Monday, June 19, 2000,
Chandigarh, India


A view of the Advanced Pediatric Centre building of the PGI, Chandigarh. Scores of patients who come to the pediatric emergency at the PGI daily are facing inconvenience on account of the closure of the entrance door.  — A Tribune photograph
A view of the Advanced Pediatric Centre building of the PGI, Chandigarh. Scores of patients who come to the pediatric emergency at the PGI daily are facing inconvenience on account of the closure of the entrance door.  — A Tribune photograph
Closed OPD entrance causes inconvenience

PU employees chase their own money
CHANDIGARH, June 18 — Lost money saved out of wages struggles to find it right hands in Panjab University in case of number of employees who were saving under a special fund in the post office.

MP to take up American Sikhs’ cases
CHANDIGARH, June 18 — Bollywood star-turned politician Raj Babbar has decided to act as a bridge between Sikhs of North America and the Government of India to facilitate their visit to India.

OCF begins making hi-tech cable
CHANDIGARH, June 18 — The Ordnance Cable Factory here has started the production of a hi-tech miniature electrical cable for use in radars as well as specific type of sophisticated high frequency communication equipment.

Dental treatment, ordeal at polyclinic
CHANDIGARH, June 18 — Sponge struggles to break free from the seat of the rigid dental chair with a plank supporting its headrest. At its side, the computerised switches do not function. Not anymore.

Research in science declines
CHANDIGARH : Are the universities and institutions in Punjab stagnating ? The answer, unfortunately, is yes.


Proposals on Army Act gather dust
June 18, 2000
UT Excise & Taxation Department working to be totally computerised
June 17, 2000
Bill on military tribunal on anvil
June 16, 2000
Government violates own bylaws on UT buildings
June 15, 2000
Mini zoo packed off unceremoniously 
at ZAI directive
June 14, 2000
RBI rejects applications of 100 NBFCs
June 13, 2000
Another day’s police remand for Sodhi Ram, 3 others
June 12, 2000
Robbers injure 5, take goods worth 2 lakh
June 11, 2000
Jacob gets first smart card in India
June 10, 2000
Move to transfer flats in name of GPA holder
June 9, 2000
Nursery teachers' training school 
illegal; faces action
June 8, 2000
Despite water tariff hike, MCC will lose money
June 7, 2000
CHB allows changes in flats
June 6, 2000
Squall, rain hit city, flood roads
June 5, 2000

Lassi — customers maange more
COME summer and lassi, the favourite drink of Punjabi, rules the roost. In Chandigarh, lassi is available with almost all halwai shops. The desi lassi called “chhachh” is available mostly in villages. Here a shopkeeper of Sector 46 has come out with an innovative idea to popularise this drink. 

Saturday night sweating in Mohali
SAS NAGAR, June 18 — With the weather insufferably hot, PSEB consumers are going through a miserable time, thanks to the failure of the board to provide a satisfactory supply of power. 
power cut
in Zirakpur

Tribune employee bereaved
PANCHKULA, June 18—Mr T. D. Minglani, father of Mr Rakesh Minglani, an employee of The Tribune, expired here yesterday night. He is survived by his wife, two sons and a daughter.

Medical facilities in city “excellent”
CHANDIGARH, June 16 — For him it was a visit to get his eyesight restored in the country of his birth, but little did he know that he would be robbed on a train enroute to Delhi at the Sealdah railway station in West Bengal on June 23 of all his money besides his medical report.


Minor raped
CHANDIGARH, June 18 — A three-year-old girl was raped by an unidentified person at Mauli Jagran here this morning.

Father alleges girl’s kidnapping
CHANDIGARH, June 18 — Mr Jabbar, of Vikas Nagar in Mauli Jagran Colony, in a complaint with the police, alleged that his minor daughter had been abducted by Dhadranj Singh. A case has been registered.

Rush for chhabeel causes mishap
ZIRAKPUR, June 18 — The traffic hazard created by a chhabeel on the Chandigarh-Ambala highway at Singhpura Bhudda village resulted in an accident, injuring two persons today.

