event tomorrowMohali, June 6
The Department of Physics, Punjabi
University, Patiala, is all set to view and photograph the rare celestial event
— The Transit of Venus across the Sun on June 8. The department which has a
dedicated branch of astronomical studies will monitor the event and put it on
the web for making it available online across the world.
Water crisis grips
motor marketChandigarh, June 6
Asia’s largest motor market in Mani Majra
is in the grip of a water crisis with leaking water pipes supplying muddy,
foul-smelling water to over 300 shops of the area. Even as the Public Health
Department of the Municipal Corporation is busy rectifying the fault, all shop
owners of the area have been issued notices to fill up the underground water
tanks that exist at the shop premises.
pollution “a big challenge”Mohali, June 6
Environmental pollution has come as a big
challenge for everyone around the globe. The root cause of such pollution is a
selfish attitude and an unrighteous life style, which needs to be changed to
curb the menace.
City gets DSL
Internet facilityChandigarh, June 6
With the launch of the first true broadband
Internet service called the digital subscriber line, City Beautiful has joined a
select band of cities in the world to have this state-of-the-art facility for
instant access to the Internet.
Ex-DIG behind cheating case: Matharoo
Chandigarh, June 6
The Chandigarh police has met a dead end in
a cheating case against President of the All-India Crime Prevention Society
Avtar Singh Matharoo, who, according to it, has disappeared from his office in
Sector 34 after the registration of the case this week.
encounter with Maan Singh
Chandigarh, June 6
For the ordinary, a single encounter with
the extraordinary can change the outlook towards life. For Mr A.
T. Mathew, a retired Railway employee, an encounter with dreaded
dacoit Maan Singh is one such incident.
Cong men hold
Panchkula, June 6
With the Haryana Assembly elections in
sight, the Congress today held public meetings to celebrate the success of
Congress candidate Selja Kumari at the hustings, while announcing sops for the
poor if voted to power in the Assembly elections next year.
election hailedChandigarh, June 6
The Federation of Sector Welfare
associations held a meeting of its executive body today to congratulate Mr Pawan
Kumar Bansal on his election as the MP.
self-defenceChandigarh, June 6
The All-India Anti-Terrorist Front has been
holding free self-defence training camps at parks of Sectors 20 and 36 here from
June 1. The camps are held from 6 a.m. to 7.30 a.m. The front will hold more
camps in other parts of city.