Chandigarh Tribune
Wednesday, January 19, 2000,
Chandigarh, India



Will Anandgarh be against the Chandigarh Master Plan?
Tentative area mapCHANDIGARH, Jan 18 — Is the new town of Anandgarh, proposed to be developed between Siswan river and Patiali ki Rao cho, against the provisions and concepts of the Chandigarh Master Plan ? The architects and planners of Chandigarh may answer in the affirmative but not those from the Urban Planning and Development in Punjab.

Admission blues surround parents
CHANDIGARH, Jan 18 — It is that time of the year once again when admission blues surround parents — a time to hunt for good and prestigious schools, a time for registrations and a time also for preparing the children for their interviews.

Cops fail to get to pulse of robberies
PANCHKULA, Jan 18 — Dec 31:Maj Anil Kumar, a resident of Sector 4, returned from his holiday to find cash and goods worth Rs 2 lakh stolen after miscreants managed to break into his house without attracting attention.

Fresh snow in Kashmir, HP
CHANDIGARH, Jan 18 — The high-altitude areas in Jammu and Kashmir, including its summer capital Srinagar and adjoining areas in the valley, and the tribal belt in Himachal Pradesh had renewed spells of snowfall after four days of sunny weather.


Hike will hit domestic budget
CHANDIGARH, Jan 18—With the massive hike in the water tariff by the Municipal Corporation of Chandigarh yesterday, the price of the precious commodity in the city has become highest as compared to Panchkula and SAS Nagar.

Water tariff hike, phone allowance condemned
CHANDIGARH, Jan 18 — The decision of the Municipal Corporation of Chandigarh to effect a massive hike in the water tariff and impose sewerage tax have come in for severe criticism from various quarters.

Decision on Uphaar tragedy hero flayed
CHANDIGARH, Jan 18 — The All-India Ex Servicemen Welfare Association has flayed the decision of the government for rejecting the plea of the parents of Captain Manjinder Singh Bhinder, who sacrificed his life while saving many persons in the Uphaar cinema tragedy in Delhi on June 13, 1997, for special family pension.

Road in poor condition
ZIRAKPUR, Jan 18 — A section of the Zirakpur-Bartana link road has been a nightmare for residents and road users for the past one year.


Two succumb to injuries
CHANDIGARH, Jan 18 — In separate incidents, a cyclist and a pedestrian succumbed to their injuries after being hit by a mini truck and a bus, respectively, in the city.

Students of Homoeopathic Medical College, Sector 26, burnt the effigies of the Principal, Secretary and president of the management outside the college in Chandigarh on Tuesday.
Students of Homoeopathic Medical College, Sector 26, burnt the effigies of the Principal, Secretary and president of the management outside the college in Chandigarh on Tuesday. — A Tribune photograph
Students burn effigies
CHANDIGARH, Jan 18 — The effigies of the principal, secretary and President of the managing committee of Homoeopathic Medical College, Sector 26 were burnt in front of the college gate by agitating students of the college this afternoon.

Dhanwantry society sacks chief
CHANDIGARH, Jan 18 — In a sudden development, members of the Shri Dhanwantry Educational Society, in their managing committee meeting, have removed Mr Venod Sharma, a former Union Minister, from the post of the President of the society.

Money for Student Centre
CHANDIGARH, Jan 18 — Money has been sanctioned for the extension of Students Centre at Panjab University, according to a press note.

Group song, skit competitions
CHANDIGARH, Jan 18 — An inter-school skit and group song competition on books and libraries was held at St John’s School, Sector 26, here today.

Class VIII exams from Feb 8
CHANDIGARH, Jan 18 — The Middle Examination of Class VIII will begin on February 8. This has been announced by the Education Department, UT.


Plaintiff alleges harassment
CHANDIGARH, Jan 18 — In a replication submitted in the suit against Mr Charanjit Singh — Political Secretary to Punjab Co-operative Minister R.S. Brahmpura, besides another defendant, Sector 15 tenant Baljit Singh today alleged that the purpose of deploying the security in the house was to pressurise him into vacating the premises.

Defendants summoned in Nevedac case
CHANDIGARH, Jan 18 — On an application by the Managing Director of Nevedac Prosthetic Centre, Dr V.J.S. Vohra, for directions to a respondent to allow bank operations, the UT Civil Judge (Junior Division), Mr A.K. Bishnoi, today permitted the summoning of certain defendants for tomorrow through munadi and fixation.


Saigal remembered with fondness
CHANDIGARH, Jan 18 — The Environment Society of India today morning organised K.L. Saigal Commemoration function at the Government Museum, Sector 10, on the 53rd death anniversary of this singer.

PU gears up for youth festivals
CHANDIGARH, Jan 18 — Panjab University and adjoining colleges are gearing up for youth festivals on different platforms shortly.

Children sing Bengali songs at the 53rd death anniversary of singer K.L. Saigal organised by the Environment Society of India at Government Museum Auditorium, Sector 10, on Tuesday.— A Tribune photograph

Under-19 soccer camp begins
CHANDIGARH, Jan 18 — A football camp for the under-19 UT boys began here today at Football Stadium in Sector 17, where out of the 50 players who took the trials, 30 were shortlisted for the camp.


Poll panel’s order on weapons
PANCHKULA, Jan 18 — The Election Commission has issued instructions regarding restrictions on the possession of arms during the forthcoming Assembly election in the state.

Bonanza for councillors
CHANDIGARH, Jan 18 — The Municipal Corporation of Chandigarh (MCC) may be short of funds for undertaking various development works in the city, but when it comes to approving allowances for themselves, the councillors seem second to none.Top

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