Punjab

4 students charred to death as school bus catches fire

In a tragic incident, at least four students were charred to death after their school bus caught fire in Punjab's Sangrur on Saturday (February 15) afternoon. The other eight students were rescued by locals who were working at a nearby field and rushed to the site after they noticed the blaze in the car.

Feb 15, 2020, 18:02 PM IST

4 students charred to death as school bus catches fire in Punjab's Sangrur

The cause of the fire in the school bus has not been ascertained.

Feb 15, 2020, 16:11 PM IST

Army chopper makes emergency landing in Punjab's Ropar, all crew safe

The Chetak helicopter of the Indian Army made precautionary landing after receiving warning of a possible technical snag in controls.

Feb 13, 2020, 13:40 PM IST

Explosion in Punjab's Tarn Taran, 14 killed, 11 injured

Tarn Taran Senior Superintendent of Police Dhruv Dahiya said in a statement, "The incident took place during the Nagar kirtan celebration and the people were bursting potassium crackers. The explosion took place when sparks from the crackers landed on a tractor-trolley where the fireworks were stacked."

Feb 08, 2020, 18:58 PM IST

Dense fog affects rail traffic under Northern Railways, 12 trains delayed — Check list

According to Northern Railways, both Bhubaneswar-New Delhi Rajdhani and Rewa-Anand Vihar Rewa Express were running late by 4:15 hours.

Jan 24, 2020, 07:32 AM IST

Congress may bring anti-CAA resolution in Rajasthan, MP, Chhattisgarh: Ahmed Patel

Senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel said on Sunday said the grand old party would follow in Punjab's footsteps and may bring a resolution against the CAA in Congress-ruled states.

Jan 20, 2020, 06:39 AM IST

After Kerala, Punjab, now Maharashtra mulls resolution against Citizenship Amendment Act

Emphasising that CAA is 'unconstitutional', senior lawyer and Congress leader Kapil Sibal has said that every state Assembly has the constitutional right to pass a resolution and seek CAA`s withdrawal.

Jan 19, 2020, 09:50 AM IST

Dense fog delays 20 Delhi-bound trains running late — Check list

A thick blanket of fog was seen in the wee hours in the national capital on Saturday.

Jan 18, 2020, 08:43 AM IST

After Kerala, Punjab govt passes anti-CAA resolution in state assembly

The move comes close to the heels of the Kerala Assembly passing a similar resolution, saying the amended law is against the provisions of Right to Equality granted by the Indian Constitution. 

Jan 17, 2020, 13:13 PM IST

BSF seizes 22 packets of heroin, bullets, WiFi connectors in Punjab's Gurdaspur

The BSF team also recovered around 90 bullets, 2 magazines and WiFi connectors from the Pakistani smugglers who succeeded to escape from the spot.

Jan 17, 2020, 10:18 AM IST

BSF troops fire at Pakistan drone spotted twice near Punjab border

According to sources, the drone entered the Indian border at least twice on late Monday (January 13). 

Jan 14, 2020, 10:26 AM IST

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh unveils municipal building bye-laws to improve infrastructures

Local Government Minister Brahm Mohindra said that the new bye-laws, covering the construction of residential, commercial and industrial buildings, including hotels, miniplexes and other projects, are aimed at making construction activity more seamless and hassle-free.

Jan 07, 2020, 22:30 PM IST

Rainfall in parts of Delhi, temperature likely to dip in coming days

Skymet forecast said that heavy rains are likely to lash in parts of Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan, West and central Uttar Pradesh. Isolated places might even see hailstorm indicated the predictions. 

Jan 06, 2020, 20:12 PM IST

Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh slams Sukhbir Badal for spreading misinformation on GGI report

Captain Amarinder pointed out that anyone involved in serious and responsible governance would know that indices of progress are developed over time and any development process translates into visible outcomes only in subsequent reports.

Dec 30, 2019, 08:49 AM IST

North India reels under extreme cold; schools, colleges shut in UP, flights delayed due to dense fog

In Uttar Pradesh's Aligarh, Baghpat, Meerut and Hapur, all schools and colleges will remain closed till Dec 28 due to intense cold wave conditions.

Dec 28, 2019, 14:17 PM IST

Intense cold grips Delhi, temperature dips to 2.4 degree celsius

The temperature recorded near Safdardunj at 5.30 in the morning was at 3.6-degree celsius and 4.8 in Palam area. The visibility recorded in the area was 0 at Palam and 800m in the Safdardunj area. The neighbouring states of Punjab and Haryana is also shivering from the cold wave as the mercury dips to temperature as low as 0.3-degree celsius. 

Dec 28, 2019, 08:43 AM IST

Dense fog likely to engulf northern India during next 3 days: IMD

According to the weather forecast agency, cold day conditions are likely to prevail over northern India during the next 2 days.

Dec 27, 2019, 14:56 PM IST

Khalistani terrorists planning terror attacks in Punjab with Pakistan's help: Intelligence sources

It is learnt that terror groups Babbar Khalsa and Khalistan Zindabad Force are in touch with their Pakistani handlers to smuggle weapons inside Punjab. 

Dec 26, 2019, 09:15 AM IST

Contract killer arrested in Punjab for killing woman

Punjab Police on Saturday said that they have arrested a contract killer who was allegedly hired by the husband of the woman who was shot dead in in front of her five-year-old daughter in Mohali near here earlier this month.

Dec 21, 2019, 20:03 PM IST

IMD issues thunderstorm warning for Tamil Nadu, Puducherry

Dense fog is predicted in isolated pockets over Punjab, Haryana and West Uttar Pradesh.

Dec 07, 2019, 10:17 AM IST