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Experts warn of correction as Sensex takes flight
Ludhiana, December 6
The upward trend in the share market reflected in the happiness that prevailed among investors here. Experts, however, warned investors to remain cautious and said a correction was expected anytime now.

Fog makes mornings tough
Ludhiana, December 6
Heavy fog disrupted life here this morning. According to weather forecast, the temperature in the region is likely to fall more in the coming days along with heavy fog. The worst affected were morning walkers, commuters, hawkers and students.
Students feel the burden of going to school in biting cold in Ludhiana Students feel the burden of going to school in biting cold in Ludhiana.
— Photo by Inderjit Verma





EARLIER STORIES


Chill may return
Ludhiana, December 6
During the past 24 hours widespread snowfall occurred over western Himalayan region. The current meteorological analysis suggests that the ongoing enhanced snowfall over western Himalayan region is likely to continue for another 24 hours and will decrease thereafter.

Fate of students hangs in balance
More teachers court arrest
Mandi Ahmedgarh, December 6
Fate of about 10, 000 students studying in 22 private-aided schools of Sangrur district continued to remain under cloud with arrest of more than 125 teachers at Chandigarh today.


COMMUNITY


MC wake up, listen to Kidwai Nagar residents
Ludhiana, December 6
Residents of Kidwai Nagar are a harassed lot as their pleas to the Municipal Corporation to provide basic amenities like drinking water, clean surroundings and proper sewage disposal have virtually fallen on deaf ears.


A park in Kidwai Nagar, which has been turned into a garbage dump in Ludhiana. — A Tribune photograph


A park in Kidwai Nagar, which has been turned into a garbage dump in Ludhiana

Cong hails SC ruling against Badal
Ludhiana, December 6
Mr Surinder Dawar, Parliamentary Secretary, Mr Malkiat Singh Dakha, former minister, and Mr Nahar Singh Gill, Mayor, today welcomed the landmark decision of the Supreme Court, giving clearance for the proceeding of corruption cases against Mr Parkash Singh Badal and other political leaders.

A ‘red letter’ day for SSF activists
Ludhiana, December 6
In an unprecedented act aimed at showing their loyalty to the Shiromani Akali Dal president, Mr Parkash Singh Badal, activists of the Sikh Students’ Federation led by their president, Mr Gursharan Singh Grewal, today wrote a letter in blood supporting him for the December 8 Moga rally. SSF activists took out their blood using syringes and put it into an inkpot in front of mediapersons.
SSF president Gurcharan Singh Garewal writes in blood a letter of support to SAD chief Parkash Singh Badal for his Moga rally, in Ludhiana
SSF president Gurcharan Singh Garewal writes in blood a letter of support to SAD chief Parkash Singh Badal for his Moga rally, in Ludhiana on Wednesday. — A Tribune photograph

Poll officer visits booths
Samrala, December 6
Ms Manisha Nanda, Chief Electoral Officer, Government of Himachal Pradesh, and special election observer for Patiala division, along with Ms Anjali Bhawara, Commissioner, Patiala division, visited polling booth Nos. 92 (Kot Sekhon), 93 (Raipur), 94 (Mandiala Kalan), 95 (Rupalon) and 99 (Bhaurla) of the Samrala Assembly constituency and checked the progress of making of photo I-cards there.

5,000 lawyers to attend Moga rally: Dhanda
Ludhiana, December 6
The Shiromani Akali Dal Legal Cell president, Mr Harish Rai Dhanda, today made public the list of office-bearers of the state unit at a press conference here today. Within few months 7,500 lawyers had joined the legal cell, he claimed. He said around 5,000 members of the legal cell would attend the rally at Moga on December 8. As per the list issued here, Mr Lekh Raj Sharma of Chandigarh has been appointed senior vice-president.

Mr Harish Rai Dhanda, president, SAD legal cell (state unit), addresses a press conference in Ludhiana on Wednesday.
— A Tribune photograph

Mr Harish Rai Dhanda, president, SAD legal cell (state unit), addresses a press conference in Ludhiana

Eatries raided; 10 food samples taken
Ludhiana, December 6
In the course of their stepped up drive against adulteration of food items, a team of health officials conducted raids on a number of eating joints and dhabas on the Ludhiana-Chandigarh Road and Ludhiana-Delhi G.T. Road yesterday.

