Jalandhar

  • Nirbheek
    Apr 17, 2015 19:56 IST

    Eight hurt in firing during clash near Kapurthala

    Eight persons, including a woman, were injured in firing after a clash broke out between two groups over possession of land at Shahwala village near here on Friday, police said.

  • Education minister Dr Daljit Singh Cheema-N
    Apr 16, 2015 23:19 IST

    Students scoring well in competitive exams will be helped financially: Cheema

    The state government will extend financial help to Class-12 students who score well in the All India Engineering Entrance Test (AIEEE) and All India Pre-Medical Entrance Test (AIPMT) but are not able to take admission in engineering and medical colleges, education minister Daljit Singh Cheema said.

  • Opium smugglers, drug-peddlers held-N
    Apr 16, 2015 23:09 IST

    Jalandhar: Heroin worth Rs 6.25 crore seized, five arrested

    Five persons were arrested and 1.25 kg of heroin worth Rs 6.25 crore in the international market was recovered from their possession here on Thursday, police said.

  • vegetable
    Apr 14, 2015 17:43 IST

    Survey of street vendors commences in the city in an attempt to regulate them

    The municipal corporation of Jalandhar has started the survey of street vendors in an attempt to relocate them at specific locations earmarked for them in the city.

  • Children being served the mid-day meal. HT Photo
    Apr 14, 2015 19:30 IST

    'Allow parents to taste mid-day meal before serving to students'

    Rapping the authorities for the poor quality of mid-day meal served in the state's schools, the director general school education has ordered schools to allow atleast two parents per day to taste the mid-day meal before serving it to the students.

  • badminton
    Apr 15, 2015 22:45 IST

    Badminton row: PBA diktat falls flat, admn allows shuttlers to participate in tourney

    In a major setback to the Punjab Badminton Association (PBA), which had asked its players not to participate in a tournament being organised by some NRIs at Mukandpur village, the district administration on Wednesday allowed the players to attend the five-day cash-prize contest starting Thursday.

  • Crime
    Apr 14, 2015 09:33 IST

    Kapurthala woman murders two daughters, nephew

    A 30-year-old “possessed” woman of Saroopval village near Kabirpur in this district allegedly killed her two daughters and a nephew over a period of two months last year.

  • Seva kendra
    Apr 13, 2015 23:53 IST

    Nawanshahr: Integrated service centres to be functional soon

    Soon, residents of Nawanshahr will get facilities under the Right to Service (RTS) Act at their doorsteps though 52 Integrated Service Providing Centres that will be functional soon in the various parts of the district.

  • HSC
    Apr 13, 2015 23:48 IST

    Jalandhar: 6,000 applicants from district for JET exam

    A total of 6,000 forms - 4,000 online and 2,000 physical - were sold in the district for the Joint Entrance Test 2015 (JET 2015) scheduled on April 19.

  • The mangled remains of the bus that met with an accident near Balachaur. HT Photo
    Apr 12, 2015 21:32 IST

    Hoshiarpur accident toll rises to four

    The death toll in the luxury bus accident that took place in Garhshankar on Saturday rose to four with another woman, Kirti, succumbing to injuries at a multi-specialty hospital in SAS Nagar on Sunday morning.

  • HSC
    Apr 11, 2015 21:28 IST

    Faculty crunch: NIT Jalandhar to discontinue 3 courses

    The Dr BR Ambedkar National Institute of Technology (NIT), Jalandhar, has decided to discontinue three courses — mining, electrical engineering and information technology (IT) — from the upcoming academic session due to non-availability of faculty.

  • AAP leader
    Apr 11, 2015 14:27 IST

    AAP asks Sanjay Singh to clarify return of ousted leaders

    The disciplinary committee of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) at Jalandhar has served a notice to senior leader Sanjay Singh asking him to clarify reports of him bringing ousted and suspended leaders back to the party fold.

  • Apr 10, 2015 21:20 IST

    Mayor rushes to inspect roads after reports of caving in surfaces

    Mayor Sunil Jyoti along with officials of the building and road department on Friday inspected the stretch of Harnamdaspura Road after it was reported that the road had caved in at many places even as the repair work on the stretch was going on, putting a question mark on the quality of work.

  • Electricity
    Apr 10, 2015 20:58 IST

    Power ministry honours students from Jalandhar schools

    "The National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) and Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) have been asked to design a curriculum for 'Energy Efficiency' as a subject", said Saurabh Diddi, energy economist, Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE), ministry of power.

  • Passport
    Apr 09, 2015 23:10 IST

    Now, cops to visit applicants’ houses for passport verification

    With a view to making police verification process for issuing passport people-friendly, the police commissionerate has deputed special teams in all police station outreach centres (PSOC) for the purpose.