Ludhiana

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    Jul 29, 2015 23:12 IST

    Tributes continue to pour in for former president Kalam

    Schools across the city continued paying homage to former president and renowned scientist APJ Abdul Kalam, who passed away on Monday following a cardiac arrest.The staff and the students of MGM Public School, Dugri paid tribute to the Bharat Ratna recipient Kalam by respecting his wish to 'work an extra day', on his demise.

  • Traffic cop assaults ex-serviceman
    Jul 29, 2015 22:51 IST

    Licence seekers have a tough time at test centre

    Applicants seeking a learner’s licence continue to face inconvenience at the test centre located in Children Traffic Park, Model Town.

  • Punjabi singer Babbu Mann thinks
    Jul 29, 2015 21:26 IST

    Babbu Maan prevented from meeting Surat Singh Khalsa

    Police stopped popular Punjabi singer-actor Babbu Maan on Wednesday from meeting fasting Sikh activist Surat Singh Khalsa at Dayanand Medical College and Hospital (DMCH) here.

  • DSP Balraj Singh Gill. File Photo
    Jul 28, 2015 22:55 IST

    Double murder case: Deceased cop's father moves application to conclude the case

    Kasmira Singh Gill, father of former Moga deputy superintendent of police (DSP) Balraj Singh Gill who was brutally murdered along with a woman, Monika Kapila, at a farmhouse on Hambran Road in February 2012, has moved an application in court seeking conclusion of the case and pronouncement of the verdict.

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    Jul 28, 2015 21:56 IST

    Remembering the Missile Man

    President of India from 2002 to 2007, APJ Abdul Kalam said these words on August 29 last year when he addressed an eager gathering of hundreds of students and teachers at three different city schools in Ludhiana. That was to be his last visit to Punjab.

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    Jul 27, 2015 23:32 IST

    Haryana health officials crack sex-determination racket

    The Haryana health department traced a gang that allegedly conducted sex-determination tests on pregnant women using portable scanning machines in Ludhiana on Sunday night.

  • An army man measures the chest of a youth during the recruitment rally in Patiala on Friday. Bharat Bhushan/HT
    Jul 27, 2015 21:06 IST

    Online army recruitment from September 1

    Now, those interested in joining the Indian army will have to apply online instead of participating in open recruitment. The interested youth need not visit different places for job application in army.

  • Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (GADVASU), a veterinary university in Ludhiana. HT Photo
    Jul 27, 2015 17:51 IST

    Save dairy animals from hyperthermia: Vet varsity

    An expert from Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (GADVASU) has cautioned the livestock farmers against hyperthermia, which is a common disease found in dairy animals in Punjab during summer season. It manifests high body temperature.

  • Baba Surat Singh Khalsa (HT Photo)
    Jul 26, 2015 21:46 IST

    Annoyed with DGP', Khalsa declines health check-up

    After a conversation with police officials over his indefinite fast, Sikh activist Surat Singh Khalsa declined to have routine medical check-up here on Sunday as well.

  • A man braving the rain in Ludhiana. JS Grewal / HT
    Jul 26, 2015 19:47 IST

    Met forecasts more rain: Boon for paddy farmers

    This week is expected to be rainy as per weathermen from Chandigarh Meterological Centre. As per their fresh forecast, from July 27 till August 1, weather will remain partly cloudy with possibility of rain or thunderstorm.

  • Due to heavy rain commuters facing traffic jam on a Chandigarh road on Sunday.
    Jul 26, 2015 19:35 IST

    No check on underage driving adding to the traffic woes in city

    Despite special drives to control traffic and impounding of vehicles from outside schools in Ludhiana, there is no relief to city residents from traffic problem. Constant traffic jams near schools have become a menace and have been driving the residents up the wall. The problem is increasing over the time but the authorities have not been able to address the issue.

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    Jul 25, 2015 23:42 IST

    Slow server makes data uploading Herculean task for PSEB schools

    Schools affiliated to Punjab School Education Board (PSEB) are facing inconvenience in operating the e-PunjabSchool management information system (MIS) website wherein they are supposed to upload the details of all the students online.

  • Experts say that the new govt should abolish the multiple tax regime and raise tax limits on home loans to Rs. 5 lakh
    Jul 25, 2015 18:41 IST

    Excise and taxation dept apprised of industrialists' woes

    A delegation of Federation of Industrial and Commercial Organisation (FICO) under the chairmanship of its president Gurmeet Singh Kular and advocate Bobby Sharma met assistant excise and taxation commissioner, Ludhiana 1, Rajpal Singh Khaira to discuss the problems being faced by the industrialists, here on Saturday.

  • Punjab School Education Board (PSEB) Phase-8 Mohali. HT
    Jul 25, 2015 18:06 IST

    Slow server makes data uploading herculean task for PSEB schools

    Schools affiliated to Punjab School Education Board (PSEB) are facing inconvenience in operating the e-PunjabSchool management information system website wherein they are supposed to upload the details of all the students online.

  • Akali leader Hira Singh Gabria
    Jul 24, 2015 21:50 IST

    Ghost of discretionary grants haunts Gabria

    The second consecutive report submitted by the three-member panel constituted under district development and panchayat officer (DDPO), Ludhiana, confirmed embezzlement of funds in the discretionary grants distributed by senior Akali leader Hira Singh Gabria, now the chairman of the Ludhiana District Planning Committee, during his tenure as a cabinet minister from 2007 to 2012.