Jun 01

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

Randhawa brothers’ new song ‘Vair’ is being appreciated by the viewers

The new song of Raimi Randhawa and Prince Randhawa is ‘Vair’, which talk about Punjab and Punjabism in their song. Their song is getting a huge response from their fans as the views of the video have crossed above 1 million. So, as the song on YouTube is increasingly growing. Speaking about the song, this

Punjab to ban online food without hygiene rating

Punjab is going to ban online delivery of food without hygiene rating, Health Minister Brahm Mohindra announced on Thursday.The decision was taken under the ‘Tandarust Punjab Mission’. Mohindra has issued directions to all online food order and supply companies to display the hygiene rating of the food business operators registered with them. Giving three months

Ludhiana student trained under Young scientist Program of ISRO

DP Correspondent Ludhiana For the first time, Indian Space Research Organisation ISRO has launched a Young Scientists Program or YUva VIgyani KAryakram’ (YUVIKA 2019) for school students. ISRO has selected three students from every state to participate in this program. Aryaman Verma, son of Naveen and Dimple Verma from Ludhiana was shortlisted and got trained

Sikh memorial among projects to come up in Punjab

To set up more sikh memorial’s in punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Thursday announced development projects of Rs 11.10 crore for Bet area of Machhiwara, besides a memorial of Guru Gobind Singh’s disciplines — Nabi Khan and Ghani Khan.He recalled that Nabi Khan and Ghani Khan had risked their lives to host the Dasmesh

Ramandeep Singh returns for FIH Men’s Series Finals

Hockey India on Tuesday named the 18-member squad for the FIH Men’s Series Finals to be held in Bhubaneswar from June 6.The Indian team will be led by Manpreet Singh who will have Birendra Lakra as his deputy. Experienced goalkeeper P.R. Sreejesh and Krishan B. Pathak will defend India’s goalpost while Harmanpreet Singh, Birendra Lakra,

M.S. Bitta’s life story to be brought to big screen

A film will be made on M.S. Bitta, who survived an assassination bid in the mid-1990s and now heads the All India Anti-Terrorist Front.He had also joined politics, but later left it and made it his life’s mission to get terrorists punished and help families of war heroes. Based on his life, producers Shailendra Singh

Fire breaks out in cycle factory, no causality reported

DP Correspondent Ludhiana Major fire erupted in cycle factory at Daba road on Monday. However no causality was reported but the material worth several lakhs was emerged into ashes. On being informed, the fire emergency services were pressed in to tackle with the situation. The firemen break the shed and some portion of wall and

Pulse Polio drive for children in age group of 0-5 years from June 16

DP Correspondent Ludhiana For making the children aged 0-5 years free from polio disease, pulse polio drive would be held in the district from June 16-20, 2019. This drive would be held in Ludhiana city, Sahnewal and urban areas of Koom Kalan block, besides children from migratory families living in rural areas would also be

967 students from 41 schools honoured for achieving first division

DP Correspondent Ludhiana In order to celebrate top performers of 12th from Ludhiana and around, CT University organized ‘Shining Stars’- a felicitation ceremony at its premises. In the felicitation ceremony, 967 students who have achieved first division were honoured for their relentless hard work and efforts.  These students came from 41 schools namely Sacred Heart Convent

Kartarpur Corridor: India, Pak officials discuss technical aspects

Officials from India and Pakistan on Monday met at the Zero Line along the international border in Punjab’s Dera Baba Nanak sector and discussed the technical aspects to link Dera Baba Nanak shrine in Gurdaspur district with Gurdwara Darbar Sahib in Kartarpur. Official sources said officers from the two sides discussed the road alignment of

Punjab Congress chief resigns for losing election

Punjab Congress President Sunil Jakhar, who lost the Lok Sabha election from Gurdaspur to BJP candidate and actor Sunny Deol, on Monday sent his resignation from the post to party chief Rahul Gandhi.In the resignation, he took moral responsibility for losing his seat and party’s not so outstanding performance in the Congress-ruled state.The Congress has

A first, Government Schools to organise Social Studies fair ‪from May 27‬

Kusum Arora Jalandhar May 25 In a first, under ‘Padho Punjab, Padhao Punjab’, the Punjab Education Department was all set to organise its maiden Social studies fair in all Government Schools at school, block level and district level.  Till date, the Education Board had been organizing Science and Math fairs. It is for the first time

Hockey star Rajpal Singh will also come in Ludhiana City Half Marathon

Rajpal Singh, who is the international hockey player and captain of the Indian hockey team, will be present in the Ludhiana city half marathon and will be present among the runners. Rajpal Singh is also the officer of the Punjab Police. On Sunday, May 26, the four-class marathon race will start on Ludhiana’s popular Sarabha

Punjab CM thanks people for party victory

Two days after the Lok Sabha elections results, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Saturday expressed his gratitude to the people of the state for reposing faith in the Congress party. Punjab CM thanks people for party victory in lok sabha elections.  “I express my gratitude to all workers for their support & hardwork which

AICC Secretary Kotli thanks voters for congress victory

DP Correspondent Ludhiana Congress victory: AICC Secretary and Himachal co-incharge Gurkirat Kotli, PPCC secretary Rajinder Singh Rauni, PPCC secretary Sukwant Singh Dugri thanked the voters of Punjab for showing faith in the ideology of Congress. He particularly thanked the voters of Ludhiana for respecting the legacy of Beant Singh and hard work of Ravneet Bittu

Drug smuggling racket operated from Jail busted, 35 quintal Poppy husk

DP Correspondent Jagraon Drug smuggling racket: In a major crackdown, Ludhiana Rural Police have recovered 35 quintal Poppy husk and busted drug smuggling racket on Friday. Giving information, Senior Superintendent of Police, Ludhiana (Rural) said that they received information that Pippal Singh and Nishan Singh, the habitual offenders and lodged in jail were operating smuggling

Ludhiana City Half Marathon to Run Against Pollution on May 26

The Ludhiana city, which is called the Manchester of the Punjab province of India, will be witnessing to the gathering of sports and environmental lovers on May 26, which will make people aware of the dangers of pollution along with the message of ‘Make Run, Make Health’. This year, Geo Sports and Keeper News Dot

In multi corner contest, Ravneet Bittu of Congress sweeps Ludhiana

Amarpreet Singh Makkar Ludhiana Sitting Member Parliament (MP) and Congress candidate from Ludhiana Ravneet Singh Bittu sweep s Ludhiana seat in 2019 Lok Sabha elections. Bittu has defeated Simarjit Singh Bains of Lok Insaaf party, Maheshinder Singh Grewal of Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) and Dr Tejpal Singh Gill of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP). Bittu has

Remained first runner up in 2014, AAP has close fight with NOTA in 2019 in Ludhiana

Amarpreet Singh Makkar Ludhiana Remained as first runner up in 2014 Lok Sabha Elections with 2.80 lakh votes in Ludhiana, this time Aam Aadmi Party has close fight with NOTA. This time, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) candidate Dr. Tejpal Singh Gill has secured only 15945 votes which is just five thousand more than None of