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Amarinder Singh writes to PM for Rs 1,000 cr as special flood relief package

Punjab govt seeks Rs 1,000 cr as special flood relief package

The Punjab government on Wednesday sought Rs 1,000 crore from the Centre as special flood relief package for the loss caused by recent floods in the state.Chief Minister Amarinder Singh wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, urging him to instruct the authorities concerned to waive crop loans of banks or financial institutions availed by the

Punjab to have 'Cycle Valley' with outlay of Rs 300 crore

Punjab to have ‘Cycle Valley’ with outlay of Rs 300 crore

Punjab is setting up a high-tech Cycle Valley in Ludhiana district at an outlay of Rs 300 crore, and modalities for purchasing 383 acres for this have been completed, Industries and Commerce Minister Sunder Sham Arora said on Sunday.The project has got approval from the Union Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change. A 100

Two killed, 12 hurt in blast at Ludhiana iron furnace unit

 Two labourers were killed and 12 others injured in a blast in an iron furnace unit in Punjab’s Ludhiana town, police said.The injured, most of them migrant workers, were rushed to hospitals here with 25 to 30 per cent burns. Two of them have been shifted to Rajindra Medical College and Hospital in critical condition.

10 jail inmates injured in clash in Punjab

At least 10 inmates of a jail in Punjab’s Ludhiana city sustained injuries on Thursday in a clash between two groups, police said. Security has been heightened in the Central Jail after the clash, a police officer told, further adding the cause of provocation is yet to be ascertained. The incident in the jail occurred

Youth Akali Dal protests against Govt for failure in rescuing Fatehveer

Ludhiana The Youth Akali Dal (YAD) led by district president Gurdeep Singh Gosha protested against the Punjab Government and Chief Minister Capt. Amarinder Singh for failure in rescue operation to save two year old child Fatehveer Singh in Sangrur. Govt has failed in rescuing Fatehveer who was fighting a tough fight.    The large number

Doughnut festival concluded at The Chocolate Box and Lounge

Ludhiana The week long Doughnut festival that started on June 6th at The Chocolate Box and Lounge, MBD Neopolis mall concluded on Tuesday. The idea of having a snack and dessert at the same time clicked with the people of Ludhiana and there was great curiosity and excitement among people to know more about the

Congress leader Kulwant Sidhu assures traders for resolving issues

DP Correspondent   Ludhiana   A meeting of Ludhiana steel traders association was held at Gill Road in which Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee (PPCC) secretary and in charge of Atam Nagar constituency Kulwant Singh Sidhu was special Guest. The traders told their problems to Congress leader Kulwant Singh Sidhu who assured that all the grievances

Ludhiana students shine at Olympiad awards

DP Correspondent Ludhiana Two students from Ludhiana made their parents proud by garnering International Rank in the SOF Olympiad. Over 50,000 from 1400 cities across 25 countries participated in SOF Olympiad exams during 2018-19 and around 50 lakh students appeared in the Olympiad.   In this Olympiad around 24,000 students from Ludhiana participated out of which

Seeds and Saplings distributed by MBD Neopolis mall and Radisson Blu Hotel

Ludhiana Keeping in with the spirit of World Environment Day, the staff and management of Hotel Radisson Blu MBD Ludhiana and MBD Neopolis mall celebrated world environment day. Around 100 saplings and seeds of various varieties of flowers were distributed to guests and visitors at hotel and mall. Even the staff of mall and hotel

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

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

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

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

Head to Head competition in Ludhiana, know who is going to be ahead

Head to Head competition in Ludhiana, know who is going to be ahead

The results of the Lok Sabha elections, which have been completed in 7 phases, will be declared today. The number of votes cast for 542 seats in the country under the Lok Sabha elections continues this morning. The NDA is following in the initial trends. Elections from Ludhiana Lok Sabha seat are coming to an

Anti Terrorism Day Observed in Ludhiana

Anti Terrorism Day Observed in Ludhiana

DP Correspondent Ludhiana For promoting peace and communal harmony, anti terrorism day was observed in the district today. On the directions of Deputy Commissioner Pradeep Kumar Agrawal, District Public Relations Officer Ludhiana Prabhdeep Singh Nathowal today administered oath to the staff during a function at Bachat Bhawan, here today. A large gathering of District Administration

Industrialist appeals the Azerbaijan temple Management to maintain 18th Century Gurbani Scripts in Baku

Industrialist appeals the Azerbaijan temple Management to maintain 18th Century Gurbani Scripts in Baku

DP Correspondent Ludhiana Ludhiana based Industrialist, JP Singh who is on a work visit to Azerbaijan visited Atashgah Temple in the capital city Baku of Azerbaijan and found Gurbani written on the walls of the temple. Getting in touch with the authorities and local people , he found out  through various stories that the temple

Special general observer takes stock of poll preparations for Ludhiana parliamentary constituency

Special general observer takes stock of poll preparations for Ludhiana

DP Correspondent Ludhiana For supervising the upcoming Lok Sabha elections for Ludhiana Parliamentary Constituency-7, the Election Commission of India has already deputed two expenditure observers, a police observer and a general observer. The ECI has also deputed Raghav Chandra, IAS (Retd) as Special General Observer for Ludhiana Parliamentary Constituency-7, who reached the city. Upon his

Three days extravaganza start with fashion show at The Chocolate Box

Three days extravaganza start with fashion show at The Chocolate Box

Ludhiana Chocolate theme fashion show, liquid drumming and Live Musical band performance are main highlights of three days activity A three days extravaganza, celebrating the grand launch of the trendiest patisserie in town , The Chocolate box and lounge at MBD Neopolis mall kicked of with first of its kind chocolate theme fashion show on

DLSA shifts child from women jail to Swami Ganga Nand Bhuri Wale trust Bal Ghar

DLSA shifts child from women jail to Swami Ganga Nand Bhuri Wale trust Bal Ghar

Ludhiana May 3 An application was received in the Office of District Legal Services Authority, Ludhiana from Ms. Aarti w/o Suresh Kumar, an inmate at Woman Jail, Ludhiana, in which she had stated that she is facing trial in an FIR registered in 2017 and presently she is lodged in Woman Jail, Ludhiana and she

Second edition of Gurbhajan Gill’s book “Raavi” released

DP Correspondent Ludhiana:  The 2nd edition of Punjabi poet Prof Gurbhajan Gill’s book titled “Raavi” was released during a function held at Gujranwala Guru Nanak Khalsa College, here today. This function was organised by the post graduate Punjabi department of Gujranwala Guru Nanak Khalsa College and Punjabi Lok Virasat Academy. Former Vice Chancellor, Guru Nanak