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Crime File
Liquor seized on Divali eve
Tribune News Service

CHANDIGARH, Nov 6 — On Divali eve, the city crime scene remained dominated by the seizures of liquor in different parts of the city and surrounding areas.

The local police has arrested Narayanan, a resident of Mohalla Naunagar in Patiala from the Sector 20 petrol pump and seized 12 bottles of whisky from his possession. A case under the Excise Act has been registered.

Ramlakhan, a resident of Colony No. 5, was arrested by the police in Sector 35 and 60 bottles of country liquor were seized from him. A case has been registered.

Similarly, Pamma, a resident of Sector 38, was arrested while carrying 99 pouches of whisky in a three wheeler in Sector 17 here today. His vehicle has been impounded and a case has been registered against him.

One arrested: Rakesh Kumar, a resident of Sector 29, was arrested for selling crackers outside his house without permission. In all, 12 kg of explosives were seized from him. A case has been registered.

Assault alleged: Mr Shiv Gobind, a resident of Ram Darbar, has reported that Kanshi Ram, a foreman in a factory in Industrial Area, assualted him and caused injuries to him. A case has been registered.

Boy burnt: Munish, an eight-year-old boy, a resident of Sector 24, received burn injuries after some fireworks hit his mouth this evening.

According to sources, the incident occured when after lighting a cracker, he failed to move away swiftly. He was shifted to the PGI where his condition was stated to be stable.

Scooterists injured: Raj Kumar, a resident of Panchkula, was injured after the scooter he was driving was hit by a truck in Industrial Area Phase 1 here today. After the incident, the truck driver fled the scene along with the vehicle.

An unidentified person was injured after his scooter was hit by another scooterist near the Sector 16 General Hospital.

Pedestrian hit: Rupinder Kaur, a resident of Sector 21, who was walking in Sector 34, received injuries after a scooter hit her. She was admitted to the PGI.

Dowry victim: Sonia, a resident of MIG Super Flats, Sector 70, SAS Nagar, has alleged that the local Crime Against Women Cell was not registering a case against her in-laws who were torturing her for not bringing adequate dowry.

While talking to the TNS, Sonia said though a complaint was filed by her with the cell on October 10, no case was registered by it against her in-laws. She complained that she was being intimidated by her in-laws to withdraw the complaint.


Cash stolen: Cash and jewellery worth Rs 30,000 was reportedly stolen from a house on Railway Road. The owner of the house, Suman Bagora, was out of town when the incident took place. On returning today, she found that her house had been broken into and jewellery and cash were missing. A case under Sections 457 and 380 of the IPC has been registered by the police.


Chain snatched: In an incident in Sector 9, two unidentified cyclists snatched the chain of Ritu, a resident of house number 708 in the sector, while she was coming out of a temple. The incident occurred last evening but was reported to the police today morning. A case under Section 356 and 359 of the IPC has been registered on the basis of the complaint.Back


Cultural Scene
Babbu's maiden album released
Tribune News Service

CHANDIGARH, Nov 6 — "Tu Meri Miss India", the maiden album by an up coming singer Babbu Maan was released here today.

Babbu Maan, a double postgraduate in Urdu and History, has been in music line for some time now and had been organising shows at various places all over the region.

The album has eight numbers with music from Surinder Bachan. "Neendran", "Tu Meri Miss India", "Sun Jaaniya", "Pind Pehra Lagda", "Tupka Tupka", "Sahmne Chubare Wali", "Kudian Kudian" and "Rumaal De Gaya" are the songs which have been brought together in this album. The cassette has been released by Catrack.Back


Price Watch
Kaju barfi most expensive
Tribune News Service

SAS NAGAR, Nov 6 — People are buying sweets in a big way in every part of the town on the eve of Divali. Shops selling an array of sweets are bedecked for the occasion.

This year high prices of sweets have not deterred the consumers from thronging the sweet shops. However, the rush at shops selling other eatables and other consumer durables was comparatively more.

A survey of different markets in the town revealed that burfi was selling at Rs 80 a kg. The other varieties of the sweet like pista, coconut and chocolate burfi were selling at Rs 90 a kg. Some of the customers were seen going for mix burfi being sold at Rs 75 a kg.

Kaju burfi being sold at Rs 120 a kg was the dearest item in the markets. Two different varieties of milk cake were available for Rs 90 a kg. A sweet called chum-chum appeared to be favourite with buyers at a shop in the Phase 7 market. To attract buyers the sweetshop owners could be seen wrapping sweet boxes in attractive gift wrappers.

Another favoured sweet — rasagula — was selling at two different rates — Rs 50 a kg and the better quality at Rs 60 a kg. Gulab jamuns were being sold at Rs 50 a kg. Other items made of khoya like peda and pinni were being sold at Rs 90 a kg. Three different varieties of ladoo were available for Rs 40 a kg, Rs 45 a kg and Rs 50 a kg.Back


Warehousing corporation in final
By Our Sports Reporter

CHANDIGARH, Nov 6 — Good bowling by Rajkumar (five for 12) helped Haryana Warehousing Corporation beat Haryana Financial Corpor-ation by 10 wickets to enter the final of the Inter-Corporation League Cricket Tournament played at Cricket Stadium in Sector 16, here today.

