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Sexual Harassment
PAU dean summoned

Ludhiana, October 21
The director, students welfare, PAU, Dr Dulcha Singh Brar, has reportedly demanded the copy of a complaint and some time before recording his statement to the committee probing sexual harassment charges against him.

A pain that refuses to go away
Parkash Kaur cries for her dead son on the occasion of the Police Commemoration Day in Ludhiana Ludhiana, October 21
They laid down their lives for us, but their families are struggling for even two square meals. This is the story of a number of families who assembled here today on the occasion of the Police Commemoration Day.

Parkash Kaur cries for her dead son on the occasion of the Police Commemoration Day in Ludhiana on Tuesday. Photo: Inderjeet Verma


Police remembers its martyrs
Ludhiana, October 21
DIG Ishwar Singh pays tributes to police martyrs at a memorial in Ludhiana The Police Commemoration Day was observed with a solemn parade at the Central Police Lines here this morning. The day is being observed since 1959 in the memory of a small contingent of policemen that was attacked by Chinese troops, killing 10 of them. Since then, all states and UTs observe this day and pay homage to those valiant officers and soldiers who made the ultimate sacrifice for their motherland.

DIG Ishwar Singh pays tributes to police martyrs at a memorial in Ludhiana on Tuesday. Photo: Inderjeet Verma

PAUTA Elections
Mahal group victorious again

Ludhiana, October 21
For the second consecutive year, Dr M.S. Mahal group proved its majority by winning the elections of the Punjab Agricultural University Teachers’ Association (PAUTA) held here today.

Govt failed to check paddy rot: Capt
Khanna, October 21
Former Chief Minister Amarinder Singh at the Khanna grain market The UPA government has increased the MSP on wheat by 55 per cent and on paddy by 52 per cent. Former Chief Minister, Capt Amarinder Singh, announced this during his visit to the Khanna grain market here today. He was here to oversee the procurement process of paddy.

Former Chief Minister Amarinder Singh at the Khanna grain market on Tuesday. A Tribune photograph

Sangat Darshan Cases
CM’s aide reviews progress 

Ludhiana, October 21
It seems Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal is trying hard to fulfill the promises he made to residents during sangat darshan.

Killer tenants get life term 
Ludhiana, October 21
A couple has been sentenced to undergo rigorous life imprisonment on the charges of killing their landlady over just Rs 3,000.

Distress siren for central jail inmates
Ludhiana, October 21
Sirens would be installed in each barrack of the central jail for inmates to send distress signal in case of any emergency.

Two arrested with 1 kg opium
Mandi Ahmedgarh, October 21
The police nabbed two persons, including the kingpin of a gang of drug peddlers, today.

Shopping no fun this Diwali
Ludhiana, October 21
Markets are decked up for Diwali With the prices of commodities skyrocketing, shoppers were eagerly looking forward to the festive season to avail of some good bargains. However, this year has proved to be a big disappointment to residents.

Markets are decked up for Diwali, but there are hardly any buyers. A Tribune photograph


Ignorant police makes fool of itself
Deploys cops at courts anticipating Capt’s visit
Ludhiana, October 21
The local police today erroneously deployed a large number of policemen at the district court complex in anticipation of the arrival of former Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh for hearing in the City Centre Scam case, which was not scheduled for today. As a result, lawyers as also litigants faced harassment as parking restriction was imposed near the Sessions Court area.

Sowaddi (west) sarpanch elected
Jagraon, October 21
Sowaddi village (west) sarpanch Bharpoor Singh, a CPI activist, retained the post by securing four panch votes out of seven in his favour. Three panches voted against him. Tension had prevailed at the village after Bharpoor Singh had pledged support to Amarjit Singh, an Akali worker, for the post. However, he took charge and remained in the post for the next four years.

Campaign against fire mishaps
Ludhiana, October 21
With an aim to curtail the risk of fire mishaps during Diwali festival, DMCH in collaboration with the Burns Association of India (Ludhiana Chapter) is undertaking an awareness campaign in city schools.

Youth heritage festival concludes
Doraha, October 21
A four-day youth and heritage festival being organised in Dr. Ishwar Singh Memorial Hall of Guru Nanak National College, Doraha, concluded today amidst cultural fanfare and lively rejoicings.

Bhangra steals the show
Ludhiana, October 21
The ongoing PU youth festival for educational colleges at GMT College of Education, which entered its third day, witnessed a huge participation of students. However, the real show stealer of today's events was bhangra, which enthralled audience and forced them to tap their feet.

Rampur school excels
Doraha, October 21
A team of Government High School, Rampur, stood first in the district-level science congress, which was organised at R. S. Model Senior Secondary School, Ludhiana, today.

12 bogies of freight train derail
Jagraon, October 21
Rail traffic on the busy Ludhiana-Ferozepur section remained suspended for over 12 hours after 12 coaches of a freight train derailed at 1.10 am today.


Man booked under Child Marriage Act
Khamano, October 21
In a case of child marriage, the Khamano police has booked the father of a minor boy following a complaint by the boy’s mother.




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