- Feb 28, 2015 10:14 IST
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.
- Feb 27, 2015 21:46 IST
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.
- Feb 27, 2015 21:36 IST
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.
- Feb 27, 2015 21:27 IST
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.
- Feb 27, 2015 21:24 IST
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.
- Feb 27, 2015 20:42 IST
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.
- Feb 27, 2015 19:52 IST
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.
- Feb 27, 2015 19:46 IST
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.
- Feb 27, 2015 19:27 IST
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.
- Feb 27, 2015 19:16 IST
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.
- Feb 27, 2015 14:44 IST
The public parks in most areas of the city are in a pathetic condition due to negligence of Municipal Corporation (MC). Public parks and playgrounds had always been very essential for promoting healthy activities among citizens, but unfortunately the neglected parks have failed to attract any visitors, while families have started to avoid visiting these parks due to poor management.
- Feb 27, 2015 11:01 IST
It was a jittery moment for an Independent and a Congress canddiate when the poll results showed both of them securing equal number of votes at the ward number 15 of Doraha on Wednesday.
- Feb 26, 2015 23:01 IST
Daba police have arrested three miscreants who had looted Rs 65,000 from a person on February 23 when he was in an auto rickshaw.
- Feb 26, 2015 22:53 IST
A protest was held by shopkeepers of Mata Rani Chowk on Thursday against the death of a tea stall owner Raju, 32, who died on Wednesday while helping the municipal corporation officials in clearing encroachments in the area.
- Feb 26, 2015 22:40 IST
Two medical officers deputed at the subdivisional hospitals of Raikot and Katani Kalan in Ludhiana district have been dismissed by principal secretary, health, Vini Mahajan for prolonged absence from duty without any intimation.