Wednesday, October 11, 2000,
Chandigarh, India



Madalpur villagers block traffic, stone bulldozer
, Oct 10 — Tension prevailed at Madalpur village in Sector 15 here today where agitated villagers stoned the bulldozer that had been called in to remove the debris following the demolition of structures by the Haryana Urban Development Authority on October 8. They also blocked traffic at the Majri chowk in Sector 1.

A villager of Madalpur in Sector 15, Panchkula.

A villager of Madalpur in Sector 15, Panchkula, picks up his belongings from debris on Tuesday. — A Tribune photograph

Panel suggests plot sizes for bulk dealers
CHANDIGARH, Oct 10 — A committee formed by the Chandigarh Administration for the allotment of sites to bulk dealers has suggested sizes of plots for various trades and also laid down various regulations for eligibility of allotment.

Burglary in Sector 11 house
PANCHKULA, Oct 10 — A theft of items worth about Rs 1 lakh, including cash amounting to Rs 20,000, was reported from the house of a businessman in Sector 11 here today. The occupants of the house were out of town when the incident took place.




PU student organisations gear up for poll
, Oct 10 — Student organisations today geared themselves up for the forthcoming Panjab University Campus Students Council elections on October 20 with visits to various teaching departments.

2 constables suspended
CHANDIGARH, Oct 10 — Two constables of the local police were today arrested for creating nuisance in Sector 17.


Article 105 needs amendment: Saha
CHANDIGARH, Oct 10 — The Constitution should provide for a code of ethics for the legislators, and for this purpose Article 105 needs amendment, said Prof Tushar kanti Saha at a prelude at the Conference of the Indian Institute of Public Administration members, annual Conference 2000 at Panjab University here today.

Ban sought
CHANDIGARH, Oct 10 — The Art and Culture Committee of the Municipal Corporation of Chandigarh, today, sought a ban on gambling in all community centres of the city. 

‘Be careful with crackers’
CHANDIGARH, Oct 10 — “Students need to be careful while handling explosives during the Divali season,” said Dr Amodh Gupta, Head of the Eye Department of the PGI. He was speaking at a function of the NSS Department of Panjab University in the Sector 40 Government High School here today.



Four thefts reported
CHANDIGARH, Oct 10 — Four thefts were reported in the city during the past 24 hours.

Circus committee allegation
SAS NAGAR, Oct 10 — The management of Amar Circus today alleged that it was forced to pay Rs 11,000 as donation and 200 free passes of the circus to the members of the Dasehra Committee, which organised Dasehra celebrations in Phase 8 ground adjacent to the site where tents to hold shows of the circus were being held.


‘Know Internet’ campaign
CHANDIGARH, Oct 10 — The Tribune, the Confederation of India Industry, Internet service provider, Glide and National Institute of Information Technology, joined hands today to popularise and make people aware about Internet by launching a ‘‘Know Internet’’ campaign here.



Informative counselling during British Education Week
CHANDIGARH, Oct 10 — The opening of the British Education Week at the British Library today was marked by an informative counselling session on the studies in UK.

Teacher suspended for misbehaving with 
girl student
CHANDIGARH, Oct 10 — A mathematics teacher of Government Model Senior Secondary School, Sector 37 here was suspended today for allegedly misbehaving with a teenaged girl student of the school. J.S. Tiwana, the teacher, was suspended with immediate effect after the UT Education Department found him guilty following an inquiry into the matter.


Teachers’ selection only for vacant posts
CHANDIGARH, Oct 10 — On an application filed by 263 Haryana school teachers, masters and lecturers seeking stay on the selection process of teachers, a Division Bench of the Punjab and Haryana High Court today observed that appointments, out of a fresh selection, should be made only against vacant posts in the state.

Court dismisses Jerath’s bail applications 
CHANDIGARH, Oct 10 — Finding no change in circumstances, Mr Justice S.S. Nijjar of the Punjab and Haryana High Court today dismissed four bail applications filed by UT’s former Chief Engineer K.K. Jerath in cases under the Prevention of Corruption Act.

DC produces record in court 
CHANDIGARH, Oct 10 — The Ambala Deputy Commissioner, Mr Ram Niwas, today produced record in the court of Mr Justice V.M. Jain, regarding the Supardari of six vehicles, which the district administration had handed over to five applicants in July and to one in January last.

Case to be put before panel
CHANDIGARH, Oct 10 — The case of the alleged beating up of a Sector 20 woman, Ms Paramjit Kaur, by a gunman of a Punjab Cabinet minister, will be taken to the Punjab Human Rights Commission by the All India Human Watch (AIHRW). 



Galaxy of Punjabi folk singers descends on TTTI
CHANDIGARH, Oct 10 — There was breath of celebration in the air this morning at the Television centre of Technical Teachers Training Institute which was the venue for the shooting of two major music based serials to be telecast within a month on Zee Alpha and ETC. 


Telemedicine facility to come up at PGI soon
SAS NAGAR, Oct 10 — Field trials of telemedicine system which will enable doctors stationed across the country to share opinion amongst themselves about patients through video conferencing will soon begin at the PGI, Chandigarh. 



Shikha, Amod win TT titles
CHANDIGARH, Oct 10 — Shikha Sharma of the Sector 23 Coaching Centre in the women’s section and Amod Dixit of the office of the Haryana Accountant General (Audit) in the men’s section, emerged winners in the 13th Chandigarh State Table Tennis Championship that concluded here today in the Sector 23 hall. Mr P.K. Verma, IAS and Principal Secretary of Punjab for Health and Family Welfare, gave away the prizes.


Strict vigilance on slum dwellers
CHANDIGARH, Oct 10 — The Chandigarh Administration today said that strict vigilance shall be maintained on slum dwellers who will be given flats on rent built by the Chandigarh Housing Board so that alienation of property does not take place.Top

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