- Aug 31, 2015 22:30 IST
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.
- Aug 30, 2015 23:37 IST
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.
- Aug 30, 2015 21:54 IST
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.
- Aug 30, 2015 21:45 IST
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.
- Aug 30, 2015 21:36 IST
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.
- Aug 29, 2015 23:27 IST
In the midst of the bashing of the Badals and Majithias at a political rally of the Congress here on Saturday, a lone voice was heard calling upon the senior leadership of the faction-riddled party to sink their differences and unite or else they could forget about coming to power in 2017.
- Aug 29, 2015 23:19 IST
Exuding confidence, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) made it clear that Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal would lead the party campaign in the assembly elections in Punjab in 2017.
- Aug 29, 2015 21:42 IST
Deputy chief minister Sukhbir Singh Badal's recent announcement to allocate land to two major industrial houses to set up units at Goindwal Sahib on the banks of the Beas has failed to generate much enthusiasm among a handful of industrialists who continue to run their small-scale units in the historic town which was once touted to be developed as the country's first industrial nucleus.
- Aug 29, 2015 21:28 IST
A festive mood prevailed at the Amritsar central jail Saturday with women from various walks of life, including social and political organisations, coming forward to tie rakhis on prison inmates.
- Aug 28, 2015 20:57 IST
With the arrest of five accused, the Tarn Tarn police on Thursday claimed to have busted a gang of vehicle lifters allegedly involved in stealing vehicles and their illegal sale.
- Aug 28, 2015 19:44 IST
The Border Security Force (BSF) gunned down a Pakistani national who was trying to intrude into India from the section where the Samjhauta Express enters the country in the Attari region.
- Aug 28, 2015 10:02 IST
The police on Thursday found six balloons, believed to have flown in from Pakistan, from Marhimegha village, 10km from the Indo-Pak border, throwing cops into a tizzy.
- Aug 27, 2015 20:30 IST
A day after he was caught consuming liquor with one of his associates during school hours on the campus by sarpanch and other villagers, district education officer (elementary) Salwinder Singh on Thursday suspended Manjit Singh posted at Government Primary School, Mochpur in Kahnuwan block of Gurdaspur district.
- Aug 27, 2015 19:55 IST
Former banker Harcharan Singh on Thursday assumed charge as the chief secretary of the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC).
- Aug 27, 2015 19:32 IST
To increase its volume of trade with India, Afghanistan is keen to make the maximum use of the land and rail routes through Wagah and Attari. “This, however, is only possible if goods from Kabul flow through Pakistan’s territory smoothly to reach India,” said Afghanistan’s Ambassador to India Shaida Mohammad Abdali while addressing entrepreneurs during an interactive session organised by the Federation of Indian Export Organisations (FIEO) here on Thursday.