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Harassment of sister for dowry ‘drove’ her to suicide
Ludhiana, November 9
Failure in examination, harassment of her elder sister for dowry and fear of not too bright future had led a 23-year-old girl to commit suicide by consuming some poisonous substance while she travelled in a bus from Phagwara to Ludhiana recently.

Accused booked for murder in
‘poisoning’ case

Ludhiana, November 9
The five-year-old boy who died at Dayanand Medical College and Hospital after he was allegedly poisoned by his neighbour was cremated at Pakhowal village today.

Tiny tots of Lovedale Nursery School Sarabha Nagar, participate in Divali Mela celebrations on the school premises, in Ludhiana Tiny tots of Lovedale Nursery School Sarabha Nagar, participate in Divali Mela celebrations on the school premises, in Ludhiana on Tuesday. — Photo by Inderjit Verma


Lack of civic amenities irk residents
Ludhiana, November 9
Even though located in a fast developing residential hub of the city, Shaheed Karnail Singh Nagar (Phase III) on the Pakhowal Road, still lacks in civic amenities and other infrastructure.

PG students resent exam postponement
Ludhiana, November 9
The postgraduate students of the Dayanand Medical College and Hospital have urged the Punjab Government to reverse its orders of postponing the examinations as it would not be in the interest of their career.

Cop wanted by police roams freely
Ludhiana, November 9
Controversial cop Shamsher Singh Guddu who is evading arrest in several pending cases, once again skipped the court hearing in a criminal case registered against him today, he was allegedly spotted attending the marriage party of the daughter of a senior Congress leader here on Sunday.

When the Governor, Dr A.R. Kidwai, arrived here on Tuesday in connection with the birth anniversary celebrations of Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, hundreds of people were held up at the Bhaiwala Chowk crossing.
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Belgian doctor converts to Hinduism
Ludhiana, November 9
Impressed and fascinated by the culture that gave the world the science of ayurveda, a Belgian doctor converted to Hinduism “to go into the deep roots of this culture”. Dr Boedt Lifyaan, who had come here to participate in the Lord Dhanwantri’s Jayanti celebrations organised here today at Dhanwantri Temple, turned “too emotional within a couple of days” that he decided to adopt Hinduism.
 Foreign delegates offer prayers on the Dhanwantri Day celebrations in Ludhiana on Tuesday

 Foreign delegates offer prayers on the Dhanwantri Day celebrations in Ludhiana on Tuesday. — Photo by I.V.


Nine held for gambling
Ludhiana, November 9
The police here booked nine persons under the Gambling Act yesterday. Of the six cases, three were registered at the Sarabha Nagar police station.


200 farmers attend PAU training camp
Ludhiana, November 9
As many as 200 members participated in a training camp organised by the Directorate of Extension Education, PAU, at Kairon Kisan Ghar here today.


SC/BC teachers to stage dharna near CM’s house
Amloh, November 9
The SC/BC Teachers Union of Fatehgarh Sahib district at a meeting held here yesterday, decided to participate along with their families in a dharna to be staged on November 21 in front of the residence of Captain Amrainder Singh, Chief Minister, Punjab. The meeting was presided over by the state vice-president of the union, Mr Karnail Singh Gobindgarh.

Youth festival concludes with dances
Doraha, November 9
The third and fourth day of the Punjab University Zone-A Youth Festival being organised at Guru Nanak National College, Doraha, remained occupied by various types of dance, songs and instrumental music items.

From Schools & Colleges
Giddha team excels at youth festival

Ludhiana, November 9
The giddha team of the Gujranwala Guru Nanak Institute of Management and Technology (GGNIMT) won second position in the third annual PTU-inter zonal-youth festival, held at DAVIET, Jalandhar.


Legal Services Day observed
Ludhiana, November 9

To mark the Legal Services Day, a seminar was organised by the District Legal Service Authority under the supervision of Sessions Judge — D.R. Arora, at New Judicial Courts Complex here today. Importance of Lok-Adalats and Free Legal Aid Concept was highlighted.

Judicial officers at a seminar in Ludhiana on Tuesday. — Photo by I.V.
Judicial officers at a seminar in Ludhiana on Tuesday


Shiv Batalvi nite organised
Mandi Gobindgarh, November 9
Shiv Batalvi nite was organised on Sunday by the local Natak Kala Sangam at the outdoor stadium. Around a dozen poets recited the poems and songs of Batalvi.


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