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.
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%.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The improper lifting of garbage thrown on the roads has left the residents of the city hassled. People say heaps of garbage can be seen lying on the roads, giving the city a shabby look. The situation gets worsened during public holidays.
Controversial Punjab Police 'cat'-turned-dismissed cop Gurmeet Singh Pinky spent 486 days out of jail on parole from April 2008 to July 2012 before his premature release in June 2014.
The Punjab School Education Board (PSEB) will declare the Class-10 board examination results on Tuesday. The PSEB will upload subject-wise percentage of students on their official website. Students can access their results on www.pseb.ac.in.
With delay in setting up of vending zones, the street vendors are raising questions over the role of municipal corporation (MC). Some vendors alleged that they are forced to pay “bribe” for stationing their carts to run businesses at various places, and the vending zones can provide them relief from this alleged corruption.
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has directed schools to constitute four-member school inclusive committees.