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PSEB raids 170 premises
Ludhiana, February 8
The Enforcement Wing of the Punjab State Electricity Board (PSEB) today carried out large scale raids on all categories of consumers across the state. The board has constituted 39 teams for the purpose and raids were today carried in Amritsar and Jalandhar.

Go! Get it, say cricket fans
Ludhiana, February 8
Inconsistent performance by the Indian team during the last couple of tournaments notwithstanding, cricket mania is gripping the city and the game fans are keenly awaiting the event to get start. This mega event is slated to start tomorrow, February, 9 in South Africa and Zimbabwe, and the final is scheduled for March 23.

Students of Malwa College, Ludhiana take out a World Cup rally sending best wishes to Indian cricketers

WORLD CUP FEVER CATCHES STUDENTS: Students of Malwa College, Ludhiana take out a World Cup rally sending best wishes to Indian cricketers only a few hours before the start of the World Cup on Saturday. — Photo Pardeep Tewari


Congress bags top ZP posts
Ludhiana, February 8
The Congress has bagged the positions of Chairperson and Vice-Chairman of the Zila Parishad, Ludhiana, with its candidates Ms Mohinder Kaur Dangian and Mr Bhalinder Singh Advocate being elected unanimously. Mr S. R Kaler, Deputy Director, Local Bodies, was the Returning Officer for the election.

Baba dupes 15, arrested
Ahmedgarh, February 8
The local police has arrested a self-styled baba who is reportedly facing charges under Section 420 of the IPC at Handyaia police station for allegedly duping 15 innocent persons on the pretext of sending them abroad with his kirtini jathas.

MC poll: bogus votes worry candidates
Ahmedgarh, February 8
The prospect of bogus voting is causing a great deal of concern to new candidates contesting the municipal council poll likely to be held in the first week of March.


Probe purchase of shoes: jail guards
Ludhiana, February 8
Members of the Punjab Jail Guards Association have demanded a high-level inquiry into the shoe purchase done by the Jails Department during the last year. The members alleged that the quality of shoes issued to them was very poor.

Kalpana’s link with city
alpana Chawla's first space-voyage was historic, it made her a living legend. She earned name and world-wide fame and became a celebrity. The US hailed her success. India had an event of national pride.

Geri route: debate
s the countdown for Valentine’s Day begins, lovers have already made plans for celebrating the day that exclusively belongs to them. The two popular geri routes for lovers — one in the Sarabha Nagar market and the other opposite Khalsa College for Women, Ghumar Mandi — are again the places to be watched and looked upon with envy as the youngsters zoom past each other, some with their beloveds and others in search of them.

Stress management seminar
Ludhiana, February 8
The six-day national level vertical interaction programme for senior police officers of different states of India and paramilitary forces on the theme of 'Stress Management for High Stress Managers' concluded today at Maharaja Ranjit Singh Punjab Police Academy, Phillaur.



IT Dept, industry should ‘interact’
Ludhiana, February 8
The Income Tax Department has sought the cooperation of the industry for its smooth functioning and mutual benefit. Addressing a function organised by the Chamber of Industrial and Commercial Undertakings (CICU), the Chief Commissioner of Income Tax, Mr Sudhakar Verma, emphasised on the need for greater interaction between the department and the industry.

PSB sets Rs 1150 cr business target
Ludhiana, February 8
The Ludhiana zone of Punjab and Sind Bank (PSB) which has already crossed the total business of Rs 1050 crore has set a further target of Rs 1150 crore by the end of this financial year ending March 31.



Science and maths exhibition
Ludhiana, February 8
Government Senior Secondary School, Bhaini Bariagan, organised a Science and Mathematics exhibition. Different models related to school syllabus were displayed on the occasion.

10 lakh students enrolled with IGNOU
Sahnewal, February 8
Mr V.C. Pandey, Regional Director, Punjab while talking to Ludhiana Tribune said,” Indira Gandhi National Open University has established itself as one of the biggest universities providing higher education to more than 10 lakh students at present. He said it had a total of 10 per cent more enrollment than other universities of India.

Foreign students interact with Indian students at the International Students Conference at PAU, Ludhiana on Saturday. Gurbani teaches world peace: Narinder Gujral
Ludhiana, February 8
“Youth who constitute one-third of world population cannot be ignored in order to bring any major change in the society. Their involvement in reshaping the world is must. They have the energy, stamina, ability and capacity to lead the world and should be empowered to shape the future of the world.”

Foreign students interact with Indian students at the International Students Conference at PAU, Ludhiana on Saturday. — Photo Pradeep Tewari



Fashion designing exhibition
Ludhiana, February 8
The D.D. Jain Institute of Computer Sciences and Vocational Studies (fully accredited by the DOEACC, Government of India for ‘O’ level), behind Mini Rose Garden, Kidwai Nagar, here, today organised a two-day exhibition of fashion and textile designing. Mrs Bhawna Garg, SDM (East), here inaugurated this exhibition and appreciated the efforts made by staff and students.



Students present a cultural programme during the 34th Annual Athletics Meet of SDP College Poonam is best athlete
Ludhiana, February 8
Poonam, a student of BA (II), and Jyoti Sharma of BA (III) were adjudged the best athlete and the best player respectively in the 34th annual athletics meet of SDP College for Women held here today.

Students present a cultural programme during the 34th Annual Athletics Meet of SDP College in Ludhiana on Saturday. — IV

Athletics meet results
Ludhiana, February 8
Sukhjit Kaur of Khalsa School, Ludhiana and Gurjyot Singh were declared fastest runners among girls and boys (under-16), respectively, in the Ludhiana District Annual Athletics Meet conducted at the Guru Nanak Stadium here today.

Gobindgarh school athletic meet
Mandi Gobindgarh, February 8
Gobindgarh Public School organised its 11th annual athletic meet here yesterday. About 650 athletes from the four houses of the school participated in different events.

Friends Club enter semifinal
Ludhiana, February 8
The Friends Club of Malerkotla scripted a 6-wicket victory against Mahajan Cricket Club, Ludhiana to book their berth in the semifinal match of the second Sabina Cup Cricket Tournament being organised by Shanti Tara College, at Ahmedgarh, here today.

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