Garden of Annuals coming up
CHANDIGARH, Feb 7 — The city is all set to add another garden to its galaxy of gardens during the Festival of Gardens, scheduled to be held at the Sector 16 Rose Garden from February 23 to 25.
Workers of the Municipal Corporation give finishing touches to the “Garden of Annuals” in Sector 44 of Chandigarh on Wednesday. — A Tribune photo
Kashmiri Sikhs: bound by roots, hounded by bullets
CHANDIGARH, Feb 7 — I will possibly never go back to my home in Singpura in Kashmir, militants will most probably kill me, says retired Havildar Major Jeevan Singh. Recuperating in the PGI from a serious bullet injury which he had sustained three days back in Jammu, Jeevan Singh recalled how it all had happened.
Drive against defaulting cable operators
CHANDIGARH, Feb 7 — The Chandigarh Municipal Corporation is planning to launch a drive to remove overhead cables of those sector level cable operators in the city, who have not been paying their monthly dues.
Senior fellowship for Dr Singhal
CHANDIGARH, Feb 7 — Eminent scholar, Dr Dharam Pal Singhal has been awarded senior fellowship in the field of Hindi by the Government of India.
Driving car without helmet!
CHANDIGARH, Feb 7 — Believe it or not, an SAS Nagar resident was issued challan by the Chandigarh police for driving a car without wearing a safety helmet.
Dr Gurdeep Singh Virk of Phase IV was surprised to receive a notice by a Deputy Superintendent of Police stating that an offence of driving without wearing a helmet had been committed by the driver of the vehicle bearing registration number PB-65-8525.
Villagers protest custodial death
KHARAR, Feb 7 — Jaspal Singh of Saherri village under Morinda police station died in police custody last night. Residents of the village sat in dharna in Morinda demanding action against the SHO of Morinda.
Move to revert
some MC officials
CHANDIGARH, Feb 7 — Mayor Raj Kumar Goyal has sought a list of all those officers and employees who have completed three years of service on deputation with the Municipal Corporation. A note in this regard has been sent to the Assistant Commissioner-I to provide the required information.
Mayor may face
CHANDIGARH, Feb 7 — The authority of the Mayor, Mr Raj Kumar Goyal, may suffer a setback on the controversial issue of dissolution of sub-committees, if the UT Administration directs him to convene another special meeting of the House to sort out the issue through proper voting.
Sambhar strays into house
CHANDIGARH, Feb 7 — A four-year-old male sambhar entered a house in Sector 2 by leaping over a six-feet wall after straying from the Kansal forest area this evening. The animal was later caught by one UT wildlife squad after tranquillising it.