The Supreme Court will issue non-completion of the sewerage work at Nakodar on December 9. Former councilor Aditya Bhatara has filed a special leave petition against the decision of the Punjab and Haryana high court dismissing his petition on this issue. Chief justice P Sathasivam and justice Ranjan Gogoi will hear the matter.
On the call of local MLA Rana Gurjit Singh, shopkeepers of all the main markets kept their shops closed till Friday afternoon against property tax and advance electricity bills charged by the state government from people. The shopkeepers gathered near court chowk, sat on dharna and raised slogans against the state government.
While the state government's policy for regularisation of illegal colonies is yet to generate the desired revenues, but it has caused a sharp decline in the stamp duty collection, as just half the annual target has been met by the district administration so far.
A 25-year-old prisoner allegedly committed suicide in the district jail by hanging himself from the roof on Friday. The prisoner has been identified as Balwinder Singh of Patti village. Jail superintendent Ajmer Singh Rana said Balwinder was put in judicial custody on December 2.
A man was awarded 15-year imprisonment after he was found guilty under the NDPS Act on Thursday. A fine of Rs.
1 lakh was also imposed on him by additional sessions judge JS Bhinder.
As the deadline for the registration of travel agents with the government under the Punjab Prevention of Human Smuggling Act 2012 ended on November 30, so far only 17 agents have submitted their application in the district.
The district police have booked a travel agent for duping a local resident of Rs. 4.85 lakh on the pretext of sending him abroad. In his complaint to the police Sunil Kumar alleged that accused Harmareet Singh had promised to send him abroad and the deal was struck at Rs. 8 lakh.
A retired naval officer on Thursday flayed the general railway police for its inaction in registering an FIR in the case of death of his 31-year-old son, who was found dead on the railway track under mysterious circumstances on October 21.
During investigation of arrested Amandeep Singh Dhami, wanted in the US for murder, it was learnt that he used to get regular funds from his US based conduits through Western Union. Dhami, who was living with the fake identity of Jujhar Singh in House Number 138 of Urban Estate Phase II, used to get regular funds from USA through Western Union, police sources said.
The new diagnostic imaging service centre at the civil hospital is likely to open 24x7 services for the patients in two months. The centre will be providing affordable services under the public-private-partnership (PPP) mode with Ensocare, a healthcare division of Enso Group, Mumbai, signing an agreement with the Punjab government for providing services in 21 district hospitals.
The fate of a plot purchased by a Class-I officer of the Punjab health services Dr Guriqbal Singh from the Jalandhar Development Authority (JDA) in an auction held on October 4, 2012, hangs in balance. Dr Guriqbal Singh, who had submitted Rs. 19,78,908 in October 2012 to the JDA for plot number 180-A in Urban Estate Phase-2, which he was allotted in the auction, had failed to get the possession of the plot from the JDA even more than 14 months had passed.
When every singer is trying his luck in movies then why should I be left behind, said Gitaz Bindrakhia, son of legendary Punjabi singer Late Surjit Bindrakhia whose first Punjabi movie 'Just U & Me' is releasing on December 6. Gitaz had, so far, an album 'Jind Mahi' to his credit.
A 40-year-old bank manager died in mysterious circumstances at Mahilpur on the intervening night of December 3 and 4. His bullet-riddled body was recovered from his Tata Indigo car on the roadside on Kot Fatuhi road on Wednesday.
Passion for the sport turned to love and now the half-Pakistani Malaysian girlfriend of India's junior hockey captain is here to get engaged to him and marry him after the Rio Olympics.
The court of additional district and sessions judge Gurnam Singh dismissed bail application of Nathpal Dhilwan, who was booked in the Vicky murder case in August this year, on Tuesday.