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AAP leader 'catches' revenue official for accepting bribe in Ludhiana

Dr KNS Kang, the Halka In-charge of Dakha district in Ludhiana on Friday abbed a Patwari red handed while accepting a bribe of Rs 5,000.

The Times of India 9 Dec 2022 8:42 pm

1610 km out of total sanctioned length of 2843 km of Dedicated Freight Corridors has been completed

New Delhi, Dec 09: Ministry of Railways has taken up construction of two Dedicated Freight Corridors (DFC) viz. Eastern Dedicated Freight Corridor (EDFC) from Ludhiana to Sonnagar (1337 Km) and

SarkariTel 9 Dec 2022 5:15 pm

Wrong parking by truck proves fatal for 16-yr-old biker

A 16-year-old student died after his two-wheeler allegedly rammed a wrongly-parked vehicle on Southern Bypass near Doraha on Thursday. Police have, meanwhile, booked the driver of the heavy vehicle. The deceased was identified as Gurjot Singh of Buani village near Doraha.

The Times of India 9 Dec 2022 8:43 am

Reply or face action: CVO warning to LIT

Despite receiving six letters from the chief vigilance office of the local bodies department, the Ludhiana Improvement Trust officials have not provided records of buildings in Shaheed Bhagat Singh Nagar which had been constructed allegedly in violation of building bylaws.

The Times of India 9 Dec 2022 8:42 am

Regularise daily wagers in civic body, says BJP

A delegation led by Parveen Bansal, former vice president of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Punjab met municipal corporation (MC) commissioner Shena Aggarwal on Thursday along with Ghanshyam and Ram Jatan, vice president of the Municipal Workers Union.

The Times of India 9 Dec 2022 8:42 am

RBIs repo rate hike irks industrialists

Resentment brews among businessmen over the Reserve Bank of Indias move of increasing the repo rate by 35 basis points on Wednesday.

The Times of India 9 Dec 2022 8:42 am

75-year-old man arrested for raping domestic help

Ludhiana rural police on Wednesday evening arrested a 75-year-old man for allegedly raping his 40-year-old domestic help on the pretext of marrying her and taking her to Canada. He also allegedly threatened her whenever she said no.

The Times of India 9 Dec 2022 8:42 am

Shop goes up in flames, trader charred to death

A trader was charred to death as he was trapped in a fire that broke out at his grocery shop in Waraich market at Kailash Nagar road near Basti Jodhewal on Thursday morning. In the incident, compressor of the refrigerator exploded, creating panic among nearby residents.

The Times of India 9 Dec 2022 8:42 am

State-level games for spl children kick off in city

The state-level Games for Children with Special Needs started Thursday at Guru Nanak Stadium here in which 1,116 players from all across the state took part. The event was inaugurated by school education minister Harjot Singh Bains.

The Times of India 9 Dec 2022 8:41 am

Electroplating industry in a fix over PPCB move

A delegation of Ludhiana Electroplaters Association (LEA) met Dilip Kumar, principal secretary of industries and commerce department, to take up the issue regarding common effluent treatment plants.

The Times of India 9 Dec 2022 8:41 am

Bizmen continue stir against ban on non-woven products

The non-woven carry bags and products manufacturers continued their protest on Thursday against the ban on manufacturing and sale of their products in the state.

The Times of India 9 Dec 2022 8:41 am

Mastiii Zone Intensifies Gaming in Maharashtra with The New Store in Amravati

New Delhi [India], December 8 (ANI/PNN): Mastiii Zone announced its first-ever outlet in Amravati saying that the upcoming outlet comes as a part of the company's expansion project for the years 2022 and 2023. The iconic store will be a reflection of the brand's goal of having a pan-India presence by dynamically expanding. By the time 2022 concludes, Mastiii Zone intends to make its presence felt substantially across different Indian states, with 10 more outlets planned in Punjab, starting with Ludhiana.

Business Standard 8 Dec 2022 7:40 pm

GF was insisting on marriage, so the angry lover did this...

