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Land worth crores given to MNC for mall construction
Ludhiana, May 29
A piece of 800 square yards of land worth Rs 8 crore, which was to be developed as a road in H-Block of Sarabha Nagar, has been given to a multinational company for the construction of a mall allegedly in connivance with some officials of Ludhiana Improvement Trust.

CM lays stone for Rs 21 cr project
Khanna (Ludhiana), May 29
The Chief Minister, Capt Amarinder Singh, today laid the foundation stone for a Rs-21 crore drinking water and sewerage project for Khanna city. This is part of the statewide project to provide clean drinking water and sewerage facilities to people living in the urban areas.
The Chief Minister, Capt Amarinder Singh with the PPCC President, Mr Shamsher Singh Dullo, at a public rally in Khanna The Chief Minister, Capt Amarinder Singh with the PPCC President, Mr Shamsher Singh Dullo, at a public rally in Khanna on Monday.
— A Tribune photograph



EARLIER STORIES

Valmiki body threat to retaliate against anti-quota stir
Ludhiana, May 29
The Bhartiya Valmiki Dharam Samaj, a political outfit, owing allegiance to the Shiromani Akali Dal (Badal), while taking strong exception to the ongoing agitation against the reservation policy, has threatened to retaliate and come out on the streets if the stir was not immediately called off.

Two boys crushed to death   
Ludhiana, May 29
Two boys were crushed to death allegedly by a private bus on Tajpur Road when they were riding a bicycle here today.


Wailing family members of a boy who was crushed to death in Ludhiana on Monday.
— A Tribune photograph

Woman, paramour get life term for murder
Ludhiana, May 29
Baljit Kaur (25), accused of being involved in the killing of her husband and her paramour,Dalbinder Singh (26), residents of Gurditpur village, Payal, have been sentenced to undergo rigourous life imprisonment.
Wailing family members of a boy who was crushed to death in Ludhiana

Road dug a week ago, not repaired
Ludhiana, May 29
A part of a road which was dug up a week ago to repair a sewer line poses a threat to the commuters near the Fountain Chowk, here. They fear that it could become a death trap for them anytime.


A road, which has been dug to carry out the repair of a sewer pipe, poses a threat to commuters near Fountain Chowk in Ludhiana.
— Tribune photo by Sayeed Ahmed


A road, which has been dug to carry out the repair of a sewer pipe, poses a threat to commuters near Fountain Chowk in Ludhiana

COMMUNITY

MLA claims giving grants worth Rs 10 cr
Mandi Ahmedgarh, May 29
Ms Razia Sultana, Parliamentary Secretary and MLA of the constituency, yesterday held a thanks giving meeting to acknowledge the contribution of party leaders and workers for making the recent rally held at Malerkotla a success.


Ms Razia Sultana, Parliamentary Secretary, listens to grievances of people in her constituency at Bhogiwal village, near Mandi Ahmedgarh, on Sunday. — A Tribune photograph


Ms Razia Sultana, Parliamentary Secretary, listens to grievances of people in her constituency at Bhogiwal village, near Mandi Ahmedgarh

Punjab urged not to move SC on reorganisation Act
Ludhiana, May 29
The Bharti Kisan Union has urged the state government not to move the Supreme Court on the issue of challenging Sections 78, 79 and 80 of the Punjab Reorganisation Act, 1966, as it would harm the interests of Punjab.

Use water-saving machinery: expert
Samrala, May 29
The Krishi Vigyan Kendra here today organised a demonstration-cum-field Day on “Laser leveller and water-saving technologies” in collaboration with the Department of Farm Power and Machinery, PAU, Ludhiana.

400 take part in peace march
Ludhiana, May 29
As many as 400 Sikh youth, wearing T-shirts with the message of peace, “I have befriended all; unto all I am a friend”, written across them, took out a peace march on motorcycles from Guru Gobind Singh Study Circle here today.

Rs 4 lakh grant for Sanghol village
Khamano, May 29
The Punjab Government is celebrating this year as development year and grants are being disbursed to the villages for development works. This was stated by Samrala MLA, Mr Amrik Singh Dhillon, while addressing residents at Sanghol village, near here.

CRIME

26 booked for bid to grab land
Jagraon, May 29
As many as 26 persons have been booked allegedly for an attempt to take possession of a disputed land in Kotli village near here. The accused include Karnail Kaur of Moga, Jagtar Singh and Nirmal Singh of Rakba, Surjit Singh, alias Gola, Amrik Singh of Rakba, Satkartar of Humberan, Sukhwinder Singh of Dhat, Barjinder Singh of Jangpur, Sonu Ram of Siarh, Mohan Singh of Rakba, Sawaran Singh and Harjit Singh of Dehlon, Pawan Kumar, Anil, Ankit and Sachin of Ludhiana.

 

BUSINESS

Seabuckthorn Indage enters Punjab
Ludhiana, May 29
With growing health consciousness among people, the market for fruit juices to is on the rise. As per estimates, the demand for fruit juices, nectars and drinks has been registering a growth of 50-55 per cent on an annual basis for the past three years constantly.

PNB records 18.8 pc growth in business
Ludhiana, May 29
Mr I.D. Singh, general manager, Punjab National Bank, Punjab(South) Zone, inaugurated the new premises of the bank’s branch in Dhandari Kalan today. Addressing the gathering at the inauguration, he said the bank had achieved a total business of Rs1,94,312 crore at the end of March, 2006.

 

COURTS

Parliamentary Secy served notice
Ludhiana, May 29
The Additional Chief Judicial Magistrate, Mr S. S. Dhaliwal, today served notice of accusation on Mr Surinder Dawar, Parliamentary Secretary, Housing and Power in a defamation case filed against him by Mr Satpal Gosain, former Deputy Speaker of the state Assembly.

HEALTH

Arthroscopy workshop at hospital
Ludhiana, May 29
With the objective of propagating the arthroscopic techniques or minimally invasive surgery in the field of orthopaedics in the northern region, the Department of Orthopaedics at SPS Apollo Hospitals, in collaboration with the Indian Arthroscopy Society, organised a regional workshop on"Basic arthroscopy" here yesterday.
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