• murder
    Jan 31, 2015 21:45 IST

    Twenty year old labourer found hanging in Sadar Nagar

    A 20-year-old labourer allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself in his room in Sardar Nagar on late Friday night.

  • Steel industry plays a significant role in the Indian economic growth. HT Photo
    Jan 31, 2015 21:05 IST

    Janta Nagar Small Scale Association criticize govt as hike in VAT on steel continues

    While the Auto Parts Manufacturers Association has hailed the decision of the state government for abolition of E-Trip, the Janta Nagar Small Scale Association has launched an attack on Punjab government for the abolition and for hike of 1.10% in value added tax (VAT) on steel.

  • Road accident
    Jan 31, 2015 20:26 IST

    Ludhiana: Speeding vehicles claim life of two

    Road mishaps claimed the lives of two men on Friday. In the first case, a pedestrian was killed after an unidentified motorcyclist hit him in Model Town area. The victim was identified Om Parkash, 30.

  • Arrest-handcuffs-P
    Jan 31, 2015 00:04 IST

    Man booked for kidnapping 14-year-old on pretext of marriage

    The Basti Jodhewal police booked a man for kidnapping a 14-year-old on Thursday. The accused has been identified as Manoj Kumar of West Bengal.

  • The cases of ATM theft is rising in the region. HT Photo
    Jan 30, 2015 23:55 IST

    Ludhiana: Alert cops foil ATM robbery bid at Matharu Chowk

    Alert cops foiled a burglary bid at an Axis bank ATM at Matharu Chowk in Shimlapuri on the intervening night of Thursday and Friday.

  • A view of Jamuna Colony, a slum area, on Pakhowal road in Ludhiana
    Jan 30, 2015 21:08 IST

    Slum dwellers not happy with 'irregularities' in flat allotment

    As around 100 families from the Jamuna Colony, a slum area near Sidhwan Canal on the Pakhowal Road, are protesting against authorities for not allotting them flats, the Ludhiana Improvement Trust (LIT) has directed them to vacate its land which is a sight for a hotel.

  • Buddha Nullah is severely polluted due to inflow of effluents from industries. HT photo
    Jan 30, 2015 21:04 IST

    Despite govt's nod to fine Buddha Nullah litterbugs, MC turns a blind eye

    Buddha Nullah, which is already severely polluted due to inflow of effluents from industries and poses risk to health of the residents living in the areas along the water body, huge piles of garbage littered in it have added to their woes.

  • Stray dogs-n
    Jan 30, 2015 20:58 IST

    Finally, MC to begin stray dogs' sterilisation on Feb 15

    Three years after its conception, the much-ambitious stray dog sterilisation project will finally take off on February 15. Under this Rs 2-crore project, a total of 25,000 stray dogs would be sterilised in two years.

  • Electricity
    Jan 30, 2015 19:51 IST

    PSERC to hold meetings regarding new electricity rates from Feb 2

    The Punjab State Electricity Regulatory Commission (PSERC) will hold meetings in Punjab to discuss the implementation of new rates of electricity from February 2 onwards.

  • Punjab Agricultural University-N, Ludhiana
    Jan 30, 2015 19:49 IST

    PAU staff mourns demise of former professor BS Sekhon

    Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) vice-chancellor Baldev Singh Dhillon, senior officials, faculty, and staff expressed grief over the demise of Bhupinder Singh Sekhon, former professor-cum-head, departments of chemistry and biochemistry, PAU.

  • Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (GADVASU), a veterinary university in Ludhiana. HT Photo
    Jan 30, 2015 19:44 IST

    GADVASU registrar PD Juyal retires

    Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (GADVASU) registrar PD Judyal, 60, retired on Friday.

  • Suicide-N
    Jan 29, 2015 23:40 IST

    40-yr-old man commits suicide by hanging self

    A 40-year-old man committed suicide by hanging himself with a ceiling fan in a house at the Giaspura area on Wednesday following a spat with his wife. The deceased, identified as Amrish Kumar and a native of Uttar Pradesh, was jobless and was under mental stress.

  • Power
    Jan 29, 2015 23:28 IST

    Electricity poles in middle of road obstruct traffic, create problems for motorists

    Electricity poles that are installed in middle of road are creating hurdles for commuters. Despite several complaints, the municipal corporation (MC) and the Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL) have failed to take any action in this regard.

  • Sukhbir Kahlon-N
    Jan 29, 2015 21:52 IST

    Sukha murder: 9 rival gangsters arrested, crime vehicles recovered

    In a joint action by police from four districts, nine persons have been arrested for the killing of gangster Sukha Kahlon, who was gunned down at Phagwara on January 22 while being taken back to jail by cops after a court hearing. The police also claimed on Thursday to have recovered two cars - Toyota Fortuner SUVs - used in the crime.

  • A bullock cart trial race in progress at Kila Raipur
    Jan 29, 2015 21:22 IST

    Absence of bullock cart race fails to draw crowds to Kila Raipur Games

    The Kila Raipur Games failed to draw crowds on day one on Thursday in the absence of bullock cart races. After bowing to pressure exerted by various animal welfare bodies against holding the bullock cart races following a Supreme Court ruling, organisers Grewal Sports Association found a replacement in the form of horse races, but even that failed to attract spectators to Kila Raipur village, 20km from here.