Thursday, Nov 27, 2014




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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Four babies die in Ludhiana hospital, parents blame staff
Mon, Nov 24, 2014

The families, however, alleged that “despite complications, no senior doctor was called and junior staff performed the deliveries”.

Finally, LIT cancels allotment of 2 community centres in BRS Nagar
Mon, Nov 24, 2014

The committees running centres in BRS Nagar defaulted in paying dues

Punjab Agricultural University students join hands to help poor children suffering from thalassemia
Thu, Nov 20, 2014

PAU's organisation SWA is now funding the treatment of nine thalassemic children from poor background.

Traffic police, Deputy Commissioner start theme-based campaign against traffic violations
Thu, Nov 20, 2014

The step has been taken as in recent days many deadly accidents were witnessed in Ludhiana, the ACP said.

Foundation stone laid twice in 13 yrs, subway in Aggar Nagar opens finally
Wed, Nov 19, 2014

Acting on Sidhu’s comment, the SAD lodged a formal complaint with the BJP.

Foundation laid by Badals twice in 13 years, subway finally set for opening
Sun, Nov 16, 2014

The subway was completed three months back but was not opened to the public as the contractor had pending payments of Rs 50 lakh.

Traffic police acts tough on illegal autos, but has less space for impounded ones
Fri, Nov 14, 2014

As per the data of the Ludhiana Traffic Police, more than 180 autos have been impounded by the traffic department in the last 20 days.

60 challans issued in crackdown against illegal beacons
Sun, Nov 09, 2014

In all 60 challans were issued including 18 for black films, two for overloading, two for drink driving, etc.

Lodhi Club underpass opened, SAD-BJP leaders jostle for credit
Fri, Nov 07, 2014

The underpass has been constructed by the GLADA at a cost of Rs 37.50 crore.

30 yrs on, ‘proof’ sought for bodies never found
Sun, Nov 02, 2014

Violence had broken out across Delhi following the assassination of then PM Indira Gandhi thirty years ago in 1984.

Potters disappointed as diya sales yet to pick up
Wed, Oct 22, 2014

Most potters said that the sale was lower compared to last year and not even 50% of their products had been sold out.

Boy ‘sexually exploited’ by landlady, kin
Tue, Oct 21, 2014

The victim is also under severe depression and showed no interest in studies for a year.

Own ward in shatters, SAD councillor leads cleanliness drive in Leisure Valley
Sun, Oct 19, 2014

Also followed were JCB machines and trolleys to lift the garbage.

Congress faction says Bajwa ‘hijacked’ meet with Rahul
Fri, Oct 17, 2014

A faction of Congress in Ludhiana alleged that that PPCC chief Pratap Singh Bajwa deliberately hijacked the meeting and did not allow them to speak.

Fuel bills mounting, V-C asks PAU staff to be judicious
Thu, Oct 16, 2014

The varsity owns 36 of its own cars including 13 petrol-run Ambassador cars.

Vigilance, departmental probes pending for years, MC employees get promotions
Tue, Oct 14, 2014

In some cases, employees have even died but the inquiries are pending.

Showering petals to sweeping roads: ‘Swachh Bharat’ remains just another programme
Fri, Oct 03, 2014

The Ludhiana Municipal Corporation turned the entire event at R S Model Senior Secondary School, Shastri Nagar, into a show.

‘Swachh Bharat’: There’s no stopping of defacement of public properties
Fri, Oct 03, 2014

City residents too were anguished over the fact that the Deputy CM’s photographs defaced the city regularly.

MC organises camp for giving loans to allotees of EWS flat
Sun, Sep 28, 2014

Municipal Corporation hopes to hand over the flats by October end.

Brothers ‘shot dead’ by cops, sarpanch’s husband
Sun, Sep 28, 2014

Police allegedly raided the duo’s PG accommodation along with an outsider and opened fire.

PAU V-C: Punjab deserves better, transportation subsidies needed
Fri, Sep 26, 2014

Almost 400 delegates from India took part in the seminar.

Amid stand-off between MC and A2Z, ‘Swachh Bharat’ drive kicks off in city
Thu, Sep 25, 2014

A2Z and MC launched a scheme of online shopping with website.

Planetarium revamp plea reaches Narendra Modi
Thu, Sep 25, 2014

The brand new glasses installed by MC cracked within less than a year, the roof and walls developed cracks with water leaking in.

Major reshuffle ordered in Municipal Corporation, Commissioner says more to come
Wed, Sep 24, 2014

The majority of employees transferred on Tuesday were from water, sewerage and house tax/property tax department.

Dussehra fair in BRS Nagar: Elephant, camel rides cancelled as AWBI intervenes
Tue, Sep 23, 2014

The letter demanded immediate cancellation of animal rides planned at the fair.

Kamla Nehru Market encroachments: Caught between history and civic body
Sat, Sep 20, 2014

As per the action plan, MC has to remove 91 encroachments from Kamla Nehru Market.

MC issues showcause to building inspectors for violating by-laws
Fri, Sep 19, 2014

The showcause notices were issued after commissioner noticed the number of illegal buildings cropping across the city.

800 home owners in Ludhiana village live in fear of being ‘ousted’ by the dead
Thu, Sep 18, 2014

The tragedy of Mallah lies in the fact that the dead continue to own the land while those who bought it find no mention in the official records.

Tota Singh called ‘parrot’ on FB, MLA’s PA booked
Thu, Sep 18, 2014

The complaints were referred to the cyber cell in Chandigarh.

PAU teachers’ transfer: PAUTA meets V-C, says ‘action too harsh’
Tue, Sep 16, 2014

The orders were immediately issued by the V-C after the minister’s departure on the inaugural day of Kisan Mela on September 12.

Kisan Mela sells Haryana wheat, farmers ask about state’s own seeds
Sat, Sep 13, 2014

The PAU Kisan Mela on Friday also saw farmers questioning why wheat varieties developed in Punjab were hardly seen in the state.

GADVASU focuses on value addition; Tota Singh says milk adulteration will be stopped
Sat, Sep 13, 2014

Animals who were displayed were shifted immediately as heavy downpour started.

Rain plays spoilsport at PAU Kisan Mela; hits small vendors, farmers
Sat, Sep 13, 2014

The vendors were seen trying to protect their raw material and eatables from the rain.

PAU, GADVASU melas today; flood in Malwa region may hit footfall
Fri, Sep 12, 2014

More than a lakh acres of fields are inundated in waters due to heavy rainfall.

When protecting neighbour’s TV was more important
Sat, Sep 06, 2014

At last we teachers contributed and got a radio set worth Rs 1,000, but due to disturbance in signals the voice was not clear still students listened.

India is 3rd country to come up with ‘seed less’ kinnows
Mon, Sep 01, 2014

Dr Gosal, director of research, confirmed the development but refused to share details saying, “Information cannot be revealed at this stage.”