- Jul 06, 2015 21:54 IST
The University Grants Commission (UGC) has conferred Kanya Mahavidyalaya (KMV), Jalandhar, with the title of heritage institution.
- Jul 06, 2015 22:06 IST
Illegal sand mining is rampant on a large scale in the Kandi belt of the district under alleged political patronage, posing a serious threat to the existence of several villages in the area.
- Jul 05, 2015 22:07 IST
A BJP leader on Sunday opposed the Punjab government's decision to shift AIIMS, proposed in Kapurthala district, to Bhatinda.
- Jul 05, 2015 14:02 IST
While girls have outshone boys in the country in the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) civil services exam results announced on Saturday by grabbing top four slots for this year, the region’s girls have also proved their mettle.
- Jul 05, 2015 21:35 IST
Members of the SSA/RMSA teacher union held a protest rally against the state government on Sunday and condemned the Director General of School Education (DGSE) for his alleged irresponsible behaviour with them.
- Jul 04, 2015 19:48 IST
Terming the setting up of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) at Bathinda as 'another injustice" with the Doaba region, local MP Chaudhary Santokh Singh said he would strongly rake up the issue in Parliament in the current session and the party would not tolerate such a 'step-motherly' treatment to the people of Doaba.
- Jul 04, 2015 20:24 IST
A couple who had reportedly gone to immerse some stuff in flowing water, drowned in Unchi Bassi river near Dasuya on Saturday.The woman's body was found soon, but the search for her husband was on till late evening. The deceased have been identified as Sukhdev Singh (45), a private security guard and his wife Joginder Kaur (42). They hailed from Sajjna village.
- Jul 03, 2015 19:06 IST
To ensure that 100% voters in the district link their voter identity cards with Aadhaar cards, the district administration will organise special camps at polling stations across the district on July 5 from 9am to 5pm.
- Jul 03, 2015 19:28 IST
The district has suffered a major by the Centre's decision to discontinue the Backward Region Grant Fund (BRGF) scheme. Funds released under the programme were used to fill critical gaps in local infrastructure and supplement ongoing development works. Hoshiarpur was the only district in the state which was selected under the plan on account of its backwardness and conformity to other parameters.
- Jul 02, 2015 19:11 IST
Under the 'Swachh Bharat Mission', 100 villages of the district are to be made 'open defecation free' (ODF) by October 2 this year.The list includes Adamwl and Budhawar, the villages adopted by Rajya Sabha member Avinash Rai Khanna and union minister of state Vijay Sampla respectively, under the Sansad Adarsh Gram Yojna. To achieve this target, a workshop was organised at the mini secretariat on Wednesday under the chairmanship of deputy commissioner (DC) Anindita Mitra in which officials of the water supply and sanitation department highlighted the risks involved in defecating in the open.
- Jul 02, 2015 18:38 IST
The rural police have busted a case pertaining to alleged blind murder of truck driver Kuldeep Singh, 38, late on June 15 in Patar Kalan village. Kuldeep's wife, her paramour and two others have been arrested on Wednesday.
- Jul 01, 2015 19:18 IST
A 70-year-old man was chopped into two pieces by his son along with his servant in Durgapur village of district on Monday night over a land dispute.The deceased has been identified as Damman Singh, who was a farmer. He had a dispute over distribution of 16-acre land with his younger son Talwinder Singh (40) for the past few years, who is also a former sarpanch of the village.
- Jul 01, 2015 19:01 IST
The health and administrative authorities of Kapurthala district are turning a blind eye to what is happening at eateries outside the Phagwara bus stand. While hygiene norms are given the go-by, adding salt to injury are the high prices being charged from the customers.
- Jul 01, 2015 17:59 IST
Army's Selection Centre North with two Service Selection Boards (SSBs) was on Wednesday launched at Kapurthala Military Station in Punjab with an aim to boost recruitment of officers in armed forces.
- Jun 30, 2015 19:34 IST
The Lohian Khas police have booked a youth for kidnapping a minor. Station house officer (SHO) NS Aujla said the accused has been identified as Ajay Kumar of Lohian Khas.