• 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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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.

  • Broken swings
    Feb 27, 2015 14:44 IST

    Pathetic condition of parks keeps visitors away; swings, lights dysfunctional for long

    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.

  • Lucky draw
    Feb 27, 2015 11:01 IST

    Lucky draw decides fate of 2 in Doraha!

    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.

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    Feb 26, 2015 23:01 IST

    Three held for looting man of Rs 65,000 in Ludhiana

    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.

  • Protest
    Feb 26, 2015 22:53 IST

    Shopkeepers protest against death of tea vendor

    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.

  • Doctor
    Feb 26, 2015 22:40 IST

    Two Ludhiana docs sacked for unauthorised absence from duty

    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.