Everything you need to know about Rec Jalandhar: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Rec Jalandhar: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Jalandhar, May 20 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee Monday conferred an honorary degree on Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai during the convocation of the Lovely Professional University (LPU) here.
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) Ahead of Afghan President Hamid Karzai's visit, India said Saturday it was ready to discuss and consider Afghanistan's reported request for arms supplies provided it is raised through the proper fora.
Jalandhar, May 17 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee will confer the first honoris causa degree of the Lovely Professional University (LPU) to Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai at the varsity's convocation to be held in this Punjab city Monday (May 20), a varsity official said.
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Afghan President Hamid Karzai will pay a three-day official visit to India from May 20 to hold wide-ranging discussions with Indian leaders, the Afghan ambassador said Thursday.
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) When every country is out to invite a Chinese table tennis player with open arms, surprisingly a player of Indian origin in the New Zealand women's team here for the Commonwealth Championships has come in for praise from her highly-rated Chinese coach.
Lahore/Jalandhar/New Delhi/Ajmer, April 28 (ANI): The brutal attack on Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh lodged in Lahore's Kot Lakhpat Jail by six inmates, has sparked off a debate on both sides of the subcontinental divide, and is capable of inflaming tensions between the two nations.
Chandigarh, April 25 (IANS) Punjab Police have arrested three people, including a woman, in connection with the gang-rape of a teenaged girl, police said Thursday.
Jalandhar, April 17 (ANI): Various Sikh organisations took to streets in Jalandhar on Wednesday against the Supreme Court endorsing the rejection of the clemency petition by Devinderpal Singh Bhullar, sentenced to death for his role in 1993 militant attacks that claimed several lives and injured many.
Jalandhar, April 12 (IANS) Three factory workers here died and at least 30 others were admitted to a hospital after consuming food in the factory premises, police said Friday.
Jalandhar (Punjab), April 12 (ANI): At least 30 factory workers fell ill and one died after being food poisoned here on Thursday.
Chandigarh, April 1 (IANS) In yet another killing of an official of Punjab Police, an assistant sub-inspector (ASI) was shot dead by unidentified people near Jalandhar city late Sunday night, police said Monday.
Jalandhar, Apr 1 (ANI): An assistant sub-inspector of Punjab Police was shot dead by unidentified assailants on Jalandhar-Phagwara Highway late last night.
Patiala, Mar 30 (ANI): An on duty policeman died on Friday after he was thrashed by a truck driver near Sidhuwal village of Patiala, as he signalled a speeding truck to stop at a check point.
Hoshiarpur (Punjab), March 21 (IANS) A terrorism plot was busted with the arrest of three people, including the mother and sister of a Khalistan Zindabad Force (KZF) leader in this Punjab district, police said Thursday.
Jalandhar, March 4 (IANS) At least 12 children were killed Monday morning when their school bus collided with a truck near Nakodar town in Punjab, police said. The bus driver was also killed.
At least 11 children have been killed in a school bus collision with a truck near Nakodar town in Punjab on Monday, police said. The driver of the bus was also killed in the accidents.
Jalandhar, March 4 (IANS) At least 11 children were killed Monday when their school bus collided with a truck near Nakodar town in Punjab, police said. The driver of the bus was also killed.
Jalandhar, Mar 4 (ANI): Eleven children were killed when a school bus collided with a truck in a village in Punjab's Jalandhar district on Monday morning.
Chandigarh, Feb 12 (IANS) To give a boost to urban infrastructure, the Punjab government Tuesday announced that 50 new urban estates would be established in the state.
Chandigarh, Feb 8 (IANS) The Punjab and Haryana High Court Friday asked Punjab cadre IAS officer S.R. Ladhar to deposit one-third of the total arbitration fees of Rs.1.5 crore into the state government's arbitration account.
Aligarh, Feb 6 (IANS) The Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) lawn tennis team has won the finals of the All India Inter University Tennis Tournament defeating Madras University 3-1.
