- Jan 31, 2015 00:04 IST
The Basti Jodhewal police booked a man for kidnapping a 14-year-old on Thursday. The accused has been identified as Manoj Kumar of West Bengal.
- Jan 30, 2015 23:55 IST
Alert cops foiled a burglary bid at an Axis bank ATM at Matharu Chowk in Shimlapuri on the intervening night of Thursday and Friday.
- Jan 30, 2015 21:08 IST
As around 100 families from the Jamuna Colony, a slum area near Sidhwan Canal on the Pakhowal Road, are protesting against authorities for not allotting them flats, the Ludhiana Improvement Trust (LIT) has directed them to vacate its land which is a sight for a hotel.
- Jan 30, 2015 19:51 IST
The Punjab State Electricity Regulatory Commission (PSERC) will hold meetings in Punjab to discuss the implementation of new rates of electricity from February 2 onwards.
- Jan 30, 2015 19:49 IST
Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) vice-chancellor Baldev Singh Dhillon, senior officials, faculty, and staff expressed grief over the demise of Bhupinder Singh Sekhon, former professor-cum-head, departments of chemistry and biochemistry, PAU.
- Jan 30, 2015 19:44 IST
Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (GADVASU) registrar PD Judyal, 60, retired on Friday.
- Jan 29, 2015 23:40 IST
A 40-year-old man committed suicide by hanging himself with a ceiling fan in a house at the Giaspura area on Wednesday following a spat with his wife. The deceased, identified as Amrish Kumar and a native of Uttar Pradesh, was jobless and was under mental stress.
- Jan 29, 2015 23:28 IST
Electricity poles that are installed in middle of road are creating hurdles for commuters. Despite several complaints, the municipal corporation (MC) and the Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL) have failed to take any action in this regard.
- Jan 29, 2015 21:52 IST
In a joint action by police from four districts, nine persons have been arrested for the killing of gangster Sukha Kahlon, who was gunned down at Phagwara on January 22 while being taken back to jail by cops after a court hearing. The police also claimed on Thursday to have recovered two cars - Toyota Fortuner SUVs - used in the crime.
- Jan 29, 2015 21:22 IST
The Kila Raipur Games failed to draw crowds on day one on Thursday in the absence of bullock cart races. After bowing to pressure exerted by various animal welfare bodies against holding the bullock cart races following a Supreme Court ruling, organisers Grewal Sports Association found a replacement in the form of horse races, but even that failed to attract spectators to Kila Raipur village, 20km from here.
- Jan 29, 2015 21:02 IST
Keeping the norms aside, slaughtering of animals is going on at road side areas and shops in illegally, as the authorities have failed to conduct proper checks.
- Jan 29, 2015 20:12 IST
With the plans of developing the Greater Ludhiana Area Development Authority (GLADA) ground on Chandigarh Road into a convention centre and a five star hotel, the industry fears that it would lose the only exhibition spot.
- Jan 29, 2015 19:40 IST
Marred by delays, the process for mechanical sweeping of roads has now been intensified with the municipal corporation (MC) set to see a demonstration of a sweeper truck in action from Saturday.
- Jan 29, 2015 19:32 IST
The BJP submitted copy of the order, in which the local body department has kept the proposal to allow mayor to nominate two members of finance and contract committee (F&CC) pending, in the Punjab and Haryana high court on Thursday.
- Jan 29, 2015 11:30 IST
Adulteration in milk is not limited to dilution with water. Traces of harmful chemicals such as sodium hydroxide (caustic soda), urea, sodium carbonate and ammonium sulphate are impacting the health of milk consumers.