overcharging for surgical items
May 29 Patients who come for cardiac surgeries at
the PGI are probably being cheated of their money by
chemists who have been awarded the rate contract for
selling surgical items by the PGI authorities.
Gujral (second from left) with his family at home
in Sector 22 after a harrowing experience of
being drugged, robbed and dumped . Tribune
photo by Pankaj Sharma
May 29 Mr Neeraj Gujral, (26) of Sector
22,Chandigarh, who works in the merchant navy was
drugged and robbed of his jewellery, cash and
personal belongings while travelling by bus
between Delhi and Chandigarh last night. He was
then dumped in an unconscious state near the
roundabout of Sectors 20,21, 33 and 34.
Leaking cylinder causes blast
May 29 Six members of a family including two
women, had a miraculous escape this morning when a
leaking liquefied petroleum gas cylinder triggered a
blast followed by a fire in a Sector 46 house.
49 cr power project for UT
CHANDIGARH, May 29 The Power Grid
Corporation of India will construct a 220 KV power sub
station for the Engineering Department of the Chandigarh
|Sushma refuses to
May 29 A Former Union Information and
Broadcasting Minister, Mrs Sushma Swaraj, today
refused to comment on the statement by Defence
Minister George Fernandes, blaming the Pakistan
army and not the ISI for the trouble in Kargil.
She was speaking at Chandigarh Press Club here.
union minister Sushma Swaraj makes a point while
talking to former member of Parliament Satya Pal
Jain at the Chandigarh Press Club on Saturday.
A Tribune photograph
Power connection forms given
May 29 The UT Electricity Department in its
ongoing exercise to curb the menace of kundi connections
today distributed connection regularisation forms in the
Peer, Kamal, Indira, Shaheed Bhagat Singh and Palsora
colonies here today.
akademi chiefs honoured
CHANDIGARH, May 29 The Punjab Arts
Council today held a felicitation ceremony to
honour the three newly appointed chairmen of the
Chandigarh akademis here today.
May 29 The Haryana Punjabi Sahitya Academy
organised a function in connection with the
tercentenary celebrations of the birth of the
Khalsa at a hotel here today. The day is observed
as Punjabi Day.
Domestic violence due to
May 29 Ostentatious weddings, competitive dowry
seeking and giving, breaking of family system and
deterioration of value system have contributed in a big
way to increasing domestic violence in the society.
May 29 Following a blast along the rail track near
Shambu located on the Punjab-Haryana border late last
night, a major combing exercise was undertaken by the
Haryana Police in the areas adjoining Punjab in the
districts of Panchkula, Ambala, Kaithal and Kurukshetra.
Rally against smoking
May 29 As many as 250 students of Government High
School, Sector 7, took out a rally today with a view to
tell people to stop smoking. They were led by their