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Punjab: Protesting doctors hold parallel OPDs in hospital lawns, bear treatment cost

July 16, 2021 5:42 am

This was part of their ongoing protest against the recommendations of the state’s sixth pay commission, delinking the NPA from the basic pay and reducing it from 25 per cent to 20 per cent.

Ludhiana cop, his BJP councillor father among 12 booked for abetting woman's suicide

July 11, 2021 11:22 pm

Police said that Pooja, a 44-year woman from Chhawni Mohalla of Ludhiana, allegedly died by suicide. She had allegedly consumed poison on July 2 and succumbed on July 8 while undergoing treatment at Dayanand Medical College and Hospital (DMCH).

Ludhiana: Excise, police team crack liquor racket, 1 arrested

July 05, 2021 3:54 am

It also came to the notice of the raiding team that the premises was being used for distributing illegal liquor.

Ludhiana fake call centre duping UK, US residents busted, 27 held

July 02, 2021 5:25 am

Police said of the 27 people arrested in the case, at least five were foreign nationals, while four are from Delhi. The rest hail from Ludhiana. At least Rs 14.5 lakh in ‘hawala money’, 22 desktop systems, and 31 mobile phones were recovered from the accused.

Ludhiana: Elderly couple found murdered at their home

June 25, 2021 12:01 am

An FIR was registered against unknown assailants on the complaint of Pawan Kumar (59), the couple's son who lives in Moga, under section 302 (murder) of IPC at Hathur police station.

From Patna to Ludhiana, a 19-year-old's search for her husband

June 18, 2021 11:53 am

The woman only had the incomplete phone number of her husband, police used it to track him down.

My son was tortured': Jaipal Bhullar's father refuses cremation, demands probe in his killing

June 13, 2021 11:42 pm

On Sunday, while submitting a written plea to deputy commissioner Ferozepur demanding that Jaipal's autopsy be conducted again, Bhupinder,father of slain gangster Jaipal Singh Bhullar, and a retired inspector of the Punjab Police said that his son could 'do a crime, but not drugs'.

'Micro-oxygen chamber' created in Ludhiana's Rakh Bagh, 750 saplings of 60 native species planted by children

June 13, 2021 8:24 pm

The attempt, the students said, was to create a mini-forest that would be 'by the kids and for the kids'.

Days after anguished appeal for lung transplant, Punjab DSP dies of post-Covid complications

June 10, 2021 6:32 am

A few days ago, the DSP — in a video made from his hospital bed which went viral on social media — had made a poignant appeal to the Punjab government to fund his lung transplant instead of giving compensation to his family after he would die.

Punjab: Doctors urge all pregnant women to get jabs, children to stay indoors

June 10, 2021 3:46 am

Meanwhile, two children aged 8-10 years who had also tested positive, were discharged Wednesday morning after recovery.


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.