Wednesday, November 29, 2000,
Chandigarh, India



House owners don’t have to inform about tenants
Admn opines Section 144 has wide scope for misuse

CHANDIGARH, Nov 28 — It is no longer mandatory for house owners of the Union Territory to inform the police about their tenants. The Chandigarh Administration had made compliance to this order essential under Section 144 of the Cr PC.

Chandigarh police keeping tab on Punjab police personnel
CHANDIGARH, Nov 28 — The Chandigarh Police is keeping a close tab on the activities of certain Punjab Armed Police personnel allegedly involved in cases of extortion.

PU students welcomed with song, dance
Hooliganism delays function by an hour
CHANDIGARH, Nov 28 — Aagaz-2000, a welcome function for freshers at Punjab University here today, was a great hit with students.

Banks ‘ignoring farm sector’
CHANDIGARH, Nov 28 — Banks have started ignoring the agricultural sector. The flow of money from banks to this sector has shrunk drastically. 

Time to “address adolescents’ problems”
CHANDIGARH, Nov 28 — If India is to transform its “burden of population” into an “asset of human resource”, it is time to harness youth power.

Only one Gurpurb procession tomorrow
CHANDIGARH, Nov 28 — This time, only one Gurpurb procession will be taken out in the city on November 30, the martyrdom day eve of Guru Teg Bahadur.




Walkout by Cong councillors
Poll for Home Minister’s committee put off
CHANDIGARH, Nov 28 — The Commissioner, Municipal Corporation, Chandigarh, today admitted in the meeting of the general house that there had been a mistake at the official level in giving the contract of installing sector guide maps to a particular company without the necessary approval.

Admn gives freehold land for railway project
CHANDIGARH, Nov 28 — The Chandigarh Administration will allot land to Indian Railways on freehold basis, instead of leasehold basis for the Chandigarh-Ludhiana railway link project — a formula under which the Railways will be paying more than the present rate of Rs 1 lakh per acre will be worked out by the Chandigarh Administration.


SAS Nagar councillors to head committees,  says Kulwant Singh
SAS NAGAR, Nov 28 — Decentralisation of power in the civic body will be the topmost priority of Mr Kulwant Singh, who has been elected President of the SAS Nagar Municipal Council. Constituting committees headed by councillors will be the first step to be taken by the elected body.

Incorrigible Postal Department
HIS refers to the report “Internet has hit postal delivery system” (Chandigarh Tribune, Nov 22). 

HUDA plan to curb power wastage
PANCHKULA, Nov 28 — A recent approval on the optimum utilisation of power by regularising the street lighting arrangements by the Haryana Urban Development Authority is likely to reduce its consumption by almost 40 per cent.

HUDA following wrong policies: builders
PANCHKULA, Nov 28 — The recent announcement of the Haryana Urban Development Authority to float new schemes came in for strong criticism from the Haryana Group Housing Promoters and Builders Federation.

Patwaris stage dharna
KHARAR, Nov 28 — Patwaris of Kharar tehsil staged a dharna and raised slogans in the tehsil complex here today in protest against the alleged misbehaviour of the SDM, Kharar, with the patwaris.


One killed in accident
CHANDIGARH, Nov 28 — Jai Prakash, a helper, was seriously injured when a heap of iron rods fell on him while he was helping the driver of the truck in reversing the truck. Later he succumbed to the injuries. 

  • Assaulted

  • Pedestrian hit

  • Car-jeep accident

  • Two arrested for gambling

  • Scooter stolen


Executives asked to face globalisation challenges
CHANDIGARH, Nov 28 — A week-long custom-designed Management Development Programme for senior executives of the Bank of India started on November 27 at the Centre of Research in Rural and Industrial Development.


DAV college wins quiz contest
CHANDIGARH, Nov 28 — It was DAV College, Chandigarh, all the way in the inter college quiz competition — Quizine at Tagore Theatre, Sector 18 here today.

Saurabh Saini displays his works at TTTI, Chandigarh.Workshop for the disabled at TTTI
CHANDIGARH, Nov 28 — A two-day national workshop on integrating persons with disabilities in the mainstream of technical and vocational education, commenced at Technical Teachers Training Institute here today. 

Saurabh Saini displays his works at TTTI, Chandigarh, on Tuesday. — A Tribune photograph 


Haryana told to produce records
Selection of teachers
Chandigarh, Nov 28 — A Division Bench of the Punjab and Haryana High Court comprising Mr Justice Amarbir Singh Gill and Mr Justice V. S. Aggarwal today directed the Haryana Government to produce all records concerning the appointment of Punjabi teachers in Haryana.

Dilip Kumar issued bailable warrants
CHANDIGARH, Nov 28 — The UT Judicial Magistrate (Ist Class), Mr Phalit Sharma, has issued a bailable warrant to thespian actor Dilip Kumar, alias Yusuf Khan, and others for December 16 in a cheque bounce case today.



A young director from the city
CHANDIGARH, Nov 28 — When 27-year-old Mohan Sharma left Chandigarh in 1995 to try hand at film direction, he did not possess any technical know-how. All he had was zeal and determination.

Intimate with nature
CHANDIGARH, Nov 28 — Dev Inder Singh uses the camera to inspire life into all that is inanimate and when the image comes before the eyes, the mind sings praises of natural splendour.

Nostalgic images
CHANDIGARH, Nov 28 — The works of oil and acrylic on canvas, put up by Shally Mahajan and Ashwani Kumar, alumni of the Institute of Fine Arts, Jammu, at the PU Fine Arts Museum, present a stark contrast between zesty urban life and serene rural life. 



City badminton players honoured
CHANDIGARH, Nov 28 — Local badminton players were honoured at a simple function held here yesterday for their outstanding achievements at the North Zone Inter-State Badminton Championships held recently in New Delhi. 


Encroachments removed
CHANDIGARH, Nov 28 — The enforcement wing of the Municipal Corporation, Chandigarh, today removed encroachments in 80 to 90 houses in Indira colony, Mani Majra.

Head constable suspended
CHANDIGARH, Nov 28 — A head constable with the Chandigarh Police, Jaswinder Singh, was today placed under suspension with immediate effect on the allegations of making wrong entries in the daily diary case register late in the evening on Monday.Top

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