Chrysanthemum show from Dec
CHANDIGARH, Nov 20 — A two-day chrysanthemum show will be organised by the Municipal Corporation on December 9 and 10 at the Sector 33 Terrace Garden here. A decision to this effect was taken at the Environment and City Beautification Committee meeting held today under the chairmanship of councillor, Harish Bhanot.
IG inaugurates Mauli Jagran police
CHANDIGARH, Nov 20 — For curbing crime, a police post was inaugurated today at Mauli Jagran by the Inspector General of Chandigarh Police, Mr. B.S.
Bassi. The post will cater to the needs of 80,000 people residing in Shaheed Bhagat Singh Colony, Vikas
Nagar, Railway Colony, brick kilns, Raipur Kalan, besides Mauli Jagran village. The First Information Reports will, however, continue to be registered at the Mani Majra police station.
Of toilets, cattle and
CHANDIGARH, Nov 20 — Over 600 families of Sector 41-D paid lakhs of rupees to own their flats. But today most of them are repenting the decision. They say they are living a life which they could not have imagined ever existed in Chandigarh.
'Cut down price of petrol instead'
Rollback in prices of LPG, kerosene unimpressive
CHANDIGARH, Nov 20 — The decision of the government to reduce the prices of the LPG and kerosene by Rs 10 and Rs 1, respectively, has not impressed the common man much. Most residents of the city want that the
government should rather cut down the price of petrol.
CHANDIGARH, Nov 20 — The Punjab Lekhak Sabha yesterday held a seminar on the new book released by Dr K.S. Raju. The book, titled Aman Paigambar — Guru Gobind Singh, was released today on the premises of Punjab Kala Bhavan. Eminent historian Dr Kirpal Singh, Dr Kharak Singh and Dr Raman Rattan read papers on the book.
40-yr-old trees to lose
CHANDIGARH, Nov 20 — 40-year-old pelkan trees along the road dividing Sector 15 and 16 ( Udyan Path) are under a threat as a large number of their leafy branches are set to be chopped off.
CHANDIGARH, Nov 20 — A slum cleanliness drive was launched at Sector 26 Bapu Dham colony, today, by the Servants of the People Society, as part of the Lala Lajpat Rai martyrdom fortnight observance programme in association with the Samaj Sewa Kendra Catholic Church, Sector 19.
Fire in provision store
CHANDIGARH, Nov 20 — A fire that broke out in a provision store in Sector 27-D in the wee hours of today morning, was brought under control by the timely action of firemen. The cause of the fire and the extent of losses are yet to be ascertained.
KHARAR, Nov 20 — The local Municipal Committee at its special meeting held here today under the presidentship of Mr Ranbir Singh
Kala, unanimously passed a resolution requesting the Punjab Government to pass orders for a CBI inquiry into the Khanpur land issue.
Tapping youth for peace
CHANDIGARH, Nov 20 — Mrs Raka Rashid, Regional Director, Commonwealth Youth Programme at the Asia Centre Chandigarh, has behind her 10 years of a development mission in Bangladesh, and 11 years as a financial and management consultant to a private voluntary organisation.
Seminar on engine
CHANDIGARH, Nov 20 — It has been experienced that a large number of aero engines get prematurely withdrawn from operational units due to corrosion, which in turn results in loss of power and failure of material.