DIVYA GOYAL

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Divya Goyal is a Sub Editor with the Online news desk of The Indian Express. She has been a web journalist for over 1 year, with keen interest in entertainment, lifestyle and photo galleries.
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Rs 10 lakh compensation for family of 5-year-old boy crushed under Ludhiana corporation bus
Wed, Jul 22, 2015

The accident took place on Tuesday when the 5-year-old boy who was returning from market after buying snacks was crushed to death by LMC-run city bus on Dhandran road.

79 child labourers rescued from Ludhiana garment factory, cops yet to file FIR
Wed, Jul 29, 2015

A local NGO, Bachpan Bachao Andolan (BBA), claimed that the number of children rescued was close to 90.

Now, BJP Ludhiana unit questions move to allot MC room to SAD chief
Sun, Jul 12, 2015

The agenda was then declared pending but the BJP now claims that Mayor Harcharan Singh Gohalwaria.

Punjab minister’s history lesson: Religion has always helped control population
Sun, Jul 12, 2015

Health Minister Surjit Kumar Jayani also claimed that in 'ancient times', saints and gurus were successful in controlling the population.

Man behind Jet Airways flight hoax tweet surrenders in Jaipur
Fri, Jul 10, 2015

A HR executive with an MNC financial firm, Surinder Pratap, whose twitter handle carried the tweet, was neither detained nor arrested by Jaipur police since it said no case was registered against him in the city.

Teachers’ stir continues, one attempts self-immolation
Thu, Jul 09, 2015

Jaspreet Kaur, district president of the union, said the teachers will not come down from the water tank till their demands are met

15-year-old ‘pregnant’ rape victim goes missing
Thu, Jul 09, 2015

When The Indian Express visited the home of the victim, her aunt said, “She is not here and gone with her uncle for some work.”

Sikh youth sings Guru Nanak’s enviroment message at multi-faith dialogue on climate change
Fri, Jul 03, 2015

Hundreds of people from many faiths and religions of the world celebrated the moment when Pope Francis acknowledged thousands of participants for their moral and physical support towards the Papal Encyclical.

Congolese woman gives jitters to Ludhiana traffic police for hours
Wed, Jul 01, 2015

For hours, the Congolese woman remained in a passive standoff with the police.

Punjab English teachers’ ‘lake’ of proficiency in language shocks education minister
Thu, Jun 25, 2015

The teachers were not able to spell basic words and wrote vacent instead of vacant, lake for lack, and eight became eaght.

Moga: Judge smells something ‘fishy’ in chamber, writes to cops
Tue, Jun 23, 2015

The judge believed that one of his own employees may be spraying a harmful liquid with the intention to make him unwell.

Call me if there’s problem: Rahul Gandhi to family of farmer who killed self
Fri, Jun 19, 2015

The farmer committed suicide barely a month after he had met the Congress Vice President to apprise him of farmers' woes.

PAU is not the spokesperson of the state govt, says vice chancellor BS Dhillon
Wed, Jun 17, 2015

BS Dhillon is into his second term as the vice-chancellor of Punjab Agricultural University.

Punjab gas leak: At least 115 patients still hospitalised
Sun, Jun 14, 2015

G K Singh Dhaliwal, officiating Deputy Commissioner, Ludhiana, on Sunday said that 213 persons were hospitalised after the tragic gas leak in Doraha.

Ludhiana: Ammonia gas leak mishap kills 5, leaves more than 140 injured
Sun, Jun 14, 2015

The ammonia gas leak occurred when a tanker got stuck under a flyover near Ludhiana. The affected people have been admitted to different hospitals, said the police.

Ludhiana gangrape: Court grants ‘imprisonment till death’ to two main accused
Fri, Jun 12, 2015

The verdict is significant due to the fact that the verdict was announced in less than one month of the chargesheet submission in the court by the police.

Punjab farmer, who met Rahul Gandhi, commits suicide
Thu, Jun 11, 2015

A debt-stressed farmer, who recently met Rahul Gandhi and told him about agrarian problems, on Wednesday allegedly committed suicide by consuming poisonous substance.

