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Thursday, May 28, 2020



Tepid take off for lone flight on Ludhiana-Delhi route, 11 arrive, just 5 leave on Day 1

May 26, 2020 12:00 pm

The airport authorities at Sahnewal domestic airport of Ludhiana had already proposed to Air India to make the lone Ludhiana-Delhi flight six days a week as they were expecting a better response in absence of rail service.

Ludhiana: Shops reopen with strict rules, discounts

May 22, 2020 3:48 pm

Thermal scanning and sanitising has been made mandatory in every store.

Punjab: Two-month-old’s samples test positive a day after his death

May 22, 2020 1:34 pm

In Batala, four pregnant women tested positive for the coronavirus.

Positive patient breaks home isolation, gets honoured by villagers, booked

May 22, 2020 5:35 pm

He was one of the 19 patients who got infected in a chain of employees of Ludhiana-based tyre factory Hindustan Tyres and was admitted to Civil Hospital, Khanna.

HC orders unfreezing of Ludhiana Trust’s account

May 21, 2020 7:45 pm

The account of Bharat Vikas Parishad Charitable Trust Punjab, which is stated to be engaged in providing artificial limbs to the needy, was frozen by the government after certain discrepancies were detected in the accounts, particularly with regard to the account meant for foreign contributions - it was used for contribution by domestic persons.

A family returns to UP: ‘apni sabse keemti cheez kho kar jaa rahe hain...’

May 21, 2020 1:44 pm

Savita (35), who had come to Ludhiana with her husband as a newly-wed bride nearly 15 years back, said she was returning empty-handed after losing the “most precious thing in her life in this city”.

‘My luggage has reached UP, I am stuck in Haryana ...can’t go back to Punjab now’

May 21, 2020 11:44 am

A group of 80, including Ranbir and his family, had left for Hardoi in May 15. Five days later, they are divided between two shelter homes in two different states - Yamunanagar and Saharanpur and their luggage is on its way to Hardoi, but still not home.

NRI who gave Punjab its first library-on-wheels, passes away in New York

May 18, 2020 3:45 pm

He had a Ph.D in library science from Western Michigan University and served in American schools for decades.

In Punjab’s bicycle hub, units start slow ride to recovery

May 18, 2020 1:08 pm

Ludhiana’s bicycle industry would import, parts and bicycles, worth Rs 17,00 crores every year from China.

Taking train first time after lockdown, guard wears mask tailored by his wife

May 18, 2020 12:16 pm

“The mask I am using has been sanitised twice by my wife, and I will continue to use it every time I step on the train or outside my residence,” he said.


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.