For Ludhiana, Local Bodies Director Karnesh Sharma says, “I have no idea why flooding happens in Ludhiana everytime despite MC getting required funds to clean the drains. It only means that MC fails to get them cleaned..”
Fatehveer’s grandfather, Rohi Singh, said that he will not blame the administration for the boy’s death and that his only regret was that it took too long to pull his body despite their (administration’s) best efforts.
Many of these sites, spread across nine nations — India, Pakistan, Iran, Iraq, China (Tibet), Bangladesh, Saudi Arabia, Sri Lanka and Afghanistan, are inaccessible due to travel restrictions or being located in conflict zones.
A Surat hawker was recently arrested for selling on trains without a licence. Much like him, as Subhash Chander hawks and sings to draw customers — jingles featuring PM Modi and names of companies and universities — he does so in the hope that he will get a licence some day.
The village got Rs 3 lakh as MPLAD grant, which they used to build boundary walls, a shed and toilets at the common cremation ground. The old cremation ground set aside for Dalits was closed and converted into a park.
For Dr Kewal Dheer (81), a retired medical practitioner from Ludhiana who was born in Lahore, the Pakistan city and nine years of his childhood spent there, is a reminder of the Hindu-Muslim-Sikh harmony.
In a tribute to the Guru ahead of his 550th birth anniversary, a unique project — Guru Nanak Sacred Forests — has been set rolling in India (mainly Punjab) and Pakistan, where volunteers are converting empty patches of land into forests.
Computer science is a compulsory subject from class 6 to 10 in government schools of Punjab and students, especially in rural areas, were feeling “overburdened” with the lengthy and difficult topics in the syllabus.
A credit war for bringing Spanish investment in Punjab, broke out between Congress-led Punjab government and Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal — and both took to Twitter claiming credit for the plant that is expected to process 80,000 metric tonnes (MT) of vegetables per annum with special focus on potatoes.
The initiative, started by their teacher and in all likelihood the only one of its kind at a government school in the state, is seen as path-breaking in state like Punjab where hundreds of girls in government schools still do not have access to sanitary napkins.
"I am particularly excited to see Sukhbir Singh Badal in Lok Sabha. It will be fun meeting Badal couple there. Earlier, only Harsimrat knew that Bhagwant Mann cannot be silenced. Now her husband will also know."
Lok Sabha Elections 2019: "Till Bhagwant Mann is there, AAP in Punjab will remain in hearts of people. I have eliminated the gap between leaders and people. Now, it is only between aam aadmi and Aam Aadmi Party," Bhagwant Mann said.