04122017-CT-01.qxd 12/3/2017 11:44 PM Page 1 c m y b cHANDIGARH TRIBUNE MONDAY | 4 DECEMBER 2017 | CHANDIGARH Selection criteria Awareness programme Gold rush for Jaiveer PU Syndicate to discuss change in selection criteria and increase in seats for MSc in Medical Physics. P2 Mayor Asha Jaswal launches an awareness programme on segregation of waste at source. P4 Jaiveer Makkar, a student of Strawberry Fields High School, wins four gold medals and a silver medal in horse show. P6 FORECAST PARTLY CLOUDY SKY | MAX 24°C MIN 9°C | YESTERDAY MAX 24.3°C MIN 8.6°C | SUNSET MONDAY 5.22 PM SUNRISE TUESDAY 7.03 AM Work on Sector 17 underpass takes off Jan Marg to be closed for three months from today Tribune News Service Bikers take part in The Tribune-sponsored motorbike rally, Bravehearts Ride, which was flagged off from the war memorial at Bougainvillea Garden, Sector 3, Chandigarh, on Sunday. TRIBUNE PHOTOS: RAVI KUMAR Riding in solidarity with the military Tribune News Service Chandigarh, December 3 The tricity today witnessed an unprecedented congregation of superbikes as several hundred motorcycle riders rumbled through the streets during the Bravehearts Ride conducted as a prelude to the forthcoming Military Literature Festival being organised by the Punjab Government in Chandigarh later this week. With pennants fluttering from handlebars and the event’s motifs affixed to their riding jackets, over 400 riders, including 10 women, mounted atop 317 motorcy- Lt Gen Tajinder Singh Shergill (retd) after laying a wreath at the war memorial. cles cruised along a 41-km route at controlled speeds from the Bougainvillea Garden in Sector 3 through Mohali and Zirakpur before culminating at the Chandimandir Military Station. The Tribune was the media sponsor of the event. Among the riders, about 50 were from the armed forces while the remaining came from different places in the region. Many were members of various biker groups. These included the Armed Forces Harley Owner Group, Road Rockers, Free Riders, Harley Owners Group, Royal Enfield Prium Cafe, Harley Davidson, Chandigarh, Saddle Back Warriors, Team Mojo Mahindra, Indian Chief, Kawasaki and the Mohindra Group. The bikers assembled at the Chandigarh War Memorial located in the Bougainvillea Garden, where they paid tributes to the martyrs. Before flagging off the ride, Lt Gen TS Shergill (retd), Senior Adviser to the Punjab Chief Minister, laid a wreath at the memorial. A ceremonial guard from the Kumaon Regiment reversed arms and buglers sounded the last post as a mark of respect to the fallen soldiers. Lt Gen Shergill said the ride had been organised to express solidarity with the military. He said the response from the bikers had surpassed the expectations of the organisers. Several participants expressed their enthusiasm for the armed forces and called it a rare opportunity and privilege to be part of such an event. Special honour TRIBUNE PHOTOS: MUKESH AGGARWAL POWER SHUTDOWN CHANDIGARH 10 am to 3 pm: Parts of Dhanas village 10 am to 4 pm: Parts of Sector 47-D 10 am to 5 pm: Parts of Sector 38 waterworks, Sector 40, Dadu Majra Colony and HUDA pump Draft parking policy needs rethink PAGE 5 President Ram Nath Kovind presents the National Award for Best Employee/Self-Employed with Disability to Dr Shruti Hora (Blindness); and (right) to Priyanka (Hearing Impairment) in New Delhi on Sunday. Both awardees are from Chandigarh. SEE ALSO P4 Dean not Jathedar, Student Centre not Satth: PU University committee set up to certify names recommends Punjabi words for signboards Bhartesh Singh Thakur Tribune News Service Chandigarh, December 3 A Panjab University (PU) committee, formed to certify Punjabi names for signboards, has clarified that Dean is not “Jathedar”, the Student Centre is not “Satth” and the canteen is also not “Chaah-Paani Vehda”. “Show me the dictionary which says that the Dean is “Jathedar”. We have recommended Punjabi words for signboards which are embedded in Punjabi culture. We have retained popular names like director, management, hostel and institute. Words which can be easily communicated have been recommended,” said Prof Yog Raj Angrish, chairperson, Punjabi department, PU, who English words Vice-Chancellor Dean, University