- Aug 29, 2015 15:53 IST
Even as social media remained abuzz with Raksha Bandhan wishes on Saturday, there was a surge of jokes on the rising onion prices in the country under Narendra Modi’s leadership on Facebook, Twitter and mobile messaging applications such as WhatsApp. Messages such as “Parmatma aap ki jholi pyazon se bhar de” and “pya (r)z lo, pyaz do” kept circulating along with the festival wishes.
- Aug 29, 2015 21:58 IST
The problems for owners of National Kidney Hospital are set to increase as the city police have again summoned them with records on Monday to corroborate it with report of the Directorate of Medical Education and Research (DMER) that has arrived on Friday evening with the police.
- Aug 28, 2015 21:39 IST
Senior deputy mayor Jalandhar and Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) leader Kamaljeet Singh Bhatia on Friday got bail from Punjab and Haryana high court in a matter, wherein he had been convicted by a district and sessions court, recently.
- Aug 27, 2015 20:49 IST
Sexual abuse at a local play school came to light on Thursday when the victim (3) identified a peon as the culprit. In the morning, she refused to go to school, telling her mother that she was scared of the man who escorted her from the classroom to the exit gate. The parents took the child to the school, where at a staff parade, she pointed a finger at peon Amandip (25), who was then handed over to police.
- Aug 27, 2015 11:08 IST
Jalandhar senior deputy mayor Kamaljeet Bhatia, who is serving two-year term at the Kapurthala Central Jail for intimidating an Indian Administrative Services (IAS) official, is getting a special treatment as the prison authorities are allowing him to meet political leader, flouting the jail manual.
- Aug 26, 2015 20:39 IST
In a major development to boost inter-state road connectivity between Punjab with Haryana, the Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) has given green signal to the much-awaited forest clearance to the four-laning of Jalandhar-Barnala project, paving the way for initiating the project soon.
- Aug 26, 2015 20:57 IST
Kathgarh Police on Wednesday released the Mercedes-Benz bus of Dabwali Transport Company Limited owned by deputy chief minister Sukhbir Singh Badal that had hit the Toyota Innova (PB-08-CR-6804) of former jails minister and Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) MLA from Kartarpur Sarwan Singh Phillaur and two other vehicles at Rail Majara village on Tuesday evening.
- Aug 25, 2015 22:45 IST
Hundreds of cane growers on Tuesday staged a dharna in front of the mini-secretariat here, demanding an assurance from the government to fulfil the promises it made last week.
- Aug 25, 2015 22:18 IST
With the 108th birth anniversary of Bhagat Singh approaching, the renovation work on the martyr's ancestral house at Khatkar Kalan village in the district is going on in a full swing.
- Aug 25, 2015 14:28 IST
Havaldar major Rajiv Kamal, 39, was shot dead by his subordinate, naik Malkit Singh, 38, after an argument at the army shooting range at Haripur village in Adampur near Jalandhar on Tuesday afternoon.
- Aug 24, 2015 20:52 IST
Chief minister Parkash Singh Badal has formed a high-powered team led by his principal secretary to visit Jamsher village in the constituency of Jalandhar Cantonment MLA Pargat Singh after the legislator, on Saturday, expressed his resentment against his own government against the establishment of a solid waste management project in the village.
- Aug 24, 2015 20:21 IST
Open air theatre at Virsa Vihar, foundation stone of which was laid by the then local bodies minister, Manoranjan Kalia, Jalandhar central MLA, in 2009, is still waiting for someone to instill life into it. It is reported that since its inception six years ago, not even a single play has been performed at the theatre. However, a fashion show along with some other event was held here once.
- Aug 24, 2015 20:26 IST
Convicting a man under Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, additional sessions judge Poonam R Joshi on Monday sentenced him to 10-year rigorous imprisonment and a fine of `1.05 lakh for raping a four-year-old girl of Beehran village in Jalandhar district.
- Aug 23, 2015 21:28 IST
Following a complaint by a local resident of hurting religious sentiments, the City police on Sunday sent a notice to Radhe Maa alias Sukhwinder Kaur on her Mumbai address to join the investigation in 10 days.
- Aug 23, 2015 21:55 IST
A day after a 17-year-old girl accused five people, including her sister-in-law, of conspiring to gangrape her, the local police have said the preliminary medical examination of the girl has shown no signs of rape.