Amritsar: A heart-wrenching incident has cometo light from Punjab. Here the boyfriend called his girlfriend on the pretext of marriage and along with his companions, she was murdered. After the murder, the corpse was first thrown into the canal. After which she was picked up from the canal and buried in a pit and put salt from the top. The police have arrested the accused. Police say that action is being taken in the case. Jaspreet Kaur (24) was allegedly murdered by her boyfriend Parampreet Singh along with three others at Rasoolpur village in Jagraon Tehsil of Ludhiana district, police said. The case dates back to November 24. Parampreet Singh had called Jaspreet on the pretext of getting married. Jaspreet Kaur had reached home with 12 tolas of gold and Rs 20,000 in cash. When both of them started leaving in the car, on the way, with the help of another colleague, Jaspreet Kaur strangled her with her stall. After committing the murder, the accused threw the body of the deceased in the canal, but when they saw that there was not enough water in the canal, they picked up the body at night and took it to their farm. After taking the body to the farm, two more accused have been found. In which one of the accused was the brother. The accused buried the corpse in a pit and poured salt. After which the four sat there and drank alcohol and left for their homes. On the other hand, the police have registered a missing report of the girl and were looking for her. In the police investigation, it was revealed that the deceased was in constant touch with her boyfriend Parampreet Singh through mobile. After this, the police investigated strictly and the accused were found. The police have arrested the accused. The police identified the accused and removed the body in front of them from the farm. Shivpal Yadav joins Samajwadi Party after Dimple Yadav's victory Gujarat elections: Muslims celebrate BJP's victory, made 151 kg laddoos Even after winning Himachal, Congress's 'fear' continues, efforts to hide MLAs begin!

News Track 8 Dec 2022 4:55 pm

VB visits former LIT chiefs house

A team of Punjab vigilance bureau on Wednesday visited the house of former chairman of Ludhiana Improvement Trust (LIT) Raman Balasubramaniam for evaluation of his property.

The Times of India 8 Dec 2022 8:39 am

1 tests +ve for Covid-19 in Ludhiana

One fresh Covid-19 case was reported in Ludhiana on Wednesday. An health official stated that as of now total 1,13,627 residents had tested positive for Covid-19 of which 1,10,608 (97.34%) had recovered.

The Times of India 8 Dec 2022 8:39 am

MC razes 3 illegal bldgs in Model Town Extension

Taking action against illegal constructions in the city, the municipal corporation (MC) on Wednesday razed three illegal under-construction buildings in Model Town Extension.MC building branch officials stated that these buildings were situated near New Krishna Mandir.

The Times of India 8 Dec 2022 8:39 am

MP Arora raises NHAI issues in Parliament

Rajya Sabha MP from city Sanjeev Arora on Wednesday raised questions about the projects of National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) carried out in Punjab. Union road transport minister Nitin Gadkari replied to his questions in the House.

The Times of India 8 Dec 2022 8:39 am

Man scribblespro-Khalistanslogan, arrested

Khanna police on Tuesday arrested a man for writing a slogan in support of Khalistan outside his house. The police have lodged an FIR against the accused identified as Talwinder Singh of Udham Singh Nagar of Khanna.

The Times of India 8 Dec 2022 8:39 am

Excise dept seizes 55k litres of lahan

Continuing its tirade against manufacturing and sale of illegal liquor, the excise department of Ludhiana conducted yet another raid near the banks of Sutlej river.

The Times of India 8 Dec 2022 8:39 am

Industry protests ban on non-woven products

Non-woven bags and products manufacturers have started a series of dharnas against the ban imposed on manufacturing of non-woven products by the Punjab government.

The Times of India 8 Dec 2022 8:38 am

Man, 3 others booked for wifes suicide

The Sudhar police of Ludhiana rural area on Tuesday booked a man, his mother and two relatives for abetment to suicide after his wife committed suicide by consuming poisonous substance on December 5.

The Times of India 8 Dec 2022 8:38 am

Nijjar hints at delay in MC polls

Despite registering victory in Delhi MC elections on Wednesday, Punjab local bodies minister Dr Inderbir Singh Nijjar has hinted that the Aam Aadami Party(AAP) was in no hurry to hold MC elections in the state that was slated to be held next year.

