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Ludhiana dist’s stubble burning incidents drop to less than half from 2022

Between April 1 to May 9, the district recorded 229 stubble burning this Kharif season — less than half of the 772 incidents of crop residue burning that were witnessed in 2022

As per the authorities, Punjab so far, has reported 4,206 farm fires this season (HT File Photo)
Updated on May 10, 2023 11:13 PM IST
ByDinkle Popli, Ludhiana

SAD’s district president Harbhajan Singh Dang dies at 70

A five-time councillor, Dang was the leader of the opposition in the Ludhiana Municipal Corporation. He even remained the chairman of the Punjab Health Corporation System for one year (2016-2017)

Harbhajan Singh Dang is survived by his wife and two sons, Harpreet Singh and Davinder Singh. (HT Photo)
Updated on May 07, 2023 11:28 PM IST
By, Ludhiana

Ludhiana dist logs one Covid death, 38 new cases

Ludhiana district reports eighth Covid death this year, with 38 new positive cases detected. Testing ramped up with 710 RT-PCR, 88 rapid antigen, and 3 truenat tests. Active cases now at 142.

The number of active cases in the district went up to 142, from 138 on Sunday and the positivity rate on Monday stood at 4.74%. (HT File Photo)
Updated on May 02, 2023 01:01 AM IST
By, Ludhiana

Punjab vigilance books patwari, aide for taking 7,000 bribe

Senior superintendent of police (SSP), Vigilance Bureau, Ravinderpal Singh Sandhu said the case has been registered against both accused on the complaint of Sarbjit Bhatia of Nandpur village, Sahnewal tehsil. The complainant alleged that the patwari and his aide were demanding ₹20,000

The Punjab Vigilance Bureau (VB) on Wednesday registered a case against a patwari, Amanpreet Singh, posted at revenue Dharour in Sahnewal tehsil of Ludhiana district, and his aide Inderjit Singh for accepting a bribe of <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>7,000. Inderjit Singh was nabbed red-handed while taking the bribe money. (Getty Images/ Representational image)
Updated on Apr 20, 2023 12:01 AM IST
By, Ludhiana

Ludhiana reports one Covid death, 43 new cases

With this, the positivity rate has also jumped to 5.79% after Ludhiana reported 21 Covid cases on Friday; the active caseload of the district stands at 168

The 58-year-old woman, who resides in Ludhiana, succumbed to the virus on April 15 at Rajendra Hospital in Patiala, taking this year’s death toll to four. (HT File Photo)
Updated on Apr 16, 2023 11:29 PM IST
By, Ludhiana
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