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HindustanTimes Fri,25 Jul 2014

Ludhiana

More mosquito larvae found

Despite 10 dengue cases being confirmed in city this summer, residents have failed to take precautions. On Tuesday, the health department carried out checks in various areas of the city and found larvae of Aedes aegypti mosquito, the vector that transmits the dengue virus, in three houses in Police Colony Jamalpur, MIG flats and Sector 32, Chandigarh Road.

Lifts at MC Zone D office yet to be fixed, visitors hassled

Residents visiting the municipal corporation’s Zone D office are being put to a great deal of inconvenience of having to climb the stairs as the elevators have remained out of order for the past several months.

Traffic police for early completion of elevated road

The traffic wing of Ludhiana police has demanded early completion of elevated road on Jalandhar bypass in order to streamline the flow of traffic in the city.

DTO releases vans as operators agree to follow norms

After impounding as many as 17 vans of Sacred Heart Convent School in Sarabha Nagar on July 17, district transport officer (DTO) Anil Kumar Garg on Monday released them on the condition that vehicles being used for over 15 years will not be used to ferry children.

Man coughing up blood left unattended at civil hospital

In yet another incident reflecting the callousness of medical staff at the Lord Mahavira Civil Hospital, Shankar, a patient who was coughing up blood, was left sitting on the floor outside the senior medical officer’s (SMO) office for hours on Monday.

Admission at meritorious school: Counselling venue changed thrice; students harassed

The meritorious school which was started to set the benchmark for government schools in the state, has increasingly become a pain for students due to lack of proper planning on the part of the authorities who appear unable to make up their mind on a matter as simple as the counselling schedule. During the past three days, the venue has been changed no less than thrice and the date twice.

Commuters crib over traffic jams caused by buses halting abruptly

Commuters in the city are becoming increasingly hassled by traffic snarls caused by buses halting anywhere on the road instead of at the designated bus stops.At times five to six buses halt in a line, blocking traffic and creating more headaches for motorists, particularly at busy intersections like the Jalandhar bypass, Samrala Chowk and Laddowal.

Road repair on in monsoon; RTI activists cry foul

City-based Right to Information (RTI) activists have claimed that despite failure of sample of the recently carpeted Pakhowal Road, the officials concerned are not taking the carpeting of other roads across the city seriously.

No policeman at multi-level parking despite commissioner’s assurance

It seems to be a herculean task for the district administration to stop fleecing of visitors at the multi-level parking located on the premises of the mini-secretariat.

Now, tatkal tickets to Delhi to cost 20% more

After increasing the fair in June, railways has now silently increased the tatkal ticket fare for those travelling less than 500km

Four Bathinda men held for kidnapping Rajasthan officer

Four men kidnapped Dr Sanjiv Kumar, deputy director, public provident fund, based in Pali (Rajasthan), at gunpoint in the Feroze Gandhi market here on Sunday night.

'Budget expansion in electronics, food items affecting hosiery business'

Hosiery industry has not been able to do a bumper business even this year against expectations. Orders placed by different traders from across the country are average so far, and do not raise any hopes of the industry.

Traffic police demands early completion of Elevated Road

The traffic wing of Ludhiana police has demanded early completion of Elevated Road on Jalandhar bypass in order to streamline the flow of traffic in the city.

Four Bathinda men held for kidnapping Rajasthan officer

Four men kidnapped Dr Sanjiv Kumar, deputy director, public provident fund, based in Pali (Rajasthan), at gunpoint in the Feroze Gandhi market here on Sunday night.

ASI issues challan with wrong vehicle number

A traffic cop issued a challan to a Gurdev Nagar resident for wrong parking of car near Pavilion Mall, Vijay Vallabh Chowk, on Sunday night, while mentioning an entirely different number of the vehicle.
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