Divya Goyal 3

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Holy book desecration: BSF deployed in Punjab, protests continue

Following the intervention of Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday, companies of Border Security Force (BSF) reached Ludhiana, Jalandhar, Amritsar and Tarn Taran.

At PU youth festival, a taste of traditions of Punjab villages

Dr Nirmal Jaura, director, youth welfare, PU, told The Indian Express that the main objective of introducing the events, including a heritage quiz, was to generate awareness.

Sukhbir Singh Badal meets Simarjit Singh Bains’ ex-aides, Congress MLA

In another surprising visit, Sukhbir went to the residences of councillors Kamaldeep Karwal, Satpal Singh Lohara and Jagbir Sokhi — who all used to be the staunch supporters of independent MLA Simarjit Singh Bains.

Immense possibility of trade with Punjab, says Belgian ambassador

He further talked about the prospect of his country’s collaboration with Punjab in the field of chocolates.

Punjab labourer’s son bags gold at 2015 Special Olympics

Waiting for professional cycle till few months back, laborer's son from Punjab is now Special Olympics double gold medallist.

Rs 10 lakh compensation for family of 5-year-old boy crushed under Ludhiana corporation bus

The accident took place on Tuesday when the 5-year-old boy who was returning from market after buying snacks was crushed to death by LMC-run city bus on Dhandran road.

79 child labourers rescued from Ludhiana garment factory, cops yet to file FIR

A local NGO, Bachpan Bachao Andolan (BBA), claimed that the number of children rescued was close to 90.

Now, BJP Ludhiana unit questions move to allot MC room to SAD chief

The agenda was then declared pending but the BJP now claims that Mayor Harcharan Singh Gohalwaria.

Punjab minister’s history lesson: Religion has always helped control population

Health Minister Surjit Kumar Jayani also claimed that in 'ancient times', saints and gurus were successful in controlling the population.

Man behind Jet Airways flight hoax tweet surrenders in Jaipur

A HR executive with an MNC financial firm, Surinder Pratap, whose twitter handle carried the tweet, was neither detained nor arrested by Jaipur police since it said no case was registered against him in the city.

Teachers’ stir continues, one attempts self-immolation

Jaspreet Kaur, district president of the union, said the teachers will not come down from the water tank till their demands are met

15-year-old ‘pregnant’ rape victim goes missing

When The Indian Express visited the home of the victim, her aunt said, “She is not here and gone with her uncle for some work.”

Sikh youth sings Guru Nanak’s enviroment message at multi-faith dialogue on climate change

Hundreds of people from many faiths and religions of the world celebrated the moment when Pope Francis acknowledged thousands of participants for their moral and physical support towards the Papal Encyclical.

Congolese woman gives jitters to Ludhiana traffic police for hours

For hours, the Congolese woman remained in a passive standoff with the police.

Punjab English teachers’ ‘lake’ of proficiency in language shocks education minister

The teachers were not able to spell basic words and wrote vacent instead of vacant, lake for lack, and eight became eaght.

Moga: Judge smells something ‘fishy’ in chamber, writes to cops

The judge believed that one of his own employees may be spraying a harmful liquid with the intention to make him unwell.

Call me if there’s problem: Rahul Gandhi to family of farmer who killed self

The farmer committed suicide barely a month after he had met the Congress Vice President to apprise him of farmers' woes.

PAU is not the spokesperson of the state govt, says vice chancellor BS Dhillon

BS Dhillon is into his second term as the vice-chancellor of Punjab Agricultural University.

Punjab gas leak: At least 115 patients still hospitalised

G K Singh Dhaliwal, officiating Deputy Commissioner, Ludhiana, on Sunday said that 213 persons were hospitalised after the tragic gas leak in Doraha.

Ludhiana: Ammonia gas leak mishap kills 5, leaves more than 140 injured

The ammonia gas leak occurred when a tanker got stuck under a flyover near Ludhiana. The affected people have been admitted to different hospitals, said the police.

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