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IT dept detects Rs 2 cr undisclosed income
Ludhiana, October 12
The income tax department unearthed an undisclosed income Rs 2 crore from various business units here today. The undisclosed income includes Rs 1.10 crore that was detected at MB Exports Private Limited, Dashmesh Nagar.

Mayor’s own ward is a mess
Ludhiana, October 12
Garbage lying on a vacant plot in Gyaspura in Ludhiana. As gastro and dengue cases have been reported from various parts of the city speaking volumes about insanitary conditions prevailing in city, city Mayor’s own war

Garbage lying on a vacant plot in Gyaspura in Ludhiana. — Photo by I.V.






Gang plotting bank robbery arrested
Ludhiana, October 12
The police has busted a gang of dacoits, including a most-wanted criminal, which was allegedly planning to loot Punjab and Sind Bank, Bhai Randhir Singh Nagar branch.

Perform or face action: DEO 
Ludhiana, October 12
In order to improve the image of government schools in the district, the district education officer has sent a clear message to teachers to work hard and get better results or face music.

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Attachment of buses ordered

Ludhiana, October 12
Taking action against a transport company for providing relief to a Baddowal-based man, the labour and conciliatory officer has ordered the attachment of buses belonging to M/s New Fatehgarh Sahib Sirhind Bus Service Private Limited, for not paying Rs 21,154 to the complainant for the past several years, in spite of the labour court’s orders.

FRAUD
Agent disappears with crores

Mandi Ahmedgarh, October 12
Acting on the directions of the SSP, Ludhiana (rural), the Raikot police has initiated a probe into the alleged fleeing of a commission agent of the town after duping farmers of Tazpur and other villages of crores of rupees.

COMMUNITY

Conference on minority politics 
Dr John Abraham, principal, CMC, addresses a seminar on ‘Minority politics in India’ in LudhianaLudhiana, October 12
The centre government was creating a wedge between the minority communities by dividing them on communal lines. Asserting this, former chairman of Minority Commission, said the centre government was treating muslims as minority while there were other communities also which deserved attention.

Dr John Abraham, principal, CMC, addresses a seminar on ‘Minority politics in India’ in Ludhiana on Friday. — Photo by Inderjeet Singh

Dispute over control of Nanaksar Thath Sihar 
Mandi Ahmedgarh, October 12
With the Dehlon police yet to receive records about law and order situations and cases against undertrials of 12 villages of the Kila Raipur constituency which was recently shifted from Payal police station, peace at Nanaksar Thath Sihar is on stake.

Jobless youths taking  to crime: SSP 
Ludhiana, October 12
Shrinking hosiery business is indirectly contributing to the rise in crime with a few jobless workers taking to crime to earn easy money.

Cheques distributed for development works
Khamano, October 12
Cheques worth 1 lakh each were handed over for development works to Ramgarh, Raipur Raian and Shamshpur Singhan villages falling in Khamano subdivision here today.

Pak in overdrive to boost cross-border tourism
N.S. Nanda presents a copy of his autobiography to the tourism minister of Punjab, Pakistan, Mohammad Aslam Iqbal in Lahore.Ludhiana, October 12
“Tourism between Punjabs on both sides of border is bound to improve by leaps and bounds,” said N.S. Nanda, who recently returned from Lahore after a visit there on behalf of the Hotel and Restaurants Association, Punjab. Speaking here today, he said work was in full swing on the four-laning of the Attari-Lahore road to facilitate smooth flow of traffic between the two countries.


N.S. Nanda presents a copy of his autobiography to the tourism minister of Punjab, Pakistan, Mohammad Aslam Iqbal in Lahore.

Summer: A bonanza for quacks who thrive in slums
Ludhiana, October 12
The outbreak of gastroenteritis in a few colonies on the periphery of the mega city and increasing incidence of viral and dengue fever during past fortnight has virtually come as a windfall for a large number of quacks thriving in every nook and cranny of the city, who are making the most of the prevailing unhealthy season.

Ram Setu: Sadhus take to streets
Sadhus hold a march against the proposed demolition of the Ram Setu in Ludhiana on FridayLudhiana, October 12
Hundreds of sadhus joined by residents held a march against the proposed demolition of Ram Setu by the union government. The procession started from the Daresi Ground and concluded at the division No. 3 police station.

