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Man posing as fake IPS officer arrested in Ludhiana, revolver seized

Man posing as fake IPS officer arrested in Ludhiana, revolver seized

The police also found several police department stars used on the uniform, revolver case and police sticks with the arrested man.  

Feb 13, 2018, 23:50 PM IST
Punjab minister flips coin to decide on posting of lecturers, stokes controversy - Watch

Punjab minister flips coin to decide on posting of lecturers, stokes controversy - Watch

Opposition has demanded Punjab minister Charanjit Singh Channi's resignation for flipping a coin to decide on the posting of two lecturers.

Feb 13, 2018, 20:45 PM IST
In a first, Punjab minister decides teacher's posting with coin flip

In a first, Punjab minister decides teacher's posting with coin flip

In an unprecedented event, a Punjab minister decided the posting of two teachers vying for the same post through coin clip.

Feb 13, 2018, 12:51 PM IST
Ludhiana civic polls: SAD, BJP candidates seek divine blessings for victory

Ludhiana civic polls: SAD, BJP candidates seek divine blessings for victory

SAD, BJP candidates are seeking divine blessings for their victory in Ludhiana civic polls.

Feb 12, 2018, 16:56 PM IST
Convicted for rape, Gurmeet Ram Rahim now faces charges for castrating 400 Dera followers

Convicted for rape, Gurmeet Ram Rahim now faces charges for castrating 400 Dera followers

The Dera chief allegedly castrated the followers promising that it would lead to realisation of God

Feb 02, 2018, 07:57 AM IST
DSP shoots himself in Faridkot with service revolver during students' protest

DSP shoots himself in Faridkot with service revolver during students' protest

A 50-year-old DSP in Punjab on Monday allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself with his service revolver during a students' protest, with police claiming that he took the extreme step as he

Jan 29, 2018, 21:28 PM IST
Did Faridkot DSP shoot himself dead during students’ protest? Mystery remains

Did Faridkot DSP shoot himself dead during students’ protest? Mystery remains

A video of the incident has also surfaced wherein DSP Sandhu is seen trying to pacify agitating students.

Jan 29, 2018, 16:33 PM IST
Vicky Gounder, Punjab's most wanted gangster, accomplice killed in encounter

Vicky Gounder, Punjab's most wanted gangster, accomplice killed in encounter

The shootout took place near Muktsar village in which gangster Vicky Gounder and accomplice Prem Lahoriya were killed and two policemen were injured. 

Jan 26, 2018, 21:42 PM IST
Severe cold in Punjab, Haryana; Adampur in Jalandhar coldest at 2.8 degrees Celsius

Severe cold in Punjab, Haryana; Adampur in Jalandhar coldest at 2.8 degrees Celsius

Punjab and Haryana today reeled under cold weather conditions with Adampur in Jalandhar being the coldest place with a low of 2.8 degrees Celsius.

Jan 25, 2018, 15:25 PM IST
Amritsar designer hangs herself in Mohali house, cites depression as reason in suicide note

Amritsar designer hangs herself in Mohali house, cites depression as reason in suicide note

A woman on Saturday hanged herself from a ceiling fan at her paying guest accommodation in Phase 3, Mohali.

Jan 22, 2018, 09:19 AM IST
 We regularly take up issues such as ceasefire violations with Pakistan: Indian High Commissioner

We regularly take up issues such as ceasefire violations with Pakistan: Indian High Commissioner

One civilian was killed on Sunday when Pakistani troops resorted to heavy shelling along the IB and the LoC in Jammu and Poonch districts.

Jan 21, 2018, 23:50 PM IST
Minister Rana Gurjit Singh, alleged accused in Punjab sand mine scam, resigns

Minister Rana Gurjit Singh, alleged accused in Punjab sand mine scam, resigns

Congress leader Rana Gurjit Singh has resigned from the post of state Power and Irrigation Minister on Monday. 

Jan 16, 2018, 10:40 AM IST
Punjab, Haryana reel under cold weather conditions

Punjab, Haryana reel under cold weather conditions

In Punjab, Amritsar experienced cold weather conditions at 4.5 degrees Celsius, while Ludhiana and Patiala shivered at 8.3 degrees and 8.4 degrees Celsius, respectively, the MeT said.

Jan 11, 2018, 13:01 PM IST
Potato price fall worrying Punjab's farmers

Potato price fall worrying Punjab's farmers

Potato prices had slumped to just Rs 10 for a bag of 100 kg (one quintal) last year, leaving farmers in tears -- and most of them chose to throw their produce on the roads to rot.

Jan 11, 2018, 12:39 PM IST
Fire breaks out in clothing factory on Ludhiana's Kakowal road

Fire breaks out in clothing factory on Ludhiana's Kakowal road

A fire broke out in a clothing factory at Ludhiana's Kakowal road on Wednesday afternoon. Six fire tenders are present on the spot. 

Jan 10, 2018, 16:10 PM IST
Twelve-year-old deaf-mute Pakistani boy repatriated

Twelve-year-old deaf-mute Pakistani boy repatriated

A 12-year-old deaf-mute Pakistani boy, who had strayed into the Indian territory about seven months ago, was repatriated on Monday.

Jan 01, 2018, 23:29 PM IST
Trapped in Saudi Arabia, Ludhiana woman pleads Sushma Swaraj for help

Trapped in Saudi Arabia, Ludhiana woman pleads Sushma Swaraj for help

The matter came to light after Kaur sent a video message to her daughter claiming that she has been forced by the couple to work as a servant.

Dec 31, 2017, 00:43 AM IST
After Uttar Pradesh, Punjab tries to slash number of holidays; opposition up in arms

After Uttar Pradesh, Punjab tries to slash number of holidays; opposition up in arms

The Punjab government led by Captain Amarinder Singh has declared 18 gazetted holidays and 39 restricted holidays for the calendar year 2018. 

Dec 28, 2017, 21:14 PM IST
Watch: Celebrations at Amritsar's Golden Temple on 350th birth anniversary of Guru Gobind Singh

Watch: Celebrations at Amritsar's Golden Temple on 350th birth anniversary of Guru Gobind Singh

Guru Gobind Singh was born on December 22, 1666.

Dec 25, 2017, 22:31 PM IST

SAD cries sacrilege over Guru's picture, Punjab government says charge 'ridiculous'

The SAD on Sunday accused the Punjab government of sacrilege over the 'morphing' of a picture of 10th Sikh Guru Gobind Singh.

Dec 24, 2017, 23:57 PM IST

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