The Times of India 8 Dec 2022 8:38 am

Bhinder assumes charge as LIT chairman, takes out roadshow

After a long wait, Aam Aadmi party leader Tarsem Singh Bhinder took charge as chairman of the Ludhiana Improvement Trust (LIT) on Wednesday amidst much fanfare. Local bodies minister Dr Inderbir Singh Nijjar and power minister Harbhajan Singh were also present on the occasion.

The Times of India 8 Dec 2022 8:38 am

State-level special games to start today at city stadium

Punjab education department is organising state-level games for children with special needs at Guru Nanak Stadium here on December 8 and 9. Education minister Harjot Singh Bains would inaugurate these games on Thursday.

The Times of India 8 Dec 2022 8:38 am

Chrysanthemum Show concludes at PAU

A scintillating view of colourful chrysanthemums captivated the audience during the two-day Chrysanthemum Show which concluded at Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) on Wednesday.

The Times of India 8 Dec 2022 8:38 am

After long wait, minister opens mini rose garden in Kidwai Nagar

After a long wait,the Mini Rose Garden in Kidwai Nagar has finally been opened for the public after local bodies minister Inderbir Singh Nijjar inaugurated the renovated garden on Wednesday.

The Times of India 8 Dec 2022 8:38 am

Man kills girlfriend, buries her body in stud farm in Ludhiana

Twelve days after a 24-year-old woman left her house to marry her lover, she was found buried in a stud farm in Punjab's Jagraon on Wednesday.

The Times of India 7 Dec 2022 3:32 pm

Customs seize gold worth Rs 10.21 lakh at Chandigarh airport

The personal and thorough search resulted in the recovery of gold pieces pasted on the baggage trolley by means of double sided tape by the passenger.

The Times of India 7 Dec 2022 2:02 pm

Iqbal Singh supporters burn Akal Takht jathedar's effigy at Patna Sahib

Former Takht Patna Sahib jathedar Iqbal Singh's supporters on Tuesday burnt an effigy of Akal Takht jathedar Giani Harpreet Singh outside Patna Sahib and raised slogans against him after he pronounced the former tankhaiya (guilty of religious misconduct) following a meeting of five high priests.

The Times of India 7 Dec 2022 8:47 am

Pedestrian, cyclist die in road accidents

Two men, including a pedestrian and a cyclist, died in two separate road accidents in the city. In the first case, factory worker Satish Kumar, a 57-year-old resident of Guru Nanak Nagar, Lohara died after being hit by a speeding car while crossing a road near Giaspura.

The Times of India 7 Dec 2022 8:35 am

MC staffer burns waste in open, gets warning

The role of MC staff came under scanner on Tuesday when a resident of Model Town had heated arguments with an MC sanitation staffer over burning of dry leaves and other waste at old Krishna Mandir road.

The Times of India 7 Dec 2022 8:35 am

Woman booked for bigamy

The Ladhowal police have booked a woman for bigamy, cheating and breach of trust. It is alleged that the woman married a man and concealed the fact that she was earlier married thrice.

The Times of India 7 Dec 2022 8:35 am

MC mulls feasibility of reusing treated water for irrigation

The municipal corporation authorities are considering the feasibility of reusing treated water for the purpose of farming and watering the parks in different parts of the city.

The Times of India 7 Dec 2022 8:35 am

No new Covid case in city for a week

For the seventh consecutive day, no Covid case was reported in Ludhiana on Tuesday. There is one active case in the city. Health officials said that so far, 3,018 persons had died in the city, of whom 1,141 were from other districts and states.

The Times of India 7 Dec 2022 8:34 am

Gang robs taxi driver, police crack case in hrs

A city-based gang of miscreants, including a woman, robbed a taxi driver of his car, cash and mobile phone early on Tuesday in Daba area. The woman had booked a taxi from Zirakpur to Ludhiana.

The Times of India 7 Dec 2022 8:34 am

2 ambulances to ferry injured street dogs to hospitals

Ludhiana West MLA Gurpreet Bassi Gogi, deputy commissioner Surbhi Malik and commissioner of police Mandeep Singh Sidhu on Tuesday flagged off two ambulances for treatment of stray dogs in the district.

