Thursday, August 3, 2000,
Chandigarh, India



Traders protest against killing of Amarnath pilgrims
LUDHIANA, Aug 2 — Traders at Circular road in the city today organised an angry protest against the killing of 26 Amarnath Yatra pilgrims by militants at Pahalgam base camp in Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday.

Shopkeepers of Circular Road burn an effigy of Pakistan’s military ruler Gen Parvez Musharraf in Ludhiana on Wednesday to protest against the killings of pilgrims of the Amarnath yatra.
Shopkeepers of Circular Road burn an effigy of Pakistan’s military ruler Gen Parvez Musharraf in Ludhiana on Wednesday to protest against the killings of pilgrims of the Amarnath yatra.

Industrialists plan stir against power hike
, Aug 2 — The confrontation between industrialists of the state and the Punjab Government over the issue of power tariff hike effected recently has picked up further with two different associations of industrialists today announcing separate programmes of agitation demanding immediate withdrawal of the hike.

Falling water table not due to paddy sowing
August 2, 2000
Pardis behind spate of robberies
August 1, 2000
30 injured in mishap near Laddowal
July 31, 2000
Park or parking? — A contentious issue
July 30, 2000
9000 undertrials in Punjab jails
July 29, 2000
Kaale Kachchewale kill man, 
injure wife

July 28, 2000
Kapil to lose award if found guilty
July 27, 2000
Report recommends adoption of computer education in schools
July 26, 2000
Minor girl sold off for Rs 20,000
July 25, 2000
Vigil to be stepped up at railway station
July 24, 2000
Ten Nihangs held under NDPS Act
July 23, 2000
Two serial killers on prowl
July 22, 2000

Doctor told to refund amount
LUDHIANA, Aug 2 — The District Consumer Redressal Forum here has directed a city- based eye hospital and a doctor serving as a consultant with it to compensate the legal heirs of a blind ex-serviceman who had come for treatment at the hospital and was no longer alive.

Girl’s leg saved from being amputated
DMCH doctor performs plastic surgery
LUDHIANA, Aug 2 — It was just another bright day for seven-year-old Riksha Goyal who was insisting to accompany her cousin to the market. But her request was turned down and her cousin left the home for the market all alone. However, unaware of disastrous moments waiting for her on the road she ran after her cousin with a hope that he might take her along with him. 


Debates, contests on Teenagers’ Day
LUDHIANA, Aug 2 — To celebrate the Teenagers’ Day as declared by the Indian Academy of Paediatrics, the cultural committee of Dayanand Medical College and Hospital here yesterday organised a poster-making competition and a declamation contest on topics related with teenage problems for medical students.

Lions Club website
LUDHIANA, Aug 2 — The website of the Lions Club (http://lionsclubldhvishal.8m.-com) was launched on Saturday last by the vice-district Governor at Hotel Baron.

Plan to enhance NCC strength
LUDHIANA, Aug 2 — There is a good news for students of schools and colleges in the country who wanted to become an NCC cadet as the Centre has decided to enhance the strength of NCC cadets by 1 lakh.

Gagat vows to fight for justice
LUDHIANA, Aug 2 — The district council Chairman of the Indian National Trade Union Congress (INTUC), Mr Hans Raj Gagat, was felicitated by the Valmiki Mohalla Sudhar Committee at a function organised in Maharaj Nagar here yesterday for his being elected as Chairman of the Punjab Municipal Employees Sangathan.

Farmers plan to gherao Assembly
LUDHIANA, Aug 2 — A meeting of various farmers’ organisations was held here today to give final shape to the assembly-gherao programme by them in protest against the “anti-farmer” policies of the government.

500 licences issued on the spot
LUDHIANA, Aug 2 — A first-ever special one day camp for issuing driving licences to three-wheeler drivers of the city was held today at Children’s Traffic Training Park near here today.


Spurious mineral water factory unearthed
LUDHIANA, Aug 2 — The District Food and Health Department has unearthed a factory allegedly involved in making spurious mineral water and selling its products under the brand name, Kalsi Natural Mineral Water.

SDO caught red-handed
LUDHIANA, Aug 2 — The vigilance bureau has caught a sub-divisional officer (SDO) accepting a bribe of Rs 2,000/- from a junior telecom officer.


Hero group to focus on IT services
LUDHIANA, Aug 2 — The information technology (IT) sector has been targeted as the future growth area for the Ludhiana-based Hero group of industries which has combined turnover of Rs 4,000 crore.

‘Hosiery industry needs to be professional’
LUDHIANA, Aug 2 — Ludhiana is headed for a revolution in the garment and hosiery industry. Known all over the country for popular brands in hosiery products, the city appears to be taking a break from the tradition with new generation of entrepreneurs thinking and acting in new ways to popularise many brands.


Veterinary students observe strike
LUDHIANA, Aug 2 — The students of the College of Veterinary Sciences of Punjab Agricultural University here observed a full-day strike today. They were protesting against the “preferences” given by the state government to “unqualified” people over qualified veterinarians.

KVM scholarships for toppers
LUDHIANA, Aug 2 — Kundan Vidya Mandir has awarded five year scholarships to some of its meritorious students who topped in various competitive examinations.


Jasvinder leaves his stamp of authority
OU have heard ghazal maestro Jagjit Singh, Anup Jalota, Ghulam Ali, Mehdi Hasan, Bhupendra, Pankaj Udhas, Manhar Udhas....... Now tune into ghazal album Yours Truly, courtesy Tips Music. Singer? Jasvinder Singh. And no red roses for guessing that he is the latest entrant on the ghazal scene. Son of the famous music director Kuldip Singh of Saath Saath and Ankush film fame, Jasvinder Singh is a winner of mega finals of Zee TV famous musical programme Sa Re Ga Ma.


Health talk on breast-feeding
LUDHIANA, Aug 2 — The Ludhiana district branch of the Indian Academy of Pediatrics started its week -long campaign on breast-feeding at ESI Hospital, here today.Top

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