Bathinda

  • Drugs seized on the eve of International Anti-Drugs Day
    Jul 31, 2015 20:36 IST

    BSF seizes 1-kg heroin worth Rs 5 crore in Ferozepur sector

    The Border Security Force (BSF) on Thursday seized 1-kg heroin worth Rs 5 crore in the international market from a border outpost in the Ferozepur sector.

  • Electricity bill, power tariff
    Jul 30, 2015 20:56 IST

    Mansa family shocked after getting 7.5-lakh power bill

    A 55-year-old woman in Mansa was in for a shock after her son was asked to pay an electricity bill of Rs 7.5 lakh by the Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL).

  • Fauja
    Jul 30, 2015 11:34 IST

    Bomb-hoax call sends Bathinda police in a tizzy

    A call the police control room (PCR) received on Wednesday evening claiming that bombs were planted at the Bathinda railway station and terrorists had entered the city sent the police in a tizzy, prompting them to launch a massive search operation.

  • A sage wipes his sweat while waiting for
    Jul 30, 2015 00:41 IST

    Bathinda-Delhi Shatabdi faces closure for low seat occupancy

    Launched just seven months back, the Bathinda-Delhi Shatabdi Express is likely to be discontinued as it has failed to attract adequate number of passengers, prompting senior railways officials to discuss the matter in the upcoming board meeting.

  • APJ Abdul Kalam Azad visited Gehri Butter
    Jul 28, 2015 19:49 IST

    Gehri Buttar villagers remember Abdul Kalam as 'humble man'

    Residents of Gehri Buttar village near here remembered former President APJ Abdul Kalam as a humble man after whose visit the village saw huge development.

  • Dr APJ Abdul Kalam
    Jul 28, 2015 23:07 IST

    Schools observe holiday on their own as nation mourns Kalam's death

    Former President APJ Abdul Kalam, who passed away on Monday, had said, "Don't declare holiday on my death, instead work an extra day, if you love me."

  • amusement park ride
    Jul 27, 2015 21:33 IST

    Only children amusement park at Faridkot in a state of neglect

    The only children amusement park, set up in 2006 at Baba Farid cultural centre here, wears a deserted look and thousands of children studying in Faridkot schools have to go to far-off places for an outing.

  • The Orbit Bus impounded by the police at Bagapurana Police Station near Moga on Friday. JS Grewal/HT
    Jul 27, 2015 21:20 IST

    Police submit 'challan' in Moga bus molestation incident

    The police have submitted a 'challan' against four accused in the court at Baghapurana in connection with the Moga bus molestation case, in which a 13-year-old Dalit girl Arshdeep Kaur was allegedly molested and then thrown off along with her mother on April 30 from a moving bus of the Orbit Aviation Private Limited, a company owned by the ruling Badal family.

  • Rampal Dass
    Jul 27, 2015 18:01 IST

    Followers of Rampal seek CBI probe into cases against him

    Followers of controversial 'godman' Sant Rampal, who was arrested by the Haryana police in November last year, staged a protest here on Monday demanding an inquiry by the Central Bureau Of Investigation (CBI) into the cases registered against him.

  • Harsimrat Kaur Badal, Union Cabinet Minister of Food Processing in the Government of India. HT Photo
    Jul 26, 2015 20:07 IST

    Harsimrat, Sukhbir meet HP bus accident victim families in Mansa

    Union food processing minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal and deputy chief minister Sukhbir Singh Badal, on Sunday, met families of the victims of the Kullu bus tragedy in Joga, Makha Chahlan and Aklia village here.

  • Indian army soldiers pay
    Jul 26, 2015 20:16 IST

    Army division pays tributes to Kargil war heroes

    The Golden Arrow Division celebrated Vijay Diwas here and at Prerna Sthal in Hussainiwala on Sunday to commemorate the victory of the armed forces during the 1999 Kargil war.

  • Kushal Kumar Bansal with his family. HT Photo
    Jul 25, 2015 18:50 IST

    TSPL offers to pay Mansa boy's fee for studies at NIT

    The authorities of Talwandi Sabo Power Limited (TSPL) have offered to help out Kushal Kumar Bansal, who was looking for financial assistance to get admission in the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Jalandhar, after cracking the joint engineering entrance (JEE) examination of the Central Board of School Education (CBSE). However, a few other organisations have also come forward to support the Mansa boy.

  • AIPMT
    Jul 25, 2015 18:18 IST

    Duty magistrate faces people's ire at AIPMT centre

    Naib tehsildar of Goniana Raja Ravinder Singh, who had been deputed as a duty magistrate to check law and order at a centre for the All India Pre-medical and Pre-dental Entrance Test (AIPMT) on Saturday, had to face the people's wrath after he came to the centre in his 'blue beacon' car with his daughter, who was also to appear in the test.

  • Police have launched a massive rescue operation to find out the 25 missing passengers. HT Photo
    Jul 25, 2015 09:52 IST

    Fear and silence prevail at Bathinda villages

    Fear and silence prevailed at Jaga Ram Tirath and Lelewala villages near Talwandi Sabo in this district on Friday as anxious residents awaited the information on the well-being of those who were travelling in the private bus that fell into the Parbati river in Kullu district in Himachal Pradesh on Thursday.

  • Indian railways
    Jul 24, 2015 20:02 IST

    Demolition of houses on railway land Residents block rail traffic

    Residents of makeshift houses (huts) built on the encroached land of the railways along the Bathinda-Delhi railway track here blocked rail traffic after the railway authorities resorted to demolish their houses on Friday. The protesters stopped the Sirsa-Bathinda-Jind passenger train and delayed it for about 45 minutes and the Howra-Delhi-Sri Ganga Nagar express train for about half-an-hour.