Divali leaves city gasping for breath
Ludhiana, November 6
The joy of Divali festival was limited to a few hours only but the after-effects shall take quite some time to subside. Even two days after the festival of lights, the city is engulfed with smog, thanks to the pollution caused by the firecrackers and partly cloudy sky that has formed a thick layer of smog.
Vishwakarma Day celebrations end
Amloh, November 6
Two-day celebrations of Lord Vishwakarma Day concluded in Vishwakarma Mandir at Bhadson village, near here, on Wednesday. After the bhog of the “Vishwakarma Purann” at 8 am on Tuesday, a shobha yatra was inaugurated by Mr Hari Singh Hasanpurwale.
‘Maintain harmony with nature for perfect health’
Ludhiana, November 6
“Taking tea in the morning is like inviting diseases. Instead of consuming tea, one should take two to three glasses of water and should go for a short walk”, these views were expressed by Swami Ram Dev, a renowned spiritualist and yoga expert from Divya Yoga Mandir, Hardwar, who is conducting a three-day yoga and meditation camp on ‘Art of Pranic Healing’, organised by the Hero DMC Heart Institute here
Union poll: factions elect presidents
Ahmedgarh, November 6
The local Truck Operators Union election saw two presidents being elected by their respective factions. Mr Sukhdev Singh Walia, a former president of the union, was declared elected by his faction, while Mr Rajneesh Sharma Guddoo, a former OSD to the Chief Minister, was declared elected by the group led by Mr Bhupinder Singh Pandher, president of the All-Punjab Transporters Association.
‘Just condemning straw burning will not help’
A lot is being written in the Press about burning of straw by farmers. But simply condemning it will not help. I, myself being a farmer, can vouch that the farmers are very much aware of the pollution caused by burning of straw. Apart from polluting the air, the practise wastes a huge quantity of natural resources, including much needed nutrients.
- Burning candle,
at both ends
- Thank you
- Save city parks
- Power of positive thinking
- Anti-encroachment campaign