in a 1927 model Austin, the oldest vehicle in the
HP Vintage and Classic Motorcycle and Car Rally
organised by the CMSA and the CII in Chandigarh
on Saturday. A Tribune photograph
set road on fire
Oct 30 Old is gold. The Saturday crowd on
some busy parts of Chandigarh was surprised by
vintage and classic cars running on roads. The
first HP Vintage and Classic Car and Motorcycle
Rally was flagged off from the CII headquarters
in Sector 31 this morning by Mr N.K. Jain, Home
Secretary of the UT Administration. The rally
attracted about fifteen cars.
MCC gets sectors for auction
Oct 30 In an effort to generate more revenue for
the Municipal Corporation of Chandigarh, the Chandigarh
Administration has transferred some sectors of the city
to it for auction purposes.
Major reservation for women
CHANDIGARH, Oct 30 Seven of the 13 seats
in the new Nagar Panchayat of Zirakpur have been reserved
for women and candidates belonging to the Scheduled
Castes and Scheduled Tribes and Backward Classes.
Dissidents "oust" Riar
CHANDIGARH, Oct 30 The local unit of the
Shriomani Akali Dal is rife with factionalism. Some of
the office-bearers and party workers held a meeting in a
hotel in Sector 22 today to oust Mr Gurpartap Singh Riar
from the presidentship of the party and elected Mr
Gurcharan Singh Palia as the new chief of the unit.
Bull injures woman
Oct 30 A bull went beserk and attacked many
persons in Sector 8 here today.
learn new skills
SAS NAGAR, Oct 30 To survive in
an overpopulated world, there is a need for
learning completely different skills. The
question faced at present is how one will retain
a measure of sanity in an era
which is increasingly full of people,
people and more people.
Ms Maneka Gandhi, Minister of State for Social
Justice and Empowerment, visits the exhibition on
the occassion of the 20th annual day function at
Yadavindra Public School, SAS Nagar, on Saturday.
A Tribune photograph
|Painting contest for kids
||Dance show by children
'Give Nawaz Sharif a fair trial'
CHANDIGARH, Oct 30 Col Partap Singh Gill,
a former Lieutenant-Governor of Goa, Daman and Diu, has
requested the Chief Executive Officer of Pakistan, Gen
Parvez Musharraf, to give a fair trial in a civil court
to the deposed Prime Minister, Mr Nawaz Sharif.
Chandigarh records higher savings
Oct 30 Both Punjab and Chandigarh have recorded
higher savings in September this year compared to the
same month last year.
HUDA holds 'Tatkal Dwar'
Oct 30 The Haryana Urban Development Authority
held a 'Tatkal Dwar', a grievances redressal system
concerning problems faced by residents, in Sector 9 here
Clerical posts: call letters
Oct 30 The Banking Service Recruitment Board,
Chandigarh has, despatched call letters to the eligible
candidates for the written examination to be held on
November 21, in connection with the recruitment to
clerical cadre posts.
Trainers training concludes
Oct 30 A week-long Train the Trainers
programme concluded at the Dr Ambedkar Institute of Hotel
Management here today.
Sharad Yadav to visit city
Oct 30 Mr Sharad Yadav, Union Minister for Civil
Aviation and President of the Janata Dal (United), will
come to the city on December 1.
on power connections hailed
Oct 30 The decision of the Punjab
Government to issue power connections in Zirakpur
Nagar Panchayat has sent a wave of relief among
the residents of the six villages which were
merged to form the Nagar Panchayat.
Rally against burning
Oct 30 As many as 470 boy and girl
students of Government High School, Sector 7 C
took part in a rally "Say no to fire
crackers'' , organised by the Children's Alliance
for Protection of the Environment " Cape''.