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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…]





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