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Anti- encroachment drive
Shopkeepers protest, raise slogans against MC officials
Ludhiana, April 27
Shopkeepers of the Jawahar Nagar Camp area protested when the tehbazaari wing of the Ludhiana Municipal Corporation were clearing encroachments here today.

Shopkeepers chase an MC truck full of confiscated goods in the Jawahar Nagar Camp area of Ludhiana on Saturday. Shopkeepers chase an MC truck full of confiscated goods in the Jawahar Nagar Camp area of Ludhiana on Saturday. Photos: Inderjeet Verma


The accused being taken to a court in Ludhiana on Saturday. Kidnapping bid foiled, 3 arrested
Ludhiana, April 27
The city police arrested three persons and rescued a government school teacher who was kidnapped by them. Raj Kumar, SHO, Division No 7, was injured during the rescue operation. Earlier, the kidnapper had demanded Rs 30 lakh, but the deal was finally struck at Rs 10 lakh.

The accused being taken to a court in Ludhiana on Saturday. Photo: Inderjeet Verma

Five arrested in Metro Road robbery & murder case
Ludhiana, April 27
The police has arrested five members in a murder and robbery case that took place at an electroplating unit on Metro Road near Focal Point on April 15. The robbers had decamped with cash, raw electroplating material, copper wires and silver ornaments worth Rs 20 lakh after killing security guard Dhan Bhadaur (40).

The accused in police custody in Ludhiana on Saturday. Photo: Inderjeet Verma

Banks falls short of gold
Ludhiana, April 27
Since the prices of gold have gone down, there is a frenzy of sorts for investing in the metal. There is shortage of gold as the demand in banks has gone up. Most of the banks have run short of the metal, as people are purchasing gold for investment purpose.

Four of family booked for kidnapping girl
Ludhiana, April 27
Four persons have been arrested for kidnapping a 22-year-old girl from Shimlapuri. The police has not ruled out elopement for marriage to be the reason behind the woman’s disappearance.

Sikkim couple nabbed
Ludhiana, April 27
A team of Sikkim police today visited the city and nabbed a couple who had eloped from Sikkim few days ago.The police team informed the Jodhewal Basti police about the hide out of the couple on the Noorwala road. The local team of police along with the police officials form Sikkim raided the quarter and nabbed the couple. — TNS


Incomplete underpasses add to commuters’ woes in Doraha
Doraha/Sahnewal, April 27
Underpasses erected by the National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) for the convenience of the localities are putting them into such inconvenience that while crossing through them, they never forget to condemn the authorities, who have made them pass through such testing times.

PPCC president, Partap Singh Bajwa (in green turban), interacts with Congress leaders outside the residence of local leader KK Bawa. Bajwa led a protest at Mullanpur Dakha against the state government over the alleged misuse of the police in Ludhiana on Saturday. Tribune Photo: Himanshu Mahajan

Controversy erupts again among GNG College trust members
Ludhiana, April 27
Students, members of the management and staff of Guru Nanak Girls College, Model Town, outside the office of the Commissioner of Police, Ishwar Singh, in Ludhiana on Saturday. Controversy has once again erupted among members of the Trust of Guru Nanak Girls College, Model Town. Terming allegations by Prithipal Singh, the secretary of the trust as baseless, president of the trust Gurbir Singh said this person had brought enough disrepute to the college and the trust had started procedures (as per the rules) to remove him from the post.

Students, members of the management and staff of Guru Nanak Girls College, Model Town, outside the office of the Commissioner of Police, Ishwar Singh, in Ludhiana on Saturday. Photo: Inderjeet Verma

Pay pvt school teachers as per sixth pay commission, says CBSE chief
Ludhiana, April 27
Dr Vineet Joshi, Chairman and Secretary, CBSE, has said that the CBSE affiliated schools need to provide the salaries to their teachers as per recommended in the Sixth Pay Commission. “A list of the schools will be made, which were not following the guidelines. If teachers are not provided enough salary, they will never take interest in the studies of students and the latter will suffer,” said Joshi.

Silent march: Students of Maa Sharda Vidhyapeet School light candles to mark a protest against rape cases in India at Jagraon Bridge in Ludhiana. Tribune Photo: Himanshu Mahajan

Paper leak rumour floats
Ludhiana, April 27
Some mischievous elements are trying to take aspirants of the National Entrance-cum-Eligibility Test (NEET) for a ride by spreading the rumour that question paper has been leaked and they can get it from them

SC Judge tells students to save earth
Ludhiana, April 27
Justice V Gopala Gowda, Judge Supreme Court of India, has asked the younger generation to come forward and take the pledge to make the city/country pollution free. Justice Gowda was in city and flagged-off "Anti-Litter Campaign"-a public awareness march from the Sutlej Club. Many students from various schools took part in the march, which was organised by the Hari Bhari National Environment Protection Society, during their annual day function today.

District Health Department launches control room
Ludhiana, April 27
Keeping in view the forthcoming season of water and vector born diseases, the District Health Department has established its control room for the public in general.

Panchayat members meet 10-yr-old victim
Ludhiana, April 27
Two days after Tehsildar Jaspal Kaur posted in Patiala and her daughter were booked for allegedly assaulting a 10-year-old girl and forcing her to work as an alleged bounded labourer, the Panchayat members of a village falling in Bhadaur town of Barnala district visited the city and met the girl.

City lad emerges winner in music talent hunt
Ludhiana, April 27
City lad Arun Mahajan won the talent hunt adjudged by noted music composers Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy. Mahanjan won Idea Rocks India-2013 from the city. He also shared the stage with the musicians as they performed live during a music concert at a resort on the Ferozepur Road.

GADVASU celebrates World Veterinary Day
Ludhiana, April 27
The Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (GADVASU) celebrated World Veterinary Day on its campus at Silver Jubilee Block. Vice-Chancellor of GADVASU Dr VK Taneja inaugurated the free vaccination and de-worming camp for pet animals.

80 units of blood donated
Ludhiana, April 27
To mark the birth anniversary of Mahant Ganga Puri, Mahant Gangapuri Sarv Hitkari Sewa Dal, Ludhiana branch, in collaboration with the NSS wing, Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (GADVASU) organised a blood donation camp here at Langar Bhawan of Gurudwara singh Sabha, Gobind Nagar.


Suspended ACP’s remand extended
Ludhiana, April 27
The local court today extended the remand of a tainted Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP-South) Baldev Singh Chauhan for two more days.


Inter-school chess tourney begins
Ludhiana, April 27
The second edition of the Ludhiana District Inter-School Prize Money Chess Championship started at BAM Senior Secondary School, Shastri Nagar, today. Paramjit Kaur, principal of the school, inaugurated the championship by making the first move. Vikas Sharma and Arvinder Preet Singh, president and general secretary, respectively of the Ludhiana District Chess Association along with other office bearers of the body were present there on the occasion.

Narinder to lead Punjab bodybuilding team
Ludhiana, April 27
Narinder Singh of the Punjab Armed Police (PAP), Jalandhar, has been selected to lead the Punjab bodybuilding contingent to take part in the Senior Mr India Competition scheduled to be held from May 7 to 9 at Chennai.




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