Class X mock test on Feb 7: Gulati Institute is conducting a mock test for students appearing in class X Board examinations on February 7 from 10 am to 1 pm. The student who gets the first position in the test will get 100 per cent scholarship for 10+1 coaching. Other 20 winners will get hundred per cent scholarship.
GZSCET teachers protest for revised pay-scales: Irked over the non-implementation of revised pay-scales, the faculty at the Giani Zail Singh College of Engineering and Technology (GZSCET) here held a protest on the college premises on Friday. Speaking over the issue, teachers said in October 2009, the state government issued a notification for the implementation of revised pay-scales in Arts and Science colleges of the state whereas they had still be still getting the salary as per old scales. Further, the protesters alleged that the subordinate staff of the college was getting the revised scales w.e.f. September 2009. As a result, senior teaching faculty was getting basic pay even less than that of their subordinate staff.
Appointed: Mohan Lal Garg, former chairman of the Improvement Trust, Bathinda, has been appointed as a member of the national council of Bharatiya Janata Party to represent the Bathinda parliamentary constituency.
Athletic meet organised: The Punjabi University Guru Kashi College, Talwandi Sabo, on Friday organised the 43rd annual athletic meet, which included 12 events for both boys and girls, such as races, shotput, discus throw and javelin throw. Chief guest on the occasion Ranjit Singh Grewal and principal MS Sidhu distributed prizes to the winners.
Farmers protest on Feb 21: Drawing joint agendas of protest against the Sukhbir-Kalia report and privatisation of the PSEB, 13 farmer organisations are going to lodge a state-level demonstration on February 21. Giving information, general secretary of the Bharti Kisan Union (Ekta) Sukhdev Singh Kokri Kalan said though the final programme would be announced on the day, they would hold marches and dharnas at village and district levels.
Ghudda village sarpanch: Ranjodh Singh has been elected as the sarpanch of village Ghudda, the ancestral village of CM Parkash Singh Badal. The district administration conducted the election for the post in compliance of the orders of the Punjab & Haryana High Court. The election was lingering for past two years.
awareness rally:The Department of Health and Family Welfare today took out a rally to create awareness on polio amongst the people. Banners, posters dispensing information on the pulse polio campaign scheduled for February 7 were put up in various parts of the city.
In order to forward the information for the same to the slum dwellers, Ludhiana, Civil Surgeon Dr Maninderjit Singh flagged off the rally. 2 firms surveyed:Two city firms were surveyed by the Income Tax Department under the supervision of Additional Commissioner, Range I, Rakesh
2 firms surveyed:Two city firms were surveyed by the Income Tax Department under the supervision of Additional Commissioner, Range I, Rakesh Goyal.Surveys were conducted on two cycle groups and their two firms at the Focal Point. The first survey was held on Leela International and Leela Exports, while the second one was conducted on Swati Industries and Laj Exports.
Members of the United Cycle and Parts Manufacturers Association expressed grief over the demise of Gurbaksh Singh, father of Manjit Singh
Khalsa, chairman of the association. A special meeting was held in this regard and all members observed silence for two minutes for the departed soul.
The funeral will take place tomorrow. Phillaur
Boy commits suicide: A boy, Javaid Ahmad Mugloo, son of Mohammad Yaqoob Mugloo,a resident of Kehribal Rambirpora, Mattan, Anantnag, hanged himself at his house.
Two killed in mishaps: Two persons were killed in two road accidents in the Kashmir valley during the past 24 hours. A Tata Sumo going from Uri to Baramulla hit a pedestrian, Kabir Ahmad, at Nowshera,killing him on the spot. In another accident, a car hit a pedestrian, Ghulam Mohammad Lone, near Sehpora Kulgam, resulting in his death.