gear up for the summer
The city has prepared itself to beat the scorching heat. One can have
a splash in the water in a number of pools. Various clubs and centres
are in the offering. Here are a few places being geared up for
Watery blues: For that deep plunge to beat the heat of the summer of 2006, the Panjab University swimming pool being filled up in Chandigarh on Friday.
— Tribune photo by Manoj Mahajan
to have mini-sampark centres by May
All the 18 villages of the Union Territory will have mini sampark
centres by May. The structures are coming up on Built Operate Transfer
promote development in small towns
The Centre has decided to promote urban development in small and
medium towns by subsuming existing schemes of integrated development
of towns with the accelerated urban water supply programme.
ISKCON devotees perform the “Abhishek ceremony” on the occasion of Ram Navmi at Hare Krishna Dham in Sector 36, Chandigarh, on Friday.
— Tribune photo by Manoj Mahajan
system to be
The non-implementation of the smart card system for making purchases
from CSD canteens at Chandimandir is causing inconvenience to serving
personnel visiting the military station.
to SBI staff
, April 7
The indefinite strike called by the joint forum of the State Bank
employees and officers federations today entered its fifth day.
YPS old boys
to honour Bansal today
Mr Pawan Kumar Bansal, Minister of State for Finance, will sport an
old school tie instead of his customary attire when he meets students
from his old school here tomorrow.
war memorial reviewed
To expedite the construction of war memorial, a meeting was held under
the supervision of Mr S.K. Sandhu, Secretary of Engineering Wing, here
today. The job is likely to completed by July 31.
policy reforms discussed
The Council Of Indian Employers in collaboration with the
Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry and the
All India Organisation of Employers today organised a social
dialogue on labour policy reforms.
members inducted into BJP
The Bhartiya Janta Party today inducted six new members to its
party. Mr Rajesh Gupta (Bittu) who had contested the past two
Municipal Corporation elections as an independent candidate was
inducted with his supporters Mr Rakesh Gupta, Mr Sanjay Gupta, Mr
Harminder Singh, Mr Ramesh Batra and Mr Nand Lal Nagpal.
Regiment to hold bi-annual get-together
The Punjab Regiment is holding its bi-annual get-together here on
April 9. Serving and retired regimental officers from all over the
country are expected to attend the meet, a statement issued here said
protest opening of liquor shop
Local residents are up in arms against the opening of a liquor shop at
the Kalgidhar Enclave here. In a representation to the Dera Bassi SDM,
about 150 residents alleged that the opening of the shop would prove
to be a nuisance for the residents.
health official clarifies
An official of the Department of Public Health said here today that
small creatures could not enter water supply pipes laid inside
buildings as a wire mesh was put on both sides of the water meters
which prevents them from entering the pipes.
exchange soiled notes
To create awareness among the public regarding the clean note policy,
HDFC Bank, in association with the Reserve Bank of India, will conduct
a camp for the exchange of soiled notes at its branch, SCO 147-148,
Sector 17-C, on Saturday between 10 am and 2 pm.