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MC elections 2017: List showing Poll Percentage
MC Elections 2017: Congress attains majority in Jalandhar

Congress attains majority in Jalandhar Congress wins 82.5% seats in MC Jalandhar Municipal Corporation Jalandhar Out of 80 wards declared 80 Congress 66 BJP 8 SAD 4 AAP 0 Independent

53 candidates file nomination paper for MC polls
Punjab Congress Releases 3 more MC Poll candidates list

Chandigarh, December 5 The Punjab Congress has released three more lists of candidates for the forthcoming MC elections in the state, announcing 25 more names from Patiala and 79 from Jalandhar. According to a party spokesperson, with the announcement of 25 names today, candidates for 56 of the 60 wards in Patiala have been declared,

School struck off Post Matric beneficiary’s name, demands fee

Kusum Arora Nurmahal (Jalandhar), December 1 : – A private school in Nurmahal, Jalandhar struck off the names of Scheduled Castes (SC) students who were the beneficiaries under centre sponsored Post Matric SC Scholarship scheme. The school was demanding fee for the current academic session from them. The management of Doaba Arya School Nurmahal struck off

RSS invitation fallout, Sant Nirmal Dass Jaurewale removed from the post

Kusum Arora Jalandhar, October 7 : – Accepting the invitation of Rashtriya Sawayamsewak Sangh (RSS) to attend its foundation day programme at Nagpur has taken a toll on Sant Nirmal Dass Jaurewale, who has been removed from the post of president of Sri Guru Ravidas Sadhu Sampradaye Society Punjab. The Sri Guru Ravidas Sadhu Samparadaye Society,

Babies swapped, parents stage protest
Babies swapped, parents stage protest

Babies swapped, parents stage protest Jalandhar(DP Correspondent) – High drama was witnessed at local Civil Hospital, after two biological parents claimed that their babies were mistakenly swapped by the hospital staff on Friday morning. Both the parents claimed that they were blessed with a baby boy and refused to accept the girl, until the police intervened

Now, SDMs to be held accountable for delay in paddy procurement

DP Correspondent Jalandhar, October 4 : – Ensuring hassle free paddy lifting, the Jalandhar Deputy Commissioner Wednesday said that Sub Divisional Magistrates (SDMs) would be held accountable for any delay in purchase and lifting of paddy in their respective tehsils. Chairing a meeting to review the ongoing paddy procurement in the district, the Deputy Commissioner said

Five notorious gangsters of ‘Channa Gang’ arrested

DP Correspondent Jalandhar, September 30 Following a special drive, five gangsters notorious for looting luxury cars on highways and committing robberies were arrested by Jalandhar Rural Police here on Saturday. The police also recovered large quantity of arms from their possession. The gang was led by Gurpreet Singh Sekhon, who was the mastermind of Nabha

NCC mega event held at Phagwara

DP Correspondent Phagwara, September 29 : – In order to imbibe cultural values in the younger generation, NCC Group Headquarter, Jalandhar organized a mega event on September 26 at Cambridge International School, Phagwara. The event was organized by 8 Punjab Battalion NCC, Phagwara.As many as 300 NCC cadets from Doaba region of Punjab participated in the

Workshop on Sexual Harassment of Women at Work Place Act held

DP Correspondent Jalandhar, September 29 : – In order to apprise women workforce about the various provisions of Sexual Harassment of Women work place (Prevention, Prohibition & Redressal) Act 2013, the Water Supply and Sanitation department Friday organized a workshop & awareness program at their camp office cum rest house.The women staff of Department of Water Supply &

Nakodar SDM transforms garbage dump into a clean designed street
Nakodar SDM transforms garbage dump into a clean designed street

Nakodar SDM transforms garbage dump into a clean designed street Jalandhar(DP Correspondent) – After spearheading a campaign to felicitate bright local girls by naming streets after them, the Sub Divisional Magistrate (SDM) Nakodar Amrit Singh has started giving clean look to filthy spots through a beautification drive. The SDM reigned in the local Nagar Council to clean

