Fake bank drafts seized
LUDHIANA, Oct 9 — In a major achievement, the police has seized fake bank drafts worth Rs 2.19 lakh from two residents of Bihar while they were distributing these to gullible businessmen here as payments for the goods that they had ordered.
Dot coms prepare
LUDHIANA, Oct 9 — This Divali Ludhianvis are not only receiving Divali greetings. They are in fact, getting puja thalis, set of divas, candles, crackers, all kinds of sweets, dry fruits and cakes from their NRI relatives and friends.
Sukhbir Badal to lead shobha yatra
LUDHIANA, Oct 9 — Former Union Industries Minister Mr Sukhbir Singh Badal will lead the ‘shobha yatra’ to be taken out on the eve of ‘Bhagwan Valmiki Pragat Divas’ in the city on October 12.
Violence in hospital
LUDHIANA, Oct 9 — The local Civil Hospital was a witness to yet another incident of violence and street fight last night when two groups who had come here to get their medico legal examination done following a fight they had in Shivaji Nagar last evening, clashed again last night.
at killing of tigress
LUDHIANA, Oct 9 — The People For Animals (PFA), today, expressed shock over the killing of a tigress in a zoological park of Hyderabad.
Cinema halls face bleak future
LUDHIANA, Oct 9 — In this month of festivals when all the industries are doing brisk business, the cinema houses are not finding too many viewers. In fact, the cinema industry of Punjab is passing through a very critical phase and the future seems rather dismal.
Yaudheys first inhabitants of city
LUDHIANA, Oct 9 — From a small village called Mir Hota in the 15th century, the city has come a long way to attain the character of a metro-polis.Though little is known about what the place was in ancient period due to the dearth of material, it is accepted by the historians that not many districts in Punjab have as great a historical significance as Ludhiana.
hamper child’s creativity
This has reference to the
article “Tuitions — a bane of education system”. The tuitions
have become more of a fashion today than a necessity. Mushrooming of
tuition seekers and tuition hunters leaves much to be desired. Little
attempt is made to assess whether tuition is needed.
Trauma of today’s child
‘Lovers commit suicide’ ‘Teenagers run away from home’ ‘Sons leave parents on roadside’. These are headlines one often sees in newspapers these days.
He plays key role in our lives
One has often lost the keys of one's scooter, car, almirah and even of the door. What does one do then ? It is difficult to break the locks and replacement of locks cost a lots of money. So the next best thing is to find a person who makes duplicate keys that can open your locks. One can find they are becoming a rare specie these days. Yet one has to look for them.
When guarantees fail in ties
Ashima fought with her parents so that she could marry Arvind lyenger, a boy from another caste. She was a kayasth from North India and he, a Brahmin from the South.