Militant Balwinder Singh Possi, who was arrested by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) in the US to provide material support to militants, has all his family members facing trial in India.
Even after the death of an HIV positive prisoner at the local civil hospital recently, the jail authorities seem to have learnt no lesson from the incident. The health department has written several times to the jail authorities for timely treatment of the HIV patients in jail but their advice has fallen on deaf ears.
The foetus of an eight-month-old girl was found dumped at a vacant plot in Thopia village of Balachaur sub-division here on Thursday evening. Wrapped in a polythene bag, the foetus was noticed by some passerby, who then informed the police.
The local nagar council has asked Shri Krishana Gaushala Trust to take care of stray animals wandering freely in the town. In an official communication to resident of trust executive officer said that it had been brought into his notice that a large number of stray cattle were wandering in the town which often attacked people and created traffic problem.
The Motor Vehicle Act 1988 is run over by minors who don't even have the licence to drive. For schoolchildren's turning drivers before their age, police blame principals, who point finger at parents.
Shortlisted to represent India in the women's weightlifting event, Meena Kumari (23), who earlier turned from mountaineering to skydiving, will go for peak performance in the 2014 Commonwealth Games. The tailor's daughter is in the middle of a purple patch. After her winning the third consecutive gold medal during All-India Police Games
Robbery at the two automated teller machines (ATMs) in Hoshiarpur has put a question mark over the security checks missing at the cash outlets. The ATMs in both town and villages in the district failed Thursday's reality check.
Business magazine 'Business Today' (BT) has ranked Lovely Professional University's MBA program ahead of IIMs Indore & Shillong and IIT New Delhi in “Future Orientation” category. In its annual coveted ranking, the magazine has placed LPU at 9th position among India's top 100 'Best Business Schools' in future orientation.
More than 84 days after businessman Harbans Dhall (65) was made accused in a case of raping his maid (16) and making her pregnant, police have made no arrest or headway with the investigation, and the district administration has failed to provide the victim with any relief.
Sewage-and-rainwater accumulation poses danger to more than 50 houses on four streets of Suchi Pind in Jalandhar's ward 9. Since the village has no drains, and the laying of sewerage is stalled for the past more than a year, more than 50 families are forced to live in filthy, contaminated environment, with the foundation of their houses weakening every day.
Worried by the government's silence on the release of over-detained Sikh prisoners and the deteriorating health of Gurbaksh Singh, who is on hunger strike in SAS Nagar on the issue, Sikh radical group the Dal Khalsa on Wednesday asked Amnesty International to intervene
Bank employees' nationwide strike for wage revision and against banking reforms stalled the sector's operations here on Wednesday.
Smelling a tax evasion scam to the tune of crores of rupees by big firms involved in forward trading of commodities through the National Spot Exchange, the state excise and taxation department has been keeping watch over such firms.
The Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL) is yet to recover outstanding amount of Rs 18.36 crore on account of electricity bills from various government offices in the Hoshiarpur circle.
As part of a series of mass-contact programmes being organised by the Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee (PPCC) in each assembly constituency, a 'Halla Bol' rally was organised on the grounds of the grain market here on Tuesday.