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Property dispute takes new turn
Man held captive by son, allege villagers

Jhande/Aiyali Kalan (Ludhiana), September 2
A four-year-old property dispute between two brothers of Jhande village has taken a new turn, with some villagers, including the Sarpanch, coming in support of the younger brother, claiming that their father was being held captive by the elder one, who allegedly had an eye on the entire property.

Mr Sukhjinder Kaur, Sarpanch of Jhande village, during a meeting at the village gurdwara Mr Sukhjinder Kaur, Sarpanch of Jhande village, during a meeting at the village gurdwara on Thursday. — Photo by Inderjit Verma

4-year-old killed in accident
District Attorney booked
Ludhiana, September 2
District Attorney (Prosecution) Amar Ashok Pathak was booked by the police this morning on a charge of causing death of a four-year-old girl and injuring to her mother and some others by driving a car rashly and allegedly under the influence of liquor at Bhai Bala Chowk last night.


Institute violates rules, admits married woman
Ludhiana, September 2
A Jammu-based nursing institute, affiliated with the Punjab Nurses Registration Council, Mohali, allegedly admitted a local woman to the general nursing and midwifery course in violation of admission rules and eligibility criteria.

Clash between truck union, FCI contractor averted
Amloh, September 2
With the deployment of heavy police force by Mr Shiv Kumar, SSP, Fatehgarh Sahib, a clash between the local truck union and an outside contractor on the loading of rice from FCI godowns was averted today except a minor incident on the Gobindgarh road when two motor cycle borne persons smashed the panes of a truck loaded with rice on its way to Mandi Gobindgarh.


CAs, advocates observe strike
Ludhiana, September 2
The District Bar Association, Ludhiana branch of Chartered Accountants, District Taxation Bar Association, Taxation Bar Association and Sales Tax Bar Association today criticised the action of the Punjab Vigilance Bureau in arresting Mr Anil Sood, a practicing chartered accountant, who had rendered professional services to his client for which the Vigilance Bureau had allegedly implicated him.

Jagir Singh Dard dead
Ludhiana, September 2
A former member of Rajya Sabha and a senior Congress leader Jagir Singh Dard died today morning at Sahnewal. He was 81. He is survived by four daughters. He was cremated at Sahnewal crematorium. A large number of people were present at the funeral.


6.75 lakh looted, 2 employees shot at
Mandi Gobindgarh, September 2 Two employees of local Dutt Metals were shot at by some unidentified persons on the GT Road last evening. On a statement of Vikas Tondon, of Mandi Gobindgarh the police has registered a case.

Man beats up wife, mother-in-law
Ludhiana, September 2
An estranged husband was booked under Sections 457,347,323 and 506 of the IPC at the Jodhewal police station after he allegedly entered the house of his mother-in-law, where his wife was also staying, in New Shiv Puri on Sekhewal Road on Wednesday, beat up both of them and locked them in a room.

Man dies after consuming poison
Jagraon, September 2
Jinder Singh (30), a resident of Litteran village now residing at Kacha Malak Road Jagraon has died under mysterious circumstances. According to the information Jinder Singh, driver by profession was married to Kuldip Kaur of Bujkar a year back and had shifted to Kacha Malak Road, one and a half month back.

Suicide by woman
Ludhiana, September 2
Unable to cope with a disease, a middle-aged woman today committed suicide by hanging herself from a ceiling fan in her house in New Hargobind Nagar in Division No 6 police station yesterday morning.


Kisan melas from Sept 10
Ludhiana, September 2
Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar will inaugurate the two-day kisan mela beginning on September 23 in the PAU. Dr Kirpal Singh Aulakh, Vice-Chancellor, send that the farmers would be told about the agricultural policies of the country and also the new varieties of the seed and agricultural literature would be released on the occasion.


From Schools & Colleges
Essays invited on Bhagat Singh

Ludhiana, September 2

Shaheed Bhagat Singh Vichar Manch has chalked out a programmes to celebrate his birth anniversary on September 23, 27and 28 at Punjabi Bhavan. It will be holding a sate-level essay writing competition for students of colleges/universities of Punjab on the Philosophy of Bhagat Singh and its relevance today; Shaheed Bhagat Singh — a source of inspiration for the youth and the world of Shaheed Bhagat Singh’s dreams.
Students of Mother’s Touch dress up as Lord Krishna
Students of Mother’s Touch dress up as Lord Krishna to celebrate Janamashtmi and “grandparents’ day” in Ludhiana on Thursday. — Photo by Inderjit Verma

12 foreign students take admission to PAU
Ludhiana, September 2
In what could be termed as an indicator of the popularity of Punjab Agricultural University (PAU), 12 foreign students — nine from Mozambique, one each from Nepal, Uzbekistan and Timor — have been admitted to the first year of B.Sc Agriculture (Hons) of the university.


Terrorist Bhapp gets judicial remand
Mandi Ahmedgarh, September 2 Harnek Singh Bhapp, a hardcore terrorist and self-styled chief of the Khalistan Liberation Force, has confessed to his involvement in three murder cases registered at the Dehlon police station during terrorism.



513 treated at medical camp
Amloh, September 2

A medical camp on the youth celebrations of the holy Guru Granth Sahib was organised by the Punjab Health Systems Corporation, Fatehgarh Sahib, with association of the Manav Bhilai Manch, Amloh, and Gram Panchayat at Bhatton village, 4 km from here, on Wednesday.

Patients being given medicines free of cost during a medical camp at Bhattan village near Amloh on Wednesday. — Photo by Bhushan Sood
Patients being given medicines free of cost during a medical camp at Bhattan village near Amloh

Eye donation campaign kicks off
Ludhiana, September 2
In the wake of the ongoing “World Eye Donation Fortnight”, Christian Medical College and Hospital (CMCH) here has launched a special eye donation campaign, which will continue till September 8. The fortnight is being observed to commemorate the donation of eyes by late Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi.

Stress on nutritional diet for women, children
Ludhiana, September 2
‘Pregnant women, lactating mothers and children up to the age of 6 years, particularly those from weaker sections of society, ought to be educated on the need for a nutritious diet for a healthy growth,’ said the Civil Surgeon, Dr S.N. Tiwari, while addressing a meeting of health workers here today to mark the begining of ‘National Nutrition Week’ from September 1 to 8.


BVM, Shemrock win kho-kho matches
Ludhiana, September 2
Hosts Bhartiya Vidya Mandir Senior Secondary School, Kitchlu Nagar in the girls’ section and Shemrock Public School in the boys’ section began their campaign with emphatic victories in the Ludhiana Sahodhya Schools Complex Kho-Kho Tournament here today. BVM schoolgirls overwhelmed SKS School, Neelon, 19-0 and Shemrock Public School boys drubbed SKS School, Neelon, 12-3.


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