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Ludhiana halts for 4 hours as farmers stage chakka jam

Ludhiana,, Nov. 6 -- With farmers laying siege onto the busy Ladhowal Toll Plaza on National Highway (NH-44), as part of the nationwide call for chakka jam against the newly introduced central farm la... Read More


Ludhiana: Air quality remains "poor", data says stubble burning up by 50% in district

Ludhiana,, Nov. 3 -- The air quality in the city remained in the "poor'' category for the eighth consecutive day, as per the data from Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) on Tuesday. The average A... Read More


Sofas made out of stubble catch visitors' fancy at PAU

Ludhiana,, Nov. 3 -- After converting stubble into jewellery, floor mats, Punjab Agricultural University has now turned straw into outdoor sofas and centre tables. The furniture made from straw is ca... Read More


Dengue cases in Ludhiana cross 1,400-mark; health dept, MC pass the buck

Ludhiana,, Nov. 1 -- With the city recording over 1, 400 dengue cases and many more going undetected, the health department and municipal corporation (MC) are passing the buck on their failure to cont... Read More


Cinemas reopen in Ludhiana, but wait for new releases to continue

Ludhiana,, Nov. 1 -- While authorities allowed cinemas and multiplexes to open with 50% occupancy from Sunday after a hiatus of seven months, it may be a while before audiences get to see a new movie.... Read More


Get a shoe test done to assess staff's work, Ashu directs Ludhiana MC commissioner

LUDHIANA, Nov. 1 -- In an unusual directive, Punjab food and civil supplies minister Bharat Bhushan Ashu has asked the Ludhiana municipal corporation (MC) commissioner to check the shoes of civic body... Read More


Plans afoot for 13km cycling track along Ludhiana's Southern bypass

Ludhiana,, Oct. 31 -- With an aim to improve cycling infrastructure in the city for the safety of cyclists, the state government is planning a 13km dedicated track along the Ladhowal Bypass, also know... Read More


Farm fires harming Punjab more than Delhi: PAU study

India, Oct. 30 -- Stubble burning in Punjab is a localised problem and doesn't add to air pollution in Delhi and the National Capital Region (NCR), rather farmers are choking their own children and br... Read More


Air quality in Ludhiana worsens amid spurt in farm fires

Ludhiana,, Oct. 30 -- As farm fire incidents continued to be reported from across the state, the air quality index (AQI) of the city deteriorated, according to the Punjab Pollution Control Board (PPCB... Read More


Two kids rescued after arrest of serial kidnapper

Ludhiana,, Oct. 26 -- Police have arrested an Uttar Pradesh resident and rescued two children, aged four and eight, whom he had allegedly kidnapped and pushed into begging. The kids were found at a mi... Read More