Saturday, Oct 25, 2014



Cracker sale dips as children opt for green Diwali
Thu, Oct 23, 2014

Unlike previous years, there are no customers making beeline to get crackers in Dana Mandi and huge stocks are lying back, said a dealer Tarun Grover.

HP centre helps PAU with wheat research
Sat, Oct 18, 2014

It also houses a a seed bank, laboratory, greenhouse and other facilities.

RSS calls for swadeshi Diwali in schools, wants end to ‘Chinese invasion’ of festival
Fri, Oct 17, 2014

Akhil Bhartiya Yuva Aggarwal Sammelan (ABYAS), an organization formed by youths, recently distributed diyas in 5,000 households of Ludhiana along with pamphlets discouraging people to buy Chinese lights.

‘No spitting’ boards up in Zone D office
Fri, Oct 17, 2014

Special corner for spitting has been created for pan-eaters

Month after inauguration, storm water sewage project now nobody’s ‘baby’
Thu, Oct 09, 2014

The movement of four wheelers has become impossible while two wheelers and pedestrians too get hassled when it rains.

RSS sees surge in online membership
Sat, Oct 04, 2014

In Ludhiana, the RSS is divided into three segments according to areas: Sarabha Shakha, Sukhdev Shakha and Viskwakarma Shakha.

BJP councillors accuse mayor of being ‘partial’, meet state president
Wed, Oct 01, 2014

Fifteen BJP councillors aired their grievances with BJP state president Kamal Sharma.

Remove illegal hoardings in a week: MC
Thu, Sep 18, 2014

Surrogate advertising has to be eliminated as per the new policy.

Punjab minister called ‘parrot’ on FB: PA of Akali MLA, NRIs booked
Thu, Sep 18, 2014

The complainant is the minister’s son Brajinder Singh alias Makhan Singh Brar. He had lodged the complaints on May 3.

Tota Singh raps PAU, 2 shunted out
Mon, Sep 15, 2014

Dr B S Dhillon was rebuked by Agriculture Minister Tota Singh for ‘loopholes’ on the inaugural day of Kisan Mela.

Modi book a hit with farmers at Kisan Mela
Mon, Sep 15, 2014

Another book which was popular was ‘One Life is Not Enough’, the autobiography of former Minister of External Affairs Natwar Singh.

Kisan Mela: Private firms irked over mismanagement and money minting
Sun, Sep 14, 2014

On Friday, it rained hard for over an hour leaving the varsity in a complete mess and waterlogged.

Cattle back at Gurdev Nagar house after HC order, but owner yet to get MC licence
Wed, Sep 10, 2014

The cows were to be removed from the residence as cattle are not allowed in homes in urban areas and one needs to procure a licence from MC to keep cows.

Cattle back at Gurdev Nagar house after HC order, but owner yet to get MC licence
Tue, Sep 09, 2014

The cows were to be removed from the residence as cattle are not allowed in homes in urban areas.

Ganesh Chaturthi, Onam celebrations in city; visarjan inconveniences commuters
Mon, Sep 08, 2014

To avoid paying at toll barrier, many people were seen passing through the other routes made illegally beside Sutlej.

Students from Africa ‘homeless’ in Ludhiana
Sun, Sep 07, 2014

Language became a major barrier when these African students started communicating their problem to police and MC officials.

MC razes encroachments in Pavitar Nagar
Sun, Sep 07, 2014

As per the list submitted in the High Court of the MC action plan, the area had 64 illegal constructions mostly residential in 2003.

Students appreciated Modi, teachers expected more
Sat, Sep 06, 2014

The students from government schools were a happy lot that PM spoke pure Hindi which was understandable for all.

For PM’s speech, schools resort to ‘desi jugaad’
Fri, Sep 05, 2014

A teacher will be bringing her TV set for the 800 students of Government High School in Kot Mangal Singh area.

Preparing for PM address: A school under a tree, another under plastic sheet
Wed, Sep 03, 2014

Struggling for space to run govt schools, Ludhiana teachers face new crisis.

MC commissioner abused us at sangat darshan: Councillors
Wed, Aug 20, 2014

Aggarwal denies allegations, says never refused to listen to their grievances.

FIR against shoe thrower has no mention of shoe
Tue, Aug 19, 2014

Bikram Singh hurled a show in the direction of CM Parkash Singh Badal on Independence Day, was remanded in 14-day judicial custody.

Local hotel management professional’s venture on the wheels becomes talk of the city
Tue, Aug 19, 2014

On the side is a hygienic cart, ‘Talk of The City’, along with a barbeque.

Punjabi magazine brings writers, readers across borders together
Sun, Aug 17, 2014

The magazine has now started online publications making it possible for readers to access it over the internet.

Through CM’s buffalo, an Indo-Pak amalgamation of the cattle kind
Fri, Aug 15, 2014

It is officially the first calf delivered through insemination of a Pakistani buffalo and an Indian bull.

Shoe hurled at Punjab CM, police say accused is AAP member
Fri, Aug 15, 2014

The 35-year-old man who hurled the shoe accused CM Badals of ruining the SGPC.

9-year-old whiz kid among I-Day honour recipients
Thu, Aug 14, 2014

A nine-year-old credited with developing a ‘line-following’ robot, is set to be honoured at Independence Day.

Marwadi tradition grips Ludhiana, lumba raakhi becomes style statement
Sun, Aug 10, 2014

The ladies tied raakhi to prisoners in presence of jail superintendent S P Khanna.

GADVASU fisheries students call off strike
Fri, Aug 08, 2014

The strike was finally called off after a letter from the directorate of fisheries was received by the GADVASU.

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’