Jalandhar

  • Capt Amarinder Singh
    Jun 30, 2015 21:13 IST

    All eyes on Capt’s show of strength in Jalandhar on Wednesday

    Amid the tussle for one-upmanship going on in the Punjab unit of the Congress, its deputy leader in Lok Sabha and Amritsar MP Capt Amarinder Singh is all set to kick-start his rallies as a show of strength from Wednesday, with the first one at Jalandhar Cantonment.

  • Gangrape-N
    Jun 30, 2015 19:34 IST

    Man booked for kidnapping a minor girl

    The Lohian Khas police have booked a youth for kidnapping a minor. Station house officer (SHO) NS Aujla said the accused has been identified as Ajay Kumar of Lohian Khas.

  • The Orbit Bus impounded by the police at Bagapurana Police Station near Moga on Friday. JS Grewal/HT
    Jun 30, 2015 19:29 IST

    Orbit bus driver booked for rash driving

    The Shahkot police have booked Orbit bus driver for driving rash on public road, causing grievous hurt by endangering life or personal safety of others and mischief. Station house officer (SHO) Manjit Singh said the accused has been identified as Mukhwinder Singh of Fide village in Ferozepur.

  • Students of meritorious school in Mohali. HT Photo
    Jun 30, 2015 09:49 IST

    No takers for meritorious school near Hoshiarpur

    The Punjab government’s plan to start an all-girls meritorious school at Talwara in Hoshiarpur district seems to have hit a hurdle.

  • Candidates
    Jun 29, 2015 22:55 IST

    Service selection centre to be operational at Kapurthala from Tuesday

    In an effort to tackle the shortage of officers in the army, it has been decided to set up a service selection centre at Ropar. The Punjab government has handed over 200 acres of land for the purpose to the army.

  • Recently opened Post Shoppe in post office near Bharat Nagar Chowk in Ludhiana. JS Grewal/HT
    Jun 29, 2015 19:21 IST

    Post shoppe at general post office soon

    The general post office in the city will now have much more to offer to customers soon. A post shoppe at the GPO building will open here this week. Different items of utility will be sold by post office employees.

  • ayurveda
    Jun 29, 2015 19:07 IST

    Jalandhar: Ayurvedic dispensaries on verge of closure

    Shortage of medicines and staff at 10 ayurvedic dispensaries in the jurisdiction of the municipal corporation (MC) has created a piquant situation for the authorities. It may lead to closure of five health ayurvedic dispensaries.

  • Deputy superintendent of Police Vikramjeet Panthe was attacked by two unidentified assailants on Saturday. HT/Photo
    Jun 28, 2015 22:28 IST

    Murderous attack on Kapurthala DSP was directed from jail

    The murderous attack on the deputy superintendent of police (jails) Vikramjeet Panthe, who got injured after two unidentified assailants opened fire at him on Saturday night when he was on his way from Jalandhar to Kapurthala in his car, was directed from the jail.

  • Illegal sand mining in UP
    Jun 28, 2015 20:57 IST

    Two held for illegal sand mining, loaded tractor-trolleys impounded

    The Shahkot police have arrested two persons for illegal sand mining. Block mining officer Pawan Kumar lodged a complaint with the police that accused Jagdish Singh Jagga of Pakhowal village in Kapurthala and Ravipal Ravi of Mohalla Mehtab Garh, Kapurthala

  • Members of PRTC Pensioner association holding a protest against PRTC
    Jun 28, 2015 20:50 IST

    Protest outside Punjab's labour minister's house

    Members of the Joint Action Committee of National Trade (JACNT) Union on Sunday held a protest outside Punjab labour minister Bhagat Chunni Lal's house in Adarsh Nagar Park in support of various outstanding demands.

  • Murder
    Jun 28, 2015 16:26 IST

    Kapurthala: DSP hurt as assailants open fire on his car

    Unknown assailants on Saturday opened fire on the private car of a deputy superintendent of police, who was critically injured in the incident.

  • Crime
    Jun 27, 2015 22:08 IST

    Inquiry initiated against police post in-charge, staff for custodial torture

    The commissionerate police on Saturday initiated an inquiry against the Focal Point police post in-charge along with other staff members into the alleged custodial torture of four persons after suspecting them of snatching on Thursday night.

  • Punjab BJP chief Kamal Sharma-N
    Jun 27, 2015 00:02 IST

    Not consulted on transfer of Bhullar, Khera to Punjab: BJP

    BJP on Friday said the party was "not taken into confidence" on transfer of bomb blast convicts Devender Pal Singh Bhullar and Gurdeep Singh Khera to Punjab and the decision was taken by its ally Shiromani Akali Dal.

  • CM Parkash Singh Badal presiding the meeting during International Day againt Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking
    Jun 26, 2015 22:15 IST

    Punjab CM Badal, Union minister Gehlot have showdown on drugs

    A joint press conference by chief minister Parkash Singh Badal and Union minister for social justice and empowerment Thawar Chand Gehlot here on Friday led to a virtual showdown between the two leaders.

  • Delhi University 6
    Jun 26, 2015 20:37 IST

    No aptitude test for ITI students to help them choose right trade this time

    The much hyped Punjab skill aptitude test which was launched last year by the Punjab technical education department for all skill courses aspirants to help them identify and choose the proper trade in ITIs as per their skills would not be conducted this session.