of illegal immigration firm identified
The local police today claimed to have identified two alleged
masterminds of a Mumbai-based illegal immigration company, Dubai Tour
and Travels, operating from its branch in Sector 17.
Activists of the ABVP at a guidance camp near the administrative block of Panjab University in Chandigarh
on Tuesday. — Tribune photo by Pradeep Tewari
with bureaucrat manhandle liquor vend employee
Mohali, June 20
Police personnel providing security cover to a top Punjab bureaucrat
allegedly threatened and manhandled an employee of a liquor vend here
late last night even as the local police suspended two employees on a
charge of dereliction of duty.
sought to handle offences in NRI marriages
In 1993, Dalvir Kaur from Hoshiarpur was promised a life full of
roses. Taj Singh from the USA married her and left her behind,
promising to take her with him one day. He never returned but he sent
to Dalvir — now a mother — a decree of divorce which he obtained
fraudulently in the USA. Had it not been for Dalvir’s persistence
which made her write to an American court and obtain a US visa to
argue her case, she would still have been in the lurch.
body objects to ‘misuse’ of langurs
An animal rights body has taken umbrage to the alleged “misuse” of
two male langurs by authorities for tackling the monkey menace.
Yesterday evening, members of the Menaka Gandhi-headed People for
Animals (PFA), Haryana chapter, arrived at the PGI and caught the
owner of the two langurs and handed him over to the police post, PGI.
Director, Division of Research Planning and Foreign Affairs,
Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden, Chinese Academy of
politicise investment: Singla
The Orient Craft Fashion Technology Limited’s hi-tech garment
manufacturing facility was today inaugurated by the Punjab Finance
Minister, Mr Surinder Singla, at Phase VIII here this evening.
Rain or shine, umbrellas come handy : City residents, taking no chances, venture out in the streets with umbrellas in Chandigarh on Tuesday.
— Tribune photo by Karam Singh
after falling from tree
An employee of the Military Engineering Service died and two other
persons, including a child, were seriously injured in separate
incidents in the district in the past 24 hours.
The Chandigarh Administration has decided to issue occupation
certificates to all those allottees and lessees of sites who had
completed their buildings before March 31 but could not get occupation
certificates issued from Estate Office for one reason or the other, a
Press note said here today.
over price rise
The Punjab State Preparatory Committee of the Marxist Communist Party
of India (United) expressed its concern over the ever-rising prices in
the country which, it said, was the result of the anti-people policies
of the UPA government led by the Congress.
From left: Mr Kuldip Singh, Mr Prem Singh Bhangu and Mr Chander Shekhar, members of the Punjab State Preparatory Committee, Marxist Communist Party of India (United) at a press
conference at Kisan Bhavan in Sector 35, Chandigarh, on Tuesday. — A Tribune photograph
tanks pose grave threat
Uncovered underground water tanks greet visitors to the back lane of
Sector 22 C market here. The shopkeepers for the sake of storing
adequate water have constructed the water tanks but have left them
An uncovered underground water tank in Sector 22-C, Chandigarh.
— A Tribune photograph
Under an unemployment allowance scheme ‘Rajiv Gandhi Shramik Kalyana
Yojana’ the Employees State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) has given
the first payment of Rs 6,716 to Mr Ram Kishore. The recipient of the
money was employed with Highway Industries before losing his job
following closure of the factory.
ends at Press Club
The concluding ceremony of the summer camp at the Press Club will be
held tomorrow. Children trained by the NZCC, Patiala, will display