The two African youths who were tied to a pole with a rope for nearly an hour after they allegedly tried to steal money from a shop at Joginder Nagar locality in the city on Tuesday and later arrested may also face charges of overstaying in the country since their visas have long expired.
While the woman sarpanch of Alipur village in the Jalandhar East subdivision alleged that a private construction company is encroaching upon the cremation ground land, the police on the other hand maintained that they have received complaints in the matter without any mention of the violator(s).
The direct benefit transfer for LPG (DBTL) scheme will be re-launched in five districts of the state on November 15 with certain modifications after the previous UPA government at the Centre had suspended it in January this year.
The Tuesday’s incident in which two African students were tied up with a rope for nearly an hour and beaten up by the public and the police after they allegedly tried to steal money from a shop has exposed the indifference on part of the educational institutes and the local police to the presence of foreign students.
Transport is the backbone of any society’s economic activity. However, reaching the Kapurthala Railway Station would make you believe that authorities in Jalandhar are unaware of this adage or simply do not care.
The state education department would hold a data verification day today on Thursday in order to cross check and verify the data on schools collected by the district education and block officers for the Unified District Information Education System (UDISE) to prepare records for the current academic year.
Members of the Driver Union and the Technical Workshop Union protested on Wednesday, alleging that the municipal corporation was negligent towards providing them with the necessary tools; spare parts etc to keep the vehicles used by them and the officials in workable condition.
A day after a clash between a Sikh group and Divya Jyoti Jagriti Sansthan (DJJS) followers at Jodhpur village in Tarn Taran district that left 13 persons injured, security has been beefed up at the DJJS headquarters at Nurmahal in Jalandhar district.
The centrally-sponsored Agriculture Technology Management Agency (ATMA) scheme has almost been lying on deathbed with no activities being carried out for the last five months under the scheme in the entire state as the state government failed to submit utilisation certificate of financial grants of previous years worth crores with the central government.
Lovely Professional University, in collaboration with the Indian Institute of Architects, is organising an international conference "Neo-International Conference on Habitable Environment" (NICHE-2014) from October 31 to November 2 on architecture, planning and design.
Mystery continues to shroud the death of Nurmahal-based Divya Jyoti Jagriti Sansthan (DDJS) head Ashutosh Maharaj, with the dera management keeping his body in a deep freezer for the past nine months ever since the controversy erupted on January 29 this year.
Even as the Punjab government released the pending amount of Rs149.53 crore for the Post-Matric Scholarship Scheme for the year 2013-14 recently, principals of colleges in the city are angry over the fact that many students availing the benefit are leaving their studies midway.
The high-end group housing project of Punjab Urban Planning and Development Authority (PUDA) at Old Jail Road has received a lukewarm response, while the majority of applicants are non-resident Indians (NRIs).
The Darjeeling police are suspecting a high-level human trafficking racket working in Jalandhar, where the girls, especially from Darjeeling, a hilly town of West Bengal, are being trafficked.
A local court, on Sunday, remanded to three-day police custody Mohinder Gupta, a resident of New Ishar Colony, Suresh and Sanjeev of Danishmandan Basti, arrested by the city police for the alleged abduction of seven-year-old Gurpreet Singh Gopi.