Ludhiana

  • Manish Tewari cites health reasons for not contesting polls 27-03-2014 07:14 PM

    Congress leader and Union Minister Manish Tewari has expressed his regret over not contesting Lok Sabha polls. He has cited health reasons for not being able to contest. "Wanted to contest from Ludhiana, have been working there for 5 years, because of personal reasons and health issues I told the...
  • Setback for Congress, Manish Tewari not to contest Lok Sabha polls 25-03-2014 08:24 PM

    New Delhi: In a setback to the Congress party, Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari will not contest the Lok Sabha polls. A few days ago, Tewari agreed to contest polls and his name was doing the rounds for the Ludhiana seat. The Congress has fielded Ravneet Bittu from Ludhiana....
  • Cold conditions abate at some places in Punjab and Haryana 14-01-2014 12:45 PM

    Chandigarh: Biting cold conditions sweeping Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh for the past several days on Tuesday abated at some places even as foggy conditions prevailed in the region. Chandigarh on Tuesday recorded a minimum of 8.6 degree C as compared to yesterday 6.9 degree C, the MeT said. In Haryana,...
  • Ludhiana bride injured in acid attack dies in Mumbai 27-12-2013 02:07 PM

    Ludhiana/Mumbai: A 22-year-old bride, who was injured after acid was thrown on her face on December 7, succumbed to her burns on Friday morning in Mumbai. The bride was injured in an acid attack just before her wedding while returning from a beauty parlour in Ludhiana. The bride was rushed...
  • India beat Pakistan to win Kabaddi World Cup title 15-12-2013 12:03 AM

    Ludhiana: India beat arch-rivals Pakistan by nine points to win the Kabaddi World Cup final here on Saturday. The hosts were just two points (23-21) ahead at half-time, but took the decisive lead as the second-half began. They eventually defeated their traditional rivals 48-39. India and Pakistan will jointly host...
  • Ludhiana: Bride injured after boy throws acid on her face, 1 detained 07-12-2013 03:06 PM

    Ludhiana: In a horrific case, a 22-year-old bride has been injured after acid was thrown on her face just before her wedding while returning from a beauty parlour in Ludhiana. One person has been detained for questioning in the case. The 25-year-old man who allegedly threw acid on her, escaped...
  • 'Fascist forces' in Gujarat coercing Punjabi farmers, says Manish Tewari 10-11-2013 07:14 PM

    In a veiled attack on BJP, Union Minister Manish Tewari, on Sunday, claimed Punjabi farmers are being threatened and coerced to move out of Gujarat by the 'fascist forces' who are in power there. The Union Minister of Information and Broadcasting warned against the fascist forces, saying they pose a...
  • One person arrested in connection with the abduction of SAD leader 31-10-2013 10:41 AM

    Hong Kong: Police have arrested one person in connection with the abduction of Akali leader Manmohan Singh Kheda. The accused was arrested from Ludhiana's Samrala. Kheda and two other people were kidnapped in Hong Kong. Police claim that all of them have been freed unharmed. Kheda had gone to Hong...
  • Punjab launches night policing; becomes first Indian state to do so 14-07-2013 11:48 PM

    Mohali: With a dedicated force of 4,000 personnel, Punjab on Sunday laid its claim to be the first state in the country to launch night policing scheme (NPS). Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal, who is also the home minister, launched the scheme at the Khanpur T-point near here, 20...
  • Punjabi singer Nachhatar Gill booked for rape 14-06-2013 10:54 AM

    Chandigarh: Police in Punjab's Ludhiana Thursday booked Punjabi singer Nachhatar Gill following a complaint by an aspiring model that he and his accomplices had raped her on the pretext of casting her in music videos and films. The case against Gill and his three accomplices has been registered by police...
  • Ludhiana: Fire breaks out in camp office of Manish Tewari 09-06-2013 08:15 PM

    Ludhiana: A fire broke on Sunday out in the camp office of Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari in Sarabha Nagar area here, causing minor damage to the office equipment. The incident took place around 11 am, a fire department official said. Two fire tenders of the Ludhiana Municipal Corporation...
  • NHRC seeks report on selling of baby in Ludhiana through Facebook 29-04-2013 03:11 PM

    New Delhi: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Monday sought reports from the Union Women and Child Ministry and police commissioners of Ludhiana and Delhi in connection with reports of a baby being sold thrice through a deal struck on 'Facebook'. The Commission, which took suo motu action on...
  • Ludhiana: Newborn boy sold through Facebook 24-04-2013 11:29 PM

    Chandigarh: A woman who gave birth to a baby boy on April 3 at a Ludhiana nursing home was soon after the delivery, told that her baby had not survived. Her father had sold the newborn to one of the nurses in the nursing home for Rs 45,000 and a...
  • Ludhiana: Newborn boy sold for Rs 8 lakh through Facebook 24-04-2013 03:42 PM

    Ludhiana: In a shocking incident, a newborn baby boy was sold to a Delhi businessman through Facebook in Ludhiana. The Delhi businessman bought the newborn boy for Rs 8 lakh in Ludhiana. The baby was allegedly sold by his grandfather Feroze Khan with the help of a nurse and another...
  • Ludhiana: Four men beat up woman with iron rods 17-04-2013 07:31 AM

    Ludhiana: In a shocking incident of public apathy, a woman was publicly beaten up with iron rods by four men in Ludhiana as people stood as mere spectators. The incident happened in broad daylight yet nobody stepped in to help the woman. What's even more shocking is that a video...
  • Ludhiana: 16 injured as school bus hits divider 08-11-2012 01:49 PM

    Ludhiana: Sixteen students were injured after a school bus lost control, ran over a divider and turned upside down near Focal Point in Ludhiana on Thursday. The injured students were taken to a nearby hospital. Meanwhile, the driver's condition remains critical. "The bus hit the divider resulting in serious injuries...
  • Punjab: Protesters hurl eggs at Advani's rath 13-11-2011 08:28 PM

    Bhatinda: BJP leader LK Advani's yatra on Sunday met a hostile reception in Punjab, with protesters hurling eggs at his 'rath' and waving black flags, briefly disrupting his convoy's journey in the state, where the party is in power along with Shiromani Akali Dal (Badal). A 30-40-strong group of protesters...
  • Advani's Yatra moves to Punjab today 13-11-2011 08:13 AM

    New Delhi: Veteran BJP leader LK Advani's Jan Chetna Yatra against corruption moves to Punjab on Sunday. The BJP leader has been on the road for 32 days. He will be addressing a public meeting in Ludhiana where he is to attend a public meeting. A night halt in Ludhiana...
  • Friendship Day: 10 categories of friends I have

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    I have now experienced life for more than twenty years and in all these years, I have come across many people, who became friends, but,...

  • Memorabilia from India at Will-Kate wedding 25-04-2011 05:03 PM

    In a Ludhiana based factory, 4000 scarves to be given as mementos at the royal wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton are being manufactured. ...
  • Royal wedding memorabilia made in Ludhiana 24-04-2011 08:16 AM

    Union Jack scarves made in top-quality, soft merino wool to be sold as royal memorabilia for the wedding have been made in Ludhiana. ...
  • Factory building collapses, six killed 02-10-2010 01:21 PM

    About 28 workers were working in a spinning mill when a tin shed fell on them near Ludhiana. ...
  • Radical Sikh supporters clash with cops in Ludhiana 06-12-2009 02:08 PM

    One protester was killed in police firing during lathicharge. ...
  • Watch: Three held for pelting stones at Rahul's train 18-09-2009 02:22 AM

    The young boys were arrested on the basis of an eye-witness' statement. ...