In a first, Ludhiana allows vaccination of scribes, bank, judicial, NGO workers

In a decision taken on late Monday evening, the district administration of Ludhiana allowed ongoing vaccination programme to all the employees of all government/private banks, government/private schools, the staff of food grain agencies, judicial officers/court staff/advocates, journalists, members of the Non-Government Organisations (NGOs) who have worked to check the spread of Covid-19 pandemic.

Mar 16, 2021, 11:31 AM IST

Amid spike in COVID-19 cases, this state to restrict indoor gatherings to 100, outdoor to 200 from March 1

The Chief Minister said a decision on reducing occupancy in cinema halls will be taken after March 1. Private offices and restaurants shall be encouraged to display the last tests done for all employees, he added. While directing increased testing, Captain Amarinder ordered mandatory testing of 15 contacts per positive, with monitoring to be done by CPTOs and review to be undertaken by the Health Department.

Feb 25, 2021, 07:21 AM IST

Breaking: Terrorist Bhindrawala's flag shown on tractor during Farmer Chakka jam in Ludhiana

A flag bearing the photograph of terrorist Bhindrawala was seen on the tractor during the farmer Chakkajam in Ludhiana, Punjab.

Feb 06, 2021, 19:50 PM IST

Ludhiana: Shots fired at vehicle of Punjab Shiv Sena vice president

Shiv Sena leader Amit Arora claimed that he was the target of the attack. The bullet hit a parked vehicle outside the office. 

Feb 23, 2020, 07:28 AM IST

Moments before dying of heart attack, Ludhiana school bus driver saves lives of children

The children who were inside the van said that while driving them to school the driver suddenly stopped the vehicle near the bridge, opened the door and fell down outside.

Dec 19, 2019, 15:08 PM IST

Stripped, slapped with hands tied for wearing short pants in school, class 11 student ends life in Punjab's Ludhiana

The victim, who felt insulted after being stripped of his clothes in front of his classmates, filmed himself on his mobile phone before ending his life.

Dec 01, 2019, 07:05 AM IST

Ludhiana intensifies drive against stubble burning, 22 farmers arrested

Burning of paddy straw in the fields of Punjab is one of the reasons leading to a thick layer of smog in the northern plains of the country.

Nov 06, 2019, 09:52 AM IST

Caught on camera: Man attempts to kidnap 4-year-old in Ludhiana; arrested

The CCTV footage which has been tweeted by news agency ANI shows the man approaching towards the child and quietly picking her up. 

Sep 18, 2019, 11:44 AM IST

Hindu-Sikh families take care of mosque in Ludhiana

Muslims in Ludhiana’s Hedon Bet left during partition. However the pre-partition mosque in the village still stands tall and no one has ever spoken a word about demolishing it.

Jul 06, 2019, 07:38 AM IST

Violent clashes break out in Ludhiana jail, 6 cops, 15 prisoners injured

Sources told Zee Media that the prisoners went on a rampage after the death of Sandeep Sood, who was behind bars in a case related to NSPS Act.

Jun 27, 2019, 19:47 PM IST

Full list of candidates going to polls in Punjab in seventh phase of Lok Sabha election 2019

All thirteen Lok Sabha seats in Punjab will go to polls in the seventh phase of general election on Sunday. The seats where voting will be held are Gurdaspur, Amritsar, Khadoor Sahib, Jalandhar (SC), Hoshiarpur (SC), Anandpur Sahib, Ludhiana, Fatehgarh Sahib (SC), Faridkot (SC), Firozpur, Bathinda, Sangrur, and Patiala.

May 18, 2019, 18:13 PM IST

Ludhiana Lok Sabha Constituency of Punjab: Full list of candidates, polling dates

Here is the full list of candidates contesting the Lok Sabha election in 2019 from Ludhiana Lok Sabha Constituency of Punjab.

May 06, 2019, 17:08 PM IST

Ludhiana Lok Sabha Constituency

Ravneet Singh of the INC was elected as the Member of Parliament from this constituency in the 2014 Lok Sabha polls.

Apr 25, 2019, 18:22 PM IST

14 dead in Ludhiana due to swine flu

In Himachal Pradesh, as many as 16 people have died.

Feb 06, 2019, 18:04 PM IST

Ludhiana swine flu: Seven die in 24 days

Ludhiana has seen 40 suspected cases of swine flu out of which 20 have been confirmed and seven have died.

Jan 25, 2019, 10:27 AM IST

Punjab Cabinet approves new international civil terminal at Halwara in Ludhiana

The new international civil terminal will be set up at IAF Station in Halwara in Ludhiana. 

Dec 03, 2018, 16:34 PM IST

Punjab's captain is our captain, Sidhu should apologise: Congress MP Ravneet Singh Bittu

Sidhu has been facing flak since the time he said that Congress president Rahul Gandhi is also the 'captain' of Captain Amarinder Singh.

Dec 03, 2018, 00:28 AM IST

Punjab: 1 killed, 2 injured in gas cylinder blast in Ludhiana

A blast in Ludhiana claimed the life of an 11-year-old boy and injured two others on Sunday.

Oct 14, 2018, 18:12 PM IST

Punjab farmers to file PIL in High Court against NGT's ban to burn stubble

President of Bharatiya Kisan Union Balbir Singh Rajewal on Saturday said that he will file a PIL in Punjab and Haryana High Court against the government and NGT.

Oct 06, 2018, 22:28 PM IST

Punjab: 34 children trafficked to Ludhiana from Jharkhand, Bihar, says police

The children were lodged in a missionary-run child shelter home in Ludhiana, Superintendent of Police (SP), West Singhbhum, G Kranthi Kumar, said.

Aug 30, 2018, 06:27 AM IST