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Shoppers flock season-end sales
Season-end sales have brought smiles on faces of Phagwara residents. With every fourth showroom in the city offering discounts, residents are flocking to shopping complex to make the most of the summer sales with the will-shop-till-I drop attitude. After all, expensive brands could be yours for half the price. Says Manju Chawla, a housewife, spotted coming out of a showroom in Bansanwala Bazar with some bags.

Shabana Azmi arrives at the Jalandhar railway station to attend the meeting of the State Advisory Committee (PC & PNDT Act) on Tuesday.

Date with Shabana





Shabana Azmi arrives at the Jalandhar railway station to attend the meeting of the State Advisory Committee (PC & PNDT Act) on Tuesday. — Tribune photograph

Free ticket offer by Ebony
Ebony has launched an offer, “Free return air ticket”, for its customers. Under the scheme, every person, who shops for a minimum value of Rs 5,000, will be entitled to a free return air ticket to the destination of his choice.

Cable operators look to counter DTH players
Cable operators are in no mood to give up their share in face of stiff competition from big players armed with sophisticated DTH technology. They want to compete with them in quality and rates. For this, they are preparing to turn to digital system from the analogous to counter claims of DTH players. Mr Sarbjit Singh, MD, Hathway Sukh Amrit Cable and Data Com Private Ltd, said his Win Cable had switched over to the digital system in Jalandhar at a cost of Rs 6 crore.

Models walk down the ramp to display designer wear during a fashion show held at Gymkhana Club in Jalandhar on Saturday.
Beauties walk: Models walk down the ramp to display designer wear during a fashion show held at Gymkhana Club in Jalandhar on Saturday. — Photo by S.S. Chopra

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World postal week celebrations
As part of the World Postal Week celebrations the Department of Posts celebrated the philately day by way of conducting a painting competition on the theme of ‘Festivals India’ and philatelic quiz for school students. Sapna Dhiman of DAV bagged the first position in the painting competition followed by Hamrmeet Kaur from Government Model Senior Secondary School and Alisha Sandhu of DAV at the second and third place respectively.
Students from local schools who won prizes at the World Postal Week celebrations with Quiz Master Rakesh Walia.
PROUD WINNERS: Students from local schools who won prizes at the World Postal Week celebrations with Quiz Master Rakesh Walia.
Students take a close look at the photo exhibition organised by the Punjab Lalit Kala Akademi to celebrate the "World Photographic Day" at APJ College of Fine Arts, Jalandhar.
Students take a close look at the photo exhibition organised by the Punjab Lalit Kala Akademi to celebrate the "World Photographic Day" at APJ College of Fine Arts, Jalandhar. — Photo by S.S. Chopra

Lack of awareness main cause of hearing loss
Lack of awareness about hearing disorders and available treatment is the main cause for a large number of patients leading miserable life without hearing.

Punjab Agro to bring 4200 acres under hyola
The Punjab Agro would bring 4200 acres of land in Amritsar district for cultivation of hyola under the contract farming system to help farmers come out of the wheat-paddy circle.

Industry enthused by PM’s offer
The business community here was buoyed by the mere announcement by the Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh, at Ludhiana that a Special Economic Package for the border districts of Punjab was under consideration.

 



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