Monday, April 15, 2002, Chandigarh, India

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1 killed, 3 hurt in robbery
Fourth incident in 5 days; SHO transferred
Khanna, April 14
In the fourth robbery incident within five days in the Khanna Sadar police station area, one person was killed and three others were seriously injured in the morning today. The police is, however, yet to assess the value of cash and articles taken away by the robbers.

Girl’s death: ‘police version hard to buy’
Seora, (Ludhiana), April 14
Almost two days after the recovery of the remains of the two-year-old girl, who had gone missing ten days ago, the family is finding it hard to believe that she was done to death by wild cats as claimed by the police.
Sukhwinder Kaur and Gurdev Kaur, mother and grandmother of the deceased girl, respectively.
Sukhwinder Kaur and Gurdev Kaur, mother and grandmother of the deceased girl, respectively. —Photo Pradeep Tiwari


Lodhi Club closed as staff go on strike
Ludhiana, April 14
The Lodhi Club has been closed since yesterday as the staff went on strike over the alleged misbehaviour by the club secretary, Mr Bal Mahajan, with the manager and the mess contractor. 

Even the policemen admire this murder accused
Ludhiana, April 14
Murderers or murder accused are normally a hated lot. But a 19-year-old boy, accused for the murder of a history-sheeter, who was a terror among residents of Giaspura and surrounding colonies in the city, is a clear exception.

Ms Darshana Kaur, with bandaged hand, explains the incident to Ludhiana Tribune. The accused Amardeep Singh, wearing a blue shirt, is sitting on her right along with other relatives. —A Tribune photograph

DIG marks probe into alleged false case
Ludhiana, April 14
Mr Rohit Chaudhary, Deputy Inspector General of Police, Ludhiana, has directed SP city-I, Naunihal Singh to inquire into an alleged implication of a man, his son and daughter-in-law of Jhande village in a case registered at Sadar police station two days ago. The case against the man was registered on the complaint of his second son.

Restore holidays: bank staff
Ludhiana, April 14
The local unit of Punjab Bank Employees Federation (PBEF) has condemned the state government decision to curtail holidays of bank employees on major festivals like Holi and Baisakhi.

Wheat worth lakhs gutted in fire
Ludhiana, April 14
Wheat worth Rs 5 lakh was gutted when it caught fire in Kailpur and Dakha villages, near here, this evening.


Tributes paid to Dr Ambedkar
Ludhiana, April 14
Glowing tributes were paid to Dr Bhim Rao Ambedkar on his 111th birth anniversary here today. Several functions were organised by various political and social organisations in memory of the leader. The main function was organised at the local Congress office by the District Congress Committee Ludhiana (urban) under the chairmanship of its president, Mr K K Bawa.
Members of the Bharatiya Balmiki Dharam Samaj take out a procession to mark Dr Bhim Rao Ambedkar Jayanti in Ludhiana on Sunday. —A Tribune photograph

Thunder, sparkle enliven city parties
Ludhiana, April 14
Ludhianvis love partying. They love to celebrate birthday bashes, engagements, sangeets, anniversaries, receptions etc. They always look for novel and innovative ideas. Pyrotechnics, not the original fireworks but electronic fireworks, are being increasingly used to add sparkle to the party. They are being widely used much to delight of party-goers.
Electronic pyrotechniques are being used to add colour and glamour to city parties.IV

Importance of Vedas stressed
Ludhiana, April 14
Noted Vedic scholar Acharya Bhagwan Dev Ji Chaitanya has emphasised the need for studying Vedas, as they teach great human values, which have kept alive the ancient and glorious traditions of the Indian civilisation.


Car-borne youths stab couple
Ludhiana, April 14
A couple travelling by a Tata Sumo was intercepted by some Maruti-borne youths here yesterday and stabbed with knives. According to information, Mr Satish Kumar and his wife Ms Seema Rani, residents of New Panjabi Bagh Colony in Basti Jodhewal area, were going to the house of a relative when the car-borne assailants intercepted them and injured them seriously.


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