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Residents, industry rue power cuts
Ludhiana, February 24
Residents and industry are suffering due to prolonged unscheduled power cuts. Even as the electricity board has not declared official cuts for industry, unscheduled cuts of one to three hours are being imposed in several areas. Residential areas are no better where cuts of even lengthier duration are imposed.

Model Town road repaired, to open next week
Ludhiana, February 24
A part of the road that had caved in front of R S Model School in Model Town six months ago will be opened to public after a week as the work on it was almost complete.
The Model Town road being repaired in Ludhiana The Model Town road being repaired in Ludhiana on Saturday. — Photo by Inderjeet Verma











 

Housefed flats ‘lack amenities’
Ludhiana, February 24
Residents of Super Deluxe Flats in Shaheed Bhagat Singh Nagar Housefed Complex are a disappointed lot, thanks to the poor quality material used in construction and lack of amenities.

Elect honest nominees, says Dullo
Amloh,February 24
To strengthen the democratic set-up of the country, voters should elect honest candidates so that in this era of globalisation, the economy of the country achieves the maximum growth targets.

Cong legislators seek cancellation of FIR
Ludhiana February 24
Some sitting Congress legislators and the councillors today held a meeting at the residence of Mr Harnam Dass Johar to chalk out the further course of action in connection with the registration of an FIR against the husband of one of the party councillors.

 

COMMUNITY

Karamjit Karamjit wins Bal Sahit Puraskar
Ludhiana, February 24
The Punjabi Sahit Akademi conferred Mata Jaswant Kaur Bal Sahit Puraskar on Karamjit Singh Grewal for his first book “Chad Ke School Mainu Aa.” The function was held yesterday at Punjabi Bhavan where he received Rs 10,000, a citation, shawl and a trophy. Talking to Ludhiana Tribune he said, “I am a Punjabi teacher in Government High School in Kheri Jhameri. When I joined the school six years ago, I asked the children to recite some poems. They sang filmy songs.

 

CRIME

Cop, 2 others held for extortion
Ludhiana, February 24
The local police has arrested one police constable, Rajesh Kumar, and two other persons, Devinder Singh and Shekar of Shivaji Nagar, on the charges of extortion and cheating.

 

BUSINESS

Top companies offer lucrative packages to MBA passouts
Ludhiana February 24
Many leading companies, including multinationals, are eyeing fresh passout MBA students in this part of region. By giving students lucrative packages, the companies are leaving no stone unturned to choose the best lot. And students, too, feel glad to get a good platform at the starting of their careers.

 

EDUCATION

Skill-in-teaching competition
Mandi Ahmedgarh, February 24
Nancy of Raikot College of Bhutta, Rajwinder Kaur of Guru Gobind College and Alka of BCM College, Ludhiana, emerged the best prospective teachers in preparing teaching aids in their respective media of instruction at the Panjab University skill-in-teaching competition held at Bhutta College of Education Bhutta near here yesterday.

A winner receives prize at Punjab University skill-in-teaching competition at Bhutta College of Education near Ahmedgarh on Friday. Photo Mahesh Sharma
A winner receives prize at Punjab University skill-in-teaching competition at Bhutta College of Education near Ahmedgarh

Inter-college competitions held
Ludhiana, February 24
The home science society of Government College for Women organised an inter-college competition on the college premises here today.

Counselling session for B.Sc students
Ludhiana February 24
Young Scientist's Association of Gujranwala Guru Nanak Khalsa College arranged a career-counselling session for B.Sc students here today. It was initiated by Prof R.P.Singh, Head, Department of Chemistry. He introduced the guest of honour to the students, highlighting the significance of this endeavour.

60 medicos get degrees
Ludhiana February 24
It was an occasion of joy and pride for 60 graduates of the 2001 batch of Dayanand Medical College and Hospital as they were awarded degrees and prizes at the convocation organised at Dumra Auditorium here today. The chief guest on the occasion was Dr S.B. Khurana, former Principal of the DMCH.
Medicos take oath before being initiated into the profession at the DMCH in Ludhiana on Saturday. — Photo by Sayeed Ahmed 
Medicos take oath before being initiated into the profession at the DMCH in Ludhiana

Environmental awareness procession 
Ludhiana February 24
The students of College of Home Science of Punjab Agricultural University here took out a procession in Cheemna village, near here, yesterday. The aim of this procession was to make the people aware of their environment. Fourteen girl students from PAU and more than 50 students from Government Senior Secondary School, Cheemna, participated in the procession.

