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3 Students among 5 killed in road mishaps due to fog in Pb,Hry

Chandigarh: Five persons, including three college students, were killed in separate road mishaps in Punjab and Haryana due to poor visibility as dense fog shrouded parts of the two states affecting normal life. Four students of a private university near Jalandhar were travelling in a car to catch a train from Phagwara railway station when


Thick fog affects normal life at several places in Haryana, Pb

Chandigarh: A thick blanket of fog affected normal life at several places in Haryana and Punjab this morning, even as minimum temperatures hovered well above normal limits at most places. According to the MeT Department here, fog reduced visibility at several places including Amritsar, Ludhiana, Patiala, Jalandhar, Ambala, Kurukshetra, Karnal, Panipat, Faridabad, Gurugram and other

Centre to set up 1000 skill development centres in Pb: Sukhbir

Jalandhar: Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal today said the Centre has approved setting up of 1,000 skill development centres in the state and nearly 5 lakh youth will be imparted training every year there. After laying the foundation stone of an ITI at Sofi village, with Union Minister for State Vijay Sampla in attendance,

Amarinder demands immediate imposition of Model Code in Pb

Chandigarh: Alleging misuse of officialmachinery by the ruling Akalis, Punjab Congress President Capt Amarinder Singh today demanded immediate imposition of the Model Code of Conduct and early elections, preferably under President’s Rule, in Punjab. Lambasting the Badal government for allegedly misusing public funds and official machinery to put up large hoardings carrying an old Congress

Pb Cong leaders to meet President over SYL issue: Amarinder

Chandigarh: Punjab Congress chief AmarinderSingh today said the party’s state unit leaders, including MPs, will meet President Pranab Mukherjee in connection with the SYL issue and accused the SAD government of failing to protect the state’s interest. He questioned the right of Haryana over Ravi and Beas river water and demanded that a tribunal must

Pb Cong submits memo to Guv seeking justice to Grewal’s family

Chandigarh: Congress’ Punjab unit presidentAmarinder Singh today submitted a memorandum to Governor V P Singh Badnore seeking the Centre’s intervention for providing justice to the family of ex-serviceman Ram Kishen Grewal whose suicide, allegedly over OROP, has sparked a political row. The party also demanded the sacking of Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar for “misleading the