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Money orders pile up
Ludhiana, March 10
Thousands of money orders (MO) and high value money orders (HVMO) reaching Ludhiana from around 150 cities are not getting delivered, thanks to a snag in the V-Sat that has appeared for the past many days.

Donation for Lord, spending on His prasad
ast evening, a group of seven persons, one of whom was holding a picture of Lord Shiva and another one a receipt book, were spotted moving from shop to shop on the GT Road opposite the Railway Station.

Gujarat cagers register 2 wins
Ludhiana, March 10
The Gujarat cagers have registered two victories over Chhattisgarh and Pondicherry, in the 52nd Senior National Basketball Championship underway here at Guru Nanak Stadium.

Neem leaves to surgeon’s knife
Ludhiana, March 10
Kulwant Kaur came to Dewan Hospital with an enormous 15-kg tumour in her breast. As the tumour kept growing rapidly over the past seven months, the patient was taken to various places in the hope of a miraculous cure.


89 students given degrees
Mandi Gobindgarh, March 10
Dr Tarlok Singh Anand, Dean, Academic , Punjabi University, Patiala, while speaking on the 29th Convocation -cum-prize distribution function of Jawahar Lal Nehru Government (Girls) College, Mandi Gobindgarh on Saturday said the real aim of education had taken a back seat in the modern day world and teachers as well as the students were responsible for it.
The Principal of J.L.N. Government College for Women, Mandi Gobindgarh, Ms Amar Shoba, presents a degree to a student at the annual day function of the college on Saturday. Dr Tarlok Singh Anand, Dean, Academic Affairs, Punjabi University, Patiala, is also seen in the picture.
The Principal of J.L.N. Government College for Women, Mandi Gobindgarh, Ms Amar Shoba, presents a degree to a student at the annual day function of the college on Saturday. Dr Tarlok Singh Anand, Dean, Academic Affairs, Punjabi University, Patiala, is also seen in the picture.

Shop burgled, 1.35 lakh stolen
Ludhiana, March 10
A general store in Old Sabzi Mandi was burgled last night causing a scare among other shopkeepers in the market. The burglars decamped with cash and goods worth about Rs 1.35 lakh. Cash worth Rs 70, 000 and grocery items were reported stolen by the owner of the shop.


Make Birmi minister, urge Ramgarhias
Ludhiana, March 10
Leaders of the Ramgarhia community from across the state yesterday demanded that Mr Milkiat Singh Birmi be inducted into the ministry. Otherwise, they said, they may be forced to reconsider their support to the Congress. 

YC rally against price rise
Ludhiana, March 10
The District Youth Congress activists today lambasted the Union Government for bringing in an anti-people budget, especially for the hike in prices of kerosene oil and cooking gas. Addressing a party rally at Dr Ambedkar Chowk here, the DYC President, Mr Parminder Mehta, observed that by adding excise burden on bicycles and parts, which would also affect cycle-rickshaws, the government had proved itself to be anti-poor.

Legislators  honoured 
Ludhiana, March 10
The Punjab Minister of State for Printing and Stationery, Mr Rakesh Pandey, Mr Harnam Das Johar, Mr Surinder Daver and Mr Malkiat Singh Dakha (all Congress legislators) were presented with a sword and a doshala each at a felicitation function organised by the District Congress Committee (Urban) at Congress Bhavan here yesterday.

INTUC to join March 14 protests
Ludhiana, March 10
The president of the state unit of the Indian National Trade Union Congress (INTUC), Mr Balwant Rai Kapoor, Dr Shiv Gupta, general secretary, INTUC, and joint general secretary, Indian National Bank Employees Congress (INBEC) and Mr K.R. Tripathi, national president (INBEC) and general secretary, PPCC (Labour Cell), in a joint press note issued here have appealed to the government employees, bank employees and employees of private sector, public sector to join protests to be organised on March 14 against the government’s anti-worker and anti-people policies.

Mass marriage solemnised
Ludhiana, March 10
The Nishkam Sewa Ashram organised a mass marriage of 18 couples at Daad on Sunday. It was attended by more than 2,000 persons, according to the chairman of Nishkam Sewa Ashram, Mr Sarvan Kumar. He said such marriages were ment for those belonging to lower strata of the society.
Bridegrooms and brides at a mass marriage ceremony organised by the Nishkaam Seva Ashram at Daad on Sunday.—Photo Indejeet Verma
Bridegrooms and brides at a mass marriage ceremony organised by the Nishkaam Seva Ashram at Daad on Sunday.

‘Eradicate female foeticide’
Ludhiana, March 10
Swami Anandvesh stressed the need to eradicate female foeticide in his address at the start of the three-day programme at the Arya Samaj, Dal Bazaar, being held in connection with birth anniversary celebrations of Dayanand Saraswati here on Friday.

Kaushal re-elected pensioners’ chief
Ludhiana, March 10
Mr B.R. Kaushal and Mr Mohinder Singh Parwana have been re-elected president and general secretary, respectively, of the Punjab State Pensioners Confederation for a term of two years.


Advocate’s body found
Ludhiana, March 10
The body of Dalbir Singh Turna, 40, a local lawyer and industrialist, was found at Kaunkekalan village, near Jagraon, late last night. The body had three stab wounds on the chest and the neck.

Woman arrested with opium
Ludhiana, March 10
During checking at Lohara bridge on the Sidhwan canal on Friday, the Shimla Puri police intercepted Swaran Kaur, a resident of Urban Estate, Phase I, Dugri, and seized 450 gm of opium from her possession. She has been booked under the NDPS Act and further investigations are on.


Pandey opens steel plant
Ludhiana, March 10
“The Punjab Government is committed for all-round development of the state and in particular to promote the industrial growth. The industrial economy, which is faced with a crisis like situation and prolonged stagnation due to various factors, has to be put back on the rails.” 



10 colleges participate in youth fest
Ludhiana, March 10
Contests for literary and fine arts events marked the first day of the three-day inter-college youth festival at Gujranwala Guru Nanak Institute of Management and Technology, Civil Lines, here today.

Sudha wins contest
Ludhiana, March 10
Contests for poster-making, collage-making, motto-writing, composition, landscape and black-board writing were held at the Malwa Central College for Women here yesterday.


Trust directed to allot alternative plot
Ludhiana, March 10
The District Consumer Disputes Redressal Forum has directed the Improvement Trust, Ludhiana, to allot an alternative plot to Mr Sushil Malik, a resident of Field Ganj, in lieu of the one which he had applied for in 1982.



30 units of blood collected
Ludhiana, March 10
The Ludhiana Food and Supplies Employees Welfare Association organised a blood donation and check-up camp at Shaheed Bhagat Singh Nagar, Dugri Road, here today.

Surgery with innovative technique
Ludhiana, March 10
Dr B.S. Aulakh, urologist and transplant surgeon of the Dayanand Medical College and Hospital, has performed a kidney transplant with an innovative and unique technique. 


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