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High drama over axing of trees
Ludhiana, February 15
High drama took place at Agar Nagar, Block A, today after a resident objected to the chopping of trees. An association of residents had brought and earthmover for uprooting trees for the expansion of a street when the incident took place.
Residents of the locality try to reason with a policeman. Residents of the locality try to reason with a policeman. Photo: Inderjeet Verma 

ight over loud music leaves man dead
Ludhiana, February 15
One person was killed and another injured after a fight among neighbours over the playing of loud music turned ugly on Tibba Road here last night.


Court records statement of victim's father
Ludhaina, Feburary 15
The trial in the infamous DSP Balraj Gill and Monika Kapila murder case started today with the recording of the statement of the first witness in the case.

Security beefed up in city
Ludhiana, February 15
The city police has tightened security following two back-to-back incidents where bikers fled with cash. While in the first incident, two men conned a Mumbai-based diamond trader, Sanjiv Mehta, and fled with diamond and gold jewellery worth Rs 12 lakh, in the second incident, three men opened fire and fled with Rs 2 lakh from an egg trader, Ashok Kundra.


Trade expo draws huge crowd
Women look at dress material at a stall during the Indo-Pak International Trade Expo in Ludhiana on Friday.Ludhiana, February 15
Indo-Pak International Trade Expo, IPEX-13, kickstarted at Hotel Gulmor here today. The exhibits range from Pakistani onyx marble, textiles, dry fruits from Kabul, Kashmiri carpets, Jaipur jewellery, home appliances, wellness and healthcare products, high-end leather bags and crockery

Women look at dress material at a stall during the Indo-Pak International Trade Expo in Ludhiana on Friday. photo: inderjeet verma

Government college teachers get arrears
Ludhiana, February 15
The long-pending arrears of the government college lecturers (since 2006) were released by the state government to the respective colleges.

Bureaucrats give tips to students
Ludhiana, February 15
"The road to success is not difficult. Your IQ can improve with hard work. Don't ever give up, your hard work is your fixed deposit. You will face many set backs in life, but these should not deter you to achieve success." 

Lodging false complaints costs 3 dear
Ludhiana, February 15
Lodging false complaints proved costly for three city residents as the police has decided to take action against them under Section 182 of the IPC. 

LIT to put 42 properties under the hammer on February 26
Ludhiana, February 15
In a bid to mop up the much-needed resources for development projects, the Ludhiana Improvement Trust (LIT) will sell 42 commercial, institutional sites and built-up properties through a public auction on February 26.


3 held for illegal sand mining
Jagraon, February 15
Three persons have been arrested on charges of illegal mining and smuggling of sand a police team with the help of officials of the local Mining Department in the Sidhwan Bet area.

Sports meet concludes at Khalsa college
Samrala February 15
Ninth Khalsa Khel Utsav concluded at Guru Gobind Singh Khalsa College for Women Jhar Saheb in which over 2,200 players from 26 colleges participated.

Jaspreet, Kamaljit are best athletes
Ludhiana, February 15
Jaspreet Singh of BA second year and Kamaljit Kaur of BA first year emerged as best athletes in boys and girls categories respectively during two days long 45th annual athletics meet of Lajpat Rai DAV College, Jagraon.




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