• Liquor-N
    May 28, 2015 20:24 IST

    Ludhiana: Gala time for boozers as liquor prices fall

    After the allotment of liquor vends in March this year, Bajaj had alleged that the excise department as well as a few contractors were forcing him to join the syndicate. As he had got two zones that include more than 40 liquor vends, Bajaj had claimed he wanted to provide liquor at lower cost to the residents.

  • Drugs-n
    May 28, 2015 19:57 IST

    Man arrested with 6 kg opium

    The CIA staff-1 of Ludhiana police commissionerate arrested a man for drug peddling and seized 6 kg opium from his possession near Dugri village on Wednesday. The accused had hid the opium in the speaker box of the car.

  • Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (GADVASU), a veterinary university in Ludhiana. HT Photo
    May 28, 2015 19:51 IST

    Fish farmers should be more focussed in summers: GADVASU

    During summers, fish farmers need to be more sensitive towards their business, say experts from Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (GADVASU). Without proper knowledge, farmers may even fail to reap proper benefits out of this, they underlined.

  • Suwidha centre
    May 28, 2015 11:40 IST

    Ludhiana: Inconvenience abounds at suwidha centres

    Although the municipal corporation (MC) claims to provide residents a convenient access to various services at its suwidha centres, people complain that they are forced to visit various MC offices repeatedly to get reports required to apply for a TS-1 certificate.

  • Suicide
    May 28, 2015 10:23 IST

    Exam failure drives Ludhiana girl to suicide

    Under depression after failing in the Class-12 exams, a 17-year-old girl committed suicide by lying on the railway track before an oncoming train on Wednesday. The train crushed her to death on the Dhuri line.

  • Dead body
    May 27, 2015 23:27 IST

    Depressed over poverty, man ends life

    A man committed suicide by hanging himself from a ceiling fan at his house in Talwandi Rai village near Raikot on Wednesday afternoon. The police said the victim took the extreme step over the deteriorating financial condition of his family.

  • Mobile networks
    May 27, 2015 19:29 IST

    Residents up in arms over mobile tower installation

    The residents of Aman Nagar and Aakash Nagar near Jalandhar bypass staged a protest against the installation of a mobile tower in Akash Nagar on Wednesday. The residents said they can suffer from various health problems due to the mobile tower.

  • Punjab School Education Board (PSEB) Phase-8 Mohali. HT
    May 27, 2015 19:12 IST

    Ludhiana: PSEB book depot to be shifted next year

    Punjab School Education Board (PSEB) book depot will be shifted to a new place next year, said PSEB chairperson Tejinder Kaur Dhaliwal, who visited the book depot near Punjabi Bhawan on Wednesday. She was here to attend the career guidance seminar conducted by the district education department at Guru Nanak Bhawan.

  • Asha Rani (23rd position) celerates her achievement with her family at Bhaini Salu village in Ludhiana on Tuesday. HT photo
    May 27, 2015 16:55 IST

    Two government school students get merit positions

    Despite all odds, two government school students made it to the merit list from the district by scoring 96% or above marks in the Class-10 examination conducted by the Punjab School Education Board (PSEB).

  • Ludhiana district topper Prabhjot Joshi in a jubilant mood. JS Grewal/HT
    May 27, 2015 16:47 IST

    Prabhjot rules the roost in Ludhiana

    Prabhjot Joshi brought laurels to BCM Senior Secondary School, Focal Point, by bagging the top honours in the district in the Class-10 examination conducted by the Punjab School Education Board (PSEB), the results of which were declared on Tuesday.

  • Junior world boxing champion Mandeep Kaur in Ludhiana district
    May 27, 2015 10:21 IST

    Boxing star Mandeep Kaur eyes Olympic gold

    Local girl Mandeep Kaur Sandhu, 16, who won the gold medal in the Junior World Boxing Championship at Taipei (Taiwan) last week, eys the yellow metal in the 2020 Olympics. She wants to win it for the country and particularly for the man who opened the Sher-e-Punjab Sports Academy in her village, Chakar, in Ludhiana district.

  • Indian Judiciary
    May 26, 2015 22:44 IST

    Two booked for abetment to suicide

    The Basti Jodhewal police have booked two men for abetting suicide of a street vendor on Monday, following the suicide note left by the deceased.

  • MC Office1, Zone D, Ludhiana. HT Photo
    May 26, 2015 22:35 IST

    Nine employees found absent at MC Zone-A office

    Additional commissioner Ghanshyam Thori conducted a surprise check at the MC Zone-A office and found nine employees absent.

  • Violence against women
    May 26, 2015 20:44 IST

    Ludhiana man stabs wife 14 times in full public view

    Suspecting his estranged wife of infidelity, a local scrap dealer stabbed her 14 times in full public view on Monday at GMT Colony in Basti Jodhewal area here. Police got there and arrested accused Kamal Kumar of Kailash Nagar under Sections 397 (attempt to murder) of the Indian Penal Code. Injured Deepika (28) was moved into the Ludhaina Civil Hospital, where doctors referred her to Rajendra Hospital in Patiala.

  • Agriculture
    May 26, 2015 18:35 IST

    Go for soil testing, avoid losses: Experts

    As the state's department of agriculture has recently announced that every farmer must maintain soil test cards and go for regular soil testing, the experts from Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) said this effort was need of the hour as agricultural soil in the state was being overexploited due to very high crop intensification which, according to them, is about 190%.