Thursday, December 21, 2000,
Chandigarh, India



Eviction suit against Lakshmi Ladies Club
Municipal Corporation seeks Rs 52,46,168 as damages
Lakshmi Ladies ClubLUDHIANA, Dec 20 — The local municipal corporation has filed a suit for eviction and recovery of damages from the Lakshmi Ladies Club, claiming that the land measuring 2936.85 square yards.

Senior rail staff to patrol at night
LUDHIANA, Dec 20 — Following the recent train accident and a derailment, the Railways are trying to streamline its safety network in the region.

Dept of Posts greeting card scheme fails to take off
LUDHIANA, Dec 20 — The strike of the employees of the Department of Posts may prove to be a spoilsport for the greeting card scheme launched by the department.



7 acquitted on charge of selling fake tickets
LUDHIANA, Dec 20 — An inquiry by the Detective Wing of the city police has acquitted seven persons from the charges of selling fake lottery tickets in the city.

Customers throng banks on strike eve
LUDHIANA, Dec 20 — As the countdown for tomorrow’s nationwide strike by bank employees started, most of the nationalised banks here reported heavy transactions today.

175 star students get prizes
LUDHIANA, Dec 20 — The students of Bhartiya Vidya Mandir Senior Secondary School, Udham Singh Nagar, and Deep Senior Secondary School, New Janta Nagar, were given away prizes at the annual functions held in the schools, today.

Dowry death: relatives protest
LUDHIANA, Dec 20 — Angry relatives of a dowry death victim, Hema Dhir, today received her body from the Civil Hospital after the post-mortem and staged an hour-long dharna in front of her in-laws’ house in Iqbal Gunj Colony here.



Remembering the message of Christ
HE word ‘Christmas’ conjures up a picture of well decorated Christmas trees, chubby and genial looking Santa Clauses, mince pies, plum cakes, Christmas shoppers, beautifully decorated stores, holiday revellers. 

Cop bashing in films resented
HE recently released movie “Kurukshetra” has touched a raw nerve of the police force. Angry at the filthy language used against police officers, policemen here have urged the board of film censors to withdraw the certification given to this film.

Motivating people for eye donation is her passion
Once I saw a young girl with large almond-shaped eyes clutching a stick in her hand. After sometime, I realised that she was blind. I still cannot forget the expression of her eyes — there was a unique mixture of innocence and sadness in them. 

Sukhbir dislikes security cover
LUDHIANA, Dec 20 — The General Secretary of the SAD (Badal), Mr Sukhbir Badal, had a chat with mediapersons at Circuit House here yesterday. 


Three arrested
KHANNA, Dec 20 — The local police arrested two persons and recovered 1 kg of opium and 24 bottles of liquor from them here yesterday.


Principals decry pay-scale notification
KHANNA, Dec 20 — The Association of Principals of Non-Government colleges affiliated to Panjab University, has criticised the Panjab Government notification regarding pay-scales of principals. 


Medical care at nominal cost
I am impressed by the cleanliness of the hospital and the services it offers to the people. Service to humanity is real charity” said SSP Kuldeep Singh on his first visit to Vijayanand Diagnostic Centre being run by Mahavir Jain Sewa Sansthan.

Carrots as antidote to joint pain
LUDHIANA, Dec 20 — Carrots can be useful in reducing the level of uric acid and pain in the body's joints. This has been proved in a study conducted by Dr (Mrs) I.K. Singh and Dr Malkiat Kaur Naggi, senior scientists in the Department of Food and Nutrition, Punjab Agricultural University. Top

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