accused of rape bid
UT Administrator to meet ‘victim’ today
A resident of Sector 51 in her complaint to the UT Administrator has
levelled allegations of a rape attempt against an HCS Officer. The
Administrator has asked the woman to meet him tomorrow.
complain to Governor about road
Gen (retd) S.F. Rodrigues, Governor of Punjab and the UT
Administrator, was flooded with complaints regarding the
pitiable condition of the road diving Sectors 46 and 47 when he
came to inaugurate the new 66 KV power sub-station in Sector 47
|The cavalcade of Gen S.F. Rodrigues (retd) is given a travel route in violation of traffic norms outside the venue of the inauguration of a power substation in Sector 47 in Chandigarh on Monday; (right) the route has been altered because of the pitiable condition of the road dividing Sectors 46 and 47.
— Tribune photos by Manoj Mahajan
modifies six helicopters for UN operations
The Indian Air Force will deploy six Mi-17 helicopters in Sudan as
part of the United Nations (UN) mission in the African country. The
helicopters have been modified for the mission at No.3 Base Repair
Depot, here and are expected to move out shortly. Meanwhile, the
United Nations has extended the IAF’s ongoing deployment in Congo,
by a year.
sparrow on verge of extinction
of Punjab and Haryana are no longer a habitat of a house
sparrow. Its chirping is fading from the vicinity of human
habitation. A small plump brownish bird, which is a widely
distributed species in most parts of Europe and Asia, it is
slowly disappearing from urban areas.
A house sparrow that is on the verge of extinction.
— Photo by Anil Dayal
opens substation, e-sampark centre
Gen S.F. Rodrigues (retd), Governor of Punjab, inaugurated the 66/11
KV power substation at Sector 47 here today. General Rodrigues also
inaugurated an one-Sampark Centre.
Even as the protest by municipal council employees continued here
today, the civic body has failed to trace the sanitation supervisor
who had made a complaint to the council in connection with poor
lot for trucks to have all facilities
The local Municipal Corporation has evolved a plan for the
construction of a parking lot for trucks in 2.36 lakh sqft area with a
parking capacity of 250 vehicles near the transport area.
advocates yoga for Haryana cops
The Haryana Police is in for a complete makeover. Other than a
possible change in the colour of uniforms, the cops are being asked to
be more polite, taught gender sensitisation, and encouraged to
Assembly for Chandigarh
The Punjab unit of the CPM has taken a strong exception to statement
of BJP leader and chairperson of the Parliamentary Standing Committee
of the Home Ministry on the constitution of a separate assembly for
Problems of the residents of the town and the possible solutions were
discussed at a meeting of the area Congress Committee here today. At
least 450 workers attended the meeting.
e-meters, PSEB urged
The House Owners Welfare Society, Phase V, here has demanded that
electronic power meters installed by the PSEB in the town should be
removed immediately as these were found defective.
praise Governor’s visit to Estate Office
A number of Congressmen today appreciated the surprise visit by Gen
(retd) S.F. Rodrigues, Governor of Punjab and the UT Administrator, by
visiting the Estate Office as a common man.
Rodrigues on birthday
Dr Manmohan Singh, Prime Minister of India, today greeted Gen (retd)
S.F. Rodrigues, Governor of Punjab and the UT Administrator, on his
Soldiering continues to be Haryana’s pride
HARYANA has the proud privilege of
contributing a large percentage of its population to soldiering.