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Transfer of 5 LIT colonies stalled
Ludhiana, December 7
The transfer of the five Ludhiana Improvement Trust colonies has been lingering on for a long time and is yet to see the light of the day. This issue had rocked the MC General House meeting yesterday as the Akali Dal as well as the Congress councillors sat on the floor in protest.
Akali councillor Tanvir Singh Dhaliwal (sporting a pink turban) protests during the MC General House meeting in Ludhiana on December 6. Akali councillor Tanvir Singh Dhaliwal (sporting a pink turban) protests during the MC General House meeting in Ludhiana on December 6. Tribune photo: Himanshu Mahajan


Two deaths in 24 hours
Ludhiana, December 7
A 28-year-old woman was bludgeoned to death in a room of a factory unit at Golden Avenue in Hambra village here today.

Man killed, wife hurt in accident
Samrala December 7
A person was killed while his wife suffered injuries in a road accident near Ghulal village on the Ludhiana-Chandigarh road. The deceased was identified as Rajpal Singh (45), a resident of Lalheri village, while his wife has been identified as Malkit Kaur. Rajpal Singh and his wife were on their way to Samrala on a motorcycle. When they reached Ghulal village, a Honda City car coming from Chandigarh side hit their motorcycle.

Thieves decamp with mobile phones, cash
Ludhiana, December 7
Thieves struck at a mobile shop on Tibba Road and decamped with cash and mobile phones worth Rs 3 lakh. Pawan Kumar Gupta, owner of the mobile shop, said he had suffered losses to the tune of Rs 3 lakh.

20 bogies to clear pending parcels
Ludhiana, December 7
Hosiery traders are a relieved lot after the Railways authorities made 20 bogies available to clear the pending hosiery parcels lying at Ludhiana Railway Station.


Rift between councillors deepens
Ludhiana, December 7
There seems to be no end to the rivalry between Independent councillor Daljit Singh Grewal and Akali MLA Ranjit Singh Dhillon.

Teachers of aided schools threaten to resort to agitation
The secretary of the Association of Aided Schools of Punjab, NN Saini, addresses a gathering during a meeting in Ludhiana on Saturday.Ludhiana, December 7
The Association of Aided-Schools of Punjab has threatened to hold a stir if a meeting with the Chief Minister of Punjab, Parkash Singh Badal, was not convened till December 14.

The secretary of the Association of Aided Schools of Punjab, NN Saini, addresses a gathering during a meeting in Ludhiana on Saturday. Photo by: Inderjeet Verma

from colleges
Students excel
Students of the GHG Khalsa College of Education, Gurusar Sadhar, brought laurels to the institution by lifting the Panjab University Annual Athletics Meet Trophy in the boys category. 

Private schools, govt lock horns over RTI, RTE Acts
Ludhiana, December 7
The Association of Private Unaided Schools of Punjab alleged that providing quality education to students in present era has become a herculean task, due to the growing pressure from the local government, Central Government, judiciary, RTI and RTE Act.

CME on infectious diseases at Christian Medical College
Ludhiana, December 7
A Continuing Medical Education (CME) programme on ‘Infectious diseases’ was conducted in the Christian Medical College and Hospital (CMC) here today.

Toppers of essay-writing competition felicitated
Ludhiana, December 7
Milk is the nectar of life and is an essential component for the growth and maintenance of human health in general and especially among children in the growing stage.

pending demands
Ministerial services body calls off stir
Ludhiana, December 7
The Punjab State Ministerial Services Association has called off its strike.

MCPI (U) urges govt to withdraw decision
Doraha, December 7
The Punjab state committee meeting of Marxist Communist Party of India (United) was held at KK Kaushal Memorial Bhavan, Doraha, recently, presided over by Comrade Zora Singh.

Body found in hotel
Ludhiana, December 7
Panic gripped at a hotel on the Ferozepur road when a dead body of a Mumbai-based trader was found from the hotel room on Saturday afternoon.


7 gm of smack seized
Samrala, December 7
The Samrala police have arrested a youth and recovered seven gm of smack from his possession. The Station House Officer, Samrala, Surjit Singh, said a police party of Samrala Police, acting on a tip off reached near Neelon village and spotted a youth on a motor cycle, who was coming from the canal side.

Sports secy inspects venue
Ludhiana, December 7
Secretary, sports, Punjab, Ashok Gupta expressed satisfaction over the preparations being made for the final and closing ceremony of the fourth World Cup Kabaddi slated to be held at Guru Nanak Stadium on December 14.



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