Tuesday, September 12, 2000,
Chandigarh, India



Police has to enforce law: IGP

CHANDIGARH, Sept 11 — Callousness on part of two-wheeler riders not wearing helmets notwithstanding, the police has no option but to enforce the law, says UT IGP, B.S. Bassi.

Which is more dear.....HEAD or FAITH?
Which is more dear.....HEAD or FAITH?

Kharar highway mishap toll 12
KHARAR/SAS NAGAR, Sept 11 — The death toll in the road mishap, which took place last evening on the busy Kharar- Morinda highway, today rose to 12 with six more persons, including the driver of the ill-fated Punjab Roadways bus, Devinder Singh, succumbing to his injuries.

A night of disaster management at PGI
CHANDIGARH, Sept 11 — It was yet another day in well-planned disaster management at the PGI. The doctors, paramedical staff, nurses and other peripheral teams rose to the occasion last night as the senior doctors put a well laid-out disaster management plan to work.

Votes for 4 Senate seats cast
CHANDIGARH, Sept 11 — The elections to the four seats of the Panjab University Senate from the constituencies of professors, readers and lecturers teaching in the university were held today amidst a heavy turnout of voters.

The UT Administrator, Lieut-Gen J.F.R. Jacob (retd), goes around public windows in the Estate Office.The UT Administrator, Lieut-Gen J.F.R. Jacob (retd), goes around public windows in the Estate Office in Chandigarh on Monday, where computers will be used to track files related to public work. 
— A Tribune photograph

Sugandha Mishra performs in Pracheen Kala Kendra.
Sugandha Mishra performs in Pracheen Kala Kendra, Sector 35, Chandigarh, on Monday. — A Tribune photograph

  File tracking system opened in Estate Office
CHANDIGARH, Sept 11 — For people wanting to get property-related work done in the Estate Office, it is goodbye to running around babus of the Estate Office. This is due to the start of a ‘’ file tracking’’ system through computers, which was opened here today by the UT Administrator, Lt Gen J.F.R. Jacob (retd).


Anandgarh — a panacea for Chandigarh
CHANDIGARH, Sept 11 — The Anandgarh Development Authority believes that Anandgarh is a timely, pragmatic and a logical solution to the problems confronting Chandigarh. This was stated by Mr R.K. Verma, Additional Chief Administrator, ADA, here today.

146 complaints taken up at khula darbar
PANCHKULA, Sept 11 — As many as 146 complaints were taken up by Mr Surinder Kumar Monga, Deputy Commissioner, on the first day of the khula darbar series organised by the administration at the Community Centre, Kalka, today.

Reward for palmists
CHANDIGARH, Sept 11 — The local unit of the Tarksheel Society has offered reward of Rs 1 lakh to the astrologers and palmists who could correctly pick those males and females from a set of 10 palm prints or astrological charts giving the exact time of the birth, correct to the minutes and places of birth with latitudes and longitudes.

Administration revises wheat rates
CHANDIGARH, Sept 11 — Following the revision of the issue price of wheat by the Government of India, the Chandigarh Administration has re-fixed the wholesale and retail prices of wheat and wheat flour for the above poverty line (APL) and below poverty line (BPL) categories to be sold through the public distribution system.

Gen Malik likely to settle in Panchkula
CHANDIGARH, Sept 11 — The Chief of the Army Staff, General V.P. Malik, is expected to settle down in the satellite township of Panchkula after he lays down office on September 30.


2 arrested in dowry death case
PANCHKULA, Sept 11 — The Panchkula police has arrested Ram Partap and his mother, Gaggo Devi, residents of Rajiv Colony, in a dowry death case.


Placement cell in UBS
CHANDIGARH, Sept 11 — The University Business School opened its placement cell in the department today. 

Boundary wall height of schools to be raised
CHANDIGARH, Sept 11 — In order to check activities of roadside romeos, young lovers, drunkards, and anti-social elements who misuse vast grounds and buildings of city schools, the Chandigarh Administration has planned to raise the height of boundary walls of all government schools which are facing the problem of misuse of property.

School board supplementary exams
SAS NAGAR, Sept 11 — The supplementary examinations of Class X of the Punjab School Education Board are beginning on September 21.


One-day police remand
CHANDIGARH, Sept 11 — Amit Kataria was sent to one-day police remand today by the UT Judicial Magistrate (First Class) on the charge of voluntarily causing hurt with dangerous weapons.



Paintings which soothe senses
CHANDIGARH, Sept 11 — Desire, hope, ecstasy....and all that manifests freedom finds a distinct expression in the works of Satwant Singh. The Flight, as the collection is specifically titled, lifts one’s imagination and guides it through the dark valleys of hopelessness into the divine light of freedom where there is no binding on life, and no shackles on desires.

16-year-old who knows 40 raagas
CHANDIGARH, Sept 11 — When in 1995, she sang before a vast gathering of music literates in the Harballabh Sangeet Sammelan at Jalandhar, the crowd gave her a standing ovation.

Folk songs presented
DERA BASSI, Sept 11 — An impressive cultural programme was presented by the song and dance division, Chandigarh, at a musical evening organised by the local unit of the Bharat Vikas Parishad on Saturday night.


Orientation workshop at PGI opens
CHANDIGARH, Sept 11 — The first-ever orientation workshop for the training of master trainers on disability prevention and rehabilitation was inaugurated at the Department of Orthopaedics, Government Medical College and Hospital, Sector 32, here today.


CBA selects UT badminton team
CHANDIGARH, Sept 11 — The Chandigarh Badminton Association today selected the UT team for the North Zone Inter-State Championships to be held in Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium on New Delhi, from September 15 to 17.


No decision on ad bylaws
CHANDIGARH, Sept 11 — Members of the Finance and Contract Committee of the Municipal Corporation of Chandigarh today sought more information for the passage of advertisement byelaws.

Official’s role in poll to be probed
SAS NAGAR, Sept 11 — The Punjab State Election Commission has directed the District Electoral Officer-cum- Additional Deputy Commissioner,  Ropar, to probe the role of a sanitary inspector in the recently held elections of the SAS Nagar Municipal Council.

Gujral joins as Home Secretary
CHANDIGARH, Sept 11 — The newly appointed Home Secretary of Chandigarh, Mr Raminder Singh Gujral, a 1976 batch IAS officer of the Haryana cadre, joined duty this afternoon relieving the Municipal Commissioner, Mr M.P. Singh, of the additional charge.


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