Truck hits local train in Punjab, train driver killed

Truck hits local train in Punjab, train driver killed

A train driver was killed when a truck rammed into a passenger train at an unmanned crossing in Punjab`s Ferozepur district on Sunday, officials said. No passenger was injured.

Oct 08, 2017, 16:52 PM IST

11 members of family killed in Punjab accident

In a freak accident, 11 members of a family were killed when a coal-laden truck overturned and fell on their vehicle in Punjab's Ferozepur district, 210 km from here, on Thursday evening.

Feb 16, 2017, 22:11 PM IST

BSF recovers 5 kg heroin in Punjab

The BSF has recovered five kg of heroin from the tyre of a bullock cart near the India-Pakistan border in Punjab's Ferozepur sector, an official said on Saturday.

Feb 11, 2017, 16:44 PM IST

4 arrested after Ferozepur shootout

Four gangsters were arrsted on Saturday after a shootout with a Punjab Police team in Ferozepur district, an officer said.

Feb 11, 2017, 11:26 AM IST

BSF kills intruder from Pakistan

When they were challenged, they fired at the BSF troopers. In the counter offensive, one intruder was killed while the others escaped.

Aug 01, 2016, 11:23 AM IST
Indian, Pakistani soldiers clashed during retreat ceremony on border in Punjab – video goes viral

Indian, Pakistani soldiers clashed during retreat ceremony on border in Punjab – video goes viral

Watch the video to know how the traditional ceremony involving Border Security Force jawans and Pakistan Rangers was interrupted by an unexpected fistfight.

Jun 23, 2016, 18:33 PM IST

BSF shoots down Pak intruder at Ferozepur sector

The Border Security Forces (BSF) on Friday morning shot down one Pakistani intruder while sneaking into the Indian Territory in the Ferozepur sector.

Mar 04, 2016, 10:25 AM IST

Panic in Ferozepur after linesmen mistaken for terrorists

Security forces in this border town were on their toes for hours and the entire Cantonment area was cordoned off after two telephone linesmen, who were climbing a wall to repair phone lines, were mistaken for terrorists.

Jan 12, 2016, 14:38 PM IST
Akali Dal leader's bus mows down 10-year-old girl in Punjab

Akali Dal leader's bus mows down 10-year-old girl in Punjab

A private bus that mowed down a 10-year-old girl near Makhu town belong to a transport company owned by SAD leader Hardeep Singh Dhillon.

Dec 18, 2015, 15:10 PM IST

BSF seizes Rs 55 cr heroin smuggled from Pak

The drug consignment was pushed to India from Pakistan near Rajatal village.

Oct 11, 2015, 01:24 AM IST

Aam Aadmi Party in a series of troubles

AAP govt faces trouble on multiple fronts. One from capital city and other from Punjab.

Sep 14, 2015, 21:13 PM IST

Rs 1.68 crore looted from private bank's van in Punjab

Four persons wearing police uniforms allegedly looted Rs 1.68 crore from a vehicle of a private bank near Nanksar village on the Ludhiana-Ferozepur national highway, about 45 km from here on Monday, police said.

Jul 13, 2015, 15:58 PM IST

Punjab CM Badal approves 'Skill development Centre' for Ferozepur

Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Wednesday gave nod for setting up a state-of-the art 'Integrated Skill Development Centre' in the Ferozepur district in a bid to provide self employment opportunities to youth of the border area.

Apr 15, 2015, 15:53 PM IST

CM Badal sanctions Rs 13.50 cr for projects in Hussainiwala

Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal today approved Rs 13.50 crore for development projects at Hussainiwala village in Ferozepur district to showcase rich legacy of martyrs Bhagat Singh, Rajguru, Sukhdev, and other unsung heroes of national freedom struggle.

Mar 26, 2015, 20:32 PM IST

Punjab to roll out 225 citizen-centric services by May 2015

 Punjab will set up 2,600 unified civil services centres in all villages and 137 towns in the state by May 2015 to provide 225 citizen-centric services related to various departments, Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal said Thursday.

Nov 13, 2014, 20:40 PM IST

BSF recovers 22 kg of heroin in Punjab

Border Security Force (BSF) troopers recovered 22 kg of heroin valued at Rs 110 crore in the international market in Punjab's Freozepur district along the India-Pakistan border, an officer said on Monday.

Nov 03, 2014, 12:10 PM IST

Caste card pays off in Ferozepur again

Continuing his winning streak, the sitting MP from Ferozepur, Sher Singh Ghubaya of SAD on Friday trounced his nearest rival Sunil Jakhar of Congress by a comfortable margin of 31,420 votes.

May 16, 2014, 19:33 PM IST

Two booked for rape in Ferozepur

Two persons were on Sunday booked for raping a girl for two days in Basti Khanuwali area of the district, police said.

Feb 04, 2013, 00:33 AM IST

`Open Fazilka, Ferozepur borders for trade with Pak`

The Punjab government
made a fresh appeal to the Centre to open Fazilka and
Ferozepur borders with Pakistan to boost bilateral trade
between the two nations.

Apr 11, 2012, 18:31 PM IST

3 held in Punjab recruitment racket

Three people, including a woman, were arrested here for allegedly running a recruitment racket, police said on Tuesday.

Jul 12, 2011, 12:23 PM IST