- Mar 01, 2015 22:59 IST
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.
- Mar 01, 2015 22:44 IST
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.
- Mar 01, 2015 14:55 IST
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.
- Feb 28, 2015 22:53 IST
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.
- Feb 28, 2015 22:45 IST
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.
- Feb 27, 2015 20:14 IST
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.
- Feb 27, 2015 20:06 IST
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.
- Feb 26, 2015 21:24 IST
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.
- Feb 26, 2015 20:47 IST
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.
- Feb 26, 2015 13:09 IST
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
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.
- Feb 25, 2015 22:34 IST
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.
- Feb 25, 2015 20:54 IST
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.
- Feb 25, 2015 18:39 IST
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.
- Feb 24, 2015 23:01 IST
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.