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47,000 state traders to benefit from OTS scheme: Manpreet

Ludhiana, Jan. 13 -- Punjab finance minister Manpreet Singh Badal launched the One Time Settlement (OTS) scheme for traders to clear their arrears with the government in the city on Tuesday. He said a... Read More


Ludhiana's booming economy descends into gloom

Ludhiana,, Dec. 28 -- The pandemic hit Ludhiana where it hurts the most- its industry. Beginning with the migrant exodus in March, which was triggered by the sudden announcement of the lockdown, the i... Read More


Despite pandemic, runaway couples knock court doors for protection from families

Ludhiana, Dec. 17 -- Decked up in a flashy bridal attire and accessories, Sunita Rani, along with her husband Ram Prasad, awaits her turn at the district and sessions court where her petition seeking ... Read More


Number of beggars in Ludhiana brought down from 250 to 74 in a month: Survey

LUDHIANA,, Dec. 10 -- Ever since the police had kick-started an anti-begging drive in November, around 250 beggars seeking alms at 40 places in city including traffic light points, temples and gurdwar... Read More


Ludhiana elevated road project: 8-hr power cuts for 3 days for shifting of power lines

Ludhiana,, Dec. 6 -- A major inconvenience is in store over the next two days as power will be snapped for over eight hours in several areas of the city due to the shifting of 66 KV lines for the elev... Read More


Punjab's honey farmers rubbish adulteration claims, say profits have only increased in Covid times

Ludhiana,, Dec. 6 -- While this year has spelled misery for most businesses, it has ushered in profits for honey farmers in the state who are having a fruitful year. The farmers are undeterred by the ... Read More


15-day window fine, but clearing backlog will take months: Punjab industry

Ludhiana,, Nov. 25 -- At a time the industry in the state wants to literally fly out of its current situation towards recovery and normalcy, the resumption of goods trains, though a breather, only hig... Read More


15-day window fine, but clearing backlog will take months: Industry

Ludhiana, Nov. 25 -- At a time the industry in the state wants to literally fly out of its current situation towards recovery and normalcy, the resumption of goods trains, though a breather, only high... Read More


Active cases in Ludhiana cross 500-mark for first time in 26 days

Ludhiana,, Nov. 6 -- The number of active Covid-19 cases in Ludhiana crossed the 500-mark for the first time in 26 days on Thursday. With 510 active cases, two deaths due to the virus were reported in... Read More


Daily update: Zero Covid death in Ludhiana, a first since July

Ludhiana,, Oct. 23 -- For the first time since July, Ludhiana reported zero deaths in a day on Thursday, taking weekly average death rate significantly down to three. The total number of deaths in Lu... Read More