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Scrutiny notices to 3,000 tax payers
Ludhiana, October 3
The Income Tax Department has shot off notices to nearly 3,000 tax payers in the city for scrutiny. While many have received the notices, a few are yet to be served these. The cases have been selected through Computer Assisted Scrutiny Selection (CASS) from Delhi. “The notices have been issued as per the guidelines of the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT). The move aims at zeroing in on tax evaders.

Social media proved 2 brothers’ undoing
Ludhiana, October 3
The Facebook posts of Harinder and Jatinder, the two Dalit brothers of Bohapur village who were shot dead by SAD leader Gurjeet Singh in the police presence on September 27, had become the centre of a controversy due to their comments making a mockery of the police and politicians. According to youngster of Bohapur village, the two brothers ran into trouble due to their comments on the Facebook.


A day after, garbage piles return
Garbage dumped on Pakhowal Road near Sidhwan Canal in Ludhiana on Friday. Ludhiana, October 3
Barely a day after the much-hyped cleanliness drive, “Swachh Bharat Abhiyan”, of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the mega city once again presented a dirty look with most of the roads and streets littered with garbage. No effect of the yesterday’s cleanliness campaign, when leaders cutting across party lines and bureaucrats were wielding brooms to clean up the city, was visible at any place.
Garbage dumped on Pakhowal Road near Sidhwan Canal in Ludhiana on Friday. Tribune photo: Himanshu Mahajan


Mission impossible 
Mandi Ahmedgarh, October 3
Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Swachh Bharat Mission has failed to yield good results. School and college authorities, who pledged to maintain cleanliness, have not taken the drive seriously. It seemed that enthusiasm exhibited by the crusaders was simply a ritual and an obligation as a part of Modi’s mission.

Garbage heaps irk Jagraon residents 
Jagraon, October 3
The entire town is fast turning into a garbage dump due to the non-removal of garbage by Municipal Council employees on a regular basis. One can easily see heaps of garbage lying in each and every corner of the town.
Heaps of garbage on the Raikot road and the Tehsil road (right) in Jagraon. The MC has failed to address the issue. Tribune photographs
Heaps of garbage on the Raikot road and the Tehsil road (right) in Jagraon. The MC has failed to address the issue. Tribune photographs

Taking cleanliness drive a step further
Ludhiana, October 3
Two senior citizens have pledged to carry out a cleanliness drive every Sunday.

Social bodies continue cleanliness campaigns
Mandi Ahmedgarh, October 3
While a majority of residents switched from “cleanliness mode” to routine, office-bearers of certain organisations remained in a sustained approach towards the Swachh Bharat Mission launched yesterday.

Dasehra celebrated with fervour
Gathering at the Dasehra venue in Ahmedgarh. tribune photo Mandi Ahmedgarh/Raikot/ Malaudh, October 3
The region today boomed with the sounds of exploding crackers when it celebrated Dasehra to mark the victory of good over evil. Effigies of Ravana were burnt at MGM Senior Secondary School, Mandi Ahmedgarh and Dasehra grounds in Dehlon, Malaudh, Kup, Sudhar, Pakhowal and Sanduar villages. 

Gathering at the Dasehra venue in Ahmedgarh. tribune photo 

The festival carries a different meaning for them
Doraha, October 3
On the day when the victory of the good over the evil is celebrated by burning effigies of Ravana across the country, Dubeys of Payal village conducted an elaborate worship of the 10-headed demon who is in every way a god form for them and protects them throughout the year from all difficulties and calamities.

Evil up in flames 
Ludhiana, October 3
Dasehra, the festival of reverence of good and its power to subdue evil, was celebrated throughout the city.

(1) An effigy of Ravana consigned to flames at Daresi Ground in Ludhiana on Friday. (2) A huge turnout was witnessed at Daresi Ground; and residents were seen jostling to catch a glimpse of the burning effigies in Ludhiana on Friday. Tribune photos: Tribune photos: Himanshu Mahajan

Puja, Manjot, Manpreet declared best NSS volunteers 
Mandi AhmedgarhOrganisers felicitate the volunteers at Timberwal village near Ahmedgarh. A Tribune photograph , October 3
Puja, Manjot Kaur, Manpreet Kaur, Sandeep Kaur, Amandeep Kaur and Hina of the Shanti Tara College for Women, Akbarpur Chhanna, were declared best volunteers in their respective categories during a seven-day NSS camp that was organised at Timberwal village.

Organisers felicitate the volunteers at Timberwal village near Ahmedgarh. A Tribune photograph 

New courses introduced
Mandi Ahmedgarh, October 3
Shri Guru Granth Sahib Ji Academy, a socio-religious organisation, working from Gurdwara Sant Ashram, Bhaini Baringa, has announced a programme to propagate teachings of Guru Granth Sahib through formal courses. Any individual having faith in the Sikh religion can undertake regular courses irrespective of his or her caste and creed.

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Wife booked for man’s death in Dehlon
Dehlon, October 3
The local police has initiated a probe into the alleged incident of suicide by a resident of Mehma Singh Wala village on Wednesday.

SAI Centre enter hockey semifinals 
Bhaini Sahib, October 3
SAI Centre, Lucknow, and SAIL, Odisha, remained tied at 2-2 in the stipulated time during the second Junior Hockey Championship being held in memory of Satguru Jagjit Singh. 
Players and officials pose for a photograph. a tribune photograph
Players and officials pose for a photograph. a Tribune photograph 

Punjab de Shers reclaim lost glory
Ludhiana, October 3
As sports lovers across the country are jubilant over Indian hockey team’s excellent 4-2 victory over arch rivals Pakistan to clinch a gold medal in the Asian Games at Incheon in South Korea, sports associations and sports promoters have urged the Punjab Government to honour the players.

Dehlon boy makes it to international cricket camp
Dehlon, October 3
Manjot Singh has done the town proud. The boy has been selected for the 15-day cricket camp to be held at Johannesburg in South Asia on October 7. Manjot gave the credit to his teachers and coach Amrik Singh Nagra.
nAs many as 200 players had participated in the trials. Manjot was picked up by star cricketer Yuvraj Singh during a training camp organised at the Centre of Excellence in Chandigarh four months ago.




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