- Mar 30, 2015 20:39 IST
Bhargo camp station house officer (SHO) Joginder Pal Singh, who had sent cops to bring a pregnant teacher to the police station on March 22, was suspended here on Monday.
- Mar 29, 2015 20:10 IST
Union minister for human resource development Smriti Irani on Sunday said the central government was planning to amend the National Education Policy and a new policy would be implemented by the state of the next academic session.
- Mar 29, 2015 20:18 IST
The Nakodar Sadar police have booked an unidentified vehicle driver for crushing an unidentified woman to death. Manjit Singh, a resident of Wara Sidhpur village, found a woman's body near the village gate on the Nakodar- Shahkot road and informed the police. Cops reached the spot and took the body to the civil hospital.
- Mar 28, 2015 19:37 IST
Deputy commissioner KK Yadav has asked the state director general school education to cancel the contract of the non-government organisation (NGO) functioning from Khurla Kingra after sub-standard meals were found to be served from the kitchen.
- Mar 28, 2015 19:30 IST
Even as sub-divisional magistrate Jiwan Jagjot started a probe into cane-charging of students at the Baradari Gardens by recording the statements of 13 students at her office, Punjab Students Union (PSU), the organisation under whose banner the protests were held, has claimed that six meetings with the deputy commissioner and others and failed to yield any result.
- Mar 28, 2015 19:24 IST
The need to ensure proper treatment of effluents from units set up at the Leather Complex on the Kapurthala Road seems to have finally come on the radar of the Punjab Pollution Control Board (PPCB) and a Rs 25 crore new effluent treatment plant (ETP) is likely to be commissioned within a month or so.
- Mar 27, 2015 21:31 IST
Doing a balancing act on the issue of canecharging of students in Nawanshahr on Thursday, Bharatiya Janata Party has issued a note of caution to the administration to be "sympathetic" to demonstrators without condemning the incident.
- Mar 27, 2015 21:25 IST
District transport department (DTO) has failed to start its much hyped service of delivering smart-card based licences and other vehicle certificates by the courier at applicants' doorsteps, for the third time in the last two years.
- Mar 27, 2015 20:08 IST
National Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe (SC/ST) Commission vice-chairman Raj Kumar Verka on Friday took a serious note of reports of a teacher’s miscarriage and ordered the registration of an FIR against sub-inspector Bhupinder Singh prior to the investigation, besides constituting a special investigation team (SIT) to probe the cop’s role.
- Mar 26, 2015 15:40 IST
A day after cane charging National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) workers at Lambi in Muktsar district, police took the stick to students on Thursday here. More than 12 students, including three girls, have received serious injuries in the incident and been moved to the local hospitals.
- Mar 26, 2015 22:56 IST
Claiming that suspension was ‘too meager a punishment’ for a Jalandhar Police sub-inspector (SI), Bhupinder Singh, who detained a pregnant teacher for four hours on Sunday, allegedly leading to her miscarriage, members of Sikhya Providers Teachers Union have demanded immediate arrest of the sub-inspector.
- Mar 26, 2015 21:19 IST
As many as 17 government departments located in the district administrative complex have failed to pay electricity bills running into lakhs to the Punjab State Power Corporation Ltd (PSPCL).
- Mar 25, 2015 22:23 IST
Even as the health department faces criticism for ineffective implementation of the Pre-Conception and Pre-Natal Diagnostic Techniques (PC-PNDT) Act, authorities in Dasuya got a case registered against the owner of a nursing home for conducting a sex-determination test.
- Mar 25, 2015 22:16 IST
Even as the Punjab government and its officials showcased Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to the state on Monday as some sort of an achievement, an 'overzealous' local police force detained a pregnant teacher, a resident of Avtar Nagar for four hours on Sunday, allegedly leading to miscarriage.
- Mar 25, 2015 22:07 IST
To boost potato cultivation in the Doaba region, the Punjab government has decided to set up a potato centre of excellence at Dhogri village in the district in collaboration with The Netherlands.