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Punjab CM announces 5 lakh each to families of two farmers who died during farm law protests

The two farmers, who belonged to Mansa and Moga districts, died while taking part in demonstrations against the Centre
Farmers raising slogans during a protest against the new farm laws at Singhu border near Delhi on Thursday.(Reuters photo)
Farmers raising slogans during a protest against the new farm laws at Singhu border near Delhi on Thursday.(Reuters photo)
Published on Dec 03, 2020 03:30 PM IST
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Rebel AAP MLA Manshahia, SP among five contacts of Punjab revenue minister test positive for Covid-19

A journalist and two Punjab Police constables were the other primary contacts of minister Gurpreet Singh Kangar, who tested positive hours after Independence Day function
Rebel Aam Aadmi Party MLA Nazar Singh Manshahia (right) with revenue minister Gurpreet Singh Kangar in Mansa on Saturday.(Manshahia’s Facebook page)
Rebel Aam Aadmi Party MLA Nazar Singh Manshahia (right) with revenue minister Gurpreet Singh Kangar in Mansa on Saturday.(Manshahia’s Facebook page)
Published on Aug 18, 2020 01:15 PM IST
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Hours after presiding over I-Day function, Punjab revenue minister Gurpreet Singh Kangar tests positive for Covid-19

Senior district administration officials of Mansa in home quarantine after interacting with the minister, who was seen without a mask at the function
Punjab revenue minister Gurpreet Singh Kangar awarding a police official and (below) after unfurling the flag during the Independence Day function in Mansa on Saturday. He is seen attending the function without a mask.(HT Photo)
Punjab revenue minister Gurpreet Singh Kangar awarding a police official and (below) after unfurling the flag during the Independence Day function in Mansa on Saturday. He is seen attending the function without a mask.(HT Photo)
Updated on Aug 16, 2020 01:00 PM IST
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Singer R Nait alleges assault by video producers in Mohali

R Nait, who is from Dharampura village in Mansa district, alleged that on Sunday evening, he and two others were present at the park at Homeland Towers in Sector 70, where he lives, when a group of men attacked them
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Updated on Aug 11, 2020 11:19 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mohali | ByHT Correspondent, Mohali

Jawan martyred in J&K cremated with state honours in Mansa

Posted in 21 Rashtriya Rifles, Rajesh was recruited in the army in 2010
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Published on May 04, 2020 11:02 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByHT Correspondent

NGT team reviews solid waste management in Mansa

The team included senior NGT member and former Punjab chief secretary S C Aggarwal, technical expert Babu Ram and Punjab Municipal Infrastructure Development Council mission director Pooran Singh.
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Updated on Mar 11, 2020 10:26 PM IST
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Five from Punjab killed, 4 injured as MUV collides with oil tanker in Sirsa

Were on their way to attend a ‘satsang’ at Dera Sacha Sauda headquarters; accident took place due to fog, say police
The multi-utility vehicle (MUV) and the oil tanker near Panihari village in Haryana’s Sirsa district around 8am on Sunday.(HT PHOTO)
The multi-utility vehicle (MUV) and the oil tanker near Panihari village in Haryana’s Sirsa district around 8am on Sunday.(HT PHOTO)
Published on Mar 08, 2020 11:16 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByHT Correspondent, Sirsa

75% of applications seeking compensation for farm suicides rejected in Bathinda, Mansa

Of 530 applications in the two districts, 392 were rejected, with 138 being approved for compensation.
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Published on Mar 01, 2020 10:26 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Bathinda | BySachin Kumar

Opinion divided on renegotiating power pacts with private players

A day after chief minister Capt Amarinder Singh announced renegotiation of the power purchase agreements (PPAs) with private thermal power generating companies in the state, the opinion is divided over the practicality of the move. Power department official said there is very little scope for reworking the PPAs signed with two private players during the previous SAD-BJP government.
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Published on Feb 18, 2020 11:16 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByGurpreet Singh Nibber, Chandigarh

