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Gastroenteritis claims four more lives
57 fresh cases reported
Ludhiana, July 1
There seems to be no respite from the break out of gastroenteritis in six colonies in the Giaspura area, most of them inhabited by migrants, with the disease claiming seven lives till now.

MC to plant 1 lakh trees
City all set to go greener, cleaner
Ludhiana, July 1
Ludhiana is all set to go green and garbage will be lifted on Sundays also if the claims of the Ludhiana Municipal Corporation (MC) are to be believed.

Khangura disputes Badal's claims over roping in Mittal
Ludhiana, July 1
Congress MLA from Kila Raipur has disputed the claims of Chief Minister, Parkash Singh Badal that it was he who managed to rope in Laxmi Niwas Mittal to take over the Bathinda refinery.







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A dancer during a performance at a function at the Satluj Club at Ludhiana on Saturday night.
A dancer during a performance at a function at the Satluj Club at Ludhiana on Saturday night. — A Tribune photograph

Timely medical help key to saving stroke victims: expert
Ludhiana, July 1
"Stroke, a life-threatening condition, injures the brain, and the victim may not realise that he or she is having a stroke.

Boy murders father
Jagraon, July 1
A boy has murdered his “drug addict” father and surrendered before the police yesterday. According to information, Sant Singh, 50, of Chakar village was a drug addict. Fed up with his habit, Jagtar Singh (16), allegedly killed his father with a sword. Later, Jagtar went to the Hathur police post and confessed the crime. — OC


People of the city are known to flaunt their wealth. Those who own it and those who “hire” it. Everybody is in a mad race here to outdo others to assert as who is the most rich. No wonder there appears to be an unending competition among the Ludhianvis to flaunt Mercedes. Ludhiana has always topped the list of the cities with maximum number of Mercedes calls.


COMMUNITY


Kabir envisioned a casteless society
Majitha pays tributes to saint on his birth anniversary
Ludhiana, July 1
Bikram Singh Majithia, information and public relations minister has given a call for creating a casteless society as envisioned by Bhagat Kabir.
Bikram Singh Majithia, information and public relations minister, Punjab, releases a souvenir at the state-level function organised to mark the 609th birth anniversary of Bhagat Kabir at Jawahar Nagar in Ludhiana on Saturday.
Bikram Singh Majithia, information and public relations minister, Punjab, releases a souvenir at the state-level function organised to mark the 609th birth anniversary of Bhagat Kabir at Jawahar Nagar in Ludhiana on Saturday.
Hira Singh Gabria, Minister of Jails, tourism and culture laying down the foundation stone of the park in the Saini Colony of Moti Nagar, Ludhiana.
Hira Singh Gabria, Minister of Jails, tourism and culture laying down the foundation stone of the park in the Saini Colony of Moti Nagar, Ludhiana. — A Tribune photograph

Bhagat Kabir remembered
Ludhiana, July 1
As a part of the state level celebrations of the 609th birth anniversary of Bhagat Kabir a special seminar on his philosophy and poetry was organised at Jawahar Nagar here yesterday. Harish Rai Dhanda, chief parliamentary secretary, presided over the seminar.

Farm women taught squash making
Ludhiana, July 1
The cooperation department, Punjab, and Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Patiala, have jointly launched a scheme under which farm women are being imparted training in squash making at Krishi Vigyan Kendra.

Water cooler installed
Amloh, July 1
Keeping in view the shortage of drinking water at the Khanna-Gobindgarh chowk here,the Bharat Vikas Parishad installed a water cooler.



Manish Kumar, SDM, inaugrates a water cooler in Amloh. — A Tribune photograph
Manish Kumar, SDM, inaugrates a water cooler in Amloh.

At The Crossroads
Welcoming the music of autumn
Time is like a stream and the stream goes on forever. It is not possible to check its flow, nor is it possible to stand like a rock while it meanders away. The slow process of ageing is inevitable, whether one accepts it or not.

 

BUSINESS

Shift ATM, demand customers
Ludhiana, July 1
Account holders of Allahabad Bank have rued about the poor location of the ATM counter at Kitchlu Nagar.

Central Bank to give Rs 100 cr loan
Samrala, July 1
Pardeep Kumar, regional manager, Central Bank of India, Ludhiana, said here yesterday that the bank would deliver Rs 100 crore fresh advances under different schemes of loans.

 

EDUCATION

Orientation course concludes
Ludhiana, July 1
The three-day- long orientation course organised by the Bhai Kahan Singh Nabha Institute concluded here.

Bulls Eye celebrates 5th anniversary
Ludhiana, July 1
Bulls Eye, an institute providing coaching for CAT (Common Admission Test), celebrated its 5th anniversary here today. Like the past five years, this year too Bulls Eye is striving to send its students to topnotch business schools of India. — TNS

 

CULTURE


Budding artistes leave for Mumbai
Ludhiana, July 1
Arshpreet Kaur and Ishmeet Singh, the two budding singers from the city, left for Mumbai today with their fingers crossed. They were given a warm send-off by their relatives, friends, mentors and other local fans.


Ashpreet and Ishmeet being given a send-off in Ludhiana on Sunday. — A Tribune photograph
Ashpreet and Ishmeet being given a send-off in Ludhiana on Sunday.


HEALTH

Litchi seed removed from wind pipe
Paediatric surgeons operate upon adult
Ludhiana, July 1
A difficult surgery was performed at Christian Medical College and Hospital (CMC&H) recently where doctors from the paediatric surgery successfully removed a big litchi seed stuck in the right bronchus of a 25-year-old patient.

Health camps, plantation drive mark Doctors Day
Ludhiana, July 1
The Ludhiana branch of the Indian Medical Association (IMA) today reiterated its pledge to reach out to the community to create health awareness among the public.

French cardiologist visits hospital
Ludhiana, July 1
Dr Michel Henry, a world renowned interventional cardiologist from France visited Hero DMC Heart Institute (HDHI) yesterday for an academic interaction.

Low-cal sweetener launched
Ludhiana, July 1
Alkem Laboratories, India’s sixth largest pharma major, launched Majesta - a low calorie sweetener in powder, sachet, tablet and a liquid form.

 


Dhindsa praises Kalam
Mandi Ahmedgarh, July 1
While it’s still ambigious who will be the next President, Sukhdev Singh Dhindsa, MP and SAD secretary general, is in praise of Dr A.P.J. Abdul Kalam.

Sukhdev Singh Dhindsa, MP, Sangrur, distributes sewing machines among needy women at Bhogiwal village, near Ahmedgarh, on Saturday. — Photo by the writer
Sukhdev Singh Dhindsa, MP, Sangrur, distributes sewing machines among needy women at Bhogiwal village, near Ahmedgarh, on Saturday.

 

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