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Using black films on vehicles with impunity
Ludhiana, September 22
Does a scooter or a tractor need a black film? Sounds absurd as they don’t simply have any window panes. But going by the permission given to several vehicles in the state to use black films, this seems to be quite a possibility.

IT Dept to get tough with banks
Ludhiana, September 22
The Income Tax Department has decided to get tough with those authorised bank branches which were harassing assessees by showing reluctance to accept challans on the plea that the challans should be deposited with branches nearest to their given addresses.

MC dumps cleaning drive
Ludhiana, September 22
Thousands of residents of at least 12 colonies near New Kitchlu Nagar—who had been having a harrowing time due to the garbage dumped in their area heaved a sigh of relief when a team of Municipal Corporation employees along with the recovery van started removing the garbage from the spot. But their happiness soon turned into despair when the vans and trolleys moved from the place after removing only a few heaps of the garbage.




A candidate clears an obstacle during an Army recruitment camp
A candidate clears an obstacle during an Army recruitment camp at 152 TA Unit in Ludhiana on Sunday morning. — A Tribune photograph

No headway in note question
Ludhiana , September 22
Even a month after a million dollar note was recovered by the local police from a master swindler, the police is yet to find out whether the bill was fake or real. CIA sources told Ludhiana Tribune that the case had been referred to the Division Number 5 police station.

Servant killed in attack, 2.5 lakh robbed
Ludhiana, September 22
A shopkeeper in Jamalpur area was injured and robbed of Rs 2.5 lakh, while his servant was killed by four assailants last night.

A rich display of Indian culture
Ludhiana, September 22
Today was the last day of the Craft, Cultural and Food Mela, which started on September 13, held under the aegis of the North Zone Cultural Centre (NZCC). A lot of excitement and brouhaha was witnessed during the 10-day fair. The colourful pottery of Kuurja was a visual delight.

Artistes from Jammu and Kashmir present Kashmiri dance at the Craft, Cultural and Food Mela in Ludhiana on Sunday. — Tribune photo Pradeep Tewari

Artistes from Jammu and Kashmir present Kashmiri dance


‘Death valley’ riders not challaned

Ahmedgarh, September 20
There is hardly any lane in town of Punjab where a cop might not have challaned a person for driving his vehicle without driving license, reckless driving, and even for the absence of a pollution certificate.

Daredevils who had been performing in the well of death at Chhapar Mela. — A Tribune photograph

Daredevils who had been performing in the well of death at Chhapar Mela.

CBI probe sought into SBI’s promotion test
Ludhiana, September 22
Indian National Bank Employees Congress (INBEC) has urged Union Finance Minister Yashwant Singh to order a CBI inquiry against the promotion test held by the State Bank of India, Chandigarh local head office, for promotion of clerical cadre to officer cadre against 180 vacancies for the years 2001 and 2002.

Vanamahotsava celebrated
Samrala, September 22
The Lions Club, Samrala, celebrated vanamahotsava in the campus of the local veterinary hospital where Mr R.P. Aggarwal, manager of State Bank of Patiala, was the chief guest, yesterday.

The president of the Lions Club, Samrala, Mr Deepak Verma, plants a sapling. Mr Anil Gupta, president of the Bar Association, Samrala, is also seen in the picture.

The president of the Lions Club, Samrala, Mr Deepak Verma, plants a sapling



Bank distributes new notes
Ludhiana, September 22
A customer meet was organised at Punjab and Sind Bank, Gurdwara Kalgidhar Road Branch, Ludhiana, to exchange old and soiled currency notes. Mr R.S. Chhatwal, Zonal Manager, presided over the function and highlighted the RBI scheme with regards to exchange of old and soiled notes.



Students’ stir not over: DIET assn
Ahmedgarh, September 22
The District Institution of Education and Training (DIET) Students Welfare Association has denied the report regarding the postponement of their agitation till Wednesday after the assurance given by the Punjab Education Minister, Mr Khushal Behl.

Teachers’ plea to government
Ludhiana, September 22
Prof Jaipal Singh, president, Punjab Government College Teachers Association (PGCTA) has urged the Punjab Government to give sanction to the plan posts, without which hundreds of teachers working in Government Colleges at Naya Nangal, Fazilka, Mansa, Malerkotla, Ropar etc have not been paid salaries for the past three to four months.

80 take part in painting contest
Ludhiana, September 22
Vardhaman Spinning and General Mills Ltd organised a painting competition for children of its workers today. The objective of this competition was to develop their skills and nurture creativity among these children.

A mod school with a mod attitude
GURUDEV Rabindernath Tagore's name is symbolic of the light of the day, the sun which dispels the mist of darkness, the clouds of suspicion and restores health to the human system. His voice was the conscience of our age. He bequeathed to the country and the world a life which had no littleness about it. So the Management of Tagore Public School, the Ludhiana Aggarwal Co-Operative Society Ltd., is proud that the school's name is associated with such a great personality.
Tagore Public School, Ludhiana. — Photos Pradeep Tiwari

Mrs Manju ParkashThe competitive examinations should be done away with
MRS Manju Parkash, principal, in spite of fracturing the radial bone of her left wrist was smiling and attending to her duties. When her staff members came to ask her about her well being, she said smilingly,"It is good to have sufferings come your way once in a while for then only one appreciates better things of life."


Folk dance presentation
Ludhiana, September 22
The Northern Zone Cultural Centre (NZCC), Patiala, organised a presentation of folk dances of various states in Ramgarhia Girls College yesterday. The Director of Northern Zone Cultural Centre, Patiala, Mr R. T. Jindal, presided over the function.



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