Monday, October 16, 2000,
Chandigarh, India



Students prefer centralised counting, leaders disagree
CHANDIGARH, Oct 15 — Should there be a centralised counting of the votes to the four students’ council seats of Panjab University.

Warden misusing powers: SOPU

CHANDIGARH, Oct 15 — The chief of the SOPU, Dayal Pratap Singh Randhawa, has alleged that Mr J.K. Chauhan, Warden, Boys Hostel Number 4, Panjab University, is using his official machinery to campaign in favour of his son, who is contesting the elections.

Do educational institutes need elections?
CHANDIGARH, Oct 15 — "Electioneering generally generates more heat than light whereas it should be the other way around, to the enlightenment of all.

Cricket buffs had prepared for a mini-Divali but...

Hostel inmates of Government Polytechnic, Sector 10, (left) and youngsters at a city pub in a jubilant mood after Saurav Ganguly scored a century in the final match in Nairobi on Sunday.
Hostel inmates of Government Polytechnic, Sector 10, (left) and youngsters at a city pub in a jubilant mood after Saurav Ganguly scored a century in the final match in Nairobi on Sunday. — Tribune photos by Pardeep Tewari and Pankaj Sharma

 ‘Ex-servicemen should contest poll’
CHANDIGARH, Oct 15 — Ex-servicemen need to come together and be unified so that their voice can be heard and their concerns be addressed.




Fiftythree years after independence, Chandigarh, the capital of Punjab and Haryana, has finally figured on the list of Indian Railways for a long distance train. The Railways has notified that a Kalka-Mumbai train will run from October 22. This is the first long distance train connection Chandigarh has been allocated by the Railways. The other long distance train — between Kalka and Howrah — has been operating the since British times.


Eight given awards for humanitarian services
CHANDIGARH, Oct 15—As many as eight persons have been awarded by the Rotary Club of Chandigarh Mid-Town for their outstanding contributions towards services to the humanity.

Adopt Balmiki’s teachings’
PANCHKULA, Oct 15 —The youth need to adopt the teachings of Rishi Balmiki for development of a prosperous nation and progressive society, while wiping out prevalent evils, Mr Ajay Chautala, Member of Parliament, said in Sector 20, here today. He was speaking at a state-level function organised by the Haryana Balmiki Mahasabha.

Getting decked up for the occasion
CHANDIGARH, Oct 15 — The excitement among Chandigarh women has already started. After all, it is Karva Chauth, the festival of mehndi, bangles and traditional outfits.

Sarpanch refutes allegation
SAS NAGAR, Oct 15 — Mr Baldev Singh, sarpanch of Kumbara village, has refuted the allegation of embezzlement of funds levelled against him by Mr Hukum Singh, a former panch of the village. He said the complaint made to the Inspector-General of Police, Chandigarh, was frivolous.



Three booked for using firearms
SAS NAGAR, Oct 15 — The Sohana police has booked three persons for using firearms to threaten a resident of Rurka village in connection with some land dispute. The three men, Karamjit, Balwinder and Binder Singh, allegedly came to the house of Bhagwan Singh with a. 12 bore gun and fired in the air on October 8.

Two cars with same number; man held
CHANDIGARH, Oct 15 — The police has arrested a resident of Amritsar, Karamvir Singh, on the charges of having two cars with identical number.



Degrees awarded to dental students
PANCHKULA, Oct 15 — Three batches of students of BRS Dental College, Kot Billa, were awarded degrees of Bachelor of Dental Surgery at the first convocation of the college held on the premises, today.



23 take part in Dance Masti
CHANDIGARH, Oct 15 — With every dance show or contest which is organised in the city, one fact gets underlined — that there is no dearth of talent when it comes to performing arts. Today was yet another evening, which saw about 23 contestants sweat it out to win the title of the best dancer.

Harinder, Vijay win Sa Re Ga Ma
CHANDIGARH, Oct 15 — The best of upcoming talent in Punjabi music was in full flow at grand finale of the Zee Network's musical show, Sa Re Ga Ma(Punjabi), held at Tagore Theatre here late last night.

Micky lashes out at music companies
CHANDIGARH, Oct 15 — Upcoming singer and anchor of Sa Re Ga Ma (Punjabi); Micky Narula today lashed out music companies for the degeneration of Punjabi music and obscenity in the music videos.


Jain seeks CGHS dispensary
CHANDIGARH, Oct 15 — Mr Satya Pal Jain, former Member Parliament from Chandigarh, has urged the Union Health Minister, Dr C.P. Thakur to open a Central Government Health Scheme dispensary in the city at the earliest.

Deaddiction camp begins
CHANDIGARH, Oct 15 — A deaddiction camp is being organised by the Department of Psychiatry, GMCH-32, from October 14 to 21 in Hallo Majra. It was inaugurated by Prof VK Kak, Director Principal and Secretary, Medical Education and Research.



Sunil shines for SPS-41
CHANDIGARH, Oct 15 — Shivalik Public School, Sector 41, bagged the junior boys state trophy in the UT sub-junior and junior volleyball championship, which concluded at Shivalik Public School, Sector 41, here today. They overpowered SD Public School, Sector 32, 25-11, 25-12, 25-12. Sunil Kumar of SPS-41 was the most outstanding player.Top

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