Sunday, November 19, 2000,
Chandigarh, India



Residents keep mum on servants’ antecedents
Punishment no deterrent; 3 cases filed in one week
CHANDIGARH, Nov 18 — Punishment appears to be no deterrent. Despite repeated warnings and arrest, city residents are not informing the police about the antecedents of their servants.

City may have direct rail link with Kerala
SAS NAGAR, Nov 18 — The Union Minister of State for Railways, Mr O. Rajagopal, today said that he would consider the demand of starting a direct train between Chandigarh and Kerala.

A view of the Lord Jagannath rath yatra taken out by ISKCON devotees in Chandigarh.
A view of the Lord Jagannath rath yatra taken out by ISKCON devotees in Chandigarh on Saturday.
 — Tribune photo by Manoj Mahajan
Lord Jagannath rath yatra draws thousands
CHANDIGARH, Nov 18 — The International Society for Krishna Consciousness organised a Lord Jagannath rath yatra with religious fervour here today, in which thousands of ISKCON devotees from India and other countries participated with great enthusiasm.

Hunters accidentally kill farmer
RAIPUR RANI (Panchkula), Nov 18 — One person was killed and another seriously injured when certain unidentified hunters accidentally fired on two farmers adjacent to the Bhoor river in Kambala village, near here around midnight last night.




  Jerath contests new FIRs
CHANDIGARH, Nov 18 — Two new FIRs registered by the Chandigarh Vigilance Department against former UT Chief Engineer K. K. Jerath have been challenged by him in the Punjab and Haryana High Court here.

PU syndicate
Crucial faculties meeting put off
CHANDIGARH, Nov 18 — A pending Punjab and Haryana High Court decision on the fate of elections in the graduates constituency of the Senate has resulted in an indefinite postponement of the meeting of the faculties scheduled for December 15 and16.

A chase for love
“Kahin Pyar Na Ho Jaaye” (Neelam and KC, Panchkula) is a healthy situational comedy about chasing the made in heaven love. No action to trouble lamenting hearts.


Harassed citizens in search of identity
CHANDIGARH, Time: 12:30 p.m.
CITCO office, Sector 17.
A long queue of citizens to submit applications for the inclusion of their name in voters' list.

Over 400 vehicles lying unclaimed with the police
CHANDIGARH, Nov 18 — More than 400 motor vehicles, including as many as 24 cars, have been lying unclaimed at various police stations and Traffic Lines of Chandigarh Police.

Citizens wait for their turn outside the CITCO office in Sector 17, for submitting application forms for voters’ identity cards.
Citizens wait for their turn outside the CITCO office in Sector 17, for submitting application forms for voters’ identity cards on Saturday. — A Tribune photograph

Poor upkeep irks residents
SAS NAGAR, Nov 18 — Wild growth along road berms and poor upkeep of parks in a pocket of Phase XI here has added to the problems of the residents, who lament that they have been left out of the special beautification drive started by the local municipal council.

Solemn ceremony marks Corps’ anniversary
CHANDI MANDIR, Nov 18 — The Corps of Engineers observed its 220th anniversary at Western Command Headquarters here today.

Grand Supreme Ruler visits city
CHANDIGARH, Nov 18 — Mr Peter Glyn Williams, Grand Supreme Ruler of the Grand Conclave of England and Wales and Mr Richard Gan visited the city yesterday to participate in the joint meeting of Conclave Chandigarh and Conclave Yadavindra.



One held for smuggling opium
LALRU, Nov 18 — The police has arrested one person for allegedly smuggling 3 kg of opium. In a press statement, Mr H.S. Bhullar, DSP, informed that the accused, Puran Singh, a resident of Dularheri village in Kurukshetra district, had been active in the trade for the past couple of years and had been convicted in a similar case.

Urmila hid her real identity
CHANDIGARH, Nov 18 — Initial investigations in the Nari Niketan case have revealed that Urmila, apprehended on Friday evening soon after her escape from the custody of the Social Welfare Department, had furnished false information about herself.

PU employee booked on fraud charge
CHANDIGARH, Nov 18 — Office Assistant S. K. Bhatia, working in the Panjab University's Department of Sociology, has been booked by the Chandigarh police for cheating and forgery, besides criminal breach of trust by a public servant, after he allegedly encashed a cheque reportedly issued he the department Chairperson.



