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Let us work together to forge ahead: DMCH Principal
Ludhiana, July 28
The Principal of Dayanand Medical College and Hospital, Dr S.C. Ahuja, has appealed to the faculty to return to the college and resume their duties in the interest of the institution. His appeal comes in response to the desire expressed by some faculty members in a letter to the management to initiate action that would quickly normalise the functioning of the institution.

Smart drivers evade toll tax by finding new routes
Ludhiana, July 28
Even as the Central Government has imposed toll tax near Doraha on National Highway Number 1, some smart drivers have discovered new routes to evade the ''huge amounts of tax'' and have started passing through villages in the vicinity of the tax barrier.



Army warns youth against touts
Ludhiana, July 28
The Army has cautioned the youth of the region to beware of touts, who promise “sure-shot” entry into the Army but only fleece the youth of thousands of rupees.
An Army press note issued here today said that a recruitment rally would be organised in different districts of Punjab from August 5 to 10.

Budding artistes await their turn to take part in "Nachde Sitare", a dance competition, in Ludhiana on Sunday.
Budding artistes await their turn to take part in “Nachde Sitare”, a dance competition, in Ludhiana on Sunday. — Tribune photo Pardeep Tiwari

IT Dept sniffs at Tangri’s assets
Ludhiana, July 28
After the police and Municipal Corporation, it is the turn of the Income Tax Department to tighten its noose around Shiv Sena (Rashtrawadi) chief Jagdish Tangri, who is in the police custody facing several charges ranging from rioting to running illegal CD manufacturing business.

PAU entrance test result
Ludhiana, July 28
Punjab Agricultural University today declared the result of Entrance Test Met-Agriculture here. According to Dr S.S. Chahal, Controller of Examinations, PAU, the result has been displayed on the notice board of Thapar Hall.


‘Farmers paying for govt’s wrong policies’
Simranjit Singh MannLudhiana, July 28
‘‘The wrong and impractical policies pursued by the government have resulted in losses to farmers and the situation is such that we have nothing to offer to them by way of compensation or diversification. All these factors coupled with the monsoon playing truant have added to the misery of the farmers,’’ says SAD (A) chief and MP, Simranjit Singh Mann.


Escaped convict held
Ludhiana, July 28
After remaining a free but terrified bird for just over 24 hours only, Bikkar Singh, a convict serving a sentence in an attempt to murder case, who had escaped from a farmhouse of the Central Jail yesterday, was nabbed by officials of the PCR motorcycle squad from an agricultural field on the outskirts of the city in the Basti Jodhewal area today late afternoon.

Man assaulted, hospitalised
Jagraon, July 28
Some boys armed with sword and canes allegedly attacked and injured Sunil, a resident of Bajwa Colony, near the head post office.
According to an eyewitness, the accused continued causing injuries till Sunil fell on the ground. To escape further attack, an injured Sunil ran towards the Kamal chowk but the attackers followed him and gave him a beating.



8 local students among PU toppers
Ludhiana, July 28
As many as eight students of Ramgarhia Girls College have appeared in the list 10 students topping MSc (Information Technology) examination conducted by Panjab University, Chandigarh. This was claimed in a Press note issued by the college authorities here today.


Easy wins for Tony Mahajan XI, Lokesh Khanna XI
Ludhiana, July 28
Tony Mahajan XI and Lokesh Khanna XI registered convincing victories in the first Samrat Coolers Cricket Tournament for boys (u-17) being organised by the Ludhiana District Cricket Association, which began at the Arya College for Boys ground here today.

Bharat Malhotra of Tony Mahajan XI attempts a shot during a match against Chaman Lal XI at Arya College on Sunday. — A Tribune photograph

Bharat Malhotra of Tony Mahajan XI attempts a shot during a match against Chaman Lal XI at Arya College on Sunday.


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