- Apr 18, 2015 19:30 IST
As many as 2,100 youth from in and around Ludhiana district got appointment letters in the employment fair organised by the district administration at the Government High School, Mundian Kalan, here on Saturday.
- Apr 18, 2015 19:23 IST
The animal husbandry department has shifted its focus on the pet shops in the city as they have dashed off a letter to the civil surgeon to direct the drug department to conduct raids at such shops to check the sale of illegal medicines.
- Apr 17, 2015 22:55 IST
Punjab Vidhan Sabha speaker Charanjit Singh Atwal on Friday said that Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal had ordered the assessment of the total damage to the wheat crop due to rainfall and hailstorm in Punjab. Atwal was here to inaugurate the wheat procurement process at the grain markets of Malaud and Payal.
- Apr 17, 2015 22:33 IST
Exploiting fetish of city's wealthy lots, who do not mind shelling out crores of rupees on wedding functions, to spend lavishly, hundreds of marriage palaces operational in the city are charging arbitrarily and issuing bills of half the amount than the negotiated price to evade taxes worth crores of rupees annually. With no check by the Income Tax department and a uniform rate policy in place, the practice is going on unabated in the city.
- Apr 17, 2015 22:30 IST
Though the Bains brothers - Independent MLAs Simarjit Singh Bains and Balwinder Singh Bains - were arrested, hundreds of members of their 'Team Insaaf' claimed that they would continue the "satyagraha" (agitation) against the sand mafia in the state.
- Apr 17, 2015 22:28 IST
Congress MP Ravneet Singh Bittu has said that the party would protest against the Land Acquisition Bill at Ram Leela ground in Delhi on April 19. "The central government cannot sell the land of the farmers at cheaper rates,"he said.
- Apr 17, 2015 15:39 IST
Independent MLAs Simarjit Singh Bains and Balwinder Singh Bains were arrested on Friday for launching a “satyagraha” (agitation) against the sand mafia in Chuharwal village, 17 km from Ludhiana.
- Apr 16, 2015 23:38 IST
A day after an elephant mauled a four-year-old to death in a fruit market on Bahadurke Road, the Basti Jodhewal police registered a case under section 304-A (causing death of any person by doing any rash or negligent act not amounting to culpable homicide) in the matter on Thursday.
- Apr 16, 2015 23:27 IST
In order to catch more and more passengers travelling without ticket or on wrong tickets and also to increase the revenue of department, the railway department has decided to conduct more special raids. Earlier, chief inspectors of tickets (CIT) and travelling ticket examiners (TTE) used to conduct raid or inspections at various stations by travelling in trains. But, under the new system, the officials will hire a bus, and will visit various stations for checking. Under the old system, the station officials usually came to know that team was supposed to visit the station, and the purpose of sudden inspection was failed.
- Apr 16, 2015 22:35 IST
Exposing civic body's tall claims, several parts of the city were swamped again following rain on Thursday. Life was paralysed and residents had to wade through waterlogged roads.
- Apr 16, 2015 22:31 IST
No matter what children do, mothers usually have soft corner for them, but for Neelam of Sundar Nagar the case is different. Her son Sandeep Kumar had allegedly killed his wife Mahi, alias Santosh Devi, on the intervening night of Sunday and Monday.
- Apr 16, 2015 22:08 IST
If the telephone directory on the Punjab government’s official website (www.punjab.gov.in) is to be believed, Shivraj Patil is still the Punjab governor, while justice Sanjay Kishan Kaul continues to be the chief justice of the Punjab and Haryana high court.
- Apr 16, 2015 18:33 IST
As the Punjab State Board of Technical Education and Industrial Training ((PSBTE and IT) has set up the examination centres for Joint Entrance Test (JET) to be held on Sunday (April 19) at the polytechnic colleges in the district, the applicants are harried a lot as they say the centres are located far away from their residences.
- Apr 16, 2015 11:17 IST
The police have again detained nearly 35 followers of Bains brothers — independent legislators Balwinder Singh Bains and Simarjit Singh Bains — in another human chain protest against illegal mining and other mafia.
- Apr 15, 2015 23:38 IST
Today, as one of the world's largest railway networks is turning 162-years-old, people associated with the department can't help but feel overwhelmed. The first train of the Indian Railways was introduced from Mumbai to Thane on April 16, 1853.