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Chaos comes calling on tracks
Ludhiana, August 31
The patience of hundreds of passengers was put to test after activists of railway unions blocked traffic under the Jagraon bridge for more than two hours today.

Passengers were left stranded after the railway employees blocked the traffic under the Jagraon bridge; and (right) some of them argue with a police officer in Ludhiana.

Passengers were left stranded after the railway employees blocked the traffic under the Jagraon bridge; and (right) some of them argue with a police officer in Ludhiana. Tribune photos: Himanshu Mahajan

Shops reopen after 2 days
Ludhiana, August 31
Things were back to normal at Jawahar Nagar Camp and Bharat Nagar Chowk after two days of tension following killing of a Dalit youth on August 29.


Corporation’s haste goes waste
Ludhiana, August 31
Thinking that every LPG consumer will be linked with the main portal in Delhi by September 1, 2013, the National Payment Corporation of India had started transferring subsidies on cooking gas cylinders into the bank accounts of the consumers. But in Ludhiana district, out of 9.3 lakh consumers, only 45,000 have been linked with the portal so far.

Maintaining plants was never so easy
Ludhiana, August 31
If you want to have ornamental plants in your office but don’t have the time, patience or resources to grow, maintain and look after them, then somebody will just do it for you.

Two killed in road accidents
Ludhiana, August 31
Two persons were killed in road accidents yesterday.


larvae on premises
Staff of hospitals pulled up
Ludhiana, August 31
Civil Surgeon Dr Subhash Batta has reproached medical superintendents of medical colleges and other city hospitals for their failure to check the breeding of aedes mosquito on the premises of their institutes.

A band performs during a music concert at Guru Nanak Bhawan in Ludhiana.
rythm and blues: A band performs during a music concert at Guru Nanak Bhawan in Ludhiana. Photo: Inderjeet Verma

Traffic to be diverted
Ludhiana, August 31
The city police has issued a diversion plan for the traffic which will be diverted from September 3 due to the construction of an underpass on the Southern bypass.

School authorities in a fix
Ludhiana, August 31
A "financially starved" Education Department has asked government schools in the state to download question papers for the SA-I and terminals for Classes VI-XII from its website and get them photocopied for the exams to be held in September.

Farmers to march against govt apathy
Khamano, August 31
Punjab and Haryana farmers will hold a ‘Kisan Adhikar March’ under the leadership of president OP Dhankar and secretary Sukhminderpal Singh Grewal on September 1 and 2 in Chandigarh.

SHOs transferrred
Ludhiana, August 31
The Commissioner of Police, Paramjit Singh Gill, today transferred many station house officers.

DC imposes ban on hookah
Ludhiana, August 31
Deputy Commissioner Rahul Tiwari has banned the use of hookah on any premises in the district.

Dog bites 4-year-old
Ludhiana, August 31
In another incident of dog bite, a stray dog has bitten a 4-year-old boy, Namit, a resident of Bhamman village in Koomkalan Block.

PS Ghummanbar council
Ghumman elected vice-president
Ludhiana, August 31
The District Bar Association (DBA) president, Parupkar Singh Ghumman, was today elected the vice-chairman of the Bar Council of Punjab and Haryana in Chandigarh.
PS Ghumman

from colleges
Legal Literacy Club opens at girls' college
Ludhiana: A legal literacy club was inaugurated at Ramgarhia Girls College on Saturday. SGS Matharoo, District and Session Judge-cum-Chairman, District Legal Service Authority, was the chief guest. He said it was important to create awareness about the legal services among the youth, especially women, as it enabled them to become law-abiding citizens and also raise voice against injustice.


3 booked for fraud
Ludhiana, August 31
The local police has booked three persons in a case of cheating.

1-kg opium seized
Khanna. August 31
The Machiwara police has arrested a 25-year-old youth at a naka, near the Garhi Tarkhana bridge and recovered 1-kg opium from his possession. The accused has been identified as Sukhwant Singh, a resident of Lakhmirwala village, Mansa.

Bowlers dominate Day 1
Ludhiana, August 31
Bowlers dominated the proceedings as 22 wickets tumbled on the opening day of the four-day match between Ludhiana and Amritsar in the Punjab State Inter-District Cricket Tournament for Katoch Shield being played at Punjab Agricultural University.

basketball meet
Nirmal to lead the pack
Ludhiana, August 31
Nirmal Kaur has been named captain of the Punjab girls' team for the Junior National Basketball Championship scheduled for September 1 to 8 at Cuttack in Odisha.

baseball meet
Khalsa College corner glory
Ludhiana, August 31
The Khalsa College for Women, Civil Lines, survived a scare against Guru Nanak Khalsa College, Model Town, before romping home victorious 5-3 to clinch the title in the ninth Senior Ludhiana District Baseball Championship being held at Guru Nanak Khalsa College, Model Town. Amanjot Kaur and Amandeep Kaur scored two runs each that came handy for the Khalsa College for Women to lift the trophy. Nine teams competed in the women's section.

Newton cagers shine
Ludhiana: An inter-house basketball championship was held at Ryan International School, Dugri. The four houses—Newton, Aryabhatta, Einstein and Raman—competed for the top honours. Einstein House was out of the tournament with the lowest score. Aryabhatta House ended as the second runner-up. In the final, Newton House defeated Raman House. The headmistress congratulated the winning team. — TNS

Kabaddi meet concludes
Mandi Ahmedgarh: Kabaddi and hockey championships of the 59th Ludhiana district schools sports concluded at Kilaraipur and Jarkhar villages today. Sahnewal, Raikot and Kilaraipur kabaddi teams secured the first three positions in the U-19 category and Sahnewal, Kilarapur and Karamsar teams emerged frontier in the U-17 category. In the U-14 category, Samrala, Raikot and Jagraon teams were declared winners. In U-19 hockey, Sahnewal and Karamsar emerged winners and runners-up. — OC




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