- Jul 03, 2015 18:48 IST
A mass plantation drive was inaugurated by Punjab industry minister Madan Mohan Mittal and Punjab Pollution Control Board (PPCB) chairman Manpreet Singh Chattwal at Chamber of Industrial and Commercial Undertakings (CICU) complex, Focal Point, here on Friday.
- Jul 03, 2015 18:31 IST
Arrears of Punjab Roadways employees worth lakhs of rupees are pending for over a year with the state treasury department. Every time bills are forwarded for clearance, the treasury department rejects these on the pretext of certain objections, say roadways employees, adding they have been asked to grease the palms of the senior officials in order to get their bills cleared soon.
- Jul 03, 2015 18:24 IST
Visitors at Suwidha Centre of municipal corporation (MC) were inconvenienced after server developed a snag on Thursday evening. The problem continued for long hours and the services were resumed on Friday afternoon.
- Jul 02, 2015 18:36 IST
The local industry has welcomed the decision of the Centre to take a step towards building a 1,840-km freight corridor from Ludhiana to Kolkata after the World Bank agreed to provide Rs 4,135 crore for the project on Wednesday.
- Jul 02, 2015 18:27 IST
Despite strict guidelines from Regional Transport Authority (RTA), several private buses continue to allow hawkers inside their buses, even at busy junctions of the city.
- Jul 01, 2015 23:00 IST
With 13 classrooms of Government Senior Secondary School, Nurpur Bet, 17 km from here, having been declared unsafe by the public works department (PWD) three months ago, the school authorities are at their wits' end on where to hold the classes.
- Jul 01, 2015 18:42 IST
Monsoon is round the corner but the work to clean Buddha Nullah is not complete yet. Only 70 per cent of the cleaning work has been completed so far. Earlier, MC authorities had directed the staff concerned to complete the work by June 30 but they would take more time.
- Jul 01, 2015 18:32 IST
: Citing hindrances in the “lengthy” process of licence renewal and various mandatory clearances from civil supplies, forest department, power and corporation among 14 departments, the petrol pump at the Punjab Agricultural University (PAU), which stopped operations four months ago, hasn't resumed its service so far.
- Jul 01, 2015 16:19 IST
Finally putting its foot down regarding the poor garbage collection system in the city, the municipal corporation (MC) has issued a notice to the A2Z group to terminate its services.
- Jun 30, 2015 22:21 IST
The construction work of 45 new classrooms across three government model schools might be complete but two of the schools continue to lack proper infrastructure.
- Jun 30, 2015 22:03 IST
Arrested on Monday, Raju, alleged leader of a human-trafficking gang that threw children into begging after maiming them, has reportedly told the police that he kidnapped more than 20 children from Punjab in the past three years.
- Jun 30, 2015 18:07 IST
Even as the Ludhiana Municipal Corporation (MCL) has been able to sterilise 3,500 stray dogs out of the thousands present in Ludhiana, the menace of stray dogs is haunting the residents as dog-bite cases are still being reported from the city.
- Jun 30, 2015 16:35 IST
Punjab police on Tuesday claimed to have rescued five children following the arrest of a man who allegedly abducted them and forced them into begging. The accused, identified as Raju was nabbed near Dholewal Chowk. He allegedly used to push the children to beg after kidnapping them from various places, police said .
- Jun 30, 2015 13:30 IST
Despite all efforts by the Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL), power theft incidents are still coming to fire, as people have started opting new ways for stealing power.
- Jun 29, 2015 23:05 IST
The focal point police claimed to have busted a human trafficking gang that used to push children into begging after kidnapping them from other states and maiming them.Police also claimed to have arrested the gang kingpin, identified as Raju, from Dholewal area on Monday.