Remand for one in paper leakage case
CHANDIGARH, June 18 — Ashwini Gupta, an accused in the paper leakage case, was remanded in judicial custody till July 2 by the Judicial Magistrate, Mr Pushwinder Singh.


Discipline brought them success
SAS NAGAR June 18 — "If you are disciplined in life, success comes your way," says Ms Ranjit Bedi, Principal of Gian Jyoti Public School, Phase II, here. The discipline culture of the school has produced 100 per cent results ever since the first batch of Class X students passed out in 1983.

Theatre workshop concludes
CHANDIGARH, June 18 — The drug abuse is on the rise. Not only the youth, the young children are also lured by it. The after-effects are fatal. This message was conveyed through a musical skit by the students participating a theatre workshop which concluded at St. Stephen’s School today.

PU Syndicate to meet on June 29
CHANDIGARH, June 18 — A Panjab University Syndicate meeting is scheduled for June 29, highly placed sources said here today. The university did not have a Syndicate meeting last month.

Fined for deficient services
PANCHKULA, June 18 — The District Consumer Disputes Redressal Forum ordered Overnite Express Limited, a courier agency in Sector 11, to pay Rs 20,000 to Dr Samir Anand, a resident of Sector 23, for mental agony and harassment and Rs 1,000 as cost of proceedings on account of deficient services.

Schools of excellence
(Earlier stories)
Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Sector 27, Chandigarh Inculcating responsibility, nurturing potential (June 5, 2000)
DAV English Model Senior Secondary School, Sector 8, Chandigarh Good student-teacher rapport essential (June 6, 2000)
Shishu Niketan School, Sector 22, Chandigarh 'Teachers need to be friends and guides' (June 7, 2000)
Sacred Heart School, Sector 26, Chandigarh ‘Students are sincere and committed’ (June 8, 2000)
Hansraj Public School, Sector 6, Panchkula 'Extra classes made the difference'
(June 9, 2000)
St Anne's School, Sector 32, Chandigarh Where teamwork holds the key
(June 10, 2000)
Manav Mangal High School, Chandigarh Where teachers are second parents
(June 11, 2000)
Ajit Karam Singh International School, Chandigarh Stress on overall development of students 
June 12, 2000)
Chaman Lal DAV Public School, Sector 11, Panchkula ‘Individual attention, special coaching made the difference’ 
June 13, 2000)
Guru Nanak Public School, Sector 36, Chandigarh Team work made the difference
(June 14, 2000)
Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan in Sector 15, Panchkula “We always strive to produce better human beings”
(June 16, 2000)
Shivalik Public School, Sector 41, Chandigarh ‘Teachers act as friend, guide & role model’
(June 17, 2000)
DC Model Senior Secondary School, Sector 7, Panchkula No tuition culture in this school
(June 18, 2000)

A mismanaged dance show
CHANDIGARH, June 18 — The CEN Dance Dhamaka, a home-grown version of popular TV serial Boogie Woogie turned out to be a damp squib at Tagore Theatre here this evening.

Rano telecast from today
CHANDIGARH, June 18 — Rano, a Punjabi TV serial, shot in and around Chandigarh, is all set for telecast on Lashkara channel. The first episode of this serial will be telecast on June 19 at 9 p.m.

Medical conference from today
CHANDIGARH, June 18 — A two-day super technical medical conference will be inaugurated by Mr Gautam Kaul, Director-General of the ITBP, at Base Hospital, Ramgarh, near here, tomorrow.


Harkiran, Kriti win titles
CHANDIGARH, June 18 — Harkiran Singh and Kriti Puri won three and two titles, respectively, in the 10th Pepsi skating carnival, organised by Rollerbones, which concluded here this evening. In roller hockey, the teams of Skateland Club won majority of the titles, followed by Sector 10 team.

Plan to remove encroachment
CHANDIGARH, June 18 — The Environment Department has chalked out a plan to remove encroachment by migrants along Dakshin Marg, especially near the roundabout of Sectors 21, 22, 35 and 36.

CISF to take over aerodrome security
CHANDIGARH, June 18 — Security of the Chandigarh Civil Aerodrome is likely to be taken over by a unit of the Central Industrial Reserve Force on June 22, replacing the local police.Top

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