Sunday, Apr 19, 2015



Hindu body protests over removal of festival posters
Sun, Apr 19, 2015

Satwant Singh told Newsline that a proper inquiry will be held in the matter.

Centre to give every household Rs 4,000 to build toilet
Sun, Apr 19, 2015

The scheme also specifies that the first installment of Rs 2,000 will be released after verification of beneficiary.

Dog sterilisation drive: Civic body, animal lovers at loggerheads
Fri, Apr 17, 2015

The MC claims that 1,200 dogs have already been sterilised in four wards since February.

Day after, four-member committee formed to check elephants in district
Fri, Apr 17, 2015

FIR registered, caretakers of the elephant that mauled the boy released on bail.

Advertising revenue: MC to get Rs 3,000-4,000 per month per city bus from the operator
Sat, Apr 11, 2015

Initial estimates say that now the MC will be earning more than Rs 40 lakh per year from advertising on city buses.

Jamalpur brothers’ murder: Court awards RI for father in 2010 case, spares mother
Sat, Apr 04, 2015

Following the FIR, brothers and his parents were booked by Samrala police.

Ludhiana police in a spot as Ram Gopal Varma faces FIR under Section 66A
Thu, Mar 26, 2015

The Ludhiana police landed in a tricky and awkward situation after two of its personnel were rushed to Mumbai to serve a notice to Ram Gopal Varma under Section 66A.

PM Narendra Modi keeps mum on drugs
Tue, Mar 24, 2015

PM made no mention of these issues in his speech, barring a few lines on the land acquisition bill.

Student to see again, thanks to 6-year-old
Thu, Mar 19, 2015

With his eyes donated to the needy, six-year-old Sahil continues to live even after his death.

Now Rakh Bagh goes into private hands, Hero Group to revive toy train
Sat, Mar 14, 2015

The toy train used to run on the colonial-era small gauge track with a red and yellow engine.

6-year-old died after ‘thrashing’ by teacher, principal denies charge
Fri, Mar 13, 2015

Police convince parents to donate victim’s eyes to his sibling, blind by birth

Traumatised family leaves home, ‘first time after 1984 riots’
Thu, Mar 12, 2015

It’s been over 30 years since the anti-Sikh riots scarred the country. It’s been over 30 years since this mother, and her two children, were last seen by neighbours outside their house in Moga. On Wednesday, local police had to finally use a ladder to enter the house and forcibly shift Nirmal Kaur, her daughter […]

On Women’s Day, a calendar of acid attack survivors
Fri, Mar 06, 2015

The calendar depicts the survivors in the professions they wanted to be in before their horrific attacks.

Poetry, satire and politics, PAU alumni meet ends on literary note
Fri, Feb 27, 2015

Poems, satire and politics were the highlights of the spicy and interesting session.

Home Extension head resigns amid controversy over old PAU building
Thu, Feb 26, 2015

It was when Ravinder Kaur Dhaliwal joined as ADC that communication center was finally shifted to the new building in 2014.

Bittu questions Tota Singh’s absence
Thu, Feb 19, 2015

The matters related to crop diversification including research works on Bt Cotton, maize were also highlighted at ICAR meeting.

Caught taking bribe, ATP reinstated after 2 months
Tue, Feb 17, 2015

Commissioner says ‘not aware of his history, MC facing staff shortage’.

As AAP wins big in Delhi, divided Congress in jitters in Punjab
Wed, Feb 11, 2015

Congress leaders are now wary that the a similar scenario might be repeated in Punjab.

PU relaxes promotion norms for teachers on campus, not affiliated and aided colleges
Sat, Feb 07, 2015

There is a glaring disparity in the orders issued for teachers at the main campus and those working in affiliated colleges.

At all-India contest, Ludhiana police’s only narcotics trained dog remains out of action
Thu, Jan 29, 2015

Noori, the dog, was detected with mammary tumor last November and underwent surgery.

IAF squadron leader from Ludhiana to be honoured
Wed, Jan 28, 2015

Mantej Singh will be conferred the Vayu Sena medal by the President on October 8 in Delhi.

Ludhiana gets 12 city buses back
Wed, Jan 28, 2015

The buses will operate with a local firm, paying the MC Rs 3,900 per bus per month.

Day after flexing muscles, BJP backtracks; says no need for repoll
Thu, Jan 22, 2015

Party, however, says SAD mayor should resign on moral grounds.

Stone pelting, immolation bid as Moga truck union supporters clash again
Sat, Jan 17, 2015

Moga police arrested Ramoowalia, Subhegh Singh and others on charges of immolation bid and rioting.

Police department land lies unused, now a hotspot for illegal activities
Mon, Jan 12, 2015

The police quarters are now hot spots for drug addicts who throng the dingy place almost every night.

Municipal Commissioner to take action if cleanliness is not maintained during langars
Wed, Jan 07, 2015

This is the first time that the MC has issued orders for maintaining cleanliness during langars.

Conversion to Islam raises questions about patriotism: VHP
Sat, Jan 03, 2015

VHP is planning a 'ghar wapsi' of over 3,000 Muslims in Ayodhya in February.

Multi-level parking lot fetches Rs 95 lakh
Sat, Dec 27, 2014

Bhola and Co won the bid for Rs 64.15 lakh in June this year, and the contract was given till March 2015.

SAD cornered; BJP, Cong, Independents oppose new taxes
Mon, Dec 22, 2014

The house meeting of the Ludhiana Municipal Corporation on Saturday saw the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) isolated on various issues as the Congress, Independents and even BJP councillors was against them. BJP councillors were seen in an active mode against Akali Dal and voiced their grievances with Mayor Harcharan Singh Gohalwaria in an aggressive way […]

LUPEX 2014: Khaadi to chocolate stamps, philately lovers want more
Sat, Dec 20, 2014

The oldest in the category was a silk stamp by Bhutan introduced in 1969 while the latest was ‘Khaadi’ stamp.

MC House meeting today, open to public finally
Sat, Dec 20, 2014

In 2013, Khaira had filed two representations to the MC asking for permission to witness House proceedings.

Acid attack on dogs spreads panic in city’s Sham Nagar
Thu, Dec 18, 2014

In the last three days, three more stray dogs were found with similar acid attack injuries.

Khaira seeks Sukhbir resignation for poor law & order situation
Thu, Dec 11, 2014

But fails to answer questions on Sheila Dikshit’s role after the December 16 rape in Delhi

Set on fire by six youths, 16-year-old girl dies
Wed, Dec 10, 2014

The girl had registered case of attempt to rape and kidnapping against four of them in October.

16-year-old passes away days after she was immolated at home
Tue, Dec 09, 2014

The girl had claimed six youths set her afire after a failed rape attempt

Ahead of hearing, MC acts against illegal hoardings
Wed, Dec 03, 2014

The high court, on November 21, has asked the MC to prepare a status report and submit it on December 5.