The Sekha Road at Barnala lacks a proper drainage system and sewage overflows as a matter for routine. Foul stench thus emanates from the road, putting residents and shopkeepers to inconvenience.
A major tragedy was averted at the local Narendrapura railway station on Thursday, after the driver of an Intercity Express overlooked a stop signal and went on the same track on which a goods train was stationary.
Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal has said that while he sympathised with Sikh prisoners locked up outside the state, but he had no jurisdiction to intervention.
District president of Backward Class (BC) wing of SAD, Kuldeep Singh and his two brothers have been booked for deliberately burning down their shop in Talwandi Sabo to claim insurance, on December 8.
Commuters are likely to bear the brunt of a dispute between the main contractor and the sub-contractor on four-laning 78 km of NH-95 from Ludhiana to Talwandi Bhai via Moga, as work has been suspended for some time now.
Authorities responsible for upkeep and maintenance at the local Pepsu Roadways Transport Corporation (PRTC) bus stand has failed to upgrade and modernise the facility for years. This has resulted in poor passenger inflow to the stand and lack of basic amenities at the centre.
Even as the state government extended the last date to deposit property tax with 10% rebate to December 31, on Tuesday, a large section of people liable to pay the tax are yet to come forward for depositing the same.
A spurned lover and his four accomplices kidnapped a girl student of Class 11 from a private hospital at Nihal Singh Wala on Tuesday afternoon.
Even as the state government inked 21 MoUs with industrialists from across the country in SAS Nagar on Monday, its promised textile and plastic parks in Malwa have not seen fruition for years. This has happened not for lack of investors, but for lack of land.
Despite the farmers of the Malwa region are busy to irrigating their wheat fields nowadays, however, a large number of farmers do not know that how excess water irrigation can damage crop yield.
Terror and panic gripped residents of Phidde Kalan village on Monday after a 7-year-old boy was murdered outside his school at around 2:20 in the afternoon.
Lashing out at the Bharatiya Janata Party's prime ministerial candidate, Narendra Modi, Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee president Partap Singh Bajwa has said the Congress workers would not allow Modi to enter Punjab on December 21.
Thousands of teachers working in the government schools in the rural areas of the state may find it offensive, but Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal says that 'good teachers' do not prefer village schools.
A government-run industrial training institute (ITI) in Muktsar town has failed to get funds from the state for the past several years to construct its own building. As there is no building, funds to the tune of Rs 62 lakh out of a total grant of Rs 2.5 crore provided by the Centre for the purpose of renovation is of no use.
Shiromani Akali Dal (Badal)’s Delhi election in-charge and senior vice-president Balwant Singh Ramoowalia has said that the party is considering contesting Lok Sabha seats outside Punjab in alliance with the BJP.