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Respite for PU undergraduates
No need to pass internal exams
Chandigarh, October 26
It will not be mandatory for students to pass the internal examination of undergraduate courses in affiliated colleges to clear the annual examination. This was decided by the university Syndicate here today.

Saturday fever dampens poll heat in PU
In spite of the announcement of student-body elections in Panjab University and its affiliated colleges, the Sector 42 Government College for Girls, like other colleges in Chandigarh, seems untouched by the election feverChandigarh, October 26
Today being a non-working day, election campaigning in Panjab University began on a low note, but gained heat when candidates visited girls’ hostels in the evening. 
In spite of the announcement of student-body elections in Panjab University and its affiliated colleges, the Sector 42 Government College for Girls, like other colleges in Chandigarh, seems untouched by the election fever on Saturday. — photo Manoj Mahajan

No demolitions outside ‘lal dora’: minister
Chandigarh, October 26
The Union Rural Development Minister, Mr Shanta Kumar, today said the issue of houses built outside the ‘lal dora’ of 18 villages of the Union Territory would be sorted out at the level of the Union Ministry of Home Affairs. 




PUDA offers site for rail-reservation counter
SAS Nagar, October 26
After years of struggle, the town may finally get a railway-reservation counter of its own. The Punjab Urban Planning and Development Authority has agreed in principle to give space for housing an extension counter of the railway-reservation centre in SAS Nagar, if a formal request in this regard comes from the Railways.

SI, another cop suspended
Censure notice to SHOs of Sec 26, 39
Chandigarh, October 26
The UT SSP, Mr Parag Jain, has issued censure notice to Station House Officers of Police Stations 26 and 39 and suspended two cops, including a Sub-Inspector.

Rare honour for Principal Carver
Chandigarh, October 26
It is an acknowledgment of his hardwork that has won Principal Harold Carver of St Stephen’s School, Sector 45, Chandigarh, the coveted Derozio award for exemplary service to school education and human enrichment.



I.D. Swami advocates uniform civil code
Chandigarh, October 26
Advocating the need for a uniform civil code in the country, the Minister of State for Home Affairs , Mr I.D. Swami, today regretted that despite 55 years of Independence, we had failed to arrive at a consensus on the issue.

Sushankar Pandey and Ram Pyare Yadav, migrant labourers, feed a bluebull calfStinting themselves to feed an animal
Panchkula, October 26
A 26-day-old bluebull calf is being reared by some migrant labourers even as the Haryana Wildlife Department has chosen to remain unconcerned about the animal that was either abandoned or got lost by its herd.

Sushankar Pandey and Ram Pyare Yadav, migrant labourers, feed a bluebull calf that was found in a ditch near Saketri village about a month ago. 
— A Tribune photograph.

Divali: What UT officials should do
eeping in view the fast approaching Divali, the festival of lights and crackers, the Chandigarh Administration has banned bursting of high-sound crackers in the city. The Administration has also banned bursting of crackers of any type in the 100-metre radius of silence zones like temples, hospitals, educational institutions etc. This is indeed a good step for the safety of the city residents.

Ex-servicemen flay govt
Chandigarh, October 26
The Indian Ex-services League, Chandigarh branch, in a rally-cum-annual general body meeting held today criticised the Central Government for showing apathy towards the problems faced by ex-servicemen, their widows and the disabled.

Seminar on power generation
Panchkula, October 26
As an alternative to captive power generation, power generation through agro waste has proved to be more cost effective and energy saving.

Mr PushpinderSector 33 resident missing
Chandigarh, October 26
Mr Rabinder Nath, a resident of house no. 1201, Sector 33, in an FIR lodged with the Sector 34 police station has stated that one of his married sons, Mr Pushpinder Nath (42), has been missing since the intervening night of September 4 and 5, 2002.

IA flights to Goa from today
Chandigarh, October 26
The Indian Airlines has decided to offer a Divali gift to the city residents, by deciding to start daily direct Chandigarh- Mumbai-Goa flights from October 27. According to officials of the Indian Airlines, the direct flight to Goa would offer a chance to the regional tourists to reach their destination directly, without changing flights at Delhi.

Students participate in a rangoli competitionRoad safety day observed
Panchkula, October 26
The police observed Traffic Rules and Road Safety day in a unique manner at Children’s Traffic Park in Sector 12 here. Competitions in rangoli, painting and quiz on theme of traffic rules were held for children of different schools.

