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Martyr Sukhdev's Ludhiana house in a shambles despite govt promises

India, Feb. 14 -- Ludhiana Three years after Punjab chief minister Capt Amarinder Singh announced Rs.1 crore grant for beautification of ancestral house of martyr Sukhdev Thapar at Naughara Mohalla in... Read More


Raikot residents put up posters barring entry of BJP leaders

Ludhiana, Feb. 5 -- Ludhiana With Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) facing strong resistance over three farm laws in Punjab, residents of Raikot, especially youth, have put up posters and banners announcin... Read More


Industry's thumbs-down to Union budget, cycle makers disappointed

Ludhiana, Feb. 2 -- Captains of industry in Punjab's industrial hub have given thumbs down to budget announcements, saying the Centre has provided no or minimal relief. Bicycle industry, a speciality ... Read More


NRIs root for farm agitation in cash and kind

Ludhiana, Jan. 26 -- With farmers gearing up for the R-day tractor parade in Delhi on Tuesday, non-resident Indians (NRIs) who have roots in the state's villages have been helping out the agitation, i... Read More


In villages, politics takes backseat as rival party workers come together to support farm stir

LUDHIANA, Jan. 24 -- Leaders and supporters of various political parties in Punjab which usually are at loggerheads are working together overtime in many villages of the state to make the ongoing farm... Read More


Ludhiana MC opens utensil bank as alternative to single-use plastic

Ludhiana, Jan. 15 -- Residents will be now be able to borrow steel utensils while hosting large gatherings such as weddings, religious processions and langars free of cost as the civic body has setup ... Read More


Sale of poultry products takes a dive in Ludhiana amid caution over bird flu

Ludhiana,, Jan. 8 -- Residents' caution in the wake of bird flu cases across the country has started reflecting in sale of poultry products in the city. While no unusual bird deaths have been reporte... Read More


Ludhiana residents raise concern over canal turning into 'Buddha nullah'

Ludhiana,, Jan. 8 -- While efforts are being made to clean the polluted Buddha Nullah, another water body Sidhwan canal is also turning into a "nullah" due to the apathy of the irrigation department, ... Read More


Ludhiana's Focal Point CETP runs into rough weather for want of power connection

Ludhiana,, Jan. 5 -- The 40MLD Common Effluent Treatment Plant (CETP) project being set up for the Focal Point dyeing industry has hit a roadblock due to the non-availability of a power connection to ... Read More


Jagraon Bridge retaining wall construction: Ludhiana MC paid contractor Rs.44.7 lakh in excess, finds audit

Ludhiana,, Jan. 4 -- The municipal corporation (MC) paid Rs 44.7 lakh in excess to the contractor for the Jagraon Bridge retaining wall construction project, a third-party audit ordered by the state g... Read More