Tuesday, March 28, 2000,
Chandigarh, India



Liquor shops in tin sheds likely to stay
Fund-starved MCC lured by liquor lobby
CHANDIGARH, March 27 — It seems the ugly-looking tin Liquor shops in tin sheds likely to staysheds from where several liquor shops and ahatas (drinking places) operate in the city will continue to function despite a resolution of Municipal Corporation to disallow the use of municipal land for setting up a liquor shop in a tin shed.

SCO site fetches Rs 65.10 lakh
PANCHKULA, March 27 — The Haryana Urban Development Authority netted Rs 10.54 crore against a reserve price of Rs 8.17 crore in the auction of 63 commercial sites held at the office here today.



CBI Director monitors Goel case
We gave bribe, people admit to sleuths
CHANDIGARH, March 27 — Some senior functionaries of the Central Bureau of Investigation, including its Director, were in the city today to monitor the progress of the KB Goel case.

Earlier stories

KB Goel “not tortured’’
I helped Home Secretary take bribes, confesses Goel
Official tortured for ‘knowing misdeeds of top UT officers’
UT Home Secy N.K. Jain goes on long leave

  Friendly cops to help you lodge complaints
SAS NAGAR, March 27 — Soon, cops will assist people lodge complaints. Disclosing this here today, the Senior Superintendent of Police, Ropar, Mr GPS Bhullar, said it had been observed that complainants, especially the illiterate, faced harassment when it came to lodging a complaint with the police.

Advisory Council for botanical garden
CHANDIGARH, March 27 — Work on setting up the Botanical Garden of Chandigarh has been stepped up following the constitution of an Advisory Council and notification under Section 6 of the Land Acquisition Act for acquiring more than 175 acres of land in three villages of the Union Territory.


Illegal mining in Nadha nadi
SAS NAGAR, March 27 — Illegal mining in the Nadha nadi ( Patiala Ki Rao) close to Nadha village continues despite the police registering a case against the persons allegedly involved in the activity.

Thousands disclose load extension
DERA BASSI, March 27 — The local electricity sub-division office has collected over Rs 15 lakh from the consumers who applied for power extension to their houses under the voluntary disclosure scheme.

Curbs on guest houses suggested
CHANDIGARH, March 27 — Following the suicide committed by three Ambala-based teenaged girls in a Sector 18 guest house, the Chandigarh police has written to the Chandigarh Administration, recommending some kind of curbs on opening of guest houses in residential areas.


22 tenants arrested
CHANDIGARH, March 27 — The police has arrested two house owners and 22 tenants for not furnishing particulars to the police.

Gas cylinder catches fire
CHANDIGARH, March 27 — Tragedy was averted when a gas cylinder in a Sector 28 house caught fire this morning today. The cylinder apparently has a half inch gash and the leakage from it could be the cause of the fire.


Sector 69 plot sold for Rs 18 lakh
SAS NAGAR, March 27 — Over Rs 5.85 crore was netted by the Punjab Urban Planning and Development Authority (PUDA) at an auction of residential plots held here today. Of the total 32 plots put under hammer, the PUDA was able to sell 28 plots of different sizes located in the southern part of the town.

PF Commissioner holds meeting
CHANDIGARH, March 27 — To review the performance of the Punjab region, a meeting of officers of the region was conducted by Mr M.L. Meena, Regional Provident Fund Commissioner, here today.


Aspects of justice discussed
CHANDIGARH, March 27 — A two-day national seminar on justice: conceptual and judicial aspects began today at the ICSSR Complex, Panjab University. Organised by the Department of Philosophy, it was inaugurated by eminent lawyer and a former Advocate-General of Haryana, Mr H.L. Sibal.

Zira college men’s fast continues
CHANDIGARH, March 27 — The indefinite fast of two representatives of Government College, Zira — Mr Jaspal Singh, Chairman of the Government College Students Union ( Zira), and Mr Manjit Singh Malloke, General Secretary of the union, entered its second day today.

School holds spring camp
PANCHKULA, March 27 — The campus of Satluj Public School, Sector 4, came alive as a spring camp got underway on the premises, here today. Registration for the one-week camp also continued at the venue.


Days of serials challenged
CHANDIGARH, March 27 — On a civil suit challenging the change of days for broadcasting two serials based on religion, the UT Civil Judge (Junior Division), Mr Mahender Singh today issued notice to the Union of India and Director-General of Doordarshan at Delhi for May 8.


From Mithila to Chandigarh
s one stepped into the entrance lounge of Tagore Theatre, a small enclosure, displaying Mithila paintings, welcomed him. This exhibition of paintings by Vijay Laxmi Devi, a girl from a small village in Bihar, was organised by Pracheen Kala Kendra as a supplement to their 30th Bhaskar Rao Sammelan.

Bheem Malhotra shows his work to visitors at IndusInd Art Gallery, Sector 8, Chandigarh, on Monday.
Bheem Malhotra shows his work to visitors at IndusInd Art Gallery, Sector 8, Chandigarh, on Monday. — A Tribune photograph
Bheem's works are soothing
CHANDIGARH, March 27 — The colour combinations in Bheem Malhotra's paintings are vibrant and the strokes have a mingling touch.

Promising flutist captivates
CHANDIGARH: The 30th Bhaskar Rao Festival concluded on a sombre note when recognising the contribution of late Pt Pawan Kumar Verma, the Pracheen Kala Kendra felicitated him by the title of Tall Mritang posthumously.

AIDS awareness campaign
CHANDIGARH, March 27 — The NSS Department, Panjab University, in collaboration with the AIDS Control Society, organised a mass campaign programme in Sector 25 Janata Colony to impart awareness on HIV/AIDS problems here today.


Double win for Tushar, Neha
CHANDIGARH, March 27 — Tushar Liberhan in the boys' section and Neha Singh in the girls' section, won two title each in the Chandigarh State Lawn Tennis Championship which concluded here today at the Sector 10 CLTA courts.

Training centres awarded to DAV school
CHANDIGARH, March 27 — DAV Senior Secondary School, Sector 8, in a significant decision by the Sports Authority of India, has been awarded four training centre under the NSTC scheme.

Multi-faceted sport girls of city
CHANDIGARH, Mar 27 — City girls Kirandeep Kaur, Shveta Suneja, Manpreet Kaur Kang, Gaganpreet Kaur, Shivika Arora, Rajni and Chetna, who stole the show in the Hero National Bike Championship yesterday, excel in other sport disciplines also.


AFWWA chief visits Air Force station
CHANDIGARH, March 27 — Mrs Harveen Krishnaswami, President, Air Force Wives Welfare Association (Regional), Western Air Command, arrived here this morning on a three-day visit to the 12 Wing Air Force Station on her maiden inspection visit.

Doctors transferred to Sectors 35, 45
CHANDIGARH, March 27 — To provide staff to the Sector 35 dispensary and the newly upgraded Sector 45 polyclinic, the Chandigarh Administration has ordered the transfer of some doctors, who assumed duty today, it is learnt. Top

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