Punjab Vigilance Bureau on Monday arrested a constable-rank Patiala Central Jail warder on the charges of accepting Rs 10,000 as bribe and seeking sexual favours from a widow (67) whose son is behind bars in a matrimonial dispute.
Two persons were killed in cave-in at a 25 feet deep defunct well while removing bricks from it on Tuesday in Badra village, 25 kilometres from Barnala.
Six people were injured when a truck, loaded with gunny bags, went out of control and rammed into eight vehicles on Monday near the bus stand in Patiala.
The administration has issued directions to all private and government schools in the district to link Aadhaar cards of their students with the state education department’s e-portal so that financial benefits of various scholarship schemes can be directly transferred to students’ bank accounts.
The municipal corporation has circumvented a right to information (RTI) plea seeking information on a Noida-based advertisement firm, Arc Outdoor Media Limited, that defaulted over Rs 10-lakh payment to the civic body in February, which was pending in lieu of the allotment of 16 prime unipoles in the city.
The police claimed to have arrested a man, identified as Majeed Mian, a resident of Bettiah district, Bihar, with 8-kg charas (cannabis) from a Haryana Roadways bus at Bapror village near Rajpura town of the district. He was produced before the local court from where he was sent to 14-day judicial remand.
Aam Aadmi Party’s (AAP’s) ‘Punjab dialogue’, started a week ago in Mohali, held its second episode here on Saturday. The programme received lukewarm response and speeches by journalist Kanwar Sandhu and Bhagwant Mann failed to connect to the youth as people were seen moving out of the auditorium during the programme.
A day after the BA-3 sociology question paper had to be cancelled following leak, a handwritten question paper of history, examination of which is scheduled for Saturday, has gone viral on the social media, sending the Punjabi University authorities in a tizzy.
A bus (PB 11 Z 5603) of the Pepsu Road Transport Corporation (PRTC), the brakes of which reportedly failed on Thursday, left at least six people injured after it collided with the same number of vehicles at the light point near the bus stand here. It was carrying around 35 passengers, The victims had to be rushed to Government Rajindra Hospital.
A man committed suicide at Rajpura town and another tried it at Kaidupur village of the district. Rajiv Sardana, 43, a resident of Rajpura town, allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself. Ritu Verma, wife of the deceased, in her compliant, alleged that several people, including Ribu and Goldy, residents of Rajpura; Jacky, Bittu, Chikoo, Nanak Chand, Ashok and Pankaj forced her husband to commit suicide.
A labourer was killed and two others were injured as scrap exploded at a factory in Mandi Gobindgarh on Thursday.
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Being hostile to India has cost Pakistan the opportunity to modernise its locomotives (engines).
The local courts are in desperate need of more courtrooms and judges as latest figures reveal approximately 38,000 pending civil and criminal cases in various courts in Patiala, Nabha and Rajpura.
Despite listing in the Right to Service Act, people continue to making rounds after rounds of government offices for months for the issuance of birth and death certificates.
The recovery of 4-kg smack (a drug substance) from a couple from Uttar Pradesh by Patiala police on April 22 has revealed connections of the gang from Rajasthan to Madhya Pradesh, where opium is produced legally.