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Ludhiana, June 28
Though the city is sizzling between 40°C and 45°C, the aedes mosquitoes of dengue has started spreading its tentacles. Following this, four patients have been reported to be suffering from dengue and are being treated at the Dayanand Medical College and Hospital.

sub-registrar office
No end to standoff between advocates, officials
Ludhiana, June 28
The standoff between officials of the Sub-Registrar’s office (West) on the Hambran Road and a few advocates refuse to die down with both levelling allegations of “threatening” each other.


Migrant duped of Rs 27,000
Ludhiana, June 28
A migrant, who sells flowers outside a temple near Kotchar Market, was duped of Rs 27,000 by two youths on the premises of the PNB branch located in Model Town today.

Elected councillors without a ‘house’
Ludhiana, June 28
Even as several new councillors have been elected to the Municipal Corporation house on June 10, but still they are not able to “serve” the residents. The reason behind this is a “technical” issue. As the ongoing MC house has not been dissolved and newly elected councillors have still not taken oath.

5 policemen fined for traffic violations
Ludhiana, June 28
The city traffic police cracked the whip on traffic violators in khaki by challaning five vehicles belonging to the policemen.

Notorious criminal, three others nabbed
Ludhiana, June 28
Notorious criminal Rajinder Singh along with his three others were nabbed by a special team of the Model Town police from Abdullapur Basti today. Lumba along with Vikas Chabra, Gurjeet Singh and Rajneesh Kumar was nabbed while planning a robbery bid. They were sitting in a car parked outside the house of SAD leader Amarjit Singh Bhatia.

Woman dies in freak incident
Ludhiana, June 28
A 25-year-old woman died in a freak incident after a wall of an under construction house fell on her in Sarabha Nagar today. Fortunately, her three-year- old son, who was sleeping next to her, did not suffer any injury.

Shelters for sparrow affixed with trees at the PAU Modern houses, lifestyle destroying sparrow’s habitat
Ludhiana, June 28
Although, it is widely speculated that increasing radiation because of mobile towers is responsible for the disappearance of house sparrows, but PAU experts say that the destruction of their habitats has led to their decline.

Shelters for sparrow affixed with trees at the PAU. Photo: Inderjeet Verma


IIT Entrance Exams
New pattern, a burden
Ludhiana, June 28
Yet another format set for the entrance examination of engineering students in 2013, has once again put pressure in the minds of students, who believe that the "experiments" being conducted on a particular batch will lead to more confusion and burdens.

A person throws ‘puja’ material into the Sidhwan Canal in Ludhiana Superstitions killing Sidhwan Canal
Ludhiana, June 28
Not only the industry should be blamed for polluting the water sources of Punjab, but also superstitious people living in urban areas.

A person throws ‘puja’ material into the Sidhwan Canal in Ludhiana. Tribune photo: Himanshu Mahajan

Railway employees stage protest in Ludhiana on Thursday Railway employees stage protest
Ludhiana, June 28
A large number of employees of the Railways staged a protest under the banner of the Northern Railwaymen’s Union (NRMU) in front of the local railway station today.

Railway employees stage protest in Ludhiana on Thursday. Photo: Inderjeet Verma

Parents, too, on Facebook
Ludhiana, June 28
If you thought that Facebook was only for the young generation, think again. The old and the elderly have also jumped into the bandwagon, but for a different purpose. They keep a track on the activities of prospective spouses of their children, so that they can gauge their level of maturity.

Coconut has high mineral content, say experts
Ludhiana, June 28
People love to quench their thirst with cold drinks, shakes and sharbats etc during summer. But here is a better option "tender coconut water" which is good for health as contains vitamins, chlorides, cytokinins and lauric acid which helps to keep away fatigue.
Braving the heat
Members of a band perform under the blazing sun in Ludhiana
Members of a band perform under the blazing sun in Ludhiana. Photo: Himanshu Mahajan

Directional signages
Don’t mention councillors name: MC Asst Commissioner
Ludhiana, June 28
The office of Assistant Commissioner (Technical), Municipal Corporation, Ludhiana, has appealed that councillors should not force MC officials to put their names on the directional signages bearing the information about the area.

operation blue star
‘BJP yet to decide on the memorial’
Ludhiana, June 28
People from different organisations have approached us with the idea that a memorial should come up in the memory of those who laid down their lives for the nation during the Operation Blue Star.

Residents get their grievances resolved
Mandi Ahmedgarh, June 28
Residents of the town and surrounding localities got their grievances resolved during a Sangat Darshan programme organised at MGMN Senior Secondary School here today.

Psychiatrist Ravinder Kala (in sari) gives tips on stress management at police line in Ludhiana City women lack driving sense: CII vice-chief
Ludhiana, June 28
Sandeep Rayat, vice-chairman of the CII Ludhiana, has said that majority of the women drivers of the city lacked driving sense and needed to be taught traffic rules.

Psychiatrist Ravinder Kala (in sari) gives tips on stress management at police line in Ludhiana. Tribune photo: Himanshu Mahajan

Nandpur school faces government’s apathy
Sahnewal, June 28
Primary School, Nandpur, located on the periphery of Sahnewal, is everything but for a school: a place where cattle graze, residents use as a shortcut while students are attending their classes, and surplus sewer water drains into the school grounds.

Counselling changing lives of rural students
Doraha, June 28
Shabnam could have never thought that she would complete her MCom and appear for the National Eligibility Test for lectureship. Owing to the weak financial condition of her family, she had given up the idea of continuing with her studies despite scoring good marks at the senior secondary level. Had she not been motivated and counselled by her teachers five years back, her life would not have been the same.

City children have a colourful vacation
Ludhiana, June 28
With students having their summer vacation, a number of skill-sharpening workshops are being organised for them in the city this month. Some professional painters are busy training these students the skills they have acquired in this field.

Health department seals two ultrasound machines in city
Ludhiana, June 28
On finding anomalies during an inspection, a team of health department today sealed two ultrasound machines in the city.

PAU notes
Innovative farmers to be honoured in Kisan Mela
Ludhiana: The Punjab Agricultural University has invited applications from the farmers of Punjab for the 'Innovative Farmer Awards 2012' to be conferred during the PAU Kisan Mela in September 2012. Five awards, carrying a cash prize, plaque and citation will be given to the innovative and progressive farmers for excelling in agriculture and its allied fields.

Cricket Tourney
Ludhiana bounces back, clinches victory
Ludhiana, June 28
After conceding first innings lead, Ludhiana bounced back into the game to register a victory against formidable, Jalandhar in the four-day match in the Punjab State Inter District Cricket Tournament (U-22) being organised by the Punjab Cricket Association at Burlton Park, Jalandhar, today.

Motor Rallies
Adventure-junkies off to hills to chill out
Ludhiana, June 28
With the summer season at its peak, people are headed to the hills. A number of them are not just travelling all the way to get away from the city heat, but they want to experience the adrenaline rush. These adventure-junkies from the city are participating in motor rallies, the craze of which is on a rise for last few years.

Saruchi, a national gold medalist in roller skating, practicing at a rink in LudhianaQuad skating is Saruchi’s passion
Ludhiana, June 28
At 11, Saruchi Garg loves to put on the wheels and set the rink on fire. She has many medals in her kitty. She has already won 20 gold medals apart from other medals. She won gold at the national school games in Kohlapur in 2010 and two bronze medals last year. She participates in all the three events of skating, including time trial, rink race and road race.
Champ on wheels: Saruchi, a national gold medalist in roller skating, practicing at a rink in Ludhiana. Tribune photo: Himanshu Mahajan




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