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RSS leader murder: 2 cops suspended for not pursuing stolen bike case


Ludhiana : Head constables Balraj and Deep Chand were suspended on Thursday in connection with the RSS worker Ravinder Gosain murder case. The two had had not pursued the complaint of a motorcycle theft received on October 10. The same motorcycle was used by the two armed men while killing the RSS worker on October 17. The complaint was filed by ...

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Black hopper attacks paddy in Malwa


Khosa Pando (Moga) : Black hopper (kala tela) has attaked Moga, Ferozepur, Faridkot, Barnala, Muktsar, some parts of Ludhiana and many other districts of Malwa in Punjab — barely three weeks before the long-duration varieties of paddy crop are readying for harvest. The black hopper attack has been witnessed in patches on PUSA-44 and other long-duration varieties of paddy. The ...

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Targeting of RSS leaders points to a pattern: Cops


Chandigarh : The police believe that the fourth attack on the RSS in the past more than one-and-a-half years points to a pattern to single out the Hindu organisation. “It is too much of a coincidence, though the police are probing a personal angle to each attack,” a senior officer said. Ravinder Gosain was killed on the day Union Home ...

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Job letters for 254 junior engineers

Chandigarh : The Punjab Government today gave appointment letters to 254 junior engineers (JEs) of the Irrigation Department as a “Diwali gift”. Irrigation and Power Minister Rana Gurjit Singh said here today that the approval to appoint these 254 JEs in the Irrigation Department was given today in a hurry on the instructions of Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh to ...

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Mohali hotelier shoots dead wife following altercation


Mohali, October 18 : A local hotelier shot dead his wife following an altercation at Phase X here on Wednesday morning. The couple was travelling in a car when following a heated exchange, 60-year-old Nirankar Singh Sarao fired at least six shots at his wife, Kulwant Kaur, 62, from point blank range, leaving her dead on the spot. Nirankar has ...

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