Students participate in a rangoli competition organised by the Panchkula police in association with Nestle India on traffic rules and road safety at Children’s Traffic Park in Panchkula on Saturday. — A Tribune photograph

Fire in play school
Panchkula, October 26
A small fire broke out in a school, running from a residential premises , here this evening. Luckily, no major damage was reported. 



Five vehicle thefts in city
Chandigarh, October 26
During the past 24-hours at least five cases of vehicle thefts have been reported from different parts of the city. A Yamaha motor cycle (CH01U 8441) of Mr Hans Jain, a resident of Sector 38 and a Bajaj Caliber motor cycle (HR03C 7984) of Mr Gagan Deep Sharma, a resident of Sector 7 Panchkula were allegedly stolen from Sector 38 and Sector 9 respectively here on Friday.

Two women arrested
SAS Nagar, October 26
The SAS Nagar police yesterday arrested two women under Section 109 of the CrPC from Phase IX. The two women, Kajal, a resident of Delhi and Pooja, a resident of Mumbai, were presented before the SDM and were discharged following a hearing.


Rural enterprises exhibition attracts good response
Chandigarh, October 26
Rural artisans from northern states are once again in the city to show their skills and to sell their products at reasonable price. The product range varies from solar cookers, pumps, handicrafts, leather products to organic food and khadi items. The venue is CII complex near the Tribune Chowk, and the exhibition would continue till October 30.



Students at a feteSt John’s fete attracts large crowd
Chandigarh, October 26
Crowds of young boys and girls and students accompanied by parents thronged a fete organised at St John’s High School, Sector 26, as a part of the bicentenary celebrations, here today.

Students at a fete held to mark bicentenary celebrations of St John’s High School, Sector 26, in Chandigarh on Saturday. —A Tribune photograph


Businessman’s petition dismissed
Chandigarh, October 26
Finding no merit, Mr Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel of the Punjab and Haryana High Court has dismissed a petition filed by city businessman Naresh Batra challenging the orders of the trial court directing the dispatch of certain documents carrying the specimen signatures of his father to FSL Director for comparison.



Actress Bhagyashree with her husband HimallayNo regretting her ‘bhagya’
Chandigarh, October 26
Rarely do you find stars who view success impassionately. Bhagyashree is one of them. Years after hitting the zenith with ‘Maine pyar kiya’, the woman in Bhagyashree is now on the path to self discovery. And on this path there is room only for the threesome, who mean the world to her — her man Himallay and two children.
Actress Bhagyashree with her husband Himallay on a promotional tour for Sahara teleserial ‘Kagaz Ki Kashti’ in Chandigarh on Saturday. Kamal Soni and Prachee Thakur are also in the picture. — A Tribune photograph

Salil enthralls with his perfection
Chandigarh, October 26
In town today to perform under SPICMACAY’s series was Salil V. Bhat, who represents the tenth generation of the famous Bhatt lineage, where music has been flowing for over 500 years.

A perfect thriller
jay Devgan and Akshaya Khanna appear together in Neha Arts presentation and Nitin Manmohan Deewangi (Piccadily Chandigarh, and K.C Panchkula). Egged on the success of thrillers like ‘Kasoor’ and ‘Raaj’, writer-director Annes Bazmee has come out with another good thriller. The film is drawing crowds.


PGI to have MD in N-medicine
Chandigarh, October 26
In order to tide over the acute shortage of nuclear medicine professionals in the country, PGI will start MD in this speciality as soon as the approval of the governing body, headed by the Union Health Minister, Mr Shatrughan Sinha, is granted.



Carrom gets a boost
Chandigarh, October 26
Carrom got a good promotion here with the successful conducting of the junior national championship in the Sector 45 St Stephen’s School last week. The meet saw the participation of more than 300 carrom players from different parts of the country.

DAV-8 win in handball, kabaddi
Chandigarh, October 26
DAV Senior Secondary School, Sector 8, emerged winners in the under-17 handball and under-19 kabaddi events in the UT Inter-School Sports Meet played here today. In the handball final, DAV boys outplayed Sri Guru Gobind Singh Senior Secondary School, Sector 35, 24-21.

  • Karate tourney

  • In final


Ludhiana SSP to replace Jain
Chandigarh, October 26
The Union Ministry of Home Affairs has cleared the name of Ludhiana SSP Harpreet Singh Sidhu as SSP Chandigarh, said sources in the Chandigarh Administration here today.Top

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