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Murder accused captured by intrepid residents
Police to honour them for bravery
Ludhiana, September 8

It is common for people to remain mute spectators to a crime or refuse to bear witness to it later on. But some residents of Dhakka Colony set a rare example of confronting criminals when they caught two armed persons who had murdered a youth in a crowded market in the colony late last evening.

Arun Bedi and Neetu Kalyan who will be honoured by the police for showing
Arun Bedi and Neetu Kalyan who will be honoured by the police for showing
exemplary courage in capturing two murder accused in Ludhiana. — Tribune photo by Sayeed Ahmed



Improvement Trust turns perpetrator?
‘Usurps’ 990 sq yds of society land

Ludhiana, September 8
The Ludhiana Improvement Trust, (LIT) has been accused of having encroached upon 990 sq yds of land in Shaheed Bhagat Singh Nagar for constructing flats under its 475-acre residential scheme.

Bandh observed in Doraha over Gohana incident
Doraha, September 8
Bandh was observed here today on a call given by members of the Dalit community in protest against the burning of houses in Gohana, Haryana, recently.

Harjit Singh Ex-cop’s grandson goes missing
Ludhiana, September 8
Mystery shrouds the disappearance of a grandson of a retired Inspector of the Punjab Police, who went missing on August 5 and has been untraced ever since. In a report lodged with Division No 2 police, the former Inspector, Jaswant Singh, a resident of Punjab Mata Nagar, said his grandson, Harjit Singh (31), had been searching for a new job after resigning from a local company.
Harjit Singh

Rain chokes sewer system in Feroze Gandhi market
Ludhiana, September 8
The sewerage system of the Feroze Gandhi market choked today with drain pipes in the shops overflowing with dirty water following sharp showers of rain today evening.

People try to take shelter with anything they can lay their hands on as heavy rain lashed the city in the afternoon on Thursday. — A Tribune photograph
People try to take shelter with anything they can lay their hands on as heavy rain lashed the city in the afternoon on Thursday.

Anganwari workers hold protest
Ludhiana, September 8
Members of the Anganwari Mulazam Union, Punjab, held a dharna in front of the Mini Secretariat here today.

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MC cuts water, sewerage connections of defaulters
Ludhiana, September 8
The Ludhiana Municipal Corporation (LMC) has started disconnecting water and sewerage connections of the city residents for not paying the pending bills.

LIC holds contest for kids
Ludhiana, September 8
A drawing and painting competition for children of classes I to VIII from various schools was organised in the LIC’s Divisional Office at Durgri here today as part of its golden jubilee celebrations.

Cong, BJP men file papers for byelection
Ludhiana, September 8
While the BJP and SAD are adamant on fielding their own candidates from the Ward 66 where the byelection is to be held on September 18, the Congress also appears to be a divided house with not many leaders happy with Mr Subash Taina who has been fielded by the party from here.

81 file papers for civic poll
Amloh, September 8
Today was the last day to file nomination papers in 13 wards of the Municipal Council Amloh. A total of 81 candidates have filed their papers from September 6 to 8. The five-year term of the council had expired on July 17.



From Schools & Colleges
Ryanites win music contest

Ludhiana, September 8
Ryanites of Ryan International School walked off with the first prize in the music competition held to mark the anniversary of Sadhu Sunder Singh held at the Issa Nagar playground on this weekend. A number of schools had participated in this “anand utsav”.


Khanna, Jagraon boys win kabaddi matches
Ludhiana, September 8
Khanna and Jagraon zone boys recorded victories in their respective kabaddi matches in the boys (u-19) of the Ludhiana Schools Inter-Zonal Tournament being organised at different venues here today. Khanna lads piped Samrala zone 68-50 while Jagraon zone proved too good for Gill zone who they drubbed 62-44. In another match, Gujjarwal zone defeated Sahnewal zone.

Ludhiana badminton meet from Sept 10
Ludhiana, September 8
The Ludhiana District Badminton Association will organise Ludhiana Senior Men’s Badminton Double’s Championship here at Shastri Hall near Guru Nanak Stadium on September 10 and 11, according to Mr Anupam Kumaria, general secretary of the association.


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