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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.