The second phase of National Pulse Polio Programme, 2014, began in the city today. Drops were administered to over 1.56 lakh children up to the age of five years in the district.

The Punjab Pollution Control Board (PPCB) has ordered the closure of 51 electroplating, pickling and phosphating units in Ludhiana for discharging untreated waste into sewerage lines.

Commuters bear the brunt as tractor-trailer drivers encroach upon road in Haibowal

While the police claim to be going strict on illegal sand mining, the fact is that illegally mined sand is being sold with impunity.

The municipal corporation is in dilemma over the directions by the National Green Tribunal to settle the cases of mobile tower companies as soon as possible.

As a huge quantity of pollutants have permeated the air during Diwali, and since rain has not occurred in the city to dissipate these pollutants, it has resulted in a spurt in cases of viral fever

Thanks to little campaigns by kids in schools, dissuading public from bursting crackers during Diwali, Punjabis kept their promise not to paint the green Diwali black this year.

Post Diwali, city roads are littered with the remnants of fireworks.

The Ludhiana Municipal Corporation on Thursday gave detailed presentations on eight projects, including water supply, sewerage, Buddha Nullah, city bus service, street lighting and solid waste mana

Aimed at optimally utilising recycled agriculture waste in the state as alternative fuel, Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal today constituted a committee under the Secretary, Agriculture, KS Pannu

As many as 23 new cases of dengue have been confirmed from the DMCH during the past three days. The patients belong to various parts of the district. Of them, 15 are from the city, while the rest are from the peripheral areas.