• Union cabinet minister Harsimrat Badal. HT Photo.
    May 30, 2015 21:48 IST

    Village adopted by Harsimrat fails in getting liquor vend removed

    Funds have been showering over Maan village adopted by the Union minister and Bathinda member of Parliament Harsimrat Kaur Badal under the Pradhan Mantri Adarsh Gram Yojana (PMAGY).

  • Road accident
    May 29, 2015 20:23 IST

    Two sisters among six killed in Muktsar road accident

    Six persons, including two sisters, were killed in a road accident on National Highway-10 near Rathrian village, about 3 km from Malout town of Muktsar district, on the intervening night of Thursday and Friday.

  • Gurnam Singh at his house in Lopo village in Moga on Friday. HT Photo
    May 28, 2015 20:08 IST

    Officials intervene, Dalit labourer Gamma released from chains

    Finally, 54-year-old Dalit labourer Gurnam Singh alias Gamma, who was said to be mentally unstable and had been chained at his own house by his wife and children for over six months at Lopo village under Nihal Singh Wala subdivision, 25 km from the district headquarters, was freed after the intervention of the district administration as well as Amarjit Kaur Sahoke, chairperson of Zila Parishad, Moga, on Wednesday.

  • milk
    May 28, 2015 19:56 IST

    No increase in milk prices in summer, farmers face the heat

    Prices of milk have not increased this year even in summer as they used to go up during these months because of fall in the production of milk due to hot weather and increased consumption of milk products.

  •  school students
    May 27, 2015 21:53 IST

    44 students of DCM school secure more than 90% marks in Class-12

    The students of DCM Senior Secondary School here have proved their mettle once again by producing a stupendous 100% 10+2 result.

  • PSEB topper Natasha Aggarwal has scored 99.08 % marks. HT Photo
    May 27, 2015 21:52 IST

    Small town girl makes it big in PSEB's Class-10 exam

    Hailing from a small town of Tapa Mandi, Nitasha Aggarwal of Sarvhitkari Vidya Mandir here scored the highest 644 marks (99.08%) out of the 650 marks in the academic candidates category in the Class-10 examination of the Punjab School Education Board (PSEB). A total of 3,53,327 candidates had appeared in the examination. Ironically, Barnala district has hit the bottom in the state with lowest percentage of pass candidates at 51.20%.

  • Parkash singh badal.HT/photo
    May 26, 2015 19:43 IST

    BJP was part of cabinet that approved entry tax on sugar: Badal

    Chief minister Parkash Singh Badal on Tuesday clarified that the BJP was part of the cabinet meeting that took the decision to levy entry tax on sugar in the state. The BJP had alleged that the party was kept in the dark on the decision.

  • Crime
    May 26, 2015 19:29 IST

    Moga school van driver booked for 'molesting' teacher

    The district police on Tuesday booked Sukhraj Singh, driver of a private school van, on the charge of molesting a teacher. Suraj Pal, station house officer (SHO) of Chrik police station, said the victim, a resident of Madeeran Wala Nawan village under Baghapurana subdivision in the district, told the local police that the driver molested her aboard the van when she was going home on December 24, 2014.

  • Punjab CM Prakash Singh Badal. HT
    May 26, 2015 19:16 IST

    BJP was part of cabinet that approved entry tax on sugar: Badal

    A day after its alliance partner BJP expressed dissatisfaction over SAD not taking it into confidence before imposing an entry tax on sugar, Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal on Tuesday asserted that each and every decision to govern the state was taken collectively.

  • Arrest-handcuffs-P
    May 25, 2015 23:49 IST

    Fake degree racket: Owners of Patiala, Mansa centres held

    Three owners of two educational centres in Patiala and Mansa districts were arrested on Monday for issuing fake degrees of Nagaland-based Global Open University.

  • Parkash Singh Badal-N
    May 25, 2015 17:15 IST

    Narendra Modi has done wonders in one year, says Parkash Singh Badal

    Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal today hailed Narendra Modi-led NDA government's performance in the past one year, saying he has done "wonders" in a short span of time which the Congress "could never do even in two decades."

  • alcohol
    May 24, 2015 20:55 IST

    People ransack liquor vend in Jhumba village

    The residents of Jhumba village on Sunday morning damaged a liquor vend alleging that the vend was causing nuisance for the residents and despite repeated requests the vend was not removed.

  • murder
    May 24, 2015 18:59 IST

    Bathinda: Three booked for murdering man

    The police have booked three people for allegedly murdering a man because one of the accused suspected that the victim was having illicit relations with his wife.

  • Drugs-n
    May 24, 2015 18:54 IST

    Ferozepur: Cop arrested for involvement in drug trade

    A Punjab police head constable has been arrested for his alleged involvement in the drug trade, police said on Sunday.

  • Hockey. HT Photo
    May 23, 2015 19:59 IST

    State-level hockey player goes missing in Malerkotla

    The police are yet to trace a state-level hockey player who has been 'missing' since May 16. Sandeep Kaur (13), a student of Class 9 at Sahibzada Fateh Singh School here, was staying with her grandparents. Sandeep's mother had died some time back and her father works as a labourer in Sangrur.