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The Punjab government is planning to change revenue laws keeping in mind the problems faced by Punjabi Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) who get entangled in family disputes pertaining to land, NRI affairs minister Tota Singh said on Saturday.
Recovery of three bodies from a car on the Tanda-Hargobindpur road, about 45 km from here, sent shockwaves in the area on Saturday. The police identified the murdered trio as Kamaljit Singh (57) of Sikri village, and his friends' two daughters, Jaswinder Kaur (19) and Balwinder Kaur (16) of Bhagian village.
To curb the stray cattle menace on city roads, the district administration is set to come up with an animal pound to keep stray cows, bulls and buffaloes.
Tarn Taran senior superintendent of police (SSP) Manmohan Kumar Sharma had a free holiday in Iceland recently as an Indian badminton player sent there to compete. It's now time to pay, as chief minister Parkash Singh Badal wants him to explain.
Congress workers led by Punjab unit general secretary and former minister Joginder Singh Mann on Friday protested against authorities for not allowing them to meet chief minister Parkash Singh Badal during his 'Sangat Darshan' programme near here.
Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal on Friday described the twin principles of 'socialism and secularism' as the underlying spirit of Indian Constitution, saying any deviation from these two basic tenets would be against the interest of the country.
Formed with the objective of developing areas outside the municipal corporation limits in 2007, the Jalandhar Development Authority (JDA), which has jurisdiction over six urban local bodies and 272 villages, has failed miserably in selling its properties in the region in the past four years.
Underlining the sorry state of sports administration in the country, the Badminton Association of India (BAI) sent a 46-year-old police officer and a 49-year-old former referee to represent India at an international tournament in Iceland, on the recommendations of the Punjab Badminton Association (PBA).
Keeping in mind about the difficulties faced by the passport applicant students in submitting the original certificates and documents due to being deposited at their educational institutions, the regional passport office has decided to waive the mandatory requirement of producing originals of certain documents while applying for fresh passports.
Giving another jolt to the potato growers in the harvesting season, prices of the vegetable plummeted to a mere Rs 400 per quintal from Rs 600 within 15 days.
More than one hundred members of Aanganwari Mulazam Union Punjab (affiliated with CITU) on Wednesday blocked traffic at Jalandhari Pulli and burnt an effigy of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to protest unfulfillment of their demands.
Jagtar Singh Tara, an assassin of former Punjab chief minister Beant Singh, was on Tuesday taken on police remand by the Jalandhar rural police for five days in a 2009 case.
Jail and tourism minister Sohan Singh Thandal unfurled the national flag at the district-level Republic Day function held at Police Lines here on Monday.
The mutilated body of non-resident Indian Narinder Kaur, who was reported missing on January 16 has been recovered by the police in a well of Raipur-Dabba village on Monday after residents complained of stench emanating from the well.
An Indian Reserve Battalion (IRB) constable posted on protection duty in Police Recruits Training Centre (PRTC) Jahan Khelan, shot himself dead with a self loading rifle (SLR) on Sunday.