The Shimlapuri police have booked two travel agents for allegedly duping a resident of Ajit Nagar of Rs. 3.50 lakh and sending him abroad using fake documents.
The city police booked a 22-year-old man of Mundiyan Kalan for allegedly abducting a minor girl on the pretext of marriage on Thursday. The accused Ajay Kumar is a labourer.
Khushmeet Kaur Bains, a final year student of MSc botany, has been selected for the National Youth Award for the year 2011-12, a press note here on Thursday.
With as many as 27 Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) candidates declared elected unopposed in four out of 12 block samitis, the party seems to be getting an edge over Congress in the block samiti polls.
Chamber for Industrial and Commercial Undertakings (CICU) has welcomed the decision by state government by exempting obtaining of No Objection Certificate (NOC) from Punjab Pollution Control Board (PPCB) for setting up new industrial unit.
The local police on Thursday claimed to have busted a drug peddling racket with the arrest of a 21-year-old woman and her two accomplices.
Union minister Manish Tewari today alleged that the Akali-BJP government has pushed Punjab into a debt trap, and ridiculed the state government for describing it as a "productive debt".
After a 30-year interval, the circus will return to the Valley. A Ludhiana-based circus troupe, New Apollo Circus, is all set to tour Kashmir for nearly three months beginning end-May. Arjun Sharma
Criticising the SAD-BJP coalition government in the state for its alleged all round failure, union information and broadcasting minister Manish Tewari on Wednesday cautioned the party workers against backstabbing by its own people.
With the zila parishad elections round the corner, candidates have taken the social networking websites route to entice the tech savvy voters. Candidates from both Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) and Congress are resorting to use of technologically advanced means, instead of just the conventional methods of wooing voters.
Merry Barua, founder-director of National Centre for Autism, New Delhi, said autism was not a mental disaster or retardness, but an intellectual disability due to uneven skill development.
Davinder Kaur Jolly, a non-resident Indian (NRI), donated eight bicycles to the needy students of Class 11 and 12 at Shaheed Nirmaljeet Singh Memorial Government Senior Secondary School, Isewal, here on Wednesday.
Members of Feed Foundation, an NGO, along with parents of the students of Ryan International School, Dugri, submitted a memorandum to deputy commissioner (DC) Rahul Tewari on Tuesday, requesting him to resolve the matters between the school and parents.
Even as the knitwear industry in city is gearing up its preparations in hope of another good season after the one that ended, the manufacturers of summer garments are feeling the pinch of slow market this year.
Come summers, and several city schools gear up to take their students to foreign locales during vacations. Domestic tourist destinations such as Rajasthan or Kerela seem passé, as exotic spots in Europe and the UK are where students now head for educational and enriching experience.