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Jacob may not be here, his heart still beats for city
Chandigarh, November 14
Lieut-Gen J.F.R. Jacob (retd) may be living in Delhi but his heart still resides in Chandigarh. Absence from the city has not stopped the ardent sports lover from doing his bit to ensure that Chandigarh gets the best deal in sports arena.

Tragic outcome: Clash leads to death of

Panchkula, November 14
A clash between those residing in a slum colony of Sector 12-A here and a few residents of the sector led to the death of a three-month-old baby, Mamta. She was hit by a stone pelted by a youth.

The setting sun casts a mystical spell on these passers-by who seem thoroughly smitten by nature and its enigmatic ways
The setting sun casts a mystical spell on these passers-by who seem thoroughly smitten by nature and its enigmatic ways. — Tribune photo by Pradeep Tewari

‘Matka’ racket unearthed
Chandigarh, November 14
The police has unearthed a “matka” gambling racket which has been operating across the country from Mumbai. An agent of the network was today arrested by a team of Sector 31 police station led by SHO Kewal Krishan. Amarjeet Singh, alias Kala, of Ram Darbar, Phase II, was arrested along with gambling slips worth around Rs 20,000, sources said.

Femina Miss India Universe-2004, Tanushree Dutta, who was in Chandigarh on Sunday
Femina Miss India Universe-2004, Tanushree Dutta, who was in Chandigarh on Sunday. — A Tribune photograph


Woman killed in fire incident; husband, child injured
Mohali, November 14
A 22-year-old woman, Sapna, was charred to death following a short-circuit leading to a fire at her residence in Mohali village last night. Her husband, Sanjeev Kumar, also received severe burn injuries in trying to save her. The couple’s six-month-old daughter, too, received burn injuries.

1 held for attack on councillor
Zirakpur, November 14
The police today arrested one of the alleged assailants, Hardeep, who attacked Ms Manisha Malik, a councillor of Ward No. I of the Zirakpur Nagar Panchayat, and her husband after reportedly tresspassing into their house in broad daylight on Saturday afternoon. The main suspect Pradeep and his four accomplices are still absconding.

South-East Asia new hub of militant Islam: report
Chandigarh, November 14
The situation in West Asia and the US-led war against Iraq continues to feed Islamic radicalism, aggravating faultlines based on religion and increasing security concern of the Indian community and of oil and energy supplies from the Gulf region.

Sikri for monthly monitoring of sex ratio
Chandigarh, November 14 Mr D.K. Sikri, Registrar-General and Census Commissioner of India, today mooted monthly monitoring of the sex ratio in Punjab with a view to check its further deterioration.

Separate Sikh personal law sought
Chandigarh, November 14
While speaking at the concluding session here today of the two- day seminar organised by the Institute of Sikh Studies , Dr Jodh Singh, a Sikh scholar, said that Sikh heritage had been completely destroyed by those who had been given the responsibility to manage it.

Draft for setting up of Sikh confederation released
Chandigarh, November 14
The Institute of Sikh Studies today set the ball rolling for the setting up of an international Sikh confederation (ISC), an apex body representing major panthic organisations and Sikhs from across the world.


MC poll
Close contest likely in Ward 11

Chandigarh, November 14
A close triangular fight is expected in the by-election of Ward 11 of the Municipal Corporation (MC) comprising Sectors 20 and 33 which goes to polls on November 28. Though the election campaign is yet to pick up momentum, the candidates are relying on door-to-door canvassing in the ward where development or the lack of it, is the main issue.

Vultures sighted in Punjab, Himachal areas
Chandigarh, November 14
November has brought good news for vulture conservationists. In a span of four days from November 10 to 13, two major sightings of the critically endangered bird have been made at separate locations in Himachal Pradesh and Punjab.

RTYC activists begin week-long fast
Chandigarh, November 14
Activists of the Regional Tibetan Youth Congress (RTYC) began a week-long fast at the Sector 17 plaza, here today, to urge the Chinese Government for immediate and unconditional release of Tulku Tenzin Delik, sentenced to death for his alleged involvement in a bomb blast in China in 2002.

A member of the Regional Tibetan Youth Congress raises slogan against China, demanding the release of Tulku Tenzin Delek, at Sector 17, Chandigarh, on Sunday. - Tribune photo by Pradeep Tewari
A member of the Regional Tibetan Youth Congress raises slogan against China, demanding the release of Tulku Tenzin Delek, at Sector 17, Chandigarh

Territorial Cong celebrates Nehru’s birth anniversary
Chandigarh, November 14
The 116th birth anniversary of Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, the first Prime Minister of India, was celebrated by the Chandigarh Territorial Congress Committee(CTCC) at Rajiv Gandhi Bhavan, Sector 35, here today.

