A newly-married woman committed suicide at Nathana village by hanging herself with a ceiling fan on Wednesday. The victim, identified as Parminder Kaur, a resident of Lohal Kalan in Sangrur district was married to Amarinder Singh, a police constable from Nathana village about 4 months ago.
Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal on Tuesday sought the intervention of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to restrain the Congress government in Maharashtra from going ahead with its decision to "arbitrarily reduce" the representation of the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) in the Takht Sri Hazur Sahib Board from the existing four to one besides denying the membership to the Chief Khalsa Diwan, which was earlier represented on the board.
Continuing its efforts to reach out to its valiant ex-servicemen, retired army personnel and dependents, the Indian Army, under the aegis of 'Golden Arrow Division' planned and organised a mini pension adalat at Ferozepur for the ex-servicemen of Ferozepur, Moga and Muktsar districts.
The Moonak police have arrested three people for duping aspirants of Punjab State Teacher's Eligibility Test (PTET) by promising them to bring their names in the merit list.
More than 500 residents of Dhanaula gheraoed the Assistant Excise and Taxation Commissioner (AETC) SPS Grweal's office on Monday demanding the removal of the liquor vend at Bangehar Patti. The gathering soon took the shape of a protest with the protesters claiming that the excise & taxation officer (excise) (ETO) Ominder Singh, who deals with the area, had promised shifting of the vend by August 20.
The second version of India's first world record book was launched here at the Bahia Fort on Sunday. Various national and international world record holders participated in the ceremony and also participated in competitions held on the occasion.
A resident of Charaksingh village under Maur police station has alleged police inaction against the village sarpanch, who had allegedly molested her.
A dispute over irrigation water turned violent and resulted in the death of two persons of a family on the spot at Thikriwal village during wee hours of Saturday.
At last, the Punjab government has notified a market committee at Fatehgarh Panjtoor town in the district after hearing all objections in this regard. It may be mentioned here that the people of the area had been demanding a market committee for the region for the past five years.
Union food processing industries minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal on Friday praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi's efforts to bring 'achhe din' for the people of the state. She was on a thanksgiving tour of areas including Saidewala, Baretta and Budhlada.
With the police arresting Sikh radical leader Baljit Singh Daduwal and his two supporters in a 2009 case, the tussle to take control of the Jandalisar gurdwara in Kotshamir near here, which was managed by Daduwal, has begun.
Though the district administration had, a year ago, banned vegetable and fruit 'rehris' on the Clock Tower road, known as Thandi sadak, and shifted them to the Sadak chowk road, vacating the space for parking and smooth flow of traffic, yet many 'rehris' have again come back to the old site again.
Gram rozgar sewaks, employed under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MNREGA), went on an indefinite strike on Wednesday demanding payment of their salaries and hike in wages
To encourage adoption of agriculture-related professions by people in rural areas, a mega honey bee- keeping training camp was organised here on Wednesday.
Lakhs of rupees spent about three years ago on installing musical fountains and lights along the bridges of Rajasthan and Sirhind canals, Darbar Ganj and Lieutenant Colonel Abijeet Singh Sekhon chowk (Jubilee Cinema chowk) seem to have gone down the drain.