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Upgradation of 66 KV Ferozepur Road Sub-station
City residents fume as power plays truant

Ludhiana, November 27
Although expected to provide a big relief by way of qualitative improvement in power supply in many city localities once it becomes operational in about a month, the work for the upgradation of the 66 KV Ferozepur Road sub-station of Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL) here is causing great inconvenience due to prolonged shutdowns on the 220 KV Humbran-Ferozepur Road transmission line (TL).


Workers engaged in the railway overbridge project call it a day as the sun sets in Ludhiana on Saturday.
Workers engaged in the railway overbridge project call it a day as the sun sets in Ludhiana on Saturday. Tribune photo: Inderjeet Verma


LPG agency faces heat
Cop’s wife booked under Essential Commodities Act
Ludhiana, November 27
Fraudulent practices of the gas agencies supplying domestic LPG have for long been a cause of inconvenience to the consumers, but the case of Skatar Gas Agency, Dugri Road, Model Town, has brought to the fore the rampant corruption existing in the distribution system.

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Bribe Demand
ASI sent to police lines
Ludhiana, November 27
Police Commissioner Ishwar Singh today sent ASI Som Nath to police lines for allegedly demanding a bribe of Rs 20,000 from a migrant to rescue his abducted daughter from Bihar.

Striking the right chord
Ludhiana, November 27
DJ-ying is much more than just mixing and re-mixing melodies on the console. It's about striking the right chord with the audience and pleasing them, opines Brit-Indian DJ Sanj.

Landlord, tenant bare fangs over canine
Ludhiana, November 27
A Labrador dog became a victim of a landlord-tenant dispute, when it was allegedly picked up by the police, after an NRI in Gurdev Nagar here complained at the NRI police station against it this morning. The nine-year-old dog, Laibu, was allegedly picked up by two cops, following the complaint even as its owner Kulvinder Singh, the tenant, raised a hue and cry. The NRI, Surinder Nath Jolly and Kulvinder Singh have been embroiled in a year-long property dispute over a prime piece of land in Gurdev Nagar.

Father, son nabbed for running fake DTO
Ludiana, November 27
A father and son duo was nabbed by the city police for running fake District Transport Office (DTO) at Hargobindnagar here today. An imposter DTO Harmeet Singh along with his father Inderjeet Singh was arrested by the police for duping a number of people not just from the city but from other districts and states as well.


BSNL staff stage protest
BSNL employees stage protest in Ludhiana on Saturday.Ludhiana, November 27
Led by activists of the BSNL Employees’ Union (BSNLEU), employees of Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited today held an angry demonstration demanding prosecution of all those involved in the 2-G spectrum scam.

BSNL employees stage protest in Ludhiana on Saturday. Photo: Inderjeet Verma

Unpalatable, still a delicacy for poor
Ludhiana, November 27
Thai Magoor, which has been declared unfit for human consumption, is being openly sold in the local fish markets. Thanks to the lackadaisical attitude adopted by authorities concerned a large number of people, especially the migrant population has been consuming it due to its easy availability and cheaper rates.

Govt okays Rs. 2.78 cr for development at Kanech village
Doraha, November 27
Sharanjit Singh Dhillon, chairman, Punjab Agro Industries Corporation-cum-in charge of the Sahnewal Assembly constituency, laid the foundation stones of various development projects at Kanech village near Sahnewal.


Aluminium sheets stolen from godown
Ludhiana, November 27
Aluminium sheets worth lakhs of rupees, were stolen from a godown on RK Road here last night. The theft took place at Nidhi Metals came to light in the morning when owner Daya Nidhi reached the godown and saw several sheets of aluminium missing from the godown.

Ludhiana, Amritsar share honours
A roller skating match in progress in Ludhiana on Saturday.Ludhiana, November 27
Participants of hosts Ludhiana team, along with Amritsar shared honours, on the penultimate day of the 22nd Punjab State Roller Skating Championship being organised by the District Roller Skating Association, Ludhiana, at Leisure Valley, Sarabha Nagar, here today.

A roller skating match in progress in Ludhiana on Saturday. A Tribune photograph

Sonia fastest in 100m sprint
Ludhiana, November 27
Sonia, a student of Class IX, SDP Senior Secondary School, Basti Jodhewal, won 100m sprint to emerge as the fastest runner in the annual athletics meet of SDP institutions that concluded at SDP College for Women here today.

Harshpreet declared best athlete
Ludhiana, November 27
Bhai Vir Singh House bagged the overall trophy in the 34th Annual Inter-House Athletics Meet of Guru Nanak Public School, which concluded at Sarabha Nagar branch grounds here today.

State volleyball tourney begins
Khamano, November 27
The 54th Punjab State Senior Volleyball Championship for Men and Women got off to a colorful start at Government Senior Secondary School, Khamano. Balwinder Singh Randhawa, DSP, Khamano, inaugurated the championship by cutting a red ribbon and declared the championship open. District Volleyball Association president Shamsher Singh Boparai welcomed all the teams.




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