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Kids must be extra careful of dengue, say health experts

As their immune system is still developing, the chances of kids getting severe fever and developing other symptoms of dengue is higher, say health experts.
Dengue fever can affect people of any age group and parents should not mistake it for seasonal viral fever, health experts from Dayanand Medical College and Hospital have cautioned. (Representative image)
Dengue fever can affect people of any age group and parents should not mistake it for seasonal viral fever, health experts from Dayanand Medical College and Hospital have cautioned. (Representative image)
Updated on Nov 18, 2021 06:57 AM IST
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ByHT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, Ludhiana

Election commission rejects Punjab govt’s proposal to transfer Ludhiana DC

As per the guidelines of Election Commission, prior approval of the commission is mandatory for transfer of any officer engaged in revision of electoral rolls during an election year; AAP alleged that Punjab government was keen on transferring DC over an alleged tussle with a cabinet minister.
Election Commission of India sent a formal document to the state government on Tuesday, stating that the proposal to transfer Ludhiana DC Varinder Sharma was considered and rejected. (HT Photo)
Election Commission of India sent a formal document to the state government on Tuesday, stating that the proposal to transfer Ludhiana DC Varinder Sharma was considered and rejected. (HT Photo)
Updated on Nov 17, 2021 06:48 AM IST
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ByHT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, Ludhiana

Fatality rate spirals, Ludhiana district sees 111 deaths in September

Of the 111 people who died in September, 84 were male and 27 female. Of the total deaths, 96 have been reported in the age group of 30 and beyond.
Civil surgeon Dr Rajesh Bagga says self-medication is also contributing to the rising rate of deaths.(HT FILE)
Civil surgeon Dr Rajesh Bagga says self-medication is also contributing to the rising rate of deaths.(HT FILE)
Published on Sep 08, 2020 10:58 PM IST
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ByMohit Khanna, Ludhiana

15 more succumb to virus in Ludhiana district

The district now has 1,883 active cases, while 9,894 people have recovered so far.
A health worker collects sample of a Ludhiana Improvement Trust employee on Tuesday.(Gurpreet Singh/HT)
A health worker collects sample of a Ludhiana Improvement Trust employee on Tuesday.(Gurpreet Singh/HT)
Published on Sep 08, 2020 10:55 PM IST
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ByHT Correspondent, Ludhiana

From Big B to Bebo, top stars get together with Punjab CM for ‘Fateh’ of Covid 19

Gurdas Mann and cricketer Harbhajan Singh join other celebrities to support the effort initiated by Punjab CM Amarinder Singh to educate people on observing safety measures against the virus
Actor Amitabh Bachchan and other stars have joined hands to help Punjab fight Covid-19.(IANS)
Actor Amitabh Bachchan and other stars have joined hands to help Punjab fight Covid-19.(IANS)
Updated on Jun 05, 2020 12:11 AM IST
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Ludhiana administration simplifies process to procure permission, passes

In order to get rid of the chaos and confusion over supply of groceries, the district administration has simplified the process of securing permissions and passes mandatory for the movement of essential commodities in the district. While chairing a meeting in this regard at Bachat Bhawan on Thursday, deputy commissioner (DC) Pradeep Kumar Agrawal said designated officials from different departments have been deputed to issue necessary permissions to citizens in order to expedite the process.
Locals make a beeline for a grocery shop in Ludhiana’s Sarabha Nagar on Thursday.)(Gurpreet Singh/Hindustan Times)
Locals make a beeline for a grocery shop in Ludhiana’s Sarabha Nagar on Thursday.)(Gurpreet Singh/Hindustan Times)
Updated on Mar 26, 2020 10:48 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByHT Correspondent, Ludhiana

30kg gold heist: Gangster Jaipal’s brother nabbed

The accused, Amritpal Bhullar of Ferozepur district, is the brother of Punjab’s most notorious gangster Jaipal, also an accused in the case.
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Published on Mar 17, 2020 10:49 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Jalandhar | ByHT Correspondent, Jalandhar

