shock in K Area
It came as a shock to neighbours of Mr Ravinder Singh of Phase-II
Mohali to learn that his son, Lieut-Col Amarjeet Singh is no more. He
had been swept away in the raging Sutlej after the Bailey bridge at
Kharo in Kinnaur, whose reconstruction he was supervising, collapsed
yesterday. He was the only son of his parents.
violence not limited to poor nations
Chandigarh, September 9
Domestic and gender violence is
not limited to developing countries alone. It is a global concern as
it affects communities and societies. Statistical studies in various
parts of the world show that women are the prime victims of domestic
victim rues police ‘inaction’
Surender Kumar has started limping back to life exactly a month after
he was stabbed brutally in Ambala. However, fear is writ large on his
and his old mother’s face, who stands by his bedside in Government
Medical College and Hospital, Sector 32, here.
‘rule’traffic light points
An organised begging mafia in the city is forcing many young persons
to act like handicaps to boost earnings through begging.
for villages’ development
The issue of illegal constructions outside the lal dora of the UT
villages has caught the attention of the sub-group of the
Administrator’s Advisory Council, constituted for the development of
the UT villages.
asked to probe functioning of housing society
Certain members of Sargadha Cooperative House Building Society, Sector
50, have urged the Registrar of Cooperative Societies (RCS) to hold an
inquiry into the functioning of the society.
cooperative movement: Rodrigues
Gen S.F. Rodrigues (retd), UT Administrator, while addressing the
national-level meeting on cooperatives, chaired by the Prime Minister,
in New Delhi today advocated the need for developing effective
strategies for strengthening the cooperative movement and pushing it
forward by overcoming existing weaknesses in order to create a
socially and economically equitable society.
parked in children’s playground
A playground for children in Sector 47 here has been encroached
upon by the vehicle owners of the nearby residential areas and
certain offices. “Our play area has vanished for long. The
park has been dug up at places. The car owners give us dirty
stares in case our ball goes in the direction of their parked
vehicles”, Chetan, a student of Class VI, said.
|Cars parked in a children park in Sector 47, Chandigarh.
— A Tribune photograph
A two-day seminar on “Swing-Wing Aircraft Maintenance (SWAM-2005)”
began at the MiG-23/27 TETTRA School at the Air Force High Grounds
near here today.
Taking a short cut almost cost Nanhe Ram his life. The young man from
Railley village in Sector 12- A decided to take a shorter route via
the Ghaggar rived bed, when water came gushing down the river and he
A convention of the National Platform of Mass Organisations (NPMO) was
held here today in connection with the all-India strike on September
for house allotment invited
The House Allotment Committee of the Chandigarh Administration has
invited applications from heads of departments of the Haryana and
Punjab Governments and the Punjab and Haryana High Court for allotment
of Type IV (New) and Type-III (New) houses.
Hooda govt’s removal
A meeting of the Dalits Rights Protection Forum, Punjab, held here
yesterday, demanded the dismissal of the Bhupinder Singh Hooda
government for its failure to control violence in Gohana.