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‘Scam’ brews in civic body
Ludhiana, November 26
A fresh scam seems to be brewing in the Ludhiana Municipal Corporation (MC). A local contractor has managed to get the contract of four construction works, worth around Rs 50 crore, by submitting a photocopy of the same solvency certificate in his technical bids of these works. After getting to know about this matter, MC Commissioner AK Sinha has marked a high-level probe to look into the matter.

Admn rocked by land scam
Ludhiana, November 26
After embezzlement of funds in Indira Aawas Yojna, another scam has rocked the administration.

Justice AD Koshal (retd) City mourns death of its first SC Judge
Ludhiana, November 26
Residents here mourned the demise of the city's first Supreme Court Judge and country's first Lokayukta, Justice AD Koshal (retired), who passed away on November 22 in the city after a brief illness.
                             Justice AD Koshal (retd)


Man crushed to death
Ludhiana, November 26
The apathetic attitude of government railway police (GRP) yet again came to fore when a middle-aged man was run over by a speeding train near a railway station, Model Gram, Shakti Nagar.
Remembering Martyrs
Remembering Martyrs
Students pay homage to 26/11 martyrs in Ludhiana on Saturday. Photo: Inderjeet Verma

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Cable subscribers allege harassment
Ludhiana, November 26
After monopolising cable network industry of the state, the government-backed cable service provider Fast-Way (FW) is allegedly pressurising subscribers to install set-top boxes.

On drugs, 17-yr-old girl injures herself
Ludhiana, November 26
High drama was witnessed in the Model Town area here after a 17-year-old girl was found under the influence of drugs today.

Doc’s son falls from CMCH building
Ludhiana, November 26
A five-year-old son of a doctor fell from the fifth floor of Christian Medial College and Hospital (CMCH) building here this evening.


Tough time for MC officials
Ludhiana, November 26
The officials of the house tax department of the Ludhiana Municipal Corporation (MC) had a tough time when they went to recover house tax from a factory owner yesterday. The factory owner not only misbehaved with the MC team, but also called the police. Later, after the intervention of senior MC officials, the matter was resolved and the factory owner made payment of his outstanding house tax amount.

Students of BCM Arya Model Senior Secondary School during their annual exhibition 2,000 students exhibit creative works
Ludhiana, November 26
A multi-disciplinary exhibition was organised by the primary wing of BCM Arya Model School, Shastri Nagar. It featured creative works of nearly 2,000 students and each class was given a unique theme to explore intellectual and creative imagination of young students.

Students of BCM Arya Model Senior Secondary School during their annual exhibition. Photo: Inderjeet Verma

Save natural resources: Environmentalists
Ludhiana, November 26
Representatives from environmental groups at a meeting against environmental toxcity There is significant scientific evidence available now, which shows beyond doubt that environment, which includes soil, water and air has been grossly polluted with highly poisonous and toxic substances. These toxic substances have already reached the food chain and human bodies.

Representatives from environmental groups at a meeting against environmental toxcity. Photo: Inderjeet Verma

Ministry told to relax rice specifications
Ludhiana, November 26
The FCI Quality Control Staff Welfare Association has told the Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution, Government of India, New Delhi, to relax the rice specifications for 2011-12 for Punjab.

Stolen necklace found from parlour
Ludhiana, November 26
The necklace that was stolen from a beauty parlour in Sarabha Nagar was miraculously found during search late last night.

201 cops donate blood
Ludhiana, November 26
As many as 201 policemen, including Commissioner of Police, Ludhiana, Dr Sharad Satya Chouhan and Deputy Commissioner of Police Ashish Chaudhry, donated blood to pay tributes to victims of 26/11 Mumbai terrorist attacks.


3 held in minor’s murder case
Phillaur, November 26
After six days of protest against the police for its failure to nab culprits responsible for killing of a minor, Ramandeep (5), the Goraya police today arrested three persons, including a duo of mother and son, under Section 302 of the IPC.

dhruv pandove trophy
Sandip scripts Ludhiana win
Ludhiana, November 26
A batsman plays a shot during a cricket match in Ludhiana on SaturdaySandip Singh, who gave a stupendous performance (157 not out and three for 10) to enable Ludhiana to emerge victorious against Mansa, excelled again with the bat and ball (67 runs and six for 68) to fashion his team’s win over Ropar on the basis of the first innings lead of 49 runs in the Minor Inter-District Zonal Cricket Tournament (U-19) for the Dhruv Pandove Trophy organised by the Punjab Cricket Associatio.
A batsman plays a shot during a cricket match in Ludhiana on Saturday. Photo: Inderjeet Verma

Green Land book berth in final
Ludhiana, November 26
Green Land Senior Secondary School, Jalandhar bypass branch, defeated Saint Thomas School by one wicket to enter the final of the Ludhiana Sahodaya Complex Inter-School Cricket Tournament being held at Saraswati Modern Senior Secondary School ground, Hambran road, here today.

hockey meet
Jarkhar pip Sports School
Ludhiana, November 26
Jarkhar Academy pipped Sports School, Jalandhar, by 2-0 in the 57th Punjab State Hockey Tournament (boys U-19) being held at Mata Sahib Kaur Stadium of Jarkhar village near here today.

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Chenab House lift overall trophy
Ludhiana, November 26
A large number of participants took part in the annual sports day of Guru Nanak Public School, Mullanpur, held here today in which competition in various sports disciplines and fun games was organised.

Anna KlerBull’s eye for Anna
Ludhiana, November 26
Anna Kler, a 17-year-old student of class XII, brought laurels to the city in shooting. She won two gold medals in the National Shooting Championship held at Pune recently organised by the National Rifles Association of India. Anna represented Punjab in the national championship. She won a gold medal in 10-m air pistol event in the individual category and bagged another gold medal in the team event. She had also won a silver medal in the Punjab State Shooting Championship. In August 2011, Anna had bagged a gold in the Gun for Glory National Open Championship held at Pune.

Anna Kler

Players concentrate on their moves during a match of the chess tournament in Ludhiana on Saturdaychess tourney
Meenakshi, Raghav record wins
Ludhiana, November 26
All seeded players wrapped up their respective matches to march into the next round on the first day of the Ludhiana District Chess Championship being held at the Pushpa Devi Aggarwal Bhawan, Tagore Nagar, here today.

Players concentrate on their moves during a match of the chess tournament in Ludhiana on Saturday. Photo: Inderjeet Verma

Guru Nanak school shines
Jagraon, November 26
The Khalsa College for Women, Sidhwan Khurd, near Jagraon organised an inter-school and inter-college quiz contest today.





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