drugs being sold in buses
Psychotropic drugs are being sold in buses. Hawkers are selling such
drugs in buses to addicts. The Tribune recently caught on camera
hawkers selling psychotropic drugs in private buses on the
flays govt for N-deal
Dr Shambu Shrivastva, national spokesman for the Janata Dal (U), today
criticised the UPA government for its proposed nuclear agreement with
meet on March 6
The Congress Legislature Party will meet on March 6, one day before
the Budget is presented in the Punjab Assembly.
students protest against female foeticide
An awareness campaign coupled with implementation of the PNDT/MTP Act
to check female foeticide in the district by the administration has
been getting good response from public. It has assumed the shape of a
social movement as people from all walks, especially school and
college-going girls joining hands under the aegis of Upkar — an
NGOs’ Coordination Society.
sheds tears at Mohali move
The Zila Bachao Sangharsh Samiti, comprising representatives of all
political parties and other organisations, today called for a bandh on
March 6 in the Ropar subdivision against the state government's
decision to make Mohali a district.
sabha seeks action against jail staff
Members of Balmik community and Bhartiya Balmik Dharam Samaj led by Ms
Raj Hans, President; Mr Lal Chand Bhatti, General Secretary of Punjab
Balmik Sabha, Mr Mohinder Pal, Municipal Councillor; and Mr Om Parkash
Jakhu, District President, Dalit Sena, staged dharna at Clock Tower
here yesterday in protest against the inscribing of the world
"choora" (lower caste) on the back of a 20-year-old Dalit
undertrial prisoner Narinder Singh allegedly by the officials of the
against nursing home authorities
More than 100 students and social workers under the banner of Upkar, a
district-level NGOs’ coordination society, took out a protest march
in Balachaur and staged a dharna in front of a private nursing home
yesterday. The nursing home was allegedly involved in conducting an
MTP of female foetus.
gets 3-yr jail in forgery case
Mr Harsh Mehta, Chief Judicial Magistrate (CJM), here today sentenced
Supreme Court lawyer Arun Madan of Delhi under Sections 466 (forgery
of court record) and 468 (forgery for the purpose of cheating) of the
IPC to three years’ rigorous imprisonment (RI) for each offence with
a fine of Rs 2,000 for each offence.
moot court contest at Ropar
The first national-level moot court competition relating to consumer
law will be held at Ropar on March 4 and 5. The competition will be
organised by the Chandigarh Consumer Court Bar Association in
association with the Rayat College of Law, Ropar, at the college
held for burglary in goldsmith’s house
With the arrest of one person, identified as Sundar Lal, a resident of
Uttar Pradesh, the district police today claimed to have solved a
burglary case and recovered about 500 grams of gold and silver
jewellery worth lakhs of rupees.
Taran, March 2
A joint party of the Border Security Force and Punjab police recovered
13 kg of heroin near Wan Tara Singh village in the Khem Karan sector
on Monday night.
A class X student, resident of Fatehgarh Shukkar Chakk village, was
allegedly kidnapped and raped by two persons at Noordi village, Tarn
wins folk-song contest at youth fest
The three-day-long youth festival got off to a colourful start at the
Government Polytechnic College here today. As many as 35 teams from
Chandigarh and Punjab are taking part in the youth festival.
The annual prize distribution function of the Government College for
Girls was held here today. It was presided over by the Punjabi
University Vice-Chancellor, Mr S.S. Boparai.
in research degree panel alleged
Dr Davinder Singh, president, Guru Nanak Dev University Teachers
Association, has alleged large-scale discrepancies in the Research
Degree Committee for approving PhDs in the department of physical
education and teaching.
As many as 364 students conferred degrees during the annual
convocation of Baring Union Christian College, which held here today.