Despite poor infrastructure in their respective sports, three local sportspersons brought glory to the nation by winning medals in the recently concluded Commonwealth Games at Glasgow. This only goes on to show that Ludhiana has tremendous potential to not only represent India but win medals at the international level too.
On the second day of the District Open Rural Games underway at Guru Nanak Dev Stadium, Khanna block won overall Athletics Championship in the boys category by pocketing 50 points while Samrala and Doraha secured second and third positions by scoring 18 and 16 points, respectively.
At Government Primary School, New Janta Nagar, all 72 students of Classes 1 to 5 study in one small hall, which is also used to cook midday meal, houses a generator set and even the lone toilet.
To impress upon students the importance of banks in life, Bal Bharati Public School conducted an activity ‘Banking Services-Our Help Line’ on Thursday.
The municipal corporation (MC) is waiting for a disaster to take place as it has failed to take action against unsafe buildings in the city. Despite sending notices to violators since 2009, no action was taken against many of the unsafe buildings.
A husband was arrested for allegedly strangling his wife at Bahadurwala village near Sahnewal over a minor dispute on Tuesday.
Panic gripped Tajpur Road following firing of bullets over an altercation between two groups around 2.30pm on Wednesday. Seven persons were left injured in the incident. The police took two hours to control the situation following which the injured were rushed to civil hospital.
The Punjab School Education Board (PSEB) will conduct the compartment exams for classes 10 and 12 from September 3.
A retired army official was allegedly beaten to death by a wine contractor and his aides who later disposed of the body by throwing it into a canal in Sudhar. The body was recovered by the police on Tuesday.
On the third day of district-level Inspire Award exhibition held at Malwa Khalsa Senior Secondary School, Kochar market, Varinder Kaur, district science supervisor, inspected all the models and shortlisted 16 of them on Wednesday.
The annual group meet of All India Coordinated Research Project (AICRP) on Forage Crops (FC) concluded at the Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) on Wednesday. As many as 75 scientists from 21 State Agricultural Universities and Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) institutes participated in the meet. PAU and Crop Improvement Society of India jointly organised the meet under the aegis of ICAR, New Delhi.
Ramesh Kumar, a professor of floriculture at Punjab Agricultural University(PAU) has assumed the charge of comptroller at the university. With experience of more than 34 years in the field of teaching, research and extension, he is considered a national-level expert in this field. He served as the head of the department of floriculture and landscaping for eight years and worked in the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) system as founder director, Directorate of Floricultural Research, New Delhi for four years.
Over 100 students from PCTE, Baddowal attended a motivational talk by Paarth Ashok Narang, a pilot turned motivational speaker and life coach. The talk was organised for the students of the department of computer application. Based on the theme, ‘Believe in Dreams’, the talk comprised areas of time management, life skills, entrepreneurship, and dealing with failure.
The taxpayers in the city are a harried lot these days due to the recent amendments in tax norms. After making some uncalled for changes in the audit report filing forms at the 11th hour and drawing huge criticism from both taxpayers and tax professionals, the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) may have extended the date for the same but not to lessen the worries of the taxpayers as the date of the income tax return filing is not extended correspondingly.
Mata Sahib Kaur, Jarkhar Sports Academy is all geared up to celebrate Dhyan Chand’s 109th birthday, a legendary figure in the world of hockey who earned three Olympic gold medals for India in 1928, 1932 and 1936.