• Arrest-handcuffs-P
    Jan 30, 2015 21:51 IST

    Man held for cheating, claims close association with Harsimrat Badal

    The district police have arrested a man for cheating people on the pretext of assuring them jobs in different departments by claiming close association with union food processing industry minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal.

  •  Army soldiers
    Jan 30, 2015 21:42 IST

    Army adopts three Fazilka villages for development

    The Fazilka Brigade of the Army adopted three villages of Fazilka district for development on the occasion of the death anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi on Friday.

  • Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal-N
    Jan 30, 2015 21:11 IST

    CM orders inquiry into missing of urea trucks

    Taking note of the 22 trucks of urea missing from Muktsar area, chief minister Parkash Singh Badal and union minister for food processing industries and Bathinda MP Harsimrat Kaur Badal have told the Muktsar SSP to investigate the case and act against the accused.

  • Sangrur MP Bhagwant Mann-n
    Jan 29, 2015 21:43 IST

    CM Badal insulting PM's Adrash gram Yojna: AAP MP Bhagwant Mann

    Reacting to chief minister Parkash Singh Badal's statement that Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MP from Sangrur Bhagwant Mann cannot bring any development in the village he has adopted under the Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojana, Bhagwant Mann said that the chief minister has actually 'insulted' the scheme launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

  • CM Parkash Singh Badal-N
    Jan 29, 2015 21:30 IST

    I am an elected CM, Cong can't stop me from holding sangat darshan: Badal

    Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal said here on Thursday that leaders of the other parties cannot stop him from holding sangat darshan programmes and spending money for the development and welfare of the people.

  • Fire
    Jan 29, 2015 21:24 IST

    Health department failed to refilled fire extinguishers equipments

    It is mandatory to have fire extinguishers in working order in structures like hospitals, hotels and shopping malls, but the fire extinguishers installed at some places at the Dr Mathura Dass Pahwa civil hospital here have become redundant as they have not been refilled for a long time. They are just an equipment hanging on the walls but cannot be of any use in case of a fire in the hospital premises.

  • Cancer
    Jan 28, 2015 22:33 IST

    Global cancer body to hold 1,500 medical camps in Punjab in 3 years

    The World Cancer Care (WCC), an international organisation, has decided to organise 1,500 free medical camps across Punjab during the next three years for detecting cancer at an early stage.

  • Crimes against women
    Jan 28, 2015 22:26 IST

    Minor girl from Jharkhand 'sold' for Rs 1 lakh to a 50-year-old

    A 15-year-old minor girl from Jharkhand was allegedly sold for Rs 1 lakh to a 50-year-old man in Kharoda village of Moonak subdivision of the district. The victim has been identified as a resident of Headgoa village of Khuti district of Jharkhand.

  • Rupee notes
    Jan 28, 2015 22:03 IST

    National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme workers awaite wages for months

    Thousands of workers, who had worked under the National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (NREGS) last year, have been waiting for their wages for the past many months. The district administration, reportedly, owes about Rs 5.76 crore to them.

  • Road accident
    Jan 27, 2015 23:27 IST

    Three of family killed in accident at Faridkot near Pakka village

    Three members of a family from Bhagthala village of the district, who were injured in a road accident near Pakka village on Monday, died in the GGS medical collage and hospital here.

  • Newly-appointed chairman Jagroop Singh Kussa.HT Photo 
    Jan 27, 2015 23:18 IST

    Rift between Punjab agriculture minister and SAD MLA Bhagike takes another plunge

    Sour relations between Punjab agriculture minister Tota Singh and SAD MLA Rajwinder Kaur Bhagike reached their nadir on Tuesday when the agriculture minister made a show of his political strength in Badhni Kalan, a town of Nihal Singh Wala assembly constituency of Bhagike.

  • Opium smugglers, drug-peddlers held-N
    Jan 25, 2015 20:41 IST

    Police seized 8 kg of heroin in Bathinda

    The special team of the counter intelligence wing of Punjab police has claimed to have seized 8 kilograms of heroin that could be worth Rs 40 crore in the international market from the Punjab-Pakistan border in Ferozepur on Sunday.

  • Gurjeevan Singh, a national bravery award winner-turned-labour. HT Photo
    Jan 25, 2015 19:59 IST

    National Bravery award winner now works as labour

    Every year Republic Day reminds 15-year-old Gurjeevan Singh, a national bravery award winner-turned-labour, his own journey to Rashtrapati Bhawan in 2011 and meeting the then President of India, Pratibha Patil.

  • Farmers scattering Urea on the fields. HT Photo
    Jan 25, 2015 19:44 IST

    Protest over alleged shortage of urea in Muktsar district

    Alleged over dosages, hoarding, non-availability of farm yard manure and little scope of growing green manure in the wheat-paddy crop circle has led to severe shortage of urea so much so that protest have erupted in the district.

  • Amrinder Singh Raja Warring, Gidderbaha MLA and president of the Indian Youth Congress. HT Photo
    Jan 25, 2015 19:23 IST

    IYC alleges state and centre government for shortage of Urea

    The shortage of urea was at the focal point of Indian Youth Congress' (IYC) dharna on Sunday held as a part of the ongoing Kisan Satyagrah campaign at Gidderbaha.