No government input for export crop
The government has been trying hard to motivate farmers of the state to diversify from the traditional wheat-paddy circle. However, it has failed to promote a totally export oriented crop cultivated in Amritsar.
Walk on Mall Road not easy
It is rightly said that you can’t live beyond your dreams. I have dreams for my city where our family lineage dates back to more than 300 years. Amritsar, the holy city, used to be an attractive destination for pilgrims and food lovers and was known for its exquisite green cover.
HIV patients seek help
A large number of NGOs working for the uplift of HIV/AIDS patients have enabled them to overcome trauma and live a hopeful life.
Mr Shalini Eddens, Director of Education and Training with World (community based women organised to respond to the life-threatening disease) said it was amazing that how the women patients had gracefully responded to live with the dreadful disease.
Coming of age
Age has been no deterrent for Mr Inder Singh, perhaps the oldest Quality Control Manager assigned the job to certify aircraft about their air worthiness.
Mr Inder Singh, who will be turning 90 in January next year, is presently working as an aircraft maintenance engineer at Birmi Flying Academy in Patiala. His feat has won him an entry in “Limca Book of Records”.