Jalandhar

  • Jasmeet Singh shot dead in Manila
    Aug 04, 2015 13:46 IST

    Financier from Jalandhar shot dead in Philippines

    Four months after his father was attacked by assailants in Manila city of the Philippines, Jasmeet Singh, 22, who belonged to Jalandhar, was shot dead on Monday night.

  • Gurkirat Sekhon. (Photo courtesy: Twitter)
    Aug 04, 2015 10:47 IST

    Gikki murder: How friends turned foes

    The main accused, Ram Simran Singh Makkar, a former Akali councillor and nephew of former Shiromani Akali Dal legislator from Adampur Sarabjit Singh Makkar, and hotelier Gurkirat Singh Sekhon ‘Gikki’ were childhood friends.

  • Farmers
    Aug 03, 2015 23:25 IST

    Big jolt to farmers as sugar mill owners suspend cane crushing

    The decision of the owners of AB Sugars Limited, Dasuya and Indian Sucrose Limited, Mukerian to suspend the crushing for the upcoming cane season has come as a big jolt to farmers who have already cultivated the crop in thousands of acres of land.

  • Gurkirat Sekhon. (Photo courtesy: Twitter)
    Aug 03, 2015 13:41 IST

    Hotelier Gikki murder: All 4 accused entenced to life imprisonment

    A court in Gurdaspur on Monday sentenced all four accused of murdering Jalandhar-based hotelier Gurkerat Singh Gikki in 2011, to life imprisonment.

  • TB patient
    Aug 03, 2015 11:02 IST

    Jalandhar civil hospital to get TB diagnostic machine

    The district will soon have an advanced technology for the tuberculosis diagnosis. The CBNAAT (Cartridge Based Nucleic Acid Amplification Test) machine recommended by the WHO (World Health Organization) will be made available to city residents free of cost.

  • Arnia operation
    Aug 02, 2015 22:40 IST

    Army, police continue search operation in Banga for 3rd day

    For the third day running since July 31, sleuths from the army and a select team from the Punjab Police continued their joint search for the suspected terrorist who had made a satellite call from the area in recent times. The date the call was made has not been disclosed.

  • Kidney racket
    Aug 02, 2015 22:31 IST

    Kidney racket: Raids to be conducted in Delhi, UP

    A day after seizing the records from National Kidney Hospital on Saturday, the city police would conduct raids in Delhi, Uttar Pradesh and Jammu and Kashmir over the next six days to nab recipients and donors of kidneys involved into racket that was busted on July 31.

  • Gangrape-N
    Aug 02, 2015 19:24 IST

    Kapurthala man held for murdering wife

    Police have arrested a man for murdering his 28-year-old wife at his home at Sheikhupur locality in Kapurthala on Sunday night. The accused, Upinder Sharma, suspected his wife of having an illicit relationship, the police added.

  • Drugs
    Aug 02, 2015 19:16 IST

    Four held with 400-gm heroin in Jalandhar

    Officials of the special staff of the commissionerate police arrested four drug peddlers with 400-gm heroin on them at Basti Bawa Khel locality of the city on Sunday. The narcotic is estimated to be valued at `2 crore in the international market.

  • Indian Judiciary
    Aug 01, 2015 23:04 IST

    Drugs in Kapurthala jail: Officer booked on 9 inmates' complaint

    The charges of drug smuggling and extortion laid against assistant superintendent of police (jails) Karamjit Singh Bhullar are based on the inputs of nine prisoners in Kapurthala.

  • Kidney racket
    Aug 01, 2015 20:37 IST

    Jalandhar kidney racket: 1 more held, records seized from hospital

    The commissionerate police on Saturday seized records from the National Kidney Hospital near BMC Chowk in Jalandhar in connection with the kidney racket they claimed to have busted late Friday, and arrested a helper working with a city-based laboratory.

  • Drugs-n
    Aug 01, 2015 14:26 IST

    Kapurthala jail officer booked for smuggling drugs into prison

    Police have booked an assistant superintendent of police of Modern Jail, Kapurthala, on charges of smuggling drugs into the jail and extorting money from inmates by torturing them.

  • Parkash Singh Badal with Gurdaspur Bravehearts
    Jul 31, 2015 22:13 IST

    Gurdaspur compensation: Punjab govt a victim of its fickle policy

    The controversy over compensation announced for the families of the Gurdaspur terror attack victims is largely the result of different yardsticks of the Punjab government in different cases.

  • Arvind Kejriwal with HS Phoolka
    Jul 31, 2015 20:22 IST

    Rs 25 lakh compensation to martyr Baljit's family too less:AAP leader

    Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader HS Phoolka on Friday attacked the Punjab government over compensation of Rs 25-lakh announced to martyr's Baljit Singh's family, terming it to be very less.

  • HIV
    Jul 31, 2015 19:55 IST

    Sharp increase in HIV-positive cases in Kapurthala Jail

    The number of HIV-positive inmates at Kapurthala Central Jail has witnessed a sharp increase in the past three years.