The Punjab government has started the process to grant heritage status to a building at Toori Bazar here which martyrs Bhagat Singh and his associates had used as a hideout to undertake their activities against the British rulers.
Two undertrials Babbu Singh, son of Raja Singh from Sedha Singh Wala village of the district and Balkaran Singh, son of Malkiat Singh, a resident of Manuke of Moga district, who had escaped from the jail here on Saturday by scaling its boundary wall, remain untraced.
The Punjab agriculture department has started a campaign to motivate farmers to adopt proper methods to spray weedicides to ensure efficient control of weeds in wheat crop across the state.
Members of the Punjab Youth Congress (PYC), on Sunday, led by former president of Mansa district unit of Youth Congress Gurpreet Singh, blocked the Bathinda-Mansa road near Baidesa village to protest against the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) for levelling allegations against MLA Amrinder Singh Raja Warring.
The Punjab education department has woken up to the alleged misuse of mobile phones by school teachers during duty hours after a complaint in this connection received at a sangat darshan held by deputy chief minister Sukhbir Singh Badal on December 10.
The Malout police have registered a case against two people Kapil Batra and Rajan Batra, both residents of Jalandhar, under Section 306 of IPC for allegedly abetting suicide by Bimal Soni, 27, a resident of Deep Singh Nagar of Abohar.
Noted film director Manmohan Singh, on Friday, along with inspector general of police (IGP), counter- intelligence , Jitendra Jain, released a short film made by IGP's son Abhinandan Jain.
Four youths, including a Canada- based NRI, were killed in a road mishap late Friday night on the Moga-Kotkapura state highway near Singhan Wala village, 11 km from here, while the speeding Swift car they were travelling in hit a stationary tractor-trolley.
Close aides of Punjab BJP chief Kamal Sharma, on Friday, trained their guns on local Congress legislator Parminder Singh Pinki for accusing Sharma of having links with a local drug smuggler.
An assistant sub inspector (ASI) and a head constable of the Moga district police were suspended on Friday after a criminal case was registered against them.
The police, on Friday, arrested four people after 2,400 boxes containing 28,880 bottles of illicit country-made liquor, loaded in two trucks, were seized by a team of the excise and taxation department from them.
A case was registered against a husband-wife duo for allegedly causing the death of a man.
The police registered a case against four Ferozepur cops and a prisoner, who allegedly escaped from their custody in Guru Gobind Singh Medical College here where he was admitted for the past two days.
Two persons were injured in a scuffle involving firing between two politically-backed groups - one by the Bharatiya Janata Party and the other by Shiromani Akali Dal - over a land dispute in Civil Lines area here on Thursday.
A woman was killed when the car she was travelling in collided with another car due to poor visibility owing to dense fog, on Bathinda-Rampura Phul Road on Thursday morning.