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CBSE Class X result
500 students get CGPA 10
Ludhiana, May 24
Jubilant students and teachers of BCM Arya Model School, Shastri Nagar, Ludhiana on Thursday. The result of the matriculation examination of the CBSE was declared at about 7 pm this evening. More than 500 students from various schools of the city scored CGPA 10.
Jubilant students and teachers of BCM Arya Model School, Shastri Nagar, Ludhiana on Thursday.

Students Speak
‘Hard work, thorough studies mantra for success’
Ludhiana, May 24
Mrinal Jindal, a student of KVM, who got 10 CGPA was all elated at the result and said, “I am happy with this success. I was expecting a good grade but I was delighted when I came to know that I have scored A1 grade in mathematics, science and English with two stars. All credit goes to my teachers, principal and parents.”


‘No substitute for hard work’
Ludhiana, May 24
Some of the schools here have been producing students who have been touching top grades. Ludhiana Tribune asked the principals of the schools the secret behind their consistent record.

Woman sets husband on fire
Khanna, May 24
In a daring incident, a woman allegedly set her husband on fire by pouring kerosene on him. The Khanna police has registered a case of attempt to murder against the Gurmeet Kaur. The reason behind the incident was said to be a domestic dispute. The incident happened at village Ikolaha near Khanna.The victim was identified as Netar Singh, a resident of the village.

facebook fallout
Blind murder case solved
Jagraon, May 24
With the arrest of three persons, including a woman, the Ludhiana (rural) police claimed to have solved the mystery behind the blind murder of a middle-aged man whose body was found by the police outside Sohian village near Jagraon on the night of May 11.

Seven arrested for stealing scrap
Ludhiana, May 24
With the arrest of seven persons, the city police has claimed to have busted a gang of thieves, who were stealing iron scrap from a factory unit located in the Focal Point area.

Beer being sold above MRP
Ludhiana, May 24
Tavern owners continue to flout norms and are selling beer above its maximum retail price as fixed by the department concerned. Although a beer bottle and a can clearly mention the minimum retail price as Rs 55 and maximum retail price as Rs 75, vend owners continue to overcharge consumers with impunity.

'Tow-away cop' transferred 
Ludhiana, May 24
The transfer of Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP-Traffic) Swapan Sharma, who was named as the "tow-away man", has come as a huge relief for traffic violators of the city.

Allotment of petrol pump site
Improvement trust suffers loss of Rs 43 lakh
Ludhiana, May 24
The Ludhiana Improvement Trust (LIT) has been once again rapped on the knuckles by the audit department for the allotment of a petrol pump site on Main Humbran Road in the Kitchlu Nagar locality which caused the body a financial loss of Rs 43,38,867.


ward no.36
Hanging electricity wires welcome Visitors

Major issues
A view of the road under construction in ward number 36n Encroachments are a problem in the area, as a result of which the areas of the ward remain unclean.
n Loose and uncovered hanging wires are a constant threat to lives of the residents in some parts. Residents feel that these are an open invitation to untoward incidents.

A view of the road under construction in ward number 36. Photo: Inderjeet Verma

233 file nominations
Ludhiana, May 24
As many as 231 candidates filed nominations today for the municipal corporation elections and nagar panchayat, which are scheduled to take place on June 7, respectively. Today was the last date for filing these nominations.

ward no.37
Water logging, a common sight

Sewage lies scattered in ward No 37. Major issues
Residents seek more green belts in the ward. They say not enough has been done for maintenance of greenery.
Water logging in the ward is a common problem. Because of which the roads get damaged and cause inconvenience to commuters and residents.

Sewage lies scattered in ward No 37.

Ticket aspirants enter into complaint mode
Ludhiana, May 24
A day after the major political parties announced tickets for the Ludhiana Municipal Corporation polls, the ticket aspirants have gone into a complaint mode.

Sale of cut fruits goes unabated
Ludhiana, May 24
Cut fruits being sold at a market in Ludhiana. Following instructions of Ludhiana Deputy Commissioner Rahul Tiwari to keep a check on hygienic conditions, although the health department has started visiting disease-prone sensitive areas, the sale of cut fruits goes unabated in the city.

