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Case of cheating, forgery against PAU teacher
Ludhiana, May 25
In an alleged case of professional rivalry stretched beyond limits, a teacher of the Department of Entomology, Punjab Agricultural University, allegedly forged a letter to harm a colleague by damaging his chances of attending a coveted course in a foreign country.

Shimla Puri police does it again
Ludhiana, May 25
The Shimla Puri police station, which is in the centre of a controversy over its alleged forcible occupation of the building of Child Development and Project Office, has got the dubious distinction of using police force to occupy government or private buildings for the second time.

PLEDGE TO FIGHT FOR COUNTRY PLEDGE TO FIGHT FOR COUNTRY: Youth Congress activists express their solidarity with the soldiers on the border, at the statue of martyr Major Bhupinder Singh. — Photo Pradeep Tewari


DMCH union serves ultimatum
Ludhiana, May 25
The stalemate between the management and the union of Dayanand Medical College and Hospital continues with the union serving an ultimatum to the management seeking the clarification on the status of Hero DMC Heart Institute (HDHI) as to whether it forms a part of DMC Management or comprises of a separate entity.

KIMT yet to get recognition
Ludhiana, May 25
The Punjab Technical University is once again mired in controversy over giving admission to the students, conducting classes for a year and then even taking examination of the MCA students at Khalsa Institute of Management and Technology (KIMT), Civil Lines, while the institute is yet to get recognition from the government for the course.


The panic that rumour creates
Ludhiana, May 25
A rumour of the death of a youth, who was beaten up two days ago by several residents of Kheri Jhameri village over his alleged illicit relation with a married woman, sent a majority of the villagers packing as they feared police action against them.

Dharna against liquor vends continues
Ludhiana, May 25
Dharna by residents of the Bhora Colony, near Jalandhar bypass, to protest against the opening of a liquor vend adjoining the Guru Ravi Das Bhavan continued here for the fourth day with the administration turning a blind eye to the widespread resentment among residents.

Residents of Bhora Colony, Ludhiana, sit in dharna against the opening of a liquor vend adjacent to the Guru Ravi Das Bhavan in Ludhiana on Saturday.  —A Tribune photograph
Residents of Bhora Colony

Soldiers confident as ever
Ludhiana, May 25
Although tension continues to mount at the international border and along the Line of Control, thousands of soldiers heading towards those places seem to take it easy. The brave and gallant soldiers do not show any signs of tension as they move in trains towards the border.


Quack booked for causing death
Ludhiana, May 25
The Salem Tabri police today booked an alleged quack running a clinic on Jassian road for causing death of a woman due to negligence. The quack had allegedly administered an injection to the ailing woman, which caused her death.

1 held for snatching record in court
Khanna, May 25
The Khanna police yesterday arrested a local resident on the charges of alleged misbehaviour and snatching record of court from a clerk in his room. 



Seminar for farm engineers begins
Ludhiana, May 25
A two-day seminar on ‘Role of Mechanisation in Indian Agriculture’, organised by the Department of Farm, Power and Machinery, Punjab Agricultural University, in collaboration with the Institute of Engineers, was inaugurated at Jacob Hall of the PAU here today.
Mr S.K. Sivia, Fellow, Institute of Engineers, Mr Amarjit Singh Samra, Minister of State for Agriculture and Revenue, and Dr K.S. Aulakh, Vice-Chancellor, PAU, during the inauguration of a seminar in PAU, Ludhiana, on Saturday.  —A Tribune photograph

Mr S.K. Sivia, Fellow, Institute of Engineers, Mr Amarjit Singh Samra, Minister of State for Agriculture and Revenue, and Dr K.S. Aulakh, Vice-Chancellor, PAU


BCM college convocation 
Ludhiana, May 25
“Higher Education is the basic investment for development of any country. The government has to pay attention to higher education and cannot wash its hands off it by saying it has no funds,” said Professor Ramesh Kumar, Dean, CDC, Panjab University, Chandigarh, in his address to 120 students who received B.Ed degrees this morning at the BCM College of Education. 
Students of the BCM College
Students of the BCM College of Education, Ludhiana, after receiving degrees at the annual prize distribution function of the college  on Saturday.—  A Tribune photograph

58 trainees get diplomas
Ludhiana, May 25
Thirty computer diploma students and 28 trainees in telecommunication course received diplomas at a valedictory function of the Vocational Rehabilitation Training Centre for Blind and Disabled (VRTC), here today. The function was held in the auditorium of the institute.



13 chemist shops  inspected
Ludhiana, May 25
On the instructions of Dr J.S. Bhullar, Civil Surgeon, 13 chemist shops were inspected in the areas of Shimlapuri, Gill Road, Rahon Road, Tajpur Road and Division No. 3 by Mr Ajay Singla, Drugs Inspector, and Dr S.K. Sinha, SMO.




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