The two national level kabaddi players Lakhvir Kaur and Rajwant Kaur, who were injured in a road accident near Jaitu town of the district on December 12 while returning from Badal village, have demanded government jobs, claiming that now they would not be able to play the game due to their injuries.
The district police have booked a former sarpanch of a village in Faridkot district for allegedly duping a man of Rs. 10 lakh on the pretext of getting him recruited in the Punjab Police.
Four people were killed while two others were injured in a collision between a car and a truck on the Bathinda-Dabwali road late Friday night.
“Even though there is nothing to panic at this stage, but as precautionary measures, the entry of all, including bird watchers, has been prohibited into the sanctuary while an “hawk’s eye was kept on the birds into the sanctuary which had thronged here due to dip in mercury here,” disclosed Neeraj Gupta, divisional forest officer (wildlife), Ferozepur.
Four people were killed while two others got injured in the car-truck collision on Bathinda-Dabwali road late night on Friday.
Patients at the only drug de-addiction centre here have complained of substandard food and many patients have left the centre due to this. The centre has the capacity of 10 patients.
The 5th Kabaddi World Cup (KWC), which will conclude on Saturday, has failed to keep up the spirit of the Swatch Bharat Abhiyan, as far as clean toilets for foreign women players are concerned.
With a view to promote sports culture in the state, deputy chief minister Sukhbir Singh Badal offered jobs to the players who excel in sports at the international level. Sukhbir was here on Friday as chief guest of the 5th World Kabaddi Cup.
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday boycotted the flagging off of the Bathinda-Delhi Shatabdi by union minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal to show their resentment over Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) not putting pictures of BJP leaders in the advertisements announcing the event.
As union minister for food processing industries Harsimrat Kaur Badal and deputy chief minister Sukhbir Singh Badal flagged off the Bathinda - Delhi Shatabadi here on Thursday, the fear of lack of passengers was visible in their address.
In an effort to make unemployed youth independent, an employment camp will be held at Ferozepur on January 12 next year.
As hundreds of youth workers of the Student Organisation of India (SOI) welcomed their newly-appointed coordinator Parambans Singh Bunty Romana, a Faridkot resident, the celebrations irked many.
Lashing out at Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal and deputy chief minister Sukhbir Singh Badal, Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee (PPCC) chief Partap Singh Bajwa said Badals had ignored the basic issues of the Punjabis for their business interests.
A new Shatabdi Express service to Bathinda was flagged off here on Thursday by Rail Minister Suresh Prabhu as part of efforts by the public transporter to enhance inter-city connectivity.
In a dramatic turn of events, the Punjab government on Wednesday withdrew the security cover of Balwant Singh Nandgarh, jathedar of Takht Damdama Sahib, Talwandi Sabo.