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MC plans satellite survey of its area

Jalandhar, September 25
The municipal corporation has planned to get a satellite survey of its geographical area conducted from the Centre for Computation Engineering (CCE), PEC, Chandigarh, at a cost of more than Rs 55 lakh. The plan is one of the 138 proposals listed in the agenda of the MC house meeting scheduled to be held this Friday.

Padmashree Ranjana Gauhar performs Odissi at KMV College in Jalandhar on Thursday.Cultural Bonanza
Welcome to the Odissi class
Jalandhar, September 25
One steps into the auditorium with the mood building up for an Odissi recital. The exceptionally silent audience is ardently listening to the decked-up artiste delivering something of a lecture on the stage. What an ignorant viewer initially dismisses as a mundane introductory speech commonplace at recitals, on closer attention turns out to be a chain of carefully chosen, insightful words forming something of an odyssey through the origin and life of Odissi itself.

Padmashree Ranjana Gauhar performs Odissi at KMV College in Jalandhar on Thursday. Tribune photo: Pawan Sharma


Cong leader hurt in bid to honour Rahul
Jalandhar, September 25
A former general secretary of the District Congress Committee, Parveen Sharma, sustained injuries in an attempt to honour All-India Congress Committee general secretary Rahul Gandhi as the latter’s Tata Safari dragged the former several metres near Kapurthala Chowk here on Wednesday.

Young World
DAVIET students win ‘Vaad Vivad’ contest
Jalandhar, September 25
Students of the DAV Institute of Engineering and Technology have won Doordarshan Kendra’s programme “Vaad Vivad” - a reality show, last Friday. The programme aimed at sensitising the issues of social relevance for the people of Punjab.

Janhit Chetna Andolan
BSP flays UPA, Punjab govts for ‘failures’
Jalandhar, September 25
As part of its district-level rallies against the UPA government at the Centre and the SAD-BJP government in Punjab, the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) held a rally here on Wednesday.

Walking for peace and love
Phagwara , September 25
He claims to have been walking for 21 years to spread the value of “inner power and universal goodness” among the youth and working professionals. Inder Mohan Gupta (50), an M. Phil in Hindi from Aligarh Muslim University, claimed he had so far covered 43,086 km on foot and crossed 12 states in his quest to spread the message of peace and love among people.

52 state students get through NTSE exams
Jalandhar, September 25
As many as 52 class X and class VIII students of Punjab won the National Talent Search Scholarship in 2007-08 examinations conducted by NCERT, New Delhi.

12-year-old student crushed to death under PRTC bus
Kapurthala, September 25
A 12-year-old student of a local school was crushed to death under a PRTC bus here today.

Aptech, LPU hold seminar on Java
Jalandhar, September 25
Aptech Computer, in association with Lovely Professional University, organised a seminar on “Java - Then and Now” here yesterday.

DAV candidates shine in PU senate elections
Jalandhar, September 25
M.L. Aeri, director (colleges), DAV College Managing Committee, New Delhi, and Junesh Kackria, principal, HMV College, Jalandhar, cleared the quota with first preference vote in the Panjab University senate elections-2008.

Functions to mark Bhagat Singh’s birth anniversary
Jalandhar, September 25
Scores of functions by political parties and social bodies are scheduled to be held in Jalandhar and Khatkar Kalan to mark the 101st birth anniversary of Shaheed Bhagat Singh on Saturday and Sunday.

Compensation announced for deceased’s kin
Jalandhar, September 25
The bodies of six persons, who were mowed down by a truck on the Kartarpur-Kapurthala road late last night, were cremated here this afternoon.




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