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Fake Symbiosis institute raided
Owner in police net
Ludhiana, February 23
A high-level team of prestigious Symbiosis University, Pune, along with a team of the local police today raided a fake institute, Education Development Unit, run by an MBA, LLB youth, who was allegedly duping a large number of students in the name of giving them MBA degree from Symbiosis. The alleged fake institute was  being run at a house behind Ebony store near Mall Road.  A policeman comes out of the fake institute which claimed to give MA degree from Symbiosis.
A policeman comes out of the fake institute which claimed to give MA degree from Symbiosis. — Photo by Inderjeet Verma

PAU website contract changes hands
VC’s wife indirect beneficiary?
Ludhiana, February 23
The contract of the much talked-about website of Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) www.pau.edu.com, which was blocked due to "non-payment of bills", has reportedly been given to another vendor www.webcreationsx.com. The decision of giving contract to another party was taken during a meeting of the officials with VC Dr M.S.Kang here last evening.


Auto drivers rescue 3 missing kids
Ludhiana, February 23
While autorickshaw drivers are under the police scanner these days owing to their involvement in certain crime incidents, a group of such drivers left their work to rescue three missing children. The children, two sisters Roshni and Anju, along with a boy, Taheer, all aged between 4 and 7 had gone missing from Shivpuri after attending school. The autodrivers found them crying near Jalandhar bypass chowk at about 9 pm.
Autorickshaw drivers are all smiles while posing for a picture with the three rescued children.
Autorickshaw drivers are all smiles while posing for a picture with the three rescued children. — Photo by Inderjeet Verma

Tribune Impact
Judges to visit jails for extending remand
Ludhiana, Feburary 23
In a landmark move, the district and sessions Judge G K Rai has decided to send the judicial magistrate to local jails for the purpose of extending the judicial remand of undertrials.

Gang of robbers busted; 5 arrested
Ludhiana, February 23
The CIA wing-II of the police has achieved a major breakthrough against criminal elements by busting a gang of five robbers who were allegedly involved in as many as 42 incidents of theft, snatching and robbery.


Exhibition by INIFD students opens
Ludhiana, February 23
The International Institute of Fashion Design (INIFD) opened its two-day annual exhibition “Designer Tadka” on their premises here today. The exhibition was inaugurated by Ritu Kochhar, director of INIFD corporate, Chandigarh. She awarded the students and complimented them for their hard work and the aesthetic values they had put in their collections.
Students of INIFD show their creations at an exhibition in Ludhiana on Saturday.
Students of INIFD show their creations at an exhibition in Ludhiana on Saturday. — A Tribune photograph

Training on managing water resources ends
Ludhiana, February 23
Punjab Agricultural Management & Extension Training Institute (PAMETI), Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) campus, organised a six-day national training programme on ‘Conjunctive Use of Surface and Ground Water Including Use of Brackish Water’ from February 18 that concluded today.

Honour for anti-narcotic cell members
Mandi Ahmedgarh, February 23
Recognising their outstanding role in busting notorious gangs of smugglers and seizing massive quantities of drugs and narcotics, the Ludhiana (Rural) district police has decided to honour the in charge and members of the anti-narcotic cell of the district.

Holiday carnival
Ludhiana, February 23
Thomas Cook India and Travel Corporation of India today conducted a holiday carnival showcasing various travel and emerging destinations.

50 donate blood
Ludhiana, February 23
The department of transfusion medicine, Dayanand Medical College & Hospital, here organised a voluntary blood donation camp for thalassaemic children at Devki Devi Jain Memorial College for Women.

Industrialists rue hike in steel rates
Ludhiana, February 23
Despite assurances, large steel producers have increased steel rates, rued the Chamber of Industrial and Commercial Undertakings (CICU).




Youth stages own murder; probe begins
Mandi Ahmedgarh, February 23
The Ludhiana (Rural) police has initiated probe into a case in which a youth of Raekot town and his accomplice had tried to create false evidence by staging a drama of his murder by the husband of a woman with whom he allegedly had a relationship.

Villagers kill a bull
Ludhiana, February 23
A group of farmers in Kakowal village killed a bull after the animal damaged their standing wheat crop. The farmers, angry at the destruction, beat him to death with sticks.


Gupta is dean, PAU
Ludhiana, February 23
Dr P.K.Gupta, estate officer, Punjab Agricultural University, became the dean, College of Agricultural Engineering here last evening after Dr A.S.Binning, an eminent Indian-born agricultural engineer from America expressed inability to join the post.


From Schools
Gupta school celebrates annual day
Ludhiana, February 23
Gupta Model High School celebrated its annual day at Surinder Auditorium here today. Vijay Rai Dhanda was the chief guest on the occasion. Aacharya Amit was the guest of honour.

Fete in Ramgarhia college
Ludhiana, February 23
The department of computer science and applications, Ramgarhia Girls College, organised "Dhoom Rocks-a gala fete" in the college auditorium here today.

BVM students excel in science Olympiad
Ludhiana, February 23
Students of Bharatiya Vidya Mandir Senior Secondary School, Udham Singh Nagar, once again proved their mettle by excelling in the 10th National Science Olympiad, held in New Delhi.


Lok Adalat
Rs 16 crore disputes settled in a day
Ludhiana, Feburary 23
In the quarterly Lok Adalat, held here today under the supervision of G K Rai, district and sessions judge, disputes involving more than Rs 16 crore were settled amicably.


Ropar eves enter semi finals
Ludhiana, February 23
Hosts Ludhiana and Ropar registered comfortable victories in the respective matches to enter the semi finals of the 3rd Senior Punjab State Baseball Championship for Women being played at Guru Nanak Girls Khalsa College , Gujrakhan Campus, Model Town, here today. Ferozepur and Moga, too, romped home victors to complete the semi final slots.

Dev Samaj beat Dashmesh 2-0
Chandigarh, February 23
Dev Samaj College of Education for Women, Sector 36, hammered Dashmesh College of Education, Badal (Muktsar), 2-0 in the Panjab University Inter- College Badminton B-Division (women) Tournament being played at the PU gymnasium hall here yesterday.




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