GURDASPUR

  • Gurdaspur's Manpreet Singh martyred in Uri, laid to rest with full state honours December 8, 2014

    Gurdaspur on Sunday bid farewell to Gunner Manpreet Singh who was killed fighting terrorists in Uri on Friday. The martyr's body was brought from Srinagar to Gurdaspur and was cremated with full state honours. Several top ranking officers attended the funeral and paid their respects. ...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories December 5, 2014

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • Gurdaspur botched-up surgeries: Is our public healthcare system letting down the people who need it the most? December 5, 2014

    A free cataract surgery camp organized in Punjab's Gurdaspur went horribly wrong after it left 16 people blind. The Punjab government has registered cases against the doctor and the charitable institute that organised the camp. ...
  • Is our public health care system flawed? December 5, 2014

    The patients from Amritsar had undergone a cataract surgery at the eye camp that was organised by an NGO last week. Soon after the unsuccessful operations, the victims were admitted to the ENT hospital in Gurdaspur on Wednesday. ...
  • Human Rights Commission's notice to Punjab over botched-up eye surgeries December 5, 2014

    New Delhi: The National Human Rights Commission on Friday issued a notice to Punjab government over the botched-up eye surgeries that took place in a medical camp in Gurdaspur region. The surgeries which were held in a medical camp organised by an NGO left almost 16 people blind. Dr Vivek Arora, the...
  • Doctor who botched-up eye surgeries in Gurdaspur arrested December 5, 2014

    Gurdaspur: Soon after the case of botched-up eye surgeries which left 16 people blind in Gurdaspur came to light, the doctor, Dr Vivek Arora, who performed the surgeries has been arrested. A case against Sri Krishna Eye Hospital in Mathura where the doctor works has also been registered. The patients...
  • Gurdaspur tragedy: Center seeks report on incident from state government, says JP Nadda December 5, 2014

    16 people lost their vision following an operation at an eye camp in Gurdaspur in Punjab. The patients, who are from Amritsar, had undergone cataract surgery organised by an NGO last week. Union Health Minister Jagat Prakash Nadda said, "We have asked for a report from the Punjab government. We...
  • Sixteen people lose their vision after undergoing cataract operation in an eye camp in Punjab December 5, 2014

    Gurdaspur: Barely a month after 14 women were killed due to botched up sterilisation surgeries in Bilaspur in Chattisgarh, 16 people have lost their eye sight after undergoing eye operation in an eye camp in Gurdaspur. The patients from Amritsar had undergone a cataract surgery at the eye camp...
  • State Congress stopping flow of central grants to Punjab: Prakash Sing Badal September 1, 2013

    Gurdaspur: Reports in a section of the local media related to alleged comments by Union Minister Jairam Ramesh that the state Congress leadership was opposing central grants for the state had exposed the anti-Punjab stance of the party, Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal said on Sunday. Interacting with reporters in Gurdaspur on the...
  • Punjab: Stepfather forcibly marries minor daughter May 12, 2013

    Gurdaspur: In a shocking incident, a stepfather allegedly married his minor daughter after forcibly taking her in Jammu on the pretext of getting her 'Aadhar' card. The incident came to light when the girl's mother, lodged a complaint against her husband, Pardeep Malik, following which police conducted raid at his...
  • Police should not have revealed victim's name: Family January 13, 2013

    Gurdaspur: Punjab Police on Sunday drew flak from all quarters, including the 29yearold gangrape victim's family, for revealing the woman's name. "The police should not have made the name of the woman public," a relative of the gangrape victim said. Police on Saturday issued the gangrape victim's name in a press note....
  • Punjab bus gangrape: Six arrested, search on for last accused January 13, 2013

    Gurdaspur: Six men were arrested by the Punjab Police on Saturday for allegedly gangraping a 29yearold married woman in this frontier district, police said. The victim, in her complaint to police, said that she was travelling in a bus to her inlaws' village, Gukla, on Friday evening when the bus...
  • Punjab: 5 arrested for alleged gangrape of 28yrold January 12, 2013

    Chandigarh: The Punjab police on Saturday arrested five men in connection with the alleged gangrape of a 28yearold woman in Gurdaspur district. According to the police, the accused, seven in number, and the victim were travelling in a bus. However, the bus did not stop at the place where the...
  • Punjab: Six men molest, thrash woman, on the run January 12, 2013

    Gurdaspur: Six persons were booked on the alleged charges of molestation and beating up a woman in Gurdaspur on Saturday, police said. The molesters, identified as Gogan, Shaikhu, Ravi, Honey, Shamu and Rimpa passed lewd remarks at the woman near Geeta Bhawan Road in the city, Gurdaspur (City) SHO, Gurdeep...
  • Punjab: Two petrol pump employees shot dead by robbers January 9, 2013

    Gurdaspur: Two petrol pump employees were killed while another was seriously injured when six robbers opened fire at them in Varsola village near Gurdaspur after they refused to hand over cash, police said on Wednesday. Police have launched a hunt for the six assailants after registering an FIR. SHO Gulzar Singh...
  • Punjab: SAD leader's nephew beats up traffic cop December 10, 2012

    Chandigarh: In another shocking case of those in powerful positions abusing their power in Punjab, the Akali Dal government is facing heat yet again after a traffic policeman was allegedly beaten up by the nephew of an Akali leader. The incident, which comes close on the heels of the murder...
  • SAD leader's nephew roughs up home guard December 9, 2012

    Chandigarh: In yet another embarrassment for ruling Shiromani Akali Dal in Punjab, nephew of party's district youth wing president has been booked for roughing up a home guard and tearing his uniform in Gurdaspur, 220 kms from Chandigarh. The accused has been identified as Inderpal Singh, nephew of Gurdaspur Youth...
  • Rajoana clemency: Gurdaspur remains under curfew March 30, 2012

    New Delhi: Gurdaspur will continue to remain under curfew on Friday after communal clashes that broke out in the city on Thursday over the issue of Rajoana execution that left one dead and one injured in police firing. Two groups clashed on Thursday over clemency for Balwant Singh Rajoana, a convict...