• murder
    Mar 02, 2015 20:40 IST

    Amritsar: Twelve year old boy falls in manhole, dies

    In yet another case of open manholes leading to tragedies, a 12-year-old boy on Monday died after he fell into an uncovered manhole near his house in Gate Hakima area here.

  • Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Punjab convener Sucha Singh Chhotepur-n
    Mar 02, 2015 18:41 IST

    No place for nepotism and corruption in AAP: Chhotepur

    Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Punjab convener Sucha Singh Chhotepur on Monday said there was “no place for nepotism and corruption” in the party and responsibilities would be assigned to a worker only after considering his role in strengthening the organisation and rendering his services to the people.

  • Punjab cabinet minister Bikram Singh Majithia.n
    Mar 02, 2015 18:45 IST

    Punjab govt to provide 70% subsidy on installation of solar voltaic panels

    Minister for non-conventional energy sources Bikram Singh Majithia on Monday said the Punjab governments aims to fulfil the domestic power requirement by installing solar voltaic panels on the rooftops of houses and to achieve the target the government will extend 70% subsidy on the project.

  • Railway station
    Mar 02, 2015 09:09 IST

    Railways will develop three terminal stations in Amritsar

    The railways finally woke up to the inconvenience caused to passengers by undue delay of trains due to non-availability of a vacant platform at Amritsar railway station, as it has decided to develop three existing stations — Chheharta, Verka and Bhagtanwala — as ‘satellite terminal stations’.

  • sikh leaders gurdaspur
    Mar 01, 2015 21:39 IST

    Over Rs 16 lakh disbursed under Janani Suraksha Yojana: DC

    In a bid to provide quality health services to people in the rural areas, especially to the poor women and children, many schemes are being run successfully in the district, said Abhinav Trikha, deputy commissioner, Gurdaspur here on Sunday.

  • SAD symbol
    Feb 28, 2015 22:35 IST

    Have numbers but will let BJP lead, says SAD in Gurdaspur

    The Akali-BJP alliance is confident of retaining its hold over the 27-member municipal council House here.

  • College hostel
    Feb 28, 2015 17:09 IST

    Girls hostel at meritorious school to be functional by March end: DC

    During a surprise visit to Senior Secondary Residential School for Meritorious Students here on Friday, deputy commissioner (DC) Ravi Bhagat inspected various facilities at the school and interacted with the students and teachers to know about the academic development and teething problems.

    Feb 27, 2015 20:09 IST

    SAD, BJP out to woo Independents in Batala

    A day after the SAD claimed to have the support of an Independent, raising their number to 15, the BJP too trying to bring back the three dissidents, who emerged victorious in the civic polls, back into the party fold.

  • Indian Rupee
    Feb 27, 2015 20:03 IST

    Prisoners accuses deputy jail superintendent with extortion

    Nine of prisoners lodged at the Gurdaspur central jail made a written complaint against deputy superintendent Kulwant Singh, purportedly charging him with extortion and abuse of power.

  • Arrest-handcuffs-P
    Feb 26, 2015 23:15 IST

    Day after murder, residents come out to demand arrests

    A day after the murder of Anngarh resident Harpal Singh here, the people of the locality came out in protest on Thursday to demand the arrest of main accused Jasbir Singh and eleven other named in the case.

  • Gold bangles
    Feb 26, 2015 23:10 IST

    Domestic help charged with theft

    Nepalese domestic help Parkash Nepali was on Thursday accused of theft at one of the houses in the Kennedy Avenue area here.

  • Wagah border.N
    Feb 26, 2015 22:00 IST

    Tree logs as heroin carriers: Smugglers' latest method on India-Pak border

    Smugglers on the Pakistan border are now using chopped logs of wood to push narcotics across into India.

  • Long queues outside a polling booth in Patiala
    Feb 25, 2015 22:20 IST

    In Sujanpur, BJP storms to victory after rain

    Heavy rain and hailstorm were met with a heavier voter turnout in the local municipal elections on Wednesday, and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) claimed most seats in the end.

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    Feb 25, 2015 22:14 IST

    EcoSikh motivates students to mark Sikh Environment Day

    Dr Rajwant Singh, president of US-based volunteer organisation EcoSikh on Wednesday visited Khalsa College Amritsar (KCA) and Khalsa College School (KCPS), where he appealed to the students to participate in the global Sikh Environment Day events March 14.

  • Avtar Singh Makkar-N
    Feb 25, 2015 21:59 IST

    SGPC hails British move to raise Sikh regiment

    The Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) has welcomed the move to raise a Sikh army regiment in Britain.