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Once again, girls outdo boys in Class X
Ludhiana, May 29
Girls once again outdid boys in the Central Board of Secondary Education Class X exams, results for which were declared today. At least two-thirds of the 200 toppers in the city, who have secured more than 90 per cent, are girls.

We’ve done it!

Toppers of BCM Arya Model School in Ludhiana on Thursday.
Toppers of BCM Arya Model School in Ludhiana on Thursday. — Tribune photo by Sayeed Ahmed


No less achievers
Ludhiana, May 29
Physical disability could not prove to be a handicap for them who overpowered their impairment and came out with flying colours in the CBSE Class X examination.

Garima Goyal of BCM Arya Model Senior Secondary School, Shastri Nagar, topped Ludhiana district in the Class X CBSE examination with 97.8 per cent marks.

Jasleen tops in Sahnewal

Panchayat Poll
Results manipulated, says candidate
Ludhiana, May 29
A woman candidate having contested in panchayat elections from Kasabad village today submitted a memorandum to the deputy commissioner-cum district electoral officer, alleging the polling staff of manipulation in results.

Revolver stolen from museum recovered
Two teenagers held, but museum officials see insider’s hand
Ludhiana, May 29
The police claims to have solved a case of an antique revolver stolen from War Museum with the arrest of two teenagers. But museum officials have not satisfied, who suspect the police had ignored an "insider" involved in the job.


Respite from hot weather expected
Ludhiana, May 29
This year, the month of May remained the coolest in the last 15 years with the lowest temperature recorded at 22.5 °C (maximum) on May 20. The unusual cool and squally May was a sign of climate change.

Missing kid died of drowning: Report
Raekot, May 29
Sukhpreet Singh, a two and a half years old child of Kalsan village, who had disappeared under mysterious circumstances four days ago, died of drowning, opined doctors who conducted a postmortem on his body. The body was fished out from the village pond yesterday.

Navjot, who has been given a new lease of life, flanked by her mother and Dr Ravindra Tah in Ludhiana. 14-yr-old girl eats for the first time
Ludhiana, May 29
Navjot Kaur, a student of ninth standard in Government School in Saida Chowk in old city, has eaten for the first time ever since she was born. She is overjoyed with the pleasure of being able to open her mouth for the first time in her life. The lucky girl feels that she has literally been reborn, thanks to the Rotary Club of Ludhiana Mid Town.

Navjot, who has been given a new lease of life, flanked by her mother and Dr Ravindra Tah in Ludhiana on Thursday. — A Tribune photograph

Australian adventurer Richard Wierzbinski. Oz adventurer to cover Ganges delta on cycle
Ludhiana, May 29
Forty-one-year-old Australian adventurer Richard Wierzbinski’s love for Indian culture has motivated him for a trip through the Ganges Delta on a bicycle. He plans to undertake it in October this year. Wierzbinski would undertake his journey via Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and West Bengal. He has travelled 35 countries across the globe on bicycle.

Australian adventurer Richard Wierzbinski.

Akalgarh market, a firetrap
Ludhiana, May 29
Shopkeepers in the Akalgarh market here are virtually sitting on a powder kegm thanks to lack of fire safety measures in the congested market.

9 more pledge to donate their bodies
Ludhiana, May 29
The campaign for motivating people to donate their bodies for furtherance of medical education and research being run by New Hope, an NGO here, received a boost with nine more prominent city residents coming forward to pledge donation of their bodies to Dayanand Medical College and Hospital here.

6 injured in accident
Mandi Ahmedgarh, May 29
Six persons, including two occupants of a van, were injured when a bundle of over 20-foot-long angle-irons, loaded on a horse-cart, pierced windscreen and windowpanes of the van on Ludhiana-Malerkotla road near Alamgir village near here this morning. The injured were shifted to various hospitals at Ludhiana.

Teachers must vote wisely


Five booked for cheating traders
Khanna, May 29
Five persons have been booked for cheating traders at the cattle fair here today. The accused had also fought with the complainant and beaten him.

Snatching incident: stolen scooter recovered
Ludhiana, May 29
The city police has recovered the stolen scooter in the Rs 6.50 lakh snatching case. The money was snatched from a hosiery employee two days ago. The Bajaj Chetak scooter (PB-10-4643) was found abandoned in Shimla Puri last evening.


Prompt decision on fuel prices must: Dealers
Ludhiana, May 29
Petroleum dealers today blamed the government for dilly dallying on the price issue and creating panic among fuel consumers.



IGNOU begins 8 new courses
Khanna, May 29
The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) will launch eight new courses, including a postgraduate certificate course in cyber law, at its regional centre here.

Conference on business management
Ludhiana, May 29
The Punjab College of Technical Education will organise its 5th international conference on ‘Business challenges and strategies in emerging global scenario’ and 4th international conference on ‘Challenges and development in IT industry’ on May 30 at PCTE campus, Baddowal.


Court restrains LDCA’s activities
Ludhiana, May 29
The Court of Civil Judge Amita Singh has restrained the Ludhiana District Cricket Association (LDCA) from doing day-to-day activities of the association. The orders were passed by the court in a case filed by Suresh Katyal, claiming to be the secretary of the association, and Sarabjit Singh Kahlon.

Raninder seeks release of passport
Ludhiana, May 29
Raninder Singh, son of former Chief Minister, Punjab, Captain Amarinder Singh, today moved an application seeking release of his passport for going abroad in the court of sessions judge G K Rai.

Sessions judge G.K. Rai inaugurates a submersible pump in the court complex in Ludhiana on Thursday. Submersible pump in court complex inaugurated
Ludhiana, May 29
The district and sessions judge G K Rai today inaugurated the installation of a submersible pump in the district court complex. This will solve the problem of acute shortage of water being faced by the lawyers, litigants and judicial employees for years.

Sessions judge G.K. Rai inaugurates a submersible pump in the court complex in Ludhiana on Thursday. — Photo by Inderjeet Verma



Pulse polio campaign from June 1
Ludhiana, May 29
The health department will carry out a pulse polio campaign for children below six years of migrant population in the district from June 1 to 3.

Fat fuels heart trouble: Expert
Ludhiana, May 29
Dr Talwinder Singh Kahlon, fellow with the American Heart Association and a senior scientist, Western Regional Research Centre, California, delivered a talk on "Lipids, lipoproteins and the risk of heart disease and stroke" at PAU here today.


Cyclists return after a practice session at PAU in Ludhiana on Thursday.
Cyclists return after a practice session at PAU in Ludhiana on Thursday. — Tribune photo by Sayeed Ahmed 

ESPN to telecast UEFA Euro Soccer Tourney
Ludhiana, May 29
Taking into consideration the growing popularity of football in India, the Union of European Football Association (UEFA) has marked it as an emerging TV market for the forthcoming UEFA Euro-2008 Tournament, the biggest sporting event globally in terms of viewership. All 31 matches of this event, slated to be kicked off from June 7, will be shown live on ESPN.



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