Treacherous trench irks villagers
Zirakpur, October 4
Unfinished work on a sewerage line has become a nightmare for residents of Bartana village and a number of colonies that have come up in this part of the Zirakpur Nagar Panchayat. Courtesy the civic body, a deep trench has been dug on the village link road in Govind Vihar Colony, work on which was abandoned after a day, and left uncovered.
A stranger in the city
Every city has its own contradictions and Chandigarh is no different, so it would seem. When I first arrived in the city a week or so ago, I was told by the man who met me at the railway station, Dr N.K. Sharma from the Institute of Tourism and Future Management Trends that this city used to be known as a “city of long roads and high winds”.
your kids to play safe this festive season
Chandigarh, October 4
It happened last year. A Class X student was rushed to a
private clinic in Sector 23 with an eye injury. He, along with his
friend, were playing with bow and arrows when a misdirected shot left
Polio is no handicap
Chandigarh, October 4
“After stealing Rs 5 from my house in 1976, I reached Chandigarh. Since I had topped the entire Ropar district in the matriculation examination, my aim was to get best education and establish myself in life despite my physical limitations,” says Mr Virender Sood with a sense of pride.
Narrow escape for schoolchildren
Panchkula, October 4
It was a narrow escape for over 30 children returning back from a picnic at Tikkar Taal, near Morni, after their school bus rolled down 15 feet in a gorge.
The children , students of Police Public School, Ambala, were returning when the bus driver lost control of the vehicle while
manoeuvring a sharp turn on the Morni- Raipur Rani road and the bus rolled down the gorge.
Teach according to interests of students
Gone are the days when students used to be sent to gurukuls for higher education. Now people prefer convent schools though government schools too attract many. Schools help in socialisation of the
children and teachers groom their personality and polish their intellectual skills. Education should be according to the interests of the students and by taking into account their capabilities and levels. Forcible teaching invites only trouble.
Residents face water shortage