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Sadhvi found strangled in dera
Absconding servant prime suspect

Ludhiana, November 10
A 50-year-old Sadhvi was found strangled in her room at Dera Hira Sudesh Puri, near SDP College, yesterday. She seemed to have been killed three days ago and the body was decomposed.
The police has booked her servant, Ravi Kumar. The main basis of the suspicion was that he was missing from the dera.

Diwali was greener this time
Fewer firecrackers were sold
Ludhiana, November 10
Owing to appeals by environmentalists and awareness created by schools among children, residents burst fewer crackers this Diwali if a dip in the sale of crackers is any indication. For the past several years, the cracker dealers’ association has been registering a sale between Rs 1.5 to Rs 2 crore, but this year the association made only Rs 1 crore.

Celebrations turn grim — brothers among 3 killed

43 fire incidents reported

Hike in stamp duty hits sale deeds
Revenue loss worth Rs 2.6 cr in October
Ludhiana, November 10
The business of registration of sale deeds and other immovable property in the city got a big jolt with revenue loss of Rs 2.60 crore in October alone to the state exchequer. As compared to October 2006, when approximately 1,600 documents were registered, only 595 registries could be executed this October. 


Students perform a play at Guru Nanak Stadium on the occasion of Vishwakarma Day in Ludhiana
Students perform a play at Guru Nanak Stadium on the occasion of Vishwakarma Day in Ludhiana on Saturday. — A Tribune photograph


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Mongrel got down from billboard after 4 hrs
A mongrel trapped on a billboard at Feroze Gandhi market in LudhianaLudhiana, November 10
A four-hour rescue operation was undertaken to get a mongrel down from the eighth floor of a bank building at Feroze Gandhi market today. The rescue operation was conducted by the animal welfare office and MC security guards after the fire department expressed its helplessness in this regard.

IT’S HIGH UP HERE: A mongrel trapped on a billboard at Feroze Gandhi market in Ludhiana on Saturday. — Photo by Inderjeet Verma

Missing scrap dealer’s body found
Ludhiana, November 10
Nine days after a local scrap dealer went missing, his decomposed body was found under mysterious circumstances from a canal in Dabbwali, near Bathinda, this morning.

7-year jail for rape
Ludhiana, November 10
A fast-track court has convicted Arjun (22), alias Kala, of Mohalla Nanaksar, New Shimlapuri, here on the charges of abducting a minor girl and committing rape on her. The accused was ordered to undergo sentence for seven years.

COMMUNITY

Diwali marred by traffic jams
Children cover their faces while they burst crackers on Diwali in LudhianaLudhiana, November 10
The festival of lights was celebrated with religious fervour and enthusiasm by city residents here last night. The entire city, including markets, shopping malls, industrial units, houses, temples and gurdwaras, were decorated tastefully, with colourful lights, to celebrate the festival.


Children cover their faces while they burst crackers on Diwali in Ludhiana on Friday. — Tribune photo by Sayeed Ahmed 

Uniforms distributed on Diwali
Mandi Ahhmedgarh, November 10
Celebrating Diwali in a novel way, Khem Singh Dulman distributed uniforms and woollens to students of five government schools in the area.

Bhojpuri actor Manoj Tewari consoles the father of a Shingaar cinema blast victim after giving money to him in Ludhiana
Bhojpuri actor Manoj Tewari consoles the father of a Shingaar cinema blast victim after giving money to him in Ludhiana on Saturday. — A Tribune photograph

Communal harmony must for development: Dhindsa
Mandi Ahmedgarh, November 10
Terming communal harmony to be the need of the hour for sustained development of the state, Sukhdev Singh Dhindsa, MP and secretary general of SAD, called upon office-bearers of various social and religious organisations to impress upon members of their respective communities to celebrate festivals collectively.

Founder’s day celebrated
Ludhiana, November 10
The management, staff and students of Guru Tegh Bahadur National College, Dakha, celebrated founder’s day today to commemorate the memory of Baba Jiwa Singh, a philanthropist, who donated his entire land to uplift the cause of higher education among rural youth.

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HEALTH

Paediatric OPD has playroom
Ludhiana, November 10
The paediatric surgery OPD of Christian Medical College and Hospital gets a new playroom for children today. Dr Rajesh Paul, medical superintendent, CMCH, inaugurated the colourful playroom fully equipped with toys to cheer up the children coming for consultation and treatment.

 
SPORTS

POWER LIFTING
Hardeep Kaur creates new record

Ludhiana, November 10
The students of Khalsa College for Women, Civil Lines, Ludhiana, proved their mettle by winning eight medals, including four gold, in the Panjab University Inter-College Powerlifting Championship held at Chandigarh recently.

Anand Ishar school enter semis
Ludhiana, November 10
Fine all round performance by Sukhwinder (45 runs and 2 for 23) and Gursewak (34 runs and 2 for 26) helped Anand Ishar Singh Senior Secondary School, Chhappar, beat Patwari Club by six runs to enter the semi finals of the second Ludhiana District Twenty20 Cricket Tournament being played at the Government Institute of Knitting and Textiles, Rishi Nagar, here today.

Otala sports meet from Nov 13
Ludhiana, November 10
The annual sports festival to be organised by the Young Sports Club at Otala village will be held from November 13 to 15.

Rest of Punjab win basketball match
Ludhiana, November 10
The Rest of Punjab emerged winners (75-70) against Punjab juniors in the opening match of the third leg of the Kuldeep Singh Memorial Punjab Annual Basketball League which started at Sujapur village today.

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