- 16th June, 2019 NYOOOZ
- NGO distributes plants | LUDHIANA
Ludhiana, June 15With the rise in temperature, the young members of NGO Helping Army distributed plants as parsad outside Gurdwara Baba Deep Singh and Gurdwara Model Town extension.The NGO members distributed Neem, Amaltas and Cypress plants which are fast growing and help in bringing the temperature down.
The founder of NGO Helping Army, Sahibjot Singh Chawla, said that in PAU temperature is 37 degree Celsius but in other parts of city around 45 degree temperature was recorded.
- Vehicle drags man to death | LUDHIANA NYOOOZ
Our CorrespondentKhanna, June 15A man died after a vehicle dragged him along the road while he was changing the tyre of his car near Gurwara Sahib Mani Sahib Kottan on GT Road, near Khanna, on Saturday.
The deceased has been identified as Sukhdev Singh (49), a resident of Janakpuri Ludhiana.
As per the information, Sukhdev Singh was a newspaper supply agent and was returning towards Ludhiana after taking the supply from Chandigarh.
In the meantime, an unidentified vehicle, which was on high speed, hit Sukhdev and dragged him 15 feet away, resulting in his death on the spot.
SHO, Sadar Khanna, Baljinder Singh said the police have registered a case against an unidentified person and they were inquiring the matter.
- 12th June, 2019 NYOOOZ
- Training programme on statistical tools | LUDHIANA
Ludhiana, June 11A week-long training programme on statistical tools and database management kicked-off in the department of soil science, Punjab Agricultural University (PAU), yesterday, under the ICAR NAHEP-CAAST project.
A total of 35 participants, including PhD scholars, MSc students, young faculty members and research fellows registered for the training programme.
The chief guest of the seminar, Dr DK Benbi, ICAR national professor, inspired the participants to learn statistical tools for giving value to the research.
In his welcome remarks, Dr OP Choudhary, HoD of soil science, said the training had been organised with generous support of the resource persons from the Indian Agricultural Statistical Research Institute (IASRI), New Delhi.
- 6th June, 2019 NYOOOZ
- Man caught with intoxicant tablets | LUDHIANA
Ludhiana, June 5The STF nabbed a man and recovered 1,620 intoxicant tablets from his possession.
The accused has been identified as Jagpinderjit Singh Monu, a resident of New Shakti Nagar, Tibba Road.
STF in-charge Harbans Singh said acting on a secret information, a naka was laid at Ramesh Nagar, where a scooter was intercepted.
During checking, 1,620 intoxicant tablets were recovered.
Harbans said these were banned medicines and the accused was on the way to deliver the consignment to his clients.
- 2nd April, 2019 NYOOOZ
- Parties get on their toes extending help ahead of polls | Ludhiana NYOOOZ
The AAP leaders had started their relay hunger strike on Saturday and it was continued on Sunday as well.
He said the sewerage remains choked in mostly those areas where residents throw anything inside sewerage system.
To show their support, leaders of Aam Aadmi Party have started a chain hunger strike against civic authorities on the issue.
Ludhiana: With parliamentary elections round the corner, political parties have become proactive in extending their support to residents.
He claimed they have started cleaning with the help of super suction machines and the results will be visible in a few days.
- New waiting rooms to come up at rly station | Ludhiana NYOOOZ
Ludhiana: Railway authorities are busy preparing a plan for increasing the seating capacity of waiting rooms at city railway station.Sources said, âÄúRailways has contacted some professional architect to construct new waiting rooms and they will prepare the final proposal for the same to send to higher authorities for sanction.
Moreover, the engineering department officials have received some construction material from the northern railway board which will be used in construction work of the waiting rooms.âÄĚLudhiana railway station director, Abhinav Singla, said, âÄúDevelopment plans are already under way to increase the seating capacity of the waiting rooms.âÄĚMeanwhile, Rajwinder Kaur, who was waiting for Shan-e- Punjab Express said, âÄúRailways should renovate entire city railway station as it has not seen any major development plan from past forty years.âÄĚ
- 31st March, 2019 NYOOOZ
- Another man dies crossing rly tracks, 5th death in 4 days | Ludhiana NYOOOZ
Railway Police have initiated proceedings under Section 174 of CrPC in the matter,âÄĚ said GRP officials.Balbir Singh, in charge, Ludhiana GRP, said, âÄúDespite several initiatives, there is stopping accidents at railway crossings.
