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Inquiry on into illegal mining at Moga village


Moga : Acting on the news report, “In Moga, drug mafia takes to sand mining” which was published in these columns on December 2, the Rural Development and Panchayat Department has begun investigations into illegal sand mining on panchayat land at Daulewala village in the Dharamkot sub-division of the district. This village, which was also known as the “drug hub ...

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High drama after Sangrur villager kills uncle following altercation


Sangrur, December 25- Following a high drama after a youth shot dead his uncle at Kapial village in this district on Sunday night, police arrested him on Monday morning. The Bhawanigarh police arrested Amandeep Singh alias Rinku (27) from his house in the village. Rinku on Sunday night shot dead his uncle, Sultan Singh, and since then, along with a ...

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Nitish promises ‘Guru circuit’


Patna : Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar laid the foundation stone of Bahudeshiya Prakash Kendra and released the Hindi edition of a coffee table book on Guru Gobind Singh here today during the closing ceremony of Parkash Utsav to mark the Guru’s 350th birth anniversary. H also released a coffee table book on the “Guru circuit”. Nitish said: “The kendra’s ...

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ASI, two other cops booked for framing villager in drug case

Moga, December 23 : The police today registered a case against Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI) Pahara Singh and Head Constables Gulab Singh and Harbhajan Singh for allegedly framing Joginder Singh of Sangatpura village in a drug case. A senior official of the local police said the cops had been booked under Section 58 of the NDPS Act and Sections 193 and ...

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Parties to shun political conferences at Jor Mela


Chandigarh : The Congress and the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) today announced not to hold political conferences during Shaheedi Jor Mela in Fatehgarh Sahib. The mela, held every year in December-end, commemorates the martyrdom of Guru Gobind Singh’s younger Sahibzade. The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) had yesterday decided not to organise its conference on the religious occasion. Earlier today, Akal ...

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