A 40-year-old man committed suicide by hanging himself with a ceiling fan in a house at the Giaspura area on Wednesday following a spat with his wife. The deceased, identified as Amrish Kumar and a native of Uttar Pradesh, was jobless and was under mental stress.
Electricity poles that are installed in middle of road are creating hurdles for commuters. Despite several complaints, the municipal corporation (MC) and the Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL) have failed to take any action in this regard.
In a joint action by police from four districts, nine persons have been arrested for the killing of gangster Sukha Kahlon, who was gunned down at Phagwara on January 22 while being taken back to jail by cops after a court hearing. The police also claimed on Thursday to have recovered two cars - Toyota Fortuner SUVs - used in the crime.
Keeping the norms aside, slaughtering of animals is going on at road side areas and shops in illegally, as the authorities have failed to conduct proper checks.
With the plans of developing the Greater Ludhiana Area Development Authority (GLADA) ground on Chandigarh Road into a convention centre and a five star hotel, the industry fears that it would lose the only exhibition spot.
Marred by delays, the process for mechanical sweeping of roads has now been intensified with the municipal corporation (MC) set to see a demonstration of a sweeper truck in action from Saturday.
The BJP submitted copy of the order, in which the local body department has kept the proposal to allow mayor to nominate two members of finance and contract committee (F&CC) pending, in the Punjab and Haryana high court on Thursday.
Adulteration in milk is not limited to dilution with water. Traces of harmful chemicals such as sodium hydroxide (caustic soda), urea, sodium carbonate and ammonium sulphate are impacting the health of milk consumers.
After opposition by animal welfare bodies, organisers of the Kila Raipur Rural Sports Festival announced on Tuesday that the bullock-cart race event would be replaced by horse-cart race this year, at the four-day ‘rural Olympics’ starting Wednesday.
The Gurdaspur police have booked a Ludhiana man for allegedly raping and murdering a 19-year-old girl at a local hotel here.
The elderly people in the city are a harried lot these days as they are not getting any help regarding their queries about verification of old-age pensions at the municipal corporation (MC) Zone A office.
Municipal corporation (MC) has conducted several plantation drives in the city in recent times, but these plants are not safe in absence of tree guards.
With security of city residents in mind, the police have arrested 90 habitual offenders as a preventive measure and have sent them to jail on judicial remand. The police claimed that incidents of snatchings and loot have dropped to an extent with these arrests.
Uncertainty over removal of Value Added Tax (VAT) on bicycle and cycle parts in the state has caused worry among the manufacturer who claim that dealers have reduced purchasing goods from them in wake of apprehensions of the VAT removal that would reduce the bicycle cost.
The Ludhiana City Bus Service Limited (LCBSL) resumed on Monday after remaining suspended for over six months following a deadlock over pending payments.