With Lohri, Basant Panchami round the corner, kites featuring farmers' protests fly high

LUDHIANA, Jan. 12 -- With the festivals of Lohri and Basant Panchami drawing near, kites with messages and imagery of the ongoing agitation against the Centre's three farm laws are doing a brisk busin... Read More

Ludhiana: Teething troubles in pet registration process

Ludhiana, Jan. 11 -- From running after pets for a photograph to struggling with documentation, Ludhiana residents are facing teething troubles in completing the pet registration process. The residen... Read More

To keep watch on international travellers, health dept sets up Covid naka near Ludhiana's Ladhowal toll plaza

Ludhiana,, Jan. 5 -- While the country races to control the new Covid-19 strain, the health department here has set up a "Covid-19 naka" at a bridge over Sutlej river near Ladhowal toll plaza to detec... Read More

Ludhiana: New Year babies bring joy, hope amid Covid gloom

Ludhiana,, Jan. 1 -- Amidst the gloom and doom of the pandemic, 20 babies were born in Ludhiana on the first day of the New Year, bringing hope and happiness to their families. While 13 children were... Read More

Outgoing Ludhiana civil surgeon gears up for new innings

Ludhiana,, Dec. 31 -- Dr Rajesh Bagga, whose term as civil surgeon ended on Thursday, is all geared up to begin the new chapter of his life. Instead of settling down in the big city after retirement, ... Read More

Tearful adieu to 104-yr-old ex-DSP Gurbakhsh Singh

Ludhiana,, Dec. 28 -- The bhog ceremony of Gurbakhsh Singh, 104, a retired DSP of Punjab Police, was performed at Gurdwara Gujarkhan at Model Town here on Monday . Singh, who turned 104 on December 2... Read More

The year of the pandemic: Punjab's financial capital's losses and recovery

Ludhiana,, Dec. 27 -- The state's financial and industrial capital, which once buzzed with activity, was brought to a standstill when it ranked among the worst pandemic-hit districts in Punjab soon af... Read More

Uniform farm laws are not viable in a diverse country like India: PAU report

LUDHIANA, Dec. 22 -- Uniform farm laws and policies are not viable in a country as diverse as India and legalising minimum support price (MSP) will help encourage crop diversification, said Punjab Agr... Read More

Ludhiana: Riding gets bumpy on Sherpur Chowk slip road

Ludhiana,, Dec. 20 -- Bumpy rides have become a daily hassle for commuters particularly motorists due to the poor condition of the slip road alongside the Panipat-Jalandhar National Highway-44. The ro... Read More

Cauliflower prices come crashing down in Ludhiana as farmers' protest causes veggie glut

Ludhiana,, Dec. 19 -- The price of cauliflower, which till a few months ago was being sold at Rs 50/kg, has gone as low as Rs 2 in the wholesale market of Ludhiana. This free fall has been attributed... Read More