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Mother-daughter duo held for murder 
Ludhiana, June 17
The Sahnewal police today arrested two women in connection with the murder of a man whose body was found near a drain in the Ramgarh area on June 8.

Godman, two others booked for molestation, harassment 
Ludhiana, June 17
The Malaudh police have booked a man, his mother and a self-styled godman for domestic violence, dowry harassment and molestation.
The victim narrates the incident. The victim narrates the incident. Tribune Photo: Himanshu Mahajan 


Bribe officials and get what you want!
Ludhiana, June 17
A bribe of Rs 500 given to record keeper Kuldeep Singh in the revenue department helped a resident get documents that had gone missing.

Girls protect themselves from the sun in Ludhiana.
Masked beauties: Girls protect themselves from the sun in Ludhiana. Tribune photo: Himanshu Mahajan

City asphyxiates as green cover vanishes
Ludhiana, June 17
With a population of over 30 lakh, the industrial capital of Punjab is already crying for “lungs” to survive. The situation has gone from bad to worse with the passage of time as politicians do not mind converting green belts into buildings.

Municipal Corporation ‘bends’ rules
Ludhiana, June 17
If you are well-connected, you can get away with anything. All rules will be bent to “adjust” those having good rapport with higher officials of the Municipal Corporation.

Tough guy goes soft on drug addicts
Ludhiana, June 17
The drive against drugs has thrown many challenges before the police department. The skewed supply of drugs has left several addicts in disarray.


Meeting with minister proves futile
Fishery students protest outside Gate No. 5 on the campus in Ludhiana.Ludhiana, June 17
The protesting students of the Fisheries Department of Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (GADVASU) today returned empty handed after meeting cabinet minister GS Ranike. The protest today entered its seventeenth day.

Fishery students protest outside Gate No. 5 on the campus in Ludhiana. Tribune Photo: Himanshu Mahajan

MC lays sewerage, residents heave a sigh of relief
Jagraon, June 17
Residents of Ajit Nagar locality situated on Raikot Road, Jagraon, finally heaved a sigh of relief after the local Municipal Council laid down the sewerage in the locality.

SHO in deep trouble
Khanna, June 17
Another departmental enquiry has been initiated by the SSP, Khanna, against the station house officer, Khanna, Rajpal Singh.

Students take entrance test at agricultural varsity
Candidates take BSc (agriculture) entrance examination at the PAU on Tuesday.Ludhiana, June 17
Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) conducted Common Entrance Test (CET) for admission to various undergraduate programmes at the varsity.

Candidates take BSc (agriculture) entrance examination at the PAU on Tuesday. Tribune Photo: Himanshu mahajan

Students meet DC, demand resumption of bus pass facility 
Jagraon, June 17
A delegation of students of the District Institute of Education Training (DIET), Jagraon, held a meeting with the Deputy Commissioner, Ludhiana, Rajat Aggarwal, at his office yesterday.

from colleges
City BCA students bag top spots
Ludhiana: Pallavi Verma, a student of BCA 2013 batch of PCTE, stood first in PTU examinations. She scored 91.57 per cent marks whereas Ayush Kapoor from GNIMT, Ludhiana, stood second with 88.57 per cent and Simarpreet Kaur Walia from CKDIMT, Amritsar, stood third with 87 per cent marks in the university examinations. Pallavi Verma said, “Achieving top university position requires a lot of hard work and concentration.

traffic congestion 
Residents demand ROB on Pohir, Jagera road
Mandi Ahmedgarh, June 17
Local traders and residents are a harassed lot due to the traffic congestion in the town. Traders said the traffic problem adversely affects their business and they are bearing losses because of fall in sales.
Traffic jams are a routine occurrence at the level crossing on Jagera Road at Mandi Ahmedgarh. The authorities have done nothing to tide over the problem.
Traffic jams are a routine occurrence at the level crossing on Jagera Road at Mandi Ahmedgarh. The authorities have done nothing to tide over the problem. A file photo

Plumber dupes MC of Rs 5,040
Ludhiana, June 17
The Assistant Engineer O and M, Zone D has written to station house officer (SHO), Sadar police, to register an FIR against their registered plumber, who had duped Municipal Council of Rs 5,040. Besides, going against the rules, the plumber, Rahul Kapur, dug the newly constructed road.

Transferred cops await fresh orders
Mandi Ahmedgarh, June 17
Families of cops who had been transferred to other districts in pursuance of directions given by the Election Commission, prior to Lok Sabha elections, are a disturbed lot. Uncertainty about future postings of these cops is casting shadow over studies of their children and daily life of other family members.

PMRA wants fixed working hours 
Ludhiana, June 17
Punjab Medical Representative Association (PMRA), Ludhiana, demanded fixed 8 hours for working. The association members also met additional labour commissioner Harish Nayyer.

Gynaecologists to be trained for scanning and ultrasound
A doctor examines a patient at a hospital.Ludhiana, June 17
Keeping in view the shortage of radiological staff at the government hospitals, the health department has decided to train the gynaecologists for conducting CT scans and ultrasound.

A doctor examines a patient at a hospital. photo: Inderjeet verma

Shiv Sena offers to run City Bus Service
Ludhiana, June 17
Seeing no end to the stalemate between the employees of City Bus Service and the authorities, the local unit of Shiv Sena today asked the authorities to let them run the City Bus Service at ‘No Profit No Loss’ condition.

Traffic police clear encroachments 
Jagraon, June 17
With the motive of redressing the problem of traffic congestion, the local traffic police carried out a special drive to remove the roadside encroachments from various roads of the town.

21-year-old identified
Ludhiana, June 17
The 21-year-old youth whose dead body was fished out from Sutlej River yesterday has been identified as Sandeep Kumar. BA- II year student Sandeep Kumar, a resident of New Sant Nagar in Haibowal area, had left the house last on Sunday night after having dinner.


Two snatchers nabbed in Jagraon
The accused in police custody.Jagraon, June 17
The Jagraon Police have claimed to have busted a gang of snatchers, active in Jagraon, for the last couple of months.

The accused in police custody. A Tribune Photograph

Peddler held
Jagraon, June 17
The Jagraon police have allegedly arrested one drug peddler and seized 60 grams of drug powder. The accused was identified as Jasmail Singh, a resident of Abbupura village, near Sidhwan Bet.

Dhruv Pandove Trophy
Mohali in command over Ludhiana
Players in action during a match of the Dhruv Pandove Cricket Tournament at the PAU in Ludhiana.Ludhiana, June 17
Shubham Gill of Mohali scored a century (141), against Ludhiana on the second day of the four-day match of the Punjab State Inter-District Cricket Championship (Under-19) for the Dhruv Pandove Trophy being played at Punjab Agricultural University grounds.

Players in action during a match of the Dhruv Pandove Cricket Tournament at the PAU in Ludhiana. Tribune Photo: Himanshu Mahajan




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