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Meet Sidhu Moosewala’s Pakistani fan whose ‘truck art’ tribute to the singer has gone viral

June 18, 2022 6:00:47 pm

Speaking to The Indian Express, the truck driver Shahzad Bhatti (30), a resident of Arifwala in Pakistan’s Punjab province, said he was so pained by singer Sidhu Moosewala’s death that he “wanted to do something big and unique”.

Agnipath protest: Youths vandalise railway property inside Ludhiana station

June 19, 2022 10:31:05 am

The police said that most of the protesters had their faces covered. They damaged glass window panes, ticket counters etc.

Back on Sangrur campaign trail, Bhagwant Mann shows lighter side of old political self

June 18, 2022 4:40:35 am

At times, the CM was spotted standing up through his car's open sunroof to greet and meet people, while at some other instances he also got down from his vehicle to shake hands with a few.

Chandigarh: Day after, experts blame gusty winds for honeybee attack

June 18, 2022 7:08:19 am

The tree on which the beehive was damaged on Thursday due to gusty winds adjoins a traffic police booth near the light point, Sector 17-18.

Ludhiana: 10-yr-old kidnapped, killed for Rs 1.50 lakh; body thrown in canal

June 17, 2022 11:26:43 pm

Police said that Amit (10) was kidnapped on June 15 and in the evening, his father Amninder Kumar, who lives in a 'vehra' in Dhandhari Khurd area of Ludhiana, received ransom calls demanding Rs 1.50 lakh.

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Farmer unions launch statewide protest against new moong procurement policies

June 17, 2022 5:10:46 am

The farm unions, who held protests in 70 places across 23 districts of Punjab, have claimed that the government was asking for copies of farad (land records) to be submitted with the procurement agency before purchase of the moong and maize crops.

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Protests mark Mann’s maiden roadshow

June 17, 2022 5:05:26 am

CM harps on his three-month-old govt achievements

Ludhiana: Draw of lots held for project named after Vajpayee

June 17, 2022 5:04:27 am

Named after the former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee, the project was 'relaunched' by the Congress government in December last year ahead of Assembly elections and former CM Charanjit Singh Channi had laid the foundation stone, again.

Canal breach submerges 200 acres of fields in Moga village

June 17, 2022 5:00:09 am

Village residents said that water had started entering fields Wednesday night and caused the canal’s banks, which were too weak to handle the pressure, to break.

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Gangster injured inside Ludhiana Central jail

June 17, 2022 4:40:59 am

Ludhiana jail superintendent Shivraj Singh said that the injured inmate was a “B-category” gangster.

Punjab: ASI ‘kills self’ by jumping before train

June 16, 2022 6:48:30 pm

The cop was identified as Jinder Kumar (48). His body was found on railway tracks near the Lakkar bridge, said inspector Jaskaran Singh, SHO Government Railway Police (GRP), Ludhiana.

Punjab: In face of protests, AAP leaders say confident of win in Sangrur

Punjab: In face of protests, AAP leaders say confident of win in Sangrur

June 16, 2022 12:40:16 pm

Members of the union had blocked the Patiala road for about 3 hours and later they lifted the dharna as authorities assured a meeting of the union with Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann.

Ludhiana: Two men pose as Lawrence Bishnoi gang members, extort crores; arrested

Ludhiana: Two men pose as Lawrence Bishnoi gang members, extort crores; arrested

June 16, 2022 1:24:45 pm

Ludhiana police commissioner Kaustubh Sharma said that following the gruesome murder of Sidhu Moosewala on May 29 in Mansa, these criminals used to threaten the people in Ludhiana and other districts of Punjab using virtual numbers on WhatsApp.

Moosewala murder: Gangster Lawrence Bishnoi produced in Mansa court, sent to 7-day police remand

June 15, 2022 9:35:30 am

On Tuesday evening, the Punjab police had taken transit remand of Bishnoi from Patiala House court in Delhi. A convoy of the AGTF left Delhi on Tuesday evening and reached Mansa in the intervening night of Tuesday and Wednesday.

Police take out a flag march in Mansa markets

June 15, 2022 4:39:53 am

The flag march was started around 6.30 pm and news of Bishnoi being brought to Punjab came after that but residents are linking the march with Bishnoi’s production in Mansa court .

Punjab: Moong purchase slow; farmers protest with produce outside MLA’s house

Farmer unions to protest moong procurement conditions on MSP

June 15, 2022 4:04:01 am

Jagmohan Singh Patiala, general secretary of BKU Dakaunda said, “The government is asking for copies of farad (land records) to be submitted with the procurement agency before purchase and also there is a quota of 5 quintals per acre procurement..we want the purchase of each and every grain.”

30-year-old man found murdered in Ludhiana

June 15, 2022 3:57:57 am

Locals noticed the body on the roadside and informed the police. The Dugri police reached the spot and started an investigation

Sikh man from Moga abducted in Iran, kin write to PM Modi

June 14, 2022 11:58:18 pm

Manjinder Singh Sidhu belongs to Daudhar Garbi village of Moga. His family said that even as he managed to escape and reach Tehran, the Indian Embassy was not providing any assistance to facilitate his safe return to India.

Punjab: Moong purchase slow; farmers protest with produce outside MLA’s house

Punjab: Moong purchase slow; farmers protest with produce outside MLA’s house

June 14, 2022 10:43:36 am

According to the policy, moong can be purchased through cooperative societies and not through arhtiyas (commission agents). Due to this, the arhityas will not make any commission by procuring produce.

Sangrur bypoll will be wake-up call for AAP, says Warring

June 12, 2022 2:39:54 am

Asserting that the AAP candidate could not be compared with the Congress's Dalvir Goldy, Warring said AAP did not field the CM’s sister as her defeat was certain.

Farmers unable to cash in on moong arrivals in mandis

June 12, 2022 7:25:49 am

Meanwhile, 22 farmer unions have threatened to launch protests in mandis from June 16 if the Punjab government does not iron out all the wrinkles in the procurement process.

Punjab: RELO holds English teaching workshop for govt teachers

June 11, 2022 8:51:23 am

As many as 320 teachers of English and social studies, from across the Punjab participated in the workshop, in the presence of state education minister Gurmeet Singh Meet Hayer and Punjab's SCERT director Maninder Sarkaria.

Punjab Agricultural University issues heatwave alert for livestock, crops

Punjab Agricultural University issues heatwave alert for livestock, crops

June 11, 2022 8:18:32 am

Animals and pets also require attention in view of the heat load. To avoid heat stress and dehydration, keep the animals indoors with frequent water availability and nutritious diet.

Patiala: 18 years after woman’s death due to ‘medical negligence’, SC orders doctor to pay Rs 25 lakh in damages

June 11, 2022 8:41:40 pm

While noting that it was 'certainly a case of medical negligence leading to deficiency in services', the court ordered Dr Gurmit Singh, a laparoscopic surgeon who runs Preet Surgical Centre & Maternity Hospital in Patiala, to pay the compensation.

Two men arrested in Hyderabad for sexually assaulting minor siblings

Week after man decapitated in full public view in Moga market, three arrested

June 11, 2022 4:15:53 am

While two accused – Ranjit Singh and Jasvir Singh – surrendered before a local court in Bagha Purana, the third one Gurjit Singh was arrested. Two others – Hansa Singh and Dharam Singh – were still on the run, police said.

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