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Wet Smack

January 6, 2009 2:44:23 am

New Year’s Eve on TV was a damp squib. Those of us who stayed home to avoid crowded venues and a repetition of last New Year’s Eve’s eve-teasing incidents were consoling ourselves that at least there’d be something fun to watch on TV.

Inter-district cricket probables announced

January 6, 2009 2:43:02 am

All-rounder Ankur Kakkar will lead Ludhiana in the upcoming Katoch Shield senior inter- district cricket championship to be held from January 20.

Blood donation camp held to mark Gurpurb

January 6, 2009 2:41:52 am

Salaam Zindagi Foundation celebrated the 342nd birthday of Guru Gobind Singh in a unique way by donating 375 units of blood to the blood banks of DMCH,CMCH,Oswal and Appollo hospitals at a blood donation camp held in Guru Nanak Bhawan here today.

Majithia aide kills two birds with one stone

January 6, 2009 2:40:40 am

A supporter of Cabinet Minister Bikram Singh Majithia managed to successfully kill two birds with one stone by holding a meeting of the youth activists of the party here today.

Children carnival held at Sacred Heart

January 6, 2009 2:37:51 am

To bring out the hidden talents in the tiny tots,Jesus’ Sacred Heart School,South City,Ludhiana organised a children carnival on the campus.

Sewing machine industry seeks research centre

January 6, 2009 2:36:18 am

In the annual general body meeting of the Sewing Machine Development Club held here on Saturday,the members stressed the need for a separate research and development centre for the sewing machine industry.

MC may tinker with tender policy

January 6, 2009 2:35:23 am

Ludhiana Municipal Corporation authorities are likely to finalise a new policy for the tender system soon.

Barnala remarks set Akali circles aflutter

January 6, 2009 2:33:41 am

Tamil Nadu Governor and senior SAD leader Surjit Singh Barnala’s visit to former Member of Parliament Amrik Singh Aliwal’s house today morning has created a flutter of sorts among the party circles.

LIT complex to be auctioned as single unit with Rs 197 cr as reserve price

January 6, 2009 12:39:10 am

The commercial complex built by the Ludhiana Improvement Trust on 2.2 acres of land on the Rani Jhansi Road will be auctioned in a single chunk at a reserve price of Rs 197 crore.

Lost in time

January 6, 2009 12:34:20 am

Once a premier park of the city,Chattar Singh Park in Model Town is in an utter state of neglect.

Police trace ‘missing’ Pak nationals to Capital

January 6, 2009 12:32:29 am

The police have been able to trace the ‘missing’ Pakistani nationals,who had come to the city for treatment.

Police submit Rs 1.38 cr as PCA security bill

January 6, 2009 12:30:53 am

A whopping Rs 1.38 crore is what the Punjab Cricket Association owes to the Mohali district police for providing security at the stadium during the last one year.

Truckers’ strike: trade comes to a standstill

January 6, 2009 12:24:35 am

On a nationwide call,the Ludhiana Transporters’ Association today observed a chakka jam to protest the hike in diesel prices among other demands.

In sync with his soul

January 5, 2009 1:37:49 am

Every morning,he gets up with the sound of musical notes in his voice,sings all the way to his college where he teaches the nuances of Punjabi language and then returns to his quest for discovering music again.

‘No dearth of good surgeons

January 5, 2009 1:37:25 am

A master of precision would aptly describe Dr Kuldip Singh,a professor of surgery at the DMC in Ludhiana.

Students brave the chill,parents seek closure of schools

January 5, 2009 1:36:14 am

Braving the chill,many schoolchildren pulled themselves out of warm quilts early on Friday to get ready for school despite the fog and cold.

MC to arm indoor stadium with hi-tech facilities

January 5, 2009 1:35:39 am

The indoor stadium in Ludhiana is all set to be armed with the latest facilities-air conditioning and installation of elevators among others-as the Municipal Corporation...

Four more police stations on the cards

January 5, 2009 1:30:25 am

If everything goes as per the plan,the city will soon get four new police stations. A proposal in this regard has been sent to the police headquarters in Chandigarh to upgrade four police posts to police stations.

Legal eagles’ conclave: Bar members meet after vacation

January 4, 2009 3:21:10 am

The judicial officers and members of the District Bar Association organised a get-together on Saturday to greet each other on the first working day of the new year.

‘Exchange programmes refine skills of surgeons’

January 4, 2009 3:18:24 am

Laparoscopic adrenal surgery–a highly specialised surgery and rarely done in the northern region,was demonstrated by USA-based Dr Inderbir Singh Gill at the Department of Urology,Dayanand Medical College and Hospital here today.

Eunuch murder case solved,two accused sent to judicial custody

January 4, 2009 3:02:51 am

The Khanna police claim to have solved a blind murder of a eunuch by arresting two eunuchs.

‘NRIs can help fight economic slowdown’

January 4, 2009 3:00:23 am

Non Resident Indians can play a vital role in helping people fight the current global economic meltdown,provided the Centre and state governments make a genuine effort to tackle their problems.

For them,it is a mission to cremate those alone in death

January 4, 2009 2:42:58 am

Unable to brave the chill of the inclement weather,many homeless die on the roadside. As no one comes forward to claim their bodies or perform their last rites...