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2 city shopkeepers attacked
Ludhiana, October 28
Unidentified assailants attacked a shopowner in Gur Mandi and injured him and his brother today afternoon. According to the available information, six armed men raided Sanjiv Jain Agency.

Businessman convicted for filing IT
returns late

Ludhiana, October 28
The non-filing of income tax return on time has proved costly to a local businessman. He was awarded one-year imprisonment by a local court in two different cases. The Judge has made it clear that he will have to undergo a sentence of one year in second case after the completion of sentence in the first case.

Brave cops await proper memorial
Ludhiana, October 28
The Punjab Police’s fight against terrorism has been more in news because of the “infamous” fake encounters. Yet there were scores of men in khaki who put duty before self and made the supreme sacrifice of their lives to restore normalcy in the state.


School principal booked for beating up pupil
Khanna, October 28
The Police here has registered a case against the Principal of Spring Dale Public School Khanna on the charges of beating up a student of class VI here today. The boy suffered hearing loss and was admitted at the civil hospital Khanna.

Robbers carry away safe of Payal bank
Khanna, October 28
Some unidentified robbers looted Rs 2 lakh from Ludhiana Cooperative Bank, Payal branch, on Wednesday night. The robbers also took away the safe of the bank weighing about 10 quintals.

Importers seek relief in clearance of scrap
Mandi Gobindgarh, October 28
Mr Ved Dewan, president of the North India Importers Association, Mandi Gobindgarh, stated in a press note here today that as per a Custom Department circular of October 18 the import and clearance of metal scrap in unshreded or loose form would be permitted at 15 custom stations, while in this region there is only one such clearance station i.e. ICD, Tuglakabad, New Delhi.

Labourer dies in scrap blast
Mandi Gobindgarh, October 28
One labourer was killed on the spot and other two were wounded in a blast while they were working at a scrap godown of Gurdev Overseas, Amloh Road here today. The deceased was identified as Jai Parkash Rajdhar of Balia district in Uttar Pardesh.


BKU urges govt to end strike by patwaris
Ludhiana, October 28
The Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) has called upon the state government to deal appropriately with the ongoing strike by patwaris and save the farming community from harassment and difficulties.

Memorial to Sahir lost in files
Ludhiana, October 28
Sahir Ludhianavi, the great Urdu poet who brought fame to the country has been forgotten by the city of the rich. The legendary poet seemed to have a premonition of his fate in the city when he penned the lines “Kal koi mujh ko yaad kare, kyon koi mujh ko yaad kare, masroof zamana mere liye, kyon waqt apna barbaad kare”.

Women celebrate Karva Chauth
Ludhiana, October 28

Karva Chauth was celebrated by members of the Saraswati Ladies Club at a meeting here today.Ms Avinash Kaur Walia, president of the club talked about the importance of Karva Chauth. She said that Indian women were attached to their culture and traditions.

Members of the Saraswati Ladies Club perfom dandia at a function in Ludhiana on Thursday. — Photo by I.V.
Members of the Saraswati Ladies Club perfom dandia at a function in Ludhiana

Lord Valmiki’s birthday celebrated
Ludhiana, October 28
The Rameshwar Welfare Trust, Ludhiana, organised an essay writing competition on the birth anniversary of Maharshi Valmiki here today. The topic of the essay was Social Justice & Development.


Contractor beaten up
Sahnewal, October 28
A contractor of a department store at Kohara village was allegedly beaten up by the owners of the store apart from doing away with his building material which was lying in the premises of their house.


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Summit on organic farming
Ludhiana, October 28
Kheti Virasat, an NGO, will organise an organic farming summit in the city in January. As a part of the three-day event, a series of conferences, workshops and forums shall be conducted .


New education policy to be framed
Ludhiana, October 28
After a long parley with the Education Minister, finally the teachers have got some assurances that a new education policy will be formed. Punjab Education Minister Harnam Dass Johar, at a meeting with a deputation of the Primary/Elementary Sikhya Bachao Front, Punjab, assured it that government primary schools would provide primary education to children of poor parents.

PU youth festival concludes
Ludhiana, October 28

DD Jain College of Education, Ludhiana, witnessed festive ambience in the concluding day of Panjab University Zonal Youth Festival. Ms Nisha Sarad, DPI (C), Punjab, was the chief guest. She congratulated the host college for organising the youth festival. President Mr Narinder Kumar Jain welcomed the chief guest.

College girls dance at DD Jain College as part of the Panjab University Zonal Youth Festival in Ludhiana on Thursday. Photo by I.V.

College girls dance at DD Jain College as part of the Panjab University Zonal Youth Festival in Ludhiana


Germany invites AG to discuss issues
Ludhiana, October 28
The office of the Advocate-General, Punjab, has initiated a dialogue with the International Bar Association, the UK, the Supreme Court of Singapore and the Federal Court of Justice, Karlsruhe, in Germany, for initiating better understanding and collaborating on legal issues of mutual importance in the changed global scenario to develop a coordinated strategy to combat economic offences as well as cyber and other crime.

Work as usual in district courts
Ludhiana, October 28
Despite the state government observing a holiday in connection with birthday of Maharshi Valmiki and the day also being a bank holiday under the Negotiable Instruments Act, there was work as usual in the district courts here today, much to the resentment among court employees in general and those belonging to the Valmiki community in particular.



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Uttar Pradesh circle win cycling trophy
Ludhiana, October 28
The Uttar Pradesh circle secured 21 points to win the overall trophy in the cycling event in the 20th All-India Postal Athletics and Cycling Tournament at Punjab Agricultural University here today.

Parabhjot, Jagdeep best athletes
Doraha, October 28
The annual athletic meet and prize distribution function of Guru Nanak Model Senior Secondary School, Doraha, concluded here yesterday. Dr Kiran Soni was the chief guest. The vote of thanks was delivered by Dr Balwant Singh Pangali.

Students perform at the annual athletic meet of Guru Nanak Model Senior Secondary School, Doraha. — A Tribune photograph
Students perform at the annual athletic meet of Guru Nanak Model Senior Secondary School, Doraha

Khalsa College eves emerge champs
Ludhiana, October 28
The football team of GHG Khalsa College, Gurusar Sadhar, near here, has proved its supremacy by winning the Panjab University Inter-College Women Football Championship held at the college ground recently. Players of the college came out triumphant without facing any tough challenge during the tournament.

PU zonal kabaddi results
Ludhiana, October 28
Guru Nanak Girls College, Model Town and Ramgarhia College, Miller Ganj here will fight it out for a place in the pool D final of the Panjab University Zonal Kabaddi Tournament for women being held here at Model Town.


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