in the dock
LUDHIANA, Feb 3 — In what
may perhaps be the first case of its kind in the city, the District
Consumer Disputes and Redressal Forum dismissed the complaint against
the Oriental Insurance Company and directed the complainant M/s Kashmir
Crockery House to pay Rs 2,000 to the company.
candidates face problems
LUDHIANA, Feb 3 — Many
students appearing as private candidates for Class 10 examination were
unable to appear in practical examination conducted by the Punjab School
Education Board, which commenced here today.
body opposes ladhowal project
LUDHIANA, Feb 3 — The
Environment and Health Protection Society, Punjab, has submitted a
memorandum to the Prime Minister and the state Chief Minister urging
them to intervene and save the forests and animals in the Ladhowal Seed
Farm. It has urged them to cancel the proposed Industrial Complex and
declare the area as a forest reserve or sanctuary.
warn combine against poll rigging
LUDHIANA, Feb 3 — The
nomination of Mr Rajmohinder Singh Majitha, a member of the Rajya Sabha,
as the SAD (B) candidate for byelection to the Majitha constituency, has
caused frustration among the ruling party workers and many others,
aspiring for the party ticket.
I were asked to prepare a list of 100 persons who served Ludhiana as
best as they could, I would include the name of Principal A.C.C. Hervey.
Again, desired to furnish one more list of such persons as did Ludhiana
proud, I will include the above name among others. Directed to shortlist
the top ten, past and present, residents of Ludhiana, I shall include
A.C.C. Hervey, without a second thought.
Time to visit
Safari here is stretched out on 25 acres. Since 1993 people here have
been delighted by tigers, black bucks, sambhars, rabbits and lots of
peacocks in the safari.
bill issued on Jan 26
LUDHIANA, Feb 3 — Mr P.
D. Sharma, President, Apex Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Punjab),
has alleged that Punjab State Electricity Board has mentioned January 26
as the date of issue on some electricity bills to some of the consumers
this time. This day, being a national holiday under Negotiable
Instrument Act and no office is supposed to be open on that day.
of dues resented
FATEHGARH SAHIB, Feb 3 —
Resentment prevails among the commission agents of Khamano Mandi over
the non-payment of other dues for paddy purchased by Markfed and the
Punjab State Warehousing Corporation during the last paddy season.
Moreover, about 6,000 paddy bags purchased by these agencies are still
lying in the open in the mandi.
LUDHIANA, Feb 3 —
Jogeshwar Paswan , a Bihari in his early fifties, came to the city about
three months ago to find his 30-year-old missing son, who had left home
after a family tiff. He visited all the likely places but failed to
locate his son anywhere. Meanwhile, he ran out of whatever money he had
on him. He tried to find some work, but nobody wanted to employ an old