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MC, health dept let it get out of hand: Report
Ludhiana, November 18
A report submitted by Dr Kalpana Barua, deputy director of the National Vector Borne Disease Control Programme, New Delhi, has brought the district health authorities and the Ludhiana MC under the scanner.

No takers for ‘jinxed’ water tanker
Ludhiana, November 18
A water supply tanker of the municipal corporation that was impound in January seems to be jinxed as the civic body has not come forward to claim it in spite of repeated reminders from the police department.
A water tanker of the municipal corporation that has been lying unclaimed with the police in Ludhiana. Photo: Inderjeet Verma


Land worth Rs 200 cr being usurped at Bhaura village
Ludhiana, November 18
A land scam worth Rs 200 crore at Bhaura village has been staring in the face of the revenue department and the municipal corporation for the past several years, but nothing has been done about it so far.

MLAs complain to Badal against babus
Ludhiana, November 18
Corruption charges were framed by certain MLAs against some bureaucrats during the Chief Minister’s meeting with district MLAs and halka in charge yesterday.

Dullo keen to contest from Hoshiarpur
Khanna, November 18
Former Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee (PPCC) Shamsher Singh Dullo today said that he was keen to contest elections from Hoshiarpur and not from Fatehgarh Sahib.

Former tehsildar’s bail plea put off
Ludhiana, November 18
The additional sessions judge today adjourned the bail plea of former tehsildar-cum-sub-registrar Arvind Prakash Verma and hearing in the cancellation of bail granted to Verma earlier in a graft case until November 21.

Hosiery worker hangs himself
Ludhiana, November 18
A hosiery worker committed suicide by hanging himself with a ceiling fan at a hosiery mill, near Jalandhar bypass, here this morning.

Rs 3.55 lakh robbed
Mandi Gobindgarh, November 18
Three unidentified motorcycle-borne persons snatched Rs 3.55 lakh at gunpoint from a steel trader here today.


AP Singh, a photo artist, on the inaugural day of his exhibition at Artmosphere gallery in Ludhiana on Tuesday. Exhibition on leaves, a visual delight
Ludhiana, November 18
Leaf Scapes, an exhibition by A.P. Singh from Centre for Communication and International Linkages, PAU, has portrayed various hues of the leaves of the same plant-"Canna". The pictures are shot in the natural light during early morning and evening.

AP Singh, a photo artist, on the inaugural day of his exhibition at Artmosphere gallery in Ludhiana on Tuesday. Photo: Rajesh Bhambi

PU heritage fest results
Doraha, November 18
Drama dominated the scene while Histrionics, Orchestra, Folk Instruments, Elocution, Poem, Short Story, Essay writing and Recitation went side by side on the third day of Panjab University Golden Jubilee Inter-Zonal Youth and Heritage Festival at Guru Nanak National College, Doraha.

Talent show at audition
Ludhiana, November 18
Dance, music and oodles of talent swamped the Nehru Sidhant Kendra Auditorium today, where Disney Channel held auditions for its third season of “My School Rocks”. The final team will get an opportunity to shoot a video album, which will be choreographed by Shiamak Dawar.

PAU Youth Fest
Manmohan Waris to enthral audience
Ludhiana, November 18
Various events, including shabad gayan, quiz, one-act-plays, mime, mono acting and mimicry, marked the PAU Inter-College Youth Festival here today.

Fuel Prices
MCPI (U) raps PM, petroleum minister
Ludhiana, November 18
The Marxist Communist Party of India (United) has condemned Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and petroleum minister for refusing to bring down petrol and diesel prices.

Engg college signs MOU
Doraha, November 18
A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been executed between Ludhiana College of Engineering and Technology, Katani Kalan, and IRB Infotech Pvt. Ltd., an authorised licence of Career Launcher Pvt. Ltd.

Rs 5 lakh aid for college
Ludhiana, November 18
Satguru Ram Singh Government Polytechnic College for Women was given a grant of Rs 5 lakh here today by Harish Rai Dhanda, chief parliamentary secretary (CPC).


Youth’s body recovered from well
Mullanpur Dakha, November 18
The decomposed body of a youth was recovered from a tubewell at Mandiani village last evening. The victim has been identified as Surinder Singh (24) of Mandiani village. He had been missing from his home since Diwali night.

Gang of thieves busted; 7 held
Ludhiana, November 18
The city police busted an inter-state gang of nickel thieves by arresting its seven members from Dugri last night. The gang had committed around 35 robberies. According to CIA-I in charge Gurbans Bains, the accused used to steal nickel from various units and sell it at low price in the market.

Man killed in accident
Samrala, November 18
A 38-year-old man, Sheeshpal Ahuja, was killed on in a road accident here today.

Sports Meet for Blind
13 more records fall
Ludhiana, November 18
Thirteen new national records were created on the second day of 16th IBSA National Sports Meet for the Blind here today. Punjab lad Gurvir Singh continued with his dominance in the Men B1 400m as he created a new national record in the heats with a timing of 1:03.69s.

From Right: Gold medal winners Richard (Mauritius), Tripatpal Singh (Punjab), Deepak Kushwaha (New Delhi) and Gurbhakash Singh (Punjab) during National Sports Meet for the Blind at Guru Nanak Stadium, Ludhiana, on Tuesday. Tribune photo: Rajesh Bhambi

Disability no handicap for Tripatpal
Ludhiana, November 18
Disability is not a deterrent for Tripatpal Singh. For he set a new national record in discus throw during the ongoing 16th IBSA National Sports Meet for the Blind. Belonging to a B-3 category, he broke the previous record of K. Chandreasekar (21.73 m) of Chennai by throwing it to a distance of 27.84 m.

National club outplay Kamla Lohtia
Ludhiana, November 18
Ravinder took three wickets for 8 runs and remained unbeaten on 10 runs to fashion National Cricket Club’s, Yamuna Nagar, victory over Kamla Lohtia Club, Ludhiana, by seven wickets in the All-India Bachhittar Singh Grewal Memorial Cricket Tournament (boys u-19) organised jointly by the Shivam Cricket Academy and Lambardar Property Advertisers at Daresi ground here today.

PU Hockey
GHG Khalsa claim title
Ludhiana, November 18
Students of GHG Khalsa College, Gurusar Sadhar, gave fine performance to annex the title in the Panjab University Inter-College Hockey Championship (Division A) held on the university campus ground, Chandigarh, recently.

Soccer trials on November 24
Ludhiana, November 18
The District Football Association, Ludhiana, will conduct trials to select the Ludhiana football team (boys u-19) at Guru Nanak Stadium on November 24 at 10 am, according to Tara Singh Lotey, honorary secretary of the association.

Ludhiana softball meet
Ludhiana, November 18
The 14th edition of the Senior Ludhiana District Softball Championship for men as well as women will be held at the Ramgarhia Education Complex, Miller Ganj, for women and at Guru Nanak Stadium for men from November 20 to 22, according to P.N. Passi, honorary secretary, Punjab Softball Association.




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