- Mar 31, 2015 14:49 IST
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.
- Mar 31, 2015 10:13 IST
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.
- Mar 31, 2015 00:12 IST
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.
- Mar 30, 2015 19:52 IST
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.
- Mar 30, 2015 19:44 IST
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.
- Mar 30, 2015 19:38 IST
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.
- Mar 30, 2015 19:31 IST
Deputy district education officer (secondary), Charanjit Singh conducted surprise checks at two government schools on Monday and found four teachers absent from duty.
- Mar 29, 2015 19:49 IST
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).
- Mar 29, 2015 19:34 IST
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.
- Mar 29, 2015 19:17 IST
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.
- Mar 29, 2015 18:58 IST
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.
- Mar 29, 2015 14:16 IST
A cycle rally led by Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) senior party member HS Phoolka kick started from Ludhiana to Chandigarh on Sunday.
- Mar 28, 2015 19:28 IST
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.
- Mar 28, 2015 19:23 IST
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.
- Mar 28, 2015 19:19 IST
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).