Monday, July 23, 2001, Chandigarh, India


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Govt out to rein in clinics, nursing homes
Chandigarh, July 22
With the Government of India proposing to regulate private hospitals, clinics and nursing homes, the haphazard growth and improper functioning of these in the region are expected to come to an end.

BJP eyes Mayor’s post
Chandigarh, July 22
The BJP seems to have made up its mind of putting up its candidate for the post of Mayor following the resignation of minority Congress incumbent Raj Kumar Goyal and few of those coveting the post have already started camping in Delhi.

MC meeting to take up Mayor’s resignation
Chandigarh, July 22
A special meeting of the Municipal Corporation of Chandigarh is likely to be held later this month to inform the House about the resignation of Mr Raj Kumar Goyal, who resigned from the post of Mayor yesterday.



Concrete track caves in
SAS Nagar, July 22
Barely two months after a foot-bridge on a choe, passing through the Leisure Valley, was inaugurated by the Punjab Housing and Urban Development Minister, Dr Upinderjit Kaur, a concrete track leading to the bridge from the side of the YPS School side has caved in, much to inconvenience of morning walkers.

Portion of earth supporting an embankment of the Leisure Valley choe caved in during recent rains (left) and damaged portions of a footpath leading to a recently inaugurated foot-bridge in Leisure Valley, Sector 62 (right), in SAS Nagar. — Tribune photos Parvesh Chauhan

Project to map hazardous areas
Chandigarh, July 22
A project to map hazardous and landslide-prone zones on popular tourist and pilgrim routes in this region has been taken up by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) in collaboration with the Survey of India.

Two bodies found in city
Chandigarh, July 22
Mystery shrouds the death of a 24-year old rickshaw puller, whose body was found in bushes on the backside of Vijay Gas Agency on Jail Road this morning.
According to information available, Suresh Kumar’s body was found lying in bushes in the morning.

Ms Satinder Dhawan
Beginning today, we are publishing a weekly feature: Interactive. It will carry the interview of each Councillor and a comparison of his promises vs performance.

Lot more to be accomplished: Satinder
s Satinder Dhawan, represents the largest ward, ward number one of the Municipal Corporation having 11 wards apart from other areas, mostly inhabitated by the city elite.

‘Dead man’ returns

7 elected unopposed


IT seems that the Chandigarh police is totally oblivious of the inconvenience faced by the commuters in case of a protest rally, which undoubtedly means that certain roads will be blocked for hours together and the commuters will be left high and dry.


Slain tea planter’s kin for fair probe
Chandigarh, July 22
The family of the slain tea planter Mr Harpreet Singh Mand, who was lynched in Sonali in Assam on July 2, has asked the Punjab Government to approach the Assam government for fair investigation into his death.

Soaring on “Tum Bin” success
Chandigarh, July 22
The two most talked-about debutantes in Bollywood, who are starring in the latest Anubhav Sinha’s rage titled Tum Bin, were in city today.

Drive to check car thefts
Chandigarh, July 22
The city police has embarked upon a special campaign to check the ever-increasing incidents of car theft in central police subdivision.

Spirit of Hinduism highlighted
Chandigarh, July 22
Janshakti, in tandem with the Servants of the People Society, organised an open discussion on “The spirit of Hinduism” at Lajpat Rai Bhavan here today.


The government veterinary hospital near Kumbhra village fears dislocation as it has come within the boundary of the upcoming City Park in SAS Nagar.
The government veterinary hospital near Kumbhra village fears dislocation as it has come within the boundary of the upcoming City Park in SAS Nagar. — A Tribune photograph

Veterinary hospital may be edged out
SAS Nagar, July 22
An ambitious plan of the Punjab Urban Planning and Development Authority to lay a city park in over 18 acres in Sector 68, adjoining Kumbhra village has sounded the death-knell of a 35-year-old civil veterinary hospital there. The hospital falls within the planning area of the proposed park.

Political parties back CHB residents
Chandigarh, July 22
Various political parties extended their support to the genuine demands of the CHB Residents Federation at the 11th campaign meeting in Sector 46-C here today.

