|Saturday, August 12, 2000,
Children of Strawberry Fields School wave flags made by them as part of Independence Day celebrations in Sector 24, Chandigarh, on Friday. — Tribune photo by Manoj Mahajan
SAS Nagar to be on IT map: Badal
SAS NAGAR, Aug 11 — The Chief Minister of Punjab, Mr Parkash Singh Badal, today said the state government was determined to bring SAS Nagar on the Information Technology (IT) map of the world. Sincere efforts were being made to make the town a centre of excellence for IT and health-care system, he added. He was here to lay the foundation stone of the building complex of the Punjab Scheduled Castes Land Development and Finance Corporation in Phase 9.
Jacob unhappy with
SAS NAGAR, Aug 11 — It was hectic day at the office of the Electroral Registration Officer (ERO) as the process of scrutinising the nomination papers of the candidates for the forthcoming elections to the SAS Nagar Municipal Council ended late this evening. The ERO, Mr Jaipal Singh, informed that 154 nomination papers had been accepted and the remaining 76 nomination papers had been rejected on different grounds. A total of 220 nomination papers had be filed.
Custodial death: 3 cops suspended
NCP organisational poll from Sept 15
CHANDIGARH, Aug 11 — The two cooperative-run Indian Coffee Houses still beckon city residents to have dishes from the South. A large number of persons have been patronising these Coffee Houses for the past many years.
Scribe’s death mourned
Free computer training for women
Gaiety marks Kala
Youths snatch purse
Students paint green earth
SAS NAGAR, Aug 11 — The Department of Technical Education and Industrial Training, Punjab, has notified the admission notice for different trades in various Industrial Training Institutes (ITIs) in the state for the new academic session. Mr N.S. Kalsi, Director of Technical Education, said the prospectus would be available at the respective ITIs.
17 schools take part
in science fair
Peace poster contest
Computer project in school
Sodhi Ram’s bail
Impressive sculptures on display
Delectable bansuri dhuns create magic
CHANDIGARH, Aug 11 — He created a melodious aura all around with his skilful handling of the flute, which, he says, is his passion. Pandit Shyam Prakash Mehta who performed today for the gathering at Pracheen Kala Kendra on the occasion of its 43rd monthly baithak, more than proved that he has been taught by none less than the maestro Pandit Hari Prasad Chaurasia himself.
Hospitals register rise in burn cases
CHANDIGARH, Aug 11 — Dr Attar Singh, an acupressure therapist, has introduced a new technique to ensure speedy treatment of various ailments.
SAI schemes in doldrums
CHANDIGARH, Aug 11 — The eves of Sports Authority of India, Sports Training Centre, Sector 18, celebrated Independence Day on their hostel campus this morning. The chief guest at this one-hour programme was Mr D.S. Saroya, DPI (Schools).
17 XENs , SDOs transferred
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