Punjab: 2 held with 47kg ganja in Khanna

In 54 years

Khanna police have arrested two drug peddlers after recovering 47kg of ganja from their possession on Ludhiana-Delhi highway.

Pb education dept starts online redressal meets

In 54 years

Punjab school education department has started online district level meetings for redressal of employee grievances. These meetings will be held every Saturday.

Ambala: 10% improvement in Class X result

In 54 years

Ambala district has seen an improvement of 10% in its class X result as compared to the last year. A total of 58.90% students have passed this year’s state board exams, while it was 48.58% pass percentage last year. However, the overall ranking of Ambala among 22 districts of Haryana is 20. According to the data, a total of 12,185 students appeared in class X examination, of which, 7,177 have passed, 4,036 students have failed, while 972 have got compartments.

Drugs, illicit booze still pose challenge to cops

In 54 years

The crime data from the previous two years have revealed that opium, pills and illicit liquor continue to pose a major challenge for the Patiala police. During the last two years, the cops have recovered around 70kg of opium and over 10 lakh pills while fighting drug menace. Besides, illicit liquor also continues to be a cause of concern for the law enforcers in the district.

All-clear for Panjab University registrar post

In 54 years

The ministry has said the proposal will be examined in consultation with UGC and its integrated finance division.On December 9, 2019, the university had sent a request to the UGC to fill up the registrar post.

Rain to intensify in Chandigarh after 3 days: Met

In 54 years

According to the Chandigarh meteorological centre, occasional rainfall activity will continue for another three days in the city and the intensity of rainfall is expected to increase after that.

700 tourists visit Himachal Pradesh in 5 days

In 54 years

After allowing entry of tourists into Himachal Pradesh, about 700 tourists visited the state in last five days. Interestingly, majority of hotels owners and their associations in Himachal Pradesh are against the idea of opening hotels for tourists from other states fearing they might be carriers of coronavirus.

Fire guts steel factory in Yamunanagar

In 54 years

Three in police net for Mohali bank robbery

In 54 years

Police on Sunday claimed to have cracked the Rs 4.8 lakh bank robbery in Phase 3A on June 17, with the arrest of three people.

Pb: SIT to probe Tulli lab Covid testing scam

In 54 years

Under fire over alleged Covid testing scam by Tulli lab, Punjab chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Sunday announced a three-member special investigation team (SIT) to probe the allegations.

Pb CM urges PM to review UGC's exams guidelines

In 54 years

Punjab has sought permission to adhere to its July 3 decision on cancellation of university and college examinations in view of the exponentially rising Covid-19 cases. Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh has written to the Prime Minister Narendra Modi, urging to advise the Union ministry of human resource development (MHRD) and the University Grants Commission (UGC) to reconsider its decision on mandatory conduct of final term exams by September.

Mohali: Defunct fountain turns into pool for kids

In 54 years

The accumulation of rain water at a defunct musical fountain in Sector 70 has turned to be a paradise for slum children, who are using it as swimming pool. It is due to the careless attitude of the Mohali municipal corporation (MC) and the Greater Mohali Area Development Authority (Gmada) as they have failed to check accumulation of rain water at such places. The authorities concerned must take steps to drain out water from the fountain area before any untoward incident takes place.

Panchkula civic body renames Sector 2 roundabout

In 54 years

The Panchkula municipal corporation (MC) has renamed the Sector 2 roundabout as Shaheed Major Sandeep Sankhla chowk.

SIT to probe Tulli lab testing scam: Pb CM

In 54 years

Under fire over alleged Covid testing scam by Tulli Labs, Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh on Sunday announced a three-member special investigation team (SIT) to probe the allegations. He warned that his government would not allow private hospitals or laboratories to profit from this unprecedented crisis facing humanity.

Punjab: Youth denied bail ‘for his betterment’

In 54 years

In a rare decision , an 18-year-old youth has been denied bail by the Juvenile Justice Board (JJB), Tarn Taran, on the grounds that if back in society, he could again be exposed to criminals and carried the risk of harming himself morally, psychologically and physically, thus, defeating the very purpose of justice.

Haryana,: MP migrant’s daughter scores 80%

In 54 years

Pooja Rani, whose father is a migrant worker from Madhya Pradesh, has scored 80.4% marks in Class X examinations of the Haryana Board of School Education, whose results were announced on Friday night. Living with parents and three sisters in a 10x10 tin shed on a footpath of an upscale Rohtak colony, Pooja says her matriculation result means a lot for her.

Manali gets season’s first cloudburst

In 54 years

A cloudburst in Kanyal nullah near Manali town damaged roads, pathways and drinking water spaces on Saturday night. No loss of life was reported.

Haryana: Would seal border if need be, says Vij

In 54 years

Haryana home, health and urban local bodies minister Anil Vij said Saturday said that if there is a need from the emerging situation due to Covid-19, "we would seal the borders of state again".

Haryana: Two killed in truck-car collision in Yamunanagar

In 54 years

Two men were killed in a head-on collision between a truck and car near Buria Chowk under the limits of Jagadhri City police station in Yamunanagar district on Saturday night.

Pb: Man kills sister, property angle suspected

In 54 years

A man killed his sister in a village near here on Sunday fearing she would stake claim over their ancestral property, police said.

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