- Residents find rank 14 hard to digest | Ludhiana NYOOOZ
In the index Ludhiana scored the 14th rank with overall 57.36 score in million plus population cities of the country.
In the Citizen Perception Survey Ludhiana scored 75.9 score out of 100.
Ludhiana is still far away from comfort and good living conditions.
There is a dire need to improve living conditions here.
The authorities should come and see how labourers live under poor living conditions.
- 4 arrested with 1 8 lakh intoxicating tablets | LUDHIANA NYOOOZ
Tribune News ServiceLudhiana March 4The Ludhiana rural police arrested four persons who were allegedly involved in the smuggling of intoxicating tablets.
The police recovered 1.8 lakh tramadol tablets Rs2.4 lakh (drug money) Optra and Swift Dzire cars and a bullet motorcycle from the accused.
Charanjit Singh Sohal Senior Superintendent of Police Ludhiana rural said a team of the CIA staff had arrested Sukhpal on March 1.
On the statement of Honey Sehgal Vishal Anand of Ambala was also nominated in the case and arrested today” the police said.
Opium recoveredThe Ludhiana (Rural) police arrested a man and allegedly recovered 2 kg of opium from him.
- Shopkeepers councillors meet Mayor | LUDHIANA NYOOOZ
Ludhiana March 4A group of shopkeepers from Jail Road with LIP councillor Swarandeep Singh Chahal met Mayor Balkar Singh Sandhu over the issue of notices regarding CLU charges today.
They urged the MC to revoke the notices that were issued to the shopkeepers at the earliest.
The shopkeepers and a number of leaders from different political parties have raised questions over the MC's process of issuing notices.
Earlier Congress leaders Gurpreet Gogi Kamaljeet Singh Karwal and others had also raised questions over CLU notices.
- Women thieves target clothing showroom | LUDHIANA NYOOOZ
Tribune News ServiceLudhiana March 5Five women thieves 35 stole designer suits worth thousands from a garment showroom situated in Silver Arc Mall on Ferozepur Road.
Jaspreet Kaur said she runs Mutiyar a designer garment showroom in the mall.
On March 4 five women wearing mask entered the showroom to buy suits but took away 35 designer suits from the showroom.
A showroom employee also made video of one of the thieves but she fled away in an auto-rickshaw.
Kaur demanded that the police should register an FIR and thieves should also be traced so that her stolen goods could be recovered.
- Coffee with DC launched to make youth self reliant | Ludhiana NYOOOZ
Tribune News ServiceLudhiana March 5In a first-of-its-kind initiative aimed at bringing the administration close to the people especially the youth Deputy Commissioner Varinder Kumar Sharma on Friday launched “Coffee with DC” interaction programme with the youngsters in Ludhiana.
Under his maiden session the DC visited the District Bureau of Employment and Enterprise (DBEE) to interact with the job seekers over coffee.
The DBEE where the DC launched his youth conversation programme had been acting as a single roof solution for the job seekers and job givers in the district.
Describing the bureau as a catalyst for transforming the destiny of the youth in the district Sharma said besides providing jobs it has been helping in making the youth self-reliant by enabling them to open their own business.
He told the officials to ensure that every youth undergoing training under various skill development courses must visit the DBEE.
- Engineers urge CM to protect power sector | Ludhiana NYOOOZ
Ludhiana March 5As many as 150 engineers participated in a zonal-level meeting of the PSEB Engineers' Association here today.
They criticised the PSPCL management and Punjab Government for “failing to protect the interest of citizens.”Speakers including Ajay Pal Singh Atwal general secretary of the association said the PSPCL had submitted a plan to hire only 2632 employees but there were more than 20000 vacancies in the power sector.
He warned that closing the Ropar thermal would be a technical and financial blunder.
Members appealed to Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh to intervene and protect the state power sector.
They said if the PSPCL management failed to protect the interest of the power sector the association would start a statewide agitation.
- Employees pensioners slam govt s apathy | Ludhiana NYOOOZ
Ludhiana March 5Members of the Punjab & UT Employees and Pensioners' Joint Front staged a protest against the state government for 'failing' to fulfill their demands outside the DC Complex in Ludhiana.
They alleged that the Congress had made many promises before 2017 assembly polls but nothing has been done to fulfill these promises.
They also blamed the Congress government for failing to regularize the jobs of many contractual employees in the state.
“The state government has not fulfilled any promise that was made with employees and pensioners.
If our demands are not met we will be forced to intensify agitation” said Charan Singh Sarabha of the union.