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'Mahabharat' actor Satish Kaul (Lord Indra) appeals for financial help

22 May 2020

'Mahabharat' actor Satish Kaul (Lord Indra) appeals for financial help

Veteran actor Satish Kaul, who has acted in more than 300 Hindi and Punjabi movies and shows including BR Chopra's iconic series Mahabharat, has been severely affected by the ongoing coronavirus-induced lockdown.

Coronavirus: Death toll reaches 41; Telangana confirms 6 fatalities

31 Mar 2020

Coronavirus: Death toll reaches 41; Telangana confirms 6 fatalities

The Ministry of Health on Monday said that 227 new coronavirus cases were reported in the past 24 hours, taking India's tally to 1,251.

Badshah meets with a road accident in Punjab; escapes unhurt

04 Feb 2020

Badshah meets with a road accident in Punjab; escapes unhurt

Popular rapper and singer Badshah (real name: Aditya Prateek Singh Sisodia) has met with a road accident in Ludhiana (Punjab), according to reports.

Five doctors turned IAS officers you should know about

10 Aug 2019

Five doctors turned IAS officers you should know about

In India, becoming a doctor is the dream of many youngsters and is also one of the most respected professions.

Identical twins graduate from IMA together; to serve different army-units

09 Jun 2019

Identical twins graduate from IMA together; to serve different army-units

Identical twins, Abhinav Pathak and Parinav Pathak born only two minutes apart, created history by becoming the first pair of identical twins to graduate together from the prestigious Indian Military Academy (IMA).

This Punjab pediatrician's been fighting female feticide for 25 years

05 Apr 2019

This Punjab pediatrician's been fighting female feticide for 25 years

Female feticide is one of the gravest social issues still prevalent in some parts of India.

Rakhi Sawant breaks down after being allegedly molested in Punjab

04 Mar 2019

Rakhi Sawant breaks down after being allegedly molested in Punjab

Rakhi Sawant never leaves a chance to grab limelight with her controversial and often-laughable histrionics.

Body of man killed by 77-year-old found; head still missing

28 Oct 2018

Body of man killed by 77-year-old found; head still missing

The body of a man, allegedly killed by 77-year-old Gurugram resident Harnek Singh Dhillon, has been recovered from a canal near Ludhiana.

In an I-T raid, Ludhiana's pakode wala surrenders Rs. 60L

07 Oct 2018

In an I-T raid, Ludhiana's pakode wala surrenders Rs. 60L

The famous pakode wala from Ludhiana, Panna Singh Pakode Wale, surrendered Rs. 60 lakh to the Income Tax Department, the TOI reported.

Punjab: Youth killed after trying to save girl from molesters

21 Sep 2018

Punjab: Youth killed after trying to save girl from molesters

A youth was brutally thrashed and killed by seven men after he tried to save his friend's sister from molesters in Ram Nagar area in Punjab's Ludhiana, police said today.

Ludhiana man awarded death sentence for killing cousin, her mother

15 Sep 2018

Ludhiana man awarded death sentence for killing cousin, her mother

A court in Ludhiana district of Punjab has sentenced a man to death for killing his 22-year-old cousin and her mother in May 2013.

Ludhiana: Police trace kids missing from illegal shelter home

02 Sep 2018

Ludhiana: Police trace kids missing from illegal shelter home

In a major development in the case of 30 kids missing from Packiam Mercy Cross Child Shelter Home in Ludhiana, the Jharkhand police on Saturday traced seven children.

Ludhiana: Father disapproves daughter's relationship, she schemes murder with mother

22 Jul 2018

Ludhiana: Father disapproves daughter's relationship, she schemes murder with mother

The police have arrested the daughter, boyfriend, and wife of a murdered railway employee, Kuldeep Kumar.

Over 4,000 chemists in Ludhiana go on indefinite strike

14 Jul 2018

Over 4,000 chemists in Ludhiana go on indefinite strike

Over 4,000 chemist shop owners, today went on an indefinite-strike in protest against the alleged harassment at the hands of various government departments in an anti-drug drive.

Thalassemia patients to be treated with goat blood soon

19 May 2018

Thalassemia patients to be treated with goat blood soon

A government ayurvedic hospital in Ludhiana will start treating thalassemia patients with goat blood under a project funded by Punjab government and Centre.

Punjab village bans love marriage. Which era is this, again?

