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Broken roads cry to be relaid
The dilapidated condition of a street in Shimlapuri. Ludhiana, May 30
The promise made before the elections to relay bad roads in the Shimlapuri and New Shimlapuri areas lies unfulfilled. These roads, broken in April, have become troublesome for motorists and the area residents.

The dilapidated condition of a street in Shimlapuri. Photo: Inderjeet Verma


3 city students make mark in AIEEE
Ludhiana, May 30
City students are proving their mettle in competitive exams. Hard work, dedication, proper coaching and self-study have helped students to do well and score high positions at the state and the national level in various exams.

Leave Australia, parents to wards
Ludhiana, May 30
Following reports of racial attacks on Indian students in Australia, numerous city residents, whose wards are studying in that country, have asked their children to pack their bags and return home.

World No Tobacco Day Today
Docs for pictorial warning on products
Ludhiana, May 29
Concerned over the widespread use of tobacco products in the region, the city doctors have emphasised implementation of the law that requires picture-based warnings on tobacco products.

Institutes defy orders on sale of cigarettes
Mandi Ahmedgarh, May 30 Despite the ban on cigarettes and other tobacco products under the Prohibition of Advertisement and Regulation of Trade and Commerce, Production, Supply and Distribution Act, 2003, only a few educational institutes in the area have followed the orders of the district administration, as most of them seem to have paid no heed to it.

Triple murder case cracked; 2 held
Jagraon, May 30
The Jagraon police claims to have solved the triple murder case with the arrest of two persons.

Curfew relaxation
Ludhiana, May 30
Curfew has been relaxed in five police divisions following orders of the District Magistrate.


Prison Act to be replaced: Gabria
Ludhiana, May 30
Punjab jails minister Hira Singh Gabria today announced that the state government would soon replace the existing Prison Act 1894 with the new Punjab Prison and Correctional Service Act. This was stated during his visit to the Bostral Jail here today.

Punjab minister of jails Hira Singh Gabria inspects Bostral Jail in Ludhiana on Saturday. A Tribune photograph

Foul-smelling water causes problems in street
Doraha, May 30
The street adjoining Mangat Dental Clinic here is difficult to pass due to the accumulated foul-smelling water.

75 participate in NSS camp
Doraha, May 30
A seven-day NSS camp for girls was inaugurated by principal Dr Narinder Singh Sidhu at Guru Nanak National College, Doraha, today.

10 pledge bodies to DMCH
Ludhiana, May 30
Inspired by the motivation of the New Hope, an NGO, 10 more residents of the city have pledged to donate their bodies after death for medical research to Dayanand Medical College here.


6 booked for attempt to burn woman
Jagraon, May 30
The Sidhwan Bet police has booked six persons in connection with an attempt to burn a woman. The police has booked Pappu, his wife Khushalia, his daughter Karamjit Kaur, his sons Rajwinder Singh and Surjit Singh of Bhundri village on the complaint of Rano Bai of the same village.

Constable attacked by motorists
Ludhiana, May 30
A police party deputed at a check post near Setluj Toll Plaza was attacked by four motorists, in which a constable sustained a serious head injury.

Cop kidnapped, thrashed by bus operator
Jagraon, May 30
A Sub Inspector (SI) of the Punjab Police has complained of his forcefully kidnapping by a bus operator and thrashing him.

Scribe attacked, accused held
Jagraon, May 30
An electronic media scribe, Pardeep Jain, was allegedly attacked by Harpreet Singh, a resident of Rajguru Nagar, Ludhiana, today.

Rejection in Love
Youth commits suicide, beloved booked
Raikot, May 30
Amritpal Singh, a resident of Kokri Kalan village, committed suicide by consuming poison because of rejection in love today.

A softball match in progress in Ludhiana on Saturday. Ludhiana, Amritsar set for title clash
Ludhiana, May 30
Hosts Ludhiana and Amritsar recorded victories in their respective encounters to secure berths in the title clash match in the boys’ section of the 14th Junior Punjab State Softball Championship, being held at Guru Nanak Stadium, here today.

A softball match in progress in Ludhiana on Saturday. A Tribune photograph




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