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CBSE Class X result
BCM Arya students hog limelight
Ankita Gupta 97.8%;
Namit Jain 97.6%;
Abhishek Bansal 97.2%

Ludhiana, May 26
Ankita Gupta of BCM School, Shastri Nagar, who secured 97.8% marks, celebrates her success with her parents. Students of BCM Arya Model Senior Secondary School, Shastri Nagar, have topped the district by bagging top three positions in the CBSE Class X examinations, results of which were declared here today.

Ankita Gupta of BCM School, Shastri Nagar, who secured 97.8% marks, celebrates her success with her parents. 

Punjab Board +2 result
Prabhjot tops with 94.4 pc
Ludhiana, May 26
Prabhjot Kaur of BCM Senior Secondary School, Jamalpur, topped in Punjab and also got the first position in Ludhiana district by securing 94.4 per cent marks in humanities in Class XII PSEB exams. Shivani from the same school bagged the fourth position and Harpreet and Renu shared the fifth position in the state.



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Schools with 100% result
Ludhiana, May 26
Most of the schools in the city have achieved cent-percent results in the CBSE Class X exams, results of which were declared today.

Educational institutions closed today
Ludhiana, May 26
Ludhiana Deputy Commissioner Vikas Garg today said that all educational institutions in the city would remain closed due to security reasons. The educational institutions include all schools, colleges, both the universities - GADVASU and the PAU- and coaching centres.

Curfew relaxed in city
A special train leaves the Ludhiana railway station with over 700 stranded passengers for Jammu on TuesdayLudhiana, May 26
Panic gripped residents of the city on the second day of violence in protest against the killing of Dera Sachkhand leader Baba Ram Nand even as the district administration relaxed the curfew for most part of the day today. Except the five sensitive areas, the curfew was lifted in almost all city parts from 10 am to 2 pm. Later, the relaxed hours were extended till 6 pm.


A special train leaves the Ludhiana railway station with over 700 stranded passengers for Jammu on Tuesday. Photo: Inderjit Verma

60 booked for murder bid
Ludhiana, May 26
The police registered an attempt to murder case against 60 unidentified Sachkhand followers for creating a ruckus and damaging a government vehicle at Jodhewal Basti here last night.

Vet varsity exams postponed
Ludhiana, May 26
The internal and external examination of Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Husbandry University scheduled for May 27 and May 28 have been postponed. Dr SK Jand, Registrar, said the examination dates would be rescheduled and announced later. TNS


COMMUNITY


Police personnel at the railway station in Ludhiana on Tuesday.
Police personnel at the railway station in Ludhiana on Tuesday. Photo by writer

Public property the worst hit
Ludhiana, May 26
The mob fury witnessed by the city in the past two days had its worst affect on the public property which became the victim of the sentiments of followers of Dera Sachkhand.

Curfew adds to sufferings of sick
Ludhiana, May 26
Health services were affected in Ludhiana and its surrounding areas following imposition of curfew yesterday. The sick living in the sensitive zone -Shimlapuri, Basti Jodhewal, Domoria Bridge, Chawni Mohalla, Jalandhar bypass and Tajpur Road - were unable to reach hospitals for treatment. Even the serious patients had to wait till relaxation in curfew to reach hospitals today.

Kids play good Samaritans
Kids and good Samaritans distribute food and water to cops in Ludhiana on Tuesday.Ludhiana, May 26
While violence is silently taking its toll in various parts of the city, its good Samaritans who have come out of their comfort zones and providing food and water to hundreds of policemen deployed on curfew duties. On a visit to various areas affected by the curfew, one could find a handful number of residents, some of which are children below 10 years, serving food and tea without any fear.

Kids and good Samaritans distribute food and water to cops in Ludhiana on Tuesday. Photo: Inderjeet Verma

Rights body reconstituted
Office-bearers of the All India Human Rights Body after a meeting in Jagraon on Tuesday.Jagraon, May 26
The All India Human Rights Body was reconstituted at its annual meeting here yesterday. SS Maan was elected president of the body for the second consecutive term. Mann said with the support of other members, he would take his best initiative for awareness seminars, free medical camps and special projects to help the needy and meritorious students.

