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Moga DSP murder cracked, police relieved
Ludhiana, April 5
The arrest of three killers of Moga DSP Balraj Singh Gill (46) and Monica Kapila (38), has brought major respite for the city police department.
The farmhouse where DSP Balraj Singh Gill and Monica Kapila were found murdered. The farmhouse where DSP Balraj Singh Gill and Monica Kapila were found murdered. Tribune photo: Himanshu Mahajan





Our faith in the system restored : DSP’s kin 
Ludhiana, April 5
Uneasy calm prevailed outside the slain DSP Balraj Singh Gill’s house located in Kitchlu Nagar here today. A few visitors, including some police officers, came to the house to break the news that the killers of the DSP had been nabbed.

Case riddled with unanswered questions
Ludhiana, April 5
The murder case of DSP Balraj Singh Gill is riddled with unanswered questions, as the crucial evidences are staring into the face of the police department.The police was shying away to give further details on the pretext that the police was probing the case.

District chief quits, many vying to fill slot
Ludhiana, April 5
The defeat of the BJP in the industrial capital of the state in the Assembly elections has taken its toll with many heads rolling. Owning moral responsibility for the defeat on all three seats in the city that the party contested, BJP district president Rajiv Katna has submitted his resignation.

Sudden rise in mercury puts off residents
Girls shield their faces to save themselves from the scorching heat in Ludhiana.Ludhiana, April 5
The sudden rise in temperature has taken a toll on city residents. The maximum temperature today was 35.5 degree Celsius. Residents have started using air conditioners and air coolers in the peak hours of afternoon while city roads also wear a deserted look, as people prefer to stay indoors.

Girls shield their faces to save themselves from the scorching heat in Ludhiana. Tribune photo: Himanshu Mahajan

Extramarital affairs on the rise in rural areas
Mandi Ahmedgarh, April 5
Extramarital relations, genesis of the Westernisation, have emerged as a major factor behind a majority of murders committed in the past. In almost every case either of the spouses had conspired with their lovers or paramours to get their partner killed.

Despite ban, meat shops found open
A meat shop found open in ludhiana on Thursday.Ludhiana, april 5
Despite ban, meat and chicken shops were found open in the city today. The Deputy Commissioner (DC) and the Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) had issued orders yesterday asking all meat and chicken shops to remain closed on the occasion of Mahavir Jayanti. 

A meat shop found open in ludhiana on Thursday. Photo: Inderjeet Verma

Online I-T return mandatory, now
Ludhiana, April 5
According to the recent notification issued by the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT), an individual or a Hindu undivided family, if his or its total income exceeds Rs 10 lakh , shall furnish the online return for the assessment year 2012-13 and subsequent assessment years.


Admn told to gear up for floods
Ludhiana, April 5
Gurdev Singh Sidhu, secretary (revenue), Punjab government, has asked the district administration to prepare well in advance for the flood season.

Release of grants cheers teachers
Ludhiana, April 5
The Midday Meal Scheme being run in government schools seems to have taken a smooth path again after a five-month “crisis”. Debt-ridden teachers are now feeling relaxed after the release of midday meal grant by the state government.

Portraits of kabaddi players selling like hot cakes
Youths take a look at a collage in Mandi Ahmedgarh. Mandi Ahmedgarh, April 5
Besides earning livelihood, they contribute share in fight against drug addiction by making literature and advertisement material on kabaddi available to youths visiting sports fairs.

Youths take a look at a collage in Mandi Ahmedgarh. Photo: Mahesh Sharma

Cong activists hold party leadership responsible for defeat
Ludhiana, April 5
The Congress lost the Assembly elections to the SAD-BJP coalition not because the ruling alliance was any better or voters really intended to give yet another mandate to the coalition government, but it was the wrong selection of candidates that marred the prospects of the party.

Wasting a precious resource
Water goes waste at the Ludhiana railway station.
Water goes waste at the Ludhiana railway station. Tribune photo: Himanshu Mahajan

Water tank a threat to residents
Khanna, April 5
The condition of a water tank-2, situated in Ward No 18, is so miserable that it is declared unsafe for human lives and no storage of water from the past five years in this water-tank.

29 years gone, victims yet to get justice
Mandi Ahmedgarh, April 5
Getting their demands fulfilled is proving to be a challenge for the Sikh organisations, established for the rehabilitation of victims of the police firing on the "rasta roko andolan" agitators 29 years ago. The incident had left 22 persons dead, of which 12 were killed at Kup Kalan Chowk.

Students visit Parliament House
Students of Green Grove School at the Parliament House.Doraha, April 5
It was indeed a lifetime opportunity for a bunch of students of Green Grove School, who attended a Parliament session in the Parliament House, New Delhi. The students witnessed a live Lokh Sabha Parliament session, where they witnessed Parliamentarians voicing their opinions and answering queries.

Students of Green Grove School at the Parliament House. A tribune photograph

Panjab University revises remuneration 
Doraha, April 5
Panjab University has revised the rates of remuneration given to staff deployed at examination centres.

Residents oppose opening of liquor vend
Khanna, April 5
Several residents of Inderpuri area Ward No 27 of Khanna blocked the vehicular traffic for sometime on the National Highway 1, near Lalheri road, today, against the opening of liquor vend in their area.

Memorandum submitted
Ludhiana, April 5
Anna Jal Sewa, an NGO, today kept their demands before Health and Family Welfare Minister Madan Mohan Mittal at Lord Mahavira Civil Hospital.


Snatching at gunpoint
Phillaur, April 5
Two unidentified armed motorcyclist robbers snatched Rs 18,000 and one mobile phone, from a member of Fatehpur village panchayat, Kanta Rani, near Dalla village at gunpoint.

NRI man murdered, wife critical
phillaur, April 5
A Greece based NRI, Amrik Singh, was brutally murdered while his wife Jaswinder Kaur was attacked and critically wounded by some armed assailants with sharp-edged weapons in their native village Mandi in Phillaur Sub-Division, last evening.

Ajit Pal to lead Indian squad
Ludhiana, April 5
The sports fraternity here has hailed former hockey star Ajit Pal Singh’s appointment as chef-de-mission of the Indian contingent for the upcoming London Olympics.




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