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

Property tax evasion: Banks on Ludhiana MC's radar, rent deeds being scrutinised

Ludhiana,, Dec. 28 -- The municipal corporation (MC) has started scrutinising rent deeds of all banks in the city after the owners of two properties rented out to banks were caught for tax evasion. A... Read More

Closure of Pakhowal road: Locked in, Ludhiana shopkeepers fume over traffic curbs, seek diversion plan

Ludhiana,, Dec. 28 -- (Hindustan Times) -- Already reeling under losses due to the pandemic, a section of businesses fear further losses as customers are unable to come to their establishments due to ... Read More

Ludhiana at a standstill, but MC at work

Ludhiana,, Dec. 26 -- With cities coming to an abrupt halt due to the Covid-induced lockdown, the role of local governments became all the more crucial this year as these took on the dual challenge of... Read More

Covid blues: Double whammy for Ludhiana kite traders as prices rise, sales dive

Ludhiana,, Dec. 21 -- The ripples of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, coupled with the farmers' agitation, are being felt in the city's kites business as well. Even as kite flying is expected to pick u... Read More

Ban on outsourcing staff: Future of 43 JEs, SDOs in Ludhiana hangs in balance

Ludhiana,, Dec. 19 -- With the Punjab local bodies department stopping the municipal corporation (MC) from appointing outsourced staff, as many as 43 outsourced junior engineers (JE) and sub-divisiona... Read More