Sunday, April 16, 2000,
Chandigarh, India



The skeleton of Usha Grover being recovered from her house in Sector 18 — A Tribune photograph
Skeleton found in locked room
CHANDIGARH, April 15 — The level of interaction with a neighbour in the city can be gauged from the fact that a person remains untraced for more than three years and is finally found in the form of a skeleton from the house she lived in.

Guide maps to show way
CHANDIGARH, April 15 — In future, road users in the city will not face any trouble in finding house numbers, office locations, public places, schools, colleges and other important points. The Municipal Corporation, in collaboration with a Calcutta-based private company, is setting up illuminated guide maps in each sector.

A tough battle for a noble cause
SAS NAGAR, April 15 — Naveendisha, a Red Cross de-addiction centre here, is fighting a tough battle against drug addiction with the menace taking on almost epidemic proportions.

IA introduces LTC facility
CHANDIGARH, April 15 — The management of Indian Airlines has decided to introduce leave travel concession facility for employees of the central and State Government, public sector undertakings and recognised educational institutions who are not entitled to full reimbursement of air fare from their respective organisations while availing themselves of the LTC facility.


Hrithik has youngsters swooning
CHANDIGARH, April 15 — People are finding it hard to refuse seeing Kaho Na Pyar Hai (KNPH) for the umpteenth time and even middle-aged women have a misty eyed look on their faces when his name is mentioned.

An ice-cream full of germs
CHANDIGARH, April 15 — Mushrooming of a large number of small ice-cream units in colonies of the city and the open sale of cut fruit are a major health hazard for the people of the city.

Plaza Carnival
CHANDIGARH, April 15 — It was Sahir Ludhianvi's night at Plaza Carnival. Popular singers like Pradeep Datta, Neelam Chauhan, Ravi were a hit with holiday revellers.


Scooterist succumbs to injuries
CHANDIGARH, April 15 — A scooterist succumbed to his injuries after he was hit by another scooterist near a school in Sector 45.


New record in city small savings
CHANDIGARH, April 15 — Women play a vital role in the economic development of a family as well as the country, said Mrs Shanta Abhilashi, Mayor, Chandigarh Municipal Corporation while addressing a state-level function for celebration of Women Savings Day here today.

ACs turn heat on chiks
CHANDIGARH, April 15 — City residents are not taking to chiks this summer, lament vendors at the Sector 22 market.

Punwire staff may get salaries
SAS NAGAR, April 15 — The Joint Action Committee of the Punjab and UT Employees today said the Punjab Government had agreed to disburse the 10-month salaries of employees of the Punjab Wireless Systems Limited (Punwire), besides resuming the work in the ailing unit.

'Change poll mode of chemists' body'
CHANDIGARH, April 15 — Resentment prevails among a section of local chemists over the mode of election being followed by the Chandigarh Chemist Association for electing the President.


Eco-friendly school building
CHANDIGARH, April 15 — Saupin school in Chandigarh is promoting the South African Technology utilised for constructing buildings. The school is about to complete the temporary construction of the school building in Sector 32 using this technology.

MA 1 paper not from syllabus
CHANDIGARH, April 15 — Students of MA I (English) in Panjab University today complained that the paper in History of English Literature and Practical Criticism did not adhere to the syllabi norms.

Photographs capture tourist destinations in HP Visitors at an exhibition of photographs at Indus Ind Bank Art Gallery in Chandigarh on Saturday
Visitors at an exhibition of photographs at Indus Ind Bank Art Gallery in Chandigarh on Saturday. — A Tribune photograph
Photographs capture tourist destinations in HP
Photographs capture tourist destinations in HP
CHANDIGARH, April 15 — The exhibition of photographs, titled Prakriti — Ek Aur Sakshatkar at Indus Ind Bank Art Gallery gives an exclusive image of various tourist destinations of Himachal. “The inspiration for photography comes mainly from the beauty of nature to me,” said Avinash Chandra Joshi.

Dance workshop concludes
CHANDIGARH, April 15 — A dance workshop organised in Indira Holiday Home by the Chandigarh Institute of Performing Arts concluded here yesterday.

An effective portrayal of ‘ego’
CHANDIGARH, April 15 — The exploitation of a woman seeking a congenial world where her husbands seeks his individual growth, free from all strings of daily life, was central to ‘Vyaktigat’, a Hindi play staged at Tagore Theatre here this evening.

Colourful dances by kids
CHANDIGARH, April 15 — Students of Pracheen Kala Kendra in the 4 to 12 age group today presented a colourful programme of kathak and folk dances at the kendra auditorium.


Nikhil, Chetan lead in city chess
CHANDIGARH, April 15 — Nikhil Chopra in the under-12 section and Chetan Vikas in the under-14 section, were leading at the end of the opening day of the Chandigarh Chess Championship at the Sector 42 Sports Complex here today.


Fire Services Day celebrated
CHANDIGARH, April 15 — The Chandigarh Fire Service celebrated Fire Services Day here yesterday. Homage was paid to martyrs who laid down their lives while saving those of others.

Free legal aid for underprivileged
DERA BASSI, April 15 — The local police will provide free legal aid to the handicapped, Scheduled Castes, weaker sections and poor people, said the DSP, Mr H.S. Bhullar, while chairing a meeting of local residents, here today.Top

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