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Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh announces ex-gratia for family of apple trader killed in J&K's Shopian

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Thursday announced an ex-gratia of Rs two lakh for the family of the apple trader killed in a terrorist attack in Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir.

Oct 17, 2019, 22:59 PM IST

Deshhit: Apple Trader From Punjab Shot Dead By Terrorists In J&K

Deshhit: Apple Trader From Punjab Shot Dead By Terrorists In J&K. Watch video to know more.

Oct 17, 2019, 21:40 PM IST

Defence bases in Jammu, Punjab on orange alert after fresh intel inputs of terror attack

There have intelligence inputs of a possible terror attack on defence facilities in Jammu and Kashmir and Punjab since August 5 when Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government at the Centre decided to abrogate Article 370, which granted a special status to the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir.

Oct 16, 2019, 18:08 PM IST

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

Amid arms drop to terrorists near Indo-Pak border, Home Ministry tells BSF to adopt anti-drone technology

The BSF has been directed to take necessary counter-measures against drones, which of late, has become terrorist's preferred mode to smuggle AK-47 rifles and grenades from Pakistan to India. 

Oct 14, 2019, 14:28 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi will inaugurate Kartarpur Corridor on November 8: Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal

PM Modi will come to Dera Baba Nanak and inaugurate the Kartarpur Corridor on Nov 8, Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal said.

Oct 12, 2019, 17:17 PM IST

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

National Investigation Agency to grill Khalistan Zindabad terrorists in Tarn Taran blast case

The judge has ordered that all the accused are to be produced before a National Investigation Agency (NIA) court on October 11.

Oct 09, 2019, 19:37 PM IST

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

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

Deshhit: Only in September, eight times Pakistan's attempt to drop arms in Punjab

Watch in Deshhit: Only in September, eight times Pakistan's attempt to drop arms in Punjab.

Sep 25, 2019, 21:48 PM IST

Pakistan transporting weapons via Punjab for terrorist attacks in Kashmir: Sources

A large consignment of arms was delivered to the Taran Taran district of Punjab by the Khalistani group, Khalistan Zindabad Force (KZF), with the help of Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI). These weapons were to be used in Kashmir.

Sep 25, 2019, 10:25 AM IST

ISI using drones to deliver arms for terror activity in J&K

ISI using drones to deliver arms for terror activity in J&K. Watch this video to know more.

Sep 25, 2019, 10:10 AM IST

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 brands. 

Sep 23, 2019, 20:03 PM IST

Congress announces candidates for bypolls to 4 assembly seats in Punjab

 Balwinder Dhaliwal is Congress candidate from Phagwara, while Indu Bal has been given ticket from Mukerian. In Dakha, Congress has nominated Sandeep Sandhu, while Raminder Amla is the party's candidate from Jalalabad.

Sep 23, 2019, 17:47 PM IST

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 apprehended from Tibri Cantt area of the district on Wednesday.

Sep 19, 2019, 14:13 PM IST

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

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

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 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