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NRI teenager abducted in Focal Point

A 17-year-old NRI was kidnapped from Focal Point area on Sunday. In her complaint, Jaswinder Kaur of Canada, said she, along with her teenage daughter, had come to Dhandhari Kalan, Ludhiana, to visit their relatives.

Directors sitting on funds meant for textile park members: ex-MD

A former managing director (MD) of Ludhiana Integrated Textile Park, set for promotion of city industry, has accused the park's 10 directors of flouting the norms of disbursement of shares.

PSPCL co-ordination panel holds protest rally

The Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL) co-ordination committee held a massive protest rally from PSPCL complex on Ferozepur Road to deputy commissioner's office at the mini-secretariat on Monday.

New train from Katra to Muzaffarpur

Considering heavy rush during the Navratri season, a new weekly-train train was flagged off from Shrimata Vaishno Devi Katra to Muzaffarpur (04976-04975) on September 28.

Multi-skill development centre to be operational by 2015: Badal

The state-of-the-art multi-skill development centre, which will come up on vacant premises of ‘Knitwear Facility’ at Focal Point, will be operational by 2015, said Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal while chairing a review meeting over the project on Sunday.

Talwandi's widow accorded rank of minister

Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal on Sunday accorded ministerial rank to the widow of former chief of Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) and Shiromani Gurdwara Parbhandak Committee (SGPC) jathedar Jagdev Singh Talwandi, who died recently.

'Cops had threatened to kill my sons in encounter'

After booking them for attempt to murder and molestation, the police had been raiding the house of Harinder Singh and Jatinder Singh in Bhoapur village near Machhiwara for their arrest.

Body of labourer finally reaches from Dubai

Over two months after a 35-year-old man hailing from Bardeke village of Jagraon died in Dubai, his body arrived home on Sunday. It was with the efforts of Sarbat Da Bhala Charitable Trust that the family was able to get back Gurdeep Singh’s body that had been lying in the mortuary of a Dubai hospital.

MC to take over parking lots left by contractor

Municipal corporation of Ludhiana that is already reeling under staff shortage has been forced to spare 26 staff members from different branches to manage the parking lots along the Ferozepur road whose lease was relinquished by contractor Bhola and Co recently.

MC razes sabzi mandi at BRS Nagar

 The tehbazari wing of the Ludhiana municipal corporation on Sunday removed the sabzi mandi set up near Baba Isher Singh Public School, BRS Nagar.

Mcgrain holds marathon at PAU

A large number of participants took part in a marathon race organised by Mcgrain at Punjab Agricultural University on Sunday evening.

Civic body goes the extra mile to help slum dwellers

With the municipal corporation (MC) going the extra mile to help slum dwellers avail of loans, the latter are on cloud nine as they can now get possession of their “dream homes”.

Family blocks Ludhiana-Chandigarh road, demands CBI inquiry

A day after two brothers from a Machhiwara village were gunned down in a house at Ahluwalia Colony, Jamalpur, their family on Sunday blocked the Ludhiana-Chandigarh Road near Neelon in protest.

Dilapidated quarters put railway employees’ lives in jeopardy

Aarti, a resident of Railway Colony Number 5, lives in perennial fear that her house could collapse any time. Nearly two weeks ago, few houses, one of them adjoining her house, collapsed following heavy rains.

124 units of blood collected in camp

On the birth anniversary of Shaeed-e-Azam Bhagat Singh on September 28, Lions Club Ludhiana in association with Team Zindagi Live Foundation organised a voluntary blood donation camp at Lions Bhawan on Sunday.

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