violation of agreement by Oswal
Even after an agreement between staff and management of Oswal Woollen
Mills to take over 1,500 workers back on duty, the company management
did not adhere to the same, alleged company's workers here today.
Award for BBC
Gurpreet Kaur, presenter of BBC Asian Punjabi programmes, will be
honoured with the Amar Singh Dhiman Memorial Cultural Award by the
Punjabi Culture Study Circle International at a function in Punjabi
Bhavan here on April 17.
bus stops compound the problem
Traffic entering the city from Jalandhar side is welcomed by the
chaos at the Jalandhar bye-pass chowk. Faulty site of a bus stop,
confusing bifurcation of bus stop slip road and the main GT road,
menace of auto-rickshaws and liberal traffic cops allowing
haphazard parking of buses away from the earmarked stop to board
passengers contribute collectively to the mess.
Chaos at the Jalandhar bypass due to unauthorised bus stops.
— Photo by Inderjeet Verma
Mahavir Jayanti, the birth anniversary of Lord Mahavira, was celebrated
with traditional gaiety and fervour here. Different functions were held
at various Jain temples across the city.
A young Jain devotee pays obeisance to Lord Mahavira on the occasion of Mahavir Jayanti in Ludhiana on Tuesday.
— Photo by Inderjit Verma
sewage water harmful: experts
Coinciding with the World Health Day, soil scientists at Punjab
Agricultural University have advised vegetable growers not to use
untreated sewage water for irrigation.
with Cong govt: BJP panel
The BJP committee to look into the problems of urban people and
employees today observed that the Congress government in the state
had miserably failed.
Senior BJP leaders Balramji Dass Tandon, Mr Madan Mohan Mittal, Mr Manoranjan Kalia address a press conference in Ludhiana on Tuesday.
— Photo by I.V
stones in Machhiwara
During his first visit in the 52 months of the Congress government,
Chaudhary Jagjit Singh, Local Bodies Minister, handed over a cheque for
Rs 1.85 crore for the development of this town.
memory of Ujjagar Dhaliwal
Impressed upon the contribution of Punjab Agricultural University for
the promotion of scientific agriculture, family members of the late
Ujjagar Singh Dhaliwal have donated Rs 1 lakh to institute an award in
Trust gets new trustee
Mr Vijay Kumar Parti, a local hosiery industrialist and senior vice
-president of the Kitchlu Nagar Residents Association, today joined as
the trustee of the Ludhiana Improvement Trust here.