Wednesday, November 13, 2002, Chandigarh, India

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Understaffed PGI succumbs to Shotgun’s pressure
Chandigarh, November 12
With no additional infrastructure or staff to take on the extra responsibility of running the evening OPDs, to be launched at PGI from December 2, it appears to be more of an eyewash simply to please Union Health Minister Shatrughan Sinha.

Landlords drag tenants to court
Chandigarh, November 12
In less then a week following the amendment to the Rent Act, almost 100 owners and landlords in the city have issued notices to the tenants to vacate their premises as per new rules. According to information, a large number of advocates practising in the District Courts today issued notices to the tenants after finding rights for the landlord in the recent notification.

Amendment cannot be withdrawn
Chandigarh, November 12
The fear expressed by the Chandigarh Beopar Mandal that there would be large-scale eviction of tenants is unfounded. The fact, the circumstances of each case need to be examined and a legal view needs to be taken. The Administration will consult leading legal experts in the field of rent laws and would publicise the legal opinion so that there is no misinformation among people who should not have ungrounded fears regarding eviction of tenants.




The Sector 36 police of Chandigarh on Tuesday evening arrested over 12 persons who were found consuming liquor at public places.
The Sector 36 police of Chandigarh on Tuesday evening arrested over 12 persons who were found consuming liquor at public places. Those found drinking liquor in cars were also arrested. They were later taken for medical examination. On the basis of medical report, cases will be registered. — A Tribune photograph
Kyonki landlord bhi kabhi tenant tha...
Chandigarh, November 12
“Fools build houses and the wise live in them.” So goes an old saying. This was largely true till the other day because of the conditions which prevailed in the real estate sector in this part of the country due to the East Punjab Urban Rent Restriction Act, 1949.

Landlords counter protests
Chandigarh, November 12
Landlords of the city are ready take the tenants head on. A group of about 35 prominent landlords of the city or representatives of the various bodies/ associations of property owners held a meeting in Sector 8 today and announced that a peaceful plan will be launched to counter the irrational and illogical protests of the tenants and traders’ bodies.


Confusion over new phone numbers
Dera Bassi, November 12
Confusion over the change in telephone numbers by Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) was rampant in the town even two days after the announcement of new access code, with the old and new numbers functioning simultaneously.

5 of marriage party hurt in mishap
Panchkula, November 12
Five members of a marriage party were injured, three of them seriously, when the Tata Sumo they were travelling in was hit by a truck, near Ramgargh village, here today.

From Haryana to USA to Mohali jail
SAS Nagar, November 12
This could well be straight out of a Hollywood film, only that it has two Punjabis as the leading stars. A story that has two brothers from a small town of Haryana who migrated to the USA in 1981, became the rich and famous night club owners in Houston and went on to get embroiled in one the largest drug trafficking rings in the world. The story ended where it should have. 

Delicious desert delights
Panchkula, November 12
Like Rajasthani cuisine, visit Shri Ganesham to taste savouries from the desert as well as South India. It is situated in the Sector 8 market of Panchkula. But, as you dip into the dal baati churma, the chef’s speciality, your attention is diverted from the surroundings and focused on the dish. 

Defending package contract system
HIS has reference to your report “Contract issue stirs up row in PSEB” (The Tribune, October 27). There is a strong case to support the views of the Chief Engineer, Thermal Design, that the cost of the Lehra-Mohabbat Project (Stage II) will increase by more than Rs 200 crore if EPC contract is awarded to BHEL. 

Animal welfare camp
Mullanpur-Garibdas (Kharar), November 12
Hundreds of villagers turned up with their livestock for check-up at an ‘awareness and animal welfare’ camp held at Mullanpur-Garibdas village yesterday. The camp was organised by the Punjab Animal Husbandry Department in collaboration with Puri Development Trust for Mullanpur and Youth Welfare, Sports and Health Club, Mullanpur.

Round is out, give me hexagon, please
OUND is out. Sharp cuts in. Yes, we are talking of figures. Not just of pretty damsels in zany tank tops over wacky boot-cut trousers sashaying down the narrow ramp of life, also of alluring bangles.


Four vehicles stolen in city
Chandigarh, November 12
During the past 24 hours the police has registered four cases of vehicle thefts from different parts of the city. Mr Rajinder Singh Aulakh, a resident of Sector 21-C, reported that his Maruti car (PB62 1009) was stolen from a parking lot of the Punjab Mini Secretariat, Sector 9, here yesterday.


BSNL gears up to strengthen marketing network
Chandigarh, November 12
After successfully launching its cellular services here yesterday, the Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited ( BSNL) is now gearing up to strengthen its marketing network. It has invited tenders from private parties to market its SIM cards and to provide support services to the customers.


Polytechnic students exhibit creativity
Chandigarh, November 12
The Environment Club of the Government Polytechnic for Women, Sector 10, organised a colourful cultural function and a host of competitions on the campus here today.

Students of Government Polytechnic for Women, Sector 10, take part in mehndi competition held on the college campus in Chandigarh on Tuesday. — A Tribune photograph

Students of Government Polytechnic for Women, Sector 10, take part in mehndi competition held on the college campus in Chandigarh

State science exhibition begins

Chandigarh, November 12
The state science exhibition began at the State Institute of Education, Sector 32, here today. The exhibition elicited tremendous response from city schools which have displayed models on the theme of “Science, Indigenous Technology and Sustained Development”.

Students of city schools have a look at models on display at the annual state science exhibition in the State Institute of Education, Sector 32, Chandigarh, on Tuesday. — A Tribune photograph

Students of city schools have a look at models on display at the annual state science exhibition in the State Institute of Education, Sector 32, Chandigarh

New concession to PU students
Chandigarh, November 12
In a new relaxation to students, Panjab University has announced that “a person who has not qualified English as one of the subjects at the plus two level will be eligible to join BA or B.Sc I.”

PU results
Chandigarh, November 12
Panjab University has declared results of BA and B.Sc I (supplementary) examinations conducted during September this year, an official press release said here today.


Anomaly in voters’ list alleged
Chandigarh, November 12
The Returning Officer of the election to the Bar Council of Punjab and Haryana, Mr Nirmal Singh Dhillon, in a press note here today stated that he had received representations from various candidates regarding minor discrepancies in the voters, list.


Patient-psychiatrist ratio low in India
Chandigarh, November 12
Even as the basic psychiatric facilities in majority of the hospitals in the region are lacking, social stigma coupled with false belief about mental illness being the result of evil spirits and bad deeds makes the situation even more deplorable.


Ashu in billiards final 
Chandigarh, November 12
Ashu Duggal reached the final in senior billiards defeating Tarun Kumar 418-357 today. Duggal played two matches today. He beat Ricky Singh 338-115 and Pramod Kumar 261-174.
  • Tennis trials

  • PU kho-kho champs

  • Felicitation function

  • Shivalik Trophy

  • Karate meet

  • Shastri soccer

  • Varun shines


7.10 lakh fund for SCs, STs, BCs
Panchkula, November 12
The district administration will provide financial assistance of over Rs 7.10 lakh under various welfare schemes to the families belonging to Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and Backward Classes during the current financial year.

100 structures razed
Panchkula, November 12
The Haryana Urban Development Authority today resumed its anti- encroachment drive by removing over 100 structures , including Indian National Lok Dal General Secretary Pradeep Chaudhary’s office, in the Devi Nagar area in Sector 3 this afternoon.


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