14052017-LT-01.qxd 5/14/2017 12:25 AM Page 1 c m y b SUNDAY | 14 MAY 2017 | LUDHIANA LUDHIANA TRIBUNE Animal welfare camp Impact of GST on trade Skating championship 128 animals treated for gynaecological, medicine and surgical problems in Chananwal (Barnala) village. P2 Different stakeholders and other industry associates attend a seminar on GST. P3 As many as 350 youngsters from different parts of North India are taking part in Second Invitational Skating Championship. P4 FORECAST MAINLY CLEAR SKY | MAX 41°C MIN 27°C | SUNSET SUNDAY 7: 14 PM SUNRISE MONDAY 5: 31 AM Ludhiana district dominates merit list PSEB Class XII results: Of 350 students, 139 are from Ludhiana; Girls preponderant in list again Shivani Bhakoo and Gurvinder Singh Tribune News Service Ludhiana, May 13 Leaving other districts behind, Ludhiana produced the maximum merit holders, as a total of 17 students grabbed top-10 positions in Class XII examination, the results of which were declared by the Punjab School Education Board (PSEB), Mohali today. The top-three positions in the state were grabbed by the students of RS Model Senior Secondary School, Shastri Nagar; BCM Senior Secondary School, Jamalpur; and Teja Singh Sutantar Memorial Senior Secondary School, Shimlapuri. Total 350 students from all over Punjab were able to make it in the merit list, of which 139 students are from Ludhiana district alone. RS Model Senior Secondary School, Shastri Nagar, remained on top in giving the maximum number of students in the merit list. As many as 43 students of the school were able to secure their names in the merit list. The other two schools from Ludhiana district which gave maximum students in the merit list include 37 students from Teja Singh Sutantar Memorial Senior Secondary School, Shimlapuri, and 25 students from BCM Senior Secondary School, Jamalpur. Four students from Senior Secondary Residential School for Meritorious Students, Ludhiana, were also able to secure merit positions. In Ludhiana district, total 36,278 students appeared for SNIPPETS Minor girl reunites with family RS Model Senior Secondary School students celebrate after the declaration of PSEB Class XII results. PHOTO: INDERJEET VERMA Class XII board exams, of which 23,207 passed. The pass percentage in Ludhiana district is 63.97 per cent. Factfile Self-study ■ Maximum merit positions scored by RS Model Most of the toppers said they did not take any tuitions, but banked only on self study. In case of any doubts and problems, they sought help from schoolteachers only. "I think if schoolteachers are good, you don't need to take tuitions," said Prabhjot. School. There were 43 students from the school in the merit list, followed by Teja Singh Sutantar Memorial School, which had 37 students in the list. As many as 25 students from BCM School Focal Point made it to the merit list. ■ The performance of Senior Secondary School for Meritorious Students remained dismal, with only around four students from the school figuring in the merit list. Euphoria sweeps across city schools P3 ■ Ludhiana on top in merit list ■ Of total 350 students in the list, 139 are from Ludhiana ASI ‘slaps’ commuter, apologises later Tribune News Service Ludhiana May 13 A high drama was witnessed at Bharat Nagar Chowk today, when an Assistant Sub Inspector (ASI) of the traffic police allegedly slapped a commuter on his back. Heated arguments were exchanged between the ASI and the commuter in full public view. Notably, the city police have recently declared Bharat Nagar Chowk a zerotolerance zone, where no vehicle with any traffic violation can cross. As per the sources, city resident Satish Kumar was riding a motorcycle and crossing Bharat Nagar Chowk, when the ASI signalled him to stop. When the bike borne did not stop, the ASI slapped him. On this, the biker got angry and exchanged heated arguments with the ASI. Other traffic cops later intervened and calmed down both of them. Sources said the ASI later apologised and the matter was resolved. Earlier also, cases of misbehaviour by traffic men have come to the fore. In the garb of issuing challans and fulfilling the target, the traffic police are often seen exchanging heated arguments with commuters. continued on page 2 c m y b Khanna: The Khanna police reunited an eight-year-old minor girl with her family. The girl was kidnapped six months ago from Ranjit Nagar Machhiwara with the intention to push her into beggary. Khanna SSP NS Mahal said Raju Mahto, a migrant labourer, presently living in Machhiwara, registered a complaint last year that his eight-year-old daughter was kidnapped by a deaf and dumb person. The SSP said SHO Machhiwara Bhupinder Singh got a tip-off that a girl from Machhiwara was spotted begging on the streets of Delhi with Bheega Baba. The police then conducted a raid on the place and recovered the girl from his custody. The police handed over the girl to her family and the accused was sent to police custody. OC
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