4 thefts reported in city
Chandigarh, September 18
During the past 24-hours at least four cases of thefts have been registered in local police stations.
Mr Harvinder Kumar, a resident of Manimajra, reported that his Maruti (CH 01 P 7789) was stolen from near the Circus Ground, Sector 17 yesterday.
Stepfather held on murder charge
Kharar, September 18
The local police has arrested Harvinder Singh, a resident of Mundi Kharar village and stepfather of Rahul (5) on the charge of murdering the child by throwing him in the Bhakra Canal near Morinda.
Man cheated of Rs 10,000
Ram Asare, a resident of Colony 4, was allegedly cheated of Rs 10,000 by a man in Sector 28 here today.
Police sources said, Ram Asare withdrew the amount from the Sector 28 branch of Punjab National Bank.
taken for a ride
Chandigarh, September 18
A youth posing as a customer allegedly drove away with a new Bajaj Chetak scooter, which he had taken out of a Sector 22 showroom on the pretext of a test-drive here this afternoon.
Zirakpur, September 18
The Panchkula police today issued arrest warrants against Mr Bhanu Dutt, Principal of Trimurti Public School, Bartana, for his alleged involvement in the Amita suicide case.
Bajwara Market comes of age
|Bajwara Market Sector 22 D, created in 1975 to rehabilitate an uncouth mushrooming of shops across the road, has come of age and boasts of providing certain things like electrical items even cheaper than Bhagirath Palace in Delhi. Bajwara stood as a blot in the planned city with the area across the present market just looking like a shanty with khokhas dotting about it.
A night view of the Bajwara market in Sector 22-D.
— Photo Manoj Mahajan
Honda Dio aims to boost scooter market
|Chandigarh, September 18
With the increase in sale of motorcycles in the two-wheeler market, the regional and all-India market has witnessed a drastic fall in the growth rate of sale of scooters over the past few years. However, Honda motor cycle and Scooter India, a 100 per cent wholly-owned subsidiary of Honda Motor Co, Japan, has embarked upon a plan to boost the sale of gearless scooters in the country, said Mr Deepak Mutreja, Area in charge, sales, HMSI, here today.
He was in the city to launch — Honda Dio, a 102-CC sporty scooter with four-stroke engine and automatic transmission, at platinum Honda showroom in Sector 35.
Honda Dio model that was launched in Chandigarh on Wednesday. — A Tribune photograph
Dera Bassi, September 18
To educate residents of the rural areas about their latest communication services, Bharti Mobile Limited today conducted a road- show in the Zirakpur, Dera Bassi and Lalru areas of the subdivision.