- MLA holds meeting with PPCB MC staff | Ludhiana NYOOOZ
The meeting was also attended by the MC's Zonal Commissioner Swati Tiwana.
Talwar said the residents of various colonies had been suffering due to pollution being caused by dyeing and washing units for a long time.
The MLA said they had discussed the matter regarding ash emanating from the dyeing units and washing units and had given instructions to the officials concerned to take the required action against the erring units.
If any factory is found violating the norms Punjab Pollution Control Board will take required action” he said.
The owners of the factories had been asked to take the required steps to stop the pollution before the next meeting scheduled to be held on December 15.
- AIKF MCPI U extend support to farmers stir | Ludhiana NYOOOZ
Our CorrespondentDoraha November 23The All India Kisan Federation of India and Marxist Communist Party of India (United) have extended their full support to the ongoing agitation of farmers against farm laws.
Kuldip Singh and Pawan Kumar Kaushal of MCPI(U) Sukhdev Singh and Gurcharan Singh Laparan of AIKF addressed a meeting here at Krishan Kumar Kaushal Memorial Bhavan which was presided over by Gurcharan Singh today.
Others who participated in the meeting were Surjit Singh Maloudh Amarjit Singh Khanna Joginder Singh Shehzad and Harbilas Kila Raipur.
The government should not ignore the protests and agitation by the farmers” they added.
The meeting decided to extend full support to the All India strike of Trade Unions on November 26 against the 'pro-corporate' sector amendments in labour laws.
- Online training course on precision technologies for fruits veggies at PAU | Ludhiana NYOOOZ
Ludhiana November 23The Skill Development Centre Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) organised a two-day online training course on 'Precision Technologies for Fruits and Vegetables' for in-service candidates under the guidance of Dr Jaskarn Singh Mahal Director Extension Education.
In total 19 agriculture horticulture and soil conservation officers and scientists from the PAU and its Krishi Vigyan Kendras attended the course.
Dr Kiran Grover Principal Extension Scientist (Food and Nutrition) and course coordinator said implementing agricultural innovations was key for coping strategies in the context of climate change and food security.
Dr Mahesh Kumar Narang Principal Extension Scientist (Farm Machinery and Power Engineering) and technical coordinator demonstrated types and uses of machinery for horticultural crops.
Dr Rakesh Sharda an expert from the Department of Soil and Water Engineering explained the micro- irrigation system and polyhouse technology.
- Ludhiana Improvement Trust colony residents oppose indiscriminate cutting of trees | Ludhiana NYOOOZ
Our CorrespondentLudhiana November 22Residents of Shaheed Bhagat Singh Nagar colony of the Ludhiana Improvement Trust (LIT) on Pakhowal Road here are up in arms over the indiscriminate cutting of full-grown trees theft of wood by labourers and the contractor and other irregularities with regards to award of work for the tree cutting in accordance with the approved estimate.
In a complaint to the LIT Chairman and the Principal Secretary Local Government Punjab residents of the colony including Arvind Sharma former councillor Pran Nath Bhatia Amarjit Singh and Balraj Takkar alleged that the pruning of trees had been taken up by labourers of a contractor without any approved tender or work order.
“At the same time chopped branches of trees and parts of tree trunks are not being accounted for and precious wood — the property of the LIT — is being misappropriated by the labourers and the contractor” the residents said.
According to Arvind Sharma the estimate approved for the work required the contractor to account for the wood collection of pruned branches twigs and foliage and its propser disposal – which were not being done right now.
The LIT officials however denied that the work for pruning of trees was being carried out by a contractor.
- Husband brothers booked on charge of woman s death | Ludhiana NYOOOZ
Led by SHO Sukhdev Singh Brar the Dehlon police have registered an FIR under Sections 302 201 and 34 of the IPC against the victim's husband and his two brothers.
The suspects were identified as Mohammad Shafiq her husband Mohammad Zakur of Madli Kog in Kathua district and Mohammad Faruq of Paddi village in Ludhiana district.
On November 10 Mohammad Faruq informed Kadir Hussain about the sudden death of Shanu following which her body was taken to Madli Kog village and buried as usual.
Subash Kataria an official at the Dehlon police station said an investigation had been initiated to ascertain the sequence of events leading to the death of the victim.
He said a team of police personnel led by Ranjit Singh would leave for Jammu to arrest the suspects with the help of the Jammu and Kashmir police.
- Two robbed at knifepoint | LUDHIANA NYOOOZ
Ludhiana: The police have booked unidentified bike-borne miscreants for snatching money and mobiles from two persons near Jalandhar bypass Ludhiana.
He said the accused looted Rs5000 and a mobile from him after brandished a sharp weapon.
A case under sections of 379 B and 34 of the IPC has been registered against unidentified persons at the Daresi police station.
TNSHouse burgled at SBS NagarLudhiana: The police on Sunday booked unidentified persons for stealing cash gold and other valuables from a house at Shaheed Bhagat Singh Nagar Ludhiana.
A case under sections of 457 and 380 of the IPC has been registered at the Dugri police station against unidentified accused.
- Two groups clash in Ludhiana | LUDHIANA NYOOOZ
Ludhiana November 21Two groups that were engaged in gambling at Chawni Mohalla clashed and members of one group fired gunshots at the other group members last night.
Those booked were identified as Rohit Thakur and Rinki of the Daresi road Jinki Sahota of Meena Bazaar Shiva and some unknown persons.
Last night he along with Jinki Rinki Shiva and Rohit was gambling near the Daresi ground.
Around 10 pm his father and father's sister were standing near his house when Rohit Jinki Rinki and unknown persons armed with sharp weapons and guns cornered him.
“When I protested the move of the accused they fired gunshots at me and my father but we didn't suffer any injury” alleged the victim.