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Gurdaspur girls who faked selfie mishap return home


Gurdaspur, July 18 : Two Gurdaspur girls who had concocted a story to show they had drowned in a canal while clicking selfies, but had actually run away from home allegedly “in search of big money”, have returned home. The duo, Nisha and Lovepreet, had to sell their mobile phone to pay for their return fare from New Delhi to ...

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Hope lost, 2 more farmers end life


Sangrur/abohar : Under stress due to rising debt, two more farmers in the state committed suicide in the past 24 hours. In the first incident, Gurmale Singh (28) of Ramgarh Jawandhe village in Sangrur allegedly consumed poison this morning. He died on the way to hospital. Gurmale owned only 2 acres of agricultural land. He had taken a loan of around ...

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No exemption yet, Sikh body goes for GST registration


Amritsar : After getting no response from the Centre and the state government for GST exemption, the SGPC has started the process to get itself registered for the new tax regime. As per the GST terms and conditions applicable since July 1, the SGPC is liable to pay tax on the expenses made in the SGPC-run gurdwaras, including the Golden Temple. The ...

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Missing pilgrims’ kin hope against hope


Amritsar : Family members of eight Hemkund Sahib pilgrims, who went missing on their way back from the shrine in Uttarakhand, are reluctant to accept that they got perished in the strong current of Alaknanda river. Members of Mehta Taxi Union, who had gone to trace the missing pilgrims, believe otherwise. Members of the union returned from Uttarakhand last night after ...

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Pastor’s murder:Kin block highway, SIT constituted


Ludhiana : Demanding the arrest of the culprits who shot pastor Sultan Masih outside a local church last night, his relatives, accompanied by hundreds of members of the Christian community, today blocked the Ludhiana-Jalandhar NH-1. The blockade lasted for over three hours. It was lifted after the police assured the protesters that the culprits would be nabbed soon. Police Commissioner ...

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