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Eateries get a week’s time to clean up mess
Amritsar, November 4
The sanitary team of the health department today raided various shops and restaurants finding unsatisfactory hygienic conditions in these shops. The team, led by sanitary inspector Govind Mehta, issued notices to these shops and asked them to improve the conditions within a week otherwise their shops would be challaned.

Derecognition Axe
Staff crunch puts medical college in a fix
Amritsar, November 4
The government-run medical colleges in state faces a strange dilemma as the inability to fill up the vacant posts of associate and assistant professors, with the health department failing to relieve senior PCMS doctors to meet the shortage of the teaching faculty, are putting them in a tight spot.

Stage set for Durgiana committee poll
Amritsar, November 4
The stage is set for the election to the office-bearers of the managing committee of the historical Durgiana Temple as the management has asked the members to deposit the membership fee for making themselves eligible for contesting the elections and to cast their votes.


Hi-tech trauma centre proposal okayed
Amritsar, November 4
The government of India has approved an ambitious Rs 150 crore project for setting up an ultramodern trauma centre and orthopaedic block at the Guru Nanak Dev Hospital (GNDH) here, besides upgrading its various departments. The proposal regarding this has been sent to the government and concerned authorities.

Soon: Mega serial on Maharaja Ranjit Singh
Amritsar, November 4
Bollywood actor Raj Babbar’s ambitious Hindi serial on the life and achievements of legendary Maharaja Ranjit Singh, which would be telecast in 52 episodes on national hook-up in coming days, has been completed with the shooting at the historical Gobindgarh Fort, here today.

The project is the brainchild of Bollywood actor Raj Babbar. A Tribune photograph
The project is the brainchild of Bollywood actor Raj Babbar

Week on, cops fail to trace abducted woman
Amritsar, November 4
Even as more than a week has passed, the Amritsar rural police have yet to trace a resident of Ballowali, Sarabjit Kaur, who was abducted by her husband and his relatives on way to court for a hearing in a divorce case in broad daylight.

Tribune Impact
Surrogate liquor ad hoarding removed
Amritsar, November 4
Acting swiftly on a report published in The Tribune yesterday regarding a hoarding of surrogate advertisement of a famous liquor brand put up at the Income Tax chowk, near the residence of the deputy commissioner here, showing scant regards to the norms of the ministry of health, the hoarding has been removed by the civic authorities here today.

Thanksgiving To The Sun

Devotees perform Chhat Puja at Durgiana Temple in Amritsar
Devotees perform Chhat Puja at Durgiana Temple in Amritsar on Tuesday. Photo: Vishal Kumar

Success Story
City designer makes waves
Amritsar, November 4
Stuti Arora, a fashion designer, has made the city proud by carving a niche for herself in the fast changing fashion world by designing and producing exclusive dresses for top heroines including Bipasha Basu, Vidya Balan, Priyanka Chopra and others in Bollywood.

45-day training course for defence aspirants
Amritsar, November 4
The Sainik Welfare Office here has started a 45-day vocational training course for the wards of the ex-servicemen, widows and civilians in army/navy/air force and paramilitary forces.

Dancing Damsels

Students of Senior Study School, Amritsar Cantonment, perform a dance during the annual function
Students of Senior Study School, Amritsar Cantonment, perform a dance during the annual function. A Tribune photograph

Jashan Manaiye Saare to raise voice against femicide
Amritsar, November 4
The shooting of Punjabi film “Jashan Manaiye Saare”, based on social evils like female feticide and dowry, is going on these days in the city. According to film’s director, Mukesh Gautam, said the story depicts the agony of a woman who wants to give birth to a girl child.

Eminent writer Kang’s demise mourned
Amritsar, November 4
Writers and various other literary persons mourned the death of Dr Kulbir Singh Kang (73), eminent writer, critic and Shiromani Sahitkar awardee, who passed away on November 1.


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