Cut fruits being sold at a market in Ludhiana. Photo: Inderjeet Verma

PAU notes
Water Resources Day celebrated
Ludhiana, May 24
The Water Resources Day was celebrated at the Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) yesterday under the theme “water resources management for sustainable agriculture.” The programme, which was organised by the PAU, was facilitated by the national committee on plasticulture applications in horticulture (NCPAH), Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperation, Government of India. 

‘Say no to plastics’
Ludhiana, May 24
“Plastic has molded the modern world and transformed the quality of life. It is used to manufacture thousands of household articles such as boxes, bottles, tumblers, chairs, tables, etc. However, plastic pollutes air, water and land and causes serious damage to the environment during its production and disposal.” 

petrol  hike
People shift to public transport
Mandi Ahmedgarh, May 24
Having shocked already rickety budget of middle class families, the steepest hike in petrol prices has emerged as business booster for public transport including taxi and tempo owners.

Left parties stage protest
Ludhiana, May 24
Activists of left parties protest against the hike in petrol price in Ludhiana on Thursday. The Communist Party of India (CPI) and the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) today held a protest and rally in front of the Mini-Secretariat against the highest ever rise in prices of petrol by Rs 7.50 a litre.

Activists of left parties protest against the hike in petrol price in Ludhiana on Thursday. photo: inderjeet verma

Rupee sinks, steel prices rise
Ludhiana, May 24
Free fall in the value of a rupee has raised the price of steel and adversely affected the steel consuming units. The production cost is being increased and thus decreasing the profits of exporters and manufacturers.

MC chief initiates cleanliness drive
Jagraon, May 24
Residents of Jagraon were surprised today when they saw municipal council president Baldev Krishan Dhir along with other municipal councillor and employees of the civic body carrying brooms in their hands and cleaning roads and streets of the town.

LIC staff protest 
Ludhiana, May 24
Employees of the LIC under the banner of Northern Zone Insurance Employees’ Association (NZIEA) held a massive demonstration today in front of the LIC of India, divisional office, Dugri, against steep hike in petrol price.

‘More services to be included in Act’
Phillaur, May 24
Many more services, besides present 67 services, would soon be included in the Rights to Service Act. This was stated by SM Sharma, commissioner Rights to Service Act, while addressing police officers in the Punjab Police Academy (PPA), Phillaur, yesterday.

Now PU on FB, Twitter
Ludhiana, May 24
Seeing that the students are 24x7 on Facebook and Twitter, department of the Panjab University are launching their official networking webpages. Here, the students will get all the information about firms visiting campus for placement, lectures of senior executives and key events. The students will also be alerted about updates through the SMS. Local students have given thumbs up to PU and want their colleges to go online as well.

Kartar Singh Sarabha remembered
Sarabha (Ludhiana), May 25
To pay tributes to freedom struggle martyr, Shaheed Kartar Singh Sarabha, on the occasion of his birth anniversary, over 60 enthusiasts from the locality donated blood during a blood donation camp. The camp was organised at the SKKSS Group of Medical Institutes here.

Soya bean processing training at CIPHET
Ludhiana, May 24
For encouraging self-employment, the Central Institute of Post Engineering and Technology (CIPHET) today initiated a two-day training programme on soya bean processing. A group of eight participants from varied professions, including farmers, entrepreneurs, traders and employees, are taking part in the training programme.

Delay in results makes students anxious
Ludhiana, May 24
The delay in the declaration of the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) class X result kept students on tenterhooks throughout the day. The result was likely to be announced at 4 pm so a number of students started gathering in schools to check the results. Students seemed unhappy when the school authorities announced that the result would be declared at 7 pm. So most of the students returned back to their home.

from colleges 
: Ivanna Institute of Fashion Technology and Hotel Management celebrated completion of its ten glorious years here on Thursday. To mark the event of 10th anniversary, a special get together was organised.


4 gamblers held, Rs 56,000 recovered
Ludhiana, May 24
The Kotwali police has arrested four persons for gambling and recovered Rs 56,000 from their possession. The accused, identified as Ashik Kumar, Davinder Singh, alias Bittu, Bharti Kumar and Manreet Singh, were arrested from Bhatra Mohalla near the CMCH here today.





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