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Amritsar, February 8

The cyber cell of the district police has come to the rescue of the victims of objectionable SMSes and phone calls meant to harass hapless victims around Valentines Day. 

Elevated Road Project
Good news comes with 2nd instalment

Amritsar, February 8
Putting to rest speculations about the timely completion of the Rs 173-crore elevated road project, the union ministry of urban development has today sanctioned the second instalment for the project worth Rs 18.68 crore, which would have a matching grant of Rs 7.47 crore from the state government.
A model of the ambitious project.


Five Musketeers
Kids dress up as ‘Panj Pyaras’ during a function at Bhai Gurdas Hall near Kotwali in Amritsar
Kids dress up as ‘Panj Pyaras’ during a function at Bhai Gurdas Hall near Kotwali in Amritsar. Photo: Vishal Kumar

Experts: Pb needs better radiation processing technology 
Amritsar, February 8
The distinguished scientists of international repute, who participated in the two-day national seminar on applications of radioisotopes and radiation technology which concluded at Guru Nanak Dev University on Friday, were of the unanimous view that Punjab government needs to focus more on radiation processing technology.

No Entry 
City woman alleges house grab

Amritsar, February 8
Local resident Sharanjit Kaur has been running from pillar to post for more than a month to get possession of her house which has been allegedly locked by some of her neighbours.

Jail talkers: State to urge Centre for IPC amendment 
Amritsar, February 8
The Punjab government would soon urge the central government for an amendment to the Indian Penal Code (IPC) for registering a case against the mobile phone users in various jails of the state.

Lok Sabha Poll
NSUI to strengthen student base in state

Amritsar, February 8
Keeping an eye on the parliamentary elections to be held next year, the National Students Union of India (NSUI), student wing of the Congress, has launched cadre building in the state.

Play Way
Staff and students of DAV School stage a play, “Armaan,” in Amritsar
Staff and students of DAV School stage a play, “Armaan,” in Amritsar. — A Tribune photograph

Creative Side
DPS goes arty

Amritsar, February 8
A week-long art workshop concluded at Delhi Public School here recently. As many as 120 students from class I to X created exciting compositions at the workshop. The grand finale saw a wide-ranging exhibition of multiple “works of art” on the school premises. Gen J.S. Bawa (retd), chairman, school management committee, was the chief guest on the occasion.

‘Stroke second leading cause of death’
Amritsar, February 8
The three-day 3rd National Congress of Indian Stroke Association, being held under the aegis of World Stroke Organisation, kicked off here on Friday. The event witnessed participation of more than 300 neurologists from across the world for discussing the latest trends of paralysis.

Pak poets arrive in city
Amritsar, February 8
A delegation of eight poets from Pakistan arrived here to participate in the two-day poem festival being organised by Kendriya Punjabi Lekhak Sabha at Ferozepur from February 9. The group was welcomed by Talwinder Singh, vice-president KPLS and Amandeep Singh at the Wagah check post.

Layer Wear 
With mercury hitting the deck in the region, residents depend on heavy winter gear, including jackets and gloves, for protection
With mercury hitting the deck in the region, residents depend on heavy winter gear, including jackets and gloves, for protection. Photo: Vishal Kumar

Workshop on patent services
Amritsar, February 8
The Amritsar College of Engineering and Technology, Manawala, and the Punjab State Council for Science and Technology, Chandigarh, held a workshop on patent awareness. The workshop was sponsored by TIFAC, Department of Science and Technology, New Delhi. Dr S.K. Aggarwal, dean, academic affairs, welcomed the delegates, while Dr H.N. Chandrawat, director of ACET, inaugurated the workshop.

‘Men more keen on facelift’ 
Amritsar, February 8
A growing number of men are keener to get a facelift to look more attractive and are beauty enhancement techniques more than their female counterparts.

Tech fest at Khalsa College
Amritsar, February 8
An inter-college tech fest was organised at Khalsa College, Amritsar, by the department of computer science and application of the college. The chief guest for the occasion was Dr Raghubir Singh, dean, academic affairs, Guru Nanak Dev University (GNDU).





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