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MC to file plaint into assault on ATP
Ludhiana, November 7
The Ludhiana municipal corporation has decided to lodge a police complaint against the protesters who had manhandled the female Assistant Town Planner (ATP), Kamaljit Kaur, on November 4. MC Commissioner AK Sinha has said that such a behaviour by any person would not be tolerated.

Eid-ul-Zuha: Goats worth ~10 cr sold in city
Ludhiana, November 7
On the occasion of Eid-ul-Zuha, goats or “bakr” (Urdu word) worth over Rs 10 crores were sold here in the past two-three days. Starting from today, the goats will be sacrificed for three consecutive days as a mark of respect and obedience to gratify the God.

Youth kills friend; at large 
Ludhiana, November 7
A 21-year-old migrant youth allegedly killed his friend by smashing a brick against his head following a fight after a drinking session at the Azad Nagar in Jodhewal Basti last night.


Devotees offer prayers on Eid-ul-Zuha outside Jama Masjid at Field Ganj in Ludhiana on Monday.
The faithful Devotees offer prayers on Eid-ul-Zuha outside Jama Masjid at Field Ganj in Ludhiana on Monday. Tribune photo: Himanshu Mahajan

Man crushed to death
Ludhiana, November 7
An over speeding truck crushed a motorcyclist to death near the Jamalpur Chowk here this morning.

Sambar strays into Moti Nagar, rescued
Ludhiana, November 7
Residents of the Moti Nagar area got an unexpected visitor in the shape of a Sambar, which strayed from the forests of Mattewara, here today. It had apparently taken refuge in the area from stray dogs.

Cong leader gets fresh death threat
Ludhiana, November 7
The Congress leader, who had lodged a complaint with the police pertaining to a threat e-mail a month ago, has received yet another e-mail and this time it has been sent from the place where Osama Bin Laden was killed.

National Cancer Awareness Day
From shock, disbelief to perseverance, recovery
Manjit Kaur (62), homemaker Initial reaction There was shock, disbelief. The reports confirmed my worst fears. I had (chronic myloid) leukemia.


Quacks flourish as authorities turn a blind eye
Jagraon, November 7
Quacks, operating in Jagraon and surrounding areas, are doing a brisk business. Seeing them doing a good business, several other quacks from various places have reached the town and are flourishing.

National Cancer Awareness Day
Health department draws a blank
Mandi Ahmedgarh, November 7
Showing scant regard for the key mission of the WHO’s Cancer Control Programme, the state health department came up with nothing to create awareness about carcinogenic factors and preventive measures on National Cancer Awareness Day today.

Rifle body faces civic body’s apathy
Ludhiana, November 7
Even as the state government had allotted 5,500 sq yards of land for the construction of a shooting range for District Rifle Association, the association has not been able to take the possession of the land due to encroachments.

Reporters’ Diary
‘Credit war’ over Shatabdi among politicians
Devotees offer prayers at Chatt Puja in Ludhiana. There is no stopping political leaders and parties to lay their claim to making some contribution for introduction of Shatabdi from the mega city to New Delhi.

Devotees offer prayers at Chatt Puja in Ludhiana. Tribune photo: Himanshu Mahajan

Roshni-11: BCM, Guru Nanak school clinch overall trophy
Doraha, November 7
An inter-school annual function “Roshni-2011” culminated at the Doraha Institute of Management and Technology today.

Degrees conferred on engineering students
Ludhiana, November 7
The annual convocation of Guru Nanak Dev Engineering College was held in a well-decorated auditorium of the college on Saturday.

Govt fails to provide info on farmers’ suicides
Jagraon, November 7
The Punjab State Information Commission has issued a notice to the Punjab government for failing to provide information under the Right to Information (RTI) Act sought by an RTI activist.

3 buffaloes charred to death
Khanna, November 6
Three buffaloes were burnt to death as a fire broke out under mysterious circumstances on Saturday night at Monpur village. Balkar Singh, a farmer of the village, said they had tied their cattle in a verandah after milking them.

Drama, histrionics dominate Day III
Ludhiana, November 7
The third day of the ongoing 53rd Panjab University Inter-Zonal Youth and Heritage Festival began with great vivacity at Ramgarhia Girls College, Miller Ganj, here today.

Provide solutions to industrialists’ problems
An expert speaks at a seminar in Ludhiana on Monday.Ludhiana, November 7
Entrepreneurs in Punjab were surviving despite adverse circumstances and hurdles in the state. The state or Central government should look for the solutions, otherwise the industry will have a bleak future in Punjab.

An expert speaks at a seminar in Ludhiana on Monday. Photo: Inderjeet Verma

Ecuador’s folk artistes leave audience awestruck
Ludhiana, November 7
A nine-member folk dance troupe from Ecuador performed during the fourth Punjab Multi-cultural Festival organised by the Punjab Cultural Promotion Council (PCPC) at Guru Nanak Dev Engineering College.

Sports bodies groan as kabaddi rakes in moolah
Ludhiana, November 7
As the Punjab government is spending crores of rupees on Kabaddi World Cup, it has left authorities of other games fuming.

Experts dwell on innovative science teaching techniques
Students attend a practical during a workshop on education in physics at Guru Nanak Public School in Ludhiana on Monday.Ludhiana, November 7
The two-day zonal convention-cum-workshop on education in physics and related sciences focusing on structure and delivery in classroom for 21st Century was organised at Guru Nanak Public School, Sarabha Nagar, by the Indian Association of Physics Teachers (IAPT).

Students attend a practical during a workshop on education in physics at Guru Nanak Public School in Ludhiana on Monday. photo: inderjeet Verma

On wedding day, bride subjected to thrashing
Ludhiana, November 7
Just a few hours before her wedding, a woman was not only denied her bridal dress by a bridal wear store but also her brother was thrashed by workers of the store here today.

Ludhiana Scan
Bicycle rally on November 9
Ludhiana: Gift of Life-Organ Donation and Awareness Society (Glodas) would organise a bicycle rally to encourage people to donate organs. The even would be conducted on November 9, 2011.




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