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Vande Bharat Express will take you from Ludhiana to Delhi in 3 hours 20 mins

New Delhi-Ludhiana Shatabdi has been converted into Superfast Intercity Express from New Delhi to Lohian Khas via Rohtak, Jind, Dhuri, Sangrur, Ludhiana, Jalandhar city and Sultanpur Lodhi, and will run five days a week from October 4.

Stray cattle menace: Mansa bandh stretches into indefinite dharna

As Mansa deputy commissioner did not come to redress their issues, the protesters extended the protest as an indefinite dharna along with chain hunger strike that will continue Saturday at Mansa market.

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Ludhiana: Dharamvir Gandhi demands legalization of poppy cultivation

On Friday, Gandhi said that unlike heroin and smack, which are leading to deaths of youths, poppy husk or opium were not deadly and it was time that Punjab government should allow farmers to cultivate and sell this crop.

Explained: What is the Ludhiana City Centre ‘scam’?

The Indian Express explains the corruption case that has continued to haunt Punjab CM Amarinder Singh and his family for twelve years.

Punjab Civil Service officers go on strike, condemn attacks on colleagues

Last week, Atam Nagar MLA Simarjeet Singh Bains had allegedly misbehaved with Gurdaspur Deputy Commissioner Vipul Ujjwal. Bains was booked later.

Ludhiana: Two inmates die, two critically injured as lightning strikes Borstal Jail

Police said that the four inmates were offering prayers at a small temple inside the jail premises when there was a thunderbolt.

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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. 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

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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.

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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.

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