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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

LPG Cylinder Blast: One more died, death toll reached 13

LPG Cylinder Blast: One more died, death toll reached 13

Ludhiana(DP Correspondent) – Another victim of LPG cylinder blast succumbed to injuries on Saturday. The death toll reached to 13 till now. Out of total 34 injured, 13 have died and few are still undergoing treatment at different hospitals. 19 year old Kajal who had suffered sixty percent burn injuries died while undergoing treatment at Christian Medical College

28 pc of samples from food chains fail safety norms

Ludhiana: 28 pc of samples from food chains fail safety norms

Ludhiana – The Health Department has revealed the report of samples collected from different chains in the vicinity of the city during the past six months. As much as 28 percent samples have failed the test. Sample of Shakti milk product of Verka failed test recently because of its miss labelling.According to health officials, in the

SHO transferred on complaints of contractors

Ludhiana: SHO transferred on complaints of contractors

SHO transferred on complaints of contractors. While inviting suggestions during a meeting with the contractors by the Cabinet Sub-Committee on Mining, 2 contractors from Ludhiana complained against the SHO of Sidhwan Bet and said that the SHO harasses them and is himself embroiled in illegal mining. Taking note of the complaint, the cabinet minister Mr. Navjot

Radisson Blu Hotel MBD Ludhiana and MBD Neopolis mall observed Earth hour

Radisson Blu Hotel MBD Ludhiana and MBD Neopolis mall observed Earth hour

Radisson Blu Hotel MBD Ludhiana and MBD Neopolis mall observed Earth hour It is time to Give Up to Give Back! RadissonBluHotelMBD Ludhiana and MBD Neopolis mall Ludhiana switched off lights on Saturday 24th March 2018 from 8:30 pm to 9:30 pm to be part of the world’s largest voluntary action for the environment! While

Ludhiana MC seals five car showrooms for violating building norms

Ludhiana MC seals five car showrooms for violating building norms

Ludhiana Municipal Corporation Zone officials along with their team members sealed five showrooms for not having the CLU of their buildings from MC office. Despite sending notices to the property owners for not having CLU, sealing has been done. According to the officials of MC, they have sent the notices to car showrooms last month but

Ludhiana Municipal Corporation wants tax target cut

Ludhiana Municipal Corporation wants tax target cut

Ludhiana Municipal Corporation wants tax target cut: Worried over the slow pace of recovery of property tax, MC officials have decided to request the Punjab local bodies department additional chief secretary to reduce the annual target for collecting the levy. While the state government had set a Rs 100-crore target for the MC to collect property

Ludhiana MC polls: 253 candidates withdraw nominations, 494 left in fray

Ludhiana MC polls: 253 candidates withdraw nominations, 494 left in fray

Ludhiana MC polls: 253 candidates withdraw nominations, 494 left in fray Ludhiana: –As many as 253 candidates, have withdrawn their nominations on the last day of withdrawal. After the withdrawal process, 494 candidates were left in the fray of 95 wards for the elections of Municipal Corporation (MC) to be held on February 24. All the

Ludhiana: Families of factory blast victims get compensation from MC

Ludhiana: Families of factory blast victims get compensation from MC

Ludhiana: Families of factory blast victims get compensation from MC LUDHIANA: Punjab Government and Ludhiana Municipal Corporation on Saturday handed over cheques of Rs 10 lakh to the families of the victims, who were died in plastic factory Fire mishap in November. Apart from this, the amounts of all monetary benefits of the victims were

Luhdiana MC election: 610 in fray for Congress ticket in 95 wards

Ludhiana MC election: 610 in fray for Congress ticket in 95 wards

Ludhiana MC election: 610 in fray for Congress ticket in 95 wards Ludhiana – As many as 610 Congress leaders have applied for the election ticket for Municipal Corporation Elections. The last date of submitting application form for election ticket was on Friday and till evening, 610 forms were received. However more than 700 leaders have

Ludhiana electoral roll for MC polls published

Ludhiana electoral roll for MC polls published

Ludhiana – The draft electoral rolls for Ludhiana Municipal Corporation Elections were published on Thursday. The Electoral rolls were prepared on the basis of latest Punjab Vidhan Sabha voters list. Additional District Electoral Officer-cum-Additional Deputy Commissioner Surabhi Malik said that State Election Commission has issued the programme of revision of the electoral rolls ahead of

MC contractors stage protest over non clearance of dues

MC contractors stage protest over non clearance of dues

MC contractors stage protest over non clearance of dues Ludhiana – Highlighting the government empty coffers, contractors staged the protest at Zone D office and raised the slogans against the Municipal Corporation authorities for not releasing the pending dues. On regular basis, the decorum of Municipal Corporation is getting disturbed as contractors have staged the protest

Municipal Corporation elections likely on Feb 11

Ludhiana Municipal Corporation elections likely on Feb 11

Ludhiana – After the final notification of delimitation of wards was released, the Municipal Corporation (MC) elections were likely to be held on February 11. The government has reportedly sent tentative schedule to the State Election Commission. So, everyone is waiting for the announcement of date by the state poll body. Two days ago, Local

SAD to contest zila parishad, panchayat Samiti elections on party symbol

SAD to contest zila parishad, panchayat Samiti elections on party symbol

SAD to contest zila parishad, panchayat Samiti elections on party symbol Chandigarh – Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) on Wednesday decided to contest the forthcoming zila parishad and panchayat Samiti elections on the party symbol, even as it decided to establish its party offices in all districts of the state. Presiding over a meeting of General