DC reviews ongoing construction work on NH-1

DP Correspondent Jalandhar, September 26:-Ensuring timely completion of work, Jalandhar Deputy Commissioner Varinder Kumar Sharma Tuesday monitored the ongoing construction work of National Highway Number -1 between Rama Mandi to PAP chowk. The DC chaired a meeting of representatives of Soma Company and district administration and said that the work on this ambitious project must

Now, online portal and helpline number to check illegal mining in district

DP Correspondent Jalandhar, September 26:-Aimed at keeping a strict vigil over illegal mining, the state government and district administration has launched an online app, helpline number and email to help people to lodge complaints against this menace. Divulging details, Deputy Commissioner Jalandhar Varinder Kumar Sharma said that Punjab government has launched PB GRAM online portal

No free ‘gas chulhas’ to BPL families under Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala scheme

Kusum Arora Jalandhar, September 24 In a big setback to women under Below Poverty Line (BPL), Punjab Finance minister Manpreet Singh Badal has done away with Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ambitious Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana in the state.Among the first decisions during the current fiscal year, Manpreet Badal after assuming the charge of Finance Minister

Sikhs hold ‘relief material’ camp for Rohingya Muslims in Jalandhar gurdwaras

Kusum Arora Jalandhar, September 21 Living upto the spirit of ‘Sarbat da Bhala’, two Jalandhar based Gurdwaras have started gathering relief material for over 4 lakh homeless Rohingya Muslims, who have got shelter in Bangladesh. The Sikh community has put up stalls outside two gurdwaras in Jalandhar to gather relief material and raise monetary assistance

Woman attacked by unidentified youth

DP Correspondent Jalandhar, September 21 In a shocking incident, a woman was attacked with sharp edged weapons by two unidentified motorbike borne youth at her home on Thursday afternoon. The woman was grievously injured.Mamta, a resident of Karol Bagh was alone at home, when two youth knocked at the main gate. When the woman went

Independent Poultry Association demands implementation of Contract Farming Act 2013

DP Correspondent Jalandhar, September 20:-A delegation of Independent Poultry Association on Wednesday met with Jalandhar North MLA Bawa Henry and demanded the implementation of Contract Farming Act 2013 as promised by congress in its election manifesto. The delegation handed over a memorandum to Henry, in which they requested congress government to save the broiler farmers of

DC calls urges farmers to adopt latest techniques for paddy straw management

DP Correspondent Jalandhar, September 19:-Jalandhar Deputy Commissioner Jalandhar Varinder Kumar Sharma Tuesday urged farmers to adopt latest techniques for paddy straw management instead of polluting the environment by burning it to save Punjab from major environmental pollution. Interacting with the operators, manufacturers and owners of harvester combines along with the farmers here, the DC said

RTS Commissioner imposes penalty on Sewa Kendra provider BLS e Solutions, marriage registrar and clerk

Kusum Arora , Jalandhar, September 15:-RTS Commissioner. In yet another strict action for delay in service, the Commissioner, Right to Service Commission RP Mittal has imposed a fine of total Rs 16,000 against Sewa Kendra service provider -BLS e Solutions Private Limited, Additional District Magistrate (G) cum District Marriage Registrar, a clerk and recommended departmental

Reinstate direct flights between UK to Amritsar: UK MP to High Commissioner

Kusum Arora Jalandhar, September 15 Following Punjabi diaspora’s demand, UK MP from Slough Tanmanjit Singh Dhesi has taken up the issue of reinstating direct flights between UK to Amritsar with High Commissioner of India.The eight hour long direct flight from London and Birmingham in UK to Amritsar airport was discontinued in 2010. In the consecutive

VB arrests three for Rs 4.35 crore fraud with JIT

Kusum Arora , Jalandhar, September 13:-VB arrests. Four years after it was exposed, the Vigilance Bureau (VB) officials have arrested three persons for committing Rs 4.35 crore fraud in connivance with Jalandhar Improvement Trust (JIT) officials. The three persons impersonated as farmers with fake names, documents and bank accounts to claim compensation for land acquired