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.
Sushma Mehta, councillor of ward number 36, said 'suvidha centers' in all sub zones of the local body should be renovated instead of constructing new areas. Mehta said MC had floated tenders for the construction of new areas for these suvidha centers, but no contractor turned up knowing the financial condition of the MC.
Christian Medical College and Hospital (CMCH) has appealed for help to a patient whose feet were amputated in an accident with a train recently at Ludhiana railway station. Subhash, 36, is undergoing treatment at CMCH, but his family is unable to afford the cost.
Around three months after the arrest of a dreaded gangster, Ravi Deol, police arrested his one of the accomplices on Friday and claimed to have recovered illegal weapon from his possession. The accused has been identified by police as Parminder Singh, 27, of Chhajawal village.
The two disputed gates installed by 'some unscrupulous residents' of Rishi Nagar locality were finally removed by the Municipal Corporation on Friday.
Union minister of state for information and broadcasting (independent charge) Manish Tewari on Friday warned against “criminalisation of politics in Punjab”.