Malwa farmers scripting success story in pig farming

Nirmal Singh, 39, a farmer from Lubaniawali village in Muktsar is making handsome profits from pig farming. Starting with 10 animals in 2015, he now has 100 pigs. Like Nirmal, a large number of farmers are adopting pig farming due to high returns. Farmers rear pigs for breeding as well as meat production.
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Published on Feb 07, 2020 11:11 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Muktsar | BySarbmeet Singh, Muktsar

Dhadrianwale’s 3-day discourse concludes amid protests in Sangrur

The-three day diwan (religious discourse) by controversial preacher Ranjit Singh Dhadrianwale concluded on Wednesday at Gidrani village near Lehragaga town of Sangrur district amid protests in the area. Members of some Sikh organisations, who gathered at the local gurdwara of Kanakwal Bhanguan village, were stopped by the police when they tried to march towards the venue of diwan.
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Published on Feb 05, 2020 09:13 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Sangrur | ByHT Correspondent, Sangrur

Experts attribute control of pest attack on wheat to fall in temperature

The pest attack on wheat saplings by pink stem borer has been contained with the fall in temperature, said agriculture officer Jasleen Kaur. As per agriculture experts, the pest had rampantly attacked the crop which was sown earlier in the last week of October due to high temperature.
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Published on Dec 24, 2019 11:29 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mansa | ByRavinder Rai, Mansa

NATIONAL FARMERS’ DAY: Malwa women show the way

Some of them are pursuing farming on their own while others are supporting their fathers or husbands
Women are also actively adopting organic farming.(HT PHOTO)
Women are also actively adopting organic farming.(HT PHOTO)
Published on Dec 22, 2019 11:34 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | BySarbmeet Singh, Muktsar

Six get life term for Dalit youth’s murder in Mansa

Court also imposes 25,000 fine each on convicts belonging to a rival group of a liquor smuggler
Victim, Sukhchain Singh(HT PHOTO)
Victim, Sukhchain Singh(HT PHOTO)
Published on Dec 01, 2019 01:22 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByHT Correspondent, Mansa

Mansa man dies of suspected drug overdose; 3 booked

Deceased’s mother alleged that her son used to take drugs in the company of the accused, even though she tried hard to persuade her son against it
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Published on Oct 28, 2019 10:55 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByHT Correspondent, Bathinda

32 farmers fined in Bathinda, Muktsar for burning stubble

Officials of Punjab Pollution Control Board (PPCB) said that about 23 farmers were fined in Muktsar district for setting afire paddy stubble in their fields, while nine farmers of Bathinda district were fined Rs 27, 500 each. In Mansa district, one farmer was asked to pay Rs 5000 as penalty.
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Published on Oct 26, 2019 10:33 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByHT Correspondent, Bathinda

Stubble burning: CPCB asks Punjab to be extra vigilant in districts close to Delhi

Overall, in the 2018 kharif season, 50,479 cases were reported. This was an increase over the corresponding period in 2017; the area, however, had fallen 10% over the previous year.
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Published on Oct 23, 2019 11:17 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByGurpreet Singh Nbber

Stray cattle menace: Minister meets protesting residents in Mansa

A dharna staged by Awara Pashu Sangharsh Committee entered its 39th day
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Updated on Oct 21, 2019 11:02 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mansa | ByHT Correspondent

10-yr-old boy’s body found in Mansa village borewell, 1 booked

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Updated on Oct 08, 2019 11:44 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByHT Correspondent, Mansa

No let-up in farm fires in Punjab, 258 cases in two weeks

Despite efforts by Punjab government to curb paddy stubble burning, farm-fire incidents have not abated. Punjab Remote Sensing Centre (PRSC) has reported about 27 cases of stubble burning on Monday, taking the total count to 258 this year, which equals the number of cases reported last year during the same period.
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Published on Oct 07, 2019 11:27 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByMohit Khanna

Extortion: Former sarpanch, aide land in police net

During questioning, the accused confessed of extorting money from three more persons by using similar threats
The accused (faces covered) in police custody(HT Photo)
The accused (faces covered) in police custody(HT Photo)
Published on Aug 30, 2019 12:55 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByHT Correspondent

2 dead as bikes collide head-on in Mansa

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Updated on Aug 13, 2019 11:07 PM IST
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Woman held for killing 2 minor daughters with paramour’s help

