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Cop dies in hit-and-run case
Ludhiana, March 15
In a hit-and-run case, a Head Constable, who was posted at the Crime Investigation Agency (CIA) 1, was killed here last night. A sports utility vehicle (SUV) hit him near the Mini-Secretariat while he was returning home. He was admitted to the Dayanand Medical College and Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries in the morning.

Duo abandons newbornís body at CMCH
Ludhiana, March 15
A man, accompanied by a woman, abandoned a newborn baby boy in the Emergency of the Christian Medical College and Hospital (CMCH) late Thursday night after they came to know the baby had died. The duo fled the hospital leaving the body behind when the staff asked them to clear some paper work.


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Civic body helpline of little help
Ludhiana, March 15
The toll-free helpline number of the local Municipal Corporation (MC), which was launched yesterday to help residents lodge their complaints, had remained non-functional till this afternoon.

Help desks set up for poll queries
Ludhiana, Mach 15
If you have any queries about votes or violation of the election code of conduct, you can approach the help desks set up at the Mini-Secretariat. One desk is adjoining the office of Additional Deputy commissioner (Development) Isha kalia while the other is in the Mini-Secretariat main building near the Deputy Commissioner's Office.







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ludhiana votes 2014
Youths urged to cast vote
Artists of Ishmeet Academy and district administration officials urge youngsters to cast vote on April 30.Ludhiana, March 15
The district administration along with Ishmeet Academy today organised a musical evening at Silver Arc Mall and appealed to voters, especially youth, to cast their vote.


Artists of Ishmeet Academy and district administration officials urge youngsters to cast vote on April 30. Photo: Inderjeet Verma

Poll-related posters removed in Dakha
Ludhiana, March 15
Following the guidelines of the Election Commission of India, the district administration removed the posters and flexes of Lok Sabha candidates displayed in villages of Dakha area here today.

Rights panelís notice to SSP
Jagraon, March 15
The Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Ludhiana (rural) Ashish Chaudhry is in trouble for allegedly ordering to shut down the shops of roadside vendors of Jagraon and Mullanpur Dakha areas and block the general traffic on National Highway between Ludhiana to Moga from February 20 to February 23 in view of Gujarat Chief Minister and BJP Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi's Fateh Rally in Jagraon. A complaint was filed by a Punjab and Haryana High Court Advocate with Punjab State Human Rights Commission (PSHRC).

City residents ready plan for Holi celebrations, kids excited
Ludhiana, March 15
Residents are gearing up to celebrate the Holi in a big way. Many of the city schools, colleges and clubs have already started the celebrations.

FROM SCHOOLS
Holi celebrated at Penguin Castle Preschool
Holi splash: Children take part in the Holi celebrations at ABC Montessori School. Holi was celebrated at Penguin Castle Preschool, Udham Singh Nagar. The theme was 'Safe Holi'. Students made a rangoli and made a colourful chart on the occasion. They applied tikka on each other's forehead with herbal colour.



Holi splash: Children take part in the Holi celebrations at ABC Montessori School. Tribune photo: Himanshu Mahajan

Go herbal this festival of colours, says dermatologist
Ludhiana, March 15
With Holi just round the corner, one cannot resist but drench in the colours of celebrations. And so the consequence is inevitable. But certain doís and doníts can keep skin allergies at bay.

Two-day Kisan Mela concludes
Children have a fun time on a harvester displayed at the Kisan Mela in Ludhiana.Ludhiana, March 15
The two-day Kisan Mela concluded at Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) amidst great fanfare.




Children have a fun time on a harvester displayed at the Kisan Mela in Ludhiana. Tribune photo: Himanshu Mahajan

Companies offer freebies to woo farmers
Ludhiana, March 15
Private companies used different methods to attract farmers during the two-day Kisan Mela and Pashu Palan Mela organised by Punjab Agricultural University and Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, respectively, to buy their products.

Experts stress diversification in livestock farming
Visitors take pictures of a rabbit exhibited at Pashu Palan Mela in Ludhiana on Saturday.Ludhiana, March 15
The two-day Pashu Palan Mela of Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (GADVASU), Ludhiana, concluded with a message to develop livestock farming as an impressive and effective option of diversification.


Visitors take pictures of a rabbit exhibited at Pashu Palan Mela in Ludhiana on Saturday. Tribune photo: Himanshu Mahajan

treatment in celphos poisoning
City doctors achieve breakthrough
Ludhiana, March 15
The doctors of the Department of Cardiology of Hero Heart DMC Heart Institute in collaboration with the Department of Medicine of Dayanand Medical College and Hospital, along with the University of California have come with a breakthrough development for saving the lives of patients of celphos poisoning.

Supervisor relieved of charge
Ludhiana, March 15
The flying squad team led by a deputy district education officer relieved a supervisor of charge at an examination centre of Punjab School Education Board (PSEB) Class XII.

4 years on, pension eludes 1,200 bank retirees
Members of the Pensioners Association of Cooperative Agricultural Development Bank hold a protest at the Chatar Singh Park in Ludhiana on Saturday.Ludhiana, March 15
The Pensioners Association of Cooperative Agricultural Development Bank today staged a dharna at Chatar Singh Park demanding release of their pension.


Members of the Pensioners Association of Cooperative Agricultural Development Bank hold a protest at the Chatar Singh Park in Ludhiana on Saturday. Photo: Inderjeet Verma

Lawyers support Ayali
Ludhiana, March 15
The SAD-BJP candidate, Manpreet Singh Ayali, today interacted with the local lawyers at the District Courts Complex (DBA) today and sought their support.


inter-college basketball league
Jalandhar eves log successive wins
Ludhiana, March 15
Satish Chander Dhawan (SCD) Government College, Ludhiana, and HMV College, Jalandhar scripted victories in the men's and the women's sections, respectively, at the ongoing IMG-Reliance Punjab Inter-College Basketball League being organised by Punjab Basketball Association at Guru Nanak Stadium here today.


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