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3 colonies, shops, religious place razed
Ludhiana, October 5
An earth-moving machine demolishes an illegal structure at a park in Haibowal on Friday Amid resentment, the Ludhiana Municipal Corporation’s building branch demolished over two-dozen structures in different parts of the city today.

An earth-moving machine demolishes an illegal structure at a park in Haibowal on Friday. A Tribune photograph

12-year-old boy goes missing, returns home in the evening
Ludhiana, October 5
A 12-year-old boy, who left for the school this morning and went missing under mysterious circumstances, was spotted in the Jamalpur area following a day-long drama this evening.


One side of Sidhwan Canal bridge to remain closed for 5 hours today
Ludhiana, October 5
Labourers at work on the Sidhwan Canal bridge One side of the Sidhwan Canal bridge on Ferozepur Road will be closed for vehicular traffic for five-and-half hours tomorrow on trial basis. If the plan works out well, this side of the bridge will be closed for three months. The bridge (for traffic going towards Ferozepur) will remain closed from 9 am to 11 am, 4 pm to 6 pm and 7 30 pm to 9 pm for the construction of an underpass for the Sidhwan Canal Expressway project.
Labourers at work on the Sidhwan Canal bridge

Notorious criminal nabbed
Ludhiana, October 5
In a major breakthrough, the city police nabbed a hardcore criminal from the Abdullapur Basti area today.

Police officials impound the sand-laden tractor-trailers in Ludhiana on Friday 15 tractor-trailers impounded
Ludhiana, October 5
A day after impounding 28 sand-laden tractor-trailers at Partap Chowk, the city police today confiscated 15 tractor-trailers.

Police officials impound the sand-laden tractor-trailers in Ludhiana on Friday. Tribune photo: Himanshu Mahajan


Jaipura road a bane of commuters
Jaipura Road in a miserable condition at Doraha. Photo by the writerDoraha, October 5
Commuters and residents are being inconvenienced as Jaipura Road that was dug up for laying of sewer pipes nearly four months ago has not been levelled and reconstructed so far.

Jaipura Road in a miserable condition at Doraha. Photo by the writer

One more tests positive for swine flu
Ludhiana, October 5
One more patient from the city has been found infected with swine flu.

Excise dept's notices to traders
Ludhiana, October 5
The Excise and Taxation department has asked traders to submit their tax information network (TIN) numbers and other bank account details. The department has asked the dealers to furnish bank account details since they have deposited less Value Added Tax (VAT).

Govt to set up adoption agencies
Ludhiana, October 5
The Punjab Government will set up an adoption agency and a children home in the every district of the state to facilitate adoption of orphan and deserted children. Out of Rs 19 crore, which will be spent on the scheme, Rs 9 crore had already been sanctioned.

His movie ‘Five Folds’ is making waves
Ludhiana, October 5
Satdeep Singh has been getting widespread appreciation for the movies he has been making. His movie “Five Folds” has won the best film award in the intermediary age group Jasdeep participated in. The short film is about five folds of turban, in which a father of a child tells him about the importance of turban and tells him to recognise the five folds of turban with truthfulness, satisfaction, sympathy and help to the needy, piety for religion and patience.
Satdeep Singh

Deeply connected to Punjabi culture, says Miss Punjab Australia
Ludhiana, October 5
Manpneet Kaur Grewal, who won “Miss Punjab Australia” this year is in the city. She is going to participate in the “Miss World Punjaban” event to be held in December this year.

Farmers told to get combine harvesters checked
Mandi Ahmedgarh, October 5
Besides, restricting paddy-harvesting hours and banning burning of stubble, the administration has directed the owners of combine harvesters to get their old reapers examined by the officials of the Agriculture Department and manufactures concerned.

Seminar on use of farm inputs held
Ludhiana, October 5
A three-day training course "Efficient use of farm inputs, machinery and agro-service centers", organised by the Directorate of Extension Education of Punjab Agricultural University (PAU), concluded here on Friday. The secretaries of the Primary Agricultural Cooperative Societies (PACS) participated in the course.

National seminar on engineering
Ludhiana, October 5
A national seminar "Engineering interventions and innovations for opportunities and challenges in Indian agriculture (EIIOC-2012)" on engineering interventions concluded at the PAU on Friday.

from schools and colleges
Rally against female foeticide organised
NSS volunteers of SDP Senior Secondary School organised a rally against female foeticide on Friday. The volunteers were holding placards and raising slogans to make people aware of the ill-effects of female foeticide.

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Drug Trafficking
while expressing concern over the large-scale drug addiction in Punjab the International Human Rights Organisation (IHRO) criticised the half-hearted approach adopted by the state government to curb the menace. Although the Punjab Government, led by the Shiromani Akali Dal and the BJP alliance, had started to wipe out the menace through the use of police, yet the results were almost zero, said IHRO chairperson DS Gill, here on Friday.


Nine booked in firing incident at Chakar village
Jagraon, October 5
A day after the firing incident at Chakar village near Jagraon in which three persons received bullet injuries, the local police has registered a case against nine persons under various sections of the IPC.

District Athletics Meet
STC trainees hog limelight
Ludhiana, October 5
Trainees of the Sports Training Centre, Guru Nanak Stadium, Ludhiana, hogged the limelight in the boy's section in the annual District Athletics Meet that began at Guru Nanak Stadium, here, today.

Atheletes during the Ludhiana District Athletics Meet at Guru Nanak Stadium on Friday. Tribune photos: Himanshu Mahajan

Pugilists bring laurels to Shere Punjab Sports Academy
Jagraon, October 5
Pugilists of Shere Punjab Sports Academy along with the Indian team boxing coach Gurbax Singh Sandhu (second from right) after the felicitation ceremony Trainees of the Shere Punjab Sports Academy, Chakar, near Jagraon, added another feather in the cap of the academy by winning as many as six medals, including two gold medals, during the 13th Senior Punjab Boxing Championship for Women. The event concluded at the Kamala Nehru College for Women, Phagwara, today.

Pugilists of Shere Punjab Sports Academy along with the Indian team boxing coach Gurbax Singh Sandhu (second from right) after the felicitation ceremony. Photo: Tribune photograph

T20 Cricket Tournament
Ludhiana Zone II lads emerge champions
Ludhiana, October 5
The Ludhiana Zone II team after winning the Inter- Zonal Schools T20 Cricket Tournment (U-19) at the PAU in Ludhiana The Ludhiana Zone II defeated PAU Zone by four wickets to emerge as champions in the Inter-Zonal Twenty20 Cricket Tournament (U-19) organised by the education department here at Government Model Senior Secondary School ground of Punjab Agricultural University.

The Ludhiana Zone II team after winning the Inter- Zonal Schools T20 Cricket Tournment (U-19) at the PAU in Ludhiana. A Tribune photograph

Hockey Tournament Panipat eves stamp their supremacy
Ludhiana, October 5
Arya Girls Public School, Panipat, blanked Vidya Devi Jindal School, Hissar, 3-0 to win the title in the girls U-14 category in the North Zone CBSE Schools Hockey Tournament that concluded at the Mehta Gurukul Public Senior Secondary School, Doraha, near here today. Alpine Public School, Bhawanigarh, secured third position.

Women's cricket trials tomorrow
Ludhiana, October 5
The Ludhiana District Cricket Association (LDCA) will conduct trials to select the Ludhiana women (senior) cricket team here at Arya College ground on October 7 from 11 am onwards.




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