A local court sent alleged Khalistani terrorist, Harpreet Singh alias Pintu from Simbal Camp in Jammu, to judicial custody on Sunday. He was produced before the duty magistrate amid heavy security by Bhogpur police and the court sent him to jail till August 30.
In an unsuccessful attempt, unknown thief tried to loot an automated teller machine (ATM) of Punjab National Bank in Shaheed Udham Singh Nagar locality situated at GT road on intervening night on Monday and Wednesday.
An NRI’s re-marriage plans turned awry as his first wife alerted the police just in time. However, the accused managed to flee before the police reached the venue.
Raising slogans against the state government, members of the SSA/RMSA teachers union held a protest outside the deputy commissioner's (DC) office on Sunday to demand regularisation of their services.
Local bodies minister Anil Joshi, who was in Kapurthala for Independence Day, has assured the employees of the Municipal Council of Kapurthala (MCK) that he will fulfill their genuine demands after the by-polls on August 21.
A protest organised for seeking justice for a rape victim by Shri Guru Ravidass Sena, Punjab, along with the family of the victim, turned violent when the police allegedly cane charged them.
The district administration rescued 22 labourers who were trapped in the flood waters of the Sutlej on Saturday.
A district-level function to celebrate the Independence Day was held in the police lines where finance minister Parminder Singh Dhindsa unfurled the national flag. He took salute from the parade and paid tributes to the freedom fighters.
The transport department is all set to give a relief to people across the state by offering its major services online from September 15.
The treatment fee being charged by the civil hospital, Phagwara, has been refunded to the family of the rape victim.
Interrogation of the three pro-Khalistan terrorists arrested on August 4 revealed that the accused had planned to strike at a crowded location in the city, especially the Sunday Market at the Old GT Road.
The Punjab School Education Board has given extra time to the meritorious students of the state whom seats were not allotted in six residential schools or who were not able to secure admission as they didn't turn up.
Inaugurated with pomp and show by the state government, the drug de-addiction centre at the civil hospital has completed 20 days but the authorities are yet to appoint staff for the centre.
Punjab State Power Corporation (PSPCL) has failed to achieve the target of its Accelerated Power Development and Reforms Programme (APDRP) in spite of the availability of funds.
The centralised counselling for bachelor degrees in engineering, pharmaceuticals and architecture at Punjab Technical University (PTU), Punjabi University and Agricultural University (PAU), carried out by PTU, has managed to fill barely 7,000 of the 41,000 seats available in the 100-odd private affiliated colleges.