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Self-styled godman held for raping 19-year-old

Victim had gone to self-styled godman for seeking solution of her strained relationship with boyfriend Ludhiana: A 19-year-old girl was raped by a `tantrik’ in his office on Thursday. The victim had gone the self styled godman for seeking solution of her strained relationship with boyfriend. Police Division No.5 have registered case in this regard. According to

Youth initiative: Fogging and spray done at nearby villages of Khanna

Khanna: Fogging and spray was done at villages Bhadla Ucha, Bhadla Neecha and Mahoun,  adjoining Khanna, by fogging machines and spray pumps,  to keep away dengue and mosquitoes by the youths of the area.  These fogging machines and spray pumps were donated by the Youth Akali Dal leader of the area, Yadwinder Singh Yadu.  Fogging was

Proposal of construction of multilevel parking at entrance of city railway station hanging in air for last 6 years

Ludhiana: Awaiting green signal for approval of the higher authorities, a proposal of construction of multilevel parking at the entrance of the Ludhiana railway station is hanging in between for the last six years, due to which passengers parking their vehicle in the parking without shed. This is causing damage to their vehicles, mainly in the

ADC flags off publicity van of Punjab government 

Van will visit every village and town to propagate policies and programmes of Punjab government Ludhiana: Additional Deputy Commissioner Apneet Riyait, on Thursday, flagged off the publicity van of Punjab government which will visit every village and town to propagate the policies and programmes of Punjab government. The campaign of government “Eh Shaam apni Sarkar de

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Initiative for the disabled by Ravneet Bittu has BJP leaders fighting for credit: Ludhiana Congress

Ludhiana:  With elections around the corner, the credit game is the only ball game played by Punjab politicians these days. And it doesn’t matter at all whether it is a rough tackle or the referee is showing the red card. All that counts is the ball in the goal for the public to see. In the


Ram Krishan nominated chairman to GMMSA

Ludhiana: Ram Krishan, former President GMMSA, has been nominated as Chairman of Garments Machinery Manufacturers and Supplies Association. Narinder Kumar President of association along with Teja Singh, Senior Vice President Gurpreet Singh Vice President, Gurdev Singh General Secretary, Amit Jain Treasurer, Parmesh Wassist Joint Secretary, Sukhwinder Singh Secretary PR honoured Ram Krishan by presenting a bouquet

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Week-long free check-up facility to be organised for doctors on Doctor’s Day

Ludhiana: Pancham Hospital is to provide free check-up facility for doctors suffering from cardiac ailments on Doctor’s Day. The tests related to cardiac problems will be done free of cost. Harmanpreet Singh, Director of Pancham Hospital, said that all the doctors give most of the time of their life to serve the patients and out of 24


3 die and 2 others sustain injuries in road accident near Doraha

Khanna: Three persons died and two others were injured when the Honda City car in which they were travelling, met with an accident on Rajgarh Flyover Bridge, near Doraha, on Wednesday late evening.  The deceased have been identified as Pardeep Singh (18), Varinder Singh (24) and Parmod Kumar (26), while the injured have been identified as

Simarjit Bains

Bains brothers exposed with announcement of new political party: Sidhu

Says, ‘Having no other option, Bains has now announced to float a party’ Ludhiana: Hitting out at Independent MLA and head of Team Insaaf Simarjit Singh Bains, Congress leader and in-charge of Atam Nagar constituency Kulwant Singh Sidhu said that Bains brothers were exposed with the announcement of new political party. Sidhu said that earlier, Bains

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The Way of Islam: Shahi Imam rejects announcement to observe Black Day

Hails Punjab police for timely action in Malerkotla Sacrilege, rejects announcement to observe July 1 as “black day”   Ludhiana: The Shahi Imam Punjab Maulana Habir Ur Rehman Sani Ludhianvi on Thursday rejected the confrontationist approach in the name of Islam. The Imam has outrightly rejected the announcement to observe July 1 as Black Day as


Bhattal and Manpreet ‘differ’ over red beacons on vehicles

Congress Manifesto Draft Committee chairperson Rajinder Kaur Bhattal and convener Manpreet Badal was in Jalandhar to meet traders Jalandhar: Punjab Congress Manifesto Draft Committee leaders, who reached out to the traders to gauge their mood ahead of the assembly elections ended up in difference of opinion over the issue of using ‘Red Beacons’ atop the cars


Istanbul airport attack toll rises to 43

Ankara: The deaths from bombing attacks in Istanbul’s Ataturk Airport has risen to 43, Turkish officials said on Thursday. Nineteen of the victims were foreign nationals, and the evidence pointed to the Islamic State (IS) as behind the attack, Xinhua news agency reported. Over 200 people were injured in the gun and bombing attack. Turkish


Apple may block iPhone from taking photos, videos at concerts

Los Angeles: Filming videos and clicking photographs at live concerts may soon be a thing of the past, as Apple is working on a technology that could disable photo and video functionality at events. The company won approval from the US Patent and Trademark Office on Wednesday for a patent it applied for in 2009


Salman Khan’s version of ‘Sultan’ title track out

Mumbai: After rendering romantic track “Jag Ghoomeya” in “Sultan”, superstar Salman Khan gave a special treat to his fans by releasing the title track of his forthcoming film in his voice. Amid the controversy around Salman getting a track sung by singer Arijit Singh from “Sultan”, the actor had released the song “Jag ghoomeya” in

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Breaking: Salman Khan directed to appear before NCW

New Delhi: The National Commission for Women has directed Salman Khan to appear before it in the matter regarding a derogatory remark made on the women.  Salman had reportedly compared his gruelling shoot for the upcoming film Sultan to that of the condition of a ‘raped’ woman. His ‘rape comment’ has stirred enough controversy and his unapologetic comment


Butter may not be bad for your heart: study

Washington: Consuming butter in limited quantities may not increase the risk of heart disease or stroke – and it might actually be slightly protective against diabetes, a new study has claimed. Researchers from Tufts University in the US found that butter consumption was only weakly associated with total mortality, not associated with cardiovascular disease, and


Smartphone apps not smart at avoiding or achieving pregnancy

New York: Depending solely upon your smartphone app to help avoid or achieve pregnancy may not be a very good idea, warn researchers. “Smartphone apps are increasing in popularity because more and more women are interested in using natural or fertility awareness-based methods (FABMs) of family planning because they want to feel empowered with greater


Indian-origin Deputy Mayor says saving London jobs his priority

London: The man appointed as Deputy Mayor for business in London says his primary responsibility will be to safeguard jobs through the Brexit fallout. Indore-born Rajesh Agrawal, appointed to the post on Wednesday by London Mayor Sadiq Khan, said: “Having run my own global businesses, I know how important it is that London remains welcoming

Harsimrat Badal

Woman candidates to get preference in ticket distribution for Assembly elections: Harsimrat Badal

Mohali: Women had emerged stronger in every field and the Shiromani Akali Dal would give preference to women candidates during ticket distribution for the forthcoming Assembly elections. This was stated here by Union minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal while interacting with media persons in Zirakpur on Thursday.  Badal said that  the Akali party would take care that


Govt to build toilets for 55,000 households in UT

Puducherry: Puducherry government has drawn up a massive Rs 120 crore plan to build toilets for 55,000 households in the union territory without the facility under the Swachh Bharath Abhiyan scheme, Chief Minister V arayanasamy said here today. The CM said he had urged the Prime Minister to make available the funds for the toilet