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Spurious soft drink unit sealed
Ludhiana, January 17
Manoj Arora, the owner of Maini Soda Water Company, Bhagat Colony, Sherpur Kalan, was found to be manufacturing spurious soft drinks like Coke, Campa Cola, Gold Spot, Coca Cola and soda water in blatant violation of the Prevention of Food Adulteration (PNDT) Act.

Faulty transformer left by roadside
Ludhiana, January 17
Even as theft of transformers in the city and elsewhere in Ludhiana circle has assumed alarming proportions and the Punjab State Electricity Board (PSEB) suffering heavy
An abandoned 200 KV transformer in Raman Enclave, Ludhiana.
losses on this account, the maintenance staff of the Aggar Nagar division of the PSEB has simply forgotten to remove a burnt down 200 KV transformer lying abandoned by the roadside in Raman Enclave, near Rishi Nagar colony, here for the past few months.

An abandoned 200 KV transformer in Raman Enclave, Ludhiana. Photo: Inderjeet Verma






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Ayurveda hospital a sick unit
Ludhiana, January 17
Ayurveda hospital in a state of neglect. The non-availability of medicines and
poor infrastructure at the only Ayurveda
hospital of the district has come as a
big disappointment to patients. The
Government Ayurvedic Hospital, Model
Gram, among the five Ayurveda hospitals
of Punjab, doesn’t have the basic cough
syrups, eye drops and anti-inflammatory
and pain relieving medicines.

Ayurveda hospital in a state of neglect. Photo: Inderjeet Verma

Poll: BSNL employees union holds rally
Ludhiana, January 17
The BSNL Employees Union organised an election rally today for the forthcoming elections to be held on January 21. VAN Namboodari, general secretary of the union, while addressing the rally, said nearly 2 lakh non-executive members throughout the country would cast their vote during these elections.

Councillors Dawar Row
Cong men write to Sonia
Ludhiana, January 17
The infighting within the Congress in the city refuses to die down with a few leaders today shooting off letters to the party high command against former Congress MLA, Surinder Dawar, for his alleged anti-party activities.

9-yr-old abducted, servant held
Ludhiana, January 17
The Jaodhewal police has arrested an old servant for abducting a nine-year-old child of a hosiery manufacturer. Rishub, son of Deepak Kapoor, a resident of Madhopuri, was abducted from his house yesterday.

COMMUNITY

Maninder Kaur Balia being congratulated after winning Labh Singh Gold Medal and a marit certificate at PAU convocation in Ludhiana. 357 students awarded degrees
Ludhiana, January 17
The authorities, faculty members and students of the Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) were a bit disappointed today, as their much awaited chief guest for convocation, Dr Montek Singh Ahluwalia's, Deputy Chairman, Planning Commission, Government of India visit was cancelled at the last moment.
Maninder Kaur Balia being congratulated after winning Labh Singh Gold Medal and a marit certificate at PAU convocation in Ludhiana. Photo: Rajesh Bhambi

Cong councillors up in arms against MC
Ludhiana, January 17
Finally adopting the role of opposition, the Congress councillors in the city have decided to raise their voice against various irregularities and corrupt practices that had been going on in the municipal corporation for the past few weeks.

Godawari Motors to pay Rs 2,000 fine
Ludhiana, January 17
The District Consumer Disputes Redressal Forum has ordered the owner of Godawari Motors, Ferozepur road, Ludhiana to pay Rs 2,000 as compensation to an aggrieved consumer for delivering the registration certificate (RC) of a car with delay.

10 village panchayats go to polls
Ludhiana, January 17
The elections to the 10 seats of village panches in the Ludhiana district would be conducted today.

Schoolchildren take part in an inter-school competition organised at Kamla Lohtia Sanatan Dharam College in Ludhiana on Saturday. 75 take part in ‘Umnag’
Ludhiana, January 17
Kamla Lohtia S.D. College organised ‘Umnag’,
an inter-school competition, on the college
campus today.

Schoolchildren take part in an inter-school competition organised at Kamla Lohtia Sanatan Dharam College in Ludhiana on Saturday. Photo: Satvinder Basra

Punjabi mandatory for Class X: Minister
Ludhiana, January 17
Dr Upinderjit Kaur, education minister, Punjab, said Punjabi had been made compulsory for class X students in schools of Punjab affiliated to CBSE, ICSE and PSEB. The official correspondence in offices of Punjab will also be made in Punjabi.

Ankush wins Rs 15,000, signs music contract
Ludhiana, January 17
The grand finale of singing competition was organised by “Shakti”, here today. The compositions were created by students and the theme of the compositions was ‘shakti’, which represents women.

Water samples taken from schools found unfit
Ludhiana, January 17
The schoolchildren are not getting potable water, as the samples taken by the district health authorities have been found to be unfit for human consumption after being analysed by a government laboratory.

Inderpal, Tajider win 200m race
Ludhiana, January 17
Students of all branches of SDP educational institution, namely, SDP Senior
Students take part in the annual sports meet in Ludhiana on Saturday.
Secondary School, Hazoori Road, SDP Senior Secondary School, Basti Jodhewal, and Om Parkash Gupta SDP Model Senior Secondary School, Quilla Mohalla, participated in various disciplines of sports in the annual sports meet held at the SDP College for Women, here today.
Students take part in the annual sports meet in Ludhiana on Saturday. A Tribune photograph

Rural Sports Meet
Roomi thrash Aitiana 3-0
Jagraon, January 17
The Roomi village team grabbed the hockey championship while the Kaunke Kalan team succeeded to grab the Kabbadi championship, as the three-day rural sports festival concluded, near here, yesterday.

 






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