The city traffic police issued a challan to the family members of a police inspector for installing an unauthorised blue beacon atop his vehicle.
Department of gastroenterology and herpetology at Christian Medical College and Hospital (CMCH) has installed a new high definition NBI-Technology endoscopic instrument - the first of its kind in the city.
A day after local MLA Simarjit Singh Bains’ announcement in front of a roaring crowd to contest the Lok Sabha elections from Ludhiana as an Independent, two councillors extended support to Dakha MLA Manpreet Singh Ayali, the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) candidate, on Thursday.
The legendary marathon runner Fauja Singh was in the city for a biography signing ceremony titled ‘Turbaned Tornado’ written by renowned writer Khushwant Singh.The book written on the legend’s life spanning 102 years portrays the journey of Fauja Singh quite vividly.
For the first time, city voters will be given an option to press 'None of the above' button on electronic voting machines during the elections. The option can be used if a voter doesn't like any of the candidates.
To reduce competitive phobia among the students, the Punjab State Board of Technical Education and Industrial Training is organizing the Joint entrance exam on April 20. However, the sale of the JET forms started today in the district and on the first day around 1200 forms were sold at nine venues. The rush was more at Government Model Senior Secondary School, PAU where 400 forms were sold on day one.
Since the 'Model code of conduct' prior to the upcoming 'Lok Sabha' elections is in effect now, the directorate of income tax investigation organised a press conference at its Rishi Nagar office on Thursday to share its plan of action.
Residents whose homes located on Missing Link 2 (from Dhandra Road to Malerkotla Road) on the Southern bypass were acquired by a civic body two years ago to build a bypass are still waiting to be allotted residential plots of land at government rates.
A woman, driving recklessly, mowed down a cyclist on Sat Pal Mittal Road (Malhar Road) on Thursday morning. After the incident, she fled from the spot and later, left the car in Sarabha Nagar area.
Thousands of patients would be left in the lurch on Thursday, as the Indian Medical Association (IMA) has given a call for a 'medical bandh' due to which out-patient departments (OPDs) in major hospitals will remain closed.
Around 15,000 students of Class 12 appeared in physics exam and students found it very easy, while 2,000 students of Class 10 appeared in Hindi exam in the district on Wednesday.
Cracking the whip on candidates trying to woo voters by distributing drugs or liquor ahead of the Lok Sabha elections, two city-based NGOs have formed a 'Belan Brigade' to oppose such candidates and their supporters with 'belans' (rolling pins).
Each year, as exams commence, children often experience stress, anxiety, languidness and loss of appetite. Putting other things aside, students try to concentrate on studies alone - many even study late till night, before getting up early in the morning for a final revision. That is not all, the study session continues till a few minutes before getting into the exam hall, clearly indicating the amount of stress students are surrounded with during the examination season.
The family of school principal Ranjit Singh, who had named Dakha legislator and Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) Lok Sabha candidate Manpreet Singh Ayali in a suicide note, have asked for a case against everyone the victim had blamed.
Rail connection between Ludhiana and Chandigarh is set to be strengthened with a new train between Ferozepur and Chandigarh via Ludhiana set to be launched on March 11, in view of the rush expected ahead of Holi.