Rail minister flags off Shatabdi service to Bhatinda

A new Shatabdi Express service to Bhatinda was flagged off here on Thursday by Rail Minister Suresh Prabhu as part of efforts by the public transporter to enhance inter-city connectivity.

NW Railway gears up for fog season

Preparing itself for the fog season this winter, the North Western Railways has put in place a host of measures like installing anti-fog devices in trains, LED-based signboards, and global positioning system-based signals to ensure safe and secure train operations.

SAD`s Harsimrat Kaur leads in Bhatinda

Harsimrat Kaur Badal, sitting MP and wife of Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Badal, was leading over her relative Manpreet Singh Badal of Congress in Bhatinda Lok Sabha seat.

Bhatinda gang-rape incident shameful: Tirath

Terming the Jan 18 gang-rape incident in Bhatinda in Punjab as "shameful" in which a woman was pulled into a car and held hostage, a minister here Monday advocated life imprisonment to death for the perpetrators.

Badals face flak for attending function during state mourning

Amarinder Singh termed it an act of "extreme impropriety" as the state government itself had declared state mourning across Punjab.

Army Chief reviews operational readiness of 10 Corps

Army Chief General Bikram Singh today visited the Bhatinda-based 10 Corps and reviewed measures to improve operational readiness of troops and their training.

IAF`s Bhatinda base to be operational by next year

The Indian Air Force base at
Bhatinda in Punjab, which is being modernised under the
Modernisation of Air Force Infrastructure (MAFI) plan, will
become operational by June next year.