Monday, December 24, 2001, Chandigarh, India

National Capital Region--Delhi


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‘CIA’s yarn story fabricated’
Ludhiana, December 23
The claims of the CIA-wing-II of the local police of busting an inter-state gang involved in theft of yarn from several industrial units has kicked off a row. 

Selected JBT candidates in a fix
Ludhiana, December 23
A number of candidates who have been selected as Junior and Basic Teachers are apprehending some fishy deal as they found their names missing from the final list.

Scheme fails to attract investment 
Ludhiana, December 23
The recent announcement of the Centre to increase investment limit from Rs 1 crore to Rs 5 crore for the small-scale sector has failed to promote investment in local knitwear units. 

Violence upsets children; now they want peaceful New Year
Ludhiana, December 22
The events of the last 10 days, in the aftermath of the suicide attack on Parliament House, seem to have cast a deep shadow on the minds of the young ones, with most of them yearning for a peaceful new year.


Mixed response to cancellation of train, bus
Ludhiana, December 23
While the Union Minister of State for Railways, Mr Digvijay Singh, who was here to flag off a special train carrying about 1000 Jain pilgrims to different religious shrines across the country, justified the cancellation of the Samjhauta Express to Pakistan and the Lahore bus service, people in Ludhiana expressed mixed feelings on the decision.

Shiv Sena workers hold rally
Ludhiana, December 23
Activists of the Punjab unit of the Shiv Sena (Bal Thackrey) took out a protest rally today demanding the withdrawal of cases against the police officials who were instrumental in eradicating terrorism during the days of militancy in Punjab.

Shiv Sena activists hold protest rally in Ludhiana on Sunday. — Photo Inderjit Verma
Shiv Sena activists hold protest rally


City residents for action against Pakistan
Ludhiana, December 23
There was a mixed reaction among the local residents to the steps taken by Union Government dealing with the problem of militancy being supported and funded by Pakistan.

Journalists boycott DGP’s function
Ludhiana, December 23
The Punjab Journalists Association, the Ludhiana Crime Reporters Association and the Ludhiana Photographers Association today boycotted the visit of the DGP, Punjab, Mr Sarbjit Singh, to the city in connection with a function organised at Police Lines. 

Young Voice
Tuition menace must be stopped
gold medallist in M.Sc (industrial economics), this economics lecturer in Guru Nanak National College, Doraha, is perturbed about the tuition menace that has engulfed the education scenario in the state.

Anganwari workers hold rally
Ahmedgarh, December 23
The Anganwari Mulazim Union of Punjab organised a protest rally at Kalsian village near here.


Green manuring experiment yields good results
Ludhiana, December 23
After having successfully produced a good yield of paddy as a part of a novel experiment of green manuring, farmers of 10 villages in the district are trying this experiment on wheat crop also.



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