• Punjab Agricultural University-N, Ludhiana
    Mar 31, 2015 14:49 IST

    To boost writing confidence, PAU’s department of Journalism comes up with a case study

    Different kinds of publications by students of batches 2012 and 2012 from Punjab Agricultural University’s (PAU) department of Agricultural Journalism, Languages and Culture have captured more than 25,000 centimeter’s of space in various English dailies of the country.

  • farmers
    Mar 31, 2015 10:13 IST

    Crop-unfriendly conditions may last until mid-April

    Experts from the Punjab and Haryana meteorological centre in Chandigarh, who had earlier forecast rainy days only until early April, on Monday revised the prediction to say bad weather for the wheat crop will go into mid-April.

  • Arrest-handcuffs-P
    Mar 31, 2015 00:12 IST

    Ludhiana: Couple, daughter booked for duping women of Rs 15 lakh

    The Salem Tabri police on Sunday booked a man, his wife and daughter for duping two women of Rs 15 lakh on the pretext of sending them abroad.

  • 12th Class students
    Mar 30, 2015 19:52 IST

    Free crash course fails to attract students on Day 1

    The free crash-course classes started for Class-12 students at four government schools in the district received luke warm response on Monday. Reason - lack of communication.

  • almost 35%
    Mar 30, 2015 19:44 IST

    Speeding causes 70% of mishaps, yet admn slow to impose fine

    With speeding emerging as one of the main causes of deaths in road accidents in the city, finding a solution has to be the top priority for the administration and those involved in regulation of traffic.

  • Autorickshaws and taxis
    Mar 30, 2015 19:38 IST

    Three-wheelers flout HC norms, use taxi permits

    Bypassing orders of the high court that prohibited their registration, most of the auto-rickshaws, running on diesel are now using permits meant for taxis to ply in the city.

  • teacher
    Mar 30, 2015 19:31 IST

    Surprise check exposes poor school functioning

    Deputy district education officer (secondary), Charanjit Singh conducted surprise checks at two government schools on Monday and found four teachers absent from duty.

  • Execution by hanging
    Mar 29, 2015 19:49 IST

    31-year-old man ends life at Chhawni Mohalla

    A 31-year-old man allegedly commited suicide at his rented accommodation at Chhawni Mohalla on Sunday.The deceased, who has been identified as Vishal Kumar, was a safai worker at municipal corporation (MC).

  •  Earth Hour
    Mar 29, 2015 19:34 IST

    City observes Earth Hour with zeal

    Like each year, Earth Hour was observed from 8:30pm till 09:30pm on Saturday night in the city. Hotels, restaurants, NGOs and educational institutions were the part of this hour which remained dotted with switching off or dimming of lights and candle marches.

  • Dead body
    Mar 29, 2015 19:17 IST

    Three dead in separate road mishaps

    Three persons lost their lives in two road mishaps on Saturday evening.In the first incident, a man and her elderly mother lost their lives in a road mishap near Ghulati village on Payal-Rara Sahib road after a car rammed into their bike. The car driver is said to have lost control on the vehicle due to the dilapidated condition of the road.

  • Garbage
    Mar 29, 2015 18:58 IST

    Improper garbage lifting make residents harried lot

    As the garbage is not being lifted on time from the dumps in the city, the residents are at the receiving end. Foul smell emanates from the garbage dumps, making the surrounding unhygienic.

  • Cylce rally led Aam Aadmi Party. JS Grewal/HT Photo
    Mar 29, 2015 14:16 IST

    AAP starts 100-km cycle rally to protest against VIP culture

    A cycle rally led by Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) senior party member HS Phoolka kick started from Ludhiana to Chandigarh on Sunday.

  • The Mines and Minerals Bill, 2011
    Mar 28, 2015 19:28 IST

    Conserve natural resources, suggest experts

    UGC-sponsored national seminar on conservation of natural resources was conducted at GHG Khalsa College, Gurusar Sadhar, on Saturday. The seminar started with speech by the chairman of the third technical session, aditional research director JS Dhiman, Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana.

  • Delhi traffic
    Mar 28, 2015 19:23 IST

    Traffic jams due to auto-rickshaw menace common sight

    The unruly auto-rickshaw menace is yet another issue which has added to the city residents' woes. Most of the auto-rickshaws are ferrying passengers illegally without valid documents on the roads. Besides, reckless driving and abrupt stoppages by them in the middle of the roads cause accidents.

  • Herbal hookahs
    Mar 28, 2015 19:19 IST

    Hookahs not to smoke up city bars

    Deputy commissioner Rajat Agarwal ordered a ban on all hookah bars in the district under Section 144 of the Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPc). According to the official orders, no restaurant or hookah bars can offer hookah to the visitors. A strict action will be taken against the offenders under Section 188 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC).