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.
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.
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.
Bansal Classes Private Limited (BCPL), Kota, Rajasthan, a coaching institute for IIT and other courses, and their 'technical partner' IODL Education Private Limited, Noida, have been booked for forgery and cheating by the local police after a probe into a complaint by a local resident.
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.
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.
The court of sessions judge Tejwinder Singh, on Wednesday, sentenced to 10-year imprisonment Satish Kumar, a resident of Charkhi Dadri in Bhiwani district in Haryana, and imposed a fine of `10,000 on him for trespassing a house and committing a theft.
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.
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.
In an effort to make unemployed youth independent, an employment camp will be held at Ferozepur on January 12 next year.
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.
A woman died while 12 others were injured in different road accidents in the district on the first foggy morning of this winter season on Wednesday due to poor visibility.
The Punjab Youth Congress (PYC) on Tuesday held a protest condemning the state government for allegedly issuing blue ration cards to the ineligible people and those falling above the poverty line, to push their political interests.
The police have arrested a man for sodomising a minor migrant worker in Rama Mandi near here. Based on a complaint by the victim, the police have arrested Sonu, who runs a tea stall near Guru Gobind Singh refinery.