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Panjab Varsity Rules
Colleges quick to act, hike fee

Ludhiana, June 20
Following the decision of Panjab University, Chandigarh, to regulate fee structure of its affiliated colleges, certain city colleges have already increased their fee structure for the new academic session commencing mid-July.

Growing Input Costs
Farmers turn to bullock
Mandi Ahmedgarh, June 20
A farmer ploughs his fields for sowing paddy at Ghudani village, near Ahmedgarh. Owing to rise in input cost, farmers are switching over to traditional methods of agriculture in this part of Malwa.
A farmer ploughs his fields for sowing paddy at Ghudani village, near Ahmedgarh. Photo by Mahesh Sharma


EARLIER STORIES


On Poll Call
Babus have no time for Baniewal
Ludhiana, June 20
With the officials of the district administration staying away on the pretext of preparing for smooth conduct of the municipal council elections, Baniewal village continues to remain flooded, as farmers have failed to get rid of the flood water for want of equipment.

Explosives Case
Passports of four youths seized
Jagraon, June 20
The police today recovered four passports belonging to Punjabi youths from the house of Manjeet Singh, alias Meeta, at Bardeke village.

6 booked in Jhande murder case
Ludhiana, June 20
The Sadar police today claimed that Harjit Singh was killed because of old enmity and not due to political rivalry. He was murdered by a group of six persons at Jhande village last evening.

Current booking counter for rly passengers
Ludhiana, June 20
The Northern Railway authorities have set up a current reservation counter at the railway station here to facilitate reservation of seats and berths two hours prior to the time of departure of train.

COMMUNITY


PAU employees demonstrate the working of a Japanese paddy planter at the university in Ludhiana on Friday.
PAU employees demonstrate the working of a Japanese paddy planter at the university in Ludhiana on Friday. A Tribune photograph

MC Polls
3 couples among 88 in fray
Mandi Ahmedgarh, June 20
29 candidates withdrew their nomination papers today, leaving 88 in the fray for the municipal council elections here.

Residents rue poor amenities as campaigning picks up
Khanna, June 20
While campaigning for the municipal council elections picks up in the city, residents rue poor state of basic amenities, including electricity, pure water and streetlights.

Licence of 2 liquor vends suspended
Ludhiana, June 20
The excise and taxation department has suspended licence of two liquor vends at Neelon and Bhattian for one month for trying to sell liquor procured from Chandigarh. The vends have been sealed.

Liquor vend at Gill Chowk pulled down
Ludhiana, June 20
The controversial liquor vend at Gill Chowk was removed by the contractor of the vend last night following court orders.

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CRIME

2 held for fraud
Jagraon, June 20
Manjeet Singh, alias Rinku, of Mohalla Stnampura, Phagwara, and Tejpartap Singh of Sanj Lila, Alamgarh, were today arrested by the local police for driving a bus with fake number.

City to host national athletics meet for blind
Ludhiana, June 20
The city will host the 17th National Athletics Meet for the Blind that is slated to be held in November this year.

Swimming trials tomorrow
Ludhiana, June 20
The Punjab Swimming Association (PSA) will organise trials to select the state youth swimming and water polo teams (boys and girls) here at the municipal corporation swimming pool, Rakh Bagh, on June 22 at 10 am.

LBA lads excel in international meet
Raghav Goyal and Surya Goyal, who won silver medal in the 23rd International Youth Team Badminton Tournament for Genitova Cup-2008 held at Czech Republic.
Ludhiana, June 20
Raghav Goyal and Surya Goyal, both trainees of the Ludhiana Badminton Academy being run here at Shastri Hall near Guru Nanak Sports Complex, have brought glory to the centre as well as the nation.
Raghav Goyal and Surya Goyal, who won silver medal in the 23rd International Youth Team Badminton Tournament for Genitova Cup-2008 held at Czech Republic. A Tribune photograph

 

 





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