Aug 10

Woman riding scooter without helmet dies in road accident

Ludhiana: Driving two-wheeler without helmet proved dearer for a woman as she lost her life after being hit by a truck near Arora Palace on Gill Road on Wednesday morning. After being hit by some vehicle the victim fell on the road and truck mowed over her. The part of head of victim was separated

BE CAUTIOUS: Fruits being sold ripened with harmful chemical Carbide

Ludhiana In absence of any check by the authorities concerned, many of vendors in city are selling fruits ripen with chemical solutions. For the early ripening, they are also using Calcium Carbide. ‘Daily Post’ team visited in many areas of the city and had a word with many fruit vendors and tried to know about the facts. A fruit vendor on Hambran

Congress carry out ‘Jaggo’ in Atam Nagar to make people aware of “anti-people” policies of state government

Ludhiana: Terming the state government policies as “anti-people”, the Congress leaders carried out ‘Jaggo’ on Gill road in the Atam Nagar constituency on Wednesday, to create awareness among the masses about these polices. During the Jaggo, the party activists led by Senior Congress leader Kulwant Singh Sidhu who is Incharge of Atam Nagar Constituency propagated

Encroachments still galore in VIP area on Mall Road

Ludhiana: Another one week has gone when the notices were served to the VIPs residing on the Mall Road for raising temporary structures for their security guards outside their respective residences by allegedly encroaching upon the government land, but these encroachments have not yet been removed by the concerned officials. On being contact on Wednesday,

World class indoor stadium at Pakhowal Road to get functional by September

Ludhiana: The much awaited project of indoor sports stadium on Pakhowal Road is likely to open soon as the second phase of work is expected to get completed by the end of September month. The officials claimed that work is moving at a fast pace and by the end of next month, it will be ready for

Rain lash parts of Punjab, Haryana

Chandigarh: Rains today lashed most partsof Punjab and Haryana with Mohali receiving the highest rainfall at 37 mm. Chandigarh received 18.3 mm of rainfall, a MeT Department official said here. In Punjab, Fatehgarh Sahib, Gurdaspur, Patiala, Ropar, Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Nawanshehar and Hoshiarpur received 27.7, 11, 23.6, 33.8, 3.5, 1.3, 7.4 and 3 mm of rainfall

Khalistan terror module busted, 3 arrested in Punjab

Chandigarh: The Punjab Police busted a terror module in Hoshiarpur district and arrested three suspects on Wednesday. The police also recovered three pistols, ammunitions and 15 bullet proof jackets from their hideout. The terror suspects are from the Khalistan Liberation Force (KLF)– an insurgent group and part of separatist Khalistan movement. KLF is a Khalsa

‘Had joined SAD only to teach a lesson to Preneet, Raninder’

Patiala: Preneet Kaur had failed to deliver as an MP from Patiala even as she got elected thrice from here. This was stated by Raja Malwinder Singh here on Tuesday while talking exclusively to Daily Post at his Leela Bhawan Palace residence situated at Dealwal village. The palace was spread over 20 acres and had a

‘Ensure disbursement of atta, dal through village committees’

Chandigarh: Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal on Tuesday asked all deputy commissioners to meticulously implement and oversee the execution of all progress centric schemes and projects initiated by the state government in their domain in order to ensure that their benefits reach the intended audience. Driving home his point while reviewing various development-oriented programmes

First-ever ‘Dengue Free’ App launched

  Mohali: Punjab government has launched the first-of-its-kind ‘Dengue Free’ mobile application in the state. Officially launching the application during a meeting of the Civil Surgeons and SMOs all over the state, Health and Family Welfare Minister Surjeet Kumar Jayani said that the main aim of launching this hi tech mobile app was a step ahead

Farmer takes RTI help to locate Housefed office

Fatehgarh Sahib: It sounds strange, but its true. A farmer Jagtar Singh, a resident of Kanpur village near Amloh has taken help of Right to Information (RTI) to locate office of Housefed as he want to repay his loan. According to Jagtar Singh, he had taken loan from Housefed to construct loan and regularly repaying installments

Deadline looming, various road projects lie in the doldrums

    Jalandhar: In the election year, even as Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal sought swift construction of as many as 469 roads, the Jalandhar Municipal Corporation (MC) is yet to invite tenders for over 200 roads in the city. The deadline to complete the road work was September 30 but till date the MC

Gurdev Mann holds SAD-BJP and Congress responsible for poor fate of weaker segments of society

Ludhiana: State president SC /ST Wing of Aam Aadmi Party, Gurdev Singh Mann has slammed the SAD-BJP combine for completely ignoring the interests of Dalits and weaker sections of society in last 9.5 years. Addressing a largely attended weaker sections’ rally organised by SC/ST Wing of the party at Jagraon on Tuesday, Mann blamed that during

Satluj’s level rising, red alert

Firozpur: Dhussi Bandh Adjoining Tendiwala getting notches and presently condition of the bandh is under huge threat, nearby areas in red alert. Kalu warha and Jhuge Khushal wale situated on Satluj Riverine which i. Areas like BSF post in Shame Ke, Tendi wala, Bhanewala, Bhakara, Navi Gatti Rajo ke, Gatti Rajo ke, Kilche, Kamal wala, Gatti

Attack on RSS leader: AIIMS doctor reaches Ludhiana to examine him

Ludhiana: The condition of RSS leader Jagdish Gagneja is continued to be critical even after three days after the murderous attack on him in Jalandhar. On Tuesday a team of two doctors from All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) visited Hero Heart DMC Institute, Ludhiana and examined Gagneja. Gagneja is on ventilator from last three

SAD rebel Mohali Mayor to don Akali turban today

In the run-up to the Mohali Municipal Corporation poll, he, along with his local associates, had left the party following “non-acceptance” of some of his candidates for the civic poll. Chandigarh: With Assembly elections just few months away, a Shiromani Akali Dal rebel and the first Mayor of Mohali Kulwant Singh is going to don Akali

PAU students unhappy with procedure adopted for allotment of hostels, stage protest

Ludhiana: The postgraduate students of Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) staged a protest against the allotment of hostels by the university on Tuesday. The protesting student met the Vice Chancellor and expressed their resentment regarding their demands for hostels.The students said no doubt, all the students in hostels are facing the hostel problem but the most

Cow protection: Badal warns of action for violating law

Hoshiarpur: Days after Prime Minister NarendraModi asked the states to act against “self-styled” cow vigilante groups, Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal today warned those violating law on the pretext of cow protection of stern action. He also batted for dairy farmers who are being harassed in the name of ‘gau raksha’ (cow protection). On

Capt Amarinder hints at dropping few sitting MLAs

Sardoolgarh (Mansa): Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee (PPCC) President Capt Amarinder Singh on Tuesday hinted that some sitting party MLAs may be dropped in the up coming assembly elections depending on their performance and winnability. Talking to media on his self styled congress campaign ‘Halque Vich Captain’ PCC president said that the party had already started

Punjab zoological parks to get new entrants, facilities

Chandigarh: Wildlife lovers will soon find updated facilities and new entrants in the list of birds and animals at four state run zoological parks in Punjab. For this, the Punjab Forest and Wildlife Department has prepared a roadmap, which is expected to be executed by next year. The officers said that action plan has been