Friday, September 8, 2000,
Chandigarh, India



Committing crime under police protection?
LUDHIANA, Sept 7 — Can a person commit crime under police protection? A case in point seems to be of Banarasi Dass and his two sons who have been provided two police constables at the instance of the Punjab and Haryana High Court. They are alleged to be involved in several case of theft even after they had been provided a security cover.

Man sells brother’s land, not once, but twice
LUDHIANA, Sept 7 — In an interesting case, a man allegedly sold the land belonging to his brother not once but twice. And the real owner of the land still awaits possession despite the fact that he possesses all legal documents and records of ownership with him.

IT men raid marble stores 
LUDHIANA, Sept 7 — Officials of the Income Tax department today raided a number of marble stores in the city in connection with non-payment of tax and other charges.

ASHI's bit to save broken marriage
LUDHIANA, Sept 7 — Members of the Association of Social Health India (ASHI) once again met to bring together a couple who had divorced their earlier partners for infidelity and mental cruelty and remarried. Coincidentally, both of them have a girl and a boy of 10 years of age, respectively, from the first marriage.


Resolve to clean up city by 2010
LUDHIANA, Sept 7 — Sambhav is committed to transforming Ludhiana by 2010. “It is possible,” say members of this voluntary organisation. According to them, every resident is a prospective member of this organisation. They want all residents to feel that the city belongs to them and they should take care of it.

Farming along border less productive
LUDHIANA, Sept 7 — The farming along the border in Punjab has been found to be less productive than in other areas.

Committee report condemned
LUDHIANA, Sept 7 — The Punjab State Veterinary Officers Association has condemned the report submitted by the Anomalies Committee for rectifying various discriminations in the pay scales.

Growing plants is good business
Sept 7 — When Lt Col R. N. Kapoor sought premature retirement from the Army to start a nursery, all his friends and members of his family had their apprehensions about the project. But his wife Neelam backed him all the way.

Free training for rural youth
LUDHIANA, Sept 7 — The College of Agricultural Engineering, Punjab Agricultural University, will organise a four-day free training for the rural youth in repair and maintenance of farm electric motors from October 9 to 12.

‘Strengthen eye donation campaign’
ndia has the largest number of blind persons in the world. Out of a total of four crore blinds in the world, India houses a blind population of about 1.5 crore. Under the National Programme of Control of Blindness which is especially for curable blindness due to age-related cataract blindness, we have a good response due to active participation of the NGOs at the village, district, state, national and international levels. But every year the number increases due to increase in population.

Brutalities still rankle in mind
fter more than half a century, the trauma of partition has turned into tragic tales even for those who had experienced it physically and emotionally. But the hangover of the same continues to lurk in some corners of their heads and hearts.


Single income tax office sought
LUDHIANA, Sept 7 — Mr Ashok Juneja, Convener of the Taxation Advisory Committee of the Chamber of Industries and Commercial Undertakings, has demanded that various scattered offices of the Income Tax Departments should be shifted to the main office at Rishi Nagar here.


Traders throw light on chandelier business
LUDHIANA, Sept 7 — These objects brighten your homes. As soon as you enter somebody’s living room, these objects attract your attention. These are chandeliers, the decorative lights that are seen in almost every home in Ludhiana.

Chandelier that are seen in almost every home in Ludhiana

The glorious classical heritage of Punjab
irasat Punjab — 2000, dedicated to Ustad Bade Ghulam Ali Khan, Bhai Vir Singh and Ustad Alla Rakha Khan, has heralded cultural renaissance in Punjab. Its slogan is — ‘Back to your moorings’. The revival of classical music, classical dance, folk songs and folk theatre is likely to usher in a new era of dignity, glory and splendour.

DC releases souvenir
LUDHIANA, Sept 7 — Mr S.K. Sandhu, Deputy Commissioner, Ludhiana, released a souvenir of the Sabhyacharak Sath, Punjab, ‘Vanjali Di Taan-5’ here last evening.


TT tourney begins today
LUDHIANA, Sept 7 — The Xth Prithipal Singh Memorial Open Table Tennis Tournament is to begin in Punjab Agricultural University here tomorrow.

SVM school win cricket meet
LUDHIANA, Sept 7 — Sanatan Vidya Mandir (SVM) Senior Secondary School won the Ludhiana Zone -1 Inter-School (under 16) Cricket Tournament that concluded here. Excellent batting by Karan and Deepak led the team to victory. 

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