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Dalitís body found in well
Dhulkote (Mandi Ahmedgarh), May 25
A pall of gloom engulfed Dalit Colony in Ghungrana and Dhulkpot village when the mutilated body of a middle-aged Dalit was found in a dried-up well this morning, nearly 40 days after the man had disappeared from this village.
Policemen examine the well from where the body of a Dalit was found in Dhulkot village on Tuesday. ó A Tribune photo
Policemen examine the well from where the body of a Dalit was found in Dhulkot village

Reliance Infocomm detects fraud, lodges complaint
Ludhiana, May 25
Reliance Infocomm has unearthed a case of fraud where based on a customerís complaint, the company has lodged an FIR against Rakesh Chopra of Ludhiana under Sections 420, 467, 468 and 471 of IPC.









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JE suspended in manhole case
Ludhiana, May 25
The Municipal Corporation (MC) today ordered the suspension of the Junior Engineer (JE) concerned of the O and M wing after the tragic death of one Santosh Kumar, a resident of Chander Nagar in Haibowal, who had sustained serious injuries when his scooter along with the pillion rider Ullas had fallen in a partially covered manhole. Ullas was also injured during the accident and was undergoing treatment in the Dayanand Medical College and Hospital.

Accident victim needs monetary help
Ludhiana, May 25
Future seems to be uncertain for Ratan (17), who was knocked down by a three-wheeler while he was going on a bicycle with one of his friends near Dhandari Kalan Chowk in the city.

NGO adopts deranged woman
Machhiwara, May 25
The Ludhiana-based Nishkam Sewa Ashram has expressed its desire to adopt a new-born and her mentally upset mother who are undergoing treatment at the Civil Hospital, Samrala. The woman whom hospital employees call Manju, had given birth to Khushbu on the night of May 15 outside the hospital. Though the hospital authorities had known about her pregnancy but due to her violent behaviour, they could not get her admitted to the labour ward.

Manju with her baby at the Samrala Civil Hospital.
Manju with her baby at the Samrala Civil Hospital

15 litres of pus removed from manís stomach
Ludhiana, May 25
In our country typhoid has been accepted as an ordinary ailment. The habit of washing hands before eating is disappearing, as a result of which the bacteria keeps resurfacing.

MC draws flak
T
he cash rich Ludhiana Municipal Corporation and its Fire Brigade drew criticism from local residents when it could not supply a collapsible ladder to the fire fighters when a high-rise building caught fire the other day.
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COMMUNITY

CM equates Sonia with the Mahatma
Ludhiana, May 25
Chief Minister Amarinder Singh today claimed that Congress President Sonia Gandhi had made a great sacrifice by declining the post of Prime Minister. He said Ms Gandhi had achieved the same status which the Father of the Nation, Mahatma Gandhi, enjoyed during the freedom struggle.

Protest against killing of BSF jawans
Ludhiana, May 25
Activists of the All -India Anti-Terrorist Front (AIATF) organised a demonstration here today in protest against the killing of BSF personnel and their family members in Jammu on Sunday.



Activists of the All-India Anti-Terrorist Front burn an effigy of terrorism in Ludhiana on Tuesday in protest against the killing of BSF jawans in Jammu. ó A Tribune photo
Activists of the All-India Anti-Terrorist Front burn an effigy of terrorism in Ludhiana on Tuesday in protest

Probe ordered into Deesha case
Ludhiana, May 25
The Director-General of Police, Punjab, Dr. A A Siddiqui, today said that an inquiry had been ordered into the Deesha fake encounter case, in which a terrorist claimed by the Punjab police as killed in an encounter a decade ago was found alive by the Jagraon police recently.

 
CRIME

Youthís body found hanging from tree
Ludhiana, May 25
Mystery shrouds the death of a Nepali youth whose body was found hanging from a tree in Block-G, Bhai Randhir Singh Nagar here today. The 25-year-old youth, Suraj Nepali, was an employee of a cement trader and had been missing since last evening. He was living in the house of a woman Congress leader Pushpinder Kaur and was a domestic help there.

 

EDUCATION

3,000 students participate in PTU cultural fest
Ludhiana, May 25
Quest Infosys and Invasions, Regional Learning and Facilitation Centres (RLFC) of Punjab Technical University organised a mega cultural festival of their students at GGN Khalsa College here today.

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