- Mar 29, 2015 19:49 IST
A 31-year-old man allegedly commited suicide at his rented accommodation at Chhawni Mohalla on Sunday.The deceased, who has been identified as Vishal Kumar, was a safai worker at municipal corporation (MC).
- Mar 29, 2015 19:34 IST
Like each year, Earth Hour was observed from 8:30pm till 09:30pm on Saturday night in the city. Hotels, restaurants, NGOs and educational institutions were the part of this hour which remained dotted with switching off or dimming of lights and candle marches.
- Mar 29, 2015 19:17 IST
Three persons lost their lives in two road mishaps on Saturday evening.In the first incident, a man and her elderly mother lost their lives in a road mishap near Ghulati village on Payal-Rara Sahib road after a car rammed into their bike. The car driver is said to have lost control on the vehicle due to the dilapidated condition of the road.
- Mar 29, 2015 18:58 IST
As the garbage is not being lifted on time from the dumps in the city, the residents are at the receiving end. Foul smell emanates from the garbage dumps, making the surrounding unhygienic.
- Mar 29, 2015 14:16 IST
A cycle rally led by Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) senior party member HS Phoolka kick started from Ludhiana to Chandigarh on Sunday.
- Mar 28, 2015 19:28 IST
UGC-sponsored national seminar on conservation of natural resources was conducted at GHG Khalsa College, Gurusar Sadhar, on Saturday. The seminar started with speech by the chairman of the third technical session, aditional research director JS Dhiman, Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana.
- Mar 28, 2015 19:23 IST
The unruly auto-rickshaw menace is yet another issue which has added to the city residents' woes. Most of the auto-rickshaws are ferrying passengers illegally without valid documents on the roads. Besides, reckless driving and abrupt stoppages by them in the middle of the roads cause accidents.
- Mar 28, 2015 19:19 IST
Deputy commissioner Rajat Agarwal ordered a ban on all hookah bars in the district under Section 144 of the Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPc). According to the official orders, no restaurant or hookah bars can offer hookah to the visitors. A strict action will be taken against the offenders under Section 188 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC).
- Mar 28, 2015 19:05 IST
Ludhiana College of Engineering and Technology (LCET), Katani Kalan, organised a blood donation camp on its premises here on Saturday.
- Mar 28, 2015 18:59 IST
Saturday remained a hectic day for the officials and booking office clerks of the railway station as their morning started with the news of 'missing' `13.8 lakh from the booking office coffer. A lot of chaos was witnessed till 3 pm as there was no clue whether the money was stolen, has gone missing or has been misplaced.
- Mar 28, 2015 18:45 IST
Despite the directions of authorities concerned, the iron gates installed illegally in various areas across the city remain closed during the daytime due to which commuters as well as area residents are subjected to inconvenience. Even both the municipal corporation (MC) and Ludhiana Improvement Trust (LIT) have failed to solve the issue of iron gates in their respective areas.
- Mar 28, 2015 10:17 IST
Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee president Avtar Singh Makkar on Friday reiterated the long-standing demand of having a Sikh on the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC).
- Mar 27, 2015 23:26 IST
When a girl steps outside her home, a fear follows her all the way. Increasing cases of rape, eve teasing and sexual harassment in public places has also triggered this fear in their minds.
- Mar 27, 2015 23:17 IST
As the majority of city roads and parks are in pitiable condition, the residents feel unhappy with proposed budget of MC.
- Mar 27, 2015 20:36 IST
The offices and Suvidha Centres of the municipal corporation (MC) will remain open on Saturday and Sunday to collect the property tax and pending dues of water supply and sewerage charges.