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Plan to augment power supply to Panchkula
Panchkula, June 29
Taking a lead over neighbouring Chandigarh, a 66 kv ring main circuit is being planned for Panchkula. This system of having alternate transmission lines is being set up for the first time in the region. Sources in the Haryana Vidyut Prasaran Nigam told TNS that the ring main circuit would connect all existing power sub-stations and proposed sub-stations in the district.

Police accused of shielding park owners
Case registered against lifeguard
SAS Nagar, June 29
The Ropar police today registered a case of negligence under Section 304-A of the IPC against the lifeguard and not the owners of the Thunder Zone amusement park in the case relating to the drowning of a six-year-old boy in the park yesterday.





PGI cath lab non-functional
Chandigarh, June 29
The working of the Department of Cardiology in the PGI is virtually at a standstill with its cath lab not functioning for over a week. Even as patients are being told that the cath lab machine is out of order and repairs are on, sources in the PGI state that external sabotage and intra-departmental politics could be the two important reasons having led to the situation.

Another ice-cream unit closed
Chandigarh, June 29
The city’s fourth ice-cream factory was closed down here today by the local health authorities after they found that the products being manufactured by the factory were highly adulterated and not fit for human consumption. 

Petition on number plates dismissed
As deadline approaches
Chandigarh, June 29
A local court today dismissed a petition filed by the president of the Shiromani Akali Dal, Mr N.S. Minhas, against the UT Administration, Inspector-General of Police and In charge, Traffic Line for restraining them to issue challan till the administration provides high-security registration plate.
As deadline approaches: Have you reversed the colours on your vehicle’s registration plate? The last date is July 1. 
— A Tribune photograph

2 linemen electrocuted
Panchkula, June 29
An assistant lineman was electrocuted, while another received serious burn injuries , while they were doing maintenance work on a transformer at Barwala this afternoon.



Providential escape
Providential escape: City resident G.D. Pathak escaped unhurt after his scooter was involved in an accident with a truck on the roundabout of Sectors 23, 24, 36 and 37, in Chandigarh on Saturday morning. — Tribune photo Manoj Mahajan

Legal awareness seminar
Chandigarh, June 29
In order to generate legal awareness among the masses, a legal awareness seminar was organised by the UT State Legal Service Authority in collaboration with the councillor of ward No. 5, Ms Shyama Negi, at Dadu Majra colony today.

Monsoon keeps date with city
Chandigarh, June 29

The southwest monsoon kept its date with the Union Territory of Chandigarh today and caused widespread rains at a number of places during the past 24 hours, reports said.

Police acquires new radars
Chandigarh, June 29
The UT traffic police has acquired two ‘‘modern and sophisticated’’ speed-checking radars. 

Tuitions taxing students
his millennium, still in its infancy, but one that was ushered in with a bang, has brought in its stride a student who stands in sharp contrast to his counterpart of yesteryear. 

  • Tribune’s triumph

  • Vacant HUDA plots

  • Mansa Devi museum

Fish found dead
Chhat Bir, June 29
A large number of fish were found dead under mysterious circumstances in an artificial lake of Mahendra Chaudhary Zoological Park here this evening. Sources in the zoo revealed that over 20 fish weighing from 2 to 5 kg were found floating in the lake by a zoo employee at about 5 pm. 

Police settles 248 cases
Chandigarh, June 29
The police said it had settled 248 disputes at ‘Alternative Complaint Resolution’ camps at four places here today. Registration of four cases was recommended at these camps.

Bank staff protest
Chandigarh, June 29
Employees of various banks organised demonstration here on Thursday in protest against the new voluntary retirement scheme, introduced by the Bank of India management and its anti-employee policies.



Robbed car traced in Uttaranchal
SAS Nagar, June 29
The Ikon car robbed from an industrial unit owner here was traced in Joshimath (Uttaranchal) today after the victim received a telephone call from that town purportedly from one of the suspects.

Pickpocket arrested
Chandigarh, June 29
Kingoo, a resident of Delhi, was arrested by the police allegedly for picking pocket of Mr Kewal Singh, a resident of Sector 21, here yesterday. It is alleged that Kingoo committed the crime in the Sector 17-E market yesterday. A case has been registered under Sections 379 and 411 of the IPC.


Intense infighting in MIA
SAS Nagar, June 29
Intense infighting has broken out in the Mohali Industries Association with a section of the members today demanding a re-election to the Executive Committee in view of yesterday’s “unconstitutional” poll even as the committee headed by president B.S. Baidwan rejected the charge.

ATM Inaugurated



Aurbindo is best dancer
Participants at a summer workshop Chandigarh, June 29
Summer workshop organised by Sanjivni Summer School today concluded with a cultural presentation at the auditorium of Government Museum and Art Gallery in Sector 10. 

Participants at a summer workshop held at Kailash Bahl DAV Public School, Sector 7, Chandigarh, on Saturday. — A Tribune photograph

  • Students display talent

  • Workshop concludes

  • Summer camp at Sector 49

PU extends last date
Chandigarh, June 29
Panjab University has extended the last date for receipt of application forms till July 5, said an official press note here today.



Confusing storyline
ya Dil ne Kaha’ (Nirman and Suraj, Panchkula), a Tusshar Kapoor, Esha Deol starrer is a poor show, marred further with a confusing storyline rendering a lopsided presentation. There is freshness about the music by Himesh Reshamiya and gorgeous scenic settings in New Zealand but the audience need a mouthful of performing art recipes to suit the taste buds of the heart and the head, as well, apart from the pleasure to ears and eyes.

Horror of a movie
CHANDIGARH: It is an envelope of darkness with its folds laced with death and destruction. The more it is opened, the more there is danger and mayhem. Committing this mistake are a sister-brother duo, Nina (Rosalind Allen), and Danny (J.Underwood), who unwittingly become pawns into the hands of demonic forces fighting a bloody battle on the human turf. 


‘Never jog on cemented track’
Chandigarh, June 29
This morning was all about a pursuit of healthy mind and body. In town on popular demand was international Reebok aerobics expert Ritu Kotwal, who was here only about a month back to take basic lessons in body core balancing. The expert offered practical training to about 15 participants of the fitness workshop.

400 to donate blood on Canada Day
Chandigarh, June 29
The Worldwide Immigration Consultancy Services is conducting a blood donation camp at 10 a.m. on July 1 at the Canadian Institute of Computer Science and Technology, Mohali, where more than 400 students of CICST, staff of the worldwide group of companies and many volunteer organisations will roll up their sleeves for this humanitarian noble cause.



Amarinder shines in air pistol event
Chandigarh, June 29
Amarinder Kaur Sangha stole the limelight in the air pistol event in the women’s section on the penultimate day of the 27th Chandigarh state shooting championships being played here today at Patiali ki Rao shooting ranges in Sector 25. She shot 332 out of 400.

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