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Power rates up by 2.74% in Punjab; rebate for consuming more

Power rates up by 2.74% in Punjab; rebate for consuming more

Last Updated: Friday, August 22, 2014, 15:24

Power regulator PSERC on Friday announced a 2.74 percent hike in power tariff across all consumer categories in Punjab for the year 2014-15.

Punjab power employees to go on day-long strike on Aug 28

Punjab power employees to go on day-long strike on Aug 28

Last Updated: Thursday, August 21, 2014, 17:59

Power employees in Punjab under the banner of PSEB Employees Joint Forum will observe a one-day strike on August 28 in protest against the state government and the management for allegedly not resolving their pending issues.

10 more drug de-addiction centres will be set up in Punjab

10 more drug de-addiction centres will be set up in Punjab

Last Updated: Thursday, August 21, 2014, 16:49

The Punjab government will set up ten more drug de-addiction centres in the state, taking their number to 31.

Punjab bypolls: Over 60 percent voting in Patiala, Talwandi Sabo

Punjab bypolls: Over 60 percent voting in Patiala, Talwandi Sabo

Last Updated: Thursday, August 21, 2014, 21:44

Bypolls to the Assembly seats of Talwandi Sabo and Patiala, where former Union minister Preneet Kaur is one of the contestants, were held peacefully with around 70 and 62 percent polling respectively.

Punjab Police arrest three smugglers

Punjab Police arrest three smugglers

Last Updated: Thursday, August 21, 2014, 11:36

Punjab Police arrested three smugglers in Tarn Taran district and recovered two kg heroin from their possession, police said on Thursday.

Amritsar-Nankana Sahib bus passengers have narrow escape

Amritsar-Nankana Sahib bus passengers have narrow escape

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 20, 2014, 21:54

Passengers travelling in Nankana Sahib-Amritsar bus had a narrow escape today after it got involved in a multi-vehicle collision, in which three policemen were injured.

Campaigning for Punjab bypolls ends

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 21:44

Campaigning for Patiala and Talwandi Sabo Assembly seats in Punjab, going to bypolls on August 21, on Tuesday ended, an official said.

Punjab: Ambulance hits factory workers, one dies

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 12:43

A 62-year-old factory worker was killed while four others sustained serious injuries when an ambulance hit them near Sufian Bagh Chowk here, police said on Tuesday.

Bhagwant Mann behind shoe throwing incident at Issru: SAD

Last Updated: Monday, August 18, 2014, 22:49

SAD accused AAP MP Bhagwant Mann of being behind the recent shoe hurling incident on the Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal at Issru near Ludhiana.

Punjab`s reformation is NDA govt`s priority: Harsimrat Kaur

Last Updated: Monday, August 18, 2014, 00:27

Union Minister and senior SAD leader Harsimrat Kaur Badal on Sunday said socio-economic reformation of Punjab is the priority of the NDA government at the Centre while the agenda of Congress is to "loot" the country.