Tuesday, May 23, 2000,
Chandigarh, India


Jeweller murdered, body cut into pieces
SAS NAGAR, May 22 — A 39-year-old jeweller was murdered by at least five persons at a Phase 7 house here and the body was cut into at least four pieces before being dumped at secluded places in and around the town late last night.

Ranjit shot at by police for not stopping at naka?
CHANDIGARH, May 22 — A police party last night fired a shot at a youth who is suspected to be Ranjit Bajaj. He was in a Maruti van and allegedly ignored the signal given by a uniformed cop to stop at a naka.

11 vehicles recovered from thief
CHANDIGARH, May 22 — The police today arrested a vehicle thief and recovered five cars and six motor cycles valued at about Rs 15 lakh from him here. With his arrest, as many as 11 cases have been worked out.

CTU staff may have to explain
CHANDIGARH, May 22 — The controversy over Chandigarh Transport Undertaking is likely to ask its employees, who allegedly impounded private buses, a work of the State Transport Authority, to explain their conduct.

Villagers oppose liquor shop
CHANDIGARH, May 22 — To express their resentment against the opening of a liquor shop, residents of Behlana village yesterday staged a dharna and raised slogans against the UT Administration.

Rs 1 crore for NIIFT building
SAS NAGAR, May 22 — The Punjab Government will give Rs 1 crore for the construction of the building of the Northern India Institute of Fashion Technology  here.

Problems galore in Burail
CHANDIGARH, May 22 — Tall claims regarding the development of the four villages by the Municipal Corporation of Chandigarh notwithstanding, the largest village in the city — Burail — is living with problems galore.





Truck driver held in mishap case
CHANDIGARH, May 22 — A resident of Colony Number 5 has been hit and injured by truck near the colony.


Course in airlines management
CHANDIGARH, May 22 — Keeping in view the need to provide training facilities of high standard, the Institute of Tourism and Future Management Trends  has introduced an integrated airlines management course.

HUDA crackdown on rehriwalas
PANCHKULA, May 22 — The Enforcement Wing of the Haryana Urban Development Authority cracked its whip on rehriwalas at the roundabout of Sectors 7, 8, 17 and 18 by taking possession of their fruits and rehris here today.

Moulding tiny thought into pieces of art
CHANDIGARH, May 22 — Ever seen shape of an earthen mould develop when the gentle hands of a quality designer moulds them during the continuous process, beginning from a plain mould of earth to a fine artistic piece?

Librarians, DPEs hold joint meeting
CHANDIGARH, May 22 — Presiding over a joint meeting of librarians and DPEs of Punjab, Haryana, Himachal and Chandigarh at the DAV College, Sector 10 here today, Mr B.S. Kushwaha, Secretary-General of the Federation of College and University Physical Education and Library Associations of India, criticised the lukewarm attitude of the Union Government and the University Grants Commission (UGC) in not meeting their pending demands

Engineering service exam results
CHANDIGARH, May 22 — The Union Public Service Commission today declared the result of Engineering Services Examination conducted by it in July last year.

Essay writing contest results
SAS NAGAR, May 22 — The local Generation Saviour Association yesterday announced the results of an inter-school essay writing competition organised in connection with World Tobacco Day on April 27. 

Jacob pays surprise visit to night school
CHANDIGARH, May 22 — The Administrator of Chandigarh, Lieut-Gen JFR Jacob (retd), today paid a surprise visit to the night classes at Sector 25 Government High School here this evening.


Sa re ga ma Punjabi audition tomorrow
May 22 — The audition for the second schedule of the Sa re ga ma Punjabi will be held at the Government Museum and Art Gallery Auditorium in Sector 10 here on May 24.

Paintings on Khalsa
PANCHKULA, May 22 — A mobile van displaying prize-winning paintings made by students from various schools of Delhi to mark 300 years of the Khalsa arrived at Hansraj Public School, Sector 6, here today.

Musical evening at carnival
CHANDIGARH, May 22 — Plaza Carnival resounded with the voice of Mona Sarkar, Ashok Dutt, Kumar Bittu and Wilson in Sector 17 on Saturday night.

Struggling between life and death
CHANDIGARH, May 22 — Thirteen-year-old Rakesh, who was till a fortnight back playing with police personnel and other employees on duty, is now struggling between life and death at the PGI. His condition is reported to be serious.

Heart institute to be operational next year
SAS NAGAR, May 22 — Fortis Heart Institute, a super-speciality cardiac hospital project, initiated by Fortis Healthcare Limited, a company started by late Dr Parvinder Singh, promoter of Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd, will become operational by first quarter of 2001.

Training on malaria for panches
CHANDIGARH, May 22 — The malaria wing of the UT Administration will organise a day-long training programme for panches and sarpanches on May 26, with a view to prevent the outbreak of malaria, dengue and other vector-borne diseases. It will be inaugurated by the Director, Health Services, Dr Joginder Singh.


FAI compliments SAI
CHANDIGARH, May 22 — Mr Arvind Khanna, President of the Fencing Association of India, has complimented the Sports Authority of India for starting fencing as one of the sport disciplines in its one-year diploma course in coaching from this academic session.


Rehris, pharis in apni mandis cause of concern
CHANDIGARH, May 22 — The Apni Mandi Committee of the Municipal Corporation of Chandigarh, at its meeting here today, expressed concern at the mushrooming of rehri and phari markets near the apni mandis in different parts of the city.Top

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