The Times of India 7 Dec 2022 8:34 am

Chrysanthemum show returns to PAU after 3-year hiatus

After a gap of three years, the PAU chrysanthemum show witnessed a huge footfall, The event kick-started on Tuesday at PAUs Dr. Manmohan Singh Auditorium near gate No 1.

The Times of India 7 Dec 2022 8:34 am

4 years after making UID numbers must, Ludhiana MC starts tallying figures

Four years after mandating unique identity numbers, civic officials have started a survey in the city to ensure that all properties have unique identity numbers (UID).

The Times of India 7 Dec 2022 6:36 am

State team named for Mr India 2022

All Manipur Body Builders Association AMBBA on Tuesday named a 14 member state team for the 14th Mr India Men's Senior National Body Building Physique Sports Championship 2022 to be held at Ludhiana, Punjab from December 23 to 25 Source Chronicle News Service

E-Pao 7 Dec 2022 6:36 am

Punjab govt camps in Karnataka, local furnace industry looks to Jammu & Kashmir

With the Punjab government approaching industrialists from other states to invest in Punjab, the administration of Jammu and Kashmir has invited the furnace industry of Ludhiana and Gobindgarh to set up units there. A delegation of industrialists from Ludhiana met J&K governor Manoj Sinha, who offered them several lucrative incentives.

The Times of India 7 Dec 2022 6:31 am

AMBBA announces State team for 14th Mr India contest

The All Manipur Body Builders Association AMBBA has announced the names of athletes who will be representing Manipur at the 14th Mr India Men's Senior National Bodybuilding and Physique Sports Championship 2022 to be held at Ludhiana from December 23 to 25 Source The Sangai Express

E-Pao 7 Dec 2022 6:00 am

Top Ludhiana cop worried about misuse of pic

Concerned about misuse of his picture, Ludhiana police commissioner Mandeep Singh Sidhu issued written orders to police officials, SHOs and police post in-charges to beware of people who approached them for any work claiming to be close to him.

The Times of India 7 Dec 2022 5:59 am

Kin of man found dead claim suicide, cops suspect murder in Ludhiana

A man was found dead under mysterious circumstances at his house in Balloke area of Haibowal on Tuesday morning. His family members claimed that he had slit his throat to commit suicide but police suspect foul play. They are waiting for the autopsy report to take further action.

The Times of India 7 Dec 2022 5:49 am

Youth killed over payment of Rs 5,500 in Ludhiana

An 18-year-old waiter was murdered by a labour contactor and his aides at Chand Colony, Humbran road, after he demanded Rs 5,500 they owed him. Sources said that the contractor had been delaying payment for a long time.

The Times of India 7 Dec 2022 5:46 am

Man arrested for putting pro-Khalistan slogans at his house in Punjab

The police on Tuesday arrested a person for allegedly putting Khalistan related slogans on the wall of his house.

The Times of India 6 Dec 2022 11:29 pm

Tax terrorism in Punjab, says Congress state president on GST raids

A day after the state GST department conducted a search on a crockery showroom in Ludhiana, Punjab Congress president Amarinder Singh Raja Warring lashed out at the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government alleging that the government was resorting to tax terrorism in the state.

The Times of India 6 Dec 2022 8:23 pm

Two held for sacrilege in Punjab gurdwara

A sacrilege incident at a gurdwara in Mansoorpur village of Punjab's Jalandhar district on Sunday night that resulted in a standoff between the police and the crowd finally ended when the apprehended accused was left off around 6.15pm after 13-hour questioning.

The Times of India 6 Dec 2022 11:17 am

PAU advises farmers to curb pink bollworm in cotton during winter

The vice-chancellor of Punjab Agricultural University (PAU), Satbir Singh Gosal has urged cotton growers to manage the pink bollworm infestation, if any, during the off-season to reduce carry-over of this pest to the next seasons cotton crop.

The Times of India 6 Dec 2022 8:37 am

1 active Covid case, no new one in Ludhiana

For the sixth consecutive day, no person tested positive for Covid-19 and there were no deaths in Ludhiana on Monday.Local health department officials informed that there were total 1,13,626 cases and 3,018 deaths in the district.

