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Three migrant labourers electrocuted in Ludhiana

Three migrant labourers electrocuted in Ludhiana

Ludhiana, Jul 8 (PTI) Three migrant labourers, hailing from UP and Bihar, died of electrocution in the new Punjabi colony of Basti Jodhewal here today, Additional DCP Surinder Lamba said. Lamba said a high tension electric cable was passing close to the first floor of a house where the labourers were engaged in some repair

Dust haze cripples life, relief likely today

Dust haze cripples life, relief likely today

Chandigarh – A blanket of dust haze covered Punjab and Haryana for the third day on Friday, disrupting flight operations at the airport here. In view of the prevailing weather condition, some flight operators had on Thursday itself announced cancellation of flights scheduled for the day, airport officials said. On Thursday, over 30 flights were cancelled here

Buddha Nullah plight: Stern action will be taken against violators says Soni

Buddha Nullah plight: Stern action will be taken against violators says Soni

LUDHIANA: Environment Minister Om Prakash Soni has cautioned the owners of industries polluting environment and the officers, who are in collusion with the violators. During visit of Buddha Nullah here, Soni alleged that dyeing units, which have not installed water treatment plants or their plants were not working, are discharging toxic water into Buddha Nullah, which

Heavy rain and thunderstorm in northern India

Heavy rain and thunderstorm in northern India

CHANDIGARH: Dust storms on Saturday hit parts of Punjab, throwing life out of gear, with Chandigarh and adjoining areas witnessing rains. Ludhiana witnessed dust storm followed by rain. There was complete dark at some places in the morning. There were also reports of power supply getting disrupted, and plants and trees getting uprooted. However, the maximum temperature at most

Govt. to provide fruity and eco-friendly environment to wildlife

Govt. to provide fruity and eco-friendly environment to wildlife

Govt. to provide fruity and eco-friendly environment to wildlife. Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga):  After environmental disaster due to molasses mixed water in the canals, the Punjab Government now to start process to save wildlife. Government to provide fruity and eco-friendly environment in all of its wildlife centuries. Pilot project at Mehar of Nabha, Eishwan of Sangrur and Kulmajra

Dead fish row: Authorities stop drinking water supply

Dead fish row: Authorities stop drinking water supply

Chandigarh/Jaipur – Contaminated water with dead fish and snakes has entered into Rajasthan through Indira Gandhi canal from Punjab, prompting the authorities to stop drinking water supply from the canal as a precautionary measure. “The water in the canal is black and red with foul smell and dead fish and snakes have been spotted in

Flyover wall collapse: Admn decides to shift bus stand temporarily

Flyover wall collapse: Admn decides to shift bus stand temporarily

Flyover wall collapse: Admn decides to shift bus stand temporarily, chalks out traffic diversion plan Ludhiana(DP correspondent) – The city cripples due to heavy traffic jam after the Gill chowk Flyover was closed for commuters following the retaining wall of flyover was collapsed on Sunday late night. As there was no proper diversion plan and alternative route