Tributes paid to Jagmohan Kaur
Ludhiana, December 6
K.Deep, husband of Jagmohan Kaur, paid her tributes by distributing blankets to the needy. Talking to Ludhiana Tribune, he said though Jagmohan Kaur died in 1997, her melodious songs were still imprinted on her mind.

 

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EDUCATION


A presentation of united India
Ludhiana December 6
'State-Meant'---a series of presentations on various states--was organised by JD Institute of Fashion Technology here today. The students of fashion designing presented a holistic concept in their presentations by giving audio-visual demonstrations and presenting the cuisine and culture of their respective states. Students dressed up in typical Punjabi attire, traditional Kashmiri phirans, long Assamese kurtas gave the feeling of a mixed, united India.

Students of JD Institute display handicraft of Kashmir during ‘State-Meant’, a series of presentations on different states in Ludhiana
Students of JD Institute display handicraft of Kashmir during ‘State-Meant’, a series of presentations on different states in Ludhiana on Wednesday. — A Tribune photograph


CHRISTMAS IS COMING

Students of Chanda Mama School who staged a play in Ludhiana
Students of Chanda Mama School who staged a play in Ludhiana on Wednesday. — Photo by Inderjit Verma

Relevance of Sanskrit discussed
Ludhiana, December 6
A UGC-sponsored national seminar on Sanskrit and astrology was organised by DRV DAV Centenary College, Phillaur. The chief guest, Dr S.P. Singh, former Vice-Chancellor, Guru Nanak Dev University, and the guest of honour, Mr Varinder Kumar Ghai, inaugurated the first session.

From Schools
Sapling plantation marks NSS camp
Ludhiana, December 6
A one-day NSS camp was organised at Government Senior Secondary School, Katani Kalan, here yesterday. The camp was organised under the supervision of programme officer, Mr Kulpreet Singh. The volunteers undertook sapling plantation and maintenance of school lawns.

Aided-school teachers take out march
Ludhiana, December 6
Teachers of Punjab-aided schools assembled at NM Jain School, Bharat Nagar Chowk, here today took out a protest march to the office of Deputy Commissioner.


Teachers of aided schools burn an effigy of the Punjab Government at the mini-secretariat on Wednesday. — Photo by I.V.


Teachers of aided schools burn an effigy of the Punjab Government at the mini-secretariat

 

HEALTH


Apollo launches wireless Internet access facility
Ludhiana, December 6
SPS Apollo Hospitals has provided a free wireless Internet access to all its visitors, including patients and their attendants. It was launched here today. The facility has been provided so that patients can stay connected with their family members.

Dr S.P. Singh, COO, SPS Apollo Hospitals, explains the details of wireless Internet connectivity launched in the hospital as Mr Jugdeip Singh , Director, (third from right) looks on in Ludhiana on Wednesday. — Tribune photo by I.V.
Dr S.P. Singh, COO, SPS Apollo Hospitals, explains the details of wireless Internet connectivity launched in the hospital as Mr Jugdeip Singh , Director, (third from right) looks on in Ludhiana

Keeping skin hydrated
Ludhiana, December 6
Cold weather conditions can be tough on the skin. Cold temperatures, low humidity and dry indoor heating rob the skin of moisture, leaving it dry and flaky. Dr Alka Dogra, Professor and Head, Department of Skin, DMCH, said bathing time should be cut as long exposure to hot water could strip the skin of lipids or moisturising fats.

 
SPORTS


Ludhiana eves win basketball meet
Ludhiana, December 6
Ludhiana eves gave a sterling performance to win the second leg of the Punjab State Annual Basketball League held at Mandi Gobindgarh from December 2 to 5.

Ludhiana eves who won the second leg of the Punjab State Annual Basketball League held at Mandi Gobindgarh and office-bearers of the Ludhiana District Basketball Association in Ludhiana on Wednesday. — A Tribune photograph
Ludhiana eves who won the second leg of the Punjab State Annual Basketball League held at Mandi Gobindgarh and office-bearers of the Ludhiana District Basketball Association in Ludhiana


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