The Jalandhar police (rural) have come up with an innovative way to set up help desks which will be monitored through network of CCTV cameras for an effective addressal of complaints of people at police stations.
The special investigation team (SIT) looking into the case of Ramneet Singh Uppal 'Romy' (24), convicted for murderous assault on Burundi student Yannick Nihangaza, who fled out of the country after jumping parole, has claimed that the commissionerate police had immediately issued a lookout notice so that he could not fly abroad.
Taking a serious note of substandard food being repeatedly served to students at government schools in the district, Punjab education minister Daljit Singh Cheema on Thursday served a show-cause notice to the mid-day meal contractor seeking an explanation from him on the issue.
In an embarrassment to their own government, a group of BJP leaders in Punjab today alleged corruption in the much touted "Atta-daal" scheme of SAD-BJP government meant for the poor and Dalits.
Under the Universal Immunization Programme (UIP), the state health department is set to launch the five-in-one Pentavalent vaccine for infants, administered to deal with diphtheria, pertussis, tetanus, hepatitis-B and hib, from September onwards.
The hot months of May, June and July always witness a fluctuation in the prices of vegetables, but this year the delay in the monsoon has made the difference quite evident. Prices of some basic vegetables like potatoes, onions and tomatoes that are used on a daily basis have gone up while those consumed seasonally have remained the same and, in some cases, also gone down.
The police registered a case of embezzlement against a clerk in the education department on Tuesday.
The much-hyped computerised tests mandatory for issuing learner’s licences by the district transport office (DTO) to bring transparency has proved to be a mere announcement as no such tests have been conducted at the DTO ever since the new criteria was announced in April.
The city buses started by the corporation in 2008 to provide the best transport facility to Jalandhar residents have been facing huge losses.
A 26-year old woman, a contractual teacher in a government elementary school in Kapurthala district, suffered burns on her face when a former colleague threw acid on her on Tuesday, reportedly after rejection of his marriage proposal.
A 23-year-old government elementary school teacher in Kapurthala suffered 35% burns when one of her ex-colleagues threw acid on her on Tuesday morning, reportedly over rejection of his marriage proposal.
For tracing Shiva Chauhan, 27, an Amritsar district youth who went missing in Australia in May, his brother has gone to that country to assist its police, since the family claims the Indian embassy has didn’t try it best to find the man from Beas.
Apprehensive of a healthy crop yield, paddy farmers remain worried as their fields remain parched due to a weak monsoon.
After diarrhoea hit a few areas of the city last week, cases of jaundice have now surfaced in the Bhojowal Patti Mohalla in Chuggiti locality. As many as 15 people were found suffering from the water-borne disease on Monday.
Residents of Kot Sadiq locality in the city on Sunday blocked Kala Sangha road while holding a protest against the Municipal Corporation Jalandhar (MCJ) since they have not been receiving drinking water for the past few days.