The Border Security Force claimed to have recovered 5-kg heroin worth Rs. 25 crore in the International market on Saturday midnight in the Barreke border outpost area of the sector.
The police registered an FIR on Friday against two people Roop Singh and Navendra Singh for providing a fake graduation degree to complainant Trilochan Singh.
Even as the district police are yet to arrest the accused in the case of alleged suicide by a woman with her two minor daughters in Goniana last Saturday, several government officials and political people have come forward to glorify the accused, one of whom is the president of the district unit of Youth Akali Dal.
Being the steel town of Punjab, loading and unloading of coal at Mandi Gobingarh is a common feature.
Dreaded diseases such as cancer and hepatitis-C are killing residents of Mari Mustfa village under Baghapurana subdivision in Moga district of the Malwa region in Punjab rapidly and villagers see a body almost every day. Almost every family has been hit by these diseases and has lost one or two members each.
Leader of opposition in the Punjab assembly Sunil Kumar Jakhar said here on Friday that he has called a meeting of the Congress Legislature Party (CLP) to specifically discuss the issues related to the Dalits on November 25 in Chandigarh, which the party would raise in the upcoming assembly session.
The Union health ministry has approved a site at the ITI ground to set up a 100- bed satellite centre of the Post-Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh, here.
Already under scanner for alleged irregularities in the recruitment for teaching and non-teaching posts, Baba Farid University of Health Sciences (BFUHS), Faridkot, has an uphill task to recruit cancer experts at the upcoming Advanced Cancer Diagnosis Treatment and Research Centre (ACDTRC) here on merit.
The court of additional sessions judge Mahinderpal Singh Pahwa sentenced Mahavir Singh alias Shunti, a resident of Balianwali, to 10-year imprisonment and imposed a fine of Rs. 1 lakh on him. Failing to pay the fine, he will have to undergo one-year additional imprisonment.
World Philosophy Day was observed at the Government Rajindera College here on Wednesday to remember philosopher Socrates. The day was organised by the Philosophy and Psychology Association (PAPA).
The police have booked an assistant sub-inspector (ASI) of Punjab police, his wife and son for allegedly cheating the family of the wife of the son.
About 150 operators of seven- seater three-wheelers (tempos), on Thursday, staged a protest at the Mini Secretariat here after the district transport department impounded about 10 tempos running without permits during the past some days.
The park maintenance committees (PMCs) in the city will get three times the aid they were already getting for maintaining parks in the city from December onwards.
Over 10 days after the arrest of alleged Babbar Khalsa International (BKI) and Khalistan Tiger Force (KTF) terrorist Ramandeep Singh alias Sunny, hardliner Sikh leaders and voluntary organisations have started raising their voice in his support.
The drug de-addiction centre established at Janer village under Dharamkot sub-division has become a refuge for drug addicts willing to bid goodbye to the menace.