condition for students withdrawn
The Chandigarh Administration today withdrew the condition regarding
obtaining on AIDS clearance certificate from foreign students applying
for admission to various government colleges in the city.
rail track to be electrified: Bansal
The Railway Board had decided to electrify the 45-km section of the
rail track between Chandigarh and Morinda. The non-electrified section
of the Chandigarh-Ludhiana rail link is otherwise ready to run trains.
3 held in
The crime branch of the Chandigarh police today arrested three
youngsters, who had snatched a purse from two women in Sector 32 on
June 8. The accused were traced by the registration number of their
scooter, said the police.
in confidence from Aditi
The ‘‘Flying Cats’’ air hostess training centre in
Sector 8, launched by INIFD (International Institute of Fashion
Design) Director Priyanka Khosla played host to model and actor
Aditi Govitrikar today. Aditi had come to conduct a workshop on
grooming and personality development for youngsters.
Youngsters pose with model and actor Aditi Govitrikar who was in Chandigarh on Wednesday.
— A Tribune photograph
sees enough raw talent in country
Sporting a vibrant ensemble (from designer Ranna Gill's stable)
complete with gold chandelier earrings, model, actor and grooming guru
Aditi Govitrikar looked every inch the style diva she is.
Museum keen to have copies of accession records
In times when conservation of cultures seems more of a global concern
than national, it would only be natural if India and Pakistan thought
of developing projects for piecing together their divided heritage.
The two countries still share a world of legacy which has, quite
unfortunately, never made it to the other side of the border
inspects development works
With a view to ensuring harmonious development and implementation of
various plans, the Punjab Governor and the UT Administrator, Gen
(retd) S.F. Rodrigues, today visited Patiala-ki-Rao, sewage treatment
plant under construction near Air Force Station and Kajheri village to
see the progress of various community development programmes and the
quality of work being executed by the Engineering Department and other
‘Journalism in Sanskrit’
Litterateurs and scholars of Sanskrit held deliberations on
‘Journalism in Sanskrit’ during a seminar organised by the Haryana
Sanskrit Akademi at the Red Bishop complex today.
From left: Dr Ramakant
Angiras, Dr R.D. Sharma, Mr Radheshyam Sharma and Mr C.R. Moudgil at a seminar on ‘Journalism in Sanskrit’ in Panchkula on Wednesday.
— A Tribune photograph
attack woman in Sec 7
In the continuing saga of monkey menace in Sector 7, a group of seven
monkeys attacked a woman yesterday evening and snapped at her
violently. She managed to run indoors and save herself.
MONKEY BUSINESS: Not just cops, even langurs are patrolling the city looking for
culprits— in this case monkeys. — Tribune photo by Malkiat Singh
gherao police post
Up in arms against the alleged high-handedness of the Sector 16 police
post in charge, scores of Rajiv Colony residents gheraoed the post,
A nagar kirtan was organised here today in connection with the 400th
anniversary of the martyrdom of Guru Arjan Dev. The nagar kirtan,
which was led by Panj Piyaras, started from gurdwara in Phase VI and
after passing through various parts of the town cul- minated at the
gurdwara in Sector 71.
Gurdwara Shri Guru Granth Sahib Singh Sabha, Phase I, Mohali, decked up on Wednesday.
— A Tribune photograph
charge: NHRC notice to police
In connection with the lathi charge by the Chandigarh police on
residents of Raipur Khurd, who were protesting against the location of
a liquor shop, the National Human Rights Commission has issued notice
to the police. The police has been asked to send its reply within four
by insurance staff
On a nationwide call of the General Insurance Employees’ All India
Association, 60 employees from the four public sector insurance
companies — New India Assurance, National Insurance, Oriental
Insurance and United India Insurance — observed a full-day fast
yesterday in protest against the unilateral implementation of the
transfer and mobility policy and the delay in promotion by the
management of insurance companies.
The Income Tax Department has set up a help centre at the main branch
of the State Bank of India, Bank Square, Sector 17. The desk, which
will become operative from tomorrow, will provide information and
assistance to tax payers, especially senior citizens and salaried
have fun at summer camp
A summer camp was organised for students of Eurokids, Sector 9,
on the school premises. During the camp, children aged between
eight and 10 years enjoyed various fun-filled activities.
Students of Eurokids, Panchkula, enjoy horse riding as part of their summer camp activity.
Chandigarh, June 14
The State Bank of
India (SBI) today honoured eight officers for showing excellence in