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Punjab: Toddler trapped in borewell for over 50 hours

Punjab: Toddler trapped in borewell for over 50 hours

Chandigarh: A massive operation continued for the third day on Saturday to rescue a two-year-old boy who fell into a 150-foot-deep abandoned borewell in a village in Punjab’s Sangrur district, officials said here. A movement in his body was noticed at 5 a.m., almost 40 hours after the incident. A[Read More…]

Akali Dal condemns police deployment in Punjab schools

Akali Dal condemns police deployment in Punjab schools

Chandigarh: The Shiromani Akali Dal on Friday strongly condemned the decision of the Punjab government “to deploy heavy police force inside schools “for the implementation of the ‘Padho Punjab Padhao Punjab’ programme. “This has vitiated the pious and peaceful environment of the schools and created a fear psychosis among the[Read More…]

Congress loan waiver functions are wasteful: AAP

Congress loan waiver functions are wasteful: AAP

Chandigarh, The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Monday dubbed the Congress government’s loan waiver functions in Punjab as a “wasteful extravaganza without substance” and said that it won’t heal the festering wounds of the farmers in the state. Denouncing the hosting of such “celebratory functions involving lakhs of rupees”, Punjab[Read More…]

DLF closes 11.5% down after CBI raids office

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Friday registered a fresh case against former Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda and several others in connection with the alleged irregularities in allocation of over 1,417 acres of land during 2009-12 in Gurugram and carried out raids at more than 20 places[Read More…]

Punjab: Man mauled to death inside Chhatbir zoo

Punjab: Man mauled to death inside Chhatbir zoo

Chandigarh: An unidentified man was mauled to death on Sunday afternoon in the Lion Safari of the Chhatbir Zoo in Punjab’s Mohali district, around 20 km from Chandigarh. Zoo officials said the victim, believed to be around 25 years old, was spotted by drivers of the buses that ferry tourists[Read More…]

Lok Sabha Polls 2019: Supreme Court dismisses plea for rescheduling TN poll day

SC junks plea by six states to appoint head of the police force

New Delhi, In a setback to Bihar, West Bengal, Kerala, Chhattisgarh, Punjab and Haryana, the Supreme Court on Wednesday declined their plea seeking they be allowed to appoint Director General of state police through their own selection process instead of approaching the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC). Dismissing the applications[Read More…]

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