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Make disributary canal land a green belt: Residents

Encroachments galore on the land meant for an irrigation distributary canal in JalandharJalandhar, May 1
In the wake of the diminishing green cover, the residents, senior citizens and environmentalists here are demanding that a 2000-feet-long distributary canal of the irrigation department, which has been lying unused for the past many decades, be developed into a green belt to enhance the natural beauty of the otherwise congested city.

Encroachments galore on the land meant for an irrigation distributary canal in Jalandhar. Tribune photo: Pawan Sharma

Sports industryís ultimatum to govt
Abolish VAT on sports goods by May 25
Jalandhar, May 1
The callous attitude of the government towards the sports industry came in sharp focus with entrepreneurs observing a day-long dharna and burning the effigy of local bodies minister Manoranjan Kalia here on Thursday.




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Members of the Rural Health Pharmacists Association hold a dharna in front of the residence of Manoranjan Kalia in Jalandhar A day of dharnas  against Kalia
Jalandhar, May 1
Minister for local bodies, industries and commerce Manoranjan Kalia seems to be fast losing support in his own hometown.



Members of the Rural Health Pharmacists Association hold a dharna in front of the residence of Manoranjan Kalia in Jalandhar on Thursday. Tribune photo: Pawan Sharma

Seminar on legal aid held
Jalandhar, May 1
The assistance provided by the District Legal Services Authority made legal aid available to the workers free of cost as they could come forward to avail the help by the authority.

Young World
997 HMV College students receive degrees

Students of HMV College at the annual convocation in JalandharJalandhar, May 1
Nearly 885 graduate and 112 postgraduate students of HMV College received degrees at the annual convocation held here on Thursday. R.S. Sharma, general secretary of the DAV College Managing Committee, was the chief guest. Mayor Rakesh Rathour presided over the event.

Students of HMV College at the annual convocation in Jalandhar on Thursday. Tribune photo: Pawan Sharma

1 held for bid to supply drugs in jail
Jalandhar, May 1
The district police claimed to have arrested one person who allegedly tried to supply intoxicated capsules to inmates of the central jail here on Thursday.

Man killed in road mishap
Jalandhar, May 1
A motorcyclist was killed and his pillion rider was seriously injured when a bus rammed into their motorcycle near Bulandpur village on the national highway here on Thursday. The accident occurred in the morning when the deceased, Kuldip Singh (45), along with Gurdev Singh, was going on his motorbike and suddenly a bus coming from the opposite direction rammed into his vehicle, police sources said, adding that while Kuldip died on the spot, Gurdev received injuries and was rushed to a nearby private hospital where his condition was stated to be serious.

Bank earns 72.47 pc profit growth
Jalandhar, May 1
Capital Local Area Bank registered a net profit growth of 72.47 per cent during the financial year 2007-08.

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