Jalandhar, Feb 4 (IANS) Jaypee Punjab Warriors would get a last chance to settle scores against Delhi Waveriders in the round-robin stage of the inaugural Hockey India League (HIL) when they host the league leaders in their last league encounter here at the Surjit Singh Hockey Stadium here Tuesday.
Jalandhar (Punjab), Feb 1 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has stepped up its probe into the nexus between drugs mafia, NRIs and business houses in Punjab in the drugs trade, officials said Friday, adding that the scam could involve over Rs.200 crore of hawala money.
Jalandhar, Jan 30 (IANS) Tracking a money laundering scandal involving nexus between non-resident Indians (NRIs) and the drugs mafia, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) Wednesday raided 15 locations in Punjab, Delhi and Chandigarh, officials said here.
Lucknow, Jan 26 (IANS) Jaypee Punjab Warriors would be keen to continue their winning form when they take on Uttar Pradesh Wizards in an away game of the Hockey India League (HIL) Sunday here at the Dhyan Chand Astroturf Stadium.
Jalandhar, Jan 25 (IANS) Holding his senior officers responsible, a junior engineer committed suicide inside his office in this Punjab city Friday, police said here.
Mumbai, Jan 24 (IANS) Balancing dual responsibility of two shows is not what Muskaan Mihani aspires for. She rather believes in focusing on one show at a time.
Jalandhar, Jan 23 (IANS) Dabur Mumbai Magicians face a do-or-die battle when they take on Jaypee Punjab Warriors in their fifth encounter of the Hockey India League (HIL) at the Surjit Singh stadium here Thursday.
Jalandhar, Jan 21 (IANS) Jaypee Punjab Warriors would look to set the record straight when they take on table leaders Uttar Pradesh Wizards at the Surjit Singh Hockey Stadium for a second time in the Hockey India League (HIL) here Tuesday.
Jalandhar, Jan 19 (IANS) In a daring and well-planned operation, robbers broke into the vaults of a branch of a state-run bank in this Punjab city and took away cash and jewellery from 40 lockers, police said Saturday.
Jalandhar, Jan 15 (IANS) Jaypee Punjab Warriors, having suffered the disappointment of being beaten in the Hockey India League (HIL) opener, would look for a better result at home where they take on Ranchi Rhinos here Wednesday.
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) Former India cricketer Navjot Singh Sidhu was named the brand ambassador of the Hockey India League (HIL) here Monday.
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) Jaypee Punjab Warriors will be shifting their base from Jalandhar to Mohali from the next season of the Hockey Indian League (HIL) for logistical reasons.
Jalandhar, Jan 8 (IANS) Former Australian international hockey player Barry Dancer, now coach with Jaypee Punjab Warriors, said the Hockey India League (HIL) will boost the profile of the game in the country.
New Delhi, Jan 1 (IANS) Hockey India (HI) Tuesday roped in Hero MotoCorp as the title-sponsor for the Hockey India League (HIL) starting Jan 14.
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) Delhi Waveriders will play the opening match against Jaypee Punjab Warriors in the Hockey India League (HIL) at the Major Dhyan Chand Stadium here Jan 14.
Chandigarh, Dec 10 (IANS) Two more cases were Monday slapped against former Uttarakhand Minorities Commission chief S.S. Namdhari, already accused of murder, for alleged use of illegal means to obtain arms licences and passport, a Punjab official said here.
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) Before landing the lead role in "Qubool Hai", actress Surbhi Jyoti had never watched any daily soap. She says it was sheer luck that she got caught in the TV show mania.
Chandigarh, Nov 30 (IANS) He was an enigma during his lifetime and his sudden death has deepened the mystery around him and those close to him. The life of liquor and real estate baron Ponty Chadha, who was killed in a shootout at a farmhouse in Delhi earlier this month, is haunting Punjab Police and the authorities even after his death.
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) Two people were killed while two of their friends were injured after a car they were travelling in rammed into a tree here early Monday, police said.
Jalandhar, Nov. 25 (ANI): Actor Aamir Khan promoted his forthcoming crime thriller 'Talaash' in Jalandhar.
Attari/Jalandhar/Mumbai, Nov.23 (ANI): Pakistani and Indian nationals have supported the Indian Government's decision to hang Ajmal Kasab.
