HindustanTimes Thu,18 Sep 2014


Two BJP co-conveners expelled from party

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday expelled party co-conveners of local body cell Aman Kumar and Arun Kumar after they were allegedly found involved in anti-party activities.

Recruitment rally for Territorial Army from September 25-30

The 103-Infantry Battalion (TA) Sikh Light Infantry (LI) is organising a recruitment rally for soldier, general duty, soldier, tradesmen and clerk at their unit location at the GT road, Millerganj, Ludhiana, from 25 to 30 September.

Commercial activities rampant in residential areas; MC clueless

From schools, salons, gyms, grocery stores to small restaurants, the residential areas have become the hub of commercial activities, resulting in traffic jams, pollution and disturbance to the people living in these colonies.

2 PAU professors transferred for failing to forecast weather

Punjab Agricultural University’s (PAU) school of climate change and agricultural meteorology has become a topic of discussion on the campus after two of its assistant professors got transfer orders on late Saturday evening for not being able to alert the higher authorities in the department about rainfall prediction on September 12 and 13, when mela took place.

AAP urges city residentsto help flood victims

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), Ludhiana, has appealed to the city residents to donate blankets and woolen garments for the flood victims in Jammu and Kashmir.

Shortage of river sand slowdowns construction work at three schools

The construction work at three government schools- Government Model Senior Secondary School, PAU, Cemetery Road and Model Town in Ludhiana has been badly affected due to big shortage of river sand in the entire state.

Industry slams civic body for charging change in land use fee

Even though the state government has made complete change in change in land use (CLU) fee rules, the municipal corporation (MC), which is still following the old rule, has come under the attack from the city industry.

Residents take up garbage-lifting issue at Sukhbir's sangat darshan

After the Ludhiana Municipal Corporation and A2Z Group failed to ensure timely lifting of garbage from various dumpsites of late, residents took up the issue during the sangat darshan of deputy chief minister Sukhbir Singh Badal in Chandigarh recently.

Kashmir floods leave hosiery industry in limbo

Though floods have ravaged Kashmir, their repercussions are being felt across borders. Ludhiana's hosiery industry is one of those affected adversely by the catastrophe.

Civil hospital proposes to build shops along roadside

Lord Mahavira Civil Hospital will send a proposal to the chief minister through deputy commissioner for building shops along roadside. These shops will be further rented out, and this will help in generating fund for the hospital.

Potholed roads pose risk for commuters, authorities apathetic

In this rainy season, the condition of various broken roads has become worst, but the authorities concerned have failed to pay attention towards these roads. At some places, the potholes are so deep that they lead to accidents.

In spite of ban, tobacco vendors openly selling tobacco products at rly station

Even after the ban on the sale of tobacco products like gutkha and pan masala by the state government, vendors are openly selling these products at the entry gate of the city rail railway station.

Rabies can be fatal, but is 100% preventable: Expert

The National Integrated Medical Association (NIMA) organised a continued medical education project (CME) on community medicine here on Sunday.

City industry joins hands to help those marooned in J-K

City industry joined hands to provide relief material to the residents of marooned Kashmir valley. Arrangements for items of daily usage have been done by the industry that would be forwarded by the district administration.

Brucellosis, a growing menace in cattle and humans alike

The menace of brucellosis is growing among animals in the region, and the possible danger of transmission from affected animal to humans is quite large.So,HT spoke to the experts at the Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (GADVASU), who shared their views on precautionary measures for the disease, which results in miscarriage (during pregnancy) in both animals and humans.
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