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Health Dept spares big eateries
Ludhiana, June 27
The Health Department seems to have adopted a biased approach while collecting food samples from various eateries in the city.

Youth drowns in canal
Ludhiana, June 27
An eyewitness narrates the drowning incident to the police at the Sidhwan Canal in Ludhiana on Thursday; and (below) a diver searches for the victim An unidentified youth reportedly drowned in the Sidhwan Canal here this evening. The incident took place around 6 pm near the Zone D office of the municipal corporation.

An eyewitness narrates the drowning incident to the police at the Sidhwan Canal in Ludhiana on Thursday; and (below) a diver searches for the victim. Tribune photos: Himanshu Mahajan


16-yr-old missing boy found dead
Ludhiana, June 27
The body of a 16-year-old boy, who was missing since Sunday, was found in the Sidhwan Canal yesterday. The deceased has been identified as Deepak, a resident of Prem Nagar in the Islam Ganj area.

20% employees skip poll rehearsal
Ludhiana, June 27
About 20 per cent of the employees deputed for the panchayat elections on July 3 remained absent from the rehearsal. They will be issued notices by the respective SDMs shortly.

Woman, daughters allege harassment by police
Ludhiana, June 27
A girl argues with a policewoman near the Police Commissioner’s office in Ludhiana High drama was witnessed at the office of the Commissioner of Police when two girls and their mother alleged that policemen at the Salem Tabri police station had harassed them and had registered false cases against them. One of the girls alleged that the policemen misbehaved with her and thrashed her in custody.
A girl argues with a policewoman near the Police Commissioner’s office in Ludhiana. Tribune Photo: Himanshu Mahajan

Little headway in robbery bid case
Ludhiana, June 27
The Salem Tabri police has failed to make any headway in the robbery bid case in which two miscreants had shot at a worker on the Jalandhar bypass yesterday.


Civil Hospital in need of help
Ludhiana, June 27
The Civil Hospital that caters to a number of patients is in a state of utter neglect.
Smoke billowing from a generator set has become a nuisance
Smoke billowing from a generator set has become a nuisance
an attendant covers his nose at the Civi Hospital in Ludhiana
an attendant covers his nose at the Civi Hospital in Ludhiana. 
Tribune photos: Himanshu Mahajan

Panchayat poll: 2,074 panches, 62 sarpanches, elected unopposed
Ludhiana, June 27
Even as the District Congress Committee, Ludhiana (Rural), alleged the use of influence and adoption of unfair means by the ruling coalition, 162 sarpanches and 2,074 panches were elected unopposed in Ludhiana. Besides, 127 panchayats (in entirety) have been elected unanimously.

20 schools to face the music
Ludhiana, June 27
A list of over 20 schools, which do not pay proper salaries to the teachers, will be sent to the Central Board of Secondary Education Chairman Vineet Joshi. The staff members of these 20 schools have directly reported to Harmeet Kaur, Director, Sahodaya Schools, who had been asked by the chairman to do the needful and send the list.

A survivor (right) shares his ordealA trip ravaged by floods
Sahnewal, June 27
Harjit, a resident of Paddi village, who was on a pilgrimage to Hemkunt Sahib, narrates how his trip was ravaged by floods.

Camps for flood victims

A survivor (right) shares his ordeal. A Tribune photograph

Honey can do wonders
Ludhiana, June 27
This season, tickle your taste buds with different flavours of honey.

Health Dept collects samples of eatables, drinking water
Ludhiana, June 27
Officials of the Health Department has collected 12 samples of eatables from different places in the city.

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Work remains suspended at head post office
Ludhiana, June 27
A day after an executive working with the Aadhaar Card Enrolment Agency was thrashed by police officers, the work remained suspended at the post office today.

Railway employees hold a protest in Ludhiana Railway employees voice anger
Ludhiana, June 27
Members of the Northern Railwaymen's Union (NMRU) held a protest outside the office of carriage and wagon at the railway station today.

Railway employees hold a protest in Ludhiana. Photo: Inderjeet Verma

Engineering expo kicks off
Ludhiana, June 27
The second edition of engineering expo being organised by the Ludhiana Machine Tool Industries (ALMTI) and Consortium of Ludhiana Machine Tools Manufacturers (CLMTM) commenced today at Hotel Le Baron.