The Times of India 6 Dec 2022 8:37 am

Start schools late due to temp dip, urge parents

With winter coming in and temperature dipping to 22 degrees Celsius in Ludhiana, parents are now demanding that pre-primary and primary schools start from 9am as its usually chilly in the mornings.A man whose kid studies at a pre-primary school said, The school starts at 7.

The Times of India 6 Dec 2022 8:37 am

27 new enrolments at citys meritorious school

As many as 27 students have got enrolled in Meritorious School, Ludhiana through an inter-meritorious migration process that started on November 17, while 14 students have also been transferred to other schools from this school.

The Times of India 6 Dec 2022 8:37 am

Wanted in a cheating case, man held from Delhi airport

A man who allegedly cheated a Ludhiana resident of lakhs of rupees on the pretext of sending him abroad has been arrested from Delhi airport. The accused was identified as Aijaz who originally belonged to Madhubani area of Bihar.

The Times of India 6 Dec 2022 8:36 am

Cong leaders exit leaves parties eyeing rival leaders

In the wake of the dramatic exit of councillor Rashi Aggarwal from the Congress party, the politics in Ludhiana has suddenly warmed up ahead of the upcoming municipal corporation (MC).

The Times of India 6 Dec 2022 8:36 am

Pay property tax by Dec 31 or face fine

As many as 39,000 property holders who are yet to pay their property tax for the current financial year, will have to pay a penalty on the tax amount if they dont clear the dues by December 31. A 10% penalty will be charged on the tax amount from January 1, 2023, till March 31, 2023.

The Times of India 6 Dec 2022 8:36 am

Ludhianas famous soup seller in GST soup

The state GST department conducted inspections at the famous soup seller of Ludhiana, who had started his journey from a cart and now owns three outlets, all selling soups, for alleged tax evasion.

The Times of India 6 Dec 2022 8:36 am

Woman sarpanch among 11 booked for assault

Police have booked a woman sarpanch of Tharike village and 10 others for allegedly assaulting a man in Sua road area. The accused were identified as sarpanch Gurpreet Kaur Grewal, her son Jashn, Majinder Singh, Mohan Sharma, Gurpreet Chakkiwala and five to six unidentified persons.

The Times of India 6 Dec 2022 8:36 am

Dengue cases breach 1,000-mark in district

Dengue cases in the district have crossed 1,000 mark in the ongoing season, with Ludhiana city accounting for around 70% of the cases alone.As many as 1,043 cases of dengue have been reported so far in Ludhiana, out of which 721 (69.13%) are from the city alone.

The Times of India 6 Dec 2022 8:36 am

Pet registration plan goes to the dogs, MC in dark on total count

Even after two-and-a-half years since the Ludhiana municipal corporation made pet registration mandatory, very few pet owners have come forward to comply with the directions. In the past three years, only 2,536 pet dogs have been registered in the city.

The Times of India 6 Dec 2022 8:36 am

School staffer held for students rape

Ludhiana rural police on Monday arrested an employee of a government high school (girls) for alleged rape of a student.

The Times of India 6 Dec 2022 8:36 am

Two arrested for sacrilege incident in gurdwara in Punjab's Jalandhar

Two persons have been arrested in connection with a sacrilege incident in a gurdwara in Punjab's Jalandhar district, police said on Monday. The incident took place in the gurdwara located in Mansoorpur village in Phillaur on Sunday night, police said.

The Times of India 5 Dec 2022 3:18 pm

Customs seize gold worth Rs 14.08 lakh at Chandigarh airport

Officials of customs commissionerate in Ludhiana on Sunday foiled another attempt to smuggle gold into India from Dubai.

The Times of India 5 Dec 2022 1:44 pm

No new Covid case in dist for 5th day

For the fifth consecutive day, no person tested positive for Covid-19 and there were no related deaths in Ludhiana on Saturday. Local health department officials informed that there were total 1,13,626 positive cases and 3,018 deaths in the district.

