Major fire breaks down in warehouse of Fastway Transmission in Ludhiana

DP Correspondent Ludhiana: Major fire broke out in warehouse of Fastway Transmission at village Gill in Ludhiaan district on intervening night of Friday and Saturday. Luckily, no causality was reported from the spot but the Set Top Boxes and other items worth several crores were emerged into ashes. The fire was doused in 14 hours

Many Political leaders casted their vote: Lok Sabha Elections Many Political leaders casted their vote: Lok Sabha Elections

Leaders casted vote Punjab: Raja waring with his wife Amrita casted his vote at Bathinda After voting, the grandsons of grandfather parkash singh badal took place. Pawan Bansal going to caste his vote Harsimarat Badal and Sardar Parkash Singh Badal casting his vote at bathinda Kirron Kher casting her vote at Chandigarh Sukhbir singh Badal

BJP baffled in Punjab: Lok Sabha elections BJP baffled in Punjab: Lok Sabha elections

Ajay Bhardwaj Chandigarh Even after gaining an outright majority in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections and becoming a leading political party in the country, the BJP’s depravity in Punjab stands rather too stark. Even as the notification for the Lok Sabha elections in Punjab is at hands, the BJP continues to look askance for its

In Ludhiana, Congress faces threat within party, not opposition

Amarpreet Singh Makkar Ludhiana: The infighting in Ludhiana Congress and opposition of sitting member Parliament and probable candidate Ravneet Singh Bittu may prove dearer for Congress party. Instead of threat from opposition parties, the Congress is facing criticism from within the party. Former Minister and MLA from Ludhiana north, Rakesh Pandey has openly opposed the

Randomisation of EVM’s done in presence of representatives of Political Parties

DP Correspondent Ludhiana: In view of the upcoming Lok Sabha 2019 elections, Vidhan Sabha constituency wise randomisation of electronic voting machines (EVM’s) was held today. Today’s randomisation of EVM’s was done in the presence of Deputy Commissioner cum District Election Officer Pradeep Kumar Agrawal and a large number of representatives of political parties were also

Female Drug Inspector shot dead in Office, killer later commits suicide

DP Correspondent Mohali: A female officer posted in Laboratory of Punjab health department was shot dead in her office in Mohali. The accused pumped in three bullets in victim Neha Suri. Later, the accused committed suicide by shooting self. The Mohali Police claimed that the accused was owner of drug store and few years ago,

IT department hold awareness rally in Ludhiana

DP Correspondent Ludhiana: Income tax Department carried out awareness rally in which large number of students of Khalsa College for women participated on Tuesday. IT department officials created the awareness to pay Income Tax for the development of nation. The rally was flagged off by Chief Commissioner of Income Tax BK Jha and Principal Director

SAD MLA Sharanjit Dhillon on hunger strike in protest against Govt over development projects

DP Correspondent Ludhiana: Accusing the Government for becoming hurdle in development, Shiromani Akal Dal MLA from Sahnewal Sharanjit Singh Dhillon started hunger strike from Monday. Dhillon sat on indefinite hunger strike at Rahon road of Sahnewal constituency for not sanctioning funds for sewerage project, road infrastructure and other works. More than one dozen Panchayats of

Ludhiana not a bastion of any Political party, Congress wins 9 times, SAD 7 Times in MP Polls

Amarpreet Singh Makkar Ludhiana: Known as Manchester of India or Industrial Town, Ludhiana didn’t remain a bastion of any single party. In 16 Lok Sabha elections, Congress Member Parliament won nine times while Shiromani Akali Dal MP Won 7 times. From last times, Congress MP is representing Ludhiana in Lok Sabha. From 1952 to till

Constituency Profile: Urban voters hold key to elect Ludhiana MP

Out of nine Assemble segments, six constituencies were Urban Amarpreet Singh Makkar Ludhiana: The urban voters hold the key to elect Member parliament from Industrial town of Punjab- Ludhiana. Out of total 9 Assembly Segments in Ludhiana parliamentary constituency, six constituencies were Urban and three rural. In Ludhiana, more than sixteen lakh voters were enrolled

