Bank branch: The United Bank of India opened its regional office in Chandigarh on Wednesday. Bhasker
Sen, CMD of the bank, inaugurated the office. Mayor Anu Chatrath was present on the occasion.
DM’s order: UT District Magistrate Brijendra Singh has prohibited the use of fireworks and firecrackers in the silence zone and from 10 pm to 6 am in the city. The silence zone comprises Sectors 1, 12 and 14, the area around the lake upto 100 metres from the high water mark, the area north-east of Uttar Marg and 100 metres around hospitals, educational institutions, courts and religious places. The order will be in force from November 2 to 21.
turn hostile in J&K sex scandal case: Two witnesses in
the infamous Jammu and Kashmir sex scandal turned hostile in the CBI
Special Court here today. Yusuf and Ramzan deposed before the court, but
did not identify the recovery that the Central Bureau of Investigation
(CBI) had made from the house of Sabeena, the prime accused in the case.
The witnesses retracted from their statement that the investigating
agency had recovered condoms from her house. The scandal involved nearly
a 100 girls and scores of police officers, ranging from the rank of
Superintendent of Police to DSP, and had hit the headlines in 2006.
3 of family injured as roof collapses: Three persons were injured when the roof of their rented house collapsed at Pabhat village last night. The injured have been identified as Kishan Chand, his wife Sukhwinder Kaur and his son Ramandeep Singh. According to sources, the injured Kishan Chand stated that he, along with his family, was sleeping and suddenly the roof fell on them. Soon after that neighbours gathered and started the rescue work, sources added. They were taken out from the debris.
Examination dates: HPU will conduct undergraduate examinations for regular, private and compartment candidates from March 15, 2011. Controller of Examination AN Gupta said the last date for receipt of forms without late fee would be December 21. Thereafter late fee would be charged as per university rules, he added. He further said the candidates whose supplementary examinations were held in September-October may fill in their examination forms and remit fee within 15 days from the declaration of their results without late fee.
Stone laid for college building: Two rooms, with the budget of Rs 14
lakh, are to be built at DBS PG College. Ganesh Joshi, MLA, Rajpur, laid the foundation stone here today.
On the occasion, staff as well as students offered rituals, while Joshi gave directions for constructing the rooms on time. While addressing students, Joshi appealed to them to pay respect to their teachers.