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Attack on Tehsildar
Fear of revenue officials comes true
Ludhiana, June 19
Murderous attack on Tehsildar-cum-Sub Registrar, Maj GS Benipal, who was assaulted and stripped today, brought true the worst fears of revenue officials, who were anticipating a similar attack in the recent past.

Another bridge over Ganda Nallah
Cong councillors get work stopped
Ludhiana, June 19
The municipal corporation has once again decided to waste public money by constructing a bridge over Ganda Nallah near Shingar Cinema. The new one would be one-foot higher than the old one. A bridge under construction on the Ganda Nullah, near Shingaar Cinema, in Ludhiana.
A bridge under construction on the Ganda Nullah, near Shingaar Cinema, in Ludhiana. Photo: Inderjeet Verma



EARLIER STORIES

Domestic help commits suicide
Ludhiana, June 19
A domestic help was found dead at Dugri last evening. The deceased has been identified as Somwati alias Sonia (16), a migrant from Uttar Pradesh.


COMMUNITY


Tiny tots of Love Dale School at a modelling show on the school premises in Ludhiana on Friday.
Tiny tots of Love Dale School at a modelling show on the school premises in Ludhiana on Friday. Photo: Inderjeet Verma 

Interviews for PCMS Docs
Candidates up in arms
Allege lack of transparency
Ludhiana, June 19
MBBS doctors in Punjab are up in arms against the Punjab Public Service Commission (PPSC) following declaration of result of interviews for 100 posts of PCMS doctor.

Pay Panel Report
PCMS doctors cry foul
Ludhiana, June 19
PCMS doctors in a statement issued here today demanded total pay parity with doctors under the Centre.

Pensioners
Removal of anomalies in pay panel report sought
Ludhiana, June 19
Pensioners of different government departments observed 7th foundation day of Pensioners’ Bhawan under the aegis of Pensioners’ Information Centre Management Committee at mini secretariat here today.


Pawan Bajaj, zonal manager, Bank of India, addresses a gathering during the foundation day of Pensioners Bhawan in Ludhiana on Friday. A Tribune photograph
 Pawan Bajaj, zonal manager, Bank of India, addresses a gathering during the foundation day of Pensioners Bhawan in Ludhiana on Friday.

Duration of power cut up, water crisis deepens
Ludhiana, June 19
The Punjab State Electricity Board seems to be grappling with acute shortage of power with no solution in sight for the time being with a result that duration of power cut in different parts of the city went up from 4-5 hours to nearly 7 hours today.

PEC Team Visit
Roads dept head unaware of sample collection
Ludhiana, June 19
An expert team from Punjab Engineering College (PEC) was invited by municipal corporation today to collect samples from Gill Road. However, the in-charge of building and roads, zonal commissioner Vinod Sharda, had no idea about it.

Members of the Punjab State Ministerial Services Union stage protest in front of the Mini Secretariat in Ludhiana.
Members of the Punjab State Ministerial Services Union stage protest in front of the Mini Secretariat in Ludhiana. A Tribune photograph

Soi on road safety panel
Ludhiana, June 19
The Punjab government has appointed Kamaljeet Soi as member of the executive committee of transport department’s road safety council along with other senior bureaucrats.

Working of paddy transplanter demonstrated
Ludhiana, June 19
A field day on paddy transplanter was organised by Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK), Samrala, at Powat village yesterday.

Colleges gear up for admissions
Ludhiana, June 19
As the results of class XII, BCom, BCA and BBA are out, city colleges are gearing up for admissions for the new session.

Canteens at schools, colleges
Sale of unhygienic food goes unchecked
Ludhiana, June 19
The district health authorities have failed to check even a single canteen in any of the local school or college in the last one year, thereby giving a green signal to the contractors to carry on selling stale, unhygienic food to the students.

PAU conducts entrance test
Ludhiana, June 19
PAU conducted the entrance test for admission to four-year programmes such as BSc agriculture (Hons), BSc biotechnology and BTech food technology, today. Giving details, controller of examinations Dr VK Dilawari said an overwhelming response was received for the courses, which have 90, 50 and 30 seats, respectively.
Students take the entrance test at the PAU in Ludhiana on Friday. A Tribune photograph
Students take the entrance test at the PAU in Ludhiana on Friday.


From Schools & Colleges
PTU VC meets foreign students
Ludhiana, June 19
Rajneesh Arora, Vice-Chancellor, PTU, met foreign students studying in Punjab during a farewell party to 10 passing out students from batches from 2006-09 held at Lodhi Club, Ludhiana. Sarojini Gautam Sharda, registrar, PTU, and Sarabjit Singh, deputy dean (international affairs), PTU, were present on the occasion. KNS Kang, director general, PCTE and other senior officers of PCTE were present.



Students perform during the welcome function at Guru Nanak Girls College in Ludhiana. A Tribune photograph
Students perform during the welcome function at Guru Nanak Girls College in Ludhiana.


Health camps by Youth Cong
Ludhiana, June 19
The District Youth Congress today organised a free medical check-up camp to celebrate the 39th birthday of Rahul Gandhi, general secretary All India Congress Committee, here today. A team of specialists examined patients in ward No. 23 and distributed medicines free of cost.



Malkit Singh Dakha and Gurkirat Singh Kotli supervise a medical camp at Tharike village in Ludhiana on Friday. A Tribune photograph
 Malkit Singh Dakha and Gurkirat Singh Kotli supervise a medical camp at Tharike village in Ludhiana on Friday.

Strike by State Bank of Indore staff on June 22
Ludhiana, June 19
On a call given by the All-India State Bank of Indore Officers’ Co-ordination Committee and All-India State Bank of Indore Employees’ Co-ordination Committee, employees and officers of the State Bank of Indore will observe a strike on June 22 against the merger move of the bank with State Bank of India.



CRIME

2 youths commit suicide
Amloh, June 19
Two youths committed suicide by consuming some poisonous substance here.

3 booked for assaulting villager
Khanna, June 19
The police has booked three persons, including a woman, for beating up a resident of Kishanpura village. In his complaint to the police, Jagdev Singh alleged that Surjit Singh, Rajpal Singh and Amarjeet Kaur, wife of Sher Singh, all residents of his village, had beaten him up over poll rivalry.

Youth booked for abduction
Jagraon, June 19
A youth has been booked for abducting a minor girl by luring her to marriage.

Youth held with opium
Jagraon, June 19
The CIA staff of the police arrested a youth with 500-gm opium at Chowkiman village, near here, yesterday.

One held with smack
Khanna, June 19
The police has arrested a resident of Shyamgarh village for possessing 5-gram smack. He was arrested at a roadblock near Shyamgarh village last evening.

1 booked for theft
Khanna, June 19
A resident of Amloh was booked by the police for stealing Rs 500 cash and two mobile phones from the pocket of a resident of Amloh.

 





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