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Mini-buses on city roads soon
Ludhiana, November 17
Ludhiana, the second most polluted city of the northern region after Delhi, will soon see mini-buses plying on its roads, replacing the auto-rickshaws that contribute a lion’s share of air-pollution here.

Beware of furnishing fictitious details 
Ludhiana, November 17
Customers beware of furnishing wrong or fictitious details while submitting the application form for the allotment of the BSNL mobile telephone. If caught on wrong foot, your connection is certain to be terminated. And the BSNL has already deactivated about 200 mobile phones, as the addresses found on their application forms were non-existent.

Withdraw support to Mufti, Bitta to Cong 
Ludhiana, November 17
The All-India Anti-Terrorist Front chief, Mr Maninderjit Singh Bitta, today urged the Congress to withdraw its support to the Mufti Mohammad Sayeed-led government in Jammu and Kashmir. He alleged that the Mufti was working on the agenda of the All-Party Hurriyat Conference and supporting him would mean supporting the Hurriyat.


Congress activists burn Gosain’s effigy
Ludhiana, November 17
Hundreds of Youth Congress activists today burnt the effigy of senior BJP leader and former Deputy Speaker of the Punjab Assembly, Mr Satpal Gosain for his reported derogatory remarks against the Congress President, Ms Sonia Gandhi. The activists burnt the effigies at two different places.

Cops honoured for removing encroachments
Ludhiana, November 17
The Janakpuri locality and the main market area wears a completely different look these days thanks to a drive undertaken by the officials of the police post of the area to clear it of all encroachments. Gone are the days when the market road had shrunk because of encroachments on both sides. 

Versatile & talented princess charming
Ludhiana, November 17
She is an all-rounder. In examinations, she gets above 99 per cent marks. Her score in extra-curricular activities is par excellence. This slim, talented, lively and highly intelligent girl is all of seven years.


All not well with BJP
Ludhiana, November 17
The alleged interference of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) in the functioning of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) seems to be percolating down to Punjab also with a section of the state leadership blaming the state RSS leadership of influencing most of the BJP decisions, particularly with regard to recent reshuffle.

MC to hold ‘khula manch’ 
Ludhiana, November 17
In a bid to streamline its complaints redressal cell and to provide a forum to the city population to directly interact with the civic administration, the Municipal Corporation proposes to launch a ‘khula manch’ where the top brass of the MC would listen to the public complaints at zone level once in every month and ensure time-bound solution to civic problems.

Action against Badal sought
Ludhiana, November 17
The acting president of the Sarb Hind Shiromani Akali Dal (SHSAD), Mr Surjan Singh Thekedar, and former minister and senior party leader Mr Mahesh Inder Singh Grewal today demanded action against the former Chief Minister, Mr Parkash Singh Badal for trying to push the state into a fundamentalist situation fraught with dangerous consequences.

Govt to promote tree plantation
Ludhiana, November 17
The Punjab Government is undertaking an ambitious project of preserving the trees planted in the state during the past five years and increasing their number to nearly six crores by planting new saplings along roads and on forest land, according to Mr Harbans Lal, Minister for Forests and Food and Civil Supplies.

Lecture on ‘Making work as meditation’
Ludhiana, November 17
The Ludhiana Management Association (LMA) yesterday organised a lecture on “making work as meditation”. Swami Anand Vairygya, a saint from the Osho Commune International, “Zorba the Buddha” and enlightened the people as to how work can be made as meditation.

Mr V.K. Goyal, general secretary, LMA, introduces Swami Anand Vairygya, who delivered a lecture on ‘Making work as meditation’ in Ludhiana on Saturday. — A Tribune photograph
Mr V.K. Goyal, general secretary, LMA, introduces Swami Anand Vairygya, who delivered a lecture on ‘Making work as meditation’



A school on a sacred mission
Nankana Sahib Public School was started as an English medium co-educational school on July 17, 1978, in the campus of Guru Nanak Dev Engineering College by the Nankana Sahib Education Trust under the initiative of Mr Kishan Singh Gill, Director, with the aim of providing quality basic education on public school lines to rural children so that they could compete with urban children for entry into professional colleges and public services.
Students of Nankana Sahib Public School. — Photos Pradeep Tewari
Students of Nankana Sahib Public School

‘To be good in thought, word and deed is best religion’
OR Ms Parminder Kaur Sekhon, who joined Nankana Sahib Public School as Principal in June, 2002, it was like homecoming. Thirteen years ago she had taught in the school for two years and then moved to South India as her husband was posted there.

BCM celebrates silver jubilee
Ludhiana, November 17
The BCM celebrated its successful completion of 25 years and cherished the memories of the bygone years. The institution was founded by Mr Brij Mohan Lallji Munjal on October 2, 1977. The school building which initially had just 14 classrooms, now has a couple of blocks. At present, the school has a strength of 4,200 students and 166 qualified staff.

Schools celebrate Epilepsy Day
Ludhiana, November 17
The Department of Neurology of Christian Medical College, Ludhiana today celebrated the ‘National Epilepsy Day’. About 75 children from 12 local schools participated in the painting competition held in the assembly hall, the theme was ‘My Ambition in Life’. Dr S.N. Tiwari, Civil Surgeon, was the chief guest on the occasion.

Students enthral audience
Ludhiana, November 17
The annual prize distribution function of the local M.L. Memorial High School was held today. Students presented a Students presented a colourful cultural programme on the occasion.

A Haryanvi dance being performed at the annual prize distribution function of M.L. Memorial High School in Ludhiana on Sunday. — Photo Pradeep Tewari
A Haryanvi dance being performed at the annual prize distribution function of M.L. Memorial High School


Saturday night fever at city club
Ludhiana, November17
It was Saturday night fever which gripped the young couples of the city who danced at Lodhi Club yesterday. The second in the series of modelling-cum-dance shows organised by Seagram Blenders’ Pride made the young as well as the not so young couples take to the dance floor.

Teenagers dance at a Bollywood blast held at the Lodhi Club in Ludhiana on Saturday. — A Tribune photograph
Teenagers dance at a Bollywood blast held at the Lodhi Club in Ludhiana

‘Dil Diyan Gallan’ to feature Pammi Bai
Ludhiana, November 17
Noted Punjabi singer Paramjit Singh Sidhu alias Pammi Bai came into his true colourful mood during a talk in “Dil Diyan Gallan”, a weekly show on DD Punjabi. The show features life and works of noted Punjabi singers every week. The episode featuring Pammi Bai will be telecast at 8 pm on November 18.


Epilepsy camp


GNP School girls shine
Ludhiana, November 17
GGN School, Rose Garden garnered 59 points and GNP School, Sarabha Nagar secured 56 points to win overall trophies in the girl’s and boys’ sections, respectively, in the XIth Ludhiana Sahodya School Athletics Meet at BCM Arya Model School, Shastri Nagar, here today.


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