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Rs 1 lakh snatched from aged couple
Mohi, June 28
In a daring daylight snatching incident, an aged couple was robbed of Rs 1 lakh by three unidentified motor-cycle borne youths near Mohi village under Sudhar police station this afternoon.

Death due to doctor’s negligence?
Ludhiana, June 28
Mystery shrouds the death of a 32-year-old Punjab State Electricity Board employee who had been admitted to the Civil Hospital, Khanna, for a ureteric stone operation.
The young widow and two children of Antarpal Singh
The young widow and two children of Antarpal Singh (inset) who allegedly died due to doctor’s negligence. — A Tribune photograph




Woman gets three fake passports
‘Dupes’ councillors into attesting papers
Doraha, June 28
A case has been registered against two municipal councillors of Doraha for allegedly helping a woman get three fake passports in the past five years. The case against the councillors — Darshan Kumar and Malwinder Singh — has been registered under Section 120-B of the IPC.

Mother stage-manages daughter’s kidnapping
Ludhiana, June 28
In a shocking case, a mother of five children allegedly stage-managed the kidnapping of her five-year-old daughter by conniving with her paramour in order to get away from the city and settle with the man.

Industrialist ‘drug lord’ caught with 7 kg opium
Ludhiana, June 28
A case under the NDPS Act has been registered against a local industrialist for allegedly masterminding opium smuggling here. The industrialist is financially stable and his wife is a proofreader in Punjabi University at Patiala.

Professor to be Registrar
Ludhiana, June 28
Decks have been cleared for the appointment of Dr V. K. Sharma, Acting Registrar of Punjab Agricultural University, as Registrar. The interview committee constituted by the PAU has cleared his name for the post and the recommendation has been sent to the Board of Management which is scheduled to meet on July 5.


Mystery shrouds ‘burglary’
Ludhiana, June 28
In a complaint of theft lodged with the Kotwali police, a Raikhi chowk-based shopkeeper has claimed that a burglary took place in his garments shop yesterday sometime last night causing him a loss of over Rs 4 lakh.

The shop that was allegedly burgled in Ludhiana on Thursday night. — Photo Pradeep Tewari

The shop that was allegedly burgled in Ludhiana
Residents sore over MC attitude
Ludhiana, June 28
Residents and daily commuters in Ghas Mandi area are sore with the Municipal Corporation for not listening to their complaints for the last many months. They state that a manhole in their area has caved in causing inconvenience to the commuters and residents.

A manhole in Ghas Mandi area, Ludhiana, poses a problem for commuters. — Photo Inderjit Verma
A manhole in Ghas Mandi area, Ludhiana, poses a problem

Anti-Alcohol Day
Ludhiana, June 28
To spread the abuses of drugs among the general masses and to celebrate Anti-Alcohol Day, the Guru Gobind Singh Study Circle sent a team of speakers to the local jail here yesterday.

New complaint centre of PSEB
Ludhiana, June 28
The local office of the Punjab State Electricity Board has set up a complaints centre at Model Down Division which will remain functional from 7 am to 11 pm everyday.


Migrant labourer dies
Ludhiana, June 28
The Focal Point police yesterday registered a case under Section 304 of the IPC on the statement of a Bihari migrant, Sukhinder Yadav, now living in Durga Colony at Dhandari Khurd, against Rajiv Yadav, another migrant, living in Sherpur.

  • Girl kidnapped

  • Fraud alleged

  • Two held

  • Woman beaten

  • Cases of beating

  • Cases under the Excise Act

  • Two road-blockers booked

  • Four arrested

Kidnapping attempted
Ludhiana, June 28
The Model Town police yesterday foiled a kidnapping-cum-ransom bid by a city resident. A trap was laid and the accused was caught by the police. He was making threatening telephone calls to his neighbour demanding a ransom of Rs 5 lakh for not kidnapping and killing his family.



Teachers demand filling of posts



Workshop on radiation safety
Ludhiana, June 28
The discovery of ionising radiations in the late 19th century revolutionised diagnosis and treatment of multiple disease. The use of these revealed that these were double-edged weapons that could have adverse effects on normal population. The population includes patients who have been advised radiation therapy and healthcare workers involved in their deliverance.

Union’s bid to obstruct work
Ludhiana, June 28
The employees’ union of Dayanand Medical College and Hospital today made an attempt to create obstruction in the hospital working by harassing the staff on duty. They blocked the entry points to stop the morning staff going on duty. They also took out the laundry staff forcibly and sat down there to obstruct the working.

Scientific dental meet
Ludhiana, June 28
The district unit of the Indian Dental Association (IDA) in collaboration with Colgate-Palmolive will organise a scientific dental meeting here on June 30.


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