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Revenue stamps being sold on black market
Chandigarh, June 17
Stoppage of sale of revenue stamps by the post offices in the city has led to their sale in open black market. The general public is left either to go to the UT Treasury Office in Sector 17 or buy the stamps in black. Treasury Office sells stamps only up to 1 p.m.

2 PSEB linemen suspended, JE transferred
Bir Devinder warns against absenteeism
Mohali, June 17
Two assistant linemen of the Punjab State Electricity Board (PSEB) were suspended and a junior engineer transferred when they were reportedly found absent from duty during a surprise check conducted by the MLA Kharar, Mr Bir Devinder Singh, at the various public offices here this morning.

Rodrigues for making city truly modern
Chandigarh, June 17
Fed up with poor upkeep of Sector 17, the Chandigarh Administration today decided to take matters in its own hands and announced the launch of a beautification plan for the city centre.



Army orders probe Tampering of Tehelka record
Chandigarh, June 17
The Army has ordered an investigation into claims made before a military court by a key witness that statements made by him during the recording of the additional Summary of Evidence (SOE) in the case of Brig Iqbal Singh have been manipulated

Passing Thru


College Call
Where empowering women is the motto
Chandigarh, June 17
Recognising the strength of women, the Dev Samaj College of education for Women, Sector 36, has chosen value-based education as its guiding mantra. Established in 1981, it visualises women as a vital element of Indian social set-up.

Dev Samaj College of Education for Women, Sector 36, Chandigarh.
Dev Samaj College of Education for Women, Sector 36, Chandigarh

BA (social sciences) a non-starter even after two years
Chandigarh, June 17
Despite a green signal given by Panjab University’s Academic Council, the much-awaited three-year BA honours (social sciences) remains a non-starter this forthcoming session.

Ambala DAV College to start new courses
Ambala, June 17
DAV College (Lahore) Ambala City principal, Mr J.S. Nain today said that B.Sc. (Biotechnology) is offered only in their college in Ambala. Mr Nain said that B.Sc. (Biotechnology) is a prestigious course. “There is a high merit for the B.Sc. Biotechnology course,” he said.

Three Ambala lads shine in IIT examination
Ambala, June 17
Three Ambala students have cleared the prestigious IIT entrance examination. They are Anish Mittal, Ankush Sharma and Yug Kumar. Anish Mittal, a student of Riverside DAV Public School, has secured 2532 rank in IIT.

Career-oriented courses gaining popularity
Ambala, June 17
Career-oriented courses are increasingly gaining popularity among admission seekers. The courses have been tailored keeping in mind and job market requirement. In SD College, Ambala Cantt, three certificate courses have been upgraded to the diploma level this year. The certificate courses are marketing, international trade management and office management.

Mohindra College balancing studies, sports
Patiala, June 17
The Government Mohindra College, one of the oldest college in the region, is marching ahead in both academics as well as in field of sports under the guidance of its Principal, Dr Daljit Inder Singh Brar, who was also a national-level gymnast.

Admissions made hassle free
Patiala, June 17
Punjabi University, Patiala, seems to be fully geared up to make the admissions procedure hassle free for the students this year and has taken numerous measures in this regard.

Modi college introduces new courses
Patiala, June 17
Multani Modi Degree College here has introduced various new courses as well as subjects at the graduation level. The college this year has started various employment oriented courses.


Lal dora issue to dominate civic poll
Chandigarh, June 17
In the run-up to the elections to the 10 wards of the Zila Parishad, representing 18 villages in Chandigarh, the issue of unauthorised structures outside the lal dora in villages is set to be the main issue.

Restoring city’s heritage building
Chandigarh, June 17
The forgotten heritage site of the city on the Madhya Marg in Sector 19, the makeshift building in which Le Corbusier sat down and made the master plan for the city, is now in the process of being conserved. It was designed by Corbusier's cousin, architect Pierre Jeanneret, and built in 1952.

Conservation architect Sumedha outside the city's heritage building. — Tribune photo by Pankaj Sharma.
Conservation architect Sumedha outside the city's heritage building

Protest by ESPL staff against retrenchment
Mohali, June 17
A rally was organised by employees of Electronic Systems Punjab Limit (ESPL) here today in protest against the retrenchment of employees by the management. Representatives of the local unit of the Trade Union Council (TUC) also participated.

