- Feb 01, 2015 21:31 IST
Over 25 people were injured when a tempo overturned on the Bathinda-Dabwali road near here on Sunday morning.
- Feb 01, 2015 20:37 IST
In almost all the villages of the district, wastewater, which is finding its way into the ponds, is polluting them and rendering the water in the ponds unfit for use of any type. With no proper sewerage system, filthy water in street channels ends up in the ponds.
- Feb 01, 2015 20:25 IST
A worker of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and right to information (RTI) activist, who had reportedly distributed some posters to generate awareness among residents of Jaitu in view of the ensuing municipal elections and had mentioned cases of corruption in the local municipal committee, was allegedly beaten up on Saturday night by a group of about 10 people.
- Feb 01, 2015 20:15 IST
Mandeep Kaur, a resident of Surghuri village of Jaitu subdivision, tried to commit suicide inside the police station at Jaitu, after she was allegedly insulted by the police over a dispute in the village.
- Jan 31, 2015 20:18 IST
Three people were killed in a road accident on the Moga-Jalandhar national highway near Kamaal Ke village under Dharamkot subdivision, 19 km from here on Saturday.
- Jan 31, 2015 20:04 IST
Rural development and panchayat minister Sikander Singh Maluka, had to leave his sangat darshan programme, being held in a town near Bhai Rupa village, midway in a hurry on Saturday after he was informed that residents of the village were marching towards the venue of the programme.
- Jan 31, 2015 19:44 IST
Former chief minister and senior Congress leader Rajinder Kaur Bhattal has said that the stalling of the Rs 400- crore aid, approved by the 13th finance commission under the state special plan to Punjab, by the union ministry of finance has come as a big rap for the SAD-BJP government in the state.
- Jan 30, 2015 21:51 IST
The district police have arrested a man for cheating people on the pretext of assuring them jobs in different departments by claiming close association with union food processing industry minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal.
- Jan 30, 2015 21:42 IST
The Fazilka Brigade of the Army adopted three villages of Fazilka district for development on the occasion of the death anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi on Friday.
- Jan 30, 2015 21:11 IST
Taking note of the 22 trucks of urea missing from Muktsar area, chief minister Parkash Singh Badal and union minister for food processing industries and Bathinda MP Harsimrat Kaur Badal have told the Muktsar SSP to investigate the case and act against the accused.
- Jan 29, 2015 21:43 IST
Reacting to chief minister Parkash Singh Badal's statement that Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MP from Sangrur Bhagwant Mann cannot bring any development in the village he has adopted under the Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojana, Bhagwant Mann said that the chief minister has actually 'insulted' the scheme launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
- Jan 29, 2015 21:30 IST
Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal said here on Thursday that leaders of the other parties cannot stop him from holding sangat darshan programmes and spending money for the development and welfare of the people.
- Jan 29, 2015 21:24 IST
It is mandatory to have fire extinguishers in working order in structures like hospitals, hotels and shopping malls, but the fire extinguishers installed at some places at the Dr Mathura Dass Pahwa civil hospital here have become redundant as they have not been refilled for a long time. They are just an equipment hanging on the walls but cannot be of any use in case of a fire in the hospital premises.
- Jan 28, 2015 22:03 IST
Thousands of workers, who had worked under the National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (NREGS) last year, have been waiting for their wages for the past many months. The district administration, reportedly, owes about Rs 5.76 crore to them.
- Jan 28, 2015 22:26 IST
A 15-year-old minor girl from Jharkhand was allegedly sold for Rs 1 lakh to a 50-year-old man in Kharoda village of Moonak subdivision of the district. The victim has been identified as a resident of Headgoa village of Khuti district of Jharkhand.