• Medical Insurance
    May 04, 2015 19:31 IST

    Paramedical and health employees to serve 10-day ultimatum on demands

    After finalizing a strategy to launch an agitation in support of their demands during the two-day state-level general house meeting here, the paramedical and health employees union has decided to serve an ultimatum to the state government to take a decision on their demands by May 15.

  • Pic: Youtube
    May 04, 2015 18:13 IST

    Punjab: Teachers told to visit YouTube to enhance teaching skills

    In a surprising move, the Punjab school education department has asked teachers to visit YouTube and go through the content related to the syllabus of Classes 6 to 10 uploaded on the website to enhance their teaching skills.

  • A labourer drying
    May 03, 2015 23:11 IST

    Barnala tops Faridkot division in wheat lifting, clearing payment

    Out of the four districts of Faridkot division, this district lifted 57% of the procured wheat and cleared 90% of the payment due to farmers by Friday. With the farmers' unions holding 'Rail Roko' agitation here, the pace of lifting of the wheat and payment to farmers picked pace.

  • Punjab cabinet minister Sikander Singh Maluka-n
    May 03, 2015 23:08 IST

    AC buses shouldn't be off road: Maluka

    Even as the Moga incident has forced deputy chief minister Sukhbir Singh Badal to suspend the bus service of his Orbit company until staff re-orientation, one of his ministers is for keeping all air-conditioned private coaches on road.

  • Sukhbir Singh Badal, deputy chief minister Punjab. HT Photo
    May 03, 2015 23:00 IST

    Sukhbir-proposed project to link thermal plant lakes a non-starter

    Proposed by deputy chief minister (CM) Sukhbir Singh Badal with a purpose to boost tourism, the project to connect lake number II and III of Guru Nanak Dev Thermal Power Plant here is yet to start.

  • Army doping test
    May 03, 2015 10:42 IST

    Drug addiction test for aspirants at army recruitment rally

    For the first time, the army tested candidates for drug addiction at the four-daylong recruitment rally that concluded at the Cantonment here on Saturday.

  • DIG / Border Range Paramraj Singh Umranangal
    May 02, 2015 22:16 IST

    Moga bus horror: Police dismiss demand of case against Badals

    Brushing aside the Opposition demand to book the Badals, owners of the Orbit Aviation bus company, in the Moga bus molestation case, Bathinda range inspector general (IG) PS Umranangal said the police could not proceed against a person who was not aware that an offence was being committed, be it the owner of the vehicle or anyone else.

  • murder
    May 02, 2015 21:23 IST

    Worker dies in under construction jail building in Gobindpura

    A worker deployed for electricity works at an under- construction building at the new Gobindpura jail died after he fell off a ladder while working on Saturday.

  • Indian Army recruitment rally at Khasa
    May 02, 2015 20:26 IST

    Candidates undergo drug addiction test at army recruitment rally for first time

    For the first time, the army tested candidates for drug addiction at the four-day-long recruitment rally that concluded at the Cantonment here on Saturday.

  • A 13-year-old girl along with her mother were thrown out of a moving bus for resisting molestation
    May 02, 2015 18:21 IST

    Moga bus victim's father seeks security cover, fears for life

    The father of the teenaged girl, who was killed after being molested and thrown off a moving bus owned by Punjab's ruling Badal family, today claimed threat to his life and that of his family and sought security cover.

  • A battle lost for apartment owners?
    May 01, 2015 22:19 IST

    Orbit buses violate Supreme Court directions, are without CCTV cameras

    The fateful bus -- PB 10 CP 1813, owned by Orbit Aviation - on which a teenage girl and her mother were allegedly thrown off by the employees of the company -- tells the tale as to how the company, operated in collaboration with Punjab deputy chief minister Sukhbir Singh Badal, brazenly violates every rule in the book.

  • Lie-detector test
    May 01, 2015 21:27 IST

    Family of missing Faridkot youth pins hopes on lie detector test

    The family of Manoj Kapoor, 27, who had gone missing in May last year here, is now pinning its hopes on the lie detector test of the suspects, as the police had undertaken to arrange a lie detector during the last hearing of the case in the high court. However, the police have not been able to arrange a lie detector so far.

  • Pollywood actor Aman Dhaliwal. Courtesy: Facebook official page
    May 01, 2015 21:07 IST

    Pollywood actor Aman Dhaliwal attacked in Mansa, injured

    Aman Dhaliwal, a Pollywood actor and son of Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) member Mithu Singh Kahneke, was assaulted by four unidentified men in Mansa on Thursday. The actor was returning from Ludhiana after his commercial engagements.

  • Moga protest
    May 01, 2015 16:02 IST

    Punjab: Moga molestation victim's family refuses to cremate her, wants action against bus company

    Punjab deputy chief minister Sukhbir Singh Badal admitted on Friday that a bus in which a 13-year-old girl and her mother were molested belonged to a company owned by his family in Punjab’s Moga district.

  • Girls are forced to become sex-slaves.
    Apr 30, 2015 23:20 IST

    23-year-old woman gangraped in Punjab's Moga village

    A 20-year-old woman was allegedly gangraped after being abducted at Jeeta Singh Wala village under Baghapurana police station; 34 km from the district headquarters, on Thursday.