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GLADA officials act tough
Ludhiana, June 7
The Greater Ludhiana Area Development Authority (GLADA) has taken a tough stand against default in payment of balance amount of residential, commercial and institutional properties sold through public auction.

Fogging machines not given to us: Councillors
A file photo of a fogging machine Ludhiana, June 7
With the city receiving its first showers yesterday, the Ludhiana Municipal Corporation (LMC) is yet to intensify its fogging operations in the city.

A file photo of a fogging machine.


wrong parking
Residents challaned at Ghumar Mandi
A resident being challaned at Ghumar Mandi in Ludhiana on Thursday Ludhiana, June 7
The city traffic police today conducted a challan drive at Ghumar Mandi against wrongly parked vehicles. Women who were purchasing vegetables while sitting in their vehicle also become a target of the traffic policemen. Traffic inspector Raj Kumar said the motive behind the drive was to clear the road from erratic parking of vehicles.

A resident being challaned at Ghumar Mandi in Ludhiana on Thursday. Photo: Inderjeet Verma

Six samples of eatables collected from factory
Ludhiana, June 7
A team of the District Health Department collected six samples of eatables from an eatable factory and karyana stores in the city.

water-borne diseases
Be ready for monsoon, Mayor to MC officials
Ludhiana, June 7
In view of the approaching monsoon season, Mayor Harcharan Singh Gohalwaria, has written to the Ludhiana Municipal Corporation Commissioner as well as the District Administration to gear up for tackling problem of water borne diseases and mosquitoes.


dengue & malaria cases
Health officials issue guidelines to private practitioners
Ludhiana, June 7
After instructing Christian Medical College and Hospital and Dayanand Medical College and Hospital, Ludhiana, for following the guidelines of Government of India in case of dengue and malaria, the district health department today instructed the private practitioners regarding the same issue.

Health Dept to open de-addiction centre
Ludhiana, June 7
To treat and rehabilitate drug addicts, now the district health department will have its own de-addiction centre. The centre will come up near Lord Mahavir Civil Hospital, Ludhiana.

CIPHET training comes as rescue for farmers
Ludhiana, June 7
The training programme initiated by the Central Institute of Post-Harvest Engineering and Technology (CIPHET) for processing of haldi (turmeric) has come to the rescue of farmers of Gurdaspur, who had lost lakhs of rupees after a steep fall in prices of turmeric crops last year.

Training centre for women to come up in textile park
Ludhiana, June 7
At present, the participation of women in textile industry is a meager two per cent and with an aim to take that percentage up to 25 per cent, the Textile Integrated Park (TIP) will start special training classes for women.

Villagers gherao Civil Hospital
Manupur(Khanna), June7
Residents of Manupur village gheraoed the Civil Hospital, Manupur, and protested against the death of a pregnant woman and her child during delivery at the Community Health Centre, Manupur village, Khanna. The protesters alleged that both died due to the negligence and apathy of the hospitals staff. The deceased has been identified as Kamlesh, a resident of Manupur village, Khanna.

‘Protest after newborn’s death fuelled by docs’
Ludhiana, June 7
Death of a newborn that had sparked a protest against a pediatric Yogesh Khanna at the Civil Hospital was allegedly fuelled by the doctors who wanted to settle personal score with the former.

Toor elevated to IPS cadre
Ludhiana, June 7
The elevation of police officer Gurpreet Singh Toor to the IPS cadre has brought cheers to his family and friends. He is a former alumnus of Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) and served as an Assistant Professor of agronomy.

Three-day Rice Pro-Tech Expo kicks off at Sahnewal
Tarsem Saini, president of the Federation of All-Indian Rice Millers Association, interacts with rice machinery manufacturers at Sahnewal on FridaySahnewal, June 7
Over 100 rice mill manufacturing companies from India and abroad will showcase their latest rice processing machineries during the three-day trade fair, Rice Pro-Tech Expo, at Sahnewal,. The exhibition, organised by the Business Empire Exhibitions in association with the Punjab Rice Millers' Association aims at promoting the latest technology in the rice industry of Punjab.
Tarsem Saini, president of the Federation of All-Indian Rice Millers Association, interacts with rice machinery manufacturers at Sahnewal on Friday. A Tribune photograph

‘Access to legal services fundamental right’
Ludhiana, June 7
The District Legal Services Authority (DSLA) held a legal literacy seminar at Gill village, Ludhiana, on Friday. It was organised in association with the Jeet Foundation Self-Help Group Society.

BCom examination
Neha Jindal tops Panjab University
Ludhiana, June 7
Students of Arya College brought laurels to the college by getting top positions in the Panjab University B Com III examination. Neha Jindal of B Com III secured 1541/1800 (85.6 per cent) marks and stood first in Panjab University.

A commuter rubs his eyes as a sudden dust storm hit the city on Friday morning
A commuter rubs his eyes as a sudden dust storm hit the city on Friday morning. Tribune photo: Himanshu Mahajan

from colleges
Job fest
More than 120 students of Bhutta Group of Colleges were short-listed by reputed industrial houses during the two-day job fest today. According to Mandeep Bhullar, convener of the event, over 250 B Tech, MBA, BBA, BCA, B Sc ( IT) students of various colleges of the group had participated in the festival, which was inaugurated by Johny Garcha, managing director of the trust, running the institutes.

from schools
Puppet show
During the ongoing Puppet Summer Camp-2013 at Maple Bear Canadian Playway and Nursery School , renowned artist Madan Lal Nagoi from Rajasthan showcased his talent through a puppet show. Through puppets, the puppeteer told the stories of legendary heroes and various historic events were narrated through it. The show spread awareness regarding various issues among citizens besides entertaining them.

ludhiana scan
SC Ralhan of Sri Tools Industries has been appointed as the regional chairman of the Federation of Indian Export Organization (FIEO). The organisation plays an important platform for the industry. People from the region hailed the appointment.


3 industrialists booked for assaulting fellow businessman
Ludhiana, June 7
The city police has booked three industrialist brothers for allegedly assaulting a businessman at Nehru Rose Garden. Monetary issue is stated to be the reason behind the alleged assault.

crime briefs
Woman booked for manhandling MC employees in Haibowal
Residents look at the vehicles that collided on the Chandigarh road in Ludhiana on Friday Ludhiana, June 7
A woman has been booked for manhandling Municipal Corporation (MC) employees while they were conducting an anti-encroachment drive in Haibowal. A complaint has been lodged by Rajidner Sharma, ATP Zone-D in Municipal Corporation.

Residents look at the vehicles that collided on the Chandigarh road in Ludhiana on Friday. Photo: Inderjeet Verma

2 traders held for violation of Copyright Act
Jagraon, June 7
The police has arrested two prominent electronic traders of Jagraon for allegedly violating the Copyright Act by illegally manufacturing and selling duplicate ceiling fans of two separate electronic companies - Usha Electronics and Polar Electronics.

Two arested for murder
Khanna, June 7
With the arrest of two persons, including a woman, the Khanna police claimed to have solved a blind murder case, in which a man's body was found on the way from Rajewal village to Ikolaha in 2012. According to the information, one of the accused had contested 2012 assembly elections from the Khanna Assembly constituency as an independent candidate.




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