Tuesday, April 16, 2002, Chandigarh, India

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PAU prepares to get accreditation 
Ludhiana, April 15
In view of the three-day inspection of Punjab Agricultural University by a Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) team, preparations are on at the campus these days. 

‘CBI cop’ gets what he deserves
Ludhiana, April 15
Posing as an officer from the CBI at Delhi, he tried to hoodwink a couple of housewives in a Focal Point colony into fulfilling his sexual lust but fate had something else in store for him. 

A young woman provides succour to her child from the scorching sun MAA KA AANCHAL: A young woman provides succour to her child from the scorching sun on the Pakhowal road in Ludhiana.— Photo Pardeep Tewari


PSEB federation to boycott today’s strike
Ludhiana, April 15
The Employees Federation of the Punjab State Electricity Board ( PSEB), at an urgent meeting held here today, decided to boycott the strike of April 16, called by the Leftist unions. 

Work at a standstill in Improvement Trust
Ludhiana, April 15
Confusion prevails in the office of the Ludhiana Improvement Trust since the dissolution of all improvement trusts in the state, following which work in the office has virtually come to a standstill.


14 pc more voters for MC poll in city
Ludhiana, April 15
Number of voters in the industrial hub of Punjab has gone up by almost 14 per cent since the last general elections. As against 8.02 lakh voters, who exercised their franchise in the last Assembly elections, the number of voters for the forthcoming municipal elections has gone up to 9.13 lakh.

MCPI lambasts Modi for Gujarat violence
Ludhiana, April 15
The Marxist Communist Party of India (MCPI), while expressing concern over the communal violence in Gujarat, has held the state Chief Minister, Mr Narendra Modi, responsible for what it termed as ‘organised carnage’ of Muslim community.

Old rural Punjab lives here!
unjab is known for its rich cultural heritage. With the growing western influence, the essence of Punjabi culture seems to be getting lost. Yet an instinct to ensure the survival of this great culture still remains. A heritage museum of rural life of Punjab at Punjab Agricultural University reflects this instinct. The museum presents a true picture of rural life of Punjab.

Make-up not just women’s domain
Ludhiana, April 15
When do the looks matter? Always. And more so on special occasions like parties and get-togethers. With growing consciousness among people about their appearances, most people spend considerable time in making themselves up, to ensure a different look. While women may seem to be more keen and crazy, the men do not lag behind either.
The women in this part of the region feel that the make-up, if worn with perfection, can create the perfect and impressive look. 

A city woman gets her make-up done from a beautician in Ludhiana.
A city woman gets her make-up done from a beautician in Ludhiana.

Seminar on women’s rights
Ludhiana, April 15
The women’s wing of International Human Rights Organisation (IHRO) organised first seminar on “Women’s rights and responsibilities” at BCM school today. The wing deemed its responsibility to educate school students about their rights and how to tackle wide-spread sexual harassment.

Flower arrangement competition
Ludhiana, April 15
A salad making and flower arrangement competition was held by the Gayatari Ladies Club at Magnet Resorts here today. About 35 club members took part in both the categories. The participants had prepared a variety of vegetarian and non-vegetarian salads which included mixed salad, green salad, sprouted beans salad, pineapple salad, fruit salad and cream salad.
Participants give final touches to their arrangements at a flower competition
Participants give final touches to their arrangements at a flower competition organised by the Gayatari Club in Ludhiana on Monday. —Photo Inderjit Verma

Lodhi Club serves notices on staff
Ludhiana, April 15
The management of the Lodhi Club has served show-cause notices on two of its employees, including the manager, Capt R.S. Dhaliwal, and the supervisor, Mr Manjit Singh, in connection with the closure of the club on April 13.



LSS holds awareness camp
Ludhiana, April 15
The Ludhiana Sewa Sangh held an awareness camp about fees in government -aided private schools of the state at Nanakpura on Saturday. Addressing the gathering, the sangh president, Mr Suresh Gupta, said that since the government-aided private schools were being given 95 per cent aid by the state government, admission and monthly tuition fees had been fixed by the government.



IAP’s annual conference
Ludhiana, April15
The Department of Paediatrics of the Dayanand Medical College and Hospital organised the annual conference of the state unit of the Indian Academy of Paediatrics (IAP) at Dumra Auditorium yesterday.


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