Ludhiana

  • Gangrape-N
    Mar 01, 2015 10:25 IST

    Ludhiana woman kills sister for having affair

    Infuriated over the latter’s alleged love affair, a 20-year-old woman stabbed her 17-year-old sister to death at their house at Dhandari Kalan here on Saturday. She later changed the blood-soaked clothes of the deceased and also washed the floor before fleeing the house.

  • H1N1 virus
    Feb 28, 2015 23:42 IST

    Two women test positive for swine flu

    A 70-year-old woman from Fatehgarh, Samrala, and a 70-year-old woman from Jhuner, Malerkotla, tested positive for swine flu on Saturday. Both the patients are undergoing treatment at SPS Apollo Hospital. A total of 42 cases of swine flu have been diagnosed in city hospitals.

  • Body
    Feb 28, 2015 23:38 IST

    Moga man found hanging in hotel

    A 50-year-old man from Moga allegedly hanged himself in a hotel room near Clock Tower on Saturday.

  • Indian railways
    Feb 28, 2015 17:55 IST

    Ludhiana: Proposal to upgrade city railway station sought

    Ludhiana railway station will be developed as a model station, as proposed in this budget and for this the divisional railway manager (DRM), Ferozepur division, Anuj Prakash, has asked the local authorities to send him a proposal for the same.

  • Gold bangles
    Feb 28, 2015 17:47 IST

    Ludhiana: New policy on gold gets mixed response from city

    Gold traders of Ludhiana have given a mixed reaction on the new gold monetisation scheme as well as developing of an Indian gold coin.

  • Students posing for HT on Turban Day. JS Grewal/HT
    Feb 28, 2015 10:14 IST

    Mark of royalty, self-respect and pride

    One is often told that a Sikh without his flowing hair and turban is like a king without his crown. A couple of years ago, when the members of the community started giving up the most visible symbol of Sikh identity (long hair and the turban), the trend reached the “epidemic” proportions and had the Sikh religious leadership worried.

  • Punjab BJP chief Kamal Sharma-N
    Feb 27, 2015 21:46 IST

    SAD-BJP to sink differences: Sharma

    Admitting that there are some differences between the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD), state BJP chief Kamal Sharma said the allies were working together to put things back on track.

  • hospital
    Feb 27, 2015 21:36 IST

    Nobody allowed meet Khalsa in hospital

    The police did not allow anyone to meet Soorat Singh Khalsa, who is admitted to Lord Mahavir Civil Hospital, Ludhiana. He is on fast-unto-death for the release of Sikh prisoners.

  • Broken portion of the bridge over Buddha Nullah in Ludhiana.JS Grewal /HT
    Feb 27, 2015 21:27 IST

    Bricks falling from old bridge raise questions about safety of commuters

    Bricks falling from an old bridge over Buddha Nullah on Old GT Road are posing threat to the lives of commuters, but the municipal corporation (MC) has failed to take any step to repair it. Moreover, cracks have also appeared on different portions of this bridge.

  • Parking-N
    Feb 27, 2015 21:24 IST

    Illegal parking in front of Mini Secretariat creates chaos

    Unauthorised parking of vehicles in front of Mini Secretariat is causing inconvenience to visitors. Traffic snarls in front of the Mini Secretariat is a common sight.

  • Father of Jamalpur shootout victim
    Feb 27, 2015 20:42 IST

    Ludhiana killings: Rights panel seeks status report

    Taking cognisance of the killing of two brothers allegedly by the police and a Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) leader at Jamalpur in September last year, the Punjab State Human Rights Commission has sought a status report from the state government and the police.

  • Ludhiana MP Ravneet Bittu-n
    Feb 27, 2015 19:52 IST

    Bittu takes up paramilitary force's issues in Parliament

    Local member of Parliament Ravneet Singh Bittu raised the issue of inequality in the pay and service benefits to the paramilitary force personnel in the country in the Parliament on Friday.

  • Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (GADVASU), a veterinary university in Ludhiana. HT Photo
    Feb 27, 2015 19:46 IST

    NSS cell of vet varsity organises lecture on eye diseases, care and mgmt

    More than 100 National Service Scheme (NSS) volunteers of Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University's College of Fisheries (COF), College of Dairy Science and Technology (CODST), faculty members and NSS officers attended an eye donation campaign and two guest lectures on 'Eye diseases, care and management' here on Friday.

  • AAP Symbol
    Feb 27, 2015 19:27 IST

    AAP accuses MC of following pick and choose policy against illegal ads

    As the municipal corporation (MC) is conducting a drive against the unauthorised hoardings and banners, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) accused the MC of being biased and selective in implementing the orders of Punjab and Haryana high court against illegal advertisements.

  • Gangrape-N
    Feb 27, 2015 19:16 IST

    Man booked for blackmailing, raping tenant's wife

    The police have booked a man for raping a woman after she lodged an FIR at Basti Jodhewal police station. The accused, Amit Kumar of Sanyas Nagar, made a lewd video of his tenant's wife when she was bathing. He started blackmailing her that he will post the video on social networking sites and raped her repeatedly.