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Around two dozen people allegedly assaulted two sisters and their uncle with sticks while they were on their way to court for the hearing of their brother’s suicide near Basti Jodhewal Chowk on Saturday. One of the assailants is accused of abetting the suicide.
Two months after samples of ground water were collected from 10 locations for testing presence of heavy metals and pesticides and sent to the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), the samples have come out clean of their presence.
A 20-year-old labourer allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself in his room in Sardar Nagar on late Friday night.
While the Auto Parts Manufacturers Association has hailed the decision of the state government for abolition of E-Trip, the Janta Nagar Small Scale Association has launched an attack on Punjab government for the abolition and for hike of 1.10% in value added tax (VAT) on steel.
Road mishaps claimed the lives of two men on Friday. In the first case, a pedestrian was killed after an unidentified motorcyclist hit him in Model Town area. The victim was identified Om Parkash, 30.
The Basti Jodhewal police booked a man for kidnapping a 14-year-old on Thursday. The accused has been identified as Manoj Kumar of West Bengal.
Alert cops foiled a burglary bid at an Axis bank ATM at Matharu Chowk in Shimlapuri on the intervening night of Thursday and Friday.
As around 100 families from the Jamuna Colony, a slum area near Sidhwan Canal on the Pakhowal Road, are protesting against authorities for not allotting them flats, the Ludhiana Improvement Trust (LIT) has directed them to vacate its land which is a sight for a hotel.
Buddha Nullah, which is already severely polluted due to inflow of effluents from industries and poses risk to health of the residents living in the areas along the water body, huge piles of garbage littered in it have added to their woes.
Three years after its conception, the much-ambitious stray dog sterilisation project will finally take off on February 15. Under this Rs 2-crore project, a total of 25,000 stray dogs would be sterilised in two years.
The Punjab State Electricity Regulatory Commission (PSERC) will hold meetings in Punjab to discuss the implementation of new rates of electricity from February 2 onwards.
Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) vice-chancellor Baldev Singh Dhillon, senior officials, faculty, and staff expressed grief over the demise of Bhupinder Singh Sekhon, former professor-cum-head, departments of chemistry and biochemistry, PAU.
Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (GADVASU) registrar PD Judyal, 60, retired on Friday.
A 40-year-old man committed suicide by hanging himself with a ceiling fan in a house at the Giaspura area on Wednesday following a spat with his wife. The deceased, identified as Amrish Kumar and a native of Uttar Pradesh, was jobless and was under mental stress.
Electricity poles that are installed in middle of road are creating hurdles for commuters. Despite several complaints, the municipal corporation (MC) and the Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL) have failed to take any action in this regard.