Jan 30

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

Ludhiana MC polls 2018 to be held in the last week of February
Ludhiana MC polls 2018 to be held in the last week of February

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 26.  Dates were disclosed at first time organised ‘Bird Festival’ at Gurdaspur by minister Navjot Singh Sidhu. Minister of Local Government Navjot Singh Sidhu revealed there that

Faridkot DSP shoots himself dead
Suicidal shot at Jaito College protest: DSP Faridkot dies

Firing between two groups at Jaiton college, Faridkot. College students were protesting in premises during which DSP Faridkot Baljinder Sandhu shot himself with bullet while trying to solve the issue, claimed sources. His gunman was also hit with the bullet after which both the injured were immediately admitted to hospital where DSP has been declared

Patiala on 'High Alert' following Vicky Gounder's encounter
Patiala on ‘High Alert’ following Vicky Gounder’s encounter

Patiala has been placed on maximum security alert after the encounter of most wanted gangster Vicky Gounder and the security at the Patiala Central Jail and Nabha Maximum Security Jail, from where Gounder fled last year in November, has also been increased manifold to avert any untoward incident. According to information available, security has been

Patiala: PSPCL employee booked for fraud

Patiala: PSPCL employee booked for fraud. The Civil Lines Police Station here on Saturday registered a case of fraud against an employee of Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL) as the said employee allegedly took Rs 8 lakh from one person on the pretext to give a job to his son as Junior Engineer (JE)

Infighting in Congress spill on roads in Ludhiana
Infighting in Congress spill on roads in Ludhiana

Factionalism in Youth Congress spill on street in Ludhiana. Two groups of party entered into a fight at Aarti Chowk, Ludhiana. Several youth congress injured in clash. Youths  were protesting against rise in oil prices. Youth Congress leader Chetan Thappar was seriously injured.

Gangster Vicky Gondar encounter
Gangster Vicky Gondar encounter: CM to Honour AIG and Inspector

Gangster Vicky Gondar encounter: Most wanted gangster of Punjab Vicky Gounder was killed in an encounter at village Sukhchain on the Punjab-Rajasthan border on Friday, January 26, 2018. He was on the run for long. The police team is learnt to have been led by CIA Incharge, Rajpura, Bikram Brar. The encounter took place near village Punjawa in the jurisdiction

Punjab CM unfurls tricolour at R-Day parade in Patiala
Punjab CM unfurls tricolour at R-Day parade in Patiala

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Friday unfurled national flag at YPS Stadium in Patiala to mark the 69th Republic Day celebrations. Several states, including Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Bihar, Odisha and Assam also celebrated the occasion. Governors of each state hoisted the national flag on the occasion in the presence of dignitaries from all walks of

AAP ward president arrested for protesting against encroachment
AAP ward president arrested for protesting against encroachment

AAP ward president arrested for protesting against encroachment Ludhiana – Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Youth leader and ward 69 president Gurkaran Singh Tinna was arrested when he was on the way to protest against the illegal encroachment in Public Mark in Model town extension on Thursday. Tinna was later released on bail. AAP district President

Delimitation of Ludhiana MC wards: HC issues notice to govt
Delimitation of Ludhiana MC wards: HC issues notice to govt

Delimitation of Ludhiana MC wards: HC issues notice to govt Chandigarh – Punjab and Haryana High Court on Thursday issued notice of motion to Punjab government and the State Election Commission in the matter of delimitation of Ludhiana Municipal Corporation Wards. Others who have been issued notice include the Director Department of Local Government and

Tableau to create traffic awareness on Republic Day
Tableau to create traffic awareness on Republic Day

Tableau to create traffic awareness on Republic Day Ludhiana(DP Correspondent) – In a unique initiative the Ludhiana Traffic Police will flag off a tableau creating awareness about traffic rules on Republic Day. The tableau will move in different areas of city in which the people will be made aware to follow traffic rules and also inform

AAP leader arrested
Protesting against illegal encroachment, AAP leader arrested in Ludhiana

Protesting against the illegal encroachment in park outside the residence of former SGPC chief Avtar Singh Makkar, Ward president of Aam Aadmi Party Gurkaran Singh Tinna and his supporters were taken into police custody on Thursday.Earlier also Gurkaran Tinna has raised the issue of illegal encroachment in the park outside the residence of Avtar Singh

Vigilance Bureau arrests patwari for accepting bribe
Vigilance Bureau arrests patwari for accepting bribe

Ludhiana – The sleuths of Vigilance Department caught Patwari and his Private assistant red handed while accepting bribe on Wednesday. The accused were accepting RS 5000 bribe for making correction in land records. The Vigilance team informed that they have arrested Patwari Mohan Singh of Bhamian Kalana and his private assistant Lakhdeep Singh alias Lucky from

NABH accreditation
NABH accreditation to a city hospital

Rana Eye and Test Tube baby centre has been awarded entry level NABH accreditation.  This makes it the first eye hospital in Ludhiana and the first test tube baby center in Punjab to be accredited. The hospital had to go through tough inspections by the team of NABH. NABH accreditation is the highest quality certification

Ludhiana Revenue department
Patwari of Ludhiana Revenue department accepts bribe, arrested

Patwari of Ludhiana Revenue department has been arrested while accepting the bribe. According to information, he was caught red handed by Vigilance bureau. Patwari of Ludhiana Revenue department accepted the bribe of Rs. 5000. Accused has been identified as Mohan Singh Patwari and associate Lakhdeep Singh Lucky.

MBBS student from Kerala commits suicide
MBBS student from Kerala commits suicide

MBBS student commits suicide: Ludhiana, (Jan 23) An MBBS student studying at a private medical college here allegedly hanged himself to death in his hostel room, police said.Joel Joseph (20), a native of Kerala, took the extreme step last evening, they said.In a press release issued by the Christian Medical College and Hospital (CMCH), Medical Superintendent

Patiala Mayor
Patiala gets its new Mayor today

The Patiala city gets its new Mayor on Tuesday. Sanjeev Bittu of Congress from ward number 42 has been elected unopposed by the concerned authorities.  He has been declared the Mayor of the city during the oath taking ceremony in Jalandhar.  Meanwhile, Yoginder Singh Yogi elected as Senior Deputy Mayor (Urban Sikh) and Vinti Sangar,

Awareness campaign to enroll more students in tech education soon: Channi

Awareness campaign to enroll more students in tech education soon: Channi FATEHGARH SAHIB: State Technical Education Minister Charanjit Singh Channi on Monday said that new job-oriented courses would be started and some present courses would be upgraded as per the demands of the present and future needs of the industrial units, the courses which are

Channi conducts surprise check at institutes
Channi conducts surprise check at institutes

Channi conducts surprise check at institutes. State Technical Education minister Charanjit Singh Channi on Monday conducted surprise check at two institutes, namely Government Polytechnic College Ranwan (Khamano) and ITI, Bassi Pathana. During checking at Ranwan Polytechnic College, the minister suspended the absent superintendent, Baljeet Kaur, who had been absent for the last several days. Harjinder