- Apr 26, 2015 20:18 IST
In a scenario where the sale of mobile phones without billing on a large scale goes unabated in the city, the income tax department has been caught on wrong foot which certainly has no clue about the annual earnings of hundreds of mobile shops and stores, who not only fleece customers by charging arbitrarily, but also evade taxes worth lakhs of rupees annually.
- Apr 26, 2015 20:13 IST
The Division Number 1 police arrested a Moga resident and his wife for duping the residents on the pretext of marriage on Saturday. The accused used to introduce his wife as his divorcee sister-in-law (wife's sister) and used to contact widowers and divorcees by reading advertisements in matrimonial columns for remarriage. Later, they used to take money from the people by making excuses.
- Apr 26, 2015 19:58 IST
The Panjab University Regional Centre (PURC), Ludhiana, is starting a two-year Masters of Laws (LLM) programme from the new academic session starting in July.
- Apr 26, 2015 14:03 IST
In yet another incident of sexual crime against minors, two men allegedly raped the 17-year-old daughter of their friend in Jain Colony on Friday.
- Apr 25, 2015 20:52 IST
Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee president Partap Singh Bajwa on Saturday said that the party would intensify protests if the government fails to solve the issue of non-procurement of crops. During his visit along with other Congress leaders to several grain markets of the district including Jagraon and Mullanpur, Bajwa claimed that not even a single bag of wheat was purchased from any 'mandi'.
- Apr 25, 2015 20:26 IST
After around 45 days of the gangrape incident on Women’s Day, the police submitted the chargesheet in the case in court on Thursday. The police said investigation in the case had been completed long ago, but they were awaiting swab reports that were pending with the forensic laboratory.
- Apr 25, 2015 19:35 IST
A cycle rally was organised in the city against the drug menace by Student Organisation of India (SOI) on Saturday. Over 400 participants including school children, government officials, industrialists and political leaders took part in the rally, which began in the early morning.
- Apr 25, 2015 19:26 IST
National Association of Street Vendors of India (NASVI), in collaboration with the ministry of tourism, is going to organise a six-day training programme at Ludhiana Circuit House from April 27 to May 2 ,for orientation, testing and certification of cooks' for the food vendors in the city.
- Apr 25, 2015 19:09 IST
The couple was wrong; they thought the kids won't understand or ask. “Why are the girls kissing, mumma?” the little ones did ask, as the lead actors of the film Margarita With A Straw began locking lips on the large screen in front of them. Their parents, of course, didn't want to answer and told the kids to keep mum and “just watch”.
- Apr 24, 2015 21:30 IST
Suicide by a farmer at the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) rally at New Delhi on Wednesday has again underlined the grave concern of farmers’ ending their lives in the country. In 2012, the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) reported 13,754 farmer suicides in the country. It said 46 farmers commit suicide every day in the country.
- Apr 24, 2015 18:24 IST
In the last decade, vultures have nearly vanished from India and it is due to this reason they are listed by World Conservation Union as critically endangered, said Kirti Dua, incharge, wildlife centre of Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (GADVASU) and professor of veterinary medicine, in a meeting held on the campus on Friday.
- Apr 24, 2015 18:18 IST
To manage the traffic in a better way, the municipal corporation (MC) has planned to install synchronised and sensor-based traffic lights at 35 points in the city.
- Apr 23, 2015 21:59 IST
Around seven years after the municipal corporation (MC) adopted the 'dog bylaws', the municipal corporation (MC) is still waiting for notification of the laws from the local bodies department. With delay in notification of the bylaws, the MC is unable to start registration of pet dogs. Besides, with the civic body starting sterilisation of stray dogs, the staff is facing problems differentiating between pet and stray dogs.
- Apr 23, 2015 21:55 IST
A large number of farmers from Mullanpur and nearby villages came on a common platform and protested against the languid approach of various procurement agencies for not beginning with procurement at Mullanpur Mandi.
- Apr 23, 2015 20:21 IST
With the rise in the number of unscheduled power cuts, government schools in rural areas are having a tough time preparing mid-day meal for children, sending e-mails to the education department and teaching students in this hot weather. Sources said unscheduled power cuts of four to five hours are being imposed daily in various blocks of the district, including Sidhwan Bet, Machhiwara, Jagraon and Samrala.