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Truck carrying LPG cylinders collides with car, 3 dead
Mandi Ahmedgarh, November 26
There was panic in the area when a truck carrying LPG cylinders caught fire after colliding with a car. The incident took place near Shergarh Cheema village on the Raikot-Malerkotla Road today morning.

Mangled car and scattered LPG cylinders after a truck and the car collided near Shergarh Cheema village on the Raikot-Malerkotla road
Mangled car (right) and scattered LPG cylinders after a truck and the car collided near Shergarh Cheema village on the Raikot-Malerkotla road on Friday. — A Tribune photograph

Police supervises supply of LPG refills
Mandi Ahmedgarh, November 26
To reduce the resentment among the local residents against the local police for allegedly booking false cases against three Congress leaders, the police took up the supply of LPG under their own control and supervised the supply today.


Cars stolen from here land in Kathmandu
Ludhiana, November 26
Most of the cars stolen from here are learnt to be landing in Nepal. The investigations carried out by various private insurance companies have revealed that from there these cars are supplied in grey market within the country.

Sales Tax evasion by hosiery owners in city
Ludhiana, November 26
Many hosiery owners are indulging in evasion of sales tax and octroi duty amounting to revenue loss of lakhs of rupees to public exchequer as the hosiery season is on its peak in the city.

Man returns Rs 49,000 to bank
Ludhiana, November 26

Setting an example of honesty a hosiery trader of the city has returned nearly Rs 49,000 to officials of the city branch of the Jammu and Kashmir Bank after it was given to him by mistake by a bank employee. An employee of Mr Kewal Krishan an owner of the K. K. Woollen Textiles, Dr Gujjarwal Road, Guru Nanak Complex here presented a cheque of Rs 5400 (Fiftyfour hundred) to an employee in the bank at Chaurra Bazar here.
Mr Kewal Krishan returns money to bank manager. — Photo by Inderjeet Verma
Mr Kewal Krishan returns money to bank manager

Students celebrate Parkash Utsav of Guru Nanak Dev
Mandi Ahmedgarh, November 26
The Parkash Ustav of Guru Nanak Dev was celebrated with fervour here and surrounding villages, where Akhnd Paths were organised and Nagar Kirtans were held. Langar was served at all celebration. Here the Guruparab celebrations were made under the supervision of the Gurdwara Singh Sabha.

Devotees partake of langar at a gurdwara in Model Town Extension, Ludhiana, on the occasion of Gurpurab on Friday. — A Tribune photograph
Devotees partake of langar at a gurdwara in Model Town Extension, Ludhiana, on the occasion of Gurpurab on Friday

Gurmat samagam begins at Gurdwara Nanaksar
Ludhiana, November 26
A three-day annual gurmat samagam, dedicated to the 400th Prakash Divas of Shri Guru Granth Sahib, got underway at Gurdwara Nanaksar at Samrala Chowk here today.

75 water samples from schools fail
Mandi Ahmedgarh, November 26
Following a complaint filed with the Human Rights Commission, Punjab, regarding drinking water facilities in Government Schools, the District health authorities and the Education authorities have directed the schools to get their water samples examined and do the needful in case of a default.


BKU threatens stir over poor power supply
Ludhiana, November 26
Criticising the state government and the management of the Punjab State Electricity Board (PSEB) for failure to provide adequate power to farm sector, the Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) has threatened to launch an agitation to seek justice for the farmers in Punjab.

At the Crossroads
The mystique of creative writing

Writing becomes creative when imagination plays its part in reconstructing human life. It is not difficult to present real happenings or to delineate a true character. It is more or less a photographic representation of what is happening around us. Human mind receives myriad impressions during the course of life and these become a part of memory.

Traders demonstrate against dist YC Chief
Ludhiana, November 26
A few traders today staged a demonstration against District Youth Congress Ludhiana (urban) president, Komal Khanna for his alleged refusal to pay for the crackers he had purchased from them for Divali.

Jatinder Hans’ book released
Samrala, November 26
Punjabi story writer Jatinder Singh Hans’ book “Paave Naal Bania Hoiya Kaal” released yesterday at Ravneet Litt Memorial College Amargarh, 15 km form here. Hans has beautifully described conscious and sub-conscious mind of human beings in his stories.”


