• Agriculture
    May 26, 2015 18:35 IST

    Go for soil testing, avoid losses: Experts

    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%.

  • Mandeep Sandhu who hails from Ludhiana won gold medal in the 52-kg category.
    May 26, 2015 18:10 IST

    Junior World Boxing Champion Mandeep Kaur Sandhu gets rousing welcome

    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.

  • May 25, 2015 19:34 IST

    Happy with the opening of Duleep Singh Memorial, villagers feel it will attract tourists

    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.

  • murder
    May 25, 2015 22:03 IST

    Two 'depressed' Jagraon farmers end lives

    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.

  • May 25, 2015 12:40 IST

    Duleep Singh memorial opened to public

    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.

  • Punjab School Education Board (PSEB) Phase-8 Mohali. HT
    May 24, 2015 19:14 IST

    Punjab: PSEB Class-10 results on Tuesday

    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

  • May 24, 2015 20:55 IST

    Ludhiana: Garbage strewn on roads gives city a shabby look

    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.

  • May 24, 2015 21:00 IST

    Police imposter loot Rs 48,500 from combine machine operator

    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.

  • May 24, 2015 18:45 IST

    Street vendors forced to pay bribe to station carts waiting for vending zones

    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.

  • May 24, 2015 18:33 IST

    CBSE directs schools to constitute four-member inclusive committee

    The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has directed schools to constitute four-member school inclusive committees.

  • May 24, 2015 11:29 IST

    15,000 children continue to sweat it out in factories, authorities least bothered

    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.

  • May 24, 2015 11:09 IST

    Ludhiana: Ice-cream vendor held for rape bid on 5-yr-old

    The police have arrested an ice-cream seller for attempting to rape a five-yearold girl at Kutbewal village in Ladhowal on Friday evening.

  • Mandeep Sandhu who hails from Ludhiana won gold medal in the 52-kg category.
    May 23, 2015 21:18 IST

    Boxing: Ludhiana girl Mandeep Sandhu conquers the 'world'

    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.

  • May 23, 2015 23:41 IST

    Surjit Kumar Jyani inaugurates community home for special children

    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.

  • May 23, 2015 17:57 IST

    Ludhiana: Water woes galore with no MC house meet in sight

    As the house meeting of municipal corporation (MC) is not being organised, the common problems being faced by the residents are not being redressed.