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HindustanTimes Wed,30 Jul 2014

Ludhiana

MLA fined for improper train tickets

In a perfect world, a man being fined for travelling without ticket won't be unusual. But in our VIP-obsessed country, if the law is indeed applied to a lawmaker, it's news. This rare act was carried out by railway staff here, when they penalised a Samajwadi Party MLA from Uttar Pradesh and his men for travelling on improper tickets.

Exporters' body urges Ludhiana industrialists to attend intel expo

Federation of Indian Export Organisations (FIEO) has asked exporters to take part in “Baku Build Exhibition” to be held in Azerbaijan in October this year.

MC conducts survey to check parking arrangements at hospitals

Following the complaints against various hospitals, the municipal corporation (MC) conducted a survey to check parking arrangements at the hospitals running under Zone D on Saturday. The team found violations in majority of the hospitals against which a complaint was received.

Industrial delegation meets MSME minister

A delegation of the Apex Chamber of Commerce and Industry met minister for micro, small and medium enterprises (MSME) Kalraj Mishra and apprised him about the situation in the sector, especially in Punjab.

Deceased Jyoti’s family protests with her body outside hospital

Family of the deceased, Jyoti, who died on July 23 at Arora Nursing Home, protested, along with the girl’s body, outside the nursing home on the third consecutive day on Friday. The protest caused traffic jam on Shingar Cinema road for nearly half an hour.

Autorickshaws continue to ferry passengers outside city limits

In sheer violation of the Supreme Court directions, autorickshaws in the city are plying outside the permitted limit to pick and drop passengers.

Unsanitary conditions open invitation to diseases at vehras

Despite the municipal corporation (MC) conducting a survey last year to improve living conditions in ‘vehras’, unsanitary conditions continue to prevail there, increasing the threat of various diseases.

Using natural fertilisers can boost sustainable agriculture

Agriculture in Punjab is not only reeling under the problem of suicides by farmers, but at the same time, the excessive dependence on chemical fertilisers has become another grave concern.

DAV holds maths exhibition

DAV Public School, BRS Nagar, held a mathematics exhibition ‘Wonder World of Math’, in which students of Classes 1-10 participated in various creative activities.

Meritorious school to coach for competitive exams

In order to provide special coaching for various competitive examinations to students of Senior Secondary Residential School for Meritorious Students, the education department is all set to tie-up with private coaching institutes.

PAU introduces anti-ragging measures ahead of session

With Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) all set to welcome new students in the new session, the varsity has decided to introduce new anti-ragging measures, including beefing up of security at hostels, to curb the menace.

Man held for robbing Tarn Taran trader of Rs. 85,000

The local police on Friday arrested a 23-year-old man for allegedly robbing a Tarn Taran trader of `85,000 at Akalgarh Market.

More insult for Punjab’s rural doctors

Adding insult to the injury of rural medical officers (RMOs), the authority given to the block development and panachayat officers (BDPOs) to inspect their work now is extended to the agriculture development officers (ADOs).

28 more diarrhoea cases pop up

Diarrhoea and gastroenteritis cases continued to spring up at Parkash Nagar, Jawaddi, on Friday.

16-yr-old Malaika’s silver at CWG brings cheer to city

Sixteen-year-old Malaika Goel from Ludhiana, probably the youngest player in the Indian Squad at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games, has made the country proud by winning a silver medal in the 10-metre air pistol event.
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