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VB seeks disciplinary action against erring cops
Ludhiana, June 15
The Ludhiana Vigilance Bureau has, in a strong-worded letter to the district police authorities, demanded serious disciplinary action against some police officials who had accompanied a ‘wanted’ cop Paramjit Singh to the Civil Hospital yesterday.

Nominations for panchayat poll from today
Ludhiana, June 15
Contestants for the panchayat elections are virtually at sea about the procedure to be followed for filing their nominations and getting the pro forma even as nominations begin tomorrow.

Disbanding of panchayat irks villagers
Amloh, June 15
The disbanding of the gram panchayat of Salana Dara Singh Wala (Amloh), the native village of a former Finance Minister of Punjab and SAD General Secretary, Capt Kanwaljit Singh, has annoyed villagers, Mr Joginder Singh, sarpanch of the village, told mediapersons here today.


City girl tops Class XII exams
Three BCM girls among top five
Ludhiana, June 15
Girls from BCM Arya Model Senior Secondary School, Focal Point, have brought laurels to the city by securing first, fourth and fifth ranks in the state in Class XII (arts) results declared by the Punjab School Education Board (PSEB) at SAS Nagar today.
Jubilant trisome: Punjab Class XII topper Tulsa (centre) flanked by Jashanjeet, fifth in the state (left), and Vishnu Priya, fourth, all students of BCM Arya Model Senior Secondary School, in a jubilant mood in Ludhiana on Sunday. — Photo Pradeep Tewari
Jubilant trisome

Basmati set to make a comeback 
Ludhiana, June 15
Basmati is all set to stage a comeback in all districts of Punjab in a big way with the active involvement of major corporate houses. Under the diversification programme of the state, basmati has been identified as one of the potential crops for this kharif season. The cultivation of the crop is being carried out in a big way in traditional as well as non-traditional areas under the Contract Farming Programme (CFP).


Baba Bedi: Akali unity unprincipled
Ludhiana, June 15
Baba Sarbjot Singh Bedi, convener, Panthic Morcha and president, Gurmit Sidhant Pracharak Sant Samaj, today assailed the unity between the Shiromani Akali Dal led by Mr Parkash Singh Badal and the Sarb Hind Akali Dal led by Mr Gurcharan Singh Tohra and described the same as unprincipled. The unity was meant to bring about the dynastic rule of one family.

Shiv sainiks burn effigy of terrorism
Ludhiana, June 15
Activists of Shiv Sena (Hindustan) today took out a protest march in the city and later burnt an effigy of terrorism to voice their concern against the recent developments in which head priest of Akal Takht had declared Sant Jarnail Singh Bhindranwala as a martyr.

Transporters allege harassment
Ludhiana, June 15
The local transporters are a harassed lot with a spate of challans being issued to them allegedly on trumped-up violations of the Motor Vehicles Act by officials of the Transport Department, particularly the District Transport Officer (DTO).

Lions Club’s awards nite
Ludhiana, June 15
The Lions Club Ludhiana held its awards nite to honour those members who have contributed for the uplift of the club, here last night. The general secretary of the club, Mr Arvind Malhotra said that the awards were being given to the persons in recognition of their services.



Delightful performances by students
Ludhiana, June 15
The city people witnessed the living example of the age old ‘parampara of guru-shishya’ for the first time here last evening. The function was held to conclude the two-week workshop the artistes had begun in vocal music, kathak, Bharat Natyam, sitar, bhangra and jhoomer.

Children show their skill on tabla at a workshop organised by the Avyuqt Kala Seva Society in Ludhiana on Saturday. — Photo Inderjit Verma
Children show their skill on tabla at a workshop organised by the Avyuqt Kala Seva Society

Hundreds take B.Ed  entrance test
Ludhiana, June 15
Hundreds of students from all over Punjab took B.Ed entrance examination today conducted by Guru Nanak Dev University this year. The two-and-a-half hour examination had 300 questions of one mark each. The students seemed worried as there was negative marking too for wrong answers.

CCH member’s remarks flayed


‘Sada Chir Jeevo' staged
Ludhiana, June 15
A light-and-sound-programme ''Sada Chir Jeevo'' was staged at the open auditorium of the Gujjarkhan Complex, Model Town, yesterday. Produced by the Mata Triptaji Charitable Trust, Chandigarh, it was presented at Ludhiana by Gurmit Gian Missionary College under the chairmanship of Mr Inderjit Singh Rana.

A scene from ‘Sada Chir Jeevo’ being staged at Gujjarkhan Complex in Ludhiana on Saturday.
A scene from ‘Sada Chir Jeevo’ being staged at Gujjarkhan Complex


Medical camp held
Amloh, June 15
As many as 200 patients were examined by Dr D.S. Khangoora and Dr Gurmeet Kaur during a medical camp organised by the Yuvak Sewawan Club at Nalina Kalan village. This was stated by chief of the club, Mr Swarn Singh Gorkha, in a press note here today.


Tony Mahajan XI take lead in cricket meet
Ludhiana, June 15
Tony Mahajan XI, Ludhiana, beat Nicks XI, Patiala, by 50 runs and took 1-0 lead in the four-match series (u-15), sponsored by the HDFC Standard Life Insurance, being organised by the Ludhiana District Cricket Association at the Arya College for Boys ground here today. The second match will be played here tomorrow while two other matches will be conducted at Patiala next week.


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