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Death comes on wheels 
Ludhiana, November 4
While the traffic Passengers hanging on the rear end of a passenger bus in Ludhiana. a Tribune Photograph police are patting their back on the much-hyped drive against speeding, when it comes to violations committed by speeding passenger buses, the police officials seem to be turning a blind eye.

Passengers hanging on the rear end of a passenger bus in Ludhiana. a Tribune Photograph

‘Accident victims deserve speedy justice’
Ludhiana, November 4
Motor accident victims deserves speedy justice in compensation matters. To achieve this, insurance companies should come forward to settle disputes through lok adalats instead of pursuing prolonged litigations.


Honk pressure horn, face the music
Ludhiana, November 4
A word of caution for those who love to honk pressure horns. According to sources, “Pressure horns are not permitted. Recently, Ajit Singh Kohar, Transport Minister, Punjab, issued instructions to all the district transport officers to take stern action against such violators. He has asked the DTOs not to spare anyone for this violation.”

More skeletons tumble out of closet 
Ludhiana, November 4
More skeletons have tumbled out the closet with regard to the fake molestation case racket. It has come to light that the gang leader, advocate ND Sharma, made full use of the molestation section 354 of the IPC, which was amended following the gruesome (Nirbhaya) gang-rape case in Delhi on December 2012, where a 24-year-old psychotherapist was raped by six persons in a moving bus.

Five more test positive for dengue
Ludhiana, November 4
Five more patients hailing from different parts of the city have tested positive for dengue, taking the number of confirmed patients to 150.

Students of Kiddies’ Paradise School, Kochar Market, take part in the Gurpurb celebrations. (left) and  Devotees take out a procession to celebrate the birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev in Ludhiana on Tuesday. photos: inderjeet verma


Don’t let stroke stalk you, eat healthy, stay active 
Ludhiana, November 4
The stroke unit of Christian Medical College and Hospital observed World Stroke Week recently. Stroke awareness campaigns were launched by the department of neurology and the College of Nursing.

PPCC expels ex-chief of DCC
Ludhiana, November 4
Even as the Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee (PPCC) Disciplinary Action Committee today expelled the former chief of the District Congress Committee (DCC), Ludhiana (Urban), Pawan Dewan and five others from the primary membership of the Congress for indulging in “anti-party activities”, Dewan issued a press statement “rejecting his expulsion” from the party.

Safai karamcharis working at will
Ludhiana, November 4
Sanitation workers lift garbage at their whims and fancies. They know that the authorities will not act against them even if they remain absent.

Visitors to Sub-Registrar office express resentment 
Ludhiana, November 4
Residents queue up at a counter of the Sub-Registrar office in Ludhiana on Tuesday. A Tribune Photograph Visitors to the Sub- Registrar (East) office held a protest after they learnt that there was nobody in the office to attend to them.

Residents queue up at a counter of the Sub-Registrar office in Ludhiana on Tuesday. A Tribune Photograph 

Restore your decaying tooth 
Ludhiana, November 4
Now, decaying tooth can be restored with the help of tissue engineering in dentistry. The science of tissue engineering aims at the repair of damaged tissues as well as creates replacement of the lost ones. This is becoming a major component of the regenerative medicine by combining the principles of transplantation, materials science and bioengineering to restore a diseased or a damaged tissue.

DMCH to host national conference from Nov 6
Ludhiana, November 4
The 46th annual National Conference of Nutrition Society of India (NSICON-2014) will be organised at Dayanand Medical College and Hospital (DMC&H) here in collaboration with Punjab Agricultural University from November 6 to 8.

Need to maintain ethical, moral values stressed
Jagraon, November 4
Resource person Dr JC Joshi addresses the gathering during an extension lecture at Lajpat Rai DAV College, Jagraon, on Tuesday. A Tribune photograph An extension lecture on the topic, ‘ethical values in changing scenario’ was organised at Lajpat Rai DAV College, Jagraon, today.