Children’s Day celebrated
Chandigarh, November 14
The Resident Coordination Committee, MIG-I Houses, Sector 40, celebrated the Children’s Day here today.

Puaadhi Punjabi Sath honours literary figures
Mohali, November 14
The Puaadhi Punjabi Sath today honoured noted literary figures at a function held at Paragon School, Sector 70, here today. According to Mr Gurpreet Singh Niamian, press secretary of the organisation, Dr Kesar Singh Kesar of the Panjab University was awarded with the Dr M.S. Randhawa Award.

Seminar on the role of media
Chandigarh, November 14
To have better understanding between the media and the armed forces, a seminar is being organised by Headquarters Western Command on November 16 and 17 at Chandimandir where top defence analysts and media personalities will be discussing and deliberating issues of mutual interest.

3 more in PGI with burn injuries
Chandigarh, November 14
The number of patients who were admitted to the PGI with eye injuries due to the bursting of crackers on Divali night rose to 30, with three more patients being admitted to the hospital today


Boy held for rape bid, remanded
Chandigarh, November 14
An 18-year-old boy allegedly attempted to rape a five-year-old daughter of his tenants in Mauli Jagran Complex yesterday.

2 thieves held, stolen goods recovered
Mohali, November 14
The police has arrested two persons responsible for many small thefts here. Stolen property worth Rs 19,000 has been recovered from them. The accused, Chunni Ram and Vijay Kumar, both residents of Guru Nanak Colony, Phase X, were arrested by Head Constable Ramesh Kumar, posted at the Phase XI police post.

Old man, granddaughters assaulted
Lalru, November 14
Mr Ujagar Singh, a resident of Issanpur Jangi village, and his two granddaughters were allegedly assaulted when they objected to playing loud music by some persons of the locality late last night.

25-year-old killed in accident
Chandigarh, November 14
A 25-year-old resident of CSIO Colony, Sector 30, was killed in an accident that took place on the Sector 29 and 30 light points last night.


MFA to start from this session despite delay 
Chandigarh, November 14
Admission process to the newly-approved Masters of Fine Art course at the Government College of Art, Sector 10, will commence in a week's time.

Managing waste: students to begin door-to-door drive
Mohali, November 14
Over 300 students of Lawerance Public School here would undertake a unique project in order to improve sanitary conditions in Mohali. The students have been permitted to start a door-to-door campaign in Phase VI here to create awareness among residents about solid waste management.

Children honoured for artistic talents
Mohali, November 14
Students of different schools in Chandigarh and Mohali were honoured by the Dhillon Creations here for their artistic talents. The children all between the ages of 8 to 14 years were given prizes at a function held here today.


Inner beauty must to accentuate physical beauty: Tanushree
SHE gives you an innocent smile and radiates warmth as she walks up to you. She is the current Femina Miss India Universe girl, but Tanushree Dutta is a level-headed beauty as you immediately find out. “There is success and failure. I believe that after every sunset there is sunrise,” she says disarmingly.

Femina Miss India-2004, Tanushree Dutta (left) after the crown ceremony of the winner, Nitasha Bhateja of Pond’s Googly Woogly contest in Chandigarh on Sunday. — A Tribune photograph

Femina Miss India-2004, Tanushree Dutta after the crown ceremony of the winner

Cartoons spell doom for kids
Five-year-old Tanmay doesn’t wake up till his mother turns on the Cartoon Network in the morning. He refuses to eat his lunch if he is not allowed to watch cartoons. Similar tantrums are thrown around by him at 8 pm when Pokemon unleashes its terror tactics on the idiot box.


18 m smokers suffer from pulmonary disease: expert
Chandigarh, November 14
Smokers have another reason to quit smoking. This time it is to keep the chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) at bay which is an acute respiratory disorder caused by chain-smoking. About 18 million Indians, 5 per cent men and 2.75 per cent women above the 30 years of age are already suffering from this disease.


DAV Coaching Centre win cricket tourney
Chandigarh, November 14
The DAV Coaching Centre, Sector 8, beat the J.J. Sports Club by seven wickets in the Lieut. Col I.S. Deol Memorial Cricket Tournament played at Sector 16 cricket stadium today.

GCG-11 to host sports meet for teachers
Chandigarh, November 14
Government College for Men, Sector 11, will host inter-college sports meet for teachers of the local government colleges by the end of this month. Lecturers from any faculty will be allowed to participate in table tennis and badminton matches.


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