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Scrap worth Rs 5 crore being pilfered by nexus
Ludhiana, April 27
Nexus between transporters, scarp dealers and police personnel posted at the Dhandari police picket, near the city’s dry port, is depriving several top industrial units of imported scrap worth several lakhs of rupees each month.

RBI to withdraw notes with Ashoka emblem
Ludhiana, April 27
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has decided to withdraw the currency notes of all denominations, carrying the Ashoka Pillar emblem, owing to their soiled and worn out condition.
Rs 100 notes bearing a portrait of Mahatma Gandhi and the Ashoka Pillar
Rs 100 notes bearing a portrait of Mahatma Gandhi (above) and the Ashoka Pillar (below). — IV


Forgiveness heals: Ms Stein
Ludhiana, April 27
Gladys Stein believes in forgiveness as she feels that it brings healing within oneself and to others and kills bitterness, which is the main cause of all problems. She feels that these hardships are for testing her faith in God. She said she would always continue working for people to fulfil her husband's dream to live in peace, harmony and work with one another towards human concern.

Govt fails to provide free books to SC students
Amloh, April 27
Mr Baljit Singh Anian, a social worker, said in a press note here yesterday that the state government had failed to supply free books to Scheduled Caste students in local schools here, although one month of the academic year had already passed. The government had also announced to supply free books to all schoolgirls irrespective of their caste or family income, but even that had not been done, he added.

Effigy of school ‘donations’ burnt
Ludhiana, April 27
The Shiv Sena (Hindustan) here, held a rally to protest against the private schools’ move to seek huge donations from the parents at the time of admission of their wards.

‘Ludhiana to be made most beautiful city’
Ludhiana, April 27
Mr Nahar Singh Gill, Mayor Ludhiana, today announced equal funds for the harmonious development of each ward, irrespective of the political party of the councillor, along with developing Ludhiana as the most beautiful city in the northern region of the country during his tenure.

Ex-Mayor’s parents have narrow escape
Ludhiana, April 27
An Asian-record holder in veteran hammer throw event and his wife, had a narrow escape when their car collided with a bus near Verka Milk Plant on the Ludhiana-Ferozepore road here today. The couple are parents of a former Ludhiana Mayor, Mr Apinder Singh Grewal.

Parents of former Mayor, Mr Apinder Singh , were travelling in the car which collided with a bus near Verka Milk Plant, Ludhiana, on Sunday. 
Parents of former Mayor, Mr Apinder Singh , were travelling in the car which collided with a bus near Verka Milk Plant


IHRO’s caution on gender bias
Ludhiana, April 27
The IHRO has warned the SGPC and clerics that in case the sewa issue is not resolved it would lead to serious consequences and would also label the Sikh religion as gender biased.

Book of poems released
Ludhiana, April 27
Dosti, a book of poems written by NRI writer Swaran Singh Parwana from Denmark, was released by Sant Harpal Singh Sewak at a function organised by the Sirjandhara at Punjabi Bhavan yesterday evening.



Sacred Heart wins quiz title
Ludhiana, April 27
An inter-school quiz contest, which saw the participation of 12 schools of the city, was held at the auditorium of BCM Arya Public School here today.
“Talent Hunt” was conducted in two phases. 

An amalgam of various cultures in this school
Catering to the wards of railway employees, Government Senior Secondary School, Jagraon Bridge, is an amalgam of mixed culture. Students with origin from various parts of Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Rajasthan and even Nepal who have shifted in the nearby Railway Colony on account of their parents’ transfer are studying in this school.
A view of Government Senior Secondary School, Jagraon Bridge.
A view of Government Senior Secondary School, Jagraon Bridge

‘Govt help vital to improve the school standard’
o improve upon available facilities with the school and to attract more students, Mr Jagdish Puri, officiating principal of the school, said that there is an immediate need of support from the government. Vocational courses, computer education, sports, music and other extra-curricular activities need to be introduced for overall development of the students.



Orthopaedic surgeons attend conference
Ludhiana, April 27
The ninth annual conference of the Punjab chapter of the Indian Orthopaedics Association was held by the Department of Orthopaedics, Christian Medical College and Hospital (CMCH), in the hospital auditorium here today. Dr J.S. Gujral, Vice-Chancellor, BFUHS, inaugurated the conference.


MC-XI register win
Ludhiana, April 27
Despite fine batting display by former Punjab Ranji player Arun Passi, who scored 47 runs, and his son Tarun Passi, who made 31 runs, Micky-XI lost to MC-XI by 25 runs in the eighth Invitation Cricket Cup Tournament at the PAU ground here today.

Bharat helps Ludhiana reach 268
Ludhiana, April 27
Opener Bharat Malhotra, a student of local Kundan Vidya Mandir School, hammered 71 runs as Ludhiana made 268 runs in their first innings of the three-day match against Minor Districts-XI (Zone-B) in the Punjab State Inter-District Cricket Tournament (below-15 category) for the Sushil Bali Trophy being organised by the Punjab Cricket Association at the SD Government College ground here today.
A match between Ludhiana and Minor District-XI in progress at the S.D. Government College ground
A match between Ludhiana and Minor District-XI in progress at the S.D. Government College ground in Ludhiana on Sunday. — Photo Inderjit Verma


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