- Aug 31, 2015 20:45 IST
Building branch of the Ludhiana municipal corporation (MC) held a demolition drive at Chaura Bazaar area of old city where action was taken against two under construction hotels. However, the MC faced shopkeepers' ire, who pulled down shutters as a mark of protest.
- Aug 31, 2015 12:17 IST
Finally, the municipal corporation’s (MC) new library at Guru Nanak Dev Bhawan will be opened for public from September 1. The MC has also setup an internet zone at the municipal library for searching e-books and reading content online.
- Aug 30, 2015 23:17 IST
Increased infiltration in neighboring Jammu and Kashmir and the Gurdaspur terror attack have prompted Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal to ask for more Border Security Force (BSF) personnel on the Pakistan frontier in his state.
- Aug 30, 2015 20:09 IST
Under the CASF (Computer Adhyapak Sanjha Front) banner, as many as 7,000 computer teachers from across the state staged a protest demanding regularisation, in front of the Ludhiana DC office on Sunday.
- Aug 30, 2015 19:49 IST
Buoyed by its victory in Panjab University elections held recently, the students' wing of Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD), Student Organisation of India (SOI) has now decided to start a membership drive in Punjab soon in which youth would be asked to join the party.
- Aug 29, 2015 23:08 IST
Punjab Medical Council (PMC) president Dr GS Grewal on Saturday confronted medical education minister Anil Joshi's claims of "being ignorant on the issue of ghost faculty" with facts.
- Aug 29, 2015 20:32 IST
Bachpan Bachao Andolan, a city-based NGO rescued a ten-year-old boy from Dharam Pura area near Shingar Cinema for the second time on Friday.
- Aug 29, 2015 20:08 IST
In a bid to promote sports in the state, Punjab irrigation minister Sharanjeet Singh Dhillon gave cash awards to 383 sportspersons, who have brought laurels to the district in national as well as international events on Saturday.
- Aug 28, 2015 21:12 IST
The recent decision of the seven-member committee constituted under Patiala divisional commissioner AS Pannu towards the cancellation of the red cards of 125 riot victims in Ludhiana, majority of whom were untraceable or did not have the requisite documents, has resulted in protests by a group of claimants.
- Aug 28, 2015 20:04 IST
With the inauguration of project to install close-circuit television (CCTV) cameras on Thursday, Ludhiana has become the first city in northern India to be covered under the 'Safe City Project'.
- Aug 27, 2015 21:05 IST
With Akal Takht jathedar Giani Gurbachan Singh calling upon the Sikh couples to give birth to more children to improve the declining Sikh population, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader HS Phoolka in a communiqué to the jathedar has cited "skewed sex-ratio in the community as the root cause of the problem", while urging him to check female foeticide at the ground level.
- Aug 27, 2015 20:18 IST
The accused repeatedly forced her grand daughter to marry a 21-year-old man of the same locality. When the girl refused the accused called on the man to rape her.
- Aug 27, 2015 20:03 IST
The police have busted a flesh trade racket with the arrest of 10 persons, including kingpin of the racket and her son. The racket was being run in the guise of a dhaba in the Basti Jodhewal area.
- Aug 26, 2015 21:40 IST
More than a month after an akali sarpanch, Bhupinder Singh Grewal, 45, was shot dead on July 14, two accused, including the victim's brother and his friend, have been arrested by the city police.
- Aug 26, 2015 21:35 IST
The health department has predicted that dengue cases are likely to shoot up in the coming months of September and October. Despite the health department claims that it was making all efforts to curb the mosquito-borne diseases, 23 cases of dengue have so far been reported in Ludhiana.