Wednesday, June28, 2000,
Chandigarh, India



City residents line up for filing income tax returns at DAV College, Sector 10, Chandigarh, on Tuesday
City residents line up for filing income tax returns at DAV College, Sector 10, Chandigarh, on Tuesday — A Tribune photograph

Long queues for filing IT returns
CHANDIGARHJune 27 — All roads seem to be leading to the local DAV College these days. With just three days left for filing of the income tax returns, the number of assessees thronging the college, the venue chosen by the Income Tax Department for accepting the returns, is increasing with the each passing day.

Should Chandigarh have an international airport ?
CHANDIGARH June 27 — "Yes" , says the Administrator of Chandigarh, Lieut-Gen JFR Jacob (retd), maintaining that the existing terminal in the city should gradually be expanded and developed into an international airport as it would be capital intensive project. The present airport has a sufficiently long strip to facilitate landing and taking off of bigger aircraft like Airbus 320.

HUDA begins issuing resumption notices
PANCHKULA June 27 — The Estate Office of the Haryana Urban Development Authority, Sector 6, has began issuing resumption notices to all houses with illegal backdoor entries since these are in violation of HUDA guidelines. The process began with notices to residents of Sectors 2 and 4 violating these guidelines.

What a blend of talent and apathy!
CHANDIGARH June 27 — It could have been just another in the series of shows organised everyday. But there was a lot about it which left strong impressions on the mind: some comfortable ones which reaffirmed man’s faith in labour and perseverance, and some very uncomfortable ones which underlined the deep sense of alienation which the society unintentionally practices against the less-fortunate ones (if one could say that).


Matter of life and death, so what?
June 27, 2000
Has UPSC corrigendum violated rules?
June 26, 2000
All set for ‘jugalbandi’ in UK
June 25, 2000
Orders to deduct salaries of 650 striking employees
June 24, 2000
Futile exercise to get admission forms
June 23, 2000
Guards yes, night service no
June 22, 2000
UT hikes MBBS fee by 70 pc
June 21, 2000
Metered power supply must for
rehabilitation of slum dwellers

June 20, 2000
PU employees chase their own money
June 19, 2000
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

  No dismissal of Farooq ministry ‘yet’
CHANDIGARH June 27 — Mr Mukhtiar Ali Naqvi, national secretary of the BJP, has ruled out the demand for the dismissal of the Farooq Abdullah Government in the wake of passage of resolution approving state autonomy by the Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly yesterday.

Squash bottle for Rs 2, ketchup for Rs 2.50 !
CHANDIGARH JUNE 27 — A luscious bottle of squash for just Rs 2 and a bottle of delicious tomato ketchup for Rs 2.50! Sounds too good to be true, but one can indeed avail of the unbelievably low-prices offered by the Community Food and Nutrition Extension Unit, Sector-23.

CTCC executive panel to be formed soon
CHANDIGARH June 27 — An interim Executive Committee of the Chandigarh Territorial Congress Committee (CTCC) will be formed soon that will function till the organisational elections of the party are held in November, said the observer for Congress Organisational election, Mr Harikesh Bahadur, here today.

World Disaster Report today
CHANDIGARH June 27 — The year 2000 version of the World Disaster Report is scheduled to be released from London tomorrow. The book is published every year by the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies.

Mahila agents told marketing tactics
CHANDIGARH June 27 — “Canvassing the investors at a proper time and appointment of new agents, especially from slum and rural areas, can give big boost in the collection of small savings.’’

Punwire staff seek release of salaries
SAS NAGAR June 27 — Demanding immediate release of salaries for the employees of Punwire, the Punjab Wireless Systems Employees Union and the Punjab and UT Employees Action Committee today held a rally in Sector 17 of Chandigarh today.

Illegal use of oxytocin prohibited
CHANDIGARH June 27 — The Director of Animal Husbandry of the Chandigarh Administration has prohibited the illegal use of oxytocin, a Schedule-H drug, on cattle in the Union Territory.

Board denies union’s claim
SAS NAGAR June 27 — The management of the Punjab School Education Board while appreciating the withdrawal of strike by employees union today denied that it had agreed the two demands of the union leaders.

Rotary Club donates van
CHANDIGARH June 27 — The Rotary Club of Chandigarh has donated a van to the Blood Bank Society during a function organised at the Rotary Vocational Training Centre, yesterday.

