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Finally, UT loses Setia
Haryana turns down his extension
Chandigarh, September 23
UT's high-profile DPI (schools) SK Setia is finally being repatriated to his parent state of Haryana. However, with his replacement yet to come, the education department is set to face a crisis in mid-session.

Youth found dead in guesthouse
Another youth hangs himself; maid suffers burns
Chandigarh, September 23
A Burail resident in his mid-twenties was found dead
under mysterious circumstances in a guesthouse in the
village, while a 25-year-old youth hanged himself to death
at his Sector 33 residence here today. In yet another
incident, a maid sustained 83 per cent while working
in her employer’s house.

Condom Bar to get propah name soon
Customers shying away from it, courtesy its name
Chandigarh, September 23
The Chandigarh Industrial Tourism Corporation (CITCO) bar-cum-discotheque at Kalagram with the unique name “Condom Bar” may soon loose this identity.

Cyclist crushed to death
Chandigarh, September 23
An unidentified cyclist in his mid-twenties was crushed
to death near rotary of Sectors 39, 40, 55 and 56,
here tonight.



PU Senate results out
Results of 15 seats of graduates’ constituency today
From left: Dr A. C. Vaid, Dinesh Talwar, Harpreet Singh Dua, Dr Mukesh Kumar AroraChandigarh, September 23
The results for Panjab University Senate for principals and teachers of affiliated colleges’ constituencies were declared today.

From left: Dr A. C. Vaid, Dinesh Talwar, Harpreet Singh Dua, Dr Mukesh Kumar Arora

Student bodies again flout Lyngdoh norms
Chandigarh, September 23
The Panjab University Campus Students’ Council (PUCSC) elections are long over but the violation of the Lyngdoh committee’s recommendations continues, the latest being the submission of self-certified expense reports.

Monday evening saw the setting sun battle clouds at Sukhna Lake.
Monday evening saw the setting sun
battle clouds at Sukhna Lake. — Tribune
photo by S. Chandan

Cash Scam
Ravinder’s wife seeks transfer of case
Chandigarh, September 23
Mohinder Kaur, wife of Delhi-based hotelier Ravinder Singh, today lashed out at the Punjab and Haryana High Court Bar Association for prejudicing her husband’s right to defence in the “cash-at-judge’s doorstep” case.

Non-compliance with forum’s order
CitiFinancial GM in the dock
Chandigarh, September 23
The Consumer Disputes Redressal Forum today issued non-bailable warrants against CitiFinancial for non-complaince of orders. The company failed to return all cheques toa complainant as per an order in May this year.

Setia leaves behind unfinished, overambitious projects
Chandigarh, September 23
With DPI (S) SK Setia all set to bid farewell to the UT education department, he leaves behind a legacy of numerous unfinished and perhaps ‘overambitious’ projects.

Traffic violators get gifts
Chandigarh, September 23
UT SP (Traffic and Security) H.S. Doon today gave away gifts to 15 traffic violators during a special drive to educate drivers about road safety.

Postal dept turns smart
e-money order to deliver cash in 2 days
Chandigarh, September 23
Sending money orders will be easier and faster as e-money order (e-MO) facility will be available at the department of post here by October 10.

Rape, acid attack
13 days on, cops fail to nab culprits
Chandigarh, September 23
Even after passing of more than 13 days, the police is yet to achieve any breakthrough in the Kajheri rape case and the Hallomajra acid case.

Play on plight of girl child
Chandigarh, September 23
Students and faculty of the
department of social work
observed Girl Child Day with
a view to sensitise the student
community on the importance
of girl child at Students’ Centre
of Panjab University today.

FAIR CAUSE: Students at an exhibition
held at Students’ Centre, Panjab
University, to mark Girl Child Day on Tuesday. Tribune photo: Pradeep Tewari
Students at an exhibition held at Students’ Centre, Panjab University, to mark Girl Child Day on Tuesday.

Fortis team leaves for Bihar
Chandigarh, September 23
A five-member team of doctors and paramedical staff of Fortis hospital, Mohali, today left for Bihar to participate in a special free medical camp.

Bank pensioners hold protest
Chandigarh, September 23
Pensioners of State Bank of India held a demonstration today at the corporate office of the bank.

2-day bank strike from today
Chandigarh, September 23
Banking services in the region will be hit for the next two days as a result of the 48-hour nationwide bank strike called by the United Forum of Bank Unions, a conglomerate of nine major bank unions.

Ex-servicemen to meet on October 12
Chandigarh, September 23
The annual general body meeting of the Indian Ex-Services League will be held on October 12 at Giani Gurmukh Singh Musafir Bhavan in Sector 24 here.


