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Jatinder Kohli is a senior correspondent at Jalandhar. He covers crime and health, besides Nawanshahr district.

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Hoshiarpur man robbed of Rs 5 lakh, cops argue over jurisdiction before filing FIR

The two police stations refused to file an FIR citing that the area didn’t fall under their jurisdiction.

Police recording the victim’s statement near Bheen village in SBS Nagar district on Saturday.(HT Photo)
Updated on Oct 29, 2017 07:29 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Nawanshahr | By, Sbs Nagar

Govt cancer care centre to come up soon in Jalandhar district

Good News: The health department’s engineering wing officials found the land around the 1011.71 sq m, inside the civil hospital. It will be a 50- beds facility centre and the second proposal in Doaba after Hoshiarpur district.

The project will come up in the period of 18 months at a cost of ₹45 crore.(HT File)
Updated on Oct 26, 2017 03:49 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Jalandhar | By, Jalandhar

Robbers target two petrol pumps, loot cash, mobile phones in Jalandhar

The miscreants stole Rs 17,300 and two mobiles at gunpoint from Preet Basant fuel station employees; in another fuel station robbery, robbers looted Rs 9,800 and two mobiles.

A CCTV grab of a robbery at a petrol pump in SBS Nagar in Jalandhar.(HT Photo)
Updated on Oct 23, 2017 04:01 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Jalandhar | By, Jalandhar

Two Jalandhar post office staffers booked for bungling Rs 6 lakh

Fishy: The alleged misappropriation of funds at Dayalpur sub-post office came to fore during an internal probe by post office inspector; two employees suspended.

The report states that the duo have cheated the government by forging and falsifying records.(Representative image)
Updated on Oct 13, 2017 12:53 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Jalandhar | By, Jalandhar

Tagging history: Items in Bhagat Singh’s house to get descriptions

The plan for the household items comes after Navjot Singh Sidhu, the tourism minister, who visited on October 2, was questioned by reporters about the absence of tags there.

Ancestral House Of Shaheed Bhagat Singh(HT File Photo)
Updated on Oct 06, 2017 10:54 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Jalandhar | By, Sbs Nagar

Drug warehouses likely in all districts of Punjab

Presently, Punjab has three central drug warehouses at Kharar in Mohali, Verka in Amritsar, and Bathinda.

Updated on Oct 02, 2017 11:45 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Jalandhar | By, Jalandhar

2 point dip in infant mortality rate in Punjab

The state health department has attributed the positive result to efforts of building health facilities for infants, providing round the clock treatment and regular follow-up of cases by ground staff

Opening of mother and child hospitals, postpartum units, doctors, ASHA, ANM workers have helped in proper immunisation.(HT File)
Updated on Oct 01, 2017 11:53 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Jalandhar | By, Jalandhar

Punjab Aids society pamphlet misses the key ‘not’, says HIV ‘spreads by handshake’

A probe has now been ordered by the Punjab Aids society, which emailed NGOs and its Anti Retroviral Therapy (AR) centers on September 25 to stop the distribution of the pamphlets and send these back to the store.

This list on the Punjabi pamphlet says ‘How HIV/Aids infection spreads’. The idea is to debunk popular myths, but it misses the ‘nahin’ or ‘not’.(HT Source)
Updated on Sep 29, 2017 09:22 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Jalandhar | By, Jalandhar

Jalandhar: Baby girl of 14-yr-old differently-abled rape victim dies of sepsis

The baby girl remained admitted to Amritsar medical college for a week and was discharged, but her health deteriorated and she died.

Representative Image(Shutterstock)
Updated on Sep 27, 2017 09:47 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Jalandhar | By

Punjab’s Jalandhar sees rise in seizure of poppy husk coming from Jammu and Kashmir

The proximity of J&K with Punjab has facilitated the supply of contraband which was earlier being smuggled from Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan.

