The police have arrested an ice-cream seller for attempting to rape a five-yearold girl at Kutbewal village in Ladhowal on Friday evening.
Health, social security, women and child welfare minister Surjit Kumar Jyani inaugurated a community home for special children at Braille Bhawan on the Chandigarh Road on Saturday.
India's next Mary Kom is all of 16 and comes from a village in this district. Mandeep Kaur Sandhu, the girl from Chakar, on Saturday became world junior boxing champion.
Poor response of farmers to expensive paddy varieties has forced Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) to slash its rates.
As the house meeting of municipal corporation (MC) is not being organised, the common problems being faced by the residents are not being redressed.
Apex Chamber of Commerce and Industry on Saturday stated that the policies of state government regarding taxes on electricity were affecting the industry, causing serious concerns for production in the state.
Like this week that remained dotted with very hot days, the coming week will also sail in the same boat as per the meterological centre, Chandigarh. Throughout the week, the temperature will be above 40 degree Celsius and on May 28, it is likely to touch 45 degree mark. The forecast also expects cloudy days with possibility of rain or thundershowers on May 24 and 25.
Commuters are a harried lot due to lack of parking arrangements in several commercial buildings on Mall road. Though some buildings have parking space in front of their structures, but most of times barricades can be seen installed to stop parking of vehicles.
Railway is going to observe 'railway facilitation fortnight' from May 26 to June 9, under which officials would take feedback from the passengers.
Due to inclement weather in the region since February that caused extensive damage to the wheat crop, Punjab’s share in wheat procured by agencies has dipped by around 20% over the last year.
After government schools, now aided schools in Punjab are directed to start serving mid-day meal in their school from July 1. There are around 434 aided schools in Punjab, of which 58 are in Ludhiana, all are directed to serve mid-day meal after summer vacations in their schools.
As the Punjab government has announced a plan to spend `15 crore on making the state self-sufficient in pulses in two years, experts from Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) say that this will have not one but many benefits for agriculture.
Unhygienic conditions in the new sabzi mandi near Karabara Chowk, Ludhiana, pose threat to the health of the visitors as the mandi authorities seem to have turned a blind towards cleanliness.
Several industrial organisations as well as the Congress have lambasted the state government for imposing a cess on petrol and diesel as well as other taxes during a cabinet meeting on Wednesday evening.
Hosiery manufacturers of Ludhiana are all set to mint money this season as the orders placed at the 'buyer seller meet' organised by different organisations recently have broken records of the last four years. The orders placed this time were at least 15-20 per cent more than what were placed during previous years.