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Man kills wife 20 days after marriage
Stages robbery at house
Ludhiana, November 8
The police has booked a man and his “paramour” for allegedly killing his wife just 20 days after their marriage. Kuljit Singh allegedly stage-managed a robbery at his house in Basant Avenue to make it seem like intruders killed his wife and looted the house when she was alone.

ASI charged with possessing heroin innocent
Seized powder was not drug: report
Ludhiana, November 8
Almost seven weeks after ASI Paramjit Singh was arrested for possessing 800 gm of heroin worth Rs 80 lakh, a chemical examination report has stated that the seized powder was not a drug.


EARLIER STORIES


Assault: 3 students rusticated
Ludhiana, November 8
Taking action against students who beat up their classfellow on October 29, Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University authorities rusticated three students of BVSc (II) here last evening.

Canal Breach
Water diverted to Abohar, Sidhwan
Mandi Ahmedgarh, November 8
As part of contingency measures on account of a breach in the Bathinda branch of the Sirhind canal near Bathinda town, the authorities at Buani headwork diverted the flow of water to Abohar and Sidhwan branches passing through this part of Malwa region.

Desecration of Valmiki idol
Tension at Durga temple
Ludhiana, November 8
Tension prevailed at Shri Durga Mata Mandir in the Old Courts Complex today over the desecration of the idol of Maharishi Valmiki. Two organisations of Valmikis blamed each other for the act.



People gather at Durga Mata Mandir in Ludhiana on Thursday. — A Tribune photograph

People gather at Durga Mata Mandir in Ludhiana

‘I’m awestruck by fan following’
Numerous rounds of applause, chants of ‘Ishmeet we love you, Ishmeet jeetega’ slogans and excited shouts from girl fans greeted us at the auditorium of Guru Gobind Singh College For Women, where one and all waited for Ishmeet Singh.

Candles catch the fancy of a woman on the eve of Diwali in Ludhiana

A young girl lights diyas

A gurdwara decked up for the festival

1. Candles catch the fancy of a woman on the eve of Diwali in Ludhiana on Thursday.
2. A gurdwara decked up for the festival.
3. A young girl lights diyas.
— Photos by Inderjeet Verma and Sayeed Ahmed


COMMUNITY

MC gears up to handle exigencies
Mandi Ahmedgarh, November 8
With limited resources at their disposal, the civic and health authorities here have made “sufficient” arrangements to meet any exigency arising out of accidental fire or injuries to human beings due to bursting of crackers tomorrow.

 

CRIME

Four booked for assault
Mandi Ahmedgarh, November 8
The local police has booked four youths of Rohira village for assaulting and threatening to kill some residents of the village. Shiraj Mohamad, Mithu Khan, Raju Khan and Khaki Singh were booked for allegedly assaulting and threatening families of Sharif Mohamad and his brother Mohamad Sarwar last night.

Man held with poppy husk
Mandi Ahmedgarh, November 8
The Sudhar police arrested Ajay Rana, son of Surinder Rana of Kullan village in Sidhwan Bet, for allegedly smuggling and selling drugs and narcotics in the area. Around 25 kg of poppy husk was seized from his possession.

 

BUSINESS

Bank branch opened
Amloh, November 8
A new branch of Kotak Mahindra Bank was inaugurated here yesterday by local Arhtiya Association chief and councillor Jiwan Kumar Puri. Around 95 villages under Amloh sub-division will benefit from the branch, he added.

 

EDUCATION


PAU Youth Fest
College of Agriculture lifts overall trophy
Ludhiana, November 8
College of Agriculture won overall trophy in the inter-college youth festival that concluded at Punjab Agricultural University last night. College of Agricultural Engineering was runner up.


Winners of PAU youth festival in Ludhiana on Thursday. A Tribune photograph

Winners of PAU youth festival in Ludhiana

AS College for Women shines in ‘Roshni’
Doraha, November 8
An inter-college and inter-school cultural and fine arts competition, “Roshni-2007 ” organised by the Doraha Institute of Management and Technology, Doraha, concluded here yesterday. Dr H.S.Gurm, former VC, PTU was the chief guest for the evening session.

From Schools
Tiny tots light up Diwali celebrations
Ludhiana, November 8
Diwali was celebrated at Everest Public Senior Secondary School here today. Students of the junior wing along with tiny tots of Everest Playway and Nursery School came dressed as Lord Rama, Bharat, Hanuman, Sita, Shatrughan, Lakshman, Urmila.

Tiny tots dressed up as characters from Ramayana during Diwali celebrations at Everest Public Senior Secondary School in Ludhiana on Thursday. — A Tribune photograph
Tiny tots dressed up as characters from Ramayana during Diwali celebrations at Everest Public Senior Secondary School in Ludhiana

RIMT celebrates Aagaaz-07
Mandi Gobindgarh, November 8
RIMT engineering college and RIMT Maharaja Aggarsain engineering college celebrated Aagaaz-2007 freshers' party. Chief guest Nilabh Kishor, SSP, Fatehgarh Sahib inaugurated the function by lighting the lamp.



District police chief Nilabh Kishore inaugurates Aagaaz-07 in RIMT, Mandi Gobindgarh. — Photo by Bhushan Sood


District police chief Nilabh Kishore inaugurates Aagaaz-07 in RIMT, Mandi Gobindgarh

GCW boarders light candles
Ludhiana, November 8
Diwali was celebrated at the hostel of the Government College for Women here last evening. The principal of the college R.K.Aulakh also joined the celebrations. The hostel was decorated.

 

HEALTH


Doctors offer prayers to Lord Dhanwantri
Ludhiana, November 8
The local branch of the National Integrated Medical Association organised a function at Dr Parveen Bhalla Clinic here last evening to mark Dhanwantri Jayanti. Members of the association, along with medical professionals, offered prayers to the creator of ayurveda.

Members of the local branch of the National Integrated Medical Association (NIMA) offer prayers to Lord Dhanwantri in Ludhiana.
— A Tribune photograph


Members of the local branch of the National Integrated Medical Association (NIMA) offer prayers to Lord Dhanwantri in Ludhiana

 
SPORTS

Basketball league third leg from Nov 10
Ludhiana, November 8
The third leg of the Punjab Annual Basketball League for men and women will be organised at Sujapur village, near here, from November 10 to 13. According to Punjab Basketball Association secretary Teja Singh Dhaliwal, the league is being organised by NRI Jagtar Singh in the memory of his brother Kuldeep Singh who was killed in the 1965 Indo-Pak war.

Hockey
Jarkhar Academy in super league
Ludhiana, November 8
Jarkhar Academy boys advanced into the super league phase in the u-17 years section of the 43rd All India Nehru Gold Cup Hockey Tournament at Shivaji Stadium, Delhi. In the first league match played yesterday, Jarkhar Academy, after trailing by two goals till the 67th minute of the match against last year’s semifinalists Manipur, bounced back to wrap it up 3-2.

DAV spikers stamp authority
Ludhiana, November 8
Students of DAV Public School, Ludhiana, gave a sterling performance to win four out of five titles in the Ludhiana Sahodaya Schools Volleyball Tournament at Spring Dale Senior Secondary, Sherpur, here yesterday.





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