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Kapurthala residents can breathe easy now
Kapurthala, September 30
Thousands of residents of Kapurthala’s Urban Estate and 13 other localitiesm including Punjabi Bagh, Moti Bagh, Patel Nagar, Mansoorwal, Peer Chaudhria, Baba Deep Singh Nagar, Tagore Nagar and Green Field, will soon wake up to clean and healthy mornings.

C’wealth camp call for city shooterAjitesh Kaushal
Jalandhar, September 30
Scaling new heights in his shooting career Ajitesh Kaushal is on cloud nine these days. Reason, he has been selected for the final coaching camp for Commonwealth Youth Games to be held at Pune from October 1 to 11.
                      Ajitesh Kaushal

House Meets
Name game is what councillors play 
Jalandhar, September 30
They say what’s in a name. But for the councillors of the local municipal corporation everything is in a name for it helps them retain political support. Like every MC house meeting, this time too there were many a proposals passed for changing the names of important landmarks.

1,814 MT paddy procured on day one
Jalandhar, September 30
On the first day of paddy procurement, 1,814 metric tonnes (MT) of paddy was procured by different agencies and other private traders from different grain markets in Jalandhar district yesterday. This time five procurement agencies - Warehousing Corporation, Markfed, Punsup, Pagro and Pungrain - have come forward for lifting the grains from the markets at Rs 850 per quintal.


MC plans satellite survey of its area
September 26, 2008
Stuck in stink: Sewers are luxury in Kapurthala
September 24, 2008
Town planners housed in dingy building
September 19, 2008
Drain dead: Phagwara MC chief’s ward without sewer
September 17, 2008
MC tells a patchy road story as city gears up for Sodal Sunday
September 12, 2008
You can’t steer past the pothole pain
September 10, 2008
Army gene runs in Sekhon family
September 5, 2008
Op redeem green to lessen the axe effect
September 3, 2008
Science City gets two new guests
August 29, 2008
Stray hoofs leave cantt residents a harried lot
August 27, 2008
Garbage adorns every nook and cranny of city
August 22, 2008
Dist police functioning reminds of British Raj
August 20, 2008
Threading glory: Rains fail to mar Rakhi feel
August 15, 2008
Cop homes cry for care
August 13, 2008

Turbo Power

Winners of the world veteran wrestling championship Kartar Singh and Randhir Dheera being welcomed at Jalandhar railway station on Tuesday.
Winners of the world veteran wrestling championship Kartar Singh and Randhir Dheera being welcomed at Jalandhar railway station on Tuesday. Tribune photo: Pawan Sharma

Canadian varsity team interacts with LPU students
A representative of a Canadian varsity interacts with students of the LPU in Phagwara on Tuesday.

Jalandhar, September 30
Delegates from the Conestoga College Institute of Technology and Advance Learning, Southern Alberta Institute of Technology, Vernon School District, Thompson Rivers University, Vancouver Film School, and the University of Alberta interacted with LPU students and faulty members on the LPU campus here today. Canadian institution representatives appeared optimistic in extending ties with Indian universities.
A representative of a Canadian varsity interacts with students of the LPU in Phagwara on Tuesday. — A Tribune photograph

Gurumaa flays visual media for spreading fear
Jalandhar, September 30Anandmurti Gurumaa
The educated illiterate are more prone to fall for the self-styled godmen while certain visual media houses cash in on the fear of the illiterate, to earn huge revenues. Contemporary spiritual master Anandmurti Gurumaa, who is in the city to conduct a five-day camp at Burlton Park from tomorrow, told mediapersons said it was a matter of concern that some electronic channels were preying on the fear of the masses for their personal gains.
       Anandmurti Gurumaa

Young World
Exhibition, dances mark Tourism Day
Jalandhar, September 30
Students of BSc (airlines, tourism and hospitality management) of the department of tourism of the Apeejay Institute of Management celebrated World Tourism Day on September 27. An exhibition, “Yeh Gulistan Hamara”, was organised. The students depicted the rich cultural heritage of India through various stalls, which were based on the “Golden Triangle Circuit” covering Delhi, Agra and Jaipur.

Case of ‘child marriage’ detected
Jalandhar, September 30
A case of “child marriage” came to light at Punjab Palace today.

Biz Buzz
Splendor’s mall
Jalandhar : Splendor Landbase Limited, a real estate and IT company of New Delhi, has launched its first commercial project outside the NCR in the shape of a mall spread over about 1,50,000 sq. ft. in Jalandhar. — TNS

Now, a spa for your car
Jalandhar, September 30
Must have heard of spas for women, men and pets. But have you ever heard of a spa for cars? Yes, there is one in the city.The owners of Automotix Carz Spa at Laxmi Market here have been marketing their car service centre using this new term. Nipun Sondhi, owner, justifies, “Our centre specialises in offering steam, wax and a whole range of treatments for cars using imported machinery to restore a brand new sheen.”

Singleton again
After winning accolades for her role in Bridget Jones's Diary, Oscar-winning actress Renee Zellweger is set to play another luckless singleton in an adaptation of racy writer Kathy Lette's new novel. — Agencies




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