Photography and Caption writing Contest held at GGN Khalsa College

Ludhiana: The Department of Journalism and Mass Communication of Gujranwala Guru Nanak Khalsa College has organised Photography and Caption writing contest. As many as 40 students have participated in contest and show their photography skills.  Coordinator of Department of Journalism, Prof. Sushminderjeet Kaur informed that the students were given theme of “Nature and Youth” and

Unaccounted 49.80 lakh cash seized before Elections

DP Correspondent Khanna : The Khanna Police have seized 49.80 lakh unaccounted cash during the checking of vehicles on Wednesday. Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Khanna, Dhruv Dahiya said that under the Supervision of SP Mukesh Kumar, police party was checking the suspected vehicles at checkpost near Pristine Mall GT Road (Alour) Khanna.   While

Nigerian caught with heroine worth crores

DP Correspondent Khanna: A Nigerian national was arrested in city and 1 kg of heroin and 5 grams Crack (Cocaine) worth Rs. 5.35 crore was recovered from his possession on Wednesday. The accused has been identified as Harrison Chinedu Naji, a resident of 123, Main Street Legal Department F.R.S.C Headquarter, Wuse Zone-07, Abuja, Nigeria, and at

Lok Sabha Elections 2019: For motivating public to vote, district administration to organise marathon on March 31

DP Correspondent       Ludhiana: In view of the upcoming Lok Sabha elections 2019, the District Administration would be organising a marathon in the city on March 31, 2019. The main aim of this marathon would be to motivate the residents, especially youth, to exercise their right to vote during the upcoming elections. A review meeting in

In Police Public meeting, residents assures Police for cooperation

DP Correspondent Ludhiana: To know the problems of people, Police Public meeting was organized in Dugri area in which Police officials interacted with the residents. The Police officials promised to solve the problems of area residents on priority. IPS Officer Pragya Jain, Incharge of Police station Dugri was chairing the meeting. The residents of Dugri

BJP’s ‘main bhi chowkidar’ campaign won’t fill stomachs or give jobs, says Capt Amarinder

DP Correspondent Patiala: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Monday mocked the Bharatiya Janata Party’s `Main Bhi Chowkidar’ election campaign as a ridiculous `jumla’, which will not solve any real problems of the people of India. “Such slogans do not help fill the stomachs of our poor people, they do not give jobs to

Ignored by MC, Youth Akali Dal starts maintaining Parks

DP Correspondent Ludhiana: Ignored by Municipal Corporation and area councilor, the Youth Akali Dal workers led by district president Meetpal Singh Dugri along with area residents started drive to clean and maintain parks in ward 44, Dugri area. Due to poor condition of park and problems being faced by area residents, Youth Akali Dal workers

Two day Pau Kisan mela concludes

Farmers must realize value of water: AS Miglani DP Correspondent Ludhiana: The two-day Kisan Mela concluded at Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) today amidst enthusiastic participation of farmers and farm women from Punjab and adjoining states. The campus was abuzz with hectic activities concerning field demonstrations, farmers-scientists interactions, technical session, sale of quality seeds and farm literature,

Sukhpal Khaira to Contest Lok Sabha Elections from Bathinda

DP Correspondent Chandigarh: Punjabi Ekta Party (PEP) President and former AAP leader Sukhpal Singh Khaira on Saturday said that he will contest the coming Lok Sabha election from the Bathinda seat. Union Minister for Food Processing Industries and Shiromani Akali Dal leader Harsimrat Kaur Badal is the sitting MP from Bathinda seat. She was elected from the seat in 2009 and 2014. Khaira’s PEP is also part of the six

Workshop on ‘Enhancing Quality Higher education: Innovative Practices’ held

DP Correspondent Ludhiana: The IQAC of Gujaranwala Guru Nanak Khalsa College, Ludhiana organized a workshop on ‘Enhancing Quality Higher education: Innovative Practices’ under Faculty Development Programme. Dr SS Johal, the Chancellor of Central University of Punjab, Bathinda presided over the workshop. Dr. Harish C. Sharma, Former Head, Department of History, GNDU, Amritsar and Dr. Ganesh A.