Top stories | Community
Crime | Sports


Murder most foul
Man pushes mother into canal for Rs 6 lakh

Samrala, October 13
The greed for Rs 6 lakh drove a man and his two sons to kill his 65-year-old mother, Surjit Kaur, a resident of Khattran village after pushing her into the Bhakra canal on Dasehra day. The heinous crime came to light when police fished out her body from the canal yesterday.

Cloth merchant arrested for minor’s rape
Ludhiana, October 13
The three- year- old girl, who was raped yesterday in her school, had been overpowered by a 24-year-old cloth merchant in the school’s rest room. This shocking revelation was made by the police following the arrest of the accused. A resident of Shivaji Nagar, the accused, identified as Honey Kapoor, was arrested today.


Decking up: A woman gets mehndi applied on her hand for Karva Chauth in Ludhiana on Thursday
Decking up:
A woman gets mehndi applied on her hand for Karva Chauth in Ludhiana on Thursday. Tribune Photo: Himanshu Mahajan

Issuing vehicle RCs
Dealers face initial hiccups
Ludhiana, October 13
The state government may have "launched" the facility yesterday on registration certificates (RCs) of vehicles to be prepared by the dealers themselves, but the particular software to be installed with the dealers is yet to be connected with the main server at Chandigarh. Hence, it is expected to take at least a week for the process to begin smoothly.

Tae-kwon-do comes in handy for girls
Ludhiana, October 13
Keeping in view the rising cases of eve-teasing outside the girls’ colleges, the Guru Nanak Khalsa College for Women, Gujjar Khan campus, has taken an initiative to train its students in martial arts.


Adulterated ‘khoya’ being brought to city by road
Ludhiana, October 13
The festive season is on and sweetmakers are busy preparing sweets. Due to frequent raids conducted by the health department last year along with media's exposure about adulterated ‘khoya’, this year the product is not being brought here through trains from neighbouring states but via road.

Married woman dies under mysterious circumstances
Jagraon, October 13
A 25-year-old married woman caught fire under mysterious circumstances at her house located in the Agwar Khuaja Baju area here yesterday. Following this incident, the victim was admitted to the civil hospital where she succumbed to burn injuries today morning.

Ayurvedic Aphrodisiacs
MCI asks state body to probe, act against guilty
Ludhiana, October 13
The Medical Council of India (MCI) has asked the Punjab Medical Council (PMC) to investigate the alleged promotion and propagation of a few ayurvedic aphrodisiac formulations during the annual conference of the Society of Andrology and Reproductive Medicine (ANDROCON-2011) hosted by the Dayanand Medical College and Hospital in February.

Traders pledge to pay taxes on time
Mandi Ahmedgarh, October 13
Traders, including commission agents and rice millers of the town and surrounding areas took a vow to contribute towards the region’s development by paying taxes and levies applicable on their firms and family members.

Car catches fire on Mall road
Ludhiana, October 13
A white coloured I-10 car (PB 10 CM 4791) caught fire near Red Cross Bhawan, Mall Road, this afternoon. Nobody was inside the car when this incident took place. Fire brigade officials said the car, which was parked on the roadside, had got badly damaged by the time fire tenders could the spot.
A car which caught fire after garbage lying near it was set a fire on the Mall Road in Ludhiana on Thursday. Tribune photo: Himanshu Mahajan
A car which caught fire after garbage lying near it was set a fire on the Mall Road in Ludhiana on Thursday

I-T dept conducts raid on three units
Ludhiana, October 13
Four teams comprising eight to 10 members each from the Income Tax department, are conducting surveys on three major forging and furnace units since 11.30 am today. The surveys are being conducted on Sunder Forging, Arora Alloys Private Limited and Khuran Steels on their premises in Focal Point and the Chandigarh road, respectively.

