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Resentment in Congress
Ludhiana, July 11
Strong resentment and dissatisfaction prevails among the local Congress men against the recent reorganisation of the district Congress committee (urban and rural) by the Punjab Pradesh Congress president, Mr Shamsher Singh Dullo.

Love-lorn youth commits suicide
Ludhiana, July 11
Bogged down by the alleged barriers of age and caste, a love-smitten 16-year-old youth of Prem Nagar here, allegedly committed suicide after his failure to marry his beau, a 19-year-old Brahmin girl, proved too strong for him to overcome.

Kidnapped boy makes a daring escape
Ludhiana, July 11
A minor son of the Municipal Councillor of Ward No 49 reportedly made a heroic escape from the clutches of four unidentified persons who kidnapped him outside the Ryan International School today afternoon.



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Bank employees protest
Nationwide strike on July 28
Ludhiana, July 11
The Punjab Bank Employees Federation held a demonstration in support of their demands, including withdrawal of the Reserve Bank of India's recent circular on outsourcing of banking services, at the Clock Tower here today. The employees said they would participate in the nationwide strike on July 28, a call for which has been given by the All-India Bank Employees Association.
Employees of Central Bank of India hold a protest rally in Ludhiana
Employees of Central Bank of India hold a protest rally in Ludhiana on Tuesday. — A Tribune photograph

Polluting unit leaves residents fuming
Ludhiana, July 11
The four-year-long struggle of residents of Hira Nagar to get a polluting unit shifted from the residential area has not yielded anything with the former still knocking at various doors, while the owners of the unit are having a field day.

COMMUNITY

DC inspects proposed grain market site
Mandi Ahmedgarh, July 11
The final inspection of the proposed grain market at Jagera Road by a high power team of revenue officials, led by Mr S.R. Ladhar, Deputy Commissioner, Sangrur, renewed hope among residents of this area who had been demanding shifting of the old grain market to a more spacious place for three decades.

Mr SR Ladhar, DC Sangrur, and Dr Indu, SDM, discuss a point about the proposed grain market at Ahmedgarh on Monday. — Photo by Mahesh Sharma
Mr SR Ladhar, DC Sangrur, and Dr Indu, SDM, discuss a point about the proposed grain market at Ahmedgarh


Flooding of a road following a heavy downpour exposes the preparedness of the Municipal Corporation for the monsoon in Ludhiana
Flooding of a road following a heavy downpour exposes the preparedness of the Municipal Corporation for the monsoon in Ludhiana on Tuesday. — Tribune photo by Sayeed Ahmed

Panthic panel in the offing
Ludhiana, July 11
The president of the All India Shiromani Akali Dal, Mr Jaswant Singh Mann, said today that the Panthic Coordination Committee (of the splinter panthic groups) was in the offing. He said, various groups were coming together for the same.

Woman dies in wall collapse
Ludhiana, July 11
A 60-year-old woman and a four-year-old boy were crushed to death when a wall collapsed on a group of labourers and their families in Sunder Nagar on Sunday. Four girls were injured also.

CRIME

2 killed, 7 hurt in road accident
Jagraon, July 11
Two persons were killed and seven others injured when a truck hit a tractor trailer last night near chowkiman. The Sidhwanbet police has registered a case under Sections 279 and 304-A of the IPC.

Ex-lover booked for kidnapping woman
Khanna, July 11
The Sadar police have booked Harjit Singh of Manupur village under Section 364 of the IPC on the complaint of Mewa Singh of the same village for allegedly kidnapping his wife Karnail Kaur.

 
AGRICULTURE

Workshop on agro-management from July 13
Ludhiana, July 11
A four-day workshop on the process of agriculture knowledge management for programme coordinators of Krishi Vigyan Kendras (Zone I, IV and VI) will be held at PAU's Farmers' Service Centre from July 13-16.

EDUCATION


Sunil best camper
Doraha, July 11
SGT Sunil Kumar Verma has been selected as the best camp firer in the CATC Camp organised at Anand Isher Senior Secondary School, Chappar, under the guidance of commanding officer Col S.S. Saini, recently. This outstanding cadet of Guru Nanak National College, Doraha, brought laurels to the institution as he won a gold medal in 7.62 mm LMG and has been deputed as the camp senior for the Thal Sena Camp.


Sunil Kumar Verma
Sunil Kumar Verma

Guru Purnima celebrated
Ludhiana, July 11
The SVM SS School, Civil Lines, today celebrated ‘Guru Purnima’ with great zeal and spirit. On this occasion, students from III and IV standards worshipped their parents, teachers, kulgurus, mantra gurus and gyangurus with Puja thalis containing deepak, akshat, kumkum etc.

 

CULTURE


Legendary writer Pritam Kaur felicitated
Ludhiana, July 11
The Directorate of Language, Literature and Cultural Affairs organised a ru-b-ru samagam to honour the legendary writer Pritam Kaur. Speaking on the occasion, Pritam Kaur said the inspiration behind her success was her uncle, the late Kapur Singh Ghuman.



Eminent writer Bibi Pritam Kaur being felicitated at a function organised by Guru Gobind Singh Study Circle in Ludhiana on Tuesday. — Photo by Inderjit Verma


Eminent writer Bibi Pritam Kaur being felicitated at a function organised by Guru Gobind Singh Study Circle in Ludhiana

HEALTH

DMCH teams win quiz contests
Ludhiana, July 11
The 10th PG quiz in neonatology and the first ever neonatology quiz for nurses under the aegis of the National Neonatology Forum, India, was held here recently in which teams from the DMCH swept the divisional rounds of the neonatology quiz both for PGs and as well as for nurses.

 
SPORTS

Kapil Dev for nurturing young talent
Ludhiana, July 11
Former Test cricketer and Indian captain, Kapil Dev, has called for ensuring that the young talent is properly nurtured. He was speaking at a function organised by the Sips Dance Academy at Guru Nanak Bhawan here last night, where he was the chief guest.

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