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Thieves steal Rs 18.32 lakh from ATM
Ludhiana, September 1
Thieves struck at an automated teller machine (ATM) of ICICI Bank on the Hambra road, near Kali Mata Mandir, and decamped with Rs 18.32 lakh. The bank authorities had loaded Rs 25 lakh in the ATM on Friday, said the bank sources. It was learnt that the machine had been non-functional since Friday evening due to some technical snag.

Police officials question a security man near the ATM at Haibowal in Ludhiana; and (right) the broken machine.
Police officials question a security man near the ATM at Haibowal in Ludhiana; and (right) the broken machine. Tribune Photos: Himanshu Mahajan


Festival special
City gets another train to Chd, more connectivity to Katra
Ludhiana, September 1
With the Ludhiana-Chandigarh rail link becoming operational for quite some time now, the Northern Railway has introduced yet another train between the industrial hub of the state and Chandigarh to meet the festival rush. The mega city is already connected with Chandigarh through the Intercity Express and the Superfast Express which run daily between Amritsar and Chandigarh.

Parents smell foul play in woman’s death
Ludhiana, September 1
Grieving members of the deceased’s family.A 32-year-old woman was found dead under mysterious circumstances in the Shaheed Bhagat Singh Nagar area on the Dugri-Dhandra road today. The woman has been identified as Kamaljit Kaur, a panchayat member and block samiti member. While her husband Inderjit Singh Ladda, who has absconded, and in-laws maintained that Kamaljit committed suicide by hanging herself, the victim’s parents alleged that their daughter was killed.

Grieving members of the deceased’s family. Tribune Photo: Himanshu Mahajan

Man dies of snake bite 
Jagraon, September 1
A resident of Gorsian Makhan village died of snake bite. The deceased has been identified as Gurpreet Singh, alias Peetu (34), a mason. According to information, Gurpreet was working at a well in the village when he was bitten by a snake.

Bus conductor electrocuted
Ludhiana, September 1
A 40-year-old man was electrocuted after coming in contact with overhead high tension lines at the Inter-State Bus Terminus here. The deceased has been identified as Manoj Kumar of Dasuya.

Financial crunch takes toll on development
MC needs to act tough for its survival
Ludhiana, September 1
On one hand councillors have been raising a hue and cry as almost all development works have come to a standstill due to the paucity of funds, many of them come in the way when the authorities try to collect “development charges” from areas, which have been regularised to “protect their vote bank”. Sources in the department concerned feel if these development charges (one-time) were collected from the public, the MC will be in a sound financial position.




Modi's speech on SePTEMBER 5
Teachers a harried lot
Ludhiana, September 1
Several teachers’ bodies and unions have opposed the orders of the Education Department to make arrangements for the speech of Prime Minister Narendra Modi on September 5. The government will observe Teacher’s Day as ‘Guru Utsav’.

Educationists flay govt’s directions 
Doraha, September 1
Educationists all over the state have taken exception to the Centre and Punjab Government’s mandate to the teachers and students of government schools to listen to the Modi’s ‘tele bhashan’ on the occasion of Teachers’ Day on September 5.

Ludhiana centre
Stenography students in a quandary
Ludhiana, September 1
Following the recent move of Bhasha Vibhag, Punjab, to wind up the stenography course at the Ludhiana Centre, the interested applicants have been left with no option but to switch over to private institutes to pursue the course.

Office-bearers elected
Ludhiana, September 1
On the occasion of the installation of a constituted body (2014-16), a general body meeting of the Ludhiana Architects Association was held here recently. On the occasion, website was also launched and newsletters were released.

PAU technology whizz develops software for research purposes
Atinderpal Singh.Ludhiana, September 1
Atinderpal Singh, a student of the Punjab Agricultural University (PAU), has developed a software for assisting students pursuing post graduation and PhD in statistical analysis. Interestingly, Atinderpal is not a student of computer sciences but he developed this software to help his buddy researcher in the field of agriculture research.

Atinderpal Singh. Photo: Inderjeet Verma

Badal visits ailing leader
CM Parkash Singh Badal enquires after veteran Akali leader Jagdev Singh Talwandi at the DMCH in Ludhiana.Ludhiana, September 1
CM Parkash Singh Badal, visited the city to inquire about the health of veteran Akali leader Jagdev Singh Talwandi at Dayanand Medical College and Hospital (DMCH) today. Jagdev Singh Talwandi, former President of Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee, (SGPC) Amritsar, has been undergoing treatment at DMCH from last some days.

CM Parkash Singh Badal enquires after veteran Akali leader Jagdev Singh Talwandi at the DMCH in Ludhiana. Photo : Inderjeet Verma



Minor accused of rape
Khanna, September 1
A nine-years-old girl was allegedly raped by a minor (10). Mother of the girl said they were not at home when the incident took place. She said her daughter complained about pain with bleeding. The parents took her to a doctor and he referred her to Civil Hospital, Khanna.

Cong workers in disarray 
Jagraon, September 1
The workers of Jagraon unit of the Congress party have been in a state of confusion in absence of proper leader to lead the party activities in Jagraon constituency. The party high command has failed to appoint halqa in-charge (constituency in-charge) of the party in Jagraon for last many months.

Library shows them path 
Mandi Ahmedgarh, September 1
Amar Shaheed Library at a gurdwara of Latala village has almost changed the lifestyle of the residents here.

Escalator okayed at rly station
The escalator will be installed near the railway foot overbridge in Ludhiana.Ludhiana, September 1
Soon, an escalator will be installed at the railway station to provide safe mobility. Railway officials today held a meeting to chalk out a plan.

The escalator will be installed near the railway foot overbridge in Ludhiana. Photo: Inderjeet Verma

Residents panicky as dengue cases surge
Ludhiana, September 1
Dengue cases have surfaced in various parts of the city. Fourteen cases have been reported so far. Eight patients are from Ludhiana while the remaining are from Amritsar, SBS Nagar, Patiala, Bathinda and Jalandhar.

Transport Dept gets richer
Ludhiana, September 1
The State Transport Department is prospering money-wise. The target for the department till July was Rs 40054.83 crore and the department has earned Rs 40445.91 crore.

Residents threaten to litter MC office
Mandi Ahmedgarh, September 1
Residents of the town are up in arms against the civic body. They said if sanitation workers would not call off their stir, they would throw garbage outside the MC office on Tuesday.

cleansed: Monday’s sudden showers plummeted temperature by a few notches in Ludhiana. Residents were seen much relieved. Tribune photos: Himanshu Mahajan


Baseball: PPC Club blank Ranjit Club
Ludhiana, September 1
PPC Club quelled a strong challenge from Ranjit Club before romping home victorious 3-0 to win the title in the men’s section of the Senior Ludhiana Baseball Tournament which concluded at the Guru Nanak Khalsa College for Women, Gujjarkhan Campus, Model Town, today.

Kundan Vidya Mandir basks in glory of its shuttlers 
Winners of the Ludhiana Sahodaya School Badminton Tournament flaunt their trophies in Ludhiana.Ludhiana, September 1
Students of Kundan Vidya Mandir, Civil Lines, performed exceedingly well in the Ludhiana Sahodaya School Badminton Tournament held at Tagore Public School, Aggar Nagar, yesterday.

Winners of the Ludhiana Sahodaya School Badminton Tournament flaunt their trophies in Ludhiana. A Tribune photograph



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