Saturday, November 25, 2000,
Chandigarh, India



Ballot papers torn to sabotage meeting: Opposition
SAS NAGAR, Nov 24 — Controversy over delay in calling the meeting electing the new President of the SAS Nagar Municipal Council continued today.

Additional land for city petrol stations
Car-wash facility, convenience stores planned
CHANDIGARH, Nov 24 — The Chandigarh Administration may allot additional land to some of its existing petrol stations to facilitate opening up of car-wash, car-service and pollution-check counters, besides convenience stores on the pattern of the Sector 21 IBP petrol station.

Cops ‘beat up’ landlord, son
CHANDIGARH, Nov 24 — Two Punjab Armed Police personnel, who reportedly claimed that they were part of the security of the Chief Minister of Punjab, allegedly thrashed a Sector 23 landlord and his son here. 

PAP cop held for extortion
CHANDIGARH, Nov 24 — A Punjab Armed Police (PAP) constable, accused of extorting money from a Ludhiana Municipal Corporation draftsman after posing as a CBI personnel was today arrested by the Chandigarh Police from behind Neelam Cinema in Sector 17.

Good response to HUDA scheme
PANCHKULA, Nov 24 — The Haryana Urban Development Authority (HUDA) has received an overwhelming response to the allotment of residential sites in six urban estates of Panchkula, Gurgaon, Faridabad, Dharuhera, Sirsa and Pehowa.

Three booked for forgery
KHARAR, Nov 24 — The local police has registered a case under Sections 420, 467, 468, 471, 474, 120-B, 341 of the IPC against three persons on the charge of preparing false documents showing the creation of tenancy and payment of money.


Students of St Stephen’s School dressed up for the house competition on Friday.
Students of St Stephen’s School dressed up for the house competition on Friday. — A Tribune photograph




Wanted: special buses for students
CHANDIGARH, Nov 24 — As the students of Government College for Girls, Sector ll, finish their classes and wait at the college gate for the CTU bus to come and take them home, a single question is on top of their minds.



Making Indian food a hit in Japan
CHANDIGARH: A Punjabi waiter becomes the owner of a chain of hotels within a span of 10 years. And that also in a country like Japan.

Postal Dept measure
CHANDIGARH, Nov 24 — The local Postal Department has started delivering the mail received by Ekta Express everyday to ensure speedy delivery.

‘Seal’ Sector 46, demand residents
CHANDIGARH, Nov 24 — The Residents Welfare Society, Sector 46, has urged the Municipal Corporation of Chandigarh to “seal” the sector to prevent stray cattle from entering the sector.

NCC ANOs get trophies
CHANDIGARH, Nov 24 — The Best Associate NCC Officer Trophies for the training year 1998-99 were presented to Maj M.K. Aggarwal and Capt Sunder Lal Chauhan at a function organised here today.

Case properties await disposal
CHANDIGARH, Nov 24 — Despite a regular drive by the Chandigarh Police to dispose of case properties, including electronic gadgets, vehicles, liquor, arms and drugs, over 4,000 goods are still lying in the police stations.



Cheating case registered
CHANDIGARH, Nov 24 — On the complaint of a Sector 44 resident, the Chandigarh Police has registered a cheating case against Sukhwant Kaur of Ropar district, and four others, including property dealers, on the allegations of selling a mortgaged house.

  • Car stolen

  • House burgled

  • Arrested

  • Five held



Colourful show marks annual function of school
, Nov 24 — The three-day annual function of Manav Mangal School in Sector 11 of Panchkula entered the final day with a colourful cultural show presented by the school children at Tagore Theatre here today.

PU welcome function for freshers on Nov 28
, Nov 24 —The Welcome function for freshers at Panjab University is always a much-awaited event.

Protest by Evening College students
, Nov 24 — Students of the Evening College of Panjab University today flayed the university authorities for not allowing them to participate in the youth festival.

Additional charge for Mann
, Nov 24 — Prof S.B.S. Mann, the new Director-Principal of the Government Medical College and Hospital, Sector 32, has also been given the charge of Director Medical Education and Research (MER), according to orders issued by the Chandigarh Administration.

School inter-house contest
, Nov 24 — In order to get their house adjudged number one, students of four houses of St Stephen’s School are in a race to give their best on stage.


RI for rash driving
CHANDIGARH, Nov 24 — A person named Avtar Singh was sentenced to a year of rigorous imprisonment by the UT Judicial Magistrate (First Class) for driving rashly.

  • Bail granted

  • Police remand

  • Gamblers fined



Powerful portrayal of human travails and tribulations
CHANDIGARH, Nov 24 — There are certain disciplines in life that none can understand, but those who use them.

Hope is the lifeline, says Channi
CHANDIGARH, Nov 24 — The fact that he has been honoured with the prestigious Sangeet Natak Akademi Award has not changed G.S. Channi a bit.


‘Good teeth, health are interrelated’
CHANDIGARH, Nov 24 — The Haryana Governor Babu Parmanand here today urged NGO’s, public and private sectors and industrialists, to make available adequate funds to promote research activities in the country and identify problems rather than depend on the help from outside the country.

Plan for Pulse Polio drive
CHANDIGARH, Nov 24 — Under the nationwide Pulse Polio Immunisation Campaign 2000-2001, the Chandigarh Administration will immunise 1,15,236 children under the age of five against polio on December 10, 2000, and January 21, 2001.



Chess tourney
CHANDIGARH, Nov 24 — The Chandigarh (under-25) Chess Championship 2000 started today at St Xavier’s Senior Secondary School Sector-44, here. Top

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