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Ludhiana gangrape: Two arrested, three more identified by police

A 20-year-old from Ludhiana and her friend were returning from Sarabha Nagar market late on Saturday when their car was allegedly intercepted near Issewal by three accused.

Ludhiana: ‘Depressed’ man held for throwing holy text on floor

The alleged incident took place at the Gurudwara Singh Sabha in Palam Vihar.


Ludhiana gangrape: Two arrested, three more identified by police

The 20-year-old from Ludhiana and her friend were returning from Sarabha Nagar market late on Saturday when their car was allegedly intercepted near Issewal by three accused. The girl alleged that she was gangraped and her friend was assaulted.

Students told to perform again for ‘latecomer’ DEO; Punjab minister asks her to leave

Stopping the students who were to perform once again, the minister lashed out at the education officer saying, “Madam, kindly etho chale jaao. Please chale jao ethe. Tuhaade kaaran function dobara repeat hon lag geya... (Madam, please leave. Because of you, function is being repeated again).”

Ludhiana: Woman booked for extortion slits wrist at police station, stable

She was admitted to Civil Hospital where her condition was stable, said sources. She alleged that the police ‘harassed’ her.

Defamed by local media, say four Kashmiri men detained by Ludhiana cops on Diwali eve

The men alleged some newspaper reports claimed that Ludhiana police had arrested four ‘terrorists’ and weapons were recovered from them.


Man shot dead in Ludhiana

The deceased, Mandeep Bansal (32), was a resident of Khanna Enclave on Dhandhra Road. He was working as an architect with a private firm and was visiting his client’s site when the incident took place.

At colonial-era school in Amritsar, conservation experts create Indian ‘snakes and ladders’

The school a part of the Ram Bagh Gate premises, which is significant as it is the only surviving ‘gate’ built during reign of Maharaja Ranjit Singh in Amritsar. The other eleven gates were destroyed by the British.

Locked in for night shift, 4 workers die in hosiery unit fire in Ludhiana

Fire broke out at the multi-storey building, which houses a hosiery unit Kalra Knitwear in Kalyan Nagar of Daresi area of Ludhiana which manufactures cardigans.

Ludhiana: Elder sister killed five-year-old boy, dumped body in gunny bag, say police

The girl strangled her brother to death as she ‘wanted to get rid of him’. The accused confessed to her crime during questioning and said that she was frustrated as her brother used to follow her wherever she went and used abusive language towards her.

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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.