Wednesday, June 28, 2000,
Chandigarh, India




Harassed IT assessees seek date extension
, June 27 — The District Taxation Bar Association today sought extension of the last date for filing the income tax return for salaried classes. 

Most of these persons have spent the entire day in the queue, without food and water, for filing the income-tax-return forms as June 30, the last date for filing returns, approaches.
Most of these persons have spent the entire day in the queue, without food and water, for filing the income-tax-return forms as June 30, the last date for filing returns, approaches.

Rape makes divorce case uglier
Raikot( Jagraon), June 27 — A case in which rape has been used as a weapon of revenge has come to light.

Online SBI banking soon
LUDHIANA, June 27 — It is going to be the era of “at home banking” very soon. Customers can now login their computers and make transactions at their own end without having to visit the bank. The State Bank of India is planning to introduce online transactions very soon. The facility can be availed of only by customers called, “commercial customers” in banking parlance with a limit of Rs 25 lakh and above.

Their day enters into night
LUDHIANA, June 27 — Chhotu's day begins at 7 in the morning and ends late in the night. His world is confined to the dhaba where he works. He gets a paltry sum of Rs 600 a month, besides meal twice a day.




L U D H I A N A   C A L L I N G
embers of the Nehru Rose Garden Senior Citizens Association are beginning to feel cheated by the local Municipal Corporation.

Rising pollution and falling public health
Ludhiana, June 27 — From the angle of environment and lifestyle, Ludhiana can be divided into three parts. First, the posh and accomplished Ludhiana of Civil Lines, Sarabha Nagar, Bhai Randhir Singh Nagar and some other adjoining new colonies. Second, the old industrial and commercial city of crowded bazars, narrow lanes and bylanes with its vast middle class population.

Chaos at Mata Rani Chowk
LUDHIANA, June 27 — Mata Rani Chowk is one of the busiest squares in the old city because of its proximity to Chowk Ghanta Ghar and the Municipal Corporation office. Generally, a square has four lanes but Mata Rani Chowk has an extra lane leading to the Municipal Corporation offices.

Society gets new committee
LUDHIANA, June 27 — A new managing committee of the Ludhiana Aggarwala Cooperative House Building Society (Aggar Nagar), the biggest housing cooperative of its kind in the region, assumed office with Mr Surinder Kumar Gupta as its President.

Joginder elected society chief
, June 27 — Dr Joginder Singh has been elected President of the Indian Society for Agricultural Development and Policy.

National symposium in Coimbatore
LUDHIANA, June 27 — The International Extension Forum will organise a national symposium on “Challenges and issues for modernising agriculture in the context of globalisation” at Coimbatore in November, 2000.

IOWA varsity scholarship for PAU student
Ludhiana, June 27 — Poonamjot Deol, an MSc student in the College of Agriculture, will join the MS programme in the Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition at Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, in August. She has been awarded a half-time Iowa State University assistantship and a graduates College scholarship.


Two daylight robberies
Ludhiana, June 27 — A sum of around Rs 90,000 along with 3 tolas of gold ornaments were stolen at around 11.30 a.m. today from a house of a commission agent, barely half-a-kilometer away from the police station division no 3.

Murderer behind the bars
SAHNEWAL(LUDHIANA), June 27 — The Sahnewal police has claimed to have nabbed 22-year-old Jatinder Singh, who allegedly murdered two persons and was on the prowl since the June 17.


Withdraw octroi on power: chamber
LUDHIANA, June 27 — The APEX chamber of Commerce and Industry (Punjab) has urged the state government to withdraw octroi on power, which is 2 per cent of the tariff, with immediate effect.


Food that helps one stay fit
LUDHIANA, June 27 — Vandana Luthra's Curls and Curves, in collaboration with Samsung Microwaves, organised a "low-calorie show" at the VLCC centre yesterday. Food and nutrition expert, Veenu Rai Dhanda, demonstrated low-calorie cooking using a microwave oven. About 30 persons attended the seminar.


Few takers for home science course
, June 27 — The number of students seeking admission to the home science course is decreasing every year. According to sources, only 51 applications have been received by the College of Home Science against 60 seats for admission in this one-time prestigious course.

Medical transcription
, June 27 — Information technology has paved the way for yet another career as that of a medical transcriptionist. Offshore Informatique Ltd (OIL) is among a handful of such institutes in Punjab that have opened training as well as production facilities, thus giving job opportunities to all those who aspire to choose this line of career. The best part of it is that anyone who is just class XII qualified in any stream is eligible to opt for this career.

A test for accompanying parents as well
, June 27 — Career graphs these days are not linear. For most of the students, graphs take many turns and twists, before a student settles down and gets admission in a particular college. Many competitive examinations are conducted to evaluate a student's potential. Common Entrance Test for admission in B.Sc. Agriculture and Bachelor of Veterinary Sciences and Animal husbandry was conducted today from 10 am to 1 pm in PAU.Top

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