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Aged industrialist, wife shot at
Ludhiana, April 26
An unidentified youth broke into the house of a manufacturer of sewing machine parts in Barrewal Colony early this morning and shot twice at the elderly industrialist and injured his wife with rifle butt before fleeing.
Surinder Kaur  at a hospital in Ludhiana  Gurcharan Singh at a hospital in Ludhiana
Surinder Kaur and (right) her husband Gurcharan Singh at a hospital in Ludhiana on Saturday. Photos: Inderjeet Verma


Paper outside syllabus, say law students
Ludhiana, April 26
Fourth semester students of the Regional Centre, Panjab University, here today complained of “wrong-styled” question paper. Almost 50 students pursuing the law course demanded 15 grace marks from the university for the “erroneous” question paper on the Transfer of Property Act and Easement.

4 months gone, but accused yet to be booked

Ludhiana, April 26
A woman of Kila Raipur village, who was allegedly molested by an excise cop and a villager, is struggling to get a case registered against the duo for the past four months.

Skeletal remains of missing man found
Mullanpur, April 26
Skeletal remains of a man missing for the past 15 days were found on the outskirts of Purain village, near Mullanpur Dakha, here today.

Alert drivers save 2 labourers
Mandi Ahmedgarh, April 26
Villagers and alert operators of two combine harvesters working in fields at Andloo in Raikot subdivision and Kalyan villages in Malerkotla subdivision saved the lives of two farm labourers today. However, legs of both victims were crushed under the combine. In both cases labourers were relaxing in fields when the accident took place.


Cops in dock over extension of school panel’s term
Seek nomination of unaccredited person
Raikot, April 26
The Circle police is in dock for allegedly coercing Lachhman Dass, president, Swami Ganga Giri Senior Secondary School, to extend the term of its management committee and nominate an unaccredited person as manager of the institute.

UK cops in city to probe NRI’s murder 
Ludhiana, April 26
British cops are in the city to probe into the murder of NRI Mehar Singh, who was found dead at his house in London in 2006.

Special train
Ludhiana, April 26
Shri Amarnath Yatra Welfare Organisation has demanded special train for Amarnath. Its president has urged Lalu Prasad Yadav to introduce a special train to cope up with the heavy rush of pilgrims. —TNS

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Burglars decamp with ornaments, cash
Ludhiana, April 26
Burglars broke into a jewellery shop owned by Kuldeep Singh of Issewal and decamped with Rs 6,000 in cash, 200 gms of gold and 3.5 kg silver ornaments worth Rs 3 lakh.

Lawyer booked under SC/ST Act
Bassi Pathana, April 26
On the directions of Punjab State Commission for Scheduled Castes, Bassi Pathana police have registered an FIR against advocate Vikas Sibbe, working at district courts in Fatehgarh Sahib and a resident of Bassi Pathana, under sections 3(1) (10) of SC/ST ( Prevention of Atrocities) Act 1989.



Apparel industry set to work in cluster
Units begin construction at park
Ludhiana, April 26
The apparel industry here is all set to work in a cluster with industrial enterprises constructing their factories on the premises of the apparel park that is coming up near Doraha.



World Veterinary Day at GADVASU 
Ludhiana, April 26
Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (GADVASU) organised week-long activities to mark World Veterinary Day at Veterinary Clinical Services Complex (university hospital) from April 21 to 26. Activities like free anti-rabies vaccination of dogs, deworming and sterilisation of pets was undertaken.

College organises industrial expo
Ludhiana, April 26
Ludhiana College of Engineering and Technology (LCET) under the aegis of the consultancy, training and placement cell (CTP) and department of business management organised an industrial expo-cum-fete on its campus here today.

455 students awarded degrees
Mandi Gobindgarh, April 26
The second convocation and prize distribution function of Punjab Institute of Management & Technology (PIMT), Mandi Gobindgarh, was held at Kanhaya Lal Bardeja Lions Bhawan here today. The function was presided over by Justice K.C. Puri, Punjab and Haryana High Court, Chandigarh. The convocation started with the lighting of a lamp followed by Saraswati vandana. PIMT governing council chairman Chaman Lal Garg accorded a warm welcome to the guests and parents. He advised students to be updated, adaptable and hardworking.

Students of KVM school perform during the annual prize distribution function of the school in LudhianaFrom Schools
Hemkunt House wins salad-making competition

Ludhiana, April 26
An inter-house salad-making competition was organised at MGM Public School here today.

Students of KVM school perform during the annual prize distribution function of the school in Ludhiana on Friday. Photo: Inderjeet Verma 

Seminar on HR issues, challenges
Mandi Gobindgarh, April 26 The department of business administration of RIMT-IET, here, organised a one-day seminar on "HR issues and challenges in India" yesterday. The seminar was attended by a number of academicians. Professor Harsh Sadawatri, vice-principal, in his welcome address, said human resource was the most important asset for an organisation and priority should be given for its development.

Principal attends US meet on cultural diversity 
Doraha, April 26
Dr Jagjit Kiran Gera, principal, Doraha College of Education, was recently invited by American Centre for Biodiversity and Conservation, American Museum of Natural History, to participate in a videographic symposium on “Sustaining Cultural and Biological Diversity in a Rapidly Changing World” - a lesson for global policy.

Canada college comes calling
Ludhiana, April 26
To grant on-the-spot admissions to students wishing to pursue job-oriented courses in Canada, representatives from Centennial College (Ontario's first college) had an interactive session with students and parents here today.

City lecturer gets national award
Ludhiana, April 26 Pankaj Bhambri, lecturer, information technology, and programme coordinator of the NSS unit at Guru Nanak Dev Engineering College, has received the Rashtriya Rattan Award for his outstanding achievements and distinguished services to the nation.

Govt nominates teachers for vocational training 
Ludhiana, April 26
Staff members and students of SCD Government College and MTS College for Women have hailed the state government's decision of nominating their college principals Dr Malkiat Singh and Dr Madanjit Kaur Sahota, respectively, as members of the state employment, vocational training and HRD mission (technical, professional and general). — TNS

Dr Malkiat Singh
Dr Malkiat Singh

Dr Madanjit Kaur Sahota
Dr Madanjit Kaur Sahota



Early diagnosis of stroke vital: Experts
Ludhiana,April 26
The physicians association organised a “Neurology Update- 2008.” According to general secretary of the association Dr Vikas Loomba, 86 physicians from the city and surrounding areas attended the camp.

Lecture on brain imaging
Ludhiana, April 26
A guest lecture on the “perfusion CT imaging of the brain” was delivered by assistant professor, Wayne State University, Detroit, USA, Dr Rajan Jain.He highlighted the importance of multi-slice CT in the evaluation of stroke patients as early treatment could modify the course of the diseases.





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