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Alleging negligence in treatment, kin of paralysis patient stage protest

Kin of a patient admitted in Arora Neuro Centre, Mall Road, on Friday protested against the doctors accusing them of negligence in treatment.

PTU exams: Pay 5,000 per subject to improve div

Giving the pass-out students an opportunity to improve their marks, Punjab Technical University (PTU) has decided to conduct their improvement exams with the final examinations held by the university.

Sufi singer Harshdeep performs at live concert

Sufi singer Harshdeep Kaur addressed a press conference at Lodhi Club on Friday about her live concert that was held late in the evening. She said, "I may have performed across the world, but I have always felt great to perform in Punjab."

Kitchlu Nagar solar traffic lights troubled commuters

The commuters are facing a huge problem as the solar traffic lights installed in Kitchlu Nagar are non-function for the past few days. In its initiative to harness solar energy, the municipal corporation (MC) had installed these solar-powered traffic lights in 2007. These lights are caution traffic lights which have only red blinking signals. The residents say they have been demanding to install the traffic lights for long but to no avail.

DRME postpones counting of MCI election votes

The director of research and medical education (DRME), Punjab, has postponed the scrutiny and counting of votes in the Medical Council of India (MCI) elections.

Hunger strike for Shaheed Kartar Singh Sarabha goes unnoticed

The hunger strike, which was started by Sarabha village residents, along with other social organisations on Wednesday, demanding stature of national martyr for Shaheed Kartar Singh Sarabha, has failed to grab the attention of political leaders even after three days of its commencement.

AAP accelerates campaigning two days prior to Kejriwal's roadshow

Two days prior to Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) national convener Arvind Kejriwal's road show in Ludhiana, the party has accelerated its election campaign in Ludhiana.

MC callous to safety of Buddha Nullah cleaners

Having already failed to provide safety kits to its sewer men, now the municipal corporation (MC) has totally disregarded the safety of workers who have been deputed to clean the highly polluted Buddha Nullah without any safety gear.

23 candidates in fray after scrutiny of nominations

After the scrutinising nominations, 23 candidates' nominations were announced valid for the Lok Sabha elections, on Thursday. The scrutiny process to inspect the nominations was held at the office of the deputy commissioner.

Miscreants attempt to break open ATM

Unidentified miscreants tried to rob an ATM of Punjab National Bank at Bahadurke Road on late Wednesday night. The ATM cabin is adjoining the Punjab National Bank, Bahadurke Road branch.

Headmistress found collecting paper fund: DEO writes to DPI for action

District education officer (DEO) (secondary) Paramjit Kaur Chahal has sent an inquiry report to director, public instructions (secondary), to take appropriate action against Smriti Bhargav, headmistress of Government High School, Kotmangal Singh.

Distribution of textbook with chief minister pics stopped

Punjab education secretary Anjali Bawra has directed all districts in the state not to distribute the Class-8 social studies textbook. A chapter in the book on efforts of the government in social circles throws light on the schemes of the state government.

Civic issues steer LS elections

Though generally civic issues gain importance during the municipal corporation (MC) elections and issues of national importance gain centrestage during parliamentary polls, this time around, issues such as, garbage disposal and broken roads, have become hot issues in Ludhiana even in the parliamentary polls.

Rate for treatment of industrial effluents reduced by 4paise

Bringing a sigh of relief to industrialists of the city, the private company operating the common effluent treatment plant (CETP) in Ludhiana has agreed to reduce the rate for treatment of industrial effluents.

Now, pay Rs 5,000 per subject to improve division in PTU exams

Giving the pass-out students an opportunity to improve their marks, Punjab Technical University (PTU) has decided to conduct their improvement exams with the final examinations held by the university.
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