3-tier security at CBSE
The Sector 22 market today played host to a barn owl, a rarely spotted species of owl in this part of the region. Exceptionally large and beautiful, the owl, which was injured near its wings, appeared to have been chased into the city limits by birds, especially crows.
Rare visitor: A barn owl, rarely spotted in Chandigarh, amuses visitors at the Sector 22 market after it was rescued by a shopkeeper. — Tribune photo Pankaj Sharma
An ex-serviceman, Mr Balwinder Singh, a resident of Bassi Pathana, was killed when the motor cycle (PB 12 5492 ) he was riding had a head-on collision with scooterist (CH03F 0159) Rajnish Kumar near the Phase-X gurdwara.
For the effective disposal of garbage and solid waste, a new garbage segregation system has been mooted for the township.
The BJP to contest 360 seats on its own symbol in the country. However, the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance will put up candidate on 543 seats. This was disclosed here today by Mr Prakash Javadekar, national spokesman of the party. In 1999, the BJP had contested 339 seats and won 182. Last time, the Congress had contested 453 seats.
A meeting of party workers of the BJP was held at Sector 38 (West) here today where the Uttar Pradesh Welfare Association expressed its commitment to supporting Mr Satya Pal Jain, likely BJP candidate, in the forthcoming elections.
The Bharatiya Janata Party will establish a national information network for the forthcoming parliamentary elections, Mr Prakash Javadekar, official spokesperson said while addressing a press conference after a media workshop here today. He said the BJP would have 100 information centres at places where newspapers were published.
Ward getting raw deal, says
gets new GOC-in-C
safely, says expert
Mohali roads cry
space gone to school
Talk on dowry
120 donate blood
at Garhwal Bhavan
Volunteers donate blood at a
camp organised by the Uttarakhand Yuva Manch at Garhwal Bhavan, Sector 29, in
Chandigarh on Sunday. — A Tribune photograph
Life is all about love
“What am I here for?” Within each of us, there is this quest for meaning. Each of us would like to find fulfillment. Though existence is only brief here, we want to make a contribution.
The annual samagam of Nanaksar (Kaleran) will be held at the Sector 28 Nanaksar here from March 1 to 7.
Manjit Kaur (41), daughter-in-law of a former Punjabi Tribune journalist, Mr Sohan Singh Hans, died after she fell from the terrace of her house in Preet Nagar Colony, near here, this afternoon.
3 arrested for felling trees
Trees that were illegally axed
in Sector 24-C in Chandigarh. — Tribune photo by Parvesh Chauhan
A beggar, Raju, was found dead near the Maharaja Crane Service in Transport Area here today.
200 rural units for khadi
Election date upsets PU exam
The failure of Panjab University to reply to an election petition referred to it by the Chancellor and Vice-President of India on February 3, seeking comments of officers concerned is a hot subject of discussion on the campus here.
Interaction teaches better than books. So when about 80 children from various schools of the city got together this morning for a date with the dinosaurs of India, they returned home enriched on various accounts.
Children look at a model of a
dinosaur during their trip to the Natural History Museum in Sector 10,
Chandigarh, on Sunday. — A Tribune photograph
From Schools & Colleges
Omniscient 2004 organised at DAV College
Chandigarh, February 29
The Rotract Club, Chandigarh, organised ‘ Omniscient 2004- Mega Quiz’ at DAV College here yesterday. The District Governor of the Club, Ms Kanwal Bedi, was present on the occasion. Teams from different states in North India participated in the written prelims and a quiz.
A total of 1,38,563 students from the region comprising Chandigarh, Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh and Jammu and Kashmir are appearing in the examinations of the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) commencing tomorrow.
St Thomas School is English medium with classes starting from pre-nursery to class V. Teachers provide the best methods of learning to each student.
value to life
The legal cell of the Haryana Pradesh Congress Committee today decided to launch a campaign in favour of party candidates in the ensuing Lok Sabha elections.
For K.L. Garg, a New Jersey-based Punjabi author, excelling in satirical writing has been a tough job. “Punjabi literature can boast of only rustic humour, not satire,” says the writer, who released his seventh satirical book, “Bande Kubande”, at a function organised by Writers Club in Sector 46 here on Sunday.
The annual function organised by the Sree Ayappa Samajam featured a variety of presentations from the delightful mohiniattam to the vigorous kalaripayattu. An added attraction of the day was the presence of Mr Innocent, the much-revered Malayali comedian, who has featured in more than 350 films in a career spanning 25 years.
forms while designing jewellery
Wait, I am next Yapper
Orissa on display
Eye surgeon with
eye for design
for poor students
Pizza Hut adds
South Indian flavours
With women regularly storming male bastions, it seemed appropriate that 19-year-old Jahnavi Upadhyay should enter the MRF National Motocross Championship-2004 at the Circus Ground, Sector 17, here.
pick up as flu scare ebbs
enter handball tourney semis
Spikers get cash