• Patiala MP Dharamvira Gandhi.
    Mar 02, 2015 22:38 IST

    Patiala MP Dr Dharamvir Gandhi meets PM, wants Ghaggar to be tamed

    Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) member of parliament (MP) Dr Dharamvir Gandhi on Monday called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the national capital with representation of long-pending issues of his Patiala constituency, including taming of Ghaggar river.

  • Fish
    Mar 02, 2015 22:21 IST

    Fish-farming area increased in Patiala district

    As much as 75.3 hectare of land has been increased under fish farming across Patiala district to promote fish farming as an alternate venture in Punjab.

  • Arrest-handcuffs-P
    Mar 02, 2015 22:15 IST

    Three arrested with forged currency of Rs 1.62 lakh

    District police claimed to have arrested three persons including one woman for forging currency.

  • Manoj Kajla
    Mar 02, 2015 09:49 IST

    School director shot dead on highway near Patiala village

    Manoj Kajla, director of Golden Era Public School at Ditupur, was shot dead after being forced to come out of his car on Sunday morning on the Nabha road near Rakhra village.

  • Partap Singh Bajwa-N
    Mar 01, 2015 22:30 IST

    Bajwa, Brar say Randhawa got a raw deal, leave Preneet red-faced

    The verbal attack of Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee president Partap Singh Bajwa and former Congress leader Jagmeet Singh Brar on Sunday left Preneet Kaur, a Congress MLA and wife of Captain Amarinder Singh, red-faced, as both pointed out that the Congress has given a 'raw deal' to late Jasjeet Singh Randhawa in 2012 assembly polls.

  • Hail stones litter the ground in Karnal, from a hail storm that
    Mar 01, 2015 22:13 IST

    Rain helpful, but thundershower may spell trouble for wheat crop

    A spell of heavy rainfall and a dip in mercury on Sunday proved beneficial for the wheat crop but strong winds may turn a bane for the farmer fraternity.

  • Bad roads
    Mar 01, 2015 21:47 IST

    Ex-Army man falls into pothole, dies

    A 70-year-old former Army man died after he fell into a pothole excavated to repair water pipes on Sunday morning. The deceased was identified as Kartar Singh, a resident of ward number 7. Kartar was going to Patiala on his motorcycle when he fell in a deep pothole in the middle of the road near Akalgarh Gurduwara Sahib.

  • Murder
    Mar 01, 2015 20:24 IST

    School director shot dead near Patiala village

    Manoj Kajla, director of Golden Era Public School at Ditupur, was shot dead after being forced to come out of his car on Sunday morning on the Nabha road near Rakhra village.

    Mar 01, 2015 14:15 IST

    SAD-BJP wooing Independents for Sanaur MC top post

    After contesting against its alliance partner the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) in the recently-concluded election for the Sanaur municipal council, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is now eyeing the post of president.

  • Dr Dolittle
    Feb 28, 2015 23:17 IST

    Doctors bag top three slots in Punjab Civil Services exam

    Three medicos have topped the Punjab Civil Services (PCS) exam-2013, results of which were declared by the Punjab Public Service Commission (PPSC) on Friday evening.

  • Mobile phone-N
    Feb 28, 2015 22:47 IST

    Beware! Don’t share details of your credit cards over phone

    a new credit card to you, for which he require the details of your previous credit cards — beware of such phone calls, as the city police have registered a similar case against some unidentified persons in this connection.

  • Students appearing for 10+2 exams of Punjab School Education Board in Jalandhar. Pardeep Pandit/HT
    Feb 28, 2015 22:43 IST

    14 flying squads at work to prevent cheating at 150 centres

    The district education department has constituted 14 flying squads along with 25 observers to prevent cheating in the district in the Punjab School Education Board examinations that kicked off on Saturday.

  • Gold bangles
    Feb 27, 2015 23:12 IST

    Gold ornaments worth Rs 1.5 crore confiscated

    The local police claimed to have confiscated 5.5kg gold ornaments worth `1.5 crore from two persons from the Shambhu barrier on Friday.

  • Indian Judiciary
    Feb 27, 2015 22:48 IST

    SI, two others convicted in illegal confinement, death case

    Three persons, including a sub-inspector in the Punjab police, have been convicted by a special court of the CBI in the illegal confinement case.

  • Jasjit Singh  Randhawa
    Feb 27, 2015 21:29 IST

    Randhawa cremation controversy: Punjab initiates action against officials

    Admitting lapse on the part of officials in not according police honours to Congress leader and former Punjab cabinet minister Jasjeet Singh Randhawa at his funeral in Chandigarh on February 21, the Punjab government has initiated action against the erring officials.