Several crows and two herons were found dead in the fields of Ladhian-Kataria village of Banga sub-division after which joint teams of veterinary and civil doctors rushed to the spot to collect samples.
Former minister and chief minister's political adviser Tikshan Sud has ruffled feathers by offering the Adamwal panchayat a chance to get the village merged in the municipal corporation after it was recently adopted by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Rajya Sabha member Avinash Rai Khanna under the Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojana (SAGY).
The families of three persons from the district stranded in Iraq have been awaiting since July the financial assistance of Rs. 20,000 as monthly grant the state government had announced to all families of 40 Punjabis stuck in the violence-torn country.
The Rs. 60 lakh sanctioned by Rajya Sabha member Naresh Gujral under the Member of Parliament Local Area Development (MPLAD) scheme for revamping the intensive care unit (ICU) of the Babu Labh Singh Civil Hospital has not been utilised till date.
A bumper crop has failed to bring smile on the faces of kinnow growers as there are not enough buyers to lift their harvest at good prices.
A 15-year-old girl, who had tried to commit suicide by setting herself on fire on November 24 after a boy reportedly refused to marry her, died at the civil hospital on Tuesday.
The family of the seven-year-old rape victim, who was sexually assaulted on October 25 by her neighbour, has claimed that the team investigating the case at the Basti Bawa Khel police station demanded Rs.
4,000 from them for producing challan in court.
The Punjab government approved Rs.
50 crore for brick lining two major canals of the Doaba region - Sarihn distributory and Appra -Mukandpur distributory - to strengthen irrigation facilities. Nakodar MLA GS Wadala informed on Saturday that the project would be completed in the current financial year.
The Punjab government has installed a new maize dryer at the local grain market at Rs. 7 crore to promote diversification in farming sector and motivate farmers to come out of wheat and paddy cop cycle.
The Punjab government has started a door-to-door verification of blue-card holders who get subsidised atta-dal under the scheme in Punjab.
The Nawanshahr administration will start a door-to-door special cancer survey at Tonsa in the district following reports of rise in the number of cancer patients in the village due to alleged pollution in groundwater by industrial discharge.
Fifteen years after the lower-income group residents of the city got a chance to own a house on cheaper rates at Guru Gobind Singh Avenue locality of the city, the Jalandhar Improvement Trust (JIT) is again set to announce a similar scheme by the end of this month.
The court of additional chief judicial magistrate (CJM), Hoshiapur, has framed charges against the then Pathankot sub-divisional magistrate (SDM) Punit Goyal, now posted as ADC (development) in SAS Nagar, and two of his accomplices in a 2004 peacock poaching case.
A chain of accidents took place on Nakodar Road due to poor visibility here on Wednesday.
The Jalandhar Improvement Trust (JIT) has landed in a serious financial trouble after it took the controversial decision to purchase its own land from the municipal corporation at 45 crore to bail out the civic body from financial crisis it faced.