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Treatment plant wasting away
Wariana (Jalandhar), July 12
Although it was set up to convert organic waste into organic fertilisers, yet the solid waste treatment plant at Wariana village in Jalandhar has itself become a victim of negligence.
Water-logging of the area has added to the woes.
Water-logging of the area has added to the woes. — Tribune photo by Pawan Sharma

Frenzy Begins
Jalandhar, July 12
For Harry Potter’s desi fans it can’t get better than this. The next eight days will see Potter mania reach fever pitch across the country as two of the most eagerly-awaited works on boy wizard are all set for a release. Come July 13 and the fifth movie in the Potter series —- The Order of the Phoenix —- will hit theatres in India.

Movie on 13, book on 21: Potter fans can’t ask for more








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Is section 376 being misused?
Kapurthala, July 12
Jatinder Singh, alias Lovely, a resident of Feroze Sanghowal village, falling under Bholath police station, has been booked on the charge of raping a girl of the same village.

Tanker overturns, action sought against IOC men
Phagwara, July 12
Phagwara SDM Amritpal Singh has sent a detailed report on overturning of a tanker carrying 17.5 tonnes of LPG to the deputy commissioner of Kapurthala. The report has called for action against Indian Oil Company officials who reached the spot 12 hours late.

Coming up soon: Canadian school in Jalandhar
Phagwara/Hoshiarpur, July 12
St Soldier Educational Society has entered into collaboration with Grand Canadian Academy, British Columbia and soon would open first Canadian school in Jalandhar. Briefing the mediamen about the joint venture here today, Keith Gallinelli, Dave Majlaars, representatives of Grand Canadian Academy and Anil Chopra, chairman, St Soldier Educational Society, said it will be first Canadian schoolin India.

Young World
Khana Khazana to promote good eating habits
Jalandhar, July 12
Khana Khazana, a three-day programme promoting good eating habits among children, was organised by Eklavya School here today. The event will see a large number of activities being undertaken by the students. On Thursday, kids took part in ‘Snakes and Ladders’ game which was moulded a bit to promote the programme message.

Kids of Eklavya School have a blast. — 
Tribune photo by Pawan Sharma
Kids of Eklavya School have a blast.

WWICS unveils new scheme
Jalandhar, July 12
WWICS, a Mohali-based immigration firm, has unveiled its new finance scheme for permanent residency programme here on Monday. Deputy general manager B.S. Jolly said, “The programme gives an easy option to businessmen and investors from India, having potential for capital investment, to reside in Canada.” 

Woman sets herself ablaze
Phagwara, July 12
Manjit Kaur of Maherru village committed suicide after setting herself ablaze on Tuesday night. The deceased’s brother Krishan Dass alleged that his sister was being mentally and physically tortured by her in-laws for more dowry for the past eight years. “Fed up with the atrocities, Manjit has left her husband Davinder Lal’s house and it was only after intervention of village elders we decided to give the family another chance. However, the harassment never stopped,” said Dass. 

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