- Jun 30, 2015 22:03 IST
Arrested on Monday, Raju, alleged leader of a human-trafficking gang that threw children into begging after maiming them, has reportedly told the police that he kidnapped more than 20 children from Punjab in the past three years.
- Jun 30, 2015 18:07 IST
Even as the Ludhiana Municipal Corporation (MCL) has been able to sterilise 3,500 stray dogs out of the thousands present in Ludhiana, the menace of stray dogs is haunting the residents as dog-bite cases are still being reported from the city.
- Jun 30, 2015 16:35 IST
Punjab police on Tuesday claimed to have rescued five children following the arrest of a man who allegedly abducted them and forced them into begging. The accused, identified as Raju was nabbed near Dholewal Chowk. He allegedly used to push the children to beg after kidnapping them from various places, police said .
- Jun 30, 2015 13:30 IST
Despite all efforts by the Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL), power theft incidents are still coming to fire, as people have started opting new ways for stealing power.
- Jun 29, 2015 23:05 IST
The focal point police claimed to have busted a human trafficking gang that used to push children into begging after kidnapping them from other states and maiming them.Police also claimed to have arrested the gang kingpin, identified as Raju, from Dholewal area on Monday.
- Jun 29, 2015 17:47 IST
Apex Chamber of Commerce and Industry has appreciated the efforts of the government to curb 'black money' and making strict tax rules in which it would become difficult to accumulate unaccounted money.
- Jun 29, 2015 17:19 IST
Commuters are a harried lot due to private buses taking a halt in front of Preet Palace near Atam Nagar Chowk, which often leads to major traffic congestion. The authorities concerned are yet to take a stock of the situation.
- Jun 29, 2015 13:07 IST
To solve various concerns of farmers and farming sector, especially making farmers debt free, saving their money and addressing the unemployment amongst agricultural labour, which is intensifying with passage of time, experts from the Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) suggest that both state and central government must avoid too many subsidies on agricultural machinery, as it is one of the core reasons behind these concerns.
- Jun 28, 2015 23:37 IST
Northern Railway Pensioner Welfare Association has alleged that the railways has adopted lackadaisical attitude over their demands of improving the services at railway health unit, Ludhiana.
- Jun 28, 2015 21:25 IST
A Youth Akali Dal (YAD) leader committed suicide by hanging himself from an exhaust fan in the bathroom of a hotel near the railway station here on Sunday.The deceased was identified as Santokh Singh Sukhana, 32, of Sukhana village near Raikot. He was facing a case of fraud and had been arrested by the Delhi police recently. Delhi cops had brought him here as part of the investigation and halted in the hotel.
- Jun 28, 2015 20:26 IST
The father of a 14-year-old girl, who was allegedly abducted and raped recently, has alleged police inaction. He said a woman had abducted his daughter on June 25 and sold her to two boys, who raped her.
- Jun 28, 2015 20:16 IST
In a shocking incident, a man suspecting his wife of infidelity ended his life by hanging self after murdering his wife by strangulating her in his rented accommodation at Ashok Nagar, Salem Tabri, on Sunday.
- Jun 28, 2015 15:36 IST
Cutting across party lines, Congress MP Ravneet Singh Bittu on Sunday invited all Members of Parliament from Punjab to come on a single platform to demand a special package for farmers in the upcoming monsoon session of Parliament.
- Jun 28, 2015 11:06 IST
Each year, Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) may be organising ‘Kisan Melas’ in various nooks of the state but its very own School of Business Studies (SBS) that falls under the College of Basic Sciences (CBC) for the very first time has come up with ‘Virtual Kisan Mela’ that has connected farmers, farm women and farming associations from various parts of the state and has given them a perfect platform of learn from each other and unfold their innovative and entrepreneurial skills.
- Jun 27, 2015 23:27 IST
Patients visiting the newly built 30-bedded Government Mother Child Hospital (MCH) near Vardhman Mills on Chandigarh Road, are set to be welcomed by the stench of an illegal garbage dump right in front of the hospital.