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NikitaWrestler Nikita booked for racism
Told not to leave country
Ludhiana, October 26
Abusing Indians and the media at the press conference yesterday has cost Russian wrestler Nikita dear.

Speaking out
‘Show power in the ring, not outside’
The racial comments allegedly made against Indians by foreign wrestlers and the attack on mediapersons has upset local wrestlers. Tribune staffer Mohit Khanna finds out why.

Land dispute: Six booked for killing woman
Police arrests one of the assailants
Mandi Ahmedgarh, October 26
One of the assailants who had allegedly shot dead a woman of Sayan village on Wednesday night and injured others; was taken into custody by the Dehlon police yesterday evening.

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Girl sketches a cartoon in a cartoon making competition on the second day of the Youth Festival ‘Fusion 2007’ organised by BCM Arya Model School.
Girl sketches a cartoon in a cartoon making competition on the second day of the Youth Festival ‘Fusion 2007’ organised by BCM Arya Model School. — Tribune photo by Sayeed Ahmed

One killed, 5 hurt in accident
Mandi Ahmedgarh, October 26
Once person has been killed and five others injured in two road accidents that took place on the Ahmedgarh-Payal road near here during the past 24 hours.

Bank robbery
Sketches of two suspects released
Khamano, October 26
The district police today released computer sketches of
two out of three suspects involved in the Khamano bank robbery, who are believed to have stolen Rs 46.15 lakh
from the vault of the State Bank of India on Wednesday morning.

Balmiki jayanti celebrated
Ludhiana, October 26
The birthday of Maharishi Balmiki was celebrated with traditional fervour here today. Balmiki temples in different parts of the city were decorated and the devotees sang religious hymns and 'bhajans' all through the day.

COMMUNITY

46 water samples found non-potable
Ludhiana, October 26
Tall claims made by the civic administration over the supply of safe potable water to the city residents fall flat when as many as 46 water samples out of 426, taken from different parts of the city from January to September 2007, were declared non-potable.

10 marriages solemnised
Mandi Gobindgarh, October 26
Nishkam Sewa Kirtan Society, Mandi Gobindgarh, in continuation of its series of services towards the weaker section of society, organised marriages of ten couples here today.

CRIME

Pedestrian killed in accident
Jagraon, October 26
A man died after being run over by a fast moving truck trailer on the Jagraon-Sidhwan Bet road today.

 

BUSINESS

Hiring recovery agents illegal: Chamber president
Ludhiana, October 26
Condemning the banks for hiring recovery agents, local industry today urged the state government to issue guidelines to banks on the matter.

Auto expo inaugurated
Ludhiana, October 26
Tender World Industrial Show ’07 and North India Auto Show’07 were inaugurated here at PAU grounds today.

 

HEALTH


Workshop on colorectal cancer begins
at CMCH
Ludhiana, October 26
More than 100 delegates from all over the northern region converged at Christian Medical College and Hospital (CMCH) here today to attend the "International Colorectal Workshop and Conference."
Dr Ian Robert Thompson from Adelaide, Australia, makes a point at “International Colorectal Conference” at CMCH in Ludhiana on Friday.
Dr Ian Robert Thompson from Adelaide, Australia, makes a point at “International Colorectal Conference” at CMCH in Ludhiana on Friday. — Tribune photo by Inderjit Verma


 
SPORTS


Skaters in action on the opening day of the Ludhiana Sahodaya Schools Complex Roller Skating Tournament at Guru Nanak International Public School in Ludhiana on Friday.
Skaters in action on the opening day of the Ludhiana Sahodaya Schools Complex Roller Skating Tournament at Guru Nanak International Public School in Ludhiana on Friday. — Tribune photo by Sayeed Ahmed

Simranjeet is best athlete
Mandi Gobindgarh, October 26
A 3-day athletics meet concluded at C.S. International School here, last evening. Chairman of the school management committee Chanan Singh Matharoo was the chief-guest of the opening function.

JMI varsity score easy victory
Ludhiana, October 26
Jamia Milia Islamia University, Delhi, and Jammu University scored easy win to advance into the next round of the North Zone Inter-University Lawn Tennis Tournament which started at the PAU Total Tennis Academy courts of the Punjab Agricultural University campus, here, today.

MP tells schools to promote games
Mandi Ahmedgarh, October 26
Terming sports to be inseparable part of lifestyle of Punjabis, Sharanjit Singh Dhillon, SAD leader and MP, called upon management of various private schools to focus on promotion of games in their respective institutes.

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