Monday, November 27, 2000,
Chandigarh, India



House allotment not by rules alone
CHANDIGARH, Nov 26 — It is a classic case when the officialdom throws the rule book out of the window to harass a person or to favour someone else.

Teachers to march to Parliament
CHANDIGARH, Nov 26 — Teachers protesting against non-implementation of their demands for service benefits will stage a protest march to Parliament on December 12 with teachers from parts of the adjoining states likely to join.

Fake encounter case
Compensation increased
CHANDIGARH, Nov 26 — The District and Sessions Judge, Mr H.S. Bhalla, granted a compensation of Rs 2.68 lakh in case a of fake encounter in 1984. 

Helping the terminally ill die peacefully
CHANDIGARH, Nov 26 — In a country like India where a conservative figure of one million new cases is added every year to the long list of people suffering from cancer, palliative care acquires a definitive meaning.

Malkit, Gursewak to perform at PU
CHANDIGARH, Nov 26 — Punjabi pop stars Malkit Singh and Gursewak Mann will perform near the Students Centre, Panjab University, on November 30. 

Labourer dies as half-bodied trucks collide
PANCHKULA, Nov 26 — A 22-year old labourer died and 20 others were injured when a truck of the Haryana Vidyut Prasaran Nigam turned turtle near Mattawala on the Ramgarh road, here today, after colliding with a truck coming from the opposite direction, here today.





THE UT Administration’s demolition squads might have cleared all encroachments in front of shops in the Sector 22 market. But it hasn’t deterred some clever vendors from resurfacing on the familiar turf, albeit in modified avatars.


AIBEA leader threatens strike
CHANDIGARH, Nov 26 — The staff of nationalised banks will observe an indefinite nationwide strike if Parliament passed the Bill pertaining to the privatisation of the banking sector, the All-India Bank Employees Association(AIBEA) General Secretary, Mr Tarakeswar Chakraborty, said here today.

Police science congress begins today
CHANDIGARH, Nov 26 — ‘Innovative techniques in policing and police administration’ is the main theme of the 32nd All India Police Science Congress to held here from tomorrow. 

Restore December examinations
HIS refers to the report ‘‘KU panel recommends five monthly tests’’ (The Tribune, Nov 9). As an educationist of 36 years’ standing, I fully agree with Dr Ramesh Kumar, Principal, M.L.N. College, Yamunanagar, in demanding the restoration of December examinations instead of holding five monthly tests. 

Rotarians discuss public relations
CHANDIGARH, Nov 26 — Lively discussions on “the Rotary Public Relations and the Rotary Foundation” were the highlights of the one-day inter-city meet, “Adharshila,” of the 3080 Rotary International District 3080, held here today.

3 councillors question police role
SAS NAGAR, Nov 26 — The ongoing controversy over the postponement of the meeting called to elect the President of the SAS Nagar Municipal Committee took a new twist with at least three of the councillors, who have been booked by the police for tearing off the ballot papers, claiming that they had been falsely implicated in the case.

Heritage week concludes with havana
PANCHKULA, Nov 26 — The inclusion of Lahore, Kusoor, Multan, Sialkot and Peshawar in the list of world- heritage cities was demanded by the members of the Federation of Migrant Groups from North Western India now Pakistan.

Arya Samaj losing its goal
Jigyasu laments self-glorification
CHANDIGARH, Nov 26 — Prof Rajinder Jigyasu is a man who lives and links two worlds. He is a 69-year-old historian who has lived, upheld and worked tirelessly for his ideals and principles but at the same time never let them colour his keen sense about the truth. A staunch Arya Samajist, Prof Jigyasu is also the author of more than 40 biographies and 100 books.



Nine persons arrested
CHANDIGARH, Nov 26 — Nine persons were arrested for failing to inform the police about their antecedents under Section 188, IPC, and five cases were registered against them, here yesterday.

  • Motor cycle stolen

  • Eve-teasing case

  • Liquor seized

  • 4 held for gambling



DAV-10, St Stephen’s win running trophy
, Nov 26 — The Sector 10 DAV College and St Stephen’s School won the running trophy at Natyaotsav 2000 organised by the Sambhang Theatre Group here on Friday. 

Students perform at the annual function of DAV School, Sector-8, Panchkula.Annual functions of schools held
Nov 26 — A lively and entertaining cultural show marked the annual day celebrations of DAV English Medium Senior Secondary School, Sector 8, here today, as the tiny-tots, especially, captivated the audience with their performance.

Students perform at the annual function of DAV School, Sector-8, Panchkula, on Sunday. 
 — A Tribune photograph

Anshul wins poster making contest
, Nov 26 — The Lion’s Club Plaza organised a poster making contest at Punjab Kala Bhavan here today. Based on the idea of unity and peace the best posters were chosen from the entries by students from almost all schools of Chandigarh, Panchkula and SAS Nagar.

PCCTU to intensify agitation
, Nov 26 — The Punjab and Chandigarh College Teachers Union, today, announced a decision to intensify the ongoing agitation for the implementation of the Pension and Gratuity Act, 1999.


Justice Koul made Chairman of Advisory Boards 
CHANDIGARH, Nov 26 — A former Judge of the Punjab and Haryana High Court, Justice M.L. Koul, has been appointed Chairman of the Advisory Boards constituted under the Jammu and Kashmir Public Safety Act, the Jammu and Kashmir Prevention of Blackmarketing and Maintenance of Supplies of Essential Commodities Act and the Jammu and Kashmir Prevention of Illicit Traffic in Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act.



Art appreciation workshop concludes
, Nov 26 — Musicians and vocalists dwelt upon the intricacies of Indian classical music on the concluding day of the art appreciation workshop at the Bhaskar Rao Auditorium of Pracheen Kala Kendra, Sector 35, here today.

Majestic landscapes
CHANDIGARH, Nov 26 — Harnam Singh Rathore has sweet memories of this city. And that, perhaps, is the reason why he chose to bring his exhibits here for the second time.


Prosthondontics meet concludes
CHANDIGARH, Nov 26 — Implants were the focus of the scientific sessions of the XXVIII Indian Prosthondontics Society Congress which concluded here, today.



Golf Club elections on Dec 9
CHANDIGARH, Nov 26 — The elections to the executive committee of the Chandigarh Golf Club is likely to be well contested with 23 members in the fray for various posts. Votes to elect the new 11 - member executive committee for the year 2001 will be polled on December 9.

Induraj sets record in 800 m race
SAS NAGAR, Nov 26 — The 21st annual meet of Yadvindra Public School was declared open by Dr H.S. Dhillon, Principal of the school, here today. Mr Gurbaksh Singh Sandhu, a veteran international volleyball player, was the chief guest on the occasion.

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