Resource person Dr JC Joshi addresses the gathering during an extension lecture at Lajpat Rai DAV College, Jagraon, on Tuesday. A Tribune photograph

400 patients examined at eye camp
Mandi Ahmedgarh, November 4
Nearly 400 patients were examined at the inaugural session of an eye camp organised by the Lions Club Greater at Hind Hospital here. Legislator Iqbal Singh Jhoondan inaugurated the camp and Ravinder Puri, former president, Municipal Council, was the guest of honour.

Play spreads awareness on thalassaemia
Ludhiana, November 4
Zindagi Live Foundation, a non-government organisation, in association with students of Delhi Public School staged a play at Sarabha Nagar Main Market to create awareness on thalassemia.

City artist wins national award for scrap sculpture
Ludhiana, November 4
Harminder Boparai (inset) used scrap to make the sculptor. City based sculptor Harminder Boparai has won the national award for his metal scrap sculpture. The talented artist won the first prize in the sculptor category during the 800th All-India Exhibition organised by the Indian Academy of Fine Arts in Amrtisar. The award will be given by the academy on November 14.

Harminder Boparai (inset) used scrap to make the sculptor.

Students take part in the painting event at GADVASU in Ludhiana on Tuesday. PhotoS: Inderjeet Verma Students paint their thoughts on canvas
Ludhiana, November 4
The youth festival (inter-college) of Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University started with fine arts events today.

Students take part in the painting event at GADVASU in Ludhiana on Tuesday. PhotoS: Inderjeet Verma

A musical day at PAU youth festival
Ludhiana, November 4
Shabad gayan competition and quiz marked the sixth day of the Inter-College Youth Festival at the Punjab Agricultural University (PAU).

New education policy on the cards
Ludhiana, November 4
The National Annual Conference of Sahodaya School Complexes was held in Kochi. Principals and heads of the CBSE schools from all over the country participated in the conference. Principals from about 12 local schools took part in the event.

School notes


Earrings snatched from woman
Jagraon, November 4
There seems to be no end to snatching incidents in Jagraon. Several snatching incidents have taken place in the town in the past few months and the Police Department has failed to prevent such incidents.

Man arrested with 13 bottles of desi liquor
Machiwara, November 4
The Machiwara police have arrested a person and recovered 13 bottles of desi liquor from his possession.

One held with 4 grams of heroin
Jagraon, November 4
The Jagraon police have arrested an alleged drug peddler and seized 4 grams of heroin from his custody.

Farmer’s body recovered from canal
Machiwara, November 4
The Machiwara police recovered the body of a farmer, Dalip Singh of a nearby village, from Sirhind Canal near Dhande village. The farmer had allegedly committed suicide by jumping into the canal a few days ago. Dalip Singh’s body was handed over to the family after postmortem. Dalip, a resident of Ghungrali Sikhan, jumped into the canal near Garhi village a few days ago. He had also left behind a suicide note near the jumping site blaming his wife and 3 other members of her family responsible for his death.

His medals speak more than words 
Harshdeep Singh Ludhiana, November 4
This youngster is kicking and boxing his way to success. Kick, punch, grapple and throw have been Harshdeep Singh’s success mantra. He has won a bronze medal in Hapkido boxing in the South Asian Hapkido Boxing Championship, apart from a gold medal and a silver at the state level. He has also won three bronze medals.

Harshdeep Singh

City girl makes it to Asian judo meet 
Manjot Gill Ludhiana, November 4
Manjot Gill, a trainee of the Sports Authority of India (SAI) Coaching Centre, has been selected for the Asian Youth and Junior Judo Championship to be held from December 11 to 14 at Hong Kong. Manjot, a Class XI student of Ryan International School, will compete in the +70kg weight category in the U-17 section.

Manjot Gill

DAV annex table tennis titles
Ludhiana, November 4
Hosts DAV Public School, Bhai Randhir Singh Nagar branch, Ludhiana, came out triumphant in the boys’ as well as girls’ sections in the DAV National Table Tennis (cluster level) Tournament today. Players from the school proved their mettle outplaying Police DAV School, Jalandhar, in both the sections to clinch the titles. Eight teams from DAV Schools drawn from all over Punjab, including two in the girls’ section while six in the boys’ section took part in the tournament.




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