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4 Shingaar blast suspects booked
Plot hatched at Ghuman village
Mandi Ahmedgarh, October 23
Acting on a tip-off about the alleged hatching of plot for Shingaar cinema blast, which claimed six lives, at Ghuman village, near here, the Sudhar police has registered a case against four youths, including the terrorist from whose car 3.5 kg of RDX was seized near Mullanpur a month ago.

Fortune No. gets him in trouble
IT notice to Malhotra
Ludhiana, October 23
Having gained popularity about three months ago for shelling out Rs 15.5 lakh towards procuring a mobile phone number, city resident Amit Malhotra has now caught attention of the Income Tax department.

Ban on power of attorney revoked
Ludhiana, October 23
The district administration was today caught on the wrong foot and had to revoke an order on banning execution of power of attorney in the district, a day after it was imposed.


A woman bathes her child in the Sutlej on a dusky Tuesday evening in Ludhiana
MATERNAL TOUCH: A woman bathes her child in the Sutlej on a dusky Tuesday evening in Ludhiana. — Tribune photo by Sayeed Ahmed

Child Prodigy
Zoya in wonderland
Ludhiana, October 23
Residents of the city will be witness to the playful pranks of a local little girl, Zoya, in company of Kareena Kapoor and Shahid Kapur in “Jab We Met”, which hits the big screen this Friday.

Four held with fake currency
Mandi Ahmedgarh, October 23
The local police has arrested four persons for allegedly duping people by circulating fake Indian currency in the area through their agents.

Mystery shrouds man’s death
Ludhiana, October 23
A 25-year-old labourer of Jwaddi village died under mysterious circumstances here today. Mata Ram, a migrant, visited a Dussehra mela and on returning home started feeling unwell. He died this morning.


Youth missing in Italy
Sister blames it on wife, travel agent
Mandi Ahmedgarh, October 23
Holding her sister-in-law and a travel agent living in Italy responsible for the alleged disappearance of her brother from the factory of the latter, a woman has urged the Ludhiana (rural) police to help her find the whereabouts of her missing brother.

35 cases settled at sangat darshan
Ludhiana, October 23
K P Brar, additional deputy commissioner, today told the officers to give maximum time in their offices to redress the problems of the people whenever they present themselves before them on the routine working days in their offices.

Put knowledge to good use: Ramoowalia
Mandi Ahmedgarh, October 23
Terming economics to be essential element of any stream of studies, Balwant Singh Ramoowalia, former union minister and president of the Lok Bhalai Party, called upon teachers and students of the area to make maximum use of limited resources to fulfill unlimited needs of life.

Close shave for two scooterists
Khamano, October 23
Two youths - Khushpreet Singh Khamano and Rajbir Singh of Luhari Khurd village - had a narrow escape today when a truck came to a screeching halt just a few yards from them after they had fallen off their scooter on the Chandigarh-Ludhiana road, near Hedon village.



Add-on courses lose sheen
Ludhiana, October 23
The educationists in the city feel that the UGC sponsored add-on courses seem to be losing their track in absence of proper academic monitoring for the desired results by the funding agency. They feel that the real spirit of the courses, has been defeated.

Diwali mela at SDP college
Ludhiana, October 23
SDP senior secondary school, Hazuri Road, SDP senior secondary school, Basti Jodhewal and Sh O P Gupta model senior secondary school , Quilla Mohalla jointly celebrated the festival of Diwali in the premises of the SDP College for Women here today. Sudesh Bajaj, DEO, was the chief guest.

PAU organises lecture
Ludhiana, October 23
Agricultural journalism, languages and culture section (College of Basic Sciences and Humanities) of Punjab Agricultural University organised Sonia Bathla lecture here at the committee room of the Farmers Service Centre today.



Popularity of art growing: Artist
Ludhiana, October 23
Growing awareness on art works is finally bringing creations of artists to the homes of Punjabis as well. They might be late in following the trend but they are quite there and not just the elite, the middle class too are in line.

Vandya Bagrodia at her exhibition in Ludhiana on Tuesday. — Tribune photo by Sayeed Ahmed

Vandya Bagrodia at her exhibition in Ludhiana


DAV lads emerge champs
Ludhiana, October 23
DAV Public School, Bhai Randhir Singh Nagar, Ludhiana, and Guru Hargobind Senior Secondary Public School, Sidhwan, emerged champions in the boys and girls sections, respectively, of the Ludhiana Sahodaya Schools Complex Handball Tournament (u-14) held at GMT Public School, here, today.

Wrestling: Bout begins over permission
Ludhiana, October 23
Uncertainty prevails over the wrestling matches titled “India vs Rest of the World-War of Legends” scheduled to be held at Guru Nanak Stadium on October 27. The office of the deputy commissioner said no permission had been sought for the event in writing, at least till morning.



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