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Fake Commissioner of Police nabbed; had cheated a girl into marriage
Ludhiana, April 21
There have been several instances when non-resident Indians (NRI) have duped girls here by falsely posing as rich businessmen, good job or bachelors even when they were married. 
Inderjit Singh Dhanota, the accused imposter
Inderjit Singh Dhanota, the accused imposter. — Tribune photo by Sayeed Ahmed

Fake degree racket flourished while Education Dept slept
Mandi Ahmedgarh, April 21
The confessions made by members of a gang, involved in the printing of fake degrees and certificates of various universities, show that the authorities in the Education Department were not serious about curbing malpractices, including tampering and issuing of fake documents.


Traffic chaos bane of city residents
Ludhiana, April 21
With ever increasing population and number of vehicles in the city, traffic chaos plagues almost all major roads and the vehicular movement is a horrible experience. Frequent traffic jams, not only in congested localities of old parts of the city and commercial centres, but in relatively new residential and business areas, have become a routine and all sections of road users are finding it increasingly difficult to move from one place to another within the city.
Traffic jams are a daily scene on all major roads in Ludhiana
Traffic jams are a daily scene on all major roads in Ludhiana. — A Tribune photograph

Love yarn spins trouble for physically challenged
Ludhiana, April 21
Love yarn is spinning trouble for a 30-year-old physically challenged man whose 22-year-old wife wants to marry her paramour, even as his family has appealed to the police to come to their rescue.

Arrest warrants against businessman
Ludhiana, April 21
The Judicial Magistrate, Mr Tarsem Mangla, has issued arrest warrants against Mukesh Kumar, a partner in M/s Yatish Industries, Chowk Saidan, Ludhiana, in a cheque-bounce case, as he failed to appear in the court despite summons.

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Conversions ring warning bells for Sikhs, say Panthic bodies
Ludhiana, April 21
Several panthic bodies, which met under the aegis of the Khalsa Panchayat here today, have termed the conversion of several Sikh families into Christians at Goindwal Sahib as warning bells for the community.

85 pc of wheat procured: DC
Ludhiana, April 21
Deputy Commissioner Anurag Verma said here today that 85 per cent of the expected wheat arrival in the district had been procured. The procurement operation had been very smooth in all 99 mandis in the district, he added.

Relief eludes deceased farmers’ kin
Mandi Ahmedgarh, April 20
Contrary to the claims of the state government, farmers and agricultural labourers, who lost their lives during agricultural operations during past years, have been running from pillar to post to get financial assistance from the marketing board.

Police shielding accused, alleges trader
Ludhiana, April 21
After moving from pillar to post for ten months to get an FIR registered in a fraud case, a local trader is now allegedly going through the same rigmarole to get the accused arrested.

Prize-winning publication released
Ludhiana, April 21
Sirjandhara released its publication “Naam Nidhan Apar”, which has won a prize of Rs 25,000 in a competition organised by the Bhai Vir Singh Sahit Sadan, Delhi. Manuscripts were received from all over the world in this regard.


Labourer commits suicide
Khamano, April 21
Lakhvir Singh of Barwali Khurd near here, allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself with a tree with the help of a cloth. According to police sources, the victim was a labourer and has three minor children.



From Schools & Colleges
DIMT students visit stock exchange
Ludhiana, April 21
Students of MBA (I and II) of the Doraha Institute of Management and Technology (DIMT) visited the Ludhiana Stock Exchange to see share trading. Mr Shammi Kohli of the exchange told the students about various buying and selling techniques.

KVM students present Saraswati vandana at the prize distribution function of the school in Ludhiana on Thursday. — Photo by Inderjit Verma
KVM students present Saraswati vandana at the prize distribution function of the school in Ludhiana on Thursday

Inderpreet, Sandeep make it to IIFT, IIM
Ludhiana, April 21
Inderpreet Singh from Sant Longowal Institute of Engineering and Technology Longowal (Sangrur), has been selected for the two-year MBA international business programme in the Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT).


‘Nalaik’ cast happy with response to film
Ludhiana, April 21
Vivek Shauq, Aarti Puri and Ravi Nishand hero, heroine and director of Nalaik, respectively, interacted with the media in Orient Cinema where the movie had been running for a week. Comedian Jaspal Bhatti was also present.

Vivek Shauq, Jaspal Bhatti and Aarti Puri, at a press meet in Ludhiana on Thursday. — A Tribune photograph
Vivek Shauq, Jaspal Bhatti and Aarti Puri, at a press meet in Ludhiana on Thursday


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