Within a few days, railway security forces along with railway staff will launch a mass campaign to create awareness among passengers and commuters urging them not to cross tracks at unmanned crossings during arrival of trains.âÄĚPrevious deathsMarch 28| An 18-year-old youth, Deepak Kumar, was crushed under a passenger train at Sham Nagar railway crossing while attempting to cross the tracks in a hurryMarch 28 | A 28-year-old man from Goraya committed suicide by coming in front of a superfast train at a railway crossing in GorayaMarch 27 | A 50-year-old man was run over by a superfast train while crossing railway tracks at Gill railway crossingMarch 27 | A 40-year-old man was run over by a superfast train at Baddowal railway crossing
Ludhiana: In the fifth death in the past four days, a man died while crossing the railway tracks at an unmanned crossing at Dhandari Kalan on Saturday.The man, who is yet to be identified, was run over by a Delhi-bound superfast train as he failed to see the train coming, officials said.As soon the train hit the man, believed to be in his 20s, the loco-pilot stopped the train and conveyed the message to the control room of Government Railway Police (GRP).Manjit Singh, investigating officer, said, âÄúA loco-pilot informed the control room on Saturday morning about the incident, following which a GRP party under my guidance visited the spot and initiated the proceedings.âÄĚIn the preliminary investigation, it has come to the fore that the man was trying to cross the track and did not see the train coming from the opposite side.âÄúPolice officials have recovered some of the documents from the pocket of the deceased which further might help them in identifying the person.
- Rs 9.6 crore hawala money seized off Ludhiana | Chandigarh NYOOOZ
LUDHIANA: A day after the detention of six persons, including a Jalandhar priest who is said to be an aide of Kerala nun rape accused Franco Mulakkal , Khanna cops said on Saturday that more than Rs 9.66 crore hawala money was recovered from the three vehicles they were travelling in.
On flagging down the cars, the occupants of the EcoSport identified themselves as Anthony and Rachpal, that of the Innova as Ravinder Lingayat, his wife Shivangi and Ashok Kumar and that of the Brezza as Harpal Singh,âÄĚ the SSP said.
A search of the cars led to seizure of Rs 9.67 crore.Police said the people detained, vehicles and the currency haul have been handed over to income tax officers Vimal Madan and Varinder Kumar and Deepak Rajpoot, assistant director enforcement, Jalandhar, for further investigation.Deputy Inspector General (DIG) Ludhiana Range, Ranbir Singh Khatra told TOI that the money recovered was of different denominations.Even as a senior police officer had said on Friday that Fr Anthony was detained from his house in Partappura, Khanna police on Saturday claimed that the six persons were held from near Doraha while travelling in three vehicles.
According to police sources, income-tax officials again searched the house of Father Anthony at Partappura village and in Mumbai.The accused are Father Anthony, a priest in a church at Partappura village, Rachpal Singh of Bhikhiwind in Tarn Taran, Ravinder Lingayat of Derabali Panvil, New Mumbai, his wife Shivangi Lingayat, Ashok Kumar of Gawabhi in Bilaspur district of Himachal Pradesh and Harpal Singh of Jalandhar.SSP Khanna Dhruv Dahiya told media persons that ahead of the Lok Sabha elections, Khanna police had begun intensive checking, increased highway patrolling and also set up a special mobile-check post on the highway.He added that police teams were searching vehicles and persons at the mobile-check post opposite McDonald outlet at Doraha on Friday when they got a tip-off that a group running a counterfeit and hawala racket was travelling from Jalandhar to Ambala in three cars with a huge amount of illegal currency.âÄúFollowing this, Inspector Karnail Singh, SHO Doraha and ASI Mohinderpal Singh began searching all vehicles approaching from Jalandhar-Ludhiana side.
- 30th March, 2019 NYOOOZ
- Bar polls: Candidates vow security upgrade at lawyers' chambers | Ludhiana NYOOOZ
In order to upgrade security and check thefts here, we need to install high-definition CCTVs on all the floors.
Apart from this, clean washrooms, proper water facility, upgraded library, stipend for newcomers, more chambers for lawyers etc.
However, there is no check on this menace and the belongings of lawyers are not safe.
But when they all returned, a desktop LCD was missing from their chamber.âÄúThe security cameras were not working at the time as there was no power.
Ludhiana: In the wake of thefts being reported at the lawyersâÄô chambers, some of the candidates in the fray for District Bar Association (DBA) elections have vouched to ensure better security in the complex.In his election manifesto, vice-presidential candidate Amandeep Bhanot has assured proper safety measures at the lawyersâÄô chambers in the district court complex.âÄúIn the recent past there have been many instances of thefts in the chambers of advocates.
- City Centre, IT cases adjourned | LUDHIANA
Ludhiana: The court of sessions judge Gurbir Singh on Thursday adjourned the City Centre case, where chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh is one of the accused, to April 23.
