Oct 05

Saras Mela kicks off with colorful beginning

DP Correspondent Ludhiana Famous Saras Mela was inaugurated at grounds of Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) on Thursday. The Mela started with cultural events and around 500 artists from 25 states have reached here to participate in Mela. The Mela was formally inaugurated by Deputy Commissioner Pradeep Aggarwal. On the first day the large number of people

GST Impact
GST Impact: Crackers cost double than last year, trader’s fears huge loss

Amarpreet Singh Makkar Ludhiana GST Impact : With the implementation of 28 percent Goods and Service Tax (GST) on crackers, the price of crackers has increased by thirty to forty percent. The cracker sellers feared huge loss as the sale of crackers on Dusheera dips by sixty percent as compared to previous years. On Diwali

Government Polytechnic College Ferozepur- A Tale of Foes

Subhash Kakkar Ferozepur How can the girls think themselves secure and safe in such an institute, where the girls have been asked to rest and stay in such rest rooms where all the window panes are broken and open towards backside of the premises where there are only bushes and long grass, how can the

Non-payment of salary: Ludhiana MC employees hold protest
Non-payment of salary: Ludhiana MC employees hold protest

Non-payment of salary: Ludhiana MC employees hold protest Ludhiana(DP Correspondent) – Local Municipal Cooperation Employees’ Joint Committee on Wednesday staged a protest against the corporation authorities. The employees shouted slogans against the authorities of the corporation for not paying them salary as promised by the corporation authorities. It is mentioned that the employees of the corporation have

Prevention of farmers suicide need of the hour: PAU VC
Prevention of farmers suicide need of the hour: PAU VC

Prevention of farmers suicide need of the hour: PAU VC Ludhiana(DP Correspondent) – The extension system can play an active role in preventing farmer suicides in the state, said Dr Baldev Singh Dhillon, Vice-Chancellor, Punjab Agricultural University (PAU), while addressing the faculty of PAU. The Krishi Vigyan Kendras located in different districts of Punjab can contribute vitally in

Mobile Phone recovered from jail inmate

DP correspondent Ludhiana : – The staff of central jail Ludhiana has recovered mobile phone from jail inmate during checking on Wednesday. The inmate has hidden the mobile phone in his barrack. The Jail authorities have lodged case against accused at Police station division number 7 in this context. Assistant jail Superintendent Parwinder Singh said that

In month of September, Rs 1.94 crore fine to power defaulters

SUKHPREET SINGH LUDHIANA Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL) has slapped a fine of Rs 1.94 crore to the power defaulters by checking 3273 connections in the month of September. Enforcement wing of the department is actively dissuading the theft and other illegal activities.Confirmed the information, revealed by Engineer Sudagar Singh Deputy Chief Engineer Enforcement PSPCL Ludhiana has

Nobel Peace Prize winner’s NGO rescues eight children from Ludhiana

An NGO Bachpan Bachao Andolan founded by Nobel Peace Prize winner Kailash Satyarthi on Wednesday rescued eight child laborers below the age of 14 from Ludhiana.A team of different departments of district administration and NGO had specific information regarding presence of child laborers in a factory in Madhopuri area. Another child was recovered from a show shop

Four persons are booked for rape of a minor

Subhash Kakkar Ferozepur, October 4, 2017 Not only in metropolitan cities only, but even in the small villages also are not remained the safe for the girls and daily one or other girl is raped in the villages. There is a news of rape with a minor by four persons in the village Fatehgarh Gehri

Two international smugglera arrested, heroin seized
Two international smugglers arrested, heroin seized

Two international smugglers arrested: The Counter Intelligence Firozpur has arrested two popular international smugglers. They seized 800 grams heroin, one I-20 car and one lakh cash from smugglers. The value of heroin worth Rs 4 crore in the international market. The smuggler Avtar Singh aka Tari had been involved in terrorist activities in the past. AIG

Alleging police inaction, kin of dowry death victim stages protest

DP Correspondent Ludhiana : – A day after the college lecturer was allegedly killed for dowry, the kin of deceased staged protest outside the house of in laws of deceased and demanding Justice. The protestors alleged that the police is favoring accused and moreover all the accused nominated in the case were not arrested. The family

17 years old sexually assaulted; Police register case; accused on run

Daily Post Correspondent Patiala, October 3 : – A 17 years old Girl reportedly sexually assaulted in the daytime in her house near to the Sub-Divisional township of Samana near here and on the basis of the complaint submitted by the victim the police has registered a case and further investigation in the matter is said

Industrialists protest against GST, to burn effigy of FM, council on October 6

DP Correspondent Ludhiana : – To mark their protest against Goods and Service Tax (GST), the Janta Nagar Small Scale Manufacturer association has decided to burn the effigy of Union Finance Minister and GST council on October 6. A meeting of Small Scale manufacturer Association was held on Tuesday in which the industrialists criticised the union

Drug peddler sentenced for 10 years

DP Correspondent Ludhiana : – The Special Court of Additional Sessions Judge sentenced accused Vishram Rawat resident of Village Bijra District Betia, West Champaran Bihar for the offence under drug peddling. He was convicted with sentence to undergo rigorous imprisonment for ten years and with fine of Rs One lakh under section 20 of NDPS Act.

Demanding action against MLA Bains, Patwari’s intensifies protest

DP Correspondent Ludhiana : – Demanding action against Lok Insaaf party (LIP) MLA from Atam Nagar Simarjit Singh Bains, the large number of members of Revenue Patwar union and kanango association staged protest outside the office of Deputy Commissioner on Tuesday. The union also announced to continue the protest on Wednesday and Friday at all Tehsils of district Ludhiana. Leading the

Honeypreet arrested, to be produced in court on Wednesday
Honeypreet arrested, to be produced in court on Wednesday

Honeypreet arrested, to be produced in court on Wednesday. Fugitive Honeypreet Insan, a close aide of jailed Dera Sacha Sauda sect chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, was arrested on Tuesday and will be produced in a trial court of Haryana’s Panchkula on Wednesday, police said.   On the other hand, Honeypreet Insan approached Punjab and

Honeypreet Insan arrested
Honeypreet Insan arrested by Punjab Police

Honeypreet Insan arrested by Punjab Police. After hide and seek fot the past 38 days, Alleged adopted daughter of Gurmeet Ram Rahim, Honeypreet Insan has been arrested by Punjab Police. Punjab police has handed over Honeypreet to Haryana Police. Haryana Police took Honeypreet in its custody.It is alleged that she is involved in provoking violence in

Woman got her own niece raped

Roopnagar: Aunt made her own  married niece  a victim of rape. Noorpurbadi police arrested the woman made took her niece to another place where she was raped by a man. A victim a resident of Delhi told that she was married in Delhi.  In June 2017, she came to meet her parents at Noorpurbadi to spend summer

State level Mudra Promotion camp to be held at Ludhiana on October 6
State level Mudra Promotion camp to be held at Ludhiana on October 6

State level Mudra Promotion camp to be held at Ludhiana on October 6. District Manager Lead Bank Anup Singh Chawla informed that the Ministry of Finance has decided to hold MUDRA Promotion Campaign, for which camps were being organized from 25th September to 17 October 2017 at fifty identified locations in different States. In Punjab, the said camp

Farmer commits suicide under debt

Malout: A debt-ridden farmer of Urang village near Malout has reportedly committed suicide by jumping into a canal. The deceased has been identified as Jaswinder Singh (24).His body was recovered from the canal near Nandgarh village in Bathinda district yesterday. The police have started inquest proceedings under Section 174 of the CrPC. The Code of