Sunday, October 15, 2000,
Chandigarh, India



Oppn seeks Badal’s resignation
Dharna against poor paddy procurement

LUDHIANA, Oct 14 — Eight opposition parties, including some farmers organisations, today staged a dharna and mass demonstration at the Mini Secretariat.

A view of the dharna organised by eight political parties and farmers' organisations in Ludhiana on Saturday against poor purchase of paddy.
A view of the dharna organised by eight political parties and farmers' organisations in Ludhiana on Saturday against poor purchase of paddy. 
— Photo by Inderjeet Verma

400 undertrials want surety bond
LUDHIANA, Oct 14 — Nearly 400 undertrials, mostly migrant labourers from Bihar and Uttar Pradesh, are languishing in the Central Jail here for want of some ‘known and responsible’ local person, who can get them released on bail by furnishing surety bond.

Forum fines Telecom Dept Rs 7500
LUDHIANA, Oct 14 — In a significant decision, the District Consumer Redressal Forum has directed the General Manager, Telecom Circle here, to pay a compensation of Rs 7500 to a resident of Jamalpur Awana Colony for not providing him with a telephone connection three years after he had applied for it.



Finance company booked for fraud
LUDHIANA, Oct 14 — Timely intervention by the local police has saved a lot of gullible investors from getting duped by a finance company that was promising to double the money in ten days.

Inmates’ harassment continues at dera
LUDHIANA, Oct 14 — The inmates of Dera Dhakki Sahib, Maksoodra, have charged the district administration and police with failure to implement the directions of the Punjab and Haryana High Court, even after a period of one month.

CMC to get facelift
LUDHIANA, Oct 14 — The Christian Medical College and Hospital has drawn up a comprehensive plan for giving a facelift to the institute. According to the Director, Dr Slas Charles, the institute will present an entirely different look, with more specialisations.


LSE round-up
uring the week ended October 13, the 30-scrip LSE index slid from its opening of 128.09 on Monday to close at 119.83 on Friday marking a downfall of 8.26 points. Similarly, the BSE sensitive index fell from its opening of 4106.15 on Monday to 3738.93 on Friday reflecting a loss of 367.22 points.



It’s time to get house in order
ome Divali and people start gearing up month or two in advance to put their house in apple-pie order. The most tough and laborious job is to get the house painted both inside and outside.

Demand of surety bonds flayed
LUDHIANA, Oct 14 — The District Taxation Bar Association (Sales Tax), Ludhiana, has termed the demand of surety bonds at the time of applying for registration certificate as illegal.

Kids make candles, divas
LUDHIANA, Oct 14 — An exhibition of candles and divas made by primary students of BCM Arya Model Senior Secondary School was organised here today.

Namdhari chief calls for world peace
LUDHIANA, Oct 14 — Spiritual head of the Namdhari Darbar Baba Jagjit Singh today called upon the religious heads all over the world to strive for the good and well-being of all the living creatures of God.



Theft in temple
LUDHIANA, Oct 14 — A theft of cash was reported in a local temple in the Salim Tabri area yesterday. According to the police, when some devotees visited the temple in the early morning yesterday, they found the donation box broken. 


Site for buyers and sellers of steel
LUDHIANA, Oct 14 — Buyers and sellers of steel can now avail the opportunity to interact and trade with their counterparts in the Indian sub-continent, the West Asia, South-East Asia, Europe and Africa by logging on to, India’s first internet-based steel trading platform for buyers and sellers of steel.



Under-16 cricket squad
LUDHIANA, Oct 14 — Players have been selected for the training-cum-coaching camp for inter-district under-16 M.L. Markan Trophy, which is being organised by the Punjab Cricket Association at Arya College.

Cricket fans hail Indian victory
LUDHIANA, Oct 14 — The sensational 95-run victory of the new-look Indian cricket team over the fancied South Africa last night has undoubtedly warmed cricket lovers' hearts in the city.Top

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