Man held in Ludhiana; 1 kg heroin, Rs 7 lakh seized
Man held in Ludhiana; 1 kg heroin, Rs 7 lakh seized


The Crime Branch and Anti-Narcotics Cell on Thursday arrested a man here and seized 1 kg heroin and Rs 7 lakh in cash from his possession. The accused has been identified as Parminder Pal Tikku, against whom around 10 criminal cases were registered in various police stations, Ludhiana  DCP Gagan Ajit Singh said. Acting on

MBD Group celebrates 9th Founder’s Day

Founder’s Day is the most awaited annual celebration for every member of MBD family. This year it marks the 74th birth anniversary of our Founder, Shri Ashok Kumar Malhotra–an exemplar for business and society. Every year on 10 July MBDians renew their pledge to pursue his vision and values. The theme of MBD Group’s 9th

Sordid tale of Punjab’s Jails

Are jails in Punjab dens of gangsters? With two incidents last week — clashes in the Central Jail Ludhiana and the killing of a prime suspect in the desecration of Guru Granth Sahib in a high-security jail of Nabha town — it would appear things are not normal. The 2016 Nabha jailbreak in which gangsters

Ludhiana surgeon demonstrates complicated laparoscopic gallbladder surgery techniques

DP Correspondent   Ludhiana   It was a proud moment for Ludhiana and Punjab when Dr. Ranbir Singh, Ludhiana based surgeon and specialist in Minimally Invasive surgery delivered a lecture and chaired a session in the 27th International European endoscopic surgeons meet held in Seville, Spain from 15 to 18 June, 2019. Laparoscopic surgeons across

Finest Minds of India to interact with youngsters at Youth Conclave Speaking Minds

Ludhiana With a vision to create young energetic leaders for the society which are socially and politically aware, Initiators of Change organization Ludhiana held a press conference at circuit house on Monday  to officially launch Speaking Minds Youth Conclave – the biggest youth conclave of Punjab to be organized in Ludhiana from 2nd to 4th August this

Youth Akali Dal protests against Govt for failure in rescuing Fatehveer

Ludhiana The Youth Akali Dal (YAD) led by district president Gurdeep Singh Gosha protested against the Punjab Government and Chief Minister Capt. Amarinder Singh for failure in rescue operation to save two year old child Fatehveer Singh in Sangrur. Govt has failed in rescuing Fatehveer who was fighting a tough fight.    The large number

Doughnut festival concluded at The Chocolate Box and Lounge

Ludhiana The week long Doughnut festival that started on June 6th at The Chocolate Box and Lounge, MBD Neopolis mall concluded on Tuesday. The idea of having a snack and dessert at the same time clicked with the people of Ludhiana and there was great curiosity and excitement among people to know more about the

Congress leader Kulwant Sidhu assures traders for resolving issues

DP Correspondent   Ludhiana   A meeting of Ludhiana steel traders association was held at Gill Road in which Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee (PPCC) secretary and in charge of Atam Nagar constituency Kulwant Singh Sidhu was special Guest. The traders told their problems to Congress leader Kulwant Singh Sidhu who assured that all the grievances

Ludhiana students shine at Olympiad awards

DP Correspondent Ludhiana Two students from Ludhiana made their parents proud by garnering International Rank in the SOF Olympiad. Over 50,000 from 1400 cities across 25 countries participated in SOF Olympiad exams during 2018-19 and around 50 lakh students appeared in the Olympiad.   In this Olympiad around 24,000 students from Ludhiana participated out of which

Seeds and Saplings distributed by MBD Neopolis mall and Radisson Blu Hotel

Ludhiana Keeping in with the spirit of World Environment Day, the staff and management of Hotel Radisson Blu MBD Ludhiana and MBD Neopolis mall celebrated world environment day. Around 100 saplings and seeds of various varieties of flowers were distributed to guests and visitors at hotel and mall. Even the staff of mall and hotel

