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Woman killed by tenant farmer
Jagraon, July 27
In a broad daylight incident today, one woman was murdered brutally and the other injured grievously at Gidderwindi village falling under Sidhwan Bet police station.

Youth found murdered
Ludhiana, July 27
A worker in a scrap dealer’s shop in Basti Jodhewal was found murdered near Satluj river today.

Police seeks help of UK cops
Vikramjit Singh murder case
Ludhiana, July 27
The alleged kidnapping and murder case of Vikramjit Singh, alias Vicky, son of a prominent bicycle industrialist, has assumed international attention with the Punjab Police taking the help of the British Police in connection with the youth's stay in England. 
                    Vikramjit Singh


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PSEB’s appeal on streetlights ignored
Ludhiana, July 27

The appeal of the Punjab State Electricity Board to government agencies in the state to conserve electricity notwithstanding, all streetlights are switched on much before sunset in the entire city daily.



Although the Rakhi festival is still two weeks away, hectic purchase was witnessed in Ludhiana on Thursday. — Photo by Sayeed Ahmed

Although the Rakhi festival is still two weeks away, hectic purchase was witnessed in Ludhiana on Thursday.

Snag in water supply leaves locality high and dry

Ludhiana, July 27
Residents of Shaheed Bhagat Singh Nagar have been forced to buy water from private agencies, as there has been no water supply in the area for the past five days, owing to a snag in tubewells supplying water.



Residents of Shaheed Bhagat Singh Colony who are forced to purchase water from private tankers as tubewells are out of order. — Photo by Inderjit Verma

Residents of Shaheed Bhagat Singh Colony who are forced to purchase water from private tankers as tubewells are out of order.

Cong men unhappy with leaders
Ludhiana, July 27
The Congress party launched its election campaign from Ludhiana east Vidhan Sabha segment yesterday. Mr Surinder Dawar, Parliamentary Secretary, is the Congress legislator from this segment. Mr Lal Singh, Minister for Power, was the chief guest on the occasion.

Dullo refuses to accept Mittal’s resignation
Ludhiana, July 27
The Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee chief, Mr Shamsher Singh Dullo, did not accept the resignation of Senior Deputy Mayor Prem Mittal today and asked him to continue in his office.

 
COMMUNITY

Rakhis selling like hot cakes
Ludhiana, July 27
Though the festival of Rakshabandhan is almost 15 days away, the sale and purchase of designer rakhis has already begun in the city. Shopkeepers claim that the response has been such that they had to order for more rakhis from Delhi and Calcutta. Going by the competition, the shopkeepers are also trying to add more variety, colour and uniqueness in the product.



Although the Rakhi festival is still two weeks away, hectic purchase was witnessed in Ludhiana on Thursday. — Photo by Sayeed Ahmed
Although the Rakhi festival is still two weeks away, hectic purchase was witnessed in Ludhiana

Move to enhance capacity of transformers
Mandi Ahmedgarh, July 27
Reacting to reports published in Ludhiana Tribune regarding woes of consumers, including farmers, industrialists and domestic consumers, the PSEB authorities have undertaken a massive enhancement of capacity of existing transformers installed for the transmission of power here and in villages connected by the Latala grid.

Police to apologise for faux pas
Ludhiana, July 27
Shocked at the goof up in the ‘most wanted’ posters of Neeru, in which an innocent girl’s photos was printed, IG (Zonal) Hardeep Dhillon today asked the Ludhiana SSP to conduct a thorough probe and take stringent action against the guilty police official besides apologising to the aggrieved family.

Valmikis’ warning to Congress
Ludhiana, July 27
The Bhartiya Valmiki Dharam Samaj, Punjab, has warned the ruling Congress in the state of serious consequences if it did not implement 12.5 per cent reservations separately for Valmikis and Ravidasis in government jobs as given by the state government in 1975.

