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CBSE class X toppers on cloud nine
“Tough days ahead but we are ready to face challenge”
Chandigarh, May 28
Parents are proud of their achiever kids. So are the schools. Students who have come through the class X CBSE examinations with flying colours continue to wallow in all the glory the result has brought with it. They are on cloud nine and, yet, have their goals clear before them.

Nalini Gulati who secured 95.2 per cent marks in class X Nalini Gulati (second from left) who secured 95.2 per cent marks in class X of the CBSE examination along with her parents and sister at her residence in Sector 7, Chandigarh, on Tuesday. — Tribune photo Pankaj Sharma




Ashwani tops among Panchkula students
Panchkula, May 28
Ashwani Kumar Verma of Haryana Model School, Sector 10 here, could not have asked for more. Though he has always been one of the intelligent students of the school, the fact that he has topped the Class X CBSE Board examinations in the entire township has been beyond his expectations.

‘Change number plate colour till June 30’
Chandigarh, May 28
The colour scheme for registration numbers for all vehicles plying in the city needs to be changed before June 30. Those not complying with it will be challaned. This was stated here by UT Home Secretary R.S. Gujral.

Lawyers submit memo to Governors
Chandigarh, May 28
Up in arms against alleged corruption in the judiciary, members of the Punjab and Haryana High Court Bar Association, along with members of the District Bar Associations of the two states, today marched up to the residences of the Punjab and Haryana Governors for submitting a memorandum seeking the transfer of the Punjab Public Service Commission recruitment scam to an “independent agency”, besides transfer of local Judges, along with Judges having kith and kin practising in the High Court.



Garbage-collection drive begins
Chandigarh, May 28
People’s movement for door-to-door garbage collection to save environment started today in the city with five residents’ welfare associations handing over pledges of their residents to the Administrator, Mr. J.F.R. Jacob, to segregate the bio-degradable and non-biodegradable waste.



Body of 25-yr-old found near rly station
Chandigarh, May 28
The semi-clad body of an unidentified person, aged about 25 years, was found from the open ground between the railway station and Mauli Jagran this morning. The police believes that the person was murdered elsewhere and the body dumped here later.

Rly electrician commits suicide



Demand to start exam for architects
Chandigarh, May 28
The Indian Institute of Architects, Graduates Alumni, has demanded that The Indian Institute of Architects should restart the IIA examination which will enable diploma holding architects to take the examination and be graduates in architecture.

Schoolchildren exhibit talent
Chandigarh, May 28
To bring children of backward areas to the mainstream of art, Creative Art Institute in association with Camlin Limited organised a painting and craft exhibition at Chaman Colony, Dhanas, here today. About 300 students from eight schools from Dhanas and Chandigarh, including Shishu Niketan, Sector 22, Government Model High School, Sector 22 and Sector 16, took part in the competition.



Manjusha Chakraborty and Dhubrajyoti ChakrabortyCouple captivates audience
Chandigarh, May 28
After a long time, the gathering at Pracheen Kala Kendra was treated to a light classical fare. From one form of classical stream to the other, Manjusha Chakraborty, who is presently based at Kolkata, accompanied by her musician husband Dhubrajyoti Chakraborty, who also mesmerized the audience with his sitar recital later, commanded the audience with her melodious voice.


They excel in academics too
Chandigarh, May 28
Three sportspersons who seem to juggle studies and games well are elated with their performances in the class X examination. They claim that active participation in sports is no deterrent to a good academic performance.


LPG transportation charges fixed
Panchkula, May 28
The district administration has fixed transportation charges over and above the prevalent retail selling price under the Liquified Petroleum Gas (Regulation and Supply) order, 2000. This has been done following instructions by the government regarding fixing of rates from 15 km to 30 km radius for home delivery of LPG cylinders of 14.2 kg to consumers.

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