Rameshinder Singh Sandhu is a staff reporter based in Ludhiana. He mainly covers administration, besides writing on agriculture, lifestyle trends, culture and travel.
Articles by Rameshinder Singh Sandhu
With my mother’s passing, our home reverted into a house, mere brick and mortar, a shell of its former self; after all, it was my mother, who had kept us all together
At the bus boarding point, there were devotees, young and old, from almost everywhere, and I was the only local but didn’t look like one, for I was holding a camera and a diary
Spice of Life: With hands soaked in soil, I told them, “It’s your new home and you will be immensely loved.” I knew with every plantation, I was forming a special bond with the place, too.
Guest Column | Each one of us is always part of some scene or the other; What matters is our contribution to the scene we are in and what we decide to learn from it
Spice of Life | The real stress, however, was during the late-night shifts when the attendant also had to play the role of a chef, juggling with the night menu which consisted of mainly salads, burgers and some fried treats
Spice of Life: Every time I meet the flowers, they greet me, with all their jubilance. Just peacefully observing the flowers is utterly soothing; the names of most of which aren’t known to me
- Days after the several reports made the claim, Gujarat Titans' Jason Roy released a statement on Tuesday to confirm the news of him pulling out of IPL 2022
ByRameshinder Singh Sandhu, New Delhi
Guest Column | His words were like a wake-up call for me and I recalled that many of my relatives were suffering from an array of health complications due to diabetes.
Spice of Life: Whenever I’m looking for a solution to a problem, I know walking will surely help, and it always does
Spice of Life: Nothing could be better than the gifts that help one evolve. More the mind evolves, the better the journey of life becomes
Spice of Life: Despite the discouragement from some villagers, who felt no one may visit the library, the youth club members went on to pursue their dream
Spice of Life: If we have a strong self-belief in our dreams and ourselves, we can never be affected by the pressures around us. Self-belief keeps us connected to our passion
Spice of Life: I land on pages that hold stories of unique tours, from the Boeing factory in Seattle to a graveyard visit in a Washington town
SPICE OF LIFE: A good writer is one who lives in the present, an observer, a voracious storyteller with the ability to draw lessons from all kinds of experiences
SPICE OF LIFE: When the phone was tied to a wire, we were free. When the phone got free from the wire, we got tied to it
SPICE OF LIFE: The pandemic has enveloped most of us in fear despite the choice to remain calm. Fear is no panacea, instead it only snatches away our peace
According to a National Geographic article, researchers from the University of Exeter Medical School in England analysed data from 10,000 city dwellers and found that those living near green spaces reported less mental distress
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByRameshinder Singh Sandhu
The study will also aim to find out high level noise zones in the city and offer preventative measures to cops to save ears from excessive traffic noise
There is also no check on roads surrounded by schools, hospitals, senior citizens’ homes and several residential areas, despite having sign boards stating ‘no horn zone’.
Hindustan Times | ByRameshinder Singh Sandhu, Ludhiana
“My love for books since childhood and passion for work encouraged me to be here. I never wanted to sit idle. So, after retirement, I approached then PSA president SS Johl who was kind enough to take me on board,” said Prem Singh Bajaj.
Turban is not an ordinary piece of cloth rather it is a symbol of one’s pride and religion. It is an article of faith symbolising self-respect, courage and tradition. And this Baisakhi, a large number of youngsters hailing from different pockets of the district got an opportunity to showcase their turban tying skills in two different contests organised at Kila Raipur village and Sarabha Nagar Gurdwara of the city on Thursday.
Ever since Punjab heritage and tourism promotion board (PHTPB) inaugurated its local tourist office in the historical clock tower building at Chaura bazaar, it has been lacking the basic facility of a toilet, much to the inconvenience of visitors who are forced to scout for the same in the overcrowded market around.
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByRameshinder Singh Sandhu, Ludhiana
Located at Punjabi Bhawan and a part of Punjabi Sahit Akademi (PSA), it was once a stage for renowned plays where noted actors of Punjabi film industry including Nirmal Rishi, who was conferred with Sangeet Natak Akademi Award in 2012, and Sardar Sohi began their acting careers.
For veteran Bollywood actor Sharmila Tagore, celebration of ‘women empowerment’ or simply saying that today women are no less than men would make more sense when women from every echelon from our society will know what their rights are, what empowerment really means and most importantly getting opportunities like several empowered modern women of the country and the world.
Excess of everything is bad but a sensible use of anything can prove beneficial. With final examinations underway, social networking platforms that are generally considered a bane have turned into a boon for many students who prefer using them as a constructive tool for exchanging notes and clarifying doubts during final revision hours. Not only the students residing in urban areas prefer using social media tools like Facebook and WhatsApp for exam preparation but its popularity is also increasing among students coming from rural areas.
“I awoke one morning and found myself famous,” said Lord Byron, British poet and politician. This perfectly resonates with how 10-year-old Agamvir Singh (in turban) found instant fame after he appeared as little Bhagat Singh alongside singer Gurdas Maan in the video of his latest song ‘Punjab’.
Hindustan Times | ByRameshinder Singh Sandhu
Shivratri celebrations are deemed incomplete unless an offering of milk is made to Lord Shiva. The fervour on Friday brought cheer to dairy owners and milk sellers, and was reflected in sales made by milk plants across the state.
The big fat Punjabi wedding no longer seems to be a matter of pride for the region as its famous ‘spendthrift’ culture is under the scanner for all the wrong reasons.
Hindustan Times, Ludhiana | ByRameshinder Singh Sandhu
Someone has rightly said, “Dance is a hidden language of the soul.” Interestingly, to prove this right; two 6-year-old horses, Toofan and Leeli Morni, and a 12-year-old camel named Raju, came all the way from Bathinda to give live dance performance on the beats of traditional Punjabi dhol on Sunday — the concluding day of 81st Kila Raipur Games.
Hindustan Times, Ludhiana | ByRameshinder Singh Sandhu, Kila Raipur (ludhiana)