Feb 06

DRI ceases 800 cartons of fireworks

From a reliable source, it has been learnt that on the basis of a specific information that a syndicate is involved in import of crackers by mis-declaring the same through ICD, Ludhiana, Directorate of Revenue Intelligence(DRI), Ludhiana, has yesterday seized 800 cartons of fireworks (144000 pieces in total) concealed in an import container lying at ICD,

Charanjit Singh Channi conducts surprise checking
Charanjit Singh Channi conducts surprise checking at the Institute

Charanjit Singh Channi conducts surprise checking: Punjab Technical Education minister Charanjit Singh Channi on Tuesday conducted surprise checking at IKG PTU, Mohali campus. According to information, several teachers were found absent, after marking their attendance.Later, Charanjit Singh Channi went to ITI for women for checking where Technical Inspector and many teachers were found to be missing.

New Dana Mandi
Fire breaks out in New Dana Mandi at Ludhiana

New Dana Mandi: A massive fire broke out in the vegetable market at Ludhiana’s Jalandhar Bypass on Tuesday.  The cause of the fire was yet to be ascertained. Within no time the fire got spread in the area.No loss of life is yet reported. The fire brigade reached the spot to control the

MC polls
MC polls: 15 in race for congress ticket from ward 60

As many as 15 candidates have appeared for the interview for congress party’s mandate from ward number 60 of the Muncipal Corporation on Saturday.The list includes a family member of freedom fighter Sukhdev Thapar,who is vying for the party’s ticket on the ‘local candidate’ basis. Congress party sources said that as many as 18 candidates had

Kila Raipur: Rural Olympics gets Rs 15 lakh grant for development
Kila Raipur: Rural Olympics gets Rs 15 lakh grant for development

Dozens of unique daredevil sporting events, races and “Rang De Basanti’ fame Nihang Maggar Singh’s show used to mark the closing ceremony of 82nd Kila Raipur Sports Festival, better known as Rural Olympics 2018 at Kila Raipur village, which is situated on the outskirts of Ludhiana city. However, this edition of sports festival had comparatively

Harsimrat Kaur Badal thanks Centre for second Bathinda-Jammu flight
Harsimrat Kaur Badal thanks Centre for second Bathinda-Jammu flight

Union Food Processing Industry Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal on Sunday thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi as well as the civil aviation ministry for giving the go ahead for starting the second Bathinda-Jammu flight from March 25. Stating that this was the need of the hour, the Union minister said the second flight to Jammu would further

khaira's bitten chief minister comes up with clarification
Khaira’s bitten chief minister comes up with clarification

Controversial Mohali land deal: After the leader of opposition in Punjab assembly Sukhpal Singh Khaira on demanded an inquiry into his land purchase, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Saturday came up with a detailed clarification, with also questioning if the Chief Minister was not allowed to purchase any land. Rejecting any violation of the

MC Elections: Youth, Veteran, family members of Party leaders in Akali Dal’s first list of candidate

Amarpreet Singh Makkar Ludhiana : – The Shiromani Akali Dal on Saturday announced the first list of 38 candidates of the party for Ludhiana MC Polls which are scheduled for February 24. In the first list, the Akali Dal has included the names of Youth, veteran leaders. The family members of senior party leaders also managed

Kila Raipur Rural Olympics
Dogs replaces Bullock Carts: Cruelty against Animals continues at Kila Raipur Rural Olympics, Maneka Gandhi to look in to matter

Nidhi Bhanot Kila Raipur Cruelty against Animals is still running high at the Kila Raipur Sports Festival, better known as Rural Olympics in village Kila Raipur. It is suited at a distance of 25 kilometres from Ludhiana city. But this time the place of Bullock carts has been taken by the Greyhound dogs as far

Bullock cart races can be a part of next Rural Olympics in Kila Raipur

Nidhi Bhanot Kila Raipur : – “Traditional Bullock cart races would be a part of next Rural Olympics to keep the tradition of these worldwide games alive”, these words were marked by the former Director Sports Punjab and Olympian Congress MLA Jalandhar cantt, Pargat Singh during his visit at the 82nd Kila Raipur Sports Festival better known as the

