | Byhindustantimes.com | Edited by Sohini Sarkar

30kg gold heist: Gangster Jaipal’s brother nabbed

The accused, Amritpal Bhullar of Ferozepur district, is the brother of Punjab’s most notorious gangster Jaipal, also an accused in the case.
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Published on Mar 17, 2020 10:49 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Jalandhar | ByHT Correspondent, Jalandhar

14 booked for duping thousands of 3.8 cr in chit fund scam over 2 years

This fraud ran for over two years from 2016 to June 2018, when the first complaint was lodged by Gagandeep Singh, of Seona village, in Patiala; he lost 23 lakh to the scheme.
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Published on Mar 13, 2020 10:20 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Patiala | ByHT Correspondent

Rabi crops damaged in Fazilka villages; process starts to assess losses

Kalar Kehda; Usman Kehda; Saidawala; Panjawa; Gumjal; Khuia Sarvar and Gumzal villages have been the worst-hit.
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Published on Mar 13, 2020 10:18 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Ferozepur | ByGaurav Sagar Bhaskar

3 held for Jan 23 robbery bid at Faridkot gold loan firm

The police also claimed to have recovered two country-made pistols and four cartridges from the accused.
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Updated on Feb 24, 2020 11:33 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Faridkot | ByHT Correspondent, Faridkot

One held for freeing two POs from police custody

FEROZEPUR Police have arrested one of the assailants who managed to free two proclaimed offenders (POs) from police custody near Janagawala village under Guru Har Sahai subdivision of Ferozepur district on Saturday night. On Saturday night, eight persons, led by Angrej Singh, who has been arrested, attacked the police team when it was taking two POs — Jarman Jeet Singh and Harmeet Singh — to the Lakho Ke Behram police station.
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Published on Feb 15, 2020 10:24 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Ferozepur | ByHT Correspondent

Suspected Pakistan drone spotted along border

On Monday night, the Border Security Force (BSF) spotted a drone five times between 10 pm and 10.40 pm near Hussainiwala border.
Ferozepur police superintendent Baljeet Singh Sidhu said they have launched a search operation in Hussainiwala following a BSF report.(PTI image)
Ferozepur police superintendent Baljeet Singh Sidhu said they have launched a search operation in Hussainiwala following a BSF report.(PTI image)
Updated on Oct 10, 2019 06:33 AM IST
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Ferozepur | ByHT Correspondent

Jalalabad bypoll: Caste math to decide electoral fate of greenhorn contestants

Greenhorns from the three key political parties are banking on the caste equation playing out in their favour in the bypoll in this constituency, located near the India-Pakistan border, on October 21. The seat fell vacant after Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president Sukhbir Singh Badal resigned from the state assembly, following his election to the Lok Sabha from Ferozepur.
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Published on Oct 09, 2019 11:23 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Punjab | ByVishal Joshi, Jalalabad (fazilka)

Sutlej water snaps road link to 3 Ferozepur villages, 400 stranded

Water started receding at the seven border villages of Punjab’s Ferozepur district which had been submerged following opening of the gates of headworks by Pakistan .
A breach in embankment of Sutlej river at village Machhiwara in Makhu under Ferozepur district, led to submerging of seven villages in the area.(HT Photo)
A breach in embankment of Sutlej river at village Machhiwara in Makhu under Ferozepur district, led to submerging of seven villages in the area.(HT Photo)
Updated on Aug 23, 2019 12:05 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Ferozepur | ByHT Correspondent, Ferozepur

Bhakra floodgates opened, alert sounded in villages along Sutlej

An alert was sounded for the villages situated on both the sides of the river, especially those located in Rupnagar district.
Rupnagar deputy commissioner Sumeet Jarangal said, “We have alerted the people living in the villages situated along the river by making announcements. The district administration is ready to deal with the situation.”(HT image)
Rupnagar deputy commissioner Sumeet Jarangal said, “We have alerted the people living in the villages situated along the river by making announcements. The district administration is ready to deal with the situation.”(HT image)
Updated on Aug 17, 2019 05:56 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByGurpreet Singh Nibber

Three held for planning to target suspects in sacrilege cases in Punjab, weapons seized

Officials said the accused are associated with different radical organisations.
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Updated on Mar 15, 2019 09:21 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Amritsar | ByHT Correspondent

7-yr-old Faridkot boy hit by Sukhpal Khaira’s pilot car dies

The accident took place on September 3.
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Updated on Oct 05, 2018 11:36 PM IST
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Hindustan Timnes, Faridkot | ByHT Correspondent

Crackdown on hoarders: 91,000 bags of rice found in Ferozepur

The surprise check was carried out in 10 rice mills on instructions from food and civil supplies minister Bharat Bhushan Ashu.
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Updated on Sep 28, 2018 09:15 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByHT Correspondent

Moga sex scandal prime accused-turned-approver shot dead in Ferozepur

She was among 10 accused in the sex scandal and became approver in the case after which she was released on bail in 2013.
File photo of Manjit Kaur with her husband.(HT)
File photo of Manjit Kaur with her husband.(HT)
Updated on Sep 23, 2018 09:27 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Ferozepur | ByHT Correspondent
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