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Parties defying poll code as banners dot city roads
Jalandhar, July 24
Despite the model election code of conduct for the local municipal corporation elections came into force on July 20 with the announcement of August 8 as the polling date by Punjab state election commissioner. 
A hoarding displays image of state president Rajender Bhandari near Circuit House in Jalandhar.
A hoarding displays image of state president Rajender Bhandari near Circuit House in Jalandhar.

Man takes V-Mart to task over Rs 3
Jalandhar, July 24
The District Consumer Disputes Redressal Forum, headed by M.M. Bhalla, has issued a notice to V-Mart, a retail outlet on the Nakodar road here, on a complaint for overcharging. The hearing on the issue is scheduled for August 20.



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Campaign to boost rural sports
Phagwara, July 24
The Phagwara administration, on the directions of the deputy commissioner, has initiated a campaign to encourage rural sports in all 84 villages of the subdivision. Talking to mediapersons here today, SDM Amarjitpal said he had urged several sports clubs to cooperate with the administration to encourage rural sports aiming at bringing back the youth in traditional sports culture and to prevent them from the use of intoxicants.

Movie tickets just a click away
Sarb multiplex plans online ticketing and booking centre 
Jalandhar, July 24
The city’s first multiplex, Sarb, is ready with its plans to reach out to movie buffs by launching “online ticketing”. While a new website is under construction, the multiplex also plans to open up a booking centre in the city. Set to make movie going experience a cherished one, the entertainment centre will soon have a kids’ zone and a food court too. 

Minor girl saved from being kidnapped
Phagwara, July 24
The police with the help of people saved a three-year-old girl from being kidnapped on Monday. Phagwara DSP H.P.S. Khakh said Isha was playing near her residence in Satnampura when the alleged kidnapper, Vinod, a migrant labourer from Bihar, abducted the child. 

MC poll: 455 booths for 5,04,464 voters
Jalandhar, July 24
A total of 5,04,464 voters from 60 wards will be able to cast their votes at 455 booths in the municipal corporation poll to be held here on August 8.

Election schedule
Deputy commissioner-cum-district election officer Ajit Singh Pannu has released the list of six returning officers (ROs) who would supervise the forthcoming elections in all 60 wards of the municipal corporation and with whom the candidates could file their nomination papers between July 27 and 30.

Young World
Apeejay student dances her way to Mauritius
Jalandhar, July 24
Pallavi Sharma (19), a final year BA student from Apeejay College of Fine Arts, will give eight Kathak dance performances in the Jaipur gharana style to popularise Hindi literature and culture of India in Mauritius.A budding kathak dancer and young actor, Pallavi is part of a group from the All-India Poetess Conference, New Delhi, and will be leaving for Mauritius on July 26. Mauritian President Anerood Jugnauth and Prime Minister Ramgoolam will also attend the function. 

Students of PCM SD College for Women perform dance.

Students of PCM SD College for Women perform dance.

‘Basra Ki Galiyan’ in English
Jalandhar, July 24
English version “Basra’s Streets” of Hindi novel “Basra Ki Galiyan”, the plot of which deals with the invasion of Iraq in 2003, was formally released at a simple function organised under the aegis of the Citizens Welfare and Protection Council here today.

Govt plans website for NRIs’ problems
Jalandhar, July 24
The Punjab government is in the process of developing a website which would address the problems that NRIs face in India and the minor legal complications that they encounter in their respective countries.

Revoke JE’s suspension, demands council
Jalandhar, July 24
The Council of Junior Engineers, PSEB (North Zone) has asked chief engineer (north) H.S. Thukral to revoke junior engineer Ashok Kumar’s suspension.

Sheen of Sawan
Sawan has knocked and swarms of Shiva devotees can be seen flocking the Shiv temples in the “Brahma muhurt”. The ambience of morning hours soothes the very souls of the devotees and encircles them with divine sheen. Serene notes of “Har-Har Mahadev” create a thunderous effect and reverberate the whole atmosphere. 

BMS upset with Punjab goverment 
Phagwara, July 24 
Despite claims of a strong SAD-BJP alliance, Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh (BMS), a sister organisation of the BJP, was forced to adopt the path of agitation to pressurise the state government to accept the demands of labourers. 

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