Ludhiana

  • Independent MLA Simarjit Singh Bains
    Apr 20, 2015 21:22 IST

    Protest held for release of Bains brothers and supporter

    The members of Insaaf Prapti Manch in large numbers came in support of Bains brothers on Monday, demanding the cancellation of the cases registered against the Bains brothers and their supporters.

  • Indraprastha International School, Dwarka
    Apr 20, 2015 18:41 IST

    Give freedom to children to choose their career: Experts

    Every year majority of young minds are confused while choosing streams and careers. If a wrong choice is made, where interest and aptitude of a child does not fit, it leads to change in the field after few months and sometimes even few years, wasting time and effort of the child.

  • Steel industry plays a significant role in the Indian economic growth. HT Photo
    Apr 20, 2015 18:33 IST

    Differences among trade bodies irk industrialists

    With the conflicting views of several small and big trade and industrial bodies of Ludhiana on key issues of government policies, a question has been raised on the increasing number of these bodies that have grown manifold during the past some years.

  • Demolition
    Apr 20, 2015 11:16 IST

    Karimpura demolition: Three months on, shopkeepers yet to get compensation

    Karimpura Market Association members and area shopkeepers, whose shops were demolished due to an “error” by the municipal corporation (MC) in January this year, are infuriated over the unfulfilled promise of the state government for providing them compensation.

  • Rape
    Apr 20, 2015 10:01 IST

    Ludhiana: Labourer rapes 14-year-old at focal point factory

    A labourer allegedly raped his 14-year-old fellow labourer in a bathroom of the factory in the Focal Point area and fled on Saturday. The Focal point police have registered a case against the accused in this context.

  • public hearing jalandhar
    Apr 19, 2015 23:18 IST

    Scheduled Castes panel chairman warns of issuing fake certificates

    Rajesh Bagha, chairman, Punjab State Commission for Scheduled Castes, on Sunday warned ineligible candidates against getting fake Scheduled Caste certificates, and said such people were robbing the benefits of eligible poor SC candidates.

  • CCTV camera
    Apr 19, 2015 18:07 IST

    Crime rate escalates in absence of CCTV surveillance in city

    Even as the crime rate is escalating in the city with every passing day, the poor surveillance measures have exposed the apathy of the police department who had ensured minimal efforts to bring the crime rate down.

  • World Water Day
    Apr 19, 2015 17:50 IST

    Regularise your illegal water, sewerage connections at reduced rates till May 31

    The local bodies department of Punjab has given a golden chance for regularisation of illegal connections of sewerage and water supply by the municipal corporation (MC) till May 31.

  • AAP Symbol
    Apr 18, 2015 21:44 IST

    AAP volunteer thrashed for raising voice against sale of drugs

    Some people said to be brother and accomplices of Kaunke Khose village allegedly thrashed Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) volunteer Jaswinder Singh on Thursday evening for raising voice against the sale of drugs in the area.

  • Balwinder Singh Bains
    Apr 18, 2015 21:40 IST

    Bains brothers' supporters slam cops' 'biased' role

    Extending support to the Bains brothers - MLAs Simarjit Singh Bains and Balwinder Singh Bains - and their supporters jailed twice for staging protest in the district, members of their 'Team Insaaf' on Saturday accused the police of behaving in a biased manner.

  • Jobs
    Apr 18, 2015 19:30 IST

    Job fair: 2,100 graduates walk out with appointment letters

    As many as 2,100 youth from in and around Ludhiana district got appointment letters in the employment fair organised by the district administration at the Government High School, Mundian Kalan, here on Saturday.

  • Pet dogs
    Apr 18, 2015 19:23 IST

    Ludhiana: Action sought against illegal pet medicine sellers

    The animal husbandry department has shifted its focus on the pet shops in the city as they have dashed off a letter to the civil surgeon to direct the drug department to conduct raids at such shops to check the sale of illegal medicines.

  • A distressed farmer waiting for the procurement of his wheat crop lying atthe grain market, Bathinda
    Apr 17, 2015 22:55 IST

    Arrangements in place for wheat procurement: Atwal

    Punjab Vidhan Sabha speaker Charanjit Singh Atwal on Friday said that Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal had ordered the assessment of the total damage to the wheat crop due to rainfall and hailstorm in Punjab. Atwal was here to inaugurate the wheat procurement process at the grain markets of Malaud and Payal.

  • No Punjabi wedding is complete without elaborate floral decorations
    Apr 17, 2015 22:33 IST

    Marriage halls fleecing customers

    Exploiting fetish of city's wealthy lots, who do not mind shelling out crores of rupees on wedding functions, to spend lavishly, hundreds of marriage palaces operational in the city are charging arbitrarily and issuing bills of half the amount than the negotiated price to evade taxes worth crores of rupees annually. With no check by the Income Tax department and a uniform rate policy in place, the practice is going on unabated in the city.

  • Independent MLA Simarjit Singh Bains
    Apr 17, 2015 22:30 IST

    Bains brothers' crusade against sand mafia draws huge crowds

    Though the Bains brothers - Independent MLAs Simarjit Singh Bains and Balwinder Singh Bains - were arrested, hundreds of members of their 'Team Insaaf' claimed that they would continue the "satyagraha" (agitation) against the sand mafia in the state.