Bathinda

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    Jul 05, 2015 21:14 IST

    Fazilka police nab BSF constable, 4 others for smuggling drugs

    The Fazilka police on Sunday nabbed a Border Security Force (BSF) constable and four others for smuggling drugs from across the international border with Pakistan.

  • Teachers protest bathinda canal
    Jul 05, 2015 20:25 IST

    Bathinda: Four agitating teachers jump into canal, rescued by cops

    As the police resorted to lathicharge and use of force to disperse protesting teachers appointed under the education guarantee scheme (EGS), alternative innovative education (AIE) and special trainer (STR) teacher schemes here on Sunday, four of the protesters, including two women and two men, jumped into the Bathinda branch of Sirhind Canal near the Rose Garden here but were rescued by the cops.

  • Harsimrat Kaur Badal, Union Cabinet Minister of Food Processing in the Government of India. HT Photo
    Jul 05, 2015 20:18 IST

    Compensation not a solution to farmer suicides: Harsimrat Kaur

    While cases of suicide by farmers in the Malwa belt have risen during the last few months, union food processing minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal said here on Sunday that compensation was not the only solution to tackle this issue.

  • UPSC, civil services
    Jul 05, 2015 13:58 IST

    Three from Mansa clear the exam

    Three from Mansa cracked the civil services examination conducted by the Union Public Service Commission, the results for which were announced on Sarurday.

  • Murder
    Jul 05, 2015 12:37 IST

    Akali leader shot at in Bathinda, hurt

    In what is being seen as an internal feud in the local unit of the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD), the Rama Mandi truck union president was injured seriously when some people, including the son of Jajjal village sarpanch, allegedly opened fire at him on Friday night.

  • Murder
    Jul 04, 2015 23:37 IST

    Rama Mandi truck union president shot at, injured

    In what is being seen as an internal feud in the local unit of the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD), the Rama Mandi truck union president was injured seriously when some people, including the son of Jajjal village sarpanch, allegedly opened fire at him on Friday night.

  • Punjab chief secretary Sarvesh Kaushal.
    Jul 03, 2015 23:37 IST

    Site finalised, AIIMS to be set up in Bathinda soon

    The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) would come up along the Dabwali road on the outskirts of Bathinda. Punjab chief secretary Sarvesh Kaushal said this here on Friday while interacting with the media.

  • godown
    Jul 03, 2015 23:32 IST

    Agri dept seizes 65 bags of spurious fertiliser in Moga village

    The Punjab agriculture department seized 520 kg of a spurious fertiliser from the Co-operative Agriculture Services Society godown at Charik village in Moga district during a raid on Friday.

  • Union cabinet minister Harsimrat Badal. HT Photo.
    Jul 03, 2015 21:50 IST

    Opening of Harsimrat's office leaves officials huffed and puffed

    The opening of the office of union food processing industries minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal in the district administrative complex (DAC) premises here, first time since its inauguration seven-and-a-half months ago, for conducting a meeting with officials of Bathinda and Muktsar district administration, virtually left the Bathinda administration huffed and puffed.

  • Ramandeep Singh Khalsa
    Jul 03, 2015 11:35 IST

    ‘I am Tara sympathiser, Bluestar critic, but not a terrorist’

    A section of the media might have branded him a terrorist but Ramandeep Singh Khalsa “Sunny” says society has accepted on his return from jail.

  • A farmer carrying damaged crops in Kathura village of Haryana
    Jul 02, 2015 20:32 IST

    Crop diversification: Jolt to Punjab as Centre slashes funds by Rs 100 crore

    In a major jolt to Punjab, the central government has slashed annual funds to promote much-hyped crop diversification program (CDP) by more than Rs 100 crore for this fiscal year.

  • murder
    Jul 02, 2015 19:22 IST

    Bathinda jail inmate commits suicide

    Raising a question mark over the security and vigilance inside the central jail here once again, an inmate committed suicide by hanging himself from a ceiling fan on Thursday morning.

  • Indian Judiciary
    Jul 02, 2015 19:11 IST

    Bus damage case: Judicial remand of accused extended

    The court of chief judicial magistrate here on Thursday extended the judicial remand of the 11 accused in the bus damage case for two weeks till July 16.

  • Arrest-handcuffs-P
    Jul 01, 2015 19:39 IST

    Four thieves arrested in Bathinda

    The district police have arrested four people for involvement in thefts in the city and seized some cash, a stolen car and a motorcycle from their possession. The accused have been identified as Gurpreet Singh and Jatinder Singh, both from Paras Ram Nagar, Ashpreet Singh from Naruana road and Baby from Adarsh Nagar.

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    Jun 30, 2015 19:21 IST

    Over 50 political leaders of Moga district submit applications for seeking security

    Citing past history of gang wars in Moga as danger to their lives, more than 50 leaders of various political parties in the district have submitted their applications for seeking security at the offices of higher Punjab police officials in Chandigarh.