Additional deputy commissioner (Khanna) Amarjeet Singh Bains flagged off the walkathon from Guru Nanak Stadium which ended at Ludhiana club after passing from various areas.
Referring to an RTI disclosure, leader of opposition in Punjab assembly Partap Singh Bajwa on Saturday said the expenditure of Rs 14.63 lakh incurred on March 13 on the arrangements of 'Vijay Yatra' by AAP, on the government's account even before administration of oath of office on March 17, exposed the hollowness of its much-touted claims of honesty as well as the extent of undue pressure on the officialdom.
HYDERABAD: K Chandrashekar Rao (KCR), the chief minister of Telangana, informed Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday that he will boycott the 7th Governing Council meeting of Niti Aayog, which is scheduled to take place on Sunday, August 7, in a show of strong opposition to the current discriminatory trend of the Centre towards states. KCR wrote a stern letter to Modi in which he asserted that only when the states flourish will India as a great nation advance. He said, India can be made into a powerful nation by its strong and prosperous states alone. KCR wrote in a letter explaining his decision to boycott the meeting that in light of these facts I do not find it useful to attend the 7th Governing Council meeting of Niti Aayog scheduled to be held on August 7, 2022 and I am staying away from it as a mark of strong protest against the present trend of central government to discriminate against the states and not treat them as equal partners in our collective effort to make India a strong and developed country. On the other hand, Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann said, he will bring up a number of issues, including a legal guarantee to the minimum support price (MSP) for crops and farm debt in the Niti Aayog meeitng. Water, farmer debt, a legal guarantee to the MSP, the canal system, the cleansing of the buddha nallah [in Ludhiana], the BBMB [Bhakra Beas Management Board], and also health-related issues will all be brought up, Mann said. NITI Aayog Meet: Punjab CM to raise issues of legal guarantee to MSP PM to chair NITI Aayog's 7th Gov-Council meeting on Sunday Indias road infra will be similar to American Standard by 2024: Gadkari
New Delhi: The Indian Railways takes special care of the convenience of its passengers. From the operation of trains, change in route to their cancellation, the Railways keeps informing its passengers through messages from the official portal to the message. This makes the passengers aware of these changes made by the Railways ahead of time. At the same time, their time is saved so that they can prepare their plans afresh. In the coming days, Indian Railways has cancelled 13 trains due to various reasons (non-interlocking and engineering work). This information has also been put up by the railways on all its social media platforms. Apart from this, this list has also been shared by the Railways on its official portal. > Train No.18233/18234 Ahmedabad-Howrah Express train will remain cancelled due to non-interlocking works. > Train No. 20823 Puri-Ajmer train service will remain cancelled from 8th to 11th August. > Train No. 20824 Ajmer- The entire train service will remain cancelled from August 11 to 16. > Train No. 20813 Puri-Jodhpur train service will remain cancelled on August 10. > Train No.20814-Jodhpur-Puri train service will remain cancelled on 13th August. > Train No. 20845 Bilaspur-Bikaner train service will remain cancelled from 6th August to 11th August. > Train No.20846 Bikaner-Bilaspur train service will remain cancelled from 9th to 14th August. > Train No. 20843 Train service to Bilaspur Bhagat Ki Kothi will remain cancelled on 8th and 9th August. > Train No. 20844 Bhagat Ki Kothi Bilaspur train service will remain cancelled on 11th and 13th August. > Train No. 04776 Hanumangarh-Sadulpur Special train will remain cancelled on 8th and 9th August. > Train No. 04775 Sadulpur-Hanumangarh train service will remain cancelled on 8th and 9th August. > Train No. 04774 Ludhiana-Churu Special train service will run on 8th August to Ludhiana. This train will operate up to Hisar. That is, this train service between Hisar-Churu will remain partially cancelled. > Train No. 04745 Churu-Ludhiana Special train service will depart from Hisar to Ludhiana on August 9 from Churu. This train service between Churu-Hisar will remain partially cancelled. After Delhi-Punjab, now Kejriwal played 'Free Card' in Gujarat too Beijing thanks to Russia for supporting one China policy FIR lodged against several Congress leaders for protesting without permission, Rahul Gandhi furious
CHANDIGAR: At the NITI Aayog governing council meeting that is held on August 7 in Delhi, where Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann said, he will bring up a number of issues, including a legal guarantee to the minimum support price (MSP) for crops and farm debt. Talking to reporters in Chandigarh on Saturday, Mann slammed his predecessors Charanjit Singh Channi and Amarinder Singh for not attending such meetings earlier. The seventh meeting of the NITI Aayog's governing council, the top policy think tank of the government, will be presided over by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. I am going to attend the NITI Aayog meeting. I have done my homework on Punjab issues which will be put up during the meeting, the Chief Minister said. He said that any representative from Punjab would attend the NITI Aayog conference for the first time in three years. Water, farmer debt, a legal guarantee to the MSP, the canal system, the cleansing of the buddha nallah [in Ludhiana], the BBMB [Bhakra Beas Management Board], and also health-related issues will all be brought up, Mann said. The subject of direct international flights from the airports in Amritsar and Mohali to London, Chicago, San Francisco, and Vancouver will be brought up during the Chief Minister's meeting with Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia in Delhi, the Chief Minister said. In response to a question regarding the MSP committee set up by the Centre, the CM said the government should include farmer representatives as opposed to those who supported the farm rules that have now been overturned. The Center set up a committee on MSP last month. The group will investigate how to increase the system's efficiency and transparency so that MSP is accessible to farmers. PM to chair NITI Aayog's 7th Gov-Council meeting on Sunday One-time Settlement plan for indebted farmers in Haryana Good news for farmers, CM Shivraj made this big announcement
I will raise issues of water, debt of farmers, legal guarantee to MSP, canal system, cleaning of buddha nallah (Ludhiana), BBMB (Bhakra Beas Management Board) and also health-related matters, he said
The police stated Govind Mishara and Pandey had travelled from Ludhiana to attend Arvind Mishra's last rites.
