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Residents sweat it out without power
Water scarcity adds to their misery
Ludhiana, July 25
With failure on part of the Punjab State Electricity Board to control constant fluctuation followed by power failure, the situation has become grim for domestic power consumers. Residents of Sarabha Nagar remained without electricity for two consecutive nights as there was power failure 
Ludhiana, July 25
Long power cuts being imposed everyday have led to severe potable water scarcity in different parts of the city. Water supply remains hit due to power cuts during supply hours. The situation had worsened after the MC reduced timings of the water supply a month ago.



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Computer education takes back seat in villages
Ludhiana, July 25
Television entertainment is eating into the share of computer education of the young ones in villages of the district, if not in cities. Villagers often object to paying the half-yearly fee of approximately Rs 120 for computer education of their wards, saying the extra course was a "costly affair".

Speaking Out 
Chaos Everywhere

COMMUNITY

16-year-old needs help
Ludhiana, July 25
A 16-year-old girl, who is struggling for life at Christian Medical College and Hospital awaits a samaritan for life.

Police celebrates Vanmahotsav
Khamano, July 25
Van Mahotsav was celebrated at Khamano police station in which SSP, Fatehgarh Sahib, Dr Kostub Sharma was the chief guest.

Encroachments removed
Ludhiana, July 25
The tehbazaari wing of the municipal corporation today removed encroachments from different parts of the city.

CRIME

2 injured in attack
Doraha, July 25
Two residents of village Kaddon, including a woman, were injured when a group of miscreants allegedly attacked them with sharp-edged weapons late last night.

Mobile snatched
Khanna, July 25

Some unidentified miscreants snatched mobile phone of Chandeep, a resident of Model Town. He was on his way home when the incident took place late last night. The victim failed to identify motorcycle-borne youths who sped away after snatching his mobile phone. The incident took place near Karan Colony. A case in this connection has been registered. ó TNS

BUSINESS

Sales tax  dept starts deemed assessment
Ludhiana, July 25

Sales tax department has started Deemed Assessment Scheme under which assessees can avail the benefits by applying till July 31. "The ones who could not get their assessment done for 2004-05 due to varied reasons, like unavailability of required documents, can get it done now by applying on Form 30 A till July 31," informed Jatinder Khurana, president, Taxation Young Lawyers Association. ó TNS

 

EDUCATION

School tournament panel formed
Ludhiana, July 25
The Ludhiana district schools tournament committee has been formed and dates for the forthcoming zonal level school games have been announced.

Students have fun in artificial rain 
Ludhiana, July 25
Kindergarten students of Jesus' Sacred Heart School, South City, celebrated pool party here today. The students enjoyed a lot in splash pool and artificial rain shower. Sweets were also distributed to students. Principal Anju Banga told the students about the features of Sawan month.
Tiny tots of GMT Public School at a rain dance party in Ludhiana Students of Alpine Senior Secondary School participate in a chess competition on the school campus in Ludhiana
Tiny tots of GMT Public School at a rain dance party in Ludhiana on Friday. 
A Tribune photograph
Students of Alpine Senior Secondary School participate in a chess competition on the school campus in Ludhiana on Friday. A Tribune photograph

Thesis-writing workshop for medicos 
Ludhiana, July 25
More than 100 participants from different medical colleges in Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh and Delhi participated in a workshop on the details of thesis writing here today.

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