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High Court reprieve for Jaghera
Ludhiana, November 19
Beleaguered former head of the International Dharam Samaj Shamsher Singh Jaghera, accused of hatching an abortive plot to kill Khalsa Panchayat chief Charanjit Singh Channy, has got a reprieve from the Punjab and Haryana High Court, which has directed the city police to question him from 10 am to 6 pm only at the police station.

Strip convicted cops of medal: IHRO
Ludhiana, November 19
The life imprisonment awarded to DSP Jaspal Singh and ASI Amarjit Singh in the Jaswant Singh Khalra murder case by the CBI court of Patiala Additional Sessions Judge Bhupinder Singh is a “slap on the face of all those who played a leading role in getting the DSP, a terrorist in uniform, reprieved of his earlier life sentence awarded in another case from the Punjab Governor recently.”


HC seeks records from MC, Mayor
Row over construction of multiplex
Ludhiana, November 19
Coming to the aid of a local resident, the Punjab and Haryana High Court has ordered status quo on the construction of a part of Flamez multiplex adjoining the house of the complainant.

Khanna in league of polluted cities
Khanna, November 19
Rapid industrialisation with no care for environment has brought this town the dubious distinction of becoming the sixth town to be categorised as a polluted place to live in the state.

A grand jamboree
Ludhiana, November 19
More than 2000 Scouts and Guides had assembled for a three day camp at Shaheed Sukhdev Thapar Senior Secondary School here yesterday.

TEST OF BALANCE: A young boy clears a rope bridge at the state-level Scouts and Guides jamboree held at Shaheed-e-Azam Sukhdev Thapar School, Bharat Nagar Chowk, Ludhiana, on Saturday. — Photo by Sayeed Ahmed
A young boy clears a rope bridge at the state-level Scouts and Guides jamboree held at Shaheed-e-Azam Sukhdev Thapar School, Bharat Nagar Chowk, Ludhiana, on Saturday.


Tributes paid to Indira

Ludhiana, November 19
Tributes were paid to former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi today on her 88th birth anniversary. Various functions were held across the city to pay homage to the leader. Prominent among those present on the occasion were the Education Minister, Mr Harnam Dass Johar, the Parliamentary Secretary, Mr Surinder Dawer, an MLA, Mr Milkiat Singh Dakha, the Mayor, Mr Nahar Singh Gill, the District Youth Congress president, Mr Dimple Rana, and the District Mahila Congress president, Ms Usha Malhotra.

The District Youth Congress chief, Mr Dimple Rana, pays tributes to Indira Gandhi on her 88th birth anniversary in Ludhiana on Saturday.
The District Youth Congress chief, Mr Dimple Rana, pays tributes to Indira Gandhi on her 88th birth anniversary in Ludhiana on Saturday.  — Photo by I.V.

Stress laid on Guru Nanak’s teachings
Doraha, November 19
The management, staff and students of Guru Nanak National College, Doraha, celebrated the birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev at Dr Ishwar Singh Memorial Hall in the college today.

Healthcare for villagers
Ludhiana, November 19
Keeping in line with ambitious project of ‘Aao Gaon Chale’ instituted by the Government of India to shoulder the responsibility of providing positive health care to every village in the country, Bibi Manmohan Kaur Memorial Welfare Society in collaboration with DMC&H recently organised a medical camp at Shug Bhatoli village in Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh.


8 booked for trespass
Jagraon, November 19
Jagdish Lal, Rabi Kumar, Ashok Kumar, Kala Singh, Bishnu Kumar, Raj Singh, Paramjit Singh of Pakhowal and Ajit Singh of Tusse allegedly tried to take forcible possession of land belonging to Onkar Singh.

Woman alleges rape
Jagraon, November 19
A woman today alleged that she had been repeatedly raped by a man after being assured of marriage. Alleging this at a Jain temple in the presence of members of the Pendu Mazdoor Union, the victim, a resident of the local Rani Wala Khuh, said the man had failed to keep his promise.


Consolidation key to success in global market, opine experts
Ludhiana, November 19
The international conference on textiles and clothing, Texcon — 2005, identified consolidation as the key to success in global market.

Club’s memo to Textiles Minister
Ludhiana, November 19
Knitwear Industry has urged the government to include a couple of more machines used for garment processing in the list of machines that are given an additional subsidy under the Technology Upgradation Scheme.


Farm varsity youth fest a big draw
Ludhiana, November 19
The ongoing youth festival being organised by Punjab Agricultural University here has proved to be a big draw with hundreds of students converging on the open air theatre to witness various events. Despite severe cold, the students stayed put right up to the conclusion of the events.


RS Model School celebrates golden jubilee
Ludhiana, November 19
RS Model Senior Secondary School , Shastri Nagar, celebrated its golden jubilee today with much fan fare.


238 cases settled at Lok Adalats
Jagraon, November 19
In the two Lok Adalats held here today by Mrs Jitender Walia, SDJM and Mr Gopal Arora as many as 238 cases were settled.



43 units of blood collected
Ludhiana, November 19
A blood donation camp was organised by Gujranwala Guru Nanak Khalsa College of Pharmacy in collaboration with Department of Transfusion Medicine of Dayanand Medical College and Hospital here today.

Free camp
Doraha, November 19
Sidhu Hospital, Doraha, is organising a free piles check-up camp from November 20 to 24.


Khalsa sports meet begin
Ludhiana, November 19
The three-day Khalsa Sports Festival being organised by the Nankana Sahib Education Trust under the aegis of the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) got off to a colourful start here today.


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