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Legal services authority organizes lok adalat

The district legal services authority (DLSA) organised a lok adalat at the district court and sub divisional courts in Nakodar and Phillaur on Saturday.

The Trophy waited for its real master

Three decades after, Gurmail Singh, who was part of the Indian team which won gold at the 1980 Moscow Summer Olympics, was conferred the Dhyanchand Award by the President of India. The trophy in the hands of the erstwhile icon added to the pride of its owner as he landed in his own city amid celebrations.

Vigilance team nabs bone specialist while taking bribe

The vigilance bureau caught a bone specialist of the Kapurthala Civil Hospital while taking bribe from a patient's son on Saturday.

City police in dock for not following procedure in a rape case

The Sadar police station of Jalandhar commissionerate police is in the dock for failing to file sections of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offenses (POCSO) Act, 2012, in the rape case of a minor girl of Jandiala Manjaki village. It has been 48 hours to the incident.

Construction of district administrative complex progresses at a snail's pace

The construction of the state government's ambitious project to unite all the government departments in a single building to provide the best services to the public, the district administrative complex (DAC), is progressing at a snail's pace.

NRI Sabha launches career calendar to motivate students

After finding reason behind strife-torn Iraq tragedy wherein Punjabis were stuck, the NRI Sabha has took up an initiate to motivate and educate students in the rural areas about the career oriented courses which they could choose after class 10 and 12.

Nine SDMs in Phagwara in 11 months affects work

Contrary to the Punjab government’s claims to introduce reforms in the government and make the bureaucracy responsible, the Phagwara sub division of Kapurthala district has witnessed nine subdivisional magistrates (SDMs) in the past 11 months.

Hanging fire since three years, new civil hospital building to open on Sep 9

 After a delay of three years, the new building of Nawanshahr civil hospital will finally open for the public on September 9 this year. The plan has been hanging fire because of a land acquisition row and has missed several deadlines in the past too.

No trace of 2 missing in Italy boat tragedy

Hopes of survival for the two Punjabi youth of Sanora village reported to missing in the boat tragedy that happened on the night of August 14 on their way from Libya to Italy, are fading strongly with the family unable to get in touch with their wards.

Drug addict gets 10-year jail

The court of additional district and sessions judge Arun Gupta awarded 10-year imprisonment to Bharat Bhushan Katyal of New Basant Nagar, Ludhiana on Wednesday. 

Man convicted of raping daughter

The court of additional sessions judge Poonam R Joshi has convicted a 50-year-old man for his minor daughter's rape and sentenced him to 12 years of imprisonment. He was also awarded one year sentence under Section 506 (criminal intimidation) of the Indian Penal Code and seven years under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offenses Act (POCSCO). All the sentences will run concurrently.

Phagwara: Factory owner held for raping employee

The owner of a garment factory here has been arrested for his alleged involvement in the gangrape of a dalit woman who worked at his factory, police said on Wednesday.

Elderly couple killed in robbery

An elderly couple bravely countered a robber in Kishan Nagar locality near Madan Flour Mill Chowk on Tuesday morning. The robber was nabbed by neighbours after the couple raised an alarm.

Government Arts and Sports College still in shambles

The Government Arts and Sports College located on the Kapurthala road which was once the hub of aspiring national and international players has now lost its sheen.

Khalsa Collegiate students hold protest against transfer of 'favourite' teacher

Demonstrating their love for their teacher, around 30 students of Lyallpur Khalsa Collegiate School held a protest against the management for transferring their favourite teacher from their school.
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