Should Chandigarh have an
is a rapidly growing city and is the regional centre for
the north-western India for commerce, trade, tourism. It
is the entry point for the Himachal Pradesh and UP hills
and the plains of Punjab and Haryana and to some extent
the northern districts of Rajasthan.
An initial crowd-puller
Refugee (Piccadily) might not live up to
great expectations but the cast is definitely an initial
crowd-puller and has every reason for doing so going by
the cast and the movie setting.
and public offices
Getting salaries an ordeal
Time: 12.15 pm.
Place: Extension counter of the State Bank of India, PGI.
Problem: Long queues of Class IV employees of PGI, who
have to wait for 3-4 hours in hot and humid weather to
get their monthly salaries. Shortage of space and staff
on the counters further add to their woes.
A boon for the unemployed youth
July 1 Unemployed youth of this area will have a
lot to cheer about following the opening of a Centre for
Punjab Youth Training and Employment (CPYTE). The centre
was inaugurated by Capt Kanwaljit Singh, Punjab Finance
and Planning Minister, here today.
Waterlogging rising alarmingly:
July 1 The problem of waterlogging is assuming
alarming proportions in Punjab. The area under
waterlogging keeps moving as represented by figures of
another 3000 square kilometres coming in grip of
waterlogging in the coming year.
Summer camp valedictory function
July 1 The local Satluj Public School, Sector 2,
today held valedictory function of the six-week summer
camp. Mr R.C. Taneja, Additional Chief Engineer, HUDA,
was the chief guest.
Date for objections, claims
NAGAR, July 1 The office of the Electoral
Registration Officer (ERO)-cum-Sub-divisional Magistrate
(SDM) remained open today to allow the members of the
public to file their claims and objections to the draft
voters list released recently by the ERO.
2000 to be PF compliance
July 1 The year 2000 had been earmarked as
compliance year for the Provident Fund office
during which all defaulting and non-complying
establishments would be brought in the mainstream, said
the Regional Provident Fund Commissioner, Mr M.R. Meena,
while addressing the annual Enforcement Officers
(EOs) conference of the Punjab region here yesterday.
Residents memo to state EC
NAGAR, July 1 Members of different local resident
welfare associations in a representation to the Punjab
State Election Commissioner have lamented that in the
draft voter list released by the ERO, complete blocks of
houses had been left out in a number of cases.
Sushil Kapoor is President of
July 1 Mr Sushil Kapoor has been elected President
of the Lions Club Chandigarh Greater for the year
Tribune employee dead
July 1 Mr Boota Ram, a senior bromide paster in
The Tribune Group of Publications, died here today. He
joined the newspaper in Ambala in 1968. He was 54.