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Illicit affair may have led to family murders
Ludhiana, August 22
The murder of four members of a family, including two women and a child, under mysterious circumstances in Doraha has opened a can of worms with town residents alleging one of the women, Charanjit Kaur, was engaged in illicit relations with a Bagowal resident.

Perceived as threat, child also not spared

Badal visits Model Town Extension
Security arrangements irk residents
Ludhiana, August 22
The residents of Model Town Extension had a tough time today as their locality was out-of-bounds as the police had cordoned it off in view of Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal’s visit.




colours of nature

Raindrops shine like pearls on foliage in Ludhiana on Sunday.
Raindrops shine like pearls on foliage in Ludhiana on Sunday. Photo: Inderjeet Verma

Stress pushing cops to shrinks
Ludhiana, August 22
Taxing schedules, meagre salaries, rising crime rates, ‘VIP’ duty, no time for family and immense pressure from the top - too many demands but no appreciation. All this and more is taking a heavy toll on our men in khaki. No wonder most cops are totally stressed out!

Rose Garden ‘Bungling’
No headway in probe even after a month
Ludhiana, August 22
Though MC Commissioner AK Sinha had marked an inquiry into the construction of Rose Garden at Giaspura, in which “bungling of funds” was involved, no report has been submitted even after a month.

Baking your cake and eating it, too!
Ludhiana, August 22
While baking a perfect cake is an art that only a few have mastered, eating it is a bliss for those with a sweet tooth. And fortunate are those who get to experience the double delight at the same time.


Exhibition on fabrics from November 22
Ludhiana, August 22
Apparel Export Promotion Council (AEPC) will organise a fabric and accessories exhibition, Source One, from November 22 to 24.Nearly 125 exhibitors are expected to participate in the event. Officials say nearly 3,000 buyers are confirmed and this three-day exposition is expected to generate business worth two million dollars.

Dr TS Kler addresses a CME on cardiology and cardiac swgery in Ludhiana on Sunday. CME on advanced cardiac treatment
Ludhiana, August 22
The Fortis Escorts Heart Institute (FEHI) organised a continued medical education (CME) programme for senior doctors in association with the physician forum here last evening. In the course of FEHI’s endeavour to keep the medical fraternity updated, two informative and interactive sessions on cardiology and cardiac surgery were held.

Dr TS Kler addresses a CME on cardiology and cardiac swgery in Ludhiana on Sunday. Photo: Inderjit Verma

From Colleges
Orientation programme
LUDHIANA : One-day orientation programme for civil services examination was organised by Kamla Lohtia SD College in collaboration with Samkalp under the leadership of Santosh Taneja, former chief engineer, HUDCO, and eminent social worker Rajesh Mohan, faculty member of Samkalp.

Govt’s development claims hollow: Cong
Ludhiana, August 22
The Congress today accused the SAD-BJP government in Punjab of hollow claims on the development front without doing any worthwhile work to provide relief to the people.Addressing a party workers’ meeting here, Krishan Kumar Bawa, former president of the District Congress Committee, alleged that senior functionaries of the government, especially Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal, had been taking the people of the state for a ride through their false and inflated claims.


Models sport the collection of upcoming designer Prashant Verma in Ludhiana.
Models sport the collection of upcoming designer Prashant Verma in Ludhiana. A Tribune photograph

30 physically challenged given prosthetics
Ludhiana, August 22
As many as 30 physically challenged persons were given free prosthetics, calipers and hearing aids at the 825th free “viklang sahayata camp” organised by Bharat Vikas Parishad (Swami Vivekanand branch) at Rishi Nagar here today.

Public awareness programme on RTI Act
‘Free info flow must for effective democracy’
Ludhiana, August 22
The right to information has to be seen as a part of the fundamental right to free speech and expression, as enshrined in Article 19(1)(a) of the Constitution. This was stated by Hemant Goswami during a public awareness programme on the Right to Information (RTI) Act, organised by the Ludhiana branch of the NIRC of ICAI.

Journey through confusion, exploration of late teens
Ludhiana, August 22
The novel ‘It is all about love’ can be termed an ingenious account of bittersweet experiences that make late teens a journey through confusion and exploration.Carrying the subtitle ‘Matters not whom you fall in love with’, it is the debut novel of 23-year-old Tanveer Singh, a law student here. Published by Srishti Publishers, New Delhi, the novel is getting rave reviews from readers.

Biz Briefs
Ludhiana : Max Bupa Health Insurance has announced the launch of its operations in the city. It has introduced its flagship product, Heartbeat Health Insurance, which is a comprehensive individual and family-focused health insurance product. — TNS


Two cops booked for youth’s murder
Fresh probe into 2005 case after court order
Mandi Ahmedgarh, August 22
Acting on the directions of the Punjab and Haryana High Court, the police has booked two police personnel and a former cop under Sections 302, 201 and 34 of the IPC for allegedly killing a youth of Rangian village about five years ago and destroying evidence by disposing of the body.

Three arrested with fake currency
Mandi Ahmedgarh, August 22
The Dehlon police has nabbed three members of an interstate gang that has allegedly been distributing fake currency brought from Nepal and Hyderabad among small dealers.Fake notes of the denomination of 1,000 and 500, worth Rs 1.96 lakh, and genuine notes worth Rs 60,000 were seized from the car used by the accused.

Mahindra NBA Challenge
A match in progress during the Mahindra NBA Challenge Basketball League in Ludhiana on Sunday. Government College eves record win

Ludhiana, August 22
Government College for Women, Ludhiana, quelled a strong challenge from Toronto Basketball Academy, Patiala, before coming out victor 51-40 in the women’s section in the third week matches of the inaugural edition of the Mahindra NBA Basketball Challenge League being held at Guru Nanak Stadium here today.

A match in progress during the Mahindra NBA Challenge Basketball League in Ludhiana on Sunday. Photo: Inderjeet Verma




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