Patiala

  • Patiala MP Dharamvira Gandhi.
    Mar 03, 2015 23:39 IST

    Patiala MP meets PM, wants Ghaggar to be tamed

    Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) member of parliament (MP) Dr Dharamvir Gandhi on Monday called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the national capital with a representation of long-pending issues of his Patiala constituency, including taming of the Ghaggar river.

  • Rajinder Kaur Bhattal and Randeep Singh Nabha-N
    Mar 03, 2015 20:57 IST

    Bhattal demands compensation for rain-hit farmers

    Former chief minister and senior Congress leader Rajinder Kaur Bhattal has demanded compensation for the farmers, who have suffered losses due to heavy rain in the state.

  • A view of Punjabi University
    Mar 03, 2015 20:01 IST

    'Baba Banda Singh met unparalleled injustice by researchers'

    The department of encyclopedia of Sikhism of Punjabi University organised the Colonel Harpartap Singh Dhillon memorial lecture to commemorate Baba Banda Singh Bahadur's tri-centenary of martyrdom on Tuesday.

  • Robbery
    Mar 03, 2015 19:51 IST

    Despite CCTV footage, no FIR yet in paying guest robbery near Punjabi University

    Police are yet to register an FIR in the February 12 robbery at gunpoint that occurred at a paying guest hostel near Punjabi University even though the crime was recorded in a CCTV.

  • A view of Punjabi University
    Mar 03, 2015 19:42 IST

    Punjabi varsity professors get Japanese WADA memorial award

    The Japan Mendel Society conferred the WADA memorial award for the years 2013 and 2014 on professor VK Singhal and professor RC Gupta of Punjabi University's botany department for their academic achievements in the field of cytology.

  • Modi
    Mar 03, 2015 19:37 IST

    Kisan federation accuses Modi government of betraying farmers

    The All India Kisan Federation on Tuesday accused the Narendra Modi government of betraying the farming community by presenting an 'anti-farmer budget'.

  • Pitampura road collapse
    Mar 03, 2015 10:01 IST

    Three of family killed in roof collapse in Patiala

    Three members of a family, including two children, were killed on Sunday night after the roof of their house at ward number 14, Bharat Nagar here, collapsed due to heavy rainfall. The deceased have been identified as Rakesh Kumar (46), his 11-year-old daughter Seema and his son Sukhwinder (10).

  • Patiala MP Dharamvira Gandhi.
    Mar 02, 2015 22:38 IST

    Patiala MP Dr Dharamvir Gandhi meets PM, wants Ghaggar to be tamed

    Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) member of parliament (MP) Dr Dharamvir Gandhi on Monday called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the national capital with representation of long-pending issues of his Patiala constituency, including taming of Ghaggar river.

  • Fish
    Mar 02, 2015 22:21 IST

    Fish-farming area increased in Patiala district

    As much as 75.3 hectare of land has been increased under fish farming across Patiala district to promote fish farming as an alternate venture in Punjab.

  • Arrest-handcuffs-P
    Mar 02, 2015 22:15 IST

    Three arrested with forged currency of Rs 1.62 lakh

    District police claimed to have arrested three persons including one woman for forging currency.

  • Manoj Kajla
    Mar 02, 2015 09:49 IST

    School director shot dead on highway near Patiala village

    Manoj Kajla, director of Golden Era Public School at Ditupur, was shot dead after being forced to come out of his car on Sunday morning on the Nabha road near Rakhra village.

  • Partap Singh Bajwa-N
    Mar 01, 2015 22:30 IST

    Bajwa, Brar say Randhawa got a raw deal, leave Preneet red-faced

    The verbal attack of Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee president Partap Singh Bajwa and former Congress leader Jagmeet Singh Brar on Sunday left Preneet Kaur, a Congress MLA and wife of Captain Amarinder Singh, red-faced, as both pointed out that the Congress has given a 'raw deal' to late Jasjeet Singh Randhawa in 2012 assembly polls.

  • Hail stones litter the ground in Karnal, from a hail storm that
    Mar 01, 2015 22:13 IST

    Rain helpful, but thundershower may spell trouble for wheat crop

    A spell of heavy rainfall and a dip in mercury on Sunday proved beneficial for the wheat crop but strong winds may turn a bane for the farmer fraternity.

  • Bad roads
    Mar 01, 2015 21:47 IST

    Ex-Army man falls into pothole, dies

    A 70-year-old former Army man died after he fell into a pothole excavated to repair water pipes on Sunday morning. The deceased was identified as Kartar Singh, a resident of ward number 7. Kartar was going to Patiala on his motorcycle when he fell in a deep pothole in the middle of the road near Akalgarh Gurduwara Sahib.

  • Murder
    Mar 01, 2015 20:24 IST

    School director shot dead near Patiala village

    Manoj Kajla, director of Golden Era Public School at Ditupur, was shot dead after being forced to come out of his car on Sunday morning on the Nabha road near Rakhra village.