Conference begins at Kamla Lohtia college
Ludhiana February 24
A three-day conference of the Uttar-Pashchimanchal Ramakrishna Vivekananda Bhav Prachar Parishad, organised by the Swami Vivekananda Study Circle here, began at Kamla Lohtia S D College here today.



A conference on Swami Vivekananda being held at Kamla Lohtia College in Ludhiana 
on Saturday.
A conference on Swami Vivekananda being held at Kamla Lohtia College in Ludhiana


 

CULTURE

Photo exhibition captures mother nature
Ludhiana, February 25
Sixth edition of a three-day photo exhibition Drishtikon, creation of international photo artistes, Tej Partap Singh Sandhu and Ranjodh Singh, was inaugurated by State Information Commissioner PPS Gill and Deputy Commissioner, Ludhiana, Ashok Kumar Gupta, at Sundial Hall, Sutlej Club, Ludhiana, today.

Reinterpreting Sufism through music 
Ludhiana February 24
Zila Khan, the daughter of an illustrious father and great star maestro Ustad Villayat Khan, has a recorded musical legacy as long as seven generations. Enough reason for her to stick to the roots and tradition of Sufism in her music, while at the same time trying to reinterpret it in her own way.



Zila Khan, a sufi singer and the daughter of sitar maestro Ustad Villayat Khan, presents sufiana music during a concert organised by the Ludhaina Sanskritik Sammagam on Friday. — Tribune photo by Sayeed Ahmed
Zila Khan, a sufi singer and the daughter of sitar maestro Ustad Villayat Khan, presents sufiana music during a concert organised by the Ludhaina Sanskritik Sammagam



HEALTH

Workshop on lifestyle disorders ends
Mandi Gobindgarh, February 24
Desh Bhagat Ayurvedic College and Hospital’s two-day workshop on management of life style disorders for practitioners of ISM concluded here today.

 
SPORTS

Dept of Evening Studies are inter-college TT champs
Chandigarh, February 24
The team of the Department of Evening Studies, Panjab University, has won the PU Inter-College Table Tennis (evening and education colleges) tournament for 2006-07 by defeating DAV College of Education, Abohar. The meet was held at the PU grounds here today.

Easy win for vet sciences university paddlers
Ludhiana, February 24
Paddler of Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Sciences University, Ludhiana recorded an easy 3-0 win over Dr PDKV University, Akola, to advance into the next round on the second day of the all India inter-agricultural universities games being held on the Punjab Agricultural University campus ground here today.

Doraha college athletic meet
Doraha, February 24
The 33rd annual athletic meet for boys of Guru Nanak National College concluded at Guru Nanak Stadium here today.

Athletes participate in the 33rd annual athletic meet for boys of Guru Nanak National College in Doraha on Saturday.
Athletes participate in the 33rd annual athletic meet for boys of Guru Nanak National College in Doraha

Gurpreet, Sonia best athletes
Ludhiana, February 24
Gurpreet Singh and Sonia were declared the best athletes among boys and girls in the 60th annual athletics meet of Arya College which concluded here today. Yash Pal Sharma, former cricketer, gave away prizes to the winners.

Nidhi Chandla adjudged best 
Ludhiana, February 24
Nidhi Chandla came out triumphant in the 100 m sprint and was declared the best athlete in the 38th annual athletics meet of S D P College for Women held here today.

India can spring surprises, says Yash Pal
Ludhiana, February 24
The present bunch of players are better than the ones which won World Cup in 1983. With a couple of star players having world records against their names, Indian team can spring surprises in the forthcoming World Cup to be held in West Indies next month. These observations were made here today by Yash Pal Sharma, member of the Indian squad that emerged world champions in 1983. He was in the city to preside over the prize distribution function of annual athletics meet of Arya College.
Yash Pal Sharma
Yash Pal Sharma

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