Uzbeks make sufiana impact
Chandigarh, March 11
Under the ongoing international Sufi festival, the Uzbek music ensemble today made a presentation at Baba Makhan Shah Lobana Auditorium here. During the hour-long presentation, the performers enthralled the audience with a blend of vocal and dance presentations dedicated to God.
Uzbek performers at the international Sufi festival being organised by the Indian Council for Cultural Relations, in Chandigarh on Thursday.
— Tribune photo by Manoj Mahajan
Sohan Qadri opens art college annual show
|Chandigarh, March 11
The space of Government College of Art, Sector 10 came alive with art objects created by all the 232 students, enrolled in various disciplines at the College. Huge in size, the show comprises 792 works, created over the last year by students of all the four streams including painting, sculpture, applied art and graphics.
Glimpses of the annual art exhibition of Government College of Art, Sector 10, which was inaugurated by Sohan Qadri today.
— A Tribune photograph
Cricket fever grips city
WITH the media hype about the Indo-Pakistan cricket series, the local cricket buffs are gearing themselves upto watch cricket live. Though visitors to Pakistan from the city to watch cricket may not be many but all people are eagerly awaiting the exciting series being played nearly after 15 years.
Suraj Theatre, Panchkula, has planned to show live One day
Sparkle with tattoo magic this summer
SUMMER is the time to show off skin in a big
way. The temptation is all the more hard to resist with all those sleeveless, noodle-strapped or halter-neck tops or backless cholies just waiting to come out of
hibernation. This is the ideal season to sport teasing and enticing colourful tattoos that are a rage in the fashion world. Who can forget the pulse-raising effect of the tattoo of ‘Kanta laga’ girl Shefali that made several line up to get these sexy eye-catchers.
Tattooing has come a long way from being a painful skin-damaging
experience that left one ‘scarred’ for life to being an art form
and a style statement sported by ramp models as well as college
students or brides with equal elan.
Blending gharanas with subtlety
NUANCES of various gharanas, blended together and executed with harmony, adds up to Dr Nivedita Singh’s music. Her recital on the occasion of the monthly Baithak of the Pracheen Kala Kendra here tonight, was a delightful experience as she unfolded the ragas with a subtle delicacy of notes and mastery over “taans” and “layakari”.
Anti-perspirants do not cause cancer, say docs
ANTIPERSPIRANTS do not cause cancer and soaps are not bad for your skin. If someone has advised you against the use of these products in the summers, just do not believe him. Doctors and dermatologists insist that such assertions are nothing but myths.
Sudershan Walia’s album released
Mausan”, a collection of ghazals by well-known poet Ms Sudershan Walia, was released by Kidar Abadi Trust at Punjab Kala Bhavan in Sector 16, here on Wednesday.
OOBE out with men’s wear collection
OOBE (Out of Body Experience), the trendy fashion brand for women’s ready-to-wear garments, announced its entry in the men’s wear segment with the launch of its Men’s Wear Collection. OOBE also introduced its new Spring-Summer 2004 Collection.
City hygiene suffers for staff shortage
Chandigarh, March 11
Non-availability of the required workforce is one of the biggest problems faced by the health wing of the Municipal Corporation in maintaining sanitary conditions in the city.
Vasectomy camp concludes
Mohali, March 11
The Ranbaxy Community Health Care Society in collaboration with the ESI Hospital, Mohali, organised a two-day non-scalpel vasectomy camp that concluded today. As many as 30 operations were performed during the camp. Dr K.K. Sharma, Director Health Services, ESI, inaugurated the camp.
UP tops the list of polio patients
Chandigarh, March 11
Uttar Pradesh has the maximum number of polio patients in the country. As on February 11, there were 88 positive cases in the state, out of a total 224 in the entire country, said the former President of Rotary International Raja