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Ludhiana roads remain treacherous despite Rs.630cr spending

Ludhiana,, Dec. 18 -- The Ludhiana municipal corporation (MC) has spent around Rs.630 crore on streets and roads over the last five years but to no avail as harried motorists continue to navigate haph... Read More


50 swachhata monitors to safeguard Ludhiana's Buddha Nullah

Ludhiana,, Dec. 17 -- In a bid to discourage residents from polluting the Buddha Nullah - a seasonal stream that drains into the Sutlej - the civic body has decided to deploy a dedicated team of 50 sw... Read More


Despite inching deadline, pet registration garners tepid response in Ludhiana

Ludhiana,, Dec. 13 -- Six months after the Ludhiana municipal corporation made it mandatory for residents to register their pets with the civic body, few residents have followed up on the notification... Read More


Fake loan scam rocks Ludhiana civic body

Ludhiana,, Dec. 6 -- The Ludhiana municipal corporation has been rocked by an alleged fake loan scam after it emerged that employees' fake salary slips and identity cards were being used to procure ba... Read More


Despite upto 60% drop in prices, Ludhiana cinemas report low occupancy

Ludhiana,, Dec. 4 -- A month after multiplexes across the district raised their curtains, theatres continue to wear a forlorn look amid the coronavirus pandemic. Despite cinemas slashing ticket prices... Read More


Illegal constructions: Building branch staff under political pressure, admit Ludhiana MC ATPs

Ludhiana,, Dec. 3 -- In an inquiry regarding illegal constructions in the city, assistant town planners (ATP) of all the four zones of the municipal corporation (MC), have admitted that the building b... Read More


Night curfew disrupts wedding plans

Ludhiana, Dec. 3 -- The Punjab government's decision to impose a curfew in the state from 10 pm to 5 am from December 1 has left couples and banquet hall owners in a fix. The couples who had already... Read More


Homeless brave the wrath of winter as Ludhiana MC dilly-dallies opening of shelters

Ludhiana,, Dec. 1 -- (Hindustan Times) -- Even as the winter chill is tightening its grip on the city, the homeless are still without a roof to protect them. The city has five permanent night shelter... Read More


Nothing concrete done to control Buddha Nullah pollution, finds NGT team

Ludhiana,, Nov. 27 -- Finding no progress in the upgrade of sewer treatment plants (STPs) that are meant to reduce pollution in the Buddha Nullah, the monitoring committee of National Green Tribunal (... Read More


Amid Covid blues, Ludhiana industry hoping expos will be breath of fresh air

Ludhiana,, Nov. 21 -- With the Union ministry of culture having allowed exhibitions from November 10, the city-based industry is looking forward to organising expositions in the beginning of 2021. Af... Read More