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ASI suspended for beating up BJP man
Ludhiana, June 1
The district police today suspended an ASI posted at Division No. 3 police station here and recommended similar action against a Head Constable of the wireless unit for allegedly beating up a BJP worker, Mr Pawan Garg, last night.
Mr Pawan Garg, a BJP leader, shows injuries on his back that he suffered after he was allegedly beaten up by some policemen.
Mr Pawan Garg, a BJP leader, shows injuries on his back that he suffered after he was allegedly beaten up by some policemen. ó Photo by Sayeed Ahmed

Woman kills minor daughter
Ludhiana, June 1
A woman in Abupura village in Jagraon has allegedly strangulated her two-year-old daughter to death in order to teach a lesson to her husband with whom she was having strained relationship for the past some time.




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Army ex-nurse offered job, money
Ludhiana, June 1
The milk of human kindness has not dried up. This was evident today when city residents came up enthusiastically to help a former nurse with Indian Army, Lieut M.G. Welseley, after her plight was highlighted in The Tribune today.

Rain thrills zoo inmates
Ludhiana, June 1
Mild showers came as a big relief from heat for most city residents. But more pleased than humans seemed the inmates of the Ludhiana Zoo. They could not express much, but their mood said it all.


Rain, rain come again: A peacock spreads its wings to welcome rain in Tigar Safari, Ludhiana, on Tuesday. ó Tribune photo by Pradeep Tiwari
Rain, rain come again: A peacock spreads its wings to welcome rain in Tigar Safari, Ludhiana, on Tuesday.

Man strangles father-in-law
Ludhiana, June 1
The Sadar police has registered a case under Section 304 of the IPC on a statement of Mr Gurdhian Singh, a resident of Dhunawal village near Dhuri in Sangrur district, now living in Phullanwal village, against Dharminder Singh alias Kaka, a resident of Phullanwal village.

Paddy farmers ignore expertsí advice
Ludhiana, June 1
Contrary to the advice of the state government, agricultural experts and Punjab Agricultural University for sowing late varieties of paddy to ease the pressure on natural resources, the farmers of the district have finished transplanting paddy in many areas. The PSEB too has advertised that it will supply eight hours of uninterrupted power supply only after June 10.
Labourers transplant paddy despite being advised against it by the PAU and government agencies in a village near Ludhiana on Tuesday.
Labourers transplant paddy despite being advised against it by the PAU and government agencies in a village near Ludhiana on Tuesday. ó A Tribune photograph

Bankers seek wage revision
Ludhiana, June 1
Members of the Central Bank Officers Union deliberated on various factors affecting the performance of public-sector banks, progress of reforms, initiated by Dr Manmohan Singh urban he was the Finance Minister, impending wage revision and technology in the banking system.

IMMEDIATELY after Mr Laloo Prasad Yadav took over as Railway Minister, he ordered a ban on the sale of tea in plastic cups. He went a line further ordering that the tea must be served in the age-old earthen cups only, reminding of the past when such cups were too frequent.
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COMMUNITY

Seminar on untouchability
Amloh, June 1
The District Welfare Department, Fatehgarh Sahib, organised a seminar on the PCR Act 1955 regarding untouchability at Grain market, in Amloh. yesterday. Mr Sadhu Singh Dharamsot, MLA, was the chief guest and Mr Pakhar Singh Salana, Chairman, Zila Parishad, presided over the function.

CRIME

Satta operator booked
Ludhiana, June 1
On a tip-off, the Haibowal police yesterday registered a case under the Gambling Act against Kamaljit Singh, a resident of Haibowal Khurd. The police said today that the accused was indulging in booking satta bets at a public place in the area.

 

BUSINESS

Mahant is arms dealersí body chief
Ludhiana, June 1
Mr Pritpaul Singh Mahant (Ludhiana) was unanimously re-elected president of the Punjab Arms Dealers Association at the general body meeting of the association held in Jalandhar last evening.

 

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