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20-year-old found murdered in Sangrur

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SANGRUR: A youth was found murdered near the railway underbridge in Sunam city on Monday. Some residents saw the body and informed the local police. The deceased was identified as Laadi Singh (20), who worked in a local factory. During preliminary investigations, it came to light that Laadi Singh left his house with some friends on Sunday night and consumed liquor. The police suspect that the friends after consuming liquor must have entered into a brawl over a petty issue and Laadi Singh was hit on the head with an iron object. “The police have started investigations to identify the friends, who accompanied the victim last night,” said Sunam DSP William Jeji. TNS Move to fix meters on tubewells flayed Chandigarh: The Kisan Morcha of the BJP on Monday submitted a letter to the C...

Punjab CM greets people on Parkash Utsav of Sri Guru Ravidas ji

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 Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has announced a holiday tomorrow to mark the Parkash Utsav of Sri Guru Ravidass ji.Announcing a holiday under Section 25 of the Negotiable Instrument Act, 1881, Captain Amarinder Singh greeted people on the auspicious occasion marking the Parkash Utsav of the great poet, saint and social reformer who led the North Indian Bhakti movement.

AAP boycotts Prez address

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The Aam Aadmi Party on Monday boycotted President Ram Nath Kovind’s address to Parliament in protest against the ongoing sealing drive in Delhi and the disqualification of 20 party MLAs for allegedly holding an office of profit. Party MPs Sanjay Singh, ND Gupta, Sushil Gupta, Bhagwant Mann and Sadhu Singh raised slogans near Mahatma Gandhi’s statue on the Parliament premises. Tribune Photo: Manas Ranjan Bhui The Tribune

Punjab declares holiday on Birthday of Sri Guru Ravidas Ji under Section 25 of the Negotiable Instrument Act, 1881

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The Punjab Government today declared holiday on birthday of Sri Guru Ravidas Ji in continuation of notification No.6/7/2017-2PP3/ 596-600 dated 27.12.2017, under the Explanation to Section 25 of the Negotiable Instrument Act, 1881 read with the Government of India, Ministry of Home Affairs, Notification NO.20-25/26/Pub.1, dated 08.06.1957.

3 councillors face action

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Tribune News Service Moga, January 29 Moga MC Commissioner Jagwinder Singh Grewal has recommended departmental action against senior Deputy Mayor Anil Bansal and councillors Gurminderjit Singh Bablu and Vinay Sharma for allegedly obstructing MC officials from performing their duty during an anti-encroachment drive a few weeks ago. Grewal has sent a report to the Directorate of Local Bodies for taking action against them. Earlier, the Commissioner served a show-cause notice to these three councillors while seeking their reply. They all gave their response, but the Commissioner was not satisfied. Therefore, a report was sent to the Directorate of Local Bodies. Anil Bansal and Vinay Sharma are senior leaders of the BJP while Gurminderjit Singh Bablu is from SAD. However, these councillors cl...