Riot of colours in snow-clad Garhwal
|About eight hours drive from Delhi is the Valley of Flowers National Park, Chamoli Garhwal. A visit to the valley is an enthralling experience for any tourist, as he will be welcomed by the riot of colours set amidst the pristine surroundings of the snow-clad Himalayan
ranges. The Valley of Flowers is a glacial corridor, eight kilometres in length and two kilometres in width, and is surrounded by high mountains on three sides.
The Garden of Indra in Paradise.
Poverty of ideas: Jhuggis on land earmarked for community centre
The residents of Outram Lines, Kingsway Camp, have been
peeved about the huge jhuggi cluster in their area. They claim that even after several written complaints and applications, nothing has been done to improve their living conditions. The 1.97-acre land in the area has been originally earmarked for a shopping and community centre, but for more than eight years, some jhuggi-dwellers have occupied the land. Over 400 jhuggis could be seen in the area.
OPTICAL ILLUSION: Models wearing glasses during the Optics 2002 Fair at Pragati Maidan in the Capital on Saturday.
—Tribune Photo Mukesh Aggarwal
Bringing out the Mahatma’s anguish
The National Gandhi Museum is holding an exhibition on its premises under the title, The last phase of Mahatma Gandhi’s life, (From October 21, 1946 to January 30, 1948.) So much has been written about him, that one does not expect any new revelation in this partial display of his life and times.
Use of women in
risque ads decried
Sonepat, February 16
It is time the society stopped treating women as a commodity and misusing them in almost all advertisements. These views were expressed by Dr Ranbir Dahiya, an associate professor of surgery, PGI and Medical College and Hospital, Rohtak at the annual function of the women cell of Government College at Gohana town, 35 km from here, yesterday.
Seatbelts not needed in low-speed zones, feel motorists
New Delhi, February 16
The Delhi Traffic Police drive to make passengers in the Capital use seatbelts as part of ensuring more discipline on the roads has left those who were challaned fuming. And there are over 1,000 persons who had been fined so far for not adhering to the traffic rules, especially the diktat of the traffic police to fasten the belts while on the move.
Rapist sentenced to seven-year jail term
Faridabad, February 16
The Court of the Additional District and Sessions Judge, Mr S. C. Goyal, has sentenced a person to seven years of imprisonment on charges of raping a girl at Daulatabad village about three years ago.
- Institute dupes students
- Held after 13 years
- Photo sessions
- Factory gutted
- Liquor seized
- Loans not repaid
- Inter-college contest
- Man shot dead