Five persons, including a girl, were killed and around 30 persons suffered injuries when a Punjab Roadways bus on its way to Jalandhar came apart after hitting a tree near Shaheed-e-Azam Bhagat Singh memorial complex in Khatkar Kalan village of the district on Thursday.
Civil surgeon Surjit Singh has recommended the transfer of two doctors reportedly spotted drinking at a private room in the Hoshirapur Civil Hospital late on Wednesday night.
Finally, there seems to be some movement and action on taking stock of the bad condition of the roads in Jalandhar.
A candidate ran away with answer sheet, while a politician did a crazy thing to help his son, out of the six cases of cheating that were reported across state on Wednesday during the Punjab school education board (PSEB) Class 12 physics examination.
A 35-year-old woman was murdered by her husband in Chahal Jattan village of district, on Wednesday morning.
The roads in the city remain a commuters' nightmare due to the potholes, but are certainly driving a wedge in the SAD-BJP relationship in the district and the municipal corporation House.
Even as city residents continue to suffer from the bad roads, the VIPs in the city it seems have been given far-better roads to commute on.
With the arrest of two persons, the police claimed to have solved the blind murder of NRI Rajpal Singh at Thinda village. His second wife has emerged the main culprit in the police investigation.
The Punjab Aided Schoolteachers Union on Tuesday submitted a memorandum addressed to the chief minister to the Jalandhar deputy commissioner demanding disbursal of their salaries.
The city police on Monday arrested Ajay Gir, a resident of Chak Husainpur village, and recovered stolen car and robbed money from his possession, on Monday.
Two persons were tested positive from Swine flu in the district on Monday, which took toll to 24 positive cases being reported by health department.
With the Punjab Congress spokesman and former MLA Sukhpal Singh Khaira set to join the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), the Congress will lose its firebrand leader who previously represented the Bholath assembly constituency.
With the untimely rain delaying harvesting of potato crop, the cultivation of several kharif crops such as maize, melon, water-melon and tomato has been affected badly in Doaba region.
With rapid test kits running out of stock, the HIV-testing facility is not available at the Shaheed Babu Labh Singh Civil Hospital, Jalandhar, for the past few days, resulting in delay in treatment to patients visiting the healthcare facility for screening of the ailment.
Indian Medical Association has demanded that Health should be included in the Concurrent subject list of the Constitution for ensuring right to health care, on the lines of right to education, with major focus on primary and rural health care.