Wednesday, June 7, 2000,
Chandigarh, India


Substandard milk being sold in imitation packs
The health authorities seem to be in deep slumber
LUDHIANA, June 6 — Thousands of litres of substandard milk in imitation packs is being sold openly in the megacity, posing a serious threat to the lives of citizens of Ludhiana, which is already in the grip of cholera and gastroenteritis.

PAU lays stress on planning and reviewing priorities
LUDHIANA, June 6 — The production and productivity of food crops like wheat and rice and cash crops like cotton, sugarcane and sunflower has tremendously increased in the state courtesy the research-based recommendations of PAU.

Meenu Gupta and her daughter, Shraddha, in a local hospital after they were assaulted by their servant
Meenu Gupta and her daughter, Shraddha, in 
a local hospital after they were assaulted by
their domestic servant in Ludhiana 
on Monday. — Photo by Rajesh Bhambi

  Woman hurt following assault by servant
LUDHIANA, June 6  — A woman sustained serious injuries during an assault by a domestic servant, allegedly in an attempt to rob the house, here last evening. The woman, Meenu Gupta, has been admitted to the Arora Neurosurgery Centre, while the servant was nabbed by the passersby outside the house.

Colonies’ status: residents, civic body on warpath
LUDHIANA, June 6 — Residents of New Janata Nagar and Shimlapuri localities on Gill Road are upset at the local municipal corporation’s move to declare these residential colonies as industrial and commercial.

A dream come true for LudhianvisA dream come true for Ludhianvis
ELLO Ludhiana! So, finally we here are. For many among the citizens of Ludhiana, it is a dream come true. The demand for a Ludhiana city- specific newspaper had been growing for some time past. Other products available in the market somehow tended to leave their readers less than satisfied. Hence, the demand for a quality daily newspaper from The Tribune group of publications.


Inhuman living conditions for labourers
LUDHIANA, June 6 — Srinivas had come here all the way from Gazipur in Uttar Pradesh, leaving behind his wife and four children to earn his livelihood. Little did he know that he will never return to his family. Cruel fate had something else in store for him. He fell victim to gastroenteritis along with four other migrant labourers.


Policeman beaten up, 3 booked
LUDHIANA, June 6  — The focal point police has booked three persons allegedly for beating up a Punjab Home Guard and tearing his uniform while he was on duty. The cop had caught them for consuming alcohol and abusing policemen at a dhaba.

Hosiery units sore with defence authorities
June 6 — Hosiery manufacturers in the city, catering to the needs of defence services for the past several decades, have alleged that the bureaucracy was conspiring to systematically eliminate the small-scale hosiery units by shifting orders to ordnance clothing factories and deliberately creating hurdles in the way of receiving supplies from local units.


Summer workshop at KVM school
LUDHIANA, June 6 — Several extra-curricular activities are being conducted as part of a workshop for teachers and students at Kundan Vidya Mandir here to utilise the summer vacations. In order to keep pace with the advances in information technology, a computer orientation workshop for teachers is also being organised.


Hans on top of Punjabi pop
LUDHIANA, June 6 —

Lokon main paak muhabbat haan,
Mainu rehmat peer fakeeran di,
Main khed haan sachian roohan da,
Main nahion khed sareeran di.

These are the views of Hans Raj Hans,an icon for both young and old Punjabi music lovers, who has successfully reverberated and woven a web of pulsating folk music and timeless melodies.

Gastroenteritis: personal hygiene vital

CUTE gastroenteritis is characterised by nausea, vomiting, abdominal cramps, and diarrhoea. In common parlance it is also known as food poisoning. Although gastroenteritis can affect any person any time, as an epidemic it is more prevalent in summer and rainy season.

He survived hole in heart
LUDHIANA, June 6 — N G Christianson was studying in Solan. Despite poverty, his widowed mother had managed to send him to Solan for education. However, in the middle of his studies he developed acute illness. He became weak day by day.

DMC starts eye care centre at Pohir
LUDHIANA, June 6 — To provide quality eye care services to rural patients at their doorstep, Dayanand Medical College and Hospital has started rural health centre at Pohir. The Department of Community Medicine and Ophthalmology have joined hands to run the services at a reasonable cost.Top

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