The accused were identified as Pooja, a resident of Narwana in Haryana, and Ajay of Sunam. In her complaint, girls’ aunt Gindro, said her brother had died one and-a-half month ago and her sister-in-law-Pooja developed illicit relations with Ajay.
The accused were identified as Pooja, a resident of Narwana in Haryana, and Ajay of Sunam.(Yogendra Kumar/HT PHOTO)
The accused were identified as Pooja, a resident of Narwana in Haryana, and Ajay of Sunam.(Yogendra Kumar/HT PHOTO)
Published on May 05, 2019 11:20 AM IST
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Head constable knew about cash, was in touch with absconding ASIs

The head constable, Amrik Singh, who is posted as a ‘munshi’ at the Civil Lines police station in Patiala and is a close relative of one of the two ASIs, was nabbed from his quarters with Rs30 lakh.
A total of Rs2.38 crore was seized from six persons on Thursday after quizzing ASIs Joginder Singh and Rajpreet Singh who were arrested from a hotel in Kochi, Kerala.(HT Photo)
A total of Rs2.38 crore was seized from six persons on Thursday after quizzing ASIs Joginder Singh and Rajpreet Singh who were arrested from a hotel in Kochi, Kerala.(HT Photo)
Published on May 04, 2019 10:48 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, KURUKSHETRA | ByNavrajdeep Singh

Lok Sabha election: Majithia bats for sister Harsimrat’s candidature from Bathinda

Harsimrat, the sitting MP from Bathinda, had defeated Congress candidate Manpreet Singh Badal from there in the 2014 elections.
Bikram Singh Majithia(HT File)
Bikram Singh Majithia(HT File)
Updated on Mar 29, 2019 10:38 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mansa | ByHT Correspondent

Punjabi University contractual teachers lift dharna, panel formed to look into their demands

Prof Kirandeep said that the protest was lifted after the university authorities formed a six-member committee, under the chairmanship of dean academic affairs Dr GS Batra.
The Punjabi University authorities have banned all kinds of protest within 300m of the campus, in Patiala on Monday.(HT File)
The Punjabi University authorities have banned all kinds of protest within 300m of the campus, in Patiala on Monday.(HT File)
Updated on Oct 17, 2018 02:21 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Patiala | BySunil Rahar, Patiala

‘No help from Punjabi University’: Teachers turn ‘beggars’ in Patiala

The protesters have been demanding regularisation in their services.
PUCTA members asking for ‘alms’ from students during their ongoing protest against the V-C and the varsity authorities at the Punjabi University in Patiala on Monday.(HT Photo)
PUCTA members asking for ‘alms’ from students during their ongoing protest against the V-C and the varsity authorities at the Punjabi University in Patiala on Monday.(HT Photo)
Updated on Oct 16, 2018 02:57 PM IST
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Protesting Punjabi University teachers to shave their heads today

An assistant professor said that they will hold begging drives, where teachers will ask for money from shopkeepers, traders and common people across city, to mark their protest.
PUCTA members protesting against the V-C and the Punjabi University management in Patiala on Sunday.(HT Photo)
PUCTA members protesting against the V-C and the Punjabi University management in Patiala on Sunday.(HT Photo)
Updated on Oct 15, 2018 11:57 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByHT Correspondent, Patiala

58-yr-old gets 6-month jail for harassing Mansa woman at Chandigarh PGI

Sukhdev told the victim that he would take her to meet the CM to get her work done if she would accompany him to a guest house to establish physical relations with him.
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Updated on Oct 05, 2018 10:30 PM IST
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Teachers of 13 Punjabi University colleges to go on indefinite strike from July 16

The teachers claimed that they have approached the university authorities and the state government, demanding regularisation of their services, but both have failed to pay heed to their pleas.
Teachers, under the banner of Punjabi University Constituent Colleges Teachers’ Association, have decided to boycott all academic work.(HT Photo)
Teachers, under the banner of Punjabi University Constituent Colleges Teachers’ Association, have decided to boycott all academic work.(HT Photo)
Updated on Jul 16, 2018 02:55 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Patiala | ByHT Correspondent, Patiala
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