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  • After 1971 war, Hussainiwala gets permanent bridge

    After 1971 war, Hussainiwala gets permanent bridge

    A strategically important 280 feet long historic bridge at Hussainiwala, which was blown up during 1971 Indo-Pak war, was dedicated to the nation on Sunday by Union Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman. The bridge having four spans connects Ferozpur with Hussainiwala barrage on Sutlej river on the old Ferozpur-Lahore highway. It is the only lifeline for …

    August 12, 2018
  • War of words over mining

    War of words over mining

    Days after the Punjab Chief Minister ordered crackdown against illegal mining after spotting the same from his chopper, the incident has sparked a war of words between the ruling Congress and the Opposition parties with the latter questioning Amarinder Singh government’s desire to take action against the mining mafia. After the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) …

    March 10, 2018