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MC gets rap on poor sanitation
Ludhiana, July 15
Expressing concern over poor sanitation in slum dwellings adjoining Dabba road and Sherpur, the health department has raised a question mark on stagnant water and garbage in vacant plots.

Teasing sends student into depression
Ludhiana, July 15
The mother of a depressed girl has sought the intervention of the DC, Sumer Singh Gurjar, to take action against the school authorities for ďencouragingĒ a student to tease her daughter over her motherís marital discord.

...Meanwhile, parents pull out kids from Sky Way
Ludhiana, July 15
A day after Sky Way principalís husband was booked for molestation, some parents have started pulling out their wards from the school. Residents gathered in front of the school and demanded withdrawal of fee from the school authorities, who reportedly closed the school for today.




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Crows look for worms in a field being ploughed in Ludhiana.
WAITING FOR THE KILL: Crows look for worms in a field being ploughed in Ludhiana. ó Tribune photo by Sayeed Ahmed

Voter Card
Absent staff keeps residents waiting
Ludhiana, July 15
The district administrationís drive to prepare voterís cards in different colonies on the Pakhowal road has come a cropper with employees assigned the job deserting the venue after sitting for just half an hour on the last day today.

Now, godmen turn travel agents
Ludhiana, July 15
Duping of hundreds of innocent youths by travel agents notwithstanding, many self-styled godmen are now fleecing their disciples with the lure of greener pastures abroad.

District courtsí green move
Ludhiana, July 15
The district courts is all set to go environmentally friendly by setting up rainwater harvesting wells in its compound. If all goes according to the plan, the courts will be the first government building in the city to begin rainwater harvesting.

Husband held for dowry death
Ludhiana, July 15
The Model Town police has booked a man and his parents for the killing his wife over dowry. The husband, Devraj, has been arrested by the police.

Auto driver kills himself
Ludhiana, July 15
A 20-year-old autorickshaw driver of Shimlapuri, Gagan, reportedly committed suicide after consuming poison today.

COMMUNITY

Sterilisation of stray dogs
Hyderabad experts assess problem
Ludhiana, July 15
The municipal corporation is chalking out a plan to check stray dog menace in city. Experts from Hyderabad, who had worked on the problem there, were in the city today to take stock of the situation.

PAU staff too busy for audit
Ludhiana, July 15
The audit work at Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) has virtually come to a standstill. Thanks to the district administration, who puts the audit staff of the university on various other duties. The limited staff of three to four members find it too difficult to clear all files thus making the university authorities suffer.



CRIME

Bid to occupy GLADA flats
Police books unknown persons
Ludhiana, July 15
Following self-immolation bid by several í84 riot victims over the possession of apartments in CRPF colony yesterday, the police has booked unknown persons for trying to occupy GLADA property.

10 booked for vandalism
Jagraon, July 15
Baldev Singh, his wife, his mother Kartar Kaur and seven others have been booked for vandalism. According to information, Gulshan Pal Goyal, a resident of Mullanpur, had taken the premises on rent at Tehsil Road 20 years ago and had been running the business of selling marble from there.


EDUCATION

PAU session begins on sour note
Boarders rue inadequate facilitiesWith the start of new session, students have started arriving on the PAU campus in Ludhiana.
Ludhiana, July 15
After a gap of almost over a month, Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) and Guru Angad Dev Veterinary Animal Sciences University (GADVASU) saw student activity as regular classes to many courses started today. The new entrants and day scholars looked cheerful and excited, but a number of hostellers of PAU complained of getting food from outside in absence of proper mess facilities on the onset of new session.

With the start of new session, students have started arriving on the PAU campus in Ludhiana. ó A Tribune photograph

Student body to focus on organisational setup
Ludhiana, July 15
The National Student Union of India (NSUI) has decided to focus on its organisational set-up. The student union, which, so far is active in Ludhiana, Moga, Fatehgarh Sahib, Jalandhar, Patiala and Amritsar, has decided to elect its presidents in all districts of Punjab till July 31.


 

 





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