Saturday, July 22, 2000,
Chandigarh, India



Two serial killers on prowl
Most of the victims either kin or acquaintances
LUDHIANA, July 21 — Two psychopath serial killers who are alleged to have committed at least five murders, three of them in Ludhiana alone, are giving sleepless nights to the local police, in spite of the latter's best efforts to nab them.

(Left) A file photo of the serial Baldev Sing; (right) a recent computer sketch of the accused prepared by the city police.
(Left) A file photo of the serial killer Baldev Singh; (right) a recent computer sketch of the accused prepared by the city police.

Fly ash damaging war museum
LUDHIANA, July 21 — Even though the Maharaja Ranjit Singh War Museum, a prestigious project of the Punjab Government near Tiger Safari here awaits completion, polluted air of this industrial city has cast its dark shadow on the memorials and exhibits of the museum.

BKU to protest against foreign products
LUDHIANA, July 21 — The Bharatiya Kisan Union will organise protests at district levels, all over the state against dumping of foreign made farm products in the country. 

Gang of thieves busted
LUDHIANA, July 21 — The four accused in the robbery attempt and assault on a teenager in the Madhuban enclave residence of a doctor have been arrested.



Website on Amarnath Yatra launched
LUDHIANA, July 21— The Bhole Bhandari Charitable Trust, Ludhiana, has launched the first-ever website on Shri Amarnath Yatra which has been named as, according to the trust president, Mr Rajan Gupta.


Car stolen from dealer
LUDHIANA, July 21 — A Maruti car was reportedly stolen from outside the office of a car dealer in the Feroze Gandhi market one day after the owner left it there.

Boy recovered
LUDHIANA, July 21 — Station House Ofifcer of the Division No 2 Inspector Kashmir Singh and ASI Chaman Prakash recovered a boy while on patrolling and handed him over to his parents.


Nearly 80 pc spices adulterated
LUDHIANA, July 21 — About 80 per cent of the spices sold in open in the market are said to be adulterated. These are not exaggerated figures if the wholesale dealers in Kesar Ganj Mandi, well known spice trade centre of the city, are to be believed.

Advice for chilli growers
LUDHIANA, Jul 21 — Scientists of Punjab Agricultural University have a word of advice for chilli growers.

Fabric painting training camp
LUDHIANA, July 21— A six-day free training camp in fabric painting, sponsored by Camlin India Limited, commenced at Param Sewing school in Ranjit Nagar locality in the city today. More than 350 girls are participating in the camp.


Courses for unemployed youth
LUDHIANA, July 21 — The Government Institute of Textile Chemistry and Knitting Technology (Community Polytechnic Wing), Rishi Nagar, has started six-month-long courses for unemployed youth (boys as well as girls) of rural and urban areas.

Confusion over admission to B. Com (first year)
LUDHIANA, July 21 — Even though Panjab University has postponed the dates for admission to B.Com first year course, a few colleges in the city have ignored the varsity announcement and are admitting students in this course.


Court order on dharna
, July 21 — In an unprecedented move the Punjab State Electricity Board (PSEB) had to seek the intervention of the court for restraining the members of various trade and industry organisations from holding dharnas and demonstrations within the 300 meters of the PSEB headquarters at Patiala.


TT titles for Sacred Heart boys, girls
LUDHIANA, July 21 — Sacred Heart Senior Secondary School, BRS Nagar, and Sacred Heart Convent School, Sarabha Nagar, won the girls’ and boys’ team championships, respectively, in the 9th Sahodaya Schools Complex Table Tennis Championship, which concluded at the KVM indoor stadium here today.

A game of bet and ball
t raids on premises of cricketers. Bookies, officials too not spared. Today, these were the headlines of The Tribune. Tax sleuths raided the houses of the top Indian cricketers, 10 bookies and even the premises of former ICC President Jagmohan Dalmia.

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