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MC deals a blow to school
Ludhiana, March 5
Shopkeepers collect goods from their shops during an anti-encroachment drive. The Ludhiana Municipal Corporation today demolished illegal shops and godowns constructed by the management of New High Senior Secondary School, Sarabha Nagar.

Shopkeepers collect goods from their shops during an anti-encroachment drive.
Photos: Inderjeet Verma

22 samples fail quality test
Ludhiana, March 5
Twenty-two samples of food items collected by the district health department in 2011-2012 failed the purity test. The authorities have imposed a fine ranging between Rs 5,000 and Rs 50,000 on the shopkeepers from whom the samples were collected.


 

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Former MLAís son caught for power theft, fined Rs 19.5 lakh
Ludhiana, March 5
In a stepped-up drive against power thefts, the enforcement wing of Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL) has caught the son of a former BJP legislator, who was stealing electricity in his factory at Janakpuri.

Civic body receives 40 complaints on first day
Ludhiana, March 5
The Ludhiana Municipal Corporation received an overwhelming response on the first day of the launch of LMC CRAMAT Android application. More than 400 residents registered themselves with the application and the MC received 40 complaints related to potholed roads, overflowing sewage, besides others.

Gang of swindlers on prowl 
Ludhiana, March 5
An employee of the Red Cross Society was duped of Rs 31,000 by a gang of swindlers on the pretext of promising him a jackpot of Rs 25 lakh.

Rape allegations: ADCP-III dragged into controversy
Ludhiana, March 5
The family members of an aspiring model, who levelled rape allegations against Punjabi singer Nachatter Gill and three others, today dragged ADCP-III Joginder Singh Gollu into the controversy. They alleged that ADCP-III was threatening them.

Girls challaned for traffic violations
Ludhiana, March 5
A policewoman checks documents during a naka outside the Khalsa College for Women, Ghumar Mandi, on Tuesday. Earlier, the police used to lay a naka outside the Khalsa College for Girls to keep roadside Romeos and traffic violators at bay, but today it was the turn of girls to face the ire of the police.



A policewoman checks documents during a naka outside the Khalsa College for Women, Ghumar Mandi, on Tuesday. Photo: Inderjeet Verma

Now, file VAT-15 returns by March 15
Ludhiana, March 5
The last date for filing VAT 15 quarterly returns has been extended as many dealers were unsuccessful in uploading their returns due to server problems. Today was the last day for filing the quarterly returns, but much to the relief of the dealers, the date was extended till March 15.

 





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11 students caught copying
The flying squad examines answer sheets and the copying material recovered from students at the Lahore Khalsa Senior Secondary School for Boys in Jagraon on Tuesday.Jagraon, March 5
During a raid, as many as 11 students were caught copying during the ongoing Class XII examination of the Punjab School Education Board (PSEB) at Lahore Khalsa Senior Secondary School for Boys here today.


The flying squad examines answer sheets and the copying material recovered from students at the Lahore Khalsa Senior Secondary School for Boys in Jagraon on Tuesday. A Tribune photograph

18-yr-old ends life
ludhiana, march 5
Raj Kumar (18) committed suicide by hanging himself from a ceiling fan at his residence in the Daba area today.

Unattended briefcase: Police caught off-guard
Policemen inspect a briefcase without safety equipment outside Nav Bharti School in Ludhiana on Tuesday.Ludhiana, March 5
Panic gripped the Old Session Chowk area when residents spotted an unattended briefcase outside Nav Bharti School.





Policemen inspect a briefcase without safety equipment outside Nav Bharti School in Ludhiana on Tuesday. Photo: Inderjeet Verma

Punjab govt should ensure minimum wages: CPM leader
Ludhiana, March 5
Politburo member of the Communist Party of India-Marxist Brinda Karat today criticised the Punjab government for failing to ensure minimum wages  to workers.

Rework on unit price: DC to MC
Ludhiana, March 5
Deputy Commissioner Rahul Tiwari, who is also the chairman of the Unit Value Committee (for property tax), has asked the civic body officials to work on the unit price of the revised zones.

10,000 aspirants vie for 74 Army posts
Aspirants take part in a physical fitness test during a recruitment rally on the Army compound in Ludhiana on Tuesday.Ludhiana, March 5
As many as 10,000 youngsters vied for 74 posts during a recruitment rally conducted on the Army compound near Jagroan Bridge here today.



Aspirants take part in a physical fitness test during a recruitment rally on the Army compound in Ludhiana on Tuesday. Photo: Inderjeet Verma

26-year-old hangs herself to death
Ludhiana, March 5
A 26-year-old newlywed woman, who was allegedly being harassed for dowry by her sister-in-law, committed suicide by hanging herself from a ceiling fan at her husband's house in Green Avenue at Daad village.

Affected landowners lock horns with administration
Mandi Ahmedgarh, March 5
After the acquisition of cultivated land for the construction of a new grain market on Jagera Road, the affected landowners have locked horns with the administration.

DGSE issues instructions to teachers
Ludhiana, March 5
The Director General of School Education (DGSE) has directed teachers on the Class XII board examination duty to report to their parent organisation when not supervising or invigilating at the examination centres on any particular day.

Debris still dot roads
Ludhiana, March 5
Debris dumped on a road at Jawahar Nagar Camp in Ludhiana. Even as encroachments from Jawahar Nagar Camp were removed by the Ludhiana Municipal Corporation almost a week ago, the debris still dot roads. It is learnt that the MC staff, that was deputed to carry out the work, was not adequate in comparison to the extent in which the massive demolition drive was carried out in the area.

Debris dumped on a road at Jawahar Nagar Camp in Ludhiana. Photo: Inderjeet Verma

35-year-old woman dies of burns
Ludhiana, March 5
A 35-year-old woman, who suffered serious burn injuries on February 20, and was undergoing treatment at the CMC Hospital, succumbed to her injuries today.

Encroachments removed from Sarabha Nagar
Ludhiana, March 5
The Ludhiana Municipal Corporationís tehbazaari wing today carried out an anti-encroachment drive in the Sarabha Nagar market, known as Kipps market. Considered one of the posh markets of the city, the area is full of encroachments, with a large number of shopkeepers illegally encroaching upon land in front of their shops.




 




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