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Patients suffer as docs protest
Ludhiana, September 19
Patients have to suffer as the Punjab Civil Medical Services (PCMS) Specialist Doctors’ Association went on a two-hour strike from 11 am to 1 pm today.
Patients wait for doctors at the Civil Hospital in Ludhiana on Friday. Patients wait for doctors at the Civil Hospital in Ludhiana on Friday. photo: InderjEEt verma

Civic body top brass under fire for resource crunch
Ludhiana, September 19
A diplomatic attempt by Mayor Harcharan Singh Gohalwaria to reach out to the SAD councillors and ensure smooth sailing at the coming general house meeting of the Municipal Corporation was rudely rebuffed by the councillors of the ruling party, who created a ruckus over poor pace of development due to the resource crunch.


Worker dies in boiler blast
September 19, 2014
Man bludgeoned to death
September 18, 2014
Factory workers stab owners
September 17, 2014
MC has no records of 250 buildings
September 16, 2014
Cattle electrocuted
September 15, 2014
2 professors shifted for mela washout
September 14, 2014
Rain plays spoilsport at Kisan Mela
September 13, 2014
20 school buses impounded
September 12, 2014
MC dilly-dallies on High Court orders
September 11, 2014
Three booked for rape
September 10, 2014
2 hurt in attack near college
September 9, 2014
2 booked for Hawas killing
September 8, 2014

Man booked for abusing daughter, son
Ludhiana, September 19
The city police have booked a man for raping his 11-year-old daughter and doing unnatural sex with his nine- year-old son.

MC fails to develop commercial site
The site for SCOs in Shaheed Bhagat Singh Nagar in Ludhiana.Ludhiana, September 19
The allottees of shop-cum-offices (SCOs) in Shaheed Bhagat Singh Nagar colony are a harassed lot. Even after two years of purchase of properties, they are still to get papers or physical possession of the SCOs. Most of the buyers have made a major part of the payment to the Municipal Corporation.

The site for SCOs in Shaheed Bhagat Singh Nagar in Ludhiana. A Tribune Photograph



group tussle
Villagers block Ludhiana-Chandigarh road
Villagers block the Ludhiana-Chandigarh road near Khamano.Khamano, September 19
The ongoing tussle between two groups of Ria village near here came to the fore, when a group led by SGPC member Avtar Singh Ria blocked the traffic on the Ludhiana-Chandigarh road demanding action against block samiti member of the same village.

Villagers block the Ludhiana-Chandigarh road near Khamano. A tribune photograph

ATM theft: CCTV footage reveals two suspects
Jagraon, September 19
The police team formed to crack the ATM theft executed a few days ago has obtained some significant clues about the thieves. According to sources, the ATM theft was executed by two persons who have been captured in the CCTV camera installed in the ATM machine.

Pending demands: Workers of cycle unit stage dharna
Members of CITU stage a protest outside the office of the Additional Labour Commissioner on the Gill road in Ludhiana.Ludhiana, September 19
Workers of one of the cycle units from the city under the aegis of Central Indian Trade Union (CITU) today staged a dharna outside the office of additional labour commissioner.

Members of CITU stage a protest outside the office of the Additional Labour Commissioner on the Gill road in Ludhiana. Tribune Photo: Himanshu Mahajan

Govt to improve functioning of CPRCs, Saanjh Kendras
Ludhiana, September 19
The state government is committed for ensuring smooth functioning of Community Policing Resource Centres (CPRCs), Community Policing Suvidha Centres (CPSCs) and Saanjh Kendra’s across the state, stated Jagpal Singh Sandhu, principal secretary, Department of Home Affairs and Justice, Punjab, while chairing a review meeting of Saanjh Kendra here today.

Government Senior Secondary Schools
Construction goes on at snail’s pace
The Government Senior Secondary School, Cemetery Road, Ludhiana.Ludhiana, September 19
Construction work of building of four major government senior secondary schools of the city to accommodate more students is going on snail’s pace. The officials of the Education Department said non-availability of sand in rainy session became a hurdle in the construction work.

The Government Senior Secondary School, Cemetery Road, Ludhiana. Photo: Inderjeet Verma

PAU pensioners meet varsity comptroller
Ludhiana, September 19
A deputation of PAU Retirees’ Welfare Association held a meeting with Dr Ramesh Kumar, comptroller, Punjab Agricultural University. 

