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Ban on cattle trade worst decision, say dairy owners & hide industry
Sat, May 27, 2017

“So, middle-men will enter this business to complete the documentation for uneducated dairy owners and then these middlemen will consume the dairy business completely,” warned Singh.

Back from death row: 10 Punjabi youths cleared of murder charge after paying blood money, will soon be free
Fri, May 26, 2017

Oberoi, who has saved over 80 youths from Punjab and Haryana from the gallows in the UAE, said bootlegging in UAE was illegal and a very serious offence.

GST impact: Zero tax on farm produce-A big deal
Thu, May 25, 2017

Agrarian states like Punjab stand to gain from the proposed rate structure under the new indirect tax regime

Manchester Arena blast: After attack, Sikh community members rushed to help blast victims
Wed, May 24, 2017

All four Gurudwaras in the area provided free food and shelter to those in the need, while Sikh taxi drivers offered free rides to the hospitals to those injured in the attack.

Families of Khalistani terror suspects speak out: He left home aged 11-12, drove taxi for living, says Sher Singh’s mother
Wed, May 24, 2017

Mother says Sher Singh an acquired name, her son victim of bad company.

PSEB class 10 results: Only 24 students from govt schools make the cut
Tue, May 23, 2017

Out of the 379 students on the merit list, only 24 from government schools have made the cut. This comes to just 6.33 per cent students of government schools on the whole merit list.

Punjab Board Class 10 results: Over 93000 failed in Maths, 70000 in English
Tue, May 23, 2017

PSEB class 10th results 2017: As many as 1,63,536 students, including 93,100 in maths and 70,436 in English, failed this year.

Despite loan waiver promise by Punjab govt, farmers continue to end life
Mon, May 22, 2017

In 45 days, 21 debt- ridden farmers kill self in Punjab his own life because of the heavy debt, with details of the debt, and the individuals or institutions to whom the money was owed.

In 45 days, 21 debt-ridden farmers kill self in Punjab
Mon, May 22, 2017

The Indian Express met families of farmers grappling with the loss of their loved ones

Bitter Harvest
Mon, May 22, 2017

At least 21 farmers, who owed money to banks, co-operative societies or middlemen, have ended their lives between April 1 to May 15 this year despite the new Congress government’s promise of a debt waiver.

Jalandhar: Youth kills self, names three in suicide note
Mon, May 22, 2017

He accused them of insulting him and duping his father.

Jalandhar: 700 acres of wheat crop burnt due to short circuit
Sat, May 20, 2017

The power department will compensate farmers at the rate of Rs 8,000 per acre, which is quite less and total compensation at this rate will come to Rs 56 lakh on 700-acre land.

GST: Zero duty will help farmers but blow hole in state coffers
Sat, May 20, 2017

The total state levies on the basic grain purchase price — not counting the 2.5 per cent fee payable to commission agents (arhtiyas) — thus comes to 12 per cent.

Punjab Board Class 12 results: School’s goof-up leaves 30 students waiting for results
Fri, May 19, 2017

PSEB has asked the school to deposit a fine of Rs 1.74 lakh, which is around Rs 6,000 fine per student, to get the result released.

Frankfurt Gurdwara: Two Sikh groups clash over Panth Preet’s preaching
Tue, May 16, 2017

The two groups included members of the Sikh Centre Gurudwara management and several Taxali (traditional thinking) leaders living in Germany and nearby European countries.

Punjab: Five of family killed in car-truck collision
Mon, May 15, 2017

The accident took place near Kurampur village on Phagwara Hoshiarpur Road

Punjab Class XII results: Poor show in English pulls down pass percentage
Mon, May 15, 2017

This year, 3,14, 815 students appeared for the exams. Of them, 1,96,321 passed.

PSEB Class 12 result: Only 51 students of government schools figure in state’s merit list of 350
Mon, May 15, 2017

Government schools from around half-a-dozen districts could not get any place in the merit list.

