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Four hurt in bloody clash
Ludhiana, May 6
Councillor Satish Naggar argues with a police official after his brother (inset) was apprehended at the DMCH, Ludhiana, on Thursday. Four persons were injured in a bloody clash between two groups over a petty issue in Chander Nagar here today. Shots were also reportedly fired in the incident.

Councillor Satish Naggar argues with a police official after his brother (inset) was apprehended at the DMCH, Ludhiana, on Thursday. Photo: Inderjeet Verma

Armed youths rob industrialist 
Ludhiana, May 6
In a daring daylight robbery three young men forced a city industrialist to stop his Mercedes car he was driving after firing at it with a gun a few metres away from the his factory at Phase V at Focal Point here today. The assailants, all of them armed, fled after snatching his bag containing a laptop, purse, luxury watch and mobile phone.


Ghumar Mandi
MC tightens noose around 20 illegal shops
Ludhiana, May 6
Tightening its noose around those “illegally” occupying a prime land in Ghumar Mandi, Ludhiana Municipal Corporation (LMC) officials today marked the area and asked the former to either vacate it by May 10 or show the stay-order documents, which they claim to be possessing for the past several decades.

Victims denied copies of medico-legal reports
Ludhiana, May 6
The refusal to provide copies of medico-legal reports (MLRs) to patients who have suffered injuries in various mishaps and crimes by officials of the city’s Mahavira Civil Hospital has apparently encouraged a group of doctors - the so-called ‘medico-legal mafia’, said to be operating at the hospital, in preparing fake reports.


32 farmers take dairy training course
Ludhiana, May 6
The Department of Veterinary and Animal Husbandry Extension, College of Veterinary Science, Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (GADVASU) organised a 12-day "Specialised Training Course on Dairy Farming" for the farmers.

From Schools and Colleges
‘There should not be many entrance exams’
Ludhiana, May 6
A group discussion (GD) on common entrance test was held at Guru Nanak Public School today for students of classes XI and XII. Four students from each of the four houses participated in the GD. A healthy discussion on merits and demerits of the new system of common syllabus and test at the all-India level for medical and non-medial at senior secondary level took place.

Pensioners to drag PAU, bank to court
Ludhiana, May 6
A large number of pensioners led by Dr SS Johl, former VC of Punjabi University, attended a meeting organised by the PAU pensioners’ welfare association on the PAU campus here today.

Vacant plot turns garbage dump as GLADA sleeps
Ludhiana, May 6
Residents of Dugri Urban Estate (Phase II) are up in arms against the GLADA (Greater Ludhiana Area Development Authority) over their failure to get a vacant plot cleaned which has turned into a garbage dump as also a safe haven for anti-social elements for the past more than two and half years.

Homoeopathic camp
Ludhiana, May 6
The local unit of the Ved Prachar Mandal organised a homeopathic medical camp at Thareekay village today. Dr Tejinder Pal Singh, director, Guru Nanak Homeopathy College, Ludhiana, inaugurated the camp wherein a large number of villagers were examined and given medicines free of cost.

Residents hail death sentence to Kasab
Ludhiana, May 6
Death sentence awarded to Pakistani terrorist Mohammad Ajmal Amir Kasab, prime accused in the 26/11 terror attack case has been welcomed by the public at large. Newspapers offices were flooded with the phone calls from citizens hailing this court verdict.

Killing of Youth
Villagers block traffic over police inaction
Samrala, May 6
Agitators lay siege to the Ludhiana-Chandigarh road against police inaction in Samrala on Thursday. Residents of Ghulal village staged a dharna in front of the local police station and blocked traffic on the Ludhiana-Chandigarh road for the second consecutive day today, demanding action into the kidnapping and killing of a youth of their village who had gone missing some days ago. The protesters kept the body of the youth in the middle of the road as a mark of protest.

Agitators lay siege to the Ludhiana-Chandigarh road against police inaction in Samrala on Thursday. A Tribune photograph

Water shortage plagues city
Ludhiana, May 6
The industrial city has been severely hit by water shortage notwithstanding the claims of the municipal corporation. Although the corporation authorities claim that 90 per cent population remains covered under the potable water supply, the ground reality suggests otherwise.

Holiday destinations beckon
Ludhiana, May 6
With holidays fast approaching, it a great time to break the monotony of life. Holidays are heavenly and become pure fun with friends and family together. This is the best time to relax, rejuvenate and refresh oneself. One can plan a holiday around the world and if the pocket doesn’t permit, numerous options in India are there to explore.

Attack by Animals on Road
Need to take bull by the horns: Victims’ kin
Ludhiana, May 6
 A stray bull took the life of an octogenarian while he was going home from a temple in Haibowal locality around two months ago.

Savitri Devi, who was injured by a stray bull; and (right) family of Pyare Lal, who was killed by a stray bull in Haibowal in Ludhiana.
Savitri Devi, who was injured by a stray bull; and (right) family of Pyare Lal, who was killed by a stray bull in Haibowal in Ludhiana.Photos: Inderjeet Verma


Three booked for murder
Khanna, May 6
The police has booked three persons for murdering a resident of Ghulal village.The accused have been identified as Satnam Singh, Surinder Singh and Mani, all residents of Mukandpur village.

Man booked for taking girl’s photo in swimsuit
Ludhiana, May 6
The police has booked a man for taking photograph of an 11-year-old girl in swimsuit on his mobile phone.The accused, identified as Ranjit Sood, was booked following a complaint by the girl’s father, who has also been booked for manhandling Sood.

Katoch Shield Ropar beat Ludhiana
Ludhiana, May 6
Fine batting by Nitin Goel (115) and valuable partnership of 93 runs for the last wicket between Bharat Malhotra and Rahul Singla went in vain as hosts Ludhiana lost to Ropar on the basis of first innings lead of 19 runs in the two-day match of the Punjab State Inter-District Senior Cricket Championship for Katoch Shield that concluded at Punjab Agricultural University, here today.

Hockey tourney in memory of Olympian
Ludhiana, May 6
The Ludhiana Sportsmen Welfare Association has decided to organise a hockey tournament for sub-junior boys in the memory of penalty corner specialist and hockey star Prithipal Singh at Mata Sahib Kaur Hockey Stadium, Jarkhar, near here, from May 20 to 25.




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