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Speed thrills, but kills 
Ludhiana, February 22
Exceeding the The busy Pakhowal road in Ludhiana. Tribune photo: Himanshu Mahajan posted limit or driving too fast is one of the most prevalent factors contributing to accidents. A few drivers view speeding as an immediate risk to their personal safety or the safety of others.

The busy Pakhowal road in Ludhiana. Tribune photo: Himanshu Mahajan

MCís house tax branch officials get notices 
Ludhiana, February 22
The Ludhiana Municipal Corporation has issued show-cause notices to officials of the house tax branch after the MC Commissioner termed the recovery drive unsatisfactory.


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A child tries to catch a Frisbee at the PAU. Ludhiana residents woke up to a partially cloudy sky on Friday after overnight showers. The city recorded a maximum temperature of 22.4 degrees Celsius and a minimum of 13.6 degrees. Tribune photo: Himanshu Mahajan
A child tries to catch a Frisbee at the PAU. Ludhiana residents woke up to a partially cloudy sky on Friday after overnight showers. The city recorded a maximum temperature of 22.4 degrees Celsius and a minimum of 13.6 degrees. Tribune photo: Himanshu Mahajan

Govt orders cancellation of allotment of land
Ludhiana, February 22
Taking cognisance of a complaint lodged by the Council of RTI Activists, which was highlighted in these columns on November 30, 2012, the Local Government Department, Punjab, ordered the cancellation of the allotment of 3,556 square yards by the Ludhiana Improvement Trust (LIT) to the Welfare Council, J-Block, Bhai Randhir Singh Nagar, for a community centre.

Service lanes cleared of encroachments
Ludhiana, February 22
The Ludhiana Municipal Corporationís tehbazaari branch conducted an anti-encroachment drive on the service lanes, between Gulmohar Hotel and Sidhwan Canal, on the left side of Ferozepur Road today.
MC workers load confiscated two-wheelers on to a truck; and (above) a shopkeeper argues with an MC official during an anti-encroachment drive on Ferozepur Road in Ludhiana on Friday. Tribune photos: Himanshu Mahajan
MC workers load confiscated two-wheelers on to a truck; and (above) a shopkeeper argues with an MC official during an anti-encroachment drive on Ferozepur Road in Ludhiana on Friday. Tribune photos: Himanshu Mahajan





COMMUNITY

Garbage strewn at the Ludhiana railway station. Photo: Inderjeet Verma Cleanliness missing at rly station
Ludhiana February 22
The Union Railway Minister, Pawan Bansal, during his visit to the railway station had stated that steps would be taken to maintain cleanliness at the station.



Garbage strewn at the Ludhiana railway station. Photo: Inderjeet Verma

Imposition of property tax opposed
Ludhiana, February 22
Opposing the imposition of property tax, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) submitted a memorandum to the Ludhiana Municipal Corporation Commissioner at Zone A office today. The civic body had given 30 days' time to residents for filing objections.

Suicide drama outside MC office
Ludhiana, February 22
High drama was witnessed at the Municipal Corporationís Zone B office in the old city area this afternoon after a resident shot off a suicide note to the Zonal Commissioner, PS Ghuman, for not issuing TS-1 certificate for his land at Vishvakarma Colony.

International Cycle expo kicks off
Ludhiana, February 22
A three-day International Cycle Expo began at the Government College for Women. The expo will showcase brand new technology, hi-tech products and the accomplishments made in the world of cycle industry. Nearly 35,000 people from across the world, especially China, Taiwan, Sri Lanka and the UK are expected to visit the expo.
Models pose with newly launched bicycles at the Indian International Cycle Expo 2013 in Ludhiana on Friday. Tribune photo: Himanshu Mahajan
Models pose with newly launched bicycles at the Indian International Cycle Expo 2013 in Ludhiana on Friday. Tribune photo: Himanshu Mahajan

No takers for hotel site GLADA cancels auction
Ludhiana, February 22
The Greater Ludhiana Area Development Authority (GLADA) found no buyers for its hotel site in Sector 32-A on Chandigarh Road and the auction scheduled to be conducted at the GLADA office today for the sale of 8,615 square yard chunk of commercial site, had to be cancelled.

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CRIME

Ex-copís relatives accused of misappropriating funds 
Ludhiana, February 22
Former DSP (Vigilance), Punjab Police, Gurcharan Singh who was jailed in a corruption case, appears to be in the dock again. A resident of Pabbian village near Mullapur has filed a complaint against Singh's brother and sister-in-law alleging they misused government funds for personal gains.

Man held with stolen motorcycle
Ludhiana, February 22
The Salem Tabri police arrested a person with a stolen motorcycle at Mohalla Peeru Banda last evening. The accused has been identified as Mandeep Singh, a resident of Jawahar Nagar camp. On seeing the police, the accused tried to flee, however, he was nabbed following a hot chase. Mandeep confessed to the crime. The police has impounded the motorcycle and booked the accused under Sections 379, 411, 465,468, 471, 473 IPC for vehicle lifting.

Cash stacking at home leading to crime incidents
Ludhiana, February 22
Crime incidents are on the rise as residents are stacking cash at home.

Trials to select Punjab team on February 24
Ludhiana, February 22
Trials to select the Punjab wrestling contingent will be conducted at Alamgir Akhara on the Ludhiana-Malerkotla road here on Februray 24 from 10 am onwards.

Urvashi declared best athlete
Ludhiana, February 22
Girls take part in a slow cycling race during the annual athletics meet of the SDP College for Women in Ludhiana. Photo: Inderjeet vermaUrvashi, student of MSc I, was adjudged the best athlete at the 44th Annual Athletics Meet of the SDP College for Women, Circular Road near Daresi ground that concluded here today. A large number of students took part in the event.

Girls take part in a slow cycling race during the annual athletics meet of the SDP College for Women in Ludhiana. Photo: Inderjeet verma

Punjab bodybuilding meet on Feb 24
Ludhiana, February 22
The 40th edition of the Senior Punjab State Bodybuilding Championship will be organised by the Punjab Amateur Bodybuilding Association (PABA) at Mangla Gaushala Asharm, near Sugar Mill, Dhuri, on February 24, Dr Randhir Hastir, president of the association, said.

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