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Migrant killed for ‘falling in love’
Police exhumes decomposed body
Ludhiana, November 14
A migrant labourer was killed, allegedly, because he had dared to fall in love with a Punjabi woman of Gaunsgarh village. His body, that had been buried at an abandoned plot near the village on September 16, was exhumed in a decomposed state by the Basti Jodhewal police on September 28.

Public support helps demolition drive
Ludhiana, November 14
Encroachments in one of the most congested commercial areas in old city, Kucha Number 5 of Field Ganj, were demolished here today. Defaulters cooperated in the drive.

A bulldozer of the Municipal Corporation at work in Kucha Number 5, Field Ganj, Ludhiana, in the presence of the area councillor and shopkeepers A bulldozer of the Municipal Corporation at work in Kucha Number 5, Field Ganj, Ludhiana, in the presence of the area councillor and shopkeepers, on Thursday. — Photo Pradeep Tewari


Children who need blood, not bash
Ludhiana, November 14
While the nation is busy celebrating Children’s Day, few are aware that National Thalassaemia Day also falls today. Various schools, social organisations and children’s clubs have been celebrating Children’s Day on a grand scale, but little is being done for thalassaemic children.

Sunil Dutt pained by system failure
Ludhiana, November 14
Noted film star and parliamentarian Sunil Dutt is pained by the incidents taking place in the country. He called for a thorough introspection so that a national consensus is evolved for making the country prosperous. He, however, said, he did not blame any particular individual, institution or party.
Imitating Nehru: Noted film star and parliamentarian Sunil Dutt in deep thought after receiving the Sat Paul Mittal National Award for outstanding services to humanity from the Nehru Sidhant Kender Trust, Ludhiana. — Photo Pradeep Tewari
Imitating Nehru

Kya Masti Kya Dhoom on Chacha Nehru’s birthday
Ludhiana, November 14
Today, the birthday of Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru was a day truly for children. Dressed in party clothes, they danced in gay abandon to latest numbers played by DJs, participated in skits, dances and won prizes by the dozen.

Students of Gupta Model High School participate in a fancy-dress competition, in Ludhiana on Thursday. — Photo Inderjit Verma
Students of Gupta Model High School participate in a fancy-dress competition


Tohra denies any liaison with Cong
Sahnewal, November 14
Jathedar Gurcharan Singh Tohra, president, SHSAD and member, Rajya Sabha, denied any sort of connection with the Congress or its chief, Capt Amarinder Singh. He was here to attend the barsi of Shaheed Ajmer Singh Grewal at Dharaur village, near Sahnewal, yesterday.

Writers discuss falling standards
Ludhiana, November 14
A meeting of the Punjabi Literature and Art Parishad (Ludhiana) was held in Model Town here yesterday. At the meeting presided over by Prof Niranjan Tasneem, creative writers and critics discussed literary and cultural activities in the state.


Two run over by train
Ludhiana, November 14
Harneet Singh, a young NRI, who came to the city from Canada in December last to take part in his cousin's marriage here, was run over by a train in Vijay Nagar here yesterday.



Inter-school folk dance competition
Ludhiana,, November 14
On the third day of the silver jubilee celebrations of BCM Arya Model Senior Secondary School, an inter-school folk dance competition was organised. Thirteen teams from schools in Ludhiana district participated in the competition.

Business seminar at GNIMT
Ludhiana, November 14
The ‘orientation programme on corporate environment’ that commenced on November 9 is in full swing at the Guru Nanak Institute of Management and Technology (GNIMT), Gujarkhan Campus, Model Town, here. As part of the orientation week, a seminar on ‘Analysis of business corporate environment’ was held today for students of MBA and BBA.

NCC cadets felicitated
Ludhiana, November 14
It was a proud moment for four cadets of the NCC (Air Wing) today when Col R.P.S. Dhillon, Group Commander, Ludhiana NCC group, pinned wings on their uniform to acknowledge completion of their flying training.

PAU youth festival opens
Ludhiana, November 14
The PAU Inter-College Youth Festival was inaugurated in Open Air Theatre of the university by Dr D.S. Sidhu, an agricultural economist of international repute, presently member, board of management of PAU, and former Dean, Postgraduate Studies of the varsity.


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