Bangalore, Nov 22 (IANS) Greece opened centres in eight cities across the country, including Bangalore, for receiving applications and delivering visas to mainly Indian citizens through VFS Global outsourcing technology services firm.
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) TV actor Karan Kundra is reuniting with former lady love Kritika Kamra for Channel V's new show "The Serial". But if you're expecting to see some discomfort between them, you're highly mistaken, says Karan.
Jalandhar, Nov.21 (ANI): A general alert was announced along Punjab's border with Pakistan by the Border Security Force (BSF) after the execution of Ajmal Kasab, the lone surviving terrorist involved in the 26/11 terror attack on Mumbai.
Chandigarh, Nov 12 (IANS) Navnit Joshi, the promoter of satirist-actor Jaspal Bhatti's film "Power Cut", died Monday of injuries sustained in the Oct 25 accident that killed the famous satirist.
New Delhi, Nov 6 (IANS) In order to fulfill Yash Chopra's wish, the cast of his last film "Jab Tak Hai Jaan" will begin the promotions from the late filmmaker's hometown -- Jalandhar, Punjab.
Shimla, Nov 2 (IANS) As the Nov 4 polling day for the Himachal Pradesh assembly elections draws near, a war of words has broken out between two arch rivals - the ruling BJP's Prem Kumar Dhumal and the Congress' Virbhadra Singh. They target each other, mainly on the raging issue of political corruption.
Chandigarh, Oct 25 (IANS) The mortal remains of famous comedian, actor and satirist Jaspal Bhatti were consigned to flames at a cremation ground here Thursday evening. Bhatti died in a road accident near Punjab's Nakodar town, 170 km from here, in the morning.
Mumbai, Oct 25 (IANS) Famous satirist and comedian Jaspal Bhatti's untimely death has shocked many, including the Bollywood faternity. Celebrities like Anupam Kher, Akshay and Riteish Deshmukh have expressed their grief.
Jaspal Bhatti, the evergreen comedian of India passed away in a road mishap near Jalandhar on Wednesday while he was on the way to Nakodar from Bhatinda for the promotion of his upcoming movie 'Power Cut'.
New Delhi, Oct.25 (ANI): Famous comedian Jaspal Bhatti has died in a road accident near Jalandhar.
Jalandhar, Oct 25 (IANS) Famous comedian, actor and satirist Jaspal Bhatti died in a road accident near Punjab's Nakodar town, 40 km from here, early Thursday, police said here.
Jalandhar, Oct 25 (IANS) Famous satirist-actor Jaspal Bhatti died in a road accident near Punjab's Nakodar town early Thursday, police said here.
Amritsar, Oct.22 (ANI): Activists sought justice for the 1984 anti-Sikh riots victims and held a photography exhibition here to commemorate the 28th anniversary of the tragedy.
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) World's largest quick service restaurant chain Subway Friday opened its 300th outlet in India, at the Mumbai airport. It plans 700 more outlets in the country in five years, a top company official said.
Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi Wednesday denied the illegal land purchasing charges labeled by former Chief Minister of Haryana and Indian National Lok Dal chief Om Prakash Chautala citing it "entirely false, utterly baseless and defamatory.............
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi Wednesday dismissed as "entirely false, utterly baseless and defamatory" allegations by former chief minister Om Prakash Chautala that his purchase of 6.5 acre land in Haryana was irregular.
Ghaziabad, Oct 4 (IANS) A debt-ridden man committed suicide Thursday by jumping before a speeding train with his two children, who were also killed in the incident near here, police said.
Sydney, Sep 26 (IANS) Around half a million children's footballs will be recalled in Australia after two balls, believed to have been stitched by child labour in India, were found with needles in them.
Chandigarh, Sep 23 (IANS) Following speculation over his meeting with Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav in New Delhi Saturday, Shiromani Akali Dal president Sukhbir Singh Badal Sunday said that there was no talk about a third front formation then.
Jalandhar (Punjab), Sept 17 (ANI): Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi is all set to stump his political rivals by distributing custom made cricket kits and volleyballs among the youth ahead of assembly polls.
