The urine screening kits, which are being used normally, can only provide positive results in case the person under screening has taken the habit-forming drugs in the last one to five days and results also depends upon how much water one has drunk.
Congress MLA from Patti, Harminder Singh Gill, was one of the 379 people arrested from the Golden Temple in 1984 and later sent to a jail in Jodhpur. Of these, 40 filed a case for compensation after their release.
Victims were allegedly kept in illegal detention initially in Amritsar and then in Jodhpur jail after Operation Blue Star had ended. In its plea, Centre has said that it was not in jurisdiction of Amritsar court to hear the petition and the plaintiffs had, in fact, joined terrorists during Operation Blue Star.
Avtar Singh, secretary, SGPC, said, “Controversy over the SC scholarship scheme has badly hurt the financial condition of our colleges. We have been awaiting payment of around Rs 20 crore from the government. It is the fee amount that we didn’t charge SC students in hope that government will pay us.”
Distilleries in Punjab have the capacity on paper to consume 25 lakh quintals of molasses. In reality, though, they use up only 17 lakh quintals. Mills manage to sell around 5 lakh quintals to other states, while the rest is carried over.
During the in-camera trial, which began around 10.45 am and continued till 3 pm, the prosecution moved an application seeking directions to keep the accused in Pathankot District Jail during the pendency of the trial.
Gurjant Singh, who is from Ludhiana and recently moved to Australia for studies, became a social media hit about a year ago after he started going live on Facebook on the issue of vulgarity in Punjabi songs.
A molasses tank has to be equipped with facilities for re-circulation and for pumping the molasses from one storage tank to another. It should have an air injection system and adequate ventilation on the roof top.