Writers workshop opens
Feb 8 A four-day writers' workshop for new
literates to discuss what kind of literature should be
created for the new literates began in the ICSSR complex,
Panjab University, here today.
School's annual function
Feb 8 The annual function of Dr Ambedkar Primary
School run by CARES was celebrated this morning. The
school provides services for creche and school up to
class V for children of people of New Janata Colony,
Media seminar on February 12
Feb 8 A seminar on Communication for civic
awareness and development will be held at Aroma on
February 12 as part of Fest O' Comm, a national-level
communication carnival being organised by the Symbiosis
Institute of Mass Communication.
Prosecution witness deposes
Feb 8 Former Chief Minister of Punjab Beant
Singh's assassination case continued today with the
Metropolitan Magistrate, Mr Paramjit Singh, stating that
prosecution witness Sapinder Singh, alias Pappu, was
produced before him.
Convicted for violating HDR Act
Feb 8 The Panchkula Chief Judicial Magistrate, Mr
Ved Pal Gupta, convicted Padam Prakash Singh, a resident
of Chandigarh, for deliberately and knowingly violating
the provisions of the Haryana Development and Regulation
of Urban Areas (HDR) Act by selling the land in Dharampur
village which falls within the urban area of Kalka town
in plots of six registered sale deeds with a view to
Lawyers' issue partially solved
Feb 8 The matter of providing accommodation to the
Additional District and Sessions Judge, the bone of
contention between the striking lawyers and the district
administration, was partially solved today when the City
Magistrate, Mr A.S. Mann, and the Subdivisional
Magistrate, Mr Shubh Ram Vashisth, assured the protesters
that they would look for suitable accommodation for the
judge and give the information of the same to the high
Bus driver sentenced to RI
Feb 8 A bus driver, accused of causing accidental
death of an employee with Punjab Accountant
Generals office, was today sentenced to rigorous
imprisonment for a year by UT Additional Chief Judicial
Magistrate H.S. Madaan.
Bail granted in beating case
Feb 8 A city resident, accused of beating the then
Station House Officer of Police Station North Jaswant
Singh, was today granted bail by the UT Additional
District and Sessions Judge, Mr R.C. Godara.
2-year RI in stolen car case
Feb 8 Convicting a Sector 18 resident, accused of
changing the registration number and colour of a stolen
car to conceal its identity, the UT Judicial Magistrate
(First Class), Mr K.K. Goyal, today sentenced him to
rigorous imprisonment for two years, besides imposing a
fine of Rs 1,000.
Bail plea hearing on February 14
Feb 8 The UT District and Sessions Judge, Mr B.S.
Bedi, yesterday issued notice for February 14 on a bail
application moved by a city resident in the counterfeit
2 get RI in dowry death case
Feb 8 Nearly two years after the mother of a
six-month-old son died of burns, the UT Additional
District and Sessions Judge, Mr R.C. Godara, yesterday
convicted and sentenced her husband and father-in-law to
rigorous imprisonment for seven years, besides imposing a
fine of Rs 500 each.
Jerath case hearing on Feb 21
Feb 8 The first information report No 2 of 1998
registered against former Chief Engineer K.K. Jerath and
others will come up before the UT District and Sessions
Judge, Mr B.S. Bedi, on February 21 for consideration on
framing up of charges.