‘India set to
become IT superpower’
LUDHIANA, Sept 19 — Who is afraid of the WTO, the global market and competition it will bring in its wake in a few years time? Certainly not the industry.
Watch your pet’s pedigree
Sept 19 — In the past two decades, keeping a dog of a good breed has become fashionable for the people of Ludhiana. So a number of dog breeders have sprung up. A large number of kennels have also come up. The periodically held ‘dog shows’ give an opportunity to the dog lovers to exhibit their beautiful and healthy pets.
‘Stop exploiting ground water’
LUDHIANA, Sept 19 — Excessive use of ground water for agriculture has resulted in problems like depletion of ground water level and increase in soil salinity. At present 80 per cent of the total ground water is used for agriculture and only 15 per cent is used for industry and other purposes.
Training course on rice, wheat production
LUDHIANA, Sept 19 — The Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) has sanctioned a research project on “Sustainability of Rice-Wheat Production System in Team of Excellence mode (HRD only)” under NATP with a total outlay of 127.5 lakh.
PAUTA’s concern over Punwire deposits
LUDHIANA, Sept 19 — A meeting of the general body of the Punjab Agricultural University Teachers Association (PAUTA) was held today to discuss the issues of arrears of revised scales of pay and the investment of PF amount with various financial institutions. The other items on the agenda were to seek clarifications on various points of the Career Advancement Scheme (CAS) and the investments with various financial institutions including Punwire.
3 post offices
to be auctioned
LUDHIANA, Sept 19 — A District Court here has ordered the auction of three post offices in the city on October 25 on account of non-payment of compensation for land acquired by the Defence Ministry of 22 persons of Daba village near here .
YC to work in urban areas
LUDHIANA, Sept 19 — The Youth Congress (YC) would launch a determined fight against the problems being faced by urban people.
45 coloured chicks seized
LUDHIANA, Sept 19 — Activists of the People For Animals (PFA) seized 45 coloured chicks from a vendor near Dumorian Pull here today.
WHY cannot Ludhiana follow the guidelines that are applicable to Delhi? Delhi also has many unauthorised colonies where government approval is given on payment of 150 per cent of the cost of the house. In a fast growing city like Ludhiana, such a policy will check the mushroom growth of colonies.