Monday, January 7, 2002, Chandigarh, India 

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DC orders inquiry into utensil kit scam
Ludhiana, January 6
Mr S.K. Sandhu, Deputy Commissioner, Ludhiana, has ordered an inquiry into the utensils scam in Machhiwara block of the Koomkalan constituency near here.

Car dealers resent police directive
Ludhiana, January 6
The police directive to the car dealers in the city not to sell or buy vehicles registered in other states has stirred up a controversy with the dealers vehemently opposing the move. 

Mobile number on registration plate
Ludhiana, January 6
A common practice among influential persons here is to write their designations like chairman, president or general secretary on their vehicles' number plates, instead of the mandatory registration number, to get noticed by policemen.
While the police is busy in checking traffic offenders, here is somebody who roams about in the city with his mobile number on the registration plate. —RB


BJP, Cong activists clash
Ludhiana, January 6
Tension prevailed in Issa Nagar and adjoining colonies here today following a clash between BJP and Congress activists when the latter were carrying out a rally in the area against the SAD-BJP government. A number of activists from both sides received minor injuries.

Models display traditional outfits
Ludhiana, January 6
A fashion and beauty contest was organised by the Events and Show Organisers here last evening. Budding models of the city sashayed down the ramp with confidence. The models wore traditional Indian outfits.

Models sashay down the ramp at a fashion show organised in Ludhiana on Saturday. 
Photo Rajesh Bhambi 


Oblivious to the market surroundings, these girls are busy getting ‘henna’ applied on their hands. —RB

Cops' functioning draws locals’ ire
Ludhiana, January 6
Local residents feel that law enforcement agencies should be more active and act more responsibly, only then can the sudden spate in crime in the city be controlled. They think that the police should work efficiently to solve pending cases.

Police checking irks people
Ludhiana, January 6
The district police challaned about 1000 vehicles last week following special checking of vehicles at nakas erected almost on every road in the wake of crime spurt in the city.

Young Voice
Working for rights of common man
ne of the most outstanding students of Punjab Engineering College, Jitin Talwar, passed out with a degree in mechanical engineering last year. As convener of the Students Council, PEC, Jitin organised PECFEST 2001, coordinated the college’s NSS activities and remained secretary of the PEC speakers club.



IGNOU induction programme
Ludhiana, January 6
The induction programme of Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) was arranged at the special study centre, Everest Public Senior Secondary School. here today.
Mr U. C. Pandey, Regional Director, Khanna Centre, delivers a lecture on the inaugural function of the BA and B.Com courses conducted by Indira Gandhi National Open University at Everest Senior Secondary School, Ludhiana, on Sunday. —Photo Inderjeet Verma

Painting contest at BCM Arya school
Ludhiana, January 6
Deepika won the painting contest held at BCM Arya Model Senior Secondary School, Shastri Nagar, held by the Ved Parchar Mandal here yesterday. Sumita and Ruchi shared the second place, while Kanika Aggarwal was adjudged third.


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