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Op redeem green to lessen the axe effect
Jalandhar, September 2
The construction work has practically destroyed green belts in the city. In view of the recent destruction of parks owing to construction of flyovers, the municipal corporation is mulling plans to develop green belts and restore some of the lost glory of the city.

The construction work has practically destroyed green belts in the city. Photo: S.S. Chopra

Double-laning to add zip to Ladowali crossing
Jalandhar, September 2
The double-laning work has already started. All those frequently passing the railway crossing on Ladowali Road can hope for some reprieve. The long-pending demand of the residents to make it a double-lane crossing for easy entry and exit to the city via BSF Chowk is finally being met.

The double-laning work has already started. Tribune photo: Pawan Sharma


Cantt board seeks scrapping of octroi
Jalandhar, September 2
The elected members of cantonment board, Jalandhar, today raised the issue of abolition of octroi during the house meeting and said it has been a long pending demand of the trader community of the cantonment board, which should be met as soon as possible.

City Christians protest Kandhamal killings
Jalandhar, September 2
Hundreds of Christians took out a protest march in the city to highlight the plight of their community members in Orissa who are being ‘targeted’ by VHP activists.

Panchayat workers’ dharna on Sept 5
Jalandhar September 2
While condemning the state government for not paying any heed to their long-pending demands, the Panchayat Association of Punjab (PAP) yesterday announced that it would hold a dharna in front of the state assembly on September 5 and thousands of workers would hold a peaceful protest against the state government.

National honour for Jalandhar teacher
Jalandhar, September 2
Rashmi Vij Achieving one of the major milestones in her career, Police DAV Public School principal Rashmi Vij has added another feather to her cap. She will be conferred with the national award for Best Teacher 2007 on the occasion of Teachers’ Day at Vigyan Bhavan by President of India Pratibha Patil.

Hamlet comes to town
Jalandhar, September 2
It was a memorable spectacle for the Jalandharites with the two-hour-long tragedy “Hamlet - The Prince of Denmark” being enacted at the local Desh Bhagat Yadgaar Hall here on Sunday. An attempt to revive theatre in Jalandhar, the characters managed to involve the audience and brought to fore the genius of William Shakespeare.

Harpuneet is ‘Koyal Jalandhar Di’
Jalandhar, September 2
Dabur Vatika and BIG 92.7 FM organised a singing competition, “Vatika Koyal Punjab Di”, for the youth of the state here on Sunday.

Young World
Young talent on show
Jalandhar, September 2
The students of Apeejay College of Fine Arts enthusiastically participated in a two-day talent hunt competition which concluded on August 30.

‘Rectify anomalies of fourth pay panel’
Jalandhar, September 2
The members of the Retired Defence Officers Welfare Association (RDOWA), Jalandhar, have demanded that the anomalies of 4th pay commission should also be resolved by revising the salary of all the serving and retired officers.

Ration sent to flood-hit areas
Jalandhar, September 2
The Rotary International Jalandhar extended the helping hand towards the flood-hit families of different villages in Jalandhar district today.




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