Tuesday, July 18, 2000,
Chandigarh, India



Torrential rain hits morning life
School-going children worst affected

LUDHIANA, July 17 — Early morning showers today brought relief as well as misery in its wake for the city residents.

Traders flay discrepancy in octroi rates
Rubber, chemical industries major sufferers

LUDHIANA, July 17 — The Ludhiana Traders and Manufacturers Association today sought the removal of discrepancy in the rates of octroi charged in Ludhiana. 

Make farmers aware of new techniques: Sukhbir
LUDHIANA, July 17 — The College of Agricultural Engineering, Punjab Agricultural University, organised a seminar on 'Role of engineering technologies in modernisation of rural Punjab' at Farmers Service Centre, here today.

Disabled accuses police of  high-handedness 
LUDHIANA, July 17 — A case of police high-handedness in dealing with a physically challenged person, his illegal detention and inaction after repeated complaints to higher police officials, has been reported.

Abandoned wells are relics now 
LUDHIANA, July 17 — At first look, 24 canopies seen in Nehru Rose Garden here appear just a beautiful resting place for the visitors or an attractive part of the landscaping plan of the garden. But, mind you, these are of much higher value than that.



Abolition of child labour sought
LUDHIANA, July 17 — A three-day seminar on child labour concluded here with a declaration seeking total abolition of child labour by taking measures for the welfare and betterment of the less privileged children.

Declare NC members traitors: AVBP
LUDHIANA, July 17 — A three-day meeting of the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) which concluded here on Saturday demanded that the autonomy resolution passed by the J&K assembly should be dropped.

Case of mistaken identity
LUDHIANA, July 17 — What’s in a name after all? Everything, if you ask Balwinder Singh, a resident of Raikot sub- division, who was rounded up by the police in a case of mistaken identity.

Mind your manners
LUDHIANA, July 17 — Mind your ‘Ps’ and ‘Qs’ mean mind your manners. In the world of today, manners are rapidly disappearing and people are becoming mannerless and the etiquette is being thrown to the winds.

New pesticide launched
LUDHIANA, July 17 — Dhanuka Pesticides Ltd. in association with Hokko Chemicals Industry Co. Ltd. of Japan, here on Monday luanched KASU-B, an environment friendly pesticide, to fight ‘blast’ diesease in paddy.

Orientation programme for cops
LUDHIANA, July 17 — The district police in association with a private concern, Herbalife, organised an orientation programme on alcohol de-addiction and stress management for police personnel, here today.

18 birds sent to Delhi
LUDHIANA, July 17 — Eighteen birds, mostly pigeons and mynahs, found abandoned and injured in various parts of the city, were today sent to the Animal Hospital in the precincts of Digambar Jain Mandir, near Red Fort, in Delhi, by the People For Animal (PFA) organisation.

Cyber accounting goes multilingual
LUDHIANA, July 17 — Now accounting on computer can be done in 12 Indian languages namely; Hindi, Punjabi, Marathi, Gujarati, Rajasthani, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada, Oriya, Bengali and Assamese.This privilege is available with Wings 2000 IL software.


Admissions for B.Sc Agri and B. VSc.
, July 17 — Admissions for B.Sc (agriculture) and Bachelor of Veterinary Sciences were conducted on Monday at Punjab Agricultural University.


The great Indian Jamun
amun, also known as Jambu in Sanskrit, is a very famous Indian tree. This large evergreen tree is mostly found in countryside and along the water channels in forests. The Jamun fruit is eaten raw and its coloured pulp leaves a dark purple tinge on the tongue for several hours.Top

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