A man was Monday arrested for allegedly raping his 16-year-old niece since the past seven months here, police said.
Fire broke out in a Textile mill, a timber depot and forest belts along the LoC in Jammu region damaging property with no casualty reported so far.
Moderate to heavy rains lashed many areas of Haryana and Punjab, leading to a dip in the temperature in the region.
Turning up the heat, political heavyweights and film stars are set to woo voters in the last leg of campaigning in Punjab for the April 30 Lok Sabha elections for the 13 seats from the state.
The war of words between former Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh and incumbent Parkash Singh Badal over Operation Bluestar seems far from over, with the latter today charging the former with "misleading" the people.
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.
Parampal Singh Umranangal, DIG border Range assured the protesters to constitute a three member high level committee which included SSP Batala to ascertain the cause of the suicide.
Ending the prolonged dry spell, light rain was witnessed in parts of Punjab and Haryana on Thursday. Pathankot, Kapurthala, Phagwara, Mohali and Ludhiana were among the places that received rainfall.
Air Marshal Arup Raha, Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief of Western Air Command, Wednesday visited the Pathankot air force station.
A fire broke out in a branch of State Bank of Patiala here, destroying a large amount of data, police said today.
Chief of Indian Air Force Pradeep Vasant Naik reviewed the preparedness of the Pathankot Air Force Station as part of a two day visit to the base.
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