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Woman alleges physical assault by Cong leader
Amritsar, February 15
Hussainpura Chowk resident Harjinder Kaur is running from pillar to post for justice as the police has allegedly failed to take any action against a Congress leader and his henchmen who had beaten her and her husband when they was returning home from market earlier this month.

Valentine’s Day: Police plays party pooper
Amritsar, February 15
Heavy police presence on the “gheri” routes in the city popped the Valentine’s Day balloon, leaving the revellers fuming. The very sight of riot control vehicles and mounted policemen deterred the revellers from merrymaking on the streets, especially outside the educational institutions.

BBK DAV College for Women literally turned into a fortress on the Valentine’s Day.
Inside Story: BBK DAV College for Women literally turned into a fortress on the Valentine’s Day. — Photo by Vishal Kumar
A cop stands guard to a flower shop in Amritsar on Thursday.
GUNS ‘N’ ROSES: A cop stands guard to a flower shop in Amritsar on Thursday. — A Tribune photograph

Devp projects: People want work, not stones, says BJP
Mindless wastage on foundation functions not right
Amritsar, February 15
In a major initiative, the MLAs, councillors, block presidents and party workers of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) have decided that no money would be wasted on laying the foundation stone of development projects in their wards.


Symposium On Genetics
Come Feb 17, genes will be talk of the town
Amritsar, February 15
More than 400 geneticists from all over the world would be participating in the fifth international symposium on genetics, health and disease to be held at Guru Nanak Dev University from February 17 to 19. 

SAD-BJP’s Delhi rally a political stunt: Cong
Amritsar, February 15
Criticising the SAD-BJP combine for drawing political mileage from farmers and the industrial package issue, Congress leaders Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa and Harpartap Singh Ajnala in a joint statement issued today termed the proposed SAD-BJP rally on February 26 as a political stunt.

Illegally stocked drugs seized
Amritsar, February 15
A team of the health department raided a chemist shop and seized a huge quantity of capsules, syrups and injections, stocked illegally.

Mind matters make it to intl journal
Amritsar, February 15
Dr Geoffrey A. Donnan, president of the World Stroke Organisation, has sought a brief summary of the observations made at the 3rd National Congress of Indian Stroke Association held here from February 8 to 10 to be published in the International Journal of Stroke.

Jodhaa Akbar gets good response in holy city
Amritsar, February 15
Despite all controversies, the much-hyped Jodhaa Akbar movie had a good opening in the holy city. The love saga, which revolves around Mughal emperor Akbar and his Hindu wife, seemed to give movie buffs a time.

The love saga, revolves around Mughal emperor Akbar and his Hindu wife Jodhaa.

The love saga, revolves around Mughal emperor Akbar and his Hindu wife Jodhaa.

Power to remain affected
Amritsar, February 15
Power supply will remain suspended to Guru Nanak Hospital, Government Medical College, Guru Teg Bahadur Hospital, Dental Hospital, Eye Hospital and TB Hospital.

GNDU to host Vizzy Trophy
Amritsar, February 15
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has chosen the Guru Nanak Dev University (GNDU) to host the Vizzy Trophy, starting from February 16.

Personal Security Of Politicians
Taxpayers’ money being wasted: AVM
Amritsar, February 15
The Amritsar Vikas Manch (AVM) has demanded a more rational approach towards the personal security of political leaders and elected representatives.

Media festival held at BBK College
Amritsar, February 15 
A two-day media festival titled “Different Strokes” was organised by the department of journalism and mass communication of BBK DAV College this week. Students from seven colleges in the city participated. The events included quiz, nonsense poetry writing, debate, news reading, radio jockey competition and ad-mad. The festival was inaugurated by SSP Kunwar Vijay Pratap Singh.

Service Club gears up for elections
Amritsar, February 15
The countdown for the general election to the Service Club, established by the British in 1924 in Summer Palace of Maharaja Ranjit Singh, has begun. The executive committee has fixed Baisakhi as the day for holding the elections.

Eye specialist to get IIRSI gold medal
Amritsar, February 15 
Dr Rohit Om Parkash from Dr Om Parkash Eye Institute Satyam Netralay will be given a gold medal by the Intraocular Implant and Refractive Society, India (IIRSI). Dr Rohit will be awarded the medal at the inaugural session of the three-day annual conference to be held at Mumbai from August 21 to 23.

FM staffer assaulted
Amritsar, February 15
Radio jockey Nikhil of 93.4 FM was attacked by three motorcycle-borne assailants near DAV School in the Shastri Nagar area on Thursday. Nikhil was on his way to the office. He was hit on the head with a bottle.

Tributes paid to Bularia
Amritsar, February 15
Municipal corporation staff today paid tributes to Amritsar (South) MLA Raminder Singh Bularia, who breathed his last in a hospital in USA yesterday. Mayor Shwet Malik said Bularia had been the senior deputy mayor of the corporation and was quite popular. — TNS





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