The details gathered from police have revealed that around 1,164 kg poppy husk has been recovered in the past six months and six ‘peddlers’ from Jammu and Kashmir besides five locals have been arrested.(Representative image)
Updated on Sep 18, 2017 04:18 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Jalandhar | By, Jalandhar

Murder in Manila: Family worried for missing kin, want Sushma Swaraj to take up matter

The family members have demanded from the foreign minister Sushma Swaraj to take up the matter with Philippines authorities immediately as they claimed that there is no information about Talwinder and suspected his kidnapping.  

Family members holding the pictures of deceased Lalit and his missing uncle Talwinder Singh in SBS Nagar on Friday.(HT Photo)
Updated on Sep 16, 2017 03:22 PM IST
Hindustan Times, SBS Nagar | By, Sbs Nagar

Jalandhar woman ‘sold as slave’ in Saudi Arabia, kin seek Sushma’s help

A social worker has helped the family, who are economically weak, approach the minister of external affairs (MEA), but nothing concrete has come of it yet.

File photo of Paramjit Kaur(HT Photo)
Updated on Sep 08, 2017 08:01 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Jalandhar | By

Think before you munch as 70% of ‘namkeen’ samples fail test in Punjab

The state food lab has also reported adulteration in pan masala, guthka and supari as 52% samples of such products failed to meet the safety standards

The samples are sent to the state food lab by each district monthly.(Representative Image)
Updated on Sep 08, 2017 11:13 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Jalandhar | By

Dengue sting gets sharper, 457 cases reported in Punjab

Mohali is the worst-affected district with 104 dengue cases, followed by Kapurthala 77 and Pathankot 72.

(Representative Image)
Updated on Sep 06, 2017 09:05 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Jalandhar | By

Jalandhar: National Health Mission expenditure under scanner

Findings: Department has spent 12.99 lakh in an year against the approved NHM budget of Rs 3.15 lakh

The report, a copy of which is with the Hindustan Times, states that a complaint was made with NHM office on June 1, 2017, regarding questions over Copper-T insertions under the Population Stabilization Programme, the sanctioned budget for which is Rs 3.15 lakh for one year.(Photo courtesy: Twitter)
Updated on Sep 02, 2017 01:58 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Jalandhar | By, Jalandhar

Punjab: Rise in swine flu cases, 38 found positive in 12 days

Stunned by the sudden upsurge in cases, the health department claims to have made routine preparations by creating isolation wards, making medicines and masks available besides running sensitization programmes

In terms of toll, Ludhiana has the highest number of seven deaths, with Mohali and Patiala reporting two each.(Representative Image)
Updated on Aug 22, 2017 08:07 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Jalandhar | By

‘Tobacco-free Punjab’ campaign loses sheen in one-month

Numbers speak: Health department issued 4,321 challans across state in May; number reduced to 1,715 in June

The campaign launched in May has witnessed a sharp dip in the number of challans issued as of June.(HT File Photo)
Updated on Aug 20, 2017 10:48 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Jalandhar | By, Jalandhar

14-year-old differently-abled rape victim delivers baby girl in Jalandhar

During examination on April 26 this year, it was confirmed that the minor was over five months pregnant.

(HT illustration)
Updated on Aug 16, 2017 02:26 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Jalandhar | By, Jalandhar

A week after murder, blood-stained T-shirt exposes crime of passion

25-year-old woman and paramour arrested for killing her brother-in-law in Jalandhar

Harvinder Singh (24), the victim
Updated on Aug 13, 2017 09:33 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Jalandhar | By, Jalandhar

Car-borne women who ‘hug and steal’ are on the prowl in Doaba region of Punjab

Less than a week ago, on August 3, Jageero Rani (62) of Bhandari Mohalla in Phillaur was the victim

Such incidents have also been reported in Model House and Preet Nagar localities of Jalandhar
Updated on Aug 08, 2017 09:03 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Jalandhar | By, Jalandhar

Jalandhar: A month after assailants loot recovery agent, police register FIR

Speaking to Hindustan Times, Lambra police station SHO Pushap Bali said the victim had written to Mand police post earlier and added that the concerned head had initiated the investigation.

