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Gosain’s grandson manhandles traffic cop
Ludhiana, May 12
Amit Gosain and head constable argue with each other at the Bhai Bala Chowk in Ludhiana on Wednesday. High drama was witnessed at the Bhai Bala Chowk here this afternoon when Amit Gosain, Vidhan Sabha Deputy Speaker Sat Pal Gosain’s grandson, allegedly manhandled a traffic cop, when the latter waved at him to stop for violating traffic rules.
Amit Gosain and head constable argue with each other at the Bhai Bala Chowk in Ludhiana on Wednesday. A Tribune photograph

Panch murdered: 4 SAD men, others booked
Ludhiana, May 12
A diary owner and his three sons along with henchmen mercilessly killed a panch in the Gill village’s market, located about 20-km from here, late last night.


Ludhiana-Delhi inaugural flight takes off today
Politicians playing games of 
Ludhiana, May 12
After a long time span of over a decade, the city will once again figure on the country’s air map tomorrow (May 13). The ATR 42 aircraft pushed into service by Air India, the national carrier, for the inaugural New Delhi-Ludhiana flight is expected to have a smooth takeoff and make a perfect landing.

Mandi board land a garbage dump
Ludhiana, May 12
About 10 acres of prime land on the Hambran road, belonging to the Punjab Mandi Board, the estimated cost of which would be more than Rs 50 crore, has turned out to be a garbage dump, a den for ant-social elements and a heaven for encroachers. Thanks to the “callous” attitude of the board officials, who have miserably failed to utilise the land for some constructive purposes.

A man cycle past an Amaltas tree in full bloom in Ludhiana on Wednesday.
NATURE’S BOUNTY: A man cycle past an Amaltas tree in full bloom in Ludhiana on Wednesday. Tribune photo: Himanshu Mahajan

Non-payment of salary
PAU employees in tight spot
Ludhiana, May 12
Having failed to receive their salaries for the month of April, teachers, technicians, Class IV employees and other workers of Punjab Agricultural University are in a tight spot as they are unable to fulfill their daily needs.

Health dept raids on sweet shops often selective
Ludhiana, May 12
The transparency missing in proper disposal of spurious ‘khoya’ and sweetmeats seized by the health & family welfare department has raised added concerns among city residents who are constantly exposed to the risk of bacterial diseases caused after consuming adulterated food.


Clearance to samples of expired food items raises eyebrows
Ludhiana, May 12
The clearance given to the samples of expired food products, including refined oil, cheese and pickles by the Public Analyst Laboratory at Sector 11 in Chandigarh has put a question mark on the functioning of the Punjab Health System Corporation.

Youth alleges police bashing
‘Victim’ is a bootlegger, says cop
Jagraon, May 12
A youth has accused the Jagraon police of thrashing him for no fault of his. His limbs were fractured in the incident.

Programme on risk from sub-standard steel pipes
Ludhiana, May 12
Surya Roshni Ltd will organise a programme to educate millions of consumers across 250 cities in India about the the risk of using sub-standard steel pipes.

BJP protests against politicisation of CBI
BJP activists protest in Ludhiana on Wednesday.Ludhiana, May 12
Hundreds of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) activists today staged a protest against misuse of the CBI by the Centre and charged the UPA government with politicisation of the CBI.

BJP activists protest in Ludhiana on Wednesday. Tribune photo: 
Himanshu Mahajan

Richard Wierzbinski with his new bicycle in Ludhiana. His love for bicycles goes on
Ludhiana, May 12
Richard Wierzbinski, an Australian national, has a fascination for bicycles. His love for bicycles is so strong that he has even started a business in Australia.

Richard Wierzbinski with his new bicycle in Ludhiana. 
A Tribune photograph

I-T Dept conducts raid at Supreme Group
Ludhiana, May 12
The Income Tax Department’s investigation wing today conducted raids on 11 premises of Supreme Group.

Mango tree cut down to half
Ludhiana, May 12
Though social organisations and NGOs are trying to protect the green cover, a mango tree was cut down to half today as it caused “inconvenience” to the owner of a plot who had started the construction of his house at Sarabha Nagar, opposite the PVR theatre. 

Sahni-Chawla panel an eyewash: SSF
Jagraon, May 12
The BJP panel comprising Navjot Singh Sidhu and Ashwani Sharma is an eyewash, according to the Sehajdhari Sikh Federation (SSF) president.

Cops hand over the child to his mother at the Haibowal police station in Ludhiana on Wednesday. Missing boy found
Ludhiana, May 12
A four- year- old boy, who went missing yesterday from the Churpur road in Haibowal, was traced by the police and handed over to his father today.

Cops hand over the child to his mother at the Haibowal police station in Ludhiana on Wednesday. A Tribune photograph

Changing patterns of IIT entrance exam discussed
Ludhiana, May 12
STEPS Education, the school programmes wing of TCY, yesterday held a workshop on “Changing Patterns of IIT Examination” at Sarabha Nagar.

Eight lawyers appointed to mediation centre
Ludhiana, May 12
The Punjab and Haryana High Court has appointed eight local lawyers as mediators at the Mediation and Conciliation Centre here.

Students walk proud with degrees
Ludhiana, May 12
Bhutta Group of Colleges organised a glittering function to mark the annual convocation of Bhutta College of Education and Bhutta College of Engineering Technology here today.

Auto association formed
Ludhiana, May 12
Auto parts manufacturers today formed the Punjab Auto Parts Manufacturers Association, with Surinder Singh Ryait as its president.


Lecturer Attacked
Sarpanch, panchayat member booked
Samrala, May 12
The Khanna police today booked the sarpanch and a panchayat member of Bondli village for beating up a lecturer with a private college at the village.

Man held for raping niece
Jagraon, May 12
A minor girl has reportedly been raped by her uncle. The police recovered the girl last evening and arrested the accused here today.

Sarpanch booked for rebuking school principal
Ludhiana, May 12
Sarpanch of Bachittar Nagar Colony has been booked for scolding a principal of a private school here today.

A file photo of Neelam, Anmol and Rajat. Mother, 2 sons missing
Ludhiana, May 12
A 32- year- old woman went missing under mysterious circumstances along with her two sons from Savroop Nagar in Salem Tabri yesterday.

A file photo of Neelam, Anmol and Rajat.

Man killed after quarrel, 2 held
Ludhiana, May 12
A 20-year old youth was allegedly bludgeoned to death by his neighbour following a dispute in Sanyas Nagar near Noorwala road late last evening. The victim, later identified as Rahul, who sustained senior head injuries, died in a private hospital this morning.

Woman beaten up
Khanna, May 12
The police has booked a person on the charges of beating up a woman residing at Lalheri village, near here.

One held with 11-gm smack
Jagraon, May 12
The Sidhwan Bet police yesterday arrested a youth and recovered 11 grams of smack from his possession. The accused, identified as Gurcharan Singh of Bahadurke village, was nabbed from Khurdhidpur Canal Bridge near Sidhwan Bet. The accused had bought the smack from a drug peddler. — OC


Man convicted in cheque-bounce case
Ludhiana, May 12
Judicial magistrate Vipindeep Kaur has convicted Tarsem Lal of Maya Puri here in a cheque-bounce case. He has been sentenced to one-year imprisonment and fined Rs 5,000.

Martial art camp
Ludhiana, May 12
A four-day martial art camp will commence tomorrow at Rose Rock Tae kwon do Gym near Jalandhar Bypass here.




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