Monday, November 20, 2000,
Chandigarh, India



Part-time lecturers still underpaid
CHANDIGARH, Nov19 — The Chandigarh Administration seems to be sleeping over the matter of payment of salaries to teachers who are employed on a temporary and part-time basis in the affiliated colleges of Chandigarh.

Bid to marry off minor girls
CHANDIGARH, Nov 19 — Two residents of Sanauli village wanted brides who were barely out of creche. However, their plans were dashed after they were arrested by the Punjab police at Zirakpur, about 7 km from here, today.

"Bridegrooms" and their father (sitting), who were arrested by the Lohgarh police under the Child Marriage Restrain Act, at the Lohgarh police post on Sunday. Also seen in the picture are the two "brides".

“Bridegrooms” and their father (sitting), who were arrested by the Lohgarh police under the Child Marriage Restrain Act, at the Lohgarh police post on Sunday. Also seen in the picture are the two “brides”. — Tribune photo by Karam Singh

Fire in Sector 34 furniture market
CHANDIGARH, Nov 19 — A fire broke out at the furniture market, Sector 34, in which a shop was gutted while another was damaged, here this morning. 

17 held under special police drive
CHANDIGARH, Nov 19 —In a crackdown on anti-social and drunkard elements, the police arrested 17 persons from different parts of the city, last night.





Charge of bureaucrats
his has reference to the report ‘Charge of bureaucrats’ in Chandigarh Tribune of November 11. It is an accepted fact all over the world that a ‘generalist’ bureaucrat is an all-round officer with multi-faceted and diverse skills.

HOW do you describe a man who loved life and is no more? 
Squadron Leader Anil Sharma lived his young life to the fullest, till he met his end in the Mi-8 crash in the border area of Kutch, last Sunday. He belonged to SAS Nagar.


Accident-prone points identified
SAS NAGAR, Nov 19 — Do death of people in road accidents here interest the PUDA authorities? The answer seems to go in the negative if one goes by the fact that they have taken no remedial action in connection with accident-prone points.

‘Strengthen cooperative institutions’
CHANDIGARH, Nov 19 — The Punjab Chief Minister, Mr Parkash Singh Badal, has given a clarion call to cooperators and heads of the various cooperative institutions to further mobilise their efforts to bring about socio-economic revolution in Punjab.

GOC-in-C visits family of Capt Atul
CHANDIGARH, Nov 19 — The General Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Western Command, Lieut-Gen Surjit Singh, today visited the family members of Capt Atul Sharma, who was killed in a gunbattle with militants in Baramula District of Kashmir a few days ago.



‘Need to examine teaching methods’
SAS NAGAR, Nov 19 — The methodology of imparting education to students, either at school or home, needs to be examined. The teachers and the parents have to constantly evaluate the techniques of teaching, said Dr Anil Wilson, Principal of St Stephens College, New Delhi, at the annual day function the Yadvindra Public School here today.



Cultural competitions conclude
CHANDIGARH, Nov 19 — The 31st All India Inter-State Inter-School Cultural competitions concluded here today at DAV Senior Secondary School, Sector 8, with the Principal Milkha Ram Mahajan Memorial Hasya Kavita Recitation Contest.

Sharad looking for quality roles
CHANDIGARH, Nov 19 — You could not have missed those rugged haunting looks which almost terrified Sushmita Sen to death in the film Dastak. 


‘Careful diagnosis of glaucoma vital’
CHANDIGARH, Nov 19 — About 30 to 50 per cent of the patients may not show any sign of glaucoma on casual examination.

Cardiologist dead
CHANDIGARH, Nov 19 — Prof P.S. Bidwai, a former head of the Cardiology Department, PGI and a cardiologist of international repute, died in Nagpur yesterday. He is credited with starting a special paediatric cardiology clinic for children suffering from heart diseases.



SPS-41 win ball badminton championship
CHANDIGARH Nov 19 — Shivalik Public School, Sector 41, bagged titles in both boys' and girls' sections of the 2nd UT Mini State Ball Badminton Championship which concluded here today at Guru Harkishan Public School, Sector 40.

Honing their skills on golf range
CHANDIGARH Nov 19 — Roshni shuffles her feet, lifts her club and swings it. The drive sends the ball shooting up. The ball lands a little beyond the white flag.Top


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