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MSP hike: Labourers fear more tears than cheers
Jalandhar, October 18
Atta prices can hit the roof. Hike in procurement price of wheat, announced by the centre, may have brought cheer to farmers in the state but landless rural workers have flayed the move as more expensive wheat would mean more joining the ranks of the starving lakhs in Punjab.

Atta prices can hit the roof. — A Tribune photograph

Dent on fridge costs Whirlpool dealer dearly
Jalandhar, October 18
The District Consumers Disputes Redressal Forum has asked a local dealer of Whirlpool India Limited to refund the price of a refrigerator delivered to a customer with a dent on its door along with 9 per cent interest and pay a compensation to the tune of Rs 5,000.


Ban on cracker sale in busy bazaars
Jalandhar, October 18
Deputy commissioner-cum-district magistrate Ajeet Singh Pannu has banned sale and storage of firecrackers in congested bazaars of the city in order to avoid any possible mishap in view of the forthcoming Diwali festival.

Apeejay students hit ‘Pinnacle’
Jalandhar, October 18
Pinnacle, a two-day festival for academic, cultural and sports events, began at the Apeejay Institute of Management, Rama Mandi, here today.

Going is not easy for them. Migrants feel security pangs
Jalandhar, October 18
Though security in different parts of the city has been beefed up after the Ludhiana blast, Hind Mazdoor Kisan Panchayat district general secretary has other claims. He has alleged that the localities thickly populated with Purvanchalis are still not getting the desired attention.

Going is not easy for them. — A Tribune photograph

Dr Baldev is director, horticulture
Jalandhar, October 18
Dr Baldev Singh has taken over as director, horticulture, Punjab. Hailing from a rural family, he is well-versed with the intricacies of horticulture and various problems being faced by orchardists in the state.

GNDU toppers
Jalandhar, October 18
Meelan Biswal of HMV College stood first in the MSc-I (bio-informatics) examination conducted by Guru Nanak Dev University by securing 454 marks out of 600.

LPU inks pact with Perth varsity
Jalandhar, October 18
Lovely Professional University signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Murdoch University, Perth (Western Australia), for mutual cooperation in the field of technical education. The MoU calls for enhanced co-operation between the two institutes in the streams of engineering, computer science, electronics and information technology.

DIG takes stock of security







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