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Street brawl turns ugly, triggers clash
Ludhiana, August 27
Three persons were shot at and five suffered sword injures in a clash between a dairy owner and his supporters, and residents of a locality on the Tajpur road here today. The police had to carry out mild cane charge, which left several persons injured.

Children throw glass at a vehicle to puncture its tyres during a protest on the Tajpur road in Ludhiana; and (right) an injured youth being taken to the Civil Hospital.
Children throw glass at a vehicle to puncture its tyres during a protest on the Tajpur road in Ludhiana; and (right) an injured youth being taken to the Civil Hospital. Tribune photos: Himanshu Mahajan



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tribune impact
Admn makes efforts to trace girlís parents
Ludhiana, August 27
A day after The Tribune highlighted the plight of a 13-year-old girl, who was allegedly kidnapped four years ago from Amritsar and was made to work at a factory to repay the amount spent on her failed marriage, the administration today swung into action and started efforts to reunite the girl with her parents.

More dengue case reported in city
Ludhiana, August 27
Cases of dengue continue to be reported at the city hospitals from Ludhiana as well as other districts. Today, two more cases of dengue were confirmed from New Kailash Nagar here. The patients have been admitted to the Dayanand Medical College and Hospital.

College student does a ĎMardanií
Ludhiana, August 27
Bhawna, a BA-II student at the Government College for Girls thrashed a youth, who allegedly stalked her and accosted her outside the college. The youth was also thrashed by passersby.



COMMUNITY

Language a barrier to learning
Ludhiana, August 27
Students who have passed Class X examinations in Punjabi medium are having a tough time at the English medium Senior Secondary Residential School for Meritorious Students.

power tariff hike
Local industrialists feel the pinch
Ludhiana, August 27
The recent hike in power tariff has come as a big blow to the local industry. City-based industrialists say it will further add to their woes.

Double whammy for accident victimís family
Ludhiana, August 27
The family of 60-year-old Arun Kumar, a businessman, who is battling for life after being hit by a bus of a hosiery unit in Dugri on May 30, was in for another shock when they found their home located in the posh Model Town locality ransacked.

Teachers denounce government
Ludhiana, August 27
The Inclusive Education Volunteers organised a protest rally here today. The office-bearers of the Inclusive Education Volunteer Association alleged that the state government is not concerned about their demands.

Non-teaching staff stage dharna
Ludhiana, August 27
Non-teaching staff of DRV DAV College Centenary, Phillaur, organised a full day stay-in-strike and staged dharna in front of the office of the principal, under the aegis of DAV College Co-ordination Committee, Punjab, against their long pending demands.

Recruitment notice draws flak from teachers
Ludhiana, August 27
An advertisement issued by the District Education Officer (Primary) for the recruitment of teaching, office and Class IV staff at residential hostel on Chandigarh Road led to resentment among people concerned with the Education Department.

Power cuts return to haunt residents
Jagraon, August 27
Contrary to the claims of the state government and Punjab State Power Corporation Limited to provide uninterrupted power supply to all sections of electricity consumers during the summer season, residents of Jagraon and surrounding areas continue to grapple with scheduled and unscheduled power cuts.

District-Level Inspire Award Exhibition
Students yet to get grant for making science models
Ludhiana, August 27
Officials of the Education Department have a look at the models during the district-level Inspire Award Exhibition in Ludhiana. Though the district-level Inspire Award Exhibition of the junior wing concluded today, students who participated in the event have not received the money for preparing the models. Teachers of school concerned said they had spent the money from their pockets to make the models.

Officials of the Education Department have a look at the models during the district-level Inspire Award Exhibition in Ludhiana. A Tribune Photograph

campaigns against social evils
Panel extends support to NGOs
Mandi Ahmedgarh, August 27
Activists and office-bearers of the Mata Raj Rajeshwari Mandir Management Committee vowed to support organisations undertaking campaigns against social evils, including female foeticide and drug addiction.

