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counting of votes
Instructions issued to DCs
Ludhiana, February 21
The Chief Election Officer (CEO), Punjab, has instructed all the Deputy Commissioners in the state to make fool-proof arrangements for counting of votes, to be held on March 6.

dsp’s murder
Two police teams formed
Ludhiana, February 21
Nearly 20 days after the brutal murder of Moga DSP Balraj Singh Gill and Monica Kapila, the city police today split the special investigation team (SIT) constituted and formed two separate teams to crack the case.

Four nabbed for kidnapping six-year-old girl
The accused in police custody in LudhianaLudhiana, February 21
In a major breakthrough, the police has nabbed four persons who were behind the kidnapping of six- year- old girl Nisha from Dhandari.

The accused in police custody in Ludhiana. A Tribune photograph


Ludhiana MC not so ‘net savvy’
Ludhiana, February 21
The Ludhiana Municipal Corporation which otherwise claims of being “net-savvy” by launching e-bill, e-tendering and other such services, seems to have totally forgotten to update its official website, www.mcludhiana.com. If the website of state’s richest Municipal Corporation is to be believed, AK Sinha is still the MC Commissioner, while Malwinder Singh Jaggi, Kuldeep Singh and Mohinderpal Gupta the Additional Commissioners.

‘Paucity’ of funds delays pedestrian underpass
The incomplete pedestrian underpass opposite the Mini-Secretariat in Ludhiana on TuesdayLudhiana, February 21
The pedestrian underpass (PUP) opposite Mini Secretariat is still incomplete due to “paucity” of funds. The Ludhiana Municipal Corporation (MC) had tried to inaugurate it in December, but sources said it would be complete by March 31.

The incomplete pedestrian underpass opposite the Mini-Secretariat in Ludhiana on Tuesday. Tribune photo: Himanshu Mahajan

Stalking girl proves to be costly for youth
Ludhiana, February 21
Stalking a girl proved costly for a youth from Rampura Phool as he landed in the police net. The girl's presence of mind led to the nabbing of the youth.

assembly polls
Stalker Jaskaran in police custody in Ludhiana For favourable results, candidates knock at astrologers’ doors
Ludhiana, February 21
Some are guessing, some are asking about the outcome of the elections of the state. As the date of election results is nearing, din about the prophecies of the Assembly elections is rising, and living room discussions are getting more intense predicting who will come to power.
Stalker Jaskaran in police custody in Ludhiana. A Tribune photograph


Police impounds 100 vehicles
Ludhiana, February 21
The police is pocketing nearly Rs 50,000 everyday for towing away wrongly parked vehicles.

Skilled workforce key to growth, says CII
Ludhiana, February 21
"Today, there is only one benchmark for skilled workers and that is the world standard. It is, therefore, incumbent upon the industry to provide refresher training to its workforce from time to time to ensure that they acquire internationally benchmarked skills," said MC Munjal, convener, Punjab Education and Skills Panel, at the inaugural session of the four-day 24th Regional Work Skills Competition of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) which began here today.

Not only obese, underweight, too, can be diabetic, says expert
Ludhiana, February 21
Not only obese but underweight and normal first degree relatives of diabetic patients can also suffer from diabetes mellitus. This has been revealed in a recent research conducted by Dr Abhilasha under the guidance of Dr John Parmod, professor of physiology, and former director of the CMCH, Ludhiana.

Teachers need to instil values among students: Expert
Luhdiana, February 21
The members of management committee of USPC Jain Public School organised a seminar on ‘Education and value system’ in the school auditorium here today. Dr Rajneesh Arora, Vice Chancellor of Punjab Technical University, was the chief guest of the event, and MM Vyas, chairman, Improvement Trust, Ludhiana, was the guest of honour.

Students of the Government College for Women, Ludhiana, stage a play “Merchant of Venice” on Tuesday Students enact ‘Merchant of Venice’
Ludhiana, February 21
The department of English, Govenment College for Women, organised its Annual Literary Society event here today. The students staged the 16th century Shakespearean drama “The Merchant of Venice" in the college auditorium.
Students of the Government College for Women, Ludhiana, stage a play “Merchant of Venice” on Tuesday. Tribune photo: Himanshu Mahajan

Four colonies razed in major demolition drive
Ludhiana, February 21
Four unauthorised colonies were razed by Greater Ludhiana Area Development Authority (GLADA) today. A demolition drive, led by additional chief administrator (ACA) Jaswant Singh, GLADA, on Tuesday dismantled roads, sewerage manholes, electric poles, boundary walls, entry gates and other internal development works in some four colonies which were being developed in an area of more than 60 acres.

Apollo Hospitals, LPU sign MoU for academic courses
Ludhiana, February 21
SPS Apollo Hospitals and Lovely Professional University today signed a Memorandum Of Understanding for launching educational programs. As part of the agreement, SPS Apollo and LPU will launch a three year BSc course in Physician Assistantship for nurses and paramedical professionals.

Traders from Bangladesh woo local manufacturers
Ludhiana, February 21
Traders from Bangladesh are busy wooing garment and yarn manufacturers from the city to invest in their country with Special Economic Zones (SEZs). Since Bangladesh is armed with duty-free treaty, with India it is expecting huge exports by the end of June.

Body seeks probe into electrocution incident
Ludhiana, February 21
The Bhartiya Jan Jagran Sangathan has asked the Deputy Commissioner to conduct a thorough probe into yesterday’s incident.

I-T dept may reopen tax returns
Ludhiana, February 21
Beware as the Income Tax Department may be re-opening tax returns of beyond six years in specific cases of black money where “foreign assets” are involved.

The website of India Post Postal department updates its website
Ludhiana, February 21
If you have ever got lost on the website while checking the status of your speed post article or felt difficult to navigate through the cluttered website of the postal department, you will feel relieved to see the new interface of the India Post website. The website was updated this morning and many residents were pleasantly surprised to see the better-looking, cleaner and more organised website. Officer on duty at India Post, K Subramanyam, said the new website reflected the change in sync with the overall changes in the postal department.

The website of India Post.


The accused being taken to a police station in Jagraon Four held for gambling
Jagraon, February 21
In a bid to tighten noose around gamblers, the Ludhiana (rural) police today conducted a raid at the Old Grain Market here and arrested four persons.

The accused being taken to a police station in Jagraon. Photo by writer

Athletics meet begins today
Ludhiana, February 21
The three-day annual athletics meet will commence tomorrow at Baba Jaswant Singh Dental College and Hospital, Chandigarh road.




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