Tuesday, April 25, 2000,
Chandigarh, India



N.K. Jain continues to stay away from CBI investigators
CHANDIGARH, April 24 — Where is Mr N.K. Jain, Home Secretary of Chandigarh, against whom a case of corruption had been registered by the special cell of the Central Bureau of Investigation on April 6 ?

Poultry farmers’ threat to destroy eggs
CHANDIGARH, April 24 — Poultry farmers of Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh have threatened to destroy 30 lakh broiler hatching eggs on April 28 in protest against the failure of the government to help the poultry industry come out of its worst recession.

Intensive house-to-house canvassing for Mohali civic poll
SAS NAGAR, April 24 — Although the detailed schedule for the Municipal Council elections here started for May 28 is yet to be announced, many prospective candidates have begun wooing voters in their wards.
MC receives over 10,000 claims, objections

With scarcity plaguing the region, even contaminated water is welcome
CHANDIGARH, April 24 — Children splashing about in clean village water tanks to beat the heat is a rare right today. With water scarcity plaguing the entire region, they are forced to bathe in contaminated water.

Paint smudged on the foundation panel and objectionable remarks written on the adjoining structure. — Tribune photo by Parvesh Chauhan
Another dream project
of UT goes haywire




RSS is calling the shots, says Deve Gowda
PANCHKULA, April 24 — On a private visit to the Sri Trimurti Dham of Balaji Mandir located on a hillock in Bhairon Ki Saer village in Kalka the former Prime Minister, Mr H.D. Deve Gowda, chose to keep his lips sealed of the time as he went through the task of performing various ceremonies, here today.

A friend of rejects, needy
CHANDIGARH, April 24 — Born in a poor family in Behrampur Zimidari village near Ropar and now settled in SAS Nagar, Mr Prem Singh Bhutte has dedicated himself for the rehabilitation of lepers.

NGO helps poor girl marry
PANCHKULA, April 24 — Unnat Bharat Vikas, a non-government organisation, arranged the marriage of a poor girl, Paramjit, in Azad Colony here yesterday.

Schemes for ex-servicemen highlighted at rally
CHANDIGARH, April 24 — A three-day ex-servicemen’s rally, the first of its kind to be organised here, was inaugurated at N-Area near the Chandigarh airport today. The rally is being organised by Headquarters N-Area on behalf of 14 Corps in collaboration with the Sainik Welfare Boards of Chandigarh, Punjab, Haryana and Himachal Pradesh.


Body found in Phase IV
SAS NAGAR, April 24 — The body of a daily-wage earner was found under mysterious circumstances on a rickshaw near the Phase IV main telephone exchange here this evening. The body was noticed by shopkeepers of the Phase III market who informed the police.

Deceased identified
CHANDIGARH, April 24 — The police today said the youth whose charred body was found in Ram Darbar yesterday was Kamal of Narwana in Jind.


Chamber to extend facilities to colony
CHANDIGARH, April 24 — The PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Chandigarh Chapter, has adopted Colony No 4 to extend infrastructure facilities, including sanitation, construction and maintenance of toilets, health and educational needs.

Delhi-Shimla luxury tour yet to find acceptance
CHANDIGARH, April 24 — The idea of the Railways to have a special luxury tour between Delhi and Shimla, with the upper class tourist in mind, by providing special coaches, hotel accommodation and other facilities, is yet to find acceptance with a large number of people.


Questions out of syllabus
CHANDIGARH, April 24 — Students of BA IInd year, who appeared for Public Administration (Paper A) today, have alleged that nearly 26 marks questions were out of syllabus.

Students unhappy with PU official
CHANDIGARH, April 24 — Office-bearers of the Panjab University Campus Students Council (PUSCS) at a meeting held today under the presidentship of Mr D.P.S. Randhawa condemned the alleged dictatorial attitude of the Deputy Registrar (DR), Mr Verinder Kumar.

Teachers hold dharna
CHANDIGARH, April 24 — Members of the Punjab University Teachers Association today staged a dharna in front of the VC's office to seek a resolution of such long-pending demands as processing of CAS applications.


HC notice in mosque case
CHANDIGARH, April 24 — On a petition for quashing the orders of Punjab Urban Development Urban Authority’s Chief Administrator rejecting the petitioner’s representation for allotment of land in S.A.S. Nagar for building a mosque, the Punjab and Haryana High Court today issued notice for May 9.


More a labour of love, less a piece of art ...
CHANDIGARH, April 24 — “Not to think, only to feel; and feel with all the heart.” — That’s art to Rahul Bakshi, who has covered long streches of struggle to give sense to his passion.

Theatre gives us joy, not food: experts
CHANDIGARH, April 24 — All that we see or seems is but a dream within a dream, so wrote Edgar Allan. And what he wrote is relevant in all aspects of life, for beyond what is visible lies a lot of invisible reality.


Dental clinic on wheels for kids
DERA BASSI, April 24 — In its maiden venture in Patiala district, the Punjab Red Cross Society has taken on itself the task of educating schoolchildren on the essentials of oral hygiene, beginning with Government High School, Ambala, in Dera Bassi subdivision.


113 report for NSTC trials
CHANDIGARH, April 24 — In all, 113 aspirants reported for the SAI selection trials for the NSTC at DAV Senior Secondary School, Sector 8, in athletics, volleyball, hockey, football, gymnastics and rowing. Most of them had come for the football trials, while the rowing trials attracted the least number of aspirants.

League cricket tournament
CHANDIGARH, April 24 — The Chandigarh Cricket Association affiliated to the Haryana Cricket Association will organise the second Samsung Cash-prize League Cricket Tournament in the memory of Samuel Banerjee.


HUDA drive against water offenders
PANCHKULA, April 24—On account of low water pressure owing to illegal water connections by people from “across the border” in Sector 19, which shares its boundary with Punjab, the Haryana Urban Development Authority has taken serious view of the findings and launched an offensive against the offenders.

Sector 6 gets tubewell
PANCHKULA, April 24 — One of the eight tubewells planned by the Haryana Urban Development Authority to ease the water pressure problem in the township was inaugurated at the Sector 6 water works by the Chief Administrator, HUDA, Mr N.C. Wadhwa, here today.

Sub-Registrar’s office computerised
SAS NAGAR, April 24 — Computerisation was introduced at the Sub-Registrar’s office here today. The system was inaugurated by Mr G.S. Grewal, Ropar Deputy Commissioner.

Property registrations computerised
KHARAR, April 24 — Mr G.S. Grewal, Deputy Commissioner of Ropar, today inaugurated the facility of computerised registration of property documents in the Kharar subdivision office today.Top

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