Hindi writers savour
Chandigarh, May 30
It was a literal celebration of literature. As eminent personalities from the world of literature gathered in Sector 11 to exchange notes on the evolution of modern Hindi prose and poetry, what resulted was a body of rich comments that serve to trace the growth of a language and its various forms.
|(Left to right): Eminent writers Dr Narendra Mohan, Dr Shashi Prabha and Pakistani writer-journalist Zaman Khan intently listen to the narration of “Sukho Bai ka Sach”, the unpublished short story of Madhur Kapila, at her house in Sector 11 on Sunday.
— Tribune photo by Malkiat Singh
Vivaha may be held in Chandigarh next year
Vivaha, the wedding exhibition being organised by the Vintage group, will be organised in Chandigarh or Ludhiana next year. This was announced by Mr Tarun
Sarda, CEO, Vivaha Interactive, on his visit to Chandigarh on Friday.
|Pret line of garment
Ms Kanwal Sandhu of Fateh Impex presented her pret line of garments during an eclectic fashion show at Hotel Grand Plaza in Chandigarh on Saturday evening. On show were designer creations for men and women.
Models sashay down the ramp at a fashion show in Chandigarh on Saturday.
— A Tribune photograph
Miss India to
Femina Miss India World 2004 Sayali Bhagat will award degrees to the students of the National Institute of Fashion Design. She will come to Chandigarh on her maiden visit after winning the title, for the NIFD annual convocation on May 31.
Inderr an actor by chance
An actor by chance... Inderr Labanaa is all set to go places. Though he has done one film, but this Chandigarh lad is out to reach for the stars.
His first film, Tu Baal Brahmchari, Main Hoon Kanya Kunwari, has created quite a few ripples after its overseas release in January earlier this year.
Aloe vera-based products hit market
Forever Living Products International, an American company that started operations in the country three years ago as the manufacturer and distributor of 100 per cent naturally stabilised aloe vera products for health, nutrition, skin and beauty care, is set to expand its business in the north and has opened its regional office in the city.
A gym only for women
Women dying to lose weight, but
worrying about being eyed by men in city gymnasiums, can now sweat it out at Women’s Fitness Point in Sector 23 of Chandigarh. For Rs 500 a month, the health club management promises “figure correction” and “super weight loss training”, besides other exercises.
Gel therapy introduced
The VLCC has introduced gel therapy for body sculpting, a technology to shape up and feel confident. This is an advanced weight loss and inch loss therapy. It has been developed with products developed through in-house research by Ms Veena
|New party wear for children
Sweet Sixteen, a fashion store in Sector 8, has added a section for kids to its existing range for youngsters. This latest range is the “Boyz and Gals” collection for kids over two years and above.
It presents the exclusive ultra action range for young boys. On offer
are T-shirts with matching bottoms from Ultra Man, Popeye, Gundam,
Spiderman and Diesel starting from Rs 199 to Rs 350.
Children wear trendy outfits
Tandoor, tawa food
The tandoor and tawa festival will
be organised by Hotel KC Cross Roads at Panchkula from Tuesday. Dry
tandoor and tawa delicacies will be prepared. The menu includes stuffed
potatoes, tomatoes and capsicums.
New surgical technique at Command Hospital
Chandigarh, May 30
The Army's Command Hospital at Chandimandir has introduced a new surgical technique to check the loss of protective fluid surrounding the brain in the aftermath of a serious head injury. The new procedure not only significantly cuts down on surgery time, but also reduces the possibility of complications.
MoS for Health visits PGI
Chandigarh, May 30
Union Minister of State for Health, Ms P. Lakshmi, visited the PGI here
yesterday and took a round of the institute and the emergency ward. She
talked to the patients and listened to their problems.
Ms P. Lakshmi, Union Minister of
State for Health, talks to a patient at the PGI in Chandigarh on
Swami Ram Dev to hold yoga camp
Panchkula, May 30
All arrangements have been completed for the smooth conduct of the mega yoga camp to be organised under the guidance of eminent yoga expert, Swami Ram Dev, at the cricket ground in Sector 5 here from June 2 to 9.