The district police have nabbed three people allegedly part of a nine-member gang that robbed and injured 16 members of two families on the intervening night of May 12 and 13 in Kamalpur and Mothanwa villages. The mother of one of the accused was also arrested on the charges of sheltering the accused.
Industrialists have deposited Rs. 6.05 crore as part of their contribution to the centrally-sponsored Rs. 79-crore hand tool cluster project in the city, pending for more than two years.
SAD won 45 block samitis and six zila parishad seats in SBS Nagar district out of 88 and 10 zones, respectively.The Congress won 28 block samiti seats, while independents won 15.
A large number of posts of teachers in the government schools in the district are vacant, some for than 20 years, information gathered under the Right to Information (RTI) Act has revealed.
The Bist Doab Canal System may soon transform the region with the government planning to invest Rs.
211 crore on increasing its capacity 6-fold from 30,364 hectares to 1,72,981 hectare.
The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) might have won 16 of the 24 zila parishads seats in the district, but it failed to open its account in Talwara panchayat samiti, where all its four candidates were defeated.
The management of the MGN Public School decided to close the school for three days, beginning May 21, to pre-empt a strike by non-teaching employees and to avoid any inconvenience to students and staff.
Alleging large scale bungling in the counting of votes in the zila parishad and panchayat samiti elections, Congress workers blocked traffic on the Chandigarh-Hoshiarpur-Pathankot highway for three hours. They raised slogans against the government and demanded re-counting of votes.
The Congress might not have fared well in these polls, but at Sultanpur Lodhi, Congress MLA Navtej Singh Cheema has managed to conquer the bastion of former finance minister Bibi Upinderjit Kaur by wresting four block samitis seats from the SAD.
Chartered Accountant (CA) Ashwani Gupta, who was arrested by Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in a bribery case in April, was given a lavish welcome on his return to the city after getting bail, on Tuesday.
Vishal G Arora, a Canadian with roots in Punjab, has been honoured with the Long Term Service Award for his contribution towards the community on May 15. Brompton Mayor Susan Fennel conferred the award on Arora at the annual Citizen Awards Ceremony. Arora has promoted arts and culture in Brampton as the Community Outreach and Business Advisor for the Academy of Creative Arts. He was a inspiring force behind programs as Speak Out in his province, an event that was designed for the youth and by the youth and educated them about the political process and motivated them to get involved and engage with it.
The Nakodar police have arrested Harvinder Singh, alias Taddi, a resident of Tahli village, his father Gurnam Singh, and mother Ranjit Kaur for abetting the suicide of his wife, Inderjeet Kaur alias Indu.
In a candid statement reflecting his concerns over the increase in crime against women in the country, President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday said here that to move forward, the nation would have to respect its women.
Scheduled Caste (SC) voters of Nangal Thathal village in Garhdiwala boycotted zila parishad and panchayat samiti polls to register their protest with the government for not reserving the village for SC candidates.
The city police claim to have busted a cricket betting racket with the arrest of two people and the recovery of a laptop, 8 mobile phones and a diary, reportedly containing a record of the bets on IPL matches.