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Demolition drive in 15 Ludhiana illegal colonies

Demolition drive in 15 Ludhiana illegal colonies

LUDHIANA: officials on Friday carried out demolition drive in 15 illegal colonies in the city. Apart from this, three illegal structures were also demolished during the drive. The officials dismantled the sewerage, roads and other structures in these colonies. The officials have warned the developers to come forward for regularisation […]

Minor girl forcibly married, raped for months

Minor girl forcibly married, raped for months

PATIALA: The police have booked a man under sections of IPC and POCSO Act for allegedly marrying and then raping a 16-year-old minor girl. The police said that the accused had married the girl in October last year. The police revealed that minor girl, who hails from , was forcibly […]

6-month-old male fetus found in government hospital?s garbage dump

6-month-old male fetus found in government hospital?s garbage dump

PATIALA: A six-month-old male fetus was found in a garbage dump of Rajindra Hospital in . The foetus was lying near the new of the hospital and is suspected to have been thrown here on the intervening night of December 31/January 1. The police have registered a case against unidentified […]

Youth found murdered under mysterious circumstances

Youth found murdered under mysterious circumstances

PATIALA: In another blind murder that rocked the city, the police here have booked some unidentified persons under sections of murder for killing a 24-year-old man. The deceased has been identified as Karan Kumar. A case has been registered on the complaint of the mother of the deceased who told […]

Cold wave sweeps Punjab, but 12 lakh students await winter uniform

Cold wave sweeps Punjab, but 12 lakh students await winter uniform

PATIALA: Winter is half over, but the state government is yet to initiate the process to buy for over 12 lakh students covered under a government welfare scheme for promoting education. In a circular issued on Monday, the director general of school education (DGSE) finally laid out guidelines for buying […]

YAD members get bail in defacement case

YAD members get bail in defacement case

LUDHIANA: Almost a week after a statue of former Prime Minister was vandalized, a court here granted bail to Youth Akali Dal (YAD) leaders Gurdeep Singh Gosha and Meetpal Dugri on Tuesday. The duo, who had allegedly defaced the statue with black spray and applied red paint on its hands […]

Woman defeats mother-in-law

Woman defeats mother-in-law

JALANDHAR: Kamaljeet Kaur, who faced her mother-in-law in elections to the post of in Begampura village, won by a comfortable margin. Out of 160 votes polled, Kamaljeet got 88 votes, while her mother-in-law got just 41 votes. The remaining 31 votes went to a third candidate. Kamaljeet was supported by […]

Nominee‘s hubby booked for fake votes

Nominee‘s hubby booked for fake votes

PATIALA: SSP MS Sidhu said police booked two people, Nirmal Kumar and Ram Singh, residents of Hari Majra for allegedly casting fake votes during panchayat polls. He said both were arrested after the registration of a case against them at Ghanaur police station. The case had been registered under various […]

Five booked for kidnapping, beating man

Five booked for kidnapping, beating man

LUDHIANA: The city police have five persons for kidnapping and beating up a man over an old enmity. The investigating officer said the accused have been identified as Bikram Tiger, Simran, Sonu, Karan and Sandeep. In his complaint, Vinay Rai of Dugri told the police that the accused intercepted his […]

PSPCL eyes Rs 260 crore in profits with plant revival

PSPCL eyes Rs 260 crore in profits with plant revival

PATIALA: The reverse auctioning biding for the revival of the Jalkheri biomass-based power of 10 MW capacity, the tenders of which were recently floated by the Punjab State Limited (PSPCL), has enabled the powercom to eye a Rs 260 crore in profits over the next 20 years. Efforts to revive […]