Trees, plants improve environment
Aug 30 Tremendous increase in urbanisation,
industrialisation and use of electricity has exerted a
great deal of pressure on the environment. The growth of
population and industry has thrown many challenges to the
central, state, local government bodies and
environmentalists to provide proper healthy environment
for human, animal and other lives.
Dearth of persons with a heart,
Aug 30 India is not short of intelligentsia or
resources, but there is dearth of persons with a heart
who are willing to come forward to work for the welfare
of their nation. This is the observation of Dr Rajan
Gupta, an NRI who visits India twice a year with an aim
to bring awareness on social and environment issues among
the masses here.
Colourful start to police meet
Aug 30 The first-ever Punjab police inter-zonal
meet got off to a colourful start at the Punjab Police
Academy, Phillaur, here yesterday.
Declare Banda Bahadurs
birthday a holiday
Aug 30 Bairagi Maha Mandal, Punjab, yesterday
urged the state government to declare a holiday on
October 16, the birthday of Baba Banda Singh Bahadur and
also release a postal stamp in his honour as early as
Aug 30 The city had two judicial courts till
August 14, when Mr Kishore Kumar, Additional Civil Judge
(Senior), relinquished charge. On that day, all the 2000
civil and criminal cases in his court stood transferred
to the court of Mr Ajaib Singh, Additional Judge, raising
the total number of cases to about 3850.
Nothing is too dear for our dear
PARENTS are willing to spend a
fortune on their kids. It doesnt matter if the
dress for their darlings costs Rs 2000. It doesnt
matter that the child would outgrow the dress in a few
months, or the dress is made of synthetic material. It
could cause rash on the body and could be very
uncomfortable to wear, but it should smack of money.
Camp on environment awareness
Aug 30 The Youth Development Unit of the
Department of Extension Education, Punjab Agricultural
University, organised an environment awareness camp at
Nav Bharat Model High School, Virk. Addressing a massive
gathering, Mr Alok Shekhar, Registrar, PAU, advised the
teachers to spend a part of their study time with the
students in discussing the problems faced by them and by
Kahlon invited to biotech
Aug 30 Dr R.S. Kahlon, Professor of Microbiology,
Punjab Agricultural University has been invited to
present his research work at Biotechnology 2000: the
world congress on biotechnology, scheduled for September
3 in Berlin.
Forecasts: how true?
MANY persons seem to be crazy
about the weekly forecast column in newspapers. They feel
happy at the positive predictions and upset at the
Jain Biradari to celebrate Harmony
Aug 30 The local S.S.Jain Biradari would organise
an all-religions harmony day here on September 24
coinciding with the birthdays of five Jain acharyas that
day, according to Parvin Rishiji Maharaj.
Widow pension function on Sept 3
Aug 30 The Shri Gyan Sthal Mandir Sabha will hold
a 37th widow pension distribution function here on
September 3, according to Mr Naresh Goyal, press
secretary of the sabha. During the function as many as
301 widows will also be given ration items.
Cheema heads SDEs
Aug 30 Mr Sukhdev Singh Cheema was unanimously
elected the president of the Subdivisional
Engineers Association, Punjab PWD, B&R.
He irons away wrinkles
presswallah irons the wrinkles away from your clothes.
With power charges going higher and housewives getting
busier, it is difficult to iron clothes at home. In order
to get started in this field, one needs an initial
investment of Rs 5000.