SPECIAL COVERAGE
CHANDIGARH

LUDHIANA

DELHI


THE TRIBUNE SPECIALS
50 YEARS OF INDEPENDENCE

TERCENTENARY CELEBRATIONS
L U D H I A N A
Top stories | Community | Crime
Education | Culture | Sports

TOP STORIES

Rs 50 lakh stamp duty evasion in one day
Ludhiana, November 24
One day of casual leave by sub-registrar Mukesh Sharma has cost the state exchequer over Rs 50 lakh by way of stamp duty evasion. The deputy commissioner, Sumer Singh Gurjar, has ordered an inquiry into the matter.

UP Blasts
City resident’s relative among dead
Ludhiana, November 24
The father-in-law of a local electrician died in the blast that took place at the district courts in Faizabad, UP. The brother of a factory worker is also feared dead in the bomb explosion in Lucknow. He has been called there to identify the body.

Security beefed up at public places
Mandi Ahmedgarh, November 24
The state police has beefed up security arrangements at public places in the area in the wake of yesterday’s serial blasts in Uttar Pradesh.






EARLIER STORIES


Devotees partake of langar on the occasion of Parkash Utsav of Guru Nanak Dev in Ludhiana on Saturday.
Devotees partake of langar on the occasion of Parkash Utsav of Guru Nanak Dev in Ludhiana on Saturday. — Tribune photo by Sayeed Ahmed

Villagers block traffic for 6 hrs
Retired Captain loses leg in accident
Doburzi (Ludhiana), November 24
Capt Sarbjeet Singh (retd), a resident of Defence Colony here, lost a leg and three of his relatives, including his wife, were seriously injured in an accident late last night.

Encroachment
MC notices infuriate residents
Ludhiana, November 24
Anti-encroachment notices to 40 residents of Malerkotla House in the Civil Lines by the MC has left residents fuming as they claim that they had constructed houses before the 1976-ATP scheme and hence, these were not illegal.

Sugar traders to close shutters tomorrow
Ludhiana, November 24
Local sugar traders will close shutters on Monday in protest against levy of entry tax on sugar from backdate.

COMMUNITY

Victim of red tape
Ex-serviceman’s long battle for pension
Ludhiana, November 24
He fought for 33 years to plead his case with the ministry of defence to get pension. Finally, his long battle bore fruit and was sanctioned the same. However, he has now been fighting another battle for the past nine months to receive pension, thanks to red tape.

Gurpurb celebrated with religious fervour
Devotees light candles at a gurdwara in Ludhiana on Saturday. Ludhiana, November 24
The Parkash Utsav of Guru Nanak Dev was celebrated with religious fervour and gaiety here today. Thousands of devotees paid obeisance at various gurdwaras decked up for the occasion across the city. Residents lit up their houses and set off firecrackers in the evening.


Devotees light candles at a gurdwara in Ludhiana on Saturday. — Photo by 
Mahesh Sharma

Ram Setu
Manch drive from Nov 29
Mandi Ahmedgarh, November 24
Terming preservation of the Ram Setu as beneficial for the nation, convener of the Ludhiana division of the Shree Rameshwaram Ram Setu Raksha Manch called upon office-bearers of a few religious and social organisations of the area to launch a coordinated move to impress upon the Union government to save the bridge.

Maur goes canvassing
Ludhiana, November 24
D.P. Maur, running for PAU Employees’ Union president, along with his supporters went around the campus seeking votes yesterday.

Youth survives ‘rare’ injury
Ludhiana, November 24
Pradeep Kumar (23), a city resident, had no idea what fate had in store for him when he left home in the morning a few weeks ago. He was riding his motorbike when a sudden windstorm disbalanced him and he collided against a tree. He sustained serious injuries and was taken to a private hospital here.

Chaura Bazaar a hunting ground for pickpockets
Ludhiana, November 24
Pickpockets are having a feast at the Chaura Bazaar in wake of heavy rush of shoppers during the wedding season.

Excise officials did not cooperate: Police
Jagraon, November 24
Gurmit Singh Brar, SHO of the Sadar police station, reacting to a news report published in Ludhiana Tribune, blamed excise officials for misrepresenting facts in the case of misbehaviour against its staff at Lakha village.

Dehlon police station building unsafe
Mandi Ahmedgarh, November 24
Cracks have appeared in walls and lockup of the Dehlon police station, but the authorities are yet to take action to ensure the safety of its staff.

City doctor gets best thesis award
Ludhiana, November 24
Dr Shaveta Kundra, lecturer in the department of pediatrics at the CMCH, has been awarded the best thesis award for her research work on the evaluation of the utility of Indian adaptation of WHO-IMNCI algorithm regarding the assessment and classification of illness in children between two months and five years of age.

City doctor is vice-chief of national body
Ludhiana, November 24
Dr Veena Jain, head of gynaecological oncology department, Mohan Dai Oswal Cancer Treatment and Research Foundation, was nominated vice-president of the Association of Gynaecology Oncology of India for 2007-2009 at a annual general body meeting of the body held at Madurai from November 16 to 18.