London, Sept 15 (ANI): World's smallest bodybuilder from India has passed away after collapsing from a brain aneurysm. He was 23.
Chandigarh, Sep 14 (IANS) It took the life of a young girl in Jalandhar to expose the moral policing by an over-zealous, publicity-hungry woman officer and a section of the media in the state. The report of a high-level probe into the incident clearly blames Punjab Police and the media for her death.
Jalandhar, Sep 3 (IANS) In one of the biggest seizures of cocaine in Punjab's Jalandhar district, police Monday recovered 1.5 kg of the contraband from a Canadian citizen. The consignment is worth over Rs.15 crore in the international market, an official said here.
Chandigarh, Aug 31 (IANS) A woman police officer was Friday placed under suspension and a probe was ordered by the Punjab government following a teenage college student's suicide in Jalandhar a day ago.
Jaipur, Aug 30 (IANS) A large number of dead rats being recovered from water-inundated areas in the Rajasthan capital have alarmed the authorities, officials said Thursday.
Jalandhar (Punjab), Aug 30 (IANS) Stopped and allegedly harassed by police and photographed by the local media, a teenaged girl committed suicide Thursday in this Punjab city.
Jalandhar, Aug 29 (IANS) Even as the controversy over infiltration into India via the Bangladesh border rages on, the director general (DG) of the Border Security Force (BSF) Wednesday said he was not confident that there was "zero entrance" of Bangladeshis into India.
Phillaur (Jalandhar, Punjab), Aug.19 (ANI): Police in Phillaur in Punjab's Jalandhar District, have confirmed the arrest of a Maoist who was absconding since 2009.
Attari Border, (Amritsar), Aug 18(ANI): Haider Ali, the famous truck painter from Pakistan, painted a truck here on Saturday to spread the message of peace of friendship.
Chandigarh, Aug 17 (IANS) Acting on the report of an inquiry committee which found medical staff negligent, resulting in the death of an infant last month, the Punjab government Friday ordered the transfer of Jalandhar civil hospital's medical superintendent and initiated action against four others.
Jalandhar, Aug 16 (IANS) A young woman from Jammu committed suicide in her college's hostel room here after two boys allegedly posted obscene comments on her Facebook page, police said Thursday.
London, Aug 12 (IANS) India's Sushil Kumar has steadily worked his way to the Olympic silver medal. His success graph in the last three years, after he won the bronze at the Beijing Games, shows how assiduously he has pieced it all to the London climax.
Chandigarh, Aug 5 (IANS) The Punjab government said Sunday it will bear the expenses of airlifting an injured Burundian student to Delhi for his onward journey home. The young man is in coma since he was assaulted in the state in April.
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) National award-winning Punjabi film "Anhey Ghorey Da Daan" (Alms for the Blind Horse) will release across select cities Aug 10.
Dubai, July 31 (ANI): World Cup winning off-spinner Harbhajan Singh believes India has benefited from the ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup, as a number of top performers from the event, billed as a finishing school for future stars, have moved on to serve the country at the highest level.
Chandigarh, July 27 (IANS) Two days after a new-born infant died in a Jalandhar hospital after being allegedly removed from an incubator as her parents could not deposit a fee of just Rs.200, the Punjab government Friday announced that all neo-natal services in state government hospitals would be free.
Jalandhar/Chandigarh, July 26 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal Thursday ordered a high-level probe after the parents of a newborn alleged that their child died in the civil hospital in Jalandhar after hospital staff removed her from the incubator for non-payment of an amount of just Rs.200.
Jalandhar, July 24 (IANS) Former Punjab chief minister and state Congress president Amarinder Singh Tuesday asked people not to pay the arrears of the recently-hiked power tariff in the state.
Jalandhar, July 9 (IANS) The main accused in the assault on African student Yannick Nihangaza here in April, Amandeep Singh, has been arrested, police said Monday.
Patiala, July 8 (IANS) The father of Yannick Nihangaza, the African youth who is in coma for over two months at a hospital here after being beaten up in a Punjab city, has complained to Patiala deputy commissioner that Lovely Professional University where his son studied had refused to help him.
