Tuesday, June 6, 2000,
Chandigarh, India


Fighting against cruelty to animals 
with a human heart

LUDHIANA, June 5 — The People for Animals, Ludhiana, has decided to take up strongly the issue of cruelty to animals which is assuming serious proportions in the megacity and elsewhere in the state.

PAU facing rough weather due to growing budget deficit
LUDHIANA, June 5 —Punjab Agricultural University—the pioneer research institute responsible for ushering in the green revolution and white revolution— is once again facing rough weather because of its growing budget deficit.


  Authorities blamed for spread of gastroenteritis
LUDHIANA, June 5 — A number of social organisations and trade unions have blamed the local administration for the spread of gastroenteritis in the Fauji Colony of Sherpur area which claimed 7 lives. 

Six injured in wall collapse
LUDHIANA, June 5 — Six members of a family were admitted to Dayanand Medical College here today morning after a wall of their house in Deep Nagar Colony of the Civil Lines area here collapsed apparently weakened after yesterday’s high velocity winds and incessant rains.

Need to check soil erosion at earliest
OIL erosion in nature is a beneficial process without which the world would have perished long ago. The same process, accelerated by human mismanagement, has become one of the most vicious and destructive forces ever released by man.


Colonies flooded, sewage enters houses
LUDHIANA, June 5 — Chaotic (mis) management by the local municipal corporation of the city’s drainage and sewerage system reflected itself with floods in a number of colonies and industrial areas. At several places the sewage water took a reverse course and entered into various houses and industrial units.

Better late than never!
DO not bother about time. It seems that people of Ludhiana have adjusted themselves to a laid-back type of lifestyle, where binding of time schedule and urgency for punctuality don’t matter at all.


Thieves take away cash, goods
LUDHIANA, June 5 — Thieves entered the house of Mr Manjit Singh at Baba Nanak Singh Nagar on the intervening night of May 31 and June 1 and took away Rs 10,000 cash, two watches and one camera. It is learnt that the thieves had entered into the house by breaking the iron grill of the window. The police registered a case under Sections 457 and 380 of the IPC today.

Woman alleges harassment for dowry
LUDHIANA, June 5 — It was not just a dream shattered, but an experience that has led Jyoti to loose faith in life itself. Today she stands at crossroads trying to gather the pieces of her shattered life and desperately trying to look ahead.

Shifting of teachers flayed
LUDHIANA, June 5 — Mr Prithpal Singh, President, Government Primary Teachers Union, Punjab, here today condemned the policy of shifting only teachers with more than 18 years’ continuous service in urban areas.Top


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