Aug 24

Prominent food sellers fined for Rs 49 lakhs violating food safety act

VIOLATORS INCLUDE SMART SHOPPE, OM QUALITY, MAHAL EXPRESS, WESTERN LOGISTICS, NEW SEKHON DAIRY BESIDES SEVERAL OTHERS Ludhiana: For the violation of Food Safety and Standard Act 2006 and selling eatables below the quality standards under rules 2011, eight food sellers of the city have been fined Rs 45 lakh by the District Administration. This fine has

Couple feared dead as car falls into Bhakra canal

Patiala: A couple was feared drowned after a car which they were travelling fell into Bhakra canal, on Wednesday at Patiala. The incident has taken place at Patiala- Nabha road. According to the information, a couple was inside the car. Police among administrative officials reached at the spot and divers were on their job to

Sachin Tendulkar to present BMW car to PV Sindhu

Hydarabad: Batting great Sachin Tendulkar will be presenting a BMW car to star shuttler PV Sindhu for bringing laurels to the country by winning a silver medal at the Rio Olympics. The BMW car is being sponsored by Tendulkar’s close friend and president of Hyderabad Badminton Association of India V Chamundeswaranath. “Sindhu will be gifted

Notorious gangster Kalyan arrested in Amritsar

Amritsar: The local police have arrested a notorious gangster, on Wednesday, who was involved in multiple cases at Amritsar. The accused gangster has been identified as Sajan Kalyan alias Daddu. While providing the information, SSP Harkamalpreet Singh said that the police have recovered weapons from his possession during the

Punjab police promotes 55 as ASI (List available)

Chandigarh: The Punjab government has promoted 55 policemen as assistant sub-inspectors (ASI), on

Punjab Government transfers 1 IPS and 6 PPS Officers

DIG border range posted as DIG training, CPO, Punjab Chandigarh: Punjab government has transferred 1 IPS  and 6 PPS officers, on Wednesday with immediate effect. IPS Arun Kumar Mittal  (DIG) Border Range, Amritsar posted as DIG, Training, CPO, Punjab Chandigarh and assigned additional Charge of DIG Border Range, Amritsar on administrative grounds. PPS Officers include Baljit

Bodies of two school students recovered from canal

Bathinda: Two days after the missing of two school studens, the bodies recovered from canal, on Wednesday at Bathinda. The family members of the victims said that they have left the house two days back and did not turn up after that. A family members both had to participate the school games on the day

Militant attack in Pulwama, 9 security personnel injured

Srinagar: At least nine security personnel,including a Deputy Superintendent of Police, were injured today in a militant attack in Pulwama town, police said. Militants hurled a grenade, followed by firing, at security personnel who were on duty near the Degree College in Pulwama town, 32 kms from here, a police official said. He said a

Sahnewal Akali leader Krishanpal committed suicide by shooting self

Former MC vice president of Sahnewal Ludhiana: Akali leader from Sahnewal Kishanpal Sandhu committed suicide by shooting himself, on Wednesay at Sahnewal. The deceased was former vice president of Sahnewal MC and shot himself at his house. Soon after receiving the information police team reached at the spot and initiated the investigation of the

Gau Raksha Dal chief sent to Judicial custody

Rajpura: The Punjab Gau Raksha Dal chief Satish Kumar, who was arrested following the charges of extortion, sodomy and kidnapping was sent to the judicial custody, on Wednesday. Satish Kumar along with his accompalies  were produced in the local from where the judge has sent them to judicial custody, whereas the police sought their remand

Desecration of Guru Granth Sahib: Akal Takht Jathedar calls meeting on Sept 6

Amritsar: Following the desecration of Guru Granth Sahib incidents in Punjab, a special meeting has been scheduled on September 6 at Akal Takt Sahib, on Wednesday. Akal Takht Jathedar appealed to all the sikh outfits to paticipate in the meeting to reach at the

Suspects spotted in Dina Nagar, police sounds alert

Gurdaspur: The local police alerted the area after surfacing the suspected persons in a school, on Wednesday. The police have surrounded the area and launched the search operation. According to the information, armed men spotted by the school students and informed the police regarding the suspicion. Soon after receiving the information the police took prompt

Protester killed in clashes with security forces as Rajnath reaches Kashmir

Kashmir: A protester was killed and about 30 people were injured on Wednesday in clashes with security forces in Ratnipora of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district as Union home minister Rajnath Singh started his two-day visit to the strife-torn valley to step up Centre’s efforts to end the cycle of violence. Amir Ahmad Mir, 20, was

Landslide hits Mata Vaishno Devi bhawan; 1 CRPF constable dead

Jammu: A landslide has hit Mata Vaishno Devi Bhawan in Jammu and Kashmir. One constable of the CRPF has also been confirmed dead due to it. It is being reported that a rock slid its way near the gate number 3 of the premises. While many are feared to be trapped behind it, a rescue team

Notification issued for 14 improvement trust chairman, one withheld

Chandigarh: The Punjab government has issues the notification for the appointement of 14 chairman of improvement trust in the state, on Wednesday. Meanwhile, the appointment of Phagwara improvement trust was withheld by the government. The chairmanship of Phagwara improvement trust was challenged by local MLA Som Parkash. The List Ajay Sood – Khanna Umesh Sharda-

Sukhdev Singh Namdhari produced in mohali court

Mohali:  Sukhdev Singh Namdhari, resident of Kurali was presented in Mohali Court by Delhi Police today . Next hearing date is declared on 8th of

Kejriwal to release Farmers Manifesto on September 11: AAP

Chandigarh: Delhi Chief Minister and Aam Aadmi Party’s National convener Arvind Kejriwal will release party’s Farmer’s Manifesto on September 11 in Moga. Party’s state leader Kanwar Sandhu , addressing a press conference in Chandigarh on Wednesday confirmed the

Robbers took away cash, jewellery after making family members hostage from businessman’s house in Model town

Ludhiana: Robbers took away locker containing   200 tolas gold, ten lakh cash and two weapons  from house after making family members hostage. Police commissioner Jatinder Aulakh and other officials reached on spot.200 tolas gold, ten lakh cash and two

ED summons Nalini Chidambaram in Saradha scam probe

New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has summoned former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram’s wife Nalini Chidambaram for questioning in connection with the multi-crore Saradha chit fund scam, an official said on Wednesday. The official refused to divulge the date when she will be questioned, but said the agency has “certain evidence” against her in the

Dera Sucha Sauda head case adjourned to Sept 2

Chandigarh: Dera Sauch Sauda head Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh on Wednesday got relief in an alleged rape case against him, as the Single Bench of the Punjab and Haryana High Court directed the continuation of interim orders in which the trial judge was asked not to make the final judgment till the next date of hearing