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Saturday, January 23, 2021

Steep hike in fine raises rehri vendors’ hackles

January 7, 2009 2:47:44 am

In order to discourage the Rehri vendors to come to city roads,MC Commissioner has decided to hike their fine by three times.

They left their homes to pursue their dreams

January 7, 2009 2:46:13 am

They are a bunch for painters hailing from different states who have left their homes to pursue their dreams. Their passion to paint is common and so is their passion to speak up: speak up against the wrong.

Creating awareness about traffic rules through SMSes

January 7, 2009 2:45:19 am

The Senior Suprintendent of Police,Jagraon,has found a unique way to spread awareness among masses about the traffic rules and regulations. He is sending SMSes to all the cell phone holders about the traffic rules.

School timings: Pvt schools lock horns with DC

January 7, 2009 2:44:26 am

Despite Deputy Commissioner Sumer Singh Gurjer directing the schools in the city to not to open before 10 a.m.,majority of the private schools opened at 9 am today.

Farmers given free emblems at road safety camp

January 7, 2009 2:43:10 am

The Department of Farm Power and Machinery of Punjab Agricultural University,and local traffic police,jointly organised a road safety camp at Punjab Agricultural University today.

3rd edition of Punarjot magazine launched

January 7, 2009 2:41:50 am

The Third issue of the quarterly magazine “Punarjot” was released by a hotelier N S Nanda,who is also the president New Hope NGO.

Indo-Danish folklore fest concludes

January 7, 2009 2:41:00 am

A cultural extravaganza,where performers from Denmark displayed their gymnastic stunts,held seminars,conducted group training and exchanged cultural views,concluded at Partap College of Education here today.

US scientist strikes a discordant note: ‘organic farming is the only way out’

January 7, 2009 2:40:10 am

“Farming in Punjab,which led the green revolution in the country in the past,should go totally organic just as Cuba did,” said Dr Bikram Singh Gill,a distinguished professor and director,Wheat Genetics Resource Centre Department of Plant Pathology...

Fashion Fair

January 6, 2009 2:45:23 am

While rumours are floating around in Delhi fashion circles about the alleged pullout of sponsors at one of the fashion weeks,Lakme has quickly announced the dates for their four-day show,starting March 27,at Mumbai’s Grand Hyatt Hotel.

Wet Smack

January 6, 2009 2:44:23 am

New Year’s Eve on TV was a damp squib. Those of us who stayed home to avoid crowded venues and a repetition of last New Year’s Eve’s eve-teasing incidents were consoling ourselves that at least there’d be something fun to watch on TV.

Inter-district cricket probables announced

January 6, 2009 2:43:02 am

All-rounder Ankur Kakkar will lead Ludhiana in the upcoming Katoch Shield senior inter- district cricket championship to be held from January 20.

Blood donation camp held to mark Gurpurb

January 6, 2009 2:41:52 am

Salaam Zindagi Foundation celebrated the 342nd birthday of Guru Gobind Singh in a unique way by donating 375 units of blood to the blood banks of DMCH,CMCH,Oswal and Appollo hospitals at a blood donation camp held in Guru Nanak Bhawan here today.

Majithia aide kills two birds with one stone

January 6, 2009 2:40:40 am

A supporter of Cabinet Minister Bikram Singh Majithia managed to successfully kill two birds with one stone by holding a meeting of the youth activists of the party here today.

Children carnival held at Sacred Heart

January 6, 2009 2:37:51 am

To bring out the hidden talents in the tiny tots,Jesus’ Sacred Heart School,South City,Ludhiana organised a children carnival on the campus.

Sewing machine industry seeks research centre

January 6, 2009 2:36:18 am

In the annual general body meeting of the Sewing Machine Development Club held here on Saturday,the members stressed the need for a separate research and development centre for the sewing machine industry.

MC may tinker with tender policy

January 6, 2009 2:35:23 am

Ludhiana Municipal Corporation authorities are likely to finalise a new policy for the tender system soon.

Barnala remarks set Akali circles aflutter

January 6, 2009 2:33:41 am

Tamil Nadu Governor and senior SAD leader Surjit Singh Barnala’s visit to former Member of Parliament Amrik Singh Aliwal’s house today morning has created a flutter of sorts among the party circles.

LIT complex to be auctioned as single unit with Rs 197 cr as reserve price

January 6, 2009 12:39:10 am

The commercial complex built by the Ludhiana Improvement Trust on 2.2 acres of land on the Rani Jhansi Road will be auctioned in a single chunk at a reserve price of Rs 197 crore.

Lost in time

January 6, 2009 12:34:20 am

Once a premier park of the city,Chattar Singh Park in Model Town is in an utter state of neglect.

Police trace ‘missing’ Pak nationals to Capital

January 6, 2009 12:32:29 am

The police have been able to trace the ‘missing’ Pakistani nationals,who had come to the city for treatment.

Police submit Rs 1.38 cr as PCA security bill

January 6, 2009 12:30:53 am

A whopping Rs 1.38 crore is what the Punjab Cricket Association owes to the Mohali district police for providing security at the stadium during the last one year.

Truckers’ strike: trade comes to a standstill

January 6, 2009 12:24:35 am

On a nationwide call,the Ludhiana Transporters’ Association today observed a chakka jam to protest the hike in diesel prices among other demands.

In sync with his soul

January 5, 2009 1:37:49 am

Every morning,he gets up with the sound of musical notes in his voice,sings all the way to his college where he teaches the nuances of Punjabi language and then returns to his quest for discovering music again.

‘No dearth of good surgeons

January 5, 2009 1:37:25 am

A master of precision would aptly describe Dr Kuldip Singh,a professor of surgery at the DMC in Ludhiana.

Students brave the chill,parents seek closure of schools

January 5, 2009 1:36:14 am

Braving the chill,many schoolchildren pulled themselves out of warm quilts early on Friday to get ready for school despite the fog and cold.