Major fire breaks down in warehouse of Fastway Transmission in Ludhiana

DP Correspondent Ludhiana: Major fire broke out in warehouse of Fastway Transmission at village Gill in Ludhiaan district on intervening night of Friday and Saturday. Luckily, no causality was reported from the spot but the Set Top Boxes and other items worth several crores were emerged into ashes. The fire was doused in 14 hours

Ludhiana student trained under Young scientist Program of ISRO

DP Correspondent Ludhiana For the first time, Indian Space Research Organisation ISRO has launched a Young Scientists Program or YUva VIgyani KAryakram’ (YUVIKA 2019) for school students. ISRO has selected three students from every state to participate in this program. Aryaman Verma, son of Naveen and Dimple Verma from Ludhiana was shortlisted and got trained

Fire breaks out in cycle factory, no causality reported

DP Correspondent Ludhiana Major fire erupted in cycle factory at Daba road on Monday. However no causality was reported but the material worth several lakhs was emerged into ashes. On being informed, the fire emergency services were pressed in to tackle with the situation. The firemen break the shed and some portion of wall and

Pulse Polio drive for children in age group of 0-5 years from June 16

DP Correspondent Ludhiana For making the children aged 0-5 years free from polio disease, pulse polio drive would be held in the district from June 16-20, 2019. This drive would be held in Ludhiana city, Sahnewal and urban areas of Koom Kalan block, besides children from migratory families living in rural areas would also be

967 students from 41 schools honoured for achieving first division

DP Correspondent Ludhiana In order to celebrate top performers of 12th from Ludhiana and around, CT University organized ‘Shining Stars’- a felicitation ceremony at its premises. In the felicitation ceremony, 967 students who have achieved first division were honoured for their relentless hard work and efforts.  These students came from 41 schools namely Sacred Heart Convent

Drug smuggling racket operated from Jail busted, 35 quintal Poppy husk

DP Correspondent Jagraon Drug smuggling racket: In a major crackdown, Ludhiana Rural Police have recovered 35 quintal Poppy husk and busted drug smuggling racket on Friday. Giving information, Senior Superintendent of Police, Ludhiana (Rural) said that they received information that Pippal Singh and Nishan Singh, the habitual offenders and lodged in jail were operating smuggling

Anti Terrorism Day Observed in Ludhiana
Anti Terrorism Day Observed in Ludhiana

DP Correspondent Ludhiana For promoting peace and communal harmony, anti terrorism day was observed in the district today. On the directions of Deputy Commissioner Pradeep Kumar Agrawal, District Public Relations Officer Ludhiana Prabhdeep Singh Nathowal today administered oath to the staff during a function at Bachat Bhawan, here today. A large gathering of District Administration

CT University & Radio Mirchi organises Education Excellence Awards 2019
CT University & Radio Mirchi organises Education Excellence Awards 2019

Ludhiana May 21 GNIPS bags Elite Principal Award whereas Sacred Heart Convent bags Best Infrastructure Award To have a fun-filled award ceremony and recognition of the outstanding  accomplishments of schools and principals of Ludhiana and nearby areas, CT University (CTU) in association with Radio Mirchi, organized the ‘Education Excellence Awards’ giving ceremony. The event was graced

Ammy Virk mesmerizes audience at CT University
Ammy Virk mesmerizes audience at CT University

Ludhiana May 20, 2019 CT University organized a musical event in which renowned and celebrated Punjabi singer Ammy Virk performed Live. He left the audience, in thousands, spellbound with his thrilling numbers like Qismat, Hath Chumme and Wang Da Naap etc. He promoted his upcoming flick Muklawa, releasing on May 24. Managing Director Manbir Singh,

Social activist Anmol Kwatra, father attacked, Congress blamed
Social activist Anmol Kwatra, father attacked, Congress blamed

Ludhiana Tension prevailed in Shivpuri area on Sunday after the social activist Anmol Kwatra and his father was allegedly attacked by local Congress leaders. The victim along with his thousands of supporters blocked Shivpuri Chowk in protest. Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) candidate Tejpal Singh Gill, Lok Insaaf Party (LIP) candidate Simarjit Singh Bains, Youth Akali