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Drive against dengue, malaria
Schools a neglected lot
Ludhiana, September 4
Shocking yet true, the ongoing drive for prevention of dengue and malaria has not been carried out effectively in a majority of government and private schools in the city and district at large. As a result, schoolchildren are falling prey to malaria and dengue, which is evident from the large number of such cases coming to doctors.


‘He gave me my first lesson of life’
Ludhiana, September 4
Teacher’s Day celebrated on September 5 is one day we all like to let our favourite teachers know how much difference they make to our lives. Be it a heart-felt thank you note, a card or a rose, we all make an effort to make our favourite teachers feel special! Here's a look at what the favourite TV stars have to say about their teachers. 

Runaway jail inmate nabbed
Ludhiana, September 4
The undertrial, who escaped from police custody four days ago, was nabbed by the police from Noorpur Bedi in the Anandpur Sahib area late last evening.

‘Encroachers’ just won’t budge
Black paint applied on the wall of the property where Surinder Jathaul painted his address nearly a month ago in Ludhiana Try to grab French scholar’s property again, but fail
Ludhiana, September 4
It’s not even been a month since the septuagenarian French scholar painted his address on the wall outside his house near Model Town market to keep encroachers at bay, some unidentified men blackened the area where he had painted the address and tried to trespass into his property last night.
Black paint applied on the wall of the property where Surinder Jathaul painted his address nearly a month ago in Ludhiana. Tribune photo: Himanshu Mahajan


Auction of Land for Chhapar Mela
Cops on toes to prevent clash
The police tries to pacify a group at Chhapar village on Saturday Mandi Ahmedgarh, September 4
The police was on toes to prevent any clash between two factions of the village panchayat at Chhappar village where the historic rural fair is scheduled after a fortnight. Auction of the panchayat land for establishment of temporary vends during the fair has been reported to be reason behind the tension.

The police tries to pacify a group at Chhapar village on Saturday. Photo: Mahesh Sharma

Row over control of truck operators’ union ends
Jandali defeats rival Balwinder to continue in chair
Mandi Ahmedgarh, September 4
Row over control of the Truck Operator's Union at Jandali concluded with continuation of the chair by Himmat Singh Jandali who defeated his rival Balwinder Singh, from the USA, by 20 votes in the election held on Friday.

Boy diagnosed with hemophilia-A needs help
Ludhiana, September 4
Manjit Singh (unit no C7260144), a 15-year-old boy, diagnosed with hemophilia-A, was brought to Christian Medical College and Hospital (CMCH) here after he fell down. His X-ray revealed fracture of the neck of femur bone requiring urgent surgery.

100 saplings planted
Ludhiana, September 4
The Rotary Club of Ludhiana (North) planted more than 100 saplings in a tree plantation campaign carried out today at Christian Medical College and Hospital, Ludhiana.

Palki is Miss Fresher
Ludhiana, September 4
The would-be designers of Sportking Institute of Fashion Technology welcomed the new entrants at the freshers’ party “Aagaaz 2010” with great fun and frolic. With pulsating ambience, flashing lights and foot-tapping music, the freshers’ party began with a difference. The theme of the party was “Retro”.

Mission possible
Imparting education to special children
Visually impaired students read Brail with their teacher in Ludhiana on SaturdayLudhiana, September 4
For teachers of the Vocational Rehabilitation Training Centre (VRTC) located in Kitchlu Nagar, everyday is a Teacher’s Day, as imparting education to visually impaired and physically challenged children has become a mission for them.

Visually impaired students read Brail with their teacher in Ludhiana on Saturday. Tribune photo: Himanshu Mahajan

Tips on oral hygiene given
Ludhiana, September 4
To commemorate the anniversary of Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC), a free dental check-up camp for students of Government Primary School at Dugri village, Ludhiana, was organised here yesterday.


Woman ends life
Samrala, September 4
A woman of Himmat Nagar allegedly committed suicide under mysterious circumstances by hanging herself from a fan. According to sources, Chandni (22), wife of migrant labourer, was seen hanging by her family members.

2 gangs of thieves busted, 8 held
Ludhiana, September 4
With the arrest of eight persons, the city police claimed to have busted two gangs of thieves who were behind repeated snatching and theft incidents. The police has recovered gold ornaments, mobile phones and cash from the possession of the accused.


Man gets life term for killing wife
Ludhiana, September 4
Additional Sessions Judge Munish Singal has convicted Pawan Kumar of Prem Vihar Colony, Phamra road, on the charges of killing his wife. He was sentenced to undergo rigorous life imprisonment.

Mahindra NBA Challenge
Khalsa eves record easy victory
Ludhiana, September 4
Khalsa Girls Senior Secondary School, Ludhiana, recorded an easy 50-12 victory over BCM Senior Secondary School, Dugri road branch, Ludhiana, in the youth girls’ section in the fifth week matches of the inaugural edition of the Mahindra NBA Basketball Challenge League being held at Guru Nanak Stadium here today. The winners were leading 24-4  at half time.




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