Dowry demand: case registered
LUDHIANA, Feb 24 — A case has been registered under Sections 406 and 498A of the IPC, on the complaint of Kiran, a resident of Chhawni Mohalla, against her husband, Arvan, and her in-laws, for demanding more dowry.
KHAMANO, Feb 24 — A woman, Raj Rani, of Morinda is missing for the past some days from the house of her in-laws from Hawara Kalan, near here. According to the information available, she was married to Paramjit Singh of Hawara in 1993 and has two children. Mr Major Singh, brother of Raj Rani, has expressed fear that she might have been killed by her in-laws.
ST cut on cycles, rickshaws hailed
LUDHIANA, Feb 24 — The Punjab Government’s decision to lower the sales tax on several items including bicycles, rickshaws and tricycles has been widely hailed by the local industrial associations.
The state cabinet in its meeting held on February 22 at Chandigarh had decided to slash the sales tax on a number of items, thus rationalising the tax structure.