The Times of India 5 Dec 2022 8:28 am

Cong councillor quits, says will join BJP soon

Councillor from ward number 81 Rashi Aggarwal has resigned from Congress. She updated the status on her social media page, while confirming that shell soon join the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

The Times of India 5 Dec 2022 8:27 am

PAU to hold annual flower show on Dec 6

The Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) is all set to hold the 25th Chrysanthemum Show-cum-Exhibition on December 6 and 7, after a gap of two years due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

The Times of India 5 Dec 2022 8:27 am

Parking row: Traders say will gherao AAP leaders houses

Furious over the inaction of the state government over the issue of high parking charges being levied by the parking contractors in Ludhiana, businessmen are now saying they will gherao the residences of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLAs and other leaders.

The Times of India 5 Dec 2022 8:27 am

6 mobile phones found in jail, 2 inmates booked

The authorities seized a total of six mobile phones and 63 packets of tobacco during a special checking at Ludhiana central jail. While two mobiles were seized from two inmates, the rest of phones and tobacco packets were found abandoned in the premises.

The Times of India 5 Dec 2022 8:27 am

Green activists continue march for cleaner Buddha Nullah

For the third consecutive Sunday, citys green activists continued their march along the Buddha Nullah to save the water body. On the day, they covered a stretch of 4kms from Lakhowal Bridge to Dhanansu Bridge.

The Times of India 5 Dec 2022 8:27 am

KYC update call costs man 2.7L

An elderly man lost Rs 2.7 lakh to a cyber fraudster who had called him up while posing as an employee of State Bank of India. The fraudster also shared a link with the man on the pretext of updating his KYC details for his credit card.

The Times of India 5 Dec 2022 8:27 am

Drunken man chops off 4 fingers of neighbour

A 30-year-old man in a drunken state allegedly chopped off four fingers of his neighbour with a sword in Jamalpur. The alleged incident occured on November 27, but an FIR was lodged on Saturday after the injured man was able to give a statement.

The Times of India 5 Dec 2022 8:27 am

Woollen stuff kept in open catches fire, triggers panic

Quilts and other woollen material kept in a vacant plot went up in flames at midnight, triggering panic among residents in Upkar Nagar area on Saturday. People claimed they had heard the sound of crackers from the plot. The fire brigade controlled the flames in an hour.

The Times of India 5 Dec 2022 8:27 am

Asr IED case accused used OLX, lenient landlord to stay low for 8 months: Cops

Yuvraj Sabharwal, the main accused in Amritsar IED recovery case, easily got an apartment on rent that he had searched online and managed to keep a low profile for almost eight months despite having a long criminal history.

The Times of India 5 Dec 2022 8:27 am

Duo get 10-year jail for smuggling drugs

Two persons of Chaunta village, who had been caught smuggling 300g heroin and 1,200 anti-diarrheal tablets, have been awarded 10-year rigorous imprisonment each. The special court also imposed a fine of Rs 1 lakh each on the convicts Charanjit Singh Channa and Kulwant Singh Kala.

The Times of India 5 Dec 2022 8:27 am

Punjab: Ludhiana Congress councillor quits party 'on stage' to join BJP

In an awkward situation for Congress party, the dramatic resignation of its prominent face and councillor from ward number 81, Rashi Aggarwal is going viral on social media.

The Times of India 4 Dec 2022 10:28 pm

Punjab: Congress councilor Rashi Aggarwal resigned from the party

Amritsar: Congress councilor Rashi Aggarwal in Punjab's Ludhiana created a stir by announcing her decision to quit her party from the stage after a Bhajan evening. Rashi Aggarwal took this decision after listening to Kanhaiya Lal Mittal's famous song 'Jo Ram Ko Laaye HaiHum Unko Laayenge' at Durga Mata Temple located near Jagrawan Bridge in Ludhiana. According to the report, after this program, Rashi went on stage and said, 'I am serving as a councilor from the Congress party. I declare from this stage today, my body was here, but where my heart was, you have exposed my affection, that love, that feeling of patriotism. At this moment, I resign from the Congress party. After making this announcement, councilor Rashi Aggarwal said, Jo Ram Ko Laaye Hai Hum Unko Laay enge . Mere Mohan Ki Baatein Me Janu Ya Vo Janeand Sare Jahan Se Pyari Mere Bharat Ki Naari.'' On hearing the announcement of the Congress councilor leaving the post after hearing the name of Ram, Kanhaiya Mittal said, I have seen a lot of life, but never seen leavingthe post in a moment. Referring to former CM Kalyan Singh, he said, Kalyan Singh Ji left the post for Lord Ram. Today you have also left the office for Lord Ram. Today, when we talk about Ram Temple, We remember Kalyan Singh. We have faith in Yogi-Modi, but what Kalyan Singh Ji did, what the Kothari brothers did, you did today. I have always said that I don't sing for BJP, I sing for Lord Ram. I am associated with Shyam Dal and Ram Dal.'' 'All Muslims should vote for Congress..,' appeals Shahi Imam of Jama Masjid Congress leader Supriya Srinet slams PM Modi amid Gujarat elections Vijaya Gadde removes Trump from Twitter, demands for arrest after Twitter Files opened

