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Pancham tops Class XII in city
Ludhiana, May 23
Pancham Kalra, a student of the medical stream at DAV School, has topped the CBSE plus two examination in Ludhiana by securing 93.8 per cent marks. The results were declared today.

Girl sold by maternal uncle, harassed for dowry
Ludhiana, May 23
A 22-year-old Dalit girl was allegedly sold by her maternal uncle and beaten up and tortured for dowry by her in-laws, who even got her hair cropped. She was taken to a tantrik as she was allegedly possessed by a devil and was rescued by her mother when the girl lost her mental balance.
Pinki and her mother Guddi show the former’s cropped hair at a press conference in Ludhiana Pinki and her mother Guddi show the former’s cropped hair at a press conference in Ludhiana on Sunday. — A Tribune photo


Indian Overseas Bank penalised
Ludhiana, May 23
The banking ombudsman of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has penalised Indian Overseas Bank, Clock Tower branch here due to deficiency in service in the Sanjeev Woollen Mill Case and has directed the bank to return Rs 12.5 lakh, along with fixed deposit interest of four years, debited wrongly from Mr Sanjeev Goel’s account.

MC clears projects worth Rs 5 crore
Ludhiana, May 23
In a bid to step up the pace of development and create infrastructure in the city, the municipal corporation has cleared projects worth about Rs 5 crore. These include new estimates for different kinds of works as well as issuing work orders against tenders already received for some works.

Police charged with shielding accused
Mandi Ahmedgarh, May 23
A farmer of Rachhin village has accused the Latala police of acting under political pressure and shielding four persons who allegedly assaulted him after entering his house on May 11. The police on the other hand denied the charges and maintained that investigation has already been started.


Cong men celebrate govt formation
Ludhiana, May 23
The mood was euphoric with distribution of sweets and celebrations all around the city by the Congress workers as Dr Manmohan Singh and members of his Cabinet were being administered oath of office in New Delhi and the Congress regained power at the Centre.

Congress activists celebrate the formation of the Congress-led government at the Centre, headed by Dr Manmohan Singh, in Ludhiana on Saturday. — Photo by IV
Congress activists celebrate the formation of the Congress-led government at the Centre, headed by Dr Manmohan Singh, in Ludhiana

Rid country of communalism: seminar
Ludhiana, May 23
Speakers at a seminar on “Political changes in the country- challenges and prospects”, organised by the Citizens Action Front today, welcomed the change in the political scene in the country and called upon the leadership for a mature, collective, coordinated and concerted effort to free the country from communalism, casteism and economic slavery forced on the people by the NDA government.

She battled all odds to succeed
Sanhewal, May 23
Ms Manjit Sandhu is a rare example of ordinary women showing extraordinary grit. In spite of adverse family circumstances, she is proud of her worth by her never-say-die spirit. She had never thought that her wedding would be reduced to a shroud of misery and punery, with her partner’s failure in business and a consequent physical aliment to his husband that confined him to the bed.
Manjit Sandhu trains students at Home Science College in Ludhiana.
Manjit Sandhu trains students at Home Science College in Ludhiana

INTUC congratulates Manmohan Singh
Ludhiana, May 23
The Punjab unit of the Indian National Trade Union Congress (INTUC) has congratulated Dr Manmohan Singh on becoming the Prime Minister, stating that it was a matter of pride for Punjab.

Yoga gaining popularity
Ludhiana, May 23
Mr Tulsi Das Jaitwani, chief patron, and Mr Krishan Lal Gupta, president, Punjab Chapter of the Bharatiya Yog Sansthan, have said that regular yoga classes are being conducted in 61 places in Punjab. They said 250 centres were functioning regularly, of which 60 were in Ludhiana alone and conducted yoga classes regularly from 5.30 am to 6.30 am.

Probe begins in dowry case
Ludhiana, May 23
The crime branch of the Punjab today began an inquiry into the Manju dowry burning case, in which the city police is on the backfoot for allegedly not taking timely action on her complaint.



Road safety quiz held
Ludhiana, May 23
TVS Motors organised a road safety quiz for the students of Bharatiya Vidya Mandir, Udham Singh Nagar, and New Senior Secondary School, Civil Lines, here yesterday.


Sports Club win cricket trophy
Ludhiana, May 23
Sony excelled with bat and ball (34 and 2 for 32) as Sports Club defeated Rana Club by three wickets to lift the trophy in the 11th Veera Devi and the Ist Madan Lal Gupta Memorial Cricket Tournament played at the Sarpanch Bachan Singh Cricket Academy ground, Haibowal Kalan, here today. For his outstanding performance, Sony was adjudged the man-of-the-match.


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