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Traffic snarls irk residents

Ludhiana, December 15
Residents were put to inconvenience as the police imposed traffic restrictions at some of the major routes due to the VIP visits for the third Kabaddi World Cup finals at Guru Nanak Stadium here today. Those coming from College Road and the PAU Gate No 4 area were in for a surprise when traffic regulations were imposed in the wake of Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal and Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badalís visit at Punjab Agriculture University (PAU).


Policemen checking vehicles of commuters in Ludhiana on Saturday (L) and  A long queue of vehicles at Bharat Nagar Chowk. Photos: Inderjit Verma


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Stadium jam-packed to have a glimpse of Katrina Kaif
Ludhiana, December 15
Bollywood actor Katrina Kaif wowed the crowd with her scintillating performance at Guru Nanak Stadium in Ludhiana on Saturday. Tribune Photo: Himanshu Mahajan It was well before 4.30 pm that Guru Nanak Stadium, venue of final matches in the third World Kabaddi Cup was full to its capacity.





Bollywood actor Katrina Kaif wowed the crowd with her scintillating performance at Guru Nanak Stadium in Ludhiana on Saturday. Tribune Photo: Himanshu Mahajan

Girlsí college wall demolished to make parking lot for general public
The demolished wall of the Government College for Girls in Ludhiana on Saturday. Tribune Photo: Himanshu Mahajan Ludhiana, December 15
The third World Kabaddi Cup will prove costly for Government College for Girls as the district administration demolished the wall of the college without any intimation to the college authorities. It is learnt that the wall was demolished to provide parking space for the general public on the college premises.


The demolished wall of the Government College for Girls in Ludhiana on Saturday. Tribune Photo: Himanshu Mahajan

Performer veers off theme
Ludhiana, December 15
A singer, performing during the finals of the third World Kabaddi Cup held at Guru Nanak Stadium here today put the organisers in a tight spot.




COMMUNITY

Revised norms for post offices put residents in fix
Ludhiana, December 15
Residents, who have deposited money at post offices under saving schemes, are a harried lot.

City witnesses a plethora of events
Ludhiana, December 15
Rani Jhansi Road has been decked up ahead of Lord Jagannath Rath Yatra in Ludhiana. Photo: Inderjeet Verma The city remained abuzz with activity on December 15. While the preparations were at peak for the closing ceremony of the third World Kabaddi Cup, the entire Rani Jhansi Road was being tastefully decorated to welcome Lord Jagannath Rath Yatra that would be taken out tomorrow.

Rani Jhansi Road has been decked up ahead of Lord Jagannath Rath Yatra in Ludhiana. Photo: Inderjeet Verma

Fund shortage delays installation of jammers in jails
Ludhiana, December 15
The paucity of funds is proving to be a hindrance for the installation of jammers in the jails across the state. The fact came to light during the visit of ADGP RP Meena to the Central Jail today.

Red Ribbon Express to reach city tomorrow
Ludhiana, December 15
For creating awareness about HIV-AIDS, the Red Ribbon Express is scheduled to reach the city on December 17. Flagged off from New Delhi on January 12, the train will culminate its journey at Amritsar on January 1, after covering 162 railway stations in the country.

CRIME

A youth shows an injury on his back at a hospital in Jagraon. A Tribune photograph 5 youths allege police torture 
Jagraon, December 15
Five youths, including four students of Government Senior Secondary School, Hambran, have alleged police torture.






A youth shows an injury on his back at a hospital in Jagraon. A Tribune photograph

Mother, sons booked for fraud
Mandi Gobindgarh, December 15
The police has booked three persons in a fraud case on the complaint of State Bank of India manager Vinay Chetli.

Police succumbed to political pressure, allege residents
Ludhiana, December 15
High drama was witnessed outside the GRP police station after residents of the Barewal area complained against police inaction in the recent eloping incident.

Rs 20,000 burgled from shop
Phillaur, December 15
A general store was reportedly burgled in Barrapind village last night.

Man booked for dumping body
Ludhiana, December 15
A resident of Daad village and some unidentified persons have been booked for dumping the body of a man three years ago.

COURTS

Relief for developers, brick-kiln owners
Ludhiana, December 15
In a major relief for those, who had stopped construction work due to the non-availability of sand, the High Court has ordered to start the auction of mines in Jalandhar, Ropar, Mohali, Hoshiarpur and Nawanshahr.

Lok adalat settles claims worth Rs 50 cr
Ludhiana, December 15
As many as 22,357 cases involving an amount of around Rs 50 crore were settled during a mega lok adalat at district court complex here today.

Artistes perform gatka during the closing ceremony of the World Kabaddi Cup at Guru Nanak Stadium in Ludhiana on Saturday. Tribune photo: Himanshu Mahajan World Cup finale a gala affair
Ludhiana, December 15
A blend of Punjabi culture and performance by cine star Katrina Kaif and her troupe aptly summed up the finale of the third edition of the World Kabaddi Cup that concluded at Guru Nanak Stadium this evening.


Artistes perform gatka during the closing ceremony of the World Kabaddi Cup at Guru Nanak Stadium in Ludhiana on Saturday. Tribune photo: Himanshu Mahajan

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