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Fear of fire flares up
Ludhiana, October 26
Loose electricity wires pose a threat in Sadar Bazaar, Ludhiana. Photo: Inderjeet Verma Be it dealing with waterlogging or fire incidents, the Ludhiana Municipal Corporation has always flunked the test of efficiency.

Loose electricity wires pose a threat in Sadar Bazaar, Ludhiana. Photo: Inderjeet Verma 

MC Commissionerís rap for cops
Ludhiana, October 26
Taking a strict note of the issuance of challans by police personnel attached with the Ludhiana Municipal Corporation, the MC Commissioner has issued orders asking them to stop the practice.


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Gifting freedom to jail inmates
Ludhiana, October 26
Hundred inmates of the Central Jail have got a Diwali gift. During a lok adalat on the jail premises, 100 cases of the Central Jail, Women's Jail and Boston Jail were disposed of today.

Passengers sit on the floor in the absence of adequate number of benches in the waiting rooms and on the platforms at the Ludhiana railway station. Photo: Inderjeet Verma Facilities elude rly station
Ludhiana, October 26
The Ludhiana railway station is one of the highest revenue generating stations in the region. However, when it comes to providing facilities to passengers, the railway station is not up to the mark.


Passengers sit on the floor in the absence of adequate number of benches in the waiting rooms and on the platforms at the Ludhiana railway station. Photo: Inderjeet Verma



COMMUNITY

Dengue cases soar
Ludhiana, October 26
As many as 66 new dengue cases have been reported today from different hospitals of the city.

Rajpura police raids pharmacies
Ludhiana, October 26
The Rajpura police raided various chemist shops on Pindi Street, including that of Tikka Dalip Singh, general secretary, Punjab Chemist Association.

Walkathon spreads awareness on cancer
Ludhiana, October 26
Over 300 volunteers took part in a walkathon to spread awareness on cancer in the Rakh Bagh and Rose Garden area this morning.

Indian hospitality bowled over Shamz Saleem from Lahore. Tribune photo: HImanshu Mahajan Punjabi tadka transcends border 
Ludhiana, October 26
For them, it is a home away from home. They have come all the way from Lahore with their parents to be a part of a lifestyle exhibition.




Indian hospitality bowled over Shamz Saleem from Lahore. Tribune photo: HImanshu Mahajan

Bicycles distributed under Mai Bhago Vidya Scheme bear Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badalís picture. A File photo Whatís in a picture!
Ludhiana, October 26
The Chief Minister continues to hog all the limelight with his pictures finding space on the bicycles and health insurance smart cards distributed under Mai Bhago Vidya Scheme and Bhagat Puran Singh Sehat Bima Yojana. However, the great personalities after whom these schemes have been named do not get the same privilege.

Bicycles distributed under Mai Bhago Vidya Scheme bear Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badalís picture. A File photo

BVM students bag 14 medals
Ludhiana, October 26
The victorious students in a jubilant mood. A Tribune photograph The students of Bhartiya Vidya Mandir (BVM) Senior Secondary School, Udham Singh Nagar, have brought laurels to the school by winning 14 medals at the state-level squay martial art competition that concluded at Jalandhar yesterday.





The victorious students in a jubilant mood. A Tribune photograph

Students encouraged to go eco-friendly this Diwali
Ludhiana, October 26
Commissioner of Police Paramjit Singh Gill takes a look at the items displayed during the craft exhibition at Police DAV Public School in Ludhiana on Saturday. Tribune photo: Himanshu Mahajan Police DAV Public School organised a fun activity to kindle the festive spirit of clean, green and eco-friendly Diwali among students. The Commissioner of Police, Ludhiana, Paramjit Singh Gill, was the guest of honour on the occasion. On Day 1 of the two-day long celebrations, a craft exhibition was organised by students.






Commissioner of Police Paramjit Singh Gill takes a look at the items displayed during the craft exhibition at Police DAV Public School in Ludhiana on Saturday. Tribune photo: Himanshu Mahajan

Aided schools given a miss
Ludhiana, October 26
Under Mai Bhago Vidya Scheme, launched by the state government once again, girl students belonging to underprivileged families will get free bicycles.

Cultural events enthrall audience 
Ludhiana, October 26
Various competitions were organised for musical and theatre events during the ongoing youth festival at Punjab Agricultural University (PAU), last evening.

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Visitors look at clothes and decorative items on display during a lifestyle exhibition at Welcome Palace in Ludhiana on Saturday. Tribune Photos: Himanshu Mahajan 


CRIME

Dalit leader booked 
Ludhiana, October 26
The police has registered two cases against Dalit leader Ramanjit Lally and his associates for attempt to murder and vandalising public property during a protest on the Jalandhar bypass on Wednesday.

600 mobile phones seized
Ludhiana, October 26
The gift culture has given traders an opportunity to evade taxes. If the officials of the Excise and Taxation Department are to be believed, smuggling of goods gains momentum during the festive season.

Harpreet Kaur Teacher killed in accident
Samrala, October 26
A teacher of a private school was killed after being hit by a car near Ghulal village on the Ludhiana-Chandigarh road. Nirvair Singh, a resident of Upplan village, had come on a two-wheeler to drop his wife Harpreet Kaur (28).
As soon as Harpreet got down of the two-wheeler, a Swift car coming from the Ludhiana side hit her. She died on the spot.

Harpreet Kaur

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