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Run over by jilted ‘husband’, woman
succumbs to injuries

Chandigarh, October 27
Manju, who “married” her already-married cousin by changing religion only to desert him later under pressure, today succumbed to injuries inflicted allegedly by her “husband” Raj Kumar.

Raj Kumar, who allegedly killed his ‘wife’ by crushing her under his car
Raj Kumar, who allegedly killed his ‘wife’ by crushing her under his car, after his arrest. — A Tribune photograph

Student groups grope for issues
Chandigarh, October 27
Absolute bankruptcy of issues, both ideological and academic, rule the centrestage at the ongoing campaign to the forthcoming elections to the Panjab University Campus Students Council slated for November 1.

Golf Club orders probe into Rs 2.07 lakh loss
Chandigarh, October 27
History of sorts was created at the Chandigarh Golf Club today when an extraordinary general body meeting requisitioned by the members instituted a members’ inquiry into the alleged loss of Rs 2.07 lakh from the club safe a few months ago under mysterious circumstances.





  Range house at CGA by next year
Chandigarh, October 27
Lieut-Gen J.F.R. Jacob (retd), UT Administrator, today laid the foundation stone of range house to be built at a cost of Rs 1.25 crore at the Chandigarh Golf Association Range in Sector 6, near Kishangarh village. General Jacob appreciated the efforts made by the CGA towards popularising golf in the new range house designed by M/s Batra and Associates is expected to come up by the end of 2003.
Lieut-Gen J.F.R. Jacob (retd), UT Administrator, looks at the model of the range house
Lieut-Gen J.F.R. Jacob (retd), UT Administrator, looks at the model of the range house in the CGA Golf Range, Chandigarh, on Sunday. — A Tribune photograph

Builders face residents’ ire
SAS Nagar, October 27
Barely two years after residents moved into the Ivory Towers in Sector 70 here, a majority of them are up in arms against promoters and builders, who they allege have given them a raw deal.


Infantry Day celebrated
Chandigarh, October 27
Infantry Day was celebrated at the Western Command headquarters in Chandimandir cantonment, near here today. Dignity and nostalgia marked the 55th anniversary of the occasion.

Elders day celebrated
SAS Nagar, October 27
A society that does not respect its elders has to suffer for centuries - this was stated by the Superintendent of Police, Mr H. S. Bhullar, while addressing senior citizens at SAS Nagar here yesterday.

Kasauli Club office-bearers
Chandigarh, October 27
Brigadier L. S. Thakur, Jagmohan Singh Luthra and Lieut Col-Karnail Singh were elected chairman, vice-chairman and honorary secretary respectively of the Kasauli Club at its 122nd annual general body meeting this week.

‘Rosh dharna’ today
Chandigarh, October 27
The N.S. Minhas-led faction of the Akali Dal here today decided to organise a “rosh dharna” tomorrow on the call of the SAD President Parkash Singh Badal.

Direct train to UP, Bihar demanded
Chandigarh, October 27
The Purvanchal Welfare Association here today demanded a direct rail link between the city and Uttar Pradesh and Bihar to provide connectivity to 40 per cent people from the area living in the city and nearby areas.

Sonia to halt in city
Chandigarh, October 27
The All-India Congress Committee President Sonia Gandhi will have a brief stop-over in the city tomorrow while on her way to Mandi to attend a rally.

move by the Sector 22-D Market Association to celebrate the Diamond Jubilee of its creation has proved to be a big hit. As luck would have it, the celebrations have coincided with the festive season beginning with Dusehra and continuing well into the next month. The office-bearers of the market association have left no stone unturned in making the event a memorable experience.
  • Rash drivers

  • Rash drivers

  • Festive spirit

  • Variety programmes

  • Friendly treatment

  • Prof Aggarwal for Bangkok


Gold chain snatched
Chandigarh, October 27
A gold chain of a Panipat resident was snatched by two scooter borne youths in Sector 23 last evening. Police sources said Ms Santosh Kumari Sharma, was going towards the Sector-23 market when the youths allegedly snatched her chain. 

2 run over by trains
Dera Bassi, October 27
Two youths, including a teenaged girl, were crushed by two different trains on the Kalka-Ambala railway track between Zirakpur and Dera Bassi during the past 24 hours.


NRIs propose dream township near city
Chandigarh, October 27
A delegation of 35 non-resident Indians (NRIs) from the USA and Canada has been keen interest in developing an integrated township in an area of 400 acres around Chandigarh. The proposed township will offer high-quality living amidst state-of-the-art infrastructure.

ICICI Bank home utsav
Chandigarh, October 27
The home utsav organised by ICICI Bank here is getting good response. The bank is offering a display of over 500 properties in city and surrounding towns. It has been extended for one more day.


26 teams participate in declamation contest
Chandigarh, October 27
Today was the second day of the all-India inter-state, inter-school cultural competitions at the 33rd Annual Festival Week at DAV Senior Secondary School, Sector 8 here.

