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Pro V-C
No need: Kang
Ludhiana, June 22
Vice-chancellor of Punjab Agricultural University Manjit Singh Kang has put his foot down against the appointment of a pro vice-chancellor in the university. In fact, there is no provision in the University Act for the post of pro vice-chancellor.

Car catches fire
Ludhiana, June 22
Three persons had a miraculous escape when a Maruti Esteem, bearing registration number DL-13-CC-7932 they were travelling in, caught fire under mysterious circumstances.
The Maruti Esteem car that caught fire under mysterious circumstances near Arti Chowk in Ludhiana on Friday evening.
The Maruti Esteem car that caught fire under mysterious circumstances near
Arti Chowk in Ludhiana on Friday evening. A Tribune photograph







EARLIER STORIES


Tiny tots of Little Blossom Nursery School and City Blosson Public School enjoy a dance party on the concluding day of a summer camp in Ludhiana on Friday.
Tiny tots of Little Blossom Nursery School and City Blosson Public School enjoy a dance party on the concluding day of a summer camp in Ludhiana on Friday. A Tribune photograph

Now, rebel Akalis allege vendetta
Ludhiana, June 22
After the Congress, it seems to be the turn of the rebel Akalis to cry hoarse over political vendetta unleashed on them by the Akali-BJP government in the state.

A service to society even after death
Mandi Ahmedgarh, June 22
Ujjagar Singh Latala, a social activist and activist of CPIML (Liberation) party who had donated his body to Dayanand Medical College and Hospital, Ludhiana, for promotion of research in medical science two years ago, breathed his last at the hospital after a brief illness today.



COMMUNITY

Italian food fest at city hotel
Ludhiana, June 22
Majestic Park Plaza hotel is organising an Italian food festival from tomorrow. The festival food will be available at the coffee shop of the hotel, Break For the Border. The hotel chef says fine Italian and Indian food will be available during the festival apart from top line desserts. Salads and soups will also be there as part of the festival.

Dug-up lane a death trap
Jagraon, June 22
The railway authorities have dug a lane here to lay cable by the side of Jagraon-Ludhiana railway track. This lane passes through the thickly populated Nanakpura area.

Focal points in deplorable state
Ludhiana, June 22
A joint meeting of the Federation of Tiny and Small Industries of India and its affiliated associations was held today under the chairmanship of Joginder Kumar to discuss the state Budget.

Jain devotees undertake pilgrimage
Ludhiana, June 22
Hundreds of Jain devotees from the region have completed their "Shingla Yatra" pilgrimage to the birth place of Upadhyay Sharman Shri Phool Chand Ji Maharaj at Shingla village in Himachal Pradesh.

Executive officer
Samrala, June 22
Devinder Singh Grewal has taken over as executive officer in the local Nagar Council in place of Bhushan Singh Rana, who has been transferred to Mohali. In the first press meeting Grewal said that the fire brigade motor will reach in Samrala next week positively. OC

   

CRIME

Two booked for assault
Jagraon, June 22
Dilpreet Singh, alias, Raju and Happy of Bhatha Dhuha intercepted Satwinder Singh of their village in Bhundri and assaulted him with hockey and dah.

   

EDUCATION


ETT teachers hold a protest rally in Ludhiana on Friday.
ETT teachers hold a protest rally in Ludhiana on Friday. The teachers later submitted a memorandum to panchayat officer, demanding handing over of schools to the education department instead of Zila Parishad. Tribune photo by Sayeed Ahmed

Students discovering new courses, finds survey
Ludhiana, June 22
Though Ludhiana is more famous for its educational institutes in the fields of agriculture, medical and engineering courses, students, these days, are finding interest in new innovative courses like architecture, interior designing and fashion designing.

1,215 candidates take veterinary entrance test
Ludhiana, June 22
The Veterinary Entrance Test for admission to Bachelor of Veterinary Sciences and Animal Husbandry programme was conducted by the Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University here today.

Students excel
Ludhiana, June 22
The results of B.Sc IT (first year) examination of Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar, were declared recently, in which students of the Gujranwala Guru Nanak Institute of Vocational Studies (GGNIVS) have once again done the institute proud with their performance.

NSS camp begins
Doraha, June 22
A special 10-day NSS camp (girls) commenced here today at Guru Nanak National College (GNNC), Doraha, under the guidance of programme officers and professors Harwinder Kaur and Amarjeet Kaur. Principal of the college Dr Narinder Singh Sidhu enlightened the volunteers regarding the conservation of environment and potable water and the contribution each individual can make in this respect. OC

 

HEALTH

Healing touch across border
Pak national in city for bypass surgery
Ludhiana, June 22
The long standing love-hate relationship between India and Pakistan notwithstanding, people from Pakistan are now beginning to look towards India, at least for the high quality health care.

Ashiq Hussain, a Pakistan national, along with Dr G.S. Wander interacts with media persons at Hero DMC Heart Institute in Ludhiana on Friday. A Tribune photograph
Ashiq Hussain, a Pakistan national, along with Dr G.S. Wander interacts with media persons at Hero DMC Heart Institute in Ludhiana on Friday.

Diabetes expo
57.2 m diabetics in India by 2025

CME for docs, latest treatment methods on display

Ludhiana, June 22
Prompted by the poor awareness about diabetes in India in spite of its high prevalence, SPS Apollo Hospitals here is organising a two-day exhibition 1st Diabetes Expo 2007 on the hospital premises from today.

 


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