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Gujarat riots case: Tangri’s son gets police remand
Ludhiana, March 7
Sunil Tangri, son of former Shiv Sena leader Jagdish Tangri, was today remanded in police custody for one day in connection with the Gujarat riots case. He was produced in court from jail on production warrants.

Crescendo begins at GGNIMT 
Ludhiana, March 7
Crescendo, a two-day inter-college cultural festival, began at Gujranwala Guru Nanak Institute of Management and Technology here today.

A Wild West put on by students at Khalsa College
A Wild West put on by students at Khalsa College for Women in Ludhiana on Friday. — Photo Pradeep Tewari


Women come and go talking of rights...
Ludhiana, March 7
As the nation prepares to celebrate Women's Day, much is required to be done for the uplift of women in the country. While a privileged few will share a cup of tea with Prime Minister Atal Behari Vajpayee at his residence, others will continue to struggle for existence. Women’s empowerment continues to remain only on paper more than 50 years after Independence.

Rebels may eclipse Cong candidates
Jagraon, March 7
Rebel candidates are threatening the poll prospects of at least 10 Congress candidates in the municipal committee elections scheduled to be held here on Sunday.

Campaigning ends for MC poll
Mandi Gobindgarh, March 7
With the campaigning comin g to an end from 4 p.m. today political parties held extended meetings, which were addressed by the top brass of their respective parties in support of the candidates fielded by them for the civic elections here.

Objections raised on voters’ lists
Khanna, March 7
In the process of preparing new voters’ lists of the Khanna Municipal Council the residents today raised objections against the new voters’ lists. The new voters’ lists were published for which the objections were to be lodged by March 6.

Khanna MC poll on April 5
Khanna, March 7
The election to Municipal Council Khanna will be held on April 5, according to the State Election Commission. A message in this regard was received at the SDM’s office here today.

Grow more cane, millers to farmers 
Ludhiana, March 7
A seminar on “Recent advances in sugarcane cultivation technology” was organised on the premises of Jagraon Cooperative Sugar Mills Ltd. at Jagraon, around 40 km from here, today. Mr Gurcharan Singh Ghalib, MP, was the chief guest and Mr Malkiat Singh Dakha, MLA, was guest of honour.

Mr Gurcharan Singh Ghalib, MP, and Mr Malkiat Singh Dakha, MLA, distribute cheques among farmers at a function organised by Jagraon Cooperative Sugar Mill Ltd. at Jagraon on Friday.
Mr Gurcharan Singh Ghalib, MP, and Mr Malkiat Singh Dakha, MLA, distribute cheques among farmers


Punjabi literary magazine released
Ludhiana, March 7
“Bol Punjab De”, a literary magazine, was released by the PAU Vice-Chancellor, Dr K.S. Aulakh, here last evening. Speaking on the occasion, Dr Aulakh said the media had a big role to play in social change and progress. “Although the electronic media has cast a considerable influence on society, the print media is still a force to reckon with,” he said.


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SGPC to run women’s college
Ludhiana, March 7
“Women are not being given their due place and respect in society and concerted efforts are needed for the emancipation and empowerment of women. The first and foremost step needed in this direction is higher education and economic independence of women,” said SGPC President Kirpal Singh Badungar today during a tour of the educational institutions being run by the SGPC in the Koom Kalan Assembly constituency.

Deficit in grant-in-aid hikes dropout rate
Ludhiana, March 7
More than 10 per cent students drop out from colleges in the city due to their inability to pay the tuition fees of the colleges. In half an hour this correspondent saw 20 students requesting fee concession with from Ms Harmeet Kaur, Principal, Ramgarhia College, Miller Ganj, here.

Paper not from syllabus
Sahnewal, March 7
The computer exam of Class X held on Wednesday by Punjab School Education Board was not in accordance with the book prescribed by the board, according to the Principal of Sri Guru Harkrishan Public School, Doraha.


Arya College win cricket tourney
Ludhiana, March 7
Skipper Gaurav Marwaha (63) led from the front to help Arya College for Boys to register 32-run victory over the S.D. Government College for Boys to lift the trophy in the first inter-college TCY Cricket Tournament organised by the Top Careers and You Learning Solutions in association with Hero Cycles, Hindustan Times and Coca Cola at the Government College ground here today.

PAU athletics meet ends
Ludhiana, March 7
Raminder Singh of the College of Agriculture in the men’s section and Shweta Sharma of the College of Home Sciences in the women’s section emerged best athletes in the 37th annual athletics meet of Punjab Agricultural University here today.

Winners of 400 m race of the 37th athletics meet of PAU on Friday. — A Tribune photograph
Winners of 400 m race of the 37th athletics meet of PAU
Sandeep, Jasdeep best athletes
Ludhiana, March 7
Sandeep Singh and Jasdeep Kaur were declared the best athletes among boys and girls, respectively in the two-day 43rd annual athletics meet of Guru Nanak Dev Engineering College held here.


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