Hospital to hold mega health camp
Ludhiana, August 27
RP Singh, managing director and chief cardiologist of Pancham Multi Super Speciality Hospital, addresses the media in Ludhiana.
To mark its first anniversary, Pancham Multi Super Speciality Hospital here would hold a mega health check-up camp during September and also hold awareness programmes about lifestyle and other diseases. Interacting with patients and their dependents, managing director and chief cardiologist at the hospital RP Singh spoke about lifestyle diseases, which he observed, had acquired alarming proportions.

RP Singh, managing director and chief cardiologist of Pancham Multi Super Speciality Hospital, addresses the media in Ludhiana. Tribune photo: Himanshu Mahajan

NGO plants 500 saplings, spreads awareness among residents
Ludhiana, August 27
Ludhiana unit of the Bharat Jan Gyan Vigyan Jattha planted 500 saplings during the fortnight. Office-bearers of the NGO also made people aware about the benefits of plantation drive.

Scholarship schemes a failure, say teachers
Ludhiana, August 27
City-based educationists have termed scholarship schemes for underprivileged students a failure. "Although the schemes are initiated with much fanfare, these fail to benefit the target group in the absence of the same zeal when it comes to implementation," said a retired teacher.

Undertrial dies on way to hospital
Ludhiana, August 27
An undertrial who was lodged in the Central Jail died under mysterious circumstances on way to Rajindra Hospital, Patiala, in the wee hours on Wednesday.

Residents fast losing touch with writing by hand
Ludhiana, August 27
With the advent of information technology and communication, Ludhianvis are fast losing touch with handwritten notes. Keying in characters or just swiping across the touchscreen, people are able to communicate, making handwriting a thing of the past.

from schools
Interact Club installation ceremony
Interact Club installation ceremony was organised at Indus World School. Laika Kapoor was appointed president, Harshpreet Singh as vice-president and Sehaj Arora was appointed as the secretary of the club. 

PAU Notes
Annual group meet concludes
The annual group meet of the All India Coordinated Research Project (AICRP) on Forage Crops (FC) concluded at Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) on Wednesday. As many as 75 scientists from 21 state agricultural universities and Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) institutes participated in the meet. PAU and the Crop Improvement Society of India jointly organised the meet under the aegis of ICAR, New Delhi. 

BUSINESS NEWS
Credit ratings upgraded
Trident Limited, a flagship company of USD 1 billion Trident Group and a leading manufacturer and exporter of textiles and paper products, on Wednesday announced that its credit ratings had been upgraded by Credit Analysis and Research Ltd.

LUDHIANA SCAN



CRIME

Miscreants snatch bag containing Rs 2 lakh
Khanna, August 27
Two motorcycle-borne miscreants snatched a bag containing Rs 2 lakh near the Railway Road chowk and fled the spot.


COURTS

HC pulls up civic body
Ludhiana, August 27
Vehicles parked on a road in front of a private hospital in Ludhiana The Municipal Corporation has been caught on the wrong foot for its soft approach towards various private nursing homes and hospitals across the city that have not made arrangement for parking of vehicles.


Vehicles parked on a road in front of a private hospital in Ludhiana. A Tribune photograph


 

HI inducts Jarkhar academy
Mata Sahib Kaur Hockey Academy is the seventh academy to be recognised by the sportís apex body Ludhiana, August 27
Mata Sahib Kaur Hockey Academy being run at Jarkhar village on the Ludhiana-Malerkotla road has received Hockey Indiaís affiliation. According to a communication received from the apex body of hockey, in recognition of the contribution made by the academy in the development of the game, it has been inducted as the bodyís seventh academy member.
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Mata Sahib Kaur Hockey Academy is the seventh academy to be recognised by the sportís apex body. A File photo

1,200 boys, girls vie for top honours at rural games
Ludhiana, August 27
Players compete in kabaddi and wrestling matches on the first day of District Rural Games in Ludhiana on Wednesday Over 1,200 boys and girls are taking part in the District Rural Games that started at Guru Nanak Stadium and Punjab Agricultural University here today. The under-16 players are participating in 10 events: athletics, basketball, football, hockey, handball, kabaddi, kho-kho, weightlifting, wrestling and volleyball.

Players compete in kabaddi and wrestling matches on the first day of District Rural Games in Ludhiana on Wednesday. A Tribune photograph




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