Folk dances mark
Mohali, January 9
The presentation of “Tarangni”, a special programme of classical
and folk dances, marked a spectacular evening at Pracheen Kala Kendra
here today. Different items were presented under the direction of Purva Koser
Puri, a disciple of Guru Shobha Koser. The function also marked the
inauguration of the Lala Mela Ram Indoor Auditorium.
display dancing skills
Panchkula, January 9
Dances on Punjabi, Haryanvi and English numbers were the highlights of
a cultural programme organised by the District Children Welfare
Council in collaboration with Ghoomer Academy at Bal Bhavan, here this
Children perform at a cultural programme at Bal Bhavan in Sector 15, Panchkula, on Friday.
— Tribune photo by Malkiat Singh
video CD released
Mohali, January 9
Comedian Jagtar Jaggi released a video CD presentation of his
satirical work “Breakan Fail” here today. The CD focuses on current issues like “kabootarbazi”
(immigration racket), the increasing use of mobiles, the kidney scam,
influx of migrant labour into Punjab.
His name may not ring a bell, but Jagdish Kumar is
no stranger for anyone who has visited the Sector 17 shopping complex
and enjoyed lilting tunes of his flute. Be it the chilly evening wind
in winters or the balmy summer breeze, his tunes add a surreal touch
to the atmosphere at the busy shopping plaza.
a journey, he enjoys the drive
Young at heart … other parts slightly older. That is Mr Navjivan
Khosla, former bureaucrat and ace camper and travel enthusiast. When most persons of his age are leading a (re)tired life, 81-
year- old Mr Khosla is busy living life to its fullest. It is,
perhaps, keeping in mind persons like him that a famous advertisement
one liner “…main office se retire hua hoon, zindagi se nahin”
has been made.
Riding the IT boom
When the entrepreneurship bug bit Arvind Dixit in 2000, he chucked
his job of three years to start Advance Technologies in Chandigarh.
The fact that he had less than Rs 2000 to invest in the business did
not deter the young man from Agra with a BE from IET, Lucknow. He
derived inspiration and strength from the fact that Infosys, Wipro and
other big names in the IT field today also had humble beginnings.
jute items on display
IT is fashionable and eco- friendly. We are talking of jute —
which is making a style statement in personal accessories like hand
bags, footwear and jewellery, or home accessories like furniture,
framed, paintings, lamps or door and window moulds.
about iodine deficiency
Chandigarh, January 9
To prevent iodine deficiency disorders, the PGI’s Community Medicine
Department today organised a meet for the sarpanches of the Raipur
Rani block at the health centre there.