Sadhus hold a march against the proposed demolition of the Ram Setu in Ludhiana on Friday. — Photo by Inderjeet Verma

No headway in spire theft case
Jagraon, October 12
The police has not been able to trace the gold “gumti” (spire) that was stolen from the dome of the famous Gurdwara Nanaksar Sahib here yesterday. Hundreds of devotees visited the gurdwara as they learned about the theft.

Muslims offer prayers on last Friday of Ramzan
Ludhiana, October 12
Muslims pray on the last Friday of Ramzan in Ludhiana Thousands of muslims today offered prayers on the last Friday of the holy month of Ramzan at the historic Jama Masjid ,Field Ganj. The prayers were led by the Shahi Imam, Maualana Habib-ur-Rehman Sani Ludhianvi.


ACT OF FAITH: Muslims pray on the last Friday of Ramzan in Ludhiana.— Photo by Inderjeet Verma
 

 

CRIME

Killed for Drugs
From celebrations to mourning

Ludhiana, October 12
They were making arrangements for his marriage, but the destiny had something else planned for them.

Two booked for killing nephew
Ludhiana, October 12
The Basti Jodhewal police has booked Gurmail Kaur and Nirmal Singh, both residents of Seerha village, for killing their nephew, Karamjit.

Four booked for stealing taps
Jagraon, October 12
The police has booked Mohan Singh, Manpreet Singh, Major Singh and Jasvir Singh of Talwandi Kalan for allegedly stealing water taps.

 

BUSINESS

Kalia seeks package for industry
Ludhiana, October 12
Industry and local bodies minister Manoranjan Kalia said today that the Centre must grant special package for industries in the state.

Industry reacts strongly to minister’s remark
Ludhiana, October 12
Union minister of state for industry Ashwani Kumar’s comment that loss- making industrial units should close down if they are unable to run them have evoked a strong reaction from the local industry.

 
AGRICULTURE

‘Integrating farming yields good results’ 
Ludhiana, October 12
The study conducted in the PAU department of economics under ICAR-funded project “Farming System Approach Towards Income Enhancement” has suggested that highest net returns are obtained from rice-wheat with dairy, piggery, rabbitry, aloe vera growing.

COURTS

Hearing on Sandhu’s bail plea adjourned
Ludhiana, October 12
The hearing on the bail plea of former additional advocate general Harpreet Sandhu, arrested in the City Centre scam, was today adjourned for October 16, as additional sessions judge Gurbir Singh, in whose court the bail application was pending, was on leave.

 

HEALTH

Doctors trained in reviving newborn 
Ludhiana, October 12
The department of paediatrics, Dayanand Medical College and Hospital (DMCH), organised a workshop on neonatal resuscitation here today.

Conclave on colorectal surgery
Ludhiana, October 12
Christian Medical College and Hospital will organise an international conference and workshop on colorectal surgery on October 25 and 26.

 
SPORTS

Kho Kho tourney
Shemrock,Satluj emerge winners

Mandi Ahmedgarh, October 11
Semifinal match in progress during in the Ludhiana Sahodya CBSE schools kho kho tournament at Sarabha near Ahmedgarh Students of Shemrock Public School,Ludhiana, and Satluj Public School emerged as winners in the Ludhiana Sahodya CBSE Schools Kho Kho tournament that concluded at Shaheed Kartar Singh Sarabha International Public Secondary School, Sarabha, near here today.

Semifinal match in progress during in the Ludhiana Sahodya CBSE schools kho kho tournament at Sarabha near Ahmedgarh on Friday. — A Tribune photograph

Tagore Public School shuttlers win 
Ludhiana, October 12
Students of Tagore Public School, Aggar Nagar,Ludhiana, romped home in the Ludhiana District Inter-Zonal Badminton Tournament for boys (u-19) organised by the Punjab School Education Board here at Shastri Hall near Guru Nanak Stadium.

Double crown for Steffi Kala
Ludhiana,October 12
Young upcoming shuttler, Steffi Kala of Ludhiana, won the double crown in the Punjab State Sub-Junior Badminton Championship, organised recently at Sangrur. Steffi, a student of Sacred Heart Senior Secondary School, Bhai Randhir Singh Nagar, wrapped up the singles and doubles title in the meet.

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