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NRIs keen on investing in residential colony
Ludhiana, October 26
If the proposed ultra-modern and fully developed urban estate for Non-Resident Indians, aimed at serving as a base in the city becomes a reality in near future, the state of Punjab is likely to invite an investment ranging between $ 300 to $ 400m in various sectors like real estate, information technology and healthcare.

Statue of Indo-Pak war martyr unveiled finally
OUR HEROLatala (Ludhiana), October 26
Justice was finally done to a martyr who laid down his life in the 1965 Indo-Pak war when his statue was unveiled by officers of his regiment here today.
OUR HERO: Villagers and personnel of the 18 Cavalry line up to garland the statue of Captain Ravinder Singh, who laid down his life in the 1965 Indo-Pak war, in Latala village on Saturday. 
— A Tribune photograph


Music lovers in Ludhiana spent a pleasant evening with noted Hindustani classical vocalist Pandit Jasraj. 
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MC strengthens fire services in city
Ludhiana, October 26
With the addition of seven new fire tenders, which were formally dedicated to the Municipal Fire Services by Choudhry Jagjit Singh, Punjab Minister for Local Bodies, here on Wednesday, the municipal fire brigade in the city received a shot in the arm and can rightfully claim to be fully equipped and competent to cope with any untoward incident of fire and natural calamities.

Trader robbed of car, cash
Ahmedgarh, October 26
Four miscreants made good their escape after snatching a Maruti car and Rs 3 lakh from a local trader on Thursday night.

From pillar to post for getting case registered
Ludhiana, October 26
A Punjab police Inspector, posted as SHO at a Ludhiana police station, had a first hand experience of how difficult it was for the common man to get his complaint registered, what to talk of action taken on it.

The ancestral house of martyr SukhdevSukhdev memorial! still a long way to go
Ludhiana, October 26
Four months after the district administration had claimed that Sukhdev Memorial would finally see the daylight, the ancestral house of the martyr in Nau Ghara in Chaura Bazar is crying for attention. 

The ancestral house of martyr Sukhdev. — A Tribune photograph



Bank staff oppose privatisation
Ludhiana, October 26
The Punjab Bank Employees Federation, an affiliate of the All India Bank Employees, has criticised the proposed move of the Government of India to saturate state holdings in nationalised banks.

Devotees at the Jagannath Yatra
Devotees at the Jagannath Yatra taken out in Ludhiana on Saturday.
— photo Pardeep Tewari

No trace of missing youths
Ludhiana, October 26
Almost a week has passed since the Ambala police allegedly picked up two brothers from the Durga Mata Mandir market under Division No. 5 police station here in connection with a fraud case registered against one of their relatives at Ambala, but no trace of the youths has been made so far.

German woman, others to be honoured
Ludhiana, October 26
The Offset Printers Association will honour a German firm, a German woman and two local printers for their contribution towards the printing sector at the Gutenberg Festival to be organised here tomorrow. 

Roadways staff to intensify stir
Ludhiana, October 26
Led by activists of Joint Action Committee, the employees of Punjab Roadways yesterday burnt an effigy of Principal Secretary, Department of Finance, Punjab, Mr K.R. Lakhanpal, in protest against the non-acceptance of their demands and attempts to disband depots of Punjab Roadways.

Kribhco programme
Ludhiana, October 26
Krishak Bharti Cooperative Limited, a premier national-level cooperative organisation engaged in the production and marketing of urea, biofertilsers and seeds, organised an in-service training programme for salesmen of Krishak Bharti Sewa Kendras of Punjab and Haryana at Punjab Agricultural University here today.

Aanganwari sangh demands
Ludhiana, October 26
The Aanganwari Mahila and Sahayak Sangh, Ludhiana unit, has demanded implementation of announced 50 per cent increase in salary and regularisation of employees.



World Bank’s response on projects hailed
Ludhiana, October 26
Mr Gurcharan Singh Ghalib, MP, Mr Malkiat Singh Dakha and Mr Surinder Dawar, both MLAs, have welcomed the response of the World Bank to consider the proposals of the state government for loans under various projects.

Bank holds coin mela
Ludhiana, October 26
Officials of Indian Bank, Clock Tower branch, today distributed new coins and currency notes worth Rs 11 lakh among shopkeepers and the general public today.

Entrepreneurship development programme
Mandi Gobindgarh, October 26
“The government always looks for potential entrepreneurs and is ever ready for administrative support to check the growing unemployment in the country”. These were the views of Mr Vikas Partap, Deputy Commissioner, Fatehgarh Sahib, while speaking at a workshop on “Entrepreneurs development programme” organised by Desh Bhagat, an institute of management and computer sciences, here today.



Students of Sardar Kartar Singh Dukki Government Senior Secondary School
Students of Sardar Kartar Singh Dukki Government Senior Secondary School, Latala village, who won the third position in the Punjab State Rassakassi Championship held in Ludhiana. — A Tribune photograph

Science fair at school
Ludhiana, October 26
A science fair was organised here at Atam Public Senior Secondary School, on the school premises today. Different models exhibiting scientific findings prepared by the students attracted the attention of the viewers.

B’ball tourney from October 28
Ludhiana, October 26
The Ludhiana District Basketball Championship for men and women, junior girls and boys will be held at the basketball stadium of Guru Nanak Sports Complex from October 28 to November 1, according to Mr Teja Singh Dhaliwal, honorary secretary, Ludhiana District Basketball Association.Top

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