Top stories | Community | Education | Courts
Neighbourhood | Sports | Crime | Health | Culture


Forest Hill Case
Centre, Punjab officers in soup
CBI submits sealed report to High Court

Chandigarh, August 4
Punjab and Central government officers are in the dock for their alleged role in the Forest Hill case as the CBI has recommended the prosecution of several officers under the Forest Act and other provisions of law.

MC chief reprimanded
Rainwater enters houses of judges

Chandigarh, August 4
MC commissioner Roshan Sunkaria at a judge’s house in Sector 24, Chandigarh It was the turn of the judges of the Punjab and Haryana High Court to have a taste of the incompetence of the MC today.

MC commissioner Roshan Sunkaria at a judge’s house in Sector 24,Chandigarh, on Monday. Tribune photo: Manoj Mahajan

SHO commits ‘suicide’, wife booked
Mohali, August 4
An inspector of the Punjab police, who was presently working with the Punjab Vigilance Bureau, allegedly committed suicide by consuming some poisonous substance. The police has booked his wife and in-laws in this regard.

Parminder S.
Parminder S. 

Rajpura loses 18 in stampede
Rajpura, August 4
As many as 18 pilgrims, killed in Naina Devi Temple at Bilaspur, Himachal Pradesh, were from Rajpura subdivision . Seven members of a Rajpura family were also killed in the incident.




Man embarks on ‘green mission’
Plans to plant 25,000 saplings in a year’s time
Nazim Ahmed (left) with his modified Maruti car in Chandigarh on Monday. Chandigarh, August 4
Nazim Ahmed, a 30-year-old small-time entrepreneur, is a man on a green mission. Sparing a thought for the environment preservation, Nazim embarked on a unique one-year mission to plant 25,000 saplings in the neighbouring states of Punjab and Haryana.

Nazim Ahmed (left) with his modified Maruti car in Chandigarh on Monday. — Tribune photo: Himanshu Mahajan

New parking norms for city
Chandigarh, August 4
Under the revised bylaws, the administration has made the new parking norms for the city with effect from July 21, the date the bylaws were approved by the administrator, Gen SF Rodrigues (retd).

ISBT-43 contractor overcharging
Chandigarh, August 4
Even as the CTU authorities had slapped a fine of Rs 25,000 on the parking contractor at the ISBT, Sector 43 a month back for overcharging, it seems that contractors there have not learnt the lesson from the incident.

Downpour has city inundated
Chandigarh, August 4
A downpour which continued till late night on Monday once again left residents in trouble and the municipal corporation witnessed the scene like a mute spectator. Many areas in the city witnessed a flood-like situation with water entering the houses and streets in the colonies.
Traffic chaos on road following heavy rain in Chandigarh Heavy rain virtually submerged this car at the Sector 34-35 roundabout in Chandigarh
Traffic chaos on road following heavy rain in Chandigarh on Monday. A Tribune photograph Heavy rain virtually submerged this car at the Sector 34-35 roundabout in Chandigarh on Monday. Tribune photo Manoj Mahajan

Dimpy Murder
Cops fail to extract vital details

Chandigarh, August 4
Investigations into the sensational murder of “gangster” Prabhjinder Singh Dimpy seem to have hit a roadblock once again. Officials probing the case have reportedly failed to extract any vital clues from the prime suspect, Jaswinder Singh Bhullar alias Rocky, even after six days of police remand.

Admn following two sets of rule 

Chandigarh, August 4
The city administration is adopting a contradictory approach in dealing with land transactions.

Prices of pulses continue to soar
Chandigarh, August 4
With inflation within a kissing distance of 12 per cent, the household budget has received yet another jolt. Prices of most pulses and legumes, edible oils, sugar and desi ghee have shown an upswing in the past fortnight.

Mohali sanitation in state of neglect
Consumer forum writes to GMADA, MC
Mohali, August 4
The consumer protection and grievances redressal forum said here today that if diseases like dengue, cholera and malaria spreads in the town, both the Greater Mohali Area Development Authority (GMADA) and the municipal council should be held responsible as the sanitation in Mohali was in a state of neglect.

