• Kathmandu, earthquake
    Apr 25, 2015 22:48 IST

    67 from Hoshiarpur stranded in quake-hit Kathmandu

    As many as 67 persons, including several women, from the city are stranded in the quake-hit city of Kathmandu in Nepal. The tourist contingent had left for Nepal on April 20 and was to return next Tuesday.

  • murder
    Apr 25, 2015 21:38 IST

    Body of debt-ridden Hoshiarpur farmer found in bush

    A decomposed body of a 51-year-old farmer of Maujipur village in Garhshankar sub-division of the district was recovered from the bush near his fields on Saturday morning. The farmer, Ram Singh, was missing since April 20.

  • Supreme Court
    Apr 24, 2015 22:33 IST

    Residence-based quota: Punjab moves SC against HC order on PG medical courses

    The uncertainty over counselling for postgraduate (PG) admissions to MD/MS courses in medical colleges across Punjab is unlikely to dissipate as the Punjab government has moved the supreme court (SC) against the April 13 decision of the Punjab and Haryana high court that has quashed the residence-based quota.

  • Apr 24, 2015 22:16 IST

    Five painters sustain burns in Hoshiarpur house fire; 3 critical

    Five persons engaged as painters in a newly constructed house at New Gautam Nagar locality of the city suffered serious burns on Friday after combustible material caught fire. Three of the victims were in a critical condition.

  • Child abuse. HT photo
    Apr 24, 2015 21:59 IST

    Sultanpur Lodhi triple murder: Autopsy finds no injuries on infant’s body

    Two weeks after registering a case against a 30-year-old woman of Saroopwal village in the district for allegedly killing her two daughters and nephew over a period of two months last year, mystery has deepened after the post-mortem report found no physical injuries on the body of the two-year-old infant.

  • Kashmir protests
    Apr 24, 2015 13:52 IST

    Hoshiarpur court acquits BKI activist, 2 others in murder case

    A district court on Thursday acquitted Babbar Khalsa International activist Narain Singh Chaura and two others of charges of murder of Pardhan Singh, a dera head of Baddon who was shot dead on May 16, 2010.

  • 15 miscreants thrashing three gurdwara priests in Shahkot, viral video.
    Apr 23, 2015 23:26 IST

    Police book 15 as video of gurdwara priests getting thrashed goes viral

    The police have booked 15 members of the Satkar Committee who allegedly beat up three gurdwara priests (granthis) with baseball bats at Pamman village in Kapurthala district, when they were coming from Shahkot after performing akhand path on March 29.

  • Father-in-law of the teacher briefing Punjab Mahila Congress president Kittu Grewal
    Apr 23, 2015 22:19 IST

    Teacher miscarriage case: Medical panel gives clean chit to police

    The medical board constituted to look into the alleged miscarriage of a government schoolteacher in police custody on March 22 has given clean chit to the police, maintaining that the miscarriage did not take place due to her detention.

  • A video showing a parent physically assaulting school principal of Mayor School, Jalandhar
    Apr 23, 2015 21:46 IST

    Daughter stopped from carrying mobile, mother beats up school staff

    A video showing a parent beating a school director in Jalandhar has gone viral on the social networking sites.

  • People reading newspapers in Satpal Azad Memorial public library at Bathinda.
    Apr 23, 2015 00:35 IST

    Phagwara library running from MC building’s lobby

    After having shifted the Guru Nanak Dev Municipal Library at least four times in the past five years from one place to another in the city, the Phagwara municipal corporation is now running the library from its lobby after it decided to provide the space where it was earlier housed to the offices of newly elected mayor, senior deputy mayor and deputy mayor.

  • A distressed farmer waiting for the procurement of his wheat crop lying atthe grain market, Bathinda
    Apr 21, 2015 20:27 IST

    Negligible wheat procurement by govt agencies, farmers harried

    Already worried due to mounting losses due to untimely rain, farmers are being forced to sell their wheat production to private agents below the minimum support price (MSP) as government agencies are shying away from mandis in the district.

  • Low Floor AC Buses
    Apr 21, 2015 20:25 IST

    Travellers shunning roadways' AC buses due to poor service

    Scorching heat has taken its toll on Punjab roadway's HVAC (heating, ventilation, and air conditioning) buses, as passengers are shunning them due to faulty air conditioning.

  • Som Nath pension card photo. HT
    Apr 20, 2015 23:08 IST

    Som Nath died fighting for his own pension, and of others too

    An illiterate 83-year-old rickshaw-puller, who succumbed to his injuries after having set himself ablaze on Saturday, was a pension activist who had assured some pensioners that he would provide them their due.

  • Road accident
    Apr 20, 2015 21:42 IST

    Kapurthala: 18-year-old girl crushed to death by tractor-trolley

    An 18-year-old girl was crushed to death after a tractor-trolley hit her in Kala Sanghya, Kapurthala on Monday while she was crossing the road.

  • Master Chef Vikas Khanna on his new book and Amritsar kitty parties
    Apr 20, 2015 21:13 IST

    Chef Vikas Khanna helm mocktail workshop in Jalandhar

    Professional bartenders got a chance to demonstrate their skills at a workshop on non-alcoholic beverages, "Shaken and Stirred", organised by CT Institute of Hotel Management (CTIHM) at The Brewmaster on Monday under the guidance of Chef Vikas Khanna.