Top stories | Community | Crime | Sports


Projects fail to see light of day even in 2012
Ludhiana, December 30
Even though residents of the city are all set to welcome New Year, there are several projects in the city, which have missed the deadline in 2012. These projects include the Lakkar Bridge project, delivery of 30 low-floor buses for the City Bus Service, the Sidhwan Canal Expressway project, the Indoor Stadium on the Pakhowal Road.

2 cousins killed in accident at Kohara
Ludhiana, December 30
Two cousins, who were riding a scooter, were killed in a head-on collision with a car near Kohara here today. The victims, who have been identified as Harvinder Singh (22) and Jagdeep Singh (8), both maternal cousins, were going to Heeran village on the Chandigarh road.

Fog: No respite from train delays
Ludhiana, December 30
With the inclement weather showing no improvement in the region, most trains continue to be off the track.

A huge rush of passengers at the Ludhiana railway station on Sunday. Tribune photo: Himanshu Mahajan


Delhi’s shame
Residents unite over social media; express concern about women safety
Ludhiana, December 30
Coming together through a Facebook group, “Ludhiana Cares”, the members held a meeting and felt that women in Ludhiana deserve safer streets and a secure society. A meeting was organised by several NGOs and individuals who are also memeber of this group to discuss their views on the Delhi gang rape case and safety of women in Ludhiana.

Watch your steps on city roads
Ludhiana, December 30
City residents will be forced to celebrate New Year with a bumpy ride as several roads in city are full of potholes due to the callous attitude of the Ludhiana Municipal Corporation.

The Pakhowal road opposite Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tiwari's house is in a bad shape. Photo: Inderjeet Verma

From colleges
Annual training camp
A 10-day combined annual training camp under the command of Col Ashwani Kumar culminated today at Government College for Girls with a cultural programme. The aim of the camp was to inculcate qualities of leadership, self confidence and discipline among the NCC cadets. In the programme, cadets form various institutions showed their talent on stage.

Justice Sayad Asif Shahkhar during an interaction with senior citizens at Punjabi Bhawan in Ludhiana. Photo: Inderjeet Verma

From schools
Annual day
Whizkidz celebrated its annual day today. More than 60 students of different age groups participated in the programme. The main attraction of the show was a play that highlighted the parental pressure on kids. Giddha and bhangra were also presented by the students on the occasion. Chief guest Kirti Sharma along with principal Dimple Verma gave away the trophies and medals to the participants.

Justice delivery gained speed
Ludhiana, December 30
The justice delivery system has witnessed a remarkable improvement this year, ensuring speedy disposition of cases. The judiciary has initiated several concrete steps to improve its functioning and make the system more transparent.

Students appreciate paintings at an arts exhibition held during a legal literacy youth festival at the SCD Government College; and (below) the Chief Justice of Punjab and Haryana High Court, Justice AK Sikri, and Supreme Court Judge Justice SS Nijjar in a joyful mood during a state-level youth festival at Guru Nanak Bhawan in Ludhiana. File Photos

More feathers in cap for veterinary varsity

Ludhiana, December 30
The year 2012 proved to be another good year for Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (GADVASU). The veterinary varsity got accredited by UGC and accreditation by the Indian Council for Agriculture Research (ICAR) is under process. The first batch of students of the College of Dairy Science and Technology and the College of Fisheries passed out during the year.

Poultry training programme
The department of veterinary and animal husbandry extension education, Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Ludhiana, organised a two-week poultry training programme. Dr Harish Kumar Verma, HOD, said as many as 70 participants, including two women, from different parts of the state participated in the training programme.

Villagers protest against power corporation
Jagraon, December 30
Irked over the failure of Punjab State Power Corporation Limited officials in rectifying an electricity transformer for around two weeks, a large number of residents of Rasoolpur village staged a protest against the authorities of the Punjab State Power Corporation Limited.

Education Dept to conduct health survey in govt schools
Ludhiana December 30
Education department will conduct survey to identify physically weak students in government school for their treatment. Health department will conduct a medical check-up half yearly and categorise the students under Body Mass Index (BMI).

New year’s eve police tightens security
Ludhiana, December 30
The Ludhiana police has strengthened the security arrangements across the city on the New Year eve. The Police Commissioner has also imposed Section 144 of CrPC in the city to mantain law and order. Heavy police posse will be present at Sarabha Nagar, Mall Road, Ghumar Mandi, Ferozepur road and Malhar road to keep a tab on anti-social elements.

Shahi Imam condemns Delhi rape incident
Ludhiana December 30
The grief and anger against the Delhi rape incident continued on Sunday as well. Activists of the Youth Akali Dal burned effigy at Hazuri Baag Colony here today. Agitators led by Youth Akali Dal leader Yuvraj Malhotra demanded capital punishment for the accused of Delhi rape.

Shahi Imam Mullana Hibab-ur-Rehman during a press conference in Ludhiana on Sunday. Photo: Inderjeet Verma


4 booked for kidnapping girl
Ludhiana, December 30
The police has booked four youngsters for abducting an 18-year-old girl from Azad Nagar, Bahadurke road, in the Jodhewal Basti area. The girl, who has been identified as Suman of Azad Nagar, Bahadurke road, was abducted on December 25.

Woman booked for confining daughter-in-law
Ludhiana, December 30
The police has booked a 55-year-old woman for confining her daughter-in-law and grandson. The woman, identified as, Sushma Jain, was booked under Section 342 of the IPC for wrong confinement following the complaint of Gunjan Jain. The accused an complainant reside in Surya Vehar near Raghunath Enclave.

Man booked for raping fiancee
Ludhiana, December 30
The city police has booked a doctor for duping and raping his fiancee, a medical student. The victim, in her complaint, stated that she got engaged to Doctor Kawar Samrat, a resident of Samana in Patiala, in May this year.


senior national basketball championship
Cagers honoured at opening ceremony
Ludhiana, December 30
The Basketball Federation of India (BFI) honoured players who enabled the Indian basketball contingents (men and women) to win gold medals in the inaugural edition of the South Asian Beach Games held at Hambantota in Sri Lanka last year.

Kiranjit Kaur (extreme right) of the Railways being honoured during the opening ceremony of the Senior National Basketball Championship in Ludhiana. Photo: Inderjeet Verma

City hosted Kabaddi World Cup final; India won

Ludhiana, December 30
The final match and the closing ceremony of the 3rd Kabaddi World Cup held at Guru Nanak Stadium, Ludhiana, on December 15. India continued to dominate in the sport by lifting the trophy in both men’s and women’s categories.

Indian team in a jubilant mood after winning the 3rd Kabaddi World Cup in Ludhiana. File photo

Cricket tournament
Ranson Coaching Centre lift trophy
Ludhiana, December 30
Ranson Coaching Centre, Ludhiana, defeated BBS XI, Moga, by 14 runs to win Sanjeev Kaushik Memorial Cricket Tournament for Boys (U-14) which concluded at Khalsa College for Women here yesterday.



| Punjab | Haryana | Jammu & Kashmir | Himachal Pradesh | Regional Briefs | Nation | Opinions |
| Business | Sports | World | Letters | Chandigarh | Ludhiana | Delhi |
| Calendar | Weather | Archive | Subscribe | E-mail |