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Skeletal remains were of Reema,
says DNA report

Ludhiana, May 3
Resting all doubts in the sensational Reema Jain murder case, the DNA examination of the skeletal remains found from a septic tank in the factory of main accused, Micky Jain, has confirmed that the remains were of the business woman.           
Reema Jain

Reema Jain

Changing climate affecting agriculture:
PAU expert

Ludhiana, May 3
Changing climate is showing its adverse impact on agricultural production in the state. The wheat production this year has come down substantially primarily due to increased night temperature during February.

Thousands attend Ramdev’s camp
Ludhiana, May 3
Thousands of people today converged on the sprawling lawns at Dugri to attend the inaugural function of the week-long yoga camp being conducted by Swami Ramdev.


Swami Ramdev demonstrates a yoga asan on the inaugural day of the yoga camp at Dugri in Ludhiana on Wednesday; and (right) a huge crowd at the camp Swami Ramdev demonstrates a yoga asan on the inaugural day of the yoga camp at Dugri in Ludhiana on Wednesday; and (right) a huge crowd at the camp. — Tribune photos by Sayeed Ahmed

Mystery shrouds SAD leader’s death
Mandi Ahmedgarh, May 3
Mystery shrouds the death of the SAD leader who had died at a private hospital in Ludhiana due to poisoning. The deceased was also a former Director of the Child Development Board and renowned commission agent of Dasaundha Singh Wala village in Sangrur district.

3 city parks go to private firms
Ludhiana, May 3
There is a hope for city parks at last. The Ludhiana Municipal Corporation has handed over major parks to private companies for maintenance and gardeners of the civic body will be made to look after the parks in other areas.

MC appoints Public Information Officer
Ludhiana, May 3
The Additional Commissioner, Municipal Corporation, Dr Jaswant Singh, has been appointed as the Public Information Officer under the Right to Information Act, 2005, a press statement of the Municipal Corporation said here this evening.


Traffic chaos at a road crossing near the bus stand in Model Town in Ludhiana as the traffic lights do not function during the long power cuts in the city
Traffic chaos at a road crossing near the bus stand in Model Town in Ludhiana as the traffic lights do not function during the long power cuts in the city. — Tribune photo by Sayeed Ahmed

Recruitment of ADAs sought
Ludhiana, May 3
The Punjab District Attorneys Association has urged the state government for recruitment of ADAs at the earliest with the plea to ensure that court work does not suffer due to paucity of sufficient number of ADAs in comparison of courts.

LIC takes possession of defaulters’ property
Ludhiana, May 3
The LIC Housing Finance took physical possession of the property located at Banda Bahadur Nagar here and mortgaged in the name of Ms Meena Rani and Mr Kanti Lal for alleged default in loan repayment last evening.

6-month-old male child found
Ludhiana, May 3
A six-month-old male child was found abandoned in Sarabha Nagar, Block-I market, here last night causing commotion in the area. Shopkeepers took care of the child and informed the police.

Another chance for riot victims
Ludhiana, May 3
The district administration has said the state government has given another opportunity to the riot victims by extending the date of receipt of the claims for compensation.



German scientist visits PAU
Ludhiana, May 3
A Professor of University of Munich, Germany, Dr Wolfgang Staender, visited Punjab Agricultural University here yesterday. He was accompanied by Dr Hans Krens, Executive Director, sustainable development and innovation, Club of Budapest, Germany.

Rwanda seeks tie-up with PAU
Ludhiana, May 3
The Rwandan Ambassador to India, Lieut-Gen Kayumba Nyamwasa today exchanged views with the PAU Vice-Chancellor Dr K.S.Aulakh on how best the university can lend its support in terms of manpower, expertise and technology to mechanise the farm operations in his country.

PAU's drive against foeticide
Ludhiana, May 3
After scripting economic and agricultural revolution in the state, Punjab Agricultural University has stepped into social sector now. The university, through its extensive network of Krishi Gyan Kendras, which are basically training farmers about the latest techniques in agriculture, has started educating people against female foeticide and drug addiction.

Teaching programmes commence at GITC
Ludhiana, May 3
Teachers should gain more knowledge and adopt latest teaching skills to make the subject matter more attractive for school students, said Ms Gurdeep Kaur, Principal, Govt Inservice Training Centre, while addressing Hindi and maths teachers from different government schools of the district, who are undergoing the teachers' training programme at the GITC.


Man gets 7 yrs’ RI for abducting, raping minor
Ludhiana, May 3
Mr Hardial Singh, Presiding Officer of the fast-track court, has sentenced Jagtar Singh, alias Tar of Raikot, to a rigorous imprisonment for seven years for abducting and raping a minor girl. A fine of Rs 2,500 was also imposed upon the accused.



‘Preksha meditation good for ailing heart’
Ludhiana, May 3
Dr S.C. Manchanda, former head of cardiology at All-India Institute of Medicines, New Delhi, along with noted teacher of preksha yoga from Delhi Swami Dharmananda, has claimed that coronary artery disease can be reversed with “preksha meditation”.


Cricket trials on May 6
Ludhiana, May 3
Trials to select the Ludhiana Twenty-Twenty Cricket Team will be held here at the BCM Senior Secondary School ground, Shastri Nagar, on May 6 at 2.30 pm. According to Mr Des Raj, honorary secretary, Ludhiana District Twenty-Twenty Cricket Association, the selected players will represent Ludhiana in the inaugural edition of the Punjab State Inter-District Twenty-Twenty Cricket Tournament to be held here at the BBF ground, Tajpur road, from May 12 to 17.

Basketball teams announced
Ludhiana, May 3
The following boys and girls have been selected during the trials conducted here today to represent Ludhiana in the 57th Punjab Junior Basketball Tournament to be held from May 4 to 7 at Nawanshahr, according to Mr Teja Singh Dhaliwal, honorary general secretary, Ludhiana District Basketball Association.

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