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Tuesday, January 26, 2021



‘We are not ready to relent, Delhi should not take us lightly anymore’

November 23, 2020 10:02 am

Ladhowal toll plaza generates highest collection in state in a day, but for last 50 days, it has been one of the biggest focal points of the farmers’ movement.

Months after flagging financial crunch at PU Patiala, V-C resigns

November 19, 2020 9:33 am

The state-run university has been embroiled in a deep financial mess with deficit of “at least Rs 300 crore”, and is struggling to pay even basic salaries and pensions of the staff and administration.

Ludhiana: Woman arrested for killing 4-year-old daughter by ‘smashing her head into wall’

October 18, 2020 12:38 am

Police said that according to the father, his wife had tried to strangle his elder daughter around two weeks ago.

Stray dog beaten to death, FIR lodged against security guards of upscale society in Ludhiana

October 09, 2020 9:45 pm

The FIR was lodged on the statement of animal lover Sunil Kumar Narula, president of Animal Protection and Welfare Association, of New Lajpat Nagar. On Friday, animal lovers also protested outside the residency building.

Patiala woman viral video: Kin accuse staff of negligence; authorities say she walked out herself, role of staff still under probe

September 22, 2020 11:51 am

Karnail Kaur, a resident of village Phumanwal of Sangrur, died around 5.30 pm on Saturday at Rajindra Hospital, the same day she was admitted.

Mohali leads in Twitter ‘Conversation Replay’

September 16, 2020 11:25 am

Mohali was amongst the top three cities across themes of ‘adventure and travel’, ‘humour’ and ‘doing good deeds’. Other themes of joy that saw interest and contribution from people of Ludhiana were ‘achievement’ and ‘romance’.

Getting 20-25 complaints about Faridkot medical college daily: MLA

August 27, 2020 12:23 pm

Faridkot has only 21 beds for Level 3 (critical care) and all of them were occupied as on Tuesday.

Industries Minister tests positive, 1,293 fresh cases in Punjab

August 26, 2020 9:55 am

SAD president Sukhbir Singh Badal, Union Cabinet minister Harsimrat Badal and their two children tested negative on Tuesday.

Punjab govt must submit formal proposal if it wants a third int’l airport at Ludhiana: Hardeep Singh Puri

August 25, 2020 12:05 pm

As per additional information available with the minister's office, a 'civil terminal' is coming up at Halwara Indian Air Force (IAF) station but it hasn't been given any approval for international flights yet.

50 more deaths push Punjab toll to 1,086

August 24, 2020 12:06 pm

Of the 50 fresh deaths reported as per Sunday’s bulletin, the maximum were recorded in Patiala.


Protesters attack Arvind Kejriwal’s car in Ludhiana

February 29, 2016 6:27 pm

"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

April 25, 2014 9:01 pm

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


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

February 12, 2016 8:26 am

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

January 23, 2016 4:53 pm

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

January 22, 2016 8:39 am

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

January 22, 2016 5:39 am

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

January 08, 2016 9:31 am

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.