Nine months after they lost their eyesight following surgeries at an eye camp at Ghuman village, the victims are yet to get Rs 1 lakh compensation and a monthly pension of Rs 2,000.
A day after a bomb hoax halted trains on the Pathankot-Amritsar section, the Ferozepur railway control office about 2.55pm on Friday alerted Gurdaspur and Pathankot railway authorities to immediately stop the movement of trains as there was a rumour that a bomb was planted on the rail track in Dinanagar area, however the rumour turned out to be hoax, yet again.
Lack of infrastructure at most of the government schools here deprived children to watch Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s live speech on the eve of Teachers’ Day on Friday.
A month before its nationwide release, Akshay-Kumar-starrer 'Singh Is Bling' has run into trouble with the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC), which has stated that "some of its content hurts Sikh sentiments".
A Class 8 student of Government High School, Barth Sahib, in Pathankot district has accused her seniors of gangrape. The victim, 13, accused her three seniors — two from Class 10 and one from Class 9 — of raping her about 10 days back, but she hushed up the matter due to the shame.
A bomb hoax call halted the train movement on the Pathankot-Gurdaspur-Amritsar track for an hour and a half on Thursday morning.
In an emotional reunion, a Hyderabad man, who had been searching his mentally challenged mother for the past 15 years, finally reunited with her at Pingalwara here — where she was undergoing treatment.
It happened to the Batala police yet again - two of its cops have allegedly been beaten up by liquor smugglers at Haruwal village, 2 km from Dera Baba Nanak police station.
A nationwide strike by employees of at least 10 trade unions and members of various public organisations against “anti-people” policies of the central and state governments on Wednesday brought life to a halt in Gurdaspur.
Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal on Tuesday said he had taken up the case of special compensation for extensive loss suffered by cotton growers due to sudden attack of white fly with the Centre.
The Border Security Force (BSF) on Monday seized 4kg heroin worth Rs 20 crore in the international market in the Khem Karan sector of Tarn Taran district.
With the management of the Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC) “failed” in its attempts to secure ‘kar sewa’ of Gurdwara Dera Sahib in Lahore, opposition group led by Paramjit Singh Sarna is now all set to undertake the task.
Taking a serious note of the incident in which an Akali sarpanch and his companions “barged into” Qila Lal Singh police station and “roughed up” two constables, inspector general (IG) of police, border range, Amritsar, Lok Nath Angra on Sunday suspended the station house officer (SHO) for negligence of duty.
At least half a dozen social and environmental NGOs, local representatives of various political parties and residents of various localities joined Bhagtanwala residents and Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) legislator Inderbir Singh Bolaria through a seminar on Sunday to protest against a massive mound of garbage — not less than 10 million tonnes —sitting at the Bhagtanwala landfill since 1999 and the proposed Solid Waste Treatment Plant.
Punjab minister for information and public relations Bikram Singh Majithia on Sunday said it was for certain that Partap Singh Bajwa would soon be “removed” as president of the Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee.