The Ludhiana Retail Chemist Association has planned to provide free medicine to the Below Poverty Line (BPL) patients. Aman
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.
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.
With an aim to bring more transparency, the municipal corporation commissioner transferred 147 officials of different branches of the MC.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.