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Another Dowry Death
Pregnant woman ‘poisoned’ to deathFile photo of Gurvinder Kaur
Ludhiana, July 1
Gurvinder Kaur, seven months pregnant, was allegedly killed for dowry here today. She was found dead by her father Harchand Singh this morning, after he was informed by her in-laws that she was vomiting and her condition was critical.                                  
  File photo of Gurvinder Kaur

Unscheduled Holiday
Last day, but education board says no to forms
Ludhiana, July 1
It was the last day for the submission of Class X compartment forms at the Punjab State Education Board depot (Punjab Bhawan) today, but students from across the district had to return without giving the forms. The department was closed in view of the holiday announced by the state government on the death of Dr Kewal Krishan, former speaker and finance minister, last evening.


Vacant plots being converted into garbage dumps in Giaspura. Rains spell doom for low-lying areas
Ludhiana, July 1
With failure on part of the municipal corporation to ensure healthy living conditions even after the advent of monsoon, the probability of outbreak of diseases has increased in low-lying areas.

Vacant plots being converted into garbage dumps in Giaspura. — Photo by Inderjeet Verma

Book house owner, demand labourers
Ludhiana, July 1
A large number of migrant labourers today staged a dharna in front of the Haibowal police station against the alleged police inaction in a case where a labourer broke his backbone after falling from the first floor of a house in Kitchlu Nagar 10 days ago.

Rly enquiry goes offline till July 5
Ludhiana, July 1
With the new time table of Northern Railway taking effect from today, the computerised railway enquiry (139) along with touch-screen machines for reservation status in the zone has been blocked till July 5 in order to feed the data of revised schedule of different trains running in the region.

Woman held for abducting girl
Ludhiana, July 1
The police has arrested a woman for allegedly abducting a girl here today. Rana Khatoon of Bihar was arrested from Kachar market.


MC Poll
SAD, BJP rout makes top brass go red
Mandi Ahmedgarh, July 1
The SAD-BJP bigwigs lost miserably in the municipal council elections here in spite of having entire government machinery at their beck and call prior to the elections.

3 seats go to SAD in Khamano
Khamano, July 1
The SAD won three seats and the BJP one in Khamano. In the other seven wards, mostly SAD-supported Independents won.

City police has its hands full
Ludhiana, July 1
Ludhiana, being the industrial hub of the state, has been witnessing uncontrolled urbanisation and as a result of this urban-rural divide is diminishing. Even the profile of the fringe countryside is changing. The urbanisation has led to a steep escalation in land prices.

Sewer overflows on the Circular Road in Ludhiana. Overflowing sewer leaves residents gasping
Ludhiana, July 1
Choked sewer on the Circular Road has made life hell for residents. They claim that overflowing sewage has made it difficult for them to commute besides posing a threat to their health. They said the condition had turned from bad to worse in the past two months and all complaints to municipal corporation had fallen on deaf ears.

Sewer overflows on the Circular Road in Ludhiana. — Photo by Inderjeet Verma

Postcards put on displaySenior Superintendent post offices V.K. Raizada at a press conference in Ludhiana
Ludhiana, July 1
The Ludhiana Philatelic Club displayed postcards to mark the 129th Postcard Day at the Head Post Office on the Ferozepur road. Addressing a press conference, senior superintendent post offices V.K. Raizada stressed the need for adopting hobbies like philately. He said postcards were amongst the most popular ways of written communication. They were particularly popular among rural masses.

Senior Superintendent post offices V.K. Raizada at a press conference in Ludhiana on Tuesday. — A Tribune photograph

Politicians must leave MC alone



GADVASU Counselling
All under-graduate course seats taken 
Ludhiana, July 1
The first counselling of Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (GADVASU) has been completed for three under-graduate courses at the Silver Jubilee Block of the university.

Training programme for teachers
Ludhiana, July 1
With schools about to reopen after the long summer break, some schools are inviting professional institutes to prepare teachers to face the challenges of the day-to-day teaching.

Role of technologists highlighted
Ludhiana, July 1
An extension lecture on career opportunities of operating theatre technologies organised by the regional centre of Punjab Technical University, Jalandhar (under distance education programme), was held here today.


RDX Seizure
Police remand of five extended
Jagraon, July 1
Duty magistrate Ranjeev Kumar Vasishth today extended the police remand of Amrik Singh of Parvana Nagar, Daljit Singh of Mohalla Krishanpura and Sarbjit Singh, alias Sokhu, of Sardar Nagar, Moga, Gurbhej Singh, alias Sonu, of Pakharpur, Kathunangal, and Manjeet Singh, alias Meeta, till July 5 in the explosives seizure case.



IMA cautions residents against diseases
Ludhiana, July 1
The district Indian Medical Association (IMA) on the occasion of Doctor’s Day today issued a statement cautioning residents against diseases specific to this weather.


AITAA player in action during the AITA Total Tennis Talent Series at PAU, Ludhiana.
Rajvir, Vasundra march ahead
Ludhiana, July 1
Rajvir Kaur of Punjab and Vasundra from Delhi recorded victories against their opponents to move into the third round in the girls’ u-14 years section in the main draw matches on the fourth day of the annual PAU AITA Total Tennis Talent Series Championship being organised by the Total Tennis Academy on the Punjab Agricultural University campus courts here today.
A player in action during the AITA Total Tennis Talent Series at PAU, Ludhiana, on Tuesday. — A Tribune photograph

T-20A batsman plays a shot during a twenty20 match at Polytechnic College in Ludhiana
BCM School XI make it to semis
Ludhiana, July 1
The performance of Nikhil Wadhwa enabled BCM School, Shastri Nagar, to script an easy 56 runs over Iron Bulls XI on the third day of the Ist Ludhiana District Twenty20 Cricket Tournament (u-19) being organised by the Ludhiana District Twenty20 Cricket Association at Government Polytechnic Institute here today.
A batsman plays a shot during a twenty20 match at Polytechnic College in Ludhiana on Tuesday. — Tribune photo by Sayeed Ahmed



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