Sunday, 2 October, 2022

Topic: Ludhiana

‘No enmity, no debt, so what gave?’ Punjab AAP worker’s family grapples for clues after suicide

Ajaypal Singh Gill, 62, was found hanging days after he was made chair of Machhiwara Agricultural Co-operative Development Bank. Police say he left behind no suicide note.

Terror group SFJ’s Jaswinder Multani arrested in Germany for alleged role in Ludhiana blast

The German Police arrested Multani from Erfurt city after diplomatic coordination. He is a top member of the banned pro-Khalistan group 'Sikhs For Justice'.

Dismissed Punjab cop had links with Khalistani elements and narcotic smugglgers : Punjab DGP

Punjab govt declared a high alert in the state after the blast. However, Punjab DGP Siddharth Chattopadhyaya ruled out the possibility of human bomb angle in the incident.

These are the 3 theories security agencies are investigating in Ludhiana blast

'High-grade' blast at district and sessions court complex in Ludhiana Thursday afternoon left one dead and five injured.

Home Ministry seeks report from Punjab government on Ludhiana district court blast

MHA also asked the Channi government to inform about the findings of the initial probe. The explosion took place around 12:30 pm Thursday in Ludhiana district & sessions court.

Haridwar ‘Dharam Sansad’ with calls to ‘kill Muslims’ can’t be dismissed as fringe anymore

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1 dead, 3 hurt in ‘high-grade blast’ in Ludhiana court, ‘suicide attack’ suspected

The explosion in poll-bound Punjab took place around 12.30 pm on second floor of 6-storey Ludhiana district & sessions court complex. NIA teams called in to investigate incident.

Over 32,000 cases, 1,100 deaths: Why Ludhiana is among India’s worst-hit Covid districts

Ludhiana has CFR of 3.4% — higher than the state's average (3%), and more than double the national average (1.37%). It has recorded 1,103 deaths till now.

Ludhiana makes teachers, bankers, judges & journalists ‘frontline workers’ for vaccination

Deputy commissioner of Ludhiana says he has listed workers from categories which have been active since the lockdown, and need the vaccine immediately.

Over 660 deaths, 4.1% fatality rate — why Ludhiana has Punjab’s worst Covid numbers

Ludhiana district, the most populous of Punjab’s 22 districts, has only two govt hospitals. The industrial hub has recorded most Covid deaths and most number of cases in Punjab.

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Wild elephants monitored under thermal UAVs in Maharashtra | RESQ Charitable Trust

We monitored wild elephants, leopards in villages with thermal drones first time in Maharashtra

Whether it's monitoring wildlife, mitigating conflict, capturing of wildlife on field, UAVs are effective tools to complement existing on-ground efforts.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.


File photo of former Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria after flying a MiG-21 of 51 Squadron at the Srinagar airbase | ANI

Famed IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman’s MiG-21 Squadron bows out from Srinagar today

Known as the ‘Sword Arms’, number-plating of the squadron was done Friday. It has made way for MiG-29s to be the new 'guardian of the Valley'.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.