Roll numbers for exams despatched
Chandigarh, September 23
Roll numbers for students appearing in supplementary examinations to be held from September 27 at Panjab University have been despatched. If the candidates do not get their roll nos, they can visit the university to seek duplicate roll nos. on September 25 during office hours only.

Students display talent
Mohali, September 23
A talent-hunt competition -PARAKH-2008- was organised at Gian Jyoti Institute of Management and Technology, Mohali. As many as 350 students participated in 26 creative, intellectual and cultural competitions.

Youth fest begins at MCM
Chandigarh, September 23
Panjab University Diamond Jubilee Youth and Heritage Festival for Zone B (2008-09) was commenced at MCM DAV College for Women, Sector 36 here today.

Navy shortlists 50 from CEC
Mohali, September 23
The Navy in a joint placement drive at Chandigarh Engineering College, Landran, has shortlisted 50 engineering students as short service commissioned officers.


Bridge collapse hits life in 20 villages
Hulka (Banur), September 23
Nearly 20 villages were disconnected from Banur as a bridge near Hulka village collapsed due to heavy rains during the past few days. The villagers have to take a longer route of nearly 10 kilometers to reach Banur.

Rs 51 fraud lands ticket cashier in soup
Rajpura, September 23
A ticket cashier at the Rajpura Railway station is paying a heavy price for duping
two Bihar residents of Rs 51. The general railway police (GRP) has booked ticket
cashier Manoj Kumar for not returning balance of Rs 51 to two passengers bound
for Bihar in 2007.

5-yr-old drowned
Derabassi, September 23
Sahil, a five-year-old child, died of drowning in a water-storage tank in Bhagwas village here today. The water tank had been constructed near a construction site.

CIIS unveils robot from Canada
Fatehgarh Sahib, September 23
Continental Institute for International Studies, CIIS, today unveiled a robot for training students in robotics and automation.


CBI seeks 10-day remand for Delhi-based hotelier
Chandigarh, September 23
Referring to the controversial case of delivery of Rs 15 lakh at judge’s door as “judicial terrorism”, the CBI’s special public prosecutor (SPP) B.P. Singh today sought a 10-day police remand for Ravinder Singh. Ravinder Singh, who had surrendered on September 18, was today remanded to CBI custody till September 27.


Youth beaten up, dies
Mohali, September 23
Ravi, a 27-year-old photographer of Dasmesh Nagar, Nayagaon, died here this evening. The victim had injury marks all over his body and was taken to the Sector 16 general hospital, Chandigarh, where he was declared brought dead.

Man held for faking documents
Mohali, September 23
The local police has arrested Vipin Kumar for getting his vehicle registered on the basis of fake documents.

Child dies in mishap
Zirakpur, September 23
Laddi (8) died today after he was hit by a recklessly driven tractor trailer in the Dasmesh Colony here.


Ganguly shines, Leaders win
Chandigarh, September 23
Man of the match Sunny Singh (54 off 49 balls) and former skipper Sourav Ganguly (54) played a pivotal role in the win of the Leaders in Cricket (LIC) as they post an outright win over PCA Colts by 3 wickets in the 15th All India J. P. Atray Memorial Cricket Tournament at Sector-16 Cricket Stadium.

GNPS lift Boost Cup
Mohali, September 23
By claiming four wickets, Shashank of Guru Nanak Public School, Chandigarh, helped his team to lift the Boost Cricket Cup 2008-2009 by defeating Gandhi School, Ropar, in the final match here today at PCA Stadium.

Members of Guru Nanak Public School, Sector 36, in a euphoric mood after bagging the Boost Cricket Cup 2008-2009 at PCA Stadium on Tuesday. Tribune photo: Vicky Gharu
Members of Guru Nanak Public School, Sector 36, in a euphoric mood after bagging the Boost Cricket Cup 2008-2009 at PCA Stadium on Tuesday.

IAF drub PSEB 5-1
Chandigarh, September 23
Indian Air Force (IAF) made a big splash on the third day of the 38th S. N. Vohra’s Gurmit Memorial Hockey Tournament as they drubbed Punjab State Electricity Board (PSEB) by 5-1 at Hockey Stadium, Sector 42, today.

MCM girls best gymnasts
Chandigarh, September 23
MCM DAV College for Women, Chandigarh, won the PU Inter-College Gymnastics Championship for the session 2008-09 being played at DAV College, Sector 10.

TT tourney from today
Chandigarh, September 23
As many as 17 teams are participating in the All-India Public Sector Undertaking Table Tennis Tournament which is being orgainsed by the Airport Authority of India from September 24 to 27 at Table Tennis Hall, Sector 23.


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