Friday, June 9, 2000,
Chandigarh, India


Move to transfer flats in name of GPA holder
CHANDIGARH, June 8 — In a move that will change the manner and price structure of property sale—purchase deals in Chandigarh, the UT Administration has reportedly prepared a proposal to allow general power of attorney holders to get residential plots and flats transferred in their own names.

On the road dividing Sectors 39 and 40, a car is crushed under a tree. — A Tribune photograph
On the road dividing Sectors 39 and 40, a car is crushed under a tree. — A Tribune photograph

Rain brings slush, darkness
CHANDIGARH, June 8 — Even as the sun shone over the city and its surrounding areas by the afternoon today, intermittent rain in the past two days left the roads in a slush, resulted in short-circuiting of high tension power lines, felled tree branches on the roads and choked the storm water drains at several places.

Club adopts martyr's child; Jacob 
gives Rs 2 lakh

CHANDIGARH, June 8 — At a solemn function held at Punjab Raj Bhavan, the Governor, Lieut-Gen J.F.R. Jacob (retd), presented Rs 2 lakh to Jatinder Singh whose father Sub Joginder Singh of 8 Sikh was killed in action during the recapture of Tiger Hill during the Kargil conflict last year.


GOC-in-C meets paraplegic ex-servicemen
SAS NAGAR, June 8 — The General Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Western Command, Lieut-Gen Vijay Oberoi visited Paraplegic Rehabilitation Centre here today.


  Carcass on road for 9 hours
CHANDIGARH, June 8 — Despite the much-publicised and high-profile animal rights activists in the city, a horse lay dead on the Chandigarh-Delhi highway for more than nine hours before the agony of road users and the horse ended.

NTT school Principal refutes report
CHANDIGARH, June 8 — Ms Bindu Ahuja, Principal, Central Mission School, which has been running a nursery teachers training course, today denied that any show-cause notice issued by the Director of Public Instruction (Schools), Chandigarh Administration, has been received by her school.

Problems plague Sector 21 residents
PANCHKULA, June 8 — Describing living conditions in the developing Sector 21 of the township as “hell” owing to insanitary conditions, residents in the vicinity contend that the authorities are doing nothing to alleviate their suffering despite repeated pleas.


Anti-Anandgarh villagers to approach Centre
CHANDIGARH, June 8  — The Anandgarh Hatao Sanjhi Sangharsh Committee is planning to raise the issue at the Centre. They will meet the Urban Planning Minister, Mr Jagmohan, and probably Mr Atal Behari Vajpayee within a few days.


Deepak denies bigamy charge
CHANDIGARH, June 8 — Deepak Chadda, who was accused of bigamy by his “wives” on May 31, today, said he was not married to Devinder Kaur. He said his “legal” wife was Rekha Sethi, but, she could never adjust with him. “We never got along from the beginning, since she was having an affair with an officer,” he alleged.

Case of cops to be probed
CHANDIGARH, June 8 — A departmental enquiry has been ordered into the background of the row between Inspector Kultar Singh Kahlon and SI Dilsher Singh which has resulted in the transfer of both the officers. 

Youngsters get their hands adorned with the latest craze in one of the markets in Chandigarh.
Youngsters get their hands adorned with the latest craze in one of the markets in Chandigarh. — Tribune photo by Manoj Mahajan

Few takers for watermelon

PANCHKULA, June 8—The local markets continue to be flooded with mangoes and litchis and the fruit prices have remained static in the past two weeks. However, fluctuation in prices is expected in the coming weeks if the weather conditions continue to be unpredictable, vendors contend.

Glitter mehndi rage among teenagers 
CHANDIGARH, June 8 — Mehndi laga ke rakhna, doli saja ke rakhna........having long been synonymous with marriages, karva chauths and teej, the use of henna has come a long way. 

Renovation plan okayed
CHANDIGARH, June 8 — The Board of Directors of CITCO at its meeting here yesterday okayed a Rs 1.4-crore renovation plan for Hotel Mountview.


'Extra classes made the difference'
PANCHKULA, June 8 — In the Class X CBSE Board Examinations, out of the 56 students of Hansraj Public School, Sector 6, Panchkula, who took the test, 53 have secured the first division and the topper of the town is also of this school. Besides, four students have achieved 90 per cent marks and more.

