Jan 02

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

VB raids at RTA Jalandhar and Hoshiarpur, employees found missing
VB raids at RTA Jalandhar and Hoshiarpur, employees found missing

VB raids at RTA Jalandhar and Hoshiarpur, employees found missing Jalandhar – Following the recent investigations into the organised bribery in the Regional Transport Authority (RTA) in Hoshiarpur, the Vigilance Bureau on Friday jointly conducted raids at Automated Driving Test Tracks in Hoshiarpur and Jalandhar. As many as four teams of Vigilance Bureau Jalandhar led

Illegal travel agents dumping Punjabi youth in Europe
Illegal travel agents dumping Punjabi youth in Europe

Illegal travel agents dumping Punjabi youth in Europe Jalandhar – Even as the state government implemented Punjab Prevention of Human Smuggling Act 2012, a large number of Punjabi youth eyeing greener pastures abroad were fast falling prey to the nexus of illegal travel agents locally. Youth from Punjab, particularly the NRI belt of Doaba had

Hoshiarpur jail’s two prisoners attacked
Hoshiarpur jail’s two prisoners attacked

Hoshiarpur jail’s two prisoners attacked: According to information, two prisoners were attacked in Hoshiarpur Jail. Both prisoners are convicted in land dispute case. The attack on the prisoners were a deadly

Ears and fingers of Kidnapped Jalandhar boy chopped off

Ears and fingers of a photo studio owner were chopped off after being kidnapped by a group of miscreants. The incident took place at Maksooda police station area Nandanpur in Jalandhar district. The victim has been identified as Vishal.  An FIR has been registered on statement of Gopi who is brother of the victim. Gopi informed police

Hoshiarpur annual NCC camp
500 cadets including girls participate in Hoshiarpur annual NCC camp

500 cadets including girls participate in Hoshiarpur annual NCC camp. Annual training camp of the 12 Punjab Battalion, NCC, Hoshiarpur, in Padhiana at SBBS University. 500 cadets, including girls, from various colleges and schools of the region are participating in the camp.Commanding Officer Col JS Sohi said camp aimed at making cadets do team work

ATM robbing group arrested
Three members of ATM robbing group arrested in Tarn Taran

ATM robbing group arrested: Saran Amanat Khan police arrested three member of ATM robbing group in Tarn Taran. According to information, poilice seized one gun, two cartridge, 820 gm heroin from these three members of ATM robbing group. Moreover, they looted Sarhali petrol

Fake currency
Fake currency of Rs 64000 recovered from Amritsar

According to sources, fake currency of Rs 64000 has been recovered from Amritsar by police. As well as information has been received that fake currency printer has also been recovered by the

Registration of unauthorised Colonies likely to be banned in MC limit
Registration of unauthorised Colonies likely to be banned in MC limit

Jalandhar – After the ban imposed by JDA on registration of 676 unauthorised colonies in Jalandhar, Kapurthala and Hoshiarpur. There is a possibility of a ban on registration of unauthorised colonies in the Jalandhar corporation limit after January 15. Municipal Corporation Jalandhar has given time to get NOC(No Objection Certificate) from last one year which

Jalandhar property dealers meet Rana Gurjit, over ban on plots' registration
Jalandhar property dealers meet Rana Gurjit, over ban on plots’ registration

Jalandhar property dealers meet Rana Gurjit, over ban on plots’ registration. Jalandhar Development Authority has ordered the ban on registration of more than 700 illegal colonies in Jalandhar, Hoshiarpur and Kapurthala area. With the aggression of this, property dealers of area and property tycoons are showing disappointment with the Congress government. The property dealers, former Congress

62 Cantonment boards included in Swachh Survekshan for 2018
62 Cantonment boards included in Swachh Survekshan for 2018

Jalandhar – The Swachh Surveikshan 2018 of India under Swachh Bharat, has included 62 Cantonment of the country. The Cantonment Boards which will come first, second and third, will be honoured by the Government of India. While giving this information, the CEO of the Cantonment Board Jalandhar Meenakshi Lohia said that she wants that the

51,328 youngsters taking Old Age Pension in state
51,328 youngsters taking Old Age Pension in state

51,328 youngsters taking Old Age Pension in state. Jalandhar – In the survey conducted by the Social Welfare Department on the orders of Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh, 16,24,269 out of a total of 19.87,196 pensioners in the state are eligible for old age pension scheme. Therefor, 3,62,927 people are not included in the list. After the

BJP advises SAD to avoid speaking against alliance
BJP advises SAD to avoid speaking against alliance

Jalandhar – A day after the SAD leaders blamed alliance partner BJP of defeat in the Jalandhar Municipal Corporation (MC) elections, BJP ex-MLAs advised the Akali leaders to avoid speaking against the alliance publicly. The BJP leaders said that SAD-BJP alliance was a brotherly-tie, which ruled the state for a long time. They said that it

Surprise check
Surprise check by S.D.M regarding MGNREGA works in kapurthala

Surprise check: Under the MGNREGA scheme, the ongoing work of construction of streets of village Chakoki of Dhilwan block, S. D. M. Kapurthala Dr. Nayan Bhullar gave a surprise visit to check the work in progress.But during which 11 workers out of 41 workers were found absent.On this irresponsibilty of the work, S.D. M gave

Theft at five shops
Theft at five shops near Hoshiarpur

Theft at five shops: Last night, in the town of Mohalla Imli Chowk to the water tank, thieves robbed the five shops. One of the owner of five shops, Joti Ram, son of Banarasi Das, told that the thieves took 500 rupees and took other items. Krishan departmental store owner, Kishan Kumar Durga Das told that

Potato farming leading
Potato farming leading towards dust from gold, low prices & storage difficulty hits farmers

Puneet Pal Singh Sub- 40% cold storage filled with old crop The potato growers are facing tough time since demonetisation and no relief in sight yet as the cold stores are already half full with the last year’s stock. Farmers will face difficulty to store their upcoming crop. The state farmers are already under financial