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A street that falls in no ward
Ludhiana, June 24
They live in the heart of the densely populated old area of this city, yet they do not belong here. This is the sordid existence of residents of about 35 houses on street No. 1 of Madhopuri, who live on the border of two municipal wards but do not come in the jurisdiction of either of the wards.

Suvidha camp draws 4,000 persons
Ludhiana, June 24
Education Minister Harnam Dass Johar has asserted that more suvidha camps will be held to execute the routine works of the public by putting more counters since these were proving to be successful in clearing the pending work of people.
A suvidha camp in progress in Ludhiana A suvidha camp in progress in Ludhiana on Saturday.
— A Tribune photograph



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Women cover their faces following a mild dust storm in Ludhiana
Women cover their faces following a mild dust storm in Ludhiana on Saturday. — Tribune photo by Sayeed Ahmed

Cop held with poppy husk
Jagraon, June 24
Constable Ravinder Kumar and Balwinder Singh of Jodhan, while going on a scooter, were intercepted by Inspector Balwinder Singh at Agwar Gujjran, Jagraon. The police seized 10 kg of poppy husk from their possession.

Sant Asa Ram to visit city on June 27
Ludhiana, June 24
Sant Asa Ram will arrive in the city on June 27 on a two-day visit during which he will hold “satsang samaroh” on the Government College for Women ground on June 27 and 28.

COMMUNITY

Ban ads on self-styled saints: society
Ludhiana, June 24
The local zone of the Taraksheel Society, Punjab, while urging the District Magistrate to ban advertisements and functioning of self-styled saints and astrologer, and who claim to have cured people, has announced an award of Rs 5 lakh to any of those who will clear the 23-point test of credibility designed by the society.

SDM’s teenaged son dies
Ludhiana, June 24
Ms Amrit Gill, SDM, Ludhiana East, was bereaved when her son, Jamshed, passed away following a brief illness at DMC Hospital here last evening. Fifteen-year-old Jamshed was an outstanding student of Army School, Patiala, who had recently passed his matriculation examination in flying colours.

Man swept away in canal
Ludhiana, June 24
A youth of Sharma Colony went missing while bathing in the Sidhwan canal near the Jawaddi bridge last evening. Efforts by the police and a team of divers since last night to find his body have failed.

 

BUSINESS

Promotion of handloom sector stressed
Ludhiana, June 24
“A beginning has been made but lots need to be done on handloom product promotion and development front,” stated Mr M.C. Munjal, Chairman, CII Ludhiana Zonal Council and Managing Director, Majestic Auto Limited, while addressing a buyer-seller meet on “J and K handloom industry: march of tradition in the domain of modernity” organised by the CII and the Jammu and Kashmir Handloom Development Corporation here today.

 
AGRICULTURE

BKU seeks adequate power for farmers
Ludhiana, June 24
The Bharatiya Kisan Union has demanded an immediate replacement of overloaded transformers and uniform power supply on all rural feeders to meet the demand for paddy sowing.

EDUCATION

From Schools and Colleges
NCC camp for girl cadets concludes
Ludhiana, June 24
Thirtyone cadets of Devki Devi Jain Memorial College for Women participated in a 12-day training camp that concluded at Anand Ishar Public Senior Secondary School at Chappar near Ahmedgarh, under the aegis of 19 Punjab Battalion, NCC Ludhiana.

Desh Bhagat institute honours students
Mandi Gobindgarh, June 24
A prize distribution function for students of free coaching classes was held in the seminar hall of the Desh Bhagat Institute of Management and Computer Sciences today.

Rotary Club honours young singers
Ludhiana, June 24
The Rotary Club honoured five upcoming amateur singers studying in schools and colleges of the city at a function held last evening. The singers, Arvind Gujral, Jagpreet, Himani, Kumar Sharma and Heena, were presented momentoes by the club president, Dr A.S. Bindra.

 

HEALTH

250 patients examined at medical camp
Ludhiana, June 24
More than 250 patients were examined and given free medicines at a medical check-up camp organised at Kahan Chand Aggarwal BVP Polyclinic at Viklang Sahayata Kender, run by the Bharat Vikas Parishad Charitable Trust, Punjab, at Rishi Nagar here today.

 
SPORTS


Wonder kids’ parents rue govt apathy
Mandi Ahmedgarh, June 24
Pathetic role of the state Sports Department has left in lurch proud parents of Har Inder Singh (10) and Roop Inder Singh (8) of Kilian Wali village in Ferozepore district, who emerged as the best known youngest runners of Punjab by finishing 70 km cross country run in 5.75 hours a fortnight ago.

Har Inder Singh and Roop Inder Singh run as their family members and sponsors look on.
— Photo by Mahesh Sharma


Har Inder Singh and Roop Inder Singh run as their family members and sponsors look on

Six teams for Malhotra cricket tournament
Ludhiana, June 24
Six teams, Mahajan Masters XI, Coaching Centre XI, Pankaj Club, Saraswati Modren School XI, Bachan Singh Academy XI and Super Club, will battle it out in the 10th edition of the Chaman Lal Malhotra Cricket Cup Tournament for boys u-14 years to be organised by the Ludhiana District Cricket Association here on the Arya College for Boys ground which begins on June 25.

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