Ludhiana MC polls schedule declared, model code of conduct enforced

Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh today announced the date for Ludhiana local bodies elections. Elections to be conducted on February 24 and results will be announced on February 27. The nomination filing process with regard to these elections would commence on 8th February, 2018 and last till 13th February, 2018. Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh also

Rural Olympics commences
Rural Olympics commences at village Kila Raipur

Rural Olympics commences: Quaint village of Kila Raipur, the host of Kila Raipur Sports Festival popularly known as ‘Rural Olympics’ had started. In February each year, Ludhiana becomes the destination for hundreds of sports enthusiasts, including foreigners. The rural Olympics have been formally inaugurated today. Spectacular performances and daredevil stunts make this annual extravaganza the

Ferozepur Police seize 920 bottles of illicit liquor
Ferozepur Police seize 920 bottles of illicit liquor

Ferozepur Police seize 920 bottles of illicit liquor FEROZEPUR: The Ferozepur police recovered 920 bottles of illicit liquor and succeeded to arrest one accused whereas the other accused had been managed to dodge the police and escape from the site. As per information given by the SSP office Ferozepur, CIA staff Ferozepur recovered 900 bottles

Fire breaks out in clothing factory
Fire breaks out in a clothing factory in Ludhiana

A major fire broke out in a clothing factory in textile colony in Ludhiana on Wednesday. According to information, three fire tenders are present at the spot.   Rescue operation is underway and further information is

Moga by-pass road accident: 2 killed in collision
2 killed in road accident in Punjab

Two persons were killed when their car collided with a mini-truck at Moga by-pass here, police said today. The incident took place yesterday when they were going to Moga city from Butter village, police said. The deceased were as identified as Kulwant Singh (36) and his neighbour Balveer Kaur (43), they said. A case was registered against

Gangster Vicky Gounder's associate arrested
Associate of gangster Vicky Gounder, threatened Punjab Police , arrested

After the encounter of most wanted gangster Vicky Gounder, his friend or associate who threatened police force for killing Gounder and also called him brother on social media, arrested by police on Wednesday morning. Arrested gangster identified as Gurpreet Singh Gopi and police has also recovered six pistols with half kg of heroin from him. Gounder’s

Pakistan boy found bathinda
Pak boy found in Bathinda

Pak boy found bathinda: A 15-year-old boy from Pakistan Ashfaq Ali was picked up by the Bathinda police on Tuesday. The boy had crossed the border in Jammu and Kashmir and was lodged in a juvenile home in RS Pura from where he escaped on January 14. He was found in a train in NFL

Gangster Ravi Deol surrenders
Gangster Ravi Deol surrenders in Sangrur court

Gangster Ravi Deol surrenders: Gangster Ravi Deol, wanted in seven criminal cases, including the drugs scam, surrendered in Sangrur court on Tuesday. He was absconding till now and was sent to Sangrur jail after he surrendered. The Sangrur police were caught napping as they were unaware of Deol’s plan to surrender in court. Also, before surrendering he

DSP Baljinder Sandhu’s post-mortem
DSP Baljinder Sandhu’s post-mortem today in hospital

DSP Baljinder Sandhu’s post-mortem will be done in Medical hospital, Faridkot on Tuesday. The family of Baljinder Sandhu has also been reached. It is worth mentioning that, yesterday in a incident of firing between two groups at Jaiton college, Faridkot, College students were protesting in premises during which DSP Faridkot Baljinder Sandhu shot himself with

Non-performing principals of polytechnic colleges to be transferred: Channi
Non-performing principals of polytechnic colleges to be transferred: Channi

The performance of the entire staff of the polytechnic colleges would be monitored regularly to improve the standard of technical education in the government polytechnic colleges of the state. The Technical Education and Industrial Training Minister Charanjit Singh Channi said that a decision has been taken to constitute a three member committee for strengthening the