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Substation Fire
One more substation develops snag
Might take 2 weeks to rectify it, cuts to continue in deficient city, PSPCL ‘powerless’ to stop unscheduled cuts
Ludhiana, June 15
There seems to be no respite for those residing in the city from erratic and inadequate power supply. The worst-ever crisis that gripped the city after the fire broke out at 220 KV Lalton Kalan substation is continuing for more than three weeks in one form or the other.

Railway Colony Rape
Police to keep an eye on outsiders
Ludhiana, June 15
A day after an athletics coach of the Railways and a suspended ASI were booked for raping a 24-year-old former athlete, who played at the national level, at railway quarters near Guru Nanak Stadium, the city police today swooped into action to find out the antecedents of those residing in the colony.


Bajwa Murder
Prime accused Karanbir arrested
Ludhiana, June 15
Karanbir Singh (24), main accused in the murder case of former sarpanch of Bahadurke village Gurvinder Singh, alias Bunty Bajwa, was arrested by the Salem Tabri police today. Bajwa was shot dead from the point blank range by Karanbir during the municipal corporation elections held on June 10.

These dreamers jive to his moves
A dance workshop organised by Happy Singh, an amateur dance trainer, in Ludhiana. Ludhiana, June 15
Happy Singh, an amateur dance trainer, who hails from a village, is aware of constraints and problems faced by underprivileged children eager to learn dancing. He feels that those suffering from disabilities should get an opportunity to learn dance moves.

A dance workshop organised by Happy Singh, an amateur dance trainer, in Ludhiana. Tribune photo: Himanshu Mahajan

Examination fee
PSEB fleecing poor children
Ludhiana, June 15
On the one hand Punjab government is claiming that it is providing free-of-cost education to girls and students from economically weaker sections of society, but on the other the Punjab School Education Board (PSEB) is charging huge amount of money in the form of examination fee from them.

Rs 25,000 fake currency notes seized, 2 arrested
Ludhiana, June 15
The Salem Tabri police has booked two persons after fake currency notes worth Rs 25,000 was seized from their possession. The accused identified as Gurcharan Singh and Manjit Singh were nabbed from the Salem Tabri area.

Additional Deputy Commissioner of Police (I) MS Dhesi shows counterfeit currency notes in Ludhiana on Friday; and (right) the accused in police custody. Photo: Inderjeet Verma

Fake Certificate
DMCH union chief booked for fraud
Ludhiana, June 15
In a major blow to the newly elected Dayanand Medical College and Hospital (DMC&H) Employees’ Union, the city police today booked its president Charan Dass for fraudulently getting a job on the basis on fake matriculation certificate.

7-year-old Nagma needs help
Ludhiana, June 15
Seven-year-old Nagma has been diagnosed with severe Aplastic Anemia. It’s a disease in which all blood cells stop their production from the bone marrow. Patients with aplastic anemia require multiple blood transfusions and may have life threatening infections and bleeding as the cells to protect the body from these are absent.


Students flout PU normS
Doraha, June 15
Even as Panjab University has issued clear-cut instructions to the students appearing for examination not to try to arrive at any sort of ‘connivance’ with the evaluators, the students continue to flout the same with impunity.

PAU notes
Kitchen fabrics
The kitchen is the heart of every household. If proper care is not taken, fatal accidents such as kitchen fires can occur, cautioned the home scientists of Punjab Agricultural University (PAU). Wrong clothing worn by the cook in kitchen often leads to such accidents, said the experts of Department of Clothing and Textiles, while emphasising that the clothing as well as fabrics used in kitchens should be selected with utmost care.

Cadet call

NCC cadet sharpens her shooting skill during an annual training camp organised on the premises of the Khalsa College for Women
Girl Power
: NCC cadet sharpens her shooting skill during an annual training camp organised on the premises of the Khalsa College for Women in Ludhiana. Tribune photo: Himanshu Mahajan

Admin’s efforts bear fruit
Mandi Ahmedgarh, June 15
The administration has taken tough stand against encroachers of berms along at least one third length of the link roads passing through fields situated on the outskirts of villages of the Malwa belt and those fearing police action have already begun seeking political shelter. As the drive to get the encroached roads freed has been initiated in public interest by PWD minister Sharanjit Singh Dhillon, a majority of encroachers are receiving poor response from ministers and legislators.

Bus stand a shambles
Mandi Ahmedgarh, June 15
Promises and announcements of grants are the only respite that residents of the local town and the surrounding two dozen villages get when it comes to the question of improving the services at the local bus stand.

Lakha residents create village website
Jagraon, June 15
Lakha, a village situated 12 kilometers away from Jagraon in Ludhiana district is now a click away for any person living in any part of the world. One can obtain any kind of information about the village by visiting the website created by some youths of the village with the help of the Youth Welfare Club, Lakha.

Centralised Admission
B.Com admission starts; confusion over colleges prevails
Ludhiana, June 15
Admission to B.Com I through the centralised online system started yesterday, but the confusion prevails among students and college authorities regarding the inclusion of colleges located in the periphery for the online admission this year.

Scrapping of semester system gets mixed response from educationists
Ludhiana, June 15
Education Minister Sikandar Singh Malluka’s decision to scrap the semester system has received a mixed response from people belonging to the field of education. The system was scrapped on Thursday.

