Getting ready for Karva Chauth
Women select bangles before the Karva Chauth festival in
Jalandhar. — A Tribune photograph
Young girls show off their mehndi-decorated hands on the
eve of Karva Chauth in Amritsar. — Photo by RS
School students pledge to say no to crackers
Pledging not to buy crackers on the occasion of Divali, students of CT Public
School have said that they would instead spend money on the education of the
children who cannot afford education.
Jassica Parmar, Gurinder win titles at freshers’ party
‘NAVRANG 2006’ — Freshers’ Party was organised at the Ramgarhia Institute of Engineering and Technology on Friday in Phagwara. The Principal of the institute, Mr R.K. Dhawan, welcomed the chief guest Mr Bharpur Singh Bhogal, President and Chairman of REC, Phagwara. Mrs Manpreet Bhogal, Director, RIET, and Miss Vyoma Bhogal were the guests of honour.
Don’t shun drug addicts, help them, say experts
A seminar on ‘Drug Addiction and Youth in Punjab’ was organised by Guru Nanak Dev University in which experts and social scientists presented a unanimous view that the evil of drugs could only be eradicated with the active participation of the public.
Baba Bhag Singh institute win
Hosts Sant Baba Bhag Singh Institute of Engineering and Technology, Padhiana, retained the title at the PTU Football Tournament held from October 7-9.They defeated Bhuuta College of Engineering, Ludhiana. More then 48 teams of different colleges and institutes affiliated to the Punjab
Technical University participated in the tournament.
Pesticides affecting reproductive health of Punjabis
Dr S. G. Kabra, from the Institute of Health Management Research (IHMR), Jaipur, said Punjab needed to reorient its agriculture based on chemical fertilizers and other hazardous pesticides to avoid a catastrophic health scenario.
Dullo flags off campaign against drugs
“I want to see the Punjab youth as ‘gabroo jawan’, and not as lying in the drain after consuming drugs,” said Mr Shamsher Singh Dullo, President, Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee (PPCC), while addressing a rally organised at Amritsar to create awareness against the menace of drugs.
City women compete for a modelling show held on the occasion of Karva Chauth in Jalandhar on Tuesday.
— Tribune photo by Pawan Sharma
Oriental Bank to focus on rural areas
The Oriental Bank of Commerce has decided to increase its annual funding by more than 30 per cent to boost sagging agriculture in the country.
For perfect Mrs India
It was a family affair of a different kind as hordes of beautiful women from the city putting their best foot forward at the selection rounds for Bombay Dyeing Gladrags Mrs India contest 2007, held at Hotel Mountview on Saturday. Cheered on by their families the contestants were under the watchful eyes of President Gladrags Beauty pageant, Ms Maureen
Commuters have a tough time passing through the under-construction bus stand in Jalandhar.
Designer chandeliers hang in the open sky as they have been put up for sale
along the GT Road in Jalandhar. — Photos by S.S. Chopra