Ludhiana

  • Nepal, earthquake
    May 05, 2015 19:13 IST

    Khalsa Aid to build houses for Nepal tremor victims

    A non-governmental organisation (NGO), Khalsa Aid, has planned to build houses for the earthquake victims in Nepal. Its volunteers are already in Nepal providing relief to the victims. Gursahib Singh, a volunteer, who returned to Ludhiana from Nepal on Monday, said that till date Khalsa Aid has provided medicines, water, food and other material to the victims.

  • Independent legislators Balwinder Singh Bains and Simarjit Singh Bains.
    May 05, 2015 19:10 IST

    Punjab: Bains brothers to float political party to contest 2017 assembly elections

    Two independent legislators, who had been vocal against the policies of the Parkash Singh Badal government in Punjab, on Tuesday announced to float a new political party

  • A Hindu man and a Muslim girl have committed suicide in Muzaffarnagar.
    May 05, 2015 18:38 IST

    Man hangs self, blames in-laws in video suicide note

    Succumbed to the threats of his in-laws, a resident of Kwality Chowk ended his life by hanging self with ceiling fan at his house on the intervening night of Monday and Tuesday. The deceased, Manoj Kumar, 27, recorded a video of suicide message on his smartphone before taking the extreme step.

  • Children listen to their teacher in a class room
    May 04, 2015 21:17 IST

    A year on, schools await funds to reconstruct unsafe classrooms

    Even a year after being declared unsafe for students, around 70 classrooms in 15 different schools of the district are yet to be constructed anew, with schools having no funds, causing other classrooms to be filled beyond their capacities.

  • MY Hospital
    May 05, 2015 11:02 IST

    Ludhiana: Only 19 patients in wards, footfall to OPD, emergency comes down

    The strike of Punjab Civil Medical Specialists (PCMS) Specialist Doctors association started making its impact on Lord Mahavira Civil Hospital on its third day on Monday, as only 19 patients were left in 77 beds of the inpatient department of hospital, which used to remain almost full earlier.

  • Real estate experts confirm a price correction in the range of 12% to 18% is expected
    May 04, 2015 18:46 IST

    Real estate showing signs of 'recovery' in Ludhiana

    The real estate market that was facing a huge slump one year ago has started showing signs of recovery in the property business in Ludhiana.

  • Agriculture
    May 04, 2015 17:55 IST

    Ludhiana: PAMETI holds programme on agricultural extension

    A four-day training programme on National Mission on Agricultural Extension and Technology (NMAET) organised by Punjab agricultural management and extension training institute (PAMETI) concluded on Monday.

  • Jagdalpur prison in Bastar
    May 04, 2015 09:48 IST

    Four inmates flee Ludhiana juvenile home

    Four inmates of a juvenile home at Shimlapuri here, escaped after cutting the grills of a window in the wee hours of Sunday.

  • Government schools in Ludhiana district lack infrastructure: SSA report. HT Photo
    May 03, 2015 23:40 IST

    Ludhiana: Eight posts of principals lying vacant in govt schools

    While posts of principals are lying vacant in eight government senior secondary schools of the district, four senior lecturers and one principal at government inservice training centre, Ludhiana, have been sitting without any work, as after their appointment in the centre last year, not a single training has been conducted till now.

  • Crime
    May 03, 2015 22:36 IST

    Another case of molestation alleged aboard private bus in Khanna

    Even as the Moga case continues to reverbate across the state, a similar case of molestation of a woman aboard a moving private bus surfaced in Khanna on Sunday. What makes the case even worse is that the bus did not stop after being signaled to stop by the police at a check-point and could finally only be apprehended after a chase.

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    May 03, 2015 20:40 IST

    Problems faced by HIV positive patients, relatives discussed in meeting

    A meeting with members of high-risk group and people living with HIV Positive patients was held at Dr DN Kotnis Health and Education Centre, Salem Tabri, on Saturday.

  • May 03, 2015 19:39 IST

    Punjab Police shielding Badal: Phoolka

    Aam Aadmi Party's (AAP) senior leader Harvinder Singh Phoolka has shot off a letter to India's President, stating that there was a complete breakdown of law and order in Punjab.

  •  Manish Tiwari
    May 03, 2015 19:24 IST

    Moga incident makes people feel insecure: Manish Tewari

    Expressing concerns over the "deteriorating"law and order situation in Punjab in the backdrop of the "molestation"and death of a young girl in a bus in Moga recently, senior Congress leader and former Union minister Manish Tewari on Sunday said that there was a feeling of fear and insecurity among the people in Punjab.

  • Arrest-handcuffs-P
    May 03, 2015 18:53 IST

    Ludhiana: Two held with stolen ready made garments

    The Daresi police arrested two persons of a gang for burglary on Sunday. The accused stole readymade garments worth Rs 3.50 lakh from a shop in Kalyan Nagar on Friday. The police have recovered the stolen garments from their possession.

  • Girls are forced to become sex-slaves.
    May 03, 2015 13:10 IST

    Ludhiana: Coerced into having sex by lover, 17-year-old girl immolates herself

    Harassed by repeated rape by her paramour, who threatened to make their relationship public and bringing her disgrace, a 17-year-old girl allegedly immolated herself after pouring kerosene on herself in Hargobind Nagar on Friday.