abolition spells misery for dhaba owners
While the Municipal Corporation is going to lose on revenue with
the abolition of octroi from today, the business of dhabas near
octroi posts was affected as not many truckers stopped there for
A dhaba sans customers near an octroi post in Ludhiana.
— Photo by Inderjit Verma
Narrow escape for family
as tree falls on house
Mr Jairam Misra and his family members of ward No. 4 here had a narrow escape
when a fully grown neem tree was uprooted by strong winds that lashed the area
yesterday and fell on their house, causing damage to it.
Scooterist dies in mishap
Lakbir Singh (28) of Rachhin village was killed while Nachhatar Singh of the
same village was injured seriously when a vehicle hit their scooter (PB 28-3708)
on the Guga Mari Rasulpur link road, near here, today.
over trivial ego problems between college and school students have
become a routine in the city. Hardly a day passes when there is no
minor or major problem between the scores of student groups that have
mushroomed all over the place. If earlier, college students were a
problem for the administration, now school students have also become
one. It seems a special police and social drive has to be launched to
handle the problem till it turns into a bloody battle.
sewers lead to water accumulation on streets
Water accumulation and choked sewers in some of the localities
of the town continue to stare the residents in the very face and
multiply their problems.
Water accumulated on a street of Doraha town due to choked sewers.
dance’ banned at Chhapar Mela
Ahmedgarh, September 3
The Jagraon police has sought cooperation from the social and
political organisations of the area in managing the affairs of Chhapar
Mela, commencing on September 6.
away bags of flour to the poor
Public Health Minister Harnam Dass Johar has exhorted party workers to
launch a statewide campaign to apprise people of the achievements of
the Congress government on the basis of which the state of Punjab had
again been adjudged the best government in the country by a national publication.
dealers defy orders
Cocking a snook at the orders of the district administration for
not holding a car bazar, car dealers today removed barricades
put up by the authorities and parked cars on pavements of
A barricade, put up by the administration, was removed by car dealers to park their
cars in Ludhiana on Sunday.
The Lions Club International 321-F organised workshop on ‘Sight
First-Jot-2006’ at Lions Bhawan, here today. The function was held
under Lion K.M. Goyal. He was the chief guest and the function was
presided over by MJF Lion R.K. Rana, district governor 321-F.