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IT raids on 7 units
Ludhiana, November 5
The state excise and taxation department conducted raids on seven industrial units here today. Teams from Patiala, Bathinda, Jalandhar, Chandigarh and Ludhiana conducted the raids.
According to sources, the raids were conducted on Ravneet Packing and General Mills, Hambran, Honda Plywood, Hambran, Perfect Agro, Hambran, Anuj Enterprises on Gill Road, Supreme Agro Food Private Limited at Focal Point, Pure Milk Products, and Sham Steels in Industrial Area-A.

Under-billing to cost hosiery traders dear
Ludhiana, November 5
Now on, under-billing will cost hosiery traders dear.The sales tax department has fixed a minimum billing amount of Rs 18,000 per box and Rs 30,000 per sack for hosiery consignments to other places.

Halwai defies DC’s order; reopens shop
Ludhiana, November 5
The acting deputy commissioner had, at a sangat darshan, ordered the closure of a sweet shop for using diesel-fired bhattis, but it was opened by the owner two days later. Residents face a fire threat as the shop owner, Ramesh Kumar, continues to use diesel-fired “bhattis”.
Sweets continue to be made at a shop even though it has been directed to close down
Sweets continue to be made at a shop even though it has been directed to close down. —Photo by Inderjeet Verma







EARLIER STORIES


Halt in Pension
Reconsider, say grim PAU staff
Ludhiana, November 5
The decision of the state government not to help the PAU get out of the financial crunch, resulting in the denial of pension from December, has come as a jolt to all concerned.

Woman acquitted in gangrape case
Ludhiana, November 5
A fast-track court has acquitted Charanjit Kaur of Kabir Nagar, Shimlapuri, of the charges of being part of a conspiracy pertaining to the gangrape of a girl. The court termed the testimony of the prosecutrix as doubtful.

Avneet Kaur Sidhu Avneet makes it to Olympics
Ludhiana, November 5
Ace shooter Avneet Kaur Sidhu, who is the sixth Indian shooter to qualify for the 2008 Olympics to be held in Beijing, is dejected at the attitude of the state government towards this sport.


COMMUNITY

Tiny tots wear colourful dresses as they decorate their school ahead of Diwali in Ludhiana.
Tiny tots wear colourful dresses as they decorate their school ahead of Diwali in Ludhiana. —Tribune photo by Sayeed Ahmed

Govt employees to observe ‘black’ Diwali
Holding Back of DA
Ludhiana, November 5
Irked over the “callous” attitude of the government towards their demands, state government employees, under the banner of the Punjab state ministerial services union, will hold protest rallies at all district headquarters on November 7.

Minister distributes cheques
Ludhiana, November 5
Bikramjit Singh Khalsa, chief parliamentary secretary, technical education and industrial training, Punjab, said the state government was spending Rs 3035 crore on the inter-city transit projects comprising a network of four and six lane expressways in Punjab. He was addressing a rural gathering organised to distribute cheques of grants for development projects at Naraingarh village, Khanna sub-division.

10 more sweet shops raided
Ludhiana, November 5
The health department continued its drive against the adulteration of food items, particularly sweets, with two teams conducting raids on 10 more sweet shops here today.

Letters 


AGRICULTURE

Bury diseased potato tubers, says experts
Unclean seed main cause of diseases
Ludhiana, November 5
Addressing a seminar on late blight of potato organised by the PAU department of plant pathology and directorate of extension education at Jalandhar yesterday, the financial commissioner (development), Punjab, R.S.Sandhu advised the farmers to follow PAU recommendation in totality and save the crop from diseases as per advice of experts.

 


EDUCATION

From Schools & Colleges
‘Roshni’ lights up DIMT
Doraha, November 5
Roshni - 2007, a two-day inter-college and inter- school cultural and fine arts competition, was inaugurated today at the Doraha Institute of Management and Technology, Doraha.

Institute-industry interface at LCET
Ludhiana, November 5
Ludhiana College of Engineering and Technology (LCET) will organise a seminar on “Institute-Industry Interface” at its campus, today. Dr. M.S. Kang, vice-chancellor, Punjab Agricultural University, will be the chief guest.


 

CULTURE

Cultural extravaganza on PAU campus
Ludhiana, November 5
Inaugurating the inter-college youth festival, the PAU VC Dr Manjit Singh Kang said youth festivals are necessary for the shaping of total personality of students, as these inculcate spirit of a healthy competition that helps them to scale greater heights through developing leadership quality.

Students enact a marriage ceremony during a youth festival at the PAU in Ludhiana on Monday. —Tribune photo by Sayeed Ahmed
Students enact a marriage ceremony during a youth festival at the PAU in Ludhiana on Monday.


 
SPORTS


A handball match in progress during the 53rd Punjab School Handball and Hockey Tournament being played in Ludhiana on Monday.
A handball match in progress during the 53rd Punjab School Handball and Hockey Tournament being played in Ludhiana on Monday. —Tribune photo by Sayeed Ahmed

Pratyush, Inderjeet lead BCM to victory
Ludhiana, November 5
Host BCM Arya Model Senior Secondary School, Chandigarh road branch, Ludhiana, registered victories in the boys and girls sections on the second day of the CBSE Cluster XVI Basketball Tournament (u-19) being played here today. In the boy’s section, BCM School, Chandigarh road branch, defeated Shivalik Public School, Nawanshahr, 66-26. Inderjeet and Pratyush played important role in BCM’s easy win, contributing 20 and 22 points, respectively.

Sanjeev is man of the match
Ludhiana, November 5
The College of Agricultural Engineering scored a thrilling 4-run win over College of Agriculture in the Punjab Agricultural University Inter-College Cricket Tournament held at the university campus ground, here today. In the final, batting first, COAE scored 180 runs. The main scorers were Sagar (39), Rajnish (32), Sanjeev Behal (30), Rohit Batta (15) and Rohit (11). For College of Agriculture, Vishal and Sunil grabbed four wickets each.

 

 

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