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BKU threatens stir against privatisation
Ludhiana, June 6
Maintaining that the government had no moral or constitutional right to sell public property, the Bhartiya Kisan Union threatened to launch a mass movement in the state if the government failed to review its proposed policy of privatisation of government departments and other institutions.
Mr Mohinderpal Singh, who was injured by a PCR cop in Ludhiana on Monday Mr Mohinderpal Singh, who was injured by a PCR cop in Ludhiana on Monday.  — Photo by Inderjit Verma

PCR cop injures man, runs away
Ludhiana, June 6
While the PCR cops are supposed to help the victims of accident, a local resident had to suffer allegedly at the hands of a PCR cop who injured him, broke his leg and fled from the spot here today.


Turning a deaf ear to complaints of power theft
Ludhiana, June 6
A large number of unlawful occupants on government land in Shaheed Bhagat Singh Nagar on Pakhowal Road as also in several other city localities are indulging in power thefts with impunity while the enforcement wing of the PSEB and lawful owners of the land, including municipal corporation and Ludhiana Improvement Trust, continue to be mute spectators.

Murder case solved; 1 arrested
Khanna, June 6
The local police has claimed to have solved a murder case of a bus conductor, which took place 10 months ago near Samrala, with the arrest of one person. However, the other accomplice of the accused is still absconding.

Dehlon BDO defies HC orders
Mandi Ahmedgarh, June 6
Contrary to the orders of the Punjab and Haryana High Court, the Block Development Officer (BDO), Dehlon, administered the oath of the office of sarpanch of Saharanmajra village to the defeated candidate who had been declared elected last month on the basis of recounting of votes that was challenged by the sitting incumbent.

Shiv Sena chief held, released
Ludhiana, June 6
The district police has began strict implementation of the violation of the Section 144 order promulgated by the district magistrate. The police has not limited itself on taking action against the labourers but has also taken to task political parties for showing scant respect for the orders.


Jagir Kaur prefers to keep mum
Acceptance of honour by minister
Mandi Ahmedgarh, June 6
Despite a sharp reaction by political and religious leaders of the area against some Congress leaders, including a Cabinet Minister and an MLA, for allegedly accepting the honour led by Panj Piaras in the form of a procession at Jodhan village last month, the authorities at Sikh religious bodies preferred to keep silent to summon the concerned leaders at their respective institute to explain the situation and apologise.

Search Within
Breaking through the boredom barrier

With our mobiles, internet, racy cars and television channels, we are luckier than kings and emperors of old in making life exciting. We have at our command more resources to keep ourselves entertained, so it would seem. 

Short stature, tall dreams
Ludhiana, June 6
This couple is definitely made for each other. Till a few days ago, Harwinder Singh, who stands just over 3 feet tall, was uncertain about his future on whether he would get married and find a true mate. He had never thought of himself as inferior to his taller relatives or youths of his age but had to face a lot of difficulty while looking for a mate.
At last he found the love of his life. His wife, Manjit Kaur of Amritsar, is just two inches shorter than him. Both are virtually on cloud nine.

MADE FOR EACH OTHER: Harwinder Singh and Manjit Kaur. — Photo by Sayeed Ahmed
Harwinder Singh and Manjit Kaur

Parking blues at Bhadaur House
Ludhiana, June 6
The Bhadaur House Market Association has demanded a permanent solution to the parking problem in the area. Shopkeepers maintained that there was chaos in the area as vehicles were not parked properly.

Members of the Bhadaur House Market Association at a meeting held in Ludhiana on Monday. — A Tribune photograph
Members of the Bhadaur House Market Association at a meeting held in Ludhiana

‘People’s participation must to save environment’
Ludhiana, June 6
‘A sustained and concerted effort with a vision for technological applications keeping in view the environmental needs is the only way to promote health and save our planet from ecological disaster’, was the pledge on the World Environment Day celebrations undertaken by Bharat Jan Gyan Vigyan Jatha at Nehru Rose Garden here last evening.

Training camp organised on Environment Day
Ludhiana, June 6
The Agricultural Cooperative Society, Mehna, Moga district in collaboration with Directorate of Extension Education, PAU, Ludhiana organised women training camp and celebrated World Environmental Day.

This hapless child is not as blessed as most of other children of his age group are
This hapless child is not as blessed as most of other children of his age group are. — Tribune photo by Sayeed Ahmed

Training camp for sarpanches
Mandi Ahmedgarh, June 6
The Society of Social Health, Chandigarh, and the Block Development Office, Dehlon, organised a training camp for elected representatives of civic bodies in the block at Dehlon.

Veena winner of recipe contest
Ludhiana, June 6
Ms Veena Aggarwal bagged the first prize in a recipe making contest organised by the Washington Apple Commission here last evening.

Threat to install water pumps
Ludhiana, June 6
Residents of Model House area have not been getting adequate potable water supply for the past several days. In a representation to the municipal corporation, they said while the civic body was criticising the use of water pumps, it was not providing enough water.

Posthumous honour for Gen Aurora
Ludhiana, June 6
The All-India Bairagi Mahamandal will confer the “Banda Singh Bahadur Award” posthumously on the hero of 1971 Indo-Pakistan war, Lt-Gen Jagjit Singh Aurora, at the 289th martyrdom day function of Banda Singh Bahadur at Shah Auditorium, New Delhi, on June 9.


Sarpanch hurt in attack
Jagraon, June 6
Three brother, Hardip Singh, Harjit Singh and Jasbir Singh, of Sarabha along with Harbans Singh of their village attacked Jagtar Singh, sarpanch of their village, at Leelan Chowk in Sarabha.


Malls offer limited shopping experience
Ludhiana, June 6
Malls in India primarily remain shopping centres offering no more than a collection of shops selling branded products, thereby limiting one’s shopping experience.


Cultivate soybean instead of paddy: former VC
Ludhiana, June 6
Dr Gurcharan Singh Kalkat, former Vice-Chancellor, PAU, and Chairman, Kisan Commission, said it was the need of the hour to cultivate soybean crop instead of paddy and this was the right way of saving the water resources.


100 pc placement for management students
Ludhiana, June 6
The current year has been a promising one for postgraduate students of management as they have been offered a number of lucrative jobs by multinational companies.

Dr Mann gets additional charge of Dean
Ludhiana, June 6
Dr Darshan Singh, Dean, Postgraduate studies and Director, Students Welfare, PAU, Ludhiana, has proceeded abroad on personal visit for two months.

Ramanpreet wants to be professor
Khanna, June 6
Ramanpreet Kaur, a student of class X of Himayala Public Senior Secondary School, Khanna, who got 40th position in merit list of the Punjab School Education Board, Mohali, by securing 561 marks said while talking to the Ludhiana Tribune that she wanted to become a university professor.

From Schools
Vedic camp ends at BCM

Ludhiana, June 6

A Vedic Karmayoga Camp at BCM School, which was of duration of fifteen days, concluded here today, providing a unique learning experience to more than 100 campers.

Students of BCM School, Ludhiana, during a vedic camp on Monday. — A Tribune photograph
Students of BCM School, Ludhiana, during a vedic camp on Monday

8 Guru Nanak School students clear PMT


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