Jallandhar - Doaba
Factory gutted in Jalandhar

JALANDHAR: A factory engaged in the manufacturing of thermasheets gutted in a heavy fire this afternoon. The factory situated in Sangal Sohal village on Jalandhar-Kapurthala road caught fire in the afternoon at about 12.30 PM and with in time the fire spread to machine unit and store of the factory containing chemical and other inflammable material. . Four fire tenders were pressed in service to douse the flames.

March 30, 2014 09:54 PM
Deputy manager TOI dies in road accident, cremated in Jalandhar

JALANDHAR: Hundreds of people from all walks of life today bid a tearful adieu to the Deputy Manager in Jalandhar office of Times of India Newspaper Mr. Gaurav Khanna (31), who passed away after a fatal road accident here on Saturday late evening. He is survived by his father, mother, wife and sister.

March 30, 2014 09:51 PM
Jalandhar district declared 17th 'Tobacco Free' district

CHANDIGARH: In its continued pursuit to protect people of Punjab from harmful effects of second hand smoke in public places, Punjab’s Health and Family Welfare Minister Sh. Surjit Kumar Jyani today formally declared Jalandhar district as 'Tobacco smoke free’. Sixteen Districts have already been declared so on the basis of compliance study by School of Public Health, PGIMER, Chandigarh. He said that 40% of all types of Cancers and 90% of oral Cancers are attributed to Tobacco usage. He said efforts are being made to make the entire state Tobacco-smoke free, soon.

February 01, 2014 11:02 PM
Akali Dal workers gherao Congress MP’s residence in Jalandhar

JALANDHAR: SAD workers led by District SAD president Gurcharan Singh Channi today laidaseige to the residence of Jalandhar Lok Sabha member Mohinder Singh KP to press for their demand of making the names of congress leaders public who were behind the 1984 Delhi riots against the Sikhs.

February 01, 2014 10:25 PM
Stinking heaps of garbage a threat to life in Jalandhar

JALANDHAR: Heaps of garbage scattered on the roads and every nook and corner of the streets all over the city due to ten days strike of the safai workers had started stinking. The municipal Corporation authorities are unable to get the bags of garbage thrown on the streets and bazaars lifted and the streets cleaned even after the strike had been called of five days back.
The entire city is witnessing a pathetic and poor picture of sanitation for everyone in the city and the visitors especially the traders coming to purchase sports goods.

January 28, 2014 10:58 PM
Traders lay siege to the residence of BJP MLA

By Shilpi
JALANDHAR: Traders and industrialist laid a siege to the residence of former minister and local BJP MLA Manoranjan Kalia to press for their demands of reduction in the property tax of commercial buildings, refund of VAT and other taxes levied on the business community and as well on the general public.

January 27, 2014 09:10 PM
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