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LIT auction again draws a blank
Ludhiana, March 6
There were no takers for a built-up commercial complex on Maharani Jhansi Road, an upmarket commercial hub of the city, which was offered for sale through public auction by the Ludhiana Improvement Trust (LIT) here today.

Residents suffer as garbage collectors block traffic in city
Ludhiana, March 6
Residents remained at the receiving end of private garbage collectors' protest here today. The garbage collectors blocked the busy Bharat Nagar Chowk in protest against A2Z Waste Management Ludhiana Ltd.
As members of the Valmiki Samaj Bachao Andolan staged a dharna at Bharat Nagar Chowk, many vehicles were caught in traffic jams in Ludhiana on Wednesday. As members of the Valmiki Samaj Bachao Andolan staged a dharna at Bharat Nagar Chowk, many vehicles were caught in traffic jams in Ludhiana on Wednesday. Photo: Inderjeet Verma


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Farmersí agitation hits rail traffic
Ludhiana, March 6
The two-hour "rail roko" agitation by more than 12 farmer organisations threw the rail traffic in the region out of gear with half a dozen trains getting delayed.

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Residents call in to offer help to NGO
Ludhiana, March 6
Following a report on the community service being rendered by Nishkam Yuva Samiti, city residents came forward to offer their services to the non-governmental organisation which has launched geriatric care service in the city.

Notorious criminal escapes
Ludhiana, March 6
Kingpin of the Fortuner gang Jatinder Singh, who was involved in the sensational Rs 40 lakh Bonn Bread case and Rs 19 lakh Kitty Bread robbery case, escaped from police custody while he was being brought back after a court hearing at Phillaur today.






COMMUNITY

Mid-day meal complaints: DC acts tough
Ludhiana, March 6
A meeting was convened by the Deputy Commissioner Rahul Tiwari today to deal with the issue of complaints regarding the poor quality of food being served under the Mid-Day Meal scheme by the contractor.

No stopping encroachers at Sarabha Nagar market
Encroachments resurface after an anti-encroachment drive in Ludhiana on Wednesday.Ludhiana, March 6
It seems that the shopkeepers of Sarabha Nagar main market have no fear of the Ludhiana Municipal Corporation.




Encroachments resurface after an anti-encroachment drive in Ludhiana on Wednesday. Photo: inderjeet verma

VC to decide fate of GNG students
Ludhiana, March 6
The fate of nine students of Guru Nanak Girls College, who were admitted to the next class without clearing their compartments in the first year, will be decided by the Vice-Chancellor of Panjab University, Chandigarh.

KVM non-teaching employees demand increments, DA
Ludhiana, March 6
Trouble brewed at Kundan Vidya Mandir, Civil Lines, today when the non-teaching staff, wearing black badges, gathered outside the principal's office to demand that their increments and the DA installments be released as was being done till date.

Vet varsity students shine
Students of Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University display the runners-up trophy won at the 13th All-India State Agricultural University Youth Festival.Ludhiana, March 6
Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Ludhiana, bagged the runner-up trophy at the 13th All-India State Agricultural University (SAU) Youth Festival.


Students of Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University display the runners-up trophy won at the 13th All-India State Agricultural University Youth Festival. A Tribune photograph

Local Congress leaders welcome change of guard
Ludhiana, March 6
The local Congress leaders have welcomed the change of guard at the state level. Hailing the appointment of Partap Singh Bajwa as the new Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee (PPCC) chief, the District Congress Committee, Ludhiana (Urban), president Pawan Dewan said the move will help contain infighting among the Congress leaders and functionaries.

Another reason to celebrate for city-based knitwear industry
Ludhiana, March 6
The city-based knitwear industry has another reason to celebrate. After the excise duty on branded garments was withdrawn during the Union Budget, the government has now stopped duty-free import from Bangladesh.

Remote village gets national award
Khamano, March 6
The Panchayati Raj Department of the Union Government has selected a remote village, Barwali Kalan in Khamano sub-division, from all over Punjab for the National Gaurav Sabha Puraskar-2013.



CRIME

Three held for murder
Ludhiana, March 6
The city police today arrested three persons, a day after a dead body of 26-year-old Anil Kumar was found on the bank's of Sutlej River. While two accused Danni and Rahul have been identified. The identity of the third accused is not known yet. Ramesh Kumar, victim's father said it was Denni and Rahul who had killed his son.

202 cartons of hosiery goods seized from railway station
Ludhiana, March 6
Mobile wing of the excise and taxation department today seized nearly 202 cartons of goods from the railway station. The department got a tip off after which it reached railway station at around 3 am and continued raid till 10.30 am.

Second accused arrested in rickshaw-puller murder case
Ludhiana, March 6
The city police today arrested the second accused in connection of a murder case of rickshaw puller, who was brutally killed on August 27.

Two held with stolen mobike
Mandi Ahmedgarh: The Dehlon police has arrested two persons and recovered a stolen motorcycle from their possession.

COURTS

Two get 7-year jail in rape case
Ludhiana, March 6
The Additional Sessions Judge Surinderpal Kaur has convicted a youth Harpreet Singh, alias Happy, of Guru Ram Dass Nagar, Makkar Colony, Dhandari Kalan, Ludhiana. He was sentenced rigorous imprisonment for seven years.

1,052 players turn up for sports trial
Ludhiana, March 6
Over 1,052 aspirants including 779 boys and 273 girls turned up to attend trials conducted by the Punjab Sports Department at Guru Nanak Stadium here today.

 




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