on the orders of Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal,a team of the Punjab Pollution Control Board (PPCB) conducted a formal verification of the 61 dyeing units to give them a clean chit.
Although Congress has given enough signals to field Manish Tewari as the candidate from Ludhiana in the coming Lok Sabha elections...
Delay by the Punjab State Electricity Board in the implementation of the Rajiv Gandhi Gramin Vidyutikarn Yojana,has defeated the purpose for which the Rs 154.58-crore plan was launched.
Residents and shopkeepers along the National Highway-1 scheduled roads can heave a sigh of relief as no action will be taken against any construction done before March 1996...
While Republic Day was celebrated in the city with high-flying kites dotting the sky,most residents were unaware that their short-term enjoyment caused injuries to several birds.
Faced with protests from the iron and steel industry from all across the state,Excise and Taxation Department of Punjab government today modified its two-day-old notification for the above industry.
Of the total accidents taking place on roads,in 77 per cent of the cases truck drivers are at fault,so training them is a must.
Although the Punjab Pollution Control Board (PPCB) is advocating the zero-discharge policy for industries in Ludhiana,Dr V K Guha,a retired professor of chemical engineering at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT),Delhi,said it was not necessary.
Despite Senior Deputy Mayor Parveen Bansals suggestion that separate tenders be invited for each item on the advertisement-rights list...
After a delay of nearly two years,Project Elephant of the Union Ministry of Environment and Forest has started in the state with the State Wildlife Department inserting microchips beneath the skin of 10 captive elephants in Ludhiana.
Powercuts have returned to haunt the people of Punjab after a one-day breather. Though the duration was reduced from five hours to three hours on Thursday,the residents are disappointed over the shortlived luxury of 24-hour power supply.
Despite protests by Senior Deputy Mayor Parveen Bansal and Deputy Mayor Sunita Aggarwal,Ludhiana is set to see fancy lights worth Rs 6 crore lighting its roads. Orders for these have been placed and the work is likely to start in a few days.
The swearing-in of Sukhbir Singh Badal as Deputy Chief Minister on Wednesday brought a temporary relief for the residents from the continuous ordeal of power cuts.
After paying lip service to menace of stray animals in city,the Ludhiana Municipal Corporation has finally decided to sterilise dogs and to inject them with anti-rabies vaccine.
I need results and not written communication alone, said MC Commissioner G.S Ghuman while presiding over a special meeting of the staff of building and roadways,town planning department and tehbazari department.
District Forest Officer Mahavir Singh will face an inquiry for allegedly seeking bribe to give clearance to the construction of a hotel on forest land on the Ferozepur Road.
Though the government has sanctioned Rs 115 crore for changing the skyline of the Focal Point area in the city,at the same time industrialists have also been asked to follow the norms.
The state government has sanctioned a Rs 100-crore plan proposed by the Greater Ludhiana Area Development Authority.
Work at the Lakkar railway overbridge (ROB) will start within 10 days,said Mayor Hakam Singh Giaspura on Friday.
The Irrigation department in the state and the Deputy Commissioner (DC) are again at crossroads with the controversy on exacting the amount spent in the repair of the Dhussi dam in August 2008.
Though the councillors of Ludhiana East constituency are up in arms against former MLA Surinder Dawar,the latter says the development had taken him by surprise.
In A bid to streamline the working in all the municipal corporations zonal offices,Mayor Hakam Singh Giaspura is busy checking the attendance of staff.
After AICC spokesperson Manish Tewari gave an audience to despondent Congress councillors of Ludhiana east constituency,the elective members plan to meet Punjab Congress Affairs in-charge Mohsina Kidwai.
With the prices of sugar having gone up from Rs 18 to Rs 23 per kg within a span of three months and no respite likely...
It seems all is not right between Mayor Hakam Singh and senior deputy mayor Parveen Bansal. In a recently held Finance and Contract Committee Meeting...
MC House Tax branch today put up notice boards outside famous Thaper Agro and Thaper Food,Tapson Steels and Attar Singh and Sons.
Taking a stern stand against the house-tax defaulters today,MC authorities decided to display boards outside the defaulters properties warning public not to buy such properties.
A total of 216 unauthorised colonies of Ludhiana district where development works stood standstill for more than 10 years,have finally got some relief.
The second day of the strike by oil sector employees resulted in a crisis-like situation across the state. Most petrol pumps in the city had gone dry with new supplies yet to reach the fuel stations.
The day is freshly etched on his mind as he saved 19 lives from the roof top of Navrang Tower which had caught fire in 2004.
In order to discourage the Rehri vendors to come to city roads,MC Commissioner has decided to hike their fine by three times.
Ludhiana Municipal Corporation authorities are likely to finalise a new policy for the tender system soon.
The commercial complex built by the Ludhiana Improvement Trust on 2.2 acres of land on the Rani Jhansi Road will be auctioned in a single chunk at a reserve price of Rs 197 crore.
Ludhiana's Clock Tower,popularly known as 'Ghanta Ghar',turned 102 last year. It was on October 18,1906,that Victoria Memorial Clock Tower,Ludhiana,was inaugurated by the then Lt Governor of Punjab,Sir Montgomery.
The indoor stadium in Ludhiana is all set to be armed with the latest facilities-air conditioning and installation of elevators among others-as the Municipal Corporation...
A privileges panel,constituted by Vidhan Sabha Speaker Nirmal Singh Kahlon,will now look into Mahilpur MLA Sohan Singh Thandals complaint...