Mohali gets Press Club
Mohali, August 4
In order to bring transparency and solve the problems related to the profession, Press Club, SAS Nagar, has been set up after holding a meeting of the members of the print and electronic media here today.

9-yr-old goes missing from Mansa Devi temple
Panchkula, August 4
A 9-year-old child has gone missing from a slum at Mansa Devi Complex. The father of the child, Ghanshyam Dass, a resident of Gandhi Colony, has lodged a complaint with the police that his daughter Santosh went missing when she had left her home to have langar at Mata Mansa Devi temple on July 20. She did not return till today, said Ghanshyam.

Kishore Kumar remembered
Chandigarh, August 4
As many as 31 artistes, including nine female singers, participated in a music contest held at Kalagram to mark the 79th birth anniversary of Bollywood actor and legendary playback singer Kishore Kumar.

Widen passage to Naina Devi shrine: Panel
Chandigarh, August 4
The Iqra Foundation of Minorities, Chandigarh, has demanded a relief of Rs 5 lakh for relatives of the deceased at the Naina Devi temple tragedy.

Probe into ‘misconduct’ by DSP
Chandigarh, August 4
The police today ordered a time-bound department inquiry into a complaint lodged by sub-inspector Poonam Dilawari against DSP (CID) Satbir Singh, alleging that he had used foul language against her.

Inspector murder:Cops clueless
Chandigarh, August 4
Even after a lapse of over 48 hours, the police is groping in the dark into the blind murder case of inspector Kashmir Singh, whose battered body was found in Dadu Majra Colony on Saturday morning. — TNS

Honda City, which rammed into the stationary CTU bus in Chandigarh Girl rams car into bus, injured
Chandigarh, August 4
Rash driving continues among youngsters as a 20-year-old girl was injured, following her car collided with a CTU bus in Sector 11, here this morning. 

Honda City, which rammed into the stationary CTU bus in Chandigarh on Monday. A Tribune photograph 

Failed in exam, youth hangs himself
Chandigarh, August 4
Avinash, a resident of Dadumajra colony, today allegedly ended his life by hanging himself from the ceiling of his house here this evening. The police so far ruled out any foul play behind the death, however, it was yet to find the reason behind the incident.

ewild wild
Endangered Internet security

Provide homes to the poor


Midday Meal
Staff transfer food with bare hands at Government Model High School, Colony No. 4 Hygiene hardly matters
Staff dig into their share while kids go hungry
Chandigarh, August 4
Cooks smoking and chewing tobacco while preparing meals with bare hands; food containers lying unattended with no lids over them; lizards and worms moving around in plenty; and no dearth of dirt and filth.

Staff transfer food with bare hands at Government Model High School, Colony No. 4, on Monday. Tribune photo: Manoj Mahajan

PU Notes
Fine Art result declared

Chandigarh, August 4
The result of final year examination of Bachelor of Fine Art (four year course) held in May, B. Ed (Computer Science and Engineering) 4th and 6th Semester, April 2008, M.A-I Sanskrit, April 2008 and second Professional M.B.B.S. Examination, June 2008, has been declared.

From Schools
Student leaders elected

Chandigarh, August 4
Tswang Stanzin of Class XII was elected the head boy and his classmate Seep was adjudged the head girl of Saint Soldier International School during its Annual Student Council Elections held today. Abhikaran Singh and Simran Kaur Bains both of Class XI were declared deputy head boy and deputy head girl respectively.

CBSE Class XII compartment result out
Panchkula, August 4
The result of Class XII compartment examination, held on July 19, was declared today.

Samwarthak new DPI (S)
Chandigarh, August 4
HCS officer Samwarthak Singh will be the new DPI (S) as the Chandigarh administration has repatriated DPI (S) S.K. Setia to his parent state Haryana. Setia, who will be relieved tomorrow, joined the UT education department on April 3, 2007. Setia had applied for his repatriation last month. On deputation, Setia worked in the Chandigarh Housing Board, technical education department and estate office. 


