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Woman dies of swine flu
Ludhiana, January 27
A 42-year-old woman suffering from swine flu died at the Dayanand Medical College and Hospital (DMCH) here today. Sukhwinder Kaur, a resident of Beela village near Dhandra in Ludhiana district, was admitted to the hospital six days ago.

Mystery shrouds death of two women in city
Ludhiana, January 27
Three persons lost their lives in separate incidents during the past 24 hours in the city. A 19-year-old woman died under mysterious circumstances at the Ekta Colony here today. The victim has been identified as Monica (19), wife of Sunny (22), a truck driver.

4 robbers arrested
Ludhiana, January 27
The Sahnewal police has arrested four miscreants who had robbed an industrialist of Rs 2 lakh at gunpoint nearly two moths ago.


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Republic Day celebrated with patriotic fervour
Ludhiana, January 27
A large number of Punjabis had sacrificed their lives for the freedom of the country. These views were expressed by Charanjit Singh Atwal, Speaker Punjab Vidhan Sabha, who hoisted the National Flag during the district-level celebrations of the 64th Republic Day held at the Government College for Boys here yesterday.
Punjab Vidhan Sabha Speaker Charanjit Singh Atwal hoists the National Flag on Republic Day at the Government College for Boys in Ludhiana on Saturday; and (right) students play gatka in the college to celebrate the occasion.
Patriotic fervour: Punjab Vidhan Sabha Speaker Charanjit Singh Atwal hoists the National Flag on Republic Day at the Government College for Boys in Ludhiana on Saturday; and (right) students play gatka in the college to celebrate the occasion. Photos: Inderjeet Verma
Punjab Vidhan Sabha Speaker Charanjit Singh Atwal takes the salute of the march past; and (right) students present a cultural item during the Republic Day function at the Government College for Boys in Ludhiana on Saturday.
Punjab Vidhan Sabha Speaker Charanjit Singh Atwal takes the salute of the march past; and (right) students present a cultural item during the Republic Day function at the Government College for Boys in Ludhiana on Saturday. Tribune photos: Inderjeet Verma


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Tributes paid to freedom fighters
Ludhiana, January 27
Boys perform bhangra as part of the Republic Day celebrations in Ludhiana. Union Information & Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari unfurled the National Flag near Clock Tower in Ludhiana. Tewari paid rich tributes to freedom fighters like Shaheed Bhagat Singh, Rajguru, Sukhdev and Lala Lajpat Rai. He said the architect of the Indian Constitution, Dr Bhim Rao Ambedkar, made tremendous contribution in giving India a Constitution which enshrined the ideals of democracy, equality, secularism and socialism.
Boys perform bhangra as part of the Republic Day celebrations in Ludhiana. Photo: Inderjeet Verma

Graft charges against 23 patwaris
Ludhiana, January 27
Tightening the noose around patwaris, who do mutation work of land sale deals, the District Collector (Deputy Commissioner) has dismissed Satinderpal Singh of Detwal block on corruption charges. Charges have been framed against 23 patwaris in the district. All these patwaris are under suspension. Their cases are being heard in the courts of the District Collector.

CBSE schools to teach moral values
Ludhiana, January 27
It would not only be just education for information and preparing children for careers from the next academic session but the students would also be educated about moral values.

From colleges
Pharmacy college gets award
The GHG Khalsa College of Pharmacy, Gurusar Sadhar (Ludhiana), has been given the Best Performing Institution of the Year Award-2012 by the International Achievers Conference. The award was received by Dr VK Kapoor, professor and principal of the college, during the 3rd International Achievers Summit, Bangkok, Thailand. The award was given by HE Korn Kom Dabbaransi, a former Deputy Prime Minister of Thailand. Other dignitaries present on the occasion were former director, CBI Sardar Joginder Singh, former Chief Justice of India Bashir Ahmad Khan and Congress leader Pramod Tiwari.

From schools
Cultural performances, plays mark celebrations
The Republic Day was celebrated with religious fervour at different schools in the city. NCC cadets performed a march past and saluted the National Flag at Ryan International School. Athletics events like 200m, 400m and 100m race, aerobics, parentsí race, needle race, lemon race and ball race were held as part of the annual sports day, which was also celebrated here. Cultural performances were also given by students.

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Book released
A book titled 'Samein Da Sach' was released at Punjabi Sahit Akademi, Punjabi Bhawan here on Sunday. The book is authored by Gurjatinder Singh Randhawa. Several litterateurs including Dr SS Johl, Jagdev Singh Jassowal, president of the academy prof Gurbhajan Singh Gill were present on the occasion. The book is a compilation of columns and writings in a weekly newspaper published in the US.


CRIME

Drug peddler arrested with 30 bags of poppy husk
Bhupinder Singh, SP(D), Khanna, addresses mediapersons in Samrala on Sunday. Khanna/ Samrala January 27
Samrala police claimed to have recovered over 30 bags of poppy husk weighing about 12 quintals of about Rs 40 lakh from a truck, during a naka from an inter-state gang of smugglers.




Bhupinder Singh, SP(D), Khanna, addresses mediapersons in Samrala on Sunday. A Tribune photograph

21-year-old booked on rape charge
Ludhiana, January 27
A 21-year-old youth, who had kidnapped a 13-year-old girl for marriage, has been nabbed from Patna in Bihar.



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KVM lads qualify for next round
Ludhiana, January 27
Manan Jain excelled with the bat, while Deepin Chitkara performed well with the ball to enable Kundan Vidya Mandir (KVM) to wrap up all their three encounters in the Ludhiana District PCA Inter-School Coca Cola Cricket Tournament (U-16) and qualify for the Inter-District Tournament to be organised next month. The tournament concluded at Arya College ground here today.

 




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