One held for stealing car
Ludhiana, November 26
The city police has arrested another drug addict-turned criminal who is allegedly a key member of an inter-state gang of car thieves. A brand new Honda City car stolen by the accused has been recovered.

Police claims solving murder case
Ludhiana, November 26
The police here yesterday claimed to have solved the murder case of a 25-year-old embroider who was found murdered under mysterious circumstances in Luvkush Nagar here on the night of November 11.

Kanungo, patwari booked for fraud
Ludhiana, November 26
A Kanungo and a patwari of the district administration have been booked by the KoomKalan police on the charges of playing a fraud with the state government by tampering with revenue records of the Koom Kalan village.



Honour for city students
Ludhiana, November 26
Two students of Ryan International School in the city —Aaradhayay Gupta and Nitish Behl of Class VII — brought laurels not only to their school but also to the state. In the fourth National Cyber Olympiad conducted by the National Science Olympiad Foundation, New Delhi, about 1,300 schools participated.

PU yet to dispatch study material
Mandi Ahmedgarh, November 26
Niti Jindal, a resident of the local Jawahar Nagar and MA (English) Part-1 student of the Department of Correspondence Course, Panjab University, Chandigarh, was sore over the alleged callous attitude of the university authorities for not sending the study material as only four months were left for the final examination.



Migrant labourers not getting medical aid: SDM
Ludhiana, November 26
Migrant labourers residing in city were not getting the required medical aid, as a result a large number of them fall sick and some even die. The functioning of employees of the State Insurance Corporation hospitals in the district has also been found unsatisfactory.

Christian Medical College holds camp for children
Ludhiana, November 26
The Paediatrics Department of Christian Medical College and Hospital organised a children's health awareness camp here yesterday. Inaugurating the camp, Dr Manorama Verma, former head of the Paediatrics Department, said despite extensive national and international efforts over the past several decades, majority of deaths among children below the age of five in India were caused by communicable, maternal and prenatal conditions and nutritional deficiencies.

Free surgical camp organised
Amloh, November 26
The 17th free surgical (operation) camp was organised on the birthday celebrations of Shri Guru Nanak Dev Ji, by “Manav Bhalai Manch”, Amloh, in the local Civil Hospital today.

Experts discuss cancer research
Ludhiana, November 26
Reputed cancer experts and radio oncologists today said that cancer was no longer as incurable as it was feared to be. They said the, earlier it is detected, the better it is, and the chances of recovery are better. They pointed out that, a number of methods and techniques had been evolved to treat the disease.

Improved stent for CAD patients
Ludhiana, November 26
Stents, now being used in angioplasty on patients of coronary artery disease (CAD) have revolutioned heart care. With incidence of re-stenosis (recurrence of blockage) in these stents being less than 2 per cent against 10 to 12 per cent in earlier ones, lesser invasive heartcare technique (angioplasty) will be a boon for CAD patients.


Inter-district athletics meet begins
Ludhiana, November 26 The 50th edition of the Punjab Schools Inter-District Athletics Meet boys for and girls got off to a colourful start, with Mr Harnam Dass Johar, Education Minister, Punjab, declaring it open at the Guru Nanak Stadium here today.
Girls perform at the inaugural ceremony of the Punjab Schools Inter District Athletics Meet at Guru Nanak Stadium Girls perform at the inaugural ceremony of the Punjab Schools Inter District Athletics Meet at Guru Nanak Stadium
Girls perform at the inaugural ceremony of the Punjab Schools Inter District Athletics Meet at Guru Nanak Stadium. — Tribune photos by Sayeed Ahmed 

Salil leads MC club to victory
Ludhiana, November 26 The all-round performance by Salil Kaushal (81 n.o and 2 for 34) led the Municipal Corporation Club to a four-wicket victory over Kamal XI in the ongoing cricket tournament being played at the Satish Chander Dhawan Government College for Boys ground here today.

Minister lays stress on sports facilities in schools
Ludhiana, November 26
Mr Harnam Dass Johar , Education Minister, Punjab, has announced that the share of schools in sports fund being collected from the students would be enhanced from the present 15 per cent to 25 per cent share, so that the required sports facilities could be provided to the students at the school level.


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