Youth Fest
Spiritualism, social issues brought to fore
Ludhiana October 13
Essence of spiritualism and different shades of social and emotional issues came alive in today’s events in the GADVASU Youth Festival. The day was full of shabad gayan, mime, mimicry and one-act plays.
Masked talent: Students participate in a mime competition at the GADVASU youth fest in Ludhiana
Masked talent: Students participate in a mime competition at the GADVASU youth fest in Ludhiana. Tribune photo: Himanshu Mahajan

Class XI students get Sparkz training at KVM School
Ludhiana, October 13
Sparkz is the name of the stationery company that is managed by class XI students of commerce stream of Kundan Vidya Mandir School, Civil Lines, with the help of their teachers.

Students at Sparkz outlet in Kundan Vidya Mandir School in Ludhiana on Thursday. Photo: Inderjeet Verma

Students at Sparkz outlet in Kundan Vidya Mandir School in Ludhiana on Thursday

Students rally against stubble burning
Dehlon, October 13
With an intention to make peasants aware of the deleterious affects of paddy stubble burning on the flora and fauna, students of government schools organised awareness rallies and marches today. Heads and teachers led the crusaders to awaken masses against the menace.

Teacher blogs to reach to his students
Ludhiana, October 13
Harneet Singh, who teaches history and civics at Sat Paul Mittal Public School, uses blogs for giving information and assignments to its students. Teachers are increasingly being informed and told to use technology as a tool to teach, reach and interact with students in the ways they find relevant and interesting.

Orientation programme ends
Ludhiana October 13
The two-day orientation programme organised by the Punjab Agricultural Management and Extension Training Institute (PAMETI) for newly recruited computer operators under the Central-sponsored “Support to state extension programmes for extension reforms (ATMA) scheme” concluded today.

600 examined at eye camp
Jagraon, October 13
The Shaheed Udham Singh Charitable Society, Jagraon, organised a free eye check-up camp today. Around 600 patients from different villages of Ludhiana district were examined by doctors.

from colleges

ludhiana scan


Gold worth Rs 20 lakh seized, woman held
Ludhiana, October 13
Jaspal Kaur (35) was arrested from her residence at Bhamiyan village during a raid conducted the police last night. Stolen gold worth Rs 20 lakh was recovered from her house. While the main accused, Harpreet Bittu, husband of Jaspal Kaur, is absconding.

Two killed, three injured in mishap near Khanna
Khanna, October 13
Two persons were killed and three others injured when a tempo collided with a Qualis and Swift car last night. The deceased has been identified as Anubhav Jain (14) and Parkash Kumar (32), both residents of Banur.

Auto drivers clash over passengers, one hurt
Jagraon, October 13
An auto driver sustained grievous injuries after he entered into an argument with other auto drivers over lifting passengers today morning. The injured auto driver has been identified as Jaswinder Singh (35), a resident of Dashmesh Nagar in Jagraon.

Vehicle thief arrested
Ludhiana, October 13
Sandeep Sharma (25), alias Gifty, was arrested by the Division No. 1 police station from the Kotwali Area for stealing three bikes from different areas of the city. A case under Sections 379 and 411 has been registered against the accused.

GCW eves clinch basketball title
Ludhiana October 13
The basketball team of the Government College for Women (GCW) won Panjab University Championship held at Panjab University from September 27 to 30. The team defeated Dashmesh Girls College, Badal, by 35-11 in the knockout match.

Green Land eves hog limelight in chess
Ludhiana, October 13
Girl students of Green Land Public School bagged first position in the under-19 category of the CBSE North Zone-II Chess Championship, which was recently held at Gita Bal Niketan Public School, Faridabad.

Khanna gets cricket academy
Ludhiana October 13
The sports facilities in Khanna got a boost with the opening of School Cricket Academy at Delhi Public School, Khanna. Navjot Singh Sidhu, MP, inaugurated the academy by batting and bowling at the pitch.




| Punjab | Haryana | Jammu & Kashmir | Himachal Pradesh | Regional Briefs | Nation | Opinions |
| Business | Sports | World | Letters | Chandigarh | Ludhiana | Delhi |
| Calendar | Weather | Archive | Subscribe | E-mail |