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Wanna hop on city bus? Wait
Project fails to meet April 1 launch deadline
Amritsar, April 4
City residents will have to wait a little longer for the much-hyped city bus service to start rolling. The ambitious project has already failed to meet its April 1 deadline announced earlier.

HSS elections: Members allege misconduct
Amritsar, April 4
A faction of the Himachal Sudhar Sabha (HSS) is up in arms against the alleged misconduct of the elections held on March 30 by the returning officer who had rejected the nomination papers of certain candidates on “flimsy and frivolous grounds”.

Blind murder solved; 1 held
Amritsar, April 4
With the arrest of a migrant, Dhiraj Kumar (22), a resident of Sagar district in Madhya Pradesh, the police today claimed to have solved a blind murder case of Jagjit Singh (22), a notorious criminal, who had a number of criminal cases registered against him at various police stations in the state.


Tip Of The Iceberg

Often made of impure water, roadside ice candies are a major health risk.
How safe is the feast? Often made of impure water, roadside ice candies are a major health risk. — Photo by Vishal Kumar

Pak blockbuster falls flat, fails to woo city audience
Amritsar, April 4
Despite being the first Pakistani film to be released commercially in India after four decades, “Khuda Kay Liye” (in the name of God) failed to generate the expected response in Amritsar.

Post bail, it’s ‘business’ as usual
for criminals

Amritsar, April 4
Though the police has been trying hard to keep check on the criminals in the city, the crooks continue to have a field day. Their modus operandi is simple: Get bail and resume old “business” by hoodwinking the cops.

Big Bonanza
Group Captain S Rath gives the event details in Amritsar. April 12: Watch air warriors take a musical flight
Amritsar, April 4
After a hit performance in Chandigarh, Air Warrior Symphony Orchestra of the Indian Air Force will now mesmerise the people of Amritsar. The concert, scheduled for April 12, is aimed at generating awareness about the defence forces by showcasing the talent of the force’s musicians.

Group Captain S Rath gives the event details in Amritsar. — A Tribune photograph

Move to set up central
varsity hailed

Amritsar, April 4
The decision to set up a central university in the holy city has been hailed from all quarters. Welcoming the step, Gunbir Singh, vice-chairman of CII, said the state government was facing severe resource crunch for upgrading the education system and providing infrastructure support.

Global Fight On Warming

Students of Air Force School stage a play on global warming in Amritsar.
Students of Air Force School stage a play on global warming in Amritsar. — Photo by
Vishal Kumar

Hand Of God
Rare surgery gives 52-yr-old tumour patient new lease of life
Amritsar, April 4
A medical team of Fortis Escorts Hospital managed to save the life of a 52-year-old woman Lakhwinder Kaur, who was suffering from rare brain tumour. The surgery lasted for around nine hours.

Best Buy
BSNL to auction VIP mobile phone numbers
Amritsar, April 4
Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) here has decided to auction VIP numbers of mobile phones which were available on itswebsite:www.punjab.bsnl.co.in.

Admn invites entries for bravery awards
Amritsar, April 4
As many as 40 persons from the district would be felicitated on Independence Day for courage and exceptional work in the fields of social work, art, literature, science and technology, etc.

Sudha Jitender GNDU reader gets UGC project
Amritsar, April 4
The University Grants Commission (UGC) has sanctioned a research project for Rs 5 lakh to Dr Sudha Jitender, reader in the department of Hindi, GNDU.

                                                                    Dr Sudha Jitender

Honour for Dr Sohinder Bir
Amritsar, April 4 Chheharta Vikas Sabha has decided to felicitate Dr Sohinder Bir Singh, poet and professor at Guru Nanak Dev University for his book “Inqlaab De Bani: Shaheed Bhagat Singh”.

DAV School bags top 3 positions
Amritsar, April 4
DAV Public School on Lawrence Road here has bagged all the top three positions in the class VIII examination in Punjab conducted by the DAV educational management, New Delhi.



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