The district administration on Saturday decided to implement Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) system to streamline the process of pension disbursement to villagers.
The controversy over the verbal spat between Congress MLA Kuljeet Singh Nagra and SDM Pooja Syal Grewal intensified with the women's wing of the Congress burning the SDM's effigy on the Railway Road at Humayunpur near Sirhind on Saturday, demanding the latter's transfer.
Chief parliamentary secretary Navjot Kaur Sidhu conducted a surprise raid at the Nabha civil hospital on Saturday.Sidhu checked hospital records and visited various departments to oversee the facilities being provided to patients.She also verified the records of free medicines provided by the Punjab government.
Pepsu Road Transport Corporation (PRTC) pensioners on Saturday started a hunger-strike against the non-payment of monthly pensions.
Hundreds of students of industrial training institutes (ITIs) at Malerkotla and Sunam boycotted their classes and held protest marches on Friday in their respective cities in favour of their demands.
With a view to help youths looking to study in the United Kingdom, the British high commissioner has agreed to organise study visa camps to guide students.
Patiala rural Member of Legislative Assembly Brahm Mohindra attended the meeting and raised several issues in need of immediate attention.
In spite of the town planning department objection, the local municipal corporation plans to convert a hospital site to shops, for no public cause but to give a BJP-backed developer benefit of several crore rupees.
On the statement of his daughter that he had killed his ex-wife on May 27, a man named Shamsher Singh was Wednesday awarded life imprisonment here.
The vigilance bureau (VB) on Wednesday nabbed a Patwari, posted at Khanauri, and his private assistant Kuldeep Singh while accepting a bribe of Rs. 10,000 from a person in Khanauri.
Harpreet Kaur (27), married to Baljeet Singh of Dadheri village of Mandi Gobindgarh two years ago, committed suicide by hanging herself with a ceiling fan at Bimbad village of Bhawanigarh sub-division of the district on Tuesday night.
Continuing their protest, the Pepsu Road Transport Corporation (PRTC) pensioners on Wednesday blocked the gates of local bus stand for two hours on Wednesday.
With Amloh Civil Hospital's 108 Ambulance lying in repair for the past 10-15 days, emergency services have been affected as the hospital has only one ambulance of its own and a morning-shift driver.
Member of Parliament Dr Dharamvira Gandhi on Tuesday met Punjab governor Shivraj Patil at Chandigarh seeking the rollback of the Prevention of Damage to Public and Private Property Bill.
A 25-year-old man ended his life by hanging himself to death on a tree near Dhuri railway station on Monday night. The deceased has been identified as Krishan Singh, a resident of Patran.