Infrastructure hassles irk colony residents
Jan 15 — Broken roads, low water pressure, heaps of garbage, frequent power failure, lack of parks, absence of bus service and house numbers not being in sequence have become cause of concern for the residents of Subhash Nagar colony.
Water accumulated on broken inner streets of Subhash Nagar colony in Mani
Majra. — A Tribune photograph
City may soon be a big residential
CHANDIGARH, Jan 15 — Is the city fast becoming a place where every inch of vacant space is occupied by buildings? Its demography is undergoing a change.
The Chandigarh Administration now wants to have low-density development on the 36 sq km land in 18 villages outside the sectors’ grid.
Inform cops about tenants, servants: DM
SAS NAGAR, Jan 15 — The District Magistrate has ordered that all owners or managers of the commercial establishments and owners of the residential premises shall have to inform the police station concerned about the antecedents of any servants, helpers, maids or part-time helpers employed by them.
5-member panel for Dasam Granth controversy
CHANDIGARH, Jan 15 — The World Sikh Intellectual Council has today appointed a five-member committee to submit its recommendations for amicably solving the controversy regarding the authenticity of the Dasam Granth and the right to vote to Sehajdharis during the SGPC elections to the Jathedar of Akal Takht.
|Girl crushed to
CHANDIGARH, Jan 15 — An unidentified girl, sitting on the pillion, was crushed to death, while the rider sustained serious injuries, after their scooter was hit from behind by a speeding truck on the Madhya
Marg, near the Mani Majra Housing Board traffic lights today.
Bank employees hold
CHANDIGARH, Jan 15 — On the call of the United Forum of Bank Unions, bank employees held a dharna against the introduction of the Bill in Parliament reducing
government stake in public sector banks from minimum 51 per cent to 33 per
Traffic came to a standstill on the Chandigarh-Kalka Highway near the Mani Majra Housing Board Chowk after a Kinetic Honda, being ridden by two youngsters, was crushed under a truck on Monday.
— A Tribune photo
Visitors cool to solar
PANCHKULA, Jan 15 — Contrary to expectations, the solar energy park in Sector 6 here, set up with a lot of fanfare, has failed make much impact and, has had very few visitors since its inauguration last August even as plans for another such park are afoot.
Oil conservation stressed
CHANDIGARH, Jan 15 — Mr M.P. Singh, Commissioner of the Municipal Corporation of Chandigarh, today stressed the need for sustainable development and conservation of the precious oil products.
TDS returns on
CHANDIGARH, Jan 15 — With a view to facilitate the filing of the tax deduction at source/tax collection at source returns, the Income Tax Department has made provisions for the filing of the TDS returns on computer media instead of the paper media, subject to the conditions that the returns filed conformed to the specifications of the department.
MC asked to take over open spaces
SAS NAGAR, Jan 15 — Even the confusion over the maintenance of basic amenities in the town continues, the Punjab Urban Planning and Development Authority
has written to the local municipal council to take over the possession of the open spaces and central verges from Phase I to Phase VII.
Power failure complaint
CHANDIGARH, Jan 15 — Four houses in Sector 39-D here have been without electricity since yesterday morning.
According to information available, four houses — 3091 to 3094 — are without power supply since Sunday morning.
Bansal sanctions funds for
CHANDIGARH, Jan 15 — The local MP, Mr Pawan Kumar Bansal, today said he had sanctioned a sum of Rs 10,35,000 out of the MP Local Area Development Scheme for three works started during the tenure of Mr Satya Pal Jain in the Lok Sabha.
Child injured, hospitalised
CHANDIGARH, Jan 15 — An unidentified child was today admitted to the Post Graduate
Institute of Medical Education and Research with injuries after being hit by a Maruti car near Chandi Mandir.
New ticket counter
CHANDIGARH, Jan 15 — A new counter for computerised ticket booking was inaugurated at the local railway station here today. The new counter is located at the entrance to the railway station from the Panchkula side and is expected to cater to the needs of residents of Panchkula.