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Pak actresses cast a spell over Punjabi conference

Chandigarh, May 29
You can't afford to miss them, not even in a crowd. Brightly dressed for the World Punjabi Conference, legendary Pakistani actresses Bahar Begum and Panna Sulaiman added much needed glamour to the largely serious ambience.

Pakistani actresses Bahaar Begum (left) and Panna Sulaiman attend the World Punjabi Conference, being organised at Shivalik View, Sector 17. — Tribune photo by Manoj Mahajan

Pakistani actresses Bahaar Begum and Panna Sulaiman attend the World Punjabi Conference, being organised at Shivalik View, Sector 17

Spate of suicides
Unbearable illness
Chandigarh, May 29
Fed up with a prolonged illness, A 22-year-old youth of Sector 15 today ended his life. Vipin Kumar, who was alone in his house, in Sector 15, was found hanging with a ceiling fan by his neighbours.


  • Death of mother leads to step

  • Failed love affair proves fatal

166 helmetless women booked
Chandigarh, May 29
The Chandigarh Traffic Police today booked 166 women for riding two-wheelers without helmets on the third day of the campaign.
A team of around 20 police personnel stood were posted at Sectors 18 and 19 traffic signal point.


Murder accused in police net after 6 years
Chandigarh, May 29
Gangster Tota’s lieutenant Rakesh Kumar, alias Bittu, alias Kala, lands in police net six years after the sensational murder of two children in which two of his co-accused had been ordered to be hanged.

Land-grab case: 2 booked
Zirakpur, May 29
The Patiala police has booked two persons, including a former kanoongo, for changing the girdawari of a prime piece of land located along the Chandigarh-Zirakpur-Panchkula road in Dhakauli village. A case of cheating and criminal conspiracy has been registered against them at the Dera Bassi police station.

Couple held for abetting nephew to rape minor
Chandigarh, May 29
A couple had allegedly prompted their nephew to rape a minor girl after he kidnapped her from Bapu Dham in Ludhiana.
This came to the notice of Chandigarh Police after the arrest of the couple from Bapu Dham in Ludhiana today fallowing months of efforts by Sector 26 Police Station.


Abhinav tops engg entrance test
Chandigarh, May 29
Panjab University declared the results of entrance tests held for various streams, here today. Abhinav Sood, a student of Government Model Senior Secondary School, Sector 35, has topped in the engineering examination.

More students shine in exam
Chandigarh, May 29
In the Class X examination of the CBSE nine students of Ajit Karam Singh International Public School, have scored 90 per cent and above marks. Those with 80 per cent and above marks are 42.

NTT students get farewell
Chandigarh, May 29
A farewell party was organised for NTT students at DAV School, Sector 15, of the outgoing semester of the 2002-2004 batch.


PU moves HC on Syndicate poll
Chandigarh, May 29
Panjab University has moved an application in the Punjab and Haryana High Court, seeking eight weeks’ time to comply with the directions of the court in the case regarding alleged irregularity in the election of a Syndicate member from the Department of Laws.

High Court
Contempt plea dismissed
Chandigarh, May 29
The High Court today found Maneesh Chhibber, Senior Reporter of The Tribune, not guilty in a contempt of court case.


Rupa on the verge of stardom
Chandigarh, May 29
Rupa Bajwa is the brand new ambassadress of modern Indian literature.
With her intellect and imagination she has created a masterpiece of fiction that comfortably sits close to reality of daily lives.

Rupa Bajwa, author of "The Sari Shop", listed for Orange Prize for Fiction. 2004, reads excerpts from her novel at an interactive session organised by Penguin India at The Browser in Sector 8 on Saturday. — Tribune photo by Pawan Sharma

Rupa Bajwa, author of "The Sari Shop", listed for Orange Prize for Fiction. 2004, reads excerpts from her novel

Film Review
Delightful ‘Hum Tum’ fare
There is a whiff of freshness in this delightful “Hum Tum” fare. Director and writer Kunal Kohli has chosen to explore some nuances of love here. Love is a step by step exploration of the other and self. And it takes time to get mature.

Rani Mukherjee and Saif Ali Khan in “Hum Tum”

Rani Mukherjee and Saif Ali Khan in "Hum Tum"


Kinshuk, Alipt win tennis titles
Chandigarh, May 29
Kinshuk Sharma and Alipt Sandhu bagged the under 18 section titles in the boys and girls categories, respectively, in the AITA Talent series tennis tournament. The event concluded here today at the CLTA Tennis Stadium, Sector 10.

  • Sonalika taekwondo champ

  • Carrom coaching camp

Patiala beat Zone B
Chandigarh, May 29
Mohit Mohindra, a Class VIII student of British Co-Educational, Patiala, was the star bowler for his side when he wrecked Zone B by claiming five wickets in the Punjab State Inter-District Under-15 Cricket Tournament for the Sushil Bali Trophy played yesterday at the PCA Stadium, Mohali.

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