• Jul 05, 2015 21:38 IST

    UPSC civil services exam: 2014 PCS topper secures 109th rank

    Ravjot Grewal, the Punjab Civil Services (PCS) examination topper in 2014, has secured 109th rank in the Union Public Service Commission’s civil services examination, the results for which were declared on Saturday.

  • Jul 04, 2015 21:36 IST

    ED chargesheets five of Bhola's family among 11

    In the money laundering case linked to the synthetic-drug racket, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) has now filed charge sheet against 11 people, including five members of the family of drug lord Jagdish Bhola.

  • Jul 04, 2015 21:06 IST

    Amarinder dreaming like Mungeri Lal: Cheema

    The Shiromani Akali Dal on Saturday said that it had no objection if former chief minister Amarinder Singh liked to dream like Mungeri lal for establishment of the Congress government in the state.

  • Jul 04, 2015 20:47 IST

    Capt Amarinder tells Parkash Singh Badal to come out of medieval mindset

    Continuing his tirade against the Punjab government in general and the Badals in particular, Amritsar MP and Congress deputy leader in Lok Sabha Capt Amarinder Singh on Saturday advised chief minister Parkash Singh Badal to come out of his "medieval mindset" as the world had moved past his "two-century-old" sangat darshan idea.

  • Jul 03, 2015 20:51 IST

    Move to appoint chief secretary in SGPC unjustified: Bir Devinder

    Former deputy speaker of Punjab and Congress leader Bir Devinder Singh has termed outrageous and unpardonable the move of the Shiromani Gurdwara Prabandhak Committee (SGPC) to appoint chief secretary and a battery of secretaries, additional secretaries and deputy and assistant secretaries.

  • Jul 03, 2015 20:44 IST

    Rajoana rushed to Rajindra Hospital following complaints of back pain

    Balwant Singh Rajoana, a Babbar Khalsa International terrorist facing death sentence for former chief minister Beant Singh's assassination, was brought to government Rajindra Hospital, following a complaint of severe back pain and numbness in the right thigh on Friday morning.

  • Jul 02, 2015 19:29 IST

    Sangrur: 152 bottles of country-made liquor seized

    In two separate incidents on Thursday, police seized 152 bottles of country-made liquor during a routine patrol at Amargarh and Dirba police stations.

  • Jul 02, 2015 18:59 IST

    Badal govt's blueprint for facelift of rural areas a daydream: Bhattal

    Senior Congress leader Rajinder Kaur Bhattal on Thursday termed deputy chief minister Sukhbir Singh Badal's statement about the blueprint for the Rs 6,000-crore facelift of the state's rural areas "daydreaming", saying the present government was allegedly borrowing money even to run its day-to-day affairs.

  • Jul 01, 2015 19:45 IST

    Farm machinery-making unit owners booked for cheating

    A case of cheating and fraud has been registered against two residents of Sandaur for not delivering two threshing machines worth Rs 3.9 lakh, despite having been paid an advance of Rs 1 lakh by the complainant.

  • Jul 01, 2015 18:38 IST

    Man booked for trying to kill wife in Sangrur village

    Jasbir Singh (50), a resident of Bhattian Khurd village under Amargarh police station, has been booked for attempting to murder his wife Balwinder Kaur (45), on a complaint by her nephew Sukhwinder Singh (25), a resident of Bhora Khurd village.

  • Jun 30, 2015 20:08 IST

    Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee forms panel to review Golden Temple 'replica'

    The Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) on Tuesday formed a five-member committee to review the controversial structure of a gurdwara modelled on the Harmandar Sahib (Golden Temple). Gurdwara Sachkhand Angeetha Sahib, Mastuana, situated on the Sangrur-Barnala road, about 60 km from Patiala, has been repeatedly in the eye of a storm over the past two decades.

  • Jun 30, 2015 19:14 IST

    Protest held against delay in 'one rank, one pension'

    Around 200 members of the Ex-servicemen Welfare Committee took out a protest march against the Union government for delay in implementing the 'one-rank, one pension' scheme.

  • Jun 30, 2015 19:04 IST

    Five booked for cheating at Longowal

    The district police here on Monday registered a case of cheating against five persons at the Dhilwan police station in Longowal subdivision.

  • Jun 29, 2015 23:14 IST

    Shaheed Udham Singh's house almost restored

    The restoration of the ancestral house of Shaheed Udham Singh is nearing completion here, as martyr's 75th death anniversary approaches on July 31.

  • Jun 29, 2015 19:38 IST

    Sirhind community centre develops cracks, no action against officials yet

    While around Rs 1.20 crore spent on the community centre on Khanpur Road in Sirhind are likely to go down the drain as the building has already developed cracks, allegedly due to substandard material used for its construction, the officials responsible for it have not been penalised yet.