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Retail chemist body to give free medicines to BPL patients

The Ludhiana Retail Chemist Association has planned to provide free medicine to the Below Poverty Line (BPL) patients. Aman

Gujarat HC directs CBDT to extend ITR final date

Thousands of taxpayers in city heaved a sigh of relief on Monday, when the decision on a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) filed by Gujarat Federation of Tax Consultants with the high court gave its verdict in their favour.

City bus service likely extend to nearby towns

A pre-bid meeting was organised to hold a discussion about the tenders floated for selection of operator under the Net Cost Contract (NCC) model for Ludhiana City Bus Service Limited, on Tuesday.

147 employees of MC transferred

With an aim to bring more transparency, the municipal corporation commissioner transferred 147 officials of different branches of the MC.

No action against those tossing garbage in nullah

Even as the principal secretary to the chief minister, local bodies department officials and a World Bank team visited the Buddha Nullah recently, the municipal corporation Ludhiana is apparently not serious about ensuring no garbage is thrown into the stream.

Entry of commercial vehicles banned

The police commissioner has prohibited the entry of all commercial vehicles in the city with immediate effect from Monday. The entry of commercial vehicles is prohibited during particulars hours, which witness peak traffic.

Teenage boys rapes 9 yr old neighbour

In yet another incident of crime against minor girls, a nine-year-old girl was allegedly raped by her 17-year-old neighbour in Jassian Road area on Sunday. The accused, a rag picker, was arrested on Monday.

'Talwandi's death is great loss to Sikh Panth'

Punjab revenue and information and public relations minister Bikram Singh Majithia deeply mourned the demise of veteran Akali stalwart jathedar Jagdev Singh Talwandi at Talwandi Rai village, Ludhiana, on Monday. Jathedar Talwandi had passed away following brief illness at Hero DMC Heart Institute on September 19.

I-T return filing date may get extended

After drawing criticism from taxpayers and tax professionals, the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) will most likely extend the final date for the income tax return filing.

Harassed by girlfriend, her kin, man ends life

Piqued over humiliation meted out by his paramour and her brothers, a man allegedly hanged himself at his office in Santokh Nagar area of Salem Tabri on Monday morning.

Punjab Kisan Sabha seeks loan waiver

With a demand for complete implementation of the recommendations of Dr Swaminathan Commission on Agriculture to waive loans from poor farmers, for increase in the minimum support price (MSP) and purchase by government agencies, monthly pension of ` 3000 to every man, women farmer, khet mazdoor and artisans, the district unit of Punjab Kisan Sabha held a 24-hour hunger strike in front of the deputy commissioner’s office at mini-secretariat here on Monday.

Ludhiana municipal corporation yet to feel the sting of dengue cases

Despite the health department being on its toes for months for inspection of larvae of dengue-causing mosquitoes, the municipal corporation (MC) fails to challan the violators.

Sewerage board staff on chain hunger strike over salaries

Irked over not getting salaries for the past several months, the regular employees of Punjab Water Supply and Sewerage Board (PWSSB) and the contractual employees of the municipal corporation (MC) have begun a chain hunger strike outside their respective offices.

Illegal ads removed from commercial buildings

To ensure implementation of Municipal Corporation Ludhiana Outdoor Advertisement Bylaws 2014, the Tehbazari wing of the municipal corporation(MC) started a drive to remove unauthorised advertising boards from various showrooms and stores running at commercial complexes on Mall Road, Ludhiana.

Farming will get a boost if Indo-Pak project gets nod, says PAU V-C

Vice- chancellor (V-C) of Punjab Agricultural University (PAU), Ludhiana, Baldev Singh Dhillon, on Monday said agriculture production would improve on both sides of the border if both Punjab and Pakistan governments gave the nod for the proposed joint agricultural project.
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