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Decomposed body of missing boy found
DeepakChandigarh, July 20
The local police has recovered the decomposed body of a young boy from bushes near the cremation ground in Sector-25 here, today. The boy was reported to be missing for the past few days.

Missing boy’s parents suffer agony of wait
SAS Nagar, July 20
As the hours tick away helplessness and anguish settles in on house number 33, Phase II here. Over 30 have passed since the kidnapping of 11-year-old Gagandeep Singh and there is no trace of him. His mother, already a nervous wreck, has not slept since yesterday.

Murder of a family’s happiness
Chandigarh, July 20
When, full of joy, Simran had taken her parents to Nada Sahib on July 16 to celebrate her success in M.Sc. (IT) examination, no one knew that it would be her last outing with the family. The next day she was found murdered at her residence in Sector 22.

RAIN DANCE: Monsoon showers fail to dampen the spirits of these enthusiastic participants of fashion show ‘Kids In Style-2003’ held at an amusement park at Ramgarh, near Chandigarh, on Sunday. — Tribune photo Pankaj Sharma

Murders leave a trail of terror
Chandigarh, July 20
Murders in the city and its surrounding areas are getting too frequent and many cases in the past few months have been gruesome, daring and well-planned by the murderers which left a trail of scare for city residents.

Kiosks ‘doubled’ to reap rich benefit
SAS Nagar, July 20
Punjab Governor’s zero tolerance for encroachments notwithstanding, an assurance of “rehabilitation before ouster” by a minister of state to owners of an unauthorised market here has ended up in the market having doubled in size.

B.Com (evening) admission
put off
Chandigarh, July 20
Panjab University has deferred fresh admission to Bachelor of Commerce classes (B.Com) in the evening studies for the current academic session.

Ranbaxy fire: video footage may prove crucial
Chandigarh, July 20
The video footage of the Ranbaxy fire which was telecast live by various TV channels on the night of June 11 may come in handy for the Punjab State Human Rights Commission (PSHRS) which is inquiring into the tragedy that claimed five lives and caused widespread damage in the surrounding areas in Mohali.

PUDA tells Railways to pay for space
SAS Nagar, July 20
The Punjab Urban Planning and Development Authority (PUDA) is not willing to give space free for a railway ticket reservation counter here. PUDA has objected to the granting of free space to the Railways for establishing a reservation counter. Such a facility has to be provided free of cost by the user in accordance with the latest set of instructions passed by the Railway Board.

Virtual battlelines are drawn over the issue of having rotational headship at the PGI between the seniors and the junior faculty. With constant bickering and politicking becoming the order of the day, a section of doctors has floated the idea of having rotational heads of department as a solution to the problem.
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Protest against temple land acquisition
Chandigarh, July 20
Several Hindu organisations, Sanatan Dharam sabhas, Hindu Parv Mahasabha, Vishva Hindu Parishad and the Bajrang Dal, today took out a procession along with idols of deities removed from Sanatan Dharm Temple, Sector 54, here during a demolition drive.

Campaign to get info on Netaji’s fate
Chandigarh, July 20
The All India Forward Block, founded by Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, here today announced a nationwide contact campaign from October 21 to build up pressure on the NDA government to provide “classified” information confirming “death or disappearance” of Netaji.

A journey to discover himself
Chandigarh, July 20
The high-profile spokesman of the Ministry of External Affairs would surely have rediscovered himself with “We Weren’t Lovers Like That”. Every writer who attempts listing facts in the language of fiction faces a challenge and runs the risk of being run down by the highly critical world.

SPCA comes to horse’s rescue
Panchkula, July 20
Amidst talks of cruelty against animals and their rights, a horse hit by a vehicle lay unattended bleeding profusely and writhing in pain for hours on the road separating Sectors 8 and 17.

Dupatta becomes her noose
Panchkula, July 20
A 54 -year-old woman died in a freak accident on the road dividing Sector 11 and 4 this evening. The victim was riding pillion on a motor cycle, when her dupatta got entangled in the rear wheel of the motor cycle.


