Tarsem Saini, president, Punjab Rice Millers Association, has flayed the alleged wrong rice procurement policies of Food Corporation of India (FCI). He was speaking during the general house meeting of the Punjab rice millers during the second day of the three-day Rice Pro Tech Expo, here on Saturday.
Ludhiana police have advised city residents against hiring modified limousine cars, saying that these vehicles had been modified in violation of the Central Motor Vehicle Act.
The industrial policy declared by Punjab Government on June 3 has come as a breather for the business community in the state. The announcement has given a new lease of life to the projects of the industrial parks which were in the pipeline for years.
Failing to take action against illegal carts in the city, mayor Harcharan Singh Gohalwaria has acknowledged that there is indeed a mafia operating in the city, allowing people to station their carts by charging them. Gohalwaria also accepted that the staff of the tehbazari wing or the anti-encroachment wing was not competent enough to remove rehris from different areas.
The Moti Nagar police booked Shiv Sena leader Parminder Pappu, his son Bablu and 15 unidentified accomplices for trespassing and thrashing staff of Nauhria Hospital on the statement of Dr Satish Nauhria, owner of the hospital, on Friday. The accused are still at large.
Additional sessions judge Surinder Pal Kaur has prima facie considered two SAD leaders, Amit Kumar, alias Honey, and Balbir Chand, alias Beera, and one Bittu as accused in a case of abduction and rape of 12-year-old girl of Mullanpur Dakha on May 5, 2012.
Two men, arrested for allegedly accepting bets on the Champions Trophy match between West Indies and Pakistan on Friday night, were remanded in five-day police custody by a court here on Saturday.
A woman was arrested for allegedly assaulting the municipal corporation team here on Thursday. A case has been registered against Gorkha in the Haibowal police station.
Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University scientists have said the poultry birds required more attention during the rising temperature.
The local police on Wednesday arrested a 62-year-old NRI for allegedly hacking his septuagenarian brother to death. The decomposed body of Kulwant Singh (75), who was settled in England, was found at his house at Mahima Singh Wala village in Dehlon on May 31.
The Centre for Communication and International Linkages (CCIL) of the Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) celebrated World Environment Day in association with the Institution of Engineers -India (IEI) on Thursday. The theme of World Environment Day this year is “Think, Eat, Save-Reduce Your Foot Print”.
A day after her younger sister died after they consumed some poisonous substance, a 17-year-old girl also succumbed at Guru Tej Bahadur Hospital on Thursday.
The state government has chalked out a Rs 70-crore comprehensive plan for the development of Payal constituency in Ludhiana district. This was disclosed by Punjab Vidhan Sabha speaker Charanjit Singh Atwal while presiding over a review meeting regarding the overall development of Payal constituency in Doraha on Wednesday.
A 43-year-old patient suffering from chronic liver disease has accused the authorities at Employees State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) Model Hospital of harassing him.
The city police on Wednesday arrested a disabled person in connection with abducting a four-year-old girl and attempting to rape her.