• Police at the crime spot. HT Photo
    Jan 31, 2015 22:46 IST

    3 bodies found in car near Hoshiarpur town

    Recovery of three bodies from a car on the Tanda-Hargobindpur road, about 45 km from here, sent shockwaves in the area on Saturday. The police identified the murdered trio as Kamaljit Singh (57) of Sikri village, and his friends' two daughters, Jaswinder Kaur (19) and Balwinder Kaur (16) of Bhagian village.

  • Stray cattle is the growing menace for the commuters in the city area. HT Photo
    Jan 31, 2015 19:53 IST

    District administration to get cattle pound in Kapurthala soon

    To curb the stray cattle menace on city roads, the district administration is set to come up with an animal pound to keep stray cows, bulls and buffaloes.

  • Tarn Taran senior superintendent of police Manmohan Sharma-N
    Jan 30, 2015 20:05 IST

    SSP's playing 'baddie' doesn't impress Badal

    Tarn Taran senior superintendent of police (SSP) Manmohan Kumar Sharma had a free holiday in Iceland recently as an Indian badminton player sent there to compete. It's now time to pay, as chief minister Parkash Singh Badal wants him to explain.

  • Congressmen sitting on dharna in front of the deputy commissioner's office in Ferozepur on Monday. HT Photo
    Jan 30, 2015 17:29 IST

    Punjab Cong workers protest after being denied permission to meet CM

    Congress workers led by Punjab unit general secretary and former minister Joginder Singh Mann on Friday protested against authorities for not allowing them to meet chief minister Parkash Singh Badal during his 'Sangat Darshan' programme near here.

  • Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal-N
    Jan 30, 2015 17:00 IST

    Socialism and secularism underlying spirit of constitution: Punjab CM

    Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal on Friday described the twin principles of 'socialism and secularism' as the underlying spirit of Indian Constitution, saying any deviation from these two basic tenets would be against the interest of the country.

  • Jalandhar Development Authority
    Jan 29, 2015 23:39 IST

    JDA finds it difficult to sell off properties

    Formed with the objective of developing areas outside the municipal corporation limits in 2007, the Jalandhar Development Authority (JDA), which has jurisdiction over six urban local bodies and 272 villages, has failed miserably in selling its properties in the region in the past four years.

  • Tarn Taran senior superintendent of police Manmohan Sharma-N
    Jan 29, 2015 12:40 IST

    Mockery of merit: Punjab SSP, former referee in Team India for badminton!

    Underlining the sorry state of sports administration in the country, the Badminton Association of India (BAI) sent a 46-year-old police officer and a 49-year-old former referee to represent India at an international tournament in Iceland, on the recommendations of the Punjab Badminton Association (PBA).

  • Passport
    Jan 28, 2015 19:05 IST

    Students exempted from submitting original documents for passports

    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.

  • potato
    Jan 28, 2015 18:56 IST

    Potato growers stare at more losses as export ban continues

    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.

  • Narendra Modi
    Jan 28, 2015 18:07 IST

    Nakodar: Aanganwari workers burn Modi's effigy

    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.

  • Gurmeet Singh
    Jan 28, 2015 09:58 IST

    Tara in 5-day police custody in Jalandhar

    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.

  • Indian flag
    Jan 27, 2015 23:18 IST

    Sohan Singh Thandal unfurled the national flag in Hoshiarpur

    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.

  • murder
    Jan 27, 2015 22:58 IST

    Nawanshahr: Body of NRI murdered by husband found

    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.

  • murder
    Jan 25, 2015 18:21 IST

    IRB jawan commits suicide, fellow soldiers shocked

    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.

  • Murder
    Jan 25, 2015 17:45 IST

    Four arrested for killing youth in Shahkot

    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.