booked for fraud
CHANDIGARH, July 4 — The police has registered a case against the Sarpanch of Kajheri village on the charges of preparing and submitting fake documents during the panchayat elections.
united with child
CHANDIGARH, July 4 — Tears rolled down her cheeks as
Sector 44 resident Promila Verma hugged her
one-and-a-half-year-old daughter with affection after being handed
over her custody by the Punjab and Haryana High Court here.
Promila Verma kisses her daughter Bhawna after her custody was
handed over to her by the court in Chandigarh on Tuesday. —
photo by Parvesh Chauhan
Should Chandigarh have an international airport?
CHANDIGARH is the pride of India. We, the residents, enjoy the quality of life, which undoubtedly is the best in the country. We are at the top in many respects: we have highest literacy rate, and our boys and girls always excel in national competitions. With the prestigious PGI, we have the best health care system that one can hope for. Chandigarh with the backdrop of Shivalik hills, with its gardens and vast greenery, wide roads and beautiful roundabout Sukhna Lake and Rock Garden are the envy of any city. Visitors fall in love with the city at the very first sight.
More CTU buses needed, feel commuters
CHANDIGARH, July 4 — Inadequacy of bus service, coupled with lack of direct bus links between certain key areas of the city is the main issue of concern for the majority of residents. Most of the people feel that better and faster services should be provided with immediate effect. They also point out towards the illegible sector numbers written on the bus which leads to a lot of confusion.
Wear a helmet and save your life
CHANDIGARH, July 4 — Just about a week back, a young girl Babita Sharma died in a road accident near Zirakpur. The same day, two girls on a scooter, met with an accident near the crossing of Sectors 43 and 44. Harpreet died and the girl sitting on the pillion was badly injured. She was pregnant and lost her foetus as a result of the accident. And now only about five days back, 20-year-old Simran Uppal died as her vehicle hit a dog. None of them were wearing helmets.
Architect engaged for city centre plan
SAS NAGAR, July 4 — A renowned Ahmedabad-based planner-cum-architect, Mr B.D. Doshi, has been appointed by the Punjab Urban Planning and Development Authority (PUDA) to prepare the conceptual master plan of the prestigious city centre project in Sector 62 here in the next six months.
||Strand of hair in biscuit
CHANDIGARH, July 4 — A Sector 34 resident was shocked to find a strand of hair in the biscuit she was eating today.
Mrs Ramneek Kohli had purchased a packet of Vita Marie Gold
biscuits on July 2 from a shop in the same sector. When she was
eating the biscuit, she felt that something in it was irritating
Lonely at life's sunset
CHANDIGARH, July 4 — Withered faces and scant ray of hope in their eyes, life is certainly not what they would have imagined for themselves. The houses they had nurtured with their own efforts, run on their principles now seem to hold no place for them. The circumstances have turned to be such that they have been forced to seek shelter in old age homes.
Public Relations Society to hold seminars
CHANDIGARH, July 4 — The Chandigarh Chapter of the Public Relations Society of India, at its annual general meeting here yesterday, decided to hold seminars on the role of public relations in different fields, including banking, finance, tourism and preservation of environment. The venue, date and name of the speakers will be announced later.
PANCHKULA, July 4 — A meeting of the Panchkula Residents Welfare Association of Sectors 2 and 8 was held at the office of the District Commissioner here today. The members of the association presented a memorandum to the Deputy Commissioner, Mr S.K. Monga, at the meeting attended by the Superintendent of Police, Ms Kala Ramachandran, and Mr SK Khanna, Superintending Engineer, HUDA.
at mango mela alleged
PANCHKULA, July 4 — The President of the Students and Youth Activities Consumer Forum, Chandigarh, Mr N.K. Jhingan, has alleged “open loot by hawkers” at the recently held mango mela at Yadavindra Gardens, Pinjore.
Lepers get sweets,
CHANDIGARH, July 4 — The Rotary Club Midtown in association with the District Leprosy Society and the Inner Wheel Club distributed sweets, clothes and fruits among 135 inmates of the Leper’s Home in Sector 47.
IA flight to arrive at 3.40 pm
CHANDIGARH, July 4 — The Indian Airlines flight from New Delhi to Chandigarh and Amritsar has been rescheduled for