Punjab assembly's deputy speaker Jai Krishan Singh Rori on Friday said that Bhagwant Mann-led state government was committed to ensure quality education and health services to the people.
People in Punjab's Ludhiana heard two loud rumbling noises on Thursday. See tweets.
Kuldeep Singh declared that he would use the money to assist his kid, who is eight years old, with his schooling.
The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in a desperate unethical attempt is trying to take credit for 'Jankalankari schemes' started by the central government, said Anil Sarin, chief spokesperson of BJP here on Thursday while addressing a press conference.
Two persons died while one suffered injuries in two separate road accidents on Wednesday morning.
The police booked the owner of a prominent restaurant and his aide for allegedly gang-raping a 17-year-old girl on Tuesday. The minor girl also alleged that the accused had made a video of her which was used to blackmail her.
The resentment amongst the real estate developers and property dealers against the state government not fulfilling their demands does not seem to die down. In the latest development, dozens of businessmen into the realty sector on Tuesday staged a massive protest at mini secretariat against the government.
In a noble initiative, city-based prominent steel and allied products manufacturing company Vardhman Special Steels has donated Rs. 7.20 lakh for setting up of skill development centres in the city.
The Ludhiana Central jail continues to be in the news for all the wrong reasons. In a recent incident, two jail inmates allegedly attacked another prisoner with an ice pick after he refused to clean their utensils. They were booked.
Doraha police on Monday booked an unidentified miscreant for murder after the person he stabbed a day before died at a hospital. The deceased was identified as about 35 years old Meraj Ali of Faizabad district in Uttar Pradesh.
If you have had a dry and scratchy throat, you are not alone. Several Ludhianvis have been complaining of sore throat and feelish feverish over the last few weeks because of changing weather and shift in lifestyle.
Despite several claims by the civic body, illegal slaughtering is going on in many parts of the city and unhygienic meat is being served to people.
The MC has identified 139 locations for overhead service reservoirs (OHSR) to provide 24x7 canal-based water supply in the city with the support of the World Bank. MC officials said they would install a water treatment plant at Bilga village, where canal water would be treated.
The competition between the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) and Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC) has reached next level with the latter announcing to start movement of dharam parchar (religion propagation) from Amritsar on Wednesday to counter conversions
Instead of encouraging people to get their building plans approved legally, the municipal corporation takes the lazier option of handing them challans and even these are not recovered.
Despite claims to the contrary, the civic body has failed to take action against contractors engaging in overcharging and other violations in parking lots.
The first Integrated Command and Control Center (ICCC) of the state was inaugurated at the MCs zone D office in Sarabha Nagar by local bodies minister Inderbir Singh Nijjar.
Wanted in the murder case of Punjabi singer Sidhu Moose Wala, suspected shooters Mandeep Singh Toofan and Manpreet Singh alias Mani Rayya, who have been on the run from police, updated their social media accounts recently, leaving the force red-faced for not being able to track them.
Punjab local bodies minister Inderbir Singh Nijjar will formally inaugurate Integrated Command and Control Centre (ICCC) in Ludhiana on Tuesday. The ICCC had come into operation about six months back.
A 25-year-old factory worker allegedly killed his wife by slitting her throat in Harnam Nagar on Monday morning. The landlord of the couple, who witnessed the crime, took the woman to a nearby hospital, but she was declared dead.
Almost a month after the proposed textile park project at Mattewara was scrapped by the state government, the residents of Sekhowal village where 417 acres of land was acquired for the project have shot off a letter to Punjab chief minister Bhagwant Singh Mann, urging him to return the
The vigilance bureau on Monday arrested ASI Avtar Singh, posted as naib court in Samrala courts complex, while accepting a bribe of Rs 7,000. The ASI allegedly took bribe in the name of an assistant public prosecutor.
Sadar Khanna police booked an eatery owner, his two sons and six to seven others for an attempt to murder after he allegedly fired at two persons.
The Chamber of Industrial and Commercial Undertakings (CICU) has started organising free medical training camps for HR personnel. First such camp was recently organised by the association at its Focal Point office in which the medical check-up of industrial workers was conducted.
