Monday, April 3, 2000,
Chandigarh, India


Channel V VJ Yudhishthir (extreme right) posing during a promotional tour in the city on Sunday.
Channel V VJ Yudhishthir (extreme right) posing during a promotional tour in the city on Sunday.
Spotlight on an unassuming VJ

No exam duty for kin of examinee
CHANDIGARH, April 2 —In a commendable but strict step, Panjab University has barred deployment of any university staff on paper-setting and examining duty whose 'relation' is appearing in the university examination.

Students are all smiles after receiving their degrees at Government College for Girls, Sector 11, Chandigarh, on Sunday
Students are all smiles after receiving their degrees at Government College for Girls, Sector 11, Chandigarh, on Sunday.— Tribune photo by Parvesh Chauhan
797 GCG students get degrees
GCM-11 holds annual convocation
Blank papers in lieu of degrees

Unsung, Baba Khan returns to Lord
PINJORE, April 2 — Disillusionment got the better of him and Baba Khan, synonymous with the Yadavindra Gardens where he created magic with his flute from time immemorial, passed away in his sleep last night without a whimper and not so much as a complaint on his lips.

Dr Satyanarayan JatiyaCentre favours hire-and-fire policy
CHANDIGARH, April 2 — The Central Government will consider allowing certain areas where the employers can have the freedom to hire and fire workers, the Union Labour Minister, Dr Satyanarayan Jatiya, said here today.

Scholars’ suggestion contrasted by students
On an interesting day last week in Panjab University, scholars deliberated on various reforms needed to be introduced in the current “decaying” system.
Cess on commode
uncalled for

The UT MC has announced a levy of Rs 5 per commode per month from April 18, 2000. We pay for water, and we have to pay to private sweepers for any blockage of W.C.

State of bridges invites tragedy
DERA BASSI, April 2 — Waste accumulated on both sides of the bridge over the Ghaggar river near Bhankharpur village is posing a threat to travellers and has reduced the operational area of the bridge

Narang is Regional Grand Master
CHANDIGARH, April 2 — The Regional Grand Lodge of India today installed Mr Jaspal Singh Narang as Regional Grand Master at its annual festival.

Musical evening enthrals audience
CHANDIGARH, April 2 — The SAS Nagar-based Swar Saptak Club organised “Naghmagi”, a programme of non-film songs, at the Tagore Theatre here this evening.

Bansal’s plea to Administration
CHANDIGARH, April 2 — The local MP, Mr Pawan Kumar Bansal, has urged the Chandigarh Administration that for the allotment of land to the cooperative house building societies, a rate of Rs 750, and not the enhanced rate of Rs 2,500 per sq yd be charged.


Couple killed in road mishap
CHANDIGARH, April 2 — A couple from Sector 7 here was killed when its scooter was hit by a car (DL-2CB-685) near the Cricket Stadium Chowk late last night.


Mouth-watering dishes at Kerala food festival
SAS NAGAR, April 2 — Keralites residing in Chandigarh, SAS Nagar and Panchkula acted as ambassadors of their state as they organised the Kerala food festival under the banner of Malayalee Samajam at the Community Centre in Phase 3B1 here today. The visitors got a chance to taste several traditional mouth-watering dishes of Kerala.


Play room for kids in hospital
CHANDIGARH, April 2 — With a view to creating patient-friendly atmosphere in the hospital, the Government Medical College and Hospital, Sector 32, added a play room in the paediatric OPD ( 5th floor, Block-B). It was inaugurated by Director Principal of the College, Dr V.K Kak, yesterday.

Seminar on aroma therapy
CHANDIGARH, April 2 — A day-long workshop for beauticians presented latest aroma techniques and therapies for skin, hair and body care here today.


Kinshuk, Neha win titles
CHANDIGARH, April 2 — Sanam K. Singh, Kinshuk Sharma, Taskeen Bains and Neha Singh won titles in their respective sections on the concluding day of the Lake Club Open Junior Tennis Tournament for Lake Cup here today at the Lake Club courts. Sanam K. Singh of St John's High School, Sector 26, today beat Yuvraj Chaudhary of DAV Model School, Sector 15, in a three-set thriller.

Bhatti 'crashes' Canara Bank
PANCHKULA, April 2 — Fine bowling performance by Degish Bhatti (5 for 15) helped Kapoor Industries beat Canara Bank by 12 runs in the first Salzer Cup League Cricket Tournament organised by the District Panchkula Cricket Association here today.

Walking contest for veterans
SAS NAGAR, April 2 — Age did no come in their way as senior citizens displayed their best at the third veterans walking and musical chair competition, organised by the local Senior Citizens ( Pensioners) Council here today.


PANCHKULA, April 2 — Employees of the Enforcement Wing of the Haryana Urban Development Authority demolished a havan kund which was being constructed illegally in the vicinity of the Mata Mansa Devi temple.

X-ray centre inaugurated
CHANDIGARH, April 2 — Prof S.K Sharma, Director, PGI, today inaugurated the Dr Anil Duggal Memorial Charitable X-ray diagnostic centre run by the Bharat Vikas Parishad at the Sector 24 Indira Holiday Home.

821 women take exam of constable
CHANDIGARH, April 2 — As many as 821 candidates appeared for the written examination for the recruitment of women constables at two centres in the city today.Top

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