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SBOP observes Vigilance Awareness Week

Patiala: The State Bank of Patiala is observing “Vigilance Awareness Week-2016”, with the theme “Public participation in promoting Integrity and eradicating corruption”. The ‘week’ commenced with the administering of ”Pledge” by Anant Upadhyay, Chief Vigilance Officer to Haridas K V, (Officiating Managing Director), Papia Sengupta, Chief General Manager (RB) and General Managers and Deputy General

Ex-SE seeks Guv’s personal intervention in PSERC member appointment

Patiala: A Former Superintendent Engineer (SE) of the erst while Punjab State Electricity Board (PSEB), currently Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL), on Monday jotted down a letter to Punjab Governor and sought his personal intervention into the matter concerning unwanted delay in the appointment of one member of the Punjab State Electricity Regulatory Commission

‘Mela Gadri Babeyan Da’ commences

Jalandhar: The first day of “Mela Gadri Babeyan Da” at Desh Bhagat Yadgar Hall on Monday was mainly for the children as song,quiz and painting competitions for school children were held. The sole purpose was to connect them with the Independence movement of the country as subject for the competitions was ‘Patriotism’. The mela started

‘Vishwakarma was founder of architecture, engineering on Earth’

Ludhiana: Guru Nanak Dev Engineering College organised a state-level function to mark the occasion of Vishwakarma day here on Monday. Several prominent personalities marked the occasion among which Punjab Vidhan Sabha speaker Dr Charanjit Singh Atwal was the Chief Guest while Education Minister Dr Daljit Singh Cheema and District Planning Board chairman and former minister

Case registered against 3 including ex-girlfriend

  Youth missing case Patiala: A 25-year-old boy, Mangat Ram running an electrical shop went missing following which his motorcycle was recovered from the banks of Bhakra Main Line Canal (BML). The police registered a case against three among which one is the ex-girlfriend of the missing youth. The case has been registered after father

1 killed, 3 injured in Pakistan shelling in Jammu

Jammu: A civilian was killed and three others injured on Tuesday in indiscriminate shelling by Pakistan Rangers along the International Border (IB) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Samba district, police said. “Pakistani troops resorted to indiscriminate targeting of civilian and defence facilities in Ramgarh sector,” the police official said. “A 16-year-old girl, Rosy, hit by a

Ghanour police recover 1 kg opium

Patiala: The Ghanour Police claimed to have recovered one kg of opium in a special checking cum search operation and also arrested the accused involved in smuggling of the drug. According to the police, the recovery was made when a police squad headed by the sub-inspector Balbir Singh was doing its duty at the T-Point

Mobiles recovered from Central Jail

  Patiala: The alert guards of the Central Jail claimed to have recovered two cell phones during a surprise check in the jail premises and later on the basis of the complaint of the superintendent, a case has been registered by the police in this context. According to the police the alert guards of the

Holy city sees less fireworks this year

  Amritsar: The Golden Temple complex, where the holiest of Sikh shrines, ‘Harmandar Sahib’ is located, was illuminated on Sunday and fireworks display took place to mark the ‘Bandi Chhor Diwas’ and Diwali. There was festive spirit at the shrine complex in this Sikh holy city as tens of thousands of people came here to

In-a-first, turbaned Sikh gets nominated to Canadian Senate

Ottawa: Prime Minister of Canada Justin Trudeau has picked another turbaned Sikh for an important position in Canada. He has recommended the name of one prominent Sikh banker for the appointment as an Independent Senate member of Canada from the province of Ontario. Sarabjit Marwah, who retired as vice chairman and chief operating officer at

Kejriwal to appear in defamation case today

  Amritsar: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) national convener and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will appear before the district court in Amritsar in a defamation case filed by state Cabinet Minister Bikram Singh Majithia on Tuesday. On the last hearing of the case on October 15, Kejriwal had sought exemption from personal appearance, which was

Capt extends support to agitating Suwidha employees

Chandigarh: Punjab Congress on Monday flayed the continuing deterioration of the law and order situation in the state following a shocking gangrape incident in Ludhiana and the killing of a youth in Mansa, allegedly by Youth Akali Dal (YAD) workers. “That a girl could be subjected to such a horrendous crime on Diwali night in

Child kidnapped for ransom rescued, three arrested

Jalandhar: Goraya police claimed to have rescued the five-year-old child, who was kidnapped for ransom on October 29 and also arrested the three kidnappers on Monday. Revealing this on Monday, SP Rural Jalandhar Kulwant Singh Heer, in a press conference at Goraya police station, said that the child was kidnapped for ransom but the kidnappers

8 SIMI activists killed hours after escape

BHOPAL JAIL BREAK Union Home Ministry seeks a detailed report from MP government on the jail break. Bhopal: Eight SIMI activists who pulled off a daring prison break and escaped in the wee hours on Monday after killing a security guard at the Bhopal Central Jail here, were hunted down and killed in a police