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Ludhiana: 12-year-old boy found murdered

August 07, 2022 11:37 pm

The police said that the body was found dumped in a gutter

Punjab BJP chief: ‘No plans to reunite with Akali Dal … (people) want us to contest on our own ... AAP govt taking credit for central projects'

August 08, 2022 11:00 am

Ashwani Kumar Sharma talks to ‘The Indian Express’ about the training camps the BJP recently held for its leaders, former ally Akali Dal, the AAP government, and the party’s plans in Punjab.

Fill 1,000 vacant posts in agriculture dept for PAU students immediately: Badal

August 05, 2022 8:31 am

SAD chief meets protesting students, says if need be ‘will gherao CM’

Hawara panel submits memorandums to MLAs for release of Sikh political Prisoners

August 04, 2022 10:16 pm

The committee — led by Prof Baljinder Singh — has requested the MLAs that Bandi Singhs are residents of Punjab and their families are entitled to their release because most such Sikh prisoners have exhibited good conduct during their stay in jails.

‘Appeal to CM Mann to provide better pension’

August 04, 2022 3:40 pm

Once a famous Dalit icon and singer, Bant Singh now lives in penury

Punjab’s first integrated command and control centre launched in Ludhiana

August 03, 2022 11:30 am

The hi-tech centre was set up at a cost of Rs 35.96 crore. More than 1,400 CCTV cameras have been installed in Ludhiana under the ICCC and Local Bodies Minister Dr Inderbir Singh Nijjar said it would bring about a sweeping change in the functioning of the civic body and police administration.

Ludhiana: Jagraon man gets extortion call from Goldy Brar gang

August 03, 2022 10:45 am

According to the police, the complainant in the case had told them that he had received a call, wherein the caller demanded Rs 10 lakh and threatened that if the money was not paid, he and his entire family would meet the same fate as Sidhu Moosewala.

Youth dies of suspected drug overdose, 8 booked

August 03, 2022 3:32 am

Pargat added that his son was a drug addict and he suspects that he was given an injection by the accused due to which he died.

Compensate moong farmers for losses they suffered: Badal

August 03, 2022 3:13 am

Asking the Chief Minister what the fault of the farmers was that they were being made to suffer, Badal demanded that the state immediately dole out compensation.

Medical superintendent writes to university for purchase of mattresses

August 03, 2022 3:09 am

Sources said that since the V-C resigned, some other subordinate staff are also not reporting to duty at BFUHS and some have even resigned.


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.