News Track 4 Dec 2022 3:03 pm

Day after AQI dip, citys air quality a tad short of poor

With air quality remaining close to the very poor category, the city continues to grapple with pollution. Ludhiana continued to have the highest AQI, (air quality index), which is a measure of the quality of air, among major cities of the state on Saturday.

The Times of India 4 Dec 2022 8:28 am

Man held for selling stolen mobile phones

A man was arrested for selling stolen mobile phones. Police also seized 22 stolen mobile phones from his possession.

The Times of India 4 Dec 2022 8:28 am

Cop loses mobile to suspected bootlegger

A police constable lost his mobile phone to a suspected liquor smuggler. A police team tried to stop him for checking when he was travelling in his car near Saggu Chowk. The accused allegedly slapped the constable, overpowered him and escaped with his mobile phone.

The Times of India 4 Dec 2022 8:28 am

Man caught trying to break open ATM

A PCR patrol team foiled a robbery bid at an ATM kiosk in Sareen village of Dehlon early on Saturday and nabbed a person trying to break open the ATM using a gas cutter. PCR cops nabbed the accused red-handed and recovered the gas cutter, cylinder and his scooter from the spot.

The Times of India 4 Dec 2022 8:28 am

Foodgrain scam: Contractors bail plea rejected

Additional sessions court on Saturday rejected the regular bail application of contractor Telu Ram, who was arrested by the Vigilance Bureau, Ludhiana Range this August in the alleged foodgrain and tender scam.

The Times of India 4 Dec 2022 8:28 am

Bid to rape 7-yr-old foiled by neighbours

Police arrested a man on Friday night for trying to rape a seven-year-old girl in a village. The accused (50), is father of two children, including a daughter.

The Times of India 4 Dec 2022 8:28 am

Ludhianas BJP reshuffle: 6 fresh faces in state list

The list of state-level office bearers of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was announced on Saturday and 10 leaders from the district made it to the list. There was a surprise factor for some, while for some it was disappointment as they could not make it to the list.

The Times of India 4 Dec 2022 8:28 am

Civic body felicitates sweepers promoting cleanliness every month

With an aim to encourage the sweepers who have been performing their duties well and spreading awareness among the public regarding cleanliness, the municipal corporation (MC) has felicitated the sweepers under the Swachh Bharat mission.

The Times of India 4 Dec 2022 8:28 am

MC allowed commercial activity in residential areas: Guv told

Alleging indifference of the civic officials in giving permission for commercial activities without making changes in master plan, the members of Council of Engineers (CoE) submitted a complaint to Punjab governor Banwarilal Purohit on Saturday.

The Times of India 4 Dec 2022 8:28 am

Police book 3 for death of 3 cows

Three cows were found dead under mysterious circumstances in a dairy near Tejpur Road on Saturday. The dairy owner accused his three neighbours of poisoning the cows. On getting the information, some Hindu outfit leaders reached the spot, following which the police were informed.

The Times of India 4 Dec 2022 8:28 am

2 years on, MC yet to buy compactors for solid waste

Even almost two years after claiming that compactors will be installed at various locations in the city, the municipal corporation (MC) is yet to move ahead with their purchase under the Smart City mission.

The Times of India 4 Dec 2022 8:28 am

9 dengue, no Covid cases reported in dist

For the fourth consecutive day, no person tested positive for Covid-19 and there were no related deaths in Ludhiana on Saturday. nine cases of dengue were also reported in the district on the day.

The Times of India 4 Dec 2022 8:28 am