Paramdeep Singh wishes to promote Sikhism in glamour world

Paramdeep Singh wishes to promote Sikhism in glamour worldLudhiana, April 29: Ludhiana-based Paramdeep Singh, the first runner up at `Mr. Singh India 2009’, is keen to promote Sikhism while building a career in the glamour world.

Paramdeep walks down the ramp as a proud Sikh’. Despite making a professional career through fashion, Paramdeep wants youngsters to not put aside their religious identities in the name of fashion.

Awareness meet on alternative medicine held in Ludhiana

Awareness meet on alternative medicine held in LudhianaLudhiana, April 22: With a rising concern for health across the world, a lot of people in Punjab are increasingly getting drawn to alternate systems of medicine to escape the side effects of modern-day drugs.

A two-day awareness meet was held here recently to educate people on the traditional systems of medicine in India. `Arogya’ – meaning `holistic health’ was the ninth such event organised in the country aimed at promoting healthy living in modern-day society.

Punjab students to attend global youth leaders conference in July

Punjab students to attend global youth leaders conference in JulyLudhiana, April 20: A group of seven students of Ludhiana are all set to attend an international conference in which 400 students from 100 countries would be participating.

The Global Young Leader conference will discuss issues related to world politics, international relations, law, media, business and global economy.

International issues like terrorism, poverty, economy, AIDS, environment and inter-country disputes would be discussed in the conference.

IOL Chemicals to hire 400 new employees this year

IOL Chemicals and Pharmaceuticals LimitedIOL Chemicals and Pharmaceuticals Limited, a leading organic chemicals manufacturer and supplier, has announced that it will hire around 400 new employees by the end of this year.

The company has an existing workforce of over 900 professionals.

Market experts believe that despite the global economic slowdown, this is a big step by Ludhiana-based IOLCP towards preparing itself to tap global opportunities in the pharmaceutical industry.

Sikh organisations justify shoe-throwing incident

Ludhiana/ Mumbai/New Delhi, Apr 8 : Sikhs distributed sweets to mark the defiant act of a journalist from their community who threw a shoe at Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram during a news conference after getting angry with the Minister''s reply to a question about 1984 riots in which hundreds of Sikhs were killed.

The Sikh Students Federation (SSF) said the incident highlighted the fact that those responsible for the riots have not been punished so far.

Ludhiana youth claims ear-lifting record

Ludhiana youth claims ear-lifting recordLudhiana, Apr 4 : A Ludhiana youth is claiming the world record for lifting 110 kilograms with his ears.

Rakesh Kumar, a former bodybuilder, now says that he is planning to visit London to get his name registered in the Guinness Book of World Records.

He has already entered the Limca Book of Records.

"I exercise after every two days with my ears. I have earlier won the third place in bodybuilding. This record attempt was result of eight years of hard work," Kumar said.