Batting first, the HFC team could not face the accurate bowling of Rajkumar. Most batsmen were clean bowled by him. Only Vinod Dhull and Dinesh Mahajan could reach double figures with scores of 12 each. The tail was removed by Shiv Dayal Manchanda (2 for 15) and Vaneet Chawla (2 for 1).

The HFC team could score only 37 runs. The target was easily achieved in the fifth over of the innings. Vaneet Chawla was the architect of the HWC victory with a hurricane knock of 33 not out which came off 18 balls and included two sixes, besides three fours.

Brief scores: HFC-XI — 37 all out in 12.1 overs (Vinod Dhull 12, Dinesh Mahajan 12, Rajkumar 5 for 12, S.D. Manchanda 2 for 15, Vaneet Chawla 2 for 1); HWC-XI — 38 for no loss in 4.4 overs (Vaneet Chawla 33 n.o).

In another match of the day, HSIDC Cricket Club beat CWC by 76 runs to become the second team to enter the final.

Batting first, HSIDC-XI scored 174 runs in the allotted 25 overs. Sandeep Sharma (32), Narinder Sharma (31), Sanjeev Sharma (26) and Neeraj Tyagi (26 n.o.) were the main scorers for the side. Anurag Tripathi claimed three wickets, while Manoj Roy got two wickets.

In reply, CWC-XI were all out for 98 runs. Only Naresh Kumar could face the bowling of the HSIDC bowlers. While Neeraj Tyagi got three wickets, Rajiv Sharma and Sanjeev Sharma claimed two wickets each.

Brief scores: HSIDC — 174 for 6 in 25 overs. (Sandeep Sharma 32, Narinder Sharma 31, Neeraj Tyagi 26 n.o., Sanjeev Sharma 26, Anurag Tripathi 3 for 20, Manoj Roy 2 for 32); WC — 98 all out in 23.3 overs (Naresh Kumar 47, Neeraj Tyagi 3 for 15, Rajiv Sharma 2 for 7, Sanjeev Sharma 2 for 14).

In the final, HSIDC will face HWC on Noveber 13. The match will be played at the Sector 16 Cricket Stadium.

City gymnasts: The following gymnasts will represent Chandigarh in the sub-junior National Gymnastics Championships being held at Jodhpur from November 10 to 14: Kulvinder Singh, Ulplakash, Hemanshu, Harvinder Singh, Navjot and Manjit Singh.

Girls: Nazema, Deepika, Tripti, Seema, Kusum, Neha and Neha (II). Coach: Boys — Devinder Kumar, girls — Geeta Dev.Back

Hurricane century by Raju
By Our Sports Reporter

CHANDIGARH, Nov 6 — Raju Yadav who scored unbeaten 106 runs in 62 deliveries which included 17 fours and two sixes helped the Sector 32-D coaching centre clinch a 96-run victory over Millennium-XI in the Lions Trophy Cricket Tournament for under-16 boys here at Government Model School, Sector 32. Batting first, CC-32 piled up a huge total of 196 runs for the loss of three wickets in 20 overs. Apart from Raju, Romy also contributed valuable 41 runs.

In reply, Millennium Club was all out for 102 runs in 18 overs. Rahul was the top scorer for the losers as he scored 44 runs. Imran claimed five wickets for eight runs for the winners, while Sahil Thapa took two wickets for 12 runs. The semi-finals will be played on Tuesday.

Inter-school meets: The UT Inter-School Tournaments in cricket, ball badminton and lawn tennis will commence from November 9 at various venues. The under-14 Inter-School Cricket Tournament will begin at St John's High School, Sector 26, where the convener will be the Principal of the school, Brother C. D'Abreu. The final of this category is to be played on November 19. The under-16 cricket matches will be held at two venues — DAV Senioir Secondary School, Sector 8 (Convener — Mr Ravinder Talwar), and at Government Model Senior Secondary School, Sector 32 (Convener — Ms Indra Dhingra). The matches will begin on November 9 and the final will be played on November 24.

The under-19 cricket tournament will be played at Government Model Senior Secondary School, Sector 23, from November 9 and final is to be played on November 26. The Convener for these matches will be Mr Shiv Kumar Sharma, Principal of GMSSS-23.

The ball badminton matches will be held at Shivalik Public School, Sector 41, for all three age groups (under-14, under-17 and under-19). The under-14 events will begin from November 11 and the final is to be played on November 15. The under-17 events will commence on November 10 and the final is scheduled to be played on November 13.

The under-19 events will also begin on November 10 and the final will be held on November 12.

The lawn tennis matches in the under-14 section will be held at Government Model Senior Secondary School, Sector 16, on November 9 and end on Novemebr 11. The Convener for these matches will be the Principal of the school, Mr Ram Kumar.

The fencing events will be conducted on November 9 in the under-17 and under-19 sections. The karate events will be organised at Sport Complex, Sector 42, in the under-14, under-17 and under-19 sections from November 9 to 11.

Cricket final: In the final match of the Lala Lajpat Rai Memorial Cricket Tournament for under-16 boys which was played here, the Sector 42 team emerged winners. In the final, it defeated the Sector 23-D team by six runs.

The Sector 42 team scored 107 runs and was all out. Surjit made 34 runs and Deepak Mahajan contributed 21 runs. The Sector 23-D team were bundled out for 101 runs.Back

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