Students of Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) continued their protest outside gate number 1 and blocked Ferozpur Road for a while, triggering traffic jam on the busy road.
Malerkotla police on Monday claimed to have solved the murder case of AAP municipal councillor Mohammad Akbar Bholi with the arrest of a person to whom he had leased his shop and his two alleged accomplices. However, two other assailants are at large.
In four separate cases, the CIA-II of Ludhiana police commissionerate arrested four persons with drugs, liquor and illegal weapons on Monday. The police seized 69 cartons of illicit liquor, 12 beer bottles, 1.5 kg opium and one country-made pistol.
Almost a year ago, the civic body had decided to develop two model zero-waste colonies where the residents will live free of plastic carry bags and care to segregate their garbage.
Ludhiana has witnessed highest Covid deaths in the state since April, the latest data has revealed. This is despite the fact that number of Covid deaths in the district witnessed a slight fall in July as compared to June.
Three persons died of Covid whereas forty four persons tested positive for the disease here on Monday.
Members of farmers organisations on Sunday blocked road and sat on the railway track in Ludhiana as part of Sanyukt Kissan Morchas Rail Roko protest across Punjab.
It seems that the replacement of a century-old bridge over Buddha Nullah near Chand Cinema will take more time as civic officials are unable to move ahead with the project.
Prominent city industrialist and Aam Admi Partys Rajya Sabha MP Sanjeev Arora MP has urged the centre government tp set up more central government funded hotel management institutes in Punjab which has significant number of hotels in place and coming up Ludhiana, Amritsar, Mohali and
A meeting of state council members of Punjab IMA was held at the IMA House in Ludhiana, in which IMA, Punjab expressed anguish over the humiliating act of health minister Chetan Singh Jauramazra during his visit to Baba Farid University of Health Sciences (BFUHS).
As many as 93% candidates appeared for the BEd entrance exam held in the city on Sunday. A total of 1,893 students appeared for the exam against the registered 2,022 students. There were 209 men and 1,684 women candidates who appeared for the exams at six centres in Ludhiana.
The Ludhiana police has booked a person for making an extortion call to a city-based businessman posing as a member of the Lawrence Bishnoi gang.
Heavy rain lashed Ludhiana even as maximum (day) temperature fell here on Sunday. The meteorological department has predicted more rainfall in the city over the next few days.It rained through Saturday night and Sunday till around noon. The rest of the day remained cool and cloudy.
An AAP municipal councillor was shot dead by two unidentified persons in Malerkotla district on Sunday. Mohammad Akbar Bholi (55) was at a gym when he was shot from close range.
Ludhiana zoo will soon welcome its new inmates, two leopards. The divisional wildlife office has constructed leopard cages for a male and a female leopard. Leopards are making an entry into the zoo for the first time and are likely to get a rousing reception from city residents.
A day after Ludhiana Police booked MC officer S S Bindra, his son, nephew and restaurant staff for attempt to murder after they allegedly attacked an investment adviser and his guests during a party at his restaurant, no arrest has been made.
Despite the rise in Covid cases in Ludhiana, around 1 lakh children and teenagers between 12 and 17 years of age, who are eligible for the second dose, are yet to get fully vaccinated.
Two unidentified miscreants shot dead an AAP councillor at a gym here on Sunday morning.
An Aam Aadmi Party municipal councillor was shot dead by two unidentified persons in Punjab's Malerkotla district on Sunday, police said.
Ludhiana reported 38 fresh cases of Covid-19 on Saturday, but no death was reported during the day. For the past two days, one death each had been reported in the district.
With monkeypox scare looming large, a few city schools have switched to virtual mode for lower classes while some others have issued advisories for students.Manav Rachna International School on Dugri Road is one of the institutions in Ludhiana which has gone back to virtual mode.
A 15-years-old girl has accused a man of stalking and raping her. She alleged that he took her and her cousin to Bathinda from there put them on a train to Bihar, where she managed to contact her family and get back home.
The police booked a 23-years-old man on the charges of raping a minor girl living in the neighbourhood by deceiving her on the pretext of marriage. On the complaint of the mother of the 17-years-old girl, police have registered a case under sections 376 (rape) of the IPC and the Pocso Act.
In a protest that continues in Punjab Agricultural University, the students on Saturday put up tea stalls, shoeshine boxes, and vegetable carts outside its Gate Number 1 to suggest that appropriate jobs were drying out for them.
The alumni association of SCD Government College on Saturday mourned the death of fellow alumnus and former ambassador Bal Anand of the Indian Foreign Service (IFS).
Anguished and hurt by the public humiliation of Dr Raj Bahadur Gaur, the doctors, health department officials, medical teachers, and Indian Medical Association (IMA) office-bearers of the district have called out Punjab health ministers Chetan Singh Jouremajra for his derogotry
A major portion of Sua road in Passi Nagar caved in on Saturday morning, creating a 10-ft deep crater. The cave-in occurred soon after a truck went past that stretch. A few vehicles following the truck had a close shave as their drivers noticed the crater on time.
Along with a relief from the scorching heat, the rainy season has brought caving-in of the waterlogged streets.