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Augmenting power supply to city
Officials hold meeting
Ludhiana, June 4
In the wake of grim power situation prevailing in the mega city for nearly a fortnight, the chairman and managing director (CMD) of Punjab State Power Corporation KD Choudhry today reviewed the work for the augmentation of the distribution and transmission network and status of projects in different stages of execution to strengthen the system to meet the spurt in the demand for electricity during the peak summer season.

Demand for gensets, inverters up 
Ludhiana, June 4
The sudden rise in temperature and frequent power cuts have pushed the demand for inverters, batteries and gensets by 40 per cent here.


Spat over AC installation leaves 11 injured
Ludhiana, June 4
Nearly 11 persons were injured following a clash between two groups of neighbours at Harbanspura in Division No 3 Area here today.

Real estate dealers make it big
Ludhiana, June 4
If the default amount of more than Rs 36 crore standing against buyers of property sold by the Greater Ludhiana Area Development Authority (GLADA) in an open auction during the past a few years in the city wasn’t shocking enough

Cool headed
A boy tries to beat the scorching heat in Ludhiana by going under a tap on Monday.
A boy tries to beat the scorching heat in Ludhiana by going under a tap on Monday. Tribune photo: Himanshu Mahajan

Rehri owners play cat-and-mouse game with health officials
Ludhiana, June 4
It seems the health department is playing a cat-and-mouse game with ‘rehri’ owners who sell eatables. They are in habit of fleeing from the spot the moment they see any vehicle of health department conducting inspection at random.

Two found dead
Ludhiana, June 4
A 45-year-old man was found dead under mysterious circumstances at his house in Tagore Nagar here today. The deceased was identified as Vinod Kumar.

Guidelines annoy teachers
Ludhiana June 4
School teachers are annoyed with the new guidelines issued by the education department, as it has stopped sending diaries in schools for CCE since the semester began. On the other hand, the DGSE has directed the teachers to maintain their diaries regularly.


Ward number 66
It's bumpy ride for residents here

Ward number 67
Encroachments, stray dog menace dot ward

Ward number 68
Garbage, industrial waste major problems

Ward number 69
Green belt cries for attention

Rupee  Devaluation
CICU for zero tax on export
Ludhiana, June 4
The Chamber of Industrial and Commercial Undertaking (CICU) has demanded zero income tax on export for strengthening the Rupee value, which is constantly declining against US dollar.

Philatelists disappointed
Ludhiana, June 4
Postage stamp collectors wait intently for stamps to be released but increasingly they face disappointment now a days and the stamps released reach the Head Post Office after a delay of a few days.

Badal directs officials to speed up construction work
Ludhiana, June 4
Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal has asked the district administration to speed up the construction work of a minaret and restoration work of a historic rest house in the district.

From Schools  & Colleges
Summer camp concludes
A summer camp in progress at BCM Arya Model School in Ludhiana.Ludhiana: Don Bosco Global School, Ludhiana, organised a summer camp, which began on May 26 and concluded on Monday. Students from different schools of the city, besides Don Bosco Global School, participated in the camp.

A summer camp in progress at BCM Arya Model School in Ludhiana. A Tribune photograph

PAU opens new seed shop
Ludhiana, June 4
As a major relief to farmers, the Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) has opened a new seed shop at the Ferozpur road to facilitate visiting farmers. Now, all seeds of crops and vegetables are available at this shop. It is located at Gate No. 1 on the Ferozpur road.

High interest rate vexes small units
Ludhiana, June 4
Medium and small enterprises sector, which is one of the vital cogs in the Punjab’s wheel of progress, is suffering due to high interest rates charged by the banks.

Malaysia, Canada to participate in All-India Hockey Tournament
Former coach of the national men’s hockey team, Rajinder Singh, being honoured by the Sports Council of Ludhiana on Sunday.Ludhiana, June 4
The All-India Sahibzada Ajit Singh Hockey Tournament is set to be an international event this year as two teams from abroad, Canada and Malaysia have confirmed their participation in which ten top outfits will be seen in action.

Former coach of the national men’s hockey team, Rajinder Singh, being honoured by the Sports Council of Ludhiana on Sunday. Photo: Inderjeet Verma

Riot victims’ panel to support SAD
Ludhiana, June 4
The Danga Peerat Welfare Association has decided to “support” a SAD candidate from ward number 60. Earlier, the association members had stated that they would oppose Akali candidates on grounds that they were not given due representation during the distribution of ticket for the municipal elections.


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