Local residents found the dog bleeding with a broken jaw, fractured limbs and other injuries.
Talking about the regular locust attacks in the 60s, Jagmohan and other farmers from Punjab who witnessed them say that since there were no medicines available to ward off the pests, more primitive methods were used to keep them away.
The swarm was seen in Bareka and Rupnagar villages of Fazilka district in a 3 km area. Farm land in these areas was sprayed for nine hours, starting Sunday night and continuing till the early hours of Monday.
Police sources said Nihang Singhs protested at City South police station on January 31 after three men, who they alleged were drug peddlers and handed them over to police on January 30, were let off later in the night.
In the past 10 years, the area under horticulture has increased by 48 per cent while output of crop has increased by 79 per cent and productivity has gone up 21 per cent, according to data procured from the department of horticulture.
The case pertains to Grand Manor Homes, a residential project in Ishar Nagar in Ludhiana. With around 130 flats, the project was worth over Rs 70 crore.
The SHO said a written complaint was received from the observation home superintendent, stating that a smartphone was recovered from the four inmates.
According to Punjab Agriculture Department officials, the locusts, popularly known as ‘Tiddi Dal’, have come from neighbouring Rajasthan, where they arrived from the desert area of Pakistan.
“I will be meeting Home Minister Amit Shah with a delegation to press upon him to get SGPC polls conducted,” said Dhinds .
A Ludhiana resident and RTI activist Kuldeep Singh Khaira had filed a complaint against Moose Wala and another singer Mankirt Aulakh alleging that singers have been promoting gun culture and violence.
Suresh Kumar, chief principal secretary to the CM, said the consultation will go a long way in creating an outline for restoration of village ponds and developing irrigation technology to conserve natural resources
Guru Nanak Sacred Forests are being planted after tying up with educational institutions, village panchayats or government offices who agree to provide land for plantation.
Speaking to The Indian Express, Ludhiana police commissioner Rakesh Agrawal said that it was a ‘mysterious case’ and probe has been pointing towards self immolation.
Amandeep Kaur from village Baje Ke of Dharamkot, who had delivered a baby boy on floor in early hours on January 9, sat on protest with the body in her lap.
Party rebels on Wednesday questioned Sukhbir’s contribution that made him rise to the post of Punjab’s deputy CM and Akali Dal chief
The woman was allegedly set on fire by two masked men at her residence at 2.30 am Tuesday.
The family alleged that they saw two masked men fleeing from the house. The police, however, said no one was seen entering the residence as per the CCTV footage.
While SAD blamed Congress of burdening the masses due to its poor handling of the matter, the ruling party blamed MoUs signed by the previous Akali government for the problem.
SAD chief Sukhbir Badal came out all guns blazing at party rebels and targeting the Dhindsas in particular.
The woman was a science teacher and was reportedly under depression after her only daughter had moved to Canada for studies.