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2 brothers, mother get life term for killing cop
Ludhiana, September 29
Two brothers Baldev Singh, alias Beda, and Satnam Singh and their mother Harbans Kaur, residents of Jhorran village in Raikot, have been sentenced to life imprisonment on the charge of killing their neighbour Kulwinder Singh, a constable in Punjab police, in March 2003 due to previous enmity.

Breather for MC
GLADA, LIT to chip in for city’s upkeep
Ludhiana, September 29
The cash-strapped municipal corporation (MC) in the mega city can breathe easy now since the state government is understood to have taken a policy decision that the Greater Ludhiana Area Development Authority (GLADA) and Ludhiana Improvement Trust (LIT) will contribute towards infrastructure development, especially for recarpeting, widening and maintenance of some of the major roads.

Unclaimed tiffin creates scare
Ludhiana, September 29
Residents seem to suspect everything lying abandoned as a bomb in the wake of recent bomb blast in Delhi.


Boy dodges organ sellers
September 29, 2008
110 patients admitted to CMCH
September 28, 2008
Veggies on the boil
September 27, 2008
Sacked jawan slays father, brother
September 26, 2008
Transactions worth Rs 600 cr hit
September 25, 2008
Remarkable win for city candidates
September 24, 2008
Sub-registrar’s arrest halts work
September 23, 2008
Master plan for city approved
September 22, 2008
Minor raped by classmate
September 21, 2008
Rain waters down mela turnout
September 20, 2008
Kisan Mela opens at PAU
September 19, 2008

An artist in Ludhiana gives final touches to idols for the Navratras, which begin on Tuesday.
COLOURS OF DIVINITY: An artist in Ludhiana gives final touches to idols for the Navratras, which begin on Tuesday. Photo: Inderjeet Verma

Search operation in court complex
Ludhiana, September 29
The police today conducted a search operation in the District Court complex to check security arrangements in the wake of recent terror attacks here today.

PO nabbed by police
Ludhiana, September 29
The police has nabbed a proclaimed offender (PO), who was absconding in many cases of theft took place recently in different parts of the city.

Gang of robbers busted, kingpin held
Mandi Ahmedgarh, September 29
The Payal police has claimed to have busted a gang of miscreants that has been robbing passersby by waylaying them at gunpoint.


Patrolling stepped up for Eid
Mandi Ahmedgarh, September 29
Security arrangements are being tightened to thwart any attempt to create disturbance around the venues of Eid celebrations at nearby Malerkotla town, surrounding villages and local habitation.

Medical Negligence
Sarpanches throw weight behind docs
Ludhiana, September 29
The ongoing controversy of the transfer of two doctors from Primary Health Centre (PHC), Mansuran, took a new turn when sarpanches of adjoining villages, along with Block Samiti members, decided to counter the allegations levelled against Dr Mandeep Kaur and Dr Gurmeet Singh.

Training camp for NCC cadetsNCC cadets undergo training at a camp in Ludhiana on Monday.
Ludhiana, September 29
An annual training camp for NCC girls’ cadets is being organised by 3 Punjab Girls’ Battalion, Ludhiana, at Government College for Women. During the ongoing camp a blood donation camp was also held today in which nearly 58 girls donated blood. The camp was organised with the help of Krishna Hospital. R.K. Aulakh, principal, was chief guest on the occasion.

NCC cadets undergo training at a camp in Ludhiana on Monday. Photo: Inderjeet Verma

Open heart surgery restarted at CMCH
Ludhiana, September 29
Christian Medical College after almost one year has restarted open heart surgical procedures.

Obesity support group holds meeting
Doraha, September 29
The 5th support group meeting for morbidly obese patients has been organised at Sidhu Hospital. Gurdip Singh Sidhu, director, said the obesity support group includes persons who have already undergone bariatric (weight loss) surgery and physicians from the departments concerned.

