A study conducted by the Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (Assocham) has brought to light the “serious threat” posed by heavy imports of cycle parts from China to India owing to the free trade agreements (FTAs) under the South Asia Free Trade Agreement (Safta).
Harvinder Singh Phoolka, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) candidate from Ludhiana, on Wednesday dismissed speculation about seeking to contest from Chandigarh. He claimed that his opponents were behind the rumours as they were developing cold feet due to the AAP’s growing popularity in Ludhiana. “I joined the AAP to contest the elections only from Ludhiana as I have always considered it my home,” Phoolka said.
Despite the state government issuing notification of the Prohibition of Manual Scavenging Act recently, sewer men are still being forced to work in hazardous conditions as the municipal corporation (MC) has failed to provide them safety kits.
Harvinder Singh Phoolka, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) candidate from Ludhiana, on Wednesday dismissed speculation about seeking to contest from Chandigarh.
As many as four car-borne miscreants robbed a resident of Ferozepur of his employer's Swift Dzire car at gunpoint on the Ludhiana-Ferozepur highway near Mullanpur on late Tuesday night.
A fire broke out at the godown of a textile industry near Jalandhar bypass on Tuesday night.
The groups of anti-sikh riot victims indulged in a hard talk over giving support to Shiromani Akali Dal-Bharatiya Janata Party (SAD-BJP) alliance during a press conference called for announcing their stand here on Wednesday.
Doctors, who have applied for various posts in medical colleges advertised by the directorate of medical education and research (DMER), Punjab, alleged that the department was not adopting transparent policy in recruitment.
The parts for high-end bicycles that were earlier produced only abroad now will be made in Ludhiana. A group of 22 industrialists visiting Taiwan has placed orders for the machinery required.
The court of additional session judge Surinderpal Kaur on Tuesday rejected the bail plea of singer Nachhatar Singh Gill, an accused in a rape case. Counsel for the accused argued before the court that his client was not guilty of rape.
An unidentified rickshaw-puller and his woman accomplice allegedly bludgeoned to death the 65-year-old wife of his landlord and looted Rs. 40,000 in cash and gold earrings from her in Field Gunj area.
Though Ludhiana has emerged as the number 1 district for having enrolled 30,217 new voters in a special camp organised on March 9, residents of various areas have accused the staff on election duty of refusing them enrolment in voters' list, thereby depriving them of the right to vote.
Three more people were arrested on Tuesday in Khanna murder case in which a youth, Kulwinder Singh of Gosla village, was killed while another, Amrinder Singh, was severely injured in an attack by Youth Akali Dal (YAD) leader Yadwinder Singh Yadu and his accomplices on February 2.
The court of Additional Session Judge HS Grewal on Tuesday framed charges against six accused, including a woman, in Ludhiana acid attack case that shocked the city on December 7, last year.
Two judokas, trainees of Sports Authority of India, Ludhiana, will be representing Punjab in the upcoming National Federation Cup Judo Championships 2013-14, which is scheduled to begin from March 27 in Andhra Pradesh.