Streetlights remain non-functional in many localities
Residents allege MC indifference
The failure of the local Municipal Corporation authorities to properly monitor the working of the private contractors engaged in the maintenance of street lights in the city coupled with the "departmental shortage" of electrical goods has been a major cause of inconvenience for residents of several localities here.
Kapurthala district administrative complex building on brink of collapse
It is a threat looming large. The century-old dilapidated building that houses the district administrative and judicial complex can collapse any day.
Declared unsafe by the PWD almost a decade back, the building has developed many
cracks in its roofs due to unwanted vegetation atop.
Century-old administrative complex at Kapurthala declared unsafe.
— Photo by Pawan Sharma
Browse, borrow, buy at
The city is going the Chandigarh way! Well, almost. With The Browser opening its "bookstore-cum-library" here, book lovers would not have to look towards the capital city of Chandigarh to read or buy the latest books authored by Indian and foreign writers.
"The idea is to give readers a wide base of books to choose from. And they
don't necessarily have to buy a book to read it.
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Their winning streak and game both await recognition
Strong determination and regular, sustained practice are the ingredients of success for them. They get up at the crack of the dawn and start the practice of Yoga, breathing exercises, meditation et al.