Weekend Getaway
Freak out to explore nature’s bounty

re you a school-going student fed up with textbooks, revision, home assignment, and all? Here is an offer for those of you who want to get closer to nature.
A view of the Nepli inspection hut in the Sukhna Wildlife Sanctuary. — Tribune photo by Pankaj Sharma
A view of the Nepli inspection hut in the Sukhna Wildlife Sanctuary



Another flesh trade racket busted, 2 held
Chandigarh, June 17
In its ongoing drive against prostitution in city, the Crime Branch of Chandigarh Police today busted another gang of flesh trade operators with the arrest of a pimp and a woman. This is the fifth such raid conducted by the police in a week.

Lake Club ex-GM booked for cheating
Chandigarh, June 17
Former General Manager of Lake Club Lt-Col Madhu Barri (retd) and his personal assistant Supriya Jindal have been booked for duping an advocate of Rs 18,000 on the pretext of issuing him a membership card of the club.

Car, motorcycle stolen
Chandigarh, June 17
A car and a motorcycle were reportedly stolen from the city in the last 24 hours, the police said here today. Mr Rakesh Saini of Sector 22-D lodged a complaint with the police that his Maruti Car (CH-03-J-8383) had been stolen from his residence on the night of June 15.


A fiesta for kitchen aficionados
Chandigarh, June 17
From cooking pots to flavoured tea, Kitchen 2005, CII’s exhibition on modern kitchen concepts, is a veritable fiesta designed to beat the heat and lure kitchen savvy aficionados into its fold!

Petrol stations closed on June 20


CBSE directed to declare result
Chandigarh, June 17
The Punjab and Haryana High Court has directed the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) to declare the result of some students of Guru Teg Bahadur School, Sector 15, for Class X, provisionally. The result would be subject to the outcome of the petition filed by the students.

CBSE compartment exam schedule
Chandigarh, June 17
The compartment examination of the CBSE for Class X and Class XII will commence from July 29. While the paper for Class X would end on August 5, the Class XII would be held only on July 29.

PU MA II Public Ad, Geography results out
Chandigarh, June 17
Panjab University has declared the results of MA II (Public Administration) and MA II (Geography) here today. The result gazettes will be available in the new enquiry counter of PU on Saturday at 2 pm. It will also be available on the PU website `’’ and can be accessed through SMS after 2 pm onwards.

City boy selected for Finland programme
Chandigarh, June 17
City lad, Anuj Lamba, has got selected by the global electrical equipment manufacturer, ABB, for a specialised training programme in automation of the power distribution system in Finland.

UGC-NET results out


Shiamak Davar’s students give a high-voltage performance at the Tagore Theatre, Chandigarh, on Friday Shiamak Davar dances to his tune

Shiamak rocks yet again

Shiamak Davar’s students give a high-voltage performance at the Tagore Theatre, Chandigarh, on Friday. — Tribune photo by Pankaj Sharma 

Spin is the mantra for her
This lovely lass is spinning her way to passion. As a fitness instructor at one of the city’s prominent gymnasiums, Rupika Chopra exudes warmth, vivacity and exuberance in her spirited demeanour.


Indo-Pak symposium on nursing
Mohali, June 17
Dr Khurshid Khowaja, Director Nursing Services, Aga Khan University and Hospital, Karachi, today said that all hospitals should work out the nursing hours per patient day in order to ensure optimum utilisation of a nurse’s time. The nurse must spend adequate time with the patient so that a comfort level is established between the nurse and the patient which is essential for the quick recovery of a patient.


Local golfer wins Delhi tourney
Chandigarh, June 17
Local golfer K Raghav Bhandari won the boys under- 12 division ‘C’ category tie on the concluding day of Amit Verma Memorial Golf Tournament held at Delhi Golf Club, New Delhi, today.

Carrom camp from today
Chandigarh, June 17
A nine-day carrom coaching camp to be conducted by the Panchkula District Carrom Association, is going to start at St Saupin’s School, Sector 9, Panchkula, from June 18.


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