Shiv Sena leader fired at in Khanna, escapes unhurt

It is third such incident in a fortnight when a Shiv Sena leader has been targeted in Ludhiana district.
Shiv Sena leaders from Ludhiana.(HT PHOTO)
Shiv Sena leaders from Ludhiana.(HT PHOTO)
Published on Mar 09, 2020 09:52 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Ludhiana | ByHT Correspondent, Ludhiana

Khanna man who returned from Australia tests negative for coronavirus

The 22-year-old man, who had returned from Australia a week ago, was admitted to the hospital after complaints of fever, cough and cold
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Updated on Mar 08, 2020 10:53 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Ludhiana | ByMohit Khanna, Ludhiana

Zila Parishad polls: Jandiali’s selection leaves veteran Congress leader miffed

Terming it a ‘back-door appointment’, veteran Congress leader Gurdev Singh Lapran, who was considered to be the front-runner for the post, said he would register his protest in front of chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh
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Updated on Dec 12, 2019 10:42 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByMohit Khanna, Ludhiana

Free sanitary napkin project to be a boon for 63K girl students in Ludhiana district

In April this year, 59,850 girl students in the district were provided free sanitary napkins under the project for which the state government had sanctioned 12 crore
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Published on Nov 06, 2019 10:47 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Ludhiana | ByDeepa Sharma Sood, Ludhiana

Centre releases 78L for 281 govt schools in Ludhiana district

While the Centre has been issuing grants to government high and senior secondary schools for repair work, and electricity and water bills yearly, this is for the first time that the grant has come for all levels of schools for beautification and development of their premises.
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Published on Oct 31, 2019 10:45 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByDeepa Sharma Sood, Ludhiana

Pre-primary classes: 2 years on, government schools in Punjab record increase in enrolment

Sources said around 2.25 lakh students, aged between 3 and 5, were enrolled in pre-primary classes in government schools of the state
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Published on Oct 29, 2019 10:54 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Ludhiana | ByDeepa Sharma Sood, Ludhiana

PSPCL junior engineer caught red-handed while accepting bribe in Ludhiana

Accused was posted at power utility’s Beeja office; had sought 50,000 from a man for installing his electricity meter
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Updated on Oct 29, 2019 10:48 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Ludhiana | ByHT Correspondent, Ludhiana

New courtrooms in Ludhiana court complex ready

The construction of the courtrooms which had started in 2014, had been mired by slow release of funds by the Punjab government resulting in several delays will be inaugurated on Sept 21
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Updated on Sep 18, 2019 11:50 PM IST
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New motor vehicles bill likely to bring relief from Ludhiana traffic chaos, say experts

89,580 challans for violations were issued from January 1 to July 31 this year
On an average, the department issues 400 challans to traffic violators everyday.(HT PHOTO)
On an average, the department issues 400 challans to traffic violators everyday.(HT PHOTO)
Updated on Aug 10, 2019 10:33 PM IST
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ByAmarpal Singh, Ludhiana

Two 265-year-olds, a man aged 144 appear on voter list in Ludhiana

273 voters aged 118 also find place on the list in Ludhiana (East) assembly constituency
Ludhiana deputy commissioner Pradeep Agrawal said, “Most of these instances system errors during compilation of data by election registration office. These errors are being corrected after verification.”(HT Photo)
Ludhiana deputy commissioner Pradeep Agrawal said, “Most of these instances system errors during compilation of data by election registration office. These errors are being corrected after verification.”(HT Photo)
Updated on Mar 13, 2019 10:55 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Ludhiana | ByMohit Khanna