Office-bearers of the All India Human Rights Body after a meeting in Jagraon on Tuesday. Photo: Rakesh Gupta

Prices of coolers, fans slashed
Ludhiana, May 26
While last year buyers had to postpone their plans of purchasing a new cooler or a fan, this year their plans might materialise as prices of these commodities have come down. Following stability in the prices of raw material, the cost of finished products has also come down.

Schools remain open despite DC's orders
Raikot, May 26
Defying Deputy Commissioner's orders to keep all educational intuitions closed, some schools, including Anuvarat Public School, Jagraon, Sarvhitkari Vidya Mandir High School, Jagraon, GHG Public Senior Secondary School, Sidhwan Khurd, and Rajowana Public School, Rajowana village, remained open today.

Court work paralysed, litigants suffer
he District Courts wear a deserted look in Ludhiana on Tuesday. Photo by writerLudhiana, May 26
Working in the local courts was completely paralysed in the absence of a majority of lawyers and litigants in the courts complex. Thousands of litigants were the worst sufferers as their cases were adjourned without hearing. Panic gripped the legal fraternity and litigants stayed away from the courts in view of the announcement of curfew in the city, after followers of Dera SachKhand and several Dalit bodies went on a rampage to protest against the killing of their Guru.

The District Courts wear a deserted look in Ludhiana on Tuesday. Photo by writer

Protesters keep cops on toes
Mandi Ahmedgarh, May 26
The possibility of violence by activists of Dalit organisations and sympathisers of the Dera Sachkhand sect and Sikh organisations here kept the police on its toes today. This part of Malwa has a sizeable population of both Dalit organisations and activists of several Sikh organisations.

Students, teachers stay away from schools
Ludhiana, May 26
Students and teachers of various city schools had a tough time today as most of them failed to know the CBSE Class X results due to imposition of curfew following incidents of violence yesterday.

Samaritans provide food, shelter to passengers
Doraha, May 26
Approximately 1,200 passengers, mostly migrants, who have been stranded here since yesterday due to a commotion in the state, are in all praise for residents of Doraha, who they opine not only granted them aid at the time of dire need but also bestowed upon them the much-needed succour, especially for their kids, who would have otherwise starved for want of water and food.

Passengers while away time at the Ludhiana bus stand on Tuesday. Residents stranded in other cities
Ludhiana, May 26
As peace is yet to return to the state, many residents and their relatives are stranded at different stations waiting for violence to be over. Though a special train was started to carry passengers from Ludhiana to Jammu today, many local residents were stranded at different stations and were not able to reach the city. Several of them were at Amritsar, Jalandhar and even at New Delhi and were trying to come back. The reports of violence, however, did not allow them to do so.

Passengers while away time at the Ludhiana bus stand on Tuesday. Photo by writer

Curfew deprives daily wagers of food
Ludhiana, May 26
As the state witnessed violence, it seems that daily wagers are the silent sufferers of the mob fury. When residents were sitting in their houses glued to their TV sets to get the latest on the situation, the daily wagers had no fires in their hearths and no food in their stomachs.

Protesters raise slogans
Amloh, May 26
Followers of Guru Ravi Dass and the Balmik Sabha went on a protest march in the main bazar of the town in the wake of the killing of Sant Rama Nand in Vienna. The road remained blocked for at least two hours.


CRIME

2 booked for poisoning woman
Mullanpur Dakha, May 26
The Sudhar police has booked two persons for poisoning Parwinder Kaur, a resident of Chaminda village. The accused, identified as Rajinder Singh alias Raj and Mohan Singh of the village, are neighbourers of Parwinder Kaur. Her husband is a driver and mainly remains outside the house.

 






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