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Punjab School Education Board Class XII Results
Pooja brings laurels to city
Third in state, first in district

Ludhiana June 6
Pooja Rani of R.S.Model Senior Secondary School here has secured first position in the district and third position in state in class XII, Punjab School Education Board, the results of which were declared today.
Sweets are being offered to Pooja Rani of R.S. Model Senior Secondary School, Ludhina, who secured third position in the state in class XII.
Sweets are being offered to Pooja Rani of R.S. Model Senior Secondary School, Ludhina, who secured third position in the state in class XII
Meritorious students of R.S.Model School in a jubilant mood after the declaration of class XII results in Ludhiana on Wednesday.
Meritorious students of R.S.Model School in a jubilant mood after the declaration of class XII results in Ludhiana on Wednesday.—Photos by Inderjit Verma

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Drain polluted water from forest area: MC

Ludhiana, June 6
The municipal corporation authorities today ordered the draining of polluted water from the forest area on the Ludhiana-Jalandhar road that was threatening a number of trees.







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Needed a roof for cops
Ludhiana, June 6
The city police now holds the dubious distinction of housing two police posts which function from tents only. While the Ghumar Mandi police post is working from the makeshift arrangement for over a year now, the newly created district court police post is also functioning from two tents in the absence of any proper building.
Makeshift police posts: A police force operating under a tent at Ghumar Mandi, Ludhiana.
Makeshift police posts: A police force operating under a tent at Ghumar Mandi, Ludhiana.—Photo by Inderjeet Verma

Wards delimitation
MC poll may be delayed

Ludhiana, June 6
With the high court fixing the next date of hearing in the first week of July in the delimitation case, the elections to the municipal corporation are all set to be delayed.


COMMUNITY

Professionals for simpler tax return forms
Ludhiana, June 6
Union finance minister P. Chidambram is understood to have directed the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) to reconsider the replacement of new income tax returns formats with the previous “Saral” forms and come out with simpler formats, if possible.

‘Need to conduct survey of bonded labourers’
Jalha (Ahmedgarh), June 6
Residents of this nondescript village have urged the higher authorities and human rights organisations to conduct a survey in the border areas of the state where a substantial number of helpless youth have been “captivated” by farmers as no labourers were ready to work willingly in their fields.

Tributes paid to Kargil martyr
Khamano, June 6
Rich tributes were paid to shaheed Avtar Singh, a Kargil martyr of Shamashpur Singhan village, near here, on his sixth death anniversary.

Beware of playing music in public, lest you be penalised
Ludhiana, June 6
Playing popular music in public may prove to be a costlier affair if there is no prior permission taken for it from the authorities concerned. The violators can be penalised under the provisions of the Copyright Act and the punishment can go up to Rs 2 lakh and or three year imprisonment.

 

CRIME

Stock witness racket in district courts busted, 1 held
Ludhiana, June 6
The city police today claimed to have busted a racket of ‘stock witnesses’, who were using fake documents, farad and other registration documents for standing as a guarantee in bail bonds. Tarlochan Singh was arrested in this connection.

 

An alleged stock witness Tarlochan Singh in police custody. — Photo by I.V

An alleged stock witness Tarlochan Singh in police custody.

 

Four arrested on murder charge
Ludhiana, June 6
Enmity between rival gangs of pickpockets allegedly led to the gruesome murder of one of them on the intervening night of May 31 and June 1. The victim was first beaten up, then stoned to death and later set on fire to hide his identity.

A police official gives details to mediapersons on Wednesday about the murder that occurred on the night of May 31 in Ludhiana.

A police official gives details to mediapersons on Wednesday about the murder that occurred on the night of May 31 in Ludhiana.


 

BUSINESS

Orange juice launched
Ludhiana, June 6
Coca Cola launched a ‘Minute maid pulpy orange juice’ here today. Addressing a press conference Vikas Chawla, vice-president and franchise operation head of the company, said the product would be retailed across 20,000 outlets in Punjab, Haryana and Himachal Pradesh.

Officials of Coca Cola at the launch of a product in Ludhiana on Wednesday. —Photo by I.V.

Officials of Coca Cola at the launch of a product in Ludhiana on Wednesday.

Directive on Unsolicited Calls
Boon for users, to hit telemarketing industry
Ludhiana, June 6
City residents have termed the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India’s (TRAI) direction pertaining to unsolicited calls as a welcome move. Unsolicited commercial calls and text messages would attract a penalty of Rs 500 per call, the regulatory authority has directed.

More units enrol with effluent treatment plant
Ludhiana, June 6
It is economy, not regulations, that is acting as a driving force for the industry to avail membership of the common effluent treatment plant. After a mild response, industrial units not only from electroplating industry but also from wire drawing and bar drawing are coming forward to avail the membership.


 
AGRICULTURE

Kisan club members for delay in elections
Ludhiana June 6
Some members of the Punjab Kisan Club have sought the postponement of the elections to the club for various reasons. They said although the elections are held in January but these have been continuously deferred.

BKU for direct payment to farmers
Ludhiana, June 6
Members of the Bharitya Kisan Union (BKU) and commission agents (arhtiyas) seem to be at loggerheads over the issue of payment to the farmers for their produce. While the BKU favours a direct payment to the farmers, the arhtiyas want it to be routed through them. Recently the Punjab Mandi Board had passed a unanimous resolution to this effect, which is being opposed by the commission agents.


EDUCATION

From Colleges
GPC students excell in PU

Mandi Gobindgarh, June 6
Students of B.Com-I of Gobindgarh Public College, Alour, have excelled in Punjab University annual examinations.

Tiny tots walk the ramp
Ludhiana, June 6
Children Valley School had organised a modelling show for tiny tots on the school premises here today.

 

Tiny tots of Children Valley School participate in a modelling show during a summer camp in Ludhiana on Wednesday.— Photo by Inderjit Verma

Tiny tots of Children Valley School participate in a modelling show during a summer camp in Ludhiana on Wednesday


COURTS

City Centre Scam
Chetan’s bail plea hearing adjourned again

Ludhiana, June 6
The hearing on the bail application filed by Chetan Gupta, a Delhi-based businessman, was today adjourned, as the Vigilance Bureau again failed to produce the case file before  the court.


 

HEALTH

Reiky treatment for 100 patients
Amloh, June 6
A medical camp was organised at Shiv Mandir, here on Monday, by former council chief Baldev Sedha. As many as 100 patients were treated with the help of new reiky and acupressure system.

Gurmail Singh Innovative surgery saves drug addict’s life
Ludhiana, June 6
Gurmail Singh, a 29-year old resident of Moga, who was a drug addict for the past more than 10 years, had developed a life-threatening condition due to rupture of a major artery. But a skillful surgery by surgeons at Hero DMC Heart Institute (HDHI) here has saved his life.                                                        
Gurmail Singh


 

Senior IT officials reshuffled
Ludhiana, June 6
In a major reshuffle of senior officials, Chief Commissioner of Income Tax (CCIT), Ludhiana Commissionerate, M.S. Rai, has issued new posting orders for several additional and joint commissioners of the department.

 

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