Robbers decamp with Rs. 4 lakh after killing mother, daughter in Ludhiana
With a view to checking the increasing number of theft cases of Edusat equipment from government schools, Punjab director general school education (DGSE) Kahan Singh Pannu has asked the district education officers (secondary) to conduct inquiry into such theft cases.
The police on Monday booked four people for allegedly kidnapping, confining and assaulting Hardeep Singh of Janta Nagar on May 18.
Another cop brings shame to the police department. Mohammad Sadiq, a head constable at Dehlon police station, had allegedly demanded Rs. 1 lakh from a resident of Sayiyan Kalan by threatening him of implicating him in a false case.
With the intention of benefitting former councillor Rakesh Sharma, assistant sub-inspector (ASI) Avtar Singh has to face the music for not filing a chargesheet in a criminal case for more than two years.
With the Finance Bill 2013 allowing arrest and imprisonment of service tax defaulters, the officials of central excise and service tax department may soon crackdown on defaulters. Under the bill, which was passed recently, the defaulters of service tax can be arrested and imprisoned for up to seven years.
A 20-year-old youth was killed, while two teenagers were feared drowned, after they went swimming in Satluj river on Sunday evening. The deceased has been identified as Prabhjot Singh.
Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (GADVASU), Ludhiana, has been granted a South African patent on an innovation in diagnosis of infectious diseases.
As part of its drive to penalise violators parking their vehicles on the service lanes on Ferozepur road, the police have booked the manager of Hotel Gulmor and six car owners, who parked their vehicles in front of the hotel.
The Punjab and Haryana high court on Friday granted a stay against the order of the Punjab State Information Commission dated March 12, vide which the Dayanand Medical College and Hospital (DMCH) was declared a public authority under the Right to Information Act.
Olympian Prithipal Singh Hockey tournament is going to start from Monday at Mata Sahib Kaur Sports Stadium Jarkhar.
Reacting to the shooting incidents during the zila parishad and block samiti elections, state Congress president Pratap Singh Bajwa on Sunday accused rival counterpart Sukhbir Singh Badal of promoting "gun culture" in Punjab.
The sudden rise in temperature showed its impact on the polling for the zila parishad and block samiti elections in the district on Sunday.
Women voters, especially young, seemed an enthusiastic lot during the zila parishad and panchayat samiti polls as they turned up in hordes, braving the sultry weather.
To monitor polling process and to conduct polling fair and peacefully, police commissioner Ishwar Singh has formed block wise teams of police officials. Officers of the rank of additional deputy commissioner of police (ADCP) have been given the rein of blocks and officers of the rank of assistant commissioner of police (ACP) would assist them.