Thousands of patients would be left in the lurch on Thursday, as the Indian Medical Association (IMA) has given a call for a 'medical bandh' due to which out-patient departments (OPDs) in major hospitals will remain closed.
Each year, as exams commence, children often experience stress, anxiety, languidness and loss of appetite. Putting other things aside, students try to concentrate on studies alone - many even study late till night, before getting up early in the morning for a final revision. That is not all, the study session continues till a few minutes before getting into the exam hall, clearly indicating the amount of stress students are surrounded with during the examination season.
Cracking the whip on candidates trying to woo voters by distributing drugs or liquor ahead of the Lok Sabha elections, two city-based NGOs have formed a 'Belan Brigade' to oppose such candidates and their supporters with 'belans' (rolling pins).
Around 15,000 students of Class 12 appeared in physics exam and students found it very easy, while 2,000 students of Class 10 appeared in Hindi exam in the district on Wednesday.
The family of school principal Ranjit Singh, who had named Dakha legislator and Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) Lok Sabha candidate Manpreet Singh Ayali in a suicide note, have asked for a case against everyone the victim had blamed.
Large crowd gathered at the residence of MLA Simarjit Singh Bains on Wednesday as he announced to contest elections from Ludhiana Lok Sabha constituency, thereby bringing all the speculations over his alliance with other political parties to an end.
The Central Board of Film Certification has put on hold the screening of a controversial Punjabi film, 'Kaum De Heere', which eulogises the assassins of late prime minister Indira Gandhi, after a member of the censor board, Amarjit Singh Tikka from Ludhiana objected to its contents.
While taking a dig at opponent parties, including Congress, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and People's Party of Punjab (PPP), deputy chief minister Sukhbir Singh Badal said Shiromani Akali Dal-Bharatiya Janata Party (SAD-BJP) alliance was all set to mark a victory in the upcoming parliamentary elections in Punjab.
To cater to the industrial needs of Ludhiana, Ashok Leyland launched a unique commercial vehicle 'Boss' on Tuesday.
Rail connection between Ludhiana and Chandigarh is set to be strengthened with a new train between Ferozepur and Chandigarh via Ludhiana set to be launched on March 11, in view of the rush expected ahead of Holi.
After the body of school principal Ranjit Singh was fished on Monday from a canal near Kanganwal village in this district, the people blamed in his suicide note are caught in more trouble.
Responding to the wake-up call given by the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) through a campaign christened as "Listen to Ludhiana", the city residents are volunteering to dispense information over the burning issues concerning the common man by filling up questionnaires carrying a list of problems.
Mayor Harcharan Singh Gohalwaria was left helpless when almost all officials left the municipal corporation's House meeting after lunch on Monday.
A Class-9 student of Guru Teg Bahadur School, Dabba road, was allegedly thrashed by his principal for being absent from school on Saturday.
With the arrest of the woman, who herself lodged a complaint regarding robbery at her house, the police claimed to have solved the case. The police have now booked her for furnishing wrong information.