Wednesday, November 29, 2000,
Chandigarh, India



Complaints of missing money orders surface again
LUDHIANA, Nov 28 — The infamous postal money order scandal that hogged headlines a few months ago is raising its ugly head again.

People’s charity increasing beggars
LUDHIANA, Nov 28 — Begging appears to be assuming professional propositions in Ludhiana. 

Beggars sit in a row waiting for their earnings outside the Dandi Swami Tapovan Ashram in Ludhiana. — Photo by Rajesh Bhambi

IMA official fears threat to life
LUDHIANA, Nov 28 — The situation arising from the directions handed down by the Punjab and Haryana High Court to the Punjab Government against medical practice by unqualified practitioners in the state, took an ugly turn today.

Wife sentenced for beating up husband
LUDHIANA, Nov 28 — Wife bashing is a common occurence but in a unique case, Mr Ashok Kumar, Judicial Magistrate (First Class), has sentenced Lakhbir Kaur to one-and-a-half-year imprisonment for beating up her husband, Rajinder Singh.



Student-police interaction
DORAHA, Nov 28 — In a special campaign initiated by Mr Ram Singh, Superintendent of Police (Operation), Payal, students were educated about the role of police personnel in the security of the people. Students of Guru Nanak Model Senior Secondary School visited Payal police station in order to have first-hand knowledge of the functioning of the police station.

6-year-old dies in accident
LUDHIANA, Nov 28 — Raju, a six year-old child, died in a collision between school and police vans at the Jalandhar bypass chowk here this morning.

4 robbers arrested
LUDHIANA, Nov 28 — With the arrest of four persons in separate raids, the police here today claimed to have achieved a major breakthrough in solving several cases of robbery and snatching, which had occurred in various parts of the city in the recent past.

1 killed in clash over property
FATEHGARH SAHIB, Nov 28 — One person was killed and two were seriously injured in a clash at Khanpur village, 5 km from here, today, over a piece of land.

Mixed response to cancellation of cricket tour
LUDHIANA, Nov 28 — Although the debate about the Indian Government’s decision to cancel the Indo-Pak cricket series is still on, the Union Minister for Sports, Ms Uma Bharti, appears to have already put a seal on the subject by ruling out a going back on the decision.

IT was more than 25 years ago or so that city residents were elated when they heard of a rail link between Ludhiana and Chandigarh coming up in the near future.


Paddy theft complaints
FATEHGARH SAHIB, Nov 28 — Resentment prevails among commission agents of Sirhind Mandi due to the non-lifting of paddy purchased by the Punjab Agro Industries Corporation, which has resulted in theft of paddy.

Matrimonial bypass to Canada
LUDHIANA, Nov 28 — Want to go and settle down in Canada without fulfilling the eligibility criteria and byepassing most of the Canadian immigration laws? Just arrange a matrimonial alliance with a Canadian citizen. 

War of one-upmanship in Ludhiana SAD
LUDHIANA, Nov 28 — The ambiguous stand taken by the party high command on the issue of deciding the Ludhiana district unit of the Shiromani Akali Dal has virtually led to the crisis in the party, with two rival groups forming their own separate units at the circle and ward levels.



Robbers loot liquor vend
LUDHIANA, Nov 28 — Three suspected armed robbers struck at a liquor vend in Baranhara village near here last night and decamped with unspecified amount of cash.


Exporters seek govt help to boost trade
LUDHIANA, Nov 28 — Exporters here are facing a lot of problems due to the “indifferent attitude” of the state government and the local administration.



A well-equipped school library
LUDHIANA, Nov 28 — R.S. Model School’s library is located in a big hall. There is no separate reading room. Two classes can be easily accommodated in the library.

GNPS team wins Limca quiz
LUDHIANA, Nov 28 — The host team of Guru Nanak Public School emerged as the winners out of the 17 contesting teams from Ludhiana, Nawanshahr and Jalandhar in the Limca Book of Records Quiz 2000 held here today.

Prize distribution function
LUDHIANA, Nov 28 — To bring down the rate of unemployment, efforts are being made to vocationalise education at the senior secondary level. The rural youth need to be given such a training that would help them earn by means of self-employment.

Youth festival for PG students
LUDHIANA, Nov 28 — The three-day Zonal Youth Festival for the postgraduate students of 18 colleges was inaugurated at Guru Hargobind Khalsa College, Gurusar Sadhar, here today.

Declamation contest organised
LUDHIANA, Nov 28 — The district-level declamation contest of the members of youth clubs running under the patronage of the Department of Extension, PAU, in Ludhiana district, was held at Government Senior School, Bandala.

Antakshri by Asian Club
LUDHIANA, Nov 28 — Asian Club International organised an inter- class antakshri competition at Arya College yesterday. The musical programme was inaugurated by Mr V.K. Mehta, Principal of the college.

NCC camp organised
LUDHIANA, Nov 28 — To mark the Harmony Week, a one-day NCC camp was organised at the Devki Devi Jain Memorial College for Women here today.


SHO summoned
LUDHIANA, Nov 28 — The Civil Judge, Mr Gurnam Singh, has summoned the SHO, Mr Jatinder Singh Khaira, to his court on December 22 and to file reply in a contempt of court complaint filed against him.



ADC pledges to donate eyes and kidneys
LUDHIANA, Nov 28 — The Additional Deputy Commissioner, Mr S.R. Kler, while lauding the role played by voluntary organisations towards serving the ailing humanity, pledged to donate his eyes and kidneys.


Streetlight project commissioned
LUDHIANA, Nov 28 — The Area Councillor, Ms Surjit Kaur Dang, has assured the residents of Model Town extension and other localities in her ward that all development work would be undertaken on priority basis and the ongoing work would be completed speedily.Top

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