Ludhiana

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    Jul 28, 2015 21:56 IST

    Remembering the Missile Man

    President of India from 2002 to 2007, APJ Abdul Kalam said these words on August 29 last year when he addressed an eager gathering of hundreds of students and teachers at three different city schools in Ludhiana. That was to be his last visit to Punjab.

  • DSP Balraj Singh Gill. File Photo
    Jul 28, 2015 22:55 IST

    Double murder case: Deceased cop's father moves application to conclude the case

    Kasmira Singh Gill, father of former Moga deputy superintendent of police (DSP) Balraj Singh Gill who was brutally murdered along with a woman, Monika Kapila, at a farmhouse on Hambran Road in February 2012, has moved an application in court seeking conclusion of the case and pronouncement of the verdict.

  • An army man measures the chest of a youth during the recruitment rally in Patiala on Friday. Bharat Bhushan/HT
    Jul 27, 2015 21:06 IST

    Online army recruitment from September 1

    Now, those interested in joining the Indian army will have to apply online instead of participating in open recruitment. The interested youth need not visit different places for job application in army.

  • Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (GADVASU), a veterinary university in Ludhiana. HT Photo
    Jul 27, 2015 17:51 IST

    Save dairy animals from hyperthermia: Vet varsity

    An expert from Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (GADVASU) has cautioned the livestock farmers against hyperthermia, which is a common disease found in dairy animals in Punjab during summer season. It manifests high body temperature.

  • Jul 26, 2015 19:47 IST

    Met forecasts more rain: Boon for paddy farmers

    This week is expected to be rainy as per weathermen from Chandigarh Meterological Centre. As per their fresh forecast, from July 27 till August 1, weather will remain partly cloudy with possibility of rain or thunderstorm.

  • Due to heavy rain commuters facing traffic jam on a Chandigarh road on Sunday.
    Jul 26, 2015 19:35 IST

    No check on underage driving adding to the traffic woes in city

    Despite special drives to control traffic and impounding of vehicles from outside schools in Ludhiana, there is no relief to city residents from traffic problem. Constant traffic jams near schools have become a menace and have been driving the residents up the wall. The problem is increasing over the time but the authorities have not been able to address the issue.

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    Jul 25, 2015 23:42 IST

    Slow server makes data uploading Herculean task for PSEB schools

    Schools affiliated to Punjab School Education Board (PSEB) are facing inconvenience in operating the e-PunjabSchool management information system (MIS) website wherein they are supposed to upload the details of all the students online.

  • Punjab School Education Board (PSEB) Phase-8 Mohali. HT
    Jul 25, 2015 18:06 IST

    Slow server makes data uploading herculean task for PSEB schools

    Schools affiliated to Punjab School Education Board (PSEB) are facing inconvenience in operating the e-PunjabSchool management information system website wherein they are supposed to upload the details of all the students online.

  • Experts say that the new govt should abolish the multiple tax regime and raise tax limits on home loans to Rs. 5 lakh
    Jul 25, 2015 18:41 IST

    Excise and taxation dept apprised of industrialists' woes

    A delegation of Federation of Industrial and Commercial Organisation (FICO) under the chairmanship of its president Gurmeet Singh Kular and advocate Bobby Sharma met assistant excise and taxation commissioner, Ludhiana 1, Rajpal Singh Khaira to discuss the problems being faced by the industrialists, here on Saturday.

  • Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (GADVASU), a veterinary university in Ludhiana. HT Photo
    Jul 24, 2015 18:00 IST

    Admissions at vet varsity: Heavy rush for first round of counselling

    The first round of counselling for admission to three undergraduate courses was completed at Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (GADVASU) on Thursday.

  • municipal worker
    Jul 24, 2015 18:55 IST

    Faulty manholes lead to traffic miseries

    Learning no lessons from the past mishaps and repeated complaints, the municipal corporation (MC) has failed to correct the faulty manholes in various city area. MC commissioner had ordered the staff concerned, but they did not take any action regarding this problem.

  • Punjab Agricultural University-N, Ludhiana
    Jul 23, 2015 17:40 IST

    Documentary films on progressive farmers screened at PAU

    Two documentary films on the lives of progressive farmers were screened in the committee room of Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) vice-chancellor (V-C) Baldev Singh Dhillon on Thursday. Along with the V-C, deans, directors of PAU and a couple of progressive farmers were present on this occasion.

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    Jul 23, 2015 19:25 IST

    Students get ink marks on faces for failing to submit photos

    The Class 10 students of New Era School, Kundan Puri, have alleged that the principal put ink marks on their faces just because they failed to submit their passport size photographs. Though a few students said they were thrashed, the principal, Anju Yadav, rubbished such claims.

  • Painting Competition
    Jul 22, 2015 20:01 IST

    Vocational courses in 14 Ludhiana govt schools soon

    As per the directions of the ministry of human resource development (MHRD), 300 more government schools in Punjab (14 in Ludhiana) have been brought under the National Skills Qualification Framework (NSQF) that operates under central government's Rashtriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyan (RMSA).

  • MC Office1, Zone D, Ludhiana. HT Photo
    Jul 22, 2015 19:54 IST

    MC recovers Rs 2.1 cr by regularising 13,000 water supply, sewer connections

    The municipal corporation (MC) conducted recovery of Rs 2.1 crore by regularising more than 13,000 water supply and sewer connections in the past three months. MC claimed that FIRs will be registered against violators from August 1 as the one-time regularisation policy will end on July 31.