- Apr 26, 2015 23:02 IST
Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee (PPCC) president Partap Singh Bajwa on Sunday said the Narendra Modi-led government at the Centre is out to ruin farmers of Punjab, Haryana and Western Uttar Pradesh, the states which have been feeding the entire nation.
- Apr 26, 2015 23:08 IST
A Home Guards jawan opened fire at a worker employed with a dhaba at Panam on Chandigarh Road, 3 kilometres from Garhshankar, late Saturday after he was asked to pay bill for the food that he and his colleague had there.
- Apr 25, 2015 22:48 IST
As many as 67 persons, including several women, from the city are stranded in the quake-hit city of Kathmandu in Nepal. The tourist contingent had left for Nepal on April 20 and was to return next Tuesday.
- Apr 25, 2015 21:38 IST
A decomposed body of a 51-year-old farmer of Maujipur village in Garhshankar sub-division of the district was recovered from the bush near his fields on Saturday morning. The farmer, Ram Singh, was missing since April 20.
- Apr 24, 2015 21:59 IST
Two weeks after registering a case against a 30-year-old woman of Saroopwal village in the district for allegedly killing her two daughters and nephew over a period of two months last year, mystery has deepened after the post-mortem report found no physical injuries on the body of the two-year-old infant.
- Apr 24, 2015 22:16 IST
Five persons engaged as painters in a newly constructed house at New Gautam Nagar locality of the city suffered serious burns on Friday after combustible material caught fire. Three of the victims were in a critical condition.
- Apr 23, 2015 23:26 IST
The police have booked 15 members of the Satkar Committee who allegedly beat up three gurdwara priests (granthis) with baseball bats at Pamman village in Kapurthala district, when they were coming from Shahkot after performing akhand path on March 29.
- Apr 23, 2015 22:19 IST
The medical board constituted to look into the alleged miscarriage of a government schoolteacher in police custody on March 22 has given clean chit to the police, maintaining that the miscarriage did not take place due to her detention.
- Apr 23, 2015 00:35 IST
After having shifted the Guru Nanak Dev Municipal Library at least four times in the past five years from one place to another in the city, the Phagwara municipal corporation is now running the library from its lobby after it decided to provide the space where it was earlier housed to the offices of newly elected mayor, senior deputy mayor and deputy mayor.
- Apr 21, 2015 20:27 IST
Already worried due to mounting losses due to untimely rain, farmers are being forced to sell their wheat production to private agents below the minimum support price (MSP) as government agencies are shying away from mandis in the district.
- Apr 21, 2015 20:25 IST
Scorching heat has taken its toll on Punjab roadway's HVAC (heating, ventilation, and air conditioning) buses, as passengers are shunning them due to faulty air conditioning.
- Apr 20, 2015 21:42 IST
An 18-year-old girl was crushed to death after a tractor-trolley hit her in Kala Sanghya, Kapurthala on Monday while she was crossing the road.
- Apr 20, 2015 21:13 IST
Professional bartenders got a chance to demonstrate their skills at a workshop on non-alcoholic beverages, "Shaken and Stirred", organised by CT Institute of Hotel Management (CTIHM) at The Brewmaster on Monday under the guidance of Chef Vikas Khanna.
- Apr 20, 2015 18:47 IST
Hailing Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ‘Make in India’ project, Mauritius President Rajkeswur Purryag on Monday said the campaign had the capacity to make India a global economic power.
- Apr 17, 2015 23:58 IST
Nearly six months after the party picked up Vijay Sampla, a Scheduled Caste (SC) face and first-time Hoshiarpur MP, for the post of Union minister of state (MoS), the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) high command is set to play the Dalit card yet again to penetrate the community’s voter base by organising its SC cell’s two-day national executive meeting that will start here on May 16.