Next time you operate an ATM (automated teller machine), after the welcome note the screen would show a motivational message urging you to cast vote in the coming general elections.
The district consumer disputes redressal forum has directed United India Insurance Company Limited to pay Rs16, 397 claim amount to a complainant along with compensation and litigation expenses.
Locals have been blaming the Punjab Mandi Board authorities for failing to complete the construction work of new grain market even seven years after its foundation stone was laid.
While social networking sites have become a battle ground for political parties in run-up to the Lok Sabha elections, the Hoshiarpur administration has put social media in to use for the purpose of sensitising voters about the democratic process.
As many as 4,300 forms, of which 4,000 are online, of the Joint Entrance Test JET-2014) scheduled to held on April 20, were submitted till Tuesday.
The police on Tuesday arrested two Moga-based businessmen on charges of kidnapping the 17-year-old son of a local trader to recover their payment.
As pressure to arrest Daljeet Singh Bhana and his accomplices in the Deepansh and Simran double murder case has been mounting, commissionerate police officials are learnt to have quizzed the gang kingpin's ex-girlfriend a few days back.
The mother of 16-year-old rape victim has alleged that the relatives of the accused, who purportedly belong to a political party, offered them Rs.
8 lakh to settle the case.
As many 270 dogs participated on Sunday in the annual dog show organised by the Kohinoor Kennel Club at Lyallpur Khalsa School here.
After getting the court's nod, the commissionerate police will take voice samples of the accused couple in the four-year-old Diya kidnapping case.
Legendary Indian athlete and Padma Shri awardee Milkha Singh on Sunday emphasised the need to change the political system of the country. Milkha, who was in Jalandhar to attend the CT Half Marathon here, said India was in a dire need of having a strong leader with the capacity to take bold decisions.
There are no adequate security measures in place at the Jalandhar railway station here as no closed-circuit television (CCTV) cameras have been installed for years.
In a development that could escalate infighting within the BJP’s Jalandhar unit ahead of the Lok Sabha polls, former local bodies minister and party’s Jalandhar Central MLA Manoranjan Kaila has submitted a complaint to Vidha Sabha’s MLA Privilege Committee against the Jalandhar municipal corporation commissioner Manpreet Singh Chatwal.
Some miscreants opened fire at the joint teams of Patiala and Jalandhar commissionerate police late Friday in Rajpura of Patiala district, after they signalled a car to stop for checking.
Poverty and fear of social stigma forced a middle-aged couple of Badla village in the district to 'donate' their newborn twins to two families. When the accredited social health activists (ASHA) and the parties involved were confronted on the issue about the alleged pay-off in the deal, the health authorities asked the recipient families to return the babies to their parents, but the latter refused to accept them.