Saturday, 3 December, 2022

Topic: Jalandhar

This village in Jalandhar is 100% stubble burning free & setting an example for all of Punjab

Bajra has been free of farm fires for over five years now. Sarpanch says farmers are given tractor or machinery they need to clear fields without burning stubble.

Jalandhar Cantt’s ‘election Olympics’ bucks Punjab trend, Congress’ Pargat beats AAP’s Sodhi

Sitting MLA and Punjab Sports Minister Pargat Singh beat anti-incumbency and polled 6,000 more votes than closest opponent and fellow hockey veteran Surinder Singh Sodhi of AAP.

Jalandhar’s Rs 2,000-cr sports goods industry says Covid shut 40% units, govt says no distress

ThePrint visited Jalandhar, where workers and business owners in the sporting goods industry are sending distress signals. Government officials say concerns are overblown.

Severe Covid infections & younger patients — why Punjab’s ‘NRI belt’ blames UK variant for surge

Hoshiarpur & Jalandhar recorded 14 deaths each on 26 March and 9 each on 31 March. Authorities & doctors say Covid is spreading to rural areas and patients in their 40s, some even without comorbidities.

Pseudoscience gorillas are endangering citizens & the planet

Pseudoscience poses a great danger by preventing the right thing from being done and by also by doing the wrong thing big.

This Indian scientist says Newton & Einstein are wrong, Harsh Vardhan better than Kalam

At 106th Science Congress in Jalandhar, Tamil Nadu scientist questions fundamentals of physics, wants to name gravitational waves after Narendra Modi.

Priest who was key witness in Kerala nun rape case dead, cops say it could be heart attack

Father Kuriakose Kattuthara was found dead in his room Monday. Police believe he died of natural causes, but have not ruled out foul play yet.

Priest who was witness in Kerala nun rape case found dead in Punjab

Father Kuriakose Kattuthara was transferred to a Catholic church in Punjab's Dasuya 15 days ago.

50 killed in Amritsar as train ploughs through crowd watching Ravan effigy burning

As the Ravan effigy was lit, a section of the crowd started retreating towards the tracks and were run over by the train.

Jalandhar bishop who ‘raped’ Kerala nun wields great influence over Punjab’s Christians

Franco Mulakkal heads the Jalandhar diocese, a powerful body that promotes all Catholic Christian activities in several districts of Punjab and Himachal.

On Camera


51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.


Navy chief Admiral Hari Kumar addressing a press conference on the eve of Navy Day | ANI

Indian Navy puts on hold plans to build IAC 2, but is considering repeat order of Vikrant

At his annual press conference, Navy chief Admiral Hari Kumar also said they'll soon take a call on whether they'll go in for marine version of Rafale fighters or F/A 18 Super Hornets.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Gujarat election is anything but dull. BJP’s political neurosis about AAP is the hidden headline

Gujarat is the only state where Modi is directly in contention. Even if he wins, the team that runs him closest has much to gain.