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Bomb shell triggers panic
n Was fired from fighter aircraft
n IAF team takes it in custody
Jagraon, April 15
A bomb shell that was accidentally dropped by an IAF aircraft in the fields of Ramgarh Bhullar village near Jagraon on FridayTerror and panic gripped thousands of residents of Ramghar Bhullar and Leelan Megh Singh villages when the shell of a bomb, fired from an Air Force aircraft, fell in the fields between the two villages.
DEADLY: A bomb shell that was accidentally dropped by an IAF aircraft in the fields of Ramgarh Bhullar village near Jagraon on Friday. Photo by writer


Only Rs 1.25-lakh grant for village in 4 years!
Samrala/Ludhiana, April 15
Disappointed over inadequate funds given to the panchayat of Sihala village in Samrala constituency, a group of panches led by the sarpanch has accused the state government of neglecting the village for the last four years.

Father of sightless kids seeks help
Goslan (Khanna), April 15
Even as the harrowing ordeal faced by a ‘dalit’ ex-serviceman, Hardev Singh, who resides in Goslan village, continues, his family has now pinned its hopes on the chief minister's ‘sangat darshan’ scheduled to be held in Lopon, near here, on Saturday. Although Hardev served in the country for 17 years instead of leading a life of retirement he has been forced to take care of his sightless children.

Small enterprises pay more interest
Ludhiana, April 15
The medium and small enterprises (MSE) sector is one of the vital cogs in Punjab’s wheels of progress and the mainstay of the state’s economy, next only to agriculture, and contributes significantly to the generation of revenue and employment avenues.

Cool weather boosts milk output, keeps prices down
Ludhiana, April 15
Those who feared prices of milk would soon catch up with those of petrol prices can now heave a sigh of relief - the relatively cooler weather this month has led to a spurt in milk production.

Family ‘kidnaps’ minor girl
Marriage proposal was turned down
Jagraon, April 15
In a strange but interesting incident, that can seem like a scene from a movie, a girl was allegedly kidnapped by the family of a boy which wanted them to marry.


Remarks against martyrs
Members of Sukhdev Trust go on hunger strike
Sukhdev's kin term it a political gimmick
Ludhiana, April 15
Hurt and disgusted over objectionable remarks in the Congress mouthpiece - Sandesh about martyrs Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev and Rajguru, the functionaries of Shaheed Sukhdev Thapar Memorial Trust took to an indefinite hunger strike in Naughara locality in the old city here today.

Attracting NRI students
International students' hostel at PAU inaugurated
Ludhiana, April 15
As professional colleges across the state are doing every bit to lure international students, the Paunjab Agricultural University (PAU) has also joined the bandwagon and opened a state- of- the- art hostel to attract aspiring foreign scientist who want to peruse studies in PAU. Punjab Agriculture Minister Sucha Singh Langah today inaugurated the international students hostel at PAU.

Trendy ‘n’ cool: Bag-full to school!
Ludhiana, April 15
The new academic session has begun and school campuses are abuzz with talk about who has got the best, the trendiest and the coolest school accessories. Every school-going kid worth his salt is vying for attention with his latest acquisition, that also happens to be his claim to fame among peers, be it the BEN 10 strolley bag, Dora pencil case, Barbie water bottle or Spiderman tiffin box.

Dhillon out to woo voters
Inaugurates mini bypass of Bet Area
Sahnewal, April 15
Sharanjit Singh Dhillon, chairman, Punjab Agro Industries Corporation, along with chairman, Punjab Mandi Board, and Santa Singh Umedpuri, chairman, SS Board Punjab, recently inaugurated the road from Ludhiana to Tajpur to Dhanasu, also known as the mini bypass to the backward area of Bet.

Club to help smokers quit
Mandi Ahmedgarh, April 15
Identifying smoking as a major factor behind tuberculosis and heart diseases, the Rotary Club has drafted a programme to help smokers quit the habit.

Changing scenario of mgmt discussed
Doraha, April 15
“Management Summit-2011” was organised to deliberate on the emerging management paradigms by students of the Doraha College of Education and Doraha Institute of Management and Technology, Doraha, recently.

Spreading awareness on health
Samrala, April 15
The Hope Society for Health and Humanity organised its annual health samagam to make people aware about health.

High time we take stock of our planet

Despite alarming level of environmental pollution, burning of garbage on roadsides continues unabated in Ludhiana
HAZARDOUS: Despite alarming level of environmental pollution, burning of garbage on roadsides continues unabated in Ludhiana. Photo: Inderjeet Verma

Course on keyhole surgery
Ludhiana, April 15
The Christian Medical College and Hospital (CMCH) witnessed a flurry of activity as minimal access surgeons from across the country gathered for a skill course of the Association of Minimal Access Surgeons of India here yesterday.

Experts to dwell on pest management
Ludhiana, April 15
The department of entomology, PAU, in collaboration with the Indian Society for Advancement of Insect Science will organise the congress on insect science from April 18 to 20.

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A visually impaired long jump athlete attempts a jump during the National Sports for Blind at Guru Nanak Stadium in Ludhiana on Friday
A visually impaired long jump athlete attempts a jump during the National Sports for Blind at Guru Nanak Stadium in Ludhiana on Friday. Photo: Inderjeet Verma

Anchal, Nazia clinch gold
Ludhiana, April 15
Anchal of Delhi clinched the gold medal in the 100m race (B-I) in the women’s section during the 7th National Sports for the Blind being held at Guru Nanak Stadium. Priti and Shilki, both of Ludhiana, were second and third, respectively. Priti Lakra and Tara Kumari, both of Jharkhand, bagged the first two positions in the 100m (B-I) in under-16 category. Nazia of Ludhiana finished third in this event. Dalip Kumar (Delhi) and Satnam Singh (Ludhiana) secured top positions in the 200m race in under-16 and under-12 age groups (B-II), respectively.

Balwinder Singh Vision impairment no bar for him
Ludhiana, April 15
Kudos to the confidence and professionalism of this visually impaired athlete. He has sacrificed everything for the sake of sports. He has dedicated his life to sports.

Balwinder Singh

Harmanpreet Kaur She needs a grant to compete abroad
Ludhiana, April 15
Harmanpreet Kaur (16), an international-level visually impared athlete, will meet Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal tomorrow to request him for a financial grant to take part in the World Youth Games for Visually Impaired, to be held in the US this June.

Harmanpreet Kaur





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