24022018-CT-01.qxd 2/24/2018 12:39 AM Page 1 c m y b cHANDIGARH TRIBUNE SATURDAY | 24 FEBRUARY 2018 | CHANDIGARH UT audit report MC short of funds Harmanpreet best athlete UT audit report flays Panjab University sports panel for not maintaining proper records. P2 MC may not be able to pay employees in March if it doesn’t get ~30-cr instalment. P3 Harmanpreet of St Soldier-28 adjudged best athlete in the girls’ U-19 category. P9 FORECAST GENERALLY CLOUDY | MAX 27°C MIN 14°C | YESTERDAY MAX 29.5°C MIN 12.1°C | SUNSET SATURDAY 6.17 PM SUNRISE SUNDAY 6.53 AM Airport to reopen on February 27 In full blossom Tribune News Service Tribune News Service Mohali, February 23 The Chandigarh international airport will reopen for civil and military operations on Tuesday (February 27) after remaining closed for a fortnight from February 11 to 26. The airport has been closed for runway repairs and re-carpeting work, including extending the length from the current 9,000 ft to 10,400 ft, in order to accommodate wide-bodied aircraft, which will facilitate long-haul flights from Chandigarh. According to estimates, over 60,000 passengers are expected to be affected due to the disruption, with a majority of the traffic diverted to Delhi and Amritsar. Chandigarh International Airport Limited (CHIAL) CEO Suneel Dutt said, “The airport will resume operations from February 27. The watch hours will remain the same and there are no major changes in the schedule. In the summer schedule (end of March), it is likely that the watch hours will be extended by an hour.” Dutt said the airport continued on page 3 ARRIVAL DEPARTURE ARRIVAL DEPARTURE JET AIRWAYS AIR INDIA Delhi-Chandigarh-Delhi Mumbai-Chandigarh-Pune 9:10 10:00 8:30 9:15 10:35 11:00 Leh-Chandigarh-Leh 13:55 14:20 9:35 10:15 Jaipur-Chandigarh-Jaipur Delhi-Chandigarh-Delhi 10:50 11:15 12:10 12:50 6:55 7:25 Mumbai-Chandigarh-Mumbai 11:55 12:25 Pune-Chandigarh-Mumbai 14:50 15:30 SPICEJET Sharjah-Chandigarh-Jammu Delhi-Chandigarh-Delhi 14:15 15:15 8:05 8:40 Bangkok-Chandigarh-Bangkok Delhi-Chandigarh-Srinagar 9:20 13:35/14:00 11:30 12:00 Kullu-Chandigarh-Kullu Srinagar-Chandigarh-Delhi 9:20 9:50 14:40 15:10 INDIGO VISTARA Bengaluru-Chandigarh-Bengaluru Delhi-Chandigarh-Delhi 14:20 14:50 11:40 12:15 Delhi-Chandigarh-Delhi 14:45 15:20 7:30 8:00 GOAIR Dubai-Chandigarh-Delhi Delhi-Chandigarh-Delhi 11:00 12:05 10:15 10:45 Mumbai-Chandigarh-Mumbai Lucknow-Chandigarh-Bengaluru 11:45 12:15 12:40 13:10 14:05 14:35 Mumbai-Chandigarh-Mumbai Hyderabad-Chandigarh-Hyderabad 10:55 11:25 13:45 14:15 AIRASIA Delhi-Chandigarh-Dubai Bengaluru-Chandigarh-Bengaluru 14:45 15:40 12:35 13:00 All flights in the graph will operate from Monday to Saturday except Air India’s flight to Pune (Mon-Fri), AI flight to Bangkok (Mon, Tue, Wed, Fri), flight to Leh (Tue, Sat), Sharjah flight (Mon, Thur, Sat) and GoAir’s Bengaluru flight (Tue). Traffic violators protest late arrival of Judge Dressed in Himachali attire, a girl clicks a picture of a rose on Day 1 of the 46th Rose Festival at Rose Garden in Chandigarh on Friday. TRIBUNE PHOTO: RAVI KUMAR P10 Under debt, 28-yr-old farmer ends life Tribune News Service Mohali, February 23 A 28-year-old farmer, Jaspreet Singh, a resident of Naglian village in Kharar tehsil, allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself last night. According to the village sarpanch, Parwinder Singh, the deceased was under a debt of about Rs 15 lakh for a loan he had taken from the Oriental Bank of Commerce. Sources said since he was under a financial stress, he c m y b allegedly hanged Kharar MLA Kanhimself from a ceilwar Sandhu visited ing fan. the village in the The victim is surevening to offer vived by his wife, a condolences to the four-year-old son bereaved family. and a six-month-old Naglian villagers baby girl. complained to him The deceased’s that while the Jaspreet Singh brother, Sukhpreet, names of 17 vilsaid together they lagers figured in owned over four acres and the list of persons whose debt were struggling to pay the was being waived under the debt. Their father had loan waiver scheme, no monpassed away when they ey had been received, which were very young. had led to resentment. Chandigarh, February 23 High drama was witnessed at the District Courts this afternoon after some persons, who were there to clear their challans, held a protest. They raised slogans, saying that they were being made to wait unnecessarily. Claiming harassment, they said they had come in the morning and were later told to come at 1.30 pm. However, the Judge did not arrive till after 2.30 pm. The protest lasted only a few minutes as they were made to settle down by security personnel and the Judge arrived and started work soon after. Lawyers said there were a few notorious elements who wanted to create a scene. However, some said it was a regular feature for judges to come late after lunch and people, who came from far-off places, were kept waiting. Traffic violators are supposed to submit their challans in the morning and these are cleared after lunch by the court. This means that irrespective of the place from where a person comes, he has to spend the entire day in the court to get his challan cleared. Lawyers and the court staff guide people on the process. The traffic violators were told to come after lunch at 1.30 pm. As people waited and the Judge did not come till 2.30 pm, some persons started raising slogans. A crowd gathered and a scene was created outside the court. POWER SHUTDOWN CHANDIGARH 9.30 am to 11.30 am: Parts of Sector 7, 26, 27, 28, Rajeev Vihar, MHC, Uppal Society, duplex houses, Bitta Petrol Pump and traffic lights, farmhouses and tubewells at Kishangarh and Shastri Nagar, Mani Majra 10 am to 3 pm: Parts of Sector 5, 6, 7, 26 and UT Guest House 8 am to 11 am: Parts of Sector 8, 18 and 21 11.30 am to 2.30 pm: Parts of Sector 9, 17, 18 and 19 2.30 pm to 5.30 pm : Parts of Sector 17, 32, 34 and 45 10 am to 1 pm: Parts of Sector 30, 33, 34, 45, 46, airport, CRPF complex, ITBP complex, N Area, Hallo Majra village, Raipur Khurd and Industrial Area, Phase 1
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