Not recovered yet from losing one road-safety project to Rajasthan, Punjab has lost another to Vizag in Andhra Pradesh. Call it bad luck or bad joke, a crippling blow has come to the state that loses 5,000 people every year in road accidents that maim thousands more.
Residents may soon have to shell out money to park their vehicles at the Sarabha Nagar market. Faced with several complaints of traffic snarls and haphazard parking outside the market, especially during evening time, municipal corporation (MC) has found answer in imposing a parking fee at the market, and several other parking lots, which are free so far.
Call it the micro PR management or the charm offensive of the BJP's prime ministerial candidate, brand Narendra Modi is being sold to every community.
Union information and broadcasting minister Manish Tewari demanded a white paper on the financial situation in Punjab. Quoting news reports in a section of media based on RTI information provided by the state government itself.
Forming an association on Monday, parents of students of Atam Devki Niketan School, Kidwai Nagar, slammed the school management for not acting in the case of molestation of a Class-7 student, driving students to hold protests.
Jodhan residents are a harried lot especially during the rainy season, as in absence of proper drainage and sewage system they face a lot of inconvenience.
Union information and broadcasting minister and Ludhiana member of Parliament (MP) Manish Tewari on Monday demanded a white paper on the financial situation in the state.
With the carrier rate of thalassaemia being 5% in Punjab as compared to the national average of 3.5%, the state government has failed to extend support in terms of policy making or financial aid to the patients despite repeated requests from NGOs working for the cause.
Indian Oil has launched the second auto LPG facility at Gill Road Service Station in Ludhiana. IOCL has already provided auto LPG facility at Laxmi Service Station, Ferozpur Road, Ludhiana.
World AIDS Day was observed in city on Sunday. Members of various organisations discussed issues related to patients and vouched for creating more awareness in rural areas.
Distraught over his wife's suspected infidelity, a 38-year-old shopkeeper allegedly hanged himself to death in his house in Janakpuri on Sunday.
All-India Human Rights Watch on Sunday evening held a candlelight march in support of the Class-7 student of Atam Devki Niketan School, who was allegedly molested by her schoolbus driver.
A day after her husband was strangulated to death and she was stabbed, Neena Girdhar identified the assailant as a former employee of her husband. Narrating the incident to police, the 52-year-old alleged that Chhotu, their former employee, and now a matchmaker, had killed her husband Sudhir Girdhar, 57, and tried to kill her too.
Traffic police and municipal corporation (MC) have closed their eyes towards the illegal parking in front of the restaurants on Malhar Road, which leads to traffic jams, especially during evening. Even as the traffic wing and MC have jointly started a drive to ease traffic woes of residents
Crying hoarse over the re-imposition of fuel cost of 10 paise per unit, the Ludhiana industrialists have termed it as an "unbearable burden" which should be done away with.