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Tarn Taran


Naik Gursewak Singh cremated at his village

December 13, 2021 1:18 am

Naik Gursewak Singh was among the victims of the helicopter crash in Coonoor, Tamil Nadu, that killed India’s first Chief of Defence Staff Bipin Rawat.

Tarn Taran blast accused dies in judicial custody, family alleges lack of medical care

October 06, 2021 1:09 pm

Malkit Singh was held for his alleged involvement in a bomb explosion at a vacant area in Pandori Gola village in Tarn Taran district in September 2019.

Rs 2,000 crore drug haul at Mumbai port: Tarn Taran trader in DRI custody till July 12, Punjab Police probes his sudden rise in wealth

July 06, 2021 12:47 am

The DRI said its Amritsar unit had arrested Prabhjit Singh, owner of Sandhu Export of Tarn Taran in Punjab, after it seized over 293 kg of heroin concealed in six gunny bags at the Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) in a joint action with the customs on July 2.

Denying bail to Patti smuggler, Punjab and Haryana High Court says drug trafficking rising at alarming rate

July 01, 2021 8:29 am

Jasbir Singh aka Mota, an accused in FIR dated September 10 last year who was nabbed with 2,300 intoxicant tablets.

Punjab: Two neighbouring districts, poles apart in Covid-19 track record

December 02, 2020 10:11 am

Amritsar is one of the worst affected, Tarn Taran among the least; govt officials attribute it to urban-rural divide.

Govt doctor takes WhatsApp video route to fight Covid misinformation

September 03, 2020 9:16 am

Dr Vimal Vir, the Covid nodal officer at Community Health Centre, Mianwind, says that he started the counter campaign against the rumour mill as his team too faced a hostile situation at village Jahangir where a local farmer union started a dharna against them.

Law university to come up at Tarn Taran to mark Guru Teg Bahadur’s 400th birth anniversary

August 26, 2020 11:04 am

The cabinet, under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Amarinder Singh, approved the ‘Sri Guru Teg Bahadur State University of Law Bill - 2020’.

2 days after latest hooch deaths: Police points to mitigating factor for one accused, gives clean chit to another

August 21, 2020 10:29 am

Two fresh deaths had been reported in Pandori Gola Tuesday. Soon after, police had booked Joga Singh and Karanbir Singh for selling spurious liquor.

As 2 die and another 2 fight for life, latest hooch deaths bring focus back on Tarn Taran village

August 20, 2020 11:09 am

Police probe into the hooch tragedy earlier had revealed that illegal liquor was collected at Panadori Gola from different parts for Punjab and was then supplied to Tarn Taran, Amritsar and Batala in Gurdaspur.

Key accused linked to first hooch death still on the run

August 19, 2020 1:56 pm

Tarn Taran SSP said that the accused also had a consignment of methyl alcohol and confirmed that spurious liquor provided by him was the reason behind deaths reported in Rataul village.


The impact of stubble burning on Delhi’s air pollution: News in Numbers

June 22, 2020 6:11 pm

Stubble burning is the deliberate setting fire of the straw stubble that remains after wheat is harvested. The smoke from this practice is often blamed as a major factor in Delhi’s air pollution. This is what the data says.