Don’t be surprised if you see a doctor visiting a government school to keep tabs on students’ health. Physicians will now be required to ask the older students in gover nment and government-aided schools whether they were facing any problems related to adolescence and sexuality.
Despite Supreme Court’s guidelines against black films and curtains in buses, transport authorities and traffic police in the city are playing mute spectators to the violations.
In an attempt to make Ludhiana a smoke-free city, a district health department team led by district health officer (DHO) Dr Abnash Kumar conducted raids at several places on Tuesday.
Three persons were injured after their car overturned in the attempt to save a stray dog near the power station on Chandigarh Road on Monday evening. Mayank, a resident of Chandigarh, said, “I, along with my two friends, was returning to Chandigarh after visiting my sister in Ludhiana.
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi's rally on April 25 will now be organised in the open due to lack of space at Grain Market near Jalandhar Bypass here.
This Lok Sabha elections, Ludhiana arguably is a four-cornered contest between Congress' Ravneet Singh Bittu; SAD-BJP's Manpreet Singh Ayali; AAP's Harvinder Singh Phoolka and independent candidate Simarjit Singh Bains. Here's a look at the top contenders for the Ludhiana parliamentary seat.
Past winners from Ludhiana constituency
Taking to HT during an event SAD candidate Manpreet Singh Ayali said that his major focus would be on connectivity. “Industrialists should not have to go to the metro cities for meetings. Clients should be able to come here.”
There is no escaping blame game in political season and Ludhiana is no exception. All the contestants in fray have levelled charges against one another, starting with AAP candidate HS Phoolka who had blamed the SAD-BJP alliance to prove what all they have done for the 1984 riots' victims.
“The condition of Punjab has been getting worse day-by-day in the reign of SAD-BJP alliance. The industry of Ludhiana has been in danger due to adverse policies of the state government.
Vexed over his beloved ditching him, a Phagwara man, along with his aides, allegedly kidnapped her 16-year-old brother from Parkash Puri on Sunday night.
The couple who was found stuffed in separated sacks and thrown in a canal near Doraha was bludgeoned to death by a property dealer to grab their `8 lakh, Khanna police said on Tuesday.
The charred body of an 18-year-old girl was found in the bathroom of her house at the EWS Colony, Chandigarh Road, on Tuesday. The victim, Nisha, was a Class-10 student. Her parents are labourers.
In blatant violation of election code of conduct, a close kin of former state BJP president Rajinder Bhandari is facilitating the construction of a temple in Raman Enclave of Maharaishi Valmiki Nagar. Residents called up the HT reporter, who along with the camera man visited the spot on Monday, for verification.
Lowering the spirit of democracy, political parties like Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) and Congress have stooped to a “new low” by inventing a new way to pull the crowd in the political meetings by inviting professional dancers and tapping their feet on Bollywood item numbers like “Baby doll mein sone di” or “Fevicol se”.