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Anti-social elements have a field day
Ludhiana, November 19
An alleged assailant in police custody. An assailant created ruckus in the Sarabha Nagar market last night, leaving three shopkeepers injured. One of the suspects was nabbed and handed over to the police after being thrashed.

An alleged assailant in police custody. A Tribune photograph

All set for kabaddi world cup final
Ludhiana, November 19
Guru Nanak Stadium in Ludhiana all set for the Kabaddi World Cup final scheduled for Sunday. The stage is set for the finals of the second Kabaddi World Cup Tournament slated to be held here tomorrow at Guru Nanak Stadium.

Guru Nanak Stadium in Ludhiana all set for the Kabaddi World Cup final scheduled for Sunday. Tribune photo: Himanshu Mahajan


Akshay, John geared for motorbike stunt
Ludhiana, November 19
Security officials check the bikes to be used by actors Akshay Kumar and John Abraham. “Desi Boys” Akshay Kumar and John Abraham will entertain a 25,000-strong crowd with their motorbike stunts during the final of the Kabaddi World Cup here tomorrow.

Security officials check the bikes to be used by actors Akshay Kumar and John Abraham. Tribune photo: Himanshu Mahajan

Boy students get invite, but too late
Ludhiana, November 19
Principals of government senior secondary schools have been issued instructions by the District Education Officer (DEO) late in the evening to inform their students to reach Guru Nanak Stadium tomorrow for the Kabaddi World Cup final.

Another robbery at gunpoint
Ludhiana, November 19
There seems to be no end to incidents of snatching and robbery. While the police is busy ensuring the smooth conduct of the Kabaddi World Cup final to be held here tomorrow, anti-social elements are having a field day.

Air India alters flight timings
Ludhiana, November 19
Much to the relief of city residents, Air India has changed the timings of flights operating from Ludhiana (Sahnewal) airport from November 23. Now, instead of evening, the flight would take off in the afternoon.




Overcharging at Easy bill outlets
Ludhiana, November 19
Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL) may have authorised easy bill outlets depositing the electricity bills but some of them have been found guilty for over charging from consumers.

‘Gynaecologist, paediatrician must work in tandem’ 
Ludhiana, November 19
For the better health of neonatal, gynecologists should start communicating with paediatricians once they begin treatment of a pregnant woman. It will definitely result in better health of the neonatal. This was said by Dr Dinesh Gupta, a neonatal expert from Mumbai who was in the city to attend the IV National conference of IAP on the Neonatolgy Chapter.

Changes in textbooks from next academic session
Ludhiana, November 19
Rana Nayar, chairperson, department of English and Cultural Studies, Panjab University, Chandigarh, on the feedback of the new textbook prescribed for BA I (compulsory), "English @ Work" has assured the faculty and students of English that it is not possible for them to bring about necessary changes in the textbook for the session 2011-12, but changes will be made during the next academic session.

Green Grove students excel in declamation
Doraha, November 19
An inter-house English declamation was organised at Green Grove Public School today.

National communal harmony week
Ludhiana, November 19
Communal Harmony Campaign and Fund Raising Week under auspices of National Foundation for Communal Harmony (NFCH) were celebrated today at Dayanand Medical College and Hospital.

Free medical camp
Ludhiana, November 19
A free multi-specialty and super-specialty medical camp was organised. Around 1250 patients were benefitted from 13-day camp. The camp was organised to mark the founder’s day, Mohan Dai Oswal Multispecialty and Cancer Hospital.

Seminar on BSE SME-exchange
Ludhiana, November 19
A seminar was held on "BSE SME-Exchange for the SMEs, Market Intermediaries and Investors", here today at CICU.

‘Halwai’ body backs accused shop owner
Jagraon, November 19
The Halwai Association, Jagraon, today backed the sweets shop owner accused of selling fungus-infested sweets to a customer few days back.

Sweets samples taken from shops
Jagraon, November 19
A team of health department officials collected samples of various sweets from sweetmeat shops here last evening.
Spare them a thought too
Thalassaemic children enjoy a lunch party arranged for them by a hotel to mark its second anniversary in Ludhiana.
Thalassaemic children enjoy a lunch party arranged for them by a hotel to mark its second anniversary in Ludhiana. Photo: Inderjeet Verma

Book on Nanak Singh released
Ludhiana, November 19
A Punjabi book, "Nanak Singh-The Dickens of Punjabi Novel" was released today at Khalsa College for Women. "This book is an attempt to show that Punjabi literature is in no way poorer than English literature,”says Prof KBS Sodhi. 

Fog engulfs region
Doraha,November 19
Sudden fog that engulfed the region today, made the easy going life a bit difficult for the townsters.

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Four booked for fraud
Samrala November 19
The Machiwara police has booked four persons, including father and his two sons for defrauding more than 10 persons of about 32 lakh of the Machiwara area. The police said Mohan Singh of Burj Pawat village and some other persons had given a written complaint to the Khanna SSP against Narinder Singh Batra, two of his sons and one of their employee.


Gurukul Academy, SAIL XI enter semis
Ludhiana, November 19
Mehta Gurukul Academy, Doraha, along with SAI XI, Orissa, SAI, Patiala and Scindia Academy, Bhopal, secured berths in the last four stage on the penultimate day of the 9th All India Gold Cup Hockey Tournament (boys u-21) being organised by the Doraha Hawks Club at Mehta Gurukul Public Senior Secondary School, Doraha, today.

Makeshift stages will damage infrastructure
Ludhiana, November 19
Preparations for various events at Guru Nanak Stadium for the closing ceremony of the finals may cause damage to the  sports infrastructure at the stadium.



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