MC Poll
Defeated candidate cries foul, sits on hunger strike
Ludhiana, June 15
Balbir Singh, an Independent candidate, who fought the municipal corporation elections from Ward No 16, sat on a daylong hunger strike in front of the Mini Secretariat today. He was protesting against alleged irregularities in the declaration of result of his ward.

Balbir Singh, Independent candidate from ward no.16 (in garland), sits on a hunger strike at the Mini Secretariat in Ludhiana on Friday. Photo: Inderjeet Verma

GCW management submits report to DC
Ludhiana, June 15
Management of Government College for Women today submitted a report to the Deputy Commissioner regarding the shifting of the boundary wall of the college. The administration wants the boundary wall of the Government College for Women to be shifted for widening the road opposite the Durga Mata Mandir. The DC had asked the college authorities to submit their report citing the pros and cons in case the wall is shifted.

Donate, but safely:
A special walk was organised to raise awareness about the need to donate blood safely by the Department of Transfusion Medicine at SPS Apollo Hospital on World Blood Doners’ Day in Ludhiana on Friday. Tribune photo: Himanshu Mahajan

IMA holds awareness seminar on NCHRH Bill
Ludhiana, June 15
IMA Ludhiana organised an awareness seminar on National Commission for Human Resources for Health Bill (NCHRH Bill) here today at Christian Medical College and Hospital. Dr Shiv Dutta Gupta, state president IMA Punjab, Dr Manoj Kumar Sobti, president IMA Punjab, Dr Arun Mitra, member of Punjab Medical Council and Dr Narjit Kaur, secretary of IMA Ludhiana, addressed the gathering.

Cow slaughter
Shri Krishan Gaushala submits memorandum to SDM
Jagraon, June 15
The representatives of Shri Krishan Gaushala, Jagraon, and members of various other religious organisations submitted a memorandum to the state government through Jagraon SDM Gurmit Singh today.

District Court Complex gets two water coolers
Ludhiana, June 15
Rotary Club Ludhiana Greater installed two water coolers in collaboration with District Bar Association Ludhiana at District Courts Complex here today. Dr Sanjeev Uppal, President of Rotary Club and HOD Plastic Surgery at DMC Hospital, said this step would help the visitors to quench their thirst in this scorching heat.

Office-bearers of the Rotary Club (Ludhiana Greater) and the District Bar Association during the installation of water coolers at the District Court Complex. A tribune photograph

NCC camp
Cadets get training in firing, hygiene
Ludhiana, June 15
A combined annual training camp for cadets of 3 Punjab Girls Bn NCC Ludhiana is underway under the command of Lt Col S Sehgal.

BCA results: GNIMT students excel
Ludhiana, June 15
Punjab Technical University (PTU), Jalandhar, has declared BCA sixth semester result. The students of Guru Nanak Institute of Management and Technology (GNIMT), Gujarkhan Campus, have excelled in the result.

Biz briefs
Honda registers growth
Ludhiana, June 15
Having registered an impressive growth of 343 per cent in May, premium car manufacturer Honda Siel Cars India Ltd expects to substantially increase its domestic sales in the year 2012 with Brio and new City driving the growth momentum.

PSEB Open School
Technical snag delays results for 3 days
Ludhiana, June15
Students were finally able to see their results on the PSEB website this evening, after the results were announced three days ago.

Auction of numbers
0001 sold for Rs 4.85 lakh
Ludhiana, June15
The transport department organised an auction of fancy numbers of PB-10 DD series at Nehru Siddhant Kender here today.

Man injured at furnace mill, dies
Mandi Gobindgarh, June 15
A migrant worker was seriously injured while working at a furnace mill here today. He was immediately rushed to the local civil hospital where he was declared brought dead.

Body of youth recovered from nullah
Khamano, June 15
The local police has recovered a body of a youth from a nullah near the FCI Godowns. The deceased has been identified as Amarjeet Singh, resident of ward No. 7, Khamano.

30- yr-old run over by train, dies
Ludhiana, June 15
A 30- year- old man was run over by a train at Salem Tabri today. The victim identified as Vinod Kumar, a resident of Kara Bara in Salem Tabri, was crossing the railway track when this incident took place.

Car loan mela held
Ludhiana, June 15
A car loan mela was organised by Saheed Bhagat Singh Nagar Branch of the State Bank of India here today.


5 burglars arrested
Mandi Ahmedgarh, June 15
The local police has nabbed five members of a notorious gang of burglars who had allegedly stolen goods and cash worth over Rs 20 lakh from a factory belonging to BJP leader Vijay Goyal, thee weeks ago. The suspects had taken away the material after injuring the watchman of the factory. The suspects were arrested when they were carrying the goods in a tempo in order to sell them to some scrap dealers at the Jagera road today.

One held in snatching case
Ludhiana, June 15
In a major breakthrough, the city police hasnabbed Sunny Arora (22), a resident of Haibowal, who snatched the purse of an NRI woman from Ghumar Mandi on June 7. The incident had taken place when the victim identified as Kulwant Kaur Grewal from Norway, was travelling on a rickshaw along with her family members. She was visiting the house of her relatives in BRS Nagar when a motorcycle- borne youth snatched her purse.




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