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Itís balle balle
for singers from city
usic lovers hum inimitable songs of Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, but hardly anyone knows that this great icon of music had his roots in Jalandhar city. The city has proved to be a fertile land for music. It has produced singers, who, in turn, have made the world sing. It is an amazing fact and matter of pride for Jalandharis that singers ranging from K.L. Saigal to Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, Puran Shahkoti to Hans Raj Hans to Jassi and Manmohan Waris - who virtually made people across the globe, particularly the Punjabis, sing to their tunes.



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August 13, 2004
August 6, 2004
Jazzing up evenings with dance, music
Photo by Pawan SharmaW
hen the day is done and the evening slithers by, the dance floor at Jack Daniels (JD), Radisson Windsor Hotel, comes alive with jiving groups. It's a world removed from the humdrum life. It may be peopled by a privileged few, but it is their way to celebrate the evening with panache. The harsh realities of life melt away as music crescendos its way to throbbing hearts and thumping feet. "After a tiring day, you need to take a break from your work. Simply going home and sleeping like a log is not enough.


Peopleís Concern
Potholed roads bane of Urban Estate, Phase II
rban Estate Phase II here, once known for better living conditions, is now a glaring example of neglect and apathy on the part of the Punjab Urban Planning and Development Authority (PUDA) officials. Dusty, potholed, bumpy roads that cut through the colony make it more of a 'slum' than a developed colony. 

The Army is like an extended family which makes them feel secure and comfortable Varied hues of uniformed life
Army life is Bharat darshan, say officers' wives
eing an army officer's wife is an experience in itself. Be it the remotest area or the backwaters of civilization, these women have seen it all. They have had the privilege to travel the length and breadth of the country and watch from close varied cultures and traditions.

The Army is like an extended family which makes them feel secure and comfortable.

Thieves, burglars give residents uneasy nights
Police appeals for registration of tenants, domestic servants
as Jalandhar become a hub of criminals? The answer is in affirmative if the rise in theft and burglary cases during the past one year is any indication. The failure of the district police to solve more than 50 per cent such cases adds to city residents' insecurity.

Cops to rescue of ailing stray animals
iling stray animals have a reliable but very unlikely friend here - district police that is running an animal shelter-cum-rescue centre at Jalandhar. The centre "Pashupalika" set up by the Jalandhar police in August 2000 has been instrumental in the treatment of about 2000 injured and ailing stray animals during four years of its existence.



Students of Apeejay School perform at I-Day celebrations From the schools
lag hoisting, cultural programme and poetry recitation marked the Independence Day function at the Innocent Hearts School, Green Model Town, on Sunday. The school principal hoisted the Tricolour and inspected the Guard of Honour presented by NCC cadets. 

Students of Apeejay School perform at I-Day celebrations

  • Freedom fighters remembered

  • I-Day celebrated

  • Flag unfurled

  • Teej celebrations

  • Prize distribution function

  • Training programme

Sukhpreet KoonerCreative approach spells success for this topper
reativity coupled with dogged determination is the secret of her success. Ms Sukhpreet Kooner, who has stood first in the Mass Communication and Journalism MA Part II Examination, 2004, conducted by the Guru Nanak Dev University, believes that her effort to be original with ideas has paid off.


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