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HindustanTimes Thu,28 Aug 2014

Ludhiana

Shots fired over parking row, 7 hurt

Panic gripped Tajpur Road following firing of bullets over an altercation between two groups around 2.30pm on Wednesday. Seven persons were left injured in the incident. The police took two hours to control the situation following which the injured were rushed to civil hospital.

Hockey losing steam in colleges due to lack of promotion

With the passage of time, hockey, often called the national game, appears to have lost its charm among students with few colleges interested in promoting the game.

Soon, one vaccine to protect children from five diseases

To increase the percentage of full immunisation in children, the health department is all set to launch pentavalent vaccine soon. The pentavalent is a vaccine which would vaccinate a child against diphtheria, tetanus, pertusis (commonly known as whooping cough), hepatitis B and haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) in a single dose.

Wine contractor, aides booked for killing subedar

A retired army official was allegedly beaten to death by a wine contractor and his aides who later disposed of the body by throwing it into a canal in Sudhar. The body was recovered by the police on Tuesday.

MC not serious on unsafe buildings

The municipal corporation (MC) is waiting for a disaster to take place as it has failed to take action against unsafe buildings in the city. Despite sending notices to violators since 2009, no action was taken against many of the unsafe buildings.

Two-day annual meet on forage crops begins at PAU

A two-day annual group meet of All India Coordinated Research Project (AICRP) on Forage Crops (FC) began under Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), New Delhi, at Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) on Tuesday

Education dept to bear expenses for state school games

The State School Games, which concluded on Monday, saw Ludhiana clinch the first spot in handball and softball competitions.

Medical body backs PMRA on Alembic issue

The Indian Medical Association (IMA) has lent support to the Punjab Medical Representative Association (PMRA) on Alembic Pharma issue and condemned the practices of Alembic Pharama management of using bouncers while dealing with doctors.

2 yrs after MC worker’s death son struggles to get a job

The family members of a health worker, who died in 2012, is running from pillar to post to get a job for his son in the municipal corporation (MC) department.

TTEs rough it out in squalid rooms at railway station

It’s not just the passengers who have to put up with shoddy services on trains, but also travelling ticket examiners (TTEs) who have been demanding basic facilities especially when it comes to running rooms, which they call their second home.

Teachers protest against rule to mark attendance via SMS

Over 2,500 teachers of various teacher organisations of the district under “Sanjha Adhiapak Morcha” protested against the implementation of the new system to mark attendance through SMS, outside the mini-secretariat here on Tuesday.

Week after drama, sangat darshan moved to confines of MC commissioner’s office

After high drama at the sangat darshan organised at the meeting hall of municipal corporation (MC)’s Zone-A office last week, the “public meeting” was conducted in the confines of MC commissioner’s office on Tuesday.

Posing as customers six rob jewellery store in Giaspura

As many as six persons posing as customers attacked two persons with sharp-edged weapons and fled after robbing them of 3kg silver and 100gm gold jewellery at a jewellery shop in Giaspura on Monday night.

Coming to Ludhiana is always special for me: Dharmendra

“When you love your work, you never turn old. I may soon be turning into eighties but love and high adulation from my fans encourages me to go on. In fact, it keeps my spirits at its zenith”, expressed veteran and legendary actor Dharmendra who arrived in the city to throw light on his upcoming Punjabi film ‘Double Di Trouble’ scheduled to be released on August 29.

Traffic, PCR motorcycle wings distributed in four teams

To improve traffic management and strengthen patrolling in the city, police commissioner Pramod Ban has made changes in the traffic and police control room (PCR) motorcycle wings
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