- Mar 27, 2015 19:45 IST
Punjab chief secretary Sarvesh Kaushal has instructed the district administration to speed-up work on various ongoing developmental projects, a majority of which have missed the deadlines for their completion.
- Mar 27, 2015 19:40 IST
Started amid much fanfare by the Punjab tourism department in 2011, the ‘Heritage Walk’ wears a pathetic look with the authorities concerned turning a blind eye to garbage heaps piled along the route.
- Mar 27, 2015 19:28 IST
The panchayati raj department has made an effort to provide quality facilities to people in rural areas in Tarn Taran district by undertaking multipurpose development works worth Rs 2,947 crore in the past three years.
- Mar 27, 2015 09:24 IST
Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) chief Avtar Singh Makkar has taken strong exception to recent reports that the BJP-Shiv Sena government in Maharashtra is planning to take control of the Takht Hazoor Sahib management board at Nanded.
- Mar 27, 2015 00:25 IST
Upcoming Hindi film ‘Nanak Shah Fakir’ has run into trouble over the reportedly animated depiction of Guru Nanak, even as the movie’s producer, Harinder Singh Sikka, has denied violating Sikh tenets while using computer graphics for the purpose.
- Mar 26, 2015 23:12 IST
Anguished over his inability to raise money to go abroad, a man, identified as Kamlesh Narain (25), a resident of Chheharta, allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself on Wednesday.
- Mar 26, 2015 23:07 IST
The Amritsar city police have booked a Ludhiana resident for allegedly abducting his eight-year-old son from the house of the child’s maternal grandparents, where the child was putting up with his mother after a matrimonial dispute between his parents.
- Mar 26, 2015 23:03 IST
In the absence of proper parking spaces in Pathankot, haphazardly parked vehicles are creating traffic chaos in almost all localities of the town everyday.
- Mar 26, 2015 13:42 IST
A total of 121 death petitions involving more than 163 persons were disposed off by the President of India in the last 34 years. In response to an RTI query, ministry of home affairs (Judicial Division) said that since 1981, there were 124 cases, whereupon 90 cases were rejected and 31 were extended relief as their death sentences were condoned as commuted to life imprisonment, J P Agrawal, joint secretary, Judicial & CPIO said.
- Mar 25, 2015 22:47 IST
Despite the proposal of the Amritsar municipal corporation to spend rs 20 crore from its coffer to for the ambitious Solid Waste Management (SWM) Project, besides rs 21.8 crore from the central government under the Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan, the response to the MC’s tenders remained dismal, with only two firms, including one from the UK, showing their interest.
- Mar 25, 2015 22:39 IST
The Border Security Force (BSF) seized 6-kilogram heroin on Tuesday night near its Chhanmula outpost in the Amritsar sector.
- Mar 25, 2015 21:49 IST
The Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) has flayed the clean chit given by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to Congress leader Jagdish Tytler in a 1984 riots case.
- Mar 24, 2015 22:09 IST
A five-day computer workshop was recently organised by the State Council of Educational Research and Training (SCERT), Punjab, at Government Girls Senior Secondary School, Mall Road, here with an objective to train the participating teachers in information technology and acquaint them with modern information tools.
- Mar 24, 2015 22:03 IST
Mar 24 (PTI) Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal today expressed hope that NDA government would take care of farmers' interest while amending the contentious Land Acquisition Bill.
- Mar 24, 2015 20:52 IST
Claiming that the Punjab Police have succeeded in smashing the local availability of drugs in the state, director general of police (DGP) Sumedh Singh Saini on Tuesday said that now Punjab was only a transit route for drugs and priority was to smash this also in six months.