Top stories | Community | Crime
Courts | Sports


Dip in liquor prices gives tipplers a high
A new rate list displayed outside a liquor vend in LudhianaLudhiana, March 23
It is raining booze these days. In the wake of the contract for liquor vends expiring on March 31, tavern owners who failed to get a contract this year have crashed the prices of liquor massively with a view to exhaust their stocks before the expiry date.
A new rate list displayed outside a liquor vend in Ludhiana. Photo: Inderjeet Verma


MC staff to go on protest leave
Ludhiana, March 23
Executive engineers, SDOs and junior engineers, besides the entire supervisory staff of the MC will go on a four-day casual leave from March 25.

Rash Driving
MC counsels drivers

Ludhiana, March 23
The MC today summoned its drivers and checked their licences, besides warning them not to drive rashly.

Two killed as bus rams into car
The mangled remains of the car that met with an accident near Halwara villageRaikot, March 23
Two persons died when a bus rammed into their car last evening. The deceased have been identified as Jagroop Singh (45) and his mother-in-law Mukhtiar Kaur (75) of Talwandi Khurd near Mullanpur. He was returning from Raikot after meeting his in-laws when the incident occurred.

The mangled remains of the car that met with an accident near Halwara village. Photo: Rakesh Gupta

Speeding bus runs over man
Ludhiana, March 23
A washerman at a cloth unit was crushed to death by a speeding private bus on the Noorwala road here today.

Abducted child rescued
Ludhiana, March 23
A two-year-old boy, who had been abducted, was rescued by the police and handed over to his parents here today.

4 nabbed for planning robbery, arms seized
Khanna, March 23
The police arrested four persons for planning to commit robbery in a bank and confiscated arms and ammunition from their possession today.

Temp rises to 35° C
It’s too hot for March
Ludhiana, March 23
With the maximum temperature hovering around 35 degrees Celsius followed by minimum temperature around 18 degrees Celsius, experts at the department of agro meteorology, PAU, have termed the temperature as 7 degrees above normal.|


Highly educated, but apply for menial jobs
Mandi Ahmedgarh, March 23
Ranjit Singh, an MA, BEd, like thousands of graduates and postgraduates from Punjab and Rajasthan has made up his mind to work as a driver in the Delhi police.

Residents pay tributes to Bhagat Singh, Rajguru and Sukhdev on their martyrdom day in Ludhiana Floral tributes paid to martyrs
Ludhiana, March 23
The Punjab Government would initiate necessary steps for renovation and preservation of ancestral houses and buildings connected with martyrs and prominent freedom fighters in the state so that the younger generation could take inspiration from their sacrifices.

Residents pay tributes to Bhagat Singh, Rajguru and Sukhdev on their martyrdom day in Ludhiana on Tuesday. A Tribune photograph

Martyrdom day confused with birth anniversary
Ludhiana, March 23
Schools goofed up today, as instead of observing martyrdom day, the city schools were seen celebrating by organising functions. Some play-way schools in the city instead of paying homage to the freedom fighters- Bhagat Singh, Rajguru and Sukhdev organised a dance and fancy dress competition. Several kindergarten schools confused it with the birth anniversary of Bhagat Singh and later took corrective measures when they were told that Bhagat Singh's birthday falls on September 28. 

Peace march to observe the day
Phillaur/Nakodar, March 23
State-Level Martyrdom Day of Shaheed Bhagat Singh was observed by the Punjab Youth Congress at Phillaur and Nakodar by organising a Peace March, solemnising mass marriages of 21 poor girls at Nakodar village and distributing 11 sewing machines to poor women at Phillaur here today.

Rally taken out to pay tributes
Jagraon, March 23
The Jagraon police in collaboration with the Youth Welfare Society and Aman Folk Dance and Welfare Club remembered Bhagat Singh, Rajguru and Sukhdev Singh on their death anniversary.

Defaced poster of Ishmeet Singh in LudhianaIshmeet’s poster defaced again 
Ludhiana, March 23
A fortnight after Voice of India - Ishmeet’s billboard was defaced and subsequently replaced by his family, miscreants were at it again by damaging the new poster on the chowk named after the singing sensation.

Defaced poster of Ishmeet Singh in Ludhiana. Tribune photo: Himanshu Mahajan

Students told to fight environment pollution
Mandi Gobindgarh, March 23
Department of Civil Engineering, RIMT-Institute of Engineering Technology, Mandi Gobindgarh, organised an environment awareness campaign, including tree plantation and poster-presentation competition on the Martyrdom Day of Shaheed Bhagat Singh.

Army recruitment from today
Ludhiana, March 23
The 103 Infantry Battalion of Territorial Army (SIKH LI) will organise a recruitment rally for the categories of Soldier (General Duty) and Soldier (Tradesmen) at GT Road, Millerganj, here from March 24 to 27.

Jawan cremated with state honour
Jagraon, March 23
An Army man, who sacrificed his life fighting the state enemies across the border in the Poonch area, in Jammu and Kashmir, on the morning of March 21, was cremated in his native village, Jassowal, near here, with full state honour.


Thieves decamp with Rs 1.3 lakh
Ludhiana, March 23
Thieves struck at a lottery shop near Clock Tower and decamped with Rs 1.3 lakh cash by breaking the shutter of the shop late last night.

Man nabbed for killing brother 
Ludhiana, March 23
The police has arrested an accused, his wife and an accomplice and claimed to have solved a murder cases in which the man had allegedly killed his younger brother following a property dispute.

Ravi, Anu, Amandeep best athletes
Participants in action during the annual athletics meet at GMT College of Education in LudhianaLudhiana, March 23
Ravi Kumar was declared the best athlete in the boys’ section while Anu and Amandeep Kaur were jointly named the best athletes among girls in the annual athletics meet at GMT College of Education, Jalandhar bypass, here today.

Participants in action during the annual athletics meet at GMT College of Education in Ludhiana on Tuesday. Tribune photos: Inderjeet Verma

83 players selected for coaching centre
Ludhiana, March 23
The Ludhiana District Cricket Association (LDCA) conducted trials to select the players for the regional coaching centre run by the association here at Arya College.

Gaurav wins silver medal
Ludhiana, March 23
Gaurav Kumar, a student of MBA final year at the Punjab College of Technical Education (PCTE), Ludhiana, had brought laurels to his alma mater as he bagged a silver medal in the National Bench Press Powerlifting Championship held in Jamshedpur, recently.




| Punjab | Haryana | Jammu & Kashmir | Himachal Pradesh | Regional Briefs | Nation | Opinions |
| Business | Sports | World | Letters | Chandigarh | Ludhiana | Delhi |
| Calendar | Weather | Archive | Subscribe | Suggestion | E-mail |