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Richest MC has no green for parks
Committees resent attitude
Ludhiana, November 24
Though the Ludhiana Municipal Corporation claims to be the richest civic body in the region, it has failed to release funds for the maintenance of parks in Sarabha Nagar here.

Ludhiana Congress a house divided
Ludhiana, November 24
The Congress is a house divided in the city. The local leaders are invariably found indulging in leg pulling and sabotaging party programmes. The division in the party was amply demonstrated on November 18 when the reception arranged for the Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee president, Mr H.S. Hanspal, proved a big flop and the president refused to appear at the venue of the reception before the empty chairs.

Move to remove Cong office-bearers
Ludhiana, November 24
After the November 18 Congress rally failing to draw crowd the continuation of Mr K.K. Bawa and Mr Gurdev Singh Lapran as district presidents of Congress unit of Ludhiana (urban and rural) has become doubtful as the Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee (PPCC) President is reportedly not happy with both of them.

We too care for the nation
We too care for the nation: Children of defence personnel of 152-TA Sikh Regiment display placards during a race for national integration, in Ludhiana on Sunday. — Tribune photo Pradeep Tewari

Encounter in jail brings joy to inmates
Ludhiana, November 24
For the inmates of the Ludhiana Borstal Jail, it was an entirely different encounter, also an easy one. Perhaps, for the first time, their cricket team, Ludhiana Borstal Jail Angels, was playing against Ludhiana Devils. The match was played inside the jail complex early here today. Not only about 200 other inmates and the jail staff, but also crowd from nearby watched the match from rooftops. 

Revamp of dist admn on cards?
Ludhiana, November 24
Congress workers and leaders yesterday reportedly protested to the Chief Minister, Capt Amarinder Singh, that they were allegedly being ignored and ill treated by officials .


A ray of hope for kids with low IQ
Ludhiana, November 24
Akshay (not his real name), a student of UKG, is not only ignored by his teachers but also teased by classmates. His only fault is that he was born with borderline IQ. (Tests showed that his IQ was above 85, but lower than average IQ of 100or 110)

Shiv Sena (Thackery) activists take out procession
Ludhiana, November 24
Activists of the local unit of the Shiv Sena (Bal Thackery) took out a procession through various parts of the city in protest against the increase in terrorist attacks on civilians and security forces, adoption of a soft approach by the Mufti Mohammad Sayeed government towards militants and the revocation of POTA in Jammu and Kashmir.
Activists of the Shiv Sena protest against the revocation of POTA
Activists of the Shiv Sena (Bal Thackery) protest against the revocation of POTA in Jammu and Kashmir, in Ludhiana on Sunday. — Photo Inderjit Verma

LIT ‘ordered’ execution of sale deeds
The general secretary of Kidwai Nagar Welfare Society, Mr R.R. Katyal, claimed on Sunday that the Administrator of Ludhiana Improvement Trust (LIT), Mr Raminder Singh, had passed the orders for the execution of registration deeds of trust flats and kothies constructed in the Kidwai Nagar area. 


Man commits suicide
Ludhiana, November 24
The Division No 6 police has registered a case under Section 306 of the IPC on the statement of Manjit Kaur, wife of Charan Singh, who allegedly committed suicide yesterday in his Guru Arjan Dev Nagar house, against the estranged son of the deceased and three members of his in-laws' family.

New-born baby killed; father booked
Ludhiana, November 24
The police has registered a case of murder against Mohan Kumar (33), a resident of Shivaji Nagar, for killing his two-day old son in a fit of rage at his house yesterday. According to information, Mohan Kumar, who is a scooter mechanic, had sent his wife to a relative's house after she had become pregnant for the second time.



G.G.N. Public School lays stress on moral education
Gujranwala Guru Nanak Public School has its roots in Khalsa High School Gujranwala, established in 1889. Feeling the need for an institution which laid equal emphasis on moral and academic education, the Khalsa Educational Council (Gujranwala), Ludhiana, started it again in January, 1985. The school is built near the beautiful and lush green environments of Rose Garden.

Gujranwala Guru Nanak Public School. — Tribune photo Pradeep Tewari
Gujranwala Guru Nanak Public School

‘Standard has fallen due to ‘sifarish’ factor’
r Rajwant Singh Grewal has been the principal of GGN Public School for the last 16 years. He has put in 43 years of service in teaching as a teacher in the beginning of his teaching career and later as principal of several Kendriya Vidalayas and finally as principal of GG N School. In his long span of teaching, he has observed that there has been a serious decrease in dedication on part of teachers

2 PAU departments merged
Ludhiana, November 24
The Department of Home Science Extension Education and Extension Education have been merged and would work as one department. The new department would be known as Department of Extension Education and come under the College of Agriculture of Punjab Agricultural University.

Schools celebrate founder’s day
Ludhiana, November 24
Students and staff of Gupta Model High School, Club road, celebrated founder’s day of the school by organising a function here today. Mr Rakesh Pandey, Minister for Printing and Stationary, was the chief guest and Mr Bachittar Singh, DEO, Ludhiana, was the guest of honour on the occasion.

Students of Gupta Model High School present a cultural programme on the occasion of the foundation day celebration, in Ludhiana on Sunday. — A Tribune photograph
Students of Gupta Model High School present a cultural programme on the occasion of the foundation day celebration


Sukhbir, Rupinder are best athletes
Ludhiana, November 24
Rupinder Kaur and Sukhbir Singh were adjudged best athletes among girls and boys, respectively, in the annual athletics meet of Sutlej Public Senior Secondary School, Rahon road, here yesterday.

Ravi, Navkaran share honours
Ludhiana, November 24
Ravi Inder Singh and Navkaran Singh were declared the best athletes in the section of boys above the age of 14; and Rupinder Kaur won this title in the girls’ section of this age-group in the two-day 26th Annual Inter-house Athletics Meet of the Sarabha Nagar Guru Nanak Public School here yesterday.


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