alliance sweeps PU poll
Sept 24 Dayal Pratap Singh Randhawa was
here today elected President in the PU student
poll for the second term, as the Students
Organisation of Panjab University (SOPU) - Akhil
Bhartiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) - Haryana
Students Union (HSU) alliance won all four seats
of the executive council of the Panjab University
Campus Students Council.
rickshaw-pullers disrupt traffic
Sept 24 Rickshaw-pullers took out
a protest march and held up traffic at various
places in the city to protest against the
harassment at the hands of the police today.
students throng PU office
supplementary exam postponed
CHANDIGARH, Sept 24
Absolute chaos prevailed at the Administrative
Block of Panjab University today where students appearing
in re-appear examinations came to collect their roll
number slips. The examinations are scheduled to commence
SP case: police officials likely to face action
CHANDIGARH, Sept 24
Action against the police officials who permitted
the use of a vehicle of the police control room (PCR) to
an imposter arrested yesterday is in the offing. Delhi
resident Pardeep Singh Negi was taken into custody
yesterday for impersonating as a Superintendent of Police
(SP), posted in Chandigarh.
Sept 24 The arrest of Pradeep Singh Negi, who had
been moving around in the city posing as Superintendent
of Police for 11 days, has exposed several chinks in the
functioning of the Police Department. Primarily, it has
been a major security lapse.
response to CHB auction
Sept 24 The prevailing slump in the real estate
market cast its shadow on the auction of commercial
booths by the Chandigarh Housing Board (CHB) in Sector 61
here today with only six of the 15 booths and shops being
Prohibition Rules notified
Sept 24 The Chandigarh Administration has notified
the Dowry Prohibition Rules, 1999, under which the dowry
prohibition officer shall be empowered to conduct a
preliminary inquiry on receipt of a complaint in respect
of giving or taking dowry.
goes lax as HC team leaves
Sept 24 The administration was in a tizzy last
week as officials prepared to put their best foot forward
for the visit of a team from the high court to check the
implementation of its directions with regard to traffic,
hoardings and encroachments.
in completion of MC projects
Sept 24 Delaying various projects seems to have
become a habit with the Municipal Corporation of
Chandigarh. this is true as far as recarpeting and
extending parking lots in certain sectors of the city are
passports issued by RPO in August
CHANDIGARH, Sept 24 The Regional Passport
Office RPO, Chandigarh, has set a record by issuing 12,
957 passports in August last. This was the highest number
of passports ever issued in a single month by the RPO.
to select PGI Director's successor
CHANDIGARH, Sept 24 With the tenure of the
Director of the Post Graduate Institute of Medical
Research and Education (PGIMER) ending sometime in
mid-November, a selection committee to select a successor
to Dr B K Sharma, the present Director, has been
constituted as per reliable sources.
Deduction of IT surcharge
CHANDIGARH, Sept 24 Mr Ashwini Luthra,
Commissioner of Income Tax, Chandigarh, has clarified
that the deduction of surcharge @ 10% of tax is mandatory
on all payments, such as salary, contract, rent, interest
lottery and professional dues in the current financial
NAGAR, Sept 24 A 34-year-old resident of
Chandigarh died after being admitted to a local private
orthopaedic clinic in Phase 2 here yesterday. The victim
allegedly died after he was administered anaesthesia
before being operated upon for a leg injury.
Sept 24 The Sangeet Natak Akademi (SNA) of
Chandigarh organised a four-day mask-making workshop on
Thursday at Punjab Kala Bhavan in Sector 16 here. The
workshop is being conducted by Ms Zoya K. Reikhy who is a
renowned woman-potter of the area.
ordered into disappearance case
Sept 24 An inquiry has been ordered into the
alleged disappearance of a Mauli Jagran complex resident
who was reportedly in the custody of the police. Mr Vijay
Pal Singh, DSP, will conduct the inquiry.