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On standstill, City Centre Project turning a bane for those living in vicinity

Ludhiana: It was supposed to be a boon for the entire city in general and for those living in its vicinity in particular but, after it stopped midway in 2007 following an alleged multi-crore scam was exposed, the City Centre Project is now proving to be a bane for those living in the neighourhood areas.

Mrs Punjaban

Ludhiana goes hep with ‘Mrs Punjaban’: First audition held

Ludhiana: Punjabi Woman is known for her extraordinary beauty, grace and charm. She is not only gorgeous but has a pleasing personality – bold and beautiful, modern and traditional at the same time.  Her romanticised image is brilliantly captured in the folklore of Punjab like in Heer Ranjha, Mirza Sahiba and Sohni Mahiwal. A woman can get

Patrolling vehicles under rapid rural response system flagged off

Ludhiana: To provide quick police assistance, the Ludhiana police on Saturday flagged off 12 motorcycles and 11 Balero jeeps for patrolling in the rural areas under the area of Police Commissionerate. The response time of the patrolling vehicles will be of 20 minutes. On Friday, Punjab Home Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal had flag of 400

rape charges

Ludhiana: Police head constable booked for attempt to rape 

Ludhiana: Following the directions of Punjab and Haryana High Court, the head constable of Punjab police was booked in an alleged attempt to rape case at Police Division No.2 on Saturday. After the police had denied, to get register the case, the victim approached High Court and finally, provided with justice after three years. The accused has

Flood-like situation in Madhopuri area

Ludhiana: Despite incessant rainfall all the officials of operation and maintenance cell and building and road branches were seen on toes alongwith the Municipal Commissioner, Ghanshyam Thori and the Additional Commissioner Surabhi Malik. On Saturday, they visited all the main bridges alongside the drain. Keeping in view the urgency of the situation, the Municipal Commissioner,

Ludhiana rainfall

Continuous 8-hours rainfall brings Ludhiana to standstill; many areas flooded

Many areas flooded with water due to which commuters have to suffer from several problems Ludhiana: Continuous eight hours rainfall flooded the city with water and made most of the city areas paralyzed. City witnessed rainfall 92.22 mm till 8.30 am and 20 mm till 2.30 pm here on Saturday. Heavy rainfall also affected the areas


Police Commissioner issues multiple ban orders applicable for next 2 months

Ludhiana: The Commissioner of Police, Jatinder Singh Aulakh has issued several ban orders on Friday. He has also extended ban on the orders issued earlier. The orders include deputing security guard at ATMs during night time, ban on sale and breeding of Mangur fish and on pasting stickers of the Army and the police on the

child rights

Child Rights Protection Commission chalks out action plan against child begging problem

Ludhiana: Child Rights Protection Commission Punjab have taken strict action against increasing problem of child begging in public places of state and chalked out action plan. The commission has asked the Deputy Commissioners to form task forces and submit report of beggars and children adopted by women. Sukesh Kalia, Chairman of Commission said that it has

BIS Chahal

Chahal Welfare Trust distributes free spectacles to elderly persons in Village Ralla

Bharat Inder Singh Chahal attends well-crowded function Mansa: Chahal Welfare Trust, which has come forward to help the elderly persons and unemployed youth with a motive to serve the needy, distributed spectacles to the elderly persons, at a public gathering at Gurudwara  Sahib of village Ralla.  Team of the doctors from the Trust tested the

Mayor directs officials to clear garbage lying in open near Mother Child Hospital within one week 

He clearly gives directions to officials that dumping in open would not be allowed Ludhiana: Mayor Harcharan Singh Gohalwaria conducted a visit at the backside of Vardhman Mill where heaps of garbage and filth have created problems for the area residents. He has clearly given the directions to the officials that dumping in the open would


3 minors sexually exploited in last 24 hours

Ludhiana: As many as three cases of crime against minors were reported in the city in last 24 hours. In one case, a minor girl was allegedly gangraped and in another cases minors were allegedly raped and molested separately. In the first incident, a 13 year old girl was allegedly gangraped by a man and his

Joga Singh Khalistani

Sikh activist Joga Singh Khalistani, accomplices attacked

Ludhiana: Sikh activist Joga Singh Khalistani and his three accomplices were allegedly attacked by car borne unidentified persons at Churpur road on Thursday late evening. The victim has suffered injuries and admitted to hospital where his condition is stated to be stable. However Joga Singh Khalistani was not associated with any organization but he always participated

Students perform brilliantly in B.Sc 3rd year

Ludhiana: The declaration of B.Sc. III April, 2016 result by Panjab University, Chandigarh was a matter of pride for Guru Nanak Girls College, Model Town, Ludhiana. Simranjeet Kaur bagged 1st position in College by securing 87% marks. Harsimran Kaur bagged 2nd position in College by securing 84.3% marks and Sonia Sharma stood 3rd in the


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

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

Ravneet Bittu

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


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

LIT, MCL in blame game over funds worth `3.12 cr

Ludhiana: Fate of funds deposited by Ludhiana Improvement Trust (LIT) with the Municipal Corporation Ludhiana (MCL) has become a haze as both the departments are blaming each other for holding the funds. According to the sources, five LIT colonies were shifted to MCL and a fund of Rs.3.12 crores was also transferred to MCL by