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Peace on the track again
But rumours keep residents indoors
Ludhiana, May 27
Peace returned to the city today and life limped back to normalcy as residents came out on roads after staying indoors for the past two days.
The Field Ganj market in Ludhiana, which was partially opened

Schools, colleges closed today

The Field Ganj market in Ludhiana, which was partially opened on Wednesday. Photo: Inderjeet Verma

Petrol taps run dry in city
Ludhiana, May 27
About 95 per cent of the city's petrol stations of Hindustan Petroleum Corporation (HPCL), IndianOil Corporation (IOC) and Bharat Petroleum Corporation (BPCL) went dry today following no supply from the Jalandhar terminal.

Dental college project on hospital premises
ESIC staff resent order to move out

Ludhiana, May 27
The coming up of dental college on the premises of ESIC Model Hospital, Ludhiana, has caused resentment among the staff working under the state government as they have been asked to shift out of the premises at the earliest following the orders of the ESI Corporation.

Stamp Paper Racket 
Treasury office records inspected

Ludhiana, May 27
A team of two internal auditors today inspected the records of the District Treasury Office and a few stamp vendors to inquire into the fake stamp paper racket here.

650 booked for murder bid, damaging  property
Ludhiana, May 27
Two days after the normal life in the city came to a standstill, the local police has booked more than 650 people in attempt to murder cases and for damaging public property at various part of the city.

Nehru remembered 

PCC members pay floral tributes to Jawaharlal Nehru, first Prime Minister of India, on the occasion of his death anniversary, in Ludhiana
PCC members pay floral tributes to Jawaharlal Nehru, first Prime Minister of India, on the occasion of his death anniversary, in Ludhiana on Wednesday. 
A Tribune photograph



Postal employees threaten stir 
Want govt to clear promotion, revamp pension policies 
Mandi Ahmedgarh, May 27
Accusing the successive governments of ignoring long- pending demands of the postal employees, the All-India Postal Employees Union (P-III) has announced to adopt organisational measures in case their grievances were not redressed without any delay.

Illegal construction at Transport Nagar
Panel seeks papers from town planner

Ludhiana, May 27
The four-member committee formed by the Mayor to probe into the illegal construction of 20 shops at Transport Nagar has sought documents from the area town planner Kamljeet Kaur.

Abandoned child gets home 
Mullanpur Dakha, May 27
A newborn girl child was yesterday handed over the SGB International Foundation, Talwandi Khurd. The child was found abandoned at Gobind Colony, Kharar, on May 20. Since then, she has been kept under medical supervision at the civil hospital in Kharar. Official concerned yesterday handed over the baby to the government- approved institution being run by Swami Shankara Nand Bhuri Wale.

Punjab Violence: Industry suffers Rs 100-cr loss 
Ludhiana, May 27
Following incidents of violence in Punjab during the past two days, the local business industry suffered loses worth crores yesterday. It was a bad day for the local industry, as the Customs Department remained idle throughout the day as not a single consignment was shipped. Thus, import and export worth Rs 100 crore got affected. The local industrialists feel that the industry was already reeling under recession and such incidents help in rubbing salt to their wounds.

Vardhman signs deal with Japanese co
Ludhiana, May 27
Vardhman Textiles Limited has entered into a joint venture agreement with Nisshinbo Textile Inc, Japan, for manufacturing men’s shirts.

SSF comes to shopkeepers’ rescue
Ludhiana, May 27
The Sikh Students Federation today helped the shopkeepers of the old city areas to open their shops and shoo away protesters, who tried to force market closure in the morning.

Local leaders blamed for SAD-BJP drubbing
Ludhiana, May 27
The Punjab Pardesh Aggarwal Sammelan, while expressing its concern over the defeat of the SAD-BJP candidates on the eight Lok Sabha seats in Punjab, including Ludhiana, has blamed the infighting among senior local leaders as the reason for the same.

Most trains behind schedule
Ludhiana, May 27
The rail traffic was resumed late last afternoon, most of trains were still running behind the schedule for several hours till this evening.

Call to maintain peace
Ludhiana, May 27
The All-India Human Rights watch, in a press note, here today made a public appeal seeking cooperation for maintaining peace in the city.

Jotinder shines in Class XII exam
Ludhiana, May 27
Jotinder Kaur of Shaheed-e-Azam Sukhdev Thapar Government Girls Senior Secondary School, Bharat Nagar, got the first position in Ludhiana in the vocational group in Class XII Punjab School Education Board exams and 24th position in the state.

Nikhil tops in district
Mandi Gobindgarh, May 27
Nikhil Goyal of Sant Farid Public School, who secured 94 per cent marks in the matriculation examination conducted by the CBSE, got the first position in Fatehgarh Sahib district. Aarfia Shabnum of the same school secured the second position in the school, with 93.8 per cent marks. Principal Virender Jit Singh congratulated the staff and students for this achievement. 


3 booked for violence 
Raikot, May 27
Three persons have been booked in a violence that took place yesterday. Gurmail Singh, his son Vicky and former sarpanch Sawinder Singh of Nangal Khurd village, were booked on a complaint lodged by Ramandeep Singh of the same village.

Assault on Tribune team
Cops yet to get breakthrough

Ludhiana, May 27
The investigative skills of the Ludhiana police have come under scanner with the failure of the police to crack the assault on a Tribune team and robbing of a camera, 16 days after the incident took place.




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