A forgotten archaeological treasure
LUDHIANA, Sept 11 — Sunet, a village on the Ludhiana-Ferozepore road, which hogged headlines in the mid eighties when thousands of coins and sealings dating as back as first century A.D. were found during excavations carried out by the National Department of Archaeology Punjab, is today gradually passing into
13.51 cr for development works in city
LUDHIANA, Sept 11 — Punjab Finance Minster Kanwaljit Singh today promised accelerated development in the state in the next one and a half year, the period left for the completion of the tenure of the Badal government. He said this while addressing the District Planning and Development Board meeting here today.
SAD will win Sunam
LUDHIANA, Sept 11 — The Punjab Local Bodies Minister, Mr Balramji Das Tandon, today claimed that the ruling
SAD(B)-BJP combine would win the Sunam Assembly byelection by a big margin. Talking to mediapersons at Circuit House here, he said BJP workers were being mobilised and duties being entrusted to ensure the success of Mr Parminder Singh Dhindsa, nominee of the Akali Dal.
Bengali artisans for Navaratras
LUDHIANA, Sept 11 — Navaratras are celebrated to worship
Durga, the divine mother, to seek her blessings and guidance to follow the right path in life. Even Lord Rama invoked the blessings of Durga to destroy
Ravana, the symbol of evil. The worship of Kali in Bengal symbolises the removal of darkness from the mind and imbuing it with virtue.
plant hopper may hit paddy yield
LUDHIANA, Sept 11 — Scientists in Punjab Agricultural University are apprehensive about attack of
white-backed plant hopper. They fear that the hopper may hit the paddy yield badly.
Garcha to donate eyes
LUDHIANA, Sept 11 — Mr Jagdish Singh Garcha, Technical Education Minister of Punjab, has pledged to donate his eyes after his death.
The inimitable Sardar Begum
Sardar Begum, mother of the legendary poet Sahir Ludhianvi, was born in the first decade of the 20th century. She was no ordinary woman. Throughout her life, she stood like a rock in the face of odds. She personified the glory of womanhood. It is a challenging task to portray her as a mother. Her maternal instinct was an inexhaustible source of energy.