Sunday, November 19, 2000,
Chandigarh, India



Armed robbery in Mullanpur village
Cash and jewellery stolen
LUDHIANA, Nov 18 — Four persons armed with weapons looted the house of a karyana shop owner in Mullanpur village here this afternoon.

Contests mark opening of youth festival
LUDHIANA, Nov 18 — Students of nine women colleges vied with one another for the various fine arts contests held at the inauguration of the zonal Youth Festival at the Khalsa College for Women here today.

Students participate in the clay - modeling and poster-making contests of the Zonal Youth Festival in the Khalsa College for Women.Students participate in the clay - modeling and poster-making contests of the Zonal Youth Festival in the Khalsa College for Women, Ludhiana, on Saturday. — Photos by Inderjit Verma

Shock for dental college students
LUDHIANA, Nov18 — The future of about 300 students of the Khalsa Dental College and Hospital for Women at Nangal Kalan Mansa is uncertain after the refusal of the Dental Council of India to recognise the college.

Cut in afternoon water supply opposed
LUDHIANA, Nov 18 — Despite strong opposition by public, many councillors and leaders of various political parties, the Municipal Corporation has withdrawn the afternoon water supply in the city from Friday.




Undertrial escapes from police custody
LUDHIANA, Nov 18 — An undertrial prisoner, Man Singh, Nepali teenager, lodged in Borstel Jail here, escaped from police custody from the New District Courts last late evening. 

Kamalpura college gets PU affiliation
LUDHIANA, Nov 18 — The Guru Gobind Singh Khalsa College for Women, Kamalpura, in Jagraon tehsil, was granted affiliation by the Panjab University Syndicate today.

Chemists come out against spurious drugs
LUDHIANA, Nov 18 — The District Chemists and Druggists Association has come out against the reports of spurious drugs in the market.

Consumer forum faces paucity of funds
Orders remain undelivered

LUDHIANA, Nov 18 — With no money to bear the cost of sending orders and notices by post, the District Consumer Disputes Redressal Forum here has been ‘forced’ to send its employees to the local offices for personally hand over the documents.

Contribution of Dr Kotnis
cupuncture is a Chinese system of treatment. It is based upon intuitively derived principles of life and health by the sages of the past. Such sages are neither geographically contained not historically limited. 


Towards community participation
LUDHIANA, Nov 18 — The Neighbourhood Sanitation Committees are operational in more than 144 localities of Ludhiana.

DYC block chiefs nominated
LUDHIANA, Nov 18 — The District Youth Congress (DYC) President, Mr Parminder Mehta, has nominated Mr Sarbjeet Singh Bunty as Chairman of the Disciplinary Committee of the district unit of the party.

Phenomenal increase in canine population
he population of Ludhiana has increased mani-fold. The number of cars has multiplied also rapidly. It seems everything in Ludhiana is prospering, including the canine population.

Create a bedroom of your dreams
LUDHIANA, Nov 18 — Liberalisation appears to be catching up in all fields. Even imported furniture is making its way into bedrooms of people. 

Temple that signifies the spirit of oneness
LUDHIANA, Nov 18 — With massive industrial development, the megacity has attracted people from across the country belonging to different castes and communities. 



Sacred Heart speakers win
LUDHIANA, Nov 18 — Students of 19 schools of Ludhiana, Chandigarh, Bathinda and Jalandhar participated in the Reena-Simmi Memorial Declamation Contest that was held in Kundan Vidya Mandir at Civil Lines here today.

Reconstitution of managements opposed
LUDHIANA, Nov 18 — In a meeting of the Non-Government Colleges Managements of the colleges federation affiliated to the Panjab University was held at the GGN Khalsa College here today. 

Promotion controversy resolved
LUDHIANA, Nov 18 — The controversy regarding the criteria of eligibility for the promotion of teachers under the New Career Advancement Scheme, which has created ripples among the teaching faculty of Punjab Agricultural University (PAU), has been resolved by the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR).

PCTE students win contest
LUDHIANA, Nov 18 — Ms Manveen Kaur and Ms Anvita of the Punjab College of Technical Education, Ludhiana, won the first prize of Rs 5,000 in the quiz-cum-debate competition held here yesterday.

A library for students as well as teachers
ahadur Chand Munjal School Library is divided into two sections, senior and junior. The library for the middle and the senior students was in a duplex structure.


67 cases decided at Lok Adalat
LUDHIANA, Nov 18 — The last Lok Adalat of this year held at the District Courts here today evoked poor response from litigants as only 152 cases came up for hearing. Out of these only 67 were decided. 



Articulating plight of downtrodden
LUDHIANA, Nov 18 — Somewhere to go, the latest novel of M.L. Sood was released at a simple but impressive function here, organised by the Punjab Mata Nagar, Writers Club, Ludhiana.Top

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