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Youth beaten to death, culprits at large
Murder in busy area
Raikot, October 8
A scuffle over a petty issue cost a local youth his life as he was beaten to death last night by a group of miscreants who wanted to teach him a lesson for beating a member of their group.

Vihar to showcase Buddhist culture
Kadyan (Ludhiana), October 8
This sleepy hamlet on the GT Road near Ludhiana, today sought to revive the past glory of Buddhist culture and history with the Union Minister of Steel, Chemicals and Fertilisers, Mr Ram Vilas Paswan, inaugurating the Taxila Maha Bodh Vihar.
Buddhist monks at the inauguration of Taxila Maha Bodh Vihar near Ludhiana Buddhist monks at the inauguration of Taxila Maha Bodh Vihar near Ludhiana on Sunday.
— Photo by Inderjeet Verma


PAU study suggests integrated water, land use policy
Ludhiana, October 8
Punjab Agricultural University economists have suggested integrated land and water use policies for sustainable agricultural development in Punjab. These policies must match production patterns with soil capabilities and water availability.

Gates to come up on Banda Bahadur’s anniversary
Ludhiana, October 8
The Bairagi Mahan Mandal, Punjab, has decided to erect six memorial gates on all entry points to the city for the 336th birth anniversary celebrations of Baba Banda Singh Bahadur here on October 16.

Free ration given to 777 widows
Ludhiana, October 8
The Shri Gyan Sthal Mandir Sabha and the Lala Jagat Narayan Nishkam Seva Manch organised a free ration distribution function in the temple here today. As many as 777 widows got monthly ration. Marriage of two poor girls was also arranged by the Sabha on the occasion.

Marriage of two poor girls was solemnised by the Shri Gyan Sthal Mandir Sabha and the Lala Jagat Narayan Nishkam Seva Manch in Ludhiana on Sunday. — A Tribune photograph
Marriage of two poor girls was solemnised by the Shri Gyan Sthal Mandir Sabha and the Lala Jagat Narayan Nishkam Seva Manch in Ludhiana

Man held with 10 kg poppy husk
Ludhiana, October 8
The Khanna police has arrested a man and 10 kg of poppy husk has been seized from him. The police was on routine check-up duty near Naulri Manki village when it found Kirpal Singh of Bondli village carrying a bag with 10 kg of poppy husk.

A building near the Verka Milk Plant, which used to house tick-borne diseases research centre and now is the campus of Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, seems to be jinxed. The research centre had remained controversial and then it remained closed for years before it was shut down.


Atwal alleges bias against SAD constituencies
Ludhiana, October 8
The Koom Kalan MLA, Mr Inder Iqbal Singh Atwal, today alleged that the Congress government in the state was discriminating against the Assembly segments represented by the Opposition, particularly the Shiromani Akali Dal.

The Koom Kalan MLA, Mr Inder Iqbal Singh Atwal, addresses a press conference in Ludhiana on Sunday. — A Tribune photograph

The Koom Kalan MLA, Mr Inder Iqbal Singh Atwal, addresses a press conference in Ludhiana

Kidwai Nagar residents rue lack of amenities
Ludhiana, October 8
The residents of Kidwai Nagar are a harassed lot as their pleas to provide basic amenities like drinking water, clean surrounding, proper sewerage disposal, traffic have fallen on deaf ears.

Triplets delivered
Ludhiana, October 8
Multiple pregnancies in infertility-treated mothers commonly lead to miscarriage or premature birth of babies. Short-statured and underweight mothers are at a greater risk of these problems.

Shiv Sena (H) activists block trains
Ludhiana, October 8
Activists of the Shiv Sena (Hindustan) today blocked the train traffic near Ludhiana railway station as part of the rail roko campaign against the alleged desecration of the idols of Lord Rama, Sita and Hanuman in a Bathinda village on Dasehra.

Ashim is Antakshri winner
Ludhiana, October 8
The semifinals and the final of Antakshari were conducted by anchor Annu Kapoor and his co-host Durga Jasraj last evening. Annu Kapoor’s wit, sense of humour, knowledge of both popular and classical music endeared him to the audience.



5 pc cash-back offer on Sahara flights
Ludhiana, October 8
Cleartrip has announced a 5 per cent cash-back offer to customers on all Air Sahara bookings made on the website. The offer is available on select flights and sectors which the airline operates and will be valid till October 15.

BMS cautions against IMF, WB clout
Ludhiana, October 8
Mr Girish Awasthi, national president of the Bhartiya Mazdoor Sangh, today cautioned against the increasing interference of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank in the economic policies of the government.



College refutes allegation
Ludhiana, October 8
There is no change in the administrative set-up of Malwa College, Bondli-Samrala, with Dr Shinderpal Singh very much in the position of Principal. This was stated, in a press note, by Mr Shivdev Singh Kang, President of the Managing Committee, while reacting to a news item published in Ludhiana Tribune dated October 8.

NCC eves briefed on aviation prospects
Ludhiana, October 8
A team from the ‘Griffin Aviation’, consisting of Wg Cdr (retd) A. Prasad, Mrs Poonam Jhamb and Miss Sangeeta, visited the 3 Punjab Girls Bn NCC Camp held at Khalsa College (FW), Civil Lines, Ludhiana, here yesterday.



Johar for cheaper medical facilities
Ludhiana, October 8
The Water Supply and Sewerage Minister of Punjab, Mr Harnam Dass Johar, today exhorted the managements of the private hospitals and social organisations to organise free medical and diagnostic camps to provide cheaper medical facilities to the needy.


Ludhiana, Amritsar eves in tennis semis
Ludhiana, October 8
On the third day of the 52nd Punjab State School Games being held here at various venues, the hosts, Ludhiana, along with Amritsar and Sangrur, advanced into the lawn tennis semifinals (girls u-17). In the u-19 years category, Ludhiana, Ropar, Sangrur and Fatehgarh Sahib made it to the last four stage.

College of Agriculture are cricket champs
Ludhiana, October 8
Sunil (4 for 36 and 59 runs ) steered the College of Agriculture to a two-wicket victory over the College of Agricultural Engineering in the last match of the Punjab Agricultural University Inter-College Cricket Tournament played on the PAU campus ground here today.


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