Moderate to heavy rain during the past 24 hours in almost all parts of this region has brought smiles back on the faces of the disappointed farmers of Punjab and Haryana.

In the last one week, Pong Reservoir level has gone up by 23 feet

Chandigarh: The district administration of Nawanshahr today swung into action to check illegal mining in the Sutlej riverbed. All mining activity in the riverbed has come to a halt.

Shifts base from Ropar to Nawanshahr district for its nefarious activities

More than 300 taken ill; cases also reported from Hoshiarpur dist.

Julah Majra in Nawanshahr district is one of the few villages in Punjab where one gets to savour an unusual sight. As the final bell rings at the government school here, hundreds of girls, clearly outnumbering the boys, tramp out of the classrooms.

Nawanshahr: In theory, the nationwide ban on smoking at public places came into effect on October 2, 2008, but its implementation remains dismal at best. Even as smoking at public places goes on rampantly, authorities here have been merely passing the buck.

Nawanshahr, September 22 Complaints regarding the packed midday meal, launched by Punjab Education Minister Upinderjit Kaur on September 16 in Nawanshahr district, have been pouring in almost from day one.