- 2nd July, 2020 DNA India
- 30th June, 2020 DNA India
- Ludhiana Police checking vehicles, spreading awareness among people amid coronavirus outbreak
Ludhiana Police checking vehicles, spreading awareness among people amid coronavirus outbreak - Police are checking vehicles and spreading awareness among people in Punjab&#039;s Ludhiana amid coronavirus outbreak. Frontline workers are performing their duty diligently during COVID-19 crisis. Police are conducting sampling and testing of around 100-150 people every day. There are over 1500 active cases of COVID-19 outbreak in Punjab.
- 26th June, 2020 DNA India
- 13th April, 2020 DNA India
- Farmers in Ludhiana struggle due to lack of labourers
Farmers in Ludhiana struggle due to lack of labourers - Farmers in Ludhiana are struggling to reap harvest due to lack of labourers amid lockdown. Migrant labourers in massive numbers had left parts of North India to return to their villages. “Many labourers have gone home, some are scared to come to work due to COVID-19 and curfew. I urge the government to help us," said a farmer.
- 11th April, 2020 DNA India
- COVID - 19: NGO comes forward to help needy in Ludhiana
COVID-19: NGO comes forward to help needy in Ludhiana - As the country continues to grapple with the sufferings caused by the pandemic COVID-19, several individuals and organisations have turned saviours for many. In a recent example, an NGO in Ludhiana fed needy amid difficult times. Several homeless lined up to receive food packets.
- 9th April, 2020 DNA India
- Ludhiana textile industry prepares PPE suits for cops, health workers amid COVID - 19 outbreak
Ludhiana textile industry prepares PPE suits for cops, health workers amid COVID-19 outbreak - The textile and hosiery industry in Punjab’s Ludhiana is developing Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) suits amid coronavirus pandemic. Shiva Texfabs Limited is preparing safety equipments for medical specialists, health workers, cops and other allied workers, who lack high-quality protective gear in their fight against COVID-19 outbreak. The purpose of personal protective equipment is to reduce exposure of people to hazards. Nationwide lockdown has been imposed in backdrop of COVID-19 outbreak. There are total 102 confirmed cases of coronavirus in Punjab including four cured and seven deaths. According to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, the total number of COVID-19 active cases rose to 4312 in India and 124 deaths.
- 3rd April, 2020 DNA India
- Watch: Firefighting operation continues at Ludhiana garment factory
Watch: Firefighting operation continues at Ludhiana garment factory - A massive fire broke out in a hosiery factory at Ludhiana on April 01. Firefighters continue operation to douse off the flames. No injuries have been reported so far. More details are awaited.
- Kabul Gurdwara attack: Last rites of Afghan Sikhs performed in Ludhiana
Kabul Gurdwara attack: Last rites of Afghan Sikhs performed in Ludhiana - Cremation of two Afghani Sikhs, Shankar Singh and Jiwan Singh was carried out on March 31 in Ludhiana cremation ground near SDP College. Both of them lost their lives in the Kabul Gurdwara blast. Families of both the victims broke into tears as their bodies arrived.
- 2nd April, 2020 DNA India
- COVID - 19: Vegetables going for waste amid curfew in Ludhiana
COVID-19: Vegetables going for waste amid curfew in Ludhiana - As the nation entered 9th day of lockdown in the wake of pandemic coronavirus, the vegetables are going for waste as people are not coming to market in Ludhiana. The vegetable market was seen totally shut as the state is under the curfew. On the other side, in Odisha’s Bhubaneswar people were seen stocking up on vegetables.
- 19th March, 2020 DNA India
- COVID - 19 outbreak: Chicken, meat shopkeepers organise 'special' mela to spread awareness in Ludhiana
COVID-19 outbreak: Chicken, meat shopkeepers organise ‘special’ mela to spread awareness in Ludhiana - A unique step has been taken by chicken and meat shopkeepers in Ludhiana amid coronavirus outbreak. They organised a special chicken mela for the locals to spread awareness against rumours about disadvantage of non-veg consumption during COVID-19. They prepared various varieties made up of chicken and distributed them among locals. A large number of people turned up at mela. More than 151 cases of coronavirus have been registered so far in India. WHO has declared coronavirus a pandemic.
- 31st January, 2020 DNA India
- Punjab Police launch unique campaign to stop traffic violations in Ludhiana
Punjab Police launch unique campaign to stop traffic violations in Ludhiana - Ludhiana Police launched a campaign to check traffic violators. Regular traffic violators will face problems in getting visas for Canada, Australia, US and UK as per the campaign. Speaking on it, Ludhiana Police Commissioner Rakesh Agrawal said, “Embassies of Canada, Australia, US and UK have been seeking traffic violation records of people applying for a permanent resident visa in these countries. Applicants may face difficulty in getting the resident visa in case of adverse report.”
- 16th January, 2020 DNA India
- Army Day: Mini Marathon organised in Ludhiana
Army Day: Mini Marathon organised in Ludhiana - A ‘Mini Marathon’ was organised on the occasion of 72nd Army Day in Punjab’s Ludhiana on January 15. School students in large numbers participated in the marathon. Vajra Vayu Rakshak Brigade organised the marathon for school students and senior citizens. It was a 5 km-long marathon and the event was organised at Dolewala Military Camp of Ludhiana. Army Day is celebrated every year to commemorate the day when General (later Field Marshal) KM Carriappa took over the command of Army from British General FRR Bucher, the last British Commander-in-Chief in 1949 and became the first Commander-in-Chief of Indian Army post Independence.
- 24th December, 2019 DNA India
- Cold wave intensifies in Ludhiana, disrupts daily life
Cold wave intensifies in Ludhiana, disrupts daily life - With the temperature going down steadily, a thick layer of fog canopied Punjabâ€™s Ludhiana on December 24. People are setting up bonfires to get relief and keep themselves warm in chilly winters in Ludhiana. Locals are facing problems in doing their daily activities. The temperature is expected to dip further in the coming days.
- 10th July, 2019 DNA India
- 23rd June, 2019 DNA India
- Stray dog menace on rise in Punjab's Ludhiana
Stray dog menace on rise in Punjab&#039;s Ludhiana - Senior medical officer of Ludhiana Civil Hospital, Dr Geeta said that stray dogs have become a menace in Ludhiana. Speaking to ANI, she said, â€œThere has been a minor increase in dog bite cases. There are many reasons for it, not just one. Injections are available in the hospital. Dog homes should be built for stray dogs, it has now become a menace, no doubt about it."