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Drive to ensure safe injections to patients
Ludhiana, August 12
The Indian Medical Association (IMA), in a major initiative towards ensuring safe injections to patients, has formed The India Injection Safety Coalition, which would be modelled on the lines of the global alliance.

Joy turns into sorrow
Man found dead on daughter’s birthday 
Ludhiana, August 12
The birthday celebrations of a 19-year-old girl turned sour when her father got electrocuted under mysterious circumstances in the Krishan Nagar area behind Kaka Palace here this morning.

A child with a tattoo of the national flag on his cheek The Tricolour being sold at a busy intersection in Ludhiana
A child with a tattoo of the national flag on his cheek; and (right) the Tricolour being sold at a busy intersection in Ludhiana on Thursday. — Photos by Inderjeet Verma









EARLIER STORIES
 

With trains on hold, bus operators make moolah 
Ludhiana, August 12
With the trains remain cancelled, the bus operators have been trying to make best of it. Sources in the transport industry revealed that during the past one week the business had increased by several folds. The operators have pressed more buses into service as it has been generating a lot of business.

Body exhumed, relatives allege foul play
Jagraon, August 12
The Jagraon police this evening exhumed the body of a middle-aged married woman after some of her relatives alleged foul play. She was buried five days ago at Akhara village, near here.

Man gets RI for killing woman after rape
Ludhiana, August 12
The Sessions Judge, Mr Baldev Singh, has sentenced Mangu Ram (24) of Sugandh Vihar Colony, Pakhowal Road, to undergo rigorous life imprisonment on the charge of raping and murdering a woman.

 
COMMUNITY

Residents demand shifting of poultry farm
Ludhiana, August 12
A poultry farm located in the new Kundan Puri locality of the Civil Lines area not only emits foul smell but also threatens the health and hygiene of the people living in this thickly-populated residential area.

Rights panel seeks report on slaughter houses
Ludhiana, August 12
Taking a strong note of the fact that the roadside butcheries were functioning in the city despite the directive of the Punjab State Human Rights Commission, (PSHRC), to the Municipal Corporation for ensuring their closure, the commission has appointed a retired judge to inspect the city and submit a report to the commission.

Honour for crime site analyst
Ludhiana, August 12
City-based scientific crime scene analyst (SSCA) of the Punjab Police, Mr Krishan Datt, has been invited by the prestigious International Association for Identification (IAI) to attend the 89th Annual International Educational Conference in St. Louis, Missouri, USA, from August 22 to 27.

 
CRIME

Youth commits suicide
Ludhiana, August 12
A young man allegedly trapped in an illicit relationship with a middle-aged woman, who was also a mother of five children, allegedly committed suicide by consuming some poisonous substance at his house in New Subash Nagar today afternoon.

 
AGRICULTURE

3 wheat varieties released
Ludhiana, August 12
Punjab Agricultural University has recommended three varieties of wheat-PBW-502, PBW- 509 and TL-2908, developed by the scientists of Plant Breeding Department, for sowing in the state. This decision has been taken in the meeting of Punjab State Seed Approval Committee, held under the Chairmanship of Dr Ajmer Singh, Director of Agriculture, Punjab.

EDUCATION

Seminar on education in Australia
Ludhiana, August 12
The University of Wollongon (UoW), Australia, and the Guru Nanak Institute of Management and Technology (GNIMT), Gujarkhan Campus, Model Town, Ludhiana, will shortly have collaborative linkages in the area of exchange of students and faculty and research activities of mutual interest.

 
SPORTS

Proud bearer of Olympic torch
Ludhiana, August 12
It was the moment of greatest joy for Ludhiana- born Puneet Gupta when he carried the Olympic Torch in Lausanne, Switzerland, on June 24 as part of the Athens 2004 Olympic Torch Relay. The torch relay is going to culminate tomorrow at the Panathenian Stadium in Athens for the opening ceremony of the Olympic Games.

Puneet Gupta holding the Olympic torch, with his family members at a press conference in Ludhiana on Thursday.
Puneet Gupta holding the Olympic torch, with his family members at a press conference in Ludhiana

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