Wednesday, September 6, 2000,
Chandigarh, India



DCI for ban on opening new dental colleges
LUDHIANA, Sept 5 — The Dental Council of India has sought a ban on opening up of new dental colleges in the country due to lack of infrastructure and non-availability of trained teaching staff.

Woman cries for justice 
LUDHIANA, Sept 5 — For Sunita Rani, alias Jugni, a middle-aged married woman with three children, life has indeed been an ardous journey. In spite of the fact that she has tried to “rectify her mistakes”, life continues to be cruel to her.

Hotel industry not being served 
LUDHIANA, Sept 5 — The hotel industry of Punjab is once again facing depression as the tourist season approaches. This is due to the absence of imaginative policies and inadequate infrastructure. The state had declared the hotel and tourism business as a full-fledged industry in March 1996.

Campaign to check wrong parking
LUDHIANA, Sept 5 — To ensure a smooth flow of traffic in the congested areas, the Ludhiana Traffic Police has launched a special campaign from today to check wrong parking of vehicles on the roads and busy places like the Mall Road, Ghumar Mandi, Fountain Chowk, College Road and Mata Rani Chowk.



Shabby show by SpicMacay
HE Ludhiana Chapter of SpicMacay has done a yeoman’s service by inviting renowned vocalists, sitarists and santoor player of international repute to promote the love of Indian culture among the youth.


Sure...? Confident...? Lock kiya jaye?
LUDHIANA, Sept 5 — Sure...? Confident...? Lock kiya jaye? has become the latest idiom in the common man’s lingo. Notwithstanding any language or dialect, sex or age, the idiom is popular everywhere.

Advice for poplar planters
LUDHIANA, Sept 5 — The farmers having poplar plantation in their fields have been advised by the scientists of Punjab Agricultural University to irrigate their trees fortnightly instead of weekly as the temperature starts decreasing during September.


Sarpanch, associates booked 
KHAMANON, Sept 5 — The wife of Mr Ram Singh, a member of the panchayat of Manderan village, near here, was injured when the sarpanch of the same village allegedly attacked them with his five associates.

Lack of wagons may hit Tibetans
LUDHIANA, Sept 5 — Though winter is two months away, the wholesale trade in hosiery goods has begun in the old city markets of Hazuri Road, Dal Bazar, Rai Bahadur Road and Wait Ganj.


Schools celebrate teachers’ day
LUDHIANA, Sept 5 — The Teachers’ Day celebrations were held at various schools of the city today. At Guru Nanak Public School, the teachers were relieved and the reins of the school were given in the hands of the students.

College staff stage dharna
DORAHA, Sept, 5 — The staff of Guru Nanak National College, Doraha, today staged a dharna in front of the Principal’s office in protest against the Punjab Government’s failure to accept their pending demands.

City girls top PU exams
LUDHIANA, Sept 5 — Neetu and Shama Sharma of the Government College for Women (GCW) have stood first and second, respectively, in the second-year B.Sc examination of Panjab University. Out of 600 marks, Neetu has secured 520 and Shama 515.

Mishra brothers enthral audience
LUDHIANA, Sept 5 — Many people think that classical music is a bore, but if one listens to classical singing Pandit Rajan and Sajan Mishra one’s opinion will undergo a sea change.

Pandit Rajan Mishra and Pandit Sajan Mishra perform in the Government College for Women in Ludhiana. 

Pandit Rajan Mishra and Pandit Sajan Mishra perform in the Government College for Women in Ludhiana. 

IMA criticises govt inaction
LUDHIANA, Sept 5 — The Indian Medical Association has criticised inaction on part of Mr Parkash Singh Badal,Chief Minister, Punjab, regarding the alleged misbehaviour by Mr Gobind Singh Kanjla, a minister, with some woman doctors.


Ludhiana zonal cricket final today
LUDHIANA, Sept 5 — Sanatan Vidya Mandir (SVM) and Sanatan Dharm Pracharak (SDP) Senior Secondary School reached the final of Ludhiana Zona1 Senior Secondary School Cricket (under 16) tournament.


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