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The General Secretary of the Chandigarh Golf Association, Mr C.S.R. Reddy, shows the model of the Golf Range to Mrs Vineeta Rai, Adviser to the UT Administrator, after she unveiled the foundation stone on Tuesday
The General Secretary of the Chandigarh Golf Association, Mr C.S.R. Reddy, shows the model of the Golf Range to Mrs Vineeta Rai, Adviser to the UT Administrator, after she unveiled the foundation stone on Tuesday. — A Tribune photograph
City to have flood-lit golf range
CHANDIGARH, Dec 14 — The city will soon have a golf range spread over six acres which will provide state-of-the-art training facility. It will enable the golf enthusiast to practice and perfect every shot in the game.And soon the range will be flood-lit. The foundation stone of the range was unveiled by the Adviser to the Administrator, Mrs Vineeta Rai.

Prof S. Vardharajan‘India must increase energy level’
CHANDIGARH, Dec 14 — Energy will be the guiding light for development in the future. India needed to increase its energy level as availability was scratch as compared to leading nations, said Prof S. Vardharajan, a former director of the Indian National Science Academy, while talking to The Tribune here today.

The drilling rig which is to be procured from Japan by the PSTC.
The drilling rig which is to be procured from Japan by the PSTC.
Punjab to get drilling rigs from Japan
CHANDIGARH, Dec 14 — The Punjab Government has entered into an agreement with the Government of Japan to procure two drilling rigs under the Japanese Debt Relief Grant Assistance of 220 million Japanese yen (Rs 9.25 crore). The agreement would be signed between Mr Masami Fukuda, Senior Manager, Mitsui and Co, Japan, and Principal Secretary, Irrigation and Power.
From the courts
Bail denied in Pinky case
Telecom officer convicted for demanding bribe
CJM grants bail in accident case
Contractor’s bail plea dismissed
No functioning in telecom office

Sahayta Cancer Sahyog’s appeal
CHANDIGARH, Dec 14 — Sahayta Cancer Sahyog, Chandigarh, an emotional support group which provides help to the needy cancer patients of the northern region, has asked cancer survivors, or the relatives of such patients, to provide details of ailment, treatment, problems and the way the ailment has been coped with by the patient.

Vacant plots
PANCHKULA, Dec 14 — A large number of vacant plots and partially-built houses in the township has become a cause for concern not only for the administration but also for the residents.
Farmers seek payment for acquired land

Very few NOCs issued
ZIRAKPUR, Dec 14 — The Zirakpur nagar panchayat is issuing no objection certificates at a very low pace. Only about 100 NOCs have been issued since October 5.

Awareness through talks, films
CHANDIGARH, Dec 14 — More than 1,100 persons today attended the family health awareness camps at the AWHO Labour Colony, Mani Majra, and Hind Motors, Industrial Area,
Road show

National scientists for Chemcon seminar
CHANDIGARH, Dec 14 — Leading national chemical scientists will be participating in a national seminar of the Indian Chemical Engineering Congress (Chemcon) at Panjab University from December 20 to 23.

Agitators block road
SAS NAGAR, Dec 14 — Vehicular traffic on the road connecting Chandigarh with this township, near Yadavindra Public School, here remained suspended for more than three hours after irate residents of Nehru colony in Kajheri village blocked the road.
Dharna by AITUC men
CHANDIGARH, Dec 14 — Hundreds of workers belonging to various trade unions under the banner of the All-India Trade Union Congress held a dharna near The Tribune Chowk today in protest against the “anti-worker” policies of the Central Government.

Verification time for passports reduced
CHANDIGARH, Dec 14 — All passport offices in the country will enter the next millennium with zero pendency of cases.

Winter school for children
CHANDIGARH, Dec 14 — The approaching winter break for children has a bonanza in the shape of a special winter school being run by the Durga Das Foundation at Nehru Bhavan in Sector 24.

Golden jubilee celebrations
CHANDIGARH, Dec 14 — The 140 Air Defence Regiment is celebrating its golden jubilee at the Chandimandir cantonment.

NSS camp in PEC begins
CHANDIGARH, Dec 14 — The annual 10-day camp of the NSS unit of Punjab Engineering College was inaugurated by the Principal, Prof Rajnish Prakash, on the college campus today.

Traders submit memorandum
CHANDIGARH, Dec 14 — A delegation of the Traders Association of Sector 17 comprising, among others, Mr Kamaljit Panchhi, Mr Jagdish Pal Singh Kalra and Mr Baldev Gulati, today met the UT Administrator, Lieut-Gen J.R.F. Jacob (retd), and submitted a memorandum to him in support of its demands.

Night classes for slum kids from April
CHANDIGARH, Dec 14 — From the next academic year, beginning April, the Chandigarh Administration will start night classes for slum children in government schools.
BJP-SAD hold meetings

Class XII results tomorrow

1 killed in road mishap

Free medicines given

'Millennium countdown watch' on Lashkara

Carol singing contest held

‘Reconstitute’ city advisory council
CHANDIGARH, Dec 14 — The Chandigarh Territorial Congress Committee (I) has demanded the reconstitution of the Chandigarh Advisory Council, which is headed by the UT Administrator.

Grievances panel disposes of three complaints
PANCHKULA, Dec 14 — Three out of 10 complaints put before the grievances committee were disposed of, while a committee comprising the District Revenue Officer and the Deputy Superintendent of Police was constituted to look into a complaint of a resident of Morni here today.Top


Crime File
Woman dies of suffocation

Campus Beat
‘Social tensions area of concern’

Cultural Scene
A fine blend of traditional, contemporary art

Shishu Niketan beat GMHS-44

One of the works of Shelly Bahl, a visiting artist from Canada. — A Tribune photograph



Storm water gullies pose danger
SAS NAGAR, Dec 14 — The list of nightmares for motorists plying on the roads in the township is growing. To add to the usual traffic hazards of a stray animal venturing on the roads or crashing in to a pothole are uncovered or broken storm water gullies.

Time is running out for City Beautiful
CHANDIGARH: CITY Beautiful is unfortunately, but surely, losing much of its beauty. It appears to be sliding the way of most other cities in the country, which are characterised by crowds, traffic, dirt and a total lack of enforcement of rules and regulations.

Punjabi who is ‘poet laureate of Germany’
CHANDIGARH, Dec 14 — "I have been separated form the Punjabi language for 19 years now," declared Rajwinder, a Punjabi journalist, writer-poet and cultural activist settled in Berlin, Germany, and writing in the German language, at a Ru-Ba-Ru session organised by the Punjab Arts Council today at Punjab Kala Bhavan, Sector 16.

Unscheduled power cuts irksome
DERA BASSI, Dec 14 — Unscheduled power shutdowns in villages and colonies for the past one week have created problems for the residents of this town.Top

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