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The residents of Faidan village held a protest against the lack of facilities in the village.

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August 26, 2011 3:01:45 am

Faidan residents ask for basic facilities

CHANDIGARH: The residents of Faidan village held a protest against the lack of facilities in the village. A memorandum was presented to former MP and senior BJP leader Satya Pal Jain. Residents rued that they did not have facilities like water supply,electricity,roads and schools.

11th demolition drive near Indira colony

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CHANDIGARH: The Municipal Corporation held a demolition drive at Pocket No 8,adjoining Indira Colony,Manimajra on Thursday. As many as 190 hutments were demolished that were spread over two acres of land. This is the 11th time that a drive has been held in the area. The area had been fenced by the engineering wing of MC,but the encroachers developed hutments inside the fenced area. The drive was held under the supervision of AC Lalit Siwach and assisted by Enforcement Inspector Kashmira Singh and other officials of the engineering and enforcement wing. The encroachers were warned of strict legal action in case the hutments were rebuilt.

RTI Act: Press Club asked to file reply

CHANDIGARH: On the complaint of a Sector 38 resident,Sanjiv Pandey,the Central Information Commission has asked the PIO of the Chandigarh Press Club to give its reply within two weeks. Central Information Commissioner,Deepak Sandhu,also served a show-cause notice on the PIO,asking why penalty should not be imposed on him for not providing information within stipulated time. The order stated that copy of the reply should also be endorsed to the commission,clearly indicating the case number and the reason for delay,if any,for providing information.

Civic body books three meat shopkeepers

CHANDIGARH: The Municipal Corporation Chandigarh challaned three meat shopkeepers of meat market in Sector 21. The Medical Officer of Health directed the meat-hygiene staff to conduct surprise inspection of the meat market and meat shops of Sector 22. The team found unhygienic condition of meat in three shops and issued challans.

Man dies outside court

CHANDIGARH: Karamjit Singh (42) of Amritsar died on Thursday afternoon outside the Punjab and Haryana High Court. Singh died minutes after a court verdict in a fifteen year old case was announced in his favour. Singh’s family alleged that he was threatened by the opposite party after the verdict,which caused his death. “We have received a complaint from Singh’s family and have registered a daily diary report. His postmortem will be conducted on Friday. But the doctors in his death summary have revealed that he died of a heart attack,” said a police officer at Sector 3 police station.

Five arrested for car theft

PANCHKULA: Panchkula police has arrested five people for being allegedly involved in theft of an Esteem car from Sector 16 on August 21. Bimal,Mukesh and Kama Thapa,all residents of Mauli Jagran (Chandigarh),Bablu,resident of Budhanpur village in Panchkula and Raju,resident of Sector 9 of Panchkula,were produced in the District Courts on Thursday. The court granted five-day police custody of all the accused. The car was recovered from the accused.

SBoP hands out jute bags

CHANDIGARH: State Bank of Patiala distributed jute bags prepared by Social Welfare Society,Patiala for creating awareness among people to not use plastic bags. The bank has joined hands with Red Cross Society for the purpose. Abhay Nath,General Manager (Agri and Inspection),SBoP and president of the society Vijay Kumar Goyal said that the use of polythene is harmful to health and environment.

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