caught taking bribe
Continuing with its drive against corrupt officials, the UT Vigilance
Department today caught two government officials belonging to the
Chandigarh Housing Board and the UT Electricity Department while
allegedly accepting illegal gratification.
youth groups to fight female foeticide’
There are laws and there are efforts to check the dwindling sex ratio.
Yet, the situation is only getting worse with every census. Women are
being violated whether it is through child marriage, female foeticide
or child trafficking. When a child dies or fails to be born, it is a
life denied. The menace is growing and the provisions in law are no
deterrent to the perpetrators of the heinous crime.
angling on day one at Sukhna Lake
It was the day Noor Mohammed had been waiting for the past six years.
An avid angler, this 65-year-old resident of Mani Majra had to go all
the way to the Ropar Head Works to indulge in his favourite pastime.
An angler with his catch after the Chandigarh Administration lifted the ban on angling at the Sukhna Lake in Chandigarh on Friday.
— Tribune photo by Manoj Mahajan
SAS Institute of Information Technology and Research here organised a
seminar on “Corporate governance - new challenges”. Prof Veer
Singh, Dean University Instruction, Punjab University, said that
corporate governance was to sharpen its edges since the traditional
corporate system was inadequate to face the new challenges. The
control of the business family was to give way to the control of the
professionals and other stakeholders. He was also of the view that
accountability and transparency should be the hallmark of corporate
governance in India.
With a view to acquainting schoolchildren with our rich heritage and
catching them young, Mrs Jean Rodrigues, wife of Punjab Governor and
Administrator, Union Territory, Chandigarh, today inaugurated a
two-day teachers training workshop on heritage awareness and setting
up of heritage clubs, in our schools, at Museum and Art Gallery
Campus, here today.
|Dr Kiran Joshi, Senior Lecturer, addresses a workshop for teachers on heritage awareness and intach clubs at Government Museum, Sector 10, Chandigarh, on Friday.
— A Tribune photograph
awareness training for Catholic priests
The Catholic Church has assumed a significant role in spreading
HIV/AIDS awareness in the region. Under the new initiative adopted by
the Diocese of Delhi, Jammu, Jalandhar and Chandigarh, not only will
AIDS awareness be integral part of the church’s policies, it will
also be an area of top priority.
Lost on way
to Hardwar, child found in Mohali
For police personnel posted at the Phase 11 police post it was a
touching sights when nine-year-old Shahrukh ran into the arms of his
mother after having wandered about for 15 harrowing days and nights.
increase green cover gets under way
Bassi, September 1
Concerned at the depleting green cover in the wake of the cutting of
over 22,000 trees for the four-laning of the Chandigarh-Ambala
highway, the Rotary Club today initiated a unique project to
supplement government efforts in preserving the fragile ecology of the
The State AIDS Control Society (SACS) will install 20 condom vending
machines (CVMs) at key locations in the city, an official press
release said here today.
unions in making decisions’
Chandigarh, September 1 The managements
of banks must include the bank officers’ unions in decision-making
for smooth functioning of the banks.
blocks opened at Kajehri
Two sets of toilet blocks for women and gents consisting of 20 water
closets (WCs) each were opened for public use at Kajehri Chowk by Mr
Surinder Singh, Mayor, Municipal Corporation, Chandigarh, today.
Chandigarh, September 1 The local unit
of the ISKCON celebrated Radhashtami, the Appearance Day of Lord
Krishna's consort, at Hare Krishna Dham, here today.