Gurmeet qualifies for RIMC
SAS NAGAR June 27 — An Class VIII student of Gem Public School, Gurmeet Singh is the first one to qualify for the newly-created Punjab seat in the Rashtriya Indian Military College (RIMC), Dehradun.

Six-day workshop from today
CHANDIGARH June 27 — Keeping in view the persistent demand from parents of children who attended the workshop a the Pracheen Kala Kender, the authorities have decided to again hold the exhibition earlier held at Tagore Theatre .


2 booked on fraud charge
CHANDIGARH June 27 — The police has registered a case against two city residents on the charges of fraud and forging documents to sell a three- wheeler to another person.


Syndics to take up special leave cases
CHANDIGARH June 27 — The forthcoming Syndicate meeting of Panjab University features cases of special leave, where the most striking and a rare occurrence is a warning to a teacher to report immediately, failing which her job may be terminated.

Art still holds sway despite IT-mania
CHANDIGARH June 27 — Although much hullabaloo has been created by the world of information technology (IT), the art world has not lost its sheen for city students. They are ready to lap up courses offered by the Government College of Art with a great gusto if the rush for admissions is any indication.

“Extend last date of forms’ submission”
CHANDIGARH June 27 — A delegation of the Akhil Bhartiya Vidyarthi Parishad, Panjab University, met the Registrar today, asking extension of last date for submission of admission forms.


Bail granted to Subhash Kataria
CHANDIGARH June 27— Mr Subhash Kataria, president, Traders Association, Sector 17, was granted bail by the Duty Magistrate, Mr Pushvinder Singh, for allegedly threatening Ms Ranjana Shahi, councillor, MCC, on June 15.


Summer camp concludes
CHANDIGARH June 27 — On the concluding day of a summer camp organised by the Sanjivni Kidzklub, participants performed kathak, bhangra and punjabi folk dance.


A health hazard for tiny tots
CHANDIGARH June 27 — A mere mention of chocolate, ice-creams, cakes, cold drinks or jellys is enough to send the kids in a spin and still have them craving for more — such is the trend among these youngsters.

Health education drive launched
CHANDIGARH June 27 — The Malaria Wing today launched an extensive health education drive in Dadu Majra colony with a view to propagate the theme of “Malaria control everyone’s concern’’, as part of the observance of June as anti-malaria month.

Gate meeting by public health staff
CHANDIGARH June 27 — Members of Chandigarh Municipal Corporation Public Health Workers Union today organised a gate meeting outside Sector 26, CMC, Public Health Office, in support of their long-pending demands and to mobilise the workers to make the forthcoming rally of July 6 a success.

60 vow to donate eyes
DERA BASSI June 27 — As many as 60 persons filled forms to donate their eyes, after death, in a eye donation camp organised by the Bharat Vikas Parishad to celebrate the 80th birth anniversary of late Dr Suraj Prakash, founder of the parishad, here today.


Smooth sailing for seeds
CHANDIGARH June 27 — The second day of the PD Vashisht Memorial total tennis championships, being played here at Lake Club courts, sector 6, had smooth sailing for the seeds. Despite the morning showers, the enthusiasm among the participants was upbeat.

Martial art sport demonstrated
CHANDIGARH June 27 — Kurash, a martial art sport of Central Asia, has made inroads in India. World number one in above-100kg class, Koshtimor Mohammad of Uzbekistan, met around 50 city judo trainees at Sports Complex, Sector 42, here today. The sport, which has dictionary meaning wrestling, resembles judo.

Six units a must for new event
CHANDIGARH June 27 — The annual general meeting of the School Games Federation of India (SGFI) concluded last evening at Delhi, which finalised the tentative schedule of various editions of the 46th National School Games in different sport disciplines to be held in this session.


HUDA offices to be under one roof
PANCHKULA June 27 — Still under construction, the new building on the premises of the Haryana Urban Development Authority in Sector 6, will bring the Office of the Chief Administrator (CA), the Administrator (Headquarters) and related staff under one roof within the next four months.

Civic body electoral list released
SAS NAGAR June 27 — The draft electoral list of the SAS Nagar Municipal Council was today released by the Electoral Registration Officer (ERO), Mr Jaipal Singh, here today. As per the schedule, the revised voters’ list was scheduled to be released yesterday.


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