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.
Punjab forest and wildlife preservation minister Chunni Lal Bhagat and senior officials of the health department were caught on wrong foot on Sunday afternoon when they entered the burns ward of the local civil hospital with shoes on.
Even as the state government made tall claims of launching the new 'Atta Dal' scheme -- for nearly 30 lakh blue card holders in the state -- from December 1, the food and supply department is yet to receive the wheat meant for distribution.
As many as 74 families residing at the local Silver Oak Apartments -- who have been living here from the last 10 years -- are in for a rude shock as the Punjab Financial Corporation (PFC) is claiming ownership of 6 kanal 17 marlas on which the apartments are constructed.
On the occasion of its 48th Raising Day, Border Security Force (BSF), Punjab Frontier, on Sunday took out a cycle rally from here up to the Joint Check Post (JCP) of Attari. The rally was organised to spread awareness against drug abuse.
Admitting that lack of mobile interceptors, which are used to record conversations, is a major hindrance to curb drug-smuggling menace from across the border, inspector general of Punjab Frontier of Border Security Force (BSF) Ajay Kumar Tomar on Saturday said that he had written to the central government of India, seeking authorisation to use mobile interceptors.
The main accused of Friday's four killings, Baljinder Singh, a resident of Gurhe village near Goraya, was found lying unconscious on the roadside near Jamalpur village, apparently hit by an unidentified vehicle on Friday night.
The Jalandhar civil hospital has earned more criticism than praise most of the times and patients allegedly continue to suffer due to the "acute shortage" of nursing, radiologists and other maintenance staff. HT talked to medical superintendent Dr Jagjit Singh Cheema, who took reins in August 2013, on a number of issues.
Punjab Congress president Partap Singh Bajwa has alleged that the new atta dal scheme of the SAD-BJP government was nothing but rebranding of the food security programme of the UPA government, adding that the credit for providing subsidised food to poor people went to UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.
The local police have arrested Lehmbar Singh, Pardeep Singh, Mandeep Singh, Navpreet Singh and Balbir Singh, all residents of Kand Sahib Rai village, in connection with the alleged illegal sand mining.
The local police have booked an unidentified person for allegedly sending obscene messages to a woman.
Proprietor of Jan Shri Art Virat Sapra on Saturday appeared in a Phillaur court in connection with the charges of insulting the national flag.
Volunteers of Sikh Sewak Society International and some prominent Sikhs of UK while demanding to check the illegally human trafficking by Punjab based unscrupulous travel agents, disclosed here today while addressing media persons, that due to such illegal business many innocent girls from North Indian particularly Punjab are being pushed into prostitution in UK.
Wearing his younger brother's shoes cost a youth his life in Dasuya near here on Friday. The younger brother got offended so much that he slit the throat of his elder brother with a knife. The victim died on the spot.