Vigilance Awareness Week ‘successful’
LUDHIANA, Nov 6 — The just-concluded Vigilance Awareness Week celebrated by the Vigilance Bureau and aimed at launching a propaganda against corruption in society has yielded positive results with the public coming forward against the corrupt.
Sweets leave bad taste in mouth
LUDHIANA, Nov 6 — To his shock and horror, a city resident, Mr Devinder Pal, found a dead insect embedded in a piece of sweets in the box, which had been sent to him by one of his friends along with an invitation card for marriage ceremony. The insect was clearly visible to the naked eye.
Labour unions criticise new textile policy
LUDHIANA, Nov 6 — The new textile policy will displace millions of workers as small scale units will not be able to compete with the big units or the multinational companies. The exports of the country may increase due to this policy, but the job opportunities are bound to decrease as the capital intensive units are not generating sufficient jobs.
Mouth watering golgappas
LUDHIANA, Nov 6 — Small golgappa rehris are always crowded round by people of both sexes these days. There are equal number of men as women relishing, mouth watering golgappas.
Petrol dealers seek compensation
KHANNA, Nov 6 — Petrol dealers of Punjab have demanded that the national oil companies should compensate them for the volume loss of 50 to 60 litres per tanker.
poll: 33 withdraw
LUDHIANA, Nov 6 — As many as 33 candidates withdrew their papers today for the elections of the United Cycles and Parts Manufacturers Association. Only 16 candidates have remained in the contest.
LUDHIANA, Nov 6 — In a widely attended meeting of the Bairagi Maha Mandal here, Mr K.K. Bawa, president, and Mr Haridas Bawa, patron, honoured Ram Sharan Mansoorvi with the ‘Bairagi Ratan’ award. He is a distinguished playright and lyricist.
‘Night dominance’ to be intensified
LUDHIANA, Nov 6 — Taking a serious note of the rising crime graph in the city, the police here has taken certain administrative decisions in order to chalk out a plan for a more stringent night dominance to ward off any untoward incidents in the future.
Roadways depot awaits new buses
LUDHIANA, Nov 6 — For the past two years, there has been no fresh addition to the depleting fleet of buses in the Punjab Roadways depot here. Of the 180 buses in the fleet, 40 have been condemned. The last batch of 24 new buses was included in the fleet in 1998. However, the depot has hired 15 private buses on the
Agro-ecosystem not green in Punjab
LUDHIANA, Nov 6 — Agricultural experts had warned against the disastrous consequences of ecological imbalances ever since the Green Revolution was at its peak.
Cong men pledge support to Sonia
LUDHIANA, Nov 6 — Various PPCC functionaries, in separate statement, have pledged their support to the All India Congress Committee president, Mrs Sonia Gandhi, and claimed that the election of the AICC president slated for November 12 is a mere formality and Mrs Gandhi will win by a thumping majority.