Depinder Case
Bring child to court: HC tells in-laws

Chandigarh, August 4
The Punjab and Haryana High Court today directed the in-laws of Depinder Kaur Hundal, a Canada-based NRI, to bring the child in the court during the next hearing on August 7.


Himanshu’s ton puts Patiala on top
Patiala, August 4
Himanshu Chawla’s 154 put Patiala in the driver’s seat against Jalandhar on day one of the Punjab state inter- district match (u-19) for the Dhruv Pandove Trophy played here today.

Black Elephants trample Mohali
Patiala, August 4
Black Elephant Cricket Club beat Mohali Cricket Association by 6 wickets in a match of the Sunday Holiday League for under-13 boys played at the Army grounds here yesterday.

Naina Devi Stampede
Grief And Shock All Over
Indelible scars

  • They lost only brother just before Rakhi

Security to tighten in Ambala
Ambala, August 4
Taking the first of its kind initiative, the police today identified 32 places as sensitive in the district.

MC serves notice on 4 marriage palaces
Zirakpur, August 4
The Zirakpur Municipal Council has issued notice to four marriage palaces and two housing projects. They been asked not to dispose of garbage or release contaminated water into Singhnallah.

Inefficient public transport irks commuters
Zirakpur/Dera Bassi/Lalru, August 4
The distance to the district administrative complex functioning from the PUDA building at Phase I in Mohali has only increased for residents of Zirakpur, Dera Bassi and Lalru with the ongoing construction of flyover and in absence of a proper public transport service.


Yuvraj does it for Mohali team
Chandigarh, August 4
Riding high on 136 off 183 by Yuvraj Singh, the Mohali team consolidated its position by posting 297 for 7 in 82 overs in the first innings in the Punjab State Inter-District under 19 years match against Zone A at the PCA Cricket Stadium here today.

Air Force hockey tourney kicks off
Chandigarh, August 4
The Southern Air Command (SAC), Western Air Command (WAC), South Western Air Command (SWAC) and Maintenance Command (MC) teams started their campaign on a winning note in the Air Force Hockey Championship that started at Hockey Stadium, Sector 42, here today.

16 more seats under sports wing
Chandigarh, August 4
The Chandigarh sports department has added 16 more seats under its sports wing scheme to facilitate the sportspersons.

Manav Mangal sweep table tennis c’ship
Panchkula, August 4
Maintaining their dominance, host Manav Mangal School, Sector 11, emerged undisputed champion for the second consecutive year, winning four titles in Panchkula District Table Tennis Championship at the school premises.

Football: DPS lift trophy
Panchkula, August 4
Delhi Public School, Pinjore, lifted the trophy by defeating the hosts Holi Child School by 6-5 in the sudden death tie-breaker final of the Holi Child Under-16 Six-a-Side Football Tournament today.

I-Day Cup golf semifinals today
Chandigarh, August 4
Four teams today entered the semifinals of the Independence Day Cup Golf Tournament being played on the greens of the Chandigarh Golf Club.


Man held for bootlegging
Chandigarh, August 4
The police arrested Papu Chaudhary, a resident of Bihar, on the charges of possession of illegal liquor from Mauli Jagran here this evening.

Rs 5 lakh stolen
Mohali, August 4
A sum of Rs 5 lakh was stolen from a car after breaking the glass of the rear window of the vehicle in Phase VII, here today.

Man found dead
Panchkula, August 4
A 26-year-old man was found dead under mysterious circumstances near Kundi village here today. The deceased has been identified as Balram, a migrant labourer from Hardoi district in Uttar Pradesh.


HOME PAGE | Punjab | Haryana | Jammu & Kashmir | Himachal Pradesh | Regional Briefs | Nation | Opinions |
| Business | Sports | World | Letters | Chandigarh | Ludhiana | Delhi |
| Calendar | Weather | Archive | Subscribe | Suggestion | E-mail |