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Tuesday, February 18, 2020



Suicide in Canada: Punjab family seeks Centre’s help in tracing son’s body

February 15, 2020 1:02 pm

The parents said Canadian police had contacted them but could not locate the body. “We urge the Union government to take up the matter with the Canadian government. We want to perform the last rites of our son,” his mother said.

Happy Seeder produces not-so-happy results on ground

January 24, 2020 11:52 am

The Happy Seeder can be used only when farmers don’t burn the stubble from the previous crop. Simply put, the technology is spreading and burning has come down, though not at the rates that the authorities or the larger public would desire.

Jalandhar: Three MBBS students killed in road accident

January 23, 2020 11:18 am

The three had died on the spot and their bodies were shifted to civil hospital where after the post-mortem, the bodies were handed over to the families on Wednesday.

Jalandhar: Army deserter who stoles rifles from Panchmarhi escapes from hospital

January 15, 2020 2:24 am

Harpreet Singh (24), an army “deserter”, was admitted at the Hoshiarpur civil hospital with a fracture in his arm on December 31.

Jalandhar: Wheat farmers warned against Yellow Rust attack

January 15, 2020 1:56 am

Chief Agriculture Officer Dr Nazar Singh said that yellow rust is a disease that causes loss in crop yield and the disease appears as yellow coloured, powdery linear stripes on the leaves.

Jalandhar: DRI gives clean chit to businessman over import of 5 luxury cars

January 06, 2020 12:01 pm

Kapoor said the allegations had been motivated by business rivalry and his political affiliations. Justice has finally prevailed, he added.

Illegal crackers hidden in empty plot explode in Jalandhar locality; 1 arrested

October 29, 2019 4:03 am

Over two dozen houses were damaged by the explosion. Residents whose homes were damaged demanded the government compensate them by selling properties of the accused. 

Chandigarh: Jalandhar resident booked for stalking woman cafe manager

September 04, 2019 6:17 am

The victim, working as a manager in the cafe for the last few months, is a resident of Zirakpur. Sources said the accused was caught on the CCTV cameras installed inside the cafe

Hoshiarpur sees spike in petty thefts, snatching; accused almost always addicts

June 30, 2019 5:06 am

Both police and the locals attribute such incidents to drug addiction among the mostly unemployed youth.

Punjab: Thanks to brimming reservoirs, power production at Bhakra up

June 30, 2019 4:43 am

The inflow in Bhakra is 31,691 cusecs per day while the usage is 34,116 cusecs.