Abandoned by family,
adopted by surgeonChandigarh, February 21
When there are instances of parents wanting their child born with-cleft lip and palate deformity to die, the love and dedication with which Dr Ian Jackson raised two-year-old David, abandoned by his family at Peru, South America, is a story of triumph of will power.
|Raghav, Jessica are Rose Prince, Princess
|Chandigarh, February 21
Cherubic faces were the centre of attraction on the second day of the Festival of Gardens at Zakir Rose Garden, today.
Competitions like rose quiz contest were also held today, while cultural items and cultural troupes from Assam, Karnataka, Rajasthan and Punjab, enthralled the visitors with their scintillating performances.
Raghav Manchanda, Pukhraj Singh and Ikjot Singh adjudged Rose Princes in the three categories and (bottom) Ms Indias in the making — Jessica Bansal, Keerat Kaur Riar, and Esha Singh, during the second day of 32nd Festival of Gardens in Chandigarh on
Saturday. — Tribune photos by Parvesh Chauhan
Senior citizens’ convention Chandigarh, February 21
A colourful programme was presented by tiny tots of Saupin’s School in Sector 32 here during an all-India convention of senior citizens “Milan” at the local Government Museum and Art Gallery. There are 8.2 crore senior citizens in the country.
Traders to field Jain
Chandigarh, February 21
The Commercial Tenants Association, a body of city traders, yesterday announced that its President, Mr Arvind Jain, would contest the coming Lok Sabha poll.
At a meeting, the association said the failure of political parties on all issues had forced the traders to fight for their cause.
‘Chardi kala bal march’ held Mohali, February 21
A “Chardi kala bal march”, dedicated to the 300th martyrdom of sahibzadas of Guru Gobind Singh, was flagged off for Chamkaur Sahib from the Punjab School Education Board here today.