Sunday, November 26, 2000,
Chandigarh, India



Police to book minors driving vehicles
Principals told to identify violators

CHANDIGARH, Nov 25 — For clipping the wings of freedom of underage riders, the Chandigarh Police is requesting school Principals to identify students coming to the institutes on macho-bikes and elegant scooters, besides flashy cars.

'First phase of blood centre by March next year’
CHANDIGARH, Nov 25 — The first phase of the Rotary-BBS Blood Resource Centre will be ready by March next year. Mr Rajendra K. Saboo, a former President of the Rotary International, announced this here today.

UT captive power generation project abandoned
CHANDIGARH, Nov 25 — The proposed gas-based captive power generation plant planned by the Engineering Department of the Chandigarh Administration has run into rough weather.

11 held in police drive
CHANDIGARH, Nov 25 — In the on-going drive against anti-social elements and other law-breakers, the Chandigarh police today arrested 11 persons, including two servants of a Sector 21 tourist bungalow, from the eastern parts of the city.

Silt inflow in Sukhna all time low
CHANDIGARH, Nov 25 — Seasonal chos running down a heavy-erosion area in the lowest Shivaliks that feed the Sukhna Lake were never a good source of water in view of the high siltation rate. 

Mr H.S. Sohal, Deputy Conservator of Forests, Chandigarh, tells a team of Indian Forest Service officers about the utility of small dams in checking the siltation in the Sukhna, in Chandigarh.

Mr H.S. Sohal, Deputy Conservator of Forests, Chandigarh, tells a team of Indian Forest Service officers about the utility of small dams in checking the siltation in the Sukhna, in Chandigarh on Saturday. 
— Tribune photo by
Manoj Mahajan

Students of Ajit Karam Singh International Public School take part in a cultural programme at their annual day function.
Students of Ajit Karam Singh International Public School take part in a cultural programme at their annual day function.
 — A Tribune photograph



Family tries to overcome grief 
SAS NAGAR, Nov 25 — Gloom descended over the house of Sqn Ldr Anil Sharma who died in Mi-8 Indian Air Force helicopter last Sunday when his family returned from Jamnagar at his residence here today.

Protest rally by SGPC
SAS NAGAR, Nov 25 — Representatives of local gurdwaras, religious bodies and members of the Shiromani Gurdwara Prabandhak Committee (SGPC) staged a rally in Phase vi here to protest against certain objectionable literature distributed by Chattar Shakti, a wing of the RSS, in certain schools of SAS Nagar and Chandigarh.

Chatting on the Net with your would-be spouse
CHANDIGARH, Nov 25 — The sweeping winds of modernity and the penetration of internet have slowly made inroads into the vexed process of arranging of marriage, with even the conservative would-be brides and grooms adopting an increasingly liberal approach towards it, though, of course, not without the consent of their parents, who have almost started relying on the judgement of their wards.

Good show by paraplegic soldiers
SAS NAGAR, Nov 25 — Displaying grit and skill, wheelchair-bound paraplegic soldiers defeated NCC girl cadets during a friendly match organised at the Paraplegic Rehabilitation Centre as part of the NCC’s 53rd Raising Day celebrations here today.

Mobikes flagged off, 20 honoured
CHANDIGARH, Nov 25 — A fleet of 10 police control room motor cycles were flagged off and 15 policemen and five gallant citizens were honoured by UT Administrator, Lieut Gen J.F.R. Jacob, (retd) at Raj Bhavan here today.

Lieut-Gen Mann to take over
CHANDIGARH, Nov 25 — Lieut-Gen H. R. S. Mann is scheduled to take over as Chief of Staff (COS) Western Command, on November 29, it is learnt.

Chandigarh botanical park: FRI to help
DEHRA DUN, Nov 25 — The Forest Research Institute (FRI), Dehra Dun has decided to extend technological and scientific help to the Chandigarh Administration for developing a botanical garden in the city. 



Another burglary: jewellary stolen
CHANDIGARH, Nov 25 — In yet another case of house-break, a Sector 42 resident has alleged that two gold lockets, along with four pairs of silver payal, were taken away after the locks were broken.

Gang of burglars busted
SAS NAGAR, Nov 25 — The Ropar police has busted a gang of inter-state burglars. At least 80 grams of stolen gold jewellery and fire arms have been seized from two arrested members of the gang, Joginderpal alias Sonu and Roshan Lal alias Ramesh.


Conference underway on PU campus
, Nov 25 — A series of workshops are underway as part of the ongoing fourth conference of the Somatic Inkblot Society on the Panjab University campus here. 

Silver jubilee of school
, Nov 25 — The silver jubilee function of the Ankur Nursery School, Sector 14, concluded with a cultural evening here today. 

PCCTU flay Punjab Govt
, Nov 25 — The Punjab and Chandigarh Teacher’s Union (PCCTU) has criticised the Punjab Government for its failure to implement the Pension-cum-Gratuity Act 1999.

Students enthral audience
, Nov 25 — Students of Ajit Karam Singh International Public School enthralled the audience with their performance at the annual day of the school. The function began with the school song.


Police remand for two
KHARAR, Nov 25 — Ms Neelam Arora, Judicial Magistrate of Kharar, today, sent two persons — Devinder Kumar and Baldev Singh — to police remand till November 27.

Anticipatory bail in shootout case
CHANDIGARH, Nov 25 — The UT Additional District and Sessions Judge, Mr R.C. Godara, today granted anticipatory bail to Medical Health Officer, Dr S.S. Cheema, in a case of alleged shootout.



Workshop on art appreciation
, Nov 25 — Although different classical dance forms of India like Bharatnatyam, Odissi and Kathak are classical in nature and sourced to sage Bharat Muni’s masterpiece Natya- sastra, like the holy Ganga, the dance too flowed first through the Himalayas, the abode of Lord Shiva. 

Hungarian troupe performs
CHANDIGARH, Nov 25 — Expression of happiness through body movements with music was the bottomline of the dances presented by the Bihari Janos Folk Dance Ensemble at a cultural show organised by the Indian Council for Cultural Relations in collaboration with the Hungarian Information and Cultural Centre, New Delhi, at the Technical Teachers Training Institute, Sector 26, here today.


‘Tuberculosis largest killer’
CHANDIGARH, Nov 25 — As many as four and a half million children, under the age of five, die every year because of respiratory disorders.

Terminally ill need palliative care
CHANDIGARH, Nov 25 — To provide effective comfort and care to the terminally ill patients, when the disease is beyond active treatment, an eight-day palliative care-cum-workshop began at the PGI, here today.

Indian surgeons world class
CHANDIGARH, Nov 25 — “Indian surgeons are world class and so are the facilities at some of the medical centres in the country.” 



Kanwar Sandeep UT chess champ
CHANDIGARH, Nov 25 — Kanwar Sandeep Singh won the UT (under-25) Chess Championship here today in the Sector 44 St Xavier’s Senior Secondary School.

Krishnan to visit city
CHANDIGARH, Nov 25 — Ramesh Krishnan, the former tennis player and captain of the Indian Davis cup team, will be in the city from December 2 to 11 to impart training to young players for high competitive tennis. 

Ajeetesh wins golf title
CHANDIGARH, Nov 25 — Ajeetesh Sandhu of the Chandigarh Golf Club won the title in the Northern India Junior/Sub Junior Golf Championships which concluded at the Delhi Golf Club yesterday. Top

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