With a number of migrant labourers admitted in hospital with symptoms of diarrhoea, there is panic among workers at the grain market in Moga.

Dr B S Goyal, who is posted at the Moga Civil Hospital, said the patients brought there were suffering from acute diarrhoea, primarily due to consumption of unclean water.

Labourers blamed it on the poor sanitary conditions at the grain market, one of

Moga: Reacting to a news item published in these columns on January 4, the top brass of the Food Corporation of India (FCI) had dispatched a technical team of experts to Moga and Ferozepur districts for collecting samples of rice from the storehouses of the corporation.

Moga, July 16 General secretary of the PPCC and former minister Malti Thapar has appealed to Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal to extend his party's support to the Manmohan Singh government on the nuclear deal. In a letter written to Badal today, she said, "No doubt that your association with the BJP is unquestionable, but SAD's or BJP's interests should not be larger than national interests'.