Students display science projects
SAS Nagar, October 27
It was one of the special days for the Class V students of Yadvindra Public School, here yesterday. The otherwise routine parent-teacher meeting saw a stream of parents reach the school early morning to witness science projects and experiments demonstrated by students who had worked on them as a part of their classroom activity.

PU staff meet I.D. Swamy
Chandigarh, October 27
A delegation of the Joint Action Committee of Panjab University employees (teaching and non teaching) yesterday met Mr I.D.Swamy, Minister of State for Home Affairs, during his visit to the city.

The Xavarians are high on academics & sports
OING a wonderful job in imparting education of high standard, the hard work of St Xavier's Senior Secondary School, Sector 44, has found reflection in the excellent ICSE results and performance of students in co-curricular activities.

St. Xavier Public School, Sector-44, Chandigarh. — Photos Pankaj Sharma 

St. Xavier Public School, Sector-44, Chandigarh.

“Education is the making of individuals”
ANAGING the school is a round-the-clock job for Principal Mervin West, residing at the school campus and watching over his extended family. Beginning his day with jogging with the 180-odd hostel residents early in the morning till sending them to their rooms after a games session, the school is all that is on his mind.


PPSC scam: memo sent to CJI
Chandigarh, October 27
A memorandum signed by over 1000 members of the Punjab and Haryana High Court has been sent to the Chief Justice of India (CJI), all sitting judges of the Supreme Court and Chief Justices of all High Courts highlighting “the case of three sitting judges of the Punjab and Haryana High Court who have been indicted by a former Chief Justice of the High Court, Mr A.B. Saharya, in the Punjab Public Service Commission scam”.

Finance company MD gets bail
Chandigarh, October 27
Issuing notice on an application filed by the managing director of a finance company seeking the grant of anticipatory bail in a cheating and breach of trust case alleging irregularities in sanctioning of loans by the Haryana Financial Corporation, Mr Justice R.C. Kathuria of the Punjab and Haryana High Court has directed that the petitioner shall be admitted to interim bail in the event of his arrest.


Festival of regional music opens
Chandigarh, October 27
With the inauguration of the three-day festival of regional musical traditions by the UT Administrator, Lieut-Gen J.F.R. Jacob (retd), this evening at Punjab Kala Bhawan, a ray of hope has finally emerged for rare musical traditions of the Northern region.

Kashmiri Sufiana kalam and Gurbani kirtan by Bhai Avtar Singh Ragi marked the first day of the Regional Music Festival
Kashmiri Sufiana Kalam (left) and Gurbani kirtan by Bhai Avtar Singh Ragi marked the first day of the Regional Music Festival at Punjab Kala Bhavan, Sector 16, Chandigarh, on Sunday.
— Tribune photos

Street show highlights love’s agony, music’s ecstasy
Chandigarh, October 27
“Orfeus and Euridiki”, a street play by the visiting Greek troupe from Omma Studio proved to be as romantic as its title. The play based on ancient Greek mythology came as a refreshing change from our own variety of street plays, with all colours and theatrical elements which usually one expects to see on stage.

When music beckons divinity...
Chandigarh, October 27
“Music is well said to be the speech of angels; in fact, nothing among the utterances allowed to man is felt to be so divine..... Divinity poured in plenty at Rotary Bhavan, Sector 18 which witnessed a flood of Hindustani classical music this evening. Commanded by Savita Devi, melodies fell into place to reflect the real purpose of music. 
Savita Devi, the renowned vocalist from Benaras Gharana during the recital at Rotary Bhavan, Sector 18, in Chandigarh
Savita Devi, the renowned vocalist from Benaras Gharana during the recital at Rotary Bhavan, Sector 18, in Chandigarh on Sunday. A Tribune photograph

Heady mix of music & glamour
Chandigarh, October 27
Musical heat was turned on at Blues in sector 34 as the night taken over by the Smirnoff Zone with its latest offering to give its customers the best in music, mixes and cocktails.

Salil Bhatt’s album released
Chandigarh, October 27
“Swar shikhar”, the much-acclaimed album of Salil V. Bhatt, son and disciple of renowned mohan veena player Pt Vishwa Mohan Bhatt, was today released by Mr M.L. Joser, Registrar, Pracheen Kala Kendra, Sector 35.


Say no to crackers: docs
Chandigarh, October 27
“Say no to crackers and fire works”, is the message with which doctors and members of the National Integrated Medical Association (NIMA), cycled down the city roads, urging people to stay away from crackers.


Dev Samaj School bag B’ball title
Chandigarh, October 27
IS Dev Samaj Girls Senior Secondary School, Sector 21, in the girls’ section and DAV Senior Secondary School, Sector 8, in the boys’ section won the CBSE Cluster XI Basketball title in the three-day tournament which concluded here this evening at Bhavan Vidyalya School, Sector 27.
  • Friendly cricket

  • Sport day

  • City shooters shine

  • Judo meet

  • Karate tourney


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