Wednesday, Jul 30, 2014

Divya Goyal

Correspondent

101.4 mm rain in a day; boon for paddy
Tue, Jul 29, 2014

As per Gosal, similar advice goes for pulses, vegetables growing on creepers: not to allow water in fields.

Yellow delight: PAU variety breaks green monotony of watermelons
Mon, Jul 28, 2014

Meanwhile, PAU is targeting economical seeds for farmers.

CWG 2014: All eyes now on city boys Arpinder, Pranav
Sun, Jul 27, 2014

The city erupted in joy and appreciation poured from all over.

After 2 years, MC House fails to elect 2 councillors to F&CC
Fri, Jul 25, 2014

The members have to be chosen either through elections or unanimous decision of the House

Boards with MC parking rates found torn, contractors have last say
Thu, Jul 24, 2014

The boards installed with rates printed on them were found damaged and even the slips being issued by contractor are distorted.

Special repair for 0.35-km ‘VIP’ stretch but villagers wait for repair of remaining portion
Wed, Jul 23, 2014

The road now lies in pathetic condition waiting for repair

Re-carpeting of roads continues even as it rains
Tue, Jul 22, 2014

MC officer says ‘did not expect rain in July’

Green Sunday unites city
Mon, Jul 21, 2014

Residents plant more than 1 lakh saplings, vie for Guinness entry

‘No evidence’ yet against UT Police, interim report submitted
Sun, Jul 20, 2014

The interim report says that ‘no evidence has been found against Chandigarh Police.

I am happy after marrying Abhinav, says Shweta Tiwari
Mon, Jul 21, 2014

Tiwari added that she learnt the importance of family living in Bigg Boss house.

PAUTA elections on July 22; nominations filed
Sat, Jul 19, 2014

Kingra was to file nomination papers for fifth time this year.

After many ‘firsts’ for city, IAS couple to bid goodbye
Fri, Jul 18, 2014

The couple throughout their tenure worked on making the MC a paperless body with all records going online and the MC website getting a complete makeover.

Now MC commissioner to hold weekly sangat darshan
Fri, Jul 11, 2014

The janta darbaar will be held every Tuesday at the MC headquarters in Zone A office from 10 am to 1 pm.

Mayor dissolves 8 sub-committees, BJP councillors unhappy
Thu, Jul 10, 2014

A high-level meeting of advertising is all set to take place on July 12.

Diarrhoea outbreak in Sihauda village, 1 dead
Mon, Jul 07, 2014

More than one lakh illegal water connections continue to function under the nose of the MC in city.

Will reduce food wastage by 50% in 2 yrs: Harsimrat Kaur
Sun, Jul 06, 2014

Harsimrat announced that soon a “food map” of India will be prepared.

Potholes recarpeted with mud ahead of Union minister’s visit
Sun, Jul 06, 2014

Punjab Mandi Board is yet to approve a budget of Rs 4 crore for renovating roads in the varsity.

Will reduce food wastage by 50% in 2 years, says Harsimrat Kaur Badal
Sun, Jul 06, 2014

Harsimrat announced that soon a “food map” of India will be prepared.

Green body aims to plant 1 lakh trees in 1 hour
Fri, Jul 04, 2014

Only five per cent of saplings planted by public offices survive.

2 get ‘clean chit’ in Moga encounter case
Thu, Jul 03, 2014

Two men, identified as Sukhdev Singh and Inderjeet Singh, were killed in the encounter.

Aggar Nagar society at loggerheads with MC over garbage collection
Thu, Jul 03, 2014

Residents are fearing the worst with monsoon arriving and animals creating a menace throughout the place.

‘Driving auto rickshaw in India is 1,000 times better than being a mason in Iraq’
Mon, Jun 30, 2014

It was after an employee from the same company contacted helpline number started by Sangrur MP from AAP that routes opened for them to come back.

Verka increases ‘Pio’ rates by Rs 2 a bottle
Wed, Jun 25, 2014

The flavoured milk sees large consumption in summers and is a favourite drink among children as well as adults.

Ghumar Mandi: Joshi suspends paid parking
Tue, Jun 17, 2014

On a personal visit to the city, Local Bodies Minister Anil Joshi conducted a surprise raid at the MC headquarters on Monday.

Child labour action week: 49 rescued but no FIR
Mon, Jun 16, 2014

Five children, who were hidden under cloth bales, were rescued from Jairath Appearances on Sunday.

Pigeons were electrocuted, says post-mortem report
Sun, Jun 15, 2014

On Thursday night, the city witnessed hailstorm and thunderstorm.

Pigeons found dead in Rose Garden; MC orders post-mortem
Sat, Jun 14, 2014

Residents suspected that birds might have fallen prey to poisonous grains or food served by people in the Rose Garden.

Overcharging begins at new parking lot on Malhar road
Fri, Jun 13, 2014

In an auction, the Municipal Corporation had declared Rs 10 as parking fee for four-wheelers and Rs 5 for two-wheelers.

As heat rises, DC slams PAU, offices for not providing water to birds
Mon, Jun 09, 2014

The DC has also asked PAU Vice-Chancellor in his letter to ensure 'varsity keeps water bowls on all its buildings for birds to quench their thirst'.

4 new parking lots auctioned, no parking fee for cycles
Fri, Jun 06, 2014

Dip in Municipal Corporation’s revenue as 13 parking lots on Ferozepur road merged.

After SC rap, only 18 schools attend workshop
Thu, Jun 05, 2014

Only 18 schools of the 80 who were invited sent their drivers, conductors and transport heads for the camp under the Safe Vaahan Scheme

No jobs for fisheries graduates, GADVASU students lodge protest
Thu, Jun 05, 2014

The state government which opened college of fisheries with great pomp and show in 2008 at Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (GADVASU) has failed to employ a single student from two batches while the third is about to graduate. However, it was before the admission to the state’s only fisheries college that […]

7 girls from district in top 10
Tue, Jun 03, 2014

In the results declared by the PSEB for class X, Ludhiana girl students bagged top seven ranks in the state.

Ludhiana sees 72.67% pass percentage in PSEB class X exams
Tue, Jun 03, 2014

R S Model School gets 18 merit positions in state

Govt moves Rs 27-cr plan for lion safari project in Mattewara
Sun, Jun 01, 2014

Zoo master plan made in 2009 failed to take off.

Have never felt inferior about myweight, says comedian Bharti Singh
Sat, May 31, 2014

Bharti was in the city recently to promote her film.