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Two arrested for raping minor girl in Sangrur

A 16-year-old girl was allegedly raped by two youths in Kala Jhar village of Bhawanigarh subdivision of the district. The girl has filed a complaint with the Bhawanigarh police alleging that Gurpreet alias Guri, a resident of nearby Libra village, and his friend raped her on August 16.

All set for Sant Longowal's death anniversary function

All arrangements have been made for the state-level function being organised at Longowal on Wednesday to mark the 29th death anniversary of Sant Harchand Singh Longowal.

Punjabi varsity's translation software gains international recognition

A Hindi-to-Punjabi translation software developed by a faculty member from the Punjabi University was hosted by the University of Edinburgh in the United Kingdom and the Technology Development for Indian Languages (TDIL) of the Indian government.

No action yet on Shubhreet's complaint against her husband

  It's more than a week that India's Got Talent's one-legged dancer Shubhreet Kaur Ghumman lodged a complaint against her husband and in-laws here, but the district police are yet to act on it.

There is a land grabber hidden behind Juneja's social worker mask: Congress

With just three days left for the polling day, the Congress on Saturday accused Akali Dal candidate Bhagwan Dass Juneja of a land-grabbing scheme involving an ancient Shiv temple in the city.

Bhattal campaigns for Preneet in Patiala

 Former chief minister Rajinder Kaur Bhattal on Monday buried the hatchet with Amritsar member of Parliament Amarinder Singh by saying that she had no problem with Amarinder contest the 2017 elections.

Govt's rejection of resolution to shut down liquor vends questioned

Social organisations in the district questioned the rejection of resolutions to close down liquor vends in villages, by the state government.

RO directs independent candidate to provide election expenses

Patiala assembly returning officer Gurpal Singh Chahal on Sunday issued a notice to independent candidate for the bypoll Rajendra Singh Pawar to provide details about his election expenses.

Shortage of staff at Sangrur hospitals

Though the Punjab government has been making tall claims of providing better health services to people, posts of medical officers and staff nurses have been lying vacant at government hospitals in the district.

'As CM I never ignored Lambi, but Badal is biased against Patiala'

With the non-development of Patiala becoming a major poll issue, former chief minister and Congress deputy leader in the Lok Sabha Captain Amarinder Singh on Saturday accused chief minister Parkash Singh Badal of discriminating against the city.

'Amarinder, Preneet did not do single good deed for Patiala or Punjab'

Punjab chief minister (CM) Parkash Singh Badal on Saturday accused the former CM Captain Amarinder Singh and other Congress leaders of being anti-Punjab and opposing sanctioning of grants and other pro-Punjab decisions when the UPA government was in power at the Centre.

Rakhra unfurls National Flag; says Rs 41 cr to be spent on water supply

The minister of state for water supply and sanitation Surjit Singh Rakhra hoisted the National Flag at the Mata Gujri College here on the occasion of Independence Day.

Two arrested for insurance scam of Rs 2 lakh

 Two persons from Delhi were arrested on Thursday for an insurance scam in which they duped a person of around Rs 2 lakh.

Gang of insurance fraudsters busted; 7 arrested

A gang of fraudsters who duped people by posing as insurance agents was busted on Thursday.  

Power engineers meet deputy CM about pending demands

The Punjab State Electricity Board's Engineers' Association (PSEBEA) met deputy chief minister Sukhbir Singh Badal on Wednesday with their long-pending demands at Badal village.
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