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27 year old ITS officer from Ludhiana secures 19th rank in Civil services

27 year old ITS officer from Ludhiana secures 19th rank in Civil services

Amarpreet Singh Makkar Ludhiana: 27 year old Indian Trade Services (ITS) officer Hapreet Singh of Ludhiana district secured 19th rank in civil services examination results. Harpreet, a native of Doraha has made his town and district proud with this achievement. He has also served as Commandant in Border Security Force (BSF) and was posted at Bangladesh

Ludhiana’s “befkoof Chaiwala” to contest Lok Sabha Elections

Ludhiana’s “befkoof Chaiwala” to contest Lok Sabha Elections

Amarpreet Singh Makkar Ludhiana: Following the footsteps of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, a tea stall owner from Ludhiana has decided to contest Lok Sabha elections from Ludhiana as an Independent candidate. Famous with the name of “Befkoof Chai Wala” in Ludhiana, Ram Shankar is fed up with the unfulfilled promises of political parties, candidates and

PAU scientists bag mega research project

PAU scientists bag mega research project

DP Correspondent Ludhiana The water management scientists at PAU, Ludhiana bagged a mega research project in the form of “North India Centre for Water Technology Research in Agriculture” from the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India worth Rs 5.37 crore. The project being multi-disciplinary and multi-locational is expected to find solutions to the

Netplus Broadband announces first truly unlimited High Speed Internet

DP Correspondent  Ludhiana: Fastway Transmissions-owned Netplus Broadband today announced Truly Unlimited Data for its customers. The offer is available to new and existing customers, and is applicable from Plans starting at Rs 599 per Month. This will redefine affordability and offer great value to customers which will enable them to enjoy an enhanced internet experience. As a

80% youngsters want TikTok banned in India

Ludhiana lunched TikTok Safety Center

Tik Tok Safety Center: TikTok the world’s leading short video platform on Friday launched the localized version of its Safety Center .Ludhiana lunched TikTok Safety Center . A local website that consists of safety policies tools and resources to equip users with product education and protection measures when using TikTok. The Safety Center is available

Sewerage still an issue in Ludhiana

SUKHPREET SINGH Ludhiana Water logging, a major problem during rainy days has become a perennial problem as most awaited storm sewerage project is not even in a comprehensive planning of Municipal Corporation. The project is in a dire need as many leaders and government have talked about the issue but never made it on ground.

Mock Drill on Chemical Emergency organized in Milk Plant

Mock Drill on Chemical Emergency organized in Milk Plant

Ludhiana: The District Disaster Management Authority of the District Administration Ludhiana organised a mock drill on chemical emergency in the premises of Verka Milk Plant, Ferozepur Road on Thursday. The mock drill, organised under the leadership of District Revenue Officer Savita, mainly aimed at creating awareness among people as well as the employees of Verka

Ludhiana Waste Compactor Project lying in the waste

SUKHPREET SINGH Ludhiana Being announced by Local Bodies Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu in 2017, the Static Waste Compactor Project aimed at handling sold waste is yet to see the light. Interestingly, out of the proposed 40 static waste compactors, not even a single has been installed yet. Local Bodies Department had sanctioned Rs 40 crore

Ludhiana sulks on the stinking banks of Buddha Nullah

SUKHPREET SINGH Ludhiana: Buddha Nullah, which was earlier known as Buddha Darya, has not been just an eyesore in Ludhiana city but has also been a serious health hazard to which political representatives from the city have only paid a lip service. For years, election after election, there has only been promises but no action

SAD MLA Sharanjit Dhillon on hunger strike in protest against Govt over development projects

DP Correspondent Ludhiana: Accusing the Government for becoming hurdle in development, Shiromani Akal Dal MLA from Sahnewal Sharanjit Singh Dhillon started hunger strike from Monday. Dhillon sat on indefinite hunger strike at Rahon road of Sahnewal constituency for not sanctioning funds for sewerage project, road infrastructure and other works. More than one dozen Panchayats of

Ludhiana not a bastion of any Political party, Congress wins 9 times, SAD 7 Times in MP Polls