Instruction Boys’ hostel Department of Chinese and Tibetan Languages Ground floor Library Electronics and Communication Engineering Department of Botany Basic Medical Sciences Department of Alumni Relations heads the committee which has to certify Punjabi names for signboards. Among other members of the committee are Prof Sarbjit Singh from the Punjabi department, Dr Praveen Sheoran from the University In Gurmukhi script Upkulpati Dean, University Hadaitan Ladkeyan da hostel Chinni Ate Tibbati Vibhag Zamini manjil Pustkala (Library) Electronics and Communication Engineering Vibhag Banaspati Vigyan Vibhag Mudale Chikitsak Vigyan Purav-Vidyarthi Sampark Vibhag School of Open Learning (USOL) and Prof Uma Sethi from Punjabi lexicography. Prof Sukhdev Singh and Prof Nahar Singh are special invitees in the committee. Now, Dean has been retained as Dean in the Gur- mukhi script, Vice-Chancellor is “Upkulpati”, university is university in Gurmukhi, guest house is “mahimaan ghar” and research is “khoj”. Hostel has been retained as hostel in Gurmukhi and institute has also retained the c m y b same name. The name of the University Institute of Hotel and Tourism Management (UIHTM) is “University Hotel Ate Sair Sapata Institute”. For different names of chairs, the word chair has been retained in Gurmukhi. The real challenge was naming biotechnology, microbiology, nanosicence and nanotechnology for which the Punjabi University model has been adopted. “We have retained English names in the Gurmukhi script. Biotechnology is “Jeev Takniki Vigyan Vibhag”. But in bracket we will mention biotechnology in Gurmukhi. Similarly, microbiology will be “Jeewanu Vigyan Vibhag” and in bracket we will Continued on page 5 Chandigarh, December 3 The service lane and the main carriageway behind the RBI and the James Plaza hotel on Jan Marg from Matka Chowk to the Sector 16/17 light point will be closed from Monday due to the construction of the first phase of a pedestrian underpass between Sector 17 and Rose Garden. Work on the underpass started today. The road is expected to be closed for three months. The construction work on the pedestrian underpass will be undertaken in two phases. It will be constructed by excavating the main carriageway and the slow carriageway on Jan Marg. The work will be undertaken by closing the road partially. An officer of the Engineering Department said Work on the underpass between Sector 17 and Rose Garden under way on Sunday. TRIBUNE PHOTO: PRADEEP TEWARI after the completion of the first phase, the road from the opposite side in the same area would be closed for three months The new underpass would allow visitors to go directly to Rose Garden without crossing Jan Marg, one of the busiest roads in the city. The underpass will cost approximately Rs 8 crore. The underpass is being constructed near the office of the RBI. It is a part of the rejuvenation plan of Sector 17, prepared by a consultant. The plan has been prepared with an aim to develop Sector 17 as a hub of activities and city centre where residents of the city, nearby areas and tourists come and enjoy recreational activities. Tabs to help SHOs nail vehicle thieves Chandigarh, December 3 All SHOs of the Chandigarh Police have been provided with tablets to check information of vehicles at nakas. The police claim the tabs will come in handy to check whether vehicles moving across the city are stolen or not. All 16 SHOs have been given tabs, which have a software with the help of which one can check information about a particular vehicle by feeding its regis- tration number. A police official said, “In a majority of the cases vehicle thieves drive vehicles by putting fake numbers on these. Now, with the help of the tab, the police at a naka will feed the number of a suspicious vehicle in the software which will give information about the vehicle.” The official said the software would also provide information about the type of vehicle, its make and model. Teams of police stations will use use the tabs at nakas to check incidents of vehicle theft. Around 760 vehicles have already been stolen from Chandigarh this year while 616 vehicles were stolen in 2016. — TNS
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