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Born or martyred today? School board can’t tell
Doraha, July 31
The Punjab School Education Board has forgotten Udham Singh’s martyrdom day and has instead mentioned it as his birth anniversary in the academic calendar.

The Punjab School Education Board academic calendar shows July 31 as Udham Singh’s birth anniversary
The Punjab School Education Board academic calendar shows July 31 as Udham Singh’s birth anniversary.

Deadly chase
Car pursuit culminates in lynching of youth
Khanna ex-councillor booked
Khamano (Fatehgarh Sahib), July 31
Armed assailants lynched a 32-year-old man at Bhattian village near Sanghol after chasing his vehicle.


Understaffed health dept grapples with mounting work
Ludhiana, July 31
Squeezed between the files and the fieldwork, officials and clerical staff at the civil surgeon’s office are constantly on a “Herculean task” from morning till evening. A team of at least 80 officials and clerical staff is inadequate to deal with the field and file work of the city with the population of more than 50 lakh.

Fashion designers swarm city
Ludhiana, July 31
Like every year, this time, Wedding Asia has attracted participation from designers from across the globe. The Ludhiana Tribune met three fashion designers, who came down especially to the city to get a feel of the Ludhianvis’ sense of dressing.

City gears up for Friendship Day
Ludhiana, July 31
Friendship is a wonderful bond, an enchanting chemistry between people, which feels like magic. Friendship Day is a way to pay tribute to the special one who understands you without words, smiles with you, never lets you cry, stands by you in times of joy and sorrow, and is always there, physical distance notwithstanding. Friends surely understand the meaning of this special bond and are all set to celebrate Friendship Day with much elan tomorrow.


Wedding Asia-10 opens to huge response
Ludhiana, July 31
Excelsior PR’s three-day exhibition- Wedding Asia-2010- opened in the city to a huge response on the first day today. The quirky exhibition, in its emerald edition, at Majestic Park Plaza, is exclusively showcasing an amazing collection of wedding necessities from wedding trousseau to dazzling designer jewellery, from accessories to home décor interiors and furnishings and from wedding planners to honeymoon destinations.


Labourer murdered over love affair
Khamano, July 31
A migrant labourer was brutally murdered by a co-worker following victim’s alleged relations with the latter’s sister here. According to sources, Dinesh Kumar (17) and Pawan Mehta (27), both residents of Gumel (Bihar), had been working in a mill and staying together in a room for the past two months.

2 held with stolen bikes
Ludhiana, July 31
Two youths were arrested for their involvement in motorcycle theft at a check point at Aarti Chowk. Gurjinder Singh, alias Goga, a resident of Himmat Singh Nagar, and Baldev Singh, alias Fauji, a resident of Dhulkot village, used to steal bikes and sell these to scrap dealers Barinder Kumar and Balram Kumar.


Over 900 cases disposed of
Ludhiana, July 31
The District Legal Services settled 900 cases during the quarterly lok adalat held under the supervision of its chairman-cum-Sessions Judge SP Bangarh here today. The lok adalat was also held in Jagraon, Khanna and Samrala sub-divisions. The judge said the cases involved settlement of amount worth Rs 4.39 cr. In all, 1,510 cases were placed before different Benches of the adalat.

Mahindra NBA Challenge
India to be major force in basketball: Troy
Ludhiana, July 31
India will improve upon its ranking and will soon be a major basketball playing country, felt Troy Justice, director, basketball operations, National Basketball Association (NBA) here today.





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