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PAU study shows dip in rain volume during kharif season

Ludhiana, June 11 -- With the onset of paddy sowing season, concern regarding the depleting water table has also resurfaced. The School of Climate Change and Agricultural Meteorology of Punjab Agricul... Read More


covid: dsp who sought capt's help for lung transplant succumbs

Ludhiana, June 10 -- The 49-year-old deputy superintendent of police (DSP) Harjinder Singh, who had recently urged chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh to release funds for his lung transplant proce... Read More


From glory to notoriety: How Jaipal became state's most wanted gangster

Ludhiana, June 10 -- Failing to make it big in the world of sport, Jaipal Bhullar - one of Punjab's most wanted drug smuggler and gangster who was killed in an encounter in Kolkata on Wednesday - achi... Read More


Ludhiana DSP who sought CM's help for post-Covid lung transplant dead

India, June 9 -- The 49-year-old deputy superintendent of police (DSP) Harjinder Singh, who had recently urged chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh to release funds for his lung transplant procedure... Read More


Sikh, Hindu refugees in Punjab elated as Centre opens doors for citizenship

Ludhiana, May 31 -- Sikh and Hindu refugees living in Ludhiana have hailed the Union government's move to invite applications from immigrants belonging to minority communities from Afghanistan, Pakist... Read More


Grief overload for families losing multiple members to Covid-19

India, May 20 -- With Covid-19 coming back with a vengeance in the second wave, Ludhiana has remained the worst hit in the state with over 23,000 cases and 380 deaths in May alone. Several families ha... Read More


Flow of bodies overwhelms Ludhiana crematoriums

Ludhiana, May 2 -- As the hospitals are bursting at the seams with the sudden spurt in Covid patients, the three main crematoriums in Ludhiana city where the virus victims are being consigned to flame... Read More


At Ludhiana civil surgeon's office, testing, vaccination go arm in arm

Ludhiana, April 21 -- The health department does not practice what it preaches as it is conducting vaccination and testing at the same facility ignoring the threat it poses. Residents in large number... Read More


Rural doctors on Covid duty in Punjab strike over promotion issue

LUDHIANA, April 17 -- At a time when the Punjab health department is facing an alarming rise in coronavirus cases, over 530 rural medical officers (RMOs) in the state have decided to boycott their Cov... Read More


Gender gap found in immunisation

Ludhiana, April 13 -- The number of elderly women coming forward to get vaccinated against Covid-19 is lesser than elderly men, data compiled by the community health department of Dayanand Medical Col... Read More