Started in 2008, the widening of the 219-kilometre Zirakpur-Bathinda stretch of National Highway-64 has added a lot of papers to files but not moved an inch on the ground. In the initial plans, the wider road was to be ready by the end of 2010.
The National Theatre Arts Society (NTAS), Patiala, organised a 3-day theatre festival as a part of their winter campaign at the Government Model Senior Secondary School here. It concluded on Saturday.
Stray animals roaming in the city amid poor visibility owing to dense blankets of fog have become a frequent cause of accidents.
As many as 2,205 students participated in the district-level Ramanujan Maths Award competitive exam held here on Sunday.
Hundreds of devotees paid obeisance at the tomb of Hazrat Sheikh Ahmed Farooqi Sirhindi Mujaddid Alif Sani on the first day of three-day Urs at Rauza Sharif in Sirhind on Saturday.
The police have recovered a suicide note from the house of convict Ravdeep Kaur who had gone missing from her house on December 15 while on parole.
Congress legislator from Dhuri assembly segment Arvind Khanna has admitted that he was among the Punjab Congress leaders, who had raised the demand for change of the party leadership in Punjab in a 'democratic way'.
Former chief minister and Congress MLA from Lehragaga assembly segment Rajinder Kaur Bhattal on Saturday said the winter session of the Punjab Assembly starting Monday, will be stormy as the SAD-BJP government is likely to face heat on various issues.
More than thousand labourers took part in a protest march by the Labour (Paledar) Union against the state government over three months' dues in paddy procurement, on Friday.
Following directions of the Punjab and Haryana high court, the CBI is likely to start investigation in the infamous blind murder of Malerkotla boy Vidhu Jain (11), who was burnt alive in broad daylight on September 30 last year.
Expressing concern over safety in hostels, Mata Kaushalya College of Nursing's girl students and their parents staged a protest against the college management, on Friday.
A Patiala court on Thursday awarded two-year imprisonment to Prof KK Locham, head of the paediatric department of Rajindra Hospital and Medical College here, along with two others, in the incubator death case. A fire had broken out in the nursery unit of the hospital on the intervening night of January 30 and 31, 2009.
A Patiala court on Thursday awarded two-year imprisonment to Prof KK Locham, head of the paediatric department of Rajindra Hospital and Medical College here, along with two others, in the incubator death case.
A woman committed suicide by jumping into a river, allegedly fed up of continuous torture at the hands of her huband and in-laws. The police have registered a case against her husband and other family members at Rajpura police station.
At the government primary and elementary school in Surghuri village of the district, hundreds of children are left to shiver as almost all the unsafe rooms of both the wings of the school were demolished about five months ago but no grant has reached for new construction so far.