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With 3 passports, Jaghera fooled government too
Ludhiana, August 10
The controversial sant, Shamsher Singh Jaghera, who was recently held on rape charge, allegedly possessed three passports with different photos, addresses and date of birth.

Thanda matlab lassi, juice
Ludhiana, August 10
It has been a blessing in disguise for fruit juice sellers in the city. Natural drinks like juices of various fruits, milk and mango shakes, lemonade, coconut water and traditional lassi have registered increased sale.
With Pepsi and Coke out, lassi has found its way in functions at Ludhiana With Pepsi and Coke out, lassi has found its way in functions at Ludhiana. A Tribune photograph

  Expired soft drinks confiscated
Ludhiana, August 10
A scandal of selling bottles containing expired aerated drinks, mineral water and flavoured milk, some more than a year old, has come to light after a joint raid by the Health Department and police last night at a unit in Jandiali village, near here.

A stretch that kills
Ludhiana, August 10
Yesterday’s accident in which a man was crushed to death by a train at the unmanned level crossing that connects Thrike village with Rajguru Nagar has once again brought to fore the increasing number of fatal accidents taking place at unmanned level crossings.

Probe ordered into prisoner’s pregnancy
Ludhiana, August 10
The Minister for Jails and Housing Development, Mr Malkiat Singh Birmi, has ordered an inquiry into the mysterious case of an inmate of woman jail here who had become pregnant in custody.

VIJAYI VISHVA TIRANGA PYAARA: Children of Love Dale Public School celebrate Independence Day in Ludhiana on Saturday. — Photo Pradeep Tewari

I-Day function
Ludhiana, August 10
The Love Dale Club organised a function in connection with the Independence Day today. The celebrations were marked by a fancy-dress competition in which the children came dressed up as national heroes. The children were felicitated and the judges Mr Manu Sharma, music teacher in DAV School and Ms Sikand, Principal of Love Dale School, gave away the prizes. OC


621 widows given pensions
Ludhiana, August 10
Gyan Sthal Mandir ( regd.), Subhani Building Chowk, Ludhiana, under the supervision of Mr Sat Pal Dang , former MLA , Amritsar, distributed monthly rations among 621 widows today morning. The programme started with bhajans.


1 held with 120 kg of poppy husk
Ludhiana, August 10
The Civil Lines police yesterday nabbed a man near the bus stand and seized 120 kg of poppy husk from him. The accused, identified as Ranjit Singh, resident of Dhanola Road, Barnala, in Sangrur district, was booked under sections 15,61 and 85 of the NDPS Act.

2 killed in accident
Sahnewal, August 10
Two persons were killed in an accident on the Ludhiana-Chandigarh road, near Kohara, between a Maruti car and a Tata Sumo, last night. Nitish Gupta of Urban Estate, Jamalpur, has complained to the Sahnewal police that Dr Gurpreet Singh and Mandeep Kaur were going in their Maruti car when a Tata Sumo (PB10X-9738) hit it near Kohara.



See-through’ rakhis
Ludhiana, August 10
Teachers of Lovely Lotus Nursery School, Bhai Randhir Singh Nagar, decided to give a surprise to the students. They prepared rakhis based on shapes. Harry Potter, Teddy-bear, Matrix, Superman, Spiderman rakhis are a craze with kids this season, but surely the rakhis through which you can peep provide novelty.

Children of Lovely Lotus display rakhis of various shapes prepared at the school in Ludhiana on Saturday. — A Tribune photograph
Children of Lovely Lotus display rakhis of various shapes prepared at the school


Punjabi poet honoured


Polyclinic for  ex-servicemen
Ludhiana, August 10
As many as 227 polyclinics would be set up in the country to provide medicare to ex-servicemen and their families in their districts under the Ex-Servicemen Contributory Health Scheme(ECHS).


Nankana Sahib and BCM schools to clash in final
Ludhiana, August 10
Nankana Sahib School, Gill Road, scored a comprehensive 93-run victory over R.S. Model Senior Secondary School to set up the title clash with BCM School, Shastri Nagar, who defeated Sacred Heart Convent Senior Secondary School, Bhai Randhir Singh Nagar, by 27 runs in the Inter-School (Gill zone) Cricket Tournament (under-19) being organised at Sacred Heart Convent School, Sarabha Nagar, here today.

Bhamia Kalan sports festival
Ludhiana, August 10
The annual sports festival at Bhamia Kalan village, near here, will be held from September 10 to 14. According to Mr Joga Singh Grewal, president of Baba Kehar Dass Cultural and Sports Club, a decision to hold this annual festival was taken at a meeting of the club held at Dard Stadium, Bhamia Kalan, today.


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