Monday, October 2, 2000,
Chandigarh, India



Two injured outside Nada Sahib Gurdwara; vendors offered relief
PANCHKULA, Oct 1 — Maninder Singh and Manjit Kaur of Nada village, were injured in a clash between the roadside vendors and the management of the Nada Sahib Gurdwara over the issue of increasing encroachment along the road leading to the premises.

Manjit Kaur and Maninder Singh, who were injured in a clash between SGPC members and vendors outside Nada Sahib Gurdwara
Manjit Kaur and Maninder Singh, who were injured in a clash between SGPC members and vendors outside Nada Sahib Gurdwara in Panchkula on Sunday; (right) a trail of destruction left behind by the attackers. — Tribune photos by Parvesh Chauhan

Girl killed by father, step-mother
NAYAGOAN, Oct 1 — In a gruesome incident a nine-year-old girl, Jyoti, was bludgeoned to death by her father and step-mother and buried in the house in Janata Colony here yesterday.

Reservation system should not be scrapped, says Jain
CHANDIGARH, Oct 1—“Before going in for amendments in the Constitution we should first ascertain the reasons for the non-implementation of all the provisions that could bring about the desired results,” said Babu Parmanand, the Governor of Haryana.

PU invites college principals’ views
CHANDIGARH, Oct 1 — Principals of Panjab University colleges are scheduled to meet at least twice later this year in case the proposal regarding the varsity nod.



Foul play alleged in land acquisition
SAS NAGAR, Oct 1 — A number of inhabitants of Kumbhra village here who have their share in the land of erstwhile Nizampur Kumbra village located in Chandigarh

Zoo entry free for one week
CHANDIGARH, Oct 1 — It was a wildlife week present for children. And it came from none other a person than the Financial Commissioner, Forests and Wildlife, Mrs Gurbinder Kaur Chahal.


IT came as a surprise to all those present at a press conference in Chandigarh when the Union Communications Minister, Mr Ram Vilas Paswan, expressed his ignorance that Internet users also had to pay local call charges to access the net.


Calculation of electricity load
his refers to Mr A.S. Bindra’s letter to the editor “Strange way of calculating electricity load” (The Tribune, Sept 28). I wish to add a few points regarding calculation of the electricity load of a consumer for the consideration of the PSEB authorities.


Jeetendera promotes noble cause
CHANDIGARH, Oct 1 — After keeping hoardes of fans waiting for an hour, he walked in looking fresh, invigorated and, as charming as ever. 

The IBA goes Dutch
CHANDIGARH, Oct 1 — September 17 saw more than 3000 of the world’s leading business lawyers descend on Amsterdam. The Dutch capital hosted the International Bar Association’s annual conference between September 17 and 22 at the Amsterdam Rai Conference Centre.

Parrot sanctuary cries for help
CHANDIGARH, Oct 1 — The parrot sanctuary situated in Sector 21 here is crying for help. Selected as first urban sanctuary way back in 1988, it is in a neglected state. Trees in the sanctuary are also dying for want of proper care.



Cyclist crushed to death
CHANDIGARH, Oct 1 — A cyclist, reportedly in his late seventies, was seriously injured when he was run over by a truck(PB-11-C-7783) near the railway station traffic lights on the Chandigarh-Kalka road this evening.



Five professionals honoured
CHANDIGARH, Oct 1 — It was no routine award conferring function. It was to honour persons in pursuit of causes dear to their hearts.



Telefilm ‘Daldal’ to focus on AIDS
CHANDIGARH, Oct 1 — To create an awareness among the masses about AIDS, the city-based Twenty First Century Productions has produced a tele-film ‘Daldal’. The Film portrays small mistakes committed by individuals that turn into harsh reality and even the end of life.


Generate more cadaver donations: doctors
CHANDIGARH, Oct 1 — Data reveals that in India, every year, as many as 2 lakh to 2.5 lakh persons die due to chronic liver diseases caused by hepatitis B and C. Specialists dealing with liver diseases say that the figure is an understatement.

‘Involve parents of challenged kids’
CHANDIGARH, Oct 1 — Parents of mentally challenged children have to be aware of their rights and need to fight for equal opportunities, asserted Dr D.K. Menon, Director, National Institute for the Mentally Handicapped (NIMH), Secunderabad, while speaking at the workshop on Persons with Disability Act 1995 and National Trust Act 1999 at the Government Institute of Mentally Retarded, here today.

Brain attack: prevention is the key
HANDER SHEKHAR, a 42- years-old speech therapist, was examining a patient in his clinic on Pakhowal Road when he felt sudden numbness in his left arm.

PGI chief for debate on effect of alcohol
CHANDIGARH, Oct 1 — The public forum on "Alcohol and liver", organised by the Department of Hepatology, PGI, today as part of the two-day conference on current perspectives in liver diseases, was aimed at clearing doubts and answering some common queries and myths about the alcohol use.



PCC outplay ONGC XI by 19 runs
CHANDIGARH, Oct 1— A superb team effort by the Punjab Cricket Club finally enabled it in winning and retaining the trophy in the VIIIth JP Attray Memorial Cricket Tournament played at PCA Stadium, SAS Nagar, today. The PCC outplayed ONGC XI by 19 runs.

10-day NSS camp concludes
CHANDIGARH, Oct 1 — A 10-day NSS camp, organised at Government College, Sector 11, concluded here today. Mr G.S. Bhatti, Assistant Programme Advisor, Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, Government of India, presided over the function.

Hansraj School win cricket tourney
CHANDIGARH, Oct 1— Hansraj Public School, Sector 6, Panchkula, trounced Government Model Senior Secondary School, Sector 22, by 23 runs on the first day of the 3rd Blessed Edmund Rice Cricket Tournament played here at St John’s High School, Sector 26.


Follow traffic rules: Admn
CHANDIGARH, Oct 1 — The Chandigarh Administration today asked people to follow traffic directions issued by the Punjab and Haryana High Court recently.Top

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