Jan 13

Garry Sandhu's father passes away
Garry Sandhu’s father passes away

Garry Sandhu‘s father passes away: Sardar Sohan Singh Sandhu, father of Punjabi singer Garry Sandhu and Manga Sandhu, suddenly passed away this morning. The last rites will be done at the Rurka Kalan at 3 pm. People of village were depressed after hearing the news of demise of Sardar Sohan Singh Sandhu.Garry Sandhu is a

Hoardings galore on national highways despite court orders
Hoardings galore on national highways despite court orders

Kapurthala – Huge hoardings have come up NH-703-A on the outskirts of the city in violation of the High Court and the Supreme Court rulings, banning hoardings and billboards along the national and state highways. Huge hoardings and banners have been put up near Atma Singh PUDA Colony on the Jalandhar Makhu National Highways even

Justice Ranjit Singh to investigate the incidents of sacrilege
Justice Ranjit Singh to investigate the incidents of sacrilege

Justice Ranjit Singh investigate the incidents of sacrilege: Nawanshahar – Justice Ranjit Singh Commission will visit Nawanshahr district today. It is pertinent to mention here that during the past, several incidents of sacrilege of holy Guru Granth Sahib and other religious texts were reported in Punjab. In order to investigate all such incidents, the Punjab government made a

VB arrests former PTU V-C Arora for committing financial irregularities
VB arrests former PTU V-C Arora for committing financial irregularities

Jalandhar/Chandigarh – Punjab Vigilance Bureau on Monday arrested Dr Rajnish Arora, former Vice Chancellor of IK Gujral Punjab Technical University (PTU), Kapurthala, for allegedly committing major financial irregularities and administrative lapses during his tenure and the Special Court Jalandhar sent him to four days vigilance custody for further interrogation. An official spokesperson of the Vigilance

Manoranjan Kalia demands heritage city status for Jalandhar
Manoranjan Kalia demands heritage city status for Jalandhar

Manoranjan Kalia demands heritage city status for Jalandhar Jalandhar – Senior BJP leader and former Local Bodies Minister Manoranjan Kalia met President of India Ram Nath Kovind in Delhi and demanded heritage city status for Jalandhar. Union Minister of State as well as BJP Punjab chief dent Ram Nath Kovind and gifted him a book-

BSF seizes 19 kg heroin worth almost Rs 100 crore
BSF seizes 19 kg heroin worth almost Rs 100 crore

BSF seizes 19 kg heroin worth almost Rs 100 crore Gurdaspur – In a major haul, the Border Security Force (BSF) has seized 19 kg of heroin along the Indo-Pak border in the Gurdaspur sector on Sunday, an official said. BSF troops detected suspicious activity near the fence in the Adhian border outpost area early

Jalandhar temperature continues decline
Jalandhar temperature continues to decline

Jalandhar temperature continues decline: Jalandhar – Due to continuous decline in Jalandhar minimum temperature mercury fall up to 3.8 degrees celsius. According to the Meteorological Department, the minimum temperature in the city was recorded at 2.2 degree celsius as against the maximum of 4 degree celsius, while Jalandhar could not get out of the cold wave. According to

UK MP thanks Union Aviation Minister for assurance to start direct flight
UK MP thanks Union Aviation Minister for assurance to start direct flight

UK MP thanks Union Aviation Minister for assurance to start direct flight JALANDHAR: Following UK MP Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi’s initiative, the much awaited Amritsar-Birmingham direct flight would see dawn of the day, as Union Aviation Minister has assured to begin it soon. A delegation of SAD leader Paramjit Singh Raipur and Union Minister of State

Govt gives green signal for NRI Sabha Punjab elections
Govt gives green signal for NRI Sabha Punjab elections

Govt gives green signal for NRI Sabha Punjab elections Jalandhar – In a major development catering to the interest of NRIs across the globe, Punjab government has in-principle given the green signal for conducting the next NRI Sabha Punjab elections in the state. NRI Sabha, an NGO registered with the Punjab government was a platform

CNG in Punjab: Supplies start in Jalandhar; Ludhiana to get by March
CNG in Punjab: Supplies start in Jalandhar; Ludhiana to get by March

