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Miscreants break into village house
ZIRAKPUR, Nov 6 — A gang of six miscreants broke into the house of a Kashmiri migrant family at MS Enclave in Dhakauli village, near here, on Friday night, beat up the residents and robbed them of cash and valuables. Three of the four injured persons, Mr Badri Nath Dhar, his wife Mrs Sham Rani and son Mr Arvind Dhar, were taken to the Government Medical College and Hospital in Chandigarh with serious head injuries. Policemen inspect the blood-stained floor and other belongings at the house where four persons were injured and robbed by a gang of miscreants on Friday night.
Policemen inspect the blood-stained floor and other belongings at the house where four persons were injured and robbed by a gang of miscreants on Friday night.— Tribune photo by Manoj Mahajan
Verification on war-footing
Our earlier story:
Four held for robbery
‘Circumstances drove us to crime’

Lawyers’ plea to President
CHANDIGARH, Nov 6 — Lawyers for Human Rights, an organisation whch has been raising its voice against police excesses, has in a petition to the President of India opposed posting of any IPS officer of the Punjab cadre to head the Chandigarh office of the Central Bureau of Investigation.

Jaspal Bhatti's plea to CBI
CHANDIGARH, Nov 6 — Noted satirist Jaspal Bhatti has sought the help of the Central Bureau of Investigation for immediate steps the help the cyclone victims of Orissa.

New water scheme for city
CHANDIGARH, Nov 6 — A project to bring more water to Chandigarh and SAS Nagar through a natural gradient from Ganguwal in Ropar district has finally been agreed.

Railway station road link soon
CHANDIGARH, Nov 6 — Work is in full swing to complete the construction of the second entry to the railway station from the Panchkula side.

Youngsters plan a ‘different’ Divali

Goods worth lakhs gutted in godown at Bhabat
ZIRAKPUR, Nov 6 — Consumer durables worth lakhs of rupees were destroyed in a fire which broke out in a godown in Bhabhat village 2 km from here, this morning.

Doctor denied bail
PANCHKULA, Nov 6 — Pawan Kumar, a private doctor in Kakrali village, arrested by the police for allegedly raping a 25-year-old woman, was denied bail and granted 14 days' judicial remand after he was produced in the district courts here today.

Mayor's orders disregarded
CHANDIGARH, Nov 6 — It seems that the officers of the Municipal Corporation of Chandigarh care two hoots for the directions of the Mayor, Mr Kewal Krishan Addiwal, if the non-submission of the status report on the ongoing and completed projects is any indication.

National convention from November 12
CHANDIGARH, Nov 6 — The Department of Paediatrics of the PGI will organise the 33rd national convention of the Indian College of Allergy and Applied Immunology from November 12 to 14, Dr Lata Kumar, Professor and Head of the department, announced here yesterday.

Shooting of comedy serial in city
CHANDIGARH, Nov 6 — A comedy serial,"The Hawks Show 80-90 Poore 100", is being shot in the city these days.

Territorial Army holds function
CHANDIGARH, Nov 6 — The Territorial Army Group Headquarters, Western Command, celebrated the golden jubilee of the Territorial Army here today.

Riar's group "recognised"
CHANDIGARH, Nov 6 — "We are the official and recognised Chandigarh unit of the Shiromani Akali Dal (Badal)," claims Mr Mohinder Singh, a former Deputy Mayor and Councillor of the Chandigarh Municipal Corporation, maintaining that the Dal chief, Mr Parkash Singh Badal, recognises his group headed by Mr Gurpartap Singh Riar.
Students to be honoured

Nagar kirtan

Essay contest on November 23

Gurminder wins contest



Crime File
Liquor seized on Divali eve

Cultural Scene
Babbu's maiden album released

Price Watch
Kaju barfi most expensive

Warehousing corporation in final

Hurricane century by RajuTop


PGI’s CT scan non-functional
CHANDIGARH, Nov 4 — With the only CT scan at the Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research not functioning for the past several days, scanning in various government hospitals has come to a standstill, forcing patients to go to private clinics in the city.

Expansion of TA under consideration
CHANDIGARH, Nov 6 — The country’s second line of defence, Territorial Army, celebrated its golden jubilee here yesterday.

Roads need repair
SOHANA, Nov 6 — Road and telecom services need to be improved in Sohana.

Panchayat disappoints residents
ZIRAKPUR, Nov 6 — Though the Zirakpur Nagar Panchayat has completed more than six months, residents of this town are facing various problems. Top

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