Punjab

NRI groom held for fraud

NRI groom held for fraud

For Chandigarh’s Navjot Kaur (29), a dream wedding turned out to be a nightmare. Her husband, Jagjit Singh from Jalandhar, had been married thrice earlier. He started threatening and assaulting her with the motive of usurping her property.She, however, fought back to get Jagjit arrested. Sources said he was arrested from Indira Gandhi International Airport […]

17-yr-old murdered to spread rumour about Girl

17-yr-old murdered to spread rumour about Girl

Jalandhar: Two minor boys have been arrested for the murder of a 17-year-old boy in village Shahpur near Phillaur. The accused and the deceased hail from the same village. The main accused, who is also 17 years old, suspected that the deceased was spreading rumours about a girl with whom he was reportedly having an […]

GST spares langar, but not ingredients

GST spares langar, but not ingredients

The largest community kitchen in Golden Temple in Amritsar which was set to incur an extra financial burden of Rs 10 crore due to the Goods and Services Tax can expect some relief after the Finance Ministry exempted free food being served at gurdwaras and other places of worship from the reform measure. The central […]

No GST on langar, ‘prasad’: Finance ministry

No GST on langar, ‘prasad’: Finance ministry

The Union government on Tuesday said free food supplied at community kitchens run by religious institutions has been kept outside the ambit of the Goods and Services Tax (GST). Also, ‘prasad’ distributed by places of worship like temples, gurdwaras, mosques, churches and dargahs will not attract any tax. The GST was rolled out in the […]

‘The Black Prince’ shatters myths about Maharaja Duleep Singh: Satinder Sartaj

‘The Black Prince’ shatters myths about Maharaja Duleep Singh: Satinder Sartaj

The Black Prince, set to release on July 21, will shatter many misrepresentation about the last maharaja of Punjab. Sartaj, who portrays the character of the maharaja, says that the film addresses the issue of how Maharaja Ranjit Singh and his son, Maharaja Duleep Singh, have been misrepresented in history. The actor had visited the […]

Man killed by wife, her paramour in Gurdaspur

Man killed by wife, her paramour in Gurdaspur

A woman killed her husband in connivance with her paramour on Sunday night, as he opposed their illicit relationship. The deceased was identified as Labha Masih, 45, of Jaffarwal village under Dhariwal police station in Gurdaspur district. On a statement of the deceased’s brother Pamma Masih, a case under Sections 302 and 34 of the […]

Muktsar : Four rape woman, make video and upload on WhatsApp

Muktsar : Four rape woman, make video and upload on WhatsApp

Police have booked Jagjeet Singh alias Ravi; Satnam Singh, Ramjeet Singh and Abhijeet Singh, all of Rkhala in Muktsar, for rape and under Sections of the Information Technology Act after they circulated the video of a woman they allegedly gangraped on Wednesday. The victim, employed with a clinic, reported the matter after she learnt of […]

Gangster Vicky Gounder posts Facebook check-in at Bangkok club

Gangster Vicky Gounder posts Facebook check-in at Bangkok club

Punjab’s most wanted gangster who escaped in the Nabha jailbreak last year, Harjinder Singh Bhullar, better known as Vicky Gounder, posted a Facebook ‘check-in’ at a Bangkok nightclub on Monday, conveying that he has managed to flee to Thailand. But the police said they had no such information and it could be a diversionary hoax. […]

2 killed, 10 injured after car rams crowd in Amritsar

2 killed, 10 injured after car rams crowd in Amritsar

In a tragic mishap, two people were killed and around a dozen after the driver of a Chevrolet Cruze lost control, hitting an Esteem and an i-20 before ramming into the crowd that had come to see the annual mela Baba Darshan Singh in Ghanupur Kale village of Amritsar on national highway-1. Those dead are […]

SYL row: INLD  stop Punjab vehicles from entering Haryana

SYL row: INLD stop Punjab vehicles from entering Haryana

Haryana’s main opposition Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) on Monday began its protest over the issue of the Sutlej Yamuna Link (SYL) canal by blocking roads, including in Ambala and Sirsa districts, disrupting movement of vehicles entering Haryana from Punjab. Led by senior leaders, INLD activists have started to gather at various protest points in […]