Ludhiana

  • cycle hire
    May 30, 2015 19:07 IST

    Ludhiana: SAD puts weight behind city bicycle manufacturers

    The industrial wing of Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) has put its weight behind the bicycle manufacturers of Ludhiana demanding that the proposal of central government to paint all cycles in fluorescent should not be made mandatory.

  • Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (GADVASU), a veterinary university in Ludhiana. HT Photo
    May 30, 2015 18:56 IST

    A K Puniya joins as dean of dairy science college at GADVASU

    Dr Anil Kumar Puniya joined as dean of College of Dairy Science and Technology (CODST) at Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (GADVASU). Before joining this assignment, he was principal scientist at dairy microbiology division of National Dairy Research Institute (NDRI), Karnal, Haryana.

  • Arrest-handcuffs-P
    May 30, 2015 15:58 IST

    Ludhiana: Woman among 4 booked for kidnapping, thrashing NRI son

    Days after he married one of his cousins, an NRI was kidnapped by his mother and other relatives and held hostage at a house in Dharor village, where he was allegedly thrashed. The family was allegedly pressuring the NRI to end the relation with his wife.

  • Arrest-handcuffs-P
    May 30, 2015 14:50 IST

    Ludhiana: Woman booked for abducting minor girl

    The Sahnewal police on Thursday booked a woman for abducting the 13-year-old daughter of her neighbour. The accused has been identified as Gudia of Deep Colony, Dhandhari.

  • Students
    May 29, 2015 20:40 IST

    Admission to meritorious school: Helpdesk to facilitate students

    To provide guidance to students who want to take admission in Senior Secondary Residential School for Meritorious, Ludhiana, a helpdesk is being set up at RS Model Senior Secondary School, Shastri Nagar, by district education officer (DEO), secondary. It will start functioning from Saturday.

  • Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national spokesperson Nalin Kohli
    May 29, 2015 20:50 IST

    Alliance with SAD to continue, says BJP spokesperson

    Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national spokesperson Nalin Kohli on Friday said the party’s alliance with the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) was old and would continue in Punjab.

  • Gurbax Singh
    May 29, 2015 13:39 IST

    With no eyesight, Gurbax shows the way

    His vision may be impaired, but he never let slip out his goal out of sight. With zero eyesight since birth, Gurbax Singh scored 9.6 CGPA in Class 10, the results of which were declared by the Central Board of Secondary Education on Thursday.

  • Unauthorised parking in the Sector 18 Noida
    May 28, 2015 20:27 IST

    Wrong parking practices leading to traffic snarls in Feroze Gandhi market

    Traffic snarls due to wrong parking of vehicles have become a common scene at Feroze Gandhi market. People generally park their vehicles in the tow-away zone or on road's portion that is reserved for fire services, as the MC is not paying proper attention towards these violations.

  • Liquor-N
    May 28, 2015 20:24 IST

    Ludhiana: Gala time for boozers as liquor prices fall

    After the allotment of liquor vends in March this year, Bajaj had alleged that the excise department as well as a few contractors were forcing him to join the syndicate. As he had got two zones that include more than 40 liquor vends, Bajaj had claimed he wanted to provide liquor at lower cost to the residents.

  • Drugs-n
    May 28, 2015 19:57 IST

    Man arrested with 6 kg opium

    The CIA staff-1 of Ludhiana police commissionerate arrested a man for drug peddling and seized 6 kg opium from his possession near Dugri village on Wednesday. The accused had hid the opium in the speaker box of the car.

  • Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (GADVASU), a veterinary university in Ludhiana. HT Photo
    May 28, 2015 19:51 IST

    Fish farmers should be more focussed in summers: GADVASU

    During summers, fish farmers need to be more sensitive towards their business, say experts from Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (GADVASU). Without proper knowledge, farmers may even fail to reap proper benefits out of this, they underlined.

  • Suwidha centre
    May 28, 2015 11:40 IST

    Ludhiana: Inconvenience abounds at suwidha centres

    Although the municipal corporation (MC) claims to provide residents a convenient access to various services at its suwidha centres, people complain that they are forced to visit various MC offices repeatedly to get reports required to apply for a TS-1 certificate.

  • Suicide
    May 28, 2015 10:23 IST

    Exam failure drives Ludhiana girl to suicide

    Under depression after failing in the Class-12 exams, a 17-year-old girl committed suicide by lying on the railway track before an oncoming train on Wednesday. The train crushed her to death on the Dhuri line.

  • Dead body
    May 27, 2015 23:27 IST

    Depressed over poverty, man ends life

    A man committed suicide by hanging himself from a ceiling fan at his house in Talwandi Rai village near Raikot on Wednesday afternoon. The police said the victim took the extreme step over the deteriorating financial condition of his family.

  • Mobile networks
    May 27, 2015 19:29 IST

    Residents up in arms over mobile tower installation

    The residents of Aman Nagar and Aakash Nagar near Jalandhar bypass staged a protest against the installation of a mobile tower in Akash Nagar on Wednesday. The residents said they can suffer from various health problems due to the mobile tower.