HindustanTimes Fri,11 Jul 2014


Course on biogas plantsat PAU begins today

A three-day staff training course on biogas plants will be organised at Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) from July 9 to 11.

Labourer booked for driving wife to suicide

The local police have arrested a 19-year-old labourer for allegedly driving his wife to suicide by suspecting her fidelity.

Six months on, murder victim's family waits for headway in case

Time has stopped for the family of Rahul Verma, 25, who was murdered, while his sister, Priyanka Verma, was brutally attacked at their house at South City in January. But the police have failed to crack the case.

Meet on making city smoke-free held

A meeting regarding making Ludhiana smoke-free was held at Community Health Centre in Sahnewal here on Monday.

Unused flats in CRPF Colony breeding place for mosquitoes

The residents of CRPF Colony claim they are living in severe unhygienic conditions these days. They say during monsoon water accumulates in wild grass growing outside some flats in the colony that have remained locked for many years and have become fertile breeding grounds for mosquitoes.

Punjab Roadways staff protest

Punjab Roadways employees staged protest at the Punjab Roadways workshop at Shaheed Sukhdev Inter-State Bus Terminus on Monday.

Better facilities on trains, freight corridor on top of city’s wishlist

City residents and industrialists are very hopeful of getting better facilities from the railway budget scheduled for July 8. After the burden of increased fare, now people feel the government should utilise the funds to provide better facilities at the railway station as well as on train.

BCM Arya School gets approval to introduce CBSE int’l curriculum

BCM Arya Senior Secondary School, Ludhiana, will be granted approval for the implementation of CBSE-I (international) curriculum in the school from the current academic session 2014-15.

Erratic supply of power in villages irks paddy farmers

Despite state government’s assurance to provide eight hours a day power supply, farmers of some villages are still suffering from the erratic power supply, which is affecting their paddy crops.

3,000 to appear for PSEB Class-12 compartment exam

Around 3,000 students will appear for Punjab School Education Board (PSEB) Class 12 compartment examination to be held in as many as 14 examination centres in the district on July 10. The exam will be conducted from 11am to 2.15pm.

Meritorious students fail to get admission at SCD Govt College

After very high cut off for admission in BCom at Government College for Girls (GCG)- 97% without mathematics and 93% with mathematicsa similar was followed by SCD Government College, where Class 12 meritorious students, with percentage as high as 92%, have not been able to get admission in BCom first year.

Human Rights Commission seeks reply on diarrhoea cases in Sihora village

The Punjab State Human Rights Commission on Monday took a suo moto notice of the outbreak of diarrhoea, allegedly because of contaminated water, at Sihora village in Payal tehsil and sought reports from the Punjab health director and Ludhiana civil surgeon.

Despite PU orders, college admitting students in BCom

Less than a week after Panjab University (PU) directed authorities of Mai Bhago College for Women, Ramgarh, Ludhiana, not to admit students in BCom first year, the college enrolled six students on Monday.

Vodafone coughs up Rs. 1 lakh as compensation

Having been served notice for damaging public property while illegally installing wires, Vodafone South Limited Co has paid Rs. 1.01 lakh as compensation to the municipal corporation.

Man’s electrocution no shocker for police, railway authorities

In sheer display of disregard for human life, a 40-year-old man, who got electrocuted at platform number 5 of Ludhiana railway station, was first assumed dead and then left waiting for medical aid for more than an hour.
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