The Punjab Agriculture University (PAU), Ludhiana, initiated regular training courses on diversification in bee keeping ten years ago across the state but most farmers did not show interest in the activity.
The sarpanch of Chottiyan village of Lehragaga sub division of the district was killed in a road accident on Lehra-Chottiyan road on Wednesday.
Police have booked four persons for attempt to murder after they allegedly opened fire on the complainant and another person in a vehicle on Dialpura Bhaika road.
A fall of about Rs 1000 per quintal in the rates of cotton this year may leave many cotton growers in the lurch with fewer takers for the crop.Both the rates and arrival of the crop in the grain market of the district are considerably low as compared to the last year.
Police on Tuesday claimed to have solved a week-old case of blind murder in which the brothers of the victim have been found to be the accused.
The police booked a man for allegedly supplying drugs to his father in the Bathinda central jail.The accused has been identified as Ranjit Singh, a resident of Partap Nagar, who was booked under the Narcotics Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act for trying to supply intoxicant powder to his jailed father Anil Kumar in June, last year.
Over 105 MBBS seats in Chintpurni Medical College and Hospital, Pathankot, were occupied on Tuesday during the third extended centralised counselling held at Baba Farid University of Health Sciences, Faridkot, in compliance with the Supreme Court order dated September 18.
Punjab agriculture minister Tota Singh on Monday claimed that the Punjab government agencies had made all arrangements for the procurement of paddy in Punjab.
The district unit of Punjab Civil Medical Services Association (PCMSA) has cancelled the call of strike against the delay in arrest of main accused a former Zila Parishad (ZP) chairman for allegedly attacking a woman doctor on Bathinda-Rampura Phul Road.
Launching the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan at Badal village here on Monday, Punjab deputy chief minister Sukhbir Singh Badal said all Punjabis should have proactive attitude towards this brainchild initiative of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and build a garbage-free India.
Senior youth leader of the Malwa region Devinderjeet Singh Dhos has been appointed as president of the People's Party of Punjab's (PPP) youth wing.
A delegation of doctors, under the banner of the Punjab Civil Medical Services Association, met the SHO of the cantonment police station, demanding the arrest of absconding accused, including former chairman of Zila Parishad (ZP) Bikramjit Singh, for allegedly beating up a woman doctor employed at the Rampura civil hospital on Bathinda-Rampura road.
While the state was celebrating Bhagat Singh's birthday, a municipal park named after him in Mansa did not see any official visit or programme. The visitors in the park had a lot to say about how the 60-year-old park had been left to survive on its own.
After police booked a trader for allegedly assaulting a Municipal Corporation Bathinda (MCB) team to stop the anti-encroachment drive in Kikkar market here on Friday, the drive has come to a halt.
Even after the third round of counselling on September 10, about 455 seats for the Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) course are vacant, including 49 seats in the government quota, at the Baba Farid University of Health Sciences (BFUHS), Faridkot.