Business centre in a state of
CHANDIGARH, Dec 9 — The sub-city centre in Sector 34 here is in a state of neglect on account of continued official apathy.
Conceived as an ultra-modern parallel business centre patterned on the heart of the city — Sector 17 — for the southern part of the city about two decades back, the centre now seems to be nobody’s baby. Businessmen and building-owners say that the centre seems to be last on the agenda of the authorities for the provision of civic amenities.
Schoolboy goes ‘missing’
CHANDIGARH, Dec 9 — Seventeen-year-old Gopal, studying in Class IX in Jawahar Navodya Vidyalaya, a residential school in Sector 25, reportedly ran away from the institution last Sunday.
POSTAL STIR-DAY 5
Postal services remain crippled
CHANDIGARH, Dec 9 — The postal services remained crippled for the fifth day today in Chandigarh and Punjab on account of the all-India strike by postal employees, putting the public to great hardship.
Workshop on child
CHANDIGARH, Dec 9 — A workshop on Child Protection and Juvenile Justice Act, 1986, was organised by the Social Welfare Department of the Chandigarh Administration, here today. The main objective of the workshop was to explore the possibilities for achieving the objectives of integrated development of children and to find workable solutions for child protection and rehabilitation.
Residents can watch MC proceedings
CHANDIGARH, Dec 9 — Any resident can now watch the proceedings of the municipal corporation house, provided he has the necessary recommendation from the councillor of his ward. A notification in this regard has been issued by the UT Finance Secretary, Mr Rakesh Singh.
Villagers protest against PUDA
SAS NAGAR, Dec 9 — A housing scheme of five new sectors in the town recently floated by the Punjab Urban Planning and Development Authority
has attracted protests from the land holders whose land is being acquired for the project. They said the land in Sohana, Mauli Baidwan, Lakhnour and Raipur Khurd villages was yet to be acquired.
to PUDA housing scheme
SAS NAGAR, Dec 9 — A housing scheme for five new sectors floated by the Punjab Urban Planning and Development Authority
on November 27 last has attracted an overwhelming response. A spokesman of PUDA said as many as 8000 application forms of the housing scheme had been sold so far.
body to join Dec 12 strike
CHANDIGARH, Dec 9 — The PSEB Engineers Association at an emergency meeting held today decided to participate in the strike on December 12 in response to a call for countrywide strike given by the National Coordination Committee of Electricity Employees and Engineers. It was decided at today’s meeting that there would be no exemption from participation in strike to anyone.
Rs 100 note in
CHANDIGARH, Dec 9 — Don’t just count your cash before leaving the bank counter, but look at it carefully, especially when notes are of Rs 500 denomination. This is the moral of the story learned the hard way by a city resident when he discovered a 100-rupee note in a bundle of 500-rupee notes issued by the Faridkot branch of a bank.
PANCHKULA, Dec 9 — The evening was filled with music, masti and dance when 142 participants from all over the region competed for Lion’s Boogie-Woogie open dance competition at Yavnika, Sector 5, Panchkula today.