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21-Jul-2019 Sangrur

Congress Govt to end Ghaggar flood menace : Sukhbinder Singh Sarkaria

While reviewing the relief works at heavy rainfall hit areas in Patiala and Sangrur districts, Punjab Water Resources Minister Mr. Sukhbinder Singh Sarkaria today said that Congress government would soon end the flood menace of the Ghaggar River, which created...

11-Jun-2019 Chandigarh/Sangrur

Child retrieved from Punjab borewell died few days back : PGI Hospital

The two-year-old boy who was pulled out on Tuesday from a 150-feet-deep abandoned borewell in a village in Punjab's Sangrur district after six days had died a few days ago,  the PGI Hospital said.The child, Fatehveer Singh, was brought to the PGI Hospital...

11-Jun-2019 Sangrur

Child retrieved from Punjab borewell dead

The two-year-old boy who was pulled out on Tuesday from a 150-foot-deep abandoned borewell in a village in Punjab's Sangrur district after six days was declared dead.The child, Fatehveer Singh, was brought to the PGI hospital in Chandigarh, some 130 km from...

10-Jun-2019 Sangrur

Tension over delay in retrieving child from borewell in Punjab

Tension prevailed among villagers in Sangrur over the inability of the Punjab government to retrieve a toddler who has been trapped in a 150-foot-deep abandoned borewell for the past five days.Thousands of angry protesters blocked the road leading to Bhagwanpura...

09-Jun-2019 Sangrur

Rescuers close to child trapped in Punjab borewell for 76 hours

Rescuers of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) on Sunday evening said they were close to reaching a two-year-old boy who has been trapped in a 150-foot-deep abandoned borewell for over 76 hours in a village in Punjab's Sangrur district.The operation...

09-Jun-2019 Sangrur

Snag hits rescue operation for child trapped in Punjab borewell

A technical snag on Sunday hit the massive operation to rescue a two-year-old boy who fell into a 150-foot-deep abandoned borewell four days ago in a village in Punjab's Sangrur district, officials said here.The officials said it would take two-three hours...

08-Jun-2019 Sangrur

Toddler trapped in Punjab borewell for over 50 hourss

A massive operation continued for the third day on Saturday to rescue a two-year-old boy who fell into a 150-foot-deep abandoned borewell in a village in Punjab's Sangrur district, officials said here.A movement in his body was noticed at 5 a.m., almost...

13-May-2019 Sangrur

Arvind Kejriwal launches Punjab campaign, shown black flags

Black flags greeted Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal as he launched the Aam Aadmi Party's (AAP) election campaign in Punjab here on Monday. He was campaigning for AAP's Sangrur candidate Bhagwant Mann.The protesters shouted slogans against him for defaming...

09-May-2019 Sunam (Sangrur)

Won't let Modi, BJP destroy India's unity : Amarinder Singh

Calling for a vote against the Akalis who he said resorted to sacrilege to polarise communities, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Thursday made an emotional appeal to not let Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the BJP destroy the country's biggest strength...

05-Apr-2019 Sangrur

Akali Dal pits ex-Finance Minister against AAP Mann

The Akali Dal on Friday fielded former Punjab Finance Minister Parminder Dhindsa from Sangrur for the Lok Sabha elections to take on Aam Aadmi Party's (AAP) Punjab chief and sitting MP Bhagwant Mann.The announcement was made by Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD)...

05-Sep-2018 Chandigarh/Sangrur

Labourer turns crorepati : Rakhi Bumper brings good tidings

Manoj Kumar of Mandvi village could not have asked for more.Yes, this labourer from Sangrur district became a crorepati overnight winning the first prize of Rs 1.5 crore in the Punjab State Rakhi Bumper-2018.The draw of the bumper was announced on August 29,...

28-Aug-2018 Sangrur, Balachaur, Faridkot, Gurdaspur, Phagwara

Finally in Trap: Sangrur spurious MMP seller held after ten day labour

“All adulterators will later or sooner be caught. No one can evade law for long,” said KS Pannu, Commissioner Food and Drug Administration (CDFA)Punjab while informing that a Milk and Milk Product Seller had been duping the Food Safety Teams for past ten...

23-Aug-2018 Kapurthala, Bathinda, Nabha, Moga, Sangrur, Fatehgarh Sahib

Tandrust Punjab Mission tightens the noose around adulterators

Gearing up the pace of inspections, the Food Safety Teams carried out raids at various establishments in Kapurthala, Bathinda, Nabha , Moga and Sangrur.Mr. K.S Pannu, Commissioner, Tandrust Punjab Mission informed that  a joint checking drive with under...

17-Apr-2018 Sangrur

400 kg charas, Rs 17 lakh seized in Punjab

As much as 400 kg 'charas' (cannabis derivative) and around Rs 17 lakh in cash were seized from two drug suppliers who have been arrested, Punjab Police said on Tuesday.Sangrur Senior Superintendent of Police Mandeep Singh Sidhu told the media that 250...

20-Sep-2017 Sangrur

Five killed in Punjab cracker godown blast

Five persons were killed in a powerful blast in a cracker godown in Punjab's Sangrur district, police said on Wednesday.At least 18 people were injured in the blast. Some of them had serious injuries, police said.The blast took place on Tuesday night at the...

20-Aug-2017 Longowal (Sangrur)

Sadhu Singh Dharmsot Describes Sant Longowal As A ‘Crusader Of Peace’

Describing Sant Harchand Singh Longowal as a ‘crusader of peace’, the Forest Minister Punjab Sadhu Singh Dharmsot today said that Sant Longowal laid down his life for the sake of unity and integrity of the nation. Addressing the gathering during state level function...

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