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CBSE - X : Sacred Heart makes a clean sweep
Mixed response to grades
Ludhiana, May 28
Students of DAV Public School, BRS Nagar, jump with joy after achieving a CGPA between 9 and 10, in Ludhiana on Friday. The grading system introduced by the CBSE this year for Class X has evoked a mixed response from the city's academic community.

Students of DAV Public School, BRS Nagar, jump with joy after achieving a CGPA between 9 and 10, in Ludhiana on Friday. Tribune photo: Himanshu Mahajan

Boys lose to girls again!
Ludhiana, May 28
Once again girls managed to walk away with glory in the CBSE Class X results declared here today by outnumbering boys.



Sharing success with chocolates 
Ludhiana, May 28
No happy occasion is complete without sweets. So how could the declaration of CBSE Class X results today go without its share of sweetness and calories!However, the occasion stood testimony to a major shift from traditional to modern when it came to exchanging sweets with loved ones to express happiness.


Paper mill catches fire
Ludhiana, May 28
A paper mill in Humbran went up in flames at about 1 pm today, apparently due to sparks flying from a dried up tree in an adjoining factory that had been closed down. The mill, with a workforce of over 150, was completely gutted and the flames were still raging till the filing of this report.

Heist at money exchange office
Manhunt on to arrest robbers
Ludhiana, May 28
Day after robbery at the franchisee of Western Union Money Transfer, the cops got hold of CCTV footages of the robbers. According to police sources, the cops have received some vital clues, which would lead to the early arrest of the accused.

PUDA auction a flop show
Only one of 28 commercial sites sold
Ludhiana, May 28
Todayís auction of 28 commercial properties in the city - 8 SCOs and 20 single storied shops on Old Jail Road by the Punjab Urban Planning and Development Authority (PUDA), turned out to be an anticlimax as only one shop was sold, fetching only Rs 21.76 lakh. The auction was being seen as an exercise to gauge the mood of both genuine buyers and investors in the cityís depressed real estate sector in the wake of the global economic slowdown.

Surgeonís e-mail ID hacked, hoax messages sent out
Ludhiana, May 28
In yet another instance of an e-mail ID being hacked, a leading cardiac surgeon in the city, Dr HS Bedi, was subjected to harassment and discomfiture after hoax mails were sent to his friends and colleagues from his e-mail account.

Encroachments: Traders against MCís pick-and-choose policy
Seek officials suspension; ready to move court
Ludhiana, May 28
Objecting to the arbitrary demolition of the main gate and sewerage at the electroplating unit owned by Joginder Kumar, the president of the Federation of Tiny and Small Industries of India, industrialists have demanded immediate suspension of erring officials of the Ludhiana Municipal Corporation.

Dust storm throws life out of gear
Ludhiana, May 28
A woman was injured when the roof of a house collapsed after a giant hoarding, installed on an adjacent building, got uprooted and fell on the house this morning hours before the city was hit by rain and a hailstrom.The incident took place following a dust-storm, which threw normal life in city out of gear.


Youth thrashes rickshaw puller for blocking his way
A rickshaw pullar who was thrashed near AC market in Ludhiana. Ludhiana, May 28
In yet another incident of road rage, a milkman beat up a rickshaw puller so badly that the latter defecated in his shorts. The incident took place at about 5 pm when a young man ferrying milk canisters collided with the rickshaw puller who came in his way near the cassette market at Bahdaur House.

A rickshaw pullar who was thrashed near AC market in Ludhiana. Photo: Himanshu Mahajan

Man held with Rs 17 lakh spare parts
Ludhiana, May 28
The Salem Tabri police today nabbed a man and seized spare parts of motors worth Rs 17 lakh.The accused has been identified as Kapil Grover, resident of Salem Tabri, who was selling fabricated motor spare parts by using the name of a renowned motor spare part company. 

Jarkhar to take on Grewal Academy today
Ludhiana, May 28
The semifinal matches in the inaugural edition of the Olympian Prithipal Singh Six-a-Side Hockey League being organised jointly by Jarkhar Hockey Academy and Ludhiana Sportsmen Welfare Association at Mata Sahib Kaur Stadium, Jarkhar, will be played tomorrow. 

Ludhiana squad announced
Ludhiana, May 28
Trials were conducted at Satish Chander Dhawan Government College for selecting the Ludhiana district team for the Punjab State Inter-District Twenty20 Cricket Championship (u-16) to be held in Amritsar from May 29 to June 2. This was stated by Des Raj, general secretary, Ludhiana District Twenty20 Cricket Association.




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