03 May 2018

Punjab village bans love marriage. Which era is this, again?

The Chankoian Khurd village in Ludhiana's Doraha block banned love marriages after two neighboring youngsters got married.

Relief for Salman Khan, Shilpa Shetty in casteist slur case

01 May 2018

Relief for Salman Khan, Shilpa Shetty in casteist slur case

A Ludhiana court today dismissed a petition filed against Salman Khan and Shilpa Shetty for allegedly making casteist remarks.

13-year-old Ludhiana boy becomes India's youngest drone developer

14 Apr 2018

13-year-old Ludhiana boy becomes India's youngest drone developer

Aryaman Verma, a 13-year-old boy from Ludhiana, Punjab, has become the youngest developer of a drone in the country.

Statues at Ludhiana's wax museum leave Twitter in splits

02 Apr 2018

Statues at Ludhiana's wax museum leave Twitter in splits

A wax museum in Ludhiana has stirred laughs on social media owing to the statues' minimal resemblance to personalities.

16-year-old Dalit girl allegedly gang-raped in moving car in Ludhiana

11 Feb 2018

16-year-old Dalit girl allegedly gang-raped in moving car in Ludhiana

A 16-year-old girl was allegedly abducted from her house and gang-raped in a moving car by four men she knew.

Class 7 and 5 students rape four-year-old in Ludhiana, arrested

21 Jan 2018

Class 7 and 5 students rape four-year-old in Ludhiana, arrested

In a disturbing case, a four-year-old girl in Ludhiana was raped by her 13-year-old neighbor and his 12-year-old friend, students of Class 7 and 5.

Serial killer behind 7 murders in 22 years finally arrested

07 Jan 2018

Serial killer behind 7 murders in 22 years finally arrested

Following the murder of Patiala's Rajinder Singh on 30 December, police arrested a Ludhiana-based 47-year-old auto-rickshaw driver, Jagroop Singh in connection with the killing.

Special Olympics gold medallist turns laborer

26 Dec 2017

Special Olympics gold medallist turns laborer

Government's apathy against sportspersons is something that is not new in our country.

Indian Railways: If your food isn't delivered, you get coupons!

06 Dec 2017

Indian Railways: If your food isn't delivered, you get coupons!

When the Indian Railways in June announced that passengers could now order food from their favorite outlets - KFC, Domino's, McDonald's and more - people cheered.

Another RSS worker shot dead, this time in UP's Ghazipur

21 Oct 2017

Another RSS worker shot dead, this time in UP's Ghazipur

Four days after an RSS leader was murdered in Ludhiana, another in UP's Ghazipur was shot dead by bike-borne assailants today.

Ludhiana: RSS leader Ravinder Gosai shot dead

17 Oct 2017

Ludhiana: RSS leader Ravinder Gosai shot dead

Ludhiana RSS leader Ravinder Gosai, office bearer of the district BJP, was shot dead this morning by unidentified assailants.

Ludhiana government website publishes details of 20,000 Aadhaar holders

08 Aug 2017

Ludhiana government website publishes details of 20,000 Aadhaar holders

On one hand, activists are fighting the Centre over its mandatory Aadhaar rules citing privacy concerns; on the other, ironically, government authorities just keep making their case stronger.

McDonald's, KFC, Domino's and more, now on Indian Railways!

15 Jun 2017

McDonald's, KFC, Domino's and more, now on Indian Railways!

Indian Railways is going all out to make train journeys a more-than-comfortable experience for passengers. After a series of innovations, it is now giving people the option of ordering their favorite items from Domino's, KFC and more!

Govt to impose access-control to improve highway efficiency

27 Apr 2017

Govt to impose access-control to improve highway efficiency

Union Road Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari has sent a proposal to the Centre seeking to upgrade certain important road corridors to access-controlled ones, to improve the efficiency of highway transport.

Ludhiana Police fail to arrest Rakhi Sawant in Valmiki case

05 Apr 2017

Ludhiana Police fail to arrest Rakhi Sawant in Valmiki case

Ludhiana police were dispatched to Mumbai on Monday following a court order to arrest actor Rakhi Sawant, but failed to locate her.

Palpreet Singh signed for NBA D-league

01 Nov 2016

Palpreet Singh signed for NBA D-league

India's Palpreet Singh Brar was picked up by the Long Island Nets in the draft for the NBA D-League. He became the second Indian player after Satnam Singh to be picked up in the Development League.