Rakesh Gupta, advocate for the I-T department, said the court would now hear all the three cases that day.
Meanwhile, the court of chief judicial magistrate SK Goyal also adjourned three cases for alleged income tax evasion to April 19.The three cases were filed by the I-T department where too Captain Amarinder Singh is an accused in one case, and his son Raninder Singh, the accused in two other cases.
Arguments on the cancellation report filed by the Vigilance Bureau, giving a clean chit to the chief minister and other accused, are expected to start in the next hearing on April 19.
- Punjab farmers' protest: Dhuri SDM writes to CEO, seeks transfer | Ludhiana NYOOOZ
But when they were not being heard, they had no choice but to gherao the complex office.
However as the owner failed to fulfill his promise, farmers started a dharna outside SDM office from March 7 onwards by blocking Dhuri-Sangrur National Highway.
Rajeev Gupta, President of PCS officers association, Punjab said that the Dhuri SDM has sought transfer after the incident âÄúas it led to mental tortureâÄĚ.
The SDM, in his letter, said that he had joined Dhuri on February 20, 2019 when farmersâÄô agitation was already going on.
The farmers had blocked the Dhuri-Sangrur road demanding that Bhagwanpura Sugar Mill, a private sugar mill, immediately release their dues.
- Mock drill held to tackle chemical emergency in factories | Ludhiana NYOOOZ
She informed that main aim of mock drill was to find out how much time it takes for the stakeholders and members of District Disaster Management Authority to reach a particular site in case of an emergency.
She stated that more such mock drills would be organised in the coming days as well.Notably, ammonia gas leak incident had taken place in Doraha in 2015 that had claimed half a dozen lives and over 100 were hospitalized.
Ludhiana: In view of widespread use of chemicals in factories, the District Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) of the district administration organised a mock drill to tackle a chemical emergency on Thursday.The drill, conducted by a team of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) Ladhowal, State Disaster Response Force (SDRF) and other stakeholders, was organized at Verka Milk Plant, Ferozepur Road, to make people aware as to how they should react in such conditions.The mock drill mainly aimed at creating awareness among people as well as the employees of the milk plant as to how the personnel are always on toes to tackle such a situation.
Demonstrations on prevention and self-protection measures in the event of a chemical emergency were also showcased.The drill showcased skills and techniques to rescue people in case of ammonia gas leak.Ram Lal, company commander, NDRF Ladhowal, said the officials showcased as to how people can be rescued and treated in case of a chemical emergency, which in todayâÄôs case was ammonia gas leak.DRO Ludhiana Savita said all stakeholders who participated in mock drill would be judged on the basis of their response time in case of an emergency.She also appealed to the city residents to always give way to the ambulances and fire tenders on roads.
- OTS policy to take off only after web portal gets ready | Ludhiana NYOOOZ
Ludhiana: For receiving applications under the âÄėone time settlementâÄô (OTS) policy for regularization of illegal structures, civic officials are still waiting for the local bodies department to give an option on its web portal.
She said they can only accept applications through the online portal, so people would have to wait for a while.
For this policy, applications can only be received online, and no manual application is acceptable.
However, there will be no compromise with fire safety, structure safety, and parking norms while regularizing the structures.
So, civic authorities are returning applicants empty-handed.
- Godman rapes sick woman for 3 days, arrested | Ludhiana NYOOOZ
Godman rapes sick woman for 3 days, arrested | Ludhiana NYOOOZ
- Local bizman selected in veteran squad for England shuttle c'ship | Ludhiana NYOOOZ
âÄúMore than 2,000 players from across the world will showcase their talent in the world famous badminton tournament.
He has been helping me since the past one year to take on the challenge in the sport, and he has made my dream come true of becoming a title winning player at the All England Senior Badminton Tournament.âÄĚ
Ludhiana: Age is just a number for city-based businessman Arun Dhand (61), who has made the city proud by securing a berth in the Indian senior veteran squad for the next session of the 103rd All England Senior Open Badminton Championship, which will kick off on April 5 at Hatfield in England.
Dhand âÄĒ who took part in an international badminton championship âÄĒ was selected on the basis of recent performances at the National Veteran Badminton Tournament.Last year, Dhand had grabbed a gold medal in the 42nd Indian Masters (Veteran) National Badminton Championships (in the 60+ single category) held in Visakhapatnam (Andhra Pradesh), which paved his way for the international tournament.
To maintain my stamina after 50 years of age was a big challenge for me, as I have to take a proper diet, because badminton needs a lot of physical strength.