Complainant Dalip Kumar of old Gobind Nagar has claimed that he had submitted a complaint to the concerned police station on the same day of the incident.(HT File)
Updated on Aug 05, 2017 03:26 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Jalandhar | By, Jalandhar

Bist-Doab canal case: Murder charges dropped against four; changed to abetment to suicide

Sources said the police lacked any substantive evidence to back the murder case, so the Section was changed.

“The murder charges had been slapped in haste under pressure from the district police top brass,” said a police source.(HT Photo)
Updated on Aug 01, 2017 01:32 PM IST
Hindustan Times, SBS Nagar | By, Sbs Nagar

Bist-Doab canal tragedy: Police tightlipped on arrested youths’ role

Cops mum about post-mortem report of the bodies; shoes and socks of both girls found abandoned at Kangna village of Balachaur town.

Police officials during the search operation in Kangna village in SBS Nagar district on Thursday.(HT Photo)
Updated on Jul 28, 2017 01:32 PM IST
Hindustan Times, SBS Nagar | By, Sbs Nagar

Bist-Doab canal tragedy: Body of second missing girl found, three arrested

MYSTERY Body found after five-day long search operation; victims’ kin suspect foul play

Police officials and villagers during the search operation at Kangna village in SBS Nagar on Wednesday.(HT Photo)
Updated on Jul 27, 2017 12:25 PM IST
Hindustan Times, SBS Nagar | By, Sbs Nagar

How kingpin of ATM heist gang got stuck in realty slump, and returned to crime

“I was trying to sell the plots but got no buyers. I had no money,” Inderjeet allegedly told the cops. He then planned to loot the ATM of Oriental Bank of Commerce with Amrik Singh. “No one was helping my family when I had no money,” cops quoted him as having told them. “We were sure we won’t get caught as we had made 33 ATM heists.”

Police officials presenting the arrested members of the inter-state gang of ATM looters in Jalandhar on Tuesday, July 25.(Pardeep Pandit/HT)
Updated on Jul 26, 2017 09:05 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Jalandhar | By, Jalandhar

Jalandhar cops arrest college student who got girlfriend raped to avoid marriage

A scheming young man who came up with a diabolical conspiracy to avoid marriage has landed in police net.

The victim is a classmate of the conspirator who wanted to use her rape as an alibi for not marrying her.(Representative Photo)
Updated on Jul 25, 2017 09:12 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Jalandhar | By

Jalandhar: Mystery shrouds girl’s death, classmate still missing

The police have deployed a fleet of 150 cops in the town and formed five teams to crack the case.

Missing Rupinderjit Kaur (left) and deceased Manpreet Kaur.(HT Photo)
Updated on Jul 23, 2017 01:28 PM IST
Hindustan Times, SBS Nagar | By, Sbs Nagar

Rs 19-lakh lakh funds embezzled in 2 Jalandhar co-operative societies

Police have registered separate cases against secretaries of the two societies under Section 408 (criminal breach of trust) of the Indian Penal Code.

(Representative Image)
Updated on Jul 16, 2017 09:21 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Jalandhar | By, Jalandhar

A diarrhoea control campaign sans ORS supply in Jalandhar

Under the drive, every household having children below five years, would be covered by health workers, including 1,427 accredited social health activists (ASHA) and 327 auxiliary nurse midwives (ANMs).

Recently, Phillaur town was in the grip of diarrhoea and 400 were found suffering from the disease.(HT representative Image)
Updated on Jul 12, 2017 09:42 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Jalandhar | By, Jalandhar

Former sarpanch used animal sedative to kill pregnant wife, 7-year-old daughter

Deputy superintendent of police (DSP) Mukesh Kumar told HT that Onkar was familiar with the drug as he was in the dairy business in the past; and “easily” got the injection of xylazine hydrochloride on Sunday evening.

Onkar (36), a Congress leader, was arrested for allegedly murdering his six-month-pregnant wife and a stepdaughter.
Updated on Jul 05, 2017 08:36 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Jalandhar | By
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