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NHAI land acquisition: 2 revenue officials, 3 ‘fake beneficiaries’ booked

Ludhiana Deputy Commissioner (DC) Pardeep Kumar Aggarwal said that an amount of Rs 1.23 crore was allegedly paid ‘fraudulently’ to fake beneficiaries and another sum of Rs 1.11 crore was about to be released.

Rainfall, drastic dip in stubble fires bring some relief to Punjab

Despite this however, the total number of farm fires in Punjab reached 42,846 on Thursday, as compared to 33,673 last year.

Ludhiana: Kashmiri students say three of them were ‘detained’, police deny claim

In a tweet sent to Punjab Police, a Kashmir-based photographer posted a video claiming it was taken inside campus, in which students are allegedly seen protesting and shouting slogans against Punjab Police, saying ‘We Want Justice’.

Choking on bad air, a village near Punjab’s Bathinda refinery seeks answers

The sarpanch said that in 2013, the villagers had started a dharna for several days and even had stalled the working of the refinery for few days as we were fed up of air pollution levels of the refinery.

Ludhiana: 4-year-old sodomised, killed; neighbour held

Police said the accused, a native of Uttar Pradesh, had had an argument with the boy’s mother a few days ago.

550th Gurpurab: In middle of night, Hindus, Muslims give floral welcome to Nagar Kirtan in Ludhiana

The chants of ‘Jo Bole So Nihaal’ reverberated outside Jama Masjid, Durga Mata Mandir and Shri Gyan Sthal Mandir of Ludhiana as both Hindu and Muslim communities showered petals on the paalki and their representatives honoured the Sikh devotees accompanying the procession.

‘No Diwali gifts please’, say notices outside Ferozepur DC’s home, office

The deputy commissioner also called upon other government officials and employees to do the same. He further urged people to donate to the underprivileged instead.

Capt venting over Dakha defeat by slashing Cheema’s security cover, says Sukhbir

Sukhbir said that “if any harm came to Akali leaders as a result of the government’s vengeful decision, the chief minister would be held directly responsible for it”.

Dakha bypoll — At village where Buddha Nullah dumps Ludhiana’s waste, a question: ‘Will we get clean drinking water in this lifetime’

In this village in rural Ludhiana, the stinking, toxic black waters of polluted Buddha Nullah stream, carrying the domestic, sewage, industrial and other waste of Ludhiana city, meets the comparatively cleaner waters of Sutlej. For nearly four decades, some 1,000 residents of Walipur Kalan have been bearing with the suffocating stench of the nullah water.

Punjab govt orders probe into advocate’s allegations against ADC (General)

ADC(G) Sandhu said the allegations against him were totally baseless and false as the complainant lawyer was trying to armtwist the authorities as well as him for securing a particular case, related to possession of a disputed property, in their favour.

Ludhiana road cave-in: Congress councillor’s husband, sons booked for assaulting BJP leader

A video also went viral on social media in which Kalia could be heard screaming for help as the accused allegedly assaulted him.

Ludhiana: 2 workers die, 1 taken ill during work in dyeing unit 

The incident happened at Balrama Textiles in Mahavira Jain Colony opposite Ludhiana Central Jail on Sunday.