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UT integrated investment policy by mid-Jan
Chandigarh, December 26
The Chandigarh Administration will announce a comprehensive integrated investment policy by the middle of January to attract investments in the sectors of information technology, biotechnology, business parks, higher education, financial services, tourism and other non-polluting industries.

Mohali police claims solving 17 burglary cases
SAS Nagar, December 26
The SAS Nagar police has claimed to have solved 17 cases of burglary and 3 cases of theft in SAS Nagar with the arrest of 10 thieves during a joint operation by the Chandigarh and SAS Nagar police yesterday night.

Five burglars who were arrested by the SAS Nagar police on Wednesday night Five burglars who were arrested by the SAS Nagar police on Wednesday night.


Slums proving to be breeding ground for criminals
Chandigarh, December 26
Slums in the city are turning into breeding ground for criminals. The conspiracy of the recent serial burglaries in southern sectors and adjoining areas of SAS Nagar was hatched in Colony No.5 — one of the densely populated slums dotting the outer fringes of the city.

Admn advised against holding lavish functions
Jacob for austerity measures
Chandigarh, December 26
Pained at the waste of money in organising lavish public functions by various departments of the Chandigarh Administration, the UT Administrator, Chandigarh, Lieut-Gen J.F.R. Jacob (retd), has advised senior functionaries of the administration not to waste public money on such arrangements.

Experts to deliberate on fringe area development
National Town and Country Planning Congress from today
Chandigarh, December 26
Around 500 experts drawn from across the country will deliberate on the fringe area development of Chandigarh during the three-day 51st National Town and Country Planning Congress beginning here tomorrow.

2002 saw Panchkula in the limelight
Panchkula, December 26
Panchkula was caught in the national limelight this year, courtesy suspended Inspector General of Haryana Police, Mr Ravi Kant Sharma, who has been accused of conspiring to eliminate a Delhi-based scribe-Shivani Bhatnagar.

‘N-power generation best option’
Chandigarh, December 26
With the commissioning of eight new nuclear reactors plants in the coming years, power generation in the country is poised for a significant leap. Already, the output of existing nuclear plants has registered an increase over the preceding years.


MC poll candidate ‘detects’ fake votes
Panchkula, December 26
Even as campaigning for the Municipal Council elections is in full swing, allegations of fake votes in various wards are cropping up. A second complaint of fake votes was made to the State Election Commissioner and the District Election Officer today.

Noisy bashes not their cup of tea
Chandigarh, December 26
Home alone with family at his Sector 8 residence — that’s how Chief Justice of the Kerala High Court, Mr Justice Jawahar Lal Gupta, plans to usher in the New Year. “I do not believe in going out,” he asserts. “Probably that’s the way the society expects judges to act.

The Chief Justice of the Kerala High Court, Mr Justice Jawahar Lal Gupta, with his family.
The Chief Justice of the Kerala High Court, Mr Justice Jawahar Lal Gupta, with his family

Coordination Sect to be set up in city
Panchkula, December 26
A Coordination Secretariat is being set up in Chandigarh for exchange of information on crimes and criminals in the region. A decision to this effect was taken during a meeting of senior police officers of Chandigarh, Ropar, Patiala, Shimla, Solan, Saharanpur and Ambala range here today.

Authorities ignore STC’s orders
No silence zones in SAS Nagar
SAS Nagar, December 26
Even after one and a half years of the issue of a notification by the State Transport Commissioner (STC), Punjab, relating to noise pollution control, the local authorities have not yet bothered to implement the orders.

A lot in store for food lovers
CHANDIGARH: Mr Burger, in Sector 17 here has big plans for its guests. As part of its first anniversary celebrations, this Gourmet Mall has lined up fortnight-long festivities of fun 'n' frolic. All who visit the eatery between December 23, 2002, to January 5, 2003, stand a chance to fly to Singapore besides taking home gifts.

Friends enjoy a gourmet meal at Mr Burger, Sector 17, Chandigarh.— Tribune photo Parvesh Chauhan
Friends enjoy a gourmet meal at Mr Burgor, Sector 17, Chandigarh

Bansi Lal Chhibber passes away

No time for marriage


Youths snatch bag
Chandigarh, December 26
Two scooter-borne youths snatched a bag containing Rs 5,000, some clothes and other items from Ms Manjeet Kaur on dividing road of Sectors 34 and 44 around 9 pm tonight. The victim, a resident of Sector-44, was crossing the road on foot and could not identify the snatchers or the scooter’s registration number. A case has been registered.


PSIEC may resume plot 
SAS Nagar, December 26
A weaving company, reportedly floated by Tota Singh, a former Education Minister, Punjab, faces eviction from a plot in Industrial area here. As a result, garment company Amartex, to which a part of the industrial plot was rented out, is shifting to a market in the township the next week.


NSS volunteers spread light of awareness
Chandigarh, December 26
A 10-day NSS camp of Government Model Senior Secondary School, Sector 19, concluded here today with the NSS Regional Officer, Mr Gopal urging the students to spread awareness about environmental pollution, water conservation and AIDS. 
Students of the GMSSS, Sector 19, hold a rally to mark the conclusion of their NSS camp in Chandigarh on Thursday. — A Tribune photograph

Students of the GMSSS, Sector 19, hold a rally


N.K. Jain’s remand extended
Chandigarh, December 26
Former UT Home Secretary and senior Haryana bureaucrat N.K Jain was today further remanded in police custody by a local court in the rape case of a Shimla based girl.


Blending tradition with glamour
Chandigarh, December 26
Jaspal Sehgal the Grasim Mr India International - 2002, seems to be going through a phase of uncertainty. After proving the fact that one does not need to shun one's tradition to storm the fashion world (for Jaspal never thought of sacrificing his beard and turban for the sake of fashion) by winning the title, this confident young man for once seems to be confused about his future.


Football-sized cyst removed from girl
Panchkula, December 26
A team of doctors at the General Hospital here has performed a unique operation to remove a unilocular serous cyst adenoma. The patient, Kiran, a 16-year-old girl from Bhiwani, had been suffering from abdominal discomfort and progressive swelling in stomach for the past two years.


Targeting Bull’s eyeKarate meet from today 
Chandigarh, December 26
The seventh Sub-Junior and Junior National Karate Championship will begin here tomorrow at Skating Rink, Sector 10, Chandigarh. Stating this, Mr Ravinder Talwar, president of the Sports Karate Federation of India under whose banner this meet is being held, said as many as 24 affiliated units will take part in the championship.

Targeting Bull’s eye: Sumeet Dhindsa (left) and Prabhleen Chauhan during the 10m air rifle event in the ongoing 27th North India Shooting Meet in Chandigarh on Thursday. — A Tribune photograph


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