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Mission Tandrust Punjab is a comprehensive programme to bring in qualitative improvement in life of the people : MLA Angad Singh

Punjab
NAWANSHAHR: The Mission Tandrust, Punjab is a comprehensive programme envisaged by the Chief Minister, Capt. Amarinder Singh to bring in qualitative improvement in the lives of the people of Punjab. Under it, concerted and consistent efforts by all the departments have been initiated to provide safe air, drinking water , environment  and adultration free eatables as well as to mobilising people to adopt proper life style to ensure healthy life.

Duped by travel agent, Jalandhar youth ends life

Punjab
Ajay Joshi Tribune News Service Jalandhar, June 21 A 27-year-old youth reportedly committed suicide after falling prey to a travel agent. The deceased has been identified as Rajan Singh. His family told the police that instead of sending Rajan to America, the accused sent him to Russia, from where he was deported. His father Jarnail Singh, a resident of Raseela Nagar, Basti Danishmandan, said ever since his son had returned, he was under depression and after getting death threats from the agent, he hanged himself on Wednesday night. Rajan, who used to run a turban-tying centre on the Avtar Nagar road near Nakodar Chowk, came in touch with accused Manjit Singh early this year. The latter trapped him, saying he would get him a job in America, for which he took Rs 10 lakh. Manjit and his wif...

Daughter raped, son killed, couple alleges threat to life

Punjab
Aman Sood Tribune News Service Patiala, June 21 He would be invariably greeted by his young sprightly daughter as he returned home after a hard day’s work. She would fetch him water and then hasten to serve food. But on June 15, his world fell apart. His teenaged daughter was raped by three men, who barged into their house. His 12-year-old son, who raised an alarm, was strangled to death. Brutalised, the 14-year-old, who is admitted to Government Rajindra Hospital, now fears any man who approaches her. “Sab khatam ho gaya (it’s all finished for me)”, says the father, a daily wager, who cremated his son two days ago. “They would have killed my daughter too had my son, who was playing outside, not raised the alarm. As she ran out, the trio caught hold of my son. We found his body hanging

Woman ends life

Punjab
Abohar: Sandeep Kaur (41) reportedly ended her life by jumping into a water reservoir near her house in Haripura village at Hanumangarh. Her family said she was feeling upset for the past few days, but did not share the cause with her family. OC Youth consumes pesticide Abohar: Kaka Singh (24) of Sunderpur village in Sadulshehar tehsil, who had reportedly consumed insecticide at his house, died at the Civil Hospital in Sriganganagar on Tuesday night. The body was handed over to his parents after a postmortem on Wednesday. OC Two die in accidents Abohar: Sheenam (25) of Amarpura village died and five others were injured as a jeep overturned near Khairuwala village. Motorcyclist Kartar Singh (21) of Bhagwansar village died as the two-wheeler collided with a truck on the Sriganganagar-Suratga...

Murder: Man gets life term

Punjab
Abohar, June 20 A court in Sriganganagar on Wednesday sentenced Gaura Singh, alias Amandeep Singh, to life imprisonment for killing Manjit Singh at Chunawadh village on March 16, 2006. A case was registered against Gaura Singh and Gurpreet Kaur. The murder was reportedly committed due to illicit relations. However, a court exonerated Gurpreet and continued trial against Gaura Singh on February 17, 2007. — OC  The Tribune

AAP leader ends life in Solan

Punjab
Solan, June 19 Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader from Bathinda Balvinder Singh (38) allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself from the balcony of a private hotel by a plastic rope at Nagali village, near Barog, on Tuesday. Balvinder had checked into the hotel around 4 pm on Monday and he was staying in room number 104. Madhusudan Sharma, SP, said the police was enquiring into the matter and the family of the deceased had been informed. The police were yet to ascertain the cause behind the suicide. No note was recovered from the room. — TNS The Tribune

Farmer, labourer end life

Punjab
Sangrur, June 16 A farmer and a labourer committed suicide in different villages. Farmer Gulzar Singh (42) from Lehal Kalan hanged himself in his room on Friday night. “His family has alleged that their neighbours had levelled false allegations of harassment against Gulzar. We are investigating,” said Head Constable Raghuvir Singh. Labourer Gian Singh (32) from Bhutal Kalan village hanged himself in a field on Friday night and his family got to know about it on Saturday. “His family said he was under tension due to personal problems. We have registered a case,” said ASI Billu Singh. — TNS The Tribune

2 get life term for murder

Punjab
Abohar, June 13 A special court dealing with cases relating to atrocities on members of the SC/ST communities in Hanumangarh on Tuesday sentenced two persons to life imprisonment for killing a government school teacher over some money dispute. Both were also directed to pay a fine of Rs 25,000 each. As per the FIR registered on October 1, 2014, Jai Dev had alleged that his father Rupa Ram Meghwal, a teacher at a government school, was told over phone to meet Angrej Singh of Daulatanwali and Rameshwar of Kohla village at the Fatehgarh minor. Later, his body was found near the canal. Investigations indicated that the deceased was unable to repay the money that he had borrowed from Rameshwar due to which both of them killed him. — OC The Tribune