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Fake police verification racket
busted, cop held

Ludhiana, June 2
A Punjab police head constable, posted at the SSP office Ludhiana, was today arrested indulging in for fake police verification racket in which he along with two others posed as CID policemen and ‘extorted’ money from people needing police verification for going abroad.

Sunila tops Class XII (humanities) exam
Ludhiana, June 2
Sunila Kumari of BCM School, Focal Point, has topped the Class XII examination (humanities) conducted by the Punjab State Education Board.

Girls enjoy ice-lollies to beat the heat in Ludhiana Girls enjoy
ice-lollies to beat the heat in Ludhiana. — Photo by Inderjit Verma


No clue in Jain murder case
Mandi Ahmedgarh, June 2
Though the local police has registered a murder case against unidentified persons for allegedly killing Mr Sham Sunder Jain, a former vice-president of the local Municipal Council whose body was found in a canal near here on May 4, the police could get no clue to the suspects as the matter had been complicated by some local leaders who had tried to take political mileage and settle scores with their rival on the basis of concocted stories.

ITI students stage dharna at minister’s house
Ludhiana, June 2
The ongoing agitation by students of the ITI (Girls) against the suspension of the Principal of the institute gained momentum as the students staged dharna at the house of the Punjab Minister for Science, Technology and Industrial Training, Mr Rakesh Pandey, in the Udham Singh Nagar locality here today

Two liquor vends looted
Amloh, June 2
Two liquor vends were looted here yesterday while another attempt was foiled when the police reached the spot at Khumna village on the Amloh-Khanna road, around 3 km from here.

Driver gets life term for killing cleaner
Ludhiana, June 2
A truck driver, Kuldeep Singh of Berpura village falling in Ambala district has been sentenced to rigorous life imprisonment for killing a cleaner, Jai Narain, in 1997. The accused has also been ordered to pay a fine of Rs 10,000.


Assurance company opens women’s cell
Ludhiana, June 2
To stop sexual harassment of working women New India Assurance Company here has recently opened a women’s cell here. The redressal cell. will inquire and investigate sexual complaints of women employees.

Psychological counselling service formed
Ludhiana, June 2
The Psychological Assessment and Counselling Services has been set up at 95-A Model Gram, Ludhiana. The organisation will help dealing with intellectual, emotional and psychological problems of children.

Tributes paid
Samrala, June 2
Rich tributes were paid to Lambardar Nachhttar Singh Gehelewal, general secretary of the Tehsil Lambardara Union, in his native village Gehlewal, 5 km from here, yesterday.

DSP interacts with the Press
Khamano, June 2
The new DSP of Khamano, Mr Satinderpal Singh, held a meeting with journalists after assuming his office. He said the police and the Press should work together for the welfare of society.

Day train between city, Dehra Dun sought
Ludhiana, June 2
In the wake of persistent demand from city residents, Capt Rajesh Mittal, a member of the Divisional Railway Users Consultative Committee, has made a strong plea with the Union Railway Ministry to start a daytime train on the Ludhiana-Hardwar-Dehra Dun section.

Civil Defence awareness training
Ludhiana, June 2
Civil Defence awareness training is being given by Mr DS Bawa, Mr Samarjit Singh and Mr Rajinder K. Goel, at Government College for Women ,Ludhiana.

IHRO condemns govt on memorial
Ludhiana, June 2
The International Human Rights Organisation has condemned the Punjab Government and certain Sikh groups for opposing the SGPC move to build a memorial to martyrs of the Dharam Yudh Morcha.



Hotel owners condemn VAT



Bhattal urged to implement Johl panel report
Samrala, June 2
Punjab and Chandigarh College Teachers Union has intensified its struggle to get the Johl committee report implemented in order to bring 170 non-government colleges of the state out of financial mess.

Training course for PCS officers ends
Ludhiana, June 2
A three-day training course for PCS officers concluded at Punjab Agricultural University today. Ten newly recruited PCS officers attended the course.

Himanshu tops AIEEE in Ludhiana district
Ludhiana, June 2
Himanshu Gupta of Kundan Vidya Mandir, Civil Lines, has topped the district in the All-India Engineering Entrance ExaminatioN, held on May 8. He ranks 13th in Punjab. Ten other students of KVM who have made it to the AIEEE are Hitesh Gupta, Pallavi Gupta, Lokesh Gupta, Amod Mehrotra, Nikhil Bansal, Rachit Arora, Amandeep Singh, Kunal Singh, Monil Sharma and Roohi Sood.

Himanshu Gupta with his family.
Himanshu Gupta with his family



Medicos pledge against use of tobacco
Ludhiana, June 2
Calling for strict measures against sale and use of tobacco products, faculty members, students and others took a pledge against use of tobacco products at the ‘World No Tobacco Day’ celebrations at Dumra Auditorium Dayanand Medical College and Hospital, here on Tuesday.

DC orders steps to check cholera
Ludhiana, June 2
The district administration here has invoked several provisions under the Punjab Epidemic Diseases Act, 1897, thereby imposing restrictions on the sale of exposed food items, ice and ice candy, mineral water, cut fruits, over-ripe and under-ripe fruits, besides fixing accountability of supervisory officers for the quality of drinking water supply in the district.


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