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‘Punjab seed scam’: PAU denies providing ‘source seed’ to any pvt company, sold TL seed to farmers only

May 30, 2020 12:15:54 pm

Punjab paddy seed scam: Speaking to The Indian Express, Tarsem Singh Dhillon, director (seeds), PAU said this was the first year that the varsity had sold ‘Truthfully Labelled’ (TL) seeds of two new paddy varieties — PR 128 and PR 129 — to farmers only.

Explained: Why we have a desert locust problem this year and what’s the way forward

Punjab on alert as locust swarms reach bordering Rajasthan villages

May 28, 2020 2:04:26 pm

From Rajasthan, the swarm has also entered Madhya Pradesh over the past few days.

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Ludhiana: Woman constable ‘commits’ suicide, strained marital relations suspected

May 26, 2020 10:27:28 pm

Police said that Kamaljit Kaur, 29, had been on medical leave since May 13. "She was supposed to join back duty on May 23 but she did not. She was on medical leave," said Inspector Jarnail Singh, SHO of division number 8 police station.

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Tepid take off for lone flight on Ludhiana-Delhi route, 11 arrive, just 5 leave on Day 1

May 26, 2020 12:00:27 pm

The airport authorities at Sahnewal domestic airport of Ludhiana had already proposed to Air India to make the lone Ludhiana-Delhi flight six days a week as they were expecting a better response in absence of rail service.

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Punjab to provide free ration to 14 lakh migrants under Atmanirbhar scheme

May 26, 2020 1:15:40 am

While 17.7 lakh migrants had registered on the government portal to go back home and three lakh have left via trains and over a lakh via buses and many others on foot or private vehicles, the remaining around 14 lakh will get 2 months of free ration under the scheme.

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Punjab: Massive fire at Ludhiana mill, CM tells DC to conduct probe

May 25, 2020 12:51:05 am

Flames engulfed the double storey building of RT Woollen Mill on RK Road in industrial area of Ludhiana around 12.15 pm. Soon, ten fire tenders rushed to the spot.

Youth beaten to death in Moga; 7 from girlfriend's family booked, absconding

Woman, two children kill her husband after he attempts to rape minor daughter

May 25, 2020 5:47:51 pm

On Saturday night, the man who was drunk, allegedly tried to rape the daughter, following which the woman along with the girl and her son from her first marriage strangled him to death.

Ludhiana international airport: GLADA takes possession of land at Halwara for construction of international civil terminal

Ludhiana international airport: GLADA takes possession of land at Halwara for construction of international civil terminal

May 24, 2020 3:33:10 pm

After completing all the formalities, GLADA had announced award number 13, dated February 7, 2020 and the land was acquired in the presence of land owners and village residents in a peaceful manner and with their consent on May 22, 2020.

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Ludhiana’s lifelines: Two groups supply food to Covid patients, migrants, blood to hospitals

May 24, 2020 6:59:06 am

The kitchen of Ann Jal Sewa Trust, a charitable organisation in Ludhiana, works 24x7 in the premises of Civil Hospital.

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Ludhiana: Shops reopen with strict rules, discounts

May 22, 2020 3:48:28 pm

Thermal scanning and sanitising has been made mandatory in every store.

Positive patient breaks home isolation, gets honoured by villagers, booked

May 22, 2020 5:35:10 pm

He was one of the 19 patients who got infected in a chain of employees of Ludhiana-based tyre factory Hindustan Tyres and was admitted to Civil Hospital, Khanna.

OVERWHELMING RESPONSE TO WHEAT DONATION DRIVE 85 major gurdwaras in Punjab now have wheat stocks for entire year

85 major gurdwaras in Punjab now have wheat stocks for entire year

May 22, 2020 12:54:30 pm

Smaller gurdwaras in the state are also getting wheat donations from villagers.

A family returns to UP: ‘apni sabse keemti cheez kho kar jaa rahe hain...’

A family returns to UP: ‘apni sabse keemti cheez kho kar jaa rahe hain…’

May 21, 2020 1:44:46 pm

Savita (35), who had come to Ludhiana with her husband as a newly-wed bride nearly 15 years back, said she was returning empty-handed after losing the “most precious thing in her life in this city”.

‘My luggage has reached UP, I am stuck in Haryana ...can’t go back to Punjab now’

‘My luggage has reached UP, I am stuck in Haryana …can’t go back to Punjab now’

May 21, 2020 11:44:29 am

A group of 80, including Ranbir and his family, had left for Hardoi in May 15. Five days later, they are divided between two shelter homes in two different states - Yamunanagar and Saharanpur and their luggage is on its way to Hardoi, but still not home.

Covid cess of 5% and excise duties hiked by 12%

Punjab: Illegal liquor distillery case — Local Congress worker held

May 21, 2020 2:55:54 am

Cheap liquor being manufactured at the distillery located at village Bahomajra was being bottled as high-end brands and supplied for sale during lockdown.

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Vegetable vendor stabbed to death in Ludhiana

May 20, 2020 10:26:35 pm

Police said that the incident happened around 5.30 am and the accused were not identified till filing of this report.

Stranded in other states, those who left to work say, ‘Punjab govt helping migrants, but what about us?’

Stranded in other states, those who left to work say, ‘Punjab govt helping migrants, but what about us?’

May 20, 2020 11:42:04 am

A total of 72,978 people registered themselves to come from other states to Punjab till May 17.

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Punjab: As Captain’s SMS asks them to be patient, migrants say ‘dhairya rakhte rakhte sadak par aa gaye…’

May 19, 2020 6:08:52 am

"Priya pravasi mitra, main aapse shaanti aur dhairya banaye rakhne ka aagrah karta hun...dhairya banaye rakhein...(Dear migrant, I request you to be patient)," says the SMS that was sent out to thousands of migrants on behalf of the CM.

NRI who gave Punjab its first library-on-wheels, passes away in New York

NRI who gave Punjab its first library-on-wheels, passes away in New York

May 18, 2020 3:45:21 pm

He had a Ph.D in library science from Western Michigan University and served in American schools for decades.

In Punjab’s bicycle hub, units start slow ride to recovery

In Punjab’s bicycle hub, units start slow ride to recovery

May 18, 2020 1:08:25 pm

Ludhiana’s bicycle industry would import, parts and bicycles, worth Rs 17,00 crores every year from China.

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