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Tourism boost for ruralites
Rajasansi project focuses on low-income
village population
Amritsar, May 29
Rajasansi is one of the 31 villages in India which has been selected by Government of India under its ‘Endogenous Tourism Project scheme’. 

CBSE Class X Results
Toppers on cloud nine
Amritsar, May 29
The city students, who have passed the CBSE Class X exams with flying colours are on cloud nine. Six students of DAV Public School have scored 95 per cent and above marks, while 36 have got more than 90 per cent marks.


Plus two toppers have IAS on mind
Amritsar, May 29
Mohit Arora of DAV Public School from the commerce stream topped the state securing 96.2 per cent marks in the CBSE examination and aspires to join the civil services.

Scissor-boy crafts dreams out of metal
Amritsar, May 29
Having inherited the tools of a goldsmith, Amit Kumar has always been fascinated with the idea of giving shape to metal. To try out his innovations, he chose copper, the metal which is probably closest to gold in appearance. Today he crafts scissors the size of a thumbnail.

Amit Kumar (inset) with his miniature creations in Amritsar.—Photos by Rajiv Sharma

Amit Kumar (inset) with his miniature creations in Amritsar.

Marching Orders
Assurances revive club members’ hope
Amritsar, May 29
Even though the Sword of Domical hangs over the century-old clubs in the historic Ram Bagh Gardens and the Summer Palace of Maharaja Ranjit Singh, the members are hopeful that the ancient heritage would be retained in the complex.

This man’s a real motivational guru
Amritsar, May 29
Here is a school principal who feels his job is not confined to administration and maintaining discipline alone.

Palwinder Singh Palwinder to star in Punjabi music videos
Amritsar, May 29
In the coming weeks, you will get to see a lot of him every time you tune in any Punjabi music channel. Twenty-five-year-old Palwinder Singh has just completed shooting for three Punjabi music videos. The first one to be telecast would be the title song of the album “Jaan Jaan” by Major Attwal and Jaspinder Narula. It would be followed by Sandhu Surjit’s video “Station utte khadi”, which has been shot at Baddowal station in Ludhiana. 

Sahil, Richa do well in BCA
Amritsar, May 29
Sahil Aggarwal and Richa Dhawan from Swami Satyanand College of Management and Technology have secured 80 per cent and 77 per cent marks respectively in the BCA first semester results.

Preeti wins 1 lakh jewellery draw
Amritsar, May 29
The world Gold Council has officially crowned Malliram jewellers as the jewellery king of Punjab due to its quality standards. The BJP MP Navjot Singh Sidhu took out the annual Baisakhi jewellery draw at a special function held at their new showroom at eminent  mall recently.

BJP MP Navjot Singh Sidhu takes out the draw in Amritsar.—A Tribune photograph

BJP MP Navjot Singh Sidhu takes out the draw in Amritsar.

Pen-down strike by FCI staff
Amritsar, May 29
On a call by the joint front of the All Staff Unions and Officer Association of Food Corporation of India, the officers and staff of the FCI went on one-day pen-down strike on May 25 to show their solidarity and sympathy with executive director (NE zone) P.C. Ram who was kidnapped by ULFA militants on April 17 in Guwahati.

Feeling The Heat
Hi-tech inverters flood city markets
Amritsar, May 29
The nightmarish experience of city residents forced to spend Monday afternoons without electricity is turning out to be a dream-come-true for inverter dealers here.





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