- Apr 24, 2015 18:18 IST
To manage the traffic in a better way, the municipal corporation (MC) has planned to install synchronised and sensor-based traffic lights at 35 points in the city.
- Apr 24, 2015 18:24 IST
In the last decade, vultures have nearly vanished from India and it is due to this reason they are listed by World Conservation Union as critically endangered, said Kirti Dua, incharge, wildlife centre of Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (GADVASU) and professor of veterinary medicine, in a meeting held on the campus on Friday.
- Apr 23, 2015 20:16 IST
People mostly would not be aware of the fact that Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) also offers career counselling service which can be availed with an appointment on weekdays. This service, which began a few years ago on nominal charges, was the brainchild of the university's human development department which is a part of home science college.
- Apr 23, 2015 20:21 IST
With the rise in the number of unscheduled power cuts, government schools in rural areas are having a tough time preparing mid-day meal for children, sending e-mails to the education department and teaching students in this hot weather. Sources said unscheduled power cuts of four to five hours are being imposed daily in various blocks of the district, including Sidhwan Bet, Machhiwara, Jagraon and Samrala.
- Apr 23, 2015 21:55 IST
A large number of farmers from Mullanpur and nearby villages came on a common platform and protested against the languid approach of various procurement agencies for not beginning with procurement at Mullanpur Mandi.
- Apr 23, 2015 21:59 IST
Around seven years after the municipal corporation (MC) adopted the 'dog bylaws', the municipal corporation (MC) is still waiting for notification of the laws from the local bodies department. With delay in notification of the bylaws, the MC is unable to start registration of pet dogs. Besides, with the civic body starting sterilisation of stray dogs, the staff is facing problems differentiating between pet and stray dogs.
- Apr 23, 2015 13:05 IST
Despite the state’s annual budget approving construction of additional toilets at 27 government schools in the district, a grant of Rs 10.6 lakh was released for only nine government primary schools last week.
- Apr 22, 2015 21:36 IST
After the incidence of mutilation of a body by rodents in the mortuary of Lord Mahavira Civil Hospital came to light, the authorities finally started maintenance work at the hospital to keep a check on such incidents in the future.
- Apr 22, 2015 19:15 IST
A six-month pregnant woman, Manju, a resident of Tajpur Road, came for a regular check up at Lord Mahavira Civil Hospital on Wednesday at 10.45 am. While she was waiting for her turn, she came to know at 11am that doctors will see her after 1pm as they were going on a strike.
- Apr 21, 2015 18:29 IST
The Public Works Department (PWD) will take one more month to complete the infrastructure augmentation work at three government model senior secondary schools in the city. The deadline, which had already been extended thrice in the past, is April 30.
- Apr 22, 2015 13:16 IST
The lives of the commuters on national highway 1 are at risk as the covers of the storm sewerage alongside the road near Jalandhar bypass are damaged.
- Apr 22, 2015 13:46 IST
Wildlife and residents got badly affected as the sewer water entered Ludhiana zoo, including Tiger Safari, and nearby areas as the Sewage Treatment Plant at Bhattian stopped functioning on Monday. Due to which the tigers were kept inside cages and were not allowed to wander in the Tiger Safari.
- Apr 21, 2015 20:41 IST
The next hearing of the bail application of Bains brothers and their supporters will be held on April 24.
- Apr 21, 2015 18:06 IST
Members of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Ludhiana, along with activists of party's Punjab against drugs wing held a protest demonstration in front of office of deputy inspector general (DIG) of police against the drug peddlers who attacked Jaswinder Singh Khalsa.
- Apr 21, 2015 18:25 IST
The municipal corporation (MC) is going to shift its schools as well as the 28 ETT teachers to the education department as the state government has recently directed the civic body to do so. Seven schools are running under the MC.