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Amritsar MP Captain Amarinder Singh and revenue minister Bikram Singh Majithia are each other's favourite target but the former's son will now advise the latter in matters of shooting.
A double murder in the name of honour came to light on Thursday at a village in this district.
The Punjab cabinet, which met in Chandigarh on Tuesday, took several decisions, including those pertaining to the sanctioning of posts and recruitment in various departments, such as prisons and education.
Wife of former Punjab CM Capt. Amrinder Singh, Preneet Kaur has won the bypolls held for Patiala assembly seat.
The Congress surrendered one of two Punjab seats to the Shiromani Akali Dal - the former had held both when they fell vacant - but each bypoll result gave Amarinder Singh a personal victory against PCC chief Partap Singh Bajwa.
The nation paid tribute to 282 martyrs of the 1857 War for Independence by immersing their mortal remains in the River Ganga here.
Three months after its spectacular showing in Lok Sabha polls, the BJP on Monday received a jolt in assembly by-elections suffering a 4-6 defeat at the hands of the RJD-JD -Congress alliance in Bihar and yielding two strongholds to Congress in Karnataka and Madhya Pradesh.
Tetra Pak has donated three $5,000 baling machines to the Indian army in Jammu, Kashmir and Sikkim to dispose of and recycle its cartons.
Work on the project that was started after a delay of several years was finally started last year and an investment of Public works department executive engineer JS Sodhi said, "Work was stopped few days back as funds have not been released.
Stakes are high for the royal family of Patiala and the ruling Akalis as the results of the bypolls to Patiala and Talwandi Sabo Assembly seats in Punjab are to be declared tomorrow.
Updated: Mon Sep 01, 2014 10:53 pm
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