To pay homage to martyrs of 1971 Indo-Pak war, twenty two army men are on a 600 km long marathon from Bikaner to Darbar Sahib, Amritsar. The team reached Ferozpur on Friday noon.
The state agriculture department has seized 1,500-kg fake fertiliser near Bir Badhni village at Moga-Barnala national highway, 27 km from district headquarter, on Friday. The Tempo carrying the fake fertiliser has been impounded.
Families of 34 cops, killed while dealing with terrorism in late 1980s and early 1990s, were invited by Mansa SSP to hear their grievances and clear pending job applications.
Congress workers carried out a protest march here on Thursday, demanding the arrest of Sardulgarh MLA Ajitinder Singh Mofar's son, Bikramjit Singh Mofar, for allegedly assaulting Youth Congress incharge Ravi Rupal and his brother Rahul Rupal on November 27. Mofar was also reported to have fired in the air.
Police have booked a 21-year-old resident of Noorpur Hakiman village, Palwinder Singh, for allegedly abducting a 15-year-old girl student of Class 9 on Thursday.
Even as SAD leaders are gearing up to celebrate chief minister Parkash Singh Badal's birthday on December 8 with the inauguration of the Rajpura thermal power plant, another promise made by the CM for Bathinda six years ago remains to be fulfilled.
Smelling the involvement of some NRIs and foreigners in the multi-crore international drug racket in which the dismissed Punjab police officer Jagdish Bhola was arrested, the Punjab police have decided to seek the support of the police from other countries to reach out to the international drug racketeers.
Border Security Force (BSF) personnel shot dead a Pakistani smuggler and recovered 9-kg heroin valued at Rs.
45 crore at the border outpost Jagdish, here on Tuesday night.
Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL) has imposed a fine of Rs. 2.99 lakh on four consumers, including a branch manager of Punjab State Cooperative Supply and Marketing Federation Limited (Markfed) for allegedly stealing power on Tuesday.
Union minister of state for Youth Affairs and Sports (independent charge) and minister of state for defence, Jitendra Singh, inaugurated a Sports Authority of India (SAI) Boxing and Kabaddi Extension Centre at SD college campus on Tuesday. The minister also inaugurated the basketball facility.
Thieves have broken into locked offices of the tehsil complex here and stolen R 1.24 lakh cash, four computer monitors and one CCTV camera. This despite four security personnel manning the adjoining District Treasury Office round the clock, and two chowkidars of the District Administrative Complex (DAC).
Most street lights in Kotkapura, an important grain market of the region, and also an important business centre have been non-functional for years all-together.
With cotton having suffered extensive damage in the August floods, the arrival of cotton has fallen to 50% over last year, even the area under it has increased marginally.
An unidentified unclaimed body of a 45-year-old male kept lying at the mortuary fridge of the old forensic science department at the Guru Gobind Singh Medical College, Faridkot for 'many months', without even any inquiry by police employees, and an entry in the record of the post-mortem department as per the Roznamcha (daily diary report), it has emerged.
Steered by the regular driver's "inexperienced" grandson, who was also underage probably, a school bus with 25 teachers on board on Sunday toppled over a Ford Fiesta car near Tapa on the Bathinda road here.