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Dengue Threat
MC gives some areas a miss

Ludhiana, October 19
Though the MC has been trying to take steps to prevent the rise in the number of dengue cases, there are certain sites which have been left out by the authorities.

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Jail supdt down with dengue
Ludhiana, October 19
In what could be a reflection on the unhygienic condition prevailing in central jail, the jail superintendent, Kuldeep Singh, has been rendered ineffectual due to dengue.

Residents pool in for park upkeep
Ludhiana, October 19
With the authorities being unable to take care of public parks, it seems residents have taken over the work of maintaining the parks.


Two booked on rape charge
Cop in dock for robbing victims and letting the accused walk free
Raikot, October 19
The police has registered a case of rape against two youths. Harjinder Singh of the Gehlan police picket under the Bhadaur (Barnala) police station has also been booked for allegedly taking away Rs 1,000 and a mobile phone from the victims and making them sit in the police station, along with the accused, for four hours.

20,000 bags of potato destroyed in cold store
Farmers allege negligence, mismanagement
Mullanpur Dakha, October 19
Farmers of the area have suffered a huge loss after potatoes stored by them in a cold storage got destroyed due to “poor” management by the owner.

No water in Preet Nagar for 3 days
Khanna, October 19
Residents of Preet Nagar have been going without water for the past three days. The problem arose due to faulty water pipes near the Girls’ College on Amloh road.


Haibowal vet hospital in a shambles
Ludhiana, October 19
The Civil Veterinary Hospital in Haibowal, the only government clinic, is in a dilapidated condition.

Despite ban, farmers continue to burn stubble in their fields.Poisoning Environment
Stubble burning goes on unabated
Ludhiana, October 19
Despite repeated efforts by the district administration, environment-friendly organisations and NGOs, the practice of stubble (residue) burning in open fields continues unabated in this part of the region, polluting the degraded environment.

Despite ban, farmers continue to burn stubble in their fields. Photo: Inderjeet Verma

This man makes others walk
Ludhiana, October 19
A 38 year-old-man, who lost his right leg in an accident 26 years ago, gave a gift of an ability to walk to another who had lost his leg in the Shingar bomb blast.

Zone A youth festival begins
Ludhiana, October 19
After degree colleges, it is the education colleges that are buzzing with various cultural, artistic and literary activities.

Students of GHG Khalsa College of Education, Gurusar Sudhar, perform mime in Ludhiana on Sunday. 19 colleges take part on
3rd day of PU fest

Gurusar Sudhar, October 19
On the third day of Panjab University, zonal
youth and heritage festival (zone-B) hosted
by GHG Khalsa College of Education about 19
colleges participated.
Students of GHG Khalsa College of Education,
Gurusar Sudhar, perform mime in Ludhiana on
Sunday. A Tribune photograph

Melange of theatrical events
Doraha, October 19
Theatrical items such as drama, histronics, skit, mime and mimicry were performed by various colleges at zone- A youth and heritage festival.

GENESIS concludes
Ludhiana, October 19
The intra-cultural techno cultural function (GENESIS-2008) of Guru Nanak Dev Engineering College, which started on October 17, concluded here yesterday. Dr M.S. Grewal, principal, Baba Banda Singh Bahadur College of Engineering and Technology, Fatehgarh Sahib, was the chief guest. — TNS

Teachers told to capitalise on students' strengths
Ludhiana, October 19
A workshop on learning disability was held at Ram Lal Public School, Phase I, Dugri. It was an orientation programme for teachers and parents to enable them to handle day-to-day social interaction and situations.

Recession projects collapse of capitalism: MCPI
Ludhiana, October 19
Terming the recessionary trends prevailing all over the world, including the USA and other developed nations as collapse of the capitalism, the Marxist Communist Party of India-United (MCPI-U) today strongly opposed the policies of economic liberalisation and privatisation being pursued by the Congress and the BJP.

Knitwear units submit memo to parliamentary secy
Ludhiana, October 19
A meeting was held here yesterday for highlighting the difficulties being faced by the knitwear industry with specific reference to the excise and taxation problems.

Fortnight drive to curb traffic violations
Jagraon, October 19
DSP Dehlon (Ludhiana rural) Paramjit Singh Goraya has launched a special fortnight drive to curb traffic violations and spread awareness about the benefits of abiding the laws and rules of the traffic.

City animal lover gets recognition
Ludhiana, October 19
Living in oblivion, city resident Kukku Bakshi has finally got recognition from a US-based association that will honour him for rendering selfless services towards stray animals, particularly dogs.


Domestic violence, 4 booked
Ludhiana, October 19
The Sarabha Nagar police has booked four person in a case of domestic violence. Complainant Sawaranjit Kaur has accused her husband Hitpal Singh, mother-in-law Gurcharan Kaur and sister-in-law Sukhjit Kaur and Balraj Kaur for torturing and forcing her to indulge in immoral activities.

BCM Arya lads, DAV eves champs
Ludhiana, October 19
Hosts BCM Arya Model Senior Secondary School, Shastri Nagar, and DAV Public School, Bhai Randhir Singh Nagar, emerged champions in the boy’s u-19 and girl’s u-19 sections, respectively, in the Ludhiana Sahodaya Schools Complex Handball Tournament held at BCM Arya School here.

Cricket trials today
Ludhiana, October 19
The Ludhiana District Twenty20 Cricket Association will organise trials for selecting the Ludhiana team (seniors) at the Government Institute of Textile Chemistry and Knitting Technology, Rishi Nagar, on October 20 from 2 pm onwards. The selected players will represent Ludhiana in the Punjab State Inter-District Twenty20 Cricket Tournament to be held at Jaito from November 2 to November 9, according to association’s president Amarveer Singh. — OSR

Title clash between Jarkhar, Sangrur academies
Ludhiana, October 19
Jarkhar Academy overcame a strong challenge from the Singhu Academy of Delhi 3-2 to set up the title clash with the Sangrur Academy which scored an easy 4-1 win over the DAV Academy, Chandigarh, in the semifinals of the 9th All-India Mata Surjit Kaur Hockey League being held at the Mata Sahib Kaur Stadium, Jarkhar, about 15 km from here, today.

Kila Raipur, Jarkhar lads triumph
Ludhiana, October 19
Jarkhar XI in u-16 years section while Grewal Academy of Kila Raipur in u-16 years group scored authentic wins in the Punjab State Weekend Hockey Tournament for boys being organised by the Punjab Sports Department at the Prithipal Singh Memorial AstroTurf Stadium, Punjab Agricultural University, here today.




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