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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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Govt schools in Ludhiana villages run without power, students feel the heat
Tue, Apr 21, 2015

A bill of around Rs 19,000 had been pending for more than eight years and the Punjab State Power Corporation Limited removed the meter almost a year back.

PAU delegation to visit Pakistan agriculture varsity
Mon, Apr 20, 2015

Leading the delegation will be Dr G S Kalkat, an alumnus of the Faisalabad varsity.

Forest team tries hard to locate 10 elephants for check-up
Sat, Apr 18, 2015

Forest team has taken a written undertaking from community that they will be present at forest office along with elephants on Monday.

Congress holds mock opening of Lakkar bridge, mayor terms it ‘illegal’
Wed, Apr 15, 2015

The move was criticised as it came when the final touches were being given to the bridge.

Trends changing, but no match for legendary singers, says playback singer Aditi Singh Sharma
Mon, Apr 13, 2015

She was in town to perform during Baisakhi celebrations as part of MTV Unplugged Season 4.

Work gets underway in Punjab’s first ‘model ward’
Mon, Apr 13, 2015

Approximately Rs 15-16 crore has been estimated for the project, claimed Bhupinder Singh Bhinda.

Congress leaders hold ‘separate’ protests
Thu, Apr 09, 2015

The Congress workers placed garlands on the foundation stones and lit incense sticks at the site of the projects.

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.

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

Dhillon ordered Aujla to get the entire department shifted within few hours to Old communication building.

City man wins first prize in World Bank photography contest
Wed, Mar 25, 2015

Batth's click shows Sarabjit Kaur working on the valve of a water pump while in the background a male farmer.

After IARI intervention, PUSA ‘Punjab’ Basmati 1509 is now PUSA Basmati 1509
Sun, Mar 22, 2015

PAU panel amends the name of basmati variety originally developed by IARI, Delhi.

To sensitise farmers on use of pulses, PAU gets special jalebis from Haryana
Sat, Mar 21, 2015

It is important to tell farmers about the added benefits they can get if they plant crops such as pulses, maize, cotton etc.

Footfall falls as agri equipment makers boycott kisan mela
Sat, Mar 21, 2015

Participants who put up stalls at the fair claimed that the arrangements were much better this time as compared to the previous melas.

Punjab: In suicide note, industrialist names Akali leader
Thu, Mar 19, 2015

Gupta has blamed Sukhwinder Bhambri, SAD leader and former Mandi Gobindgarh MC president.

PAU kisan mela under rain clouds again
Tue, Mar 17, 2015

The main campus fair is scheduled to be held on March 20 and 21 in Ludhiana.

PAU filling station dries up; re-filling unlikely anytime soon
Mon, Mar 16, 2015

Fuel filling station of PAU is operated under state govt and sources said that following the expiry of licence.

Principal refuses to obey transfer orders
Sun, Mar 15, 2015

She sold practical notebooks from a particular publisher, bungled mid-day meal ration & asked for gifts from teachers

Ludhiana Police arrest one of the accused in gangrape case
Mon, Mar 09, 2015

Sources confirmed that the three accused were identified by police and they are said to be in their twenties.

Internet banned in morning hours at PAU; students, faculty criticise the move
Mon, Mar 09, 2015

The step had been taken to ensure that professors don't stick to their chair in morning and moved out to fields.

For AAP’s Punjab push, Phoolka continues on cycle
Sun, Mar 08, 2015

He said that bicycle is a common man's vehicle and thus it needs to be promoted for better lifestyle.

MC flower show brings life to Rose Garden
Sun, Mar 08, 2015

The two-day flower show also includes garden competitions, best park competitions, baby show & flower competitions.

MLA, residents at loggerheads over demolition of two temples
Thu, Mar 05, 2015

On Monday, MC team visited the area to demolish the Shivling in the park and inspect Shani Temple site.

In ward no. 55, students skip school as dug-up road gets flooded in rain
Tue, Mar 03, 2015

The pathetic condition of the road has hit three schools in its vicinity.

Lodhi Club map never approved, Rs 34-lakh dues pending, says RTI reply
Mon, Mar 02, 2015

The application was filed by two city residents to MC and LIT

Moga farmers reject compensation
Sun, Feb 22, 2015

Agriculture minister Tota Singh on Saturday visited the villages and said he would write to PM Narendra Modi.

Documents go missing, MC under fire on KVM land lease
Fri, Feb 13, 2015

Councillors object to the civic body giving land to school for peanuts, demand action against MC officials.