Thursday, November 9,
  Chandigarh, India



Slash interest rates: exporters 
LUDHIANA, Nov 8 — The exporters of the country are suffering in the international markets because of high interest rates and transaction costs. 

NRI woman’s death: husband, in-laws exonerated
LUDHIANA, Nov 8 — The police has absolved all accused in the case of culpable homicide of an NRI woman at the house of her in laws here in February this year.

Two held for taking bribe
LUDHIANA, Nov 8 — The Vigilance Bureau, Ludhiana range, has nabbed the mandi supervisor and a clerk of Market Committee, Chamkaur Sahib, while accepting a bribe of Rs 1100 from a commission agent.

Blind murder case solved, one arrested
LUDHIANA, Nov 9 — The police has succeeded in solving the blind murder case of Ashok Kumar here on October 3 and found that he was murdered by two youth for unsuccessfully trying to sodomise them.

Trying to win TV, man loses Rs 400
LUDHIANA, Nov 8 — Numerous cases of people getting duped by companies have come to notice.

Punjabi movies in doldrums
O you remember the last time you saw a Punjabi movie in a cinema hall? Years ago, right! Punjabi films are not been screened in theatres, at least not for long.




Are employment exchanges losing relevance?
LUDHIANA, Nov 8 — Employment exchanges were established at the district level at the time of Independence to play the role of coordinator between employers and job-seekers. 

It was beef, says report
LUDHIANA, Nov 8 — An examination report of meat recovered from four persons early this week has confirmed as beef.

Pension given to widows
LUDHIANA, Nov 8 — Sri Gian Sthal Mandir organised its 39th widow pension disbursement function in which about 350 widows were provided with essential items and financial assistance.

When stumbling blocks become stepping stones
LUDHIANA, Nov 8 — "Never give up even if the odds are staked against you. Be a fighter. Look at the oak tree, it weathers all storms and remains unperturbed."

‘Migrants deprived of civic amenities’
LUDHIANA, Nov 8 — The District Youth Congress (DYC) has charged the SAD-BJP government with pursuing discriminatory policies which had led to deliberate denial of basic civic amenities to migrant population.

‘Left-democratic front needed’
LUDHIANA, Nov 8 — The Punjab state committee of the Marxist Communist Party of India (MCPI) has strongly reacted to overtures of the CPI-M leadership towards the Congress in the name of building a secular front and has observed that need of the hour was to forge a front of Left and democratic forces in the country, which could prove to be a real alternative to both the BJP and the Congress.



Man held on adulteration charge
LUDHIANA, Nov 8 —The police has arrested one Ravinder Pal Singh on charges of cheating, fraud, impersonation and for selling adulterated Alkali heavy oil. 



Boycott despite fee reduction
LUDHIANA, Nov 8 - It was a typical case of ignorance. The students of Arya College for Women boycotted their classes to protest against the fee hike while the fee had already been reduced by the Principal.

Principal’s extension gets support
LUDHIANA, Nov 8 — The controversy over the extension to the Principal of Master Tara Singh Memorial College has taken a new turn with the Principals of 10 local colleges supporting her.

Library that promotes reading habit
he new library of Sacred Heart Convent Senior Secondary School, Sarabha Nagar, is located on the third floor of the new building which came up a few years ago.


Work on lawyers’ chambers to begin shortly
LUDHIANA, Nov 8 — The much-awaited construction of about 540 chambers of lawyers in the new judicial complex behind the Mini-Secretariat here will finally begin shortly. 



‘Music is my god’
LUDHIANA, Nov 8 — “Singing is everything to me — my love, my passion and my god”, said singer Anuradha Paudwal, during a short visit to the city recently. She was here to perform at a bhagwati jagran, at College Road.


‘Avoid taking blood from strangers’
LUDHIANA, Nov 8 — Haematologists have suggested that blood transfusion from strangers should be avoided to the maximum possible extent to prevent deadly infections like HIV and hepatitis-B and C.

Keyhole surgery at DMCH
LUDHIANA, Nov 8 — Dayanand Medical College and Hospital (DMCH) today claimed to have become first Medical College in the state to carry out ‘keyhole’ surgery on a 35-year-old patient. 



30 cagers selected for camp
LUDHIANA, Nov 8 — Thirty boys in the junior category have been selected for the coaching camp to be held from November 9 to 29 at Ludhiana.

  • Tennis championship

  • Kung fu tourney

  • Volleyball tournament

  • Gursar Sadhar Volleyball meet

  • MACHHIWARA Village tourneyTop

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