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

Phagwara: Businessman commits suicide with his own turban Businessman commits suicide with his own turban

Phagwara businessman commits suicide. Managing Director of Land Mark Education IELTS center at Hargobind Nagar, committed suicide by hanging self with his own turban.The case came to light when some of his employees came to take their monthly salary at around 6 pm. The city police SHO Bharat Christ visited the venue including the police party.Suman

Delimitation of wards, Jalandhar MLAs to meet local bodies director today Delimitation of wards, Jalandhar MLAs to meet local bodies director today

Delimitation of wards, Jalandhar MLAs to meet local bodies director today Jalandhar(Kusum Arora) – With the conclusion of five year term of Jalandhar Municipal Corporation (MC), the five local MLAs from urban constituencies were all set to meet Director Local Bodies in Chandigarh for a meeting on delimitation of wards under civic body. Following the MC’s term

Four arrested with 250 gram heroin Four arrested with 250 gram heroin

Four arrested with 250 gram heroin Jalandhar(DP Correspondent) – Following its campaign, the Jalandhar Rural Police on Monday claimed to have arrested four persons with 250 gram heroin in the last two days. The market price of heroin was close to Rs 1.25 crore. SSP Rural Gurpreet Singh Bhullar had directed SP Balkar Singh to lead a

Rising petro prices, Youth congress workers burn PM Modi’s effigy
Rising petro prices, Youth congress workers burn PM Modi’s effigy

Rising petro prices, Youth congress workers burn PM Modi’s effigy Jalandhar(DP Correspondent) – Following sky rocketing petrol-diesel prices, Punjab Youth Congress workers on Monday burnt the effigy of Prime Minister Narendra Modi outside Deputy Commissioner office. District Youth Congress Central president Paramjit Singh Bal led the protest and also carried a motorcycle and gas cyclinder on

Hindu organization records statement against Sukhpal Khaira in local court
Hindu organization records statement against Sukhpal Khaira in local court

Hindu organization records statement against Sukhpal Khaira in local court Jalandhar(DP Correspondent) – Following no response from Leader of Opposition Sukhpal Singh Khaira, a BJP leader from Pandit Deen Dyal Upadhyay Samriti Manch Punjab on Monday handed over evidence against Khaira in a local court for naming RSS behind the killing of a pastor in Ludhiana.Pandit Deen

Attach properties of loan and tax defaulters: DC to Revenue officials
Attach properties of loan and tax defaulters: DC to Revenue officials

Attach properties of loan and tax defaulters: DC to Revenue officials Jalandhar(DP Correspondent) – Tightening the noose against willful defaulters of loans and taxes, Deputy Commissioner Jalandhar Varinder Kumar Sharma Monday asked the Revenue officials to attach the properties of such defaulters. Chairing a meeting of the Revenue officials here, the DC  said that recovery of

Woman crushed to death
Woman crushed to death

Woman crushed to death Jalandhar(DP Correspondent, Sept 24) – A woman was crushed to death while another sustained severe injuries, after they were hit by a speeding car on Jalandhar-Pathankot highway. Both the women were heading to Dera Beas, when the tragedy took place. While one woman died on the spot, the other, who sustained severe injuries

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

African-origin student arrests under offence of selling drugs

African-origin student arrests under offence of selling drugs. Jalandhar police arrested an African-origin student with 5 grams of heroin. According to the sources, a woman named Rukmini was arrested by Jalandhar Police and she gave information about this Nigerian student.Police said that 5 grams of drug powder have been recovered from both of them. The

Jalandhar: Two people arrested for opening fire on police
Jalandhar: Two people arrested for opening fire on police

Jalandhar: Two people arrested-  Two persons have been arrested for charges of firing on police personnel standing on Jalandhar rural police check-point. Weapons have been recovered from them. Senior police officer Gurpreet Singh Bhullar said that, two people had fired on the police during a checking at Shahkot in Jalandhar on September 17.The accused Karamdeep

DC conducts surprise check, eight found missing
DC conducts surprise check, eight found missing

DC conducts surprise check, eight found missing Jalandhar(DP Correspondent) – The Jalandhar Deputy Commissioner Varinder Kumar Sharma on Friday conducted surprise checking in the offices of Improvement Trust, Municipal Council and Government Senior Secondary School Kartarpur in the district. During his visit to the city, the Deputy Commissioner first of all conducted a surprise check at the

From politics to acting, Sampla to done the role of ‘Nishadraj’ in Ram Leela
From politics to acting, Sampla to don the role of ‘Nishadraj’ in Ram Leela

From politics to acting, Sampla to don the role of ‘Nishadraj’ in Ram Leela Jalandhar(Kusum Arora) – It’s never too late to follow your dreams! If this is one of the inspiring quotes, you have come across in life, then here is an example to witness it in reel cum real life. Union Minister of State

MC’s last F&CC meeting, a stormy affair
MC’s last F&CC meeting, a stormy affair

MC’s last F&CC meeting, a stormy affair Jalandhar(DP Correspondent) – The last Finance and Contract Committee (F&CC) meeting of Jalandhar Municipal Corporation on Friday remained a stormy affair with five out of the three members raising strong objections over various work orders. BJP leader Mayor Sunil Jyoti, who headed the last F&CC meeting of the civic

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

Honey Bee Queen
Honey Bee Queen Sangeeta Deol dies due to diabetes

Honey Bee Queen Sangeeta Deol dies due to diabetes. Popular bee farmer Sangeeta Deol has died due to diabetes. She was known as ‘Honey Bee Queen’ in the region, and she breathed her last breath at Dhanal Kalan village yesterday.She (honey bee queen) died in utter penury with her family failing to afford her treatment

Robbers loot Rs 3.5 lakh
Robbers loot Rs 3.5 lakh from Arthiya

Robbers loot Rs 3.5 lakh: Robbers looted Rs 3, 50,000 in cash from a vegetable market agent going from Raj Marg near Pathankot to Jalandhar.Ravindra Kumar, a resident of Shakti Nagar of Jalandhar, was going with his friend Jagdeep through his car from Pathankot to Jalandhar. A white car coming from behind and stopped in

Rs 5.30 crore JIT land scam, VB releases pictures of two accused
Rs 5.30 crore JIT land scam, VB releases pictures of two accused

Rs 5.30 crore JIT land scam, VB releases pictures of two accused Jalandhar(Kusum Arora) – A week after the arrest of two accused in Rs 5.30 crore Jalandhar Improvement Trust (JIT) land scam, the SSP Vigilance Diljinder Singh Dhillon on Wednesday released the pictures of other two accused to trace the case at the earliest.