Students examined for iodine deficiency
A doctor examines a student at a government school.Ludhiana, September 19
A team of doctors examined students at the government schools for iodine deficiency disorder.

A doctor examines a student at a government school. A tribune photograph

Scientist attends international workshop
Ludhiana, September 19
Dr Balwinder Kumar, forage crop expert, working in the Department of Animal Genetics and Breeding, Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Ludhiana, attended the international workshop on “Innovative Farm Management Practices to Enhance Agricultural Productivity” at Tehran, Islamic Republic of Iran.

college notes
Extension lecture
An extension lecture on “Psychological Test Development and Standardisation” was organised at GHG Harparkash College of Education for Women, Sidhwan Khurd, near Jagraon, today.

Experts to delve on food processing 
Ludhiana, September 19
The National Productivity Council (NPC), New Delhi, is all set to hold a one-day national seminar on “Augmenting Processing and Shelf Life of Perishable Food Products” at the Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) on September 26.

MGNREGA staff strike continues
MGNREGA staff burn an effigy of the government at the Mini-Secretariat in Ludhiana on Friday.Ludhiana, September 19
The MGNREGA (Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act) Contract Employees Union continued protesting outside the office of the Additional Deputy Commissioner (Development), Ludhiana, for the fifth consecutive day here today.

MGNREGA staff burn an effigy of the government at the Mini-Secretariat in Ludhiana on Friday. Photo: Inderjeet Verma

2,234 anganwari workers get refresher training
Ludhiana, September 19
The Department of Community Medicine, Dayanand Medical College and Hospital (DMCH), organised refresher training for all anganwari workers of the Ludhiana district on behalf of the Baba Farid University of Health Sciences, Faridkot, sponsored by the Government of Punjab.

More revenue generation on the cards
Ludhiana, September 19
Trying to focus on the revenue generation through advertisements in the city, the Municipal Corporation has reportedly sent a proposed list of revised advertisement tax to the state government for approval.

Overloaded vehicles to invite legal action
ADC (G) Amrit Kaur Gill (extreme right) and District Transport Officer Anil Kumar Garg (second from right) during a meeting of the District Road Safety Committee at Bachat Bhawan.Ludhiana, September 19
Vehicles overloaded with building material or debris more than the mentioned limits of the Municipal Corporation, Ludhiana, will not only challaned but legal action will also be taken against them.

ADC (G) Amrit Kaur Gill (extreme right) and District Transport Officer Anil Kumar Garg (second from right) during a meeting of the District Road Safety Committee at Bachat Bhawan. A Tribune Photograph

ADC talks tough at review meet
Ludhiana, September 19
Taking a serious notice of absence of some officers from a monthly review meeting, Amrit Kaur Gill, Additional Deputy Commissioner (General), said this type of carelessness would not be tolerated and show cause notices will be issued to the erring officers. The monthly review meeting of officers of different departments of the state government was held at Bachat Bhawan here today.

Shopping is just a click away now!
Ludhiana, September 19
Exclusive launch of electronic products and smartphones, in particular, on online shopping portals is pushing many residents to take online shopping seriously.

Taxation Dept conducts inspection
Ludhiana, September 19
The Excise and Taxation Department conducted an inspection at three plywood units at Focal Point today.

Pickpocket steals man’s wallet 
Ludhiana, September 19
A city-based businessman, Ashok Kumar Garg, fell victim to a pickpocket at the railway station.

Marriage certificates to be issued at Suvidha Centre
Ludhiana, September 19
The District Revenue Officer, Ludhiana, Mukesh Kumar, said the district administration has now started issuing marriage certificates at the Suvidha Centre.


Woman ends life 
Jagraon, September 19
A woman allegedly committed suicide by setting herself on fire under mysterious circumstances at her house in Jagraon today early morning.

Baseball meet: GNKC eves victorious
The winning team in a jubilant mood.Ludhiana, September 19
Guru Nanak Khalsa College for Women, Model Town, Ludhiana, emerged champions in the Panjab University Inter-College Baseball Tournament held on the university campus ground, Chandigarh. The tournament was held from September 15 to 18.

The winning team in a jubilant mood. Tribune photo: Himanshu Mahajan

PU Inter-College Basketball Tournament
GCG clinch title for fifth time
Ludhiana, September 19
The Government College for Girls, Ludhiana, clinched the title for the fifth time in the Panjab University Inter-College Basketball Tournament at Chandigarh.




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