Tuesday, March 28, 2017

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27 Mar 2017

Steel silos being built for grain storage: State govt

27 Mar 2017 | 1:47 AM

Over a month after the Food Corporation of India (FCI) told the Punjab and Haryana High Court that steel silos had been approved for storing wheat, Punjab has claimed that all procurement agencies are now constructing the same.

Delay in test results: Court summons Customs Board chief

27 Mar 2017 | 1:47 AM

Taking cognisance of the delay in test results and release of consignments, the Punjab and Haryana High Court has summoned the Chairman of the Central Board of Excise and Customs.

HC asks CS to intervene in marriage palaces’ row

27 Mar 2017 | 1:47 AM

The Punjab and Haryana High Court has asked the Punjab Chief Secretary to intervene after the Bench was told about the supply of incorrect information about sealing of marriage palaces.

Man gets life term for rape

27 Mar 2017 | 1:47 AM

ABOHAR: A special court in Hanumangarh on Saturday sentenced Mangi Lal Jat (22) of Bhukarka village to life imprisonment and directed him to pay Rs 10,000 as fine for raping a minor girl.

26 Mar 2017

HC seeks details of frame-up in drug cases

26 Mar 2017 | 2:19 AM

CHANDIGARH:The Punjab and Haryana High Court has asked Punjab to furnish details of innocent people implicated in drug cases.

25 Mar 2017

HC notice to state on teachers’ plea

25 Mar 2017 | 1:17 AM

CHANDIGARH: The Punjab and Haryana High Court today issued a notice to Punjab on a plea filed by 152 teachers for quashing the notification dated January 15, 2015, mandating that employees recruited on a regular basis would get only basic salary as emoluments during three years of probation.

HC orders Rs4-lakh relief for kin of Chinese string victim

25 Mar 2017 | 1:17 AM

CHANDIGARH: Rapping Punjab for prima facie negligence, a Bench of the Punjab and Haryana High Court today ordered Rs 4 lakh compensation for the family of a Ludhiana man who died of a cut due to banned Chinese string while flying a kite.

2 booked for giving false info to court

25 Mar 2017 | 1:17 AM

SANGRUR: The Sangrur city police have registered a fraud case against two Dhuri residents for submitting a false statement to a local court.

24 Mar 2017

’07 suicide pact: Charges framed against seven

24 Mar 2017 | 1:17 AM

HOSHIARPUR: The court of Additional District and Sessions Judge KK Kareer has framed charges against the seven accused in a 10-year-old case in which a Jalandhar financier couple had committed suicide.

HC stays further hiring of surveyors

24 Mar 2017 | 1:17 AM

CHANDIGARH: Acting on a petition challenging the selection and appointments of surveyors in the Department of Soil and Water Conversation, the Punjab and Haryana High Court today stayed further appointments in the general category.

23 Mar 2017

Abu Dhabi court waives death penalty of 10 youths

23 Mar 2017 | 12:49 AM

HOSHIARPUR: An Abu Dhabi court has waived the death sentence awarded to 10 Punjabi youths for the murder of a Pakistani national after a Dubai-based Indian businessman paid blood money to the family of the victim on their behalf.

22 Mar 2017

HC quashes result of 43 doctors

22 Mar 2017 | 1:44 AM

CHANDIGARH: Rapping Baba Farid University of Health Sciences for violating mandatory provisions of the Postgraduate Medical Education Regulations in the process of conducting examination, the Punjab and Haryana High Court has quashed the result of 43 doctor-petitioners.

21 Mar 2017

Couple held in bank loan fraud case

21 Mar 2017 | 1:42 AM

ABOHAR: The police in neighbouring Sadulshehar in Rajasthan have arrested Mohini Devi (37) and her husband Rajinder Jat (40) of Chunnu village of Lambi segment in Muktsar district under Sections 420 and 120-B of the IPC in a bank loan fraud case.