Call it a political stunt before the country goes to the general elections or a serious effort to give a new direction to the politics of the country, the Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM), the youth wing of the BJP, has decided to garner support for party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi under a special programme called "New Politics". Ravinder Vasudeva reports.
An unidentified miscreant allegedly stole Rs. 1.3 lakh and some documents after breaking into a chemist shop at Model Town area opposite Deep Hospital in the wee hours of Thursday. Amritpal Singh, owner of Baba Deep Singh Drug Mart, said he came to know about the burglary after his employees telephoned him on Thursday morning.
The arrest of a man accused of kidnapping children has brought a ray of hope for a resident of Anand Nagar of Tharike village, whose three daughters went missing under mysterious circumstances around a month ago.
A four-member delegation of farm scientists from Wageningen University, Netherlands, and a representative of the Punjab Confederation of Potato Seed Farmers (POSCON) visited the Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) to monitor the progress of experiments on seed potato quality at the university.
The department of veterinary medicine at Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (GADVASU), Ludhiana, has been awarded with infrastructure development project worth Rs. 45 lakh.
The Zone 4 of police commissionerate Ludhiana claimed to have busted a gang of drug peddlers with the arrest of seven people from different areas. The police have recovered 2.450-gm narcotic powder besides 100-gm heroin from them. All accused were booked under the NDPS Act.
A delegation of Federation of Industrial and Commercial Organisations (FICO) met PS Pruthi, chief commissioner, customs, central excise and service tax department, regarding the problems being faced by the northern industry, on Wednesday.
The Ludhiana police have arrested man who allegedly used to kidnap children and sell them in different parts of the state. Sub-inspector Surinder Kumar of CIA staff of police arrested Surinder Pal, a resident of Sultanpur in Uttar Pradesh, with a child from near Guru Nanak Stadium here on Tuesday evening.
The Municipal Corporation of the city has attracted criticism from a councillor of London, Amritpal Singh Mann, who says that very few services are provided to the general public of the city and it seems that no one is interested to take measures to improve the system.
Union information and broadcasting minister Manish Tewari on Wednesday lashed out at Ludhiana municipal corporation (LMC) authorities for discriminating against the wards represented by Congress party. He revealed that there was a huge gap in the development grants provided in the wards represented by Congress leaders and those led by the ruling Akali-BJP alliance.
In Punjab, there may be reports of farmers discontented with Bt cotton because of pest attack but a recent study shows them profiting most in the country. In 2004, Punjab became the last state to introduce Bt cotton.
Lashing out at the SAD-BJP government in state for not benefiting people with various people-friendly laws enacted by the UPA government at the Centre and for presenting various welfare schemes as its own, the union information and broadcasting minister Manish Tewari on Tuesday said that their intent to deny the benefit of new land acquisition law to farmers of nine Ludhiana villages was a classic example.
Breaking all myths about disability, which is often touted as a curse in our society, 31-year-old city resident Kanwarbir Singh Chawla has proved that nothing is impossible, when it comes to realise one's dreams.
Within days after being rebuked by the Punjab and Haryana high court, the Airport Authority of India has issued a no objection certificate (NOC) to the municipal corporation for setting up of ambitious waste management plant at Jamalpur.
The Central Board Of Secondary Education (CBSE) is conducting the optional proficiency test for Class 10 students in April 2014. The test is aimed at benchmarking of skills and higher mental abilities of students and motivating students for academic excellence in the respective subjects.