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Badam bagh firing: fresh probe ordered
Ludhiana, December 26
The district police has ordered a fresh inquiry into a four-month-old case of a reported attempt by a suspended Home Guard Commandant to forcibly occupy an almond orchard owned by Mr Ram Singh Sohi on Ferozepore road. The incident took place on August 24.

Youth’s death: mother, paramour booked
Ludhiana, December 26
In a shocking incident, the haibowal police has booked a woman and her alleged paramour for creating circumstances leading to the death of the woman's 16-year-old son.

Industrialist booked for fraud
Ludhiana, December 26
The district police has finally registered a case of cheating and fraud against Pradeep Bhateja, a local industrialist, on the recommendation of Deputy Commissioner Anurag Aggarwal.



PULLING THE STRINGS: As the kite-flying season gets in full swing, the thread weavers do hectic business in Ludhiana. — Photo Pradeep Tewari

Riot victims lament unfulfilled promises
Ludhiana, December 26
A sense of indignation and anger prevails in the Danga Peerit Colony of the city, where thousands of 1984 riot-hit had sought refuge 18 years ago, over the acquittal of the Sajjan Kumar, one of the main accused in the case.

Project delayed due to lack of funds
Khanna, December 26
To complete the ongoing Rs 8.52-crore sewerage project, the Superintendent Engineer, Water Supply and Sewerage Board, Punjab, Mr K.S. Momi, held a meeting with the municipal council authorities, here yesterday.


Taxation Bar pleads for income tax relief
Ludhiana, December 26
The Taxation Bar Association has made a fervent plea with the Union Government to provide more relief and concessions to income tax assessees and to simplify the structure which would lead to more revenue by way of direct taxes and substantial increase in the number of assessees.

Monopoly in handling bio-medical waste ends
Ludhiana, December 26
With the entry of Fortis Medicare in the field of bio-medical waste management the monopoly of a private operator in the state has ended, claims the state unit of Indian Medical Association.

Admn forgets Udham Singh’s birth anniversary
Ludhiana, December 26
While no function was organised by the district administration to commemorate the 102nd birth anniversary of martyr Udham Singh today, the Shaheed Udham Singh Memorial Trust, an organisation based at Ludhiana, organised a function here.

Residents garland the portrait of Shaheed Udham Singh during his birth anniversary celebrations organised in GGN Khalsa College, Ludhiana, on Thursday. — Photo Inderjit Verma

Residents garland the portrait of Shaheed Udham Singh during his birth anniversary celebrations organised in GGN Khalsa College, Ludhiana

No justice in 84’ riots case, claims SAD
Ludhiana, December 26
Taking exception to exoneration of senior Congress functionaries, accused of inciting riots in Delhi and elsewhere after the killing of the then Prime Minister Mrs Indira Gandhi in 1984, the Shiromani Akali Dal (Badal) has alleged that the judiciary had failed to do justice and further that the minorities in the country were destined to face repression and injustice.


Two car thieves arrested
Ludhiana, December 26
On the directions of the SSP, the police put up nakas at some places in the city yesterday and nabbed two vehicle thieves, against whom a number of criminal cases had been registered earlier.


Cold weather warms up hosiery industry
Ludhiana, December 26
The chilly and cold weather may have sent the people shivering in the region, but it seems to have warmed up the prospects of hundreds of hosiery manufacturers and traders who have registered a sharp increase in their sales.

Tibetan traders make hosiery purchases from a Ludhiana market after the cold wave gripped the region. The Tibetans are believed to be acting as leading retailers for the Ludhiana hosiery in the country. — A Tribune photograph 

Tibetan traders make hosiery purchases from a Ludhiana market after the cold wave gripped the region

PNB to provide ‘anywhere banking’
Ludhiana, December 26
Punjab National Bank was all set to launch the “CBS” facility in its 10 branches in the city to provide anywhere banking for its customers. Installation of more ATMs was also being planned to extend the 24-hour banking service to more and more localities.



Colleges’ demand for dissociation resented
Ludhiana, December 26
Reacting to the demand of private colleges seeking dissociation from Baba Farid University of Health Sciences, Faridkot, Dr P.S. Ranu, a member of both the central and Punjab homoeopathic councils, alleged that some private colleges had vested interests and wanted to run the institutions on commercial lines.

Camp to tap creativity at BCM school
Ludhiana, December 26
Vedic Karamyoga Cap-2002 for girls is being organised in BCM Arya Model School from December 25 to 31 to instil spiritual and moral values amongst girl students supplemented by personality grooming and development programmes.


Kutiyattam, kathak dancers enthral
Ludhiana, December 26
Students attending the silver jubilee convention of SPICMACAY were yesterday treated to dance performances by Uma Sharma Padambhushan, an exponent of kathak, and Kalpana, trained by Gopal Venu in Kutiyattam.


DMCH to extend good health to 100 villages
Ludhiana, December 26
Fourteen years back when the DMCH started a health centre at Pohir village, the surrounding 10 villages with no-health facilities wore a pathetic picture of people living under the shadow of diseases.


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