As the state's department of agriculture has recently announced that every farmer must maintain soil test cards and go for regular soil testing, the experts from Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) said this effort was need of the hour as agricultural soil in the state was being overexploited due to very high crop intensification which, according to them, is about 190%.
After winning the coveted title of Junior World Boxing Championship held at Taipei (Taiwan), golden girl Mandeep Kaur Sandhu received a warm welcome in Ludhiana on Tuesday.
With the inauguration of 200-year-old heritage monument Maharaja Duleep Singh Memorial here on Sunday by Punjab CM Parkash Singh Badal, the Bassian village has no doubt turned into a tourist village.
Two farmers allegedly committed suicide by consuming some poisonous substance in Jagraon in Ludhiana district on Monday. Jugraj Singh of Sherpur Khurd village was rushed to hospital after he consumed some poisonous substance at his home. The doctors, however, declared him as brought dead.
Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal opened to the public for the first time a 200-year-old heritage monument — the memorial of Maharaja Duleep Singh — also known as the ‘Bassian Kothi’ at Bassian village near Raikot on Sunday after it underwent a restoration process for over four years that cost the state government more than `5 crore.
The Punjab School Education Board (PSEB) will declare the Class-10 board examination results on Tuesday. The PSEB will upload subject-wise percentage of students on their official website. Students can access their results on www.pseb.ac.in.
The improper lifting of garbage thrown on the roads has left the residents of the city hassled. People say heaps of garbage can be seen lying on the roads, giving the city a shabby look. The situation gets worsened during public holidays.
An unidentified man posing as police officer looted Rs 48,500 from a combine machine operator on Saturday. He has also looted tractor-trolley and truck drivers in past ten days.
With delay in setting up of vending zones, the street vendors are raising questions over the role of municipal corporation (MC). Some vendors alleged that they are forced to pay “bribe” for stationing their carts to run businesses at various places, and the vending zones can provide them relief from this alleged corruption.
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has directed schools to constitute four-member school inclusive committees.
The recent case in which 28 children, including eight from Nepal, were rescued by the district task force committee has raised questions over the total number of child labourers working in more than 16,000 industrial units in the city.
The police have arrested an ice-cream seller for attempting to rape a five-yearold girl at Kutbewal village in Ladhowal on Friday evening.
India's next Mary Kom is all of 16 and comes from a village in this district. Mandeep Kaur Sandhu, the girl from Chakar, on Saturday became world junior boxing champion.
Health, social security, women and child welfare minister Surjit Kumar Jyani inaugurated a community home for special children at Braille Bhawan on the Chandigarh Road on Saturday.
As the house meeting of municipal corporation (MC) is not being organised, the common problems being faced by the residents are not being redressed.