- May 23, 2015 18:52 IST
Delay in wheat harvesting has left Ravi tributaries dry even in the last half of May, when these are usually full of water for watering fields by midterm vegetable growers, who plant the crop before paddy. Besides, these tributaries help locals beat scorching heat when summer is at its zenith.
- May 23, 2015 18:18 IST
Police claimed to have arrested two people for allegedly hatching a robbery plan near Athwal drain and seized two revolvers, six live cartridges and sharp-edged weapons from their possession.
- May 23, 2015 17:08 IST
A seven-year-old boy was allegedly sodomised by two teenagers in Gurdaspur district following which one of them has been arrested, police said today.
- May 23, 2015 09:34 IST
Sikh scholars and historians of the Centre on Studies in Sri Guru Granth Sahib at Guru Nanak Dev University (GNDU) here claim that a majority of the relics of the Sikh Gurus that are on display in the ongoing ‘Darshan Yatra’ have been authenticated on the basis of historical evidence.
- May 22, 2015 22:16 IST
An undertrial ex-police officer attempted to commit suicide by slitting his wrist in sub-jail on Friday, the police have claimed. The undertrial has been identified as Gulshan Veer Singh, a former assistant sub-inspector (ASI) with the Punjab police.
- May 22, 2015 21:51 IST
The Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) has warned the Pakistan Sikh Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (PSGPC) against challenging the authority of the Akal Takht, the supreme institution for all Sikhs.
- May 21, 2015 23:06 IST
Seeing the troubles the boy had started giving to their uncle, they secretly sent the girl to her aunt's house in a Pathankot locality, which the boy again came to know and harassed them. The girl's uncle even tried to end his life by strangulating himself, Surinder alleged.
- May 21, 2015 20:23 IST
The Akal Takht has again issued a stern warning to 'granthis' (priests) and others concerned against taking the Guru Granth Sahib to cremation grounds, graveyards, tombs or any such place where the dead have been buried or cremated, as this is against the 'maryada' (traditional code) of the scripture.
- May 21, 2015 19:53 IST
The failure of the Amritsar Improvement Trust (AIT) to ensure proper underground passage of ‘Ganda Nala’ underneath the GT Road often leads to flooding of houses in Maqboolpura and its surrounding localities.
- May 21, 2015 19:39 IST
Thirty students from families of economically weaker sections (EWS) and rural areas have been selected for a 10-day children’s theatre workshop kicked off at Khalsa College Senior Secondary School here on Wednesday.
- May 21, 2015 09:40 IST
The ‘Darshan Didar Yatra’, carrying the relics of three Sikh gurus, continued with its onward journey on Wednesday moving from Tarn Taran, the town founded by fifth guru Arjan Dev, to Khadoor Sahib, the town founded by second guru Angad Dev.
- May 20, 2015 18:37 IST
People’s Party of Punjab (PPP) chief Manpreet Singh Badal has demanded the setting up of a Special Investigating Team (SIT) under the supervision of the Punjab and Haryana high court to probe into “misuse of the government machinery for amassing wealth by selected ruling families of Punjab”.
- May 20, 2015 18:16 IST
The local police have arrested five persons who were allegedly placing bets on the Indian Premier League (IPL) cricket match played between Chennai Super Kings and Mumbai Indians at Mumbai on Tuesday.
- May 20, 2015 15:20 IST
Stressing on strategic India-US partnerships in various sectors, US ambassador to India Richard R Verma said here on Wednesday that if both countries continued to work together, they could make a significant contribution to the rest of the world.
- May 20, 2015 00:02 IST
In a shocking incident, a resident of Duniya Sandhu village under Qadian police station allegedly killed his six-month-old daughter and dumped her body in a near-by river.