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Two killed, 8 hurt in head-on collision
Ludhiana, November 28
Two people were killed and eight seriously injured in a road accident near Jagraon on the Ludhiana-Ferozepore highway today morning. The incident occurred at about 7:30 am when a speeding Toyota Qualis MPV (registration no: PB01 4402) coming from Moga collided head on with a truck (PB10AG 9122) coming from Ludhiana.
The LPG cylinders that the truck was ferrying. The LPG cylinders that the truck was ferrying. Tribune photographs




Acid attack victim may lose her eyesight
Ludhiana, November 28
Her face has turned ugly and she may not be able to see anymore. Afsana, 35, a resident of the Tibba Road area who suffered an acid attack by her husband was ruing the day she married Nateem, a hosiery worker, 15 years ago.

Manpreet Badal’s ‘jaago’ yatra
Cops told to snoop around
Ludhiana, November 28
Hectic activity was witnessed in the police department in the wake of the much-hyped visit of Manpreet Badal, who would address the public during his “jaago” yatra here tomorrow.

City bigwigs getting away with encroachments
A car shed outside the house of Addl DCP Sandeep Goel.Ludhiana, November 28
Is the ambit of the municipal corporation’s anti-encroachment drive, which is being conducted at the behest of the Punjab & Haryana High Court, only confined to the city’s ordinary residents?

A car shed outside the house of Addl DCP Sandeep Goel. Photos: Inderjeet Verma

Parking outside marriage palaces jamming traffic
Ludhiana, November 28
With marriage season at its peak these days, traffic chaos outside all major marriage palaces in the city goes unchecked by authorities. Tall claims by district administration of taking stern action against defaulters fall flat as traffic jams and serpentine queues continue to bother the commuters outside marriage palaces.


State of affairs
Encroachments, lack of civic amenities ail Meena Bazaar
A maze of power cables poses a grave threat to the lives of traders and visitors.Ludhiana, November 28
Contrary to its name, Meena Bazaar presents a gloomy picture of civic amenities in its inner bazaars. Shopkeepers of the area have been facing a lot of problems due to widespread encroachments and apathy of the municipal corporation authorities.

A maze of power cables poses a grave threat to the lives of traders and visitors. Photos: Inderjeet Verma

464 women cops pass out of academy
Phillaur, November 28
Punjab DGP PS Gill said the Punjab Police was gearing itself to face new challenges after successfully defeating the nefarious designs of the unfriendly neighbour, Left wing extremists and drug cartels. The department was also in the processes of acquiring the best technology available in the world for upgrading its communication, transport, weaponry and intelligence network.

Preaching, not practising
A signboard put up at one of the entry gates of Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Science University (GADVASU) makes an appeal to the people to observe November 29 (Monday) as “Meatless day” (no consumption of non-vegetarian dishes) to show solidarity with the animals and to promote ethical treatment towards them. The idea is very noble, although telling somebody what to eat or not to eat on a particular day sounds ridiculous to many, if not crass assertion of one’s views.

Ludhiana, Amritsar skaters corner glory
Ludhiana, November 28
Hosts Ludhiana bagged the overall trophy in the inline rink race, while skaters from Amritsar won the overall trophy in the quads in the 22nd Punjab State Roller Skating Championship organised by the District Roller Skating Association at the Leisure Valley Rink, Sarabha Nagar, here today.

No one’s free from dread of getting teeth extracted
Ludhiana, November 28
The mere thought of the pain associated with tooth extraction can send jitters down the spine of even the thick skinned. From hardened criminals to soldiers and even cops - the city’s dentists have observed all share the common fear and anxiety before such an operation.


Private bus operators flout traffic norms with impugnity at (1) Pratap Chowk, (2) Samrala Chowk, (3) intersection near bus stand and (4) on the road adjoining Preet Palace Cinema in Ludhiana. Tribune photos: Himanshu Mahajan

Man breaches DGP’s security with complaint
Ludhiana, November 28
High drama was witnessed at Punjab Agriculture University (PAU) during the visit of Punjab DGP PS Gill to a dog show here this evening when a man nearly broke through the security cordon of the top cop to lodge a complaint.

Canines exhibit their prowess
Ludhiana, November 28
Hundreds of carefully coiffed canine beauties grabbed the limelight this evening at Punjab Agriculture University during the 32nd-33rd All-Breed Championship. Looking cute and standing proud before a large adoring crowd of dog lovers, 368 participant canines put their best foot forward and tried hard not to growl or get irritated by the presence of other dogs around them. However, tail wagging and bow-bowing remained the highlight of the much-awaited annual dog show.

Research work impresses Egyptian scientist
Ludhiana, November 28
“Agriculture in Egypt is still not highly mechanised,” said Dr Moustafa Saleh Emam, chairman, vegetable handling research department, Agricultural Research Horticultural Institute, Gizo, Egypt, while addressing a gathering at a training programme on post harvest at Central Institute of Post Harvest Engineering and Technology (CIPHET).

PAU Board Meetings
Employees get podium to air grievances
Ludhiana, November 28
From now on issues related to the PAU employees' union will be addressed by their representatives at the Board of Management (BoM) meetings.

From Schools and Colleges
Ludhiana: Annual exhibition “Widening Horizons 2010” was organised at BCM Arya Model Senior Secondary School, Shastri Nagar, yesterday. The exhibition encouraged students to apply class-room learning into more creative channels.

Needy students get financial assistance
Students pray at a function organised by the Bharat Vikas Parishad in Ludhiana on Sunday.Ludhiana, November 28
The Bharat Vikas Parishad, Tagore branch, organised a function, in which needy students from various schools and colleges like GCW, Arya Collage, Devki Devi Jain Memorial College , Master Tara Singh College for Women, Arya School, Sanatam Dharam School, Purana Bazar, Government Model High School and PAU received financial help amounting to over Rs 1.75 lakh.

Students pray at a function organised by the Bharat Vikas Parishad in Ludhiana on Sunday. A Tribune photograph

Foundation stone of road project laid
Ludhiana, November 28
Ludhiana MP and the spokesperson of the Congress Manish Tewari today laid down the foundation stone of various roads in the Haibowal area. The cost of the project is about Rs 2.25 crore.

Brand’s the buzzword
Ludhiana, November 28
City's young brigade is hooked on to top brands like never before. Be it apparel, footwear or perfumes, top branded stuff is what children want these days.

Rly to improve facilities, says panel member
Ludhiana, November 28
The union railway ministry will expedite ongoing infrastructure development projects at the Ludhiana railway station while also bringing about qualitative improvement in passenger amenities and facilities on a priority basis. The object is to make rail travel and railways more customer-friendly and provide better services at railway stations.




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