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Accused move freely due to tardy police probe
Ludhiana, April 21
More than 10 persons, accused in a sensational land fraud case in which they had allegedly prepared a false power of attorney in the name of two “dead” women to grab property worth lakhs in Sidhwan bet and Bhumal villages, continue to escape the “long” arm of the law, courtesy political interference and some alleged tardy police investigation.

Financial firm accused of cheating 
Ludhiana, April 21
Mr Tejinder Pal Bedi, a local industrialist, in a signed affidavit has accused an official of Zeal Financial Services, a franchise of ICICI Money Manager, of seeking bribe of Rs 2,000 to sanction a loan of Rs 63,000 for purchase of a computer. 

Tussle between SAD, BJP in the offing
Ludhiana, April 21
An imminent tussle seems to be in the offing between the SAD and its alliance partner, the BJP, over the sharing of seats for the forthcoming elections for the Ludhiana Municipal Corporation. The district unit of the SAD yesterday asserted that the party was in a position to win from 10 more wards, which it had conceded to the BJP in 1997, but had lost.


Ram Navami celebrations
Ludhiana, April 21
The Shriram Utsav Committee, Miller Ganj, and the Shri Shiv Mandir Charitable Trust took out a shobha yatra on the eve of Ram Navami here yesterday. Braving a scorching afternoon sun, devotees reached the Shiva temple near Manju cinema, the starting point of the shobha yatra, in large numbers.
Young hands reach out for langar at a temple near Daresi Ground in Ludhiana on Ram Navami. —Tribune photo Pradeep Tewari
Young hands reach out for langar

Grandparents’ day out
Ludhiana, April 21
Grandparents had a day out and played games at GRD School here yesterday evening. HelpAge India, an NGO, helped arrange the function with the school. “The basic idea is to strengthen the inter-generational bonds by inviting the grandparents to share fun with their grandchildren,” said Anshula, working for HelpAge India.

561 widows get ration
Ludhiana, April 21
Mr Jagjit Singh, Local Government and Employment Minister, has condemned the previous Akali-BJP regime for stopping a number of welfare schemes for students belonging to weaker sections of society and promised that the suspended schemes would be started again very soon.

Reservation in corporations sought
Ludhiana, April 21
The Vishwa Guru Ravi Dass Mission has demanded adequate reservation for the Scheduled Castes and Backward Classes for the forthcoming elections to various corporations in the state.


Police records victim’s statement
Ludhiana, April 21
The police contention that Friday night’s attack on a senior unionist in the Railways department was due to political rivalry was further strengthened today when the victim finally gave a statement to the police. The victim gave the statement to the police nearly 36 hours after he received three bullets fired by two unidentified assailants outside a railway colony.

Activists of the Uttariya Railway Mazdoor Union and various trade unions hold a protest in Ludhiana on Sunday. — A Tribune photograph
Activists of the Uttariya Railway Mazdoor Union and various trade unions

Youth sets himself on fire
Ludhiana, April 21
Ganesh Kumar (20), a resident of Harbans Pura, allegedly doused himself with kerosene and set himself afire here last evening. He was rushed to the CMC Hospital by neighbours. His condition is stated to be critical.


NCC Club, Riat Club in last 4
Ludhiana, April 21
The Riat Club trounced the Junior Friends Club by 9 wickets while the NCC Club defeated the Rana Club by 4 wickets to secure their berths in the semifinals of the ninth Veera Devi Memorial Cricket Tournament being played at the GGN Khalsa College ground here today.


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