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Carrying placards and banners, students hold an awareness rally on World AIDS Day in Chandigarh on Wednesday
Carrying placards and banners, students hold an awareness rally on World AIDS Day in Chandigarh on Wednesday — A Tribune photograph
Rallies, contests mark World AIDS Day
CHANDIGARH Dec 1 — Debates, on-the-spot slogan writing, essay writing and paper reading contests were organised by various educational institutions of the city today to mark World AIDS day.

HC not to vacate stay on PGI acting chief
CHANDIGARH, Dec 1 — The Punjab and Haryana High Court today declined to vacate the stay against Dr N.K. Ganguli, Director-General of the Indian Council of Medical Research, taking over as acting Director of the PGI.

UT overlooks SC verdict
CHANDIGARH Dec 1 — The writ of the Supreme Court (SC), it seems, runs short of the Union Territory of Chandigarh if inaction by the Chandigarh Administration on a directive of the Apex Court regarding payment of arrears to part-time lecturers is any indication.

Develop back lanes, be safe
CHANDIGARH Dec 1 — A decision on the utilisation of back lanes, or service lanes, that exist behind the houses in the first 30 sectors of the city seems to be on the cards.

A tearful adieu
CHANDIGARH Dec 1 — The mortal remains of Gurcharan and Jasbir, the young couple who met with a tragic end, were consigned to flames at the Sector 25 crematorium here this afternoon.
Earlier story: Suicide follows husband's death

JEs made accountable
SAS NAGAR Dec 1 — Junior Engineers with the estate office of the Punjab Urban Development Authority (PUDA) have been made accountable for any encroachments which come up come up on PUDA land in their respective areas.

In pain, and away from home
CHANDIGARH Dec 1 — A 40-year-old stone-cutter, who came from the state of Bihar in search of work at Ropar, got hit by a speeding truck and was admitted to the PGI emergency about three days back, with both legs broken.

Peaceful march by traders
PANCHKULA Dec 1 — Over 100 members of the Traders Association, Sector 16, Panchkula, took out a peaceful march today, protesting against the lack of amenities in the Sector 16 market.

Open boozing at public places
PANCHKULA Dec 1 — Public areas in Panchkula are becoming places for many people for consumption of liquor. Besides causing distress to the passers-by it also puts a question mark on the effectiveness of the Police Department.

Central directive to UT on industrial plots
CHANDIGARH Dec 1 — The Union Home Ministry, has asked the Chandigarh Administration to hammer out an out-of-court solution to the 18-year old dispute between the Administration and allottees of industrial plots in the city who could not be given possession of their plots.

3 PU scientists’ success in lab
CHANDIGARH Dec 1 — Three faculty members of the Chemistry Department, Panjab University, have achieved success in the form of a US patent in the field of ''direct deposition of metals''.

Driver acquitted inaccident case
CHANDIGARH Dec 1 — A resident of Kangra district in Himachal Pradesh, accused of ramming the van he was driving into a cyclist and injuring him, was today acquitted by the UT Judicial Magistrate (First Class), Mr Mahinder Singh.

Beant case: DSP'sstatement recorded
CHANDIGARH Dec 1 — The assassination case of former Chief Minister of Punjab, Beant Singh, resumed today with the prosecution witness — Punjab Deputy Superintendent of Police, Dilbagh Singh, saying that intimation regarding a threat from human bomb had been passed on to the officials responsible for the former CM's security.

Fresh warrants against Punjab DSP
CHANDIGARH Dec 1 — Issuing fresh bailable warrants against Punjab Deputy Superintendent of Police Surjit Singh Grewal and five other accused into S.A.S. Nagar resident Kulwinder Singh Kid murder case, UT Chief Judicial Magistrate Sant Parkash today also issued warrants of arrest against constable Dayal Singh for January 3, 2000.

Contractor told to re-lay channels
SAS NAGAR Dec 1 — Following reports of poor quality of curb channels being laid by a private contractor in Phase X here, the engineering cell of the local municipal council has directed the contractor to immediately relay them, failing which payment will not be released.

Syal gets remand till Dec 15
CHANDIGARH Dec 1 — Director of Marigold Forests Rajesh Syal, accused of duping investors, was today further remanded to judicial custody till December 15 by the UT Judicial Magistrate (First Class), Mr Pushvinder Singh. He had surrendered before the court on November 3.

UT to revolutionise IT education
CHANDIGARH Dec 1 — The Education Department of the Chandigarh Administration is going in for an ambitious project to revolutionise information technology (IT) education in government schools with the start of the next session.

Judicial remand for eight

Sharad Yadav’s visit on Dec 5

Shabad Gayan contest held

Parneet tops slogan competition

'Take challaning powers from PCR men'

194 units of blood donated

Cops accused of kidnapping acquitted

‘Terminate licences of discos’

MFC-II exam from Dec 20

Suspect flees, held


Crime File
Assault on petrol station staff: 8 held

Campus Beat
PU to probe fake certificate case

Cultural Scene
Eye-catching art

Israeli film fest begins today

UT third at taekwondo nationals

A painting by Hargopal Jhamb on display at Indusind
A painting by Hargopal Jhamb on display at Indusind
Art Gallery, Sector 9, Chandigarh on Wednesday — A Tribune Photograph


I have done my best: Sharma
CHANDIGARH Dec 1 — “A little more time and I would have had the new OPD block functional, besides completing the institute of nursing education, both of which are a significant contribution to the institute.”

A home for stray cattle
SAS NAGAR Dec 1 — Stray cattle in the town may finally have a permanent home as the local Municipal Council has decided to establish a 'gaushala' here. The council has written to the Punjab Urban Development Authority (PUDA) to allot land for the 'gaushala'.

‘Carnival village’ work on
CHANDIGARH Dec 1 — The preparations for the Chandigarh Carnival-99, a fun-filled programme for the city residents on December 4 and 5, are under way.

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