Betrayed’ by Arvind Kejriwal, volunteers in Ludhiana to launch new political party
Sun, Jun 07, 2015

The faction led by Gurmail Singh Malsihan, an advocate in his seventies, will be either called Aam Aadmi Party Punjab or Rashtriya Aam Aadmi Party.

‘Keep calm and eat Maggi’, Nestle employees on WhatsApp
Sun, Jun 07, 2015

With a bowl of hot Maggi noodles in the picture and the familiar yellow background, the picture says 'Keep Calm and Eat Maggi.'

No cop at Bhindrawale village, stadium breathes new life into memories
Sat, Jun 06, 2015

While it bears the name of their martyr, the stadium serves more as a reflection of peace and harmony now sustaining in Rode despite its once-violent history.

Failed rice samples from Reliance store: Health department suspends food safety officer
Thu, Jun 04, 2015

The food safety officer collected samples of raw rice from Reliance store which failed a lab test and were found infested with worms, meaning unfit for human consumption.

Moga molestation case: Police trace five co-passengers, all deny witnessing the incident
Wed, Jun 03, 2015

Some passengers have even claimed that 'they were sleeping' and 'never paid heed to what was going on at the back seats' where the incident happened.

Mid-day meal: Students in Punjab ‘disliking khichri’, schools demand variety in menu
Sun, May 31, 2015

Prabhcharan Singh, general manager, Mid-Day meal society said, "Dal and rice are tastier than khichdi."

‘Baari- The Window’ takes Punjab’s story on widows of farmer suicides, drugs to Spain
Thu, May 07, 2015

A short film titled 'Baari' in Punjabi meaning 'the window' is all set to take the problems of farmer suicides and drug addiction in state to Spain.

Moga bus molestation: As all parties flock to family of girl, Sukhbir takes his buses off the road
Wed, Jul 22, 2015

Sukhbir also directed that the staff operating the Orbit buses undergo an orientation course.

Skirts vs suits at KVM: Step taken after parents’ consent, says school; move gets mixed response
Tue, Apr 07, 2015

Parents’ Association, have written a letter to HRD Minister Smriti Irani for intervention in the matter.

Akshay Kumar’s ‘Singh is Bling’ shoot postponed in Punjab village due to polls, village gets a pleasant makeover
Mon, Apr 06, 2015

'Singh is Bling' shoot postponed as the Punjab village falls under poll bound Dhuri constituency.

Where love post-forties takes a jibe
Mon, Apr 06, 2015

Alibaba Aur Chalis Ke Chor’, was staged at Guru Nanak Dev Bhawan late on Saturday.

Two suspects involved in Bengal nun rape case: Ludhiana police
Fri, Apr 03, 2015

Police said that photos of the accused sent by the Kolkata police matched with the arrested persons.

PSEB cancels exams, 290 students to appear again
Thu, Apr 02, 2015

The English exam for 120 students of Class X has been cancelled.

Cross pollination: PAU low seeded kinnow scores over Pak variety
Thu, Apr 02, 2015

Saplings are expected to be available by 2017 for farmers, said an official release from PAU.

Interlocking tiles: Firm served 10 notices, yet no action was taken
Wed, Apr 01, 2015

Documents show that Chawla was allotted a tender of Rs 2.22 crore in January 2011.

Interlocking tiles: Joshi recommends chargesheet against 3 MC officials
Tue, Mar 31, 2015

Local Bodies Minister Anil Joshi has recommended a chargesheet against three officials of the Ludhiana Municipal Corporation.

PAU fondly remembers its date with world number 1 Saina Nehwal
Mon, Mar 30, 2015

Nehwal became the first-ever Indian badminton player to clinch the world number 1 rank.

Stray dog relieved of 2-kg tumour but PFA had little to offer
Sat, Mar 28, 2015

PFA agreed to keep the animal at their shelter during night time but there were no proper arrangements," said Alpana.

Rs 1,315 crore to Rs 803 crore, Municipal Corporation back to ‘realistic’ budget
Fri, Mar 27, 2015

For 2015-16, the MC has straightaway reduced its target & is expecting Rs 75 crore only from taxes/devolution.