Another person has died of swine flu in the district, taking the death toll due to the H1N1 virus to 13, officials said on Thursday.
As part of its corporate social responsibility, Ludhiana Obstetrics and Gynecological Society will celebrate 'Women's Health Mela' on International Women's Day on Sunday.
Ludhiana police arrested three men from Bengaluru for duping two Ludhiana men of Rs 1.35 crore on pretext of getting them LPG gas agency. The police have produced them before the court on Thursday.
As a part of rural work experience awareness programme, the students of B Sc (home science) of the Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) adopted Sidhwan Kallan village under the guidance of Dr V Randhawa and Dr Ritu Mittal, experts of home science extension and communication management repsectively at PAU.
Punjab Scheduled Caste Agriculture Students Association organised a meeting regarding the implementation of reservation in teaching at Punjab Agricultural University, at Circuit House on Wednesday.
The Indian Army organised a recruitment drive at Ludhiana College of Engineering and Technology (LCET) under the University Entry Scheme (UES) on Wednesday.
As the consumption of alcohol in open has become a menace causing inconvenience to the residents, commissioner of police on Wednesday ordered complete ban on it, saying that action would be taken against those found drinking alcohol on roadsides and in public places.
The education department will set up ultra modern computer labs along with smart classes at six Residential Schools for Meritorious very soon, said Major General (retired) KAS Bhullar, project director of Residential School for Meritorious, on Wednesday.
Holi, the festival of colours, attracts all, especially kids but its after-effects make the people worried as every year a large number of people suffer from skin injuries or allergies caused by the chemical-based colours. Experts say that precautionary measures should be kept in mind to keep such problems at bay.
With three more patients testing positive for swine flu on Wednesday, the total number of diagnosed patients reported from Ludhiana hospitals has now reached to 50.
The bridges at Haibowal and Pavitar Nagar greet commuters with a nauseating smell as indiscriminate dumping of garbage in and around it remains unchecked.
An awareness camp regarding swine flu and mother-child healthcare was organised at Kila Raipur subsidiary health centre under the supervision of Dr Preet Kanwar Singh on Tuesday.
Bharatiya Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) Employees Union Ludhiana staged a protest demonstration on Tuesday and criticised the Uunion budget presented on February 28.
A short-term diploma course in hotel management, launched by the state government, started at the ITI College (Boys), Ludhiana, on Tuesday.
Free coaching classes for the students of Residential School for Meritorious will start from March 10. This move of the state government aims to ensure that the students may crack competitive exams for higher education.