Announced by chief minister Parkash Singh Badal in September 2011 while inaugurating a memorial of Badda Ghalughara at Kup Rahira in Sangrur district, the construction of Jang-E-Azadi memorial — dedicated to the contribution of Punjabis in freedom struggle — is going at a snail's pace thanks to the empty coffers of the Punjab government.
Navjot Chana and Rajwinder Kaur, who won silver and bronze medals in the Commonwealth Games respectively, received a rousing welcome at the Jalandhar railway station on Tuesday.
As many as 12 people were injured — two of them seriously, when the Kapurthala police on Wednesday cane-charged members of the Valmiki-Mazhabi Sikh Morcha during a protest at Shalimar Bag here on Wednesday.
Punjab and Haryana high court has directed two colleges of the city to exempt a sibling belonging to the Scheduled Caste (SC) from paying fee according to the central government's post-matriculation scholarship scheme.
A few hours of rain on Monday created a flood-like situation at the sessions court complex here, causing a huge inconvenience to both the staff and litigants.
The health department this time surpassed its past record of the number of males who opted for no-scalpel vasectomy (NSV) as part of the population stabilisation programme.
Rajwinder Kaur (28), a head constable with the Punjab police who on Saturday made the country proud by bagging a bronze medal in judo in the women's 78+ kg category at the 20th Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, tasted success after overcoming a lot of pains, literally.
The Rs 130-crore solid waste management project, referred to as one of the dream projects of deputy chief minister Sukhbir Singh Badal, has been hanging fire for the past two and half years, courtesy political gimmickry and indecision.
The Nakodar Sadar police on Sunday arrested Gurjit Singh and Balwant Singh, both residents of Bangiwal village, for illegal sand mining.
Inaugurated in 2008 by chief minister Parkash Singh Badal, the city bus service - a fleet of 15 buses - will go off-road from July 30. The city bus manager/contractor blames it on "heavy losses incurred by unchecked growth illegally-operating autorickshaws"in the city.
The Nakodar Sadar police have arrested Jasbir Singh of Lohgarh village and Roshan Singh of Bangiwal village on charges of illegal sand mining.
Three people belonging to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Congress were injured on Friday morning after they clashed with one another on the issue of raising the road level to solve the problem of water logging in a street of the Dhaliwal Kadiya village in the district.
Unidentified persons burgled two houses on Bal Krishan Road in the wee hours of Tuesday. An attempt was also made to break in the third house but the move was thwarted as the owners woke up. Police, however, claimed that only two houses were targeted.
The students of Government Middle School, Basti Danishmanda, are having a tough time because of the stench from the garbage dump near the school.
Jalandhar railway station- one of the major railway stations of Punjab- often seems crowded, thanks to the improper seating arrangement on both platforms of the station.