Siau murders: arrest of Akali leader sought

Even as the local police has arrested suspects involved in a month-old case of murder of two kids of Siau village, local leaders of different political parties are leaving no stone unturned to keep the case alive by demanding arrest of a Youth Akali Dal leader, reported to be the “god-father” of one of the suspects.

DGP for promoting community policing scheme
Panchkula, July 22
The need for a joint effort on the part of the Rotary Club and the police to promote the scheme of community policing was expressed by the Director General of police, Mr M.S. Malik, while addressing the members of the club at the installation ceremony held last evening.

PAU vets examine ailing animals
Chhat Bir, July 22
A team of doctors from the Veterinary Department at Punjab Agriculture University, (PAU), Ludhiana, today visited Chhat Bir Zoo and examined some of the ailing animals.

Zoo employee caught reselling tickets
Chhat Bir, July 22
An employee was held for reselling tickets at the main entrance to Chhat Bir Zoo by his colleague here on Saturday evening. Tickets were also recovered from his possession.

Organising your garden

These days, because of lack of space, people live in apartments. There are very few persons who have a garden. In apartments one can place living plants in one’s rooms. The living room is considered the best place for keeping living plants. They emit good energy around them.


Man booked for harassing wife
Chandigarh, July 22
A woman has accused her husband of harassing and maltreating her for not getting sufficient dowry at the time of marriage. A case under Sections 406 and 498-A of the IPC has been registered against Virender Pal Singh on the complaint of Ms Sharmila.


Indian Oil dealers given awards
Chandigarh, July 22
Indian Oil’s Chandigarh Divisional Office gave Awards for Excellence to its top 10 petrol pump dealers during a dealers’ convention organised here today.


Triangular contest likely in PUTA poll
Chandigarh, July 22
The announcement of the Panjab University Teachers Association election date has set the process of group meetings in the university to decide on candidates to be fielded for the various posts of PUTA.


Girls take a swing during the Teej celebrations at Chandigarh Press Club on Sunday.Gaiety marks Teej celebrations
Chandigarh, July 22
Exhilarating swings were tied on tall trees and a hosts of fun-filled activities were organised on the occasion of Teej, the festival of ‘sa
waan’, by Bharat Vikas Parishad at Indira Holiday Home in Sector 24 here today.

Girls take a swing during the Teej celebrations at Chandigarh Press Club on Sunday. — Tribune photo Pankaj Sharma


Top models at the NIFD Press conference in Chandigarh on Sunday.
Top models at the NIFD Press conference in Chandigarh on Sunday. — Tribune photograph

All for a glimpse of beauties
Chandigarh, July 22
Gorgeous Aditi Govitrikar, ravishing Nethra Raghuraman, sensuous Fluer Xavier and a host of other famous models — the National Institute of Fashion Design in Sector 8 here had them all under one roof today. Just as the top models of the country walked into the NIFD campus this morning, a good number of die-hard fans followed suit.

45 artistes participate in contest
Chandigarh, July 22
Nearly 45 participants danced to the tune of latest bhangra pop songs and Punjabi folk numbers during a dance competition “Masti Punjab Di” organised by the Chandigarh Art Theatre in collaboration with the Department of Cultural Affairs, Chandigarh Administration, at Tagore Theatre here today.


Sports quota criteria hardly remain same
Chandigarh, July 22
The genuine sportspersons who toil and sweat hard on the ground might have a slippery field this year in the admission to the various medical, dental and other related colleges in the state of Punjab on the basis of Pre-Medical Entrance test held early this month.

Chandigarh bids for volleyball meet
Chandigarh, July 22
Chandigarh has made a bid for organising the Junior National Volleyball Championships-2001 later this year. This was disclosed by Mr Vijay Pal Singh, who returned this evening after attending the annual general meeting-cum-elections of the Volleyball Federation of India held at Chennai on Friday.


New central excise rules discussed
Chandigarh, July 22
The managing committee of the Institute of Cost and Works Accountants of India, Chandigarh-Panchkula chapter, met here today to discuss the new Central Excise rules which came into effect on July 1.


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