218 examined at heart camp
Ludhiana, September 29
As many as 218 patients were examined during a week-long free heart check-up camp which commenced at Ludhiana Mediciti Hospital on September 28.

Protest march by INTUC
Ludhiana, September 29
Members of the Indian National Trade Union Congress (INTUC) held a protest march and rally raising demands of workers here today.

Corporates rush to file returns as deadline nears
Ludhiana, September 29
Tomorrow being the last date for filing income tax returns, corporates here had a busy day today.

MC eatery a haven for drug addicts
Ludhiana, September 29
Call it wastage of resources or lack of planning but the restaurant on the top floor of the municipal corporation's multistorey parking at Mata Rani Road has few takers since its inception.

Veterans celebrate Gunners’ Day
Ludhiana, September 29
Veterans of the Regiment of Artillery celebrated its 181th anniversary at Ludhiana Military Station. The Gunners’ Day commemorates birth of the first artillery unit, Bombay Battery, in 1827.

Workers lodge protest
Ludhiana, September 29
The third organisational conference of the Punjab Nirman Mazdoor Union started here today. Masons, carpenters, welders, barbinders, POP artists and labourers from across the state held a rally at the local grain market to highlight their demands.

‘Run for fun’ on Oct 3
Ludhiana, September 29
To commemorate the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, Sat Paul Mittal School, Dugri, Ludhiana, is organising a race, “run for fun” on October 3, according to sports incharge of the school, O. S. Nagi. Lt Col (Retd), Dr D. B. Sharma will flag off the race at 6.30 am.

Check traffic snarls on Dugri bridge
There is traffic congestion at the Dugri canal bridge especially in the morning. One can see a heavy rush of three wheelers, cars and scooters coming from all four directions of the city creating traffic jam and thus causing problem to people.


60-year-old man shoots himself
Jagraon, September 29
Rajinder Singh (60), son of Kulwant Singh, committed suicide by shooting himself with his gun at his residence today. Rajinder Singh, who resided opposite Police Lines on the Tehsil road, Jagraon, shot himself in the chin with his .315 bore licensed gun in the bathroom around 10 am.

Yash Pal Sharma’s mother Sandhya Devi being congratulated by cricket lovers at her residence in Ludhiana. Appointment as national selector
All roads lead to Yash Pal's house
Ludhiana, September 29
Cricket fans have hailed the appointment of former cricket star Yash Pal Sharma as national selector. Yash Pal, who hails from Ludhiana, was the member of the Indian team that created history by winning the World Cup in 1983.

Yash Pal Sharma’s mother Sandhya Devi being congratulated by cricket lovers at her residence in Ludhiana. Photo: Rajesh Bhambi

CBSE Hockey Tourney
Agarsen school win top honours
Ludhiana, September 29
Maharaja Agarsen Senior Secondary School, Sirsa, stamped its authority by winning top honours in the girls’ section (u-14 and u-19) in the four day CBSE North Zone II Hockey Tournament for boys and girls, which concluded at Sant Ishar Singh Ji Memorial Public School, Rara Sahib, near here today.

DAV beat MGN to reach TT semis
Mandi Gobindgarh, September 29 The second day of the CBSE Cluster XVI Table Tennis Tournament being held at GPS saw stiff competition and DAV, Amritsar, GPS Mandi Gobindgarh, Apeejay Jalandhar, Alpine International School Ludhiana and Innocement Hearts School, Jalandhar reached the semi-finals in the various age groups of the boys and girls table tennis tournament.

Table Tennis C’ship
City girls shine
Ludhiana, September 29
Ludhiana team comprising Tarun Priya, Himani Bhatia, Sahiba Walia of Sat Paul Mittal School and Drithi of Bhartiya Vidya Mandir bagged a bronze medal in the under-14 section of the Punjab State Schools’ Table Tennis Championship held at Sri Guru Harkrishan Public School, Amritsar, which concluded yesterday.




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