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A car rests in a crater after it broke through the barricade near Aggar Nagar 9 mishaps in 1 night
Ludhiana, January 7
With nine accidents taking place in one night, the Ferozepur Road turned into a nightmarish stretch for motorists here late last evening. Seven of these mishaps took place at the Bhai Bala Chowk alone.


A car rests in a crater after it broke through the barricade near Aggar Nagar

Mayor pays for putting up hoardings
Ludhiana, January 7
A hoarding put up by Mayor Hakam Singh Giaspura in the Ishar Nagar area of Ludhiana on Saturday Taking a firm stand on the putting up of illegal hoardings in the city, the Ludhiana municipal corporation today collected advertising fee of Rs 26,000 from Mayor Hakam Singh Giaspura.

A hoarding put up by Mayor Hakam Singh Giaspura in the Ishar Nagar area of Ludhiana on Saturday. Photo: Inderjeet Verma




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Giaspura in line of fire
Ludhiana, January 7
The city Mayor and SAD candidate from the Ludhiana South constituency, Hakam Singh Giaspura, is in the dock for allegedly misusing his official position and indulging in creating fake votes.

assembly poll
Rumblings of discontent grow within Congress

Mercury dips to 6.6 įC
Girls brave the chill while riding a scooter in LudhianaLudhiana, January 7
Sporadic rain in the past 24 hours coupled with chilly winds intensified the cold wave with a majority of residents preferring to remain indoors throughout the day. As per the weatherman at Punjab Agricultural University, the minimum temperature dropped to 6.6 įC in the past 24 hours, witnessing a decline of about 3 notches, while the maximum hovered around 13 įC today.

Girls brave the chill while riding a scooter in Ludhiana. Tribune photo: Himanshu Mahajan




COMMUNITY

Female staff resent election duty
Doraha, January 7
As the female staff has once again been engaged in assembly elections, the staff seems to be offended for they find their male counter parts to be best fit in for the duties for various reasons.

Constituency Watch
Ludhiana Central
Ganda Nullah, poor sanitation perpetual irritants
Ludhiana, January 7
The work on covering the Ganda Nullah has been going on at a snailís pace and is one of the key issues concerning the residents of the Ludhiana Central Assembly constituency The Ludhiana Central Assembly constituency is a different Ludhiana - an old, interior part of the city with its winding, twisting lanes. The constituency includes parts of Field Ganj, Mochpura, Khud Mohalla, Kidwai Nagar, CMC Road, Amarpura, Janakpuri and Sunder Nagar.

The work on covering the Ganda Nullah has been going on at a snailís pace and is one of the key issues concerning the residents of the Ludhiana Central Assembly constituency. Photos: Inderjeet Verma

Youngsters want open parks, good roads
Yougsters want well-maintained parks and good roads in the constituency The youngsters in the area want good, well-managed parks where they can play and spend their leisure time. Besides, well-carpeted roads in the area are very much in demand by the youngsters of the constituency. As far as choosing the candidate from their constituency is concerned, the youngsters seem to be totally unaware about politics, but a few of them have an opinion on who should come to power.

Yougsters want well-maintained parks and good roads in the constituency.

An abode of political heavyweights
Ludhiana, January 7
It may not be wrong to call Ludhiana West constituency an abode of political heavyweights, as more than half a dozen political leaders from different political parties reside here.

Private schools stick to old timing 
Ludhiana, January 7
Although the Punjab Government has changed school timing of the government schools due to the foggy and cold weather, most of the city private schools still start at 9 am.

Motorists grapple with jams on College Road
Jagraon, January 7
Despite repeated efforts of the local traffic police to smoothen the traffic flow on the College Road, Jagraon, the traffic problem continues to haunt the residents of the area. The long jams of traffic on the road have become a common phenomenon and the vehicles can be seen struck in the traffic jam throughout the day.

ADCís orders
Ludhiana, January 7
Ludhiana Additional Deputy Commissioner Rupanjali Kartik has warned against any illegal construction or renovation of a building within the circumference of 1,000 square yards of the Ammunition Depot of the Baddowal Army.

Renal patient needs help
Ludhiana, January 7
A 26-ear-old patient Puneet, a local resident, has been regularly undergoing bi-weekly dialysis at the DMCH.

Oil spill harries motorists
Ludhiana, January 7
A slippery road reportedly caused by a leakage of oil from a car on the road in front of Khalsa College for Women, Civil lines, caused many two-wheelers to skid on the road. Wet road due to afternoon drizzle made the road very soggy.

Local students win medals
Mandi Gobindgarh, January 7
The students of CS International School, Mandi Gobindgarh, brought laurels to the institution by winning medals in Indo-Nepal Table Soccer Championship held in Nepal from December 28 to 3 January. Jaskirat Matharoo and Yuvraj Sethi won gold Medals whereas Karanveer Singh won silver medal in the championship. Chairman and principal of the school congratulated the winners at a function in the school today.


CRIME

Members of the gang in police custody in Ludhiana, on Saturday 3 held for stealing vehicles
Ludhiana, January 7
With the arrest of three persons, including a woman, the Division Number 4 police today claimed to have busted a gang of vehicle lifters, who were active in different parts of the city for a long time. Two stolen Honda Activa scooters have been recovered from their possession.

Members of the gang in police custody in Ludhiana, on Saturday. Photo: inderjeet verma

Unidentified body found
Ludhiana, January 7
An unidentified body of a middle-aged man was found lying in Railway Colony at the engine shed area, here on yesterday morning.

Murder accused poisoned by victimís kin
Ludhiana, January 7
A prominent local Akali activist and senior Valmiki leader, Kala Hans, who was facing charges of killing a youth by setting him on fire in the Jodhewal Basti area, was allegedly poisoned to death by the victimís relatives here yesterday.

 




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