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Hospital staff absent, services go haywire
Ludhiana, November 11
Medical services at the local civil hospital were affected as most of the staff went away to celebrate Diwali.

Shingaar sees huge rush again
Movie buffs lap up new releases
Ludhiana, November 11
People wait in queues to get tickets at Shingaar theatre in Ludhiana on Sunday. Believing in Raj Kapur’s mantra that the show must go on, Shingaar cinema is once again back to business with huge rush of movie buffs for the recently released Bollywood movies “Om Shanti Om” and “Saawariya”.

People wait in queues to get tickets at Shingaar theatre in Ludhiana on Sunday. — Tribune photo by Sayeed Ahmed


EARLIER STORIES


NRI murder: Hunt on to nab husband
Bija (Khanna), November 11
Five years back when British resident Manjit Kaur married a young man from Punjab Jagpaljit Singh in hope of finding a father for her teenaged daughter in one of the courts in England, little she had expected that the wedding would end up in her own death. The husband, who is now absconding, is believed to have hatched a conspiracy in connivance with his family members to kill the 43-year-old woman.

The trunk in which the body of a girl was found. In Basta
Girl’s body found in trunk
Incomplete clue confounds cops
Ludhiana, November 11
She did not lose presence of mind even in dying moments and tried to leave clues for the police. Unfortunately, the cops failed to develop the leads leaving the shocking one-year-old "body in train trunk" case unsolved.



The trunk in which the body of a girl was found. — A Tribune photograph

Four killed in accidents
Mandi Ahmedgarh, November 11
Four persons were killed and three injured in separate vehicular accidents that took place in the area during the past 24 hours.

Ludhiana Calling
Even with increasing concern for conservation of environment and awareness about the high level of pollution caused by firecrackers, a majority of the Ludhianvis, especially the younger generation, has not been able to resist the temptation of celebrating Diwali with firecrackers.

COMMUNITY

At The Crossroads
The reverse gear of time
Every age seems to be a transitory age and nothing appears to be everlasting. In the absence of the “visionary gleam”, things turn out to be commonplace, shorn of charm and grace. Time moves on and the mind tries to grasp the fleeting images.

A girl applies ‘tilak’ on her brother’s forehead on Bhaiya Dooj in Ludhiana on Sunday.
A girl applies ‘tilak’ on her brother’s forehead on Bhaiya Dooj in Ludhiana on Sunday. Tribune photo Sayeed Ahmed

Assault Case
Police accused of shielding sports promoter
Mandi Ahmedgarh, November 11
Accusing the Raikot police of shielding a sports promoter, who has been booked for allegedly assaulting a youth of Lakhowal village, organiser of a nursing college has alienated himself from the case in which he (organiser) had been accused of instigating the assailants.

Safety of life and property of people
Examine Sirhind canal banks, demand residents
Mandi Ahhmedgarh, November 11
Accusing canal authorities of adopting an indifferent attitude towards the safety of life and property of lakhs of people living in villages and towns on the banks of the Bathinda branch of the Sirhind canal, residents of the area have urged the higher authorities to conduct a survey and verify claims by the authorities regarding the condition of the banks.

Tributes paid to freedom fighter
Ludhiana, November 11
Rich tributes were paid to renowned freedom fighter Paritam Singh Bhinder (Neelokheri), a companion of late Partap Singh Kairon, former Chief Minister, Punjab, at a Shardhanjli Samaroh organised on the occasion of his Antim Ardas at Gurudwara Singh Sabha, Model Town Extension, here today.

25 suffer burns
Ludhiana, November 11
While there was a decline in burn injuries on this Diwali, children complained of chest congestion and bronchitis.


 

CRIME

Five booked for assault
Jagraon, November 11
In two separate incidents, the Sidhwan Bet police has booked five persons on the charge of assault. In the first, Kuldip Singh and Sarabjit Singh of Bhundri village allegedly waylaid Harprit Singh of their village and assaulted him.

Motorcyclist rams into sweets shop, 6 hurt
Ludhiana, November 11
Six persons sustained burn injuries, two of them being serious, in a freak accident when a speeding motorcyclist lost control over the vehicle and went straight into a halwai shop at Gaushala road on Diwali.

 

EDUCATION

Quality education must for development: Kalia
Ludhiana, November 11
Participants all set for a dance performance at the 138th birth anniversary of Jain Acharya Shrimad Vijay Vallabh Surishwer at S.A.N Jain Senior Secondary School in Ludhiana on Sunday.Manoranjan Kalia, minister of industry and local bodies, Punjab, exhorted the teachers to enthuse the qualities of discipline, moral values and humanity amongst students, so that they could make excellent contribution in the development of society.

Participants all set for a dance performance at the 138th birth anniversary of Jain Acharya Shrimad Vijay Vallabh Surishwer at S.A.N Jain Senior Secondary School in Ludhiana on Sunday. — Tribune photo by Inderjit Verma

 

HEALTH

Rural doctors’ lot better, dispensaries in a shambles
Ludhiana, November 11
Conceding some of the major demands of the service provider doctors in rural dispensaries in the state, the Punjab government has re-designated them as rural medical officers. Further, the demand for grant of maternity leave with pay to women doctors has also been accepted.

 
SPORTS

Cycling Meet
Cyclists practise before the district championship in Ludhiana on Sunday.Sachneet, Ravika excel
Ludhiana, November 11
Sachneet Singh and Ravika Kanish made their presence felt by winning three and two medals, respectively, in the Ludhiana District Cycling Championship held at the Punjab Agricultural University cycling velodrome here today.

CHASING THE WIND: Cyclists practise before the district championship in Ludhiana on Sunday. — Tribune photo by Sayeed Ahmed

BSF men, Ludhiana eves score victories
Ludhiana, November 11
The BSF and Ludhiana district came out winners in the men's and women's section, respectively, on the second day of the third leg of the Major Kuldep Singh Memorial Punjab Annual Basketball League being played at Sujapur village near here today. The BSF outnumbered Punjab juniors 56-47 while Ludhiana eves survived many anxious moments against Kapurthala before emerging victorious with a wafer thin margin of one point 66-65.

Shakun bowls Amarjit Club to final
The semi final match between Amarjit Club and Anand Ishar Singh Senior Secondary School, Chhappar, in progress in the second Ludhiana Twenty20 Cricket Tournament being played at Government Institute of Kinitting and Textile, Rishi Nagar, in Ludhiana on Sunday. Ludhiana, November 11
A devastating spell of bowling by Shakun Verma (5 for 10) and an equally valuable contribution with the bat by Tarun Passi (74) fashioned an easy 85-run victory for Amarjit Club against Anand Ishar Singh Senior Secondary School, Chhappar, to enter the final of the second Ludhiana District Twenty20 Cricket Tournament being played at the Government Institute of Knitting and Textiles, Rishi Nagar, here today.

The semi final match between Amarjit Club and Anand Ishar Singh Senior Secondary School, Chhappar, in progress in the second Ludhiana Twenty20 Cricket Tournament being played at Government Institute of Kinitting and Textile, Rishi Nagar, in Ludhiana on Sunday. Photo by Inderjeet Verma

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