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HC directs VIOM Networks Limited to deposit pending amount to MC

Ludhiana: The Punjab and Haryana High Court has ordered VIOM Networks Limited to first pay the pending dues to the Ludhiana Municipal Corporation if they want to de-seal the mobile towers which were sealed by the department. After getting directions from the court the company has consented to pay Rs 18 lakh to the department

Must Watch: ‘Team Insaaf – Beinsaaf’, protesters express anger over MLA ignoring their needs

Ludhiana: Team Insaaf MLA Simarjit Bains is now up against ire of the voters of his constituency. As the accompanying video shows, voters from Ward 66 of his constituency here organized a protest for absence of the MLA in their struggle against a local school over the high fee and other charges levied by the school. 

PSEB 12th results: City topper wishes to become IAS Officer

Ludhiana: City-based Mahima Nagpal who has made Ludhianvis proud by grabbing first position in Non Medical stream in 12th class result announced by Punjab School Education Board (PSEB) today, has credited her “hard work” for this academic achievement. Speaking to DP Correspondent here, Mahima, a student of R S Model Senior Secondary School, Shastri Nagar,

Drunken Govt school lecturer booked for creating nuisance in school

Ludhiana: Police have registered a case against a lecturer working at Government Secondary School, Sohia, near Jagraon, in the district, on the charges of allegedly creating nuisance in the school premises under the influence of liquor. According to the police, the school lecturer Jagdeep Singh allegedly under the influence of liquor arrived on the duty

Allegation of overcharging against private contractors at MCL multi-storey parking

Ludhiana: Private contractors at multi-storey parking near Municipal Corporation office (Zone A) are allegedly fleecing the visitors regularly by issuing parking slips without displaying rates. Fleecing is going unchecked right under the authorities’ nose. As a result, the alleged involvement of some of the MC officials cannot be ruled out. The parking located near Mata

Now, popular cartoon characters to greet kids on Ludhiana roads

Ludhiana: In order to create a special corner for kids, the Ludhiana Municipal Corporation has started getting the graffiti of famous cartoon and comic characters on the walls of under-bridges of southern bye-pass in Ludhiana. Various famous national and international personalities from the past have been given space on the walls of ‘the Graffiti capital’ of

Team Insaaf uses private school students for political gains, DEO to seek explanation from school principal

Ludhiana: To get publicity in media, Team Insaaf led by Independent MLA Bains brothers took the help of students of private school while protesting against the cable Network Company and Punjab government at Gill Road on Wednesday. The protest was said to be sponsored by a television channel network against Punjab Cable network and availing

Ludhiana CCTV: Clash Over Waste Water. Factory Owners Beaten

Ludhiana CCTV: Clash Over Waste Water. Factory Owners

Breaking: Sexual exploitation charges: Ludhiana police gives clean chit to Sardar Singh

Ludhiana: About three months after probing the sexual harassment allegations against hockey skipper Sardar Singh, the Special Investigation Team (SIT) has given clean chit to the player in a report submitted to Police commissioner Jatinder Singh Aulakh. According to the report of SIT, the allegations of victim were not established and police has given clean

DC conducts surprise check at Central Sub Registrar office

Ludhiana: After finding some officials on leave during a surprise check at office of Sub Registrar (Central) on Tuesday morning, Deputy Commissioner Ravi Bhagar issued directions for making alternate arrangements for officials on leave so that the people don’t have to suffer. The DC had conducted a surprise check to ensure that the services are

2 ‘Birs’ of Guru Granth Sahib burnt in fire due to short circuit

Ludhiana: Two Birs (scriptures) of Shri Guru Granth Sahib were burnt in a fire sparked by a short circuit at a gurdwara in Kaonke Khosa village near Jagraon in the wee hours on Tuesday. According to police officials, the incident came to light around 3 am when the gurdwara granthi was about to take his

Ludhiana’s cycle manufacturers becoming traders due to tough competition from China

Ludhiana: City-based cycle industry is seriously contemplating to overcome the situation arising due to tough competition being given to them by the cycle industry in China. China was giving so much completion to local bicycle industry was losing its basis. The situation has become so grim that local bicycle and bicycle parts manufacturers were becoming

Trader’s son robbed of SUV on gun-point

Ludhiana Four miscreants robbed the son of a cloth trader and his two friends of an SUV on gun-point in the wee hours on Monday near South city. The accused also threw mobile of the victim in Sidhwan Canal. Accused escaped towards Issewal village after thrashing the occupants. The PAU police have registered an FIR

Popular Punjabi singer K Deep of ‘Posti’ fame honored

Watch Videos Below Ludhiana: Renowned Punjabi singer K Deep was felicitated here today by Punjabi Sabhayachar Akademi, Ludhiana, on Monday. The felicitation ceremony was held in view of first Shiv Kumar Batalvi Award conferred on him at Batala for his contribution to Punjabi music and for singing Batalvi’s poems. It may be mentioned here that

World’s biggest bicycle manufacturing facility to come up in Ludhiana

Chandigarh: Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal on Sunday announced in Shanghai (China) that the world’s largest high end and electric bicycle manufacturing facility with a capacity of 15 million cycles would be established at Ludhiana over 300 acres of land. Addressing a joint meeting of the Indian and Chinese bicycle associations at the China

SOI organizes drive to promote state government’s development works and policies

Ludhiana: To propagate the development works and welfare schemes started by the Punjab government led by Shiromani Akali Dal, Student Organisation of India (SOI) wing of SAD started a drive in Ludhiana district here on Sunday. On the first day of the drive, the SOI volunteers led by Zonal president Meetpal Singh Dugri visited every

Punjabi folk singer Bhaktri joins AAP

Ludhiana: With the joining of Punjabi folk singer Hakam Singh Bhaktri, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) got another artist in its rank on Sunday here. In the presence of film star-turned AAP leader Gurpreet Singh Ghuggi, Bhaktri (42) took the pledge to bring reforms in Punjab by joining the party at the Rotary Club in Ludhiana.

Audio: unidentified man injured in accident, info floated in social network with photo

Samrala: The information of an injured person was travelling on the social networking site to trace in family members. The person seems to be like in his mid-seventies sustained injuries in a road accident at Samrala chowk in Ludhiana, on Saturday. Passerby uploaded the sound clip with his photo and spread over the social media.

Woman murdered by paramour, brother

Ludhiana: After a woman was found murdered in Bhattian in Laddowal, the area police have booked woman’s paramour and the latter’s brother for her murder. The police have launched a manhunt for the accused who are at large. The Ladowal police have initiated an investigation after registered an FIR in this context. The police suspect

Construction of Bhai Randhir Singh Memorial in final stages

Ludhiana: Construction of in process memorial of freedom fighter Bhai Randhir Singh at the nearby Narangwal village is in its final stages and would be inaugurated by Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal after its completion. Deputy Commissioner Ravi Bhagat visited the under construction memorial and issued necessary instructions to the staff and the contractor. While