• Crops
    Mar 01, 2015 22:59 IST

    Rain affects crop cycle in Doaba, farmers worried

    With the untimely rain delaying harvesting of potato crop, the cultivation of several kharif crops such as maize, melon, water-melon and tomato has been affected badly in Doaba region.

  • Aids Ribbon
    Mar 01, 2015 22:44 IST

    Kits out of stock in HIV-testing lab at Jalandhar civil hospital

    With rapid test kits running out of stock, the HIV-testing facility is not available at the Shaheed Babu Labh Singh Civil Hospital, Jalandhar, for the past few days, resulting in delay in treatment to patients visiting the healthcare facility for screening of the ailment.

  • health
    Mar 01, 2015 14:55 IST

    IMA for including health care in concurrent subject list

    Indian Medical Association has demanded that Health should be included in the Concurrent subject list of the Constitution for ensuring right to health care, on the lines of right to education, with major focus on primary and rural health care.

  • Harsimrat Kaur Badal
    Feb 28, 2015 22:53 IST

    CM Parkash Singh Badal, Harsimrat divided over setting up of AIIMS

    The announcement of setting up of an All-India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Punjab by Union finance minister Arun Jaitley in his budget speech on Saturday seem to have divided the Badal family.

  • Students appearing for 10+2 exams of Punjab School Education Board in Jalandhar. Pardeep Pandit/HT
    Feb 28, 2015 22:45 IST

    PSEB Class-12 exams: Question papers arrive late at some exam centres in Jalandhar

    Even as the Punjab School Education Board (PSEB) claimed to have made elaborate arrangements for examinations this time, question papers of Class-12 general English were distributed late at some centres on Saturday.

  • Shiromani Akali Dal symbol. HT Photo
    Feb 27, 2015 20:14 IST

    Race for mayoral seat hots up between SAD-BJP in Hoshiarpur

    After the election frenzy, all eyes are now set on the mayoral post, race for which has already intensified.The Bharatiya Janata Party and Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) are likely to arrive at a political understanding that the former with 17 seats in its kitty will occupy the mayoral post while the mlatter, which won 10 seats, will be given the post of deputy mayor.

  • Dead body
    Feb 27, 2015 20:06 IST

    Army jawan’s murder: Lover, kin held for honour killing

    In a suspected case of honour killing, the police on Friday arrested a 22-year-old woman, her father and brother on charges of killing the former’s lover, an army soldier, whose body was found at Mula Kalu village on Thursday.

  • crimes against women
    Feb 26, 2015 21:24 IST

    Five get life term in Jalandhar rape-murder

    A local court on Thursday awarded life imprisonment to the five men accused in the rape-murder of a 16-year-old girl of Lasoori Mohalla in the city in November 2009. The victim's charred body was found in a vacant plot at Green Park on November 11, 2009.

  • SAD-BJP supporters celebrating their victory
    Feb 26, 2015 20:47 IST

    SAD-BJP combine clinches convincing win in Hoshiarpur

    Clinching a convincing victory, the Shiromani Akali Dal-Bharatiya Janata Party (SAD-BJP) combine bagged 27 of the 50 wards in the municipal corporation elections, the results for which were declared on Thursday.

  • SAD-BJP activists welcoming newly-elected BJP
    Feb 26, 2015 13:09 IST

    SAD-BJP bags 27 seats in Hoshiarpur MC polls

    The SAD-BJP alliance here on Thursday won 27 seats in municipal corporation polls. Congress won 17 while Independents got 6 seats.

    Feb 26, 2015 12:19 IST

    SAD-BJP wins most Doaba seats, but alarm bells for some MLAs

    Even as the SAD-BJP managed to put up a good show in the municipal council and nagar panchayats polls in Doaba, the results have set alarm bells ringing for many SAD MLAs from the region.

  • Crops
    Feb 25, 2015 22:34 IST

    Storm damages dozen of houses in Nakodar, 2 hurt; 40% crops damaged

    High intensity wind coupled with rain damaged a dozen of dwellings and uprooted trees in various parts of Jalandhar district around 12.40pm on Wednesday.

  • The Karwal brothers (from right) Charanjit Singh, Darshan Singh and Raninder Singh are contesting from Adampur
    Feb 25, 2015 20:54 IST

    SAD rebels, 3 Karwal brothers outnumber all in Adampur

    Making history of sorts, three brothers contesting as rebel SAD candidates from Adampur municipal council won their seats, giving a huge setback to the ruling SAD-BJP, particularly to local Akali MLA and chief parliamentary secretary Pawan Kumar Tinu.

  • Suicide-N
    Feb 25, 2015 18:39 IST

    Jalandhar: Daily wager hangs self from a ceiling fan

    A daily wager, Vinod Kumar, alias, Sonu (24), was reportedly found hanging from a ceiling fan with his wrist slit in new vegetable market near Maqsudan on Wednesday morning.

  • Lahore Bomb-blast
    Feb 24, 2015 23:01 IST

    12 injured seriously in Jalandhar factory blast

    Twelve persons, including five women, suffered serious burn injuries in a sudden explosion that took place in a hose-manufacturing factory at Industrial Estate Extension on Tuesday morning in the city.