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Cong keeps ticket aspirants guessing
Ludhiana, January 15
As the Congress list gets delayed, speculation is gaining momentum about who the party’s choice will be from different constituencies and who among the sitting MLAs will be shown the door.

Keen contest for Cong ticket
Mandi Ahmedgarh, January 15
With a majority of Congress leaders camping in New Delhi, political activities have slowed down in this Malwa belt. The party high command in Delhi seems to be in confusion over selection of candidates from various constituencies, including Payal, Ludhiana Rural, Kila Raipur and Malerkotla.

INTUC demands 15 pc share in party ticket
Ludhiana, January 15
The Indian National Trade Union Congress (INTUC), the labour wing of the Congress party, has demanded a 15 per cent share in the party tickets for the coming Assembly elections in Punjab.






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Assembly Poll
Talk future to get support, say industry representatives

Ludhiana, January 15
It will not be past performance but future promises that will decide industry’s political inclinations in the forthcoming Assembly elections. Industry representatives say they will rather look ahead than continue to mull over unfulfilled promises.

Elevated road railing at last
Ludhiana, January 15
Waking up from its slumber following a number of burglary incidents at shops near the elevated road, the Municipal Corporation has started erecting railing on the either sides of the road amidst allegations that Chief Minister Amarinder Singh had inaugurated incomplete project worth Rs 51 crore.


Workers fix the railing on the elevated road in Ludhiana on Monday. — Tribune photo by Sayeed Ahmed
Workers fix the railing on the elevated road in Ludhiana on Monday

Judicial remand for travel agent
Jagraon, January 15
Satnam Singh, a travel agent from Dagam presently living at Talwandi Rai, has been remanded to 14 days Judicial custody today by Jagraon Sub-Divisional Judicial Magistrate Jitender Walia. As per the information, Satnam Singh and Surjit Kaur had agreed to send Harmeet Singh and Inder Mohan Singh of Kakar Tihara aboard.

PAU adds to varieties of flowers, fruits
Ludhiana, January 15
Six new varieties of Chrysanthemum - Anmol, Royal Purple, Yellow Delight, Garden Beauty, Winter Queen, Autumn Joy - two of vegetables - Punjab Nagina (Brinjal), Punjab 89 (Peas) - and two of fruits - Punjab Soft (pear) and Punjab Purple (grapes) - developed by Punjab Agricultural University have been released for the general cultivation in the state.

Couple gets life term for murder
Ludhiana, January 15
The Sessions Judge, Mr Harbans Lal, has sentenced Ram Singh and his wife Surinderpal Kaur of Ghudani village to life imprisonment on the charges of killing their relative, Amarjit Singh, by administering some poisonous substance to him.

COMMUNITY

Pervez must keep his word, say ex-servicemen
Release of 54 Indian PoWs from Pak jails
Ludhiana, January 15
Ex-servicemen have appealed to the Pakistan President, Gen Pervez Musharaf, to fulfill his “soldierly commitment” to the Government of India and release 54 prisoners of war languishing in various prisons of his country since 1971.
Col H.S. Kahlon along with other colleagues addresses a press conference in Ludhiana on Monday
Col H.S. Kahlon (retd) along with other colleagues addresses a press conference in Ludhiana on Monday. — A Tribune photograph

Residents sustain injuries due to kite flying
Ludhiana, January 15

Kite flying has caused injuries to many city residents in the past three days. A number of residents have reported at various hospitals with severe injuries on their neck, fingers and face. Doctors said many of them could have lost their vocal chords, as the sharp string cut deeply through the neck.

A resident shows injuries to his neck caused by kite string in Ludhiana. — A Tribune photograph

A resident shows injuries to his neck caused by kite string

Website for newspersons launched
Ludhiana, January 15
IndiaTotal Infoline has launched a unique service to disseminate information to newspersons, public relations agencies, online news portals, wire agencies and all those connected with these industries.

 

EDUCATION

Vardhman to train students from weaker sections
Ludhiana, January 15
As a part of the corporate social responsibility campaign, the Vardhman Group of Industries will provide free industrial training to students of SCD Government College, Ludhiana, who belong to the SC/ST/OBC and other economically weaker sections.

BJS Dental College excels at ‘Fusion-2007’
Ludhiana, January 15
Students of Baba Jaswant Singh Dental College made their mark at the two-day mega educational, cultural and entertainment event ‘Fusion-2007’ which concluded here today.

Youth Day celebrated with fervour
Ludhiana January 15
Youth Day was celebrated with great enthusiasm and fervour at Guru Nanak Khalsa College for Women, Gujjarkhan Campus, yesterday. Mr N.K.Arora, former Chief Secretary, Punjab and member, Punjab Human Rights Commission, Chandigarh, was the chief guest.

