BSNL may make access to Internet free
New package from Jan 1
CHANDIGARH, Dec 5 — The Department of Telecom, which has recently been corporatised and re-named as Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL), is about to change the way computer users ‘‘surf ’’ the net. BSNL, which is one of the major Internet service providers in the country, is all set to make access to Internet free of cost.
Rampur ki Dawat at Red Bishop
PANCHKULA, Dec 5 — There is good news for food connoisseurs looking for delicacies to tickle their palate—Haryana Tourism Department has come up with a unique idea to pamper them with exquisite cuisines from all over the country, at a food festival.
Executive development programme begins
CHANDIGARH, Dec 5 — An executive development programme (EDP), designed to upgrade the skills of project identification, formulation, appraisal, implementation, monitoring and recovery of loan of the Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe beneficiaries, was inaugurated at Kisan Bhavan, Sector 35, here today.
Police beat up phariwallas
CHANDIGARH, Dec 5 — The Chandigarh police today allegedly beaten up phariwallas and reportedly arrested 198 of them, while they were protesting in front of the office of the Municipal Corporation. Hundreds of members of the Old Phari Market Association today gehraoed the MC office for two hours and raised slogan against them.
Thanking the good Samaritans of the city
‘I’ll be back,’ says grief-stricken sister
CHANDIGARH, Dec 5 — Irmgard Exo came to India on October 20 with dreams for a holiday, she had long planned for. She will leave with her sister Mechthild, most probably sometime next week, but in the form of in an urn ashes.
CM on inauguration spree
PANCHKULA, Dec 5 — On an inauguration spree, Haryana Chief Minister Om Prakash Chautala here today formally opened school buildings and health centres, and later declared the 46th national school games open at Hansraj Public School in Sector 6.
City resident wins 3.2 lakh in KBC
CHANDIGARH, Dec 5— It was a dream come true for city resident Vijay Sharma, Zonal Manager of Nicholas Pirmal India Limited, who recently won Rs 3,20,000 on the Star TV programme Kaun Banega Crorepati (KBC).
MLAs enroll for
CHANDIGARH, Dec 5 — Legislators of Haryana enrolled themselves for computer training at the swank e-governance center of the Haryana Civil Secretariat here today.
14 jhuggis gutted in fire
CHANDIGARH, Dec 5 — As many as 14 jhuggis were gutted in a fire which broke out at Khuda Lahora this evening. No loss of life was reported.
innovative urban management
CHANDIGARH, Dec 5 — Capacity building and training for the persons involving in the local government for better functioning was emphasised during a three-day training workshop on “innovative urban management and financing of urban infrastructure” organised by the Centre for Research in Rural and Industrial Development (CRRID) in collaboration with the National Institute of Urban Affairs (NIUA), New Delhi, here today.
Unauthorised taxi stands removed
CHANDIGARH, Dec 5 — The enforcement wing of the Municipal Corporation, Chandigarh, today uprooted tents of as many as 15 unauthorised taxi stands in various parts of the city. There are at present only 58 authorised taxi stands in the city.
CHANDIGARH, Dec 5 — A 15-year-old school girl, Deepa of Sector 28, was admitted to the PGI with serious injuries after she fell from a local bus today. In another case, a Colony Number 4 resident, Sunita, was admitted to the Sector 32 Government Medical College and Hospital after she consumed poison.
‘Govt delaying notification’
SAS NAGAR, Dec 5 — Apprehending that the
government was going to “intentionally” delay the issuing of the
notification of the election of the President of the SAS Nagar
Municipal Council, the councillors of the Kulwant group are
contemplating to take legal course once again.