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

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

Badal to lay foundation stone of Jang-e-Azadi memorial in October

Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal will lay the foundation stone of Rs 200-crore `Jang-e-Azadi` memorial that will showcase the rich legacy and contribution of Punjabis in the country`s freedom struggle, in Jalandhar on October 12.

Badal to lay foundation stone of Jang-e-Azadi memorial in October

Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal will lay the foundation stone of Rs 200-crore `Jang-e-Azadi` memorial that will showcase the rich legacy and contribution of Punjabis in the country`s freedom struggle, in Jalandhar on October 12.

Will address issue of contaminated water in IG canal: Rajasthan govt

The Rajasthan government said it would make all efforts to address the issue of contaminated water released by other states into Indira Gandhi canal.

Two drug peddlers arrested with 11 grams heroin in Punjab

Two drug peddlers were arrested by police from two separate places here and 11 grams of heroin was recovered from their possession.

A place in space

From working endlessly on a project to finally winning the grand prize, and being interviewed by Hollywood biggies, the class X students of Jalandhar’s Apeejay School, have seen it all.

Elections 2014: Punjab —State Profile

The state has 13 Lok Sabha constituencies wherein four constituencies are reserved for Scheduled Castes (SC). These include Jalandhar, Faridkot, Fatehgarh Sahib and Hoshiarpur.

AAP demands CBI probe against Majithia

AAP on Thursday demanded CBI probe into the alleged involvement of Punjab Cabinet Minister Bikram Majithia in a drug racket case and urged for his removal.

Six crushed to death under truck while crossing road

Six persons, including two women and a child, were on Thursday crushed to death when they came under the wheels of a truck while crossing a road on Jalandhar-Pathankot national highway.

Freezing chill intensifies; Adampur coldest at minus 2.4 C

Freezing cold waves swept across Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh on Monday with most places registering season`s coldest night even as Adampur in Jalandhar district was the coldest place in the plains at minus 2.4 degrees Celsius.

Doctor caught red-handed doing abortion during raid

In a raid conducted by a team of health department officials, a female doctor was on Thursday caught red-handed for carrying out abortion in outskirts of the city here.

Train passengers stranded for 3 hrs on Amritsar-Delhi route

The trains remained stranded between Bhattian and Phillaur railway stations on Jalandhar-Ludhiana rail section of Amritsar-Delhi down line railway track.

408 child labourers rescued in Punjab

Labour department in Punjab has successfully rescued over 408 children engaged as child labour in the state.

Complaint against BJP member for uploading Sonia Gandhi`s morphed picture

A complaint was filed with the local police against the uploading of an objectionable picture of Congress president Sonia Gandhi by a BJP activist on a social networking website.

Punjab ASI shot dead on Jalandhar-Ludhiana highway

An assistant sub-inspector of the Punjab Police has been shot dead by unknown people on the Jalandhar-Ludhiana highway.

Mother-son duo arrested for murder

A woman and his son were arrested for allegedly killing a boy by pushing him into a dry well in Bulandpur village here, police said on Saturday.

NCST summons SSP over assault of former woman sarpanch

The National Commission for Scheduled Tribes took suo moto cognisance of media reports about alleged police assault of a former woman sarpanch.

School bus, truck collide in Jalandhar; 12 children dead

At least 12 children died when the school bus in which they were travelling collided with truck near Jalandhar in Punjab.

Police nab three accused in the Jalandhar gang-rape case

All three accused in the alleged gang-rape of 14-year-old girl of Mandala Chhanna village here have been arrested, police said on Saturday.

Amarinder condemns gang-rape of 14-year-old girl in Jalandhar

Punjab Congress president Capt Amarinder Singh condemned brutal gang-rape of minor girl in Shahkote in Jalandhar district and expressed grave concern over the "rising incidents" of rapes in the state.