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Children forced to march barefoot on track
Ludhiana October 20
The state government has funds to organise Kabaddi World Cup, but when it come to organising school games, it fails to provide sports kits and even shoes to players.

Students march barefoot on the opening day of the 28th Inter-District Primary School Games; players from Amritsar were not allowed to take part in the march past with slippers on and players drink water from a sprinkler pipe at Guru Nanak Stadium in Ludhiana on Saturday.
Students march barefoot on the opening day of the 28th Inter-District Primary School Games; players from Amritsar were not allowed to take part in the march past with slippers on. Tribune Photos: Himanshu Mahajan



EARLIER STORIES

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October 17, 2012
Salesman robbed of diamonds
October 16, 2012
Touts making quick buck
October 15, 2012
City Mayor fulfils promise
October 14, 2012
Police post staff shifted
October 13, 2012
Jawan dies in accidental fire
October 12, 2012
Suspected thief lynched
October 11, 2012




Sports Minister keeps players waiting for 2 hrs
Players in casuals wait for the Sports Minister at Guru Nanak Stadium on Saturday. Ludhiana, October 20
Students participating in the Inter-District Primary School Games being held at Guru Nanak Stadium had to wait for about two hours for the state sports minister to reach the venue and declare the games open.




Players in casuals wait for the Sports Minister at Guru Nanak Stadium on Saturday. Tribune Photo: Himanshu Mahajan

Eve-teasing: Students clash outside stadium 
Ludhiana, October 20
Students clash outside Guru Nanak Stadium in the presence of a policeman in Ludhiana on Saturday.
A student of Government Senior Secondary School, Model Town, was beaten up by some other students after he stopped them from teasing girls at Guru Nanak Stadium today. Ironically, the incident took place in the presence of the police.

Students clash outside Guru Nanak Stadium in the presence of a policeman in Ludhiana on Saturday. Tribune Photo: Himanshu Mahajan

 





COMMUNITY

Getting birth certificates to become easier
Ludhiana, October 20
To make the procedure of getting birth and death certificates easier, the District Administration and health department have prepared a computer-base data of all records which got damaged in a fire that took place in birth and death record office in 1994.

Geo-Spatial Data Centre to survey all districts
Ludhiana, October 20
The Director of Land Records, Punjab, said, "Since Geo-Spatial Data Centre, Survey of India, will conduct a survey in all districts of Punjab for the authentication of field records/administrative boundaries, cooperation must be provided to the team by all SDMs/Tehsildars/Naib Tehsildars and other revenue officials."

Haibowal Dairy Complex, Hambran Road, Ludhiana, presents a poor picture. Dairy Complex faces neglect
Ludhiana, October 20
Shopkeepers of the Haibowal Dairy Complex (Part A), Hambran Road, lamented that the Ludhiana Municipal Corporation was not paying heed towards providing basic facilities. They said they had given several reminders to the MC, but to no avail.


Haibowal Dairy Complex, Hambran Road, Ludhiana, presents a poor picture. Photo: Inderjeet Verma

Sweets samples collected
Ludhiana, October 20
A team of the district health department today collected eight samples of sweets from various shops at Jagraon. Food safety officer Ravinder Garg said,"We collected two samples of khoya burfi and khoya from Ram Lal Hakoomat Rai's shop, two samples of burfi and khoya burfi from Satti Sweets Old Grain Market, two samples of gulab jamun and khoya burfi from Mohan Sweets, Guru Teg Bahadur Chowk, and two samples of khoya and khoya burfi from Daleep Sweets at the Tehsil Chowk."

Senior citizens seek action against illegal workshop
Ludhiana, October 20
Senior citizens from the Adarsh Lane Welfare Society have demand that Ludhiana Municipal Corporation Commissioner Rakesh Kumar Verma should take the matter of illegal workshop seriously.

Parking contractor accused of overcharging
Ludhiana, October 20
A businessman from Feroze Gandhi market has accused a parking contractor of the area for overcharging. This is not for the first time that someone has accused the contractor of overcharging.

