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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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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.”

Talk of top 10 and throw last 20? No, great school teaches all, says Kalam
Sat, Aug 30, 2014

Abdul Kalam termed Vikram Sarabhai a great visionary leader. “We need such leaders with great vision," he said.

6 months on, work on beautification of rotaries yet to start
Fri, Aug 29, 2014

Failing to maintain roundabouts in the city due to shortage of staff and funds, the horticulture department of Municipal Corporation roped in industrialists in March this year. However, it has been more than six months but not any of the industries — which were allotted 15 prime roundabouts and rotaries of the city — has […]

Govt teachers oppose midday meal status, attendance through SMS
Wed, Aug 27, 2014

The teachers said if the system was to be implemented, it should be implemented throughout Punjab, not Ludhiana alone.

Infection hits two tigers at Tiger Safari
Tue, Aug 26, 2014

Out of the three dead tigresses, two died because of old age and one had traces of lepto infection.

Fire at industrial unit in residential area claims 3
Tue, Aug 26, 2014

The fire, as per eyewitnesses, broke out around 7.15 am after which the fire department and police were informed.

Partition was unavoidable, transferring people could have been peaceful: Brar
Mon, Aug 25, 2014

His first book on poetry Mera Pind was released around 10 years back.

Building, which housed Knitwear facility, unsafe; CM for skill centre on same premises
Sat, Aug 23, 2014

CM Parkash Singh Badal gave his nod to a multi-skill centre which would be opened on the same premises.

Retired PCS officer, bank manager flaunt LLB degrees
Fri, Aug 22, 2014

Gurmeet was one of many recipients of LLB degrees at the first convocation of PU Regional Centre in Ludhiana.

Pet dogs ‘prevent’ MC team from shifting 8 cows in a residence
Thu, Aug 21, 2014

As per the HC orders, the MC was also asked to shift two dogs the owner kept at the residence.

Shoe-thrower booked on non-bailable charges
Mon, Aug 18, 2014

Sangrur MP from Aam Aadmi Party Bhagwant Mann refuted allegations of his involvement in the incident.