Ludhiana

  • Asha Rani (23rd position) celerates her achievement with her family at Bhaini Salu village in Ludhiana on Tuesday. HT photo
    May 27, 2015 16:55 IST

    Two government school students get merit positions

    Despite all odds, two government school students made it to the merit list from the district by scoring 96% or above marks in the Class-10 examination conducted by the Punjab School Education Board (PSEB).

  • Ludhiana district topper Prabhjot Joshi in a jubilant mood. JS Grewal/HT
    May 27, 2015 16:47 IST

    Prabhjot rules the roost in Ludhiana

    Prabhjot Joshi brought laurels to BCM Senior Secondary School, Focal Point, by bagging the top honours in the district in the Class-10 examination conducted by the Punjab School Education Board (PSEB), the results of which were declared on Tuesday.

  • Junior world boxing champion Mandeep Kaur in Ludhiana district
    May 27, 2015 10:21 IST

    Boxing star Mandeep Kaur eyes Olympic gold

    Local girl Mandeep Kaur Sandhu, 16, who won the gold medal in the Junior World Boxing Championship at Taipei (Taiwan) last week, eys the yellow metal in the 2020 Olympics. She wants to win it for the country and particularly for the man who opened the Sher-e-Punjab Sports Academy in her village, Chakar, in Ludhiana district.

  • Indian Judiciary
    May 26, 2015 22:44 IST

    Two booked for abetment to suicide

    The Basti Jodhewal police have booked two men for abetting suicide of a street vendor on Monday, following the suicide note left by the deceased.

  • MC Office1, Zone D, Ludhiana. HT Photo
    May 26, 2015 22:35 IST

    Nine employees found absent at MC Zone-A office

    Additional commissioner Ghanshyam Thori conducted a surprise check at the MC Zone-A office and found nine employees absent.

  • Violence against women
    May 26, 2015 20:44 IST

    Ludhiana man stabs wife 14 times in full public view

    Suspecting his estranged wife of infidelity, a local scrap dealer stabbed her 14 times in full public view on Monday at GMT Colony in Basti Jodhewal area here. Police got there and arrested accused Kamal Kumar of Kailash Nagar under Sections 397 (attempt to murder) of the Indian Penal Code. Injured Deepika (28) was moved into the Ludhaina Civil Hospital, where doctors referred her to Rajendra Hospital in Patiala.

  • Agriculture
    May 26, 2015 18:35 IST

    Go for soil testing, avoid losses: Experts

    As the state's department of agriculture has recently announced that every farmer must maintain soil test cards and go for regular soil testing, the experts from Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) said this effort was need of the hour as agricultural soil in the state was being overexploited due to very high crop intensification which, according to them, is about 190%.

  • Mandeep Sandhu who hails from Ludhiana won gold medal in the 52-kg category.
    May 26, 2015 18:10 IST

    Junior World Boxing Champion Mandeep Kaur Sandhu gets rousing welcome

    After winning the coveted title of Junior World Boxing Championship held at Taipei (Taiwan), golden girl Mandeep Kaur Sandhu received a warm welcome in Ludhiana on Tuesday.

  • murder
    May 25, 2015 22:03 IST

    Two 'depressed' Jagraon farmers end lives

    Two farmers allegedly committed suicide by consuming some poisonous substance in Jagraon in Ludhiana district on Monday. Jugraj Singh of Sherpur Khurd village was rushed to hospital after he consumed some poisonous substance at his home. The doctors, however, declared him as brought dead.

  • Ludhiana MP Ravneet Bittu-n
    May 25, 2015 20:08 IST

    Bittu injured as police cane-charge Congmen in Ludhiana

    Nearly 20 Congress leaders, including Ludhiana MP Ravneet Singh Bittu and MLAs Bharat Bhushan Ashu and Rakesh Pandey, were injured on Monday as the police cane-charged partymen who were protesting 'anti-people' policies of the state government at the mini-secretariat here.

  • Visitors at the 200-year-old Maharaja Duleep Singh Memorial after it has been opened to the public. HT photo
    May 25, 2015 19:34 IST

    Happy with the opening of Duleep Singh Memorial, villagers feel it will attract tourists

    With the inauguration of 200-year-old heritage monument Maharaja Duleep Singh Memorial here on Sunday by Punjab CM Parkash Singh Badal, the Bassian village has no doubt turned into a tourist village.

  • Congress
    May 25, 2015 17:08 IST

    Congress workers protest against 'anti-people' policies in Punjab

    Scores of Congress workers on Monday protested against the alleged "anti-people" policies of the Punjab government at the Mini-secretariat here, during which they were allegedly lathi-charged.

  • Protest
    May 25, 2015 16:21 IST

    Ludhiana: Congress workers protest against 'anti-people' policies in state

    Scores of Congress workers on Monday protested against the alleged "anti-people" policies of the Punjab government at the Mini-secretariat at Ludhiana, during which they were allegedly lathi-charged.

  • Visitors at the 200-year-old Maharaja Duleep Singh Memorial after it has been opened to the public. HT photo
    May 25, 2015 12:40 IST

    Duleep Singh memorial opened to public

    Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal opened to the public for the first time a 200-year-old heritage monument — the memorial of Maharaja Duleep Singh — also known as the ‘Bassian Kothi’ at Bassian village near Raikot on Sunday after it underwent a restoration process for over four years that cost the state government more than `5 crore.

  • Robbery
    May 24, 2015 21:00 IST

    Police imposter loot Rs 48,500 from combine machine operator

    An unidentified man posing as police officer looted Rs 48,500 from a combine machine operator on Saturday. He has also looted tractor-trolley and truck drivers in past ten days.