More than 100 activists, including women, of different mazdoor sabhas staged a dharna in front of the office of the block development and panchayat officer (BDPO), Mehatpur, under the banner of the United Front here on Monday.
Thalassemia patients here have a reason to rejoice. The civil hospital is likely to start stem cell therapy soon for thalassemia major patients, which will be a boon for these patients, who have to undergo blood transfusion twice a month, on an average.
The Shahkot police have arrested a man for committing theft in a village gurdwara.
The Nawanshahr police have arrested Jagdeep Singh of Kot Fattu village for allegedly slitting the throat of a 20-year-old girl of Groper village in the district on Thursday.
The fate of over 100 MBBS students of the Chintpurni Medical College and Hospital (CMC&H), Pathankot, continues to hang in the balance as the medical education department has failed to stand by its assurance to redress their grievances.
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has asked the district magistrate and police commissioner to submit an action taken report (ATR) within four weeks in the case relating to a minor boy whom the administration rescued on September 9 from the house of a retired senior superintendent of police (SSP) following a complaint of bonded labour.
A 24-year-old woman has been arrested by the local police on the charges of murdering her husband on Saturday. Amandeep Kaur, a resident of Panam village, was married to Sunny (26) two months ago following a love affair between them.
Even after the arrest of the two accused in the death of a 21-year-old college student due to overdose of heroin, the Kapurthala police have so far failed to trace the source of the drug.
For the first time ever, the death anniversary of Bhai Ghanayia Ji was observed at the government level on Saturday. A function was organised in Panjab University regional campus at Bajwara which was presided over by jail, tourism and culture minister Sohan Singh Thandal.
The Balachaur sub division of Nawanshahr district is getting the tag of land of missing persons as in 19 months, 65 persons went missing under mysterious circumstances, out of which 30 are yet to be traced by the police.
The 21-year-old college student, whose body was recovered under mysterious circumstances from the Jalandhar-Kapurthala main road near Khojewal village on Wednesday morning, had reportedly died due to overdose of drugs.
Continuing their protest for the eleventh day for their demands, Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) employees union burnt an effigy of the state government in front of the district court on Friday.
A surprise visit by the deputy director health caught many doctors off guard at the Jalandhar Civil Hospital on Friday. The surprise inspection may land some doctors and staff in trouble as they were missing from their respective offices during the check.
After bringing back Jaskaran Singh Kalsi alias Jassa, an accused in the Yannick murder case, from Australia this week, the Jalandhar commissionerate police have initiated proceedings for extradition of alleged Babbar Khalsa International (BKI) terrorist, Balwinder Singh Possi.
Upset over his marriage proposal being rejected, a youth of Kot Fattu village slit the throat of a 20-year-old girl of Groper village, early Thursday morning in Nawanshahr.