Gold jewellery worth Rs 80,000 stolen
Chandigarh, July 20
Deepak Sharma, a resident of Sector 43, has reported that gold ornaments worth Rs 80,000, one VCR, CD player, one camera and Rs 6,000 in cash were stolen from his residence on Saturday. A case under Sections 454 and 380 of the IPC has been registered in Sector-36 police station in this regard.


PU campus wears a youthful look
Tribune News Service
Panjab University campus is springing back to youthful vibrancy once again as the admission rush has settled down with the commencement of the classes in the new academic session.

Members of the local unit of the Uttarakhand Yuva Manch plant a sapling at a camp held at Government High SchoolStudents plant saplings
Chandigarh, July 20
A rain water harvesting campaign and a sapling plantation camp was organised by the members of the Uttarakhand Yuva Manch on the occasion of its 10th foundation day at Government High School, Sector 25, here today. A pit of 175 cubic feet was especially constructed with different layers of material like small brick and stone pieces and sand as per technical requirements for a rainwater harvesting pond.

Members of the local unit of the Uttarakhand Yuva Manch plant a sapling at a camp held at Government High School, Sector 25, Chandigarh, on Sunday. — A Tribune photograph

Value-based education is the motto here
Pandit Mohan Lal S D Public School is a prime example of a well maintained disciplined school. Situated amidst one of the most busy area in sector 32, the school stands silent and dignified, imparting quality education to its students. The school is being run by the GGDSD Society.

A view of PML S.D. School, Sector 32, Chandigarh. — Tribune photo Parvesh Chauhan
A view of PML S.D. School, Sector 32

“Each individual deserves respect”
s Manju Bhardwaj might have had tumbled upon teaching profession by accident, but once embraced, she put her best to it. Associated with Pandit Mohan Lal S D Public School, ever since it's infancy, Ms. Bhardwaj has nurtured it love and care.

Poems by students

Mathematics all the way
f I ask you what is the paramount thing that the learning, not teaching of mathematics suffer from most of you will tell me the inexplicable fear of the subject. Now the question is what is this fear and why does it rise? The answer in hidden in one word, "attitude"; not only that of student but also teacher in their teaching and parent in their understanding.

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City girl's poetic waves in Hong Kong
Chandigarh July 20
For 39-year-old Kavita Achreja Jindal, a Chandigarh-based NRI from Hong Kong, life has come a full circle. Encouraged from a young age to write a daily newspaper, complete with news, views and cartoons for her grandfather, Mr H.S. Achreja, an IAS officer, she has matured into a "poetess of a substance".


Cholera patient critical
Chandigarh, July 20
As diarrhoea and gastroenteritis cases continue to pour in city hospitals, the condition of Dharam Vir, a cholera patient from Pinjore, is reported to be critical. Dharam Vir, resident of Kiratpur village near Pinjore was admitted to the PGI on July 17 and is under treatment at the emergency. Officials of the Health Department said since Dharam Vir was not responding to treatment and his condition was serious.


Harmandeep, Roopmeet shoot gold
Chandigarh, July 20
Harmandeep Sidhu in men section and Roopmeet Mann in women section excelled in the 10 metre Air Rifle ISSF event by securing gold medal each in the 28th Chandigarh State Rifle Shooting Championship that concluded this evening at the Patiala Ki Rao shooting ranges, Sector 25.
Winners of the Chandigarh State Shooting Meet smile after the prize distribution function at Sector 25 shooting range in Chandigarh on Sunday. — A Tribune photograph
Winners of the Chandigarh State Shooting Meet smile after the prize distribution function

Morni to have sports complex 
Panchkula, July 20
An ultra modern sports complex would be constructed at Morni for training the youths from all over the state. This was announced by Mr Abhey Singh Chautala, President, Haryana Olympic Association, while touring the Morni area today.


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