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Punjab: NRI groom ‘assaulted’ in Hoshiarpur

Harvinder Singh, in his late 40s, who hails from Jalandhar and is now based in the US, had come to a gurdwara here to get his second marriage solemnised.

Punjab: Organisational structure soon, says Damdami Taksal

Till now, the head of Damdami Taksal was the only representative of the body and all decisions were taken at his level.


Missing file from Punjab CMO: Inquiry indicts IFS officer

The file had gone missing on April 12 from the office of Amrit Kaur Gill, Deputy Principal Secretary to CM.

Punjab: Speaker Rana KP Singh personally gave us plot allotment letters, say beneficiaries

The scheme, introduced when the SAD-BJP was in power, provided five marlas of land to Scheduled Caste families who do not have any land or their own home.

Health minister threatens defamation case against Simarjeet Singh Bains

Punjab Health Minister Brahm Mohindra Tuesday threatened Lok Insaaf Party chief Simarjeet Singh Bains with a defamation case for alleging that the minister had links with a pharmaceutical company which was supplying drugs to de-addiction centres across the state.

Bodies of boy, girl found floating in canal in Punjab

Two bodies, tied to each other with a dupatta, were found floating in Abohar feeder canal at Badhni Kalan in Moga district Thursday.


Ludhiana: In fight over male child, man kills wife

Autopsy report proved that the victim died due to suffocation. During interrogation, Varinder Arora confessed that following a heated argument, he pressed her face with a pillow leading to her death.

Merger of 800 govt primary schools: Teachers call off stir after talks with education secretary

The teachers who gave the call for a protest across state on October 25, claimed that the secretary agreed to their demand of starting pre-primary classes immediately instead of November 14.

Pension Scam: Maximum fake beneficiaries in strongholds of ex-CM Badal, his kin

This was revealed after verification of 18.62 lakh beneficiaries of state government’s pension scheme, out of which 82,533 (4.43 per cent) were found to be fake.

Sector 17 multilevel parking lot under vigilance scanner

Following reports of the multilevel parking leaking during rains, the vigilance sleuths collected samples from the material used in the construction.