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Goodbye my son
Ludhiana, July 31
Ishmeet Singh’s body was brought home amid the chants of “Waheguru” here this afternoon. When the van carrying his body, escorted by his father, relatives and friends, entered the street near his house, neighbours broke down. Women were seen running along the van, crying bitterly.

Ishmeet’s mother looks at him one last time as he lies in a glass casket in Ludhiana on Thursday.
ALL IS LOST: Ishmeet’s mother looks at him one last time as he lies in a glass casket in Ludhiana on Thursday. Tribune photo by Sayeed Ahmed




Singers salute his talent
Doctors perform autopsy with heavy heart
NRIs shocked
A thorough gentleman, say friends

Ishmeet’s Journey

Sarpanch booked for detaining cops
Mandi Ahmedgarh, July 31
The local police has booked Jarnail Singh, a newly elected SAD sarpanch of Momnabad village, under Sections 186 and 341 of the IPC for allegedly interfering in the work of police personnel on election duty and detaining them last evening.

Dyeing units checked; samples of treated effluent taken
Ludhiana, July 31
The dyeing industry has taken an initiative to control pollution. The Federation of Dyeing Factories Associations has engaged Thapar Centre for Industrial Research and Development, Patiala, to conduct surprise checks on the functioning of effluent treatment plants of some of its member units.

7-yr RI for two in rape case
Ludhiana, July 31
A fast-track court has sentenced Raj Kumar of Bhai Himmat Singh Nagar, Dugri, and Mansha Ram of Manakwal village to seven years of rigorous imprisonment in a rape case. Delivering the verdict, the judge, R.L. Ahuja, held that the prosecution had proved the charges beyond any shadow of doubt.

Lovers commit suicide
Ludhiana, July 31
A lovelorn couple allegedly committed suicide by consuming some poisonous in Jahnde village after their parents belonging to different castes refused to solemnise their marriage.


Assessees submit their income tax returns at Udham Singh Nagar in Ludhiana on Thursday. IT Returns: People opt for e-filing
Ludhiana, July 31
Assessees made a beeline to furnish their returns on the last day today. A trend reversal, however, was noted this time with a large number of assesses opting to file their ITRs online.

Assessees submit their income tax returns at Udham Singh Nagar in Ludhiana on Thursday. Photo: Inderjeet Verma

Sarpanch Poll: Congress cries foul
Accuses SAD of misusing official machinery
Ludhiana, July 31
The election of the sarpanch of Kasabad village panchayat on the periphery of the city is turning out to be a big embarrassment for the ruling SAD-BJP alliance that has been charged with influencing the official machinery to delay the process for the simple reason that the Congress holds a clear majority in the elected body.

Laxmi Ladies Club members celebrate Teej at Maharaja Farms in Ludhiana on Thursday.
Laxmi Ladies Club members celebrate Teej at Maharaja Farms in Ludhiana on Thursday. Tribune photo: Inderjeet Verma

Sahnewal Chowk a killer stretch
Sahnewal, July 31
The Sahnewal Chowk, a quadruplex point on the National Highway No. 1, branching toward Doraha, Kohara, Dehlon and Ludhiana, is in no way less than a killer spot in the absence of traffic lights, which due to the callous attitude of the authorities have not been repaired at all.

Dhanda assures land for Udham Singh Bhawan
Ludhiana, July 31
The 68th martyrdom day of Shaheed Udham Singh was commemorated by the Shaheed Udham Singh Memoria Trust at the Pensioners Bhavan, here today. Dr Jaswant Singh Chamak, secretary general of the Trust, highlighted the contribution made by Udham Singh, who was a staunch nationalist and anti-imperialist with a spirit of making supreme sacrifice for independence of the country.

Seminar on dairy farming
Mandi Ahmedgarh, July 31
Dr Inder Jit Singh, director, Punjab Dairy Development Board, showed concern over falling reproductive capacity in the animals at the cost of attempt to increase milk-yield by feeding nutrient specific concentrates.


Patwari held for graft
Ludhiana, July 31
The Vigilance Bureau sleuths caught a patwari red-handed while accepting a bribe of Rs 5,000 from a farmer seeking registration of a land deed. Jarnail Singh, patwari of halqa Sandaur in Malerkotla tehsil, allegedly demanded Rs 10,000 as bribe for preparing the "kursinama", a press note stated here today. The deal was allegedly struck at Rs 5,000. The complainant approached the Vigilance Bureau to nab the corrupt official.

Freak accident
Ludhiana, July 31
A labourer was killed in a freak accident that took place under the Dholewal bridge today afternoon.



PAU School Cricket Tourney
KVM, Saraswati lads register victories
Ludhiana, July 31
Kundan Vidya Mandir School, Civil Lines, in the under-19 category and Saraswati Senior Secondary School, Partap Singh Wala, in the under-14 category recorded victories in their respective matches on the second day of the PAU School Zone Cricket Tournament being played simultaneously at Government Model Senior Secondary School, PAU, and Sarpanch Bachan Singh Academy, Balloke, here today.

We want to serve in villages: Vets
Ludhiana, July 31
Majority of the girl students among 54 Bachelor of Veterinary Science (BVSc) students, who got their degrees at Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (GADVASU) here today, want to serve in villages, interact with farmers to boost the dairy-farming industry. They feel that people need to change their mindset as the industry had a lot of scope for young qualified professionals.


Swimmers selected for Punjab meet
Ludhiana, July 31
Following boys and girls have been selected during the trials conducted by the Ludhiana District Swimming Association to represent Ludhiana in the forthcoming 33rd edition of the Junior Punjab State Swimming and Waterpolo Championship slated to be held at War Heroes Swimming Pool, Sangrur, from August 1 to 3.



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