Amarpreet Singh Makkar Ludhiana: Known as Manchester of India or Industrial Town, Ludhiana didn’t remain a bastion of any single party. In 16 Lok Sabha elections, Congress Member Parliament won nine times while Shiromani Akali Dal MP Won 7 times. From last times, Congress MP is representing Ludhiana in Lok Sabha. From 1952 to till

Photography and Caption writing Contest held at GGN Khalsa College

Ludhiana: The Department of Journalism and Mass Communication of Gujranwala Guru Nanak Khalsa College has organised Photography and Caption writing contest. As many as 40 students have participated in contest and show their photography skills.  Coordinator of Department of Journalism, Prof. Sushminderjeet Kaur informed that the students were given theme of “Nature and Youth” and

Sant Rampal Singh Jhande joins Akali Dal

DP Correspondent  Ludhiana: The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) today got a huge boost in this parliamentary constituency when revered religious leader Sant Rampal Singh Jhande  joined the SAD in the presence of its president Sukhbir Singh Badal. Sant Rampal Jhande has a huge following in the entire Malwa region and thousands of people attend his

“Sakhi Polling Stations” To Be Set Up In all constituencies of district Ludhiana

DP Correspondent Ludhiana: As per the directions of the Election Commission of India, “Sakhi Polling Stations” would be set up in all Vidhan Sabha constituencies of district Ludhiana. Deputy Commissioner Pradeep Kumar Agrawal informed that at least one such polling station would be set up in each Vidhan Sabha constituency. On the occasion of International

International Women Day: Women officers hold key responsibilities for conducting LS Polls in Ludhiana

Amarpreet Singh Makkar Ludhiana: International Women Day is being celebrated across the globe on March 8, but this time this day would hold special significance for Ludhianvis as women officers posted in the district share bigger chunk of responsibilities for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections 2019. Additional Deputy Commissioner (Development) Dr Shena Aggarwal is the

Musical play ‘Sahir-Kahaan Ho Tum’ to be organised in memory of Sahir Ludhianvi

Scheduled on 8th March, 2019 at Guru Nanak Dev Bhavan in Ludhiana Ludhiana: Nehru Sidhant Kender Trust announced that it is organizing a musical drama ‘Sahir-Kahaan Ho Tum’ to celebrate the life, poetry and songs of the legendary poet Sahir Ludhianvi in association with Ibaadat Foundation, New Delhi. Scheduled on 8th March, 2019 at Guru

Vigilance Bureau directs Govt to transfer MC tainted officers

Sukhpreet Singh Ludhiana: Following the complaint of city based activists against Municipal Corporation Tehbazari wing inaction against encroachments, Vigilance Bureau directed the Punjab government to do departmental inquiry against officers and transfer them to other districts. Rohit Sabharwal has given complaint to concerned authorities few years back against the encroachments in the different areas of the

Ludhiana’s Oswal Hospital awarded Silver Medal for Charitable and Ethical Practices

DP Correspondent Ludhiana The Society For Promotion of Ethical and Affordable Healthcare (SPEAK) India held its Health Conclave cum Biennial Awards function in APC Auditorium of P.G.I, Chandigarh on 3rd March 2019. The Honorable Judge of Punjab & Haryana High Court, Justice A.K Mittal was the chief guest on this occasion. The main objectives of

Child labour Ludhiana

Child labour rampant in Ludhiana

AS PER AN ESTIMATE MORE THAN 15,000 CHILD LABOURERS WORK IN THE CYCLE AND HOSIERY INDUSTRIES AS WELL AS RESTAURANTS AND EATERIES SUKHPREET SINGH Ludhiana The Labour Department has failed to take on those employing child labourers in factories and other areas. The department is turning a blind eye towards Aggar Nagar on Ferozepur Road

Woman gang-raped by 12 near Ludhiana, police conduct raids

Woman gang-raped by 12 near Ludhiana, police conduct raids

Woman gang-raped by 12 near Ludhiana, police conduct raids. The Punjab Police on Monday conducted raids at various places in Ludhiana district after a young woman alleged she was gang-raped by 12 men at a farmhouse near Jagraon town after she and her male friend were attacked and abducted.No arrests have been made so far.The