Tuesday, July 4, 2000,
Chandigarh, India



Four-year-old child sacrificed to fulfil lover’s wish

Sahnewal, July 3 — It was a murder committed in the most foul manner to fulfil the wish of a beloved and win her over.

The police party with the three accused  Shanker, Baba Om Parkash and Tara after their arrest.

The police party with the three accused — Shanker, Baba Om Parkash and Tara after their arrest. Photo by Inderjit Verma

Mughal Sarai, pride of Doraha
Sahnewal, July 3 — Doraha village, situated to the south of the Ludhiana-Khanna road, has a rich past. The Mughal Sarai, the symbol of our ancient glory, stands in the heart of the village. 


Stone of sewerage project for Haibowal laid
LUDHIANA, July 3 — Akali Dal (B) leader and Chairman of the Punjab Mandi Board Mal Singh Ghuman laid the foundation stone of the Rs 45 lakh sewerage project in the Haibowal Kalan locality in here on Sunday. 

Begging syndicates operating in city
Ludhiana, July 3 —Until a few years ago, Guddi Bai and her husband were poor farm hands somewhere in Chattarpur district of Rajasthan, when a tragedy struck them.


Experts caution against spurious cattle feed
LUDHIANA, July 3 — Animal nutrition experts in Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) here have cautioned the dairy farmers against spurious and substandard cattle feed being sold in the market which had adversely affected the milk production in the state.

Rally by DYC activists
LUDHIANA, July 3 — District Youth Congress (DYC) workers, led by their President, Mr Pawan Diwan today organised a demonstration and sat on dharna in the busy Clock Tower Chowk here demanding an immediate ban on the Bajrang Dal and other militant outfits of the Sangh Parivar, holding them responsible for atrocities against minorities, especially Christians all over the country.

Old legislators of city
It may be interesting and informative to throw light on old legislators of Ludhiana city.

Theatres on the road to recovery Refugee, Kaho Na Pyar Hai show the way
LUDHIANA, July 3 — With the release of a few Bollywood blockbusters, hope seems to have dawned on the cinema industry in the city. For the last several years due to the invasion of cable television, the insustry was facing rough weather. 

Liqour vend closed at last
LUDHIANA, July 3 — A liquor vend that had opened just outside the Mini Secretariat on the Ferozepore road here in alleged violation of rules about a week back was today closed down by orders of the local Department of Excise and Taxation.

Power tariff hike flayed 
LUDHIANA, July 3— The Industry and Trade Forum, Punjab, condemned the move of the Punjab State Electricity Board and the state government for announcing a hefty hike in rates of electricity for consumers industrial, domestic and commercial sectors. 

Three missing children return
LUDHIANA, July 3 — The mystery over the disappearance of the three teenage children, including a midget, from the Sant Fateh Singh Nagar area since June 28, was solved today when they returned here from Mumbai, while the local police and their families were kept on tenterhooks.

Home-made soft drinks have stood the test of time 
DURING summers you come across attractive advertisements with catchy slogans for different types of cold drinks. These can be found everywhere right from the newspaper and magazine pages to the prime slots in electronic media. At bus stands and the railway stations also, huge hoardings showing ads of popular brands of aerated beverages invariably catch attention.


2 members of gang held
LUDHIANA, July 3 — The Sarabha Nagar police today claims to have solved various robbery and snatching cases occurred at the Sarabha Nagar , Haibowal, Phillaur and Bahadurke areas with the arrest of two members of a gang.

Gang of car thieves busted
LUDHIANA, July 3 — The police claims to have solved several car robbery cases with the arrest of four of miscreants of an inter-district gang and recovered three cars from them.



Sex education vital for teenagers
IN the present-day context, when practically all newspapers are filled with reports of rape, I think it is very important to educate both girls and boys about sex. Sex is certainly not a dirty word. It has got such murky connotations that majority of people shirk talking about it openly.

Interviews begin at PAU
LUDHIANA, July 3 — Beginning with M.Tech (agricultural engineering), the process of interviews for masters programmes commenced today at PAU.



Ads of nursing homes unethical: IMA
LUDHIANA, July 3 — The Indian Medical Association (IMA), Ludhiana, has warned the medical community not to publish advertisements as it is unethical. The Medical Council Act referred to as Medical Council Indian Act 1956 and the relevant section guiding the professional conduct of the physician under Sections 20-A (1) and (2) lays down the provision of violation of the professional conduct and constitutes infamous conduct in professional respect.



Basketball title for Ludhiana boys
LUDHIANA, July 3— The gallant fight back in the second half by Ludhiana boys saw them going down to Bathinda by a slender margin (53-60) in the finals of 1st Punjab youth basketball championship which concluded at G.H.G.Khalsa College, Gurusar Sudhar, near here last evening.


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