A truck driver was found dead under mysterious circumstances near Nagla village on Ambala-Shahabad road under Saha police station on Wednesday morning.
Taking a serious note of the rampant drug menace in Punjab's jails, the Punjab and Haryana high court has observed that until the state police catch the bigger fish, nothing would be achieved by arresting just petty drug peddlers.
The Punjab and Haryana high court on Tuesday directed Punjab Police not to arrest Bollywood director Sanjay Leela Bhansali and the cast of his movie "Goliyon Ki Raasleela: Ram-Leela" before the next hearing on December 18.
Clubbing or inviting trouble?:
When the night descends, city’s alleys turn into unsafe zones. For women going to pubs and discotheques, danger lurks at every nook and corner of city. The city’s burgeoning nightlife is addictive. But stepping out for a drink late in the night is no longer a viable option for women, be it alone or with friends.
The Punjab government has decided to fill the vacant seats in the ETT course for the session 2013-15, for which the counselling in all 15 government and 84 private affiliated institutes would be held on December 6.
The Banur police on Tuesday produced Surjeet Singh, close aide of drug lord Jagdish Bhola, in the district courts here, where he was sent to three-day police remand.
Fast tracking the murder trial of UT police inspector Sucha Singh, district and sessions judge SK Aggrawal on Tuesday convicted dismissed UT constable Basant Singh, alias Bunty, 26, along with his accomplice and beloved Sarita Rani, 23, who is seven months pregnant.
The Punjab government has directed all departments to evaluate the reserved posts for disabled persons under the rules fixed as per cadre strength in the departments and fill the vacancies within a fixed time period.
The Punjab labour department has successfully rescued 239 children engaged as child labour during the child labour eradication week observed in the state last week.
More trouble, it seems, is in store for Haryana IAS officer, Ashok Khemka. The agriculture department has recommended a vigilance probe into the allotment of a work order to an Ahmedabad-based company, M/s Proflex Systems, by Khemka during his tenure as managing director, Haryana State Warehousing Corporation (HSWC), in 2009.
Lt Gen Hriday Kaul (retd), a former General Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Western Command, passed away in Army Research and Referral Hospital, Delhi, after a brief illness.
For the benefit of motorists, the UT administration has proposed to build two bypass roads, east bypass and west bypass. The administration plans to build east bypass over land belonging to Railway Authority of India to connect traffic coming from Zirakpur with railway lightpoint near Manimajra.
Pharmaceutical scientists of Panjab University (PU) bagged global laurels second time in a row. The American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS) has selected the research work carried out by a team led by dean, faculty of pharmaceutical sciences, Bhupinder Singh Bhoop and OP Katare, from University Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences (UIPS) for their research on QbD-based drug delivery.
Noticing a large number of "unnecessary petitions" in the Punjab and Haryana high court because of the failure of the authorities concerned to respond to representations seeking reasons to disclose the rationale for rejection of tenders of disqualified parties, the high court has directed Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh to dispose of such representations within a week.
The Punjab and Haryana high court on Tuesday ordered the Punjab and Haryana governments to inform it as to how many parole-jumpers were in their states and what efforts the respective authorities had made to re-arrest them.