|Kids have narrow
'Best' HHB colony
has poor quality houses
May 9 Residents of the Housing Board
colony in Sector 14 live under constant fear of
being injured due to the poor quality of
construction of their houses.
peeled-off portion of the facade of a balcony in
the Housing Board colony in Sector 14 of
Panchkula. A Tribune photograph
DSP, Inspector face criminal case
May 9 The Chandigarh Administration has ordered
registration of a criminal case against two police
officials, Mr Devinder Singh, a Deputy Superintendent of
police, and Mr Pushpinder Kumar Dhawan, an Inspector,
"for allegedly forging the file pertaining to the
murder of Ghanpat Rai".
Residents stop a truck "forcibly"
carrying sand from the river bed in Kansala
village in Ropar district on Sunday. A
May 9 A major clash was averted between
the two rival groups over the contract for the
removal of sand of a seasonal rivulet in Kansala
village of Ropar district, about 15 km from here,
today. When the son of a top Akali leader
forcibly tried to remove the sand the from the
river bed, it was opposed by the villagers.
Gram Shree mela ends
May 9 A number of people thronged the Gram
Shree mela, an exhibition-cum-sale of rural
handicrafts and artefacts on the concluding day
of the 10-day fair here today.
May 9 The second phase of the revision of
electoral rolls for the Chandigarh parliamentary
constituency concluded here today.
on national highway
May 9 The traffic on the National Highway
remained disrupted for more than four hours
following a collision between a truck and a
tractor-trolley at the Bhankharpur bridge, over
the Ghaggar river, today.
Phone subscribers a harassed lot
May 9 Non-availability of telephone sets at the
local exchange to replace the faulty instruments has led
to resentment among telephone subscribers here.
66 SCs get govt houses
DERA BASSI, May 9 The Punjab Government
would provide 12,000 pucca houses worth Rs 60 crore under
various schemes for the poor and Scheduled Castes, said
Capt. Kanwaljit Singh, Finance Minister, Punjab, while
addressing a mass convention at Sundran village of this
subdivision on Sunday.
Poets enthral select audience
May 9 The Punjabi Kavi Mandal today held its
monthly meeting at the Punjab Kala Bhavan, Sector 16. It
was attended by poets of the city, who recited their
poetry in front of a select audience.
Sharma Chandigarh Club President
May 9 Mr Chaman Lal Sharma defeated Mr Harish
Dhawan by a big margin of more than 1,500 votes to be
elected as President of the Chandigarh Club the
biggest social club in the city for the second
consecutive term today.
Campaign for 'Different India'
May 9A campaign for 'Different India' was launched
by the members of the Humanist Movement, at the UT
Secretariat, Sector 9, here on May 7.