on UT periphery a bane for SAS Nagar
Nov 28 A strategy adopted by the Chandigarh
Administration to get its prime land vacated from slum
dwellers by rehabilitating them on its peripheral areas
has become a bane for the residents of this town which
was planned as an extension of Chandigarh.
BASSI, Nov 28 Hundreds of investors have
been allegedly cheated by Incan Mutual Benefit
Limited, a para-banking company to the tune of
crores of rupees as officials of the Adarsh Nagar
branch of the company, near here, fled last
Mega Model 99
Nov 28 At a glittering beauty contest
Mega Model '99 held on Saturday at
Chandigarh Club, Sector 1, Madhvi was crowned the
Mega Model for this year, winning a one-year
modelling contract with a city-based fashion
institute, a diamond ring and tickets for two to
any destination abroad.
(centre), crowned Mega Model '99, flanked by
Naina Rana (left) and Gurleen, first runners-up
and second runners-up, respectively, at a beauty
contest in Chandigarh Club on Saturday night.
A Tribune photo
UT employees demand bonus
Nov 28 Grant of bonus for 1997-98 and
1998-99 and regularisation of services of daily
workers and work charged employees were among the
major issues discussed at the annual delegate
convention of the Federation of UT Employees and
Workers at the Sector 23 Bal Bhavan here today.
rejected for JBT jobs
Nov 28 The district primary education authorities,
today refused to accept the candidature of over 400
persons who had come from distant places to submit their
application forms for the posts of junior basic teacher
FIR in dogs' death case
Nov 28 Tall claims of the UT police of being a
'humane faced' and 'citizen friendly' force
notwithstanding, it is yet to register a first
information report (FIR) in the infamous dogs' death case
even after about one month since the incident.
seeks names for fellowships
Nov 28 The University Grants Commission (UGC) has
asked universities to supply names of aspirants for the
prestigious Commonwealth Fellowship Award in England for
the year 2000.
Nov 28 Residents of Naya Gaon and other
surrounding villages, today staged a protest rally to
press their long pending demand of establishing a
notified area committee (NAC) for the area.
needed to procure morphine'
Nov 28 Experts deliberated on various interesting
topics on the fifth day of palliative care-cum-workshop
at the PGI here today.
handed over to Farooq'
Nov 28 Alleging that "all governments at the
centre have been handing over the state of Jammu and
Kashmir on 'contract' to 'Farooq Abdullah and
company", Mr Bhim Singh, National President of the
Jammu and Kashmir Panthers Party has said the restoration
of a 'true' democratic set-up in the trouble-torn state
was the only solution to the vexed problem.
to set up ayurveda hospital
Nov 28 Dr Harjit Singh, Special secretary,
Health-cum-Ayurveda, Punjab, has emphasised the need to
promote ayurveda in the Union Territory and called upon
the Administration to set up an indoor hospital. He was
addressing ayurvedic practitioners at Dhanwantri Jayanti
celebrations, organised by the local branch of the Akhil
Bhartiya mahasammelan yesterday.
earns record profit
Nov 28 The Chandigarh Scheduled Castes, Backward
Classes and Minorities Finance and Development
Corporation has disbursed a record number of cases of
direct loan, extended to enable people belonging to these
classes to enable them to be self-employment. These loans
were extended by various national organisations during
the current financial year.