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2 held, 12 cases registered for defacement
Ludhiana, April 27
Two persons were arrested while 12 cases registered under the Defacement of Public Property Act, 1997 at various police stations of the city yesterday against unknown persons for pasting posters of various political parties.

Painters, poster-makers make best of poll
Ludhiana, April 27
It is busy time for painters, poster and banner-makers. With 18 candidates in the fray in Ludhiana, there is a great demand for material like posters, banners and cutouts. And scores of people have started doing this job.

A painter gives finishing touches to a Congress banner in Ludhiana on Tuesday.

A painter gives finishing touches to a Congress banner in Ludhiana on Tuesday. — Photo by Pradeep Tiwari



SAD-BJP candidate Sharanjit Singh Dhillon being weighed against sweetmeats by Geetanjali Apartments Welfare Society members in Ludhiana on Tuesday. Cong has neglected city, says Dhillon
Ludhiana, April 27
SAD has said that Ludhiana has emerged as Punjab’s economic capital but the status has not gone down well with the Congress since the party has not cared to develop it on modern lines.

SAD-BJP candidate Sharanjit Singh Dhillon being weighed against sweetmeats by Geetanjali Apartments Welfare Society members in Ludhiana on Tuesday. — Photo by Inderjit Verma

23 city students clear PMT (Prelim)
Ludhiana, April 27
At least 23 students of the city have cleared the Pre-Medical Entrance (Preliminary) Test conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), the result of which was declared on the Internet last evening.

Siahar villagers hope to find missing witness
Siahar (Ludhiana), April 27
With the initiation of an inquiry into the violence incident at Nanaksar Ashram Thath, Siahar, by the Crime Branch police, there is a ray of hope for the villagers who are worried about the fate of the prime witness in the case who had disappeared mysteriously three months ago.


Residents suffer as authorities pass the buck
Ludhiana, April 27
Some residents of Rajguru Nagar Extention Colony, which is situated opposite the improvement-trust developed Rajguru Nagar, have allegedly got water and sewerage connections from the official sewerage and water supply of the trust, which caters to the latter.

Thanks to the Election Commission of India directive and the follow-up action taken by the district administration, public property is not being misused for pasting posters and installing banners and cutouts.

  • Poll or freestyle wrestling?
  • Hot and cold
  • Much needed public transport
  • Only sons & not daughters
  • Who will tear faster?
  • Publicity hungry

Bag containing cash snatched, recovered
Khanna, April 27
Two persons, including a child snatched a bag containing cash from a trader near the Lalheri Road Railway Crossing on Tuesday.

Passengers robbed
Mandi Ahmedgarh, April 27
Three armed youths robbed the occupants of a tempo of more than Rs 1.75 lakh near Baurhai Kalan village today.


Seminar on food processing industry today
Ludhiana, April 27
PNB is organising a seminar on the food processing industry “Emerging trends and opportunities” in association with the Ludhiana Management Association and Punjab Agricultural University tomorrow.

Steel Workers Union threatens fast
Ludhiana, April 27
The ongoing dispute between workers and the management of Avon Cycles took a new turn today after the District Steel Workers Union served a notice on the Sub-Divisional Magistrate for having failed to resolve the issue.

Call for import of steel
Ludhiana, April 27
The Apex Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Punjab, has opposed the demand of the main steel producers to restore DEPB incentives.



PAU students enact play on Sahibzadas
Ludhiana, April 27
Commemorating 300 years of the martyrdom of two Sahibzadas of Guru Gobind Singh, students of Punjab Agricultural University enacted a play ‘Saka-e-Sirhind’ here last evening.

Gurmat sangeet workshop begins
Ludhiana, April 27
The Master Tara Singh Memorial College for Women Music Club inaugurated a five-day gurmat sangeet workshop here today.

Industry-student interaction held
Ludhiana, April 27
An interactive session on the topic ‘Role of industry interaction and professional education’ was held on the campus of the Punjab Institute of Management and Technology (PIMT), Mandi Gobindgarh, yesterday.


2 murder accused acquitted
Ludhiana, April 27
The Additional Sessions Judge, Mr S.M.S.Mahal, has acquitted Kailash Parshad(57), his son Viney Parshad(26), both residents of Dhandari Kalan, in a murder case, as the prosecution could not prove the allegations levelled against them. they were facing the charge of murdering a person, Majnu, in June, 2001.


‘Womanly Voices’ to move city
Ludhiana, April 27
The Ludhiana Sanskritik Samagam is organising an evening of story telling, “Womanly Voices,” to be presented by Lillete Dubey. The show will be held at Guru Nanak Bhavan here on May 1.


Instant cricket meet on May 8
Ludhiana, April 27
The inaugural edition of the Instant Cricket Trophy Tournament will be organised by the College of Agricultural Cricket Club of PAU here at the Punjab Agricultural University grounds from May 8.

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