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You can’t steer past the pothole pain
Jalandhar, September 9
It’s a back-breaking ride on the roads of Urban Estate, Phase I and II. Pot-holes meet more pot-holes which eventually turn into craters. There’s is no escape and one has to go through the grind.

Attired as Lord Krishna, a little kid enjoys a ride with his parents in Jalandhar on Tuesday. Photo: S.S. Chopra

Strategic Shift
Lotus Bawa all set to hop onto mall bandwagon
Jalandhar, September 9
A leading brand name in footwear industry since the past more than 50 years, Lotus Bawa is slowly shifting base from the city. Finding negligible support from the state government, the manufacturers of international sports shoes like Reebok, Adidas and Puma have wound up most operations from here and shifted near Nalagarh in Himachal Pradesh.


Raise The Bar:
A player attempts a high jump during the ongoing rural sports festival at Sports College in Jalandhar on Tuesday. Tribune photo: Pawan Sharma

Reforming primary school education
Education has always been accorded an honoured place in the Indian society. Many people have stressed the fundamental role of education and its unique significance for national development.

Canada MLA looks homeward for philanthropy
Jalandhar, September 9
“Though the Punjabi community has made a name for itself on foreign shores, the rising number of cases pertaining to domestic violence, drug addiction and crime over the past some years has put the future of the present generation in the dock,” this was stated by NRI Harry Bains, who is an MLA from Surrey-Newton.

Adulate Radha-Krishna’s ‘sahchari’
Who doesn’t know about Radha - the ultimate “Shakti” of Lord Krishna. She enjoys great respect among Krishna’s devotees. Her birthday is celebrated as Radhashtami. This year too the festival was celebrated with religious fervour and gaiety in all Lord Krishna’s temples, including the ISKCON temple of Jalandhar.

Young World
Gurus hailed on their day
Jalandhar, September 9
Students and teachers of the Government College of Education, Jalandhar, celebrated Teachers’ Day on September 5. Chief guest former principal of the college Gurdev Singh Sidhu emphasised on maintaining a good teacher-student relationship.

Environment award for green RCF
Kapurthala, September 9
In what may be termed as another feather in its cap, Rail Coach Factory (RCF) got the the Greentech Environment Excellence Gold award, 2008. The RCF is already ISO 9001-2000 certified and it is the first organisation in the country to obtain ISO-14001 certification for both workshop and township.




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