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Minor gangraped, teacher among six booked
Mandi Ahmedgarh, October 16

The Dehlon police has booked six persons, including a teacher, for allegedly abducting and raping a minor Dalit girl. The accused are yet to be arrested.

Industrialist finally nabbed after three years
Accused of withholding workers’ PF
Ludhiana, October 16
The police today arrested a high-profile city Industrialist, Kimti Lal Jain, owner of a chain of Arihant Industries having assets of over Rs 20 crore, from Faridkot on the charge of duping nearly 300 workers by not giving them their provident fund.

Proclaimed offender Kimti Lal Jain (left) in custody of the police. — Photo by Inderjeet Verma
Proclaimed offender Kimti Lal Jain (left) in custody of the police.



Unrecognised institute’s director held
Jagraon, October 16
The police today announced the arrest of the director of the controversial Baba Nand Singh Memorial Para-medical Technology Institute, Sidhwan Bet, on the charge of cheating several students.

Missing factory owner untraced
Machhiwara, October 16
The whereabouts of a dyeing factory owner, Mr Arvind Kumar, alias Ballu, resident of Ludhiana, who has been reported to be missing since Friday morning could not be known.

Man killed in mishap, truck driver booked
Ludhiana, October 16
The police yesterday registered a case under Section 304-A of the IPC on the statement of Mr Anil Goel against an unknown driver of a truck (PB-05B-9708).


Garba, dandiya mark Navratras
Ludhiana, October 16
Shree Gujarati Samaj has arranged garba and dandiya in Laxmi Narayan Temple, Bhai Randhir Singh Nagar from October 14 to 21.

Gujarati women perform dandiya at Laxmi Narayan Temple, BRS Nagar, Ludhiana, on Friday. — Photo by Sayeed Ahmed
Gujarati women perform dandiya at Laxmi Narayan Temple, BRS Nagar, Ludhiana

Namdhari samagam ends
Machhiwara, October 16
The 100th ‘naan jap paryog samagam at Bhaini Sahib which began in September, concluded today with the marriage ceremony of 45 couples. It was the 100th year of ‘naam simran’ started by Namdhari Satguru Partap Singh.


Widow held with 5 kg of poppy husk
Ludhiana, October 16
The police yesterday arrested Gindo, a widow belonging to the Sansi tribe, from near the cremation grounds and seized 5 kg of poppy husk from her possession. She has been booked under the NDPS Act.

Scooterist killed, constable booked
Ludhiana, October 16
On the statement of Mr Sunil Khosla, the police yesterday registered a case under Sections 279 and 304-A of the IPC against constable Nirmal Singh, a driver employed with the Punjab Police.


Navratras ring in shopping season
Ludhiana, October 16
Rickshaws carrying shoppers, jostling crowds and loaded carts have created chaos picture in the Chaura bazar these days. One can witness this disorderly scene in all markets, including Ghumar Mandi, Model Town, Sarabha Nagar, and Haibowal market, during the ongoing Navratras.


MBA students welcome freshers
Ludhiana, October 16
The senior MBA and MCA students of Punjab Institute of Management and Technology, Mandi Gobindgarh, organised a grand freshers’ party for their juniors.


48 Pak artistes to attend festival
Ludhiana, October 16
The Ludhiana Sanskritik Samagam (LSS) is hosting a festival, Paigam-e-Mohabbat, in which 48 artistes from Pakistan will participate. The festival will be organised on October 23 and 24.



Conference on environmental changes at DMCH
Ludhiana, October 16
Alarmed by increasing threat to human health owing to environmental degradation, medical fraternity today attempted to provide solutions to tackle this this problem. The eighth annual conference of the Indian Association of Preventive and Social Medicine organised at Dayanand Medical College and Hospital here witnessed participation of eminent experts from across the country.

100 students donate blood
Ludhiana, October 16
A blood donation camp was jointly organised by GGN Khalsa College of Pharmacy, GGN Institute of Management and Technology and GGN Institute of Vocational Studies in aid of thalassemic children.

Docs attend conference on medical tourism
Ludhiana, October 16
A high level delegation of doctors and CEOs from different hospital of India under the banner of the CII and Indian Healthcare Federation visited Bangkok to attend a conference organised by the Hospital Management Asia and Asian Hospital Federation. This was the third visit by Indian Healthcare providers to explore the possibilities of medical tourism after the UK and Dubai.


Karanbir wins gold in shot put
Ludhiana, October 16
Karanbir Singh won two medals in the annual sports meet of GMT Senior Secondary School, here today. Karanbir clinched shot put and javelin throw titles. Gurinder Singh and Jagdeep Singh finished second and third, respectively.

Mandeep leads the 800m race during the annual sports day of GMT Senior Secondary School in Ludhiana on Saturday. — Photo I.V.
Mandeep leads the 800m race during the annual sports day of GMT Senior Secondary School in Ludhiana on


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