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‘Captain Amol Kalia led from front’
CHANDIMANDIR, July 24 — “We want to know all the details, including the injuries, suffered by my son and how his end came”. This information was sought by parents of Captain Amol Kalia from Havildar Sudesh Kumar, who not only fought along with the gallant soldier, but also retrieved his body from Point 5203.

Water-borne diseases on the rise
CHANDIGARH, July 24 — With the onset of monsoons, the pressure on health services in the city is evident. A large number of cases of water-borne diseases are being reported in dispensaries run by the health department, bordering labour colonies.

3 school buses impounded
CHANDIGARH, July 24 — The State Transport Authority today impounded three school buses and challaned eight others for flouting various norms of the Motor Vehicles Act,1988.

An electricity pole outside a house in Sector 10, Panchkula.— A Tribune photograph
Pole endangers lives
PANCHKULA, July 24 — A family living in the Housing Board Colony in sector 10 here is living under constant fear. The threat comes from an electricity pole just two feet from the wall of the drawing room. The pole has been there for many years. almost all its wires are uncovered.

‘Raining tree’ inspected
CHANDIGARH, July 24 — After the report on a 'raining tree' in Chhat bir Zoological Park appeared in Chandigarh Tribune, the Director of the park, Dr Vinod Sharma, invited a team of senior entomologists from Panjab University for a critical inspection of the tree under reference.

Tributes paid to martyr
KHARAR, July 24 — Rich tributes were paid to Bikram Singh of 8 Sikh Regiment who sacrificed his life in the Kargil sector at a “Shardhanjli Samagam” organised in his native village Kubhaherri of Kharar subdivision, near here, yesterday.

Students display Army ethics
PANCHKULA, July 24 — Bhavan Vidyalaya in Sector 15, here dedicated its annual project day today to the national martyrs.

SDO remanded in police custody
KHARAR, July 24 — Mr Sanjay Agnihotri, Judicial Magistrate, Kharar, today remanded Gurjant Singh, SDO, Punjab State Electricity Board, Malerkotla, in police custody till July 26.

Protest against helmet drive
CHANDIGARH, July 24 — The protest over the compulsory wearing of helmets by both women drivers and pillion riders continued for the eighth day today.

Breach in nullah damages road
PAPPRI (SAS Nagar), July 24 — Breaches in a nullah here, crossing many villages, have damaged the road and cuts have developed in the road.

On deputation for long
PANCHKULA, July 24 — A number of technocrats continue to work on deputation with the Haryana Urban Development Authority for a long period, in violation of the directions issued by HUDA authorities regarding the period of deputation.

Bansal flays Administration
CHANDIGARH, July 24 — Mr Pawan Kumar Bansal, a former MP, has assailed the Chandigarh Administration for harassing traders of the city and causing panic amongst them by issuing various notices alleging violation of building bylaws.

CAPE function on environment
CHANDIGARH, July 24 — The Children’s Alliance for Protection of the Environment in collaboration with the Chandigarh Social Welfare Advisory Board organised a function on the theme "Monsoons and environment’’ at the Sanatan Dharam Senior Secondary School, Sector 24 today.

Walk in aid of Kargil heroes
CHANDIGARH, July 24 — The staff and students of St Xavier’s Senior Secondary School, Sector 44-C, today took part in a “sponsored walk” to raise funds for the families of martyrs, who laid down their lives in the Kargil conflict.

Engg seats filled

School offers to admit martyrs' wards

Contest for kids on July 28

Electricity Dept removes 'kundis'

CRPF trainees call on Chhibber

Boxing for a cause
CHANDIGARH, July 24 — The Chandigarh Boxer Player Welfare Association today held more than eight bouts for the Kargil relief fund at the Sector 17, Plaza stage.

Blood donation camp for Kargil heroes
PANCHKULA, July 24—The Friends Social Services Society organised its fifth blood donation camp here today in support of the Kargil heroes at Sri Guru Ram Das Bhavan in Sector 15 .Top


Crime File
Two proclaimed offenders held

Cultural Scene
Slapstick comedy well received

Price Watch
Tomato price skyrocketing

Ramit, Amarpreet bag junior TT titlesTop


A picnic for the aged
PINJORE, July 24 — More than 200 senior citizens, above the age of 65, were taken on a picnic to Pinjore today by the Chandigarh Industrial and Tourism Corporation, as part of its programme to celebrate the 'Year of the Older Persons'.

The daring assault on Point 4297
CHANDIMANDIR, July 24 — Rifleman Hari Krishan of 17 Garhwal Rifles preferred to remain at the scene of an intense battle for capturing the strategic Point 4927 in the Batalik sector than be evacuated to the base camp, though he was seriously wounded.

Ambassador of Indian culture
CHANDIGARH, July 24 — Irwin E.N. Chauhan, who served as an IAS officer for 35 years, and later taught yoga to more than a thousand persons at the Crossroads Community in Bellevue and in his modest Eastside home in the USA for nearly 20 years, passed away peacefully at the PGI, Chandigarh, on the evening of July 21 only two days after he had completed 84.

International study at Harike
CHANDIGARH, July 24 — Harike wetland in Punjab, one of the six wetlands of international repute in India, has earned the distinction of being the first such wetland in the country to be selected by the Ramsar Bureau for an economic valuation.

Solar eclipse and natural calamity
CHANDIGARH, July 24 — Is a solar eclipse harbinger of a natural calamity? "No", say the scientists maintaining that it is nothing but a natural geographical event which takes place due to the definite movement of planets along their orbits.Top

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