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Ludhiana | This Rajewal farmer is showing the way in sustainable farming

Ludhiana, Nov. 14 -- While many others continue to stick to age-old agricultural practices harmful for the environment, Baldev Singh, 44, a progressive farmer from Rajewal village, is setting an examp... Read More


Ludhiana: Amid rise in stubble burning cases, DMCH sees 15% more heart patients in past month

Ludhiana, Nov. 12 -- The number of heart patients visiting out-patient departments and admitted to emergency wards of Dayanand Medical College and Hospital (DMCH) has increased by 15% since the first ... Read More


Ludhiana: Day after rampant cracker bursting, AQI turns 'severe'

Ludhiana, Nov. 10 -- The city's air quality plunged into the "severe" category for the first time this season on Wednesday with an AQI of 409. This comes a day after widespread bursting of crackers be... Read More


Rise in farm fires reduced sunshine to zero in Punjab, underlines report

Ludhiana, Nov. 5 -- The sudden rise in stubble burning this kharif season reduced the sunshine hours to zero twice in the past two weeks, says a report by Punjab Agricultural University (PAU), Ludhian... Read More


Rise in farm fires reduced sunshine to zero in Punjab: PAU report

Ludhiana, Nov. 5 -- The sudden rise in stubble burning this kharif season reduced the sunshine hours to zero twice in the past two weeks, says a report by Punjab Agricultural University (PAU), Ludhian... Read More


Farm fires: Patients with respiratory ailments, allergies flood Ludhiana hospitals

Ludhiana, Nov. 3 -- The spike in stubble burning cases and resultant pollution has led to an unprecedented rise in the number of patients suffering from allergies, especially respiratory issues such a... Read More


Ludhiana | PMAY- Urban scam: Whistleblower cries foul

Ludhiana, Nov. 2 -- The social activist whose complaint led to an MC employee being booked for usurping Rs.5.25 lakh posing herself as underprivileged has lodged another complaint alleging that the ac... Read More


PMAY Urban scam: Ludhiana MC employee booked for usurping rRs.r5.25L posing as underprivileged

Ludhiana, Nov. 1 -- Four days after the municipal corporation (MC) commissioner Shena Aggarwal formed a six-member committee to probe the release of payments to beneficiaries under the Pradhan Mantri ... Read More


Sensing shortage of rice variety: PAU V-C urges farmers to retain PR-126 for next season

Ludhiana, Oct. 31 -- Sensing the shortage of PR-126 seed- most famous short-duration variety of paddy crop developed by Punjab Agriculture University (PAU)- vice-chancellor Satbir Singh Gosal urged fa... Read More


Ludhiana records 2.6% spike in farm fires this year

Ludhiana, Oct. 31 -- With 100 new incidents on Sunday (October 30), Ludhiana has reported 658 farm fires so far this year, a spike of 2.6% from the 641 incidents reported in the corresponding period l... Read More