Monday, June 5, 2000,
Chandigarh, India


Men welcome the rain with smile in Chandigarh on Sunday
Men welcome the rain with smile in Chandigarh on Sunday. — Tribune photo by Pankaj Sharma
Squall, rain hit city, flood roads
CHANDIGARH, June 4 — A squall with the wind speed touching 88 km per hour, accompanied by sharp showers, lashed the city and its surrounding areas. It brought relief from the oppressive heat on the Sunday morning.

Goods worth crores destroyed in fire

LALRU, June 4 — Goods worth crores of rupees were destroyed in a major fire which broke out today in two godowns of Nahar Exports Limited, a unit of Nahar Group of Industries, in Hasanpur village, about 2 km from here.

Additional police for SAS Nagar
SAS NAGAR, June 4 — Residents of this town will soon see more cops on the roads. At least 195 additional police personnel, including gazetted officers, have been sanctioned exclusively for the SAS Nagar subdivision.

Seema Deceased’s sister alleges police apathy
CHANDIGARH, June 4— “Seema was so self-confident and full of life that the news that she had committed suicide left us shell shocked. What has added to our pain is the allegedly apathetic attitude of the police and the reported pressure being exerted by her in-laws in not allowing an FIR to be registered,” laments Savita, elder sister of the deceased.


Solid wastes polluting food, water
PANCHKULA, June 4 — World Environment Day falls on June 5 with the protection of environment being the prime issue around the world. Deforestation, land degradation, siltation of rivers, water and air pollution are prominent.

  Residents clear roadberms
CHANDIGARH, June 4 — Residents of Sector 44-B have decided to clear the roadberms of all encroachments, including iron and steel grills, barbed wire and the other types of fencing.

Seminar on environment
CHANDIGARH, June 4 — A seminar on the “state of environment in Chandigarh” was organised by the Environment Society of India on the eve of World Environment Day here today.

‘Check violation of human rights’
KHARAR, June 4 — Justice Kuldeep Singh has appealed to the people to join hands to oppose violation of human rights in the country.


One killed in road mishap
CHANDIGARH, June 4 — As many as two persons were hit and injured in road accidents in the city.

Car used in crime traced
SAS NAGAR, June 4 — In a major breakthrough, the investigating team in the murder case of a Chandigarh- based jeweller, Ashok Kumar, has tracked down the dark grey- coloured Maruti Esteem car used in the crime in Delhi.

‘Cut land cost for co-op societies’

CHANDIGARH, June 4 — Samadhaan, a pressure group for social justice, has urged the Chandigarh Housing Board to reduce the rate of land to be allotted to the group housing societies.

Vintage models draw crowds
CHANDIGARH, June 4 — Just like the grand old women — all decked up, prim and proper for D-day — the vintage and classic cars stood polished and shining, with the proud owners beaming with joy as visitors came in droves to catch a glimpse of cars parked outside the Lake Club here today.

Ginger remains dearest
CHANDIGARH, June 4 — With the mercury soaring, the prices of the commonly used vegetables have registered a significant increase during the past fortnight.

Auction of taxi stands opposed
CHANDIGARH, June 4 — The Taxi Workers Union at its meeting here today opposed the proposal of the Municipal Corporation of Chandigarh to auction the taxi stands in the city.

CITCO’s move opposed
CHANDIGARH, June 4 — The proposal of the CITCO to privatise Hotel Shivalikview came in for severe criticism at a general body meeting of the CITCO Workers Union held here today.


Inculcating responsibility, nurturing potential
June 4 — Outstanding performance of the students of local Bhavan Vidyalaya in the matriculation examination has brought laurels to the institution. The institution has the maximum number of students scoring more than 90 per cent marks, besides the topper of the city. Six students have been ranked among the top ten in the city.

Foundation course concludes
LALRU, June 4 — A cultural programme, presented by students of various schools from Saharanpur, Dehra Dun, Mathura and Faridabad, marked the valedictory function of the 15-day foundation course organised by Golden Public School here today.

Stage performance by kids
CHANDIGARH, June 4 — Go Bananas Kids Club organised a stage performance as concluding programme for its summer camp for children in the auditorium of the Government College of Arts here today.

Tiny masters create masterpieces
CHANDIGARH, June 4 — Ever seen young children playing with mud during rains on streets and attempting to give some form to the moulds. An interested passerby could stop and help the child in giving a form. The child upholds his creation expecting public recognition.

Talent search festival
CHANDIGARH, June 4 — Over 100 children were awarded special prizes for obtaining outstanding positions in a talent search festival organised by the Sant Nirankari Mandal here today.

Relay fast by ITI students
June 4 — Agitation of students of the local ITI entered its sixth day here today.

Slums are a problem of civilisation, says Jagmohan
t must have been a hectic week for senior functionaries of the Chandigarh Administration as the Union Minister for Urban Development, Mr Jagmohan, was here for two days on his first official visit to the City. 


Bedi XI beat Pb Sectt
CHANDIGARH, June 4 — Arun Singla, who scored 41 runs in 22 deliveries, helped Bedi XI in defeating Punjab Secretariat by eight wickets in the fourth UT league cricket tournament, being organised by the UT Cricket Association at PGI grounds here today.Top


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