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MC panel allots tenders to old contractors
Termed as ‘urgent’, a few asked to recarpet 
major roads

Ludhiana, November 20
With the local municipal corporation failing to find any bids for the Rs 25-crore tender which includes 11 works yesterday, the finance and contracts committee today gave tenders of a few works from the group to contractors who had filed bids in August, this year. These include recarpeting of the G.T. Road, Ferozepur Road and the Link Road.

Finally, Ganda Nullah to get a cover
Ludhiana, November 20
The municipal corporation has formed a committee for designing the cover of Ganda Nullah near Dukh Nivaran Gurdwara and asked it to submit a report within 15 days.


Notices served on house owners
Urge authorities to waive interest; councillors 
second move

Mandi Ahmedgarh, November 20
A large number of owners of commercial buildings and houses that have been rented are upset after receiving notices to pay house tax arrears and equal amounts of interest. They have urged the authorities to waive the interest and allow them deposit the tax in easy installments.

Party Symbols
License to break traffic rules

Ludhiana, November 20
Stickers of senior party leaders waving their hands have become the license to break all traffic rules.

Four of family killed in accident
Ludhiana, November 20
Mohinder Singh, a 68-year-old sat alone at his home today evening in Shimlapuri looking into the blank as his world collapsed earlier during the day. His wife Pritam Kaur, son Jaspal Singh, her daughter-in-law Baljit Kaur and son-in-law Manmohan Singh died together in an accident at Ferozepur today.

Fake notes: 2 get 4-yr jail
Ludhiana, November 20
Court of Additional Sessions Judge P.S. Dhanoa has convicted Ram Avtar Verma of the Chimni Road, Shimlapuri and Mohinder Singh of the Malak Road, Jagraon, on the charges of possessing fake currency notes. They have also been ordered to undergo rigorous imprisonment of four years each.

Ludhiana, November 20
The headline of the news item pertaining to IMA elections that appeared in Ludhiana Tribune today carried the wrong date. The elections are scheduled for December 21. The error is regretted.  — TNS



Exhibitors frown at PAU’s discount demand
Ludhiana, November 20
Exhibitors, especially those who came from outside of Ludhiana to exhibit their collection during a three-day book exhibition, that concluded at Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) today, looked dissatisfied over huge discounts asked by the university authorities.

PAU youth fest concludes
Students perform giddha on the final day of Punjab Agricultural University Youth Festival in Ludhiana.Ludhiana, November 20
Three-day Inter-college youth festival at Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) concluded at the open-air theatre here last evening. Dr M.S. Kang, vice-chancellor (PAU) was the chief guest, while Manmohan Waris was the guest of honour. Dr S.K. Maan, dean postgraduate studies presided over.

Students perform giddha on the final day of Punjab Agricultural University Youth Festival in Ludhiana. Photo: Rajesh Bhambi

Limca Book of Records Quiz 2008
DAV Chandigarh excels in Punjab finals

Ludhiana, November 20
The Punjab finals of 'Limca Book of Records Quiz 2008' were conducted at Kundan Vidya Mandir here today.

Stress on trends in banking
Mandi Gobindgarh, November 20
A lecture on ‘Global trends in banking’ was organised on the RIMT-Institute of Management and Computer Technology campus today.

From Schools & Colleges
Taranpreet shines in calligraphy

Ludhiana, November 20
Teachers of Partap College of Education during their teaching practice organised a calligraphy and quiz contest at Blossom English Senior Secondary School.

Annual day celebrations
Mullanpur Dakha, November 20
Air Force School, Halwara, celebrated annual day. The function was organised at C.V. Gole Auditorium and was presided by Air Cmde. Anil Chaudhari V.M. and Nima Chaudhary (president AFWWA) was the guest of honour. The theme of this program was Childrens’ Day.


Illegal drugs seized from 2 stores
Ludhiana, November 20
The district health authorities under its campaign against illegal sale of drugs has seized tablets, capsules and cough syrups during raids conducted on two drug stores at Jodhan village and Gill road, Ludhiana.

Ludhiana, November 20
Three youths robbed a driver and sped away with his car at gun point near Samrala Chowk last night. Kuldeep Singh claimed thta three youths pounced on him while he was sleeping in his car. The accused dumped him at Ladhowal before speeding away. — TNS

Visually-challanged players eat their lunch at Guru Nanak Stadium in Ludhiana Sports meet for blind draws to a close
Ludhiana, November 20
The 16th IBSA National Sports Meet for the Blind concluded here today. The fourth day saw more then a dozen records tumbling. Ramandeep Singh, former captain of Indian hockey team, was the chief guest. Uttaranchal secured first position with 10 gold, 11 silver and five bronze in their kitty.

VISUAL DELIGHT: Visually-challanged players eat their lunch at Guru Nanak Stadium in Ludhiana on Thursday. Photo: Satvinder Basra

Jarkhar Academy pip Lucknow XI
Ludhiana, November 20
Jarkhar Academy lads quelled a strong challenge from Lucknow XI before romping home victorious in the All-India Gold Cup Hockey Tournament (u-19), being organised by the Doraha Hawks Club, at Gurukul Mehta Academy ground, Doraha, near here, today.

Avneet adjudged best rider
Ludhiana, November 20
Avneet Kaur of Khalsa College for Women, Gujarkhan Campus, was named best cyclist in the women’s section, while Gurbaz Singh of Khalsa College for Boys, Ludhiana, and Jagdeep Singh of SGGS College, Chandigarh, were jointly declared best cyclists in the men’s section in the Panjab University Inter-College Cycling Championship held at the Punjab Agricultural University velodrome here today.

Athletics meet
Ludhiana, November 20
Students took part in regular and fun games on the opening day of the three-day annual athletics meet, which began at USPC Jain Public School, Chandigarh road branch, here today.




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