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Road to inconvenience and disgust 
Ludhiana, November 14
Potholed roads, broken streets and ill-maintained parks sum up Ward No. 53. The development of the area seems a distant dream. Reason: Lack of funds.
A road in a pathetic condition at Maya Nagar; and (right) College Road in need of repairs. Photos: Inderjeet Verma
A road in a pathetic condition at Maya Nagar; and (right) College Road in need of repairs. Photos: Inderjeet Verma

DBTL scheme to be re-launched today
Ludhiana, November 14
The Centre is set to relaunch the Direct Benefit Transfer of LPG (DBTL) Scheme from tomorrow.


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Efficiency is priceless when government is penniless 
Ludhiana, November 14
Empty coffers of the state government have started asphyxiating employees. As per the Finance Departmentís directions, phone bills will not be paid under government quota this financial year.
Earlier, the employees used to get LTC (leave travel concession) once in four years, but now they wonít get it. The orders pertaining to the LTC will not be implemented on employees who will retire by March 31, 2015. Those, who could not avail it from 2010-2013 and have got permission to avail it till December 31, 2014, can ignore the instructions.

7 child labourers rescued
Ludhiana, November 14
On Childrenís Day, the District Task Force rescued seven child labourers from different parts of the city.

Notices issued to 20 eatery owners 
Ludhiana, November 14
Eatery owners are on the radar of the Health Department.




COMMUNITY

A day after, Khanna remains calm 
Khanna, November 14
The city today remained calm following yesterdayís incident of stone pelting by protesters and mild lathi-charge by the police. In view of the incident, additional police force was called from Ludhiana.

Wonít tolerate indiscipline, says Dy CM
Mandi Ahmedgarh, Nov 14
Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Badal being honoured by members of Shaheed Kartar Singh Sarabha Sports Club at Sarabha village in Ludhiana district on Friday. A Tribune photograph Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal today warned that he would not tolerate indiscipline in the Police Department and if any official was found absent from the police station during duty hours, the SSP concerned would be held responsible. 

Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Badal being honoured by members of Shaheed Kartar Singh Sarabha Sports Club at Sarabha village in Ludhiana district on Friday. A Tribune photograph

Bal Swachhta Mission gets going in city
Ludhiana, November 14
A week-long Bal Swachhta Mission kicked off at government schools in the city today.

Plea to include cycle, its parts on positive list of trade with Pakistan
Ludhiana, November 14
Local cycle industry has urged the government to include bicycle and its parts in the positive list for trade with Pakistan. At present, only cycle tyres, tubes and brake shoe are in the list.

Five fresh dengue cases
Ludhiana, November 14
Five more patients tested positive for dengue. While two of the new patients belong to Ludhiana, three hail from other districts.

Dist Cong remembers Pandit Nehru
Ludhiana, November 14
Congress workers pay tributes to Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru on his 125th birth anniversary in Ludhiana on Friday. Photo: Inderjeet Verma The District Congress Committee (DCC), Ludhiana (Urban), under the leadership of its Chief Gurpreet Bassi Gogi, celebrated the 125th birth anniversary of the first Prime Minister of India, Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru.



Congress workers pay tributes to Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru on his 125th birth anniversary in Ludhiana on Friday. Photo: Inderjeet Verma

Philatelists showcase best of their collections
Ludhiana, November 14
An exhibition-cum-bazaar was set up to display stamps made from chocolates, textiles, khadi along with the ones emanating fragrance during the Bal Mela at Lionís Club here today. The event was organised by the Ludhiana Philatelic Club to mark its 40th foundation day.

Residents pay tributes to Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru on his 125th birth anniversary at Nehru Sidhant Kindra in Ludhiana on Friday. Photo: Inderjeet Verma
Residents pay tributes to Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru on his 125th birth anniversary at Nehru Sidhant Kindra in Ludhiana on Friday. Photo: Inderjeet Verma

Awareness can prevent vision loss
Ludhiana, November 14
Being active and eating a balanced diet comprising fruits, vegetables, food rich in starch, non-dairy sources of protein and dairy can help in controlling and preventing both Type I and Type II diabetes, say experts.

CICU urges top cop to up vigil in Focal Point 
Ludhiana, November 14
Members of the Chamber of Industrial and Commercial Undertaking (CICU) met the Commissioner of Police, Pramod Ban, to discuss major problems being faced by industrialists in the Focal Point area, particularly during winters.

Jamalpur fake encounter: JAC seeks arrest of absconding cops
Ludhiana, November14
A meeting of joint action committee (JAC) on the alleged fake encounter at Jamalpur held a meeting at Chatar Singh Park here today.

Celebrations pervade schools on Chacha Nehruís Bíday
Ludhiana, November 14
The 125th birth anniversary of Indiaís first Prime Minister Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, popularly known as Childrenís Day, was celebrated across the city schools with great zeal and fervour. Various activities and functions were organized to mark the auspicious occasion.

(Clockwise from top) Students celebrate 125th birth anniversary of Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru at DAV School, BRS Nagar; Green Land School; and GRD Academy in Ludhiana on Friday. Tribune photographs


Baseball tourney: Kum Kalan school eves clinch title
Ludhiana, November 14
Girls of Government Senior Secondary School, Kum Kalan, proved their mettle to clinch the title in the 6th Junior Ludhiana District Baseball Championship held at Guru Nanak Khalsa College for Women in Model Town here today.

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