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Irate Armymen ransack houses in Mohalla No 31 
Chain snatching led to tension, attack
The district police booked unidentified Armymen on Tuesday morning following reports of their involvement in ransacking houses of civilian population in the cantonment area late on Monday night.
Broken flower pots and other articles are strewn around after unidentified Armymen ransacked houses in Mohalla No 31, Jalandhar Cantonment Two women of the colony narrate the sequence of events and the nightmarish experience on Monday night
After night of violence: Broken flower pots and other articles are strewn around after unidentified Armymen ransacked houses in Mohalla No 31, Jalandhar Cantonment. Left: Two women of the colony narrate the sequence of events and the nightmarish experience on Monday night. — Photos by S. S. Chopra

Drug de-addiction rally to Wagah border
Cadets of the National Cadet Corps (NCC) do not forget their duty towards the society they live in. They spread awareness among the masses against the evils prevalent in the society, including female foeticide, dowry, and environmental degradation from time to time.







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Hanuman’s blessings & Langoorwala Mela
What ‘Durga Pooja’ is to West Bengal and ‘Dandiya’ is to Gujaratis, Langoorwala Mela is to the holy city of Amritsar. Couples come to the ancient ‘Bara Hanuman Prachin Mandir’ in the famous Durgiana Temple to seek blessings for a male child. When their wishes are fulfilled they come to pay their thanks and seek blessings during the Langooranwala Mela, held during the navratras.


Young boys dress up as langoors during the Langoorwala Mela at Durgiana Mandir in Amritsar. — Photo by Rajiv Sharma
Young boys dress up as langoors during the Langoorwala Mela at Durgiana Mandir in Amritsar

Nandini’s short stories present pain of relationships
Steeped in rich tradition of Hindi literature, Nandini Malhotra has come out with a short stories book ‘Ek Haqiqat Ek Afsana’. A collection of 22 stories, the book makes interesting reading, which succeeds in binding the readers through its excellent narration.

Indian porters wait for their turn to carry baggage arriving from Pakistan at the Wagah joint check post
Indian porters wait for their turn to carry baggage arriving from Pakistan at the Wagah joint check post. — Tribune photo

Ritika vows city with Balinese crafts
Handicraft lovers of Jalandhar were bowled over by an array of unique handicrafts from Bali (Indonesia) put on display by Ms Ritika Uppal Rai, an art connossieur from Amritsar and head of the Treasure Chest Inc in an exhibition at ‘Tamarind’, Guru Teg Bahadur Nagar, Jalandhar.

Muree school delegation in India to celebrate founder’s day 
A 20-member Pakistani delegation, led by Mr Farooq H. Kiyani, Principal, Lawrence College, Murree, arrived in India to participate in the 146th founding anniversary function to be held at Sanawar, Himachal Pradesh, on October 3 and 4.

New spine surgery heals faster
A new technology which involves minimal invasive procedure and also lesser loss of blood during surgery has come as boon for patients suffering from spinal injuries. Dr Ajit Singh Randhawa, a pioneering neuro-surgeon of the city, recently returned from the USA after getting acquainted with the technique and procedures.

Young World
Gandhi Jayanti, Dassehra celebrated
Students of Police DAV Public School, Jalandhar, held Dassehra celebrations on the campus by holding a cultural show. A skit was presented by the students which depicted the relevance of Dassehra even in present times and how evil forces exist around us. The effigy was Ravana was set ablaze and crackers were burst.
Young boys performe bhangra during the concluding day of 29th BSF Inter-Frontier Athletic Meet in Jalandhar on Friday. — Tribune photo
Young boys performe bhangra during the concluding day of 29th BSF Inter-Frontier Athletic Meet

From Schools and Colleges 
Kamla Nehru College win trophy
The Rotary Club Central, Phagwara, under the leadership of Rajwant Singh Jhikka, organised a college-level declamation contest on the topic ‘Psychotropic drugs and AIDS’ at Lovely Professional University in which 10 teams from different colleges participated. The ASP Phagwara, Dr Sukhchain Singh Gill, inaugurated the contest.

Market Buzz
City gets another mega mart

Projected as the regular haunt for bargain hunters, Vishal Mega Mart opened in the city near BMC Chowk on Friday. The store offers most fashion and consumable items falling in the range of economically middle section of the society. Besides garments, watches, sunglasses, fashion accessories, gifts, electrical appliances, digital diaries, perfumes and cosmetics were also put on display.

Tiny tots turn leaders, actors

 

 

 



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