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5 die in car-bus collision
MANGLI NICHI (Ludhiana), Nov 5 — Five persons, including a woman and a child, were killed and three others injured in a head-on collision between a Tata- Sumo car and a Punjab Roadways bus near this village on the Chandigarh-Ludhiana road today.

SAD lashes out at Cong over role in 1984 riots
LUDHIANA, Nov 5 — Paying tributes to the victims of anti-Sikh violence of 1984 at a function organised by the Danga Peerit Welfare Society, Punjab, at Urban Estate, Dugri, late last evening , senior Akali Dal leaders blamed the then Congress government for instigating planned massacre of Sikhs, under a deep-rooted conspiracy, to teach a lesson to the entire Sikh community. 

Woollen goods worth lakhs gutted
LUDHIANA, Nov 5 — Woollen goods worth lakhs of rupees were destroyed in a major fire that broke out in the second floor of a triple-storey shop in one of the narrow alleys of the congested Moachpura Bazaar here last night

How many of these high-rise buildings on the prestigious Mall Road meet the mandatory fire safety requirements ? None of these buildings have been ever examined by the Ludhiana Fire Brigade to ascertain whether the mandatory provisions for fire fighting have been met or not.
How many of these high-rise buildings on the prestigious Mall Road meet the mandatory fire safety requirements ? None of these buildings have been ever examined by the Ludhiana Fire Brigade to ascertain whether the mandatory provisions for fire fighting have been met or not. — Tribune photos by Inderjit Verma




Ludhiana city a tinderbox
LUDHIANA, Nov 5 — A devastating fire in a woollen market in the narrow and congested Mochpura locality of the walled city here last night has brought into open the inadequacy of the fire-fighting agency to handle such exigencies effectively.

Childless couple kidnaps girl
LUDHIANA, Nov 5 — In a shocking incident, a 3-month old girl child is reported to have been kidnapped by a middle-aged childless couple from New Hargobind Nagar on November 2.

Four held for selling beef
LUDHIANA, Nov 5 — The police today arrested four persons who were caught by activists of People For Animals (PFA) organisation on the charges of selling beef in the city.



Muslims disown Deendhar Anjuman
LUDHIANA, Nov 5 — The All-India Khotimi Nabwat (Seerat) Conference has disowned the Bangalore-based Deendhar Anjuman for its alleged role in certain bomb blasts in churches in different parts of the country. 

Unruly scenes at astrologers’ meeting
LUDHIANA, Nov 5 — Unruly scenes marked the second and concluding day of the Astrological Meet 2000 when an unidentified person went on stage and started criticising and accusing astrologers of befooling people.

Seminar on senior citizens organised
LUDHIANA, Nov 5 — The All India Senior Citizens’ Organisation organised a seminar in connection with the observance of the current year as the “Year of the Aged”.

Cycle body poll; withdrawal of nominations today
LUDHIANA, Nov 5 — One of the oldest and biggest industrial association of the city, the United Cycle and Parts Manufacturers Association, is going to witness its annual elections on November 16.

Inaction in dowry case flayed
KHAMANO, Nov 5 — The general secretary of the Lok Bhalai Party, Mr Bhinder Singh Rawan, has threatened to sit on dharna in front of the SDM’s office at Payal against the injustice meted out to a married woman of Khamano.

Janata Dal (S) flays law and order
LUDHIANA, Nov 5 — The Punjab unit of the Janata Dal (S), has expressed serious concern over deteriorating law and order situation in the state.

BSP to protest against atrocities on Dalits
LUDHIANA, Nov 5 — Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) will launch a mass movement to focus on the apathy and indifference of the state government towards incidents of atrocities and police repression against Dalits. 



Suicide attempt by married woman
LUDHIANA, Nov 5 — Gita, a married woman, attempted suicide at her residence in Mandir Chowk, Chauni Mohalla here on Saturday allegedly due to harassment by her-in-laws.


Exhibition of hosiery products
LUDHIANA, Nov 5 — An exhibition- cum-sale of woollen, hosiery leather and readymade garments was organised today by Dayal Bagh manufacturers, Radha Soami Satsang Dayal Bagh, Agra was organised today.



Poor response to ASCE test
LUDHIANA, Nov 5 — The national eligibility test for Advanced Certificate Software Engineering (ACSE), organised countrywide by the IBM computer education centre, received a feeble response in the city today. 



Bhupinder, Mitalee cast spell
LUDHIANA, Nov 5 — The title song of the new album Nain Ladge Nahin sung in the melodious voices of the husband wife duo of Bhupinder Singh and Mitalee Singh really proved the last evening to be Sureela Mera Punjab.


The final assault against polio
LUDHIANA, Nov 5 — Lakhs of children of Ludhiana were vaccinated today against the much dreaded disease of polio.



High school athletics meet concludes
LUDHIANA, Nov 5 — Government High School(GHS), Gill, stole the show here today, on the third and concluding day of the Ludhiana District High School Athletics Meet.Top

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