threat to life
LUDHIANA, Nov 12 Balwant Singh, alias Bant Singh, of Phullewal village, near here, who was beaten up along with Darshan Singh, another villager, by some persons of the same village on November 8, today decried non-arrest of the attackers, and demanded police security as his life was in danger.
Balwant Singh shows the injuries he received to mediapersons in Ludhiana on
Sunday. Photo by Rajesh Bhambi
Rehriwallahs exploited by MC authorities
LUDHIANA, Nov 12 Hundreds of rehriwallahs who sell virtually everything from vegetables to bright-coloured plastics and spicy snacks in residential colonies and market places of the city continue to be exploited at the hands of the municipal corporation.
LUDHIANA, Nov 12 An Osho meditation camp was organised by Swami Satyaniranjan of Osho Commune International (Pune) from November 9 to 12 here in Ludhiana. About 150 people from various parts of Rajasthan, UP, Haryana and Punjab participated in the camp.
Bank employees to observe strike on Nov 15
LUDHIANA, Nov 12 More than one million bank employees will observe one-day strike on November 15 to protest against the proposed privatisation of the public sector banks and to press their other pending demands.
Should the foreign press come in
LUDHIANA, Nov 12 The BJP which has been proclaiming itself to be a 'swadeshi' party is now inviting 'videshi' press to enter the country. But do we really need foreign press to monitor our thinking, and our policies?
They bring warmth in winters
AS the winter season sets in, people start getting ready to face the season. Woollens and quilts are taken out and spread in the sun to get rid of moisture. Many migrant labourers from Bihar come to Ludhiana to make quilts and stitch them either in the ordinary or in Jaipuri style.
LUDHIANA, Nov 12 The veterinary clinic at PAU is one of the most well-equipped hospitals for the treatment of animals. Although the clinic in its present form came into being not very long ago, it can rightly boast of having all the modern facilities to treat animals for complicated diseases on scientific lines.
Tributes paid to Aliwal's father
LUDHIANA, Nov 12 Cutting across political and social barriers, people from all walks of life thronged to village Aliwal today to pay tributes to the renowned agriculturist and a prominent social figure, Mr Nahar Singh Gill, father of Shiromani Akali Dal Youth Wing President, Mr Amrik Singh Aliwal.