Friday, September 15, 2000,
Chandigarh, India



Scared residents seek arms licences
LUDHIANA, Sept 14 — Following a spate in armed robberies in and around Ludhiana and the Jagraon subdivision during the past few months, there has been a panic reaction with a number of people in these areas seeking arms licence from the district authorities.

Cops to probe lottery racket
LUDHIANA, Sept 14 — The city police today sent a special team headed by anThe suspected lottery ticket Inspector to Chandigarh for verifying the claims made by a representative of Azad-Hind Lotteries that its Shubh Divali Bumper scheduled for October 26 were genuine and registered with the Punjab Government.

Duped villager seeks justice
LUDHIANA, Sept 14 — An illiterate Dalit farmer is running from pillar to post for justice. He wants that the person responsible for shattering his and his son’s dreams be booked.

GNPS postpones exams
LUDHIANA, Sept 14 — The half yearly examination of Guru Nanak Public School, which were to commence today, have been postponed indefinitely as the school is closed.



No arrangements for sangat darshan visitors
, Sept 14 — Charan Singh of Chack Mafi village in Samrala tehsil had come with a complaint against an ex-sarpanch, for allegedly misappropriating the money that had been allotted to the panchayat under the Jawahar Rozgar Yojna and also the earnings of the panchayat from the land it had leased out on contract, to the weekly sangat darshan at about 10.30 AM.

Waiting for promised jobs, prize
LUDHIANA, Sept 14 — Four divers, who had saved a number of lives in past several years in the city, are today a disillusioned lot. The municipal corporation has still not fulfilled its four-year-old promise of providing a cash prize of Rs 50,000 and a government job for their heroic acts.




Satyan Sahni and Rutal Mahato, two of the four divers who have been awaiting the promised cash prizes and government jobs for the past four years.
Satyan Sahni and Rutal Mahato, two of the four divers who have been awaiting the promised cash prizes and government jobs for the past four years.


Cooperatives to get priority: Dalam
LUDHIANA, Sept 14 — The Punjab Government will give top priority to cooperative construction unions while allotting construction work to give a boost to the cooperative movement in the state.

Taking the message to villages
LUDHIANA, September 14 — The annual circus of political conferences at the just concluded Chhapar fair, about thirty km from here, is over. All the political leaders who descended on the scene on Wednesday, have left the village after delivering their speeches with plenty of gesticulation. This time round, these conferences had a special significance in view of the coming Sunam byelection.


Policeman or thief ?
LUDHIANA, Sept 14 — A local industrialist has accused a policeman of being involved in the theft at his residence in Urban Estate three days ago, after claiming to have recognised him as one of the thieves in front of the latter’s seniors.


Row over career advancement scheme
LUDHIANA, Sept 14 — Serious differences have appeared among the teachers of Punjab Agricultural University over the career advancement scheme (CAS) linked with pay scales of the teachers which have been revised from January 96.

Govt ‘blocking’ UGC recommendations
LUDHIANA, Sept 14 — The Association of Principals of Non-Government Colleges has blamed the state government for blocking the implementation of the UGC recommendations regarding the grant of professors’ grade (16400-450-20900-500-22400) to the principals in the state.

PU Senate poll enters final phase
LUDHIANA, Sept 14 — “Choose server, not leader”, says a teacher seeking election to the Senate of Panjab University. “Not only vote, give me blessings also”, entreats the other. “Elect those who can raise your voice in Senate”, opines a third one. Yet another one solicits vote “for promotion of value based education”. Campaigning is in full swing for the fourth and final phase of the Panjab University Senate elections slated for Sunday.


‘Pre-natal period crucial’
LUDHIANA, Sept 14 — Rotract Club of Government College for Women, an offshoot of Rotary Club of Ludhiana North, in association with NSS, organised a seminar on ‘motherhood’ here today.

Exercise and is chaemic heart disease


KVM in finals of cricket tourney
LUDHIANA, Sept 14 — Kundan Vidya Mandir (KVM) school today defeated Samrala zone (SMZ) by a margin of three wickets thus reaching the finals of Punjab Schools Inter-Zone (Under-19) Cricket Tournament held at Baddowal.

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