Traffic chaos rules the roads in Khanna

Considered to be a boon, the elevated road at National Highway–1 (now called NH-44) has become a bane for residents of the town. As the road has bisected the town in two sections — East and West — commuting on slip roads has become dangerous for residents.

Ayodhya sadhus celebrate appointment of Das as trust head

Sadhus played Holi with flowers at Mani Ram Das Chhavni Peeth in Ayodhya, distributed sweets and offered prayers after Ram Janmabhoomi Nyas head Mahant Nritya Gopal Das was appointed chairman of the newly constituted Shri Ram Janmabhoomi Teertha Kshetra, or Ram temple trust, at its first meeting in New Delhi on Wednesday.

Ludhiana SHO, aide held with 10gm heroin

Ludhiana A team of Special Task Force (STF), Ludhiana unit, arrested Division Number 2 SHO sub-inspector Amandeep Singh Gill, 39, and his aide Ajay Kumar for possessing 10.35gram heroin from Khasi Kalan village, around 14km from district headquarters, on Tuesday night. Police commissioner Rakesh Agrawal has suspended the SHO with immediate effect.

8 held for defrauding power dept of ?1.77 crore

Eight persons, including the deputy manager of a public sector bank, were arrested by the Sector 49 police on Wednesday for allegedly perpetrating a fraud of ?1.77 crore on the electricity department. Another deputy manager is on the run, after the power department noticed discrepancies in remittances to its account last month and filed a police complaint.