Friday, August 11, 2000,
Chandigarh, India



Woman stripped, beaten up
, Aug 10 — Yet another woman fell victim to the rivalry between two families as she was humiliated in revenge for an act of her husband. The woman was allegedly stripped and severely beaten up by members of the rival family in Chaunta village, about 20 km from here.

DC orders probe into record distortion
LUDHIANA, Aug 10 — Mr S.K.Sandhu, Deputy Commissioner, Ludhiana, today deputed the SDM (West), Mr Manjit Singh Brar, to inquire into the complaint of Mr Baldev Singh of Barewal regarding the distortion of revenue record concerning his land. 

Heavy rush of people outside the DC’s office in Ludhiana during the weekly Sangat Darshan.
Heavy rush of people outside the DC’s office in Ludhiana during the weekly Sangat Darshan. — Photo by Rajesh Bhambi

SPOs shortlisted to fill posts
LUDHIANA, Aug 10 — The three-day exercise for shortlisting SPOs for the vacancies in the constabulary ranks in the Ludhiana Police Range ended here today.


‘Kidnapped’ woman admits running away with lover
August 10, 2000
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
  Behind the wall were other issues
, Aug 10 — The persons who were alleged to be responsible for the demolition of a boundary wall in the posh Rajguru Nagar on Ferozepore Road, turned out to be victims of alleged manipulations by certain residents of the colony.

Manik races to success
Manik Raikhy, national champion, did it again. Winning seems to have become a habit for him. On Sunday, he won Autocross championship after beating 37 other contestants. Manik “the maniac”, as he is usually called, also got a prize for being the best-dressed person of the meet.


Cinema workers seek enhanced wages
LUDHIANA, Aug 10 — Resentment prevails among cinema workers of the city against the non-implementation of the Labour Court's directives to cinema owners to pay an increase of Rs 47 a month from March this year.

Voter ID card work begins
LUDHIANA, Aug 10 — Work on voters identity card in 12 constituencies of the district is in full swing these days. The exercise, which began earlier this month, aims at making the cards of nearly 37 per cent of voters, who could not be covered in earlier rounds.

Ganapati Bappa Morya
, Aug 10 — We celebrate Ganesh Chaturathi next month. Lord Ganesha, the most benevolent and lovable of all gods, has been a favourite with one and all. In Maharashtra, Ganesh Chaturthi, is one of the most popularly celebrated festival.

Cong remembers 1942
LUDHIANA, Aug 10 — The District Congress Committee (urban) organised a march to observe the anniversary of the Quit India Movement in the town on Wednesday.

Beautify the corner
LUDHIANA, Aug 10 — In corner, houses planning the lawn on the side is possible and even more useful than backyard lawn. It has creates an open effect, even up to centre of the house. Further, it allows better entry of light and air circulation in the house.

Paan culture among Ludhianvis
aan! Do you know which is the spot to meet after dinner? Chaurisia Paan shops near Malhar Cinema, at Ghumar Mandi and at Mall Road.

Homage to martyrs
LUDHIANA, Aug 10 — The Indian Ex-services League (Punjab and Chandigarh) will hold a rally at the memorial of Flt-Lt Nirmaljit Singh Sekhon on August 15 at 10 a.m. to pay homage to the ex-servicemen of the country.

Rain ends dry spell
LUDHIANA, Aug 10 — Rain lashed the city for about one hour this afternoon.
It was a welcome shower as the city had been going through a dry spell for the past so many days, although clouds have been hovering over the city. In fact, it had been sunny for the past four days or so, making it quite hot and humid outdoors.

Believe in ideals like Anne Frank did
LUDHIANA, Aug 10 — Anne Frank got a diary on her 13th birthday. Soon after that, her family had to go in hiding to escape Gestapo. She has recorded the horrors perpetuated on the Jewish race in her diary. Her last entry was made on August 1 and on August 4, she was taken to a concentration camp.


One booked for fraud
LUDHIANA, Aug 10 — The police has booked Baldev Krishan Sharai for cheating a person of his money.


Foundation stone of PAU school laid
LUDHIANA, Aug 10 — BJP leader and local MLA Satpal Gosain has stressed upon the government-run educational institutions to ensure that education is provided to all sections of society, particularly the poor and the needy.

KIMT students steal limelight
LUDHIANA, Aug 10 — All the top five positions of BBA (sixth semester) of Punjab Technical University were bagged by students of the Khalsa Institute of Management and Technology (KIMT).

Students bring laurels
, Aug 10 — In the first week of August, several students of Sacred Heart Senior Secondary School brought laurels to the school.

DMC welcomes freshers
LUDHIANA, Aug 10 — To welcome the new batch of the MBBS students in Dayanand Medical College and Hospital, a special function was organised in Dumra Auditorium. It was attended by undergraduate medical students, freshers and their parents, besides members of the faculty and the management of the college. 


Digital photography exhibition held
LUHDIANA, Aug 10 — An exhibition on digital photography was organised by the Famous Group of Studios and Color Labs at Lodhi Club here yesterday. Advantages of digital technology were highlighted in the exhibition.


‘Rabies is dangerous and deadly’
LUDHIANA, Aug 10 — Rabies is proving to be one of the dangerous and most fatal diseases for the man, particularly in India where the population of stray dogs is too much. It assumes more dangerous propositions particularly due to the close association of people with animals like dogs.

Congress growth irks citizens
LUDHIANA, Aug 10 — The Ludhiana Citizens Health Council has taken a serious note of the congress grass menace. During its meeting at New Swan Enterprises in Industrial Area ‘B’ under the chairmanship of Mr S. Charanjeet Singh, Vice-President of the Council, Dr A.P.S. Gogia, Secretary of the Industrial Pollution Control Committee proposed to launch a drive to uproot the weed. He also said learned citizens of Ludhiana should be involved in this cause.

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