Friday, Dec 19, 2014



BJP members protest over tax on stoles, meet excise & taxation officials
Fri, Dec 19, 2014

Goods of dealers of Mochpura Bazar were seized at the railway station and they were being taxed in other areas.

Conversions are never forced: Ludhiana Pastor
Sun, Dec 14, 2014

The number of churches in Ludhiana have risen to 250 now — from 50 some 15 years ago

Border tension doesn’t affect business ties with Pak: Trade body chief
Sat, Dec 13, 2014

A group of members of Entrepreneurs’ Organisationof Lahore has come to Ludhiana for attending business meetings.

Don’t flout traffic rules, new regional Youth Akali Dal chief tells workers
Sat, Dec 13, 2014

Scenes of YAD workers arguing with police personnel after violating traffic norms are quite common.

ITIs in losses, industrial units asked to step in
Fri, Dec 12, 2014

A steering committee meeting was held in Chandigarh to discuss this issue on Wednesday.

Re-verification of blue cards to be started soon, says DC
Fri, Dec 12, 2014

Apart from this, the DC took note of the pending utility certificates of various development works being executed in villages and urban areas.

Malwa body to celebrate Lohri with a message to respect girl child
Thu, Dec 11, 2014

Artistes who entertain the crowd also focus on songs related to Punjab’s culture and on spreading a message to stop female foeticide.

Rahul Gandhi believes in politics to oppose without issues: Union minister Giriraj Singh
Sun, Dec 07, 2014

Giriraj Singh stated that BJP was going strong with SAD and had no differences, as being projected.

Village feared worst for soldier who should have been home
Sun, Dec 07, 2014

Sukhwinder Singh was among the eight Armymen killed in the militant attack.

With limited user charges, civil hospital recruits 12 class four employees
Fri, Dec 05, 2014

Civil hospitals said that user charges are already bare minimum and have to be utilised in various other categories as well

Will focus on reducing infant mortality, says new civil hospital medical superintendent
Fri, Nov 28, 2014

Dr Renu said that at times, patients come to the hospital with no visit to a doctor for four-five months.

Death of newborn babies: Bittu to raise the matter in House
Tue, Nov 25, 2014

Bittu’s was not the only voice raised in protest; different political parties protested against the incident as well.

Infant death toll rises to six; Gynaecologist suspended, SMO transferred
Mon, Nov 24, 2014

It was alleged that the gynaecologist owned a private clinic, but she claimed it was her husband's

Four-day exhibition on industrial robotics begins at GLADA Ground
Sat, Nov 22, 2014

Around 240 stalls from across the country and abroad have been put on display. The focus of the exhibition is industrial robotics

Faith of a family intact, that of another shaken
Fri, Nov 21, 2014

The family left for Barwala last week for a satsang.

After 22 months, govt sends medicines to Zila Parishad dispensaries
Fri, Nov 21, 2014

These dispensaries come under the rural development ministry which is with Sikander Singth Maluka.

Verka starts delivery of milk products in rural areas
Wed, Nov 19, 2014

The products include kaju pinni, panjiri, cheese, desi ghee, curd, kheer, flavoured lassi, butter milk, butter and tetra packs.

Industrialists asked for better facilites, MC officials said facing fund crunch
Tue, Nov 18, 2014

It was revealed that not less than Rs 60 crore per month were the MC expenses.

After Harsimrat, Bittu to have facilitation centre
Sun, Nov 16, 2014

MPs will be available to the masses in the facilitation centre as per schedule.

Divided protest by Congress against price hike of drugs
Fri, Nov 14, 2014

The protesters said that as the prices of many drugs had increased, healthcare had gone out of the common man’s reach.

City body of doctors opposes amending MTP Act, writes to health ministry
Wed, Nov 12, 2014

The association said that stress should be laid more on training the staff for contraception techniques.

Swachh Bharat: Industrialists’ panel to make city clean
Mon, Nov 10, 2014

The members of the committee will also focus on cleanliness in areas like Industrial Area and Focal Point

No chemicals in viscera report, CPI demands probe into death
Thu, Nov 06, 2014

Abhishek’s father had suspected murder as his son had revealed names of drug peddlers to police

SC students fee waiver: Dharna enters 10th day, no decision by Punjab government yet
Sun, Nov 02, 2014

District level dharnas will be organised by students and PSU units on November 7, revealed Hardeep Kotla, zonal President of PSU.

Faridkot illegal arms case: Chandigarh-based industrialist’s son arrested; revolver, Rs 10 lakh cash recovered
Sun, Nov 02, 2014

Faridkot Police has linked the case with the illegal firearms case which was unearthed last month.

Bittu gives 72-hr ultimatum to govt to open underpass
Sat, Nov 01, 2014

Interestingly, while the underpass is waiting to be inaugurated, more than 15 flood lights installed here have already been stolen.

Chinese gift items record brisk sale
Wed, Oct 22, 2014

Sunil Mehra, a yarn dealer, said, “One can see Chinese blankets and quilts these days; they are cheaper than our Indian products.”

Police detain Cong men on dharna outside CM’s house in Badal
Tue, Oct 21, 2014

The Congress workers were protesting against tardy lifting of paddy in mandis and problems being faced by cotton growers.

Govt seeks data on farmers owning more than 5 acres
Tue, Oct 21, 2014

Work is on in full swing at the district level, where patwaris are busy making the lists.

Dr Supriya’s suicide: DMCH management says no doctor should be falsely implicated
Fri, Oct 17, 2014

Chairman of SC/ST Commission, Punjab, demands free and fair probe

Walnuts from J-K arrive, but prices jump by over 100 pc
Tue, Oct 14, 2014

Interestingly, information revealed that price of walnuts in Jammu had risen by 15-20% only.

New DCC chief puts block heads too under scanner
Sun, Oct 12, 2014

DCC president Gurpreet Gogi also introduced six observers who will be keeping an eye over the work of 12 block presidents of Ludhiana urban area.

SAD leaders not allowed to enter Daduwal’s native village
Thu, Oct 09, 2014

Roori happens to be the native village of Sirsa MP Charanjeet Singh Roori, who was earlier sitting SAD MLA of Kallianwali.

Eid-ul-zuha celebrated in city, goats sold for as high as Rs 60,000
Tue, Oct 07, 2014

Goats were sold for anything between Rs 40,000 and Rs 60,000, revealed information from the mandis of Ludhiana and Malerkotla.

Govt agencies missing in paddy procurement, minister steps in
Sun, Oct 05, 2014

Basmati is not controlled by MSP and hence its prices are determined by demand and supply.

J&K flood victims need long-term comprehensive health care: Doctors
Sun, Oct 05, 2014

There is need for a continuity of work on the health care and economic uplift of the people.