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No ‘Results Late’ this year: PU
Admission between July 8-15
Ludhiana, June 23
To streamline the admission process in colleges affiliated to Panjab University, Chandigarh, the varsity has decided not to declare any “Results Late” this time. It means the results of all students of the same class will be announced on the same day.

Youth stabbed in gang war
Ludhiana, June 23
In a fresh incident of gang war between old rival groups, two armed youths allegedly grievously injured Ajay Kumar, a Kundanpuri-based youth, belonging to the Billu Badshah gang late last night.

Sewer Problem
Residents, councillor’s PA lock horns
Ludhiana, June 23
Residents of Basti Mani Singh in the Basti Jodhewal area, who had complained against choked sewers, were allegedly threatened by personal assistant of area councillor who asked them to desist from complaining.


Suicide: Fiancee, parents booked
Ludhiana, June 23
Over five months after a youth of Field Gunj here committed suicide allegedly, the police today booked four members of a family. The youth ended his life after the family of his fiancee refused the marriage a few days before the scheduled date.

90 kg poppy husk seized
Khanna, June 23
The Khanna police has arrested three persons from different places and seized 90 kilograms of poppy husk from their possession. The police has also impounded a motorcycle and a Lancer car used for carrying the poppy husk.

Parks that attract no one
Ludhiana, June 23
Parks and green belts in colonies developed by the Ludhiana Improvement Trust (LIT) in the city portray a pathetic picture of persistent neglect and poor upkeep and despite an outcry by residents, officials remain indifferent.
Parks in Rishi Nagar in poor upkeep in Ludhiana.
Parks in Rishi Nagar in poor upkeep in Ludhiana. — Photo by Inderjit Verma


Labour shortage
Industry looks towards automation now
Ludhiana, June 23
With the efforts to woo labourers failing to yield results, local industry is now making heavy investments towards automation to deal with the labour shortage in the long run.

Consumers resent hike in cable rates
Ludhiana, June 23
The National Consumer Awareness Group has expressed resentment against the hike in cable charges. "Cable operators have increased the rates and that is causing harassment to customers. The government needs to take action against them,” said M P Singh Gogia, president of the group.

Freedom fighter remembered
Mandi Gobindgarh, June 23
In the memory of veteran freedom fighter, Lal Singh, an associate of Netaji Subhash Chander Bose, Desh Bhagat group of Institutes, organised path of Sukhmani Sahib here yesterday.

Kidnapped baby recovered
Ludhiana, June 23
The Division no 7 police has recovered a four-month-old girl allegedly kidnapped by a youth from Guru Arjun Dev Nagar.


Liquor bottles looted
Khanna, June 23
Some unidentified people looted liquor bottles from a liquor vend in a village near Samrala. In a complaint to the police, Inderjit Singh, a worker at the liquor vend, alleged that some unidentified people, in an inebriated condition, took away eight bottles of liquor of various brands, three beers, damaged liquor vend, threatened and slapped him.


Students promote farm education in villages
Hira Singh, Gurpreet Singh Brar and Hardeep Singh share their views on the promotion of agriculture education in villages in Ludhiana on Monday. Ludhiana, June 23
Three students of Punjab Agriculture University (PAU) are volunteering the task of spreading agricultural education in areas considered to be backward in the state.

Hira Singh, Gurpreet Singh Brar and Hardeep Singh share their views on the promotion of agriculture education in villages in Ludhiana on Monday. — Tribune photo by Inderjeet Verma

The students discuss the courses given in prospectus to take admission in colleges in Ludhiana.
The students discuss the courses given in prospectus to take admission in colleges in Ludhiana. — Tribune photo by I V

445 students of Class XII counselled
Ludhiana, June 23
The state government in collaboration with Panjab University (PU), Chandigarh, organised a career counselling session for 10+2 students at SCD Government College here today.

BCET launches on-campus training
Ludhiana, June 23
Bhutta College of Engineering and Technology (BCET) launched on-campus training programmes, in collaboration with leading IT Industry leaders Oracle, HCL and NIIT, here today.



Youngsters perform during a summer camp in Satluj Club, Ludhiana, on Sunday. Club organises cultural programme
Ludhiana, June 23
The wards of members of the Satluj Club, who took training during the summer camp organised by the club, performed here last evening. The children gave performances in cultural function ‘Masti Ki Pathshala’.

ON THE RAMPAGE: Youngsters perform during a summer camp in Satluj Club, Ludhiana, on Sunday. — Photo by Inderjit Verma


Nursing workshop starts at CMCH
Ludhiana, June 23
In a bid to reinforce the continuing education related to safe and efficient nursing care, the Christian Medical College and Hospital (CMCH) has sponsored an eight-day workshop on quality assurance in nursing practices, which commenced at the hospital auditorium here today.


Jasbir retains table tennis title
Ludhiana, June 23
The annual divisional-level table tennis- 2008 was organised by the Life Insurance Corporation of India at its Divisional Office premises, Dugri, here today in which participants from the local branch offices, Divisional Office, besides from Samrala branch office took part.

Senior National 20 Cricket
Punjab record second win
Ludhiana, June 23
Continuing with their fine performance, hosts, Punjab, drubbed Tamil Nadu by 67 runs to register second win in a row on the second day of the first Senior National 20 Cricket Tournament being played on the Punjab Agricultural University campus grounds here today. Sixteen teams are taking part in this four-day tournament.

Handball trials on June 26
Ludhiana, June 23
To participate in the forthcoming first edition of the National Youth Games to be held at Bangalore from June 22 to 29, trials to select the Punjab handball team (boys) will be conducted here on the Punjab Agricultural University ground at 10 am on June 26.

Royal Sports Eleven emerge winners
Mandi Ahmedgarh, June 23
Royal Sports Eleven emerged winners in the first Baldev Memorial Cricket Tournament that concluded at MGMN Senior Secondary School on Sunday.



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