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Retired govt employee found dead in Ludhiana: Wife held, cops say she plotted murder with partner

Jasvir Singh had undergone a sex-change surgery in 1998. He had married Daljit in 2006. Police had been suspicious of Daljit since the day of the murder as she did not raise an alarm and it was her minor son who had alerted the neighbours.

Moga: Three booked after man dies of suspected heroin overdose

On the basis of a complaint filed by his paternal uncle Varinder Kumar, police booked three persons — Gopi, Sukhdarshan and Jagdeep alias Chindi — under Section 304 of IPC (Culpable homicide not amounting to murder).


Ludhiana: Drug addict undergoing treatment found murdered, father alleges conspiracy

Police said his throat was slit and his nose and an ear had been chopped off.

Retired Punjab govt employee murder: Wife held, cops say she plotted with partner, hired contract killers

Inspector Nidhan Singh, SHO, Jagraon city police station, said the three other accused are still absconding

Punjab Dalits protest against ‘demolition’ of centuries-old Ravidas temple

Raising slogans against the Union government and the Supreme Court, the protesters said the Delhi government and Parliament should adopt a resolution to grant the same land at Tughlakabad for the reconstruction of the temple.

Ludhiana: Fire at garments manufacturing unit

The fire broke out at around 9.30 am and flames were not completely doused till filing of this report at 7.30 pm.


Ludhiana: Man's body with multiple stab wounds found by 8-year-old son

Police said that the victim’s wife Daljit Kaur (40), was also present in the house, and had sustained injuries, but did not raise an alarm. She is currently admitted in hospital and her statement is yet to be recorded.

Ludhiana: Woman found dead in gurdwara washroom, overdose suspected

Gurdwara volunteers told police that woman had been regularly visiting the gurdwara for the past few days.

Trouble in Ludhiana Congress: After party MLA, 15 councillors protest over lack of development in their wards

Sources said that these fissures were developing within the Ludhiana Congress as many councillors were upset over the “preference” given to Ludhiana West area, where Cabinet Minister Bharat Bhushan Ashu is the MLA, when it comes to development works.

Lack of rainwater harvesting system, storm water drains hits Ludhiana hard

Ludhiana has three sewage treatment plants (STP) which have a capacity of 477 million litres water per day (MLD). However, with the growing size of the city, the flow is not less than 750 MLD on routine days. On, rainy days, it’s even more.

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Protesters attack Arvind Kejriwal’s car in Ludhiana

"In a well-orchestrated attack, the goons sent by Badals attacked Kejriwal's car with stones & rods as police stood by. The attackers came within an inch of grievously injuring Kejriwal," party leader Ashish Khetan tweeted.

Elections 2014: Narendra Modi addresses rally in Ludhiana

BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi addressed a rally in Ludhiana on Friday.


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Daredevils stun spectators in Punjab's Kila Raipur 'ural Olympics'

Ludhiana (Punjab), Feb 12: Every year Ludhiana becomes the destination for hundreds of sports enthusiasts from around the world who come to witness the Kila Raipur Sports Festival or the Rural Olympics. In the 80th edition of the rural Olympics held in Kila Raipur near Ludhiana, children, youngsters and veterans exhibited their courage and skill. The four-day sporting event from February 4-7 saw stuntmen performing daredevil acts like weight lifting with beard, pulling car with teeth, standing on a moving bike, holding ladder in mouth among others. Sportspersons displayed their agility and dexterity in a plethora of other sports like shot-put, weight lifting, paragliding and karate. The sporting event started in 1933 with only wrestling and athletics. Sports lovers from around the world flock to witness the unique sporting event. These games not only promote sportsmanship but also help develop closer people-to-people contact.

Few suspects seen near Army Cantonment area in Dholewal

Ludhiana, Jan 23 (ANI): Few suspects were seen near the army cantonment area in Dholewal On Saturday evening, due to which the Ludhiana police officials issued high alert in the region. As a result, search operation was conducted in the area. Assistant Commissioner of Police, Ravinder Singh Cheema on Saturday said that ahead of the Republic day celebration, routine search operation is going on. He also said that he cannot disclose exactly about the operation right now.


Inter-university youth festival in Ludhiana strengthens cultural bond

Ludhiana,Jan 22 (ANI): Punjab Agricultural University in Ludhiana comes alive with the lively performances by students from North India. "Goonj-2016", the four-day long 31st Inter-University North Zone Youth Festival was organised by the Ministry of Youth Affairs in collaboration with Association of Indian Universities (AIU). Some 1200 students from universities across North India participated in 26 events including folk and classical music, mimicry, theatre, quiz and literary activities. The best performers will represent the north zone in a national level youth festival to be held in Mysore city in Karnataka.

Fire breaks out at chemical factory in Ludhiana

Ludhiana, Jan 22 (ANI): A massive fire broke out at chemical factory in Ludhiana last night. Fire tenders have rushed to the spot to douse the flame. No casualties have been reported so far.

India wakes up to foggy morning

New Delhi/Gurgaon / Ludhiana, Jan 08 (ANI): New Delhi woke up to a foggy morning on Friday with minimum temperatures dropping to 11 degree Celsius and poor visibility hitting vehicular movement. Early morning departures and arrivals of flights were delayed as visibility was very low on the runway. Around 60 flights were delayed. Delhi is expected to witness light rains on Saturday evening which is expected to lower the temperatures further. The traffic was slow, causing inconvenience to the commuters. Gurgaon also experienced severe foggy condition allowing only a very few vehicles on the roads. Low visibility also created trouble in reading sign boards. Meanwhile, Ludhiana city in state of Punjab was also covered under a thick blanket of fog as cold wave conditions prevailed. The year 2016 started at a warm note but the temperatures might change again.