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.
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 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.
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 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.
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.
Indian men have beaten Spain 55-27 in the Kabaddi World Cup while the women's team got over Kenya in an easy 56-21 victory. The men's team has their next match with Kenya on December 5 while the women's team would take on United States on December 7.
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.
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.
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.
Work at the district administration office remained suspended on Tuesday, as the authorities were busy making arrangements for the World Cup Kabaddi matches, which are to be played at Guru Gobind Singh Stadium, here on December 12.
A local businessman has alleged that valuables worth Rs. 13 lakh were found missing from a locker of civil lines branch of Punjab National Bank (PNB) which he operated after a gap of three years.
Living with a disability is not a scholarship to heaven, but is certainly a path for learning to value our lives, love, and the small things. Despite of the Supreme Court orders, the regional offices of the district have failed to ensure requisite facilities to the disabled.