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NIA team inspects dead bodies of slain millitants at Pathankot

Pathankot: A team of National Investigating Agency (NIA) on Wednesday visited the Pathankot civil hospital where the bodies of the four militants who had attacked the Pathankot airbase have been kept for the past four months. Senior medical officer Dr Bhupinder Singh, who was part of the team that had conducted the post mortem on

The softer side of policing: Punjab DGP awards constable for valuable suggestion

Jalandhar: In a rare gesture, not much heard of in Punjab Police, DGP Suresh Arora has conferred an award of Rs 5000 on constable Aruna Rani here today. Rani got the award after she gave a suggestion on the implementation of ‘shift’ system for police duty.  The DGP found the suggestion as relevant, and lo and

Dagger Gifted To PM Nehru Stolen From Delhi Museum

New Delhi: An antique dagger has been stolen from Nehru Memorial Museum and Library in New Delhi, police said on Wednesday. The four-inch dagger was kept inside a glass casket, which was found broken on Tuesday and the dagger missing, following which security officials called up police. A thorough search of the museum at Teen Murti

Bhavadas thanks Dy CM, SAD for success of Dr Ambedkar birth anniv function

Ludhiana: The Bhartiya Valmiki Dharamsamaj (Bhavadas) led by Ashwani Sahota, National president and entire leadership thanked Punjab Deputy Chief minister Sukhbir Singh Badal and Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) for the success of function organised at Ludhiana on the occasion of birth celebrations of Dr BR Ambedkar. The function was organised in Ludhiana. For supporting the Bhartiya

Badal slams Cong, AAP on SYL canal issue

Muktsar (Pb): Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Wednesday alleged that the Congress and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) were hatching a conspiracy to turn the state into “desert” by snatching its river waters. Addressing gatherings during ‘Sangat Darshan’ programme in various wards of Sri Muktsar Sahib assembly segment here today, the Chief Minister said

No survey on farmers suicide undertaken in the state after 2011: RTI activist

Nawanshahr: Though the Union government said in the Parliament on Tuesday that Punjab along with Maharashtra and Telangana states was topping the country in the matter of farmers’ suicides, the state government here has no credible data regarding these suicides. As per RTI activist, Parvinder Singh Kittna, no survey with regard to such cases was

4 car-borne persons rob youth, aunt of gold earrings, mobile

Samrala: Four unidentified persons in a car allegedly robbed a youth and his aunt of gold earrings and a mobile phone on gun-point on the Samrala-Bija Road in a broad daylight. One Darshan Singh, a resident of Manjali Kalan complained to the police that he was going on a motorcycle along with his aunt towards

Another debt-ridden farmer ends life

Ludhiana: Unable to repay the loans of a private bank and commission agents, a debt-ridden farmer allegedly committed suicide by consuming some poisonous substance at Galib Kalan village near Jagraon on Wednesday. The victim also left a suicide note in which wrote as he was unable to repay loan amount, he was taking extreme step

Fee hike: Parents hold protest demonstration in Ludhiana

Ludhiana: The parents’ protests against fee hike by private schools are continuing in the city. On Wednesday, parents of schoolchildren studying in six private schools of the city staged a protest demonstration against the school managements. A large of parents of students from Nankana Sahib Public School, HVM Convent School, Saraswati Public School, Teja Singh Swatantar

JNU’s Kanhaiya Kumar, coming out with a Book ‘Bihar To Tihar’

New Delhi: JNU students union president Kanhaiya Kumar, whose arrest on charges of sedition catapulted him to the centre stage of students politics and ignited a nationwide debate on nationalism and free speech, will write with a book on his eventful journey from a nondescript Bihar village. The book — Bihar to Tihar — will

Shame hits Gurdaspur: Minor gangraped by three boys

Gurdaspur: Close on the heels of the gang rape case in Ludhiana, a case of gang rape, this time involving a minor, was registered at the police station here on Wednesday.  In this present incident, a 12-year-old girl was  raped by three boys . The girl had gone to hand over money she owed for a scarf

President’s rule to continue in Uttarakhand

New Delhi: President’s rule will continue in Uttarakhand, the Supreme Court said on Wednesday. It also cancelled the floor test in the state assembly scheduled for Friday. No floor test in U’khand on Friday, SC extends stay on HC order New Delhi: The President’s rule will continue in Uttarakhand and the April 29 floor test

Punjab police promotion of DSPs to the rank of SP: Complete list here.

Chandigarh: The following DSPs of Punjab Police have been promoted to the rank of SP. The complete list is as below: 

IT dept to pay interest on TDS refund

New Delhi: The Income Tax department will now add interest amount to a delayed refund made on excess TDS deductions and will also not litigate with the deductor on this issue in the future, a latest directive has said. The Central Board of Direct Taxes has issued a directive in this regard to the assessing

Bhagat Singh’s kin objects to DU book calling him a terrorist

New Delhi: A book which forms part of the Delhi University’s History curriculum calls Bhagat Singh a “revolutionary terrorist”, prompting the freedom fighter’s family to raise the issue with DU authorities as well as HRD Ministry. The book titled “India’s Struggle for Independence”, authored by noted historian Bipin Chadra and Mridula Mukherjee, mentions Bhagat Singh,

Appointments of state CPS’ challenged in High Court

Chandigarh: The appointment of CPs in Punjab has been challenged in Punjab and Haryana High Court through a petition on

No one will be allowed to repossess farmer’s lands: CM Badal

Chandigarh: Looking at the increasing farmer suicides in Punjab, Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Wedenesday said that the Government will take measures to ensure that none of the farmer lands will be repossessed in the state.  The CM was speaking in the context of deaths of two family members of a farmer family in

Bhagwant, Sadhu, Harjot, Baljinder in AAP new National Executive

New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party on Wednesday announced its new National Executive (NE), the party’s second-highest decision making body, with 17 new names which include seven women, a departure from the past when it had no female representation. The 25-member restructured body also has several names from Punjab, which is going to polls in

Large scale transfers in Ludhiana Police: Get details here

Ludhiana: The commissioner of Police, Ludhiana has ordered large scale transfers of police officials with immediate effect on administrative grounds. Following is the list of Ludhiana Police officials transfers:-  

CBI files status report on 1984 Sikh riots in Kadkadooma Court

New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigations on Wednesday filed the status report on the 1984 Sikh riots case in the Kadkadooma court here.  The agency has asked for four months to complete the