Monday, October 30, 2000,
Chandigarh, India



Dalit’s death chance for all to settle scores
LUDHIANA, Oct 29 — Everyone seems to be cashing on the death of a local youth. The youth died here on October 24, allegedly because of torture in the police custody.

Leaders of the Bahujan Samaj Party seek a probe into a case of alleged police torture.

Leaders of the Bahujan Samaj Party seek a probe into a case of alleged police torture, at a press conference in Ludhiana on Sunday. — Photo by Inderjit Verma

PU Syndicate takes up cases of city colleges
LUDHIANA, Oct 29 — At a meeting of the Panjab University Syndicate that was held yesterday, cases of four women’s colleges of the city — Khalsa College for Women, Master Tara Singh College, Guru Nanak College for Women and Guru Nanak Girls College — were taken up.

Mother, child burnt to death for dowry
LUDHIANA, Oct 29 — A woman and her eight-month-old baby are alleged to have been burnt to death by the woman's husband and members of his family for bringing insufficient dowry at the time of marriage.


2.5-cr water supply scheme for 20 colonies
under way
LUDHIANA, Oct 29 — The city Mayor, Mr Apinder Singh Grewal, said today that the civic body was committed to make the city a cleaner and better place to live in, and expansion of basic amenities in the industrial capital of the state was being taken up to cover more and more localities.

PSEB told to refund bill amount
LUDHIANA, Oct 29 — The District Consumer Disputes Redressal Forum has directed the Punjab State Electricity Board to refund an ‘illegal’ bill amount of Rs 7049 along with interest at the rate of 12 per cent per annum charged from a consumer Ramesh Kumar, a resident of Sham Nagar area in the city.

Firms booked for fraud
LUDHIANA, Oct 29 — The police has registered cases against 10 local firms on for fraud and violation of the Trademark and Merchandise Act of 1958.

Gang of thieves busted
KHANNA, Oct 29 — The Khanna police claimed to have busted a gang of thieves with the arrest of six persons today. Giving details of the incident, Mr Rajinder Dhoke, SSP, said that under a special anti-crime drive launched by the SP(D), six persons were nabbed during a naka.

A fitting tribute to Sahir
LUDHIANA, Oct 29 — It was a tribute to one of the greatest poets of the country who was born and brought up here. 

Shiv Batalvi nite organised
LUDHIANA, Oct 29 — Shiv Batalvi Nite, a cultural bonanza of melody and music in memory of Melody Queen Jagmohan Kaur, was organised at Aab-e-Hayat, Ferozpore road, last evening. 



Rinwa visits blast victims
LUDHIANA, Oct 29 — The chief of the Punjab unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Mr Brij Lal Rinwa, and some Punjab ministers of the party visited victims of the Divali-night train bomb blast near Raman Mandi.

Relief in road tax sought
LUDHIANA, Oct 29 — Transporters in the state have demanded slashing of road tax in order to provide relief to the transport industry, which has been hit hard by the hike in diesel prices.

Janata Dal (S) to launch agitation
LUDHIANA, Oct 29 — The Janata Dal (S) has decided to launch a nationwide agitation against theanti- farmer and anti-people policies of the NDA government, which would commence with a National Farmers Convention at Delhi on November 19.



Seven held for gambling
LUDHIANA, Oct 29 — The police has booked seven persons under various sections of the Gambling Act in three separate incidents and seized Rs 2,145 from their possession.


Fruit juice on sale!
LUDHIANA, Oct 29 — Fruits are one of the best things given to man by nature.Varied fruits with lovely colour, natural flavour and full of juice are widely taken by people all over the world.



Prof Mohan Singh’s birth anniversary celebrated
LUDHIANA, Oct 29 — The state unit of Dhan Pothohar Brotherhood celebrated the birth anniversary of Prof Mohan Singh at the Punjabi Bhavan today.



BVM win football tourney
LUDHIANA, Oct 29 — Bharatiya Vidya Mandir (BVM) School, Ludhiana, clinched the football title in the 14th Sarvhitkari Inter-School State Sports Meet which concluded here today. The hosts defeated the Sarvhitkari Vidya Mandir,SVM, Talwara, 4-1, in a one-sided match.Top

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