• Sukhdev Singh Chahal
    Mar 30, 2015 23:24 IST

    Cop dies as tree falls on SUV; SSP escapes unhurt

    A policemen deployed as a gunman with the senior superintendent of police (vigilance), Bathinda range, was killed and the SSP and two other policemen had a narrow escape when an eucalyptus tree from inside the premises of the official residence of the deputy commissioner fell on the police official's official vehicle outside the circuit house near the mini-secretariat here on Monday evening.

  • Board exam
    Mar 30, 2015 20:57 IST

    Two students caught while copying in exams

    Two students of Class-10 were caught while copying in the board exams during a raid by a flying squad of the education department at GSS School at Multania village. The defaulters have been identified as Jaswinder Singh and Nirmal Singh. Slips with answers of questions written on them were seized from them. Shivpal Goyal,

  • Diagnosis
    Mar 30, 2015 20:20 IST

    Hefty fee for kerosene sample tests, stumps district police

    The 'exorbitant' fee demanded by a Dehradun-based laboratory to test samples of the kerosene oil recovered from a sweets shop here about three months ago has virtually stumped the Bathinda district police.

  • Arrest-handcuffs-P
    Mar 30, 2015 21:56 IST

    Moga: Four booked for seeking loan on forged documents

    Four people have been booked for seeking a loan of Rs 30 lakh from a private bank by allegedly submitting forged documents, police said on Monday.

  • Betwa river
    Mar 28, 2015 21:41 IST

    Sisters drown in Bathinda lake at Guru Nanak Dev Thermal Power Plant

    In a tragic incident, two sisters drowned after they fell into a lake at Guru Nanak Dev Thermal Power Plant here on Saturday.

  • Farmers carrying seeds bags on their heads at Kisan Mela, PAU
    Mar 27, 2015 21:16 IST

    Private firm sells pumps from govt stall, offers on-the-sop-subsidy to farmers

    A private company not only sold its equipments from the stall of Punjab agriculture department at the kisan mela organised by Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana, at its regional centre here on Friday, but also gave 'on the spot' subsidy to farmers, which is impossible otherwise.

  • Harsimrat Kaur Badal, Union Cabinet Minister of Food Processing in the Government of India. HT Photo
    Mar 27, 2015 20:57 IST

    Financially unviable route holding up start of Bathinda airport: Harsimrat

    The non-functioning of the civilian airport at Bhisiana near here even after 10 months of the formation of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government at Centre, of which the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) is a constituent, seems to be becoming a thorn on the SAD's side.

  • alcohol
    Mar 27, 2015 21:07 IST

    Liquor shops allotted in Faridkot districta through circle-wise draw of lots.

    The allotment of 202 shops for Punjab-made medium liquor (PML) and 55 shops of Indian-made foreign liquor (IMFL), spread across eight circles of the district, was made here on Friday through a circle-wise draw of lots.

  • Relatives mourning the death who were killed in alleged Pakistan firing at Jeora village in Jammu
    Mar 27, 2015 09:19 IST

    Ludhiana mishap: Moga village mourns deaths

    Residents of Mehna village under Nihal Singh Wala subdivision were left shell-shocked on Wednesday after receiving news that a progressive farmer from their midst, Joginder Singh, 40, who stayed in Dashmesh Nagar, Moga, was killed along with his two sons in a road accident near Machhiwara in district Ludhiana.

  • earthquake
    Mar 26, 2015 22:35 IST

    Body of NRI, car recovered from Rajasthan canal

    The police, on Thursday, recovered the body of a man from his car that fell into the Rajasthan canal near here on Wednesday afternoon.

  • Dead body
    Mar 26, 2015 21:27 IST

    Two cousins held for killing six members of migrant labourer’s family in Ferozepur

    The police here have arrested two cousins for killing all the six members of the family of Banke Bihari Lal, a migrant labourer of Bihar. The duo had killed five of them at their house near Langer Sahib Gurdwara in Talwandi Bhai, about 32 km from here on Thursday last, while Banke Bihari Lal’s 17-year-old daughter, who was reported missing when bodies of five members of the family were found at their house, and was taken away by them to Himachal Pradesh, was murdered later.

  • Injured teacher during a lathicharge
    Mar 26, 2015 09:52 IST

    Protesting rural health workers lathicharged at Lambi, eight hurt

    Hundreds of employees working under the National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) from across the state were allegedly canecharged at Lambi when they tried to move towards Badal village in the afternoon. The police used water cannons to disperse the protesting employees. When the police forced them to stop, they sat on a dharna there which continued till Wednesday evening.

  • Garbage
    Mar 25, 2015 23:43 IST

    People throwing garbage into Bathinda canal as admn turns a blind eye

    The Bathinda branch of the Sirhind canal bears an ugly look these days with garbage floating in it and the civic authorities turning a blind eye to the issue.

  • Arm candy
    Mar 24, 2015 19:49 IST

    Gold worth lakhs, cash stolen from SAD leader's house

    A native of Nepal, employed as domestic help at the house of district (rural) president of the women wing of the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) decamped with gold ornaments worth lakhs of rupees, cash and a revolver from the house in Bhagta near Bathinda on Monday night.

  • Arrest-handcuffs-P
    Mar 24, 2015 19:43 IST

    Nine cattle smugglers arrested,68 buffaloes rescued

    The district police, on Tuesday, arrested nine people and rescued 68 buffaloes and calves that were allegedly being taken illegally in two trucks near Ajitwal village, 14 km from the district headquarters, for slaughter. Some leaders of various Hindu organisations reached the spot and smashed the trucks.