HindustanTimes Mon,22 Sep 2014


Ludhiana: Woman hangs self

Infuriated over a dispute with her husband and in-laws, a woman ended her life by hanging herself from a ceiling fan on Saturday. The victim has been identified as Gurmeet Kaur, 33, wife of farmer Sukhwinder Singh of Rurka village.

Coaching centre head held with 30gm heroin

A head of a coaching centre was arrested for drug peddling after the anti-narcotics and anti-illicit liquor smuggling wing of the Ludhiana police commissionerate recovered 30-gm heroin for his possession on Sunday.

Broken manholes open invitation to mishaps in city

Despite being aware of the fact that broken manhole covers are an invitation to mishaps, the municipal corporation and other authorities concerned have failed to pay attention to the menace in the city.

Agri varsity has done little to popularise Punjabi: Experts

The department of journalism, languages and culture at Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) that was once famous for Punjabi language course has now been limited to just 15 students and two professors.

Locals fume over poor state of post office

Residents of Rishi Nagar are infuriated over the lackadaisical attitude of authorities towards improving the condition of post office in their area that has been lying in a dilapidated condition for long.

Cops delay mishap victim's autopsy due to power cut

The claim of the state government on being power surplus was torn to shreds after the post-mortem of an accident victim could only be done on Saturday as, believe it or not, the Sahnewal police station reeled under an unscheduled power cut on Friday.

Ludhiana man among 2, 17 buffaloes in mishap in Moga

A city resident was among two persons and 17 buffaloes that were killed in a road mishap after a truck and a canter collided head-on near Matwani village on the MogaLudhiana national highway on Saturday.

MC unmoved as trees get axed mysteriously

Despite indiscriminate axing of trees at a public park near railway crossing at Shastri Nagar without permission, the municipal corporation (MC) continues to turn a blind eye to the menace. Several trees were axed recently at a public park that falls under the MC, but the officials concerned claimed that no tree was axed.

Contaminated water pose threat at 75% govt schools

Water contamination is a big issue at schools in the district and a recent laboratory report only confirms the worst fears. Of the samples taken from 44 schools in the district, only 11 have been declared fit for drinking.

Talwandi cremated with state honours

Veteran Akali leader Jagdev Singh Talwandi was cremated with full state honours at his ancestral village Talwandi Rai in this district on Saturday.

Badal reviews restoration work at Bassian Kothi

Chief minister Parkash Singh Badal reviewed the ongoing restoration work at Bassian Kothi near Raikot on Saturday. During his visit to inspect the work at the 200-year-old heritage monument Bassian Kothi, Badal said the state government was committed for the restoration of all buildings with historical and religious significance in Punjab.

Residents demand post office upgrade

Residents of Rishi Nagar are infuriated over the lackadaisical attitude of authorities towards improving the condition of post office in their area that have been lying in a dilapidated condition since long.

Troubled over early marriage, woman ends life

Distressed over being married at the age of 17, a 21-year-old woman allegedly committed suicide at her rented accommodation at Barewal Road on late Friday night.

10 cartons of illicit liquor seized, two held

The CIA staff-2 of the local police commissionerate arrested two persons after recovering 10 cartons of illicit liquor from their possession near the civil hospital on Saturday. The accused, Sonu and Ashwani, were transporting the liquor in a Hyundai Santro car that the police impounded.

‘Passport numbers to be linked with police dept via Internet’

Director general of police (DGP),human resource department,SK Sharma and principal secretary JS Sandhu on Friday visited the Community Police Resource Centre (CPRC) at Police Headquarters and other suvidha centers to know about the procedure adopted by them to issue passport and other police related services.

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