Monday, February 18, 2002, Chandigarh, India

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Mayor ‘breaking’ rules for own convenience
Ludhiana, February 17
In a typical case of circumventing rules for suiting own convenience, city Mayor Apinder Singh Grewal is learnt to have recommended changes in the land-use policy along the Malhar road, dividing Sarabha Nagar and Gurdev Nagar.

Come Basant and kite flying fever is on
Ludhiana, February 17
Man has been flying kites all over the world for many centuries but gradually with modernisation, this simple pleasure of letting the kites sore in the sky on Basant day is decreasing by the day. 

Children buying colourful kites to fly on the day of Basant.
Children buying colourful kites to fly on the day of Basant. 
— Photo Rajesh Bhambi



Children dressed as Lord Shiva, Parvati and Gandhari ready to participate in the Zee mytho fancy dress quiz mukabla. — RB

People wish sea change, but expect little
Ludhiana, February 17
With the fate of various candidates belonging to different political parties sealed in the electronic voting machines and most pre and post-poll surveys predicting a Congress victory, people do not expect much from the new government.

‘51,000 foeticide cases reported in Punjab every year'
Khanna, February 17
A function to make the public aware of female foeticide was organised by the British Council in association with Ek Nai Asha at A S Modern Senior Secondary School here. 

Police Control Room to become hi-tech
Ludhiana, February 17
The Police Control Room in the city is all set to go hi-tech. On the lines of metropolitan cities like Mumbai and Delhi, the local PCR is being modernised in such a way that it will no longer remain a mere information receiving and disseminating office. 



Joy turns into grief
Ludhiana, February 17
The winning celebration of the sarpanch, Mr Surjit Singh, turned into grief when his young son died due to excessive drinking on Thursday at Barwali village 10 km from here. According to information available, Mr Surjit Singh had been declared elected, but the rival candidate, Mr Parmjit Singh, had filed a petition against Mr Surjit Singh.



Poverty forces woman to commit suicide
Ludhiana, February 17
Ms Nafisa Begum, the 22-year-old wife of Mr Javed Ali, a resident of Amarpura mohalla falling under division number two police station, allegedly to have committed suicide yesterday by hanging herself “as she did not want to go to Mumbai”.

  • Burglars held

  • Boy rapes ‘sister’

  • Gold chain snatched

  • Beaten

  • Power theft

  • Thefts alleged

  • Injured

  • Knives seized



LDP gets plot after 15 years’ wait
Ludhiana, February 17
After 15 years a consumer would get a plot under the ‘local displaced person” category on an order of the District Consumer Disputes Redressal Forum. The forum has directed the Improvement Trust, Ludhiana, to allot a plot of 200 square yards at the rate of Rs 154 per square yards to Mr Dhanwant Singh, a resident of Gurdev Nagar. 



Sabri brothers to perform in city
Ludhiana, February 17
Ludhiana Sanskritik Samagam is organising a show by Sabri brothers (Hazi Sayeed Sabri and Hazi Farid Amin Sabri) on February 22 at Guru Nanak Dev Bhawan here. It will be a rare treat for qawwali lovers as Sabri brothers have made a niche for themselves in this art.



BVM school students felicitated
Ludhiana, February 17
Students of Bharatiya Vidya Mandir Senior Secondary School, Udham Singh Nagar, Ludhiana, who excelled in different sports disciplines during the current academic session were honoured by the school management at the prize distribution function of the VIth Annual Sports Meet of the school here on Saturday.

  • Athletics meet

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