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Burglary in Plaza
Forensic experts trace the fingerprints at a shop in Badour House, Ludhiana Rs 5 lakh stolen from a shop
Ludhiana, October 30
Cash worth Rs 5 lakh was stolen from a shop in Caliber Plaza Mall in the congested Badaur House market that lies in the centre of the city here last evening.

Forensic experts trace the fingerprints at a shop in Badour House, Ludhiana, on Thesday. — A Tribune photograph

Meanwhile, no headway in SBI robbery case
Khamano (Fatehgarh Sahib/Khanna), October 30
Even as the police is going all out to crack the Khamano bank robbery, but it is yet to make a headway in the case. The police are on an overdrive, conducting several raids and questioning many people a day, but the vital clues are still eluding the police officials.


EARLIER STORIES


Officials immune to noise pollution
Ludhiana, October 30
In the wake of the ongoing festive season, noise blast on loudspeakers is testing all limits of the human ear in the Manchester of India. Blaring horns and uninterrupted, boisterous honking on the city roads, particularly in the congested corners of the old city, continue unabated to test human endurance while the administration is napping.

Admission Jitters
Mock interviews in full swing

Ludhiana, October 30
Though admissions to all leading
schools are in December and January but playway schools have started with their preparations. Mock interviews and interactions are being conducted these days to boost the confidence of children who, otherwise, feel uncomfortable in new environment. Teachers of various kindergartens said this exercise was necessary for healthy interactions. 
Preparatory school teachers make all efforts to train tiny tots for their interviews for higher classes in Ludhiana
Preparatory school teachers make all efforts to train tiny tots for their interviews for higher classes in Ludhiana. — Photo by Inderjit Verma

6-month jail for selling unsafe meat
Ludhiana, September 30
Chief judicial magistrate Rajinder Aggarwal has convicted Varinder Singh, owner of Piara Chicken Centre, opposite Society theatre here, on the charge of selling adulterated meat. Varinder Singh was sentenced to undergo imprisonment for six months.

COMMUNITY

Strike cripples postal services
Ludhiana, October 30
Work at post offices came to a halt today as clerical staff, postmen and D group employees observed a full-day strike in protest against the non-fulfilment of their long-pending demands.

123 teams participate in youth festival
Mandi Gobindgarh, October 30
Sunita Dheer, director, youth welfare, Punjabi University, Patiala, and Tejinder Kaur vice-chairperson of Desh Bhagat Group of Institutes inaugurated the three-day Panjabi University Youth Festival of Fatehgarh Sahib Zone, yesterday. Shalini Gupta, director general of the institute, welcomed the guests.

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BUSINESS

PAU, TAFE sign pact on research
Ludhiana, October 30
Punjab Agricultural University has signed an MoU with Tractors and Farm Equipment (TAFE), Chennai, to collaborate on academic and research cooperation.

 
AGRICULTURE

Farmers continue to bring in paddy 
Khanna, October 30
More than 2.21 lakh tonnes of paddy have so far been purchased from the Khanna grain market either by the government agencies or the private traders, while the farmers continue to bring in their produce for marketing.

EDUCATION

From Colleges
KIMT students visit science city

Ludhiana, October 30
Students of MCA, MBA, M.Sc. (IT), BBA and BCA of the Khalsa Institute of Management and Technology (KIMT) for Women visited Pushpa Gujral Science City, Jalandhar, today. Dr Vijay Asdhir, director, and Dr R. S. Gupta, dean, in a joint press note said the purpose of the visit was to make the students aware of various models and new technologies installed in the science city.

PU zonal youth fest begins
Ludhiana, October 30
Participants make rangoli during the Panjab University zonal youth festival at Ramgarhia College in Ludhiana Panjab University Diamond Jubilee Zonal Youth and Heritage Festival commenced at Ramgarhia Girls College here today. On the first day of festival, items of fine arts, creative writing and art and craft were organised. Three hundred students from 11 women colleges of Ludhiana participated in different items. President of the Ramgarhia Educational Council, Ranjodh Singh, addressed the students. He appreciated the participation of the students. He encouraged the prize winners.

Participants make rangoli during the Panjab University zonal youth festival at Ramgarhia College in Ludhiana on Tuesday. — Tribune photo by Sayeed Ahmed


COURTS

At dist courts, litigants go without water
Ludhiana, October 30
The litigants and advocates are suffering from poor sanitation problem in the local district courts complex. The stench emitting from toilets is such that one cannot stand outside the toilets, leave alone going inside these.

 

CULTURE

Documentary film fest opens at PAU 
Ludhiana, October 30
"Black Stage Boys: Punjab's Labour Goes Global", a film directed by Meera Diwan was screened today during the inauguration of a documentary film festival in collaboration with the Public Service Broadcasting Trust (PSBT), New Delhi, at Punjab Agricultural University.

‘Voice of Punjab’ takes off
Ludhiana, October 30
One of the participants perform on the audition of ‘Voice of Punjab’ in Ludhiana Coca-Cola India organised the city auditions for Coca-Cola ‘Voice of Punjab, here, today. The programme was designed to provide a platform for talented singers of the city to participate in the semifinals. The auditions were judged by music director Tejwant Kittu and Punjabi singer Feroz Khan.

One of the participants perform on the audition of ‘Voice of Punjab’ in Ludhiana on Tuesday. — A Tribune photogrpah

Poets give message of peace
Ludhiana, October 30
Sufi Foundation of India and the Society for Religious Friendship celebrated day of humanity here, on Tuesday evening.

HEALTH

Donate blood to avoid infections: Expert
Ludhiana, October 30
AIDS and hepatitis are assuming epidemic proportions in India. Transfusion of unsafe blood is said to be the major cause for the same. Quality blood and its components are as essential as its availability at the right time and in the right amount. Making these observations in an interactive session on public awareness here today, Dr Amarjit Kaur, professor and head of the department of transfusion medicine, Dayanand Medical College and Hospital, said unsafe blood transfusion had not received much attention.

Dr Amarjit Kaur
Dr Amarjit Kaur

 
SPORTS

RIMT-IMCT lift b’ball trophy
Mandi Gobindgarh, October 30
RIMT-IMCT players, who won the Punjab Technical University Inter-College Basketball Championship held at the Saheed Udham Singh College of Engineering and Technology in Tangori RIMT-IMCT students have won the Punjab Technical University Inter-College Basketball Championship held at the Saheed Udham Singh College of Engineering and Technology, Tangori campus. Giving this information to the press, the spokesperson of the institute Prof Gurvinder Bakshi said the team gave a wonderful performance.

RIMT-IMCT players, who won the Punjab Technical University Inter-College Basketball Championship held at the Saheed Udham Singh College of Engineering and Technology in Tangori on Tuesday. A Tribune photograph

Women trials draw crowds 
Ludhiana, October 30
More than 150 aspirants turned for the trials conducted by the Ludhiana office of the Punjab Sports Department here today at Guru Nanak Stadium to select the women players who will represent Ludhiana in the forthcoming Punjab State Games for women to be held at Amritsar from November 3 to 6.

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