Jain promises to get
A-status for city Chandigarh, April 19
Mr Satya Pal Jain, BJP candidate for Chandigarh seat, today promised to secure A-class status for Chandigarh which would entitle government employees posted here to get DA and other benefits on the Central Government pattern.
BJP cheated India, says BansalChandigarh, April 19
Mr Pawan Bansal, Congress nominee for the Chandigarh seat, today called upon the people of the city to topple the BJP government at the Centre as it had failed on all fronts.
DC tells parties to
follow EC rulesPanchkula, April 19
The District Electoral Officer and Deputy Commissioner, Ms Satwanti Ahlawat, today sought the cooperation of the political parties in implementing the Model Code of Conduct and other Election Commission rules.
Mohali facing water shortageMohali, April 19
With peak summer around the corner, certain areas of the town have started facing water shortage.
Residents complain that water is supplied at very low pressure in certain areas and as a result does not reach even the first floor. Overhead tanks remain empty on many days. Complaints have been received from Phases
IIIA, IIIB1, V, VII, and Sector 71.
12 water samples collected from slum areas Mohali, April 19
A team of officials from the Health Department collected 12 water samples from Shaheed Udham Singh Colonies, behind the Industrial Area, here today.
There are three colonies by the same name which are adjoining each other.
Owners seek land instead of money Mohali, April 19
A delegation of the over 500 land owners of the Mohali sub-division, protesting against the acquisition of their land by the Punjab Urban Planning and Development Authority, today requested the authority to give them a share of their land after PUDA develops it in lieu of the acquisition money they were entitled to.
Children’s Home appeals for
cardiac vanPanchkula, April 19
The claims of the NGOs regarding the welfare projects for the children notwithstanding, the “Shishugreha” (Children’s Home) at Bal Bhavan in Sector 15 here seems to have escaped their attention.
Ex-servicemen disgusted with politicians
BRIG Mohinder Singh, president, Indian Ex-Services League, New Delhi, said the other day: “We should not vote for the political parties which have betrayed us in the past”. He further said: “The ex-servicemen should vote for only those candidates who are not corrupt, have a clean record and have genuine love and regards for the defence personnel.”
Spiritualism real source of peace
|Panchkula, April 19
A seven-day “Srimad Bhagvadgita and Srimad Bhagvatam Saptah Gyan Yagya”, which will conclude tomorrow, was organised by the Hare Krishna Prachar Samiti at Dusehra Ground, Sector 5, here under the patronage of Sriman Shakshi Gopal Dasa
Prabhu, president, ISKCON, Kurukshetra.
|Devotees doing kirtan at a discourse on the Srimad Bhagvadgita and Bhagvatam at Dusehra Ground, Sector 5, Panchkula, on Monday.
Clash over land dispute delays cremationLalru, April 19
Clash over an old land dispute between two groups of Dalits delayed the cremation of an 80-year-old woman for over five hours. This happened in Khelan Village, about 20 km from here, today.
Nigerian’s body lying unclaimedMohali, April 19
The Mohali police is in a fix over the body of a Nigerian citizen, who died here on April 10. The Nigerian’s body is lying unclaimed in the Government Medical College and Hospital, Sector 32, Chandigarh, for the past 10 days despite the Nigerian High Commissioner having been informed.
Four accidents and a blockade
Chandigarh, April 19
Five hundred residents of the Sector 32 colony tonight blocked the Punjab-bound heavy traffic on the road dividing Sectors 31 and 32 after being witness to four accidents on the road during the day.
Sector 32 residents protest against the UT Administration for not repairing the dividing road of Sectors 31 and 32 in Chandigarh four accidents happened on the road on Monday.
— Tribune photo by Pawan Sharma