Mansa Devi road encroached
Dec 14 — Yet again shops have mushroomed along the Mansa Devi shrine road — courtesy the Haryana Urban Development Authority (HUDA) and the local administration who seem confused over the issue of jurisdiction of the area of encroachment.
RVC celebrates 221 years of existence
CHANDIGARH, Dec 14 — Remount and Veterinary Corps (RVC), an elite and specialised force meant for breeding, training and treatment of horses, cattle and dogs for military service, celebrated 221 years of its existence today.
chowkidar told to report
CHANDIGARH, Dec 14— Taking note of the press reports and the complaint made by the residents of Sector 47 that a councillor had snooped around the community centre yesterday, the Chief Engineer, MC, today summoned the chowkidar of the centre. He has been asked to give a report about the incident, it is learnt.
BSNL to allow free
Net access during night
Dec 14 — Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) today decided to allow computer users logging onto the Internet free access during night hours — between 11 pm and 8 am. A formal announcement by the local BSNL office is expected tomorrow, sources said, adding that a new rate package with slashed rates for day time usage is also to be announced.
cycle chalao, paed lagao campaign
Dec 14 — Eminent enviornmentalist Sunder Lal Bahuguna launched the cycle chalao, paed lagao campaign here today, to promote cycling and planting of trees.
Non-implementation of directions flayed
CHANDIGARH, Dec 14 — Allottees of defence quota plots in the city have flayed the non-implementation of directions issued by the UT Administrator in regard to treating the date of sewerage connection as the date of completion of construction for the purpose of selling property.
Controversy over clerk’s
SAS NAGAR, Dec 14 — Controversy has arisen over the reinstatement of a senior Municipal Council clerk yesterday who had been suspended on a charge of illegally taking away an office almirah containing records. The clerk had been reinstated by the Executive Officer (EO).
Stage set for declaring Cong office-bearers
Dec 14 — The stage is all set for declaring the office-bearers of the local unit of the Congress after the President, Mr B.B. Behl, was unanimously elected on December 9. There are indications that 10 members are to be nominated while five would be co-opted to accommodate the favourites of various factions who could not make it in the organisational polls held recently.
CHANDIGARH, Dec 14 — A Sector 21 resident, reportedly under debt, ended his life by consuming insecticide late in the evening today. He was declared dead on arrival at the Sector 32 Government Medical College and Hospital.
3 hurt in blast,
Dec 14 — Three city residents were admitted to the Post-Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research with serious injuries after a gas cylinder, used in welding, exploded in the Sector 28 market.
CHANDIGARH, Dec 14 — In a collision between two cars on the road dividing Sectors 37 and 38 late in the evening today, five persons, including four of a family, sustained injuries. They were admitted to the PGI. Their condition is stated to be stable.
Vijay Divas traffic restrictions
CHANDIGARH, Dec 14 — Traffic restrictions would be imposed on some of the city roads during Vijay Divas celebrations at Punjab Raj Bhavan, here on Saturday. The traffic would be diverted on alternative roads from 2 p.m. onwards till the end of at Home at Punjab Raj Bhavan.
Seven hospitalised following mishap
CHANDIGARH, Dec 14 — Seven persons, including three of a family residing in Chandi
Mandir, were admitted to the PGI after two buses and a truck collided near Kurali in the afternoon today. Their condition was reported to be stable.