Gas leak: At least 115 patients still hospitalised

Gas leak: At least 115 patients still hospitalised

G K Singh Dhaliwal, officiating Deputy Commissioner, Ludhiana, on Sunday said that 213 persons were hospitalised after the tragic gas leak in Doraha.

Failed rice samples from Reliance store: Health department suspends food safety officer

Failed rice samples from Reliance store: Health department suspends food safety officer

The food safety officer collected samples of raw rice from Reliance store which failed a lab test and were found infested with worms, meaning unfit for human consumption.

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Tucked away in Andheri is a 3-acre monastery that gets prayer requests from across the world; inside, eight Carmelite nuns who almost never step out go about their chores baking the Holy Bread for parishes across Mumbai and praying.

The heritage inventory was prepared by the Chandigarh Administration in 2011 on the directives of the Union Ministry of Home Affairs.

From art installations to Facebook page, students are ‘protesting in an artistic way’

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After Abdul Kalam’s death, some schools remain shut on Tuesday, Punjab government asks why
After Abdul Kalam’s death, some schools remain shut on Tuesday, Punjab government asks why

Punjab Education Minister Daljeet Singh Cheema said, “Declaring an off day was against the spirit of the teachings of Dr A P J Abdul Kalam.”

Mahasampark Abhiyan: In Sangh, BJP  finds its team monitors
Mahasampark Abhiyan: In Sangh, BJP finds its team monitors

Prakash Sharma was the VHP’s national spokesperson and had also served as national convener for Bajrang Dal.

Rs 10 lakh compensation for family of 5-year-old boy crushed under Ludhiana corporation bus
Rs 10 lakh compensation for family of 5-year-old boy crushed under Ludhiana corporation bus

The accident took place on Tuesday when the 5-year-old boy who was returning from market after buying snacks was crushed to death by LMC-run city bus on Dhandran road.

Fasting activist Surat Singh Khalsa put on IV after refusing water
Fasting activist Surat Singh Khalsa put on IV after refusing water

Earlier members of many Sikh organizations who had come to meet Khalsa, including his family members, were turned away from his room on Wednesday afternoon by the officials.

Congolese woman gives jitters to Ludhiana traffic police for hours
Congolese woman gives jitters to Ludhiana traffic police for hours

For hours, the Congolese woman remained in a passive standoff with the police.

Punjab English teachers’ ‘lake’ of proficiency in language shocks education minister
Punjab English teachers’ ‘lake’ of proficiency in language shocks education minister

The teachers were not able to spell basic words and wrote vacent instead of vacant, lake for lack, and eight became eaght.

Punjab gas leak: At least 115 patients still hospitalised
Punjab gas leak: At least 115 patients still hospitalised

G K Singh Dhaliwal, officiating Deputy Commissioner, Ludhiana, on Sunday said that 213 persons were hospitalised after the tragic gas leak in Doraha.

Ludhiana: Ammonia gas leak mishap kills 5, leaves more than 140 injured
Ludhiana: Ammonia gas leak mishap kills 5, leaves more than 140 injured

The ammonia gas leak occurred when a tanker got stuck under a flyover near Ludhiana. The affected people have been admitted to different hospitals, said the police.

Ludhiana gangrape: Court grants ‘imprisonment till death’ to two main accused
Ludhiana gangrape: Court grants ‘imprisonment till death’ to two main accused

The verdict is significant due to the fact that the verdict was announced in less than one month of the chargesheet submission in the court by the police.

Ludhiana police claim arrested man behind many murders across country
Ludhiana police claim arrested man behind many murders across country

Police claimed the accused has confessed to his involvement in eight murder cases in Ludhiana and Amritsar, though it is suspected that he could have a hand in many more.

Failed rice samples from Reliance store: Health department suspends food safety officer
Failed rice samples from Reliance store: Health department suspends food safety officer

The food safety officer collected samples of raw rice from Reliance store which failed a lab test and were found infested with worms, meaning unfit for human consumption.

Moga molestation case: Police trace five co-passengers, all deny witnessing the incident
Moga molestation case: Police trace five co-passengers, all deny witnessing the incident

Some passengers have even claimed that ‘they were sleeping’ and ‘never paid heed to what was going on at the back seats’ where the incident happened.

Following High Court orders on Safe School Vahan Scheme, schools organize refresher course for drivers
Following High Court orders on Safe School Vahan Scheme, schools organize refresher course for drivers

Punjab and Haryana High court recently directed schools to follow norms ensuring safe transportation of school students, following which Ludhiana schools held counselling session for drivers.

Congress protests against SAD-BJP policies amid heavy police presence

More than 100 Congress supporters were detained by the police and later taken to different police stations and released a few hours later.

Ludhiana: E-bids opened for five parking lots in city; e-ticketing to stop overcharging
Ludhiana: E-bids opened for five parking lots in city; e-ticketing to stop overcharging

To stop overcharging by contractors, MC is going to introduce e-ticketing now and receipts would be issued to residents through electronic machine.

Robbers decamp with Rs 1.5 cash, 15 tolas gold
Robbers decamp with Rs 1.5 cash, 15 tolas gold

The incident happened in the home of Subash Chander who runs a book shop in old city area. At the time of the incident, his wife Kiran and son Rajat were at home.

Major fire at Dal Bazaar in Ludhiana, fire tenders struggle in narrow streets of old city
Major fire at Dal Bazaar in Ludhiana, fire tenders struggle in narrow streets of old city

Firemen work without safety masks in dense smoke, heat; a portion of building collapses

Bakery unit in Ludhiana central jail to be expanded, says ADGP

Now, the target is to expand supply to government schools, offices, universities and other departments, said ADGP.

32-year-old commits suicide at in-laws place in Ludhiana
32-year-old commits suicide at in-laws place in Ludhiana

On Tuesday evening, Harjinder went there and couple had a heated argument following which he consumed poison.

Father, daughter consume poison; three booked
Father, daughter consume poison; three booked

SHO Koomkalan said that FIR has been registered against three persons for abetment to suicide and all are absconding.