Jalandhar: Now, mobile app to prevent, check deadly white fly attack
Sun, May 14, 2017

Several related issues of cotton will be updated on the app so that farmers are not fleeced in the name of pesticides and medicines required for the crop.

Jalandhar: No money for hearse van, boy forced to carry father’s body in auto
Fri, May 12, 2017

The largest civil hospital in Punjab does not have a hearse van of its own.

Fearing delay in recovery due to loan waiver, arhtiyas, banks cut advances to farmers in Punjab
Thu, May 11, 2017

Arhtiyas, or commission agents, are an important source of credit for farmers in Punjab.

Facing staff crunch, TRANSCO want rollback of ‘unauthorised’ diversion of workforce
Wed, May 10, 2017

With the staff crunch, the maintenance and cleaning of the equipment which the department is supposed to do twice in year is also being affected adversely, resulting in increasing number of breakdowns.

‘Will provide spiritual treatment for drug addicts’: Punjab Health Minister
Mon, May 08, 2017

“It was observed that youth need spiritual treatment to generate the willpower for de-addiction, as these problems arise at the level of the mind," said Punjab Health Minister Bram Mohindra

Swachh Survekshan 2017: Jalandhar in free fall
Fri, May 05, 2017

The city’s garbage problem along with negative feed back from locals, lack of public toilets and open defecation are issues that led to its fall in the rankings.

Punjab turns to satellite imaging to spot field fires
Fri, May 05, 2017

Out of the 788 field fires, owners responsible for 226 have been identified by the authorities and the challans of ‘environment compensation or fine’ of Rs 8,07,500 (8.07 lakhs) has been imposed on these 226 errant farmers.

Jalandhar: Facing ‘sexual harassment’ charges, BJYM leader resigns
Thu, May 04, 2017

Refuting the allegations, Sampla while speaking to The Indian Express confirmed that he has sent his resignation to state BJP chief Vijay Sampla and BJYM chief Shiv Dev Rajan.

Punjab sees spike in power tripping cases; substandard hardware blamed
Thu, May 04, 2017

According to estimates, such cases might reach 3 lakh in the current year, in comparison to 2.09 lakh cases of power faults in 2015-16 and over 2.45 lakh in 2016-2017.

Mindless enhancement of educational institutes not worth pursuing: President Pranab Mukherjee
Wed, May 03, 2017

The President was speaking at the annual convocation ceremony of Lovely Professional University here

Jalandhar: Woman alleges sexual exploitation by youth leader
Sun, Apr 30, 2017

The woman has also sent a complaint to the National Commission for Women

Jalandhar boy gets Labour party ticket for UK polls
Sun, Apr 30, 2017

Dhesi originally hails from Jalandhar and shifted to the UK at an early age. He studied in top universities of UK, including University College London, Oxford University and Cambridge University.

Punjab: Youth dies of drug overdose
Sun, Apr 30, 2017

His mother Paramjit Kaur has alleged he was given overdose of drug injection by some youths from their village who were his friends.

Cops look to involve village panchayats to fight drug abuse
Sat, Apr 29, 2017

According to sources, police department officials have been conducting meetings with village panchayats to convince them to pass these resolutions

Two women and their wedding, in the open and happy about it
Thu, Apr 27, 2017

Both had been married earlier, their husbands now deceased. Sandhu plans to formally adopt her partner’s three-year-old daughter.

‘IS suspect was trying to enlist Punjab youths’
Wed, Apr 26, 2017

Ghazi Baba alias Muzammil alias Zeeshan was held in Jalandhar last Thursday by the UP ATS during a joint operation by police in several states.

Punjab: Labour shortage at ‘unloading points’, wheat piles up in markets
Tue, Apr 25, 2017

Even as more than 70 per cent wheat has already arrived in mandis, not even 10 to 20 per cent could be lifted till date.

‘Only 30 per cent students have got books in Punjab govt schools’
Tue, Apr 25, 2017

Government school teachers said in the absence of books, they could not teach properly as students cannot recall the things taught.