Cops to be more people friendly
Ludhiana, October 20
To be more visible to the general public and to be accountable to both the department and residents, about 65 PCRs and 12 Taveras have been told to stand on designated points throughout the city with immediate effect.

Raj Kumar, father of Vijay (essaying the role of Ravana) gives finishing touches to his sonís make-up in Ludhiana. Playing Demon King runs in their blood
Ludhiana, October 20
Men of Khera family have been essaying the role of the Demon King Ravana from the past 42 years. Acting runs in their blood and it is the third generation of the Khera family that is essaying the role of Ravana to perfection. Acting in Ram Leela was started by Dhayan Chand, while Raj Kumar followed in his father's footsteps and now Vijay was doing the same.
Come festival season and there is lot of hustle bustle in the Khera family. Rehearsals, costumes and make-up become the talk of the family during the Navratra season.


Raj Kumar, father of Vijay (essaying the role of Ravana) gives finishing touches to his sonís make-up in Ludhiana. Photo: Inderjeet Verma

MC recovers Rs 39 lakh from retail chain
Ludhiana, October 20
The cash-starved Ludhiana Municipal Corporation has started making efforts to recover the outstanding dues from big companies operating in the city. Continuing the drive, the MC has recovered Rs 39.25 lakh as house tax from a retail chain, Best Price, which is running its operations in the city.

college notes
Youth fest
Ludhiana: LCET students hogged limelight in the PTU Inter-Zonal Youth Festival. Students of Ludhiana College of Engineering and Technology won various competitions organised at Desh Bhagat Institute, Mandi Gobindgarh, on October 16 and 17. The two-day youth fest witnessed various activities.

 

COURT

Lawyers boycott courts
Ludhiana, October 20
Expressing annoyance over the start of evening courts and demanding withdrawal of the same, the local lawyers boycotted the courts. The members of the District Bar Association (DBA) were also demanding to observe five days a week to give some relief to the legal fraternity.




CRIME

Four drivers arrested, trucks impounded
Jagraon, October 20
The Hathur police has confiscated four trucks involved in illegal smuggling of sand. The trucks were impounded by the police from different places during separate operations in the Hathur area in the past 24 hours.

3 held with 60 gas cylinders
Ludhiana, October 20
In a major breakthrough, the city police has arrested three accused working with different gas-companies, who used to take out gas from LPG cylinders before delivering it to the consumers and refilled empty cylinders with it and sold it to consumers on black. The police has recovered 60 gas-cylinders from their possession from which the accused had taken out the gas. Besides, material used to open the seals of the cylinders was also recovered from them.

Man dies at railway station
Ludhiana, October 20
A 65-year-old man having a beard died on platform Number 6 at the Ludhiana Railway Station at 10 pm last night. Pyara Singh, ASI, GRP, said that the person was coming from Ferozpur. When the train halted in Ludhiana, he got off the train and collapsed suddenly.

 


 

Green Land school drub BVM
Ludhiana, October 20
Green Land Convent School, Chandigarh road branch, defeated Bhartiya Vidya Mandir Senior Secondary School, Kitchlu Nagar branch, by 22 runs in the Ludhiana Sahodaya School Complex (LSSC) Cricket Tournament being organised by the education department at Green Land Stadium, Manj Phagowal on the Ludhiana-Jalandhar road, here today.

A kho-kho match in progress at Guru Nanak Stadium in Ludhiana. Primary School Games kick off
Ludhiana, October 20
Hosts Ludhianas district in the girlsí category and Mansa district in the boysí section began their campaign on a positive note as they wrapped up their matches in kho-kho on the opening day of the 28th edition of the Punjab State Inter-District Primary School Games which kick started at the Guru Nanak Stadium here today.

A kho-kho match in progress at Guru Nanak Stadium in Ludhiana. Tribune photo: Himanshu Mahajan




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