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Derailment: Trains late by eight hours
Ludhiana, May 10
Passengers wait for trains to arrive at the railway station in Ludhiana Chaos prevailed at the railway station here today as most trains, including Shatabdi Express and Sachkhand Express, got delayed by seven to eight hours due to the derailment of an engine at Jalandhar.

Passengers wait for trains to arrive at the railway station in Ludhiana on Saturday. Photo: Inderjit Verma

Civic Polls
Women candidates set out to win voters 

Ludhiana, May 10
Women candidates of the SAD and the Congress contesting for the zila parishad elections scheduled for May 12 have begun their campaigning.

  Depute special observer: Cong to CEC

Pollution Watch
Idols found on dried-up canal bed

Ludhiana, May 10
With the water supply (for irrigation purposes) to the Sidhwan Canal having been stopped, the dried-up bed of the canal has revealed idols made of plaster of Paris that do not dissolve in water, unlike terra cotta.





A parrot feasts on the seeds of a sunflower in Ludhiana.
BAT STYLE: A parrot feasts on the seeds of a sunflower in Ludhiana. Tribune photo: Sayeed Ahmed





EARLIER STORIES


Cable war, but viewers losers
Ludhiana, May 10
The entry of more players in the cable service industry has failed to benefit TV viewers. The companies, for now, are only focussing on attracting small cable operators with a view to hogging market share.

City Centre case adjourned; venue changed
Ludhiana, May 10
The sessions judge, G.K. Rai, today adjourned hearing in the City Centre scam case until June 6.

3 naibkots sent to Police Lines
Ludhiana, May 10
The police has transferred three naibkots to the Police Lines following complaints by the prosecution cell.

Brawl 
Youth succumbs to injuries

Ludhiana, May 10
A 24-year-old youth today succumbed to his injuries that he sustained during a brawl last night.

COMMUNITY

Edusat a blessing for rural students
Ludhiana, May 10
The ďEdusatĒ project started by the Edusat Society, Punjab, is turning out to be a boon for the lower-middle class students, who aspire to be a doctor or  an engineer.

Civic Polls
Depute special observer: Cong to CEC

Raikot, May 10
Accusing civil authorities of harassing candidates belonging to a certain caste that has been recognised as the scheduled case by the government, and ignoring the Punjab and High Courtís direction, Congress leaders of the area have urged the Chief Election Commissioner to depute a special observer for safeguarding interests of such candidates.

Letters
Freedom gained, but struggle on

 

CRIME

Ex-MPís son booked
Ludhiana, May 10
The police yesterday booked Yadwinder Singh, son of a former MP, Amrik Singh Aliwal, and his accomplices for allegedly trespassing on a shop and attacking the shopkeeper. A case under Sections 451, 380, 506 and 34 of the IPC has been registered on a complaint lodged by the shopkeeper at Sherpur Kalan.

 

BUSINESS

Good infrastructure must for overall growth: Minister 
Ludhiana, May 10
Minister of state for industries Ashwani Kumar delivers a lecture organised by the Ludhiana Management Association in Ludhiana Industry in Punjab urgently requires an optimum mix of social and physical infrastructure for good growth. It should also concentrate on empowering human capital.
Minister of state for industries Ashwani Kumar delivers a lecture organised by the Ludhiana Management Association in Ludhiana on Friday evening. A Tribune photograph

 
AGRICULTURE

Farmers speak up for PAU
Ludhiana, May 10
Expressing concern over the recent developments at Punjab Agricultural University (PAU), the farmers in the region said they were indebted to the scientists and employees of the university, who played a vital role in bringing Green Revolution to the country.

EDUCATION

Students of GMT School take a look at the posters and greeting cards during an exhibition organised to mark Motherís Day on the school campus in LudhianaFrom Schools
A salute to motherhood

Ludhiana, May 10
Saluting the spirit of selflessness, students of BCM Dugri organised an exhibition for their mothers.

Students of GMT School take a look at the posters and greeting cards during an exhibition organised to mark Motherís Day on the school campus in Ludhiana on Saturday. Photo: I.V.

Corporates hire students for internship
Ludhiana, May 10
Master Tara Singh Memorial College for Women, Ludhiana, has completed its summer training placement for the 2007-2009 batch of students of masterís in business administration commerce and information technology.

 

CULTURE

Punjabi singer and actor Harbhajan Mann with his team at the release function of his Harbhajan back with a bang
Ludhiana, May 10
Harbhajan Mann makes a comeback with the release of his music album "Pehli Var Jad Nazaran Miliyan", which was released yesterday at a function organised in Ludhiana.





Punjabi singer and actor Harbhajan Mann with his team at the release function of his new album in Ludhiana. A Tribune photograph

HEALTH

Anything for a lock of hair
Ludhiana, May 10
Baldness,particularly in those relatively young, often invites uncharitable remarks, affecting relationships. But with new hair transplant techniques gaining more acceptance and yielding results, the problem is disappearing.

 
SPORTS

Tennis Tourney
Harvest academy players excel

Ludhiana, May 10
Seeds sown a year ago in the form of Harvest Tennis Academy at Jassowal have started yielding fruits. Budding players of this academy have shown their talent by clinching three titles, two in the singles category and one in the doubles section, in the AITA Championship Series Tennis Tournament that concluded at the academy courts recently.

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