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Girls surpass boys in CBSE class XII exam
Get top slots in medical, non-medical, commerce streams; boys first in arts, market management
Ludhiana, May 28
City girls once again outshone boys in the Class XII CBSE exam, the result of which was declared today. Top positions in the city, in all the three prominent streams --medical, non-medical and commerce -- have been clinched by girls. Boys managed to score the highest in humanities and financial market management.

Result declared ahead of time
Ludhiana, May 28
Students of Class XII today heaved a sigh of relief as the CBSE announced the result at 9.30 am, ahead of its scheduled time of 11 am. The Class X result, which was out on May 24, was declared late due to a technical glitch.

Four fire incidents in 24 hours
Ludhiana, May 28
Goods worth lakhs were gutted in four incidents of fire that took place in the city in the last 24 hours. The fire broke out in a godown, a cosmetics shop, a gurdwara and a temple.


MC poll: SAD denies ticket to Giaspura's kin
Ludhiana, May 28
The SAD has denied ticket to Mayor Hakam Singh Giaspura’s family from Ward No. 74, which is at present represented by his son Jaspal Singh. The party has allotted ticket to Amandeep Kaur, wife of Kulwinder Singh Giaspura, from this ward. He is considered close to the Bains brothers, Simarjit Singh and Balwinder Singh.

Man held for raping sister 
Ludhiana, May 28
In a shocking incident, a 24-year-old gardener allegedly raped his sister in their one-room quarter located at Sarabha Nagar here today. The accused, identified as Ramesh Kumar, a labourer from UP, is the father of three children. He was arrested here this morning on charges of rape.


Traffic goes haywire at Mini Secretariat
Ludhiana, May 28
Vehicles parked haphazardly at the Mini Secretariat in Ludhiana on Monday. Though the traffic police is trying hard to smoothen vehicular movement throughout the city, at the Mini Secretariat, traffic generally goes haywire. As candidates of various political parties had come to file their nomination papers today, long queues of vehicles were witnessed on the Mini Secretariat premises.

Vehicles parked haphazardly at the Mini Secretariat in Ludhiana on Monday. Photo: Inderjeet Verma

294 candidates file papers on third day
Ludhiana, May 28
Most candidates who came to file their nomination papers at different government offices today arrived with a large number of supporters. But some of them decided to keep it a low-key affair.

BJP allots ticket to Gosain's daughter-in-law
Ludhiana, May 28
The "cold war" between BJP district president Parveen Bansal and former minister Satpal Gosain is likely to end as the party has allotted ticket to the former minister's daughter-in-law from Ward No. 41, which is presently represented by Parveen Bansal.

Cleanliness missing in Ward No. 46
Ludhiana, May 28
Major Issues 
Garbage dumped on the railway tracks at Ward No. 46 in Ludhiana. n Sewage blockage is a problem in most parts of Ward No 46.
Stray animals roam freely in the ward, creating traffic problems and mess on roads and streets.
Roads are in a pitiable condition.
The area around railway tracks has turned into a dumping site.

Garbage dumped on the railway tracks at Ward No. 46 in Ludhiana. Photo: Inderjeet Verma

Development patchy in Ward No. 47
Ludhiana, May 28
A few areas in Ward No. 47 are developed while others present a picture of neglect.
A road in a bad shape at Ward No. 47 in Ludhiana.Major issues
n Parks in areas like Kartar Nagar are ill-maintained.
Garbage and debris dumped in the open near Dr Ambedkar Nagar aggravate problems.
Dr Ambedkar Nagar is in a shabby condition and is the most backward, problem-ridden area in the ward.
High-tension wires are a threat to lives in some of the areas of the ward.

A road in a bad shape at Ward No. 47 in Ludhiana. Photo: Inderjeet Verma

No one to check violations in Ward No. 48
Ludhiana, May 28
Major issues
An ill-maintained park at Ward No. 48 in Ludhiana. n A large number of commercial establishments and shops have been constructed in several residential areas, with the MC turning a blind eye to the violations.
Roads are full of potholes in many parts of the ward.
Stray animals, especially dogs, are seen roaming freely.

An ill-maintained park at Ward No. 48 in Ludhiana. Photo: Inderjeet Verma

Picture not rosy in Ward No. 49
Ludhiana, May 28
Major issues
High-tension wires pose a threat to commuters’ lives. n Stray dogs roam freely in some parts of the ward.
Traffic jams a routine affair.
Loose electricity wires a threat
Encroachments outside houses near Sargodha Colony and some other parts of the ward.
Garbage dumped near Hero Bakery lights is a nuisance.

High-tension wires pose a threat to commuters’ lives.

Police cracks whip
Ludhiana, May 28
The city police is tightening its noose around proclaimed offenders (PO) and fugitive criminals who can create ruckus during the ensuing municipal corporation (MC) elections.

Scores dip this year
Ludhiana, May 28
Students enjoy after the CBSE Class XII results were declared in Ludhiana on Monday. After the announcement of CBSE Class XII results there was a wave of joy in the city as students performed well in different streams of intermediate classes. However, there is fall in highest percentage in the results. Last year, the highest parentage of commerce stream was 98, this year it is 96.4 per cent- a fall of 1.6 per cent.

Students enjoy after the CBSE Class XII results were declared in Ludhiana on Monday.  Tribune photo: Himanshu mahajan

MA political science students get questions out of syllabus
Ludhiana, May 28
In yet another goof-up this year, the MA political science students taking second semester test during the ongoing Panjab University examination today complained of getting questions out of syllabus.

100 patients examined
Ludhiana, May 28
More than 100 patients of epilepsy and headache were examined at a free check up camp organised by the Rotary Club, Ludhiana Greater, at Gurudwara Singh Sabha, Haibowal Kalan, today.

Woman gets 7-yr RI for driving son-in-law to suicide
Ludhiana, May 28
Additional Sessions Judge Darbari Lal has convicted Gurnam Kaur of Civil Lines of abetting her son-in-law Deepak Kumar to commit suicide. He had set himself afire. She has been ordered to undergo rigorous imprisonment for seven years.

College Notes


hockey meet
Jarkhar Academy, Grewal Academy reach semis

Ludhiana, May 28
Jarkhar Academy along with Grewal Academy of Kila Raipur, Randhir Academy of Dhamot and Kila Raipur Academy secured their berths in the semifinals (junior section) of the Prithipal Singh Memorial Seven-a-Side Hockey Festival being organised jointly by the Mata Sahib Kaur Hockey Academy, Jarkhar, and Ludhiana Sports Welfare Association at Jarkhar village on the Ludhiana-Malerkotla road, about 15 km from here.



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