Punjab deputy chief minister Sukhbir Badal on Friday envisioned that Ludhiana would be developed as the most clean and green city with upgraded infrastructure and basic amenities to the entire population of the state’s commercial capital.
Police arrested a food supply inspector and his aide for selling subsidised ration in the market instead of supplying it to ration depots on Thursday.
A labourer died and another suffered injuries due to a blast in the air pollution plant (APP) of a factory at Focal Point Phase 5 on late Thursday night.
The city police have booked two doctors of Dayanand Medical College and Hospital (DMCH) in the suicide case of Dr Supriya, an MD (doctor of medicine) student at the college. She had committed suicide by hanging herself on September 29.
Yet another recklessly driven taxi claimed lives of four female factory workers and left seven others injured on the Ludhiana-Bathinda highway near Jalaldiwal village on Wednesday morning. The deceased have been identified as Paramjit Kaur, Geeta, Neelam Rani and Rita, all residents of Jalaldiwal village.
In yet another example of its pick and choose policy, the team of municipal corporation (MC) allegedly spared a few unauthorised stalls during an anti-encroachment drive on the premises of mini-secretariat on Thursday.
Officials of the enforcement directorate (ED) have retrieved several emails pertaining to dubious transactions that were reportedly deleted by employees of a local bicycle parts manufacturing firm whose premises, located at Focal Point, were raided on Wednesday and later sealed.
Rajesh Bagha, chairman, Punjab State Scheduled Castes Commission, on Thursday visited the family of Jamalpur shooting victims in Bhoapur village near Machhiwara and handed over a cheque for Rs.
2.5 lakh as compensation.
With change in weather, dengue cases have seen a spurt over the past week. Of the total 73 dengue cases diagnosed in city hospitals this year, 32 were reported in the last week itself.
Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), Ludhiana Zonal Council, organised a session with the top officials from Hamriyah Free Zone, Sharjah, UAE, on Thursday.
The sale of diesel vehicles has decline for the past sometime due to decrease in petrol price and increasing price of diesel. The periodic cut in prices of petrol has made an impact on the car market in the country, leading to decline in the demand of diesel cars.
Unsafe classrooms demolished at Government Primary School, Khul Gehna, 40km from here, two months ago, await grants to rebuild classrooms. In the meanwhile, 39 students are forced to sit in one classroom in which reusable material from the demolished structure such as iron rods and doors has been kept.
Effectively ensuring that three city doctors and another physician from Fazilka will be out of job for three-six months, the Punjab Medical Council (PMC) has suspended their registration.Dr Rama Sofat, Dr Amit Sofat and Dr Ruchika Sofat of Dr Rama Sofat Hospital, Civil lines, Ludhiana, have lost the right to practice for three months for violating norms of advertising in the media several times and for not heeding warnings against the practice.
Raj Kumar Verka, vicechairman, National Commission for Scheduled Castes (NCSC), on Wednesday directed the Ludhiana police to provide adequate security to the family of two brothers killed in an alleged fake encounter in Jamalpur on September 27.
Entering or exiting the high-rise glitzy buildings in city is emerging to be a Herculean task, as neither the owners nor the planning mandarins in the civic authority thought it fit to think of the convenience of people who would either shop or work there. Yes indeed, the issue is car parking.