• school Ferozpur
    Aug 03, 2015 13:36 IST

    School building in Ferozepur collapses, 3 escape unhurt

    Three labourers had a narrow escape on Sunday morning after a dilapidated building of a private school collapsed in the town.

  • Amarinder Singh-N
    Aug 02, 2015 19:48 IST

    In second round of rallies, Captain wants to gain lost party ground

    In the second round of his much-hyped public rallies, former Congress chief minister and Amritsar MP Captain Amarinder Singh wants to gain the ground the party has lost in the Shiromani Akali Dal-dominated areas.

  • Vijay Kumar, executive officer
    Aug 02, 2015 10:01 IST

    Mansa MC executive officer transferred thrice in 30 days

    In what could be seen as an alleged case of political interference, the executive officer (EO) of the municipal council in Mansa has been transferred thrice in the last one month.

  • Indian Judiciary
    Aug 01, 2015 21:57 IST

    Relatives of dowry death accused seek fair probe

    The relatives of those booked in connection with the alleged suicide by Deepali Singla, 22, on July 21 at her house in North Estate here, accompanied by BJP councillor and senior deputy mayor Tarsem Chand Goyal, submitted a memorandum to SSP Inder Mohan Singh Bhatti demanding a fair probe into the case.

  • Drugs seized on the eve of International Anti-Drugs Day
    Jul 31, 2015 20:36 IST

    BSF seizes 1-kg heroin worth Rs 5 crore in Ferozepur sector

    The Border Security Force (BSF) on Thursday seized 1-kg heroin worth Rs 5 crore in the international market from a border outpost in the Ferozepur sector.

  • Yakub Memon
    Jul 30, 2015 23:17 IST

    Fazilka connection to Yakub hanging

    Fazilka town had a link in the hanging of Yakub Memon in Nagpur on Thursday morning as Meera Chadha Borwankar, a 1981 Maharashtra cadre IPS officer, currently posted as the additional director general of police (jails), Mumbai, who is originally from Fazilka, was heading the team that supervised arrangements and ordered the hanging.

  • Electricity bill, power tariff
    Jul 30, 2015 20:56 IST

    Mansa family shocked after getting 7.5-lakh power bill

    A 55-year-old woman in Mansa was in for a shock after her son was asked to pay an electricity bill of Rs 7.5 lakh by the Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL).

  • Fauja
    Jul 30, 2015 11:34 IST

    Bomb-hoax call sends Bathinda police in a tizzy

    A call the police control room (PCR) received on Wednesday evening claiming that bombs were planted at the Bathinda railway station and terrorists had entered the city sent the police in a tizzy, prompting them to launch a massive search operation.

  • A sage wipes his sweat while waiting for
    Jul 30, 2015 00:41 IST

    Bathinda-Delhi Shatabdi faces closure for low seat occupancy

    Launched just seven months back, the Bathinda-Delhi Shatabdi Express is likely to be discontinued as it has failed to attract adequate number of passengers, prompting senior railways officials to discuss the matter in the upcoming board meeting.

  • Dr APJ Abdul Kalam
    Jul 28, 2015 23:07 IST

    Schools observe holiday on their own as nation mourns Kalam's death

    Former President APJ Abdul Kalam, who passed away on Monday, had said, "Don't declare holiday on my death, instead work an extra day, if you love me."

  • APJ Abdul Kalam Azad visited Gehri Butter
    Jul 28, 2015 19:49 IST

    Gehri Buttar villagers remember Abdul Kalam as 'humble man'

    Residents of Gehri Buttar village near here remembered former President APJ Abdul Kalam as a humble man after whose visit the village saw huge development.

  • amusement park ride
    Jul 27, 2015 21:33 IST

    Only children amusement park at Faridkot in a state of neglect

    The only children amusement park, set up in 2006 at Baba Farid cultural centre here, wears a deserted look and thousands of children studying in Faridkot schools have to go to far-off places for an outing.

  • The Orbit Bus impounded by the police at Bagapurana Police Station near Moga on Friday. JS Grewal/HT
    Jul 27, 2015 21:20 IST

    Police submit 'challan' in Moga bus molestation incident

    The police have submitted a 'challan' against four accused in the court at Baghapurana in connection with the Moga bus molestation case, in which a 13-year-old Dalit girl Arshdeep Kaur was allegedly molested and then thrown off along with her mother on April 30 from a moving bus of the Orbit Aviation Private Limited, a company owned by the ruling Badal family.

  • Rampal Dass
    Jul 27, 2015 18:01 IST

    Followers of Rampal seek CBI probe into cases against him

    Followers of controversial 'godman' Sant Rampal, who was arrested by the Haryana police in November last year, staged a protest here on Monday demanding an inquiry by the Central Bureau Of Investigation (CBI) into the cases registered against him.

  • Sukhbir Badal and Harsimrat Kaur Badal
    Jul 27, 2015 14:14 IST

    Kullu bus tragedy: 3 days on, 16 Bathinda residents still missing

    Every passing day is adding to the grief of family members of the pilgrims missing after the tragic bus accident in Kullu district of Himachal Pradesh on Thursday last week.