CHANDIGARH – Zulfiqar Khan is a name that echoed in the ears of hundreds of children for reasons aplenty. At one time, they looked up to him as a mentor, a confidante, a friend. The name echoes in their ears today too, but it brings with it horrid set of memories. He was someone who [...]
AMRITSAR – The All India anti-terrorist organisation on Sunday paid tributes to freedom fighter Shaheed Udham Singh on the eve of his birth anniversary on Monday.
The organisation remembered the freedom fighter and paid homage near his statute outside Hall Gate, Amritsar. The people discussed about the life, struggles and sacrifices of the freedom fighter.
Addressing a [...]
MOHALI – Punjab School Education Board on Monday launched a Punjabi learning website to teach the language and promote it across the world.
After inaugurating the website, the state’s Education Minister Daljit Singh Cheema said that the website has been developed in collaboration with Punjab University.
He added that in the modern era of globalisation, people [...]
MUKTSAR – The Lambi police have booked four persons, including a former granthi of a gurdwara at Badal village, a self-styled godman and a couple for allegedly duping a resident of Badal village of Rs23 lakh. The accused had allegedly tricked the complainant by promising to turn the soil at his home into gold. Jabarjang [...]
SANGRUR – The district police dismissed two head constables posted at Khanauri police station, Jagmail Singh and Mohinder Singh, for their alleged involvement in a currency racket.
SSP Inderbir Singh said he had written to the Commandant, sixth IRB Battalion, to initiate action against ASI Balvir Singh, now posted in the Excise Department here.
Inderbir added that [...]
ZIRAKPUR – Both Akalis and the Punjab Congress are hand in glove to protect each other’s business and political interests. This was stated by Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Sukhpal Singh Khaira who was here to attend a function organised by the party leaders.
Stepping up his attack on the Punjab government, Khaira, along with late [...]
Four Of Family Spray Acid On Sarpanch’s Wife, Others Water guns used in attack over land dispute at Kapurthala village.
JALANDHAR – Four members of a family allegedly threw acid on a group of people, leaving six women injured at Shekhupur Bahui village in Kapurthala. Among the injured is the wife of the village sarpanch Vinod Kumar. Her condition is said to be critical.
Rajinder Singh, SSP, said the accused were having a land dispute with [...]
KAPURTHALA – Nine women, including a minor girl, were injured; one of them was seriously injured, in an acid attack between two groups of villagers allegedly over possession of a panchayat land at Village Bhui near Kapurthala on Monday, police said.
Village Sarpanch Vinod Sehgal, his wife Reena Sehgal, along with victims went to a disputed [...]
FATEHGARH SAHIB – Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leaders on Monday lashed out at the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD), terming it an ‘anti-Panthic’ party, and calling the Congress ‘killer of Sikhs’.
“We all belonged to Akali Dal once. It was a party that came into existence for a purpose led by stalwarts like Harcharan Singh Longowal and [...]
MUKTSAR – A 19-year-old youth died when a .12-bore rifle went off accidentally while he was cleaning it at his residence in Duhewala village here.
Sources said Avtar Singh, father of the deceased, had taken the rifle to a wedding ceremony and when he returned to his residence, victim Pardeep started cleaning it.
Baljit Singh, SHO of [...]