The court of additional chief judicial magistrate (CJM), Hoshiapur, has framed charges against the then Pathankot sub-divisional magistrate (SDM) Punit Goyal, now posted as ADC (development) in SAS Nagar, and two of his accomplices in a 2004 peacock poaching case.
A chain of accidents took place on Nakodar Road due to poor visibility here on Wednesday.
The Jalandhar Improvement Trust (JIT) has landed in a serious financial trouble after it took the controversial decision to purchase its own land from the municipal corporation at 45 crore to bail out the civic body from financial crisis it faced.
Students at around 1,250 government schools were not served midday meal in the district on Thursday with the members of Midday Meal Office Workers Front and Midday Cook Workers Union holding a protest outside the deputy commissioner’s office.
Aided colleges of Guru Nank Dev University (GNDU), Amritsar, Panjab University (PU), Chandigarh, and Punjabi University, Patiala, on Wednesday decided that they would continue to boycott the semester examination as a mark of protest against the state government's move of not releasing grant-in-aid.
State education minister Daljeet Singh Cheema on Wednesday conducted a surprise visit in Government Senior Secondary School in Langroya village to acquaint himself with the state of affairs in government schools.
Jewellery, cash worth Rs 30 lakh, and a pistol were stolen from the house of a financier in Bank Colony of Basti Bawa Khel locality on Wednesday.
Even as the state government has directed the firm concerned to collect garbage from designated dumps under pressure from the National Green Tribunal (NGT) to speedily implement the solid waste management project in Jalandhar cluster before June 15 next year, the decision not to engage in door-to-door collection of waste has turned the entire exercise into mere eyewash.
While India may miss the millennium development goal of reducing the maternal mortality rate (MMR) to 109 per 1 lakh live births by 2015, Jalandhar has achieved the same by reducing MMR to 94 per one lakh live births for the year 2014-15 as on December 1, 2014.
Members of Muthada Kalan panchayat in Phillaur subdivision of the district claimed they were unable to evict an alleged encroacher on the village land owing to pressure from the ruling party (SAD) and the district administration.
Ocean World, an ambitious aquarium-cum-food court slated to come up in the city, seems to be a distant reality now as there are no signs of starting the project in the near future. The project, envisaged as a first-of its-kind third-generation project on public private partnership (PPP) basis in 2012, was awarded to a company at rs 30 crore and it was to conclude within two years.
Random firing by a group of drunken youths during jago celebrations on Monday night killed a 22-year-old youth at Kothe Jattan village, 20 kilometres from here.
Aided colleges of three universities in the state on Monday boycotted the semester examination as a mark of protest against the Punjab government’s move of not releasing grant-in-aid.
Residents of at least three villages around the Jamsher dairy complex are living a miserable life, with no proper drainage system for the waste released by hundreds of dairy units.
With the district administration directing all gas agencies to inform LPG consumers to submit Aadhaar numbers to receive subsidy in their accounts under the Modified Direct Benefit Transfer for LPG (MDBTL), people here are in a fix yet again.