A different summer for kids this time
LUDHIANA, June 25 — Gone are the days when school children or teenagers used to relax, play and sleep for long hours in summer camps. However, the present generation can neither afford to have such a luxury in this highly-competitive world nor do they desire it. It is here that summer camps in various schools step in. These courses not only give special training in selected fields but also help in the development of an individual's personality.
Battle to get revised pay and pensions
Ludhiana: If the democratic structure of a country is ridden with flaws, it sends out wrong signals to the grassroots where the real democracy grows and flourishes. What we find in India is an inter-play of muscle and money power during elections. The turnout is slowly decreasing. The average votes polled in the general election has generally been below 50 per cent. The recent panchayat elections held in UP recorded a polling as low as 12 per cent.
SAS NAGAR, June 25 — Unruly scenes were witnessed in front of the Udhyog Bhawan in Sector 17 of Chandigarh when the Punwire Employees Coordination Committee raised slogans against the government and entered the building when a meeting of the Board of Directors of the Punjab State Industrial Development Corporation
(PSIDC) was in progress.
Youth Akali Dal activists
LUDHIANA, June 25 — The infighting going on within the top leadership of the Youth Akali
Dal, led by former MP Amrik Singh Aliwal, further intensified yesterday with the general house meeting , presided over by Mr Aliwal here, expelling five senior office-bearers of the party, charging them with indiscipline and anti-party activities.
Tributes paid to Master Tara Singh
LUDHIANA, June 25 — The Punjab Government has taken upon itself to organise state-level functions in memory of great martyrs, patriots and freedom fighters so as to inculcate sense of patriotism and interest in our rich heritage among the younger generation. This was stated by Punjab Vidhan Sabha Speaker Mr Charanjit Singh
Atwal, while speaking at a function held at Gurdwara Sri Guru Singh
Sabha, Guru Arjun Dev Nagar, Khud Mohalla here today to observe the 116th birth anniversary of veteran Akali leader Master Tara Singh.
Committee to take care of
LUDHIANA, June 25 — The Deputy Commissioner, Mr S.K. Sandhu, has announced the constitution of a committee to look into the problems related to the industry. The committee will be a permanent body which will meet from time to time. Members of the committee will be drawn from the industry and administration.
Apropos of the news item published on June 5 with the slug "Harassed NRI vows not to return", Mr Jaswinder Singh, who has been alleged to have been responsible for the harassment of the
NRI, Mr Sandeep Gupta, has stated that it was he who had been harassed by the
NRI, Mr Sandeep Gupta.