Sunday, September 3, 2000,
Chandigarh, India



Who gets Anandgarh water project?
Tussle between Public Health Dept, PUDA
SAS NAGAR, Sept 2 — Planning for the water supply scheme of Punjab Government’s dream project — Anandgarh city — is likely to become a cause of showdown between the Punjab Public Health Department and the Punjab Urban Planning and Development Authority. 

PUDA demolishes 14 structures
CHANDIGARH, Sept 2 — The enforcement wing of the Punjab Urban Planning and Development Authority today demolished unauthorised structures in Behlolpur village near here today.
Debris being removed after the enforcement wing of PUDA demolished unauthorised structures in Jujhhar
Debris being removed after the enforcement wing of PUDA demolished unauthorised structures in Jujhhar Nagar in SAS Nagar on Saturday. — Tribune photo by Manoj Mahajan

Jewellery worth Rs 2 lakh stolen from house
PANCHKULA, Sept 2 — Jewellery worth Rs 2 lakh, a couple of cameras and some cash were stolen from a house in Sector 4 here last evening while the occupants of the house were away to Chandigarh.

Hackers have a field day; police helpless
CHANDIGARH, Sept 2 — Think twice about your e-intelligence if you do not know about hacking. Your neighbour may be more intelligent than you. You may have been curious why your internet bills have been rising. 


Stress on oil conservation
CHANDIGARH, Sept 2 — The Indian Oil Corporation, in collaboration with the Petroleum Conservation Research Association, organised an action group meet here today to take effective decisions to promote conservation of petroleum products in the transport sector.

Army residential complex opened
CHANDIGARH, Sept 2 — A 304-unit residential complex constructed by the Army Welfare Housing Organisation at Mani Majra was inaugurated today.


A physically challenged child draws with his feet at a painting competition organised in Patiala
A physically challenged child draws with his feet at a painting competition organised in Patiala on Friday. — Tribune photo by Subhash Patialvi


Liquor vends to remain closed for 2 days
SAS NAGAR, Sept 2 — The State Excise and Taxation authorities today ordered the closure of all liquor vends in SAS Nagar and Kharar sub-divisions for two days.

‘Make women representation mandatory at all levels’
CHANDIGARH, Sept 2 — “The decline of political culture in post-independent India had discouraged decent men to participate in electoral politics and it is no wonder that women have been virtually excluded from politics,” said Madhu Kishwar, talking on the ‘Marginality of Indian women on the political scene’ a talk show organized by the Press Club, Chandigarh today.

Tension over demolition of dera
DERA BASSI, Sept 2 — Tension prevailed among residents and members of two groups over the demolition of a dera and some shops, allegedly constructed on a piece of disputed land in Mubarikpur village, 2 km from here.

Four hurt in road mishap
KALKA, Sept 2 — Four persons were injured in an accident involving a bus and a car near Sophia Convent School here this morning.


Man arrested on murder charge
CHANDIGARH, Sept 2 — The police has arrested a man in connection with the murder of a Panchkula resident who was stabbed to death last night in Mani Majra. Acc0ording to police sources, the accused, Mauli Jagran resident Jinder, was arrested following efforts by a police team, late tonight. 


Union to observe ‘betrayal day’
CHANDIGARH, Sept 2 — The Punjab and Chandigarh College Teachers Union in a press release here today announced observation of September 5 as “betrayal day”.

Honour for Hindi proponent
CHANDIGARH, Sept 2 — Dr Naresh, Professor of Modern Literature at Panjab University, Chandigarh, and a multi - lingual poet and writer has been selected for the “National Millenium Honour” for his services to the promotion of Hindi language and literature.


Arrest of cops stayed
CHANDIGARH, Sept 2 — Staying the arrest of three police officials and a retired Sub Inspector for 15 days in the Kid murder case, Mr Justice S.S. Nijjar of the Punjab and Haryana High Court today directed them to file a bail application before the special court.

Bail rejected in blast case
CHANDIGARH, Sept 2 — The bail application of Gurbax Singh was dismissed by UT Additional District and Sessions Judge, Mr S.K. Goel in the bomb blast case today. The police got a wireless message on June 30, 1999, that a bomb blast had taken place near the Milkfed office in Sector 34.

Appeal dismissed
CHANDIGARH, Sept 2 — The UT Additional District and Sessions Judge, Mr R.C. Godara, today dismissed the appeal of Panipat resident Ramesh Kumar against the judgement of the UT Judicial Magistrate (First Class) in a case of causing death by rash driving.


A touch of ethnicity
SAS NAGAR, Sept 2 — The fashion world here is trying to import ideas from the West, but the basic aspects of Indian culture should not be forgotten.

Trio thrives on remix
PANCHKULA, Sept 2 — The “Joshilay” trio, new entrants in the music world, better known for their score Munia being played on every music channel, said their group was formed with the idea of promoting Indi-pop and bringing folk beats, incorporated in their songs, in the spotlight.

A thrilling song and dance show
CHANDIGARH, Sept 2 — An evening full of dance and music that thrilled the audience. The atmosphere at the college of Architecture’s auditorium, where Vinita and Nirupama performed was serene as the audience was engulfed in their passionate classical music and dance performance.


Live arthroscopy performed
CHANDIGARH ,Sept 2 — Foot problems need special attention because of our feet being an important part of our locomotor system. Any deformity and injury can result in a life long disability, said Dr S.P.Aggarwal, Director General of the Health Services in his inaugural address at the XIV Annual Conference of Indian Foot Society, which started in the PGI,here today.

Early treatment can prevent retinopathy 
CHANDIGARH, Sept 2 — Lack of awareness at the primary health level was one of the main reasons for the rising number of visually-impaired people in India. This is why there are more chances of blindness in the newly born. 

Medical camp for senior citizens
PANCHKULA, Sept 2 — A medical check-up camp for bones and joints was organised for senior citizens at the Senior Citizens Care Centre in Sector 15, here today. Over 90 patients were attended to, by a team of doctors.


Chandigarh bow out in badminton
CHANDIGARH, Sept 2 — Chandigarh challenge ended in both girls and boys sections when they went down fighting in quarter-finals on the penultimate day of the 20th national sub-junior ball badminton tournament being played here at Shivalik Public School, Sector 41.

Yuvraj Singh among Indian probables
CHANDIGARH, Sept 2 — Yuvraj Singh, a city cricketer, could not have asked for more when, while playing a cricket match at Chennai, he was applauded by his team mates.


Admn keen on getting power from HP

CHANDIGARH, Sept 2 — After not getting clearance for its proposed gas-based power generation project, the Chandigarh Administration has written to the Himachal Pradesh Government, showing keenness to forge a partnership of some kind in any of the ongoing hydro-electric projects in the hill state.


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