Sunday, May 13, 2001,  Chandigarh, India



Registration of case sought against samiti
Officer alleges violation of norms
Ludhiana, May 12
The district villages industries officer, Ludhiana, has recommended the registration of a cheating case against the management of the Kyur Gram Udyog Samiti for its alleged act of taking a subsidy of Rs 4 lakh from the state Khadi Gram Udyog Board by furnishing false affidavits.

Deepa, Ketan bring computer graphics to city

Ludhiana, May 12
In an attempt to rope in talent and give computer savvy people of Punjab an opportunity to learn computer graphics and animation the Maya Academy of Advance Cinematics held a seminar at Nehru Sidhant Kendra today. 

Deepa Sahi signs autographs after a seminar at Nehru Sidhant Kendra in Ludhiana on Saturday.
Deepa Sahi signs autographs after a seminar at Nehru Sidhant Kendra in Ludhiana on Saturday.
 — Photo: Rajesh Bhambi



Power shortage grips city
Ludhiana, May 12
With the mercury crossing the 45-degree celsius mark, the power supply in the city has broken down. The industrialists have been forced to close their production units or stop their night shifts.

Whereabouts of INA wealth sought
Ludhiana, May 12
The surviving Indian National Army personnel, having reconciled to the news about the death of Netaji Subhash Chander Bose in an air crash, confirmed by the disclosure of Col. J G. Figgess inquiry report from the British archives, are now coming out openly to divulge more details about the life and times of the INA leader.

Chaos at Congress function
Ludhiana, May 12
Much to the discomfort and embarrassment of senior party leaders, a meeting organised by state unit of Human Rights Wing of the Congress at Shahanshah Palace here today turned into a free-for-all for quite some time and pandemonium prevailed as a former Speaker of Punjab Assembly, Mr Harnam Das Johar, was asked to propose a vote of thanks.



Mother’s Day holds significance
Ludhiana, May 12
While millions of cards may have been purchased and posted and millions more gifts presented to mothers across the world yet there are hundreds of others who remain ignored and deserted. 

NRI moves from pillar to post
Ludhiana, May 12
For Mr Shinghara Singh Kooner, a UK-based NRI, it has proved to be a harrowing experience to procure permission for starting a cinema hall in the city. Courtesy, the stubbornness on part of a executive engineer concerned not to grant a ‘no objection certificate’ for the reasons best known to him.

English translations of Tagore’s works presented
Ludhiana, May 12
A literary gathering was arranged at Guru Gobind Singh Study Circle Complex by the Sahitkar Sadan, the literary wing of the study circle. Mr Rajat Das Gupta from Calcutta recited the English translations of Nobel Prize winner Rabindra Nath Tagore’s poems in Bengali on ‘Bhai Taru Singh,’ ‘Banda Bahadur,’ and ‘Guru Gobind Singh.’ 

Cong launches signature campaign
Fatehgarh Sahib, May 12
The District Congress committee launched a signature campaign in the district yesterday to seek the dismissal of Vajpayee government as its misdeeds have been exposed by tehelka expose.

Law and order situation criticised
Ludhiana, May 12
The Janata Dal (Secular), Punjab, has expressed serious concern over deteriorating law and order situation in the state and failure of the law enforcement agencies as well as the state government to come to terms with the unabated crimes against life and property of the people.

Transformer a fire hazard
Ludhiana, May 12
Have you got a power transformer outside your house? If yes, then beware for in this dry and hot weather it may catch fire any moment it fancies and pose a fire hazard to the neighbourhood.



Dharna against highhandedness of ST officials
Mandi Gobindgarh, May 12
All establishments of Loha Bazar remained closed here today and people staged dharna on the main road of the bazar in protest against the alleged highhandedness of Sales Tax department officials.



Nikhita is best student
Nikhita Sood receives the Best All-Rounder Award at the annual prize distribution of KVM in Ludhiana on Saturday. Ludhiana, May 12
A colourful cultural function was presented by students of primary, middle and senior classes on the annual prize distribution function held at Kundan Vidya Mandir School, Civil Lines, Ludhiana. Mr K.K. Kapila, Income Tax Commissioner, was the chief guest.
Nikhita Sood receives the Best All-Rounder Award at the annual prize distribution of KVM in Ludhiana on Saturday. 


Forum issues warrants against Station Superintendent
Ludhiana, May 12
For non-compliance of the order of the Punjab State Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission, the District Consumer Disputes Redressal Forum has issued conditional warrant against Station Superintendent of Ludhiana Railway Station T.R. Rana and imposed a fine of Rs 4,000.



Hariharan to perform in Ludhiana
Ludhiana, May 12
The Ludhiana Sanskritik Samagam’s next programme will be held on May 22. For the first time renowned singer Hariharan will be performing live in Ludhiana. Over the years Hariharan has emerged as a popular ghazal and playback singer.Top

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