NEW DELHI: Punjab has become the latest state in the country to boast of CNG supplies after the government approved licensee, Jay Madhok Energy, commissioned a CNG outlet in Jalandhar and plans to start the same in Ludhiana by March. With the start of CNG supplies in Jalandhar, Punjab joins states like Delhi, Gujarat and

SAD district unit flays Jalandhar PC for questioning MLA's authority
SAD district unit flays Jalandhar PC for questioning MLA’s authority

SAD district unit flays Jalandhar PC for questioning MLA’s authority Jalandhar – Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) district urban unit leaders on Wednesday strongly condemned Jalandhar Police Commissioner Parveen Kumar Sinha for questioning the role of SAD MLA Pawan Kumar Tinu in checking overloaded sand tippers on highways. SAD MLA from Adampur and party spokesman Pawan Kumar

Dense fog kills 1
Dense fog kills 1 in Sultanpur Lodhi

Dense fog kills 1: Due to dense fog, one man was found dead in a road accident in Sherpur Sadhha village of Sub-division Sultanpur Lodhi. He was coming to attend the marriage of her sister. When this news was received by his family members they were left in shock. Young Sandeep Singh died and his

All schools of SBS Nagar district to remain closed from Jan 3
All schools of SBS Nagar district to remain closed from Jan 3

Schools SBS Nagar district remain closed Jan 3: In view of the cover of smog engulfing the region, the District Magistrate of SBS Nagar, Amit Kumar has issued an ordered that all government, private and government-aided schools will be remain from January 3 to January 6.The orders issued due to dense fog in the Punjab

Jalandhar DC orders change in school timings of the district
Jalandhar DC orders change in school timings of the district

Jalandhar DC orders change school timings district: In view of the cover of smog engulfing the region, the Deputy Commissioner Jalandhar Mr. Varinder Kumar Sharma has ordered that all the government, government aided and private schools in the district would commence study at 10:30 am in the morning. Meanwhile timings of schools in Ludhiana districts

Lavish NRI wedding
Lavish NRI wedding, Bride and Groom fly in private chopper!

Strap: NRIs from the doaba belt of Punjab were known for dreaming big and living life king size and lavish cum unique marriages were their USP Kusum Arora If it is a Punjabi wedding, it has to be special. But if it is an NRI’s marriage, the Band, Baaja, Baarat was likely to be not

Relief from skyrocketing prices of onions, tomatoes
Relief from skyrocketing prices of onions, tomatoes

Relief from skyrocketing prices of onions, tomatoes Jalandhar – Prices of onions and tomatoes have fallen by 50 percent. The winter season prices have also dropped significantly. These days, the supply of vegetables has become smooth in all the ‘mandis’, which has brought down the prices. Hike in the prices of vegetables riding a Supply

Patient dies
Jalandhar: Patient dies in hospital, family members gets furious

Patient dies: After the death of a person who had been hospitalized late last night due to heart problem, his family members raised uproar by alleging doctors that it happened due to their negligence. The family of the deceased, alleged that doctors did not treat the patient correctly, which led to patient’s death.On receipt of

Punjab Government to act against unlawful beneficiaries
Punjab Government to act against unlawful beneficiaries

Punjab Government to act against unlawful beneficiaries Nawanshahr –  Punjab Welfare, Printing and Stationery and Forest Minister Sadhu Singh Dharamsot said here on Friday that the state government would take strict action against officials, who erred in performing their duty, and connived with ineligible persons to get them the benefit of the government schemes like

Industry to get subsidised power from January 1
Industry to get subsidised power from January 1

NawanShahr – Punjab Water Resources and Power Minister Rana Gurjeet Singh said here on Friday that the industry in Punjab would start getting subsidised power tariff at Rs 5 per unit from January 1, 2018. “The state government would pay subsidy to the tune of Rs 1,350 crore per annum to Powercominorder to facilitate the industrial

23 students from Punjab’s Kapurthala go missing in Paris, travel agents booked
23 students from Punjab’s Kapurthala go missing in Paris, travel agents booked

23 students Punjab Kapurthala go missing Paris: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has registered an FIR after 23 minors from two Kapurthala schools — who were illegally taken to France by three travel agents in February 2016 in the garb of giving them rugby coaching — went missing, agency officials said here on Friday.The