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HindustanTimes Tue,23 Sep 2014

Ludhiana

Teenage boys rapes 9 yr old neighbour

In yet another incident of crime against minor girls, a nine-year-old girl was allegedly raped by her 17-year-old neighbour in Jassian Road area on Sunday. The accused, a rag picker, was arrested on Monday.

Farming will get a boost if Indo-Pak project gets nod, says PAU V-C

Vice- chancellor (V-C) of Punjab Agricultural University (PAU), Ludhiana, Baldev Singh Dhillon, on Monday said agriculture production would improve on both sides of the border if both Punjab and Pakistan governments gave the nod for the proposed joint agricultural project.

No action against those tossing garbage in nullah

Even as the principal secretary to the chief minister, local bodies department officials and a World Bank team visited the Buddha Nullah recently, the municipal corporation Ludhiana is apparently not serious about ensuring no garbage is thrown into the stream.

Punjab Kisan Sabha seeks loan waiver

With a demand for complete implementation of the recommendations of Dr Swaminathan Commission on Agriculture to waive loans from poor farmers, for increase in the minimum support price (MSP) and purchase by government agencies, monthly pension of ` 3000 to every man, women farmer, khet mazdoor and artisans, the district unit of Punjab Kisan Sabha held a 24-hour hunger strike in front of the deputy commissioner’s office at mini-secretariat here on Monday.

'Talwandi's death is great loss to Sikh Panth'

Punjab revenue and information and public relations minister Bikram Singh Majithia deeply mourned the demise of veteran Akali stalwart jathedar Jagdev Singh Talwandi at Talwandi Rai village, Ludhiana, on Monday. Jathedar Talwandi had passed away following brief illness at Hero DMC Heart Institute on September 19.

Ludhiana municipal corporation yet to feel the sting of dengue cases

Despite the health department being on its toes for months for inspection of larvae of dengue-causing mosquitoes, the municipal corporation (MC) fails to challan the violators.

Harassed by girlfriend, her kin, man ends life

Piqued over humiliation meted out by his paramour and her brothers, a man allegedly hanged himself at his office in Santokh Nagar area of Salem Tabri on Monday morning.

Illegal ads removed from commercial buildings

To ensure implementation of Municipal Corporation Ludhiana Outdoor Advertisement Bylaws 2014, the Tehbazari wing of the municipal corporation(MC) started a drive to remove unauthorised advertising boards from various showrooms and stores running at commercial complexes on Mall Road, Ludhiana.

I-T return filing date may get extended

After drawing criticism from taxpayers and tax professionals, the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) will most likely extend the final date for the income tax return filing.

3,000 appear for CBSE teacher eligibility test

As many as 3,000 candidates appeared for Central Board of Secondary Education Teacher Eligibility Test (CBSETET) at six examination centres -DAV Public School, BRS Nagar, Kundan Vidya Mandir, Civil Lines, Guru Nanak International Public school, Model Town, BCM School, Dugri, BCM School, Basant Avenue, and BCM Arya Model Senior Secondary School, Shastri Nagar, here on Sunday.

Ludhiana: Woman hangs self

Infuriated over a dispute with her husband and in-laws, a woman ended her life by hanging herself from a ceiling fan on Saturday. The victim has been identified as Gurmeet Kaur, 33, wife of farmer Sukhwinder Singh of Rurka village.

Coaching centre head held with 30gm heroin

A head of a coaching centre was arrested for drug peddling after the anti-narcotics and anti-illicit liquor smuggling wing of the Ludhiana police commissionerate recovered 30-gm heroin for his possession on Sunday.

Broken manholes open invitation to mishaps in city

Despite being aware of the fact that broken manhole covers are an invitation to mishaps, the municipal corporation and other authorities concerned have failed to pay attention to the menace in the city.

Agri varsity has done little to popularise Punjabi: Experts

The department of journalism, languages and culture at Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) that was once famous for Punjabi language course has now been limited to just 15 students and two professors.

Locals fume over poor state of post office

Residents of Rishi Nagar are infuriated over the lackadaisical attitude of authorities towards improving the condition of post office in their area that has been lying in a dilapidated condition for long.
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