of the hour is to educate people about human rights’
CHANDIGARH, Dec 11— Human
rights are violated by all. Be it the politicians, the mafia or the
police and the need of the hour is to educate people about these rights,
stated Dr Sagarpreet Hooda, IPS, ASP(east), at the Human Rights Day
celebrations at the UNESCO Centre, Panjab University, here today.
cylinders underweight, we are being overcharged’
PANCHKULA, Dec 11— A case
pertaining to the supply of an underweight cylinder by a local gas
agency came to light following a complaint by a resident of Sector 16.
The cylinder was replaced by the agency. However, the matter was taken
up in the monthly grievances committee meeting.
ill-clad for winter
CHANDIGARH, Dec 11 — With
the onset of winter the policemen on Police Control Room vans and those
who do the patrolling on motorcycles prepare themselves to brave the
dipping mercury. The department has provided them with jackets, woollen
shirts and trousers, but the policemen complain about their quality. The
home guards receive a worse treatment. They are provided only with
woollen shirts and many of the them have to purchase the shirts. The
orders are that no policemen will use blankets.
jeweller’s family awaits justice
SAS NAGAR, Dec 11 — As
the family of a 39 year-old jeweller of Chandigarh, who was murdered in
a Phase 7 house here, anxiously waits for the news about the arrest of
the suspects, the Ropar police is groping in the dark about their
whereabouts even after 120 days of the incident. The suspects had
cleaved the body of the victim, Ashok Kumar, into four pieces before
dumping them at secluded places along a nullah in the periphery of the
Librarian Award for H.K. Kaul
Dec 11 — Dr H.K. Kaul, Director, DELNET received the Punjab Librarian
award while the young Librarian award went to Dr T.S. Kumbar, INFLIBNET
and Prof. K. Navlani former Professor of Library Science, Punjabi
University, Patiala won the Woman Librarian Award at a function
organised in the Panjab University here today.
has a message: Mann
SAS Nagar, Dec 11 —
Humour is the presentation of day-to-day activities in a lighter vein
with a message. Nowadays life is full of stress and hurry and in it the
aim is to make people laugh for a while.
at Haryana Youth Festival
Panchkula, Dec 11— Chaos
and confusion marked the 7th Haryana State Youth Festival organised by
Sports and Youth Welfare Department, Haryana, in collaboration with
District Administration, here today.
leave history to scribes alone: expert
Dec 11 — “In recent decades contemporary history has become
important for the professional historian too and not to be left to the
journalists alone,” stated Dr J.S. Grewal, an eminent historian, in
his inaugural address at the opening of the three-week-long UGC
sponsored refresher course in the Department of History, Panjab
University, here today.
assurance to Khanpur residents
KHARAR, Dec 11 — Mr
Shamsher Singh Dullo, MP, has assured the residents of Khanpur village,
which falls in the Kharar Municipal Committee, that he would raise the
issue of common land of village Khanpur worth crores of rupees which
allegedly has been grabbed by some influential persons, in the Lok
Sabha. He assured them that he would send the memorandum given to him to
the District Grievances Removal Committee.
representatives hold protest
CHANDIGARH, Dec 11 —
Medical representatives from all over Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh
gathered here today to protest against the non implementation of minimum
wages act non fixing of working hours and not being given provident fund
by the pharmaceutical companies operating in the region.