The Kos Minars, situated on both sides of Sher Shah Marg in the town , have been pronounced as protected monuments, even as their condition has been deteriorating over the years.
The Punjab Medical Council (PMC) elections, which were held in July 2011, have been declared void. Admitting in the Punjab and Haryana high court that the said election was 'vitiated due to procedural lapses', the government declared it annulled.
An argument over drinking of a husband, wife turned ugly in Sukhania village on Friday night with the man stranguatling his wife. The accused, Chandan Yadav, then reportedly thougth up of a plan that was seen through by the police.
The police on Friday arrested two clerks posted with the deputy commissioner's office here for forging signatures of the additional deputy commissioner for renewal of an arms licence.
Dynamic group of councillors of the Congress on Friday alleged embezzlement of over Rs. 15 lakh in the green belt development project. The work of green belt development was allotted to a local contractor by the municipal corporation in March 2011.
In connection with the murder of a woman, whose body was found in a field in Wariana village on May 4, the police on Friday arrested her lover, Hira Lal.
On the call of All India Organisation of Chemists and Druggists (AIOCD), district chemist association observed complete strike on Friday in pursuance of their demands.
In protest against the recent acquittal of Congress leader Sajjan Kumar, a key accused in 1984 anti-sikhs riots, by a Delhi court, leaders of ruling Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) and several other sikh organisations took out a protest march in the city and burnt the effigy of Kumar and the UPA government.
A couple who had married against the wishes of the girl's parents were thrashed by the girl's brother and an uncle on Wednesday, and have been admitted to the local civil hospital.
The city police, on Thursday, claimed to have busted a gang forging educational degrees of universities and passports, with the arrest of two immigration agents and recovery of 24 fake degrees and three passports from their possession.
The district (rural) police today claimed to have recovered a truck loaded with 2,100 kg of poppy husk worth Rs. 7 lakh. Acting on a tip off, a special search operation was launched on late Wednesday night and a truck was found to be suspiciously parked in Naugajja village, SP Rajinder Singh told reporters.
The city police have arrested an auto-rickshaw driver for molesting a six-year-old deaf and dumb girl. The vicitm's mother had complained that her daughter was molested by Phool Chand (30), a resident of their locality, Game da Khu, ACP RPS Sandhu said.
The administration has ordered that all educational institutes in the district must promote free education facility for Scheduled Caste (SC) students through their prospectus, website and campus billboards before the start of admission process.
A 30-year-old resident of Garhshankar, Sandip Kumar, who brutally murdered his wife two years ago to marry her younger sister, was sentenced to life imprisonment and fined Rs.
50,000 by the court of Hoshiarpur additional sessions judge JS Bhinder on Wednesday. His 24-year-old paramour was also given the same sentence for plotting the murder.
The city police claimed to have busted a cricket betting racket with the arrest of five persons and the seizure of one laptop, 11 mobile phones and Rs. 42,000 from their possession.