HindustanTimes Wed,27 Aug 2014


Education dept to bear expenses for state school games

The State School Games, which concluded on Monday, saw Ludhiana clinch the first spot in handball and softball competitions.

Medical body backs PMRA on Alembic issue

The Indian Medical Association (IMA) has lent support to the Punjab Medical Representative Association (PMRA) on Alembic Pharma issue and condemned the practices of Alembic Pharama management of using bouncers while dealing with doctors.

2 yrs after MC worker’s death son struggles to get a job

The family members of a health worker, who died in 2012, is running from pillar to post to get a job for his son in the municipal corporation (MC) department.

Health officials inspect coolers, find dengue mosquito larvae

The health department found larvae of aedes aegypti mosquito, the vector that transmits the dengue virus, in 11 coolers of houses at Shimla Puri area in Ludhiana on Tuesday.

TTEs rough it out in squalid rooms at railway station

It’s not just the passengers who have to put up with shoddy services on trains, but also travelling ticket examiners (TTEs) who have been demanding basic facilities especially when it comes to running rooms, which they call their second home.

Teachers protest against rule to mark attendance via SMS

Over 2,500 teachers of various teacher organisations of the district under “Sanjha Adhiapak Morcha” protested against the implementation of the new system to mark attendance through SMS, outside the mini-secretariat here on Tuesday.

Week after drama, sangat darshan moved to confines of MC commissioner’s office

After high drama at the sangat darshan organised at the meeting hall of municipal corporation (MC)’s Zone-A office last week, the “public meeting” was conducted in the confines of MC commissioner’s office on Tuesday.

Posing as customers six rob jewellery store in Giaspura

As many as six persons posing as customers attacked two persons with sharp-edged weapons and fled after robbing them of 3kg silver and 100gm gold jewellery at a jewellery shop in Giaspura on Monday night.

Coming to Ludhiana is always special for me: Dharmendra

“When you love your work, you never turn old. I may soon be turning into eighties but love and high adulation from my fans encourages me to go on. In fact, it keeps my spirits at its zenith”, expressed veteran and legendary actor Dharmendra who arrived in the city to throw light on his upcoming Punjabi film ‘Double Di Trouble’ scheduled to be released on August 29.

Traffic, PCR motorcycle wings distributed in four teams

To improve traffic management and strengthen patrolling in the city, police commissioner Pramod Ban has made changes in the traffic and police control room (PCR) motorcycle wings

Suspecting her character, man strangulates wife

Suspecting her fidelity, a man strangulated his wife to death at their rented accommodation at Bahadurwala village in Sahnewal on Tuesday. The suspect fled the spot after committing the crime.

Majority of hosiery units lock up labourers on premises

The death of three labourers due to asphyxia in a hosiery unit at Shivpuri on Monday has again brought to fore the plight of lakhs of labourers working in various industrial units and also the laxity of labour department that has failed to conduct inspections at these units.

Industry flays govt survey claiming increase in business

Ludhiana industry has criticised the findings of an economic survey released by Punjab finance minister PS Dhindsa. The survey claims that there was maximum employment in Ludhiana district and also that business establishments had increased in the district.

PSPCL employees federation call off strike on Aug 28

Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL) Employees Federation withdrew its support from the joint forum of PSPCL regarding the strike to be held August 28. A state-level meeting of PSEB Employees Federation was held in Punjabi Bhawanon on  Tuesday.

Teachers protest against rule to mark attendance via SMS

Over 2500 teachers of various teacher organisations of the district under "Sanja Adhiapak Moracha" protested outside the mini secretariat on Tuesday.
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