GNDU principals seek govt aid
Amritsar: Expressing concern over the lack of financial support from the state government,the Principals Association of Government-Aided Private Colleges affiliated to Guru Nanak Dev University on Sunday demanded that the government make higher education a top priority and release pending grants and financial assistance to aided colleges.
SYP protests violence against women
JALANDHAR: Dal Khalsas youth wing,Sikh Youth of Punjab (SYP),on Sunday held a road show to express their anguish and concern over the rise of drug menace,apostasy,criminalisation of politics and sexual violence against women.
The march started from Jandiala and culminated at Sansarpur on the outskirts of Jalandhar.
Police stop minors marriage in Jalandhar
JALANDHAR: The Jalandhar Police stopped the marriage of a minor girl on Sunday after her father complained that his wife was getting the girl married to a 28-year-old man. The father said his daughter is 16 years old and that his wife had taken money from the groom’s side,ASI Rakesh Kumar said. No case was registered in this regard.
All Haryana districts to have model school
Charkhi Dadri: A model school will be opened in all districts of Haryana,Education Minister Geeta Bhukkal said on Sunday. The state government had initiated various welfare schemes to raise the level of education,she said after inaugurating a school.