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PPCB officials ‘harassing’ industrialists
Ludhiana, July 18
Alleging harassment at the hands of Punjab Pollution Control Board officials, industrialists along with employees of dyeing units, supported by various industry associations, held a rally outside the PPCB office here today.
Industrialists stage protest outside the office of the Punjab Pollution Control Board in Ludhiana on Tuesday.
Industrialists stage protest outside the office of the Punjab Pollution Control Board in Ludhiana on Tuesday. — Photo by Inderjit Verma

Privatisation of rural dispensaries opposed
Ludhiana, July 18
The move to privatise rural dispensaries in the state and appointment of medical and supporting staff on contract basis to provide health services to the people under overall supervision of zila parishads has proved to be a fiasco.




Double murder case: Jagraon SSP to probe
Ludhiana, July 18
The SSP, Jagraon, Mr R.K. Jaiswal, has been entrusted with the investigation of the sensational double murder case of a jeweller and his wife in Ludhiana. Earlier, the Ludhiana police was investigating the case.

Eyeing Assembly seat, Mayor begins groundwork
Ludhiana, July 18
With an eye on the Ludhiana Rural Assembly segment, Mayor Nahar Singh Gill has started visiting wards falling in the segment in a bid to contest on the Congress ticket.

Surinder Kaur rejoins SAD (A)
Khamano, July 18
SGPC member from Fatehgarh Sahib (reserved seat) Surinder Kaur, who had left the SAD (A) and joined the SAD yesterday, today rejoined the SAD (A).


Calcutta hits out at Badal
Ludhiana, July 18
Mr Manjit Singh Calcutta has described the Shiromani Akali Dal led by Mr Parkash Singh Badal as 'directionless, has shown its ideals and is basically Badal centric.'

Stir threat against ban on slogan
Mandi Ahmedgarh, July 18
Reacting sharply to a reported ban on shouting of Bharat Mata Ki Jai slogan by pilgrims during Baba Budha Amar Nath Yatra in Jammu and Kashmir area, the state unit of Bajrang Dal has threatened to launch a protest in case the ban was not withdrawn. The decision was conveyed to activists of its local unit at a meeting organised at Shri Hanuman Mandir today.


One killed in road accident
Khamano, July 18
One person was killed and another injured during a road accident, at Sanghol, near here.

Opium peddler arrested
Ludhiana, July 18
The Basti Jodhewal police today nabbed an alleged opium peddler, who was carrying 4 kg opium worth Rs 1.25 lakh in the market.

One held with opium
Jagraon, July 18
Sukhjit Singh, alias Sukhi, of Gill Nagar Mullanpur was arrested near drain bridge Hissowal by ASI Jaswant Singh on Tuesday. The police recovered 1 kg of opium from his possession. A case under Sections 18-61-85 of the NDPS Act has been registered.


California varsity students visit PAU
Ludhiana, July 18
A group of students and teachers from University of California,(UC) Santa Barbara, USA, visited Punjab Agricultural University yesterday. The group led by Prof G.S. Mann, Director Programmes, is visiting Punjab to make the students aware of Punjab and its culture.

NCC wing starts at school
Ludhiana, July 18
To enable girls of Tagore Public School (TPS) to expand their horizons and be of service to the nation, NCC junior girls wing was inaugurated here today.




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