Sunday, November 12, 2000,
Chandigarh, India



Gaiety marks Gurpurb celebrations
CHANDIGARH, Nov 11— Gurpurb, to mark the 531st birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev, was celebrated with religious fervour and gaiety in the city today.

Devotees participate in a langar on Gurpurb at the Sector 34 gurdwara in Chandigarh on Saturday.

Devotees participate in a langar on Gurpurb at the Sector 34 gurdwara in Chandigarh on Saturday.
 — A Tribune photograph

Admn panel suggests changes in building bye-laws
CHANDIGARH, Nov 11 — Major amendments and relaxations have been suggested in building bye-laws for residential buildings in the city.

IA to improve service to tourist sectors
CHANDIGARH, Nov 11 — Restoration of flights to tourist sectors, upgradation of capacity on busy routes and building up of sufficient cushion to ensure sanctity of schedules, besides bringing major potential traffic areas, including Chandigarh, under better air traffic are the immediate priorities of Indian Airlines which expects delivery of first of its five Boeing 747 aircraft taken on lease from an international consortium later this month.

Two die of burn injuries
CHANDIGARH, Nov 11 — A 32-year-old city resident, working in a dispensary, burnt himself to death, while another woman succumbed to burn injuries at the PGI here today. Two others tried to end their lives by setting themselves ablaze.





Mohali gets another DSP
SAS NAGAR, Nov 11 — In an unprecedented move, the Punjab Government has posted a second Deputy Superintendent of Police in the SAS Nagar subdivision.

‘No particular architect favoured for project’
CHANDIGARH, Nov 11 — The New Town Planning and Development Authority, Anandgarh, has maintained that it was not favouring any particular architect for the proposed Anandgarh project.

Dowry complaints on the rise
CHANDIGARH, Nov 11 — If you think Chandigarh is divorced from matrimonial disputes, read this: In last six years, 24 cases of alleged dowry deaths were reported to the Chandigarh Police. 

Nirankaris meet on Nov 18
CHANDIGARH, Nov 11 —The pressing need and scope for spiritual awakening will be the theme of the 53th Sant Nirankari Samagam which will begin from November 18 at Burari Road in Delhi.



Homage paid to riot victims
CHANDIGARH, Nov 11 — The Sikh Forum held a meeting here today to pay homage to those killed in the 1984 Sikh riots.

Non-functional traffic lights
ZIRAKPUR, Nov 11 — Non-functional traffic lights on the intersection of the Chandigarh-Ambala and the Kalka-Patiala highways continue to be a major traffic hazard on the busy roads here for the past over six months.

Tributes paid to martyr
PANCHKULA, Nov 11 — The fifth Martyrdom Day of Caption Rohit Kaushal, was observed at his native village, here today.

Workshop on conflict resolution
CHANDIGARH, Nov 11 — Conflicts happen all the time. It is the potential danger of an armed conflict which needs to be concertedly avoided and resolved. 

Jat regiment’s spirit of adventure
CHANDIGARH, Nov 11 — The cycling leg of the Mahaveer Jat Expedition was flagged-off for its next destination to Ambala by Col Surjit Singh, the seniormost Jat officer at the station, here today.

Divali was a silent affair
CHANDIGARH, Nov 11 — It was a relatively silent Divali this year if the data for noise levels collected on that night are to be believed. The noise levels recorded on that day on an hourly basis reveal that the levels were within the permissible limits, except in one or two instances.



The rough cop of ‘Kurukshetra’
Easy predictability of progress of action in rather monotonous settings mars the beauty of ‘rough action of a strong willed cop’ in ‘Kurukshetra’ (K.C. and Dhillon).



Syndicate to be given list of construction works
CHANDIGARH, Nov 11 — In an interesting move, a list of construction works on the campus in the past about three years is to be supplied to Panjab University Syndicate when the body meets later this month.

Essay writing competition
CHANDIGARH, Nov 11 — The local chapter of Jat Sabha is organising the annual Bhai Surinder Singh Malik Memorial Essay writing competition for students of schools, colleges and universities all over the country.

Fancy dress competition
CHANDIGARH, Nov 11 — A fancy dress show and dance competition was organised by Kiddies Playway and Hobby Centre, Sector 38, to commemorate Children’s day here today.

Annual function concludes
PANCHKULA, Nov 11 — The two-day annual function of Bhavan Vidayalaya, Sector 15, concluded at Tagore Theatre, here today.


In-laws booked
KHARAR, Nov 11 — The Kharar police has registered two cases against in-laws of two women today on the charge of demanding more dowry and harassing them.



Wrestling with the forces of darkness
CHANDIGARH, Nov 11 — A kaleidoscope of events depicting chaos and disorder of the country came alive in the play Andhere ki Khilaf staged by a local theatre group, Chandigarh Mafia, at the Punjab Kala Bhawan, Sector 16, here tonight.

Leesa enthrals
CHANDIGARH, Nov 11— At the 46th monthly baithak programme of the Pracheen Kala Kendra , well known Odissi dancer Leesa Mohanty performed at the Bhaskar Rao Indoor Auditorium at Sector 35 here today.

Ray film festival begins today
CHANDIGARH, Nov 11 — Some of the all-time classics made by noted film director, producer, composer and writer, Satyajit Ray, will be screened in the city at the Institute of Microbial Technology (IMTECH) auditorium in Sector 39.

Giving films raga-based songs
CHANDIGARH, Nov 11 — Naushad, a legendary figure in the world of music, is in City Beautiful to grace the annual Rafi Memorial Nite being held at Tagore Theatre tomorrow evening.


Can we share his pain?
CHANDIGARH, Nov 11 — Disillusionment and pain have added years to Rama’s face, a young man of 33 years. Both his kidneys have failed and he is miserably ill.

‘Surgeons are more prone to HIV’
CHANDIGARH, Nov 11 — Is surgery safe for surgeons anymore? This question was debated at length in the session focussing on occupational hazards faced by the surgeons on the second day of the 21st Annual conference of the North Zone Chapter of the Association of Surgeons of India at Bhargava auditorium, PGIMER, today.



Fine victory for Godrej club
CHANDIGARH, Nov 11 — Fine allround performance by Arun Tuli (50 and 2 for 17) enabled Godrej Cricket Club to beat Khalsa Cricket Club by 86 runs and enter the final of the fifth Jal Cup League Cricket tournament at the PGI cricket ground here today.


Prime land for nurseries?
CHANDIGARH, Nov 11 — The Finance and Contract committee of the Municipal Corporation, which is slated to meet next week, will take a decision on a letter written by the Chandigarh Administration, asking the MC to decide on the issue of allowing five nurseries to operate from 8 acre of prime land located on the Chandigarh-Panchkula highway.

Clerk suspended
CHANDIGARH, Nov 11 — The Municipal Corporation, Chandigarh, has suspended a booking clerk, Usha, on charges of embezzlement. The orders of her suspension were issued yesterday when the matter was brought to the notice of the Municipal Commissioner.Top

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