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PUSU panel sweeps PU poll
Chandigarh, November 1
The Panjab University Students Union-Haryana Students Association-Himachal Pradesh Students Union alliance made a clean sweep in elections to the Panjab University Campus Students Council here today.

Malwinder Singh Kang, Satender Pratap Dahiya, Vijay Chauhan and Kanika Sachdeva, of the PUSU panel who won elections to the Panjab University Malwinder Singh Kang, Satender Pratap Dahiya, Vijay Chauhan and Kanika Sachdeva, of the PUSU panel who won elections to the Panjab University
Campus Students Council in Chandigarh on Friday.
— Photo Manoj Mahajan

Industrialist commits suicide
SAS Nagar, November 1
A local industrialist reportedly committed suicide by consuming some poisonous substance at his Sector 16 residence in Chandigarh last evening. R.C. Jain (61) left a suicide note addressed to “all those who were connected” with him at the residence of his business partner Mr Chandra Mohan in Sector 36.


HoDs asked to submit lists of ‘inefficient’ staff
Chandigarh, November 1
A circular of the Chandigarh Administration has asked all Heads of the Department to make two lists of employees who are aged above 50 and 55 years, respectively, and are not working satisfactorily.

ITO held for taking bribe
Panchkula, November 1
Sleuths of the Central Bureau of Investigations today nabbed an Income Tax Officer and an Inspector in Income Tax department here, allegedly for demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs. 3000. Sources in the CBI informed that Inspector Jai Prakash Verma and ITO Govind Ram Gera of Ward No. 3, Panchkula, were caught red- handed by a team of the CBI led by a Deputy Superintendent of Police from the Income Tax Office in Sector 2 here about 5 pm.

Rs 100 cr canal water project plan for Mohali
SAS Nagar, November 1
The Public Works Department, Punjab, in collaboration with the Punjab Urban Development and Planning Authority (PUDA) has planned a project that will bring water to the tune of 40 million gallons per day (mgd) to this township from the Bhakra main line canal’s Kajauli water works. This canal water project complete with a water treatment plant will cost the state a whopping Rs 100 crore.


Burial ground to be developed
Chandigarh, November 1
The Sector 25 burial ground for Muslims will see an improvement in its condition with local MP Pawan Bansal sanctioning Rs 3.5 lakh from the MP Local Area Development Fund.

Create new division, demand employees
Chandigarh, November 1
The state government should set up a new dam design organisation to the execute work on the existing multipurpose projects and construction of new dams. There was no justification in retrenching the employees, who had contributed to the state economy and were still capable of enriching the state economy, said Mr Sucha Singh Mattu, president, Ranjit Sagar Dam Design Employees Co-ordination Committee (Pb), Chandigarh, here yesterday.

Dr P.D. Shenoy, Secretary in the Ministry of Labour, visits the office of the Regional Provident Fund Commissioner, in Chandigarh, on Thursday.Shenoy for open labour policy
Chandigarh, November 1
Dr P.D. Shenoy, Secretary in the Ministry of Labour, visited the office of the Regional Provident Fund Commissioner here yesterday. He was welcomed by Mr A.D. Nagpal, member CBT EPFO and president of the All-India EPF Staff Federation, and Mr N.N. Sharma, Regional Provident Fund Commissioner of Punjab and the UT.

Dr P.D. Shenoy, Secretary in the Ministry of Labour, visits the office of the Regional Provident Fund Commissioner, in Chandigarh, on Thursday.

Krishak Samaj activists hold havan in jail
Chandigarh, November 1
Activists of the Haryana Krishak Samaj and the Haryana Kisan-Khet Mazdoor Congress (HKKMC), who had courted arrest here yesterday, performed a “yajna” in Burail Jail today, where they had been lodged.



Babu Parmanand opens CII fair
Chandigarh, November 1
The CII Chandigarh Fair was formally inaugurated by Haryana Governor Babu Parmanand at Parade Ground today. The Governor, who went around the stalls, interacted extensively with exhibitors.

PNB presents high-tech gadgets
Chandigarh, November 1
Punjab National Bank has presented its high-tech banking gadgets at its informative stall in Finmart section of the CII Consumer Fair.


School celebrates annual day
Panchkula, November 1
Students of Hansraj Public School mesmerised parents, invitees and guests during the annual day function here this evening. Breathtakingly choreographed dances, aesthetic and tasteful layout of colours and lights left everyone spellbound.

