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Acacia catechu is a medium-sized thorny tree found in deciduous forests in peninsular India. The hard, dark heartwood is used for 'katha' (catechu) which is used in 'paan', dyes, tanning as well as medicines.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Vigilance raid in Kharar areas to check illegal felling of Khair trees

UPDATED ON JUN 01, 2020 11:42 PM IST
Large scale violations found, with no details of workers entering forests, no registers maintained on number of trees felled and no fresh saplings planted as per the forest management plan
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Suspected woman corona patient flees 3 clinics, flies back to Philippines

Hindustan Times, Ludhiana | By Mohit Khanna, Ludhiana
PUBLISHED ON MAR 16, 2020 11:40 PM IST
35-year-old woman hailing from Jalandhar suffered from flu; refused to get herself tested for the virus despite repeated advice; her phone put under surveillance
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Six held for BSP worker’s murder in Phillaur village

Hindustan Times, Jalandhar | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 03, 2018 09:52 AM IST
Ram Saroop, 45, was hacked to death when he was at his cycle repair shop in Apra village.
All India Charitable Society president Bibi Inderjit Kaur inaugurating the school at Kakkon village in Hoshiarpur.(HT Photo)
All India Charitable Society president Bibi Inderjit Kaur inaugurating the school at Kakkon village in Hoshiarpur.(HT Photo)

Pingalwara opens school for deaf children in Hoshiarpur

Hindustan Times, Amritsar | By HT Correspondent, Amritsar
UPDATED ON MAY 12, 2018 02:41 PM IST
The society has already been running five schools for deaf children in three border districts of Punjab — Amritsar Ferozepur and Tarn Taran
File photo of Kiran Bala who got married with a man in Pakistan.(HT Photo)
File photo of Kiran Bala who got married with a man in Pakistan.(HT Photo)

Knew of affair, says family of Punjab woman who converted, married in Pakistan

Hindustan Times, Garhshankar (Hoshiarpur) | By Harpreet Kaur
UPDATED ON APR 20, 2018 09:59 PM IST
Family members say Kiran Bala had dropped hints that she may not be coming back.
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