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Four killed, 2 hurt in accidents
Ludhiana, February 8
Four persons, including two minors, were killed while two others were injured in three separate road accidents in the district today.
The Punjab Roadways bus that crushed two persons to death near Jandiali village; the father of one of the victims breaks down
The Punjab Roadways bus that crushed two persons to death near Jandiali village; the father of one of the victims breaks down. Tribune photos: Himanshu Mahajan


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The police outside the victimís house in Ludhiana on Friday. Harassed by neighbour, 17-year-old girl ends life
Ludhiana, February 8
A 17-year-old girl committed suicide by consuming acid at her house in the Hargobind Nagar area of Haibowal following harassment by her neighbour.





The police outside the victimís house in Ludhiana on Friday. Tribune photo: Himanshu Mahajan

aig mand brawl case
Youth Akali leader denied bail
Ludhiana, Feburary 8
Additional Sessions Judge Kamaljit Lamba today dismissed the bail application moved by Maninder Pal Singh, alias Sunny Johar, and Amandeep Singh of Ludhiana in the AIG Mand brawl case.

Health dept wakes up from slumber
Ludhiana, February 8
The health department has woken up from slumber following four swine flu deaths in the district. The authorities have now started sensitising residents against the flu.

Input Tax Credit claimed illegally
Ludhiana, February 8
One more case of claiming Input Tax Credit (ITC) illegally came to light today after the Excise and Taxation Department booked the owner of New Bhagat Chemicals and Jain Impex at New Shivaji Nagar.



COMMUNITY

A policeman inspects the site where a 15-year-old boy died after falling froman elevated road, in Ludhiana on Friday. Road or deathtrap?
Ludhiana, February 8
The MC had constructed an elevated road near Master Tara Singh Memorial College with an aim to ease congestion, but it did not know that the road would turn into a deathtrap.



A policeman inspects the site where a 15-year-old boy died after falling froman elevated road, in Ludhiana on Friday. Photo: Inderjeet Verma

Refreshment Room is lying closed at the Ludhiana Railway Station. Itís the same shabby city rly station
Ludhiana, February 8
The budget is presented every year and many projects are proposed, but there is no improvement in the condition of the Ludhiana Railway station.




Refreshment Room is lying closed at the Ludhiana Railway Station. Photo Inderjeet Verma

Parking lot charges higher than that of civic body
Ludhiana, February 8
Passengers and visitors who park their vehicles at the Ludhiana railway station parking lot are being charged comparatively more than at the parking lots owned by the municipal corporation.

MC stops construction of illegal structure in Jagraon
Jagraon, February 8
The civic body officials today foiled an attempt of raising an illegal structure by a shopkeeper at the old grain market today.

Free legal aid for women to fight harassment
Ludhiana, February 8
"Before getting married to an NRI, girls must do a background check," said KK Singla, Chief Judicial Magistrate-cum-Secretary, Legal Services Authority, during a programme on "Mental and Social Trauma among Women deserted by NRI Husbands" at the Guru Nanak Khalsa College for Women, Gujarkhan.

registration of eateries
Food authority extends deadline
Ludhiana, February 8
The Food and Safety Standard Authority of India (FSSAI) has extended the deadline for the registration and procurement of licences for running eateries by six months (till February 2014).

from schools & colleges
Educational tour
Ludhiana: Maple Bear Canadian Playway and Nursery School organised an educational tour to the Fire Service Station on Hambran Road. Students were told how fire tenders extinguish fire. Veena Aggarwal, principal of the school, said, "After paying a visit to such places, students share their experiences with their teachers and parents.


CRIME

Four proclaimed offenders held
Ludhiana, February 8
The police has arrested four proclaimed offenders, who had been on the run for long. The POs have been identified as Kuldeep Singh, a resident of street number 1, Vishwakarma Nagar, Ravi Kumar, a resident of Jaswant Nagar, Jaswinder Singh, a resident of Barnala and Raamu Dhuria, a resident of Fauji Colony, Focal Point.



SAI (Lucknow) emerge hockey champs
Winners of the All-India Jagtar Memorial Hockey Tournament (U-21) at the PAU in Ludhiana. Ludhiana, February 8
Sports Authority of India (SAI), Lucknow, warded off stiff challenge from Kurukshetra XI before coming out triumphant 4-3 to clinch the title in the seventh All-India Jagtar Memorial Hockey Tournament (U-21) that concluded at the Olympian Prithipal Singh AstroTurf Stadium of Punjab Agricultural University campus here today. The issue was resolved through a tie-breaker as the two sides were locked 3 all at the end of the regular period.
Winners of the All-India Jagtar Memorial Hockey Tournament (U-21) at the PAU in Ludhiana. Tribune photo: himanshu mahajan

 




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