Another feather in PU’s cap
Timely declaration of results after 25 years
CHANDIGARH, Nov 18 — In a laudable effort, for the first time over the past at least 25 years, Panjab University has managed timely declaration of supplementary and reevaluation examination results.

School kids delight grandparents at show
CHANDIGARH, Nov 18 — The annual function of Smart Kids Kindergarden school, Mohali was celebrated here, yesterday, at Hotel Aroma.

Gayatri Kalia is Miss Fresher
CHANDIGARH, Nov 18 — The 600-member strong Commerce Society of Government Post Graduate College, Sector 46, celebrated its freshers evening here today. 

600 participate in ‘vibgyor 2000’
PANCHKULA, Nov 18 — As many as 600 students from 78 schools in Chandigarh, Panchkula, SAS Nagar, Pinjore, Barwala and Raipur Rani participated in ‘‘VIBGYOR 2000’’, a painting competition organised by Fun City near here yesterday.


Proccedings quashed in milk adulteration case
CHANDIGARH, Nov 18 — Mr Justice Surinder Singh Nijjar today quashed proceedings against milk vendor Malhara Singh, a resident of Khuda Jassu village.

Kidnap case: bail denied
CHANDIGARH, Nov 18 — The UT Judicial Magistrate (first class) today dismissed the bail application moved by Monica in a kidnapping case.

215 cases settled at Lok Adalat
PANCHKULA, Nov 18—As many as 322 cases were taken up at a Lok Adalat organised at the Judicial Complex in Sector 1 here today. Out of these, 215 cases were settled during the proceedings.



When fascinating melodies flow across frontiers
CHANDIGARH, Nov 18 — They landed in India on October 31 under the Indo-German cultural exchange programme. And right since November 1 when the two German musicians Rudi Zaph and Wolfgang Newmann presented their first concert in Pune, their days have been laced with hectic activity involving extensive touring. 

Singers pay tribute to King of Sorrows
CHANDIGARH, Nov 18 — A sigh has a thousand names — broken promises, agonising pains, bleeding heart.

‘Gurmat sangeet purifies soul’
CHANDIGARH, Nov 18— In an attempt to popularise the concept of Gurmat sangeet, the Punjab Sangeet Natak Akademi in collaboration with the Dharam Prachar Committee of the Shiromani Gurdwara Prabandhak Committee (SGPC) organised a Gurmat sangeet workshop and sammelan at Gurdwara Sri Tegh Bahadur at Sector 34 here today.

City a big yawn for artists
CHANDIGARH, Nov 18 — Deserted corridors, artist sitting in a corner waiting for visitors and art works hanging on the walls in want of appreciation is a familiar scene of the art galleries here.


Docs for complete eye check-up after 40
CHANDIGARH, Nov 18 — If you think you can read this fine newsprint and have a perfect vision, you may well be mistaken, for you may be slowly losing your eyesight and not be aware of this.

Conference on glaucoma opens
CHANDIGARH, Nov 18 — The tenth annual conference of the Glaucoma Society of India was inaugurated by Prof S.K. Sharma, Director of the PGI, here today.

City to host prosthodontics conference
CHANDIGARH, Nov 18 — Chandigarh will play host to 28th Indian Prosthodontics Society Congress at the CII convention centre from November 24-26. 



Big events tone up sports facilities
CHANDIGARH, Nov 18 — Chandigarh can boast of a good sports infrastructure. But this can be attributed mainly to the national and international events the city has been hosting regularly. 

Roller skating meet results
CHANDIGARH, Nov 18 — Naman Nanda (boys category) and Ashi Goyal (girls category) of Blue Bird Club bagged the first place in the below six years section rink race I (timetrial event) of the 6th Panchkula district roller skating championship which began here today at the skating rink of Blue Bird Model School, Sector 16 Panchkula.

HP Sector bag ITBP trophy
CHANDIGARH, Nov 18 — The Himachal Pradesh Sector lifted the overall trophy at the 20th Inter-Sector Annual Sports Meet of the Indo-Tibetan Border Police, while the Training Sector bagged the top position in the First ITBP Boxing Championship, both of which concluded at the Basic Training Centre (BTC), Bhanu, near here today.

Mrs Bachitter Singh wins golf title
CHANDIGARH, Nov 18 — A new chapter was written in the history of golf in Chandigarh today when a mini golf tournament, the first of its kind known to this part of the country, was organised at the newly-constructed Chandigarh Golf Association Driving Range in Sector 6.Top

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