Online sports magazine released
Ludhiana, November 24
Sports director, Punjab, Pargat Singh (fourth from left) an online sports magazine in Ludhiana. An online sports magazine carrying details about sports in Punjab, achievements of sportspersons, sports festivals and activities of rural sports clubs was released at a function organised at Guru Nanak Dev Engineering College here yesterday.
Sports director, Punjab, Pargat Singh (fourth from left) an online sports magazine in Ludhiana. — A Tribune photograph

 

CRIME

Migrant held for kidnapping neighbour’s son
Khanna, November 24
The district police on Thursday arrested a migrant from near A.S.College within hours of kidnapping of a seven-year-old son of his neighbourer.

Four booked for duping youth
Ludhiana, November 24
The Model Town police has booked four persons, including a woman, for allegedly duping a youth on the promise of getting him recruited as a constable in the railway police.

 

EDUCATION

Affiliated school panel meets board chief
Ludhiana, November 24
A deputation of the association of the Punjab School Education Board, Affiliated Schools, Punjab (regd), met board’s chairman Dalbir Singh Dhillon under the presidentship of Rajinder Sharma and made him aware of the difficulties faced by them.

Punjab students ‘most favoured’ abroad
Ursulla Henry, a delegation member of the top universities in the UK, interacts with PAU dean and faculty members in Ludhiana on Friday. Ludhiana, November 24
Foreign doctors from the United Kingdom will come calling to Bilga, a small town near Phillaur, next year to enhance their experience about medical practices in other countries.

Ursulla Henry, a delegation member of the top universities in the UK, interacts with PAU dean and faculty members in Ludhiana on Friday. — A Tribune photograph

From Schools & Colleges
Tiny tots celebrate Gurpurb
Students of the Khalsa College for Women enjoy the hostel night function in Ludhiana on Friday. Ludhiana, November 24
Students of Kiddies Paradise School, Kochar market, celebrated the birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev with religious fervour yesterday. The campus was bedecked with flowers for the occasion. Five tiny tots came dressed as Panj Piyaras. Children recited hymns to mark the occasion.

Students of the Khalsa College for Women enjoy the hostel night function in Ludhiana on Friday. A Tribune photograph

Young Farmers school honours 100 students
Amloh, November 24
Young Farmers Public High School, Bhadson village, near here organised its 24th annual prize distribution function on Thursday.

Students get tips on shaping career
Doraha, November 24
Students of Government College, Karmsar, Rara Sahib, were yesterday educated about career guidance schemes, vocational training programmes, self-help and placement services by Sukrit, an organisation created for students’ cause.

Govt urged to promote Sanskrit
Khanna, November 24
In order to preserve and promote the Sanskrit language, Sri Saraswati Sanskrit College has urged the state government to come up with special scheme to give a fillip to the ancient language.

DMCH students celebrate communal harmony day
Medical and nursing students of DMCH present a patriotic song at the communal harmony day celebrations in Ludhiana on Friday. Ludhiana, November 24
Medical and nursing students of Dayanand Medical College and Hospital (DMCH) yesterday took part in celebrations, organised under the aegis of the National Foundation for Communal Harmony (NFCH), in the course of communal harmony campaign and fund raising week, being observed from November 19 to 25.
Medical and nursing students of DMCH present a patriotic song at the communal harmony day celebrations in Ludhiana on Friday. — A Tribune photograph

 

CULTURE

Czech artistes perform at folklore festival
Ludhiana, November 24
Artistes from abroad perform at the annual Punjab International Folklore Festival organised at the Government College for Women in Ludhiana on Friday. Folk artistes from the Czech Republic gave a scintillating performance during the Punjab International Folklore Festival 2007 organised by the Punjab Cultural Promotion Council at the Government College for Women here yesterday afternoon.
Artistes from abroad perform at the annual Punjab International Folklore Festival organised at the Government College for Women in Ludhiana on Friday. — A Tribune photograph

 
SPORTS

Surjit Academy rout Kila Raipur team
Ludhiana, November 24
A brace each by Harjinder Singh and Prabhdeep Singh enabled Surjit Academy of Jalandhar thrash Grewal Academy of Kila Raipur 8-0 in the boys’ u-16 years section of the Punjab Hockey League at the Prithipal Singh Memorial Astroturf Stadium of Punjab Agricultural University, here today.

Bodybuilding meet today
Ludhiana, November 24
The Ludhiana Amateur Bodybuilding Association will organise the annual bodybuilding competition at the community centre, Bhai Randhir Singh Nagar, on November 25.

Top


HOME PAGE

| Punjab | Haryana | Jammu & Kashmir | Himachal Pradesh | Regional Briefs | Nation | Opinions |
| Business | Sports | World | Mailbag | Chandigarh | Ludhiana | Delhi |
| Calendar | Weather | Archive | Subscribe | Suggestion | E-mail |