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HindustanTimes Mon,20 Oct 2014

Ludhiana

Even after a year, MC fails to repair lifts at Zone-D office

Physically disabled and senior citizens are a harried lot, as the Finance and Contract Committee (F&CC) of the municipal corporation has not approved the estimate for repair of passenger lifts at the MC’s Zone-D office.

Industry joins hands to halt Chinese juggernaut

With an aim to bring respite to the sinking cottage industry, city-based industrialists have joined hands against Chinese goods sold during the festive season by campaigning for ‘Make in India’ products.

Jamalpur killings: Action committee to move HC

During the joint action committee meeting on the recent killing of brothers Harinder Singh and Jatinder Singh, the members threatened the police and the state government that they would move the Punjab and Haryana high court, if the special investigation team (SIT) tried to play games to favour the accused.

Truck mows down toddler playing outside house

A recklessly driven truck mowed down a one-year-old boy in Subhash Nagar on Sunday. The victim, Faizal, was playing outside his house, while his mother was inside, when the truck crushed the child to death.

Chased by stray dogs, teen rams bike into transformer, killed

Stray dog menace claimed another life on Sunday. A 14-year-old boy was killed after a pack of stray dogs chasing him led him to lose balance and ram his motorcycle into a transformer in Sunder Nagar.

Woman tutor, brothers sexually exploit teen

In a shocking incident, a 33-year-old woman tutor sexually exploited her 14-year-old student at knifepoint for over a year and also made sexually explicit clips with the help of her two brothers.

Woman booked for sexually exploiting minor boy

A 31-year-old woman was booked here on Sunday for allegedly sexually exploiting and blackmailing a minor boy, who used to take tuitions from her, police said.

Truck gets stuck as road caves in

A truck got stuck when the portion of a road caved in on Pakhowal Road at Vishal Nagar Chowk here on Saturday.

Aspiring model killed in road mishap

An aspiring model was killed in a road mishap here on Saturday evening as a three-wheeler hit his motorcycle at Dugri. Sandeep Bhatia, 27, a resident of Aman Nagar, was trying his luck in show business.

Ad boomerangs on Punjab financial corporation

An advertisement by the state government under the heading “Diwali Bumper Dhamaka” has left the industry baffled and infuriated as the content includes a list of several industrial units across the state that will be auctioned, along with machinery on their premises.

Suicide at DMCH: Bail plea of docs rejected

The dismissal of bail application of Dr Puneet Aulakh Pooni and Dr Deepak Bhatt in the suicide case of Dr Supriya, a post graduate student of Dayanand Medical College and Hospital (DMCH), has failed to dash the hopes of the medical fraternity extending unequivocal support to their colleagues.

Punjab govt fails to list 174-year-old church as protected monument

Even after 10 months, the Punjab government has failed to act on the application for bringing 174-year-old Christ Church at Fountain Chowk here on the list of protected monuments in the state, which will only help the land mafia eyeing the property.

Eight arrested for robbing factories

With the arrest of eight people, the CIA staff-1 and sleuths of Focal Point police station, in a joint operation, claimed to have busted a gang involved in robbing factories after confining labourers.

Beauty queens support women empowerment

Four beauty queens from different pockets of the world are sharing a common platform since October 1 to empower women in the best possible manner. They are gratified to 'We for We', a non-governmental organisation (NGO), that brought them together to support its aim for empowering women.

Teachers on survey duty, classes hit

With more than 200 school teachers who have been deputed to conduct house to house survey, as booth-level officers (BLO), for opening accounts under Prime Minister Narinder Modi’s ‘Jan Dhan Yojna’ is affecting studies of students.
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