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No change in Admn stand on Rent Act
Chandigarh, November 14
The stance of the Chandigarh Administration on the amendment carried out in the East Punjab Urban Rent Restriction Act, 1949, is not going to change despite demands from a section of tenants of commercial property. 

Eviction won’t be easy: expert
Chandigarh, November 14
Dr D.N. Jauhar, Professor of Law at Panjab University, has described as "illfounded" the fear of the tenants that the amendment of the East Punjab Urban Rent Restrictions Act carried out by the UT Administration last week will enable the landlords to throw the tenant out overnight.

Charas worth Rs 3.35 crore seized
Chandigarh, November 14
The Sector 17 police has claimed to have seized 35 kg charas from Pasang Lama, a resident of Kulu, Himachal Pradesh, today. The narcotic drug, which was kept in a jute bag, is priced at Rs 3.35 crore in the international market.


IT'S PARTY TIME: Students of Sanjay Public School participate in Children’s Day function in Chandigarh on Thursday. — A Tribune photograph

Date confusion complicates jail break case
Chandigarh, November 14
After four years of frequently making it to the headlines, the infamous Burail Jail break conspiracy case today stands challenged on account of the date of occurrence. Status of the case needs to be determined afresh in view of the statement given by the prime witness Balkar Singh that the date of occurrence of the event, recorded in police files as on June 11, 1998, was actually June 8.


Property dealer missing
Chandigarh, November 14
8There is no clue of the Naya Gaon based property dealer Gopal Singh Dhillon (48), who has been reported to be missing since November 5. The police had found his clothes, shoes, mobile phone, some tablets and a suicide note along a canal in Ropar district the following day. On the basis of the suicide note a case of abetment of suicide has been registered by the Ropar police.


Two booked for cheating
Chandigarh, November 14
The police has registered a case of cheating under Section 420 of the IPC against Vishal Vashisth of Kishangarh village after two cheques for Rs 5.35 lakh issued by him were dishonoured.

Wife accuses man of rape
Chandigarh, November 14
An SAS Nagar girl has alleged that she was forced to have sex with her husband, Tarun, son of a Sector 22 based businessman, against her wishes.


Fun, frolic and functions mark Children’s Day

Chandigarh, November 14
Children ruled the day in schools in city, Panchkula, SAS Nagar and nearby towns as a number of cultural programmes were organised today to mark the Children’s Day in memory of Jawaharlal Nehru, fondly referred to as Chacha Nehru by the children.

Tiny tots of Dikshant International School enjoy camping as part of the Children’s Day celebrations in Phase-I, Industrial Area, Panchkula, on Thursday. — A Tribune photograph
Tiny tots of Dikshant International School enjoy camping as part of the Children’s Day celebrations in Phase-I, Industrial Area, Panchkula, on Thursday.

A special day for the blind
Chandigarh, November 14
For the 11 students of the Institute for the Blind in Sector 26, who visited the Government Museum and Art Gallery, Sector 10, on the occasion of the Children’s Day, it was a day laced with surprises. Not a routine visit, the occasion was used by the Museum authorities to take the students on a touch tour round of the Museum and offer them whatever little happiness they could.

PU announces held-back results
Chandigarh, November 14
Panjab University has declared held-back results of students BA I who have cleared their compartment examination of their preceding class(Plus two) in a special chance given by the Central Board of Secondary Education(CBSE).

GMSSS-16 model declared best
Chandigarh, November 14
The three-day State Science Exhibition concluded at the State Institute of Education, Sector 32, today with the announcement of best models displayed by city schools.

2-day seminar on environment
Chandigarh, November 14
With a view to identifying barriers and understanding the framework of green entrepreneurship, a two-day national seminar on “Frontiers of green entrepreneurship” commenced at Technical Teachers Training Institute (TTTI) in Sector 26, here today.

Colourful start to Mosaic 2002
Chandigarh, November 14
“Mosaic 2002”, a three-day cultural-cum IT fest, jointly organised by Dev Samaj College for Women and Dev Samaj Polytechnic for Women, Sector 45, started on the college premises here today.


WO appointed to rescue ‘bonded’ labourers
Chandigarh, November 14
If allegations levelled in a habeas corpus petition are to be believed, nine agricultural labourers, including minors, have been detained by two farmers in Fatehabad district. Some of them have even been molested. Acting on the petition seeking their release, Mr Justice S.S. Nijjar of the Punjab and Haryana High Court today appointed a warrant officer to carry out the raids. The local police too has been directed to provide assistance.

  • Bail confirmed

  • Sentence reduced

  • Notice of motion

  • Poll petition

Beant case: notice to Administration
Chandigarh, November 14
A local court today issued a notice to UT Administration through Inspector General of Prisons and other jail authorities acting on a complaint filed by one of the accused in the Beant Singh assassination case, Paramjit Singh, demanding judicial probe into the recent seizure of articles — a mobile phone and Rs 40,000, from Burail Jail for November 20 to file reply in the case.


Powerful statement by ‘Agni aur Barkha’
Chandigarh, November 14
Girish Karnad’s historic play “Agni aur Barkha” was today staged by the Department of Indian Theatre under the direction of Rani Balbir Kaur. The annual production of the department, was earlier staged on November 8 for the delegates of the Science Congress.


Extend dental health cover to rural areas: Jacob
Chandigarh, November 14
The Punjab Governor and UT Administrator Lieut.Gen. J.F.R. Jacob, today underlined the need for extending the dental health cover to the remote rural areas, where 70 per cent of the country’s population was residing.

WHO keen on school health programme
Chandigarh, November 14
With oral health remaining a major challenge for India and other Asian countries, the World Health Organisation has expressed keenness for the launching of a collaborative “health promoting school programme”, with focus on prevention and health promotion.

Docs allay fears on dengue
SAS Nagar, November 14
There is a palpable scare among residents of Balongi village and Phase II here after two local vernacular newspapers reported that cases of suspected dengue had been reported from these two places. Meanwhile, there is confirmed information available that a suspected case of dengue fever from Balongi was sent to the PGI for tests yesterday but the PGI has stated it to be a case of pneumonia and not dengue.


Sandeep Duggal reaches snooker final
Chandigarh, November 14
In the 19th N.K. Duggal Memorial Chandigarh State Senior and Junior Billiards and Snooker Championship here today, top seed Sandeep Duggal was seen in excellent form and maintained his winning streak by reaching the finals in the senior snooker section Duggal made a new record by not losing a single frame to any of his opponents to reach the finals. Duggal won all his matches in straight frames and also registered a break of 64 points, the highest of the tournament till now, in the semifinal.

  • Total tennis

  • Satluj tennis


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