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Man, child feared drowned
Jagraon, March 24
Two persons, including a child, were feared drowned while two others were seriously injured when a scooter and a motorcycle were hit by a speeding car at a bridge on the Sirhind feeder canal near Akhara village, 6 km from Jagraon, late this evening. The fifth person survived with minor injuries.
The speeding Verna which rammed into a scooter and a motorcycle near Jagraon on Saturday The speeding Verna which rammed into a scooter and a motorcycle near Jagraon on Saturday.


Four addicts held for engg student’s murder
Ludhiana, March 24
The four drug addicts, who brutally killed a first-year engineering student Sukhwinder Singh Sunny on his birthday on March 20, have been arrested. The incident has again highlighted the fact how the menace of drugs has infested the area and given rise to crime at Jodhewal and the surrounding areas.

Theft at ADCP’s house; maid flees with Rs 10,000
Ludhiana, March 24
A maid employed by the Additional Deputy Commissioner of Police (ADCP-II), Satveer Atwal, allegedly fled with Rs 10,000 and an ipad from his residence. The incident has left the police embarrassed. The theft came to light here today when the police booked Sunita and launched an operation to nab her.

Burden on litigants mounts
Ludhiana, March 24
The cash-starved state government has found a novel way to bail itself out of the financial crisis. It has been nearly a month, but the government has not made available proper denominations of stamp and court stamp papers (court fee) required to be fixed on case files and to seek several case-related documents.


world tb day
Extra pulmonary TB major concern
Ludhiana, March 24
TB bacilli can attack any part of human body. But very few people know about this fact. As many as 20 per cent persons in the world suffer from extra pulmonary TB (tuberculosis). It affects other organs of the body. Dr Ashish Chawla, district tuberculosis officer, said while talking to Ludhiana Tribune on the occasion of World TB Day.

Cancer patient needs help
Ludhiana, March 24
Eighteen-year-old Sunil, a resident of Model Town here, has been suffering from sarcoma and is under treatment at Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute and Research Centre at Rohini in Delhi since March 12.

Documentaries, fashion show sum up students’ fest
Ludhiana, March 24
A 10-day long International Students’ Fest concluded today .In the finale, foreign students displayed their talent in fashion show, dramatics, music, dance, etc., and documentary of their respective countries showing their culture and rich heritage.
Students participate in the International Students’ Fest at the PCTE. A Tribune photograph

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Stall put up by special children gets good response
Ludhiana, March 24
A stall put up by Nirdosh, a school for mentally challenged children, received good response on the first day of the two-day “Carnival of Joy” shopping festival organised at Park Plaza run by the Inner Wheel Club in the city.

Students participate in the International Students’ Fest at the PCTE

Club elections a serious affair
Ludhiana, March 24
About 20 contestants are in the fray for the Sutlej Club elections scheduled for tomorrow and members are being bombarded with messages for support. The most coveted post is that of the general secretary. Sanjeev Dhanda, the present general secretary, claims that since he has “vast” experience and had taken the club to new heights, he should come again to serve members in a better way.

Use name of Edith Brown along with CMC: Union
Ludhiana, March 24
The Brown Memorial Hospital Employees Union today celebrated Dr Edith Brown’s 148th birth anniversary at Isa Nagari playground. Akali leader Kulwant Singh Dukhiya presided over the function while Darshan Arora chairman, Ludhiana Citizen Council Union, inaugurated the function.

Punjab dominate on day 1
Ludhiana, March 24
The hosts, Punjab, dominated the proceedings winning 5 out of 10 titles which were decided on the opening day of the 4th Senior National Kurash Championship being organised by the Punjab Kurash Association at Shastri Badminton Hall here today.

A bout in progress on the opening day of the Senior National Kurash Championship in Ludhiana on Saturday. A Tribune photo

A bout in progress on the opening day of the Senior National Kurash Championship in Ludhiana on Saturday

Eventful day at Genesis-2012
Ludhiana, March 24
"GENESIS 2012” was organized at Guru Nanak Dev Engineering College, Ludhiana, on Thursday. Dr MS Saini, director of the college, inaugurated the annual function. Gurcharan Singh Gill, honorary director, Nankana Sahib Education Trust, was the chief guest.




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