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HindustanTimes Tue,02 Sep 2014

Ludhiana

Annual meet on forage crops ends at PAU

The annual group meet of All India Coordinated Research Project (AICRP) on Forage Crops (FC) concluded at the Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) on Wednesday. As many as 75 scientists from 21 State Agricultural Universities and Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) institutes participated in the meet. PAU and Crop Improvement Society of India jointly organised the meet under the aegis of ICAR, New Delhi.

Demolition of foot overbridge starts,but no escalator as yet at rly station

Though demolition work on old foot overbridge (FOB) on the Ludhiana railway station has started, chances of building an escalator on platform still seems negligent as NC Goyal, divisional railway manager (DRM), Ferozepur Division, claim that no amount has been sanctioned for the same.

Annual meet on forage crops ends at PAU

The annual group meet of All India Coordinated Research Project (AICRP) on Forage Crops (FC) concluded at the Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) on Wednesday. As many as 75 scientists from 21 State Agricultural Universities and Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) institutes participated in the meet. PAU and Crop Improvement Society of India jointly organised the meet under the aegis of ICAR, New Delhi.

Students from 16 city schools selected for district-level Inspire Award exhibition

On the third day of district-level Inspire Award exhibition held at Malwa Khalsa Senior Secondary School, Kochar market, Varinder Kaur, district science supervisor, inspected all the models and shortlisted 16 of them on Wednesday.

Taxpayers unhappy over changes in audit filing norms

The taxpayers in the city are a harried lot these days due to the recent amendments in tax norms. After making some uncalled for changes in the audit report filing forms at the 11th hour and drawing huge criticism from both taxpayers and tax professionals, the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) may have extended the date for the same but not to lessen the worries of the taxpayers as the date of the income tax return filing is not extended correspondingly.

Kumar takes over as PAU comptroller

Ramesh Kumar, a professor of floriculture at Punjab Agricultural University(PAU) has assumed the charge of comptroller at the university. With experience of more than 34 years in the field of teaching, research and extension, he is considered a national-level expert in this field. He served as the head of the department of floriculture and landscaping for eight years and worked in the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) system as founder director, Directorate of Floricultural Research, New Delhi for four years.

Brothers test positive for dengue

Two cases of dengue were confirmed in the city on Wednesday. The two brothers, belonging to New Kailash Nagar, are undergoing treatment at Dayananda Medical College and Hospital (DMCH) here.

Punjab board to hold re-exams from Sept 3

The Punjab School Education Board (PSEB) will conduct the compartment exams for classes 10 and 12 from September 3.

Residents urge Centre to provide funds to cover up Ganda Nullah

The residents of Hargobind Nagar and adjoining areas have written to the central government to provide funds to cover Ganda Nullah, as neither the municipal corporation (MC) authorities nor the state government have bothered to look into the problems being faced by them.

Jarkhar sports academy to mark Dhyan Chand’s 193rd birthday

Mata Sahib Kaur, Jarkhar Sports Academy is all geared up to celebrate Dhyan Chand’s 109th birthday, a legendary figure in the world of hockey who earned three Olympic gold medals for India in 1928, 1932 and 1936.

four booked for killing subedar

A retired army official was allegedly beaten to death by a wine contractor and his aides who later disposed of the body by throwing it into a canal in Sudhar. The body was recovered by the police on Tuesday.

Man held for strangling wife

A husband was arrested for allegedly strangling his wife at Bahadurwala village near Sahnewal over a minor dispute on Tuesday.

At New Janta Nagar govt school, one hall serving all purposes

At Government Primary School, New Janta Nagar, all 72 students of Classes 1 to 5 study in one small hall, which is also used to cook midday meal, houses a generator set and even the lone toilet.

Shots fired over parking row, 7 hurt

Panic gripped Tajpur Road following firing of bullets over an altercation between two groups around 2.30pm on Wednesday. Seven persons were left injured in the incident. The police took two hours to control the situation following which the injured were rushed to civil hospital.

Hockey losing steam in colleges due to lack of promotion

With the passage of time, hockey, often called the national game, appears to have lost its charm among students with few colleges interested in promoting the game.

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