Conference of BSNL employees gets under way
Ludhana, June 27
An office-bearer addresses the district conference of the BSNL Employees Union, Ludhiana, on Thursday The seventh biannual district conference of the BSNL Employees Union, Ludhiana, kicked off today. Homage was paid to the departed leaders MK Pande, Jagjit Singh Laylpuri, Satpal Dang and Vidya Charan Shukal, who died in Naxal attack in Chhattisgarh.

An office-bearer addresses the district conference of the BSNL Employees Union, Ludhiana, on Thursday. Photo: Inderjeet Verma

Suraksha samiti chief held
Mandi Gobindgarh, June 27
The local police has booked All-India Hindu Suraksha Samiti chief along with his party activists for causing hindrance to the traffic flow on the national highway.

Halt work on park, says Commisioner
Ludhiana, June 27
Zonal Commissioner Isha Kalia has ordered Vijay Kumar ATP Building Section to stop construction work at a park in Joshi Nagar.

Take care of your eyes during monsoon
Ludhiana, June 27
With the beginning of monsoon season, one needs to stay alert from Conjunctivitis. The eye specialists say that many a times people in rural areas visit quacks and make their problems from bad to worst.

The changing face of Punjabi cinema
Ludhiana, June 27
The audience is upbeat about the graduation of Punjabi cinema.

Unemployed teachers to hold protest on July 7
Ludhiana, June 27
The unemployed Teacher Eligibility Test (TET)-passed teachers will hold protests and burn the effigies of the state government in all the districts on July 7.

Youths told to keep vigil
Ludhiana, June 27
Deputy Commissioner Rahul Tiwari has asked the youths in villages to give “theekri-pehra” from 8 pm to 5 am.
Dark at dawn
City residents woke up to dark cloudy sky on Thursday
City residents woke up to dark cloudy sky on Thursday. Tribune photo: Himanshu Mahajan

Parents at receiving end
Ludhiana, June 27
Despite tall claims by the managements of different educational institutes, providing essential facilities to the aspirants who swarm for counseling and admission there, certain institute were found wanting.

Teachers condemn attack on KS Pannu
Ludhiana, June 27
The Sanjha Adhyapak Morcha, including Democratic Teachers' Front, BEd Teachers' Front, Government School Teachers' Union and Maths Teachers' Union, have condemned the attack on Director General of Secondary Education KS Pannu, a senior IAS officer. The teachers' associations have demanded a probe into the matter by the High Court.

Newly married woman commits suicide
Khanna, June 27
A newly married woman of Mohalla Ravidas, Khanna, committed suicide by hanging herself from a fan.

Applications invited for "Innovative Farmer Awards-2013"
Ludhiana: The Directorate of Extension Education of the Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) has invited applications from the farmers and farm women for the "Innovative Farmer Awards 2013," to be bestowed during the PAU Kisan Mela, scheduled to be held in September on the main campus. Five awards, carrying cash prizes, plaques and citations, will be conferred upon the innovative farmers for their excellence in agriculture and allied fields.

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Students bring laurels
Ludhiana: Seven students of the College of Dairy Science and Technology, Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, have qualified the All India Entrance Examination for admission in post-graduation programme (AIEEA-PG-2013) in Dairy Technology discipline.

Summer camps
Ludhiana: Guru Gobind Singh Study Circle, Ludhiana Zone, had organised summer camps for personality development and various other courses. First camp was organised at Gurdwara Shri Guru Singh Sabha, New Model Town, Ludhiana. Over 300 students participated in the camp.

Dairy products launched
Ludhiana: Progressive Dairy Farmers Association (PDFA) in association with the Progressive Dairy Solutions (PDS) on Thursday launched a premium brand of dairy products "La'Pure". The brand was launched by Daljeet Singh, president, Progressive Daily Solutions.


Suicide bid by youth
Jagraon, June 27
A youth allegedly jumped before a moving train at the Jagraon Railway Station late at night in a bid to end his life but he escaped with minor injuries due to the presence of mind of the train driver who saw the youth jumping before the train and stopped the train immediately.

Rain plays spoilsport
Ludhiana, June 27
The matches scheduled for today in the ongoing Chaman Lal Malhotra Cricket Cup Tournament (U-14) and the annual Hot Weather Cricket Tournament (U-18) could not be completed due to rain and inclement weather.




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