Keeping in mind about the difficulties faced by the passport applicant students in submitting the original certificates and documents due to being deposited at their educational institutions, the regional passport office has decided to waive the mandatory requirement of producing originals of certain documents while applying for fresh passports.
Giving another jolt to the potato growers in the harvesting season, prices of the vegetable plummeted to a mere Rs 400 per quintal from Rs 600 within 15 days.
More than one hundred members of Aanganwari Mulazam Union Punjab (affiliated with CITU) on Wednesday blocked traffic at Jalandhari Pulli and burnt an effigy of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to protest unfulfillment of their demands.
Jagtar Singh Tara, an assassin of former Punjab chief minister Beant Singh, was on Tuesday taken on police remand by the Jalandhar rural police for five days in a 2009 case.
Jail and tourism minister Sohan Singh Thandal unfurled the national flag at the district-level Republic Day function held at Police Lines here on Monday.
The mutilated body of non-resident Indian Narinder Kaur, who was reported missing on January 16 has been recovered by the police in a well of Raipur-Dabba village on Monday after residents complained of stench emanating from the well.
An Indian Reserve Battalion (IRB) constable posted on protection duty in Police Recruits Training Centre (PRTC) Jahan Khelan, shot himself dead with a self loading rifle (SLR) on Sunday.
Shahkot police have arrested four persons on charges of culpable homicide not amounting to murder, causing disappearance of evidence and committing crime with common intention.
Mehatpur police has arrested two drug peddlers for allegedly selling heroine. Police recovered 4 gram heroine from their possession.
The Jalandhar police are in a fix with the family of gangster Sukha Kahlon, who was gunned down by allegedly a rival gang on Wednesday in Phagwara, refused to cremate his body demanding arrest of his assailants.
The Punjab police have formed a special team to trace the administrator of the Facebook fan page in support of notorious gangster Sukhbir Singh Sukha Kahlwan, who was shot dead in broad daylight in the city on Wednesday by a rival gang.
Faced with severe fund crunch, the Kapurthala municipal council will give a miss to the century-old Basant festival, which is traditionally held at Shalimar Bagh on the occasion of Basant Panchmi, for the fifth year in a row.
A former Akali sarpanch’s son has been arrested in the hit-and-run case in which PCR (police control room) cop Lakhwinder Singh was injured on Tuesday night.
The Kapurthala police’s failure in cracking robbery incidents in Phagwara is also is also been seen as the reason behind the transfer of Kapurthala senior superintendent of police (SSP) Dhanpreet Kaur and Phagwara SP Gursewak Singh Brar.
The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Thursday interrogated senior SAD leader and sugar baron Jarnail Singh Wahid in a 12-year-old case pertaining to alleged money laundering through hawala route.