Sunday, January 14, 2001,
Chandigarh, India



Zila Parishad poll: HC order a setback to INLD
PANCHKULA, Jan 13—The INLD-supported candidate of the Zila Parishad, Ms Shimla Devi, suffered a setback with the Punjab and Haryana High Court directing the state government through the officials of the district administration to hold election to the office of president and vice - president of the Zila Parishad within a month or receiving the order's copy.

Round-the-clock work on overbridge
DERA BASSI, Jan 13 — Construction work on the overbridge on the Chandigarh-Ambala highway at the Bhankharpur level crossing is progressing on a war-footing. 
Work in progress on the railway overbridge at Bhankharpur level crossing on the Chandigarh - Ambala highway.
Work in progress on the railway overbridge at Bhankharpur level crossing on the Chandigarh - Ambala highway near Dera Bassi. — Tribune photo by Manoj Mahajan 

Plan to realign Fatehgarh Sahib road
SAS NAGAR, Jan 13 — In order to maintain the smooth flow of traffic on the busy Chandigarh — Fatehgarh Sahib road passing through the town, the Town and Country Planning Department, Punjab, has proposed realignment of the SAS Nagar — Lakhnour section of the road. 

UT among partner states, say House records
CHANDIGARH, Jan 13 — Going by what has been stated in the Lok Sabha in the past, the Union Territory of Chandigarh is entitled to partner status in the power projects of the Bhakra Beas Management Board just like Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh and Rajasthan.




Rights’ team indicts cops
CHANDIGARH, Jan 13 — The Ludhiana police is shielding the accused in the killing of Avtar Singh of Ludhiana. This is the finding of a team of the Lawyers for Human Rights International. The report of the human rights organisation was prepared by Mr Arunjeev Singh Walia, Mr Ravinder Singh, Mr Mohinder Singh, Mr Yogesh Kumar.

Special police team for R-Day
CHANDIGARH, Jan 13 — For carrying out anti-sabotage checks in the city on and before the Republic Day, the Chandigarh Police has formed a special 70-member-team.

Super Bazar closure: notice to Administration
CHANDIGARH, Jan 13 — A Division Bench of the Punjab and Haryana High Court yesterday issued a notice of motion to the Chandigarh Administration on the closure of the Super Bazar for April 18.

Theft of transformer costs man life
CHANDIGARH, Jan 13 — In an alleged attempt to steal a transformer from an electric pole, an unidentified person was today electrocuted in Dhanas village. His body was found clinging to the transformer.

Amputated leg found near GMCH
CHANDIGARH, Jan 13 — Panic gripped the labourers digging the ground for laying electric cables near the Sector 32 Government Medical College and Hospital in the morning today after an amputated leg was unearthed by them.

An action thriller
FARZ’ (Nirman and KC Panchkula) is an expected saga of battle of fists and muscles from Raj Kanwar ‘Jat Puttar” Sunny Deol pitched against a macho Jackie Shroff in a negative role is a smart marketing package, at least for the initial draws.




Working women hostel powerless
CHANDIGARH, Jan 13 — The working women hostel in Sector 23 Bal Bhavan is reportedly without electricity for the past four days due to power failure. A number of telephone calls were received by Chandigarh Tribune in this regard.

Police holds complaint redressal camps
CHANDIGARH, Jan 13 — Carrying out the "alternate complaint redressal" exercise in different parts of the city, the Chandigarh Police today disposed of several complaints regarding landlord-tenant dispute, eve-teasing and liquor smuggling.

Bansal highlights farmers’ demands
CHANDIGARH, Jan 13 — In protest against the ‘anti-farmer’ policies of the BJP-led Central Government, the District Congress Committee organised a rally here today.

2 children die in mishaps
CHANDIGARH, Jan 13 — A five-year-old child was declared dead at the Sector 32 Government Medical College and Hospital. He had been brought to the hospital after he fell from the roof of his house in Sector 46.



One held, stolen goods recovered
CHANDIGARH, Jan 13 — The local police had arrested Raju, a resident of Colony No 5 in a theft case. Earlier, Bruno Dhillon of Sector 35 had reported with the police that his servant Raju had stolen a camera, a wrist watch and Rs 5,500, from his shop, here yesterday night.

Minor raped, killed
KHARAR, Jan 13 — A minor girl of the near by Bajheri village was allegedly raped and then murdered by her lover in the village yesterday. The father of the deceased has lodged a complaint with the Kharar police that her daughter, Pammi (17), was in love with a handicapped boy Bagga, who was running a tailoring shop in the village and they wanted to get married.

Calming tempers proves fatal
PANCHKULA, Jan 13 — A contractor, Swaminath Jaiswal, was murdered near his house in Maheshpur in Sector 21 last night while trying to calm a quarrel between two of his friends.



GCG-11 teams win antakshri contest
CHANDIGARH, Jan 13 — Government College for Girls, Sector 11, in collaboration with the Lions Club Chandigarh Nightingale organised the first -ever inter- girls college Antakshri competition at the college premises today as part of the youth week celebrations.

Results of library-related contests
CHANDIGARH, Jan 13 — Teams from more than 32 schools along with teams from all colleges of Chandigarh participated in the second set of inter-school and inter-college library-related competitions organised by the Chandigarh Librarians’ Association and sponsored by Competition Master at the Centre-State Library, Sector 34, here today.

Students celebrate Lohri 
CHANDIGARH, Jan 13 — Students of Government College, Sector 46, celebrated Lohri on the college campus here today with verve and enthusiasm. The bonfire was lighted by the Principal, Mr D.P. Singh. Yesterday more than 150 students of the college had donated blood to mark Youth Day. 


Bail refused in assault case
CHANDIGARH, Jan 13 — The UT Additional District and Session Judge, Mr S.K. Goel, today dismissed the bail plea moved by a resident of Sangrur, Ravinder Singh, in an assault case.



Seminar on Punjabi culture
CHANDIGARH, Jan 13 — “Khaada peeta Aap Daa, baki Nadir Shah daa” sums up Punjabi ethos, said author Dr Satish Verma at a seminar on “Punjab through the ages and its contemporary issues: A cultural perspective”. 

Installations raise questions
CHANDIGARH, Jan 13 — The exhibition of installation projects by the six Delhi-based artists, which opened at the Panjab University Fine Arts Museum today, sets the mind to question merits and validity of these artistic expressions.

The installation project of Subodh Gupta which fills the amazing space of PU Fine Arts Museum's courtyard.


Health club inaugurated
SAS NAGAR, Jan 13 — A health club ‘Tassha’ was inaugurated at the Country Club in Industrial Area here by Mr Y Rajeev Reddy, chairman and managing director of the club, here today.



Six athletes to get specialised training
CHANDIGARH, Jan 13 — The UT Administration has decided to send six athletes of the Chandigarh Police to the National Institute of Sports, Patiala, for special training there. Mr Bhim Sain Bassi, IGP, UT, Chandigarh, today introduced these six athletes to the UT Administrator Lieut-Gen J.F.R. Jacob (retd). 

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