HindustanTimes Thu,02 Oct 2014


Ludhiana shooting: Four accused sent to one-day police remand

Judicial magistrate Geetika Jyoti on Wednesday sent the four accused in the Jamalpur shooting case to one-day police remand. The public prosecutor demanded a 10-day remand for the accused, who were brought to the court in the afternoon under high security.

Swachh Bharat Abhiyan: Students to take pledge to clean up country

The students of all government schools in Ludhiana will take pledge to keep the environment neat and clean on Thursday.The initiative is a part of the Central government's programme, Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, that will be celebrated on October 2- the birth anniversary of father of the nation Mahatma Gandhi.

Kundanpuri govt school declared unsafe

After several years of studying at a school functioning in a crumbling building, 236 students of Government Primary School, Kundanpuri,have finally been shifted to the government school at 8B Chander Nagar School. The move comes after the district education officer (elementary) Gurjot Singh declared the 70-year-old building unsafe for use and ordered the school to shift its students.

J&K flood victim needs help for surgery

A Hamripur resident, who had gone to Jammu and Kashmir with a self-help group to sell their handmade pickle and jam at an exhibition, had returned with an injury in her leg and needs help for surgery.The patient, Meena, 21, has been admitted to Deepak Hospital in Ludhiana.

MC address students on importance of cleanliness

 The municipal corporation (MC),as part of the Swachh Bharat Week, conducted an awareness programme at Government Senior Secondary School, Jawahar Nagar Camp, on Wednesday.

AAP leader HS Phoolka’s father passes away

Aam Adami Party senior leader HS Phoolka's father, Sardar Onkar Singh, passed away in Barnala on Wednesday. He was 90-year-old and wasn’t keeping well.

Donating blood a healthy way to serve humanity, say doctors

Donating blood is considered a noble act, as it saves life in emergency. Besides, it also benefits the donor in terms of health. On this Voluntary Blood Donation Day that is observed across India on October 1 every year, doctors, blood banks and NGO’s have urged people to debunk the myths related to blood donation and work for the cause.

Four city cricketers to attend training meet in South Africa

As many as four cricketers of a city-based cricket academy, Nursery of Cricket, Centre for Excellence, have been selected to attend a twoweek training programme in Johannesburg, South Africa. As many as 43 cricketers from India will attend the 15-day camp that will begin on October 7 and conclude on October 21.

ACs, gensets installed behind shops give residents tough time

Large exhaust fans, air-conditioners and generator sets installed at the backside of shops in the main market of Phase 1, Urban Estate, Dugri, are creating nuisance to residents of the locality.

SAD mayor is biased: BJP councillors

Differences between the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) have come to the fore in the Ludhiana municipal corporation (MC) as the BJP councillors accused mayor Harcharan Singh Gohalwaria, who is SAD councillor, of adopting biased attitude.

First Anglo-Sikh war memorial in a shambles

A look at the broken slabs inscribed with words of valour of Sikh generals at the first Anglo-Sikh war memorial in Gora Hoor village near Aliwal, 40 km from Ludhiana, are a reflection of the hollow promises and salutations made by the political leaders of the state.

Kin alleges fellow doctors of harassment

 Just a day after suicide attempted by a woman doctor at Dayanand Medical College and Hospital (DMCH), kin of the deceased have levelled serious allegations against fellow doctors and seniors for harassing her. Though no case has been registered in this context, police are yet to probe the allegations.

Family on vacation, burglars ransack house

A gang of burglars struck at a vacant house in the Durgapuri area of Haibowal and decamped with cash, jewellery and other valuables. The family was away to Sikkim on vacation.The incident came to the fore on Tuesday when the family members retuned and found the house ransacked.

Cracker traders glum over sales turnaround

With the festive season having got off, a wholesale firecrackers market has been set up near the city's grain market but traders remain pessimistic about a buoyant turnover this time after a flat performance last year.

Six months on, no foodgrain in anganwari centres in district

 Due to no supply of food for the past six months in as many as 2,401 anganwari centres in the district, a huge decline is seen in number of children coming to these centres.Staff members working in these anganwari centres claim the reason behind the decline in the number is due to poor supply of foodgrains, a major attraction for children.

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