Seminar on Sikhism
Ludhiana, July 27
The Guru Gobind Singh Study Circle is organising a seminar dedicated to the 400 years of the martyrdom of Guru Arjan Dev. Dr Charan Kamal Singh, chief secretary of the circle, said the seminar was the third in the series. Another seminar would be organised at Shivalik Public School, Mohali, on July 28.

BJP leader dead
Ludhiana, July 27
Senior lawyer and BJP leader Harbans Lal Sethi (67) died yesterday following heart failure. He was a member of the State Executive Body of the BJP.

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CRIME

Man held for attempt to outrage modesty
Jagraon, July 27
A resident of Burj Kularan village, Deep Singh, allegedly entered the house of Manjit Kaur of his village on July 19 night and used force with the intent to outrage the modesty of her 10-yr-old daughter.

 

BUSINESS

SSA outlay hiked to Rs 10,041 crore
Ludhiana, July 27
To translate its key commitment for ensuring equitable, just and inclusive socio-economic development of the common people throughout the country, the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government has initiated various flagship programmes in key areas of employment, health, education, rural infrastructure, urban renewal and provision of legal frame-work for access to information about functioning of all public authorities in the country.

 

EDUCATION

From Colleges
DIMT students on summer training

Ludhiana, July 27
The third batch of the MBA of Doraha Institute of Management and Training (DIMT) have been undergoing training in industrial/services organisations as part of their summer internship. In a press note today, institute director Dr R.S.Gupta said students had joined six to eight weeks summer training at Ludhiana Stock Exchange, G.S. Auto Ltd, ICICI Bank, Kashmir Apiaries Exports, Ralson India, Vardhman Special Steels, Nahar Spinning and Exports, Oswal Woollen Mills and Oyster Ltd.


Ms Gurnoor Brar of Government College for Women, who was adjudged the best cadet during the national integration camp held at Kufri recently. — A Tribune photograph

Ms Gurnoor Brar of Government College for Women, who was adjudged the best cadet during the national integration camp held at Kufri recently.

School celebrates ‘Fruits Day’
Doraha, July 27
Tiny tots of Guru Nanak Model Senior Secondary School celebrated ‘Fruits Day’ today.

Personality development workshop organised
Mandi Gobindgarh, July 27
The Desh Bhagat Institute of Management and Computer Sciences organised a personality development workshop on the DBIMCS campus. Mr Anil Sharma, manager (personnel), from Nahar Spinning and General Mills delivered a lecture on “Industry-academia interface” in this connection.

Students’ plea to protect environment

Mandi Ahmedgarh, July 27
Feeling concerned over the maintenance of biodiversity, students from 19 schools of the Western segment of Ludhiana district urged leaders of various social, educational and political organisations to take steps to maintain ecological equilibrium.

Mr Varinder Kumar Sharma, supervisor, discusses a point with participants at a seminar on biodiversity at Dehlon near Ahmedgarh. — Photo by Mahesh Sharma

Mr Varinder Kumar Sharma, supervisor, discusses a point with participants at a seminar on biodiversity at Dehlon near Ahmedgarh.

Seminar to improve skills of schoolchildren
Ludhiana, July 27
Jiabacus organised a seminar on a brain development programme based on language arithmetic here today to improve the skills of students of schools. It starts with the use of abacus.

 

HEALTH

Cardiac camp extended
Ludhiana, July 27
The ongoing cardiac camp at SPS Apollo Hospital here, organised to commemorate the first anniversary of the institution, has been extended till July 31. According to hospital director Jugdiep Singh, the date had been extended keeping in view the general demand of public.

Christian Dental College makes clean sweep in BDS exams
Ludhiana, July 27
Students of Christian Dental College (CDC) here have once again proved their mettle by securing top ranks in the BDS examination held by the Baba Farid University of Health Sciences.

Girl gets a new lease of life at DMC institute
Ludhiana, July 27
Ten-year- old Pooja, a resident of Tibba Road in the city, who was suffering from a heart ailment and could not afford expert treatment has got a new lease of life when help poured in from good Samaritans.

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