Seven illegal colonies razed in Ludhiana

Punjab cabinet has approved a policy for regularisation of illegal colonies in the state and restricted construction of any new ones.
The Punjab cabinet has cleared the policy to regularise nearly 8,000 illegal colonies in Punjab.(HT File)
The Punjab cabinet has cleared the policy to regularise nearly 8,000 illegal colonies in Punjab.(HT File)
Updated on Oct 17, 2018 10:22 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Ludhiana | ByHT Correspondent

Youth rapes woman in front of son in Ludhiana

Police said the youth thrashed the woman, who is much older to him, and then raped her in front of her two-year-old son.
Placards during a protest against rape in New Delhi.(HT File Photo)
Placards during a protest against rape in New Delhi.(HT File Photo)
Updated on Oct 04, 2018 09:47 PM IST
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Two illegal de-addiction centres sealed in Ludhiana, 179 inmates found

The centre was being run in a rented accommodation for the past six months and is not registered with the health department, the police said.
Police officials interacting with the drug addicts freed from de-addiction centre at Samrala near Ludhiana.(HT Photo)
Police officials interacting with the drug addicts freed from de-addiction centre at Samrala near Ludhiana.(HT Photo)
Updated on Oct 02, 2018 09:53 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Ludhiana | ByHT Correspondent

Panchayat polls: 11 lakh voters to seal the deal in Ludhiana district

Out of these voters, 6,19,188 are men and 5,41,563 are women. Besides, 16 transgenders will also exercise their right to vote in these elections.
Police personnel being assigned their duties for Panchayat Elections at GNPS school Sarabha Nagar in Ludhiana.(Gurpreet Singh/HT)
Police personnel being assigned their duties for Panchayat Elections at GNPS school Sarabha Nagar in Ludhiana.(Gurpreet Singh/HT)
Updated on Sep 19, 2018 08:50 AM IST
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‘Incompatible’ couple in their 80s fight for divorce, remain adamant to part ways in Ludhiana

Several attempts by counsellors to ensure that the elderly couple reaches a compromise went in vain.
While the man is now staying at an old age home, his wife lives in a separate house.
While the man is now staying at an old age home, his wife lives in a separate house.
Updated on Sep 09, 2018 10:57 PM IST
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11.6 lakh voters in Ludhiana to decide fate of candidates in panchayat polls next month

According to panchayat election in-charge Brijmohan Bharadwaj, nearly 13,000 employees from various government departments and affiliated colleges will be pressed into service for the election.
Ballot boxes being taken from the DC office for maintenance in the wake of panchayat elections in Ludhiana on Sunday.(HT Photo)
Ballot boxes being taken from the DC office for maintenance in the wake of panchayat elections in Ludhiana on Sunday.(HT Photo)
Updated on Aug 27, 2018 05:27 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Ludhiana | ByMohit Khanna, Ludhiana

Ludhiana youth shot dead, cousin injured in Canada

The victim, Gagandeep Singh Dhaliwal, along with his cousin and some friends was standing outside his house when the assailants opened fire at them.
Gagandeep Singh Dhaliwal’s family had shifted to Canada from Jagraon many years back(HT Photo)
Gagandeep Singh Dhaliwal’s family had shifted to Canada from Jagraon many years back(HT Photo)
Updated on Aug 07, 2018 09:38 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Ludhiana | ByHT Correspondent

Big backlog: At 1.49 lakh, pendency of cases at Ludhiana district courts at all time high

On an average, over 500 cases are listed daily; more people are reposing faith in judiciary but shortage of infrastructure, manpower needs to be addressed, says bar body chairperson
Updated on Jun 25, 2018 04:37 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Ludhiana | ByAneesha Sareen Kumar, Ludhiana

IIT JEE Advanced result: Ludhiana’s Tarush Goyal bags AIR 16

The 17-year-old Ludhiana boy had secured AIR 23 in the JEE Mains result declared last month.
Tarush Goyal(HT File)
Tarush Goyal(HT File)
Updated on Jun 10, 2018 12:28 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Ludhiana | ByHT Correspondent
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