The parts for high-end bicycles that were earlier produced only abroad now will be made in Ludhiana. A group of 22 industrialists visiting Taiwan has placed orders for the machinery required.
The court of additional session judge Surinderpal Kaur on Tuesday rejected the bail plea of singer Nachhatar Singh Gill, an accused in a rape case. Counsel for the accused argued before the court that his client was not guilty of rape.
An unidentified rickshaw-puller and his woman accomplice allegedly bludgeoned to death the 65-year-old wife of his landlord and looted Rs. 40,000 in cash and gold earrings from her in Field Gunj area.
Though Ludhiana has emerged as the number 1 district for having enrolled 30,217 new voters in a special camp organised on March 9, residents of various areas have accused the staff on election duty of refusing them enrolment in voters' list, thereby depriving them of the right to vote.
Three more people were arrested on Tuesday in Khanna murder case in which a youth, Kulwinder Singh of Gosla village, was killed while another, Amrinder Singh, was severely injured in an attack by Youth Akali Dal (YAD) leader Yadwinder Singh Yadu and his accomplices on February 2.
The court of Additional Session Judge HS Grewal on Tuesday framed charges against six accused, including a woman, in Ludhiana acid attack case that shocked the city on December 7, last year.
Two judokas, trainees of Sports Authority of India, Ludhiana, will be representing Punjab in the upcoming National Federation Cup Judo Championships 2013-14, which is scheduled to begin from March 27 in Andhra Pradesh.
In what could be called as the lackadaisical nature or ignorance of the municipal corporation to act against illegal constructions across the city, the civic body has failed to take action against high profile building, housing Kalyan Jewellers, constructed on plot number 188 at Rani Jhansi Road, despite orders from the state government on February 26 this year. The building is owned by Yogesh Khosla.
The local police on late Monday night swooped down on illegal sand mining sites on the banks of Sutlej river near Dhanansu and Boothgarh villages.
The cast and crew of upcoming Punjabi movie, 'Myself Ghaint', which is slated for a March-21 release, came to a local hotel for promotions here on Tuesday.
Irked with their friend for not returning the Rs120 that he owed them, three men allegedly stabbed the 24-year-old at Khazur Chowk of Salem Tabri area in public on late Sunday night.
A tractor-trolley mowed down a five-year-old girl at Jamalpur on Sunday evening. The victim, Anjni, daughter of Radhe Sham, was a resident of Guru Nanak Nagar, Bhamia Kalan.
The district health department fined as many as 12 people and collected fine of Rs1,550 from them under section 6 of the Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products Act, 2003, for smoking in public areas as part of their drive on Monday.
With the aim to keep a tab on movement of visitors on the premises of Lord Mahavira Civil Hospital, civil surgeon Dr Subhash Batta has written to director, health services, seeking funds for installing closed-circuit television (CCTV) cameras on the hospital premises.
Having been adjudged as the 'best hitter' at the recently concluded USA vs India Baseball League held at Jaipur from February 7 to 16, 30-year-old Ramesh now hopes to represent the country in more international tournaments. India won the five match series 3-2, and in his first outing, while representing the country, he scored three home runs in one of the matches to guide the team to victory.