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Decks cleared for solid waste project
Ludhiana, August 31
With the finalisation of terms of reference and detailed conditions by the sub-committee set up by the Municipal Corporation, decks have been cleared for the much-awaited Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) Project in the city. As per the provisions of the Municipal Solid Waste Rules-2002, framed under the directions of the Supreme Court, the deadline for setting up waste processing and disposal facility is December 2003.

Canal breach: authorities suspect sabotage
Ludhiana, August 31
The fortnight-old breach incident in the Abohar-Bathinda feeder canal, passing through Ahmedgarh-Dehlon, has taken a curious turn with the canal management authorities suspecting sabotage in the case.

Gastro cases touch 200 mark
Ludhiana, August 31
As many as 200 cases of gastroenteritis were confirmed by the Health Department officials today as the panic continued to grip the Upkar Nagar area residents. Although no fresh death had been reported, the number of gastroenteritis patients had touched the 200 mark.


Begging racket: police registers case
Ludhiana, August 31
Two days after a boy alleged to have been kidnapped, Aman, made a sensational disclosure from the Civil Hospital, Jagraon, about his sufferings at the hands of a gang forcing children to beg, the Government Railway Police, Ludhiana, today finally booked Vasudeva, the only accused nabbed so far, under charges of attempting to murder and causing grievous injuries to the child.

1 killed in acetylene tank blast
Ahmedgarh, August 31
One person was killed and another got injured due to a blast in an acetylene gas welding tank here in the Thapar market.


Devotees build an ‘icicle’ at the entrance to Durga Mata Temple
Devotees build an ‘icicle’ at the entrance to Durga Mata Temple on the occasion of Janmashtami in Ludhiana on Saturday. — Photo Pradeep Tewari 

Charge against Dehlon cops to be probed
Ludhiana, August 31
On the directions of DIG, Ludhiana Range, Mohammed Mustafa, the Jagraon police has initiated an inquiry into allegations of stealing Rs 60,000 from an accused liquor smuggler’s house in Chappar village about two weeks ago.

Buffaloes die of mysterious disease?
Khanna, August 31
Buffaloes are dying due to an unknown disease in the Samrala area. Many cases of such type have been reported in different villages. Three cattle of Bachittar Singh of Rajewal village near Samrala died on Friday. The villagers told that earlier the cattle suffered from constipation and after two or three days they died. According to information last week two other cases of such type were reported in Kulewal village near Samrala and in Bhatian village near Machhiwara.


Gang of thieves busted
Jagraon, August 31
The CIA staff of the Jagraon police claims to have busted a gang of vehicle thieves with the arrest of one Jagdev Singh of Gowaddi Kalan and Saimber Singh of Rurka.

Man booked for bigamy
Jagraon, August 31
Avtar Singh, his second wife and Avtar Singh’s brother Hakim Singh and Harbans Kaur and Mukhtiar Kaur have been booked under Sections 420 , 406, 494 ,506 and 120B, IPC, by the local police on the complaint made by Jagrup Singh of Singhpura Colony Barewal District, Ludhiana.

Illicit liquor seized
Jagraon, August 31
The Sidhwan Bet police has arrested Paramjit Singh of Hujran of and seized 67.5 litres of illicit liquor from his possession. A case has been registered under Sections 61, 1 and 14 of the Excise Act. Fodder room burnt.


LIC anniversary
Ludhiana, August 31
The Life Insurance Corporation of India will hold week-long celebrations from tomorrow to mark its 46th anniversary after being nationalised by the Government of India in 1956.



Janmashtami functions in schools
Ludhiana, August 31
Spring Dale Public School, Ludhiana, celebrated Janmashtami with a great deal of enthusiasm, devotion and religious fervour here today. The school premises were beautifully decorated on the occasion.


Exhibition opened at Satluj Club
Ludhiana, August 31
‘Expressions’, a two-day exhibition of paintings depicting the beauty of the nature was inaugurated at Satluj Club here today. Ms Kanika Dhanda and Ms Shweta Tripathi, the two young city-based artists have well explored their talent in the form of different paintings. These include the murals, emboss, Rajasthani and abstract paintings.

Visitors at ‘Expressions’, a painting exhibition, held at Satluj Club in Ludhiana on Saturday.
Visitors at ‘Expressions’

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