Rush for admissions
CHANDIGARH, June 8 — The local DAV College is abuzz with activity these days. The plus one students have made a beeline to seek admission in the most prestigious institution of the northern region.

Colleges gear up for new session
June 8 — Student inquiries and preparations have commenced as colleges gear up for the new academic session in Panjab University. The session is scheduled to begin with regular admissions from July 12 to July 18.

Students fill forms for admissions to Class XI in DAV College, Sector 10, Chandigarh, on Thursday
Students fill forms for admissions to Class XI in DAV College, Sector 10, Chandigarh, on Thursday. — A Tribune photograph


(Earlier reports)
Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Sector 27, Chandigarh Inculcating responsibility, nurturing potential (May 5, 2000)
DAV English Model Senior Secondary School, Sector 8, Chandigarh Good student-teacher rapport essential (May 6, 2000)
Shishu Niketan School, Sector 22, Chandigarh 'Teachers need to be friends and guides' (May 7, 2000)
Sacred Heart School, Sector 26, Chandigarh ‘Students are sincere and committed’ (May 8, 2000)

The man in pursuit of rural uplift
CHANDIGARH, June 8 — The undertones of Marxist philosophy can be heard in his works, and he is perhaps one among the very few playwrights in the world of Punjabi theatre who are rooted in realism. Another feature which furthers his distinction in the field is his strong inclination towards Punjabi rural theatre, an area which, unlike in Maharashtra and Bengal, remains largely neglected in the North.

PGI's gama camera out of order for 5 months 
CHANDIGARH, June 8 — The sole Gama camera installed in the Department of Nuclear Medicine, PGI, has been out of order for the past five months. Scores of patients referred by various specialists are facing inconvenience as the facility is not available with any of the private diagnostic centres in the city, except one in Mohali. And there, too, the charges are exorbitant.

Panel discussion on malaria menace
CHANDIGARH, June 8 — The need to involve the community on a massive scale in the National Anti-Malaria Programme was emphasised by experts during a panel discussion on various issues for the prevention and control of malaria at the UT Guest House, Sector 6, today.

Film on AIDS awareness
CHANDIGARH, June 8 — Calamities may have a chance of reversal at times, but there is one potent danger which has no force to counter it — the danger which AIDS is posing to mankind.


Sunil is CLTA's player of the year
CHANDIGARH, June 8 — Sunil Kumar of Chandigarh, past year's national champion, was today adjudged the player of the year by the Chandigarh Lawn Tennis Association. The general body meeting of the CLTA was held here today where the award was announced. It includes a roll of honour and Rs 40,000. 

Governor, Dhindsa review arrangements
CHANDIGARH, June 8 — The Punjab Governor and Administrator, Union Territory, Chandigarh, Lt-Gen JFR Jacob, (Retd) and Union Sports Minister Sukhdev Singh Dhindsa today reviewed the arrangements for conduct of four events of National Games i.e. shooting, rowing, canoeing, golf and lawn tennis here.

STC girls retain hockey title
CHANDIGARH, June 8 — Girl trainees of the Sector 18 Sports Training Centre of the Sports Authority of India won a title at the recently concluded 12th All-India Chandrawati Tiwari Women's Hockey Tournament at Nainital. 

Parking charges resented
CHANDIGARH, June 8 — The Chandigarh Tourist Bus Operators Association has resented the levy of parking charges on private buses by the Municipal Corporation of Chandigarh.

Mohali MC poll on August 20
SAS NAGAR, June 8 — The new date for holding the elections to the SAS Nagar Municipal Council (MC) has been fixed for August 20.

‘Invite tenders for guide maps’
CHANDIGARH, June 8 — The Northern Zone Advertisers Association has urged the Municipal Corporation of Chandigarh to invite open tenders for the installation of sector-guide maps in the city.

More buses from 43-ISBT to HC
CHANDIGARH, June 8 — The Chandigarh Transport Undertaking will provide more bus services from the new ISBT in Sector 43 to the High Court and the Secretariat with a 10-minute frequency.Top


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