Himachal Primary School meet ends
Chandigarh, November 1
The annual sports day of Himachal Primary School, Parwanoo, was organised on the school premises today.

A vibrant display of skills by kids
Chandigarh, November 1
It was an exhibition with a difference at Vivek High School in Sector 36 which marked the concluding function of the seventh Founders Day celebrations here today.

Competitions mark Divali celebration
Chandigarh, November 1
Different interhouse competitions, including paint the face, poster-making, card making, mask making were organised in order to mark Divali celebrations at DAV Model School in Sector 15 today.


Prime witness given time to join service
Chandigarh, November 1
A Division Bench of the Punjab and Haryana High Court today granted 10-day time to prime witness in Punjab’s former Chief Minister Beant Singh’s assassination case for enabling him to join as a Home Guard volunteers.

2 officials remanded in judicial custody
Chandigarh, November 1
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) today arrested two more senior officials working with the Accountant General(AG), Haryana, in the pension scam and later produced them in a local court.



Rhythm dominates as music fest concludes
Chandigarh, November 1
The four-day regional musical festival organised by the Central Sangeet Natak Akademi concluded with the rhythms of Punjab filling the ambience of Punjab Kala Bhavan in Sector 16.

One of Ravinder Sharma’s creations currently on display at Art Folio, Sector 9Riot of emotions on canvas
Chandigarh, November 1
Art is a demonstration that makes the ordinary — extraordinary. Images by Ravinder Sharma which are on display at Art Folio in Sector 9 reflect this “extraordinary” element, basic to art. Clinging on to the canvas are the artist’s deepest emotions that have been handled not with the mind but with the heart.

One of Ravinder Sharma’s creations currently on display at Art Folio, Sector 9

New album ‘Mahiya Sharabi’ released
Chandigarh, November 1
Babu Chandigarhia’s new album titled “Mahiya Sharabi” was released at Ambedkar Bhavan here today. The album full of melodious songs, is based on the essence of contemporary Punjabi culture.

Shiamak Davar Shiamak’s dance workshop
Chandigarh, November 1
Prompted by the huge response to the Summer Funk Show, the Durga Das Foundation has decided to bring Mumbai-based Shiamak Davar and his troupe back to town. This time it is for a dance workshop spread over six weeks where his instructors will guide participants on the finer nuances of music, rhythm, harmony and movement. The focus this time is not so much on pomp and pageantry but on serious dance and aspects, which connect dance to fitness.


For eye emergencies on Divali
Chandigarh, November 1
Anticipating a large number of emergencies due to cracker injuries during Divali, the Department of Ophthalmology, PGI, has made elaborate arrangements to provide treatment to patients reporting in the institute. It has also been decided that the OPDs of Government Medical Hospital, Sector 32, will remain open on Tuesday, November 5.



Badminton title for Sacred Heart 
Chandigarh, November 1
DC Model Senior Secondary School, Sector-7, Panchkula, Sacred Heart Senior Secondary School, Sector-26, and Hansraj Public School, Sector 6, Panchkula clinched the under 14 and 17 and under 19 section titles in the CBSE North Zone badminton tournament which ended here today at Panchkula and Chandigarh.

  • GGS college gymnastics champs

  • St. John beats Vivek

  • Tennis tournament

Decision on netball event soon: Saroya
Chandigarh, November 1
The holding of the swimming event in the forthcoming National School Games in Punjab by the Punjab Education Department has become a matter of concern for the swimmers. A few months ago, Punjab had offered to hold the netball event in this year’s National School Games.Siddharth Sharma

City lad for cricket camp
Chandigarh, November 1
Siddharth Sharma, a local cricketer and a student of class X DAV School, Sector 8, has been selected to participate in the Indian camp from where the Indian team fore the under-15 Asia cup will be selected.


Admn hikes rates of ads, billboards
Chandigarh, November 1
The Chandigarh Administration today amended the Chandigarh Advertisement Control Order, 1954 and hiked the fees to set up various types of advertising signboards in the city.

Governor’s nod to councillors’ gift
Chandigarh, November 1
Administrator Lieut Gen J.F.R. Jacob (retd) today partially approved the unanimous recommendations of the Municipal Corporation of Chandigarh House seeking a hike in their allowances as a Divali gift.

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