Chandigarh, July 6 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal Friday evening announced immediate cash assistance of Rs.500,000 to African national Nestor Ntibateganya, father of 23-year-old student Yannick Nihangaza who is in coma since the last two months after assault by a group of youngsters April 21 in Jalandhar.
New Delhi/Patiala, July 6 (IANS) India Friday assured Burundi's ambassador of all possible assistance for a 23-year-old student from the east African country lying in coma after being beaten up in Jalandhar in Punjab in April.
Chandigarh, July 6 (IANS) Reacting to the news of a young African man lying in coma after being beaten up in Jalandhar in April, Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal Friday told the police to arrest all the accused.
Patiala (Punjab), July 6 (IANS) Battered to near death by some local youths, a 23-year-old student from the east African country of Burundi has been lying in coma in a private hospital in Punjab since April. His distraught father has pleaded to the Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal for help.
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) Indian and Pakistani border guards Thursday agreed to prevent and avoid cross-frontier firing and to maintain the ceasefire which was agreed upon in November 2003.
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) Talks beween the Indian Border Security Force (BSF)and Pakistan Rangers began here Monday where issues like cross-border firing, smuggling of arms, drugs and fake currency as well as infiltration will be discussed.
Jalandhar, June 27 (ANI): Sarabjit Singh's family has expressed shock at the confusion created by the Pakistan Government after reports emerged that the authorities had decided to release him, but later clarified that they had taken steps to release another Indian prisoner named Surjeet Singh.
Jalandhar, June 27 (IANS) From jubilation to outrage and tears. Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh's family said Wednesday they felt cheated by the cavalier manner in which the Pakistan government did a flip-flop on the commutation of his death sentence and release.
Jalandhar, June 27 (IANS) The celebrations in Punjab's Bhikhiwind village quickly turned to despair as news came in early Wednesday of Pakistan's apparent flip-flop on the pardon and release of Sarabjit Singh, who is on death row on terrorism charges.
Bhubaneswar, June 15 (IANS) Sending a strong message to its corrupt public servants, Odisha has converted the confiscated house of a tainted government official into a working women's hostel, an official said Friday.
Chandigarh, June 15 (IANS) As if the "surprising" loss in January's assembly elections was not enough, the opposition Congress has been further decimated in Punjab by the ruling Shiromani Akali Dal in the latest civic elections in the state this week.
Chandigarh, June 10 (IANS) An estimated 30-35 percent voter turnout was recorded in the municipal elections in Punjab Sunday till 2 p.m., officials said here. The ruling SAD-BJP combine is in power in the outgoing municipal council.
Jalandhar, June 2 (IANS) Claiming it to be the biggest seizure of lifestyle drugs in Punjab, Jalandhar police Saturday said 35 kg of methamphetamine worth Rs.200 crore in the international market has been seized.
Jalandhar, May 25 (IANS) At least four smugglers have been arrested by the Jalandhar rural police, who Friday claimed to have busted a inter-state gang of gun-runners.
Jalandhar, May 17 (ANI): Security has been stepped up at the Integrated Check Post (ICP) on the India-Pakistan border after Punjab Police received information that militants in Pakistan have planned to destabilise the growing warmth in bilateral trade relations between the two Asian neighbours. SF Punjab Frontier Inspector General Aditya Mishra briefing about the latest developments today said the objective of the threats by the militants was to destabilise the positive trade progress happening between India-Pakistan.
Chandigarh, May 16 (IANS) The Punjab Non-Resident Indian (NRI) Commission Wednesday issued a notice to the Jalandhar police commissioner and sought a report within three weeks about a runaway husband who allegedly duped a New Zealand-based NRI woman.
Chandigarh, May 13 (IANS) Punjab Labour Minister Surjit Kumar Jayani Sunday said that the state government is launching new schemes to rehabilitate 1,959 child labourers who it rescued in the last one year.
Gajapati (Odisha), May 10(ANI): The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) has launched a 'Civic Action Programme' to effectively combat Maoist threat and bridge the gap between the villagers and security personnel.