Punjab

Businessman who faked own murder to waive loans, arrested along with two others

The police have arrested all three main accused directly involved in the planning, preparation and execution of the plot.

published on : 7th December 2019

Improvement in Indo-Pak ties will benefit farmers in Punjab

Participants underlined the need to motivate farmers to adopt smart farming technologies, micro-irrigation besides developing logistics and cold chains on Day 2 of Progressive Punjab Investor Summit.

published on : 6th December 2019

Brief amount of farmers' loan was waived in Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Punjab

Tomar in a reply in Rajya Sabha to queries of BJP MP Prabhat Jha said not entire loans were waived off but a brief amount of loans was waived.

published on : 6th December 2019

Doctors call for more international flights to Punjab to make it medical tourism hub

With its state-of-the-art infrastructure, skilled manpower and government support to set up multi-speciality hospitals, Punjab was an ideal state to emerge as a medical tourism hub, said delegates.

published on : 6th December 2019

Police alert on drop facility for women

Police immediately issued an advisory saying a Facebook trend of some people posting their cell numbers offering help to women/girls has come to our notice.

published on : 6th December 2019

Security caught napping as man walks up to Punjab CM with complaint at investors summit

Sources said that the person was identified as Sandeep Kumar who narrated his problem to CM Amarinder Singh for a few minutes and handed over some documents.

published on : 5th December 2019

Teacher shot dead in front of 5-year-old daughter outside school in Punjab

In CCTV camera footage, the assailant was seen running away from the spot, police said, adding that he did not harm the girl.

published on : 5th December 2019

PNB scam: Nirav Modi declared as fugitive economic offender

Special PMLA court Judge V C Barde declared Nirav Modi a fugitive economic offender after hearing extensive arguments of lawyers of the diamantaire and the ED.

published on : 5th December 2019

UK court further remands PNB scam accused Nirav Modi to appear on January 2, 2020

Modi appeared for his regular 28-day "call-over" appearance from London's Wandsworth prison at Westminster Magistrates' Court.

published on : 4th December 2019

Onions price at all-time high, stocks from Afghanistan to reach Punjab in few days

Sources said that daily around fifteen truckloads of onions are coming from Afghanistan each carrying about 30 metric tonnes of onions.

published on : 4th December 2019

PNB fraud case: Nirav Modi to appear via videolink at UK court

As part of the change in circumstances required for his fresh bail application, Modi's lawyers had offered to double the bail bond security offered to the court to GBP 4 million.

published on : 4th December 2019

Punjab government signs pact to study hyperloop transport feasibility

Virgin Hyperloop One is also in discussions with the Haryana Government for a separate MoU to evaluate the feasibility of a hyperloop system that could potentially extend the route from Punjab to NCR

published on : 3rd December 2019

Punjab launches free police help to drop women safely home

The pick-up and drop facility will be available to the women who do not have access to a safe vehicle, including a taxi or a three-wheeler.

published on : 3rd December 2019

November salary unpaid, but Punjab says will donate 1.6 lakh smartphones to girl students next month

According to sources, 3.5 lakh state government and 1.5 lakh semi-government employees are yet to get paid along with four lakh pensioners.

published on : 3rd December 2019

Death sentence of ex-Punjab CM Beant Singh's killer not commuted: Amit Shah

Amit Shah's statement was contrary to the reports published last month which said that the Union Home Ministry had commuted Rajaona's death sentence.

published on : 3rd December 2019
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