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City sits on heaps of garbage
MC turns a blind eye
Ludhiana, August 8
The shortage of diesel during the last few days has affected the lifting of garbage in the city. The garbage that has piled up in different areas is posing threat to the health of residents.

Garbage dumped at Ferozepur road in Ludhiana.

Garbage dumped at Ferozepur road in Ludhiana. Tribune photo: Sayeed Ahmed


Health department pulls up MC
Ludhiana, August 8
Health officials have expressed concern over the heaps of garbage, lying exposed in prevailing weather, adding that it could result in outbreak of cholera, gastroenteritis, jaundice and hepatitis.

Hockey talent made to cut grass
Ludhiana, August 8
A hockey player cuts grass at a school in Ludhiana. Want to learn hockey? Cut the grass first. The offer sounds absurd and yet it holds true in case of girls who are selected in the hockey wing being run by the Punjab education department
at Government Senior Secondary School for Girls at Bharat Nagar
Chowk here.
A hockey player cuts grass at a school in Ludhiana. Tribune photo: Sayeed Ahmed

Marital disputes drive them to end life
Ludhiana, August 8
Two bodies recovered from Sidhwan Canal near Issewal village three days ago have turned out to be of two local youths who, confronted with problems arising out of matrimony, chose to commit suicide.

Mayor not invited at MC house anniversary
Ludhiana, August 8
Fissures within SAD leaders in the municipal corporation's general house came to the fore today when several party councillors, owing allegiance to Simarjit Singh Bains group, celebrated the first anniversary of the house among themselves here.

2 die in car-truck collision
Ludhiana, August 8
Two persons, including a constable, were crushed inside a car which collided head on with a truck near Kothari Resorts, Ludhiana-Ferozepore road, last midnight.


Labh Janjua Tête-à-tête with Labh Janjua
Ludhiana, August 8
“The journey from Khanna to Mumbai was a wisdom trip as it helped me evolve as an individual and a singer,” said Labh Janjua, renowned Bollywood singer from Punjab.

Tiny tots of Kiddies Paradise help each other wear bangles on the occasion of Teej in Ludhiana.
Tiny tots of Kiddies Paradise help each other wear bangles on the occasion of Teej in Ludhiana. Tribune photo: Sayeed Ahmed

PRTC seeks legal action
against pvt transporters

Mandi Ahmedgarh, August 8
The Pepsu Road Transport Corporation has urged the regional transport authority, Patiala, to initiate legal action against those private transporters whose drivers and conductors had been violating norms by not entering the local bus stand during trips between Ludhiana and Malerkotla towns.

Centre adopting double
standard: Panel

Ludhiana, August 8
Charging the Union government with adopting double standard on the issue of the land allotment to the Shri Amarnath Shrine Board in Srinagar, Shri Amarnath Yatra Welfare Organisation has urged the President of India to intervene and find out an amicable solution to the imbroglio.

Girl succumbs to burns
Jagraon, August 8
Activists of the Pendu Mazdur Union staged a protest against the Punjab police for its inability to arrest two residents of Rasulpur village.

‘Singh is Kinng’ released amid tight security
Ludhiana, August 8
Akshaya Kumar-Katrina Kaif starrer "Singh is King" released at seven cinema halls in the city amidst heavy police security.

Marathi play staged
Mandi Gobindgarh, August 8
The National Theatre Arts Society (NTAS), Patiala, and the North Zone Cultural Centre, presented a satire “Kul Bartaant” at Gobindgarh Public School auditorium.

Awareness camp on foeticide
Khamano, August 8
An awareness camp on female foeticide was organised at Manpur village under the command of Khamano CDPO Sunita Rani.

Dismantle toll plaza: BSP
Ludhiana, August 8
Activists of the state unit of the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) staged a dharna and blocked traffic for more than half-an-hour at Satluj toll plaza here yesterday.

13 power theft cases in Doraha
Ludhiana, August 8
In the course of its drive against power theft, the enforcement machinery of the Punjab State Electricity Board (PSEB) has now turned its attention towards small towns and villages falling in the suburban and Khanna circles of the Central Zone.

Ramdev’s wax statue unveiled
Ludhiana, August 8
Chander Shekhar Prabhakar, wax sculptor, unveiled the life-size statue of Baba Ramdev on his (Prabhakar’s) 62nd birthday today.

Wedding expo kicks off
Ludhiana, August 8
Wedding Asia-08 kicked off here today. The expo has more than 70 participants from across the country and overseas.

Bhandari to officiate as DSO
Ludhiana, August 8
Jaswinder Singh Bhandari, a senior basketball coach, was appointed officiating district sports officer, Ludhiana, today.



BCM celebrates World Senior Citizens’ Day
Ludhiana, August 8
World Senior Citizens’ Day was celebrated in a unique manner at BCM School, Dugri, here, today. A programme titled 'Dada Dadi ki Kahania' was organised in order to bring the students close to their grandparents and to make them understand their value in their lives.

SGHPS student wins science seminar
Doraha, August 8
Jaspreet Singh Nagi of Sri Guru Harkrishan Public School, Doraha, has brought laurels to his school and town.


PAU lads win soccer title
Ludhiana, August 8
Government Model Senior Secondary School, Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana, edged out Government Senior Secondary School, Dhanansu, 4-1 to lift the title in the Ludhiana District Inter-School Football Championship (u-19) organised by the District Football Association, Ludhiana, which concluded at Guru Nanak Stadium here yesterday.

BVM judokas excel
Ludhiana, August 8
Judokas from Bhartiya Vidya Mandir, Urban Estate, Dugri, gave stupendous performance and bagged 10 medals in the Ludhiana District Schools Judo Tournament organised by the education department at the multi-purpose indoor hall of Guru Nanak Sports Complex here.




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