SPECIAL COVERAGE
CHANDIGARH

LUDHIANA

DELHI


THE TRIBUNE SPECIALS
50 YEARS OF INDEPENDENCE

TERCENTENARY CELEBRATIONS
L U D H I A N A
Top stories | Community | Crime | Sports

TOP STORIES

Elderly couple killed in accident
Samrala, December 5
Policemen inspect a car that hit the elderly couple near Rajewal village in Ludhiana. An elderly couple was killed in a road accident near Rajewal village on the Samrala Khanna road. The deceased were identified as 70-year-old Balwant Singh and his wife 65-year-old Joginder Kaur.

Policemen inspect a car that hit the elderly couple near Rajewal village in Ludhiana. Tribune photo: Himanshu Mahajan

Ragpickerís death marred by questions
Ludhiana, December 5
The death of 35-year-old ragpicker Manoj Kumar, who died on December 1, has raised a question over the working of the police. On November 27, residents of Issewal village intercepted Manoj Kumar mistaking him for a thief. Manoj was beaten up. His companions Pankaj and Manjeet were also thrashed by the residents.



EARLIER STORIES






paid parking
HC pulls up MC, traffic police for non-compliance of orders 
Ludhiana, December 5
The Punjab and Haryana High Court came down heavily on the Municipal Corporation and the traffic police for their failure to follow the directions of the court on paid parking sites alongside Ferozepur Road in the city.

Kidnapped boy found dead 
Ludhiana, December 5
The nine-year-old boy who was kidnapped from Moti Nagar yesterday was found dead at a house in Jeevan Nagar on Chandigarh Raod today. The deceased was identified as Sandeep. The accused, Raja, deceased's uncle, dumped his body in his house at Street No 26 and fled, the police said.

They came, waited and returned disappointed 
Ludhiana, December 5
The striking employees while away time in Ludhiana on Thursday. Work came to a standstill in government officials following a two-day pen-down strike by the State Ministerial Servicesí Association. Residents visiting the offices were at the receiving end as they had to return disappointed. The protesting employees gathered in front of their offices and raised anti-government slogans.

The striking employees while away time in Ludhiana on Thursday. A Tribune photograph



COMMUNITY

Parents accuse school authorities of abusing children, hold protest 
Jagraon, December 5
The school authorities try to pacify the parents at a school in Jagraon on Thursday. High drama was witnessed at Roop Vatika School, Jagraon, when the family members of students studying in the school raised slogans against the school authorities. The protesting parents alleged that the school authorities were pressurising the students to buy new uniforms from the school premises.


The school authorities try to pacify the parents at a school in Jagraon on Thursday. A Tribune Photograph

maintenance of environmental regulations
Special teams to monitor marriage palaces: DC
Mandi Ahmedgarh, December 5
Owners of marriage palaces and other community centres will have to face music in case the rules and regulations on environmental pollution are not implemented in letter and spirit.

generAL house
Allies in confrontation mode
Ludhiana, December 5
The General House meeting of the Municipal Corporation being convened tomorrow (December 6) is bound to be a stormy affair as all three Congress legislators, along with the party councillors and other allies, are all set to confront the ruling combine on various issues, especially the alleged discrimination on political grounds in allotment and execution of development projects.

Researcher Anurag Singh recalls his association with Bhai Veer Singh during a function in Ludhiana. Wordsworth of Punjabi literature
Ludhiana, December 5
The birth anniversary of Punjabi poet Bhai Veer Singh was celebrated in the city today. A programme was organised at Guru Gobind Singh Study Circle to commemorate the occasion. Prof Baljinder Pal Singh from the language and literature wing of the organisation said, "The poet is considered Wordsworth of Punjabi literature."

Researcher Anurag Singh recalls his association with Bhai Veer Singh during a function in Ludhiana. Photo: Inderjeet Verma

Flag code to be followed
Ludhiana, December 5
After three years, the organisers of World Cup Kabaddi will follow the international flag code this time. Earlier, when kabaddi cup was held in Punjab and during 2010 Punjab Games, the flag code was not followed by the authorities and the flags were displayed as per the names of the countries in an alphabetical order.

A lot of cricket left in me, says Harbhajan Singh
Ludhiana, December 5
Indian cricketer Harbhajan Singh addresses a press conference in Ludhiana. Cricketer Harbhajan Singh was in the city today. The ace spinner said that a lot of cricket was left in him. He said that he was performing well at the domestic level and hoped to get a chance in the playing 11 soon. He was in the city to launch Advanced Hair Studio.

Indian cricketer Harbhajan Singh addresses a press conference in Ludhiana. Tribune Photo: Himanshu Mahajan

Debit card PIN must for shopping: RBI 
Ludhiana, December 5
According to the new RBI mandate, from December 1 onwards, the debit card users are required to use their existing ATM PIN for shopping. Banks are also sending SMSes to the costumers to inform about the same.

Cycle traders discuss problems
Ludhiana, December 5
A delegation of the United Cycle and Parts Manufacturer Association had a meeting with Harbhupinder Singh Nanda, Labour Commissioner, Punjab, and Kashmir Singh, Joint Director of Factories, Punjab, under the leadership of Charanjit Singh Vishivkarma, president of UCPMA. 

PAU NOTES
Delegation reviews progress
Ludhiana: A four-member delegation of farm scientists from Wageningen University, the Netherlands, and a representative of Confederation of Potato Seed Farmers (POSCON), Punjab, visited Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) to review the progress of experiments on seed potato quality in the department of agronomy, PAU. Jang Bhahadur Singh Sangha, member, board of management, PAU, represented POSCON.

gadvasu NOTES
Development project
Ludhiana: The department of veterinary medicine, Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (GADVASU), Ludhiana, has got a development project worth Rs 45 lakh under the Funds for Improvement of Science and Technology Infrastructure in Higher Educational Institutions programme of the department of science and technology, Government of India.



CRIME

In-laws booked for assault
Amloh, December 5
The Amloh police have booked five persons following a complaint by Amandeep Kaur, a resident of Sounti village, near here, today. According to DSP Amloh Parshotam Singh Ball and SHO Savinderpal Singh the victim, Amandeep Kaur, complained to the police that her in-laws allegedly assaulted her and demanded dowry.



Sports must be encouraged in jails: CJM 
Ludhiana, December 5
Jail inmates should concentrate more on sports activities as it will help them avoid drug addiction and other evils in society and ensures a bright future. This was stated by Chief Judicial Magistrate-cum-Secretary of Legal Services Authority, K K Singla, today while addressing the jail inmates during the ongoing prison Olympiad on the premises of Central Jail, Ludhiana.

Punjab Women Baseball team that won the Senior National Baseball Championship. Punjab eves clinch title
Ludhiana, December 5
Punjab gave an excellent performance in the women section to emerge champions in the 28th Senior National Baseball Championship held between November 28 and December 2 at Solapur in Maharashtra.


Punjab Women Baseball team that won the Senior National Baseball Championship. A Tribune photograph


 




Top


HOME PAGE

| Punjab | Haryana | Jammu & Kashmir | Himachal Pradesh | Regional Briefs | Nation | Opinions |
| Business | Sports | World | Letters | Chandigarh | Ludhiana | Delhi |
| Calendar | Weather | Archive | Subscribe | E-mail |