- Jan 25, 2015 20:41 IST
The special team of the counter intelligence wing of Punjab police has claimed to have seized 8 kilograms of heroin that could be worth Rs 40 crore in the international market from the Punjab-Pakistan border in Ferozepur on Sunday.
- Jan 25, 2015 19:59 IST
Every year Republic Day reminds 15-year-old Gurjeevan Singh, a national bravery award winner-turned-labour, his own journey to Rashtrapati Bhawan in 2011 and meeting the then President of India, Pratibha Patil.
- Jan 25, 2015 19:44 IST
Alleged over dosages, hoarding, non-availability of farm yard manure and little scope of growing green manure in the wheat-paddy crop circle has led to severe shortage of urea so much so that protest have erupted in the district.
- Jan 25, 2015 19:23 IST
The shortage of urea was at the focal point of Indian Youth Congress' (IYC) dharna on Sunday held as a part of the ongoing Kisan Satyagrah campaign at Gidderbaha.
- Jan 24, 2015 23:31 IST
Having been removed unceremoniously from his post, former high priest of Takht Damdama Sahib, Talwandi Sabo, Balwant Singh Nandgarh on Saturday vacated the official residence and was led in procession of people and representatives from supporting organisation to his house in Bathinda.
- Jan 24, 2015 23:23 IST
Police claimed to have two gangs of drug peddlers and recovered 2.260 kilograms of heroin worth `12 Crore in the international market and held seven persons.
- Jan 23, 2015 23:07 IST
Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal has said that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will remain the alliance partner of the Shiromani Akali Dali (SAD) even after the SAD gets majority of its own with 59 seats in the 117-member state assembly by winning the Dhuri byelection.
- Jan 23, 2015 22:42 IST
The Border Security Force (BSF), on Friday, claimed to have seized 13-kg heroin worth Rs 65 crore with one pistol, one magazine and four rounds of ammunition after a brief encounter with Pakistani smugglers on Thursday night in the area of Satpal border outpost (BoP) in the Ferozepur sector.
- Jan 23, 2015 21:39 IST
The Border Security Force (BSF) on Friday claimed to have seized 13-kg heroin after a brief encounter with Pakistani smugglers in the area of Satpal border outpost in Ferozepur sector on Thursday night.
- Jan 22, 2015 23:53 IST
Huge heaps of garbage are a common sight in the town these days. The garbage has not been lifted from the dumping sites in the town for the last three days due to rain. But the dumps have become a source of foul smell and are attracting stray animals in large numbers.
- Jan 22, 2015 23:50 IST
The district police, on Thursday, claimed to have arrested two leaders of the Youth Akali Dal (YAD) and one of Congress and seized 20gm heroin from their possession while they were travelling in a car near Bughipura chowk here.
- Jan 22, 2015 23:45 IST
The court of the district and sessions judge here has held Amandeep Puri, 30, and his two accomplices Tek Chand and Ramu, also of the same age, guilty of killing Sahil Sethi, 19, a resident of the town. They had first kidnapped him and demanded ransom of `25 lakh from his parents.
- Jan 22, 2015 17:28 IST
Union transport minister Nitin Gadkari laid the foundation stone of seven road projects worth of around Rs 3,342 and went on to promise highway-development investment worth Rs 18,000 more, here on Thursday.
- Jan 21, 2015 20:49 IST
There is no attack of yellow rust on wheat crop in Muktsar and Faridkot districts so far, but the agriculture department officials have been advising farmers to inspect the fields at least twice a week. However, there are reports of the disease in the Doaba region in Punjab and in Karnal in Haryana.
- Jan 21, 2015 20:19 IST
Though the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) had announced to complete the work on the four-laning of the 92-km stretch of the national highway-95 from Ludhiana to Talwandi Bhai (Ferozepur) via Moga, yet the work is going on at a much slower pace, causing great inconvenience to commuters.