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21 schools under scanner
Ludhiana, February 19
The education department has identified 21 sensitive examination centres (schools) where examinees could get help in copying during the ensuing board examinations.

Anti-encroachment drive continues 
Ludhiana, February 19
Continuing with its drive to clear temporary and permanent encroachments on Ludhiana-Ferozepur Road for the third consecutive day today.
MC workers during the anti encroachment drive in Ludhiana on Tuesday. MC workers during the anti encroachment drive in Ludhiana on Tuesday. Photos: Inderjeet Verma




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Accused show no remorse
Ludhiana, February 19
The purpose was to kill the trio, dump them and run away with cash. In police custody, Laddi and Raman, the two assailants who were nabbed by the city police for brutally attacking Veena, her daughter Deepika and their servant Chotu at a house in Shivaji Nagar, showed no remorse for what they had done. While being produced before the court, Raman said: "We could not succeed in what we had planned."

Govt dept defaults on rent, user charges 
Ludhiana, February 19
Renting out a portion of its building in Feroze Gandhi Market to a state government department has become a thorn in the flesh of the Ludhiana Improvement Trust, which is now finding it difficult to recover not only the arrears of rent, but the user charges for electricity, water supply and sewerage, which have mounted to Rs 31 lakh now.

Civic body to hire private company 
Ludhiana, February 19
The Ludhiana Municipal Corporation has set into motion the process of hiring a private company that will assist it in carrying out various works.







COMMUNITY

Student posing as DSPís son lands in soup 
Boys apologise to the police outside Guru Nanak Public School in Ludhiana on Tuesday.Ludhiana, February 19
A Class IX student, who posed as the son of a DSP-level officer to avoid a challan, landed in a soup and had to apologies for trying to influence the police officer on duty.



Boys apologise to the police outside Guru Nanak Public School in Ludhiana on Tuesday. Tribune photo: Himanshu Mahajan

Industry flouting quota policy 
Ludhiana, February 19
"Policy of Reservation" formed under the Industries (Development and Regulation) Act 1951 was formed to increase production of consumer goods in the micro and small enterprises (MSE) sector and expand employment opportunities. But today, the policy is being flouted openly throughout Punjab.

Humidity, temperature below normal has led to foggy weather: Experts
After a cold weekend, it was a cloudy day in Ludhiana on Tuesday. Ludhiana February 19
The meteorology department of Punjab Agricultural University recorded that humidity in the air was above normal and maximum temperature was below normal in the third week of February. This has led to chill in the air and foggy weather.

After a cold weekend, it was a cloudy day in Ludhiana on Tuesday. Photo: Inderjit Verma

from schools
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Ludhiana: Members of the Governing Board of Bharti Foundation paid a visit to Sat Paul Mittal School. The members, Rakesh Bharti Mittal, vice-chairman and managing director, Bharti Enterprises, Deepika Mittal, Badri Aggarwal, former president, Bharti Foundation, Niranjan Ajwani Director, Ajwani Group, interacted with students.

pau notes
Flower show
Ludhiana: The department of floriculture and landscaping, Punjab Agricultural University, will be organising "Dr MS Randhawa Memorial Flower Show and Competition" on February 21 and 22.

A farmer heads for his fields on a pleasant Tuesday morning in Ludhiana.
Breaking of the dawn A farmer heads for his fields on a pleasant Tuesday morning in Ludhiana. Tribune photo: Himanshu Mahajan

Cities to be connected with highways
Jagraon, February 19
Minister for Public Works Sharanjit Singh Dhillon today stated that the Punjab Government was mulling over connecting all major cities and towns of the state with the four-laned and six-laned highways.

At 55, she is fighting fit and raring to go
Ludhiana February 19
At the age of 55, Charanjit Kaur, a veteran athlete from the city, brought laurels at the international athletics championship.


CRIME

Kabaddi player caught stealing vehicle
Ludhiana, February 19
The CIA- Zone-I team has nabbed a former Kabddi player in a car theft case. The accused identified as Gurjit Singh, a resident of Dumchari village in Ropar District was caught by the police at a checkpoint near PNB Sikandari Road here last evening.

Man gets life term for raping minor sister 
Ludhiana, Feburary 19
Additional Sessions Judge Mandeep Pannu has convicted Ramesh Kumar of Sultanpur, UP district, on charges of raping his 14-year-old minor sister.

 




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