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Stubble burning: NGT seeks Action Taken Report from Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab

Stubble burning: NGT seeks Action Taken Report from Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab

The tribunal also directed the states to designate concerned officers accountable for stubble burning incidents. 

Oct 15, 2019, 13:08 PM IST
Complaint against Punjabi singer Gurdaas Maan for cancelling Durga Puja performance in Kolkata over Golden Temple replica venue

Complaint against Punjabi singer Gurdaas Maan for cancelling Durga Puja performance in Kolkata over Golden Temple replica venue

The 22 pally Durga puja committee which had made the pandal on the theme of Amritsar's Golden Temple, had invited Maan to perform on October 6.

Oct 13, 2019, 14:40 PM IST
Pakistani drone spotted flying over Punjab village, third time in a week

Pakistani drone spotted flying over Punjab village, third time in a week

For the third time in a week, a suspected Pakistani drone was spotted flying over Hussainiwala village of Punjab's Ferozepur district.

Oct 10, 2019, 09:46 AM IST
BSF spots Pakistan-origin drone in Punjab's Ferozepur

BSF spots Pakistan-origin drone in Punjab's Ferozepur

The officials are conducting an investigation to find out if Pakistan-based terror groups are using to send drugs or ammunition across the border. 

Oct 08, 2019, 13:39 PM IST
2018 Amritsar train mishap victims' kin hold protest, say 'no justice even after a year'

2018 Amritsar train mishap victims' kin hold protest, say 'no justice even after a year'

Last year, 60 people lost their lives after a train ran over them while they were watching the burning of Ravan effigy, standing on a railway track in Amritsar.

Oct 08, 2019, 13:14 PM IST
NIA arrests key accused in Punjab's Taran Taran blast case

NIA arrests key accused in Punjab's Taran Taran blast case

Gurjant was admitted to a private hospital and was arrested immediately after his discharge from the hospital. He was produced before the Special NIA Court, Mohali, which remanded him to NIA custody

Oct 04, 2019, 22:10 PM IST
Punjab govt warns farmers on stubble burning

Punjab govt warns farmers on stubble burning

The Agriculture Department has urged the Rural Development and Panchayats Department to ensure clean, green and pollution-free environment by preventing stubble burning.

Sep 29, 2019, 20:39 PM IST
Punjab gets tough against sale of illegally imported cigarettes

Punjab gets tough against sale of illegally imported cigarettes

Most of the illegal cigarette brands originate from China and Indonesia and the retailers are getting attracted to them as they are available at a significantly lower price as compared to the legal

Sep 23, 2019, 20:03 PM IST
Pakistani spy sending secret information on Kartarpur corridor arrested in Gurdaspur

Pakistani spy sending secret information on Kartarpur corridor arrested in Gurdaspur

A Pakistani spy was apprehended by Border Security Force (BSF) personnel from Gurdaspur district in Punjab, which is just 21 km from the international border between India and Pakistan. The spy was

Sep 19, 2019, 14:13 PM IST
13 persons died daily in road accidents in Punjab in 2018, overspeeding leading cause

13 persons died daily in road accidents in Punjab in 2018, overspeeding leading cause

In the 2018, a total of 2540 people died in road accidents due to over speeding followed by 85 due to drunk-drive.

Sep 19, 2019, 10:39 AM IST
Caught on camera: Man attempts to kidnap 4-year-old in Ludhiana; arrested

Caught on camera: Man attempts to kidnap 4-year-old in Ludhiana; arrested

The CCTV footage which has been tweeted by news agency ANI shows the man approaching towards the child and quietly picking her up. 

Sep 18, 2019, 11:44 AM IST
Punjab CM Amarinder Singh asks Harsimrat Badal to stop lying about Nanak event

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh asks Harsimrat Badal to stop lying about Nanak event

Singh said her recent comments had further exposed her party's cheap mindset and disruptive political agenda.

Sep 16, 2019, 18:23 PM IST
3 dead, 4 injured after roof collapses in Pathankot

3 dead, 4 injured after roof collapses in Pathankot

Rescue operations are underway and the people have been evacuated safely from the house.

Sep 13, 2019, 08:32 AM IST
Punjab police seize 1.5 kg heroin, one arrested

Punjab police seize 1.5 kg heroin, one arrested

The arrested has been identified as Varinder Singh, a resident of Kapurthala district.

Sep 09, 2019, 19:08 PM IST
Gurdaspur firecracker factory blast: MP Sunny Deol meets injured at hospital

Gurdaspur firecracker factory blast: MP Sunny Deol meets injured at hospital

At least 23 people have lost their lives in a blast that occurred at a firecracker factory in Punjab's Batala city on Wednesday.

Sep 05, 2019, 20:12 PM IST
Gurdaspur cracker factory was illegal, case registered: Police

Gurdaspur cracker factory was illegal, case registered: Police

A total of 23 people were killed and 18 injured in the explosions that took place on Wednesday evening.

Sep 05, 2019, 19:40 PM IST
Punjab defers new traffic rules for time being

Punjab defers new traffic rules for time being

Punjab Transport Minister Razia Sultana on Thursday said for the time being the provisions of the amended Motor Vehicles Act would not be applicable in the state.

Sep 05, 2019, 18:18 PM IST
NIA visits blast site in Punjab's Tarn Taran

NIA visits blast site in Punjab's Tarn Taran

According to police, the men seemed to be associated with some radical organisation and were trying to dig out hand grenades.

Sep 05, 2019, 18:14 PM IST
Watch: Gurdaspur blast caught on camera, CCTV footage shows moments before the explosion

Watch: Gurdaspur blast caught on camera, CCTV footage shows moments before the explosion

At least 23 people were killed and 27 injured in the blast that occurred in the firecracker manufacturing unit in the densely-populated Gurdaspur on Wednesday evening.

Sep 05, 2019, 17:13 PM IST
Death toll in Gurdaspur factory blast jumps to 23, CM Amarinder Singh to visit site on Thursday

Death toll in Gurdaspur factory blast jumps to 23, CM Amarinder Singh to visit site on Thursday

Several fire engines are currently at the spot carrying out the recue work to bring the situation under the control. 

Sep 04, 2019, 17:09 PM IST