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Restore cable connection: forum
Ludhiana, March 28
The District Consumer Disputes Redressal Forum has ruled against the arbitrary disconnection of a cable connection of a consumer by a cable operator, who has been directed to restore the connection against payment of a monthly subscription.

When flowers bloom, can butterflies be far behind
Nectar Break: When flowers bloom, can butterflies be far behind? — Tribune photo by Pradeep Tewari


Chamber alleges steel hoarding by dealers
Ludhiana, March 28
Mr Inderjit Singh Pardhan, President of the local Chamber of Industrial and Commercial Undertakings, has urged the state police to probe the continuing hike in the prices of steel despite the fact that the Union Ministry of Finance has reduced the excise duty on the final products of steel and also reduced the customs duty on the import of steel.

Student develops device to check power-load limit
Ludhiana, March 28
Want to keep a check on hostellers using excessive load of electricity in their rooms? Want to keep tabs on visitors in a guest house or a hotel making use of electric iron, electric stoves or heat convectors?

Suraj Manchanda demonstrates the working of his model of a circuit breaker. — Photo by Inderjeet Verma
Suraj Manchanda demonstrates the working of his model of a circuit breaker

Satluj Club elections held
Ludhiana, March 28
Senior politicians, bureaucrats and IPS officers are learnt to have influenced the elections for various posts in the elite Satluj Club here. The elections were held today and till the filing of this report the counting of votes was in progress.


Cong rally against feel-good factor
Ludhiana, March 28
Congress functionaries held a public meeting against the ‘feel-good factor’ at Salem Tabri here today. Earlier, the party workers, led by the PPCC Secretary, Mr Parminder Mehta, took out a march from the Congress Bhawan to the Clock Tower Chowk carrying banners and placards.

Guru Gobind Singh gifted urn to this Pakistani’s family
Ludhiana, March 28
“Gangasagar, a metallic ‘surahi’ like an urn with holes on every side and on the bottom, has the power to retain a liquid inside it. This was gifted by Guru Gobind Singh to my ancestor, Rai Kalla, in 1705 in return for providing him shelter when he was in difficulty and when many people were not ready to give him shelter. We revere it and it has been in the family for nine generations.
Rai Aziz Ullah Khan, Member, National Assembly of Pakistan, at a press conference in Ludhiana on Sunday. — Photo by Inderjit Verma
Rai Aziz Ullah Khan, Member, National Assembly of Pakistan, at a press conference in Ludhiana

One killed in scooter accident
Ludhiana, March 28
One person was killed, while another was seriously injured when their scooter was hit by a bus near Alamgir here today. While one person died on the spot, another was seriously injured. He was rushed to hospital where his condition is stated to be critical.



22 students honoured with college colours
Ludhiana, March 28
A roll of honour of Panjab University was bestowed on Jaspreet, Gurleen and Jasdeep for academic, Daljeet, Mandeep and Amandeep for cultural activities, Daljeet, Jagmeet and Namina for quiz and Harpreet Kaur for athletics.

Jubilant graduates of the Guru Nanak College for Women, Model Town, with their degrees after the convocation in Ludhiana on Sunday. — A Tribune photograph
Jubliant graduates of the Guru Nanak College for Women, Model Town, with their degrees after the convocation

Tagore Vidya annual day
Ludhiana, March 28
Tagore Vidya Mandir celebrated its 28th annual day and prize distribution function here today. Ms Manjit Kaur Sodhia presided over the function. An art and craft exhibition, Art-2004, was organised by students of the school.


RI for bus conductor, driver
Ludhiana, March 28
The Additional Sessions Judge, Mr Inderjit Kaushik, has convicted a driver and conductor of M/s Deol Bus Service on a charge of voluntarily causing grievous hurt to a driver of Pepsu Road Transport Corporation (PRTC) and stopping him from discharging his duty.


World Theatre Day celebrated
Ludhiana, March 28
Mr Rai Aziz Ullah Khan, Member, National Assembly, Pakistan was the chief guest on the World Theatre Day celebrated at Punjabi Bhawan her yesterday. It was organised by Rangmanch Sansthan.


Experts talk about adolescent problems
Ludhiana, March 28
As a part of the golden jubilee of the MBBS course, the Department of Paediatrics, Christian Medical College and Hospital (CMCH), organised a CME on adolescent care. Dr Manorma Verma, a former head of the department, and Dr M.K.S. Nair, president, Indian Academy of Paediatrics (IAP), inaugurated the CME.


Navneet, Simrat excel in PTU athletics meet
Ludhiana, March 28
Two students of the local Guru Nanak Institute of Management and Technology (GNIMT), Navneet and Simrat, were declared the best and the second best athletes at the 7th Annual Athletics Championship of Punjab Technical University (PTU), which concluded at Baba Banda Bahadur Engineering College, Fatehgarh Sahib, yesterday.

DMCH organises cricket match


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