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Dakshin Marg cleared of encroachments
Chandigarh, October 21
With a view to reducing traffic chaos on Dakshin Marg (from The Tribune Chowk to the roundabout of Sectors 37, 38, 24 and 25), the Chandigarh police has cleared the road of “all encroachments”. 

8 hurt in clash over boundary wall
Panchkula, October 21
Eight persons were injured, three of them seriously, in a clash between residents of Bir Ghaggar village and the authorities.

This time, dial M for mehndi men
Chandigarh, October 21
Dial “M” for murder.... No, Mehndi. If you find it hard to believe, go to Sector 22 market and ask the henna artist to apply the colours of affection on the canvas of your skin. No, he will not offer you a seat. Instead he will ask, “Do you have an appointment?”

OF MOBILES AND MEHNDI: A city girl calls up to confirm her appointment with a much-in-demand mehndi artist, in Chandigarh on Monday.— A Tribune photograph


Police cleanchit to husband, mother-in-law
Chandigarh, October 21
Baldev Kaur of Kajheri village was allegedly murdered by her father-in-law, Nirmal Singh, his brother, Dalbara Singh and Avtar Singh, son of Dalbara Singh, claimed police sources. Avtar Singh has been arrested, while Dalbara Singh is still at large. Nirmal Singh was arrested on Saturday.

Admn seeks 22 cr from Centre
Chandigarh, October 21
The Chandigarh Administration has sought Rs 22 crore from the Union Government in view of the likely acceptance of a report of the Delhi Finance Commission. If the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) accepts the report of the DFC then there will be revenue sharing between the Administration and the corporation, as suggested in the report.


Work on cable affects power supply
Chandigarh, October 21
Power supply to a large part of the city, including all southern sectors, was switched off for more than five hours today as part of the process to increase the height of a high tension power line near SAS Nagar.

Police remembers its martyrs
Chandigarh, October 21
To pay homage to the 10 jawans of the Indian Police, who died 43 years ago while fighting Chinese in retaliation to an attack in the Adsai Chin, a solemn commemoration parade was held in the Police Station Sector 17 here today. Contingents of the Chandigarh Police, the Haryana Police and the Punjab Police participated in the parade and paid homage.

Let Army focus on its job
he Chief Minister of Haryana, Mr Om Prakash Chautala, inaugurated a one-day civil-military liaison conference at the Western Command Headquarters on October 16. Some of the points discussed at the conference need to be examined further. One, Mr Chautala’s suggestion that a special Army brigade be raised to deal with natural calamities does not fit into the role of the Army.

  • Troop pullout
  • Income tax exemption
  • Medical camp

4 BSNL employees honoured
SAS Nagar, October 21
Four employees of the Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) were given special awards for outstanding services at a function organised by the BSNL Telecom Quality Assurance Circle held at CEDTI here today.

Valmiki Jayanti celebrated
Chandigarh, October 21
Heavy rush on the road leading to Sector 24 gave little indication of the impressive celebrations being held at the Valmiki Mandir. Most of the commuters thought it was just another traffic jam so common these days. 

Devotees throng Sector 23 mela as a part of Valmiki Jayanti celebrations here on Monday. — A Tribune photograph 
Devotees throng Sector 23 mela as a part of Valmiki Jayanti celebrations here on Monday


Booked for defacing public property
Chandigarh, October 21
The police has registered 11 cases of defacement of public property against students’ organisations active on the Panjab University campus. As per an official release of the police department, a case under Section 3 of the Prevention of Defacement of Property Act against SOPU (Students Organisation of Panjab University) and APUS (Association of Panjab University Students) has been registered in the Sector 11 Police Station. 

Registration of robbery cases flayed
Chandigarh, October 21
The Chandigarh Beopar Mandal, in an emergency meeting held here today, condemned the registration of FIR against traders under Section 392 ( bid of robbery) by the police. The mandal condemned the harsh action of the Enforcement Staff of the Municipal Corporation.

Playmates nearly kill 10-yr-old
Panchkula, October 21
A 10-year-old boy, Rajesh was beaten to the point of death by eight other children of his age group in Mahadevpura village this morning. The reason for the fight was a minor altercation over grazing of goats.

One killed, 1 hurt as car hits scooter


Shopping at Sec 22 gets more attractive
Chandigarh, October 21
By making purchases during the festival season from the Sector 22-D market, you can now win Maruti cars, Bajaj Chetak scooters, LG air-conditioners, LG washing machines, LG refrigerators, LG microwaves, LG TVs and sharp music systems.

The UT Administrator, Lieut-Gen J.F.R. Jacob, visits a shop in the Sector 22-D market after inaugurating the second phase of the golden-jubilee shopping festival of the market in Chandigarh on Monday. — A Tribune photograph
The UT Administrator, Lieut-Gen J.F.R. Jacob, visits a shop in the Sector 22-D market after inaugurating the second phase of the golden-jubilee shopping festival

Perfect platform to display products
Chandigarh, October 21
Promising the residents of the city world class items, at the most competitive prices, Planet Fitness today announced the opening of its new division, “Arcade”, which will provide a platform to artists and producers to display their products and talent by organising exhibitions, previews, exclusive showcasing, talks and music appreciation workshops.


Time running out for these schools
Chandigarh, October 21
Time seems to be running out for schools operating in residential areas to shift to permanent sites. Though the UT Administration has “failed” them, they are hoping that this time round, with 15 school sites being advertised afresh, they are in with a chance.


Commission quashes forum order
Chandigarh, October 21
Acting on a complaint of harassment, filed against employees of the Punjab Road Transport Corporation (PRTC), the UT Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission has quashed an order passed by the Consumer Forum-I.


Smriti Malhotra‘Perfect bahu’ plays brand ambassador
Chandigarh, October 21
With Smriti Malhotra, the perfect bahu of Star TV’s mega serial “Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi” as brand ambassador for Milton Global Ltd., the company's effort to bridge the gap between customers and makers of Milton, could not have yielded better results. The two-day slogan contest organised by the company, presenting Smirti as judge, at three selected outlets in the city, drew an overwhelming response.


Dengue ‘attacks’ Panchkula
Panchkula/Chandigarh, October 21
Even as UT health authorities draw solace from having contained further spread of dengue fever in the Mani Majra area, the disease today ‘attacked’ in adjoining Panchkula, where seven suspected cases have been admitted to the General Hospital in Sector 6.


The team of AG Punjab that defeated the Chandigarh police, 3-1
The team of AG Punjab that defeated the Chandigarh police, 3-1, in the final of the Chandigarh State Senior Volleyball Tournament in the Sector 7 Sports Complex on Monday. — Photo Pawan Sharma

GCG-11 girls win
Chandigarh, October 21
Defending champions MCM DAV College for Women, Sector 36, outplayed Panjab University campus, 2-0 on the fourth day of the IVth Chandigarh Senior Women Football championship for the Deepak Kapania Memorial Trophy played here on the PU campus grounds.

Dogra Scouts return victorious
Chandigarh, October 21
The Dogra Scouts have successfully scaled the formidable Mount Leo Pargial, one of the three highest peaks in Kinnaur district of Himachal Pradesh.


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