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Punjab: Huge losses clocked by UPS feeders indicate massive power theft in rural areas, says PSPCL

According to PSPCL data, Bhikhiwind division tops the state with 81 per cent loss on urban pattern supply (UPS) feeders, followed by Patti in the same area, where losses on UPS feeders is at 71 per cent.

Ludhiana Jail Clash: Legal aid, bail orders, visitors’ records gutted in arson; loss pegged at Rs 2 crore

An initial estimate of total loss, including infrastructure, has been pegged at Rs 2 crore, as per the details submitted by the jail authorities to the office of Additional DGP prisons.

Punjab: Five Moga villages associated with Guru Nanak set for facelift

Meanwhile, following the directions of the state government, the district administration has already started the plantation of 550 trees in each village as part of the ongoing celebrations.

Punjab: Ghaggar fury continues, water from breach reaches village link roads

The Ghaggar river overflowed in Patiala, Moga, Mansa, Sangrur, Ferozepur, Faridkot and Bathinda following heavy torrential rainfall, officials said. Residents along the river have been alerted, they said.

Ludhiana: Unknown men shoot at Bargari activist who hailed Bittu murder

The victim Pritpal, who had most likely seen the assailants taking out the gun, managed to duck in time and suffered injuries from the shards that fell from the broken windshield.

Ludhiana: Breach in Ghaggar widens to 80 ft, 5,000 acre farmland inundated

Sources said that Sangrur administration had sought Rs 25 lakh from the state government for repair works of Ghaggar river, but it had not been allotted.

Ordered firing in air only after all measures failed: Jail superintendent

Jail superintendent Shamsher Singh Boparai also claimed that he had ordered his team to fire in the air but “some inmates got injured” and one of them died.

Bathinda grapples with submerged roads, poor drainage; 37 cows dead

Bathinda received the highest amount of rainfall (178 mm) in a single day in the last 20 years, according to data released by Punjab Agricultural University’s (PAU) agrometeorlogy department.

Ludhiana: Protesters hold ‘condolence meet’ for century-old bridge; slam railways, civic body for failing to resurrect it

One side of the bridge has been closed to traffic since July 14, 2016, when it was declared unsafe. This has led to massive traffic congestion near the railway station and adjoining areas.

Sukhbir Singh Badal: Will fight for those served inflated power bills

Speaking at public gatherings in Jalalabad villages, the Sukhbir Singh Badal said it was shocking that the poorest of the poor had been burdened with heavy bills.

Ludhiana: Man found dead under mysterious circumstances

Police said Charanjit Singh (32) was found lying face down on the floor at his home. He was rushed to a heart centre in Moga where he was declared brought dead.

Ludhiana: Industrialists raise concerns with Som Parkash

Som Parkash assured industrialists on the changes in labour laws as he said that new labour policy was around the corner.