Mr N.K. Arora lights the ceremonial lamp to celebrate ‘Youth Day’ at Guru Nanak Khalsa College for Women, Gujjarkhan Campus, in Ludhiana on Sunday. — Photo by Inderjit Verma
Mr N.K. Arora lights the ceremonial lamp to celebrate ‘Youth Day’ at Guru Nanak Khalsa College for Women, Gujjarkhan Campus

Students impress at prize distribution function
Ludhiana, January 15
GMT Senior Secondary Public School, near Jalandhar by-pass, held its annual prize distribution function, here yesterday.The Vice -Chancellor of Punjab Agricultural University, Mr K.S.Aulakh, inaugurated the function, which started with Saraswati vandana and shabad gaayan.During the cultural programme, students presented Malwai giddha.
Students of GMT School perform at an annual prize distribution function held on the school premises in Ludhiana on Sunday
Students of GMT School perform at an annual prize distribution function held on the school premises in Ludhiana on Sunday. — Photo by Sayeed Ahmed

From Schools
New science block inaugurated at MGM school

Ludhiana, January 15
Keeping in view the practical approach to education, MGM Public School has built a separate science block with five fully equipped laboratories - physics lab, biology lab, chemistry lab, maths lab and the social studies lab.

Bhog ceremony at MTS College
Ludhiana, January 15
The bhog ceremony of Sri Akhand Path was solemnised in connection with the birth anniversary of the Tenth Sikh Guru, Guru Gobind Singh, here today at Master Tara Singh Memorial College for Women which was followed by Gurbani recital.

Students of Master Tara Singh College recite shabads during the bhog ceremony organised by the college in Ludhiana on Monday. — Tribune photo by Sayeed Ahmed
Students of Master Tara Singh College recite shabads during the bhog ceremony organised by the college in Ludhiana on Monday

Students inspired to follow Vivekananda’s footsteps
Mandi Gobindgarh, January 15
Students of the Desh Bhagat Institute of Management & Computer Sciences celebrated National Youth Day, in the memory of Swami Vivekanand, an embodiment of Indian culture and intelligence.


Students of the Desh Bhagat Institute of Management & Computer Sciences, Mandi Gobindgarh, participate in a cleanliness drive undertaken on their college campus during the National Youth Day celebrations on Monday. — Photo by Bhushan Sood
Students of the Desh Bhagat Institute of Management & Computer Sciences, Mandi Gobindgarh, participate in a cleanliness drive undertaken on their college campus during the National Youth Day celebrations

Woollens distributed among needy students
Mandi Ahmedgarh, January 15
To pay tributes to her mother, Ms Reena Vinayak of the local Galla Mandi area donated woollens to MGMN Senior School for distribution among needy students.






Principal Pardeep Sharda distributes woollens among students of MGMN Senior Secondary School, Ahmedgarh, on Monday.
Principal Pardeep Sharda distributes woollens among students of MGMN

 

HEALTH

Hospital claims using latest technology to save high-risk patients
Ludhiana, January 15
RG Stone and Super Speciality Hospital here today claimed success in operating two patients suffering from prostate enlargement or 'Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia' (BPH), leading to blockage of urinary passage.

 
SPORTS

Football title for SKS Sports Club
Mandi Ahmedgarh, January 15
The Shaheed Kartar Singh Sports Club emerged winners in the first Rajiv Sanjiv Memorial Football Tournament organised by RS Friends Sports Club at MGMN Senior Secondary School here. Arash Ali of Banbhaura Sport Club, Bhabhaura, the runners-up team, was declared  the best player of the tournament.
A goalkeeper attempts unsuccessfully to prevent the ball from entering the net in the final of the Rajiv-Sanjiv Memorial Football Tournament at Ahmedgarh
A goalkeeper attempts unsuccessfully to prevent the ball from entering the net in the final of the Rajiv-Sanjiv Memorial Football Tournament at Ahmedgarh on Monday. — Photo by Mahesh Sharma

BCM school shine in chess tourney
Ludhiana, January 15
BCM Senior Secondary School, Shastri Nagar, in the boy's section and BCM Senior Secondary School, Chandigarh road, in the girl's section scored victories on the opening day of the Ludhiana Sahodaya Schools Complex Chess Tournament which began at Kundan Vidya Mandir School here today.
Participants concentrate on their moves during the Ludhiana Sahodaya Schools Chess Tournament held on the KVM School campus, Ludhiana, on Monday
Participants concentrate on their moves during the Ludhiana Sahodaya Schools Chess Tournament held on the KVM School campus, Ludhiana, on Monday. — Tribune photo by Sayeed Ahmed

 

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