Even as a 47-year-old man from Balachaur went to Nepal in June and brought back his abducted daughter who was an alleged victim of human trafficking, the Nawanshahr police are yet to recover as many as 10 women and three minor girls reported missing from various parts of the sub-division.
Even as thousands of passengers board buses at PAP Chowk everyday, there is not a single toilet at this place, forcing the commuters to urinate in the open.
Following the directions of the central government, the director general school education (DGSE), Punjab, has issued guidelines to all district education officers and principals to provide secure environment to students in schools.
The two teenagers from Hoshiarpur who were arrested recently while travelling to Colombia without visa continue to be in the custody of the migration authorities in that country as their parents are unwilling to send air tickets for their return from the Colombian capital city of Bogota.
A 15-year-old girl tried to commit suicide by burning herself after pouring kerosene over herself after her boyfriend reportedly refused to marry her
Broken roads, defunct street lights and stinking swamps of dung characterise Jamshser village located in the suburbs of the city probably more than any other locality here.
Member of Parliament from Jalandhar Chaudhary Santokh Singh has announced to adopt Ganna village in Phillaur subdivision under the Sansad Adarsh Gram Yojana (SAGY).
Angry over the alleged insulting comments made repeatedly against his sister, a youth along with eight others killed two persons, including a woman, in Behram town of Nawanshahr early Sunday morning.
The much-awaited flyover on the Jalandhar-Kapurthala road that was scheduled to get functional by November end may get delayed as the public works department is yet to receive the permission from the railways to throw open the link.
Fulfilling an aspiration of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to run high speed trains, Rail Coach Factory (RCF) has recently handed over the first rake of 17 high speed coaches to the northern railway authorities.
The Nakodar sadar police have booked seven persons on the charges of voluntarily causing grievous hurt with dangerous weapons, criminal conspiracy and rioting.
The Shahkot police have arrested one person on the charges of selling illegal liquor. The accused has been identified as Baljinder Singh, a resident Rampur village.
The Punjab State Power Corporation (PSPCL) has failed to achieve the target fixed under the Accelerated Power Development and Reforms Programme (APDRP) in spite of the availability of funds.
BJP leader and former Punjab health minister Dr Baldev Raj Chawla on Saturday reiterated the demand for enhancement of relief package for the families which bore the brunt of terrorism in Punjab.
He said this during a press conference here.
The department of food and supply is in a fix over mysteriously missing of as many as 5,000 blue cards of Atta-Dal beneficiaries, who have been waiting for their cards and supply of wheat and pulses.