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22-yr-old succumbs to bullet injuries
Grieving parents of Prabhdeep Singh, who succumbed to his injuries at the DMC in LudhianaLudhiana, February 20
A 22-year-old youth paid the price for being in love. Prabhdeep succumbed to his injuries today after his beloved’s father allegedly shot him at, when he had gone to meet her on the night of February 9.

Grieving parents of Prabhdeep Singh, who succumbed to his injuries at the DMC in Ludhiana on Saturday. Photo: Inderjeet Verma

SIT formed


Clash: Nine booked for assault
Ludhiana, February 20
Learning from the bitter experiences of the past, the city police last evening booked a sarpanch and his accomplice for removing the religious flag of a particular community that led to a clash between two communities and left six injured near Bonker village.

Oxen, cart riders at risk
Ludhiana, February 20
The ill-prepared finishing line is proving dangerous for the ox and cart riders as many of them sustained injuries while trying to stop their cart after the bullock cart race being organised during the Kila Raipur rural games here today.

Future of Kila Raipur games in dark! 
Both factions at loggerheads over gold cup
Tractor race in progress in Kila RaipurLudhiana, February 20
The controversy surrounding the possession of 1kg Bhagwant Memorial Gold Cup refuses to die down and if both factions of the Grewal Sports Association (GSA) would remain on the loggerheads then this year’s edition of the Kila Raipur rural game might put an end to the rural Olympics.

Tractor race in progress in Kila Raipur on Saturday. Tribune photo: Himanshu Mahajan


Adulterated spices flood markets 
Health dept launches drive, warns traders 
Ludhiana, February 20
The sale of adulterated spices in the wholesale market near Naulakha cinema goes on unabated, putting the health of city residents at risk.

Free-of-cost computer training to rural students 
Ludhiana, February 20
Rotary Club, Ludhiana, has established a computer lab in Shree Atam Vallabh Jain College, Hussainpura village, for rural students.

Seminar on women empowerment
Ludhiana, February 20
Harish Rai Dhanda, Chief Parliamentary Secretary, Punjab, inaugurated a two-day national seminar on “Empowerment of Women: Emerging Challenges” at Punjab Agricultural University here on Thursday.

Swami Dhirendra LSE brokers given stress-busting tips 
Ludhiana, February 20
The palpitation of stock exchange brokers, which generally remains on the higher side, came to normal and they felt much relieved as Swami Dhirendra, an yoga expert from Bhubaneshwar, Orrisa, taught them some stress-relieving techniques. A number of brokers, workers at the Ludhiana Stock Exchange (LSE) practiced meditation and yoga during a workshop conducted by Swami Dhirendra on the LSE premises.

Swami Dhirendra

Students run for a cause 
Ludhiana, February 20
With a view to create awareness about the ill-effects of drugs and the importance of following traffic rules, the Punjab College of Technical Education (PCTE) today organised a cross-country run.

Woman moves rights panel against police inaction 
Govt, SSP directed to file report 
Mandi Ahmedgarh, February 20
The Punjab State Human Rights Commission (PSHRC) in Chandigarh has sought a report from the state government, Department of Home Affairs and Justice and the SSP Ludhiana (Rural), for an alleged inaction on the part of the police in connection with a complaint lodged by Paramjit Kaur of Brahampur village.

120 diabetic patients examined at camp 
Ludhiana, February 20
More than 120 patients were examined at 89th diabetes camp organised by NIMA, Ludhiana, under the community service project at Diabetes Free World in Shivpuri.


PSEB fined for harassing 76-year-old widow 
Jagraon, February 20
The district consumer redressal forum in Ludhiana has passed a judgement in favour of an old woman who was wrongly told to deposit huge amount by the Jagraon PSEB officials. Kaushalaya Devi (76), a widow and heart patient, was wrongly told to deposit Rs 39,453 in her electricity bill that she had received on June 23, 2009. She owned the electric meter No. 2121315 and her consumer A/c no. is U21CF 680235. In fact the bill of some other consumer with meter No. SP 24/0195 was shown as her billing amount.

Harmandeep adjudged best athlete
Ludhiana, February 20
Harmandeep Kaur, BA final year student, was declared the best athlete during the two-day 67th edition of annual athletics meet of the Government College for Women that concluded here today. Ramandeep Kaur came out triumphant in the 100m sprint and was named the fastest runner and in the grueling 1,500m-race, Dolly outperformed her opponents to fetch the title.

Wrestlers get ready for a bout at Uchi Rurki Sports meet concludes 
Amloh, February 20
The two-day sports meet organised by the Youth Sports Club, Uchi Rurki (Amloh), concluded today. Minister for Jails and Cultural Affairs Hira Singh Gabria was the chief guest. He also announced Rs 1 lakh grant to the club.

Wrestlers get ready for a bout at Uchi Rurki (Amloh) on Saturday. Photo: Bhushan Sood

Sushma, Ritu hog limelight
Ludhiana, February 20
Sushma and Ritu Bala, both BA III students, stole limelight during the 41st annual athletics meet of the SDP College for Women that concluded here today.

Navshikha wins 100m race
Doraha, February 20
The 36th annual athletics meet for boys of Guru Nanak National College, Doraha, concluded here today. The athletics meet was inaugurated by Dr Tarlok Singh Sandhu, principal, MGKM Shahi Sports College, Samrala.




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