Thursday, August 10, 2000,
Chandigarh, India




‘Kidnapped’ woman admits running away with loverPiya Grewal
UDHIANA, Aug 9 — After keeping the police on tenterhooks for four days, Ms Piya Grewal, who was alleged to have been kidnapped on August 5, has made a dramatic appearance and confessed that she had voluntarily gone with her beau.

Rs 13.12 cr for development works in Ludhiana
LUDHIANA, Aug 9 — The state government has sanctioned funds amounting to Rs 13.12 crore to the District Planning and Development Board for different development projects and welfare schemes in the district during the current financial year. Out of the sanctioned funds, grants worth Rs 3.02 crore have already been released to the respective departments.

Youth attacked outside court
LUDHIANA, Aug 9 — The gang war between the two groups operating in Chowni Mohalla today took serious turn with a youth being seriously injured upon being assaulted by a group of people outside the district and sessions court here. The incident occurred around 12 noon.

A private adalat giving justice
LUDHIANA, Aug 9 — Mr Jagdish Tangri, Punjab Shiv Sena supremo, is trying to be to Ludhiana what Bal Thackeray is to Mumbai. This is evident from the lok adalat being run by him for the past two years.



Forced selling of cops' books kicks up row
August 9, 2000
Long wait for son amidst mourning for grandson
August 8, 2000
Malaria, viral fever cases on rise
August 7, 2000
Ex-MLA accuses cops of shielding guilty
August 6, 2000
Gloom, anger mark the bandh in city
August 5, 2000
City observes ‘black day’
August 4, 2000
Traders protest against killing of Amarnath pilgrims
August 3, 2000
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
  CMC faculty divided on ‘misconduct’ row
LUDHIANA, Aug 9 — The alleged misbehaviour by three postgraduate students with the wife of a doctor has resulted into confrontation between groups within the management and faculty members of Christian Medical College and Hospital here. 

Training course on soil management
LUDHIANA, Aug 9 — The Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), has sanctioned a project on, “sustainability of rice-wheat production system” under the NATP project to Punjab Agricultural University, with an outlay of over Rs 127 lakh for a period of four years.

ASHI unites estranged couples
he Association for Social Health India (ASHI) met yesterday to sort out marital problems of couples under the chairmanship of Mrs Bubble Sandhu, wife of the Deputy Commissioner.

Women’s club inaugurated
LUDHIANA, Aug 9 — Oorja Ladies Club, Lishkara, was inaugurated here today in traditional Punjabi style. Members of the club include wives of Punjab State Electricity Board staff.

MC men seek bonus, arrears
LUDHIANA,Aug 9 — The Municipal Karamchari Dal today organised a massive rally to highlight their demands. Members of the organisation also presented a memorandum to the Commissioner of the Municipal Corporation, Dr S.S. Sandhu, in which, they had urged the state government and the civic authorities to accept their demands.

Quit India movement’s anniversary
LUDHIANA, Aug 9 — Functions in various parts of the city today marked celebrations on the occasion of the 58th anniversary of the Quit India movement launched against the British by Mahatma Gandhi in 1942.

Sikhs flay Badal over US Nagar
LUDHIANA, Aug 9 — The International Human Rights Organisation (IHRO), its political wing, the Sikh League, and the Punjab Sikh Lawyers Council (PSLC) today condemned the inclusion of Udham Singh Nagar district in the proposed Uttaranchal hill state and blamed the Congress and the Shiromani Akali Dal (B), led by the Punjab Chief Minister, Mr Parkash Singh Badal, of playing a dubious role in the matter.

‘J&K situation mishandled’
LUDHIANA, Aug 9 — Atma Raksha Sangh (ARS) has expressed deep concern and anguish over the utter mishandling of the situation in Jammu and Kashmir by the Union Government. 

Breathing right for a better life
LUDHIANA, Aug 9 — The Art of Living teaches you to breathe life into your life that has become sluggish, stressed, diseased and fatigued.


Resentment over child’s killing
KHANNA, Aug 9 — Resentment prevails among residents of Khanna even as the police has failed to make a breakthrough in the alleged case of kidnapping and murder of six-year-old student Aman Sood who was kidnapped on August 1 and strangled on August 6.

Boy missing for a month
LUDHIANA, Aug 9 — The disappearance of a 12-year-old boy almost a month ago is giving sleepless nights to his parents. He remains untraced and no one has heard anything about him.

Theft in gurdwara 
LUDHIANA, Aug 9 — A case of blasphemy, criminal trespass and theft in a local gurdwara has come to light.


Seminar on import export
LUDHIANA, Aug 9 — The Ludhiana Management Association organised a seminar in collaboration with the ICICI Bank Limited on ‘Risk management in Export and Import’.


Students protest against Principal's remarks
LUDHIANA, Aug 9 — Students of Government Institute of Textile Chemistry and Knitting Technology today staged a dharna in front of the institute to protest against the alleged defamatory remarks of the Principal.

Handwriting contest for deaf children
, Aug 9 — The Asian Club organised an inter-class handwriting contest among deaf children. About 25 children took part in this contest in three groups in English, Hindi and Punjabi languages.

Vet students call off strike
LUDHIANA, Aug 9 — Students of the College of Veterinary Sciences in the Punjab Agricultural University today called off their strike and resumed classes. The strike was called off following a meeting between the student representatives and the Minister of Animal Husbandry, Dr Rattan Singh Ajnala.


Dolly to liven up Teej programme
LUDHIANA, Aug 9 — Wives of the members of the Sutlej Club will celebrate Teej on August 11 at the club lawns at 4 p.m.


Doctor with compassion
LUDHIANA, Aug 9 — She is a woman of substance, with a combination of beauty, brains and a compassionate heart. Dr Gursharan Sidhu, a specialist in internal medicine and director of Sidhu Hospital, Doraha, has made a mark in her profession and in social health services.

APCRI representative appointed
LUDHIANA, Aug 9 — Dr Charan Kamal Singh, in charge, rabies laboratory, Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana, has been appointed as the representative of North Zone for the Association of Prevention and Control of Rabies in India (APCRI).

DMC drive against hepatitis-B
LUDHIANA, Aug 9 — In order to intensify the fight against hepatitis-B the Health Education Cell of the Dayanand Medical College and Hospital organised a hepatitis-B vaccination camp in Dumra Auditorium.

Honour for CMC doctors
LUDHIANA, Aug 9 — Dr G.S. Rikhy and Dr S.G. Jaison of the Ophthalmology Department of Christian Medical College and Brown Memorial Hospital have been invited to attend the 12th Afro-Asian congress of ophthalmology to be held in Guangzhou, China.


Badminton meet from Aug 25
LUDHIANA, Aug 9 — The Ludhiana District Badminton Association will conduct the district championship in Shastri Hall of Guru Nanak Stadium here from Aug 25 to Aug 28.


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