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Migrants vandalise factory
Ludhiana, June 12
Barely hours after the transfer of Commissioner of Police Ishwar Singh, migrants working at hosiery units in Kakowal village and the Bahadurke road area allegedly vandalised a factory and staged a protest dharna against the deteriorating law and order situation in the area.
Protesting migrants surround a police vehicle in Ludhiana on Wednesday. Protesting migrants surround a police vehicle in Ludhiana on Wednesday. Tribune photos


Tough road ahead for new Commissioner of Police
Ludhiana, June 12
It will be a tough road ahead for newly appointed Commissioner of Police Paramjit Singh Gill. Known as a strict police officer, Gill has tough challenges ahead. Apart from curbing the rising snatching incidents, the police chief will have to ensure law and order in this communally volatile city. Among the major challenges for him are:

GLADA under audit scanner
Ludhiana, June 12
There seems to be no end to the woes of the Greater Ludhiana Area Development Authority (GLADA) with financial and other irregularities being persistently pointed out by the audit wing. 

Roundabouts in poor shape, pose danger
Ludhiana, June 12
Even though the Ludhiana Municipal Corporation has been making tall claims about cleaner roads and beautified surroundings, several roundabouts in the city are in poor shape.
Roundabouts near the Civil Surgeon’s office in Ludhiana; and near the Circuit House on the Ferozepur Road (right) are in a shambles.
Roundabouts near the Civil Surgeon’s office in Ludhiana; and near the Circuit House on the Ferozepur Road (right) are in a shambles. Photos: Inderjeet Verma

Harbhajan parries questions on spot-fixing
Ludhiana, June 12
Cricketer Harbhajan Singh today refused to comment on the spot-fixing issue and Sreesanth's alleged involvement in it. Harbhajan was in the city to inaugurate a gym and spa at the Carnival Complex on the Mall Road here.

Shimlapuri residents up in arms against liquor vend
The liquor vend in the Shimlapuri area that has raised residents’ hackles.Ludhiana, June 12
Residents of the Shimlapuri area are up in arms against a liquor vend, which has come up near a school, gurdwara, sabzi mandi and residential area. They have been holding protests against the vend since May, ever since it came up in the area, but to no avail.

The liquor vend in the Shimlapuri area that has raised residents’ hackles. A Tribune photograph


Pointed iron rods, trenches pose risk to commuters on National Highway-1
Pointed irons rods pose a risk to commuters in Doraha.Doraha, June 12
Journey on the National Highway-I where the work of six-laning is ‘supposed’ to be carried out, is in no way a child’s play. Pointed irons and big holes and that too without any security cover for the commuters, who ply on the NH-1, are sure to give a chill in anybody’s spine, who happens to come across them, all of a sudden.

Pointed irons rods pose a risk to commuters in Doraha. A Tribune Photograph

Install CCTV cameras, police tells jewellers
Mandi Ahmedgarh, June 12
With an intent to harness the latest state of the art technology for preventing crime in the city, the police has asked all the jewellers to install CCTV cameras and auto dialers on their premises within 15 days.

Few takers for Rs 3.5 cr underpass
People cross the busy Ferozepur road in Ludhiana, putting their lives to danger.Ludhiana, June 12
The pedestrian underpass near the Mini-Secretariat seems to have failed serve the real purpose with very few people using it. It is first of its kind in the state. People still prefer to cross the busy Ferozepur Road putting their lives to danger.

People cross the busy Ferozepur road in Ludhiana, putting their lives to danger. Photos: Inderjeet Verma

Telegram services to be discontinued
Ludhiana, June 12
Like many other things and services that paved the way for the development of human civilisation and revolutionised the way we communicate, telegram services would be bid adieu from the Indian soil, officially by the next month.

200 postage stamps put on display at library
Postage stamps displayed at Bhagwan Valmiki Library, Miller Ganj, in Ludhiana.Ludhiana, June 12
A collection of postage stamps has been put on display at Bhagwan Valmiki Library at Miller Ganj. Around 200 postage stamps are on display.

Postage stamps displayed at Bhagwan Valmiki Library, Miller Ganj, in Ludhiana. Photo: Inderjeet Verma

Teachers of aided schools await salaries
Ludhiana, June 12
At the crucial time of admissions, when majority of parents are busy in getting their wards enrolled in educational institutions, about 4,500 teachers in the state are worried as most of them have not got enough money to get their wards admitted to institutions of their choice.

Abolish road tax on school buses: Panel
Ludhiana, June 12
A general meeting of the members of the Joint Action Committee of Affiliated Schools, Punjab, with Transport Minister Ajit Singh Kohar was held today.

from schools & colleges
Summer camp
Ludhiana: A summer camp was organised at Jain Public Senior Secondary School. It aimed at enhancement of work ethics, adding manifold dimensions to the personalities of the students. Many students participated in various activities with great zeal and enthusiasm.

Vanity numbers to be auctioned in 2 phases
Ludhiana, June 12
The auction of vanity numbers by the District Transport Department will be held in two phases. In the first phase, auction of first 100 numbers of the series will take place. In the second phase, remaining vanity numbers along with the numbers left from the previous series will be auctioned.

Attaching audit report with ITR forms a must
Ludhiana, June 12
In the newly certified ITR forms it has been made mandatory to attach the audit report of the audited returns. While e-filing their audited returns, the income tax payers will also have to upload the audit report prepared by their respective chartered accountants.

Academics or sports, Rajdeep Singh Khangura on top 
Rajdeep Singh KhanguraLudhiana, June 12
At minor age Rajdeep Singh Khangura has set an aim to become a crop-breeder. He did his post graduation in plant breeding and genetics from Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) and has been selected by an American university under its scholarship programme.

Rajdeep Singh Khangura

To beat the heat, city residents plan trips to hills
Ludhiana, June 12
City residents are looking for an escape to save themselves from the scorching weather.

Assn writes to Rly Minister
Ludhiana, June 12
Railway pensioners have written to the Railway Minister. They have urged the minister to provide specialist doctors at the Sub-Divisional Hospital at Ludhiana Railway Station.

Knitwear industry to form cluster
Ludhiana, June 12
The knitwear industry is finally thinking on the lines of getting united and working together for the uplift and development of the industry as a whole. The knitwear industry is one of the oldest industries of Ludhiana but sans cluster.


Gold chain, earrings snatched at Haibowal
Ludhiana, June 12
A motorcycle-borne youth snatched the gold chain and earrings from a woman while she was putting up a cover on her car at Joshi Nagar in Haibowal on Tuesday night. The victim, Santosh Rani Sharma (44) said as it began to drizzle, she went out to put a cover on her car.

Gang busted, woman held
Jagraon, June 12
With the arrest of a woman, the local police has claimed to bust a gang, which allegedly duped several people of lakhs of rupees. The police claimed that the members of this gang have been active throughout Punjab and several people from different parts of the state have also fallen prey to them so far.

Woman robbed at gunpoint
Ludhiana, June 12
In a broad daylight robbery, four armed assailants robbed a woman at gunpoint in the Sarabha Nagar area here today.

Woman found murdered
Khanna/Samrala June 12
The Samrala police has recovered the body of a missing woman, identified as Krishna Kumari, from the Sirhind canal near Gurthali Bridge today.




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