Thursday, April 13, 2000,
Chandigarh, India



Pretty faces fight sun with liquid screens
All air tickets to Bangalore booked
CHANDIGARH, April 12 — Bangalore is the most favoured destination for air travel between April 28 and 30. The rush incidentally is not of holiday revellers but of parents and students who plan to head southwards for admission to professional institutes in Karnataka.

Karmapa's tight security fails to daunt darshan-hopefuls
Karmapa Ogyen Trinley DorjeeCHANDIGARH, April 12 — Although the Karmapa, Ogyen Trinley Dorjee, is out of bounds for security reasons, his devotees continue to throng the PGI corridors hoping for a glimpse him.

Failure to pay exam cost may rob PU of top students
CHANDIGARH, April 12 —Despite affiliation to the reputed Combined Admission Test for MBA courses, Panjab University is unlikely to get "the cream" of aspirants due to inordinate delay in finalising the merit list.

Partial privatisation of water in Mohali
SAS NAGAR, April 12 — The Punjab Government has decided to partially privatise the water supply and sewerage in the SAS Nagar Municipal Council. The council along with the civic bodies of Ludhiana and Zirakpur have been selected.


Battling waves to give message
CHANDIGARH, April 12 — ''The people of India send their good wishes to the people of SAARC and ASEAN countries through the spirit of adventure carried by the Yatch Trishna''. Having battled the elements across the high seas to deliver this goodwill message to five countries, the pioneers of ocean cruising are now back to their routine duties.


Gurdwara coming up on Vaastu Shastra pattern
CHANDIGARH, April 12 — A gurdwara in Sector 44 here is being built according to Vaastu Shastra.

Chinese delegation calls on Jacob
CHANDIGARH, April 12 — The Administrator of Chandigarh, Lieut-Gen J.F.R. Jacob (retd), released a special painted photoprint of a lithograph of Maharaja Ranjit Singh at Government Museum and Art Gallery here today.

Ambulance for animals
CHANDIGARH, April 12 — The Administrator of Chandigarh, Lieut-Gen JFR Jacob (retd), here today launched a 24-hour ambulance service — Jeev Rakshak Sewa — a venture of the People for Animals.

Navratra fair concludes
PANCHKULA, April 12 —The eight-day navratra fair at the Mata Mansa Devi shrine concluded, here today, with a bhog and ‘kanya poojan’ at the yagyashala. Eleven girls, were given brightly-coloured chunnis, parshad and cash as part of the pooja.

Mela time is messy for Swastik Vihar
PANCHKULA, April 12 —A choked sewer behind the shops in the Sector 10 market is posing a problem for the business community in the area. They contend that the unhygenic conditions in the shopping complex is taking its toll on the business and work is suffering.


Owners out, thieves strike
PANCHKULA, April 12 — Ornaments of gold and silver besides watches and other items worth Rs 55,000 were reportedly stolen from a house in Sector 9, here today, while the occupants of the house were out of town since April 8.

5 booked for killing servant
SAS NAGAR, April 12 — The Sohana police has registered a case of murder against five persons of Sekhan Majra village for allegedly murdering their servant and dumping the body in a dirty nullah in January this year.


Punwire employees form panel
SAS NAGAR, April 12 — Different associations of the Punjab Wireless System Employees Union have joined hands to fight for their cause under the banner of the Punwire Employees Coordination Committee.

60 get journalism diplomas
CHANDIGARH, April 11 — Sixty students were awarded diplomas at the annual convocation of the Dayanand Institute of Journalism and Management of the Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan here today.

PU clarifies syllabus for partial re-exam
CHANDIGARH, April 12 —Examination for the partial re-examination of Panjab University in April\May will be based on the current syllabus, an official press release said here today.

School launches website

A reflection of couples’ strife
CHANDIGARH, April 12 — Vyaktigat, a play on conflict between the materialistic man and the modern woman, will be staged by the Mansarovar group at Tagore Theatre on April 15.

Baisakhi Blast telecast
CHANDIGARH, April 12 — A special Baisakhi programme, Baisakhi Blast, will be screened on Lashkara Channel from 7.30 pm to 8.30 pm on April 14. A similar show, Nachda Gaanda Mela, will be telecast on April 13 at 10.00 pm.


Department to set up TB society
CHANDIGARH, April 12 — A TB society to monitor and help in spreading awareness about the disease and treatment campaign of tuberculosis will soon be set up by the UT Health Department.

ECG for Rs 30 only
CHANDIGARH, April 12 — The new multi-channel ECG unit will start functioning at Charitable Diagnostic Centre run by Bharat Vikas Parishad at Indira Holiday Home, Sector 24, tomorrow.


School's new cricket session begins
CHANDIGARH, April 12 — The new cricket session of St John's High School began in the presence of Dr Ravinder Chadha today.


UHBVN counters open on April 14, 15
PANCHKULA, April 12—Due to continuous holidays from April 12 to 16, the Uttar Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam will keep its cash collection centres open on April 14 and 15 Top

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