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Flood of ‘dengue patients’ chokes civil hospital
Jalandhar, October 23
The number of outdoor patients is so high that the hospital is facing a severe shortage of beds. Continuous arrival of patients with suspected dengue in the local civil hospital in the past over a week has virtually choked the hospital. The number of outdoor patients is so high that the hospital has been running shortage of beds to accommodate the ailing.

The number of outdoor patients is so high that the hospital is facing a severe shortage of beds. 

Non-payment of bills
Sewer lines to bus stand disconnected, restored

Jalandhar, October 23
Municipal corporation officials today disconnected the sewage connection to the bus stand for non-payment of bills to the tune of nearly Rs 12 lakh.

DD to air special series on Guruta Gaddi Divas
Jalandhar, October 23
Following the tricentury celebrations of Guruta Gaddi Divas of Sri Guru Granth Sahib, Doordarshan Kendra (DDK) Jalandhar produced a special series in this connection for its audience, under the title “Guru Maneyo Granth”.

Charity at eighty: Makhan style
Jalandhar, October 23

For 83-year-old Makhan Singh Roy, a UK-based NRI, cycling is not just a means to remain fit but also a mission to raise charity. 

Makhan Singh Roy
Makhan Singh Roy

Law Can Take A Backseat
Youngsters, blatantly flouting traffic rules, are a common sight in the city.
Youngsters, blatantly flouting traffic rules, are a common sight in the city.


DD, AIR gear up for tercentenary celebrations
Jalandhar, October 23
All India Radio is celebrating the tercentenary of Guruta Gaddi of Guru Granth Sahib and special programmes are being broadcast on national hook-up from October 24 to 30. The Jalandhar centre is celebrating the occasion by organising a sarb-Hind trilingual kavi darbar entitled “Mahima Sri Guru Granth Sahib Di”, on the evening of October 25 from 9 pm. The kavi darbar would have recitations in Punjabi, Hindi and Urdu. Eminent poets like Rajish Reddy, Laxmi Shankar Vajpayee, Shankuntala Srivastava, Wahid Ali Wahid, M.F. Farooqi, Sardar Panchi, Prof Waseem Bareillvi and Dr Som Thakur will render their poetic compositions.

Young World
Bid to promote education among girls

Jalandhar, October 23
The management of State Public School has announced a concession of Rs 1,000 in admission to girl children in any of its schools in the city. President of the management Dr Narotam Singh said since the public school education was rapidly becoming a costly affair and a majority of the people could not afford quality education, therefore this decision would help many parents to bring their girl children for education in public schools.

Ten On Ten
Lovely law students bag all merit positions

Jalandhar, October 23
Students of second year LLB (five-year course - annual system) from the Lovely Institute of Law bagged all the top 10 positions in Guru Nanak Dev University merit list.

50-yr-old man found murdered
Phagwara, October 23
In a blind murder, rickshaw-puller Rampal (50) was found murdered at a house in Chahal Nagar here. The man had been temporarily living at an incomplete house of NRI Santokh Singh for the past some time after some dispute with his family which is staying at the Santokhpura locality.

Get your tenants registered before Dec 15
Jalandhar, October 23
Enforcing sections 144 of the CrPC, the district magistrate has asked residents to get their domestic helps and tenants registered with the police before December 15. Hoteliers and owners of industrial units have also been told to sumbit the list of their workforce along with photographs and complete residential addresses at their respective polices stations. The move is being undertaken to curb the criminal activities in the district. — TNS




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