Tuesday, November 28, 2000,
Chandigarh, India



Bid to saffronise education
LUDHIANA, Nov 27 — Students and teachers of more than 50 local schools and colleges were shocked after reading the contents of a test of general knowledge conducted here on Saturday.

Is the ceasefire justified?
LUDHIANA: The last decade has seen the Kashmir valley convulsed with violence sponsored from across the border. All peace initiatives have so far remained non-starters. Recently, the Indian government announced a unilateral ceasefire starting from the first day of the Ramzan. 

Mystery surrounds couple’s death
KHANNA, Nov 27 — Balwinder Singh (37) died under mysterious circumstances at Kaurri village, near Khanna, here yesterday, a few hours after the death of his wife. According to the police, both died a natural death. 

96-year-old clock tower awaits new lifeThe clock of the Ghanta Ghar that came to a stop nearly two weeks ago.
LUDHIANA, Nov 27 — The city’s best known icon, the Ghanta Ghar clock , has been out of order for the past fortnight.

The clock of the Ghanta Ghar that came to a stop nearly two weeks ago. — RB



Subhani building in dire straits
LUDHIANA, Nov 27 — The imposing heights, delicately designed and carefully crafted wood work and the hanging galaries of wood on all sides of the Subhani building speak of its past. 

Computer centre in unsafe building
LUDHIANA, Nov 27 — This is a computer centre unlike any other of its kind as this centre in the Haibowal area of the city is running from the unfinished premises that threatens the safety of all those who come here to become computer savvy.


Party men hail Amarinder’s reelection
LUDHIANA, Nov 27 — Workers of the Congress distributed sweets at several places in the city to celebrate the reelection of Capt Amarinder Singh as the President of the Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee.

Chrysanthemum exhibition
LUDHIANA, Nov 27 — An exhibition-cum-sale of chrysanthemum will be organised by the Landscape Division of the Estate Organisation on November 29 and 30, in collaboration with the Department of Floriculture and Landscaping, Punjab Agricultural University.

YC activists hold demonstration
LUDHIANA, Nov 27 — Youth Congress workers held a demonstration to protest against the killing of Hindus and Sikhs in Jammu and Kashmir by militants after the Union Government had declared a unilateral ceasefire in the valley during the month of Ramzan.

Advance course on art of living ends
LUDHIANA, Nov 27 — An advanced course on art of living organised by the Vyakti Vikas Kendra, which has its head office in Bangalore, concluded at Punjab Agricultural University here yesterday.

Improve law and order, water supply: YC
LUDHIANA, Nov 27 — The District Youth Congress (DYC) had strongly reacted to the worsening law and order situation in the city and has flayed the Municipal Corporation for the stoppage of water supply during the day time.

Reena is Miss Khanna
KHANNA, Nov 27 — Reena Sharma was adjudged Miss Khanna at the Khanna Punjaban Mutiar 2000 contest held yesterday evening at Government Girls Senior Secondary School. 



Kidnapped mother, child found
SAHNEWAL, Nov 27 — The Sahnewal police has succeeded in solving a case of kidnapping in which a woman and her child were abducted by some persons from Mangarh village.


Fresh power cess opposed
LUDHIANA, Nov 27 — The Chamber of Industrial and Commercial Undertaking (CICU) has strongly opposed the proposal of the government to levy 5 paise per unit as power development cess on all industrial, commercial and domestic consumers.

Need to boost fish farming in Punjab
LUDHIANA, Nov 27 — Farmers and other entrepreneurs in the state are taking to fish farming in a big way, with 10000 hectares of land coming under fish farming compared to just 1521 hectares about 14 years ago.



Silver jubilee function of school
LUDHIANA, Nov 27 — A cultural programme was organised by Tagore Public School, Aggar Nagar, here last evening, as a part of its silver jubilee celebrations.

Science symposium organised
LUDHIANA, Nov 27 — The Bharat Jan Gyan Vigyan Jatha, Ludhiana, organised a symposium on ‘Science in the service to common man’ at the SCD Government College in which scientists and students of various schools and colleges participated.

Dance and fancy dress contests
LUDHIANA, Nov 27 — Dance and fancy dress contests were held in a monthly function organised by the Love Dale Club at the Students Home, Punjab Agricultural University, here yesterday.

A treasure in old books
LUDHIANA, Nov 27 — Sunday Bazaar, around the Clock Tower, offers you second hand books on almost every subject under the sun. You can pick up a treasure for less than Rs 25.

College teachers’ strike continues
LUDHIANA, Nov 27 — The teachers of the Master Tara Singh Memorial College for Women continued to sit on dharna for the third day to protest against, what they call, the partisan attitude of the college management.



Children guarded against hepatitis-B
LUDHIANA, Nov 27 — All social-service organisations should hold free polio vaccination camps to help eradicating the disease, an eminent social worker, Dr Tarlochan Singh, said here yesterday after inaugurating a hepatitis-B vaccination camp. 


Training in PAU for IAS, PCS probationers
LUDHIANA, Nov, 27 — The Department of Extension Education, Punjab Agricultural University, organised a training course for the IAS and PCS probationers in order to acquaint these officers with the latest developments in agriculture and allied activities.Top

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