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Violence at CMC over death of youth
2 lensmen among injured as hospital staff, mob clash; cops deployed
Ludhiana, August 4
The death of a dengue-inflicted youth in CMC Hospital triggered violence this morning. Blaming the death on the doctor’s negligence, the anguished relatives went berserk and damaged costly medical equipment while the hospital staff retaliated by beating up the relatives and some mediapersons covering the clash.

Hospital equipment damaged: CMC

The mother of Anish, who succumbed to dengue at CMC Hospital, grieves his death
The mother of Anish, who succumbed to dengue at CMC Hospital, grieves his death. — Tribune photo by Sayeed Ahmed








EARLIER STORIES

Dullo lashes out at Badal
Says only Congress can keep country united
Jagraon, August 4
Mr. Shamsher Singh Dullo, president, Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee, today claimed that the Congress government had fulfilled 65 of the 66 promises made in the election manifesto. Remaining relating to employees would also be fulfilled by the end of this month.

2 friends booked for Manish Jain’s murder
Ludhiana, August 4
The police today booked friends of Manish Jain, who had drowned in Sutlej river, for kidnapping and killing him. This finally brought some consolation to the parents of the deceased who had suspected foul play in their son’s death.



Parents of the deceased youth Manish Jain, give details of the case of their son’s murder. — A Tribune photograph
Parents of the deceased youth Manish Jain, give details of the case of their son’s murder

Textile dyers form body; to list defaulters
Ludhiana, August 4
Believing in taking initiatives themselves instead of waiting for the government, textile dyers in the city have got together with an aim to save their industry which is in doldrums.

COMMUNITY

Forward trading, a bane for farmers and consumers
Ludhiana, August 4
The commodities markets future trading was made online two years ago to free the farmers from the clutches of middlemen like distributors, wholesalers or dealers. But during a short period of little less than two years, the situation with regard to future trading, particularly in agro products, has worsened.

Bandh evokes partial response
Ludhiana, August 4

The bandh call given by various organisations of the Valmikis and the Mazhabi Sikhs today evoked partial response in the city.




Various organisations of the Valmikis and the Mazhabi Sikhs stage a protest in Ludhiana on Friday. — A Tribune photograph
Various organisations of the Valmikis and the Mazhabi Sikhs stage a protest in Ludhiana on Friday

Difficulty due to non-availability of ‘C’ forms 
Ludhiana, August 4
Local industry is facing problems due to non-availability of ‘C’ forms which are to be submitted by September. In a letter to Excise and Taxation Commissioner, Punjab, members of Knitwear Club said as C forms were not available customers involved in inter-state sales expressed their inability to furnish C forms in time.

Patwari in Vigilance net
Jagraon, August 4
Tarlok Singh, patwari, at Janetpura today fell in vigilance net and arrested on tehsil premises while accepting a bribe of Rs 9,000 from a women of Janetpura for entering mutation with regard to the inheritance of one Amolak Singh.

Voters’ card

 

CRIME

Suicide by  industrialist
Ludhiana, August 4
Financial losses have allegedly driven an industrialist to commit suicide here today. Sharanjit Singh, 48, a business partner with the well-known Bonn bread manufacturing industry, was found hanging from a pillar of a godown in the factory premises.

 
AGRICULTURE

Organic farming picking up
Ludhiana, August 4
Organic farming is slowly and steadily picking up in Punjab. The latest crop introduced being the ‘stevia’, the natural sweetener considered best for the diabetics. Even the organic wheat, rice, mustard oil and pulses have started finding great acceptability among the people.

EDUCATION

Transfer of lecturers flayed
Ludhiana, August 4
The Punjab Government College Teachers Association today flayed the government for transferring lecturers. The transfers were against the policy of the government as no employee would be transferred if he/she is to retire within one year.

From Schools
Talent hunt contests at KVM

Ludhiana, August 4
Magical voices, scintillating music, rhythmic and graceful steps, good acting and direction par excellence was noticed today during the Talent Search Contest organised for junior humanities classes in Kundan Vidya Mandir School.

Students excel in BHMS exam

 

HEALTH

400 examined at dental camp
Mandi Gobindgarh, August 4
Lions Club district 321F organised a free dental check-up camp at Lions Model Secondary School here on Wednesday. Mr Sadhu Singh Dharamsot, Parliamentary Secretary, was the chief guest. He announced to give Rs 31,000 to the management committee for development of the school.

Blood donation camp at DMCH
Ludhiana, Aug 4

The Department of Transfusion Medicine at Dayanand Medical College and Hospital (DMCH) today organised a voluntary blood donation camp to mark annual Nursing Blood Donation Day.





Donors at blood donation camp to mark annual Nursing Blood Donation Day at Dayanand Medical College and Hospital in Ludhiana on Thursday. — Tribune photo
Donors at blood donation camp to mark annual Nursing Blood Donation Day at Dayanand Medical College and Hospital

City doctor gets US training
Ludhiana, August 4
Dr Ravinder Kala, Director, Psychological Assessment and Counselling Services at Kala Nursing Home, here, attended a course on ‘Clinical Training in Mind/Body Medicine’ at Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA. The course focused on a training programme through which the stress-related illnesses can be treated by restoring the natural balance of mind and body.

Breast feeding week celebrated

 
SPORTS

Treatment through alternative medicines discussed
Ludhiana, August 4
A meeting of the Shree Manav Sewa Welfare Bureau was held here yesterday to discuss treatment through alternative medicines. Dr Sukhdev Kapoor underlined treatment through yoga, massage, diet and nutrition therapy, holistic health science, naturopathy, Feng Shui, reikhi healing, acupressure and ayurvedic medicine.

BVM players shine in annual sports meet
Ludhiana, August 4
Players of Bhartiya Vidya Mandir School (BVM), Udham Singh Nagar and Kitchlu Nagar branches gave sterling performace and bagged titles in kho-kho, table tennis and basketball in the annual zonal sports tournament (schools) being held at different venues here today.

 

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