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55 year old cloth merchant murdered in Ludhiana

Ludhiana: A 55-year-old cloth merchant brutally killed by some unidentified armed-men in Ludhiana, on Thursday. The deceased has been identified as Rajinder Singh resident of Ludhiana. The police said that the victim was residing along at rented accommodation at Jodhewal basti in Ludhiana. The police said that miscreants managed to flee from the spot leaving

Bicycles to girl students of government schools distributed

Ludhiana: The Punjab Irrigation Minister, Sharanjit Singh Dhillon distributed bicycles under Mai Bhago Vidya Scheme to girl students to girl students at Government Senior Secondary Schools at village Mangat and Kadiana Kalan of the district on Thursday. Sharanjit Singh Dhillon on Thursday said that the SAD-BJP-led Punjab government is committed for overall development of the state.

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Motorcycle rally taken out by Congress causes traffic jams in city

Ludhiana: Different political parties used to organise rallies to show their strength among the masses nearing to elections despite the fact that these events become a major source of harassment among commuters as these greatly effects smooth functioning of vehicular traffic. About 1,500 Congressmen on motorcycles took out a rally from many city areas, including Ghumar

PPCB closes down 17 units of plastic manufacturing units for violating Act

Ludhiana: Punjab Pollution Control Board (PPCB) has closed down 17 industrial units under violation of the Punjab Plastic Act 2016, after issuing notices to these units. Officials claimed that they have again sent the notices to the violators who are still violating the orders of state government. They claimed that they have sent letter to Excise

Patients suffer as ACs in burn unit remain off at Lord Mahavira Civil Hospital

Ludhiana: Patients are suffering at burn unit of Lord Mahavira Civil Hospital as air conditioners (ACs) are not being used. Some of the patients on requesting anonymity claimed that hospital staff refused to start the air condition when asked. During a visit to the hospital on Monday, the patients admitted in burn unit claimed that despite

Fans of Soha Ali Khan felt good spending time with her

Ludhiana: Soha Ali Khan was in the city for her upcoming film promotion. During her visit to the city she visited a hotel on Ferozepur road and attended a party here on Friday late evening. She was seen very casually dressed up and was simply down to earth. She interacts with the fans in a very

Short cuts at slip roads and service lanes becoming cause of accidents

Ludhiana: The slip roads and service lanes are turning up as accident zones in the city because people try to get ahead by surpassing through their vehicles from shortcuts by getting to the road from wrong side in order to reach to their destinations at the earliest possible. Such accidents are reported near Jawaddi Bridge, Express

Awaz-e-Punjab only option for neglected leaders: Ravneet Bittu

Ludhiana: Taking a dig at newly formed Political front Awaaz-e-Puniab, Congress Member of Parliament from Ludhiana Ravneet Singh Bitti said that this is a party of rejected leaders. Those leaders who were rejected by their own parties and not accepted by other political parties have formed a new party as a last option, said Bittu while

Sukhbir Badal proposes opening of ‘night markets’ in city

Ludhiana: Punjab Deputy Chief Minister, Sukhbir Singh Badal has proposed the opening of ‘night markets’ in this city. He revealed about this proposal during a visit to this city on Friday. He also wants that people should enjoy night life and shops at malls and markets till late night. Badal said that they have enough electricity

Prominent food sellers fined for Rs 49 lakhs violating food safety act

VIOLATORS INCLUDE SMART SHOPPE, OM QUALITY, MAHAL EXPRESS, WESTERN LOGISTICS, NEW SEKHON DAIRY BESIDES SEVERAL OTHERS Ludhiana: For the violation of Food Safety and Standard Act 2006 and selling eatables below the quality standards under rules 2011, eight food sellers of the city have been fined Rs 45 lakh by the District Administration. This fine has

Family dispute: Man kills wife with ice pick, Concocts fake police story

Ludhiana: Fed up over the family dispute, a middle aged man has killed his wife with ice pick and also injured his son. The accused concocted the fake story that robbers barged into their house and killed his wife and also injured the other family members too. Within few hours of investigation, the police revealed

Mayor inaugurates bridge at Buddha Nullah in Sunder Nagar

Ludhiana: A long pending demand of residents of Sunder Nagar got fulfilled on Friday after the inauguration of new bridge on Buddha Nullah. The residents have been demanding for this bridge as existing bridge had gone weak and moreover traffic remained choked on that bridge. Mayor Harcharan Singh Gohalwaria inaugurated the bridge on Friday. The area councillor Sumit Malhotra,