Friday, May 31, 2002, Chandigarh, India

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Toll collection to begin on June 10 at Doraha flyover
Doraha, May 30
All preparations have been completed for starting the collection of toll tax near the Doraha flyover, which will start operating from June 10. The toll collection scheme is to be launched at every 80 km from Panipat towards Jalandhar. Three places have been fixed for collecting the toll i.e. Doraha, Shambhu and Karnal.

Products containing beef being sold openly
Ludhiana, May 30
In stark violation of the Prevention of Food Adulteration Act (1955), many confectioners and cinema-canteen owners in the city are selling products with animal origin ingredients without labelling them with the necessary symbols as per a notification of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (No-GSR-463, Dated May 17, 2000). The District Health Department, it seems, has been caught napping.

Brown dot within a brown square Brown dot within a brown square, a symbol that is to be put on the packing of a product that contains animal origin ingredients as directed by the Prevention of Food Adulteration Act (1955). 


Looking behind the smoke screen
Ludhiana, May 30
The whole world observes May 31 as No Tobacco Day. According to latest reports of the World Health Organisation (WHO), tobacco is responsible for millions of premature deaths worldwide. Almost eight lakh persons lose their lives every year, worldwide, due to tobacco use. Smoking one cigarette reduces life of a person by 11 seconds.

Two stage-managed cases solved, claims police
Ludhiana, May 30
Lure of lucre reportedly led an employee and an industrialist to stage-manage different cases of robbery and theft recently. Police investigation, however, thwarted their plans and now the complainants have become accused in two separate cases.


New MC Commissioner assures transparency
Ludhiana, May 30
Mr S. K. Sharma, newly appointed Commissioner of the Municipal Corporation, assumed office here today. The outgoing Commissioner Mr R. L. Kalsia, handed over the charge to the new incumbent at the camp office.

BJP threatens agitation against MC decision
Ludhiana, May 30
The Bharatiya Janata Party has strongly reacted to the decision of the Municipal Corporation on issuance of TS-1 and has threatened to launch an agitation if the ‘dictatorial’ and anti-people order was not immediately revoked.

Father alleges inaction in daughter’s murder case
Ludhiana, May 30
Mr Babu Lal, a resident of Ahmadgarh, whose young daughter, Geeta, was allegedly done to death on February 21 , about three months after her marriage, by her in-laws in Bangaru Mohalla here, is a disappointed man as far as the police investigation into the case is concerned.

Youth Congress activists burn Pakistani flag
Ludhiana, May 30
Activists of the District Youth Congress (Urban) today burnt the Pakistan flag and warned the military rulers of the neighbouring country to desist from their provocative acts failing which the people of India would not hesitate to pay back in the same coin.

Youth Congress workers burn Pakistani flag to denounce provocative acts of the neighbouring country in Ludhiana on Thursday. — Photo Inderjit Verma
Youth Congress workers burn Pakistani flag

58 file nominations for samiti poll
Amloh, May 30
Fiftyeight candidates filed their nomination papers in the office of the SDM-cum-Returning Officer here today for 15 zones of the Panchayat Samiti covering 95 villages in Amloh block.

Workshop for vet scientists ends
Ludhiana, May 30
Over 250 veterinary scientists discussed the latest research and development in animal husbandry during the technical sessions that marked the concluding part of a two-day workshop at Punjab Agricultural University here today.


Training course
Ludhiana, May 30
A five-day training course on “post-harvest management of summer vegetables and fruits” was organised for the home science teachers of krishi vigyan kendras of Punjab by the Department of Home Science Extension Education, College of Home Science, PAU, Ludhiana.


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