Ludhiana

  • Anil Joshi
    Aug 29, 2015 23:08 IST

    Ghost Faculty: PMC chief confronts minister's claims

    Punjab Medical Council (PMC) president Dr GS Grewal on Saturday confronted medical education minister Anil Joshi's claims of "being ignorant on the issue of ghost faculty" with facts.

  • Crimes against children
    Aug 29, 2015 20:32 IST

    Ludhiana: NGO rescues ten-year-old boy working as child labour

    Bachpan Bachao Andolan, a city-based NGO rescued a ten-year-old boy from Dharam Pura area near Shingar Cinema for the second time on Friday.

  • Players in a jubilant mood after receiving awards. (Sikander Singh Chopra/HT)
    Aug 29, 2015 20:08 IST

    State goverment honours 383 sportspersons with cash awards

    In a bid to promote sports in the state, Punjab irrigation minister Sharanjeet Singh Dhillon gave cash awards to 383 sportspersons, who have brought laurels to the district in national as well as international events on Saturday.

  • SIT 1984 Anti-sikh riots
    Aug 28, 2015 21:12 IST

    Cancellation of red cards of 1984 riot victims results in protests

    The recent decision of the seven-member committee constituted under Patiala divisional commissioner AS Pannu towards the cancellation of the red cards of 125 riot victims in Ludhiana, majority of whom were untraceable or did not have the requisite documents, has resulted in protests by a group of claimants.

  • A beautiful evening view on Khanna-Ludhiana road after rainfall on Thursday. Bharat Bhushan/HT
    Aug 28, 2015 20:04 IST

    Ludhiana becomes first city to be covered under Safe City Project

    With the inauguration of project to install close-circuit television (CCTV) cameras on Thursday, Ludhiana has become the first city in northern India to be covered under the 'Safe City Project'.

  • Aug 27, 2015 21:05 IST

    Check female foeticide to improve declining Sikh population: Phoolka

    With Akal Takht jathedar Giani Gurbachan Singh calling upon the Sikh couples to give birth to more children to improve the declining Sikh population, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader HS Phoolka in a communiqué to the jathedar has cited "skewed sex-ratio in the community as the root cause of the problem", while urging him to check female foeticide at the ground level.

  • Girls are forced to become sex-slaves.
    Aug 27, 2015 20:18 IST

    Woman forces granddaughter into sex slavery in Ludhiana

    The accused repeatedly forced her grand daughter to marry a 21-year-old man of the same locality. When the girl refused the accused called on the man to rape her.

  • Rave party
    Aug 27, 2015 20:03 IST

    Flesh trade racket running in guise of dhaba busted, 10 arrested

    The police have busted a flesh trade racket with the arrest of 10 persons, including kingpin of the racket and her son. The racket was being run in the guise of a dhaba in the Basti Jodhewal area.

  • Bhind murder
    Aug 26, 2015 21:40 IST

    Sarpanch's murder in Ludhiana: Two accused held after a month

    More than a month after an akali sarpanch, Bhupinder Singh Grewal, 45, was shot dead on July 14, two accused, including the victim's brother and his friend, have been arrested by the city police.

  • Mosquito bite
    Aug 26, 2015 21:35 IST

    Ludhiana: Dengue to sting residents hard in coming months

    The health department has predicted that dengue cases are likely to shoot up in the coming months of September and October. Despite the health department claims that it was making all efforts to curb the mosquito-borne diseases, 23 cases of dengue have so far been reported in Ludhiana.

  • burning truck
    Aug 26, 2015 12:31 IST

    Mob torches truck after it mows down labourer in Ludhiana

    In a mob violence, residents of Jeevan Nagar set a truck on fire when it mowed down a labourer to death in the area on late Monday night. The police also faced the anger of the mob. The mob pelted stones on the cops that were trying to repulse them. The mob also pelted stones on a fire brigade staff who turned up at the spot to douse the flames.

  • Gangrape-N
    Aug 25, 2015 23:09 IST

    Husband, mother-in-law held for newlywed's death

    Around three months after the death of a newlywed woman, the police arrested her husband and mother-in-law on Tuesday. The arrests came after the deceased's father accused the family of dowry harassment and grave negligence in regards to her treatment, which resulted in 'several complications'

  • Map
    Aug 25, 2015 22:58 IST

    Ludhiana residents have diverse reasons to travel abroad

    With countless IELTS (International English Language Testing System) coaching institutions and visa consultants mushrooming in the city, more and more people across the city are getting an opportunity to get visas to go abroad.

  • Priti, Ludhiana factory owner suicide, Sham Sundar Gupta
    Aug 25, 2015 20:33 IST

    6-year-old reveals tale of horror of watching brother and father die

    Six-year-old Priti, who has seen her father and younger brother hanging with pipe, has revealed the tale of horror. Priti said, after getting ready for the school, her father has told her that he will drop her and Karan to school.

  • Priti, Ludhiana factory owner suicide, Sham Sundar Gupta
    Aug 25, 2015 20:21 IST

    Factory owner in Ludhiana hangs self with two kids, girl survives

    In a tragic incident, a 37-year-old factory owner has hanged self in his factory at Vijay Nagar along with his two kids, including six-year-old daughter Priti and three-year-old son Karan, on Tuesday morning.