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Main suspect in Sec 44 murder case held
Chandigarh, April 6
A 19-year-old student of first year of Law, Gurpreet, is the main suspect behind yesterday’s murder of Mandeep, a resident of Burail, the Chandigarh Police said today. The sharp-edged weapon with which Mandeep had been killed has been recovered from Gurpreet.

The main suspect in the murder case of Mandeep, a Sector 45 resident, at the Sector 34 police station. — A Tribune photograph

The main suspect in the murder case of Mandeep, a Sector 45 resident, at the Sector 34 police station

Patient under watch for SARS
Chandigarh, April 6
The health authorities are closely monitoring the condition of a resident of Sector 41, who, after returning from Hong Kong on March 16, is reportedly suffering from upper respiratory chest infection.


Physical education courses: PU re-introduces entrance test
Chandigarh, April 6
Panjab University has decided to re-introduce the entrance test, including a physical proficiency test, for admission to Bachelor of Physical Education and Master of Physical Education courses being offered by it from the forthcoming academic session.

How long will PU resort to fee hike?
Chandigarh, April 6
How long can Panjab University resort to an annual fee hike to meet its ever-growing yearly expenditure? Collection on this account is less than a mere 5 per cent of the total budget.

Trade Fair violates entertainment law
Chandigarh, April 6
Organisers of North Zone Trade Fair in Sector 17 Parade Ground must have thought that they could walk over the existing entertainment duty laws and get away with it.

3 govts exposed on quota for cops
Chandigarh, April 6
The state governments of Punjab, Haryana and Himachal Pradesh stand exposed with regard to the implementation of the reservation policy in their respective police force. They have failed to keep up with the minimum representation of Scheduled Castes, as per their reservation policies.


HVPN gives Rs 6 cr for ring circuit for Panchkula
Panchkula, April 6
Haryana Vidyut Prasaran Nigam has sanctioned a sum of Rs. 6 crore for installing the 66-KV ring main circuit for Panchkula. This system of having alternate transmission lines is being set up for the first time in the region.

Militants regrouping, says Gen Malik
Chandigarh, April 6
“Today internal security is one of the biggest problem and post-Iraq war India stands the risk of an increase in militant activities and infiltration across the border as radical Islamic forces are already reorganising themselves to create instability,” remarked Gen V.N. Malik, former Chief of Army Staff.

Save Sukhna
City Beautiful's most prominent water feature, Sukhna Lake, is in danger. Relentless silting over the years has drastically reduced its capacity. Unless the trend is reversed, it is only a matter of time before the lake dries up.


Poppy husk seized
Chandigarh, April 6
In two separate cases, the Chandigarh Police seized 7 kg of poppy husk and 340 gram of opium in the city in the past 48 hours. According to the information, Balak Ram,a resident of Rain Majra in Nawanshahr, was arrested with 7 kg of poppy husk from the Sector 43 ISBT.



A history of successes and achievements
Gian Jyoti Public School SAS Nagar
The dream child of Mrs.Ranjeet Bedi was born in the shape of GJPS on the pious day of Baisakhi in 1974 under the dynamic leadership of visionary and dedicated Bedi couple, Mrs.Ranjeet Bedi and Mr.J.S. Bedi with 2 students and 3 teachers.

A view of the Gian Jyoti Public School Phase II SAS Nagar

A view of the Gian Jyoti Public School Phase II SAS Nagar

Principal Ms. Ranjit Bedi‘Approach towards education should not be static’
Reforms in education
I strongly believe that a static approach towards the education system hinders much needed perpetual growth and advancement in the field of education. Changes is the buzzword in today's global education scenario.

‘I think therefore I exist’
“Cognito ergo sum”-- ‘I think therefore I exist’ is the famous sentence of Descartes which led Western man to equate his identity with his mind, instead of with his whole organism. Most individuals are aware of themselves as isolated egos existing inside their bodies.


Reputed photo lab proprietors summoned in criminal case
Chandigarh, April 6
In perhaps the first case of its kind, a local court has issued summons to the proprietors of Shri Gurdev Photo Colour in a criminal case filed against them by a city-based aquaculturist Nisheeth Bhatt.



‘Pollution affects heart too’
Chandigarh, April 6
If you thought the increasing pollution levels in the environment only affects your heart, you are mistaken. Latest studies by cardiologists indicate that your heart too could be a victim.

Doppler test can reduce foetal mortality
Chandigarh, April 6
Gynaecologists have stressed the need for providing Doppler test at all medical institutes as it helps in assessing the foetal health, thereby reducing mortality rate. Speaking at a workshop organised by the Federation of Obstetrics and Gynaecological Societies of India at the PGI here today, Dr Kusha G. Ghosh from Apollo Hospital said Doppler test facility should be made available at maximum possible places.

‘Biomedical waste not treated properly’
SAS Nagar, April 6
Medical waste of Ropar district, including SAS Nagar, is not being treated according to he rules in Bariali village, near here, endangering the environment.

Army Commanders XI win
SAS Nagar, April 6
Army Commanders XI outplayed Punjab Cricket Association XI by three wickets in a friendly cricket match played today at PCA Stadium, here.
It started at about 10 am when PCA XI members took on the Army Commanders XI bowlers and after winning the toss, elected to bat first.

The Governor of Punjab and UT Administrator, Lieut-Gen J.F.R. Jacob (retd), hit the ball during a cricket match between Army Commanders XI and Punjab Cricket Association XI at the PCA Stadium, SAS Nagar, on Sunday. — Photo Pankaj Sharma
The Governor of Punjab and UT Administrator, Lieut-Gen J.F.R. Jacob (retd), hit the ball during a cricket match

Karan, Manav clinch titles
Chandigarh, April 6
Karan Patnaik proved his prowess to bag the under-18 section title on